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Board of Education

  • Date: 08/03/2020 7:00 PM  
  • Location: Electronically

August 3, 2020                                                                                                Via Zoom and Googledoc

                                                                                                           

WESTPORT BOARD OF EDUCATION

 

SPECIAL MEETING

 AGENDA *

 

(Agenda Subject to Modification in Accordance with Law)

 

SPECIAL NOTICE ABOUT PROCEDURES FOR THIS ELECTRONIC MEETING:

Pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Order No. 7B, there will not be a physical location for this meeting. This meeting will be held electronically and live streamed on westportps.org and shown on Optimum Government Access Channel 78 and Frontier Channel 6021. Emails to BOE members can be sent to BOE@westportps.org. Comments to be read during the public comment period must be submitted to the meeting’s Googledoc during the submission period. Please see the following link for instructions and guidelines: https://www.westportps.org/uploaded/Procedures_and_Guidelines_for_
Public_Participation_in_Remote_Board_Meetings.pdf
.  We will use our best efforts to read public comments if they are received during the public comment period and if they state your full name and address. Meeting materials will be available at westportps.org along with the meeting notice posted on the Meeting Agenda page.

 

PUBLIC SESSION/PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

7:00 p.m., Held Remotely Via Zoom Pursuant to Executive Order 7B

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM BOARD AND ADMINISTRATION

                                               

PUBLIC QUESTIONS/COMMENTS ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS (15 MINUTES)

 

MINUTES: July 23, 26, and 28, 2020

 

DISCUSSION/ACTION

 

  1. Anticipated Appointment of a New Board of Education MemberMs. Candice Savin

     

  2. Approval of Technology Purchases - Coleytown Middle School Mr. Thomas Scarice

                                                                                                                                                       Ms. Natalie Carrignan

                                                                                                                                                       Mr. Elio Longo

     

  3. Grant to Chief Financial Officer of Emergency Purchasing Power Mr. Thomas Scarice and Waiver of Competitive Bidding Requirements for Personal Protective Equipment

 

DISCUSSION

 

  1. Update from the School Reopening Committee                                                              Dr. Anthony Buono

                                                                                                                                              Mr. John Bayers

     

  2. Update from Policy Committee and First Reading of the Following Policies:                        Ms. Karen Kleine 
  • "Temporary Policies and Regulations" (new)
  • Policy 1250, "Policy Regarding Visitors and Observations in Schools" (revise existing Westport policy)
  • "School Volunteers, Student Interns, and Other Non-Employees" (new)
  • Policy 1330, "Use of School Facilities" (revise existing Westport policy)
  • Policy 5114, "Student Discipline" (revise existing Westport policy)
  • "Transportation" (new)
  • Policy 5113.2, "Student Attendance, Truancy, and Chronic

Absenteeism" (revise existing Westport policy)

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

* A 2/3 vote is required to go to executive session, to add a topic to the agenda of a regular meeting, or to start a new topic after 10:30 p.m.

The meeting can also be viewed on Cablevision on channel 78; Frontier channel 6021 and by video stream @www.westportps.org

                PUBLIC PARTICIPATION WELCOME USING THE FOLLOWING GUIDELINES:

· Public comment will be accepted via a Google doc and the comments will be read aloud at the meeting. A link will be provided on Monday, prior to the meeting.

· There will be no in-person public comment due to public health concerns.

· A maximum of 15 minutes will be provided for public comments.

                · Comments on agenda items are limited to 1 minute each.

 

It is the policy of the Town of Westport that all Town-sponsored public meetings and events are accessible to people with disabilities. If you need assistance in participating in a meeting or event due to a disability as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact Westport’s ADA Coordinator at 203-341-1043 or eflug@westportct.gov at least three (3) business days prior to the scheduled meeting or event to request an accommodation.

Agenda:BOE Aug 3
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It is the policy of the Town of Westport that all Town-sponsored public meetings and events are accessible to people with disabilities.  If you need assistance in participating in a meeting or event due to a disability as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact Westport’s ADA Coordinator at 203-341-1043 or eflug@westportct.gov at least three (3) business days prior to the scheduled meeting or event to request an accommodation.