Agenda & Minutes - December 8, 2020

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Dates: 
Tuesday, December 8, 2020 - 7:00pm
WESTFIELD BOARD OF EDUCATION
Westfield, New Jersey
Office of the Secretary
 
AGENDA – Board Meeting & Minutes
December 8, 2020
 
December 3, 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, December 8, 2020. The board meeting will be held via an online platform which can be accessed at:https://westfieldnjk12.webex.com/westfieldnjk12/onstage/g.php?MTID=e8ea6deb300f6b629c1cc5685967aa84c
The meeting can also be accessed by phone at: 1-415-655-0001, Access Code: 120-628-2999
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, December 3, 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 Patch.com, 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. 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 if any member of the public becomes disruptive during the meeting, the board president may mute the speaker's microphone. Continued disruptions may result in removal from the virtual meeting.
 
1.  ROLL CALL:
 
Mr. Bielen, Mr. Diamond, Mr. Galligan,
Mr. Garrison, Mr. Morrissey, Ms. Ohlig,
Mrs. Oporto, Mrs. Oster, Mrs. Root
 
2.  FLAG SALUTE:  Mrs. Oster
 
3.   ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
4.  RECOGNIZE PUBLIC for agenda items only
 
5.  SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT (Dr. Dolan)
  • Supporting Emotional Well-Being During COVID-19
6.  MINUTES
 
Approve Minutes of the Board Meeting held on November 17, 2020. 
 
8.  FACILITIES (Mr. Bielen)
 
9.  LONG RANGE PLANNING (Ms. Ohlig)
 
10. POLICIES (Mr. Galligan)
12.  FINANCE (Mr. Diamond)
13.  TECHNOLOGY (Mr. Garrison)
 
15.  UNFINISHED BUSINESS
 
16.  NEW BUSINESS
 
17.  LIAISON REPORTS
 
18.  RECOGNIZE PUBLIC for questions and/or comments
 
19.  PRIVATE SESSION
 
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 and Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying incidents, 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.
 
20.  ADJOURNMENT
Groups audience: 
- Private group -