Information for Meeting of QRSD School Committee
Thursday June 10, 2021 6:30 PM EDT

Town:Barre, MA Hardwick, MA 
Board:QRSD School Committee
Time:Thursday June 10, 2021 6:30 PM EDT
Location:QRSD PDC
872 South Street, Barre, MA 01005
meeting to be held via Zoom Technology
Agenda:
QUABBIN REGIONAL SCHOOL 
DISTRICT COMMITTEE 
Thursday, June 10, 2021
EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT CENTER
6:30 p.m.
Remote meeting via Zoom Technology
  

This meeting is being held remotely in accordance with the Governor of Massachusetts’ March 12, 2020 Order Suspending Certain Provisions of the Open Meeting Law G.L. c. 30A, Section 2


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1.	MEETING CALLED TO ORDER
•	Reorganization
o	Nominations for Chair
o	Nominations for Vice Chair
o	Appointment of Parliamentarian – Sheila Muir
o	Appointment of Treasurer – Ronald Christensen
o	Appointment of Assistant Treasurer – Kathleen Bourcier
o	Appointment of Executive Secretary – Jessica Bennett

2.	APPROVAL OF MINUTES – a vote will be required
•	April 27, 2021

3.	ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS 
a) Superintendent of Schools
	Superintendent’s Report
b) Director of Administrative Services 
	Director’s Report
o	FY21 Budget Transfer Request – a 2/3 vote will be required
o	FY21 Budget Transfer Request to close the year: 
Motion to authorize the Director of Administrative Services to make transfers necessary to close the Fiscal Year 2021 budget.
o	Authorization to Borrow in Anticipation of Funds FY22:
Motion to authorize the Quabbin Regional School District Treasurer, acting under the provision of Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 71 § 16(g) as amended by Chapter 13, § 4 of the Acts of 1972, and with the approval of the Chairman of the District Committee to borrow money from time to time in anticipation of revenue, for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020 and to issue a note or notes therefore, payable within one year, and to renew any note or notes as may be given, for a period of less than one year, in accordance with G. L. Ch. 44§ 17.
	Presentation of Warrants
	Food Service Update
c) Teacher Advisory Council
d) Student Advisory Council 

4.	SUBCOMMITTEE REPORTS  
a)	Administrative Review
b)	Audit
c)	Budget
	FY22 Budget update – A 2/3 vote will be required
d)	Central Office
e)	Collective Bargaining
f)	Plant & Facilities
g)	Policy Review/Reform
h)	Special Education
i)	Technology

5.	UNFINISHED BUSINESS

6.	PUBLIC COMMENT

7. 	SCHOOL COMMITTEE CONCERNS 

8.	NEW BUSINESS
	Discussion of Application for Virtual School Authorization and discussion of virtual learning options for 2021/2022 school year – a vote may be required
	Definition of Equity – a vote may be required
	Discussion of reinstatement of user fees – a vote may be required
	Request for approval of 8th grade trip to Washington, D.C., April 2022 – a vote may be required
	Discussion of bonding of principals and office managers/secretaries handling student activity funds – a vote may be required

9.	REQUEST FOR EXECUTIVE SESSION 
	To discuss strategy in preparation for negotiations with non-union personnel

10.	APPROVAL OF ADMINISTRATIVE CONTRACTS July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2024:
	Superintendent of Schools
	Director of Administrative Services
	Director of Student Services

11.	ADJOURNMENT


VIRTUAL MEETING INFORMATION

Pursuant to Governor Baker’s March 12, 2020 Order Suspending Certain Provisions of the Open Meeting Law, G.L. c. 30A, §18, https://www.mass.gov/doc/open-meeting-law-order-march-12-2020/download, and the Governor’s March 23, 2020 order imposing strict limitation on the number of people that may gather in one place https://www.mass.gov/news/governor-charlie-baker-orders-all-non-essential-businesses-to-cease-in-person-operation, this meeting of the QRSD School Committee will be conducted via remote participation to the greatest extent possible.
 
No in-person attendance of members of the public will be permitted, but every effort will be made to ensure that the public can adequately access the proceedings in real time, via Zoom technology.
Scheduled By:Jessica Bennett
Posted At:Jun 7, 2021 3:04 PM EDT
Last Modified:Jun 7, 2021 3:04 PM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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