The 1,500-word proposed policy came to the full panel via its policy subcommittee and would appear to replace two existing policies, titled "Library Materials Selection and Adoption" and "Library Resources," that add up to about 800 words on the topic.
The panel could have bids in hand to approve as soon as its September meeting, and shovels could go in the ground at the middle-high school campus as early as this fall, Carolyn Greene told her colleagues.
One of many areas where the district has emphasized its push for diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging has been in how it communicates with the families of students, Business Administrator Joe Bergeron told the committee.
Greene stressed that the $3.5 million figure was a "snapshot" of the gift's value that the college was able to provide to the district in December. The actual value may have gone up or down since then.
Town officials and the Mount Greylock Regional School District agreed Monday that the district will bear the upfront cost of replacing a failing boiler at the elementary school and be reimbursed by the town at a later date.
With a little more than a month left to submit papers for the Mount Greylock Regional School Committee election, all five incumbents have taken out papers, and two have completed the process to get on the November ballot.
At Thursday's monthly meeting, Jose Constantine reacted to a report about the superintendent's appearance before Williamstown's Diversity, Inclusion and Racial Equity Committee by suggesting that the DIRE Committee ought not be the sole focus of the administration's community outreach.