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Date:
March 14, 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, March 14, 2019


DOCKET
SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING
THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 2019
6:00 PM – 9:25 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 (10 minutes)
1. ADMINISTRATIVE BUSINESS (David Pollak)
a. Calendar: See Page 3
b. Consent Agenda
i. Past Record: February 28, 2019 School Committee Meeting
ii. Change Order #30 to contract between the Town of Brookline and Shawmut Design & Construction, for the Coolidge Corner School Project, net increase $4,181.24, various adds and deletions to contract work
iii. Change Order #31 to contract between the Town of Brookline and Shawmut Design and Construction, for the Coolidge Corner School Project, increase $88,372.99, increase to the contract allowance for utility consumption
iv. Contract between the Town of Brookline and the MBTA for the Brookline High School Expansion Project, $160,282.95 for MBTA services of Capital Delivery & Oversight, Signals & Communications, and Power
v. Contract Amendment #1 to the agreement (Force Account #1) between the Town of Brookline and the MBTA, increase $25,000.00 for MBTA legal/real estate services related to the project
vi. Change Order #1 to contract between the Town of Brookline and Skanska for the Brookline High School Expansion Project, early GMP #1, increase $1,202,255.00, including selective structural elements, design assist for curtainwall enclosure systems, masonry mock-ups, preconstruction services for MBTA Platform work and insurance and fees for all of the above
vii. Contract Amendment #4 to the contract between the Town of Brookline and William Rawn Associates Architects, Inc., for the Brookline High School Expansion project, increase $134,355.00, added geotechnical services
6:10 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.
6:25 PM (20 minutes)
3. PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS OF CURRENT ISSUES
a. FY 2020 Budget Update (Andrew Bott)
6:45 PM (15 minutes)
4. POSSIBLE SCHOOL COMMITTEE ACTIONS
a. Possible Vote to Approve FY 2020 Pay Rates/Ranges for Non-Aligned Employees (Mary Ellen Dunn)
b. Possible Vote to Approve Memorandum of Agreement with AFSCME Local 1358, Council 93 (Food Service Employees)
7:00 PM (50 minutes)
5. PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS OF CURRENT ISSUES
7:00 PM (30 minutes)
a. Food Services Update (Mary Ellen Dunn and Matt Gillis)
i. Food Services Advisory Committee Update 
ii. Possible Vote to Approve Whitsons Contract Extension for FY 2019
(July 1, 2018-June 30, 2019)
7:30 PM (20 minutes)
b. Fisher Hill Update (Andrew Bott)
7:50 PM (5 minutes)
6. STUDENT REPORT (Benjamin Simon)
7:55 PM (10 minutes)
7. SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT (Andrew Bott)
8:05 PM (30 minutes)
8. 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. Additional Liaisons and Updates
i. Update on Coolidge Corner School Renaming Process
8:35 PM (5 minutes)
9. NEW BUSINESS
8:40 PM (45 minutes)
10. POSSIBLE 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, 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 (6): To consider the purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property if the chair declares that an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the negotiating position of the public body (Newbury College, 129 Fisher Avenue, Brookline, Massachusetts).
11. ADJOURNMENT