Franklin School Committee
April 13, 2021 = 7:00 P.M.
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
A. Parmenter Elementary School Highlights
B. District Improvement Plan Update #2 and #3 Curriculum and Instruction
III. Discussion/Action Items A. FY22 Budget Vote
I recommend approval of the FY22 Budget in the amount of $67,914,184 as discussed.
B. Policy 2nd Reading / Adoption
I recommend adoption of Policy GBEA – Conflict of Interest as discussed.
IV. Discussion Only Items
A. Reopening Schools Status Update (April 9, 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 March 23, 2021 School Committee meeting as detailed.
B. Declare Surplus
I recommend approval of the request of Horace Mann Middle School to declare the following items as surplus:
a. RISO Machine
C. RMS Gift
I recommend acceptance of a check for $923.60 from Lifetouch for in-house enrichment as detailed.
D. Music Gift
I recommend acceptance of two checks totaling $293.00 from Music Parents for in-house enrichment as detailed.
E. FHS Gifts
I recommend acceptance of the following donations totaling $1,096.86 for FHS as detailed:
a. $76.86 Campus Box Media for supplemental supplies
b. $600.00 Franklin Cultural Council for in-house enrichment
c. $330.00 Sager Sports Corp. for in-house enrichment
d. $90.00 Franklin Music Parents for in-house enrichment
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 and Pursuant to M.G.L. c. 30A, §21(a)(2) to conduct collective bargaining sessions with the FEA unit. 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.
The meeting packet for April 13 can be found
The agenda doc with connection info
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