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


  2. Teacher Recognitions

 


 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

1.  Reorganization and Regular Public Meeting of May 5, 2011

 


 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

  1. Curriculum & Instruction Committee

  2. Operations Committee

  3. Human Resources Committee

 


 

CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION

  1. to accept a report of a Field Trip, as submitted, as attached:
     SECONDARY FIELD TRIP 5 19 11(a).pdf


  2. to approve placements for Student Teaching, Field Experiences, Classroom observations, Internships or Externships, as attached:
     COLLEGE STUDENT PLACEMENTS 5-19-11 (2).pdf

  3. to approve the 2011-2012 school year list of textbooks Pre-Kindergarten through 12th Grade, and written curricula for all subjects Pre-Kindergarten through 12th Grade, inclusive of State mandated programs and services, on file in the Office of the Superintendent, in accordance with N.J.S.A.18A:33-1.

 


 

OPERATIONS

  1. to approve intra-budget transfers, as attached:
     TRANSFERS 05 19 11.pdf


  2. Pursuant to 6A:23A -16.10(c)3, the School Business Administrator/Board Secretary certifies that the total encumbrances and expenditures for each line item does not exceed the line item appropriation in accordance with 6A:23A-16.10(a)

  3. Pursuant to 6A:23A-16.10(c)4, the Board of Education, after review of the School Business Administrator/Board Secretary's and Treasurer of School Monies Reports as of April 30, 2011, and upon consultation with appropriate School District Officials, certifies that no fund had been over-expended in violation of 6A:23A-16.10 (b), and that sufficient funds are available to the District Board of Education's financial operations for the remainder of the fiscal year.


  4. to accept the Board Secretary's and Treasurer of School Monies Reports as of April 30, 2011, in accordance with 18A:17-9 and 18A:17-36, as attached:
     BOARD SECRETARY'S REPORT APRIL 2011.pdf
     TREASURER OF SCHOOL MONIES FOR APRIL 30 2011.pdf



  5. to approve the payment of vouchers, as follows:
      51 BATCH MANUAL CHECKS 05 19 11.pdf
      52 BATCH WIRE PAYMENTS 05 19 11.pdf
      53 BATCH WIRE PAYMENTS 05 19 11.pdf 
      55 BATCH WIRE PAYMENTS 05 19 11.pdf
      65 BATCH REGULAR CHECKS 05 19 11.pdf
      PAYROLL 05 19 11.pdf

  6. to approve the Void Check Register, as follows:
      VOID CHECK REGISTER 05 19 11.pdf

  7. to ratify contracts for Out-of-District student placements, as attached:
     HOLMDEL SCHOOLS.pdf
     MIDDLESEX REGIONAL EDUCATIONAL SERVICE COMMISSION.pdf



  8. to approve a Fair and Open Resolution for a Provider of Assistive Technology Services, as follows:

                                               RESOLUTION - ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY CONSULTANT SERVICES 

                WHEREAS,
          there exists a need for Assistive Technology Consultant Services, and

                WHEREAS,
        N.J.S.A.18A:18A-5 et seq. requires any contract in which the amount exceeds the bid threshold be awarded by the Board of Education by resolution at a public meeting; and
     
                
    WHEREAS,  N.J.S.A.18A:18A-5 also states that Professional Services may be negotiated and awarded without public advertising for bids and bidding therefore; and
     
                
    WHEREAS,    18A:18A-5.a(1) states that the Board of Education shall in each instance state supporting reasons for its action in the resolution awarding each contract and shall forthwith cause to be printed once, in an official newspaper, a brief notice stating the nature, duration, service and amount of the contract, and that the resolution and contract are on file and available for public inspection in the Office of the Board of Education; and

                
    WHEREAS,    6A:23A-5.2(a)4 states Professional Services contracts are to be issued in a deliberative and efficient manner such as through a Request for Proposal based on cost and other specified factors that ensures the District receives the highest quality services at a fair and competitive price,

                NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, BY THE Brick Township Board of Education, as follows:

    A.         That Advance Education Advisement Company, 464 Penn Avenue North, Forked River, NJ 08731, be and is hereby appointed by the Brick Township  Board of Education to said position.

    B.         This appointment is made in accordance with the Request for Proposal dated April 15, 2011 as a Professional Service under the provisions of the Local Public Contract Law because the services are to be performed by a recognized professional, licensed and regulated by law and meets the requirements of N.J.S.A.18A:18A-5.

