PLEASE NOTE THAT AGENDAS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE UNTIL THE TIME OF THE BOARD MEETING

 


 

OPEN MEETING

CALL TO ORDER, SALUTE TO THE FLAG, AND MOMENT OF SILENCE

 


 

ROLL CALL

 


 

OPEN PUBLIC MEETINGS ACT NOTICE

The New Jersey Open Public Meetings Law was enacted to insure the right of the public to have advance notice of and to attend the meetings of public bodies at which any business affecting their interests is discussed or acted upon. In accordance with the provisions of this Act, the Brick Township Board of Education has caused notice of this meeting to be posted on the Administration Office Bulletin Board, the official District website and Channel BTV-20, and sent to the Asbury Park Press and Municipal Clerk's Office.

 


 

STUDENT/STAFF RECOGNITION/PRESENTATIONS

  1. Report of Student Representatives from Brick Memorial High School and Brick Township High School

 


 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  1. to approve the Regular Meeting Minutes of October 28, 2010

 


 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

  1. Finance & Physical Plant (Operations) Committee

  2. Curriculum & Instruction Committee

  3. Human Resources Committee

 


 

CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION

  1. to approve workshop attendance (as required by the School District Accountability Act) as attached:
     bWorkshops 11 18 10.pdf


  2. to approve the submission of an application for a "We Are Teachers" grant for $200 and a video camera for the Educational Enrichment Center

FINANCE & BUSINESS

  1. to approve Intra-Budget transfers, as attached:  
     
    TRANSFERS FOR 11 18 10.pdf

  2. to accept the Board Secretary's Monthly Certification on Budget Line Items Status as of October 31, 2010
    Pursuant to N.J.S.A.18A:17-9 and 18A:17-36, James W. Edwards, Jr., CPA, testifies that as of October 31, 2010 no budgetary line item account has obligations and payments (contractual orders) which in total exceed the amount anticipated by the District Board of Education pursuant to N.J.S.A.18A:22-9 and 18:22-8.1.

  3. to accept the Board's Monthly Certification of Budgetary Major Account/Fund Status of October 31, 2010
    Pursuant to N.J.S.A.18A:17-0 and 18:17-36, we certify that as of October 31, 2010, after review of the Secretary's monthly report (statement of expenditures), and upon consultation with the appropriate District officials, to the best of our knowledge no major account or fund has been over-expended in violation of N.J.A.C.6A:23-2.12(c), and that sufficient funds are available to meet the District's financial obligations for the remainder of the fiscal year.

  4. to accept the Board Secretary's and Treasurer of School Monies Reports of October 31, 2010, as attached: 
     BOARD SECRETARY'S REPORT 11 18 10.pdf
     TREASURER OF SCHOOL MONIES 11 18 10.pdf


  5. to approve payment of vouchers, as attached:
     
    50 BATCH REGULAR CHECKS 11 18 10.pdf
     51 BATCH MANUAL CHECKS 11 18 10.pdf
     52 BATCH WIRE PAYMENTS 11 18 10.pdf
     53 BATCH WIRE PAYMENT 11 18 10.pdf
     56 BATCH MANUAL CHECKS 11 18 10.pdf
     59 BATCH WIRE PAYMENTS 11 18 10.pdf
     61 BATCH MANUAL CHECK 11 18 10.pdf
     PAYROLL 11 18 10.pdf



  6. to approve the Void Check Register, as attached:
     
    VOID CHECK REGISTER 11 18 10.pdf


  7. to declare the following items surplus equipment, no longer required for school purposes, and authorize the Business Administrator/Board Secretary to discard these items in accordance with N.J.S.A.18A:18A-45, as follows:

                                          ITEM                                                                                          SERIAL #                                                                  LOCATION                        
         
     1  Standing Hobart Mixer H600

                                      1607088/003476

     FOOD SVC
     1  Vulcan Gas Convection Oven

                                      003481

     FOOD SVC
     1  Vulcan Gas Double Steamer VL2GA                                   656/003483  FOOD SVC
     1  Forge Gas Kettle FT401E                                   46312-351858/003484  FOOD SVC 
     1  Kenwood Walkie Talkies with chargers                                   KSC-31  MIDS
     5  Maxon Walkie Talkies with chargers                                   ACC-402  MIDS
     5  Maxon Spare battery packs                                    MIDS
     1  Brother Electric Typewriter                                   EM-750fx  MIDS
     1  Dell Monitor Model E-77s                                   CN-0Y1352-4706-3CQ-B4FN  MIDS
     1  Dell Optiplex Computer                                   GX270  MIDS

  8. to accept a donation of a Samsung Classic Collection Microwave, Model #MW45304, Serial #60802356, from Beatriz Cruz to the faculty room at Emma Havens Young Elementary School

