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Date:
April 15, 2021
Time:
6:00 PM
Location:
Brookline Interactive Group (BIG) will broadcast live out to the cable channels and online via live stream at www.brooklineinteractive.org/live
Contact:
617-730-2430
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School Committee Meeting-includes Public Hearing on ATM Warrant Articles (Remote via Zoom)

Thursday, April 15, 2021


DOCKET
SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING (REMOTE)
THURSDAY, APRIL 15, 2021
6:00 PM – 10:20 PM
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 post the meeting recording 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
STATUTORY NOTICE OF THIS MEETING HAS BEEN FILED WITH THE TOWN CLERK.
NOTE: All times are approximate.
6:00 PM (5 minutes)
1. ADMINISTRATIVE BUSINESS (Suzanne Federspiel)
a. Consent Agenda
i. Past Records: April 8, 2021 School Committee Meetings
ii. Brookline High School Expansion, William Rawn Associates, Amendment #21, Additional Design and Construction Services, $160,955
iii. Brookline High School Expansion, Hill International, Amendment #7, Additional Construction Services, $312,939
iv. Brookline High School Expansion, Skanska, GMP CO # 10/ PCCO 017, $0
v. Brookline High School Tappan Gym and Third Floor Renovation, CTA, CO # 2, $15,669.15
vi. Driscoll School Project, Jonathan Levi Architects, Amendment #12, Additional Survey Services, $1,320
vii. Driscoll School, Eversource Energy, Transformer License Approval and Authorization for the Town Administrator to Sign on Behalf of the School Committee
6:05 PM (10 minutes)
2. STUDENT REPORT (Claire Gallion)
6:15 PM (30 minutes)
3. INTERIM SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT, INCLUDING UPDATE ON INCREASE IN IN-PERSON STUDENT LEARNING (Jim Marini) 
6:45 PM (1 hour and 15 minutes)
4. 2021 ANNUAL TOWN MEETING WARRANT ARTICLES
a. PUBLIC HEARING, Discussion, Possible Vote on Articles
Members of the public may send written comments on Warrant Articles 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 Thursday, April 15, 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).
2021 Annual Town Meeting Warrant Articles-Public Hearing
5. Approval of unpaid bills of a prior fiscal year. (Select Board)
22. Amend Article 3.21 of the Town’s General Bylaws to require the posting of agenda packets on the Town’s website. (Toffel et. al.)
36. Resolution to establish a Moderator’s Committee to report on and address the Brookline Fiscal Advisory Committee’s February 2020 Report recommendations. (Toffel, et.al)
29. Amend Article 8.10 of the Town’s General Bylaws to permit the use of sidewalks and outdoor premises for year-round outdoor restaurant seating. (Planning and Community Development Department)
32. Amend the Town’s General Bylaws to establish a Community Preservation Committee. (Select Board)
33. Amend the Town’s General Bylaws to require public notification of the Town’s eligibility for certain emergency, disaster or stimulus funds and public hearings on the use of such funds. (Sweitzer, at al)
40. Resolution to provide additional funding and explore future partnerships with the Brookline Interactive Group (“BIG”) and establish a committee to reexamine current and future grant of location and cable benefits to the Town. (Saltzman, et al)
b. Possible Vote on 2021 Annual Town Meeting Warrant Articles
i. Warrant Article 10. FY 2022 Budget Amendment. (Brown)
8:00 PM (1 hour)
5. UPDATE/DISCUSSION ON FY 2022 BUDGET (Jim Marini, Mary Ellen Normen, and Mariah Nobrega)
a. Possible Vote to Approve Revised FY 2022 Budget Request  and Allocations 
b. Possible Vote on 2021 Annual Town Meeting Warrant Article 9. Annual (FY 2022) Budget Appropriations Article. (Advisory Committee)
c. Possible Vote to Approve and Authorize the Collection of FY 2022 Brookline Early Education Program (BEEP) Fees (Regina Watts) 
9:00 PM (15 minutes)
6. 2021 ANNUAL TOWN MEETING WARRANT ARTICLES
a. PUBLIC HEARING, Discussion, Possible Vote on Articles
Members of the public may send written comments on Warrant Articles 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 Thursday, April 15, 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).
2021 Annual Town Meeting Warrant Articles-Public Hearing
26. Amend the Town’s Zoning Bylaws to incentivize Fossil Fuel Free (FFF) infrastructure in new construction and significant rehabilitation of buildings by special permit. (Cunningham et. al)
9:15 PM (30 minutes)
7. SUBCOMMITTEE AND LIAISON REPORTS
a. Finance (Mariah Nobrega)
b. Capital Improvements (Helen Charlupski)
c. Curriculum (Jennifer Monopoli)
d. Policy (David Pearlman)
e. Government Relations (Helen Charlupski)
f. Additional Liaisons and Updates
9:45 PM (5 minutes)
8. NEW BUSINESS
9:50 PM (30 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, Unit B, and Paraprofessionals), to discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining with BEU Unit A (Grievance), and to discuss strategy with respect to litigation (OCR Complaint Nos. 01-20-1276, 01-20-1281, and 01-21-1012), 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: April 8, 2021.
10. ADJOURNMENT