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Date:
January 30, 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 (Town Hall, School Committee Room)

Thursday, January 30, 2020


DOCKET
SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING
THURSDAY, JANUARY 30, 2020
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 (Julie Schreiner-Oldham)
a. Calendar: See Page 3
b. Consent Agenda
i. Past Record: January 9, 2020 School Committee Meeting
ii. Student Trip Application: Brookline High School Hockey Team to Hartford, Connecticut; February 14, 2020-February 15, 2020
iii. Student Trip Application: Brookline High School Rowing Team to Austin, Texas; February 15, 2020- February 22, 2020
6:05 PM (15 minutes)
2. STUDENT RECOGNITIONS (Ben Lummis)
a. Introduction of 2019 Recipients of the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents (MASS) Certificates of Academic Excellence
6:20 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.
6:35 PM (10 minutes)
4. INTERIM SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT (Ben Lummis)
6:45 PM (2 hours and 15 minutes)
5. PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS OF CURRENT ISSUES
6:45 PM (1 hour and 15 minutes)
a. Presentation of Interim Superintendent’s Recommended FY 2021 Budget (Ben Lummis)
8:00 PM (15 minutes
b. Update on Brookline High School Expansion Project (Susan Wolf Ditkoff)

8:15 PM (45 minutes)
c. Update on Driscoll School Building Project and Consideration of Potential Changes to the Project Budget, including Possible Elimination of Structured Parking in favor of Expanded On-street Permits and/or Surface Parking (Susan Wolf Ditkoff) 
i. PUBLIC COMMENT (3-5 minutes/person, depending on number of speakers)
People may sign up in advance, or sign in upon arrival.
ii. School Committee Discussion and Possible Vote

9:00 PM (20 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. Superintendent Search Process (Michael Glover)
g. Additional Liaisons and Updates
9:20 PM (5 minutes)
7. NEW BUSINESS
9:25 PM (30 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), 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.
9:55 PM (5 minutes)
9. POSSIBLE SCHOOL COMMITTEE ACTIONS
a. Possible Vote to Approve 1-Year Memorandum of Agreement with the Brookline Educators Union Paraprofessionals Unit
10. ADJOURNMENT