  9. to approve a Resolution to the New Jersey Division of Pensions and Benefits, as attached:
     
    aDIVISION OF PENSIONS RESOLUTION 11 18 10.pdf


  10. to approve a Resolution to Participate in the New Jersey State Health Benefits Plan, as attached:
     
    aPARTICIPATION IN STATE HEALTH BENEFITS PLAN 11 18 10.pdf


  11. to approve a Resolution Regarding Out-of-Pocket Expenditure Under the New Jersey School Employees Health Benefits Plan, as attached:
     
    b OUT-OF-POCKET RESOLUTION 11 18 10.pdf


  12. to approve the schedule of Cost Recovery Fees for the Use of School District Facilities, as attached:
     COST RECOVERY FEES 11 18 10.pdf


  13. to approve a contract with Tri State Tours for a trip to Washington, D.C. for Brick Memorial High School AP History students, as attached:
     
    TRI STATE TOURS.pdf


  14. to ratify salaries as charged to the No Child Left Behind Federal Grant, in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)(AUDIT), for the 2010-2011 school year, as follows:

                        SCHOOL                              

                         NAME                      

                SALARY FROM TITLE llA    
               A/C# 20-270-200-101-03-000 
                           

                         DIST               Anthony Caravella                  $ 50,000



  15. to ratify salaries as charged to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Title l Grant, in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) (AUDIT), for the 2010-2011 school year, as follows:

                     SCHOOL                     

                         NAME                      

                SALARY FROM TITLE llA  ARRA 
                    A/C# 20-460-200104-03-000
                          

                        DIST           Christine Brown       (10/29/10-6/30/11)                       $ 48,761
                        DIST           Wayne Puglisi          (11/1/10-6/14/11)                  $ 67,621
                        DIST           Jennifer Monninger    (1/31/11-6/14/11)                  $ 25,601
                        DIST          Amanda Beattie        (9/1/10-6/30/11)                  $ 60,250



  16. to ratify salaries as charged to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act IDEA Grant, in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)(AUDIT), for the 2010-2011 school  year as follows:

             SCHOOL                              

                         NAME                      

                SALARY FROM IDEA ARRA
               A/C# 20-462-200-104-99-000
                           

            DIST               Marianne Kavanagh                  $ 65,455
            DIST           Lydia DeRosa                  $ 58,250



  17. to ratify salaries as charged to the IMPACT Grant, in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)(AUDIT), for the 2010-2011 school year, as follows:

          SCHOOL                              

                         NAME                      

                                SALARY  
               A/C# 20-459-200-104-03-000
                           

          DIST               MaryJane Garibay                  $ 16,500



  18. to approve a Fair and Open Resolution for Professional Services for DRG, Design Resources Group, for Architectural Services, as attached:
     ARCHITECT RESOLUTION AND LETTER OF INTENT 11 18 10.pdf



  19. to approve a Fair and Open Resolution for Professional Services for Catapult Learning, LLC for Special Education Services for Non-Public students, as attached:
     
    SPEC SVC NON PUBLIC STUDENTS 11 18 10.pdf



  20. to approve a Fair and Open Resolution for Professional Services for Catapult Learning, LLC, for Instructional Services for Non-Public students, as attached:
     
    INSTRUCTIONAL SVC NON PUBLIC STUDENTS 11 18 10.pdf


  21. to approve a Fair and Open Resolution for Professional Services for Dr. Annette Vicari Appleheimer for School Psychologist Case Management Services, as attached:
     
    PSYCHOLOGIST CASE MGMT 11 18 10.pdf



  22. to approve a Fair and Open Resolution for Professional Services for  Maureen Saporito Consultants for School Social Worker Case Management Services, as attached:
     SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKER CASE MANAGEMENT SERVICES 11 18 10.pdf


  23. to approve a Fair and Open Resolution for Professional Services for DeCotiis, FitzPatrick & Cole, LLP for Bond Counsel Services, as attached:
     
    b BOND COUNSEL 11 18 10.pdf         
     
    LETTER OF INTENT BOND COUNSEL 11 18 10.pdf



  24. to approve a Fair and Open Resolution for Professional Services for Phoenix Advisors, LLC for Financial Advisor Services, as attached:
     FINANCIAL ADVISOR RESOLUTION AND LETTER OF INTENT 11 18 10.pdf


  25. to approve a Fair and Open Resolution for Professional Services for Axiom Link for Speech Therapist - Bilingual Services, as attached:
     SPEECH THERAPIST BILINGUAL SERVICES 11 18 10.pdf


  26. to approve a settlement with the Brick Police Athletic League in the amount of $31,500 as proposed by the Brick PAL in settlement of 2008/2009 school usage fees


