School Committee Agenda: May 19, 2020

From the Office of the Executive Secretary to the School Committee

School Committee - Regular Meeting May 19, 2020



Public Hearing on State School Choice (3 minutes)

Public Comment (3 Minutes)

1. Student School Committee Report:

2. Presentation of the Records for Approval:

3. Reconsiderations: None

4. Unfinished Business/Calendar:

#20-46 That the School Committee receive and approve the Fiscal Year 2021 Recommended General Fund Budget of the Cambridge Public Schools in the following Statutory Categories:
Salaries, Wages & Benefits: $175,833,917
Other Ordinary Maintenance: $ 36,303,133
Travel and Training: $1,147,380
Extraordinary Expenditures: $430,300
Total: $213,714,730

5. Awaiting Reports:

6. Superintendent’s Agenda:

7a. Presentations:
COVID-19 Response Update………Superintendent Salim

7b. CPS District Plan: None

7c. Consent Agenda:

#20-72 Recommendation: SY2020- 2021 State School Choice Program-
Recommendation for Non-Participation

#20-73 Recommendation: Approval of the Appeal to Massachusetts Department
Of Elementary & Secondary Education Regarding 185 th School Closure Date
For the 2019-2020 School Year

#20-74 Recommendation: Day & Residential Program Services not Available
From Cambridge Public Schools

#20-75 Recommendation: Contract Award: J.S.C. Transportation: Vocational
School Transportation Services-Amendment

#20-76 Recommendation: Contract Award: PJ Systems d/b/a HiQ Computers

#20-77 Recommendation: Contract Award: MD Stetson Company: Custodial

#20-78 Recommendation: Grant Award: FY20 Influence 100 (SC20167)

8. Non-Consent Agenda:

9. School Committee Agenda (Policy Matters/Notifications/Requests for Information):

10. Resolutions (letters of congratulations, letters of condolence):

11. Announcements: Individuals must sign up in advance to provide public comments at regular meetings or public hearings. For the June 2, 2020, Regular Meeting: The sign-up window is Friday, May 20 at 9:00 a.m. through Tuesday, June 2 at 12:00 noon (by phone) and 5:30 p.m. (online).
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12. Late Orders:

13. Communications and Reports from City Officers: None

14. Adjournment
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