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Event takes place on December 01, 2014 at 6:00 PM
Dean Tech High School, 1045 Main Street

Regular Meeting

SCHOOL COMMITTEE AGENDA

DATE:                 ­­­­­­­­MONDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2014

TIME:                 6:00 PM

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

  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
  • Orders
  • Introduced by Committee member John Brunelle, that the School Committee adopt a policy, to begin in 2016,  that any ward committee member that moves out of their ward more than six months prior to the next election cycle must resign his or her seat.
  • Introduced by Committee member John Brunelle, that the school committee send a formal invitation to Governor Elect Baker to visit our school district.
  • Travel Requests (pages 1-4)

RECOMMENDATION; That the School Committee vote to approve the travel requests.

  • Transportation Bid

RECOMMENDATION: That the School Committee vote to authorize administration to prepare Transportation Bid.

  1. OLD BUSINESS
  • Building Rental Policy (pages 5-14)

RECOMMENDATION: That the School Committee vote to approve the Building Rental Policy as a third and final reading.

  • Revised Background Check Policy ADDA (pages 15-20)

RECOMMENDATION: That the School Committee vote to refer the revised Background Check Policy to Communications and Policies.

  • Project GRAD Reimbursement for Travel Expense (pages 21-28)

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

  • Recess and Lunch Schedule (pages 29)

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

  1. PERSONNEL
  • Appointments (page 30)

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

  • Resignations (page 31)

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

  1. ANNOUNCEMENTS
  1. EXECUTIVE SESSION

a.   To go into Executive Session to conduct collective bargaining sessions with Secretaries, Cooks & Cafeteria Workers, and Custodians, and Holyoke Teachers Association (arbitration and litigation update) [not] to return to open session.

 

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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