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October 3, 2023

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October 3, 2023

BROCKTON SCHOOL COMMITTEE

George M. Romm Little Theatre - BHS

470 Forest Avenue, Brockton, MA 02301

Tuesday, October 3, 2023, 7:00 p.m.

Dear Visitors:

 

Welcome to a meeting of the Brockton School Committee. This is the agenda that will be discussed this evening. Please note that Hearing of Visitors is included. If you have a statement or question, please give your name to the secretary.

 

In addition to attending, the public can view this meeting via television on Comcast channel 8 and 1071HD version, and online via this link: www.youtube.com/TheBrocktonChannels

 

               I.   CALLING OF MEETING TO ORDER – ESTABLISHING A QUORUM – FLAG SALUTE

 

              II.   HEARING OF VISITORS

 

            III.   REPORT OF SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS

A.     Teaching and Learning                                                                                                                                 Enc. #1

Student Representative Report

B.     Update from City CFO, Troy Clarkson

C.     Items to Refer to Subcommittee                                                                                                                  Enc. #2

             

            IV.   CONSENT AGENDA

A.     Approval of September 14, 2023 Special School Committee Meeting Minutes                                              Enc. #3

B.     Approval of September 6, 2023 Regular School Committee Meeting Minutes                                              Enc. #4

C.     Approval of June 27, 2023 Facilities Usage & Planning Subcommittee Meeting Minutes                                     Enc. #5

D.     Requests for Authorization to Submit Proposal and Expenditure of Funds:                                                                                 Enc.  #6

·       FY2024 Community Empowerment and Investment Grant - $434,000                                                    Enc. #6A

     (a year for three years or $1,302,000 in total)

·       FY2024 English Learner Education Support Grant - $139,229                                                                   Enc. #6B

·       FY2024 Strengthening Family School Partnerships - $20,000                                                                   Enc. #6C

E.     Acceptance of Human Resources Notifications                                                                                        Enc. #7

Appointments:  Certified Personnel                                                                                                         Enc. #7A

Appointments:  Non-Certified                                                                                                                  Enc. #7B

Personnel Actions:  Leaves of Absence, Resignations, Retirements                                                                               Enc. #7C

 

 

              V.   UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                                                                                                       Enc. #8

  Presentation:  MA Association of School Committees (MASC) on Social Media (Tracy Novick)

 

            VI.   NEW BUSINESS                                                                                                                                                      Enc. #9

 

          VII.   EXECUTIVE SESSION 

·       M.G.L. c. 30A, Section 21(3) – “To discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining or litigation if an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the bargaining or litigating position of the public body and the chair so declares” BEA and BESPA

 

·       M.G.L. c. 30A, Section 21(1) – “"[t]o discuss the reputation, character, physical condition or mental health, rather

than professional competence, of an individual, or to discuss the discipline or dismissal of, or complaints or charges

  brought against, a public officer, employee, staff member or individual." Open Meeting Law Complaint

 

·       M.G.L. c. 30A, Section 21(7) – “To comply with, or act under the authority of, any general or special law or federal

  grant-in-aid requirements” – Open Meeting Law, G.L. c. 30A, §§ 22(f), (g) – for the purpose of reviewing, approving,

  and/or releasing executive session minutes

 

 

         VIII.         ADJOURNMENT