PERSONNEL (Teaching) - NEW BUSINESS

  1.  to approve employment of Substitute Teachers, for the 2010-2011 School Year, as follows:

     Harrigan, Mary                          O'Brien, Laurie                       Smith, Carole            LaManna, Philip 

  2.  to accept, with regret, a retirement, as follows:

    NAME      

     SCHOOL/TITLE    

    EFFECTIVE DATE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE 
     Gogerty, Beth         BMHS/Nurse        07/01/12  14 Years 10 Months    

  3. to approve a change in a leave of absence, as follows:

    NAME             SCHOOL/TITLE                   FROM                                               TO                                PAY/BENEFITS             
     Pietrocola, Carrieann   VMES/In Class Support  FMLA - 11/18/10-12/10/10 
    NJFLA - 12/13/10-03/17/11
    FMLA - 11/08/10-12/17/10
    NJFLA - 12/20/10-03/24/11 
    W/O Pay, W/Benefits
    W/O Pay, W/Benefits 

  4. to ratify a change in a leave replacement, as follows:

    ACCOUNT NO   NAME                         SCHOOL/SUBJECT          FROM                            TO    SALARY   PRO-RATA 
    11-213-100-101-36-000  Lois, Deborah     VMES/In Class Support           11/22/10-03/17/11  11/08/10-03/24/11    $54,050  $25,674        

  5. to approve leaves of absence, as follows:
     NAME                                      SCHOOL/TITLE             TYPE OF LEAVE                      EFFECTIVE                             PAY/BENEFITS                
     Behnke, Lauren        LM/Grade 3      FMLA       03/29/11-05/24/11     W/O Pay, W/Benefits 
     Green, Grace         DP/Grade 2      FMLA       03/28/11-06/30/11     W/O Pay, W/Benefits 
     Reck, Patricia     BMHS/English      FMLA       01/24/11-05/27/11     W/O Pay, W/Benefits 


  6. to approve placements for Student Teaching, Field Experiences, Classroom Observations, Internships or Externships, as attached:
    Placements for November 18, 2010.pdf

  7. to approve employment to Schedule "C", as attached:
    10-11 SPRING COACHES - BOE 11-18-10.pdf


  8. to approve volunteers to Schedule "C", as attached:
    10-11 WINTER VOLUNTEERS BOE 11-18-10.pdf

  9. to approve employment for the 2010-2011 School Year, as follows: <><><><>
    ACCOUNT NO                 NAME                    

            SCHOOL/GRADE 

           STEP/GUIDE/SALARY 

                    EFFECTIVE  

               PRO-RATA 

     11-140-100-101-16-000

    Gorski, Lisa  

           BMHS/English 

    02/BA/$50,235 

     01/31/11-06/30/11 

      $24,113

     11-230-100-101-20-000

    Laws, Adrienne

           LRMS/Basic Skills

     12/MA+30/$64,970

    12/02/10-06/30/11 

     $43,530



  10. to rescind participation of Frank Darcy/MIDS in the Abigail Adams Grant Project, and replace with Thomas Trembulak/VMMS, sponsored by the American Institute for History Education, coordinated by the Lakewood School District.

 

 


 

PERSONNEL (Non-Teaching) - NEW BUSINESS


  1. to accept, with regret retirements, as follows:
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    NAME           DEPT/TITLE    EFFECTIVE DATE  BRICK EXPERIENCE 
     Fiorentino, Ann Marie   Custodian/Herb  07/01/11     27 Years 9 Months 
     Silva, Barbara      School Bus Driver  01/01/11  23 Years 11 Months 


  2. to ratify a resignation, as follows:
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    NAME      DEPT/TITLE    EFFECTIVE DATE  BRICK EXPERIENCE 
     Loiodice, Brenda   Food Svc Wrkr/BMHS       11/08/10  4 Years 6 Months 


  3. to ratify leaves of absence, as follows:
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    NAME     DEPT/TITLE TYPE OF LEAVE      EFFECTIVE        PAY/BENEFITS 
     Shaw, Sharon   Custodial Worker/PLC      FMLA  11/18/10-12/10/10  W/O Pay, W/Benefits 
     Russo, Joanne Teacher Aide/LM     FMLA 11/18/10-12/23/10  W/O Pay, W/Benefits 
     Dodich, Ilene Teacher Aide/LM      FMLA  11/08/10-12/20/10  W/O Pay, W/Benefits 
     Heck, Rose Marie Teacher Aide/LM      FMLA  11/18/10-11/30/10  W/O Pay, W/Benefits 


  4. to approve a leave of absence, as follows:

    NAME               DEPT/TITLE               TYPE OF LEAVE        EFFECTIVE      PAY/BENEFITS 
     Neff, Danielle Clerk Typist/PLC  Leave of Absence  12/09/10-12/10/10  W/O Pay, W/O Benefits 


