The week in government: BOS reconsidering Article positions; Combined School Committees; and Annual Town Meeting

by beth on March 18, 2019

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Here is a selection of the committee and board meetings for the week along with my selected highlights from the agendas. All these meetings are open to the public, so you’re welcome to stop on by.

Be aware that changes to the meeting schedule are known to happen throughout the week. For an updated list of meetings, visit the town website.

Monday, March 18, 2019

  • Municipal Technology Committee, 5:00 pm @ Hearing Room, Town House, 17 Common St (agenda) Agenda Highlights: Tech reviews for School admin, Library, andPublic Safety; strategic tech plan & use surveys; review of tech related Town Meeting Articles; and grant opportunity

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

  • Board of Trustees Southborough Library, 6:00 pm @ Southborough Library, Ella Eaton Room, 25 Main St (agenda) Agenda Highlights: Re-location of historical and young adult collections; Library Facade Restoration Project update; Town meeting presentation; updates on Strategic Planning and Reporting Structure/Org Chart; and Saturday staffing schedule
  • Board of Selectmen, 6:30 pm @ Hearing Room, Town House, 17 Common St (agenda) Agenda Highlights: Hearing on application to transfer Tomasso Trattoria’s liquor license; Legislative update by state senator and representative; Rejection of Golf Club improvements bid due to insufficient funding; Request to reduce Scholarship Advisory Committee size; Reconsider positions on Town Meeting Articles; Establish Naming Committee for Golf Club parking access road and Meeting Room at Historical Museum – Broadcast live and replayed by SAM*
  • Advisory Committee, 7:00 pm @ Cordaville Hall, Room B, 9 Cordaville Rd (agenda) Agenda Highlights: Finalize votes on FY20 budget and capital expenses; discuss presentation for Town Meeting

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

  • Northborough School Committee, Southborough School Committee, Northborough – Southborough Regional School Committee, Northborough – Southborough Superintendency Union #3, 6:00 pm @ Algonquin Regional High School Library , 79 Bartlett St, Northborough (agenda, draft policies from 1st reading) Agenda Highlights: Updates on Start Time initiative and Search Committees; 2nd Readings to approve revised and new policies on responsible tech use for staff and students, plus employees’ social media; Superintendent’s evaluation
  • Southborough Housing Authority, 6:30 pm @ Colonial Gardens, 49 Boston Rd (agenda) Agenda Highlights:
  • Northborough – Southborough Regional School Committee, 7:00 pm @ Algonquin Regional High School Library , 79 Bartlett St, Northborough (agenda, draft policy from 1st reading) Agenda Highlights: Updates/presentations on Athletic Boosters, Fine & Performing Arts presentation, and Class Rank; Reviews of Program of Studies Guide and Student Handbook; 2nd reading of policy on Advertising, donations, and sponsorships
  • Southborough Scholarship Committee, 7:00 pm @ Cordaville Hall, Country Kitchen, 9 Cordaville Rd (agenda) Agenda Highlights: Timeline for applications through interviews; rubric for evaluations; number and amounts of scholarships; Financial review; Fundraising update; update on request to reduce number of committee seats

Thursday, March 21, 2019

  • Southborough Housing Opportunity Partnership, 8:30 am @ Hearing Room, Town House, 17 Common St (agenda) Agenda Highlights: DHCD inventory; Warrant Articles discussion

Saturday, March 23, 2019

  • Southborough School Committee, 12:30 pm @ Trottier Middle School, Room 129, 49 Parkerville Rd (agenda) Agenda Highlights: Prep for Town Meeting
  • Annual Town Meeting opens, 1:00 pm @ Trottier Middle School Auditorium, 49 Parkerville Rd (Warrant, Proposed Budget, Proposed changes to Salary Administration Plan): Opening session for this year’s Annual Town Meeting. Southborough voters act as town legislature to appropriate money to fund the Town’s expenses (for the fiscal year July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020) and act on other issues such as zoning bylaws. (Click here for dedicated blog coverage on issues related to this year’s meeting.) – Broadcast live and replayed by SAM*
  • Annual Town Meeting continues, 7:00 pm @ Trottier Middle School Auditorium, 49 Parkerville Rd: Presuming business wasn’t completed in the afternoon session, this is the 2nd session of 2019 Annual Town Meeting. – Broadcast live and replayed by SAM*

*Southborough Access Media will broadcast the BOS meeting live on Verizon-37 and Charter-192. Click here to see this week’s schedule with rebroadcast times. (Videos are also usually made available through their YouTube channel by the following morning.) SAM also always covers Annual Town Meeting live – but you need to be there to vote.

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