Franklin School Committee
May 25, 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
A. Retiree Recognition
III. Discussion/Action Items
A. Policy – 2nd Reading / Adoption
I recommend adoption of the following policies as discussed:
1. IJNDB - Acceptable Use Policy
2. IJNDB-E1 - Acceptable Use Student Agreement Grades 6-12
3. IJNDB-E2 - Acceptable Use Student Agreement Grades K-5
B. Policy Elimination
I recommend elimination of Policy GBAC - Policy for Conditions for Employment as discussed.
IV. Discussion Only Items
A. Reopening School Status Update – May 21, 2020-2021
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 for your May 11, 2021 meeting as detailed.
I recommend approval of the budget transfers as detailed.
I recommend acceptance of a check for $2,500.00 from Sheila Lima for a scholarship as detailed.
D. JFK Gift
I recommend acceptance of 2 checks totaling $3,590.44 from the JFK PCC as detailed:
$1070,.80 - Supplemental Supplies
$2,519.64 - Supplemental Supplies
E. Districtwide Gift
I recommend acceptance of a check for $5,000.00 from the Norfolk County District Attorney for in-house enrichment as detailed.
F. JFK Donation
I recommend acceptance of the donation of Table Talk Pies, valued at $63.00 for the JFK 4th graders 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)(2) to conduct strategy session in preparation for negotiations with nonunion personnel.
B. Pursuant to M.G.L. c. 30A, §21(a)(3) to discuss strategy with respect to litigation as an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the litigating position of the public body and the chair so declares.
The agenda doc includes connection info
The meeting packet folder containing the documents released for this session