June 17, 2019
Stamped 2:40 PM 6/13/2019
Town Hall, Central Meeting Room
210 Central Street
Hingham, MA 02043
Monday, June 17, 2019
1. Call to Order. Please note that this meeting is being recorded and televised by Harbor Media. If anyone else intends to audio or video record this meeting, please identify yourself now.
2. Approval of Minutes
2.1 Minutes of the School Committee meeting held on March 25, 2019
2.2 Minutes of the School Committee meeting held on April 8, 2019
2.3 Minutes of the School Committee meeting held on April 22, 2019
2.4 Minutes of the School Committee meeting held on April 29, 2019
2.5 Minutes of the School Committee meeting held on June 3, 2019
3. Questions and Comments
The Hingham School Committee encourages community engagement and welcomes questions and comments as agenda items are discussed at the meeting. In addition, we have set aside up to fifteen minutes at the beginning of this meeting for comments or questions that fall under the purview of the School Committee and are not already on tonight's agenda. If any guests wish to speak, please come to the microphone, state your name and address, and address your comments to the Chairperson. Comments will be limited to 3 minutes per speaker and must relate to topics within the scope of responsibility of the School Committee. As established by the Massachusetts General Laws, the responsibilities of the School Committee are to (1) select and to terminate the Superintendent, (2) review and approve budgets for public education in the district, and (3) establish educational goals and policies for the schools in the district. Speakers are encouraged to present their remarks in a respectful manner and to consider the privacy interests of others. The public comment period is not a time for debate or response to comments by the School Committee. The School Committee is not adopting or endorsing any of the comments made during the public comment period.
4. Superintendent’s Report
5.1 Communications Received by the Superintendent
5.2 Student Communications
5.3 Other Communications
6. New Business
6.1 To hear a SEPAC Annual Report.
6.2 To act on contracts for the Assistant Superintendent and the Director of Business and Support Services.
6.3 To discuss appointing a representative to the Town of Hingham Master Plan Committee and act as appropriate.
6.4 To appoint Dr. Paul Austin as Special Assistant to the Hingham School Committee for Transitional Matters and to discuss Superintendent transition plans and act as appropriate.
7. Other items as may not reasonably be known 48 hours in advance of the meeting.
8. Subcommittee and Project Reports
9. Adjourn to Executive Session, not to return to Open Session, for the purposes of
a. Approval of Minutes of the Executive Session held on March 25, 2019
b. Approval of minutes of the Executive Session held on April 29, 2019
c. Minutes of the Executive Session held on June 3, 2019
d. Reviewing non-union administrator contracts, and
e. Discussing strategy related to the collective bargaining process
f. discuss matters related to the HEA Unit A collective bargaining contract
the public discussion of which may be detrimental to the Committee’s bargaining position, and act as appropriate.
UPCOMING SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETINGS
July 22, 2019 School Department Conference Room
August 12, 2019 School Department Conference Room