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Date:
January 16, 2020
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-includes FY 2021 Budget Listening Session (Town Hall, School Committee Room)

Thursday, January 16, 2020


DOCKET
SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING
THURSDAY, JANUARY 16, 2020
6:00 PM – 10:40 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
b. Consent Agenda
i. Past Record: January 7, 2020 School Committee Meeting with Legislators
ii. Acceptance of Gifts from Lawrence and Coolidge Corner School PTOs and Lueders Environmental, Inc.
iii. Acceptance of Grant from the New England Grass Roots Environment Fund
iv. Payment of $24,480 in FY 2020 unanticipated expenses related to the move from Webster Place to Clark Road from the Classroom Capacity Account
6:05 PM (1 hour total; 3-5 minutes/person, depending on number of speakers)
2. LISTENING SESSION ON FY 2021 BUDGET
People may sign up in advance, or sign in upon arrival.
7:05 PM (15 minutes total; 3-5 minutes/person, depending on number of speakers)
3. PUBLIC COMMENT People may sign up in advance, or sign in upon arrival
Comments on FY 2021 Budget should be made during the Listening Session (Docket Item #2)
7:20 PM (45 minutes)
4. PROPOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION
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 (62 Harvard Street LLC, 62 Harvard Street, Brookline, Massachusetts; Temple Ohabei Shalom, 1187 Beacon Street, Brookline, Massachusetts; Maimonides School, 2 Clark Road, Brookline, Massachusetts; and Newbury College, 129 Fisher Avenue, Brookline, Massachusetts).
8:05 PM (10 minutes)
5. INTERIM SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT (Ben Lummis)
8:15 PM (2 hours)
6. PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS OF CURRENT ISSUES
8:15 PM (1 hour and 15 minutes)
a. Budget Presentation: Office of Administration and Finance; Brookline High School Staffing (Ben Lummis and Mary Ellen Normen)
9:30 PM (45 minutes)
b. Discussion and Possible Vote on Use of Clark Road for the 2020-2021 School Year (Ben Lummis)
10:15 PM (5 minutes)
7. NEW BUSINESS
10:20 PM (20 minutes)
8. PROPOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION
Motion to meet in Executive Session, pursuant to Massachusetts General laws chapter 30A section 21(a) for the following purpose: Purpose 3, to discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining with the Brookline Educators Union (BEU), Units A, 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.
9. ADJOURNMENT