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Date:
November 5, 2020
Time:
6:00 PM
Location:
Brookline Interactive Group (BIG) will broadcast live out to the cable channels and online via live stream at www.brooklineinteractive.org/live
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School Committee Meeting (Remote via Zoom)

Thursday, November 5, 2020


DOCKET
SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING (REMOTE)
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2020
6:00 PM – 9:30 PM
This will be a remote meeting. Brookline Interactive Group (BIG) will broadcast live out to the cable channels and online via live stream at www.brooklineinteractive.org/live
BIG’s cable channels will replay the meeting and post the meeting recording at http://www.brooklineinteractive.org for viewing after the meeting.
STATUTORY NOTICE OF THIS MEETING HAS BEEN FILED WITH THE TOWN CLERK.
NOTE: All times are approximate.
6:00 PM (5 minutes)
1. ADMINISTRATIVE BUSINESS (Suzanne Federspiel)
a. Consent Agenda
i. Past Record: October 8, 2020 School Committee Meeting
ii. Past Record: October 15, 2020 School Committee Meeting
iii. Past Record: October 22, 2020 School Committee Workshop
iv. Driscoll School Project-Approve Amendment to Contract with Jonathan Levi Architects for Schematic Design
v. Pierce School Project-Approve Contract with Leftfield, LLC for Owner’s Project Management Services
vi. Brookline High School Project-Approve Skanska Change Order
vii. Approve authorization for execution of a master lease purchase agreement with Apple Financial Services with an annual cost of $102,576.52 for 5 years at 1.35% interest rate, for a total of $499,400.00 of Apple computer equipment for the Public Schools of Brookline
viii. Accept Funds to Establish the Debbie Meyer Scholarship
6:05 PM (5 minutes)
2. STUDENT REPORT (Claire Gallion)
6:10 PM (10 minutes)
3. INTERIM SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT (Jim Marini)
6:20 PM (15 minutes)
4. PUBLIC COMMENT
Members of the public may send written public comment to school_committee@psbma.org Written comments will be shared with all School Committee members. If you would like to provide comment in real time during the meeting please email school_committee@psbma.org by 12:00 PM on Thursday, November 5, 2020. After signing up, you will receive an email with additional information on how to provide comment during the meeting. Speakers will be called on in the order in which they signed up
(2-3 minutes per person, depending on the number of speakers).
6:35 PM (30 minutes)
5. SPECIAL TOWN MEETING (STM) WARRANT ARTICLES
a. Discussion/Possible Vote on Warrant Articles including:
i. 1st STM Warrant Article 33: Resolution regarding the Town/School Partnership (Brown, et al)
ii. 1st STM Warrant Article 37: Resolution pertaining to annual stipends for members of the School Committee (Ananian, TMM10)
7:05 PM (1 hour)
6. 2020-2021 REOPENING UPDATE (Jim Marini, Casey Ngo-Miller, Erin Cooley, and Mary Ellen Normen)
8:05 PM (30 minutes)
7. FY 2021 BUDGET UPDATES (Susan Wolf Ditkoff and  Mary Ellen Normen)
a. Food Services
b. Town Meeting Request
8:35 PM (10 minutes)
8. MASSACHUSETTS ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL COMMITTEES (MASC) ANNUAL MEETING  (Helen Charlupski)
a. Discussion and Possible Vote on MASC Resolutions
b. Appointment of MASC Annual Meeting Delegate and Alternate Delegate (Possible Vote)
8:45 PM (10 minutes)
9. SUBCOMMITTEE AND LIAISON REPORTS
a. Curriculum (Jennifer Monopoli)
b. Additional Liaisons and Updates
8:55 PM (5 minutes)
10. NEW BUSINESS
9:00 PM (30 minutes)
11. 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) and with AFSCME (School Food Service Employees), if an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the bargaining or litigating position of the public body and the chair so declares, and Purpose 7, to review and approve executive session minutes from the following meetings: October 8, 2020; October 15, 2020; and October 22, 2020.
12. ADJOURNMENT