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Special School Committee Meeting July 26, 2022

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Special School Committee Meeting July 26, 2022

Brockton, Massachusetts
Special School Committee Meeting
July 26, 2022

The Special School Committee Meeting of the Brockton School Committee was held this evening, at six o’clock. 

    These minutes contain a summary of the meeting and list items that were under discussion. 

Ms. Asack, Vice-Chair called the meeting to order at 6:09 p.m., followed by a salute to the flag.

Ms. Asack, Vice-Chair, Mrs. Ehlers, Mr. Homer, Mrs. Rivas-Mendes, Mr. Rodrigues, Mrs. Sullivan, Mr. Sullivan 
Absent:  Mayor Sullivan, Chair
 Also Present:  Superintendent Thomas, Dr. James Cobbs, Deputy Superintendent of Operations, Mr. Carl Walker, Project Manager-Operations

Ms. Asack – Vice-Chair, took a roll call to establish a quorum.

Mrs. Sullivan – Here Mr. Homer – Here Mrs. Ehlers – Here Mrs. Rivas-Mendes - Here Mr. Rodrigues - Here Mr. Sullivan – Here Ms. Asack, Vice-Chair – Here Mayor Sullivan, Chair – Absent     
Agenda #2 – FY2022 School Bids – Bid# 2280-0037-Lease

Mr. Sullivan provided information regarding the FY2022 School Bid #2280-0037 Lease.  A Bid Review meeting was held on Tuesday, July 6, 2022 to discuss the matters of the bid presented, the Committee came to a stale vote.  The purpose of tonight’s meeting is to have further discussion and a potential vote.

Members asked a varies of questions regarding this Bid such as safety, transportation of students and length of the lease.  After discussion and questions answered the committee took a vote in favor of the approval of the lease.

Mr. Sullivan motioned to accept the FY2022 School Bid Lease #2280-0037 Combined General Use, Office, Classroom Space, and Exterior Grounds for Brockton Public Schools located at 365 Westgate Drive, Brockton, MA. Seconded by Mrs. Sullivan.

Voted: to approve the motion, unanimously.
    Agenda #3 – Review of Department Accounts for the period of May 17, 2022 to June 30, 2022. Mrs. Rivas-Mendes mentioned the Accounts Subcommittee is requesting additional time to review materials.  

Mrs. Rivas-Mendes motioned to postpone item #2 on the agenda. Seconded by Mr. Rodrigues.

Voted: to approve the motion, unanimously.

    Agenda #4 – Other Business

Mr. Rodrigues requested a Bid Review Subcommittee meeting to discuss the EverAlert Communication System presented and tabled during the May 17, 2022 Bid Review meeting.

Mr. Sullivan will work with Mrs. Campbell to schedule a meeting.

Agenda #5 – Adjournment

        Ms. Asack asked for a motion to adjourn the Special School Committee Meeting.

        A motion was made by Mrs. Mendes.  Seconded by Mr. Homer.
Voted: to approve the motion, unanimously.

The meeting adjourned at 6:31 p.m.

    Respectfully submitted,             
                           Michael P. Thomas