According to New York State law, public participation at Board of Education meetings is a privilege provided to the public. The Harborfields Board of Education values public participation at its meetings. Discussions and/or comments relating specifically to staff, students’ privacy or personnel are strictly prohibited. Any community member who wishes to address the Board during public participation shall do so in a respectful manner. The Board President reserves the right to determine if the actions and/or comments of the individual are appropriate and in accordance with district policy and advise accordingly.