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Date:
May 29, 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)

Wednesday, May 29, 2019


DOCKET
SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING
WEDNESDAY, MAY 29, 2019
6:00 PM – 10:05 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 (Julie Schreiner-Oldham)
a. Calendar: See Page 3
b. Consent Agenda
i. Past Record: May 14, 2019 School Committee Meeting
ii. Brookline High School Expansion, William Rawn Associates, Amendment for Additional Services-Reprogramming Cypress Building-Winthrop House ($66,600)
iii. Brookline High School Expansion, Skanska, Change Order No. 2 ($11,757,555)-Pre-GMP 2 Enabling Work
iv. Student Trip Application: Brookline High School Crew Team to Nationals; Sarasota, Florida; June 5, 2019-June 10, 2019
v. Appropriation of Funds for Pierce School Feasibility Study (Town Meeting’s Revised Language)
vi. Acceptance of Donations
6:05 PM (1 hour)
2. PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS OF CURRENT ISSUES
a. Presentation and Discussion of Coolidge Corner School Renaming Finalist Names (Bee-lievers of Change Student Renaming Committee)
7:05 PM (25 minutes)
3. STAFF RECOGNITIONS
a. Caverly Award Winners (Elizabeth Ascoli, Brookline Education Foundation Executive Director; Laura Vish, Speech and Language Pathologist, Runkle School; and Mark VanDerzee, Drama Teacher, Brookline High School)
7:30 PM (10 minutes)
4. SCHOOL COMMITTEE ACTIONS
a. Possible Vote on Appointment of Casey Ngo-Miller as Deputy Superintendent for Student Services
7:40 PM (15 minutes total; 3-5 minutes/person, depending on number of speakers)
5. PUBLIC COMMENT People may sign up in advance, or sign in upon arrival.
7:55 PM (45 minutes)
6. PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS OF CURRENT ISSUES
a. Update and Discussion on School Capital Project Status (Andrew Bott and
Ben Lummis)
8:40 PM (10 minutes)
7. SCHOOL COMMITTEE ACTIONS
a. Appointment to EDCO Collaborative Board of Directors 2019-2020 (Julie Schreiner-Oldham)
b. Appointment to EDCO Collaborative Advisory Council 2019-2020 (Julie Schreiner-Oldham)
c. Possible Vote to Approve FY 2020 Federal, State, and Local Grant (Mary Ellen Normen)
Applications and Accept Subsequent Awards, subject to conditions (i.e., district will not automatically assume costs when grants are reduced and/or eliminated)
8:50 PM (10 minutes)
8. SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT (Andrew Bott)
9:00 PM (30 minutes)
9. 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
9:30 PM (5 minutes)
10. NEW BUSINESS
9:35 PM (30 minutes)
11. 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; Maimonides School, 2 Clark Road, Brookline, Massachusetts; Brookline Music School, 25 Kenard Road, Brookline, Massachusetts; and all Rentals-Temple Emeth, 194 Grove Street, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts; Temple Obhei, 1187 Beacon Street, Brookline, Massachusetts; 62 Harvard Street LLC, 62 Harvard Street, Brookline, Massachusetts; Related Beal, 24 Webster Place, Brookline, Massachusetts; Brookline Teen Center, 40 Aspinwall Avenue, Brookline, Massachusetts).
12. ADJOURNMENT