The School Board of Palm Beach County, Florida

NOTICE OF RULE DEVELOPMENT
AND PUBLIC HEARING

RULE TITLE: Tobacco Free Environment.

RULE NUMBER: Policy 7.19.

SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: This revised policy prohibits smoking on school property and at school sponsored events by students, employees, volunteers, contractors and visitors.

PURPOSE AND EFFECT: To establish of a District wide tobacco free environment.

SPECIFIC AUTHORITY: Fla. Stat. 1001.41; 1001.42.

LAWS IMPLEMENTED: Fla. Stat. 386.209.

CONTACT PERSON: Dianne Howard, 3300 Forest Hill Blvd., West Palm Beach FL 33406.

THE PRELIMINARY TEXT of the proposed rule development may be obtained without cost from the School District's web site at www.SchoolBoardPolicies.com/revisions.htm .

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE: Development of the proposed rule is anticipated to be considered at the School Board's Special Meeting on Policies on February 22, 2012, anticipated to begin at 2:00 p.m. (an approximate time, as the actual start time may vary earlier or later) in the Board Chambers at 3300 Forest Hill Blvd., West Palm Beach, Fla. AGENDA: An agenda will be available by February 15, 2012 on the District's Web site. Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this hearing is asked to advise the agency at least 48 hours in advance by contacting the Board clerk at 434-8139. A person may submit written comments (12 copies) about the proposed action to the clerk no later than the time of the public hearing. This hearing is open to the public.

Publish: February 8, 2012