Finance and Operations Agenda #4 September 16, 2019

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 #4

The Standing Committee on FINANCE AND OPERATIONS will hold a meeting:
on: Monday, September 16, 2019
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

ITEM FOR DISCUSSION

gb #9-59  –  Administration   (February 13, 2019)

To review bid specifications for student transportation services and award contract to lowest responsive and responsible bidder for a contract term to begin in June 2020.

Annex A (12 pages)
Annex B (2 pages)
Annex C ( 2 pages)

OTHER ITEMS

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 #8-233  -Administration  (July 18, 2018)

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

gb #9-11  –  Administration   (January 2, 2019)

To review the annual audit and agreed upon procedures on the Independent Accountant’s Report on Applying Agreed Upon Procedures for Student Activity Fund Testing for fiscal years 2016, 2017, and 2018 prepared by CliftonLarsenAllen, LLP.

gb #9-95  –  Miss Biancheria/Miss McCullough/Mr. Monfredo/Mr. O’Connell  March 13, 2019)

Request that the Administration survey the schools without air conditioning to verify their supply of fans for classrooms and availability of bottled water for students and staff for excessively hot days.

gb #9-198  –  Mr. Foley/Miss McCullough/Mr. Monfredo/Mr. O’Connell

(May 13, 2019)

Request that the Administration consider the proposal by the parents and neighbors of Flagg Street School to construct a pathway from St. Paul Drive to Flagg Street School.

gb #9-266  -Administration   (August 21, 2019)

To review the status of the FY20 Budget and make appropriate transfers as required.

gb #9-267  -Administration   (August 21, 2019)

To review the annual audit and agreed upon procedures report on compliance and internal controls for the City of Worcester, including the Worcester Public Schools, for the year that ended on June 30, 2019 which included the Government Accountability Office (GAO) and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) A-133 Reports and the Management Letter.

gb #9-268  -Administration   (August 21, 2019)

Review the annual audit and agreed upon procedures on the Independent Accountant’s Report on Applying Agreed Upon Procedures for Student Activity Fund Testing for fiscal year 2019.

gb #9-269  -Administration   (August 21, 2019)

To review the annual audit and agreed upon procedures on the Independent Accountants’ Report on Applying Agreed Upon Procedures for the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education End of Year Financial Report for fiscal year 2018-19.

gb #9-282  –  Mr. O’Connell/Miss Biancheria/Miss McCullough/Mr. Monfredo

(August 28, 2019)

To determine the most appropriate manner to review all plans for the siting and  construction of the replacement Doherty Memorial High School, in light of Section 4-1 (d) (5) of the Worcester Home Rule Charter, which provides that “No site for a school building shall be acquired by the city unless the approval of the site by the school committee is first obtained. No plans for the construction of or alterations, with the exception of ordinary repairs, in a school building shall be accepted, and no such work shall be commenced on the construction or alteration of a school building unless the approval of the school committee and the city manager shall have first been obtained.”

IV. ADJOURNMENT

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

 

 

 

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