Information for Meeting of Athol-Royalston Regional School Committee
Wednesday April 12, 2017 6:30 PM EDT

Town:Athol, MA Royalston, MA 
Board:Athol-Royalston Regional School Committee
Time:Wednesday April 12, 2017 6:30 PM EDT
Location:Athol-Royalston Middle School
1062 Pleasant Street, Athol MA 01331
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Agenda:
I.	CALL TO ORDER
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 15, 2017 – 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
Vote the FY18 Budget – Vote to certify required
MSV Report – Orange
Superintendents Report of Entry Findings – Blue
VIII.	NEW BUSINESS
Grants Update – Jana Harrison - Pink
Disbanding of the MSBA Elementary School Building Committee
YMCA/ACES MOU – Vote needed
Surplus or Non-usable Equipment/Supplies at AHS – Purple
Superintendent Update
Director of Pupil Services Position - Green
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
•	Community Partnerships - Tan
•	Climate and Culture  - Tan
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 – MASC Amended policies 
7.    Public Relations Sub Committee – See packet
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, 2017 12:25 PM EDT
Last Modified:Apr 7, 2017 12:25 PM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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