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Date:
January 17, 2019
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)

Thursday, January 17, 2019


DOCKET
SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING
THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 2019
6:00 PM – 9:55 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 (David Pollak)
a. Calendar: See Page 3
b. Consent Agenda
i. Past Record: December 6, 2018 School Committee Meeting
ii. Past Record: January 3, 2019 School Committee Meeting
iii. Past Record: January 10, 2019 School Committee Legislative Breakfast
iv. Student Trip Application: Brookline High School Rowing Team to Austin, Texas; February 15, 2019-February 22, 2019
v. Student Trip Application: Brookline High School Squash Team to Hartford, Connecticut; January 31, 2019-February 3, 2019
vi. Acceptance of Gifts/Donations (Kraft Family Foundation, D. Blakely Hoar Trust, Korean Church of Boston, Pierce PTO, Brookline Education Fund Idea Lab)
vii. Transfer from Town Utility Account to Coolidge Corner Project
6:05 PM (15 minutes)
2. FAREWELL TO CHINESE EXCHANGE PROGRAM STUDENTS
(Steve Lantos, Coordinator for the Brookline China Exchange and Students)
6:20 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.
6:35 PM (2 hours and 30 minutes)
4. PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS OF CURRENT ISSUES
6:35 PM (30 minutes)
a. Minority Student Achievement Network (MSAN) Conference 
and Action Plan (Brookline High School MSAN Scholars)
7:05 PM (5 minutes)
b. FY 2020 Budget Development Guidelines (Possible Vote) (Susan Wolf Ditkoff
and Mary Ellen Dunn)
7:10 PM (20 minutes)
c. FY 2019 2nd Quarter Financial Report 
i. Possible Vote to Approve FY 2019 Budget Transfers (Susan Wolf Ditkoff
and Mary Ellen Dunn)
7:30 PM (45 minutes)
d. Presentation of Superintendent’s Preliminary FY 2020 
Budget Message (Andrew Bott)
8:15 PM (5 minutes)
e. Presentation and Possible Vote on Food Service Advisory 
Committee Recommendations on School Food Services À la Carte Options (Mary Ellen Dunn)
8:20 PM (15 minutes)
f. Update on Food Service Program, with Discussion/Possible Vote on 1) Proposed FY 2019 Whitsons Contract Extension and 2) Possible Reissuance of Request for Proposals for Food Services Management Company and/or Advertisement for Food Services Director (Susan Wolf Ditkoff and Mary Ellen Dunn) 
8:35 PM (15 minutes)
g. Review and Possible Vote on Recommended Parking Plans 
for the Baldwin and Driscoll Schools (Mary Ellen Dunn)
8:50 PM (15 minutes)
h. Review and Possible Vote on Issuance of Request for Proposals 
for Classroom/Office Space (Mary Ellen Dunn)
9:05 PM (5 minutes)
5. SCHOOL COMMITTEE ACTIONS
a. Possible Revision to the Public Schools of Brookline Home Instruction Policy (Possible Vote)
(Michael Glover and
Nicole Gittens)
9:10 PM (10 minutes)
6. SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT (Andrew Bott)
9:20 PM (30 minutes)
7. SUBCOMMITTEE AND LIAISON REPORTS
a. Finance (Susan Wolf Ditkoff)
b. Capital Improvements (Helen Charlupski)
i. Possible Vote to Approve Amendment to Contract with Jonathan Levi Architects for Driscoll School Schematic Design
ii. Possible Vote to Approve. Amendment to Contract with Jonathan Levi Architects for Baldwin School Schematic Design
c. Curriculum (Barbara Scotto)
d. Government Relations (Helen Charlupski)
e. Policy Review (Michael Glover)
f. Additional Liaisons and Updates
i. Update on Coolidge Corner School Renaming Process
9:50 PM (5 minutes)
8. NEW BUSINESS
9. ADJOURNMENT