Regular meetings of the Rio Hondo Community College District Board of Trustees are held on the second Wednesdays of every month at 6:00 p.m. Meetings are normally held in the Board Room at the college (3600 Workman Mill Road, Whittier, in the Administration Building) unless otherwise noted. All meetings are open to the public and we encourage the community to attend.
Reasonable Accomodation For Any Individual With A Disability
Any individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to participate in a Board Meeting of the Rio Hondo Community College District, may request assistance by contacting the President’s Office, 3600 Workman Mill Road, Whittier, California; telephone (562) 908-3403; fax (562) 908-3463.
Board Agendas for meetings of the Board of Trustees are distributed as required by law. You can also access the Board Agenda on this website by clicking on the section titled – Board of Trustees Agendas and Minutes to the left. Agendas are listed by date with the most current on top. Minutes are uploaded to the website as they are approved by the Board of Trustees on a month to month basis. Members of the public shall be allowed to place items directly related to district business on the agenda. Such items must be submitted on the form provided by the District to the President of the college at least ten (10) days prior to the regular meeting of the Board. You can request one of these from by calling the President’s Office at (562) 908-3403.
Members of the public may address the Board of Trustees regarding items on the agenda by completing the form provided by the District and submitting it to the Secretary of the Board prior to the agenda item being discussed. The President of the Board shall determine whether to allow the public to speak on the item before or during the Board’s consideration of the item.
The public shall be given the opportunity to address the Board on any item of interest to the public within the subject matter/jurisdiction of the Board. Such remarks shall be made during “Oral Communication from the Public”. Presentation by a member of the public on matters relating to an agenda item or during “Oral Communication from the Public” shall be limited to three (3) minutes. An extension of this time may be granted by a majority vote of the Board. In cases where more than than one member of the public wishes to address an agenda item, the President of the Board may allocate a finite amount of time for public input on that particular agenda item.
Should the President of the Board determine that a member(s) of the public is / are willfully interrupting the proceedings of the Board meeting, such person(s) may be removed from the meeting. If order still cannot be restored, the meeting room may be cleared. Members of the news media who have not participated in the disturbance shall then be allowed to continue to attend the meeting or the Board may choose to adjourn the meeting.