FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) —An Allen County school district will not allow time for comment by members of the public for the time being.
The Board of School Trustees for Northwest Allen County Schools announced Thursday they are pausing public comment at its meetings.
Northwest Allen County Schools
However, members of the public are still able to attend meetings.
The NACS Board says the halt will remain in place "pending the assessment, design and implementation of an enhanced safety plan for its meetings.
NACS says the announcement comes after safety concerns were reported to the Board by the Allen County Sheriff's Department.
"The NACS School Board is committed to resuming public comment when it is confident that public comment can occur in a safe manner," NACS said in a statement.
The school board last met on Wednesday evening to discuss a pending lawsuit against them and several other state leaders.
The next public meeting is at 6 p.m. on Monday at Carroll High School.