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Date:
January 24, 2022
Time:
6:00 PM
Time Details:
January 20, 2022 Amended: January 21, 2022
Location:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89142868257

Webinar ID: 891 4286 8257



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School Committee

Monday, January 24, 2022


HINGHAM SCHOOL COMMITTEE

 January 24, 2022 at 6:00 PM

Remote meeting via Zoom Webinar 

 Dial-in number: 1-929-205-6099

Meeting ID: 891 4286 8257

Website: https://zoom.us/join

  MEETING AGENDA

 

1. Call to Order CHAIR COMMENT: This meeting is being held remotely as an alternate means of public access     pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021 temporarily amending certain provisions of the Open Meeting Law.     You are hereby advised that this meeting and all communications during this meeting may be recorded by the     Town of Hingham in accordance with the Open Meeting Law. If any participant wishes to record this meeting,     please     notify the chair at the start of the meeting in accordance with M.G.L. c. 30A, § 20(f) so that the chair     may inform all other participants of said recording.


2.      Motion to enter into Executive Session and to reconvene in Open Session, for the purposes of:


2.1. To discuss Superintendent contract negotiations with Dr. Margaret Adams

2.2  To discuss negotiations with the Hingham Education Association (HEA) Unit A regarding the reopening of schools

2.3 To discuss negotiations with the Hingham Education Association (HEA) Unit B regarding the reopening of schools

2.4 To discuss negotiations with the Hingham Education Association (HEA) Unit C regarding the reopening of schools

2.5 Approval of Minutes of the Executive Session held on January 5, 2022

2.6 Approval of Minutes of the Executive Session held on January 10, 2022


The public discussion of which would be detrimental to the Committee’s bargaining position.


3.     Return to Open Session at 7:00 PM

    

    3.1    Action from Executive Session: To consider a Memorandum of Agreement with the Hingham             Education Association Unit C regarding the reopening of schools and to act as appropriate


4.    Approval of Minutes

    4.1 Minutes of the School Committee Meeting of January 10, 2022

    

5.    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 raise your hand, 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. 


6.    Superintendent’s Report 

    

7.     Communications 

    7.1    Student Communications

7.2    Communications Received by the Superintendent

7.3    Other Communications


8.    Unfinished Business

8.1    Budget Update

8.2    To review the HPS policy EBCFA - Face Coverings and the DESE extension of the statewide mask mandate and to act as appropriate

8.3    Strategic Plan Update


9.    New Business

9.1      To discuss the new COVID-19 testing option announced by DESE on January 18, 2022 and act as     appropriate    


10.    Subcommittee and Project Reports

       Warrants Signed


11.    Other items as may not reasonably be known 48 hours in advance of the meeting.


12.    Adjourn

  

NEXT SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETINGS:

February 7, 2022

February 28, 2022

This meeting is being held remotely as an alternate means of public access pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021 temporarily amending certain provisions of the Open Meeting Law. You are hereby advised that this meeting and all communications during this meeting may be recorded by the Town of Hingham in accordance with the Open Meeting Law. If any participant wishes to record this meeting, please notify the chair at the start of the meeting in accordance with M.G.L. c. 30A, § 20(f) so that the chair may inform all other participants of said recording.

 

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