Information for Meeting of School Committee (Local)
Wednesday August 26, 2020 5:30 PM EDT

Town:Southampton, MA 
Board:School Committee (Local)
Time:Wednesday August 26, 2020 5:30 PM EDT
Location:Online: See Agenda
Posted 8/24/2020; 9:15 AM

Southampton School Committee
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
William E. Norris Via Zoom Meeting
5:30 pm

Due to the COVID-19/Coronavirus outbreak, the Southampton School District is closed to the public. In accordance with guidance from the Governor’s office, we are providing a Zoom for public access. 
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I.	Call to Order- Jon Lumbra 

II.	Routine Matters
A.	Approval of minutes: 
i.	July 20, 2020
ii.	July 22, 2020
iii.	July 30, 2020
iv.	August 12, 2020
v.	August 19, 2020
B.	Public Comments: 
Any member of the public that has a connection to Norris may speak at this time.  This is not meant to be a Q&A nor a debate.  Speakers when identified should state their name and connection to Norris and make their statement.  Any supporting documents and or material should be emailed to the committee at 
C.	Visitors: 
D.	Correspondence 
E.	Other 

III.	Principal’s Report 

IV.	Superintendent’s Report

V.	Budget
A.	FY 2020 
B.	FY 2021 
C.	School Choice Update – Closed for 2020/2021 Year

VI.	Items Requiring Action
A.	School Year 2021 Calendar

VII.	Policy

VIII.	Old Business
A.	Administration to present a COVID-19 Monitoring plan
B.	Status of number of children that have opted out of the return to school plan who will be full remote on day one.
C.	Committee to receive copy of communication sent to parents impacted by change in busing policy.
D.	Reopening Status Update

IX.	New Business
A.	Interim Superintendent Search Status
B.	Request by Hampshire Regional School Committee that we vote to allow the “Chairs Meeting” to be open to all committee members while remaining a private meeting.
C.	To disallow religious exemptions as a reason for students to opt out of vaccination mandate.
D.	School Year 2021 use of outside fields at Norris by non-school related groups. 

X.	 Reports
A.	Hampshire Regional School Committee
B.	Chair’s Report
C.	Liaison to Select Board 

XI.	Executive Session: 
A.	MGL Chapter 30, 21A(3): To discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining or litigation. 
B.	MGL Chapter 30, 21A(2): Negotiations and Collective Bargaining with Teachers
C.	MGL Chapter 30, 21A(3): To discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining or litigation

XII.	Adjourn – Next Meeting: September 9, 2020
Scheduled By:Taffy Bassett Fox
Posted At:Aug 24, 2020 9:24 AM EDT
Last Modified:Aug 24, 2020 9:24 AM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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