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Event takes place on June 17, 2013 at 6:15 PM
Fifield Community Room @ Dean Technical HS 1045 Main St. Holyoke MA

 

SCHOOL COMMITTEE AGENDA

 

 

DATE:                ­­­­­­­­MONDAY, JUNE 17, 2013

TIME:                 6:15 PM

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

 1.         CALL TO ORDER   ~  ROLL CALL  ~   PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 2.               PUBLIC DISCUSSION*

 3.               COMMUNICATIONS  &  REPORTS

    1. Student Reports
    2. Superintendent’s Communications
  • AFJROTC (Greg Oliver, Major Keida)

 4.               NEW BUSINESS

    1. Minutes of Meetings
  • Special Meeting of March 4, 2013 (pages 1-4)
  • Special Meeting of March 5, 2013 (pages 5-8)
  • Special Meeting of March 6, 2013 (pages 9-12)
  • Regular Meeting of June 6, 2013 (pages 13-16)

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

  1. Reports of Committees
  • Resources and Capacity Building Committee of June 6, 2013 (pages 17)

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

  1. MASS MATH + SCIENCE INITIATIVE AGREEMENT  (pages 18-36)

RECOMMENDATION:  That the School Committee vote to approve the MASS Math + Science Initiative Letter of Agreement.

  1.  School Committee Meeting Schedule (page 37)

 5.         OLD BUSINESS

  1. FY 2014 School Department Budget (under separate cover)

RECOMMENDATION:  That the School Committee vote to approve the FY 2014 School Department Budget.

  1. Authorization to Close Out FY 2013 Books

RECOMMENDATION:  That the School Committee vote to authorize administration to make the necessary transfers to close out the FY 13 books, with a full report to School Committee following closeout.

  1. Agreement for Professional Services Between the Holyoke School Committee and Sullivan Hayes & Quinn, LLC (tentative ratification of contract – at the conclusion of executive session.)
  2. AFSCME, Council 93, Local 1302 (Custodians) Tentative Agreement (tentative ratification – at the conclusion of executive session.)
  3. UFCW Local 1459 (Cooks and Cafeteria Workers) Tentative Agreement

(tentative ratification – at the conclusion of executive session.)

 6.               PERSONNEL

    1. Request for Non-Extension of Contract from Assistant Superintendent Kimberly Wells (page 38)

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

  1. Retirements and Resignations (pages 39-40)

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

          

  1. 7.               ANNOUNCEMENTS

 EXECUTIVE SESSION EXECUTIVE SESSION

a.    To go into Executive Session to conduct collective bargaining sessions with Secretaries, Cooks & Cafeteria Workers, and Custodians, and to conduct negotiations with legal counsel, [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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