Information for Meeting of Athol-Royalston Regional School Committee
Wednesday April 13, 2016 6 PM EDT

Town:Athol, MA Royalston, MA 
Board:Athol-Royalston Regional School Committee
Time:Wednesday April 13, 2016 6 PM EDT
Location:Athol-Royalston Middle School
1062 Pleasant Street, Athol MA 01331
Library
Agenda:
ATHOL-ROYALSTON REGIONAL SCHOOL COMMITTEE
WEDNESDAY, April 13, 2016 – 6:00 P.M.
Athol-Royalston Middle School
Athol, MA  01331
I.	CALL TO ORDER
Announce – Athol Daily News will be video taping
Pledge of Allegiance
IA.	      COMMITTEE REORGANIZATION
	      Nominations for School Committee Chair
	      Nominations for School Committee Vice-Chair
	      Nominations for School Committee Secretary
            Nominations for School Committee Treasurer
II.	ROLL CALL
III.	APPROVAL OF MINUTES
March 16, 2016 – Regular Session 
IV.	PUBLIC INPUT
SCHOOL COMMITTEE POLICY – 3 MINUTES PER PERSON, 20 MINUTES TOTAL
V.	STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE
VI.	RECOGNITION
VII.	UNFINISHED BUSINESS
Update – MSBA Building Project
Volunteer Training – April 28, 2016 – 6:00 p.m. – ARMS Library
VIII.	NEW BUSINESS
Annual approval of the Village School curriculum for the 2016 – 2021 school years
Franklin County Technical School Tuition Letter - Yellow
Indoor Air Quality Management Plan – Vote needed
FY17 Budget Certification
Foundation Budget Reform – Purple
FY15 Audit
Riverbend/Sanders Street Turnaround Plan Amendments
Pre-K Tuition for Nonresidents
Kindergarten Registration
Pre-K update
IX.	COMMUNICATIONS
Farewell to Sanders Street School Open House
Farewell to Riverbend School Open House
X.	FINANCIAL  STATEMENTS AND APPROVAL OF ACCOUNTS
a.	Business Managers Report and Financial Statement
XI.	STRATEGIC PLAN UPDATE
Teaching and Learning
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 – Pulling policies E and JJF due to MASC policy newsletter 
             update 
       Approval – ECD – Cream 
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:Apr 7, 2016 2:14 PM EDT
Last Modified:Apr 7, 2016 2:14 PM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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