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From the Office of the Executive Secretary to the School Committee

*Revised Agenda with Supplemental Recommendation

November 16, 2021 | 06:00 pm

1. Public Comment (3 Minutes):

2. Student School Committee Report:

3. Presentation of the Records for Approval:
  • October 5, 2021 Regular Meeting
  • October 19, 2021 Regular Meeting

4. Reconsiderations:

5. Unfinished Business/Calendar:

6. Awaiting Reports:
#C21-311 Joint Motion by Member Fantini, Mayor Siddiqui, Member WilsonThat the School Department work with the City to develop a plan to support transporting students attending after school programs given the issues that DHSP has with after school this year.

7. Superintendent’s Agenda:

7a. Superintendent's Update:
7b. Presentations:

Superintendent Updates:  Office of Equity Inclusion & Belonging

Manuel Fernandez, Interim Chief Equity Officer

Leslie Jimenez, Director, OEIB

Kini Udovicki, Youth Advocate Specialist, OEIB

Jenny Chung, Curriculum & Training Specialist, Coach on Assignment (OEIB)


Math & Literacy: Teaching & Learning Team
Emily Bryan,
Coordinator, English Language Arts
Siobahn Mulligan,
CRLS Dean of Curriculum, LC “S”


7c. CPS District Plan:

7d. Consent Agenda:
#21-320 Recommendation: Approval of Amendment of Section 19 of Chapter II of the Rules of the School Committee to Allow Execution of Contracts Pursuant to Emergency Procurement Authorizations
#21-321 Recommendation: Contract Award: Day & Residential Program Services Not Available from the Cambridge School Department
#21-322 Recommendation: Contract Award: WB Mason: Custodial Supplies & Equipment
#21-323 Recommendation: Contract Award: Sunbelt Rentals: Equipment Rental
#21-324 Recommendation: Contract Award: New England Foods: Groceries
#21-325 Recommendation: Contract Award: Integration Partners Group: Computer Network Supplies
#21-326 Recommendation: Contract Award: Guaranteed Fresh Produce, Inc.: Fresh Produce
#21-327 Recommendation: Contract Award: BCM Controls Corporation: Security Upgrades
#21-328 Recommendation: Contract Award: Computer Hardware
#21-329 Recommendation: Grant Award: FY22 ESSER III (SC22216)
#21-332 Recommendation: Approval of the Tentative Agreement Between the Cambridge School Committee and the Cambridge Education Association Clerical Unit C for a Successor Collective Bargaining Agreement for the Period of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2024

8. Non-Consent Agenda:

9. School Committee Agenda (Policy Matters/Notifications/Requests for Information):
#21-330 Joint Motion by Vice-Chair Bowman, Mayor SiddiquiWhereas: That the School Committee conduct the swearing-in and inauguration of the 2022 School Committee elects at Cambridge City Hall on January 3, 2022.

Whereas: That the Vice-Chair appoints a representative to work with the Executive Secretary to execute planning of the January 3, 2022 inauguration and swearing-in of new Committee elects.

#21-331 Motion by Buildings & Grounds Sub-committeeReport of the October 12, 2021 Buildings and Grounds Sub-Committee

10. Resolutions:

11. Announcements:

12. Late Orders:

13. Communications and Reports from City Officers: None
Updated on 11/12/2021