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Date:
October 27, 2022
Time:
6:00 PM
Location:

Attend in Person: Walsh School Committee Meeting Room, 5th Floor, Town Hall

333 Washington Street, Brookline, MA

Watch Remotely: Brookline Interactive Group (BIG) will broadcast live out to the cable channels

and online via live stream at www.brooklineinteractive.org/live

Address:
333 Washington Street
5th Floor

Brookline, MA 02445
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School Committee Meeting-6:00 PM (Town Hall, School Committee Room & BIG Live Broadcast/Stream)

Thursday, October 27, 2022


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SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2022

6:00 PM – 10:10 PM

Attend in Person: Walsh School Committee Meeting Room, 5th Floor, Town Hall

333 Washington Street, Brookline, MA

Watch Remotely: Brookline Interactive Group (BIG) will broadcast live out to the cable channels

and online via live stream at www.brooklineinteractive.org/live

BIG’s cable channels will replay the meeting and the meeting recording will be posted at

http://www.brooklineinteractive.org for viewing after the meeting.

STATUTORY NOTICE OF THIS MEETING HAS BEEN FILED WITH THE TOWN CLERK.

Meeting Documents are available on the PSB Website. https://www.brookline.k12.ma.us/Page/2087

NOTE: All times are approximate.

6:00 PM (5 minutes)

1. ADMINISTRATIVE BUSINESS (David Pearlman)

a. Consent Agenda

i. Past Records: October 13, 2022 School Committee Meeting and

October 20, 2022 School Committee Workshop

ii. Acceptance of Gifts

iii. Acceptance of Grants

iv. Driscoll School Project: Gilbane Building Company Change Order 15

v. Brookline High School Project: Skanska USA Change Order 27

vi. Brookline High School Project: Lambrian Construction Change Order 5

vii. Brookline High School Project: William Rawn Architects Contract Amendment 29

viii. Brookline High School Project: NB Kenney Change Order 8

ix. Brookline High School Project: NB Kenney Change Order 9

x. Student Trip: Brookline High School to New Haven, Connecticut (Yale Certamen

Tournament); November 12, 2022

xi. Student Trip: Brookline High School to Italy; April 13, 2023-April 22, 2023

6:05 PM (20 minutes)

2. SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT (Linus Guillory)

a. Spotlight on Excellence

6:25 PM (30 minutes)

3. 2022 SPECIAL TOWN MEETING WARRANT ARTICLES

2022 Special Town Meeting Warrant Articles-PUBLIC HEARING, Discussion, and Possible Vote

Members of the public may provide public comment on Articles 30 and 31, either in person or remotely. If

you would like to provide public comment, please email [email protected] by 12:00 PM on

Thursday, October 27, 2022. After signing up, remote speakers will receive an email with additional

information on how to provide comment during the meeting. Speakers will be called on in the order in

which they signed up. Article Petitioner(s) will have a combined total of 5 minutes to present their Article.

All other speakers will be limited to 2 minutes per person. Members of the public may send written public

comment to [email protected] Written comments will be shared with all School Committee

members.

Article 30. Resolution regarding the creation of a Commission for Black N’ Brown residents. (Conquest)

Article 31. Amend Article 3.14 of the Town’s General By-Laws to revise the discrimination complaint

process. (Greene, Rosenthal, Daly Cavanaugh)

6:55 PM (1 hour and 50 minutes)

4. PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS OF CURRENT ISSUES

6:55 PM (45 minutes)

a. Update and Discussion on Pierce Project Timeline and 

Planning for Relocation (Linus Guillory) 

7:40 PM (45 minutes)

b. Budget Updates (Linus Guillory and Mariah Nobrega) 

i. FY 2022 Final Financial Report 

ii. FY 2023 1st Quarter Financial Report

iii. FY 2023 Budget Development

1) FY 2023 Budget Development Calendar (2nd Reading/Possible Vote)

2) FY 2023 Budget Development Guidelines (2nd Reading/Possible Vote)

8:25 PM (15 minutes)

c. Discussion and Possible Vote on Massachusetts Association of School 

Committees (MASC) Proposed Resolutions (Suzanne Federspiel) 

i. Appointment of MASC Annual Meeting Delegate (Possible Vote)

8:40 PM (5 minutes)

d. Report on October 20, 2022 School Committee Workshop (David Pearlman)

8:45 PM (20 minutes)

5. SCHOOL COMMITTEE ACTIONS

a. Public Schools of Brookline Sustainability Policy (2nd Reading/

Possible Vote)  (David Pearlman) 

b. Rescind Public Schools of Brookline Staff COVID-19 Vaccination 

Policy (Possible Vote) (David Pearlman) 

c. Rescind Public Schools of Brookline General (Interim) Policy on 

COVID-Related Issues (Possible Vote) (David Pearlman) 

d. Amend Public Schools of Brookline Policy on Face Coverings

(1st Reading)  (David Pearlman) 

9:05 PM (30 minutes)

6. SUBCOMMITTEE AND LIAISON REPORTS

a. Capital Improvements (Helen Charlupski)

b. Curriculum (Jennifer Monopoli)

c. Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice (Valerie Frias)

d. Finance (Mariah Nobrega)

i. Accounts Payable Warrants

e. Government Relations (Helen Charlupski)

f. Negotiations (Andy Liu)

g. Policy (David Pearlman)

h. Additional Liaisons and Updates

9:35 PM (5 minutes)

7. NEW BUSINESS

9:40 PM (30 minutes)

8. 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 (Grievances) if an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the bargaining and

litigating position of the public body and the chair so declares and

Purpose 7, to review and approve executive session minutes from the following meetings:

October 13, 2022 and October 2022

9. ADJOURNMENT

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