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Lowell Public School Committee
Regular Meeting Agenda


Date:       

 May 19, 2021

Time:

6:30PM

Location:

City Council Chamber, 375 Merrimack Street, 2nd Floor, Lowell, MA 01852


Pursuant To Governor Baker's Emergency Order Modifying The State's Open Meeting Law Issued March 12, 2020, Meetings Will Be Held Using Remote Participation As Follows: Members Of The Public May Not Participate In-Person And May View The Meeting Via LTC.ORG (On-Line; Live Streaming Or Local Cable Channel 99) And Zoom.

1.

SALUTE TO FLAG



2.

ROLL CALL



3.

SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS

3.1.

Members of the public may view the meeting via LTC and those wishing to speak regarding a specific agenda item shall register to speak in advance of the meeting by sending email to the Superintendent indicating the agenda item, a phone number and email address so we can provide a zoom link to access the meeting. Email address is mpalazzo@Lowell.k12.ma.us if no access to email you may contact us at 978-674-4324. All Requests must be submitted before 3:00 PM on The Day of Meeting.

3.2.

Public Hearing Inter-District School Choice Program

4.

MINUTES

4.1.

Approval Of The Minutes Of The Regularly Scheduled Lowell School Committee Meeting Of Wednesday, May 5, 2021

4.2.

Approval Of The Minutes Of The Special Meeting Of The Lowell School Committee Of Wednesday, May 5, 2021

4.3.

Approval of the Minutes of the FY22 Budget Session of Monday, May 10, 2021

4.4.

Approval Of The Minutes Of The Special Meeting Of The Lowell School Committee Of Wednesday, May 12, 2021

5.

PERMISSION TO ENTER

5.1.

Permission To Enter: May 19, 2021

6.

MOTIONS

6.1.

[by Jackie Doherty]:

Request the Superintendent provide the Committee with a job description to add Grant Writer position to LPS staffing recommendations for discussion along with other new positions in Suspense Account.


7.

SUBCOMMITTEES

7.1.

Finance Subcommittee:

Report and Approval of the MInutes of the Meeting of Monday, April 26, 2021 [Connie Martin, Chairperson]
7.2.

Facilities Subcommittee:

 Report and Approval of the Minutes of the Meeting of Wednesday, May 12, 2021 [Jackie Doherty, Chairperson]


7.3.

School Improvement And Performance Management Subcommittee:

Report and Approval of the Minutes of the Meeting of Wednesday, May 12, 2021 [Connie Martin, Chairperson]


8.

REPORTS OF THE SUPERINTENDENT

8.2.

Afternoon in The Arts Program Overview

8.3.

Report on Motions

8.3.1.

Response To Motions 3.CSO Of 07/21/21 By Jackie Doherty Regarding School Site Council QIP and Budget Process

9.

NEW BUSINESS

9.1.

FY22 Budget Adoption

9.2.

Vote Of Inter-District School Choice

9.3.

Approval Of Summer Volunteer Work Pay Rates

10.

PROFESSIONAL PERSONNEL

10.1.

The Members of the United Teachers of Lowell Hereby Donate thirty-seven [37] sick leave days to Patricia Teague Daley Middle School paraprofessional.

11.

ADJOURNMENT



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