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5/11/21 School Committee Meeting Minutes

FALMOUTH PUBLIC SCHOOLS
340 Teaticket Highway
EAST FALMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS
School Committee Meeting
May 11, 2021
Executive Session 6:00 PM
Public Meeting 6:30 PM
PUBLIC: REMOTE ACCESS MEETING VIA Zoom Webinar
Webinar Archived on You Tube
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJIZbUUGx0B-XABvwkMtRZQ
School Committee Members REMOTE
Kelly Welch, Chair Lori Duerr, Superintendent
Natalie Kanellopoulos, Vice-Chair Patrick Murphy, Dir. Of Finance and Operations
Melissa Keefe, Secretary
Terri Medeiros
Andrea Thorrold
Leah Palmer
Bill Rider Sharon Reid, Recording Secretary REMOTE
Lisa Hart Community Access REMOTE
John Furnari (ABSENT)
HEARD Kelly Welch open the public meeting at 6:01 PM.
MOTION by Kelly Welch to move into executive session with respect to collective bargaining with FEA units A, B, C,
and D. SECONDED by Melissa Keefe. Roll Call Vote. UNANIMOUS.
HEARD Kelly Welch re-open public session at 7:04 PM.
HEARD Kelly Welch recite audio/video recording statement. No one identified as taping the meeting.
HEARD Kelly Welch report that negotiations with the Falmouth Educators Association (FEA) have been on going
through the fall. In December 2020 an agreement was signed between the Falmouth School Committee and the FEA.
Since all students will be allowed to return to in-person learning, negotiations were re-opened to amend the agreement.
MOTION by Kelly Welch to approve the amendment to the agreement of the parties Reopening Memorandum of
Agreement between the Falmouth Public Schools and the Falmouth Educators Association (FEA), to be signed by the
Chair upon approval of the FEA. Roll Call Vote. UNANIMOUS.
The following documents were included in the School Committee packet of May 11, 2021. Hard copies can be found in
the Superintendent’s office or electronic copies on-line at the Town’s website: www.falmouthmass.us/AgendaCenter
 Proposed Amendment to the Agreement of the Parties Reopening Memorandum of Agreement
Public MEETING ADJOURNED: 7:07 PM Minutes Approved: May 19, 2021
Respectfully Submitted,
Melissa Keefe
Secretary