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Date:
November 10, 2021
Time:
6:00 PM
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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

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School Committee Meeting (Remote via Zoom)

Wednesday, November 10, 2021


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SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING (REMOTE)

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2021

6:00 PM – 9:10 PM

STATUTORY NOTICE OF THIS MEETING HAS BEEN FILED WITH THE TOWN CLERK. 

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 the meeting recording will be posted 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

NOTE: All times are approximate.

6:00 PM (5 minutes)

1. ADMINISTRATIVE BUSINESS (Suzanne Federspiel) 

a. Consent Agenda

i. Past Records: October 21, 2021 School Committee Meeting and October 26, 2021 School Committee Workshop

ii. Driscoll Project: JLA Architects Contract Amendment 16 (Correction) 

iii. Driscoll Project: JLA Architects Contract Amendment 17 

iv. Driscoll Project: Gilbane Building Company Change Order 5 

v. Brookline High School Project: Skanska Change Order 17 

vi. Brookline High School Project: CTA Change Order 8 

vii. Brookline High School Project: NB Kenney Change Order 4 

viii. Brookline High School Project: William Rawn Associates Contract Amendment 25

ix. Building Envelope Repairs, including Lincoln: Russo Barr Contract Amendment

6:05 PM (10 minutes)

2. STUDENT REPORT (Claire Gallion)

6:15 PM (20 minutes)

3. SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT (Linus Guillory)

a. Spotlight on Excellence

6:35 PM (15 minutes)

4. PUBLIC COMMENT

Members of the public may send written public comment to school_committee@psbma.org Written comments will be shared with all School Committee members. If you would like to provide comment in real time during the meeting please email school_committee@psbma.org by 12:00 PM on Wednesday, November 10, 2021. After signing up, you will receive an email with additional information on how to provide comment during the meeting. Speakers will be called on in the order in which they signed up (2 minutes per person).

6:50 PM (15 minutes)

5. SCHOOL COMMITTEE ACTIONS

a. Possible Vote to Approve Payment of Final Settlement in 107-111  Cypress Street Realty Trust v. Town of Brookline, Norfolk Superior Court Case No. 19-0361 in the Amount of $4.1 Million (Associate Town Counsel Jonathan Simpson)

b. Public Schools of Brookline School Admissions Policy (2nd Reading/Possible Vote) (David Pearlman)

c. Possible Vote to Approve Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with BESA, Building Service Employees, School Food Employees, AFSCME, Council 93, Local 1358 – COVID-19 (Sam Rippin)  

7:05 PM (1 hour and 15 minutes) 

6. PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS OF CURRENT ISSUES 

7:05 PM (30 minutes) 

a. Report on October 26, 2021 School Committee Workshop (Suzanne Federspiel)

7:35 PM (45 minutes) 

b. October 1, 2021 Enrollment Report (Erin Cooley and Meaghan Geaney)

8:20 PM (30 minutes)

7. SUBCOMMITTEE AND LIAISON REPORTS

a. Finance (Mariah Nobrega) 

i. Accounts Payable Warrants

b. Capital Improvements (Helen Charlupski) 

c. Curriculum (Jennifer Monopoli) 

d. Policy (David Pearlman) 

e. Government Relations (Helen Charlupski) 

f. Negotiations (Andy Liu) 

g. Additional Liaisons and Updates

8:50 PM (5 minutes)

8. NEW BUSINESS

8:55 PM (15 minutes)

9. 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 and Unit B) and to discuss strategy with respect to potential litigation (EDCO Collaborative), 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: October 21, 2021

10. ADJOURNMENT

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