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Board of Trustees Agenda for April 11, 2017

F.W. Parker Charter Essential School

Board Meeting

Date and Time
Tuesday April 11, 2017 at 6:45 PM

Location
Room 27 at the Parker School, 49 Antietam Street, Devens MA 01434

Agenda

   

Purpose

Presenter

Duration

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

 

Cheryl Lower

1

B. Call the Meeting to Order

 

Cheryl Lower

2

C. Approve Minutes

Approve Minutes

Cheryl Lower

3

Last month's minutes are attached.

II. Items for Discussion

A. Roof Project: Board's Involvement During Summer   Recess

Discuss

Cheryl Lower

10

We want the summer construction to proceed apace with no   specially-called board meetings and we also want to ensure   appropriate Board involvement in the roof project.  We will use   this April Board meeting to raise questions that Trustees might have   about the project, then Facilities will take the questions and come back to   the May meeting with a working document outlining suitable contingency   planning, etc.

B. PROVISIONAL FIRST READ: REVISED INVESTMENT POLICY

FYI

Jane Adams

10

Fincomm might bring forward a first read based on the   results of its committee meeting immediately preceding the full Board   meeting.  The purpose of the revised investment policy is to align our   reserve policy with what we've committed to in our new borrowing agreement.

C. NORMS REVIEW

Discuss

Julie Bartsch

20

We review our norms quarterly to   gauge our process.  What to "start, stop, continue" in order   to keep increasing our effectiveness as individuals and as a full Board?

III. Principal's Report

A. Principal's Report

FYI

 

5

IV. Committee Reports

A. GovComm

FYI

Christine Regan-Davi

20

GovCom will share findings from the Board on Track survey   and circulating the proposed performance self-evaluation for thoughtful   feedback.

B. Facilities Committee

FYI

Peter MacDonald

10

Update on roof project

V. Second Reads and Statutory   Items

A. SECOND READ: AMENDING THE CHARGE OF THE ENROLLMENT   CMTE

Vote

Steve Roach

10

At the February board meeting, new business was raised   proposing that the Enrollment Committee be expanded and include diversity   initiatives.  First Read was in March and we are following up with the   Second Read.  

VI. Comments from the Public

VII. Votes

A. Votes this month

Vote

Cheryl Lower

5

1. Revised Committee Charge for Enrollment   2. Overnight Trip approval Varsity and JV Softball teams   3.Overnight Andros Trip Proposal 

VIII. New Business

 

IX. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

Vote

Cheryl Lower

3

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