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Date:
March 28, 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 28, 2019


DOCKET
SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING
THURSDAY, MARCH 28, 2019
6:00 PM – 10:00 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: March 19, 2019 School Committee Workshop
ii. Past Record: February 28, 2019 School Committee Meeting
iii. Establishment of Revolving Fund for Lost Book Money
iv. Establishment of Revolving Fund for Visual Arts Program
v. Establishment of Gift Account for Brookline High School Community Assistance
vi. Acceptance of Donations to Pierce and Lawrence Gift Accounts
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 (2 hours and 10 minutes)
3. PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS OF CURRENT ISSUES
6:20 PM (20 minutes)
a. FY 2019 and FY 2020 Budget Update (Andrew Bott and Mary Ellen Dunn)
i. Possible Vote of FY 2020 School Committee Budget and Allocations
6:40 PM (30 minutes)
b. Presentation on FY 2020 Public Schools of Brookline Student Fees, Fines, and Charges (including Materials Fee and Athletics) (Mary Ellen Dunn)
7:10 PM (50 minutes)
c. Discussion of whether to hold Public Hearings on 2019 Town Meeting Warrant Articles  (David Pollak)
8:00 PM (30 minutes)
d. Presentation on Planned FY 2020 Grant Submittals/Applications (Mary Ellen Dunn)
8:30 PM (5 minutes)
4. POSSIBLE SCHOOL COMMITTEE ACTIONS
a. Possible Vote to Approve Memorandum of Agreement with AFSCME Local 1358, Council 93 (Food Service Employees)
8:35 PM (10 minutes)
5. SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT (Andrew Bott)
8:45 PM (30 minutes)
6. 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
ii. Report on March 19, 2019 School Committee Workshop
9:15 PM (5 minutes)
7. NEW BUSINESS
9:20 PM (40 minutes)
8. 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).
9. ADJOURNMENT