Agenda #5 December 17, 2018 Standing Committee on Finance and Operations

Committee Members   Administrative Representative
John L. Foley, Chairman   Brian Allen
Molly O. McCullough, Vice-Chairman    
Dante Comparetto    

 

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

AGENDA #5  December 17, 2018

The Standing Committee on FINANCE AND OPERATIONS will hold a meeting:
on: Monday, December 17, 2018
at: 5:00 p.m.
in : Room 410, Durkin Administration Building

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS ACTION
I. CALL TO ORDER  –
II. ROLL CALL
III GENERAL BUSINESS
gb #8-233  -Administration  (July 18, 2018)

To review the status of the FY19 Budget and make appropriate transfers as required.

Annex A (5 pages)

Annex B (1 page)

gb #8-291.1  –  Miss Biancheria/Mr. Comparetto/Miss McCullough/Mr. Monfredo/Mr. O’Connell    (September 26, 2018)

Request that the Administration provide a report on the availability of snow removal equipment for individual school sites or available for school use to include snow blowers and plow trucks.

 

Annex A (1 page)

OTHER AGENDA ITEMS

gb #6-281  –  Mr. O’Connell/Mr. Monfredo/Miss McCullough/Miss Biancheria 

(August 10, 2016)

To implement the provisions of the November 1995 letter of the Commissioner of Education, and the Advisory on School Governance which accompanied it, that “the school committee remains the body responsible for approving and transmitting school department expenditures to the municipal accountant for the drawing of warrants. The Department of Revenue’s Division of Local Services has advised that all school department bills must be approved by the school committee. When the superintendent, or principal and superintendent, have statutory authority to incur expense, the Department of Revenue advises that the bills must be approved by them as well as by the committee.”

gb #7-3  –  Mr. O’Connell/Mr. Foley/Mr. Monfredo/Miss McCullough  (December 16, 2016)

To review the 2016 Successor Settlement Agreement between the United States of America and the Worcester Public Schools, and to determine the programmatic requirements of implementing it in full.

ros #7-3  –  Administration  (January 25, 2017)

FY18 PRELIMINARY BUDGET ESTIMATE

gb #7-136  – Ms. Colorio/Mr. O’Connell/Mr. Monfredo/Miss Biancheria  (March 23, 2017)

Request that the Administration study the feasibility of establishing a Hotel and Restaurant within a vacant Worcester public school and authorize the electrical, plumbing and other appropriate divisions of Worcester Technical High School to rehabilitate the property and then realize the profit from this enterprise.

gb #7-280  –  Mr. O’Connell/Mr. Monfredo/Miss Biancheria/Ms. Colorio  (August 1, 2017)

To request energy audits of the facilities which are used but not owned by the Worcester Public Schools.

gb #7-343  – Administration   (October 2, 2017)

To consider an update to the Building Use Fee Schedule for the rental of space within the Worcester Public Schools.

gb #7-364  –     Mr. Monfredo  (October 20, 2017)

Request that the Administration consider changing the pay scale for day-by-day substitutes in the Worcester Public Schools.

gb #8-259  –  Administration   (August 28, 2018)

To authorize the Administration to enter into contracts for the lease of property for a possible term of 10 years or up to twenty years for the operation of student transportation for a contract term to begin in June 2020.

gb #8-260  – Administration  (August 28, 2018)

To authorize the Administration to enter into contracts for the lease of school buses, special education school buses, and wheelchair buses for a term of up to five years for the operation of student transportation for a contract term to begin in June 2020.

XI. ADJOURNMENT

Helen A. Friel, Ed.D.
Clerk of the School Committee

 

 

 

 

 

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