Sunday, February 21, 2021

Franklin, MA: School Committee - Agenda - Feb 23, 2021

Franklin School Committee 
February 23, 2021
7:00 PM

Call to Order 
Pledge of Allegiance 
Moment of Silence

I. Routine Business
A. Review of Agenda
B. Citizen’s Comments
In the spirit of open communication, “the Committee will hold a public participation segment (also called Citizen’s Comments) about matters not related to an agenda item at the beginning of each regular School Committee meeting. The Committee will listen to, but not respond to any comment made…. A Committee member may add an agenda item to a future meeting as a result of a citizen comment…. The Committee will hear public comments related to an agenda item when the Chair deems appropriate during the Committee meeting. Topics for discussion during the meeting must be limited to those items listed on the Committee meeting agenda for that evening…. ” - from Policy BEDH

C. FHS Student Representative Comments
D. Superintendent’s Report

II. Guests/Presentations
A. John F. Kennedy Elementary School Highlights - Dr. Linda Ashley, Principal; Dr. Sarravy Connolly, Assistant Principal

B. Vaccine Update -- Jamie Hellen, Franklin Town Administrator; Cathleen Liberty, Franklin Board of Health Agent; Chief McLaughlin, Deputy Chief Barbieri, Captain Blanchard, Franklin Fire Department
C. HVAC Ventilation Upgrades Update - Mike D’Angelo, Facilities Director, Jamie Hellen, Franklin Town Administrator

III. Discussion/Action Items
A. Refund of Lunch Fees for Seniors
I recommend approval of the request of Miriam Goodman, School Business Administrator, to refund Senior’s lunch balances for the 2020-2021 school year as discussed.
IV. Discussion Only Items
A. Reopening Status Update (2/18/2021)

V. Information Matters
A. School Committee Sub-Committee Reports (e.g. Ad Hoc Supt. Evaluation, Budget, Community Relations/Public Schools Advocacy, Policy, Transportation)
B. School Committee Liaison Reports (e.g. Joint PCC, Substance Abuse Task Force, School Wellness Advisory Council, Franklin Racial & Social Justice Task Force)

VI. New Business
A. To discuss any future agenda items

VII. Consent Agenda
A. Approval of Minutes
I recommend approval of the minutes from your February 9, 2021 School Committee meeting as detailed.
B. Transfers
I recommend approval of the budget transfers as detailed.

VIII. Payment of Bills Dr. Bergen

IX. Payroll Atty. Pond-Pfeffer

X. Executive Session
A. Pursuant to M.G.L. c. 30A, §21(a)(3) to discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining with the FEA as an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the bargaining position of the School Committee and the chair so declares.
B. Pursuant to M.G.L. c. 30A §21(a)(2) to conduct strategy session in preparation for negotiations with nonunion personnel.

XI. Adjournment

Meeting packet folder (with all docs for this meeting - note - some released after the meeting)

Franklin, MA: School Committee - Agenda - Feb 23, 2021
Franklin, MA: School Committee - Agenda - Feb 23, 2021

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