Board of Education to Discuss Fall Return to School in Tomorrow’s Meeting

The Board of Education will hold its business meeting (in-person) on Tuesday, August 24, 2021. Closed session will begin at 9 a.m. Public agenda items will begin at 12 p.m. The meeting will be broadcast live on Comcast Channel 34, Verizon Channel 36, and RCN channel 89.

The Board will resume in-person testimony at its August 24 business meeting, but will continue to accept pre-recorded audio or video testimony through their website.

The meeting (in-person) will take place on Tuesday, August 24, 2021. Closed session will begin at 9 a.m. Public agenda items will begin at 12 p.m. The meeting will be broadcast live on Comcast Channel 34, Verizon Channel 36, and RCN channel 89.

The agenda, with related materials attached, can be found on the Board of Education’s BoardDocs site (please visit this link for the most up-to-date agenda).

1. Closed Session Approval – 9:00 a.m.

1.1 Acknowledgement of Quorum

1.2 Resolution for Today’s Closed Session

2. Opening of Meeting – 12:00 p.m.

2.1 Approval of the Agenda

3. Human Resources and Development – 12:01 p.m.

3.1 Monthly Report

3.2 Recommended Appointments

4. Recognition – 12:10 p.m.

4.1 National Suicide Prevention Week

5. Public Comments – 12:15 p.m.

6. Item of Discussion – 1:15 p.m.

6.1 Fall Return to School

7. Recess – 3:45 p.m.

8. Item of Discussion – 4:05 p.m.

8.1 School Resource Officer Program Next Steps (oral discussion)

9. Item of Discussion/Action – 5:05 p.m.

9.1 Contract Approval for RFP No. 4305.2, Executive Search Firm for Selection of a Superintendent of Schools

10. Consent Items – 5:20 p.m.

10.1 Procurement Contracts of $25,000 or More

10.2 Contract Approval for Bid No. 4414.1, Apprenticeship Programs—Extension

10.3 Contract Approval for Bid 9140.3, Miscellaneous Foods—Extension

10.4 Relocatable Classroom Unit Leases

10.5 Lynnbrook Center—Childcare Lease Renewal

10.6 Woodwards Road Future School Site—Telecommunications Lease Renewal

10.7 Fiscal Year 2021 Operating Budget End-of-Year Categorical Summary and Transfer

11. Items of Information – 5:30 p.m.

11.1 Construction Progress Report

11.2 Legal Fees Report

12. Board of Education Items – 5:35 p.m.

12.1 Future Closed Session Resolution

12.2 Report of Previous Closed Sessions

12.3 New Business

13. Informational Summary – 5:40 p.m.

13.1 Informational Summary for the July 15, 2021, Meeting

13.2 Informational Summary for the July 27, 2021, Meeting

14. Adjournment – 5:45 p.m.

The agenda, with related materials attached, can be found on the Board of Education’s BoardDocs site (please visit this link for the most up-to-date agenda).

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