NEWS

For Immediate Release
March 30, 2010

Illinois State Board of Education announces
Summer Food Service Program Hearing

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois State Board of Education announced today that a public hearing will be held on Thursday, April 1, 2010 in Springfield, Illinois for the appeal of the petition from the Community Consolidated School District 21 to opt out of the Summer Food Service Program requirements outlined in Public Act 096-0734.  The hearing will be held at 100 North First Street; Springfield, IL 62777-0001 from 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. in the 4th floor board conference room and by conference call.  The public is invited to attend and those wishing to participate may sign-in upon arrival or upon conference call log-in.  Please provide a copy of all written testimony to be submitted.  Copies may be faxed to 217-785-3972.  The call-in number is 1.877.402.9757 and the access code is 4344545#.  Questions before the hearing can be answered by contacting the Nutrition Programs Division at 800-545-7892.

  1. Those wishing to participate in these hearings may sign-in upon arrival at the board conference room or upon conference call log-in. 
  2. Please provide 1 copy of written testimony.  Copies may be faxed to 217-785-3972.

The public hearing for the appeal of the petition from the Community Consolidated School District 21 to opt out of the Summer Food Service Program requirements will be accessible to persons with disabilities. Persons planning to attend who need special accommodations should contact the Board office no later than the day before the hearing. Contact the Superintendent's office at the State Board of Education, Phone: 217-782-2221; TTY/TDD: 217-782-1900; Fax: 217-785-3972.