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Date:
October 6, 2016
Time:
6:00 PM
Location:
Town Hall - School Committee Meeting Room
Address:
333 Washington Street
5th Floor

Brookline, MA 02445
Contact:
617-730-2430
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School Committee Meeting (Town Hall, School Committee Room, 5th Floor)

Thursday, October 6, 2016


DOCKET
SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2016
6:00 PM – 8:35 PM JAMES F. 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 (Susan Wolf Ditkoff)
a. Calendar: See Page 3
b. Consent Agenda
i. Past Record: September 22, 2016 School Committee Meeting
6:05 PM (30 minutes)
2. SUBCOMMITTEE AND LIAISON REPORTS
a. Finance (Beth Jackson Stram)
b. Capital Improvements (David Pollak)
i. Proposed Vote to approve the “Third Extension to Lease” of the Kennard House to the Brookline Music School, which would extend the Music School’s lease of the property for twenty years.
c. Curriculum (Barbara Scotto)
d. Government Relations (Rebecca Stone)
e. Policy Review (Lisa Jackson)
i. Proposed Public Schools of Brookline Meal Charge Policy (1st Reading)
(Mary Ellen Dunn)
f. Additional Liaisons and Updates
6:35 PM (15 minutes total; 3-5 minutes/person, depending on number of speakers)
3. PUBLIC COMMENT People may sign up in advance, or sign in upon arrival.
6:50 PM (10 minutes)
4. SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT (Andrew Bott)
7:00 PM (50 minutes)
5. PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS OF CURRENT ISSUES
7:00 PM (20 minutes)
a. Report on Capital Improvements Program and Repair
and Maintenance Projects
(Charlie Simmons, Director of Public Buildings)
7:20 PM (20 minutes)
b. School Committee Discussion of 9th Elementary School Site Options and Building Committee Appointment Process
7:40 PM (10 minutes)
c. School Committee Discussion of Proposed High School Expansion Building Committee Process
7:50 PM (5 minutes)
6. NEW BUSINESS
7:55 PM (30 minutes)
7. PROPOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION
For Purpose 3, to discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining (Brookline Educators Union-Units A, B, and Paraprofessionals).
8:25 PM (10 minutes)
8. POSSIBLE SCHOOL COMMITTEE ACTIONS
a. Consideration and Possible Vote on the 1-Year Collective Bargaining Agreement with the Brookline Educators Union (BEU) Unit A, covering the period from September 1, 2015-August 31, 2016
b. Consideration and Possible Vote on the 3-Year Collective Bargaining Agreement with the Brookline Educators Union (BEU) Unit A, covering the period from September 1, 2016-August 31, 2019
9. ADJOURNMENT