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Needham School Committee, 8/26/21

As the town prepares for the opening of schools on September 1st, the Needham School Committee met to take care of some items and to hear of the plans being acted upon. This hybrid meeting was aired live on our Municipal Channel, HD Channel and streamed on our website, as well as on the Zoom meeting platform. The meeting is currently available for streaming in the window below:

1) Public Comments
2) School Committee Chair and Subcommittee Updates
3) Superintendent’s Comments
4) Consent Items:
• Approve Minutes of the Meetings: 5/4/21, 5/18/21, 6/1/21, 6/15/21, and 7/12/21
• FY’22 Budget Transfers
• Approve School Permit User Fees
• Accept Donations
• Disposal of Surplus Items
5) Draft FY’23 Budget Guidelines
6) Facilities Update: Facilities Master Plan & School Administration/Operations
7) Petition to Approve Private School
8) Opening of School Update
9) Action Items:
• Approve School Committee Policy DJH Purchasing Cards (P-Cards)
• Approve Revision 2 School Committee Policy EBCFA Face Coverings
• Approve October 2021 Special Town Meeting Warrant Article Request
10) School Committee Comments

This Needham School Committee meeting came on the heels of the special Family Meeting held by Superintendent Gutekanst explaining the opening plan for the schools. For a more comprehensive view of the concerns raised and addressed at that event, held online through Zoom, the meeting is currently available for streaming in the window below:

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