Information for Meeting of Athol-Royalston Regional School Committee
Wednesday September 21, 2016 6:30 PM EDT

Town:Athol, MA Royalston, MA 
Board:Athol-Royalston Regional School Committee
Time:Wednesday September 21, 2016 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
August 17, 2016 – Regular Session
IV.	PUBLIC INPUT
SCHOOL COMMITTEE POLICY – 3 MINUTES PER PERSON, 20 MINUTES TOTAL
V.	STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE 
VI.	RECOGNITION
•	School Committee
•	Students of the Month 
•	Staff member of the Month 
VII.	UNFINISHED BUSINESS
Update – MSBA
Treasurer
Superintendents Entry Plan
VIII.	NEW BUSINESS
Washington D.C – ARMS
Enrollment Update
Opening of school and ACES Dedication
Coordinated Program Review
Grant Writer/Data Position
Gifts/Donations Accounts
Superintendent Goals – Draft
Charter Cap Resolution
GIC Update
IX.	COMMUNICATIONS
X.	FINANCIAL  STATEMENTS AND APPROVAL OF ACCOUNTS
a.  	Business Managers Report and Financial Statement
XI.	STRATEGIC PLAN UPDATE
Year 2 Priorities – Implementation Plan to be presented at October meeting
Equitable Access to Excellent Educators - Inclusive Practice Ambassador
Professional Development
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.    Public Relations Sub Committee
7.    Policy Sub Committee – MASC Updated language – GBEC, IHAMB, JICH – First Reading - JJFB
XIII.	COMMITTEE MEMBER REFERRALS
XIV.	EXECUTIVE SESSION, Chapter 30A, Section 21 (Summary) - 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; 
1.	To conduct strategy sessions in preparation for negotiations with nonunion personnel or to conduct collective bargaining sessions or contract negotiations with nonunion personnel;
2.	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;
3.	To discuss the deployment of security personnel or devices, or strategies with respect thereto;
4.	To investigate charges of criminal misconduct or to consider the filing of criminal complaints;
5.	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;
6.	To comply with, or act under the authority of, any general or special law or federal grant-in-aid requirements;
7.	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; 
8.	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, 
9.	To discuss trade secrets or confidential, competitively-sensitive or other proprietary information;    
XV.	ADJOURNMENT
Scheduled By:Julie Marynok
Posted At:Sep 16, 2016 10 AM EDT
Last Modified:Sep 16, 2016 10 AM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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