  5. to approve employment of Substitutes, as follows:
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    ACCOUNT NO  NAME        DEPT/TITLE             EFFECTIVE        SALARY       
     60-910-310-110-67-001 Nazzaro, Kristi   Food Svc Wrkr  11/22/10-06/30/11     $9.25 Per Hr 
     11-000-262-109-00-002 Guerra, Vincent  Custodial Wrkr  11/19/10-06/30/11   $13.46 Per Hr


  6. to approve employment, as follows:
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    ACCOUNT NO  NAME        DEPT/TITLE           EFFECTIVE     SALARY  PRO-RATA 
     11-000-270-160-66-003 Nugent, Harold  Mechanic/PA  11/19/10-06/30/11   $27,092  $16,672 
     11-000-219-105-99-000 Hallahan, Joann  Clerk Typist/PLC 11/19/10-06/30/11   $21,855  $13,364 
     11-000-211-105-03-001 Arroz, Dora Clerk Typist/Central Reg/Admin 11/29/10-06/30/11   $21,855  $12,860 


  7. to approve a change in employment, as follows:
    ACCOUNT NO   NAME         FROM   TO        EFFECTIVE DATE  SALARY   PRO-RATA 
     60-910-310-110-67-000 Mazza, Concetta    Food Svc Wrkr/4Hr/LRMS  Sr. Food Svc Wrkr/5.5 Hr/PA/  11/19/10-06/30/11 $13,791  $10,048 


  8. to ratify the addition of a Black Seal License, as follows:
    ACCOUNT NO  NAME       DEPT/TITLE  EFFECTIVE DATE  STIPEND  PRO-RATA 
     11-000-262-109-63-000 Steele, Frederick  Custodial Worker/VMES  09/28/10-06/30/11  $525   $394


  9. to rescind employment, as follows:
    NAME  TITLE   EFFECTIVE DATE 
     Lyons, Sean  B.E.S.T Program/Assistant   10/29/10


  10. to ratify changes in salary, as follows:
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    ACCOUNT NO   NAME        DEPT/TITLE  FROM   TO    EFFECTIVE DATE 
     65-990-330-110-68-000 Golden, Nicole  Best/Supv  $13.00 Per Hour  $11.00 Per Hour  10/12/10-06/30/11 
     65-990-330-110-69-000 Berrol, Dena  Kwrap/Supv  $9.00 Per Hour  $12.00 Per Hour  10/19/10-06/30/11 
     11-000-270-160-66-002 Satter, Victoria  School Bus Driver  $37,938  $38,007  09/01/10-06/30/11 


  11. to ratify a change in employment date of a substitute, as follows:
    ACCOUNT NO   NAME          TITLE  FROM  TO 
    11-000-270-160-00-004   Guidice, Richard School Bus Driver  10/29/10-06/30/11  10/11/10-06/30/11 

 


 

POLICY - NEW BUSINESS

  1. to approve  and adopt Policy #1330, Community Use of School Facilities, on Second Reading, as attached:
     
    1330 a COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOL FACILITIES to be presented 11 18 10.pdf


  2. to approve Policy #5121.3, Examination Exemption Policy, on First Reading, as attached:
     
    5121.3 EXAMINATION EXEMPTION POLICY to be presented for first reading 11 18 10.pdf

 


 

AUXILIARY - NEW BUSINESS

  1. to accept reports submitted for Field Trips and the Use of School District Facilities, as attached:
     ELEMENTARY FIELD TRIPS 11 18 10(a).pdf
     SECONDARY FIELD TRIPS 11 18 10(b) (2).pdf
     CHARGEABLE USE OF FACILITIES 11 18 10.pdf
     NON-CHARGEABLE USE OF FACILITIES 11 18 10.pdf

 


 

SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

 


 

PUBLIC COMMENT

Public Comment shall be limited to 3 minutes in length and shall be limited to two visits to the podium per person.  Your name shall be stated for the record.  Comments are welcome by the Brick Township Board of Education to help promote a higher quality of education for our students.  Questions may be posed and answers will be provided either directly to the individual, or at a later date if research is required.  In such cases a phone number will be left with the Board Secretary.

 


 

BOARD COMMENT

 


 

CALENDAR

 

        DAY                                          

 DATE                                              

 EVENT                              

     
Monday & Tuesday    November 22-23, 2010 Parent Conferences
     
Monday - Wednesday  November 22-24, 2010 Early Dismissal of Students
     
Thursday & Friday      November 25 & 26, 2010 Thanksgiving Recess
Schools Closed
     

Wednesday    

 December 15, 2010 Board Retreat
3:30 PM, TTC
     
Thursday  December 16, 2010 Regular Public Meeting
7:00 PM, VMMS
     

 


 

ADJOURNMENT

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