Special School Committee Meeting – May 27, 2020


TO: All School Committee Members 

FROM: Superintendent Dr. Marice Edouard-Vincent 

DATE: May 22, 2020 



Please be advised that on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, at 5:30 PM, there will be a Special School Committee Meeting held through remote participation. 

Pursuant to Governor Baker’s March 12, 2020 Order Suspending Certain Provisions of the Open Meeting Law, G.L. c. 30A, §18, and the Governor’s March 15, 2020 Order imposing strict limitations on the number of people that may gather in one place, this meeting of the Medford School Committee will be conducted via remote participation to the greatest extent possible. Specific information and the general guidelines for remote participation by members of the public and/or parties with a right and/or requirement to attend this meeting can be found on the City of Medford website, at www.medfordma.org. For this meeting, members of the public who wish to listen or watch the meeting may do so by accessing the meeting link contained herein. No in-person attendance of members of the public will be permitted, but every effort will be made to ensure that the public can adequately access the proceedings in real time, via technological means. In the event that we are unable to do so, despite best efforts, we will post on the City of Medford or Medford Community Media websites an audio or video recording, transcript, or other comprehensive record of proceedings as soon as possible after the meeting. 

The meeting can be viewed through Medford Community Media on Comcast Channel 22 and Verizon Channel 43 at 5:30 p.m. 

Since the meeting will be held remotely, participants can log or call in by using the following link or call-in number: 

(1) Medford School Committee Meeting on Zoom (2) Telephone Information (choose any one of the following and then follow the prompts) 

(a) 1-929-205-6099 (b) 1-312-626-6799 (c) 1-301-715-8592 (d) 1-346-248-7799 (e) 1-669-900-6833 (f) 1-253-215-8782 

(i) Enter this meeting ID when prompted: 973 6292 1388 

Additionally, questions or comments can be submitted during the meeting by emailing medfordsc@medford.k12.ma.us. Those submitting must include the following information: 

1) Your first and last name 2) Your Medford street address 3) Your question or comment 

While it is possible to submit questions via the Zoom software, we are strongly recommending that you use the email above while we gain familiarity with hosting our meetings online. 

The agenda will be as follows: 

  • Joint Resolution to Petition the Federal Government for Federal Relief-Mayor Lungo-Koehn 
  • Finances and Budget for Medford Public Schools (FY 20 & FY 21) 
  • Presentation from City of Medford Auditors (Roselli, Clark & Associates, CPAs) & City Finance Director/ Auditor Aleesha Nunley Benjamin)

Negotiations and Legal Matters -Executive Session 

  1. To discuss collective bargaining: 
  • Union Contracts 
  • Non-Union Contracts 

Dr. Marice Edouard-Vincent, Superintendent of Schools

Source: Medford Public Schools, https://www.mps02155.org/2020/05/22/special-school-committee-meeting-may-27-2020/

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