TYPE: New Regular Meeting
DATE: 10/5/2020 TIME: 7:00 PM
LOCATION: Mayflower Room, PPS Central Offices
DETAILS: SY21_11R_10-5-20
7:00 PM 1.0 Call to Order
1.1 Pledge of Allegiance Info
1.2 Pledges for Chromebooks & Hotspots for Plymouth ~ Lucy & Katherine Jackson Go-Fund-Me Check Presentation Info
7:05 PM 2.0 Comments from Student Representatives
A) Plymouth North High School
2.1 Student Representative Report - PNHS
B) Plymouth South High School
2.2 Student Representative Report - PSHS
7:14 PM 3.0 District Preparedness Update - COVID-19
3.1 District Communications & Protocols Info
7:19 PM 4.0 Communications
A) Superintendent's Report
4.1 Reports and Proposals from the Superintendent
B) Retirement Announcements
4.2 Retirements
7:31 PM 5.0 Superintendent's Goals
5.1 Superintendent's Entry Plan Info
5.2 Superintendent's FY21 Goals Info/Action
7:46 PM 6.0 Reports
A) Committee Member Reports
6.1 Reports and Proposals from Committee Members
B) Plymouth Youth Development Collaborative
6.2 PYDC Reports ~ September 18, 2020 PYDC Minutes
C) Plymouth Building Committee Reports
6.3 Reports from the Plymouth Building Committee Liaisons
D) Personnel Reports
6.4 Appointments, Leaves of Absence, and Resignations
7:56 PM 7.0 Old and New Business
7.1 Old Business Info
7.2 New Business Info
8:03 PM 8.0 Approval of Consent Agenda Action
8.1 Approval of Consent Agenda Action
A) Home Education Plans
8.2 Home Schooling Plan Approval - #187-21 through #194-21
B) Schedule of Bills
8.3 Accounts Payable Warrant #S100120
8.4 Grants and Revolving Funds Warrant #G100120
C) Minutes
8.5 Minutes July 22, 2020
8.6 Minutes July 22, 2020 Executive Session
D) Disposal of Equipment and Materials
8.7 CC#321 PCIS/Facilities - Equipment
8:08 PM 9.0 Items Pulled from Consent Agenda
8:09 PM 10.0 Comments from the General Public
10.1 Comments from Community Members Google Form registration: Info
8:30 PM 11.0 Adjournment
11.1 Executive Session: FY22 Budget Action
11.2 Chairman's Adjournment Info
Due to COVID-19 laws and restrictions, this Plymouth Public Schools (PPS) School Committee meeting will be held in a hybrid format with some participants meeting in-person at Central Office at 11 Lincoln Street, Plymouth, MA and some participants joining through a live Zoom call broadcast simultaneously from 11 Lincoln Street. This School Committee meeting will be broadcast live on Educational Access Programming (EDTV), and it will also be live-streamed on the PPS District YouTube Channel. The meeting will be held on Monday, October 5, 2020, beginning at 7:00 p.m. The Public is encouraged to register to join the public meeting as a Zoom participant to provide public comment. If you wish to join the meeting to contribute live, public comment, you must pre-register with the Recording Secretary through this Google form: The registration period runs from public posting time on October 1st through 5:00 p.m. on Monday, October 5th. All registrants will receive the Zoom link required in order to join the live meeting to provide public comments prior to the 7:00 p.m. start time of the meeting on the 10/5/20. The public comment agenda item is currently scheduled at the end of the meeting to allow ample time for all interested people to provide their comments. Please note that all school committee meetings are recorded and most are broadcast live. All public comments are documented in the official meeting minutes. Public Comment Zoom Guidelines: Pre-registered commenters can join the meeting at any time once the meeting has begun. You are also free to wait until the public comment agenda item commences. Once you click the Zoom link, participants will be placed in a virtual waiting room while the Clerk verifies your registration. Once admitted into the meeting you will remain on mute until it is your allotted time to speak. Once the public comments commence, speakers will be unmuted and heard in the order they registered. Zoom speakers will be required to hear audio and should plan to turn on their video if possible. Also, if any public participants wish to communicate with the Clerk once you are in the Zoom meeting, you can make a request via the “chat” feature. Pursuant to Governor Baker’s March 12, 2020 Order Suspending Certain Provisions of the Open Meeting Law, G.L. c. 30A, §18, and the Governor’s March 15, 2020 Order imposing strict limitations on the number of people that may gather in one place*, this meeting will be conducted both in-person and via remote participation by the members. Specific information and the general guidelines for remote participation by members of the public and/or parties with a right and/or requirement to attend this meeting can be found on the Town of Plymouth’s website, at For this meeting, members of the public who wish to watch the meeting live may do so by tuning into your Educational Access Programming channel (Channel 14 Comcast; Channel 45 Verizon) or on the Plymouth Public Schools YouTube Channel ( No in-person attendance of the public will be permitted into the meeting in person, but the public can register to join the meeting via the Zoom portion of the meeting to provide public comment (see above). In compliance with Open Meeting Law, this agenda lists all topics that the chair reasonably anticipates, 48 hours in advance, will be discussed at the meeting.