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Event takes place on May 04, 2015 at 6:00 PM
Dean Technical High School, 1045 Main Street, Holyoke, MA

SCHOOL COMMITTEE AGENDA

DATE:                 ­­­­­­­­MONDAY, MAY 4, 2015

TIME:                 6:00 PM

LOCATION:      Fifield Community Room Dean Technical High School, 1045 Main Street

 

  1. CALL TO ORDER   ~ ROLL CALL ~   PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  1. PUBLIC DISCUSSION*
  1. COMMUNICATIONS & REPORTS
  • Student Reports
  • Superintendent’s Communications
  • Vice Chair Report
  1. NEW BUSINESS
  • Minutes of Meetings
  • Special Meeting of March 30, 2015 (pages 1-9)

     RECOMMENDATION: That the School Committee vote to approve the minutes.

  • Reports of Committees
  • Leadership Accountability and Measurement of March 23, 2015 (pages 10-12)

RECOMMENDATION: That the School Committee vote to approve the minutes.

  • Joint City Council / School Committee Subcommittee of March 23, 2015 (pages 13-16 )

 RECOMMENDATION: That the School Committee vote to approve the minutes.

  • Municipal Cost Impact of Massachusetts Hotel/Motel-Based Homeless Families Shelter Program (pages 17-86)

RECOMMENDATION: That the School Committee vote to receive the information on Homeless Families Cost Impact from the State Auditor.

  1. OLD BUSINESS
  •  Communication from Commissioner Chester to Mayor and Acting City Treasurer Regarding Receivership and Impact on Authority of School Committee (page 87)

                RECOMMENDATION: That the School Committee vote to receive the communication.

  • Communication from Commissioner Chester to School Administrators, Faculty and Staff Regarding Receivership (page 88)

RECOMMENDATION: That the School Committee vote to receive the communication.

  • Communication from Commissioner Chester to Parents, Caregivers and Other Members of the Holyoke Community (page 89-90)

    RECOMMENDATION: That the School Committee vote to receive the communication.

  • Communication from MASC Executive Director Regarding Role of the School Committee in Receivership (pages 91-93)

RECOMMENDATION: That the School Committee vote to receive the communication.

  • City Council Order Regarding Receivership (page 94)

RECOMMENDATION: That the School Committee vote to receive the City Council order.

  • Communication from Asst City Solicitor Regarding Public Records Request (page 95)

RECOMMENDATION: That the School Committee vote to receive the communication. Documents will be forwarded upon receipt.

  • Communication from Supervisor of Records Regarding Public Records Request (page 96)

RECOMMENDATION: That the School Committee vote to receive the communication.

  1. PERSONNEL
  • Appointments (page 97)

RECOMMENDATION: That the School Committee vote to receive the appointments.

  • Retirements (page 98)

RECOMMENDATION: That the School Committee vote to receive the retirements.

  • Resignations (page 99)

RECOMMENDATION: That the School Committee vote to receive the resignations.

  1. ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

The listing of matters are those reasonably anticipated by the Chair which may be discussed at the meeting. Not all items listed may in fact be discussed and other items not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law.

 

*The Holyoke Public Schools makes available a public discussion period for persons in the audience to address the Committee on specific agenda items. In order to hear as many speakers as possible, the Committee asks individuals to continue their remarks to two (2) minutes. Any person wishing to submit longer testimony should give copies to the Superintendent before the meeting so that it may be distributed to Committee members. The speaker can then summarize this testimony at the meeting within the two (2) minute time period. Persons wishing to speak should register with the Superintendent immediately before the meeting begins. Individuals who request specific items to be included on the Committee’s agenda should mail a written request fifteen (15) days in advance of a Committee meeting date to the Superintendent of Schools, 57 Suffolk Street, Holyoke, MA 01040.


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