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Date:
February 13, 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, February 13, 2020


DOCKET
SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2020
6:00 PM – 11:00 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 (1 hour and 15 minutes)
1. PROPOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION Motion to meet in Executive Session, pursuant to Massachusetts General laws chapter 30A section 21(a) for Purpose 3, to discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining with the Brookline Educators Union-Units A, B, and Paraprofessionals (grievance hearings), if an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the bargaining or litigating position of the public body and the chair so declares.
7:15 PM (5 minutes)
2. ADMINISTRATIVE BUSINESS (Julie Schreiner-Oldham)
a. Calendar: See Page 3
b. Consent Agenda
i. Past Record: January 23, 2020 School Committee Meeting
ii. Driscoll School Project: Jonathan Levi Architects Change Order in the Amount of $7,259,563
7:20 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.
7:35 PM (1 hour)
4. PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS OF CURRENT ISSUES
a. Overview/Discussion of Brookline Fiscal Advisory Committee (BFAC) Recommendations (David Pearlman) (Other BFAC members will be present to help clarify points and respond to School Committee/Senior Staff Questions)
8:35 PM (1 hour)
5. PROPOSED 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 (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.
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 body (Temple Ohabei Shalom, 1187 Beacon Street, Brookline, Massachusetts)
9:35 PM (55 minutes)
6. PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS OF CURRENT ISSUES
9:35 PM (45 minutes)
a. FY 2021 Budget Update (Ben Lummis and Mary Ellen Normen)
i. Possible Vote on FY 2021 Town Meeting Appropriation 
10:20 PM (10 minutes)
b. Proposed Public Schools of Brookline Field Trip Policy (1st Reading) (Michael Glover) 
10:30 PM (10 minutes)
7. INTERIM SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT (Ben Lummis)
10:40 PM (15 minutes)
8. SUBCOMMITTEE AND LIAISON REPORTS
a. Finance (Susan Wolf Ditkoff)
b. Capital Improvements (Helen Charlupski)
i. Discussion and Possible Vote to Approve the Lease with Temple Ohabei Shalom, 1187 Beacon Street, Brookline, Massachusetts for FY 2021-FY 2023, with Option Years
ii. Discussion and Possible Vote on the Driscoll Parking Plan and Building Project Management
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
10:55 PM (5 minutes)
9. NEW BUSINESS
10. ADJOURNMENT