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Date:
July 9, 2019
Time:
2:00 PM - 8:00 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 Workshop (Town Hall, School Committee Room)

Tuesday, July 9, 2019


AGENDA
SCHOOL COMMITTEE WORKSHOP
TUESDAY, JULY 9, 2019
2:00 PM – 8:00 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.
2:00 PM (5 minutes)
1. ADMINISTRATIVE BUSINESS (Julie Schreiner-Oldham)
a. Consent Agenda
i. Past Record: June 19, 2019 School Committee Meeting
ii. Brookline High School Project-Hill International, Amendment for Additional Services-
Removal of Services/Preparation of MBTA Easement Documentation, $18,253
iii. Brookline High School Project-William Rawn Associates, Amendment 10 for Additional Services-Utility Expediter Services, $26,000
iv. Brookline High School Project-Agreement with MBTA
v. Student Trip Applications: Brookline High School Alternative Choices in Education (ACE) Program to Appalachian Mountain Club Cardigan Campsites, New Hampshire; September 12, 2019-September 13, 2019 and September 26, 2019-September 27, 2019
2:05 PM (1 hour and 30 minutes)
2. POSSIBLE EXECUTIVE SESSION
Motion to meet in executive session, pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws chapter 30A section 21(a) for the following purpose: 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; and Rentals including; 62 Harvard Street LLC, 62 Harvard Street, Brookline, Massachusetts; Related Beal, 24 Webster Place, Brookline, Massachusetts; Brookline Teen Center, 40 Aspinwall Avenue, Brookline, Massachusetts).
(RETURN TO OPEN SESSION)
3:35 PM (3 hours and 45 minutes)
3. PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS OF CURRENT ISSUES
3:35 PM (1 hour)
a. Discussion of School Capital Project Status and Possible Timelines and Discussion and Possible Vote on Leases for Classroom and/or Office Space at Various Locations
4:35 PM (45 minutes)
b. Presentation, Discussion, and Possible Vote on School Committee Norms 
(Massachusetts Association of School Committees Field Directors Tracy O’Connell Novick and Kathleen Kelly)
5:20 PM (45 minutes)
c. Senior Leadership Updates
i. Coolidge Corner School Renaming Process (Andrew Bott)
ii. FY 2019 Budget Close (Mary Ellen Normen)
iii. FY 2020 Budget (Mary Ellen Normen)
iv. Food Service Budget and Transition Plan (Mary Ellen Normen)
v. Plan/Schedule for Program Reviews and Review/Updating of Learning Expectations (Nicole Gittens)
6:05 PM (30 minutes)
d. Overview of Public Schools of Brookline Grants and Revolving Funds (Mary Ellen Normen)
6:35 PM (45 minutes)
e. Open Meeting Law Training (Counsel)
7:20 PM (40 minutes)
4. 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.
5. ADJOURNMENT