Agenda #1 January 22, 2104

School Committee
Committee Members
John L. Foley - Chairman
Hilda Ramirez - Vice-chairman
Tracy O'Connell Novick
Administrative Representative
Brian Allen

OFFICE OF THE
CLERK OF THE SCHOOL COMMITTEE
WORCESTER PUBLIC SCHOOLS
20 IRVING STREET
WORCESTER, MA 01609

AGENDA #1


The Standing Committee on FINANCE AND OPERATIONS will hold a meeting:
on:   Wednesday, January 22, 2014
at:    5:00 p.m.
in:    Room 401, DAB




ORDER OF BUSINESS
ANNEX
I.      CALL TO ORDER – REGULAR MEETING

II.     ROLL CALL

III.    GENERAL BUSINESS

gb #1-205 - Ms. Novick/Miss Biancheria/Mr. O'Connell (July 13, 2011)
 
Request that the Administration create and install standard signage at schools regarding entrance to buildings and use of facilities during non-school hours.

ros #2-17 -  Administration (November 28, 2012)
BLUE RIBBON TECHNOLOGY REPORT

ros #3-1 - Administration   (January 8, 2013)
 
FY14 PRELIMINARY BUDGET ESTIMATES
gb #3-39 - Ms. Novick   (January 29, 2013)
Request that the Administration prepare recommendations for the City of Worcester's Park and Recreation Plan.

gb #3-209 - Ms. Novick/Mr. O'Connell   (July 17, 2013)
To consider the City of Worcester’s FY14 Capital Budget.

gb #3-265 - Mr. Foley/Ms. Colorio/Ms. Novick   (September 30, 2013)
To review the status of the FY14 Budget and recommend appropriate account transfers as required.

Annex A (3 pages)

Annex B (2 pages)

gb #3-282 - Administration (October 22, 2013)
To review the results and recommendations of playground inspection reports recently completed for each school.

Annex A (7 pages)

gb #3-299 - Mr. O'Connell/Miss Biancheria (November 15, 2013)
 
To consider any options available to fund non-teaching assistant principal positions in schools which, by virtue of academic performance indicators or other challenging circumstances, have a demonstrated need for these positions.

Annex A (1 page)



gb #3-321 -   Administration   (December 11, 2013)
To consider projects for building repair, renovation and/or new school building construction, as well as projects under the Accelerated Repair Program through the 2014 Statement of Interest process of the Massachusetts School Building Authority.

Annex A (36 pages)

motion (gb #2-36) - Miss Biancheria (October 29, 20130
Request that the School Committee refer to the Standing Committee on Finance and Operations the topic of issuance of additional bus passes for after school use by students in the middle schools.

Annex A (1 page)

motion (gb #3-104.2) - Ms. Novick (June 20, 2013)
Request that the audit and inspection report of the custodial cleaning equipment and maintenance equipment be referred to the Standing Committee on Finance and Operations.

Annex A (1 page)

motion (gb #3-104.2) - Mr. O'Connell   (June 20, 2013)
Request that the Nutrition Programs be referred to the Standing Committee on Finance and Operations.
Annex A (2 pages)

IV.    ADJOURNMENT
Helen A. Friel, Ed.D.
Clerk of the School Committee
The Worcester Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Educational Institution and does not discriminate regardless of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, or homelessness. The Worcester Public Schools provides equal access to employment and the full range of general, occupational and vocational education programs. For more information relating to Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action contact Stacey DeBoise Luster, Human Resource Manager, 20 Irving Street, Worcester, MA  01609. 508-799-3020.