Agenda & Minutes - February 4, 2021

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Thursday, February 4, 2021 - 7:00pm
Westfield, New Jersey
Office of the Secretary
AGENDA – Special Board Meeting & Minutes
February 4, 2021
February 1, 2021
Notice is hereby given of a Special Meeting of the Board of Education of the Town of Westfield, in the County of Union, New Jersey, at 7 p.m. on the evening of Thursday, February 4, 2021. The board meeting will be held via an online platform which can be accessed at:
The meeting can also be accessed by phone at: 1-415-655-0001, Access code: 120 022 5449.
The purpose of the meeting is to appoint a consulting firm to conduct the search for a new superintendent.  The board will immediately go into executive session. At the conclusion of the executive session, the board expects to go back into public session and approve a consulting firm.
This is to advise the general public and to instruct that it be recorded in the Minutes that in compliance with Chapter 231 of the Public Laws of 1975, entitled the “Open Public Meetings Act,” the Westfield School Board on Monday, February 1, 2021 caused to be posted at the Office of the Board of Education located at 302 Elm Street, Westfield, New Jersey, and delivered to The Westfield Leader, The Star-Ledger, the Westfield Library, Town Clerk of Westfield, TAP into Westfield and, a meeting notice setting forth the time, date and location of this meeting.
Members of the public will be allowed to make public comments at the end of the meeting. At the appropriate time on the agenda, the Q&A window will be opened for public access. If you wish to address the board, please type in your name and address. Individuals who are calling into the meeting and wish to speak can touch *3 to access the raise your hand function which will notify a staff member that you want to speak. When your name is called, a staff member will unmute your microphone. Each speaker is limited to three minutes. Please note that if any member of the public becomes disruptive during the remote meeting, the board president may mute the speaker's microphone. Continued disruptions may result in removal from the virtual meeting.
Mrs. Aziz, Mr. Bielen, Mr. Galligan,
Mr. Garrison, Mrs. Morrelli, Ms. Ohlig,
Mrs. Oporto, Mrs. Patel, Mrs. Root
2.  FLAG SALUTE:  Mrs. Aziz 
Approve the following resolution:
RESOLVED, that the Board of Education move into Private Session for the purpose of discussing matters rendered confidential by state and federal law including Superintendent search and personnel matters, and be it further. 
RESOLVED, that any discussion held by the Board which need not remain confidential and the results of the discussion will be made public as soon as practicable.
Board returns to public session.
Appointment of a consulting firm to conduct the Superintendent search.
5.  RECOGNIZE PUBLIC for questions and/or comments  
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