School Committee Meeting 8/24/17

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ACTON-BOXBOROUGH REGIONAL SCHOOL COMMITTEE (ABRSC)
Library August 24, 2017 R.J. Grey Junior High School 7:00 p.m. Executive Session 7:15 p.m. (approximately) Open Meeting
Revised AGENDA (see ES highlight)
1. Call to Order (7:00)
2. EXECUTIVE SESSION
Motion: “that an executive session be convened under M.G.L. Chapter 30A, §21(a)(2) to conduct strategy sessions in preparation for negotiations with nonunion personnel or to conduct collective bargaining sessions or contract negotiations with nonunion personnel.”
3. Chairman’s Introduction (7:15)
3.1. Welcome to Mr. Bill McAlduff, ABRSD Interim Superintendent
4. Recommendation to Approve Interim Superintendent Contract between William H. McAlduff, Jr. and ABRSD - VOTE (brought to meeting)
5. Superintendent’s Introduction
6. Resolution of the Release of Unredacted Executive Session Minutes – Brigid Bieber
(7:25)
7. Vacancy on the School Committee (7:30) 7.1. Next Steps
7.2. Unexpired Term Fulfillment Policy, File: BBBE
8. Statement of Warrants & Approval of Minutes 8.1. Minutes of 7/26/17
9. Public Participation
10. FY18 Staffing Update – Marie Altieri (7:40)
10.1. New Professional Staff
10.2. Changes in Staff
11. ABRSD Budget Update – Dave Verdolino (7:45)
Motion: “that an executive session be convened under M.G.L. Chapter 30A, §21(a)(3) to
conduct strategy with respect to litigation.” An open meeting may have a detrimental effect
on the litigating position of the Board.
11.1.
11.2. 11.2.1.
11.2.2.
FY17 Financial Status as of June 30, 2017 – Preliminary & Unaudited FY18 State Budget Update
ABRSD Financial Reports as of June 30, 2017
Revenue vs Budget Expenses vs Budget
11.2.3. Special Revenue
11.2.4. Grants
11.3. FY18 Budget Matters 11.4. Presentation Slides
12. School Building Committee Update – Mary Brolin, Marie Altieri, Jason Cole (8:00)
12.1. Educational Profile Questionnaire (EPQ) – submitted to MSBA 7/3/17
12.2. Online Enrollment Projection – submitted to MSBA 7/3/17
12.3. Next Deadline is 10/2/17 for Enrollment/Certification Executed & Maintenance
and Capital Planning Information
12.4. Special Town Meetings in Acton & Boxborough on 12/4/17
12.4.1. Funding sources
12.5. Building Committee Recommendation Regarding Building Option – First Read
12.6. Timeline and Outreach
12.7. Building Committee Membership Update
12.7.1. Recommendation to Appoint Interim Superintendent Bill McAlduff - VOTE
12.7.2. Discussion of Building Committee Chairperson and possible VOTE
13. Consideration of Stipend for Acting Superintendent – VOTE – Brigid Bieber (oral) (8:30)
14. Subcommittee Reports
14.1. Budget – meeting on 7/19/17 – Brigid Bieber (oral) 14.2. Policy
14.2.1. 2016-2017 Policy Subcommittee Summary Report – Brigid Bieber
15. School Committee Member Reports
15.1. Acton Leadership Group (ALG) – Amy Krishnamurthy, Paul Murphy
15.1.1. Minutes of 6/29/17
15.2. Boxborough Leadership Forum (BLF) – Mary Brolin
15.3. Health Insurance Trust (HIT) – Mary Brolin
15.4. Acton Finance Committee – Amy Krishnamurthy, Deanne O’Sullivan
15.5. Acton Board of Selectmen – Eileen Zhang
15.6. Boxborough Finance Committee- Mary Brolin
15.7. Boxborough Board of Selectmen – Brigid Bieber
15.8. Minuteman Technical High School (MMT) Update – Diane Baum
15.9. Acton Capital Improvement Planning (CIP) Update –
15.10. MASC Summer Institute, 7/28/17 – Katie Neville, Paul Murphy, Diane Baum
16. Open Meeting Law Complaints Received by the Committee
16.1.1. From S. Ballard on 8/10/17 re statement read at 7/26/17 SC meeting
16.1.2. From S. Ballard on 8/10/17 re statement sent by chair
16.1.3. From C. Kadlec on 8/14/17 re statement sent by chair on 7/20/17
17. FYI (8:50)
17.1. Massachusetts Interlocal Insurance Association (MIIA) Rewards Program
17.2. 2017-2018 Subcommittees and Assignments – voted 8/1/17
17.3. Homework Policy IKB – voted 7/11/17
17.4. FY17 Schools Open, Back to School/Open House Dates, FY18 School Calendar
17.5. FY17 Acton-Boxborough Regional School Committee Meeting Dates
17.6. Family Financial Assistance Letter

17.7. Open Invitation for the Committee
17.7.1. ABRSD Opening Day for All Staff on August 30th at 8:00 a.m. in the High
School Auditorium 18. Adjourn (9:00)
Next Meetings:
Staff Opening Day, August 30, 8:00 a.m. in the High School Auditorium
ABRSC, September 7, 7:00 p.m. in the Junior High Library (packet posted Sept 1) ABRSC, TUES, September 19, 7:00 p.m. in the Junior High Library (packet posted Sept 15)
Posted on 8/18/17 at 6:00 p.m. Reposted on 8/21/17 at 5:00 p.m.
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