Information for Meeting of Athol-Royalston Regional School Committee
Wednesday November 16, 2016 6:30 PM EST

Town:Athol, MA Royalston, MA 
Board:Athol-Royalston Regional School Committee
Time:Wednesday November 16, 2016 6:30 PM EST
Location:Athol-Royalston Middle School
1062 Pleasant Street, Athol MA 01331
Library
Agenda:
I.	CALL TO ORDER
Pledge of Allegiance
II.	ROLL CALL
III.	APPROVAL OF MINUTES
October 19, 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
Update – MASC/MASS Conference
Update – Coordinated Program Review
Update – December School Committee Meeting
VIII.	NEW BUSINESS
Starrett Partnership
Grant Writer
Breakfast in Classrooms
Edivate/PD Software
Rural Schools Coalition
Office of Planning and Development – Pleasant Street School
MSBA School Survey
FY18 Budget Meeting Timeline
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 
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 – Third Reading – JJFB, Second Reading – JLCE
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:Nov 9, 2016 2:29 PM EST
Last Modified:Nov 9, 2016 2:29 PM EST
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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