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May 01, 2018
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North Adams Public Schools
School Committee Meeting
May 1, 2018
6:00 p.m.
Office of the Superintendent
37 Main Street, Suite 200

AGENDA


Welcome to a regular meeting of the North Adams School Committee. Persons having any matter included on the agenda to discuss with the committee may do so during the hearing of visitors by addressing the chair and stating their name and address.

I. Call to order

II. Hearing of visitors

III. Reading and the approval of records
a. Minutes of the April 3, 2018, meeting of the school committee
b. Minutes of the April 9, 2018, special meeting of the school committee
c. Balance sheet
d. Personnel report

IV. Communications
a. Greylock Elementary School fifth grade field trip

V. Report of the Superintendent of Schools
a. Tuition rates for 2018-2019

VI. Old business
a. Selection of members for joint subcommittee

VII. New business
a. Fiscal Year 2019 budget presentation

VIII. Remarks for the good of the committee

IX. Executive session
a. Minutes of December 5, 2017 executive session
b. Personnel matter

X. Adjournment

The Committee's policy of nondiscrimination will extend to students, staff, the general public, and individuals with whom it does business. No person shall be excluded from or discriminated against in admission to a public school of any town or in obtaining the advantages, privileges, and courses of study of such public school on account of age, race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or homelessness.
North Adams Public Schools
School Committee Meeting
May 1, 2018
6:00 p.m.
Office of the Superintendent
37 Main Street, Suite 200

ACTION AGENDA


Welcome to a regular meeting of the North Adams School Committee. Persons having any matter included on the agenda to discuss with the committee may do so during the hearing of visitors by addressing the chair and stating their name and address.

I. Call to Order

II. Hearing of visitors

III. Reading and the approval of records
a. Minutes of the April 3, 2018, meeting of the school committee (enclosure 1)
b. Minutes of the April 9, 2018, special meeting of the school committee (enclosure 2)
c. Balance sheet (enclosure 3)
d. Personnel report (enclosure 4)

IV. Communications
a. Greylock Elementary School fifth grade field trip (enclosure 5)
Michele Rondeau and Audrey Carrano are requesting to take the fifth grade to the Mystic Aquarium on June 14, 2018

RECOMMENDED ACTION: Motion to approve

V. Report of the Superintendent of Schools
a. Tuition rates for 2018-2019
Superintendent Malkas recommends a 3% increase in tuition rates for the 2018-2019 school year. The proposed 2018-2019 tuition rates are as follows:

High school $11,945
Elementary school $11,945
Special education $21,529
E3, Autism, Transition $28,707

RECOMMENDED ACTION: Motion to approve



VI. Old business
a. Selection of members for joint subcommittee
Members to be selected for a joint subcommittee to explore shared services

RECOMMENDED ACTION: Motion to place on file

VII. New business
a. Fiscal Year 2019 budget presentation
Superintendent Malkas will present the draft Fiscal Year 2019 budget (enclosure 6)

VIII. Remarks for the good of the committee

IX. Executive Session
a. Minutes of December 5, 2017
b. Personnel matter
The committee will enter into executive session under M.G.L. Chapter 30A, Section 21 to conduct a strategy session in preparation for negotiations with nonunion personnel, the Assistant to the Superintendent, and will reconvene in open session

X. Adjournment




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