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

Town:Athol, MA Royalston, MA 
Board:Athol-Royalston Regional School Committee
Time:Wednesday January 18, 2017 6:30 PM EST
Location:Athol-Royalston Middle School
1062 Pleasant Street, Athol MA 01331
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Agenda:
I.	CALL TO ORDER
Pledge of Allegiance
II.	ROLL CALL
III.	APPROVAL OF MINUTES
December 14, 2016 – Regular Session
IV.	PUBLIC INPUT
SCHOOL COMMITTEE POLICY – 3 MINUTES PER PERSON, 20 MINUTES TOTAL
V.	STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE 
VI.	RECOGNITION
•	School Committee
•	Staff member of the Month
•	Students of the Month 
VII.	UNFINISHED BUSINESS
Update – MSBA
Update – Pleasant Street School Reuse and Disposition Study Committee 
VIII.	NEW BUSINESS
School Physician
CAPS Annual Report – Management Letter – FYI - Goldenrod
MSBA – SOI – Tan
DESE Accountability Phone Call – January 6th 
ACES – AIR Monitoring Site Visit – January 31st & February 22nd 
ARMS – Modified Monitoring Site Visit – Spring 2017
Athol FWAC Meeting – January 10, 2017
Royalston DARE Graduation – Friday, March 24, 2017 – FYI
IX.	      COMMUNICATIONS
Restricted Fund Letter - Blue
X.	      FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND APPROVAL OF ACCOUNTS
a.  	Business Managers Report and Financial Statement
XI.      STRATEGIC PLAN UPDATE
Year 2 Priorities – Implementation Plan
•	Teaching and Learning – Reading Progress Monitoring Data – Pink and Yellow
•	Budget and Finance – Version A Budget – Green
XII.       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 
XIII.      COMMITTEE MEMBER REFERRALS  XIV.     EXECUTIVE SESSION, Chapter 30A, Section 21 (Summary)  
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;    
XV.      ADJOURNMENT
Scheduled By:Julie Marynok
Posted At:Jan 13, 2017 12:41 PM EST
Last Modified:Jan 13, 2017 12:41 PM EST
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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