Agenda & Minutes - November 17, 2020

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Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 7:00pm
                                            WESTFIELD BOARD OF EDUCATION
Westfield, New Jersey
Office of the Secretary
AGENDA – Board Meeting & Minutes
November 17, 2020
November 12, 2020
Notice is hereby given of the Regular Meeting of the Board of Education of the Town of Westfield, in the County of Union, New Jersey, at 7:00 p.m. on the evening of Tuesday, November 17, 2020. 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: 120 600 5387
Members of the public may submit comments by electronic mail and in written letter form to the Board Secretary and must be received no later than 24 hours prior to the start of the board meeting. The comments should be sent to Dana Sullivan at Two opportunities for public comment are also provided during the meeting. The purpose of the  meeting is to transact the regular business of the Board and to transact any other business to come properly before the Board. 
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 Thursday, November 12, 2020, 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 twice during the virtual meeting. In the beginning of the meeting, the public may comment on agenda items only and at the end of the meeting the public can comment on any topic. 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. 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.
Mr. Bielen, Mr. Diamond, Mr. Galligan,
Mr. Garrison, Mr. Morrissey, Ms. Ohlig,
Mrs. Oporto, Mrs. Oster, Mrs. Root
2.  FLAG SALUTE:  Mrs. Root
4.  RECOGNIZE PUBLIC for agenda items only
  • School Physician Update
  •  State Mandated Reports
                Student Safety Data System (January - June 2020)
                2019-2020 HIB Grade Self-Assessment Submission
Approve Minutes of the Board Meeting held on October 27, 2020.
8.  FACILITIES (Mr. Bielen)
10. POLICIES (Mr. Galligan)
12.  FINANCE (Mr. Diamond)
13.  TECHNOLOGY (Mr. Garrison)
18.  RECOGNIZE PUBLIC for questions and/or comments
Groups audience: 
- Private group -