SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2019
6:00 PM – 9:30 PM
WALSH SCHOOL COMMITTEE ROOM, 5TH FLOOR, TOWN HALL
STATUTORY NOTICE OF THIS MEETING HAS BEEN FILED WITH THE TOWN CLERK.
THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO ATTEND.
NOTE: All times are approximate.
6:00 PM (5 minutes)
1. ADMINISTRATIVE BUSINESS (Julie Schreiner-Oldham)
a. Calendar: See Page 3
b. Consent Agenda
i. Past Record: September 23, 2019 School Committee Public Hearing
ii. Past Record: October 10, 2019 School Committee Workshop
iii. Past Record: October 17, 2019 School Committee Meeting
iv. Student Trip Application: BHS Explorica Civil Rights Trip to Georgia and Alabama; February 15, 2019-February 19, 2019
v. Student Trip Application: BHS Panama Floating Doctors Trip to Panama City; April 18, 2020-April 25, 2020
vi. Student Trip Application: Runkle 8th Grade to New York City; June 11, 2020- June 12, 2020
6:05 PM (15 minutes total; 3-5 minutes/person, depending on number of speakers)
2. PUBLIC COMMENT People may sign up in advance, or sign in upon arrival.
6:20 PM (5 minutes)
3. STUDENT REPORT (Levi Cannon)
6:25 PM (10 minutes)
4. INTERIM SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT (Ben Lummis)
6:35 PM (1 hour total; 3 minutes/person) People may sign up in advance, or sign in upon arrival.
5. PUBLIC HEARING/POSSIBLE VOTE ON TOWN MEETING WARRANT ARTICLES 9. Resolution pertaining to the establishment of a real estate transfer fee
(MacMillan,TMM4, et al)
12. Authorization to enter into Solar Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) for rooftop
solar photovoltaic installations on certain Town properties. (Select Board)
14. Amend Section 6.04 of the Zoning By-law pertaining to electric vehicle parking.
(Ananian TMM10), et al)
24. Amend Article 3.14 of the Town’s General By-laws pertaining to the Commission for
Diversity, Inclusion and Community Relations and Citizen Complaints (Conquest,
25. Adoption of a new General By-law prohibiting the Town from using Face
Surveillance. (Hummel, TMM12)
7:35 PM (1 hour)
6. PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS OF CURRENT ISSUES
7:35 PM (45 minutes)
a. Overview of Reaching for Independence through Structured Education (RISE) Program (Casey Ngo-Miller)
8:20 PM (15 minutes)
b. FY 2021 School Budget Development Guidelines and Priorities
(2nd Reading/Possible Vote) (Susan Wolf Ditkoff)
8:35 PM (20 minutes)
7. SUBCOMMITTEE AND LIAISON REPORTS
a. Finance (Susan Wolf Ditkoff)
b. Capital Improvements (Helen Charlupski)
c. Curriculum (Barbara Scotto)
d. Government Relations (Helen Charlupski)
e. Policy Review (Michael Glover)
f. Superintendent Search Process (Michael Glover)
g. Additional Liaisons and Updates
8:55 PM (5 minutes)
8. NEW BUSINESS
9:00 PM (30 minutes)
9. PROPOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION Motion to meet in Executive Session, pursuant to Massachusetts General laws chapter 30A section 21(a) for the following purposes:
(Purpose 3): to discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining with the Brookline Educators Union (BEU), Unit A, Unit B, and Paraprofessionals, if an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the bargaining or litigating position of the public body and the chair so declares.
(Purpose 7): to review and approve executive session minutes from the following meetings:
July 9, 2018; August 7, 2018; August 22, 2018; September 13, 2018; September 20, 2018; October 10, 2019; and October 17, 2019.
The Town of Brookline does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission to, access to, or operation of its programs, services, or activities. Individuals, whom are in need of auxiliary aids for effective communication in Town programs and services, may make their needs known by contacting the Town’s ADA Compliance Officer. Those who need effective communication services should dial 711 and ask the operator to dial the relevant Town Department.
Listing will be removed on Saturday November 16th, 2019