POSTING_Rescheduled School Committee Meeting/Budget Hearing

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SNOW DATE

In case of snow-related cancellation of the  School Committee Meeting/Budget Hearing scheduled for Tuesday January 17th at 6:30 PM, the meeting will be held on Thursday January 19th, with the same time and agenda.

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MEETING RESCHEDULED FOR SNOW DATE, JANUARY 19, 2017, same agenda and time, as noted below: 

 

BUDGET HEARING 6:30 PM/REGULAR MEETING  7:00 PM
MINUTEMAN SCHOOL COMMITTEE
RESCHEDULED FOR SNOW DATE Thursday January 19, 2017 
Paul Revere Room   758 Marrett Road, Lexington, MA

AGENDA
6:30 PM  BUDGET HEARING ON PROPOSED FY 18 BUDGET

1.  CALL TO ORDER: OPEN SESSION
a.  Presentation on Proposed FY 18 Budget, Kevin Mahoney
b.  Public Comment on Proposed FY 18 Budget
2.  ADJOURNMENT                                                       

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7:00 PM REGULAR MEETING

1. CALL TO ORDER: OPEN SESSION

2. STUDENT REPORT, Anna Brooks

3. SCHOOL BUILDING COMMITTEE REPORT
a. Update on Design Process, Ford Spalding
b. Update on Construction Manager at Risk Selection Process, MaryAnn Williams, Skanska
c.  Presentation by Gilbane Building Company, Walter Kincaid and Joanna Kripp
d. Approval of Construction Manager at Risk Contract

VOTE:  To approve the award of a contract with Gilbane Building Co., Inc. (“Gilbane”) to act as
Construction Manager At Risk in connection with the replacement of the existing high school building through construction of a new high school facility and related work (the “Project”), such contract to be in substantially the form presented to this meeting with such revisions as may be approved by the Chair of the School Building Committee (the “Contract”)

e. Authorization of School Building Committee Roles and Responsibilities
VOTE:    To authorize the School Building Committee to act on behalf of the District and the School Committee in connection with such Contract as follows: to make final and binding decisions on behalf of the District with respect to such Contract and any amendments thereto; to enter into, execute and deliver the Contract and any amendments thereto at any time and from time to time and to bind the District to its terms and conditions; in the discretion of the School Building Committee, to designate one or more of the members of the School Building Committee to sign the Contract and any amendments thereto on its behalf; to review and provide approval recommendations to the Finance Subcommittee regarding invoices, requests for payment and other disbursements with respect to the Project and/or pursuant to or related to the Contract at any time and from time to time with the Finance Committee to review and sign warrants related to the Project acting directly on the recommendation of the School Building Committee and without further authorization from the School Committee; to take all actions necessary or related to the administration of the Contract and any amendments thereto; and to authorize the School Building Committee, in its own discretion, to delegate one or more individuals acceptable to the School Building Committee to represent the School Building Committee and act as a contact person for the  School Building Committee with respect to the Contract

4. CHAIR’S REPORT, Jeff Stulin
Amendment to Public Records Law: Effective January 1, 2017
VOTE:  To designate Edward A. Bouquillon, Superintendent, and his designee, as Records Access Officer (RAO)         and post contact information conspicuously on website

5. PUBLIC COMMENT

6. SUPERINTENDENT’S LEADERSHIP GOALS REPORT, Ed Bouquillon
Goal 1: (District Improvement, Module 6)
Update under School Building Committee Report

Goal 2/4: (District Improvement/Professional Practice)
Update on District Targeted Review Report

Goal 3: (Student Learning)
a. Status of Anticipated Reports to the School Committee
1. Enrollment Report  (March)
2. Academy Development Team  (March)
3. DESE SPED Task Force (April)

b. Intergovernmental Agreement with Acton-Boxborough
POSSIBLE VOTE: To approve the IGA with AB, as presented  (v. 4    12.13.16)

7. ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT, Kevin Mahoney
a. Approval of FY 18 Budget and Preliminary Assessments
VOTE:  To approve the FY 18 Budget,  as presented
VOTE:  To approve the FY 18 Preliminary Assessments, as presented

b. Approval of 2017-18 Post Grad Tuition
VOTE:  To approve the FY 18 (2017-18) Post Grad Tuition rate, at the same rate as FY 17 (2016-17),  as                 presented          

c. MARS Legal Fund Contribution
VOTE: To affirm the contribution of $500 made to the MARS Legal Fund in FY 15, intended to support a                 possible challenge to 9C funding reductions, and to notify MARS of this action by February 1, 2017, as                 requested          

d. Acceptance of Grant Funds
VOTE:  To accept the Mass. Life Sciences Center grant of $108,172 for STEM Equipment and Supplies

 

8. PRINCIPAL’S REPORT, Jack Dillon
a. Out of State, Overnight Field Trip:  Community Service and Learning Group to New Orleans
VOTE:  To approve the Out of State, Overnight Field Trip:  Community Service and Learning Group to New Orleans, April 10-15, 2017, as presented

b. Overnight Field Trip: SkillsUSA Leadership Conference
VOTE: To approve the Overnight Field Trip  to  Marlboro and Upton, MA for State Leadership and Skills Conference April 27-29, 2017, as presented

c. Overnight Field Trip: FFA Convention
VOTE: To approve the Overnight Field Trip to Sturbridge, MA for the  FFA State Convention March 15-17, 2017,  as presented

9. SECRETARY’S REPORT, Dave Horton
VOTE:  To approve the past minutes of 12.13.16, as presented

10. SUBCOMMITTEE REPORTS
Teacher Negotiations Subcommittee, Ford Spalding

Possible Executive Session
Pursuant to Purpose 3 (MGL Ch. 30A, Sec. 21 (a) (3) to discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining with the Minuteman Faculty Association, as an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the bargaining position of the School Committee, and the Chair so declares 

11. ADJOURNMENT