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Date:
June 14, 2021
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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617-730-2430
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School Committee Meeting (Remote via Zoom)

Monday, June 14, 2021


DOCKET
SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING (REMOTE)
MONDAY, JUNE 14, 2021
6:00 PM – 10:55 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.
Meeting Documents are available on the PSB Website. https://www.brookline.k12.ma.us/Page/2087
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: June 2, 2021 School Committee Meeting
ii. Acceptance of Gifts
iii. Acceptance of Grants
iv. Driscoll Project-Amendment to Leftfield, LLC Contract in the Amount of $550 (Life Safety Systems Design Review)
v. Brookline High School Project-Skanska, GMP Change Order in the Amount of $0
vi. Brookline High School Project-Tappan Gym and 3rd Floor Renovation, CTA Change Order in the Amount of $578.52
vii. Brookline High School Project-Deferred Maintenance, NB Kenney, Change Order in the Amount of $194,129
viii. Brookline High School Project-Cypress Street Playground, Heimlich, Change Order in the Amount of $180,950
6:05 PM (10 minutes)
2. STUDENT REPORT AND THANK YOU TO STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE CLAIRE GALLION (Claire Gallion)
6:15 PM (15 minutes)
3. INTERIM SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT (Jim Marini)
a. Recognition of Educator, Support Staff, and Administrator Work to Meet Student and Family Needs during the Pandemic
b. Recognition of Brookline Interactive Group (BIG) Efforts to make School Committee Meetings Accessible during the Pandemic
6:30 PM (30 minutes)
4. FOOD SERVICES UPDATE (Director of Food Services Sasha Palmer)
a. Recognition of Food Service Staff Contributions to Providing Students and Families with Meals throughout the Pandemic
7:00 PM (30 minutes)
5. RECOGNITION OF REMOTE TASK FORCE ADVISORY PANEL CONTRIBUTIONS (Jim Marini and Susan Wolf Ditkoff)
Panel 1 (Educational Excellence and Equity)
Panel 2 (Support to Address the Whole Child Experience)
Panel 3 (Remote Learning Capacity Building)
Panel 4 (Public Health, Safety and Logistics)
a. Recognition of Building/Custodial Staff Contributions to Enhancing Health and Safety during the Pandemic
7:30 PM (15 minutes)
6. POSSIBLE VOTE TO APPOINT DEPUTY SUPERINTENDENT FOR ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE  (Jim Marini) 
7:45 PM (45 minutes)
7. PRESENTATION AND POSSIBLE VOTES ON PIERCE EDUCATIONAL PLAN AND SPACE SUMMARY  (Helen Charlupski, Leftfield LLC, Lesley Ryan Miller, and Matt Gillis)
8:30 PM (45 minutes)
8. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE VOTE ON SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICERS (David Pearlman)
9:15 PM (10 minutes)
9. UPDATE ON BUDGETS (Jim Marini and Mariah Nobrega)
a. FY 2021 Budget Closing 
b. FY 2022 Budget
c. Brookline Adult and Community Education (BACE) Audit and FY 2022 Budget
i. Possible Votes to 1) Suspend Room Use Charges for the Music Extension Program for the 2021-2022 School Year and 2) Authorize BACE to Increase the Tuition Range for Music Extension Lessons for the 2021-2022 School Year
d. Recognition of School and Town Partners for their Support during the Pandemic
9:25 PM (10 minutes)
10. POSSIBLE VOTE TO APPROVE FY 2022 NON-ALIGNED SALARY RANGES AND HOURLY RATES  (Joe Russo)
9:35 PM (30 minutes)
11. SUBCOMMITTEE AND LIAISON REPORTS
a. Finance (Mariah Nobrega)
b. Capital Improvements (Helen Charlupski)
c. Curriculum (Jennifer Monopoli)
d. Policy (David Pearlman)
i. Possible Vote to Rescind Elements of the Public Schools of Brookline Policy on Face Coverings
e. Government Relations (Helen Charlupski)
f. Additional Liaisons and Updates
10:05 PM (20 minutes)
12. NEW BUSINESS
i. Farewell and Thank You to Interim Superintendent Jim Marini, Deputy Superintendent for Administration and Finance Mary Ellen Normen, and Interim Human Resources Director Joe Russo (Suzanne Federspiel)
10:25 PM (30 minutes)
13. 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 to discuss strategy with respect to litigation, if an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the bargaining and litigating position of the public body and the chair so declares; Purpose 7, to review and approve executive session minutes from the following meeting: June 2, 2021.
14. ADJOURNMENT