Information for Meeting of Athol-Royalston Regional School Committee
Wednesday October 18, 2017 6:30 PM EDT

Town:Athol, MA Royalston, MA 
Board:Athol-Royalston Regional School Committee
Time:Wednesday October 18, 2017 6:30 PM EDT
Location:Royalston Community School
96 Winchendon Road, Royalston MA 01368
Cafeteria
Agenda:
I.  CALL TO ORDER
Pledge of Allegiance
II.  ROLL CALL
III.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES
September 20, 2017 – Regular Session
IV.  PUBLIC INPUT
SCHOOL COMMITTEE POLICY – 3 MINUTES PER PERSON, 20 MINUTES TOTAL
V.  STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE 
VI.  RECOGNITION
•School Committee
•Scholar Athletes – David King
VII.  UNFINISHED BUSINESS
Electricity Savings – Solar 
Superintendent’s Goals Discussion & Approval
VIII.  STRATEGIC PLAN UPDATE
Royalston Community School – School Improvement Plan
IX.  NEW BUSINESS
CPR Update – Kathryn Clark
Class Reunion Tour – Mitch Aho
Carolyn Brown – Update on Summer Feeding and Breakfast Program
Water Update – Royalston Community School
X.  SUPERINTENDENTS REPORT
NSIP Coach
MCAS – Computer Based Testing
•  Last Mile Grant
MCAS Accountability Data
Superintendent’s Entry Plan
XI.  COMMUNICATIONS
District Enrollment
XII.  FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND APPROVAL OF ACCOUNTS
a.  Business Managers Report and Financial Statement
b.  Verizon FY16 Disputed Invoice (Vote)
c.  Recommend FY18 Budget Line Transfers (Vote)
XIII.  REPORTS OF THE COMMITTEE
1.  Reports of the Chair 
2.  Budget/Finance Sub Committee 
3.  Facilities/Buildings/Grounds Sub Committee 
4.  Negotiations Sub Committee 
5.  Academic Excellence Sub Committee 
6.  Policy Sub Committee 
7.  Public Relations Sub Committee 
XIV.  COMMITTEE MEMBER REFERRALS
XV.  EXECUTIVE SESSION, Chapter 30A, Section 21 (Summary) - #9
1.  To 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.  The individual to be discussed in such executive session shall be notified in writing by the public body at least 	48 hours prior to the proposed executive session; provided, however, that notification may be waived upon written agreement of the parties; 
2.  To conduct strategy sessions in preparation for negotiations with nonunion personnel or to conduct collective bargaining sessions or contract negotiations with nonunion personnel;
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;
4.  To discuss the deployment of security personnel or devices, or strategies with respect thereto;
5.  To investigate charges of criminal misconduct or to consider the filing of criminal complaints;
6.  To consider the purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property if the chair declares that an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the negotiating position of the public body
7.  To comply with, or act under the authority of, any general or special law or federal grant-in-aid requirements;
8.  To consider or interview applicants for employment or appointment by a preliminary screening committee if the chair declares that an open meeting will have a detrimental effect in 	obtaining qualified applicants; 
9.  To meet or confer with a mediator, as defined in section 23C of chapter 233, with respect to any litigation or decision on any public business within its jurisdiction involving another        party, group or entity, 
10.  To discuss trade secrets or confidential, competitively-sensitive or other proprietary information;    
XVI.  ADJOURNMENT
Scheduled By:Julie Marynok
Posted At:Oct 4, 2017 3:05 PM EDT
Last Modified:Oct 16, 2017 8:53 AM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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