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Date:
June 19, 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, June 19, 2019


DOCKET
SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19, 2019
6:00 PM – 9:45 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. PROPOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION Question of whether the School Committee shall enter into Executive Session for the purpose of reviewing and possibly taking remedial action regarding an Open Meeting Law Complaint received on or about May 31, 2019 pursuant to the exemption to discuss complaints or charges brought against a public officer (G.L. c. 30A, s. 21(a)(1)).
6:10 PM (5 minutes)
2. ADMINISTRATIVE BUSINESS (Julie Schreiner-Oldham)
a. Calendar: See Page 4
b. Consent Agenda
i. Past Record: June 6, 2019 School Committee Meeting
ii. Past Record: May 29, 2019 School Committee Meeting
iii. Student Trip Application: Steps to Success Summer Explorations Trip; Crawford Notch, New Hampshire; August 27, 2019-August 29, 2019
iv. Acceptance of Donations for 1) School Within A School Student Awards and Writing Fellowship in Memory of David Whipple and 2) Rugby Team Support
6:15 PM (5 minutes)
3. STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE WELCOME/REPORT (Levi Cannon)
6:20 PM (15 minutes total; 3-5 minutes/person, depending on number of speakers)
4. PUBLIC COMMENT People may sign up in advance, or sign in upon arrival.
6:35 PM (1 hour)
5. PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS OF CURRENT ISSUES
6:35 PM (30 minutes)
a. School Committee Discussion and Possible Vote on Coolidge Corner School
Renaming Finalist Names
7:05 PM (20 minutes)
b. Discussion of School Capital Project Proposed Timeline (Helen Charlupski, Mary Ellen Normen,
and Ben Lummis)
7:25 PM (10 minutes)
c. FY 2019 3rd Quarter Budget Report (Susan Wolf Ditkoff and Mary Ellen Normen)
i. Possible Vote to Approve FY 2019 Budget Transfers 
7:35 PM (5 minutes)
6. SCHOOL COMMITTEE ACTIONS
a. Possible Vote to Approve FY 2020 Federal, State, and Local Grant Applications and Accept Subsequent Awards, subject to conditions (i.e., district will not automatically assume costs when grants are reduced and/or eliminated)  (Mary Ellen Normen)
7:40 PM (10 minutes)
7. SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT (Andrew Bott)
7:50 PM (1 hour)
8. PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS OF CURRENT ISSUES
a. PreK-8 Math Program Review Interim Report (Senior Director of Programs Meg Maccini and K-8 Math Curriculum Coordinator Kathleen Hubbard)
8:50 PM (15 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
9:05 PM (5 minutes)
10. NEW BUSINESS
9:10 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 Ohabei Shalom, 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).
9:40 PM (5 minutes)
12. POSSIBLE SCHOOL COMMITTEE ACTIONS (OPEN SESSION)
a. Possible Vote to Approve Leases for Classroom and/or Office Space at Various Locations
13. ADJOURNMENT