    C.         This appointment is made in a Fair and Open process in accordance with N.J.S.A.19A:44A-20.26.

    D.         The fee for services shall be as per the negotiated proposal, as follows:
                $68.50 per hour, 6 hours per day, 110 days, Not to exceed $45,210.00        

    E.         The duration of the appointment shall be from July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012.      

    F.         A copy of the Resolution shall be published in the Asbury Park Press as required by law within ten (10) days after its passage.       

    G.        A certified copy of this Resolution, together with a copy of the proposal, shall remain on file and be available for inspection.

     

  9. to authorize the execution and delivery of the Educational Facilities Construction and Financing Grant Agreement (on file in the Office of the Business Administrator) for SDA Grant #0530-025-10-G1AP, DOE Project # 0530-025-10-1038, Grant # G5-4759, for  Brick Memorial High School Gym Lighting, by James W. Edwards, Jr., School Business Administrator, on behalf of the Board of Education
     BMHS G54759.pdf



  10. to delegate the authority to School Business Administrator, James W. Edwards, Jr., for supervision of the School Facilities Project, SDA Grant #0530-025-10-G1AP, DOE Project #0530-025-10-1038, Grant #G5-4759, for Brick Memorial High School, on behalf of the Board of Education


     to authorize the execution and delivery of the Educational Facilities Construction and Financing Grant Agreement (on file in the Office of the Business Administrator) for SDA Grant #0530-020-10-G1AO, DOE Project # 0530-020-10-1039, Grant # G5-4758, for  Brick Township High School Gym Lighting, by James W. Edwards, Jr., School Business Administrator, on behalf of the Board of Education
     BTHS G54758.pdf


  11. to delegate the authority to School Business Administrator, James W. Edwards, Jr., for supervision of the School Facilities Project, SDA Grant #0530-025-10-G1AO, DOE Project #0530-020-10-1039, Grant #G5-4758, for Brick Township High School, on behalf of the Board of Education



  12. to authorize the execution and delivery of the Educational Facilities Construction and Financing Grant Agreement (on file in the Office of the Business Administrator) for SDA Grant #0530-030-10-G1AQ, DOE Project # 0530-030-10-1045, Grant # G5-4760, for  Drum Point Elementary School Gym Lighting, by James W. Edwards, Jr., School Business Administrator, on behalf of the Board of Education
     DPES G54760.pdf



  13. to delegate the authority to School Business Administrator, James W. Edwards, Jr., for supervision of the School Facilities Project, SDA Grant #0530-030-10-G1AQ, DOE Project #0530-030-10-1045, Grant #G5-4760, for Drum Point Elementary School, on behalf of the Board of Education



  14. to authorize the execution and delivery of the Educational Facilities Construction and Financing Grant Agreement (on file in the Office of the Business Administrator) for SDA Grant #0530-035-10-G1AR, DOE Project # 0530-035-10-1052, Grant # G5-4761, for  Emma Havens Young Elementary School Vestibule, by James W. Edwards, Jr., School Business Administrator, on behalf of the Board of Education
     EHYS G54761.pdf


  15. to delegate the authority to School Business Administrator, James W. Edwards, Jr., for supervision of the School Facilities Project, SDA Grant #0530-035-10-G1AR, DOE Project #0530-035-10-1052, Grant #G5-4761, for Emma Havens Young Elementary School Vestibule, on behalf of the Board of Education



  16. to authorize the execution and delivery of the Educational Facilities Construction and Financing Grant Agreement (on file in the Office of the Business Administrator) for SDA Grant #0530-043-10-G1AS, DOE Project # 0530-043-10-1061, Grant # G5-4762, for  Lake Riviera Middle School Gym Lighting, by James W. Edwards, Jr., School Business Administrator, on behalf of the Board of Education
     LRMS G54762.pdf



  17. to delegate the authority to School Business Administrator, James W. Edwards, Jr., for supervision of the School Facilities Project, SDA Grant #0530-043-10-G1AS, DOE Project #0530-043-10-1061, Grant #G5-4762, for Lake Riviera Middle School, on behalf of the Board of Education



  18. to authorize the execution and delivery of the Educational Facilities Construction and Financing Grant Agreement (on file in the Office of the Business Administrator) for SDA Grant #0530-090-10-G1AT, DOE Project # 0530-090-10-1077, Grant # G5-4763, for  Veterans Memorial  Middle School Gym Lighting, by James W. Edwards, Jr., School Business Administrator, on behalf of the Board of Education
     VMMS G54763.pdf



  19. to delegate the authority to School Business Administrator, James W. Edwards, Jr., for supervision of the School Facilities Project, SDA Grant #0530-090-10-G1AT, DOE Project #0530-090-10-1077, Grant #G5-4763, for Veterans Memorial Middle School, on behalf of the Board of Education



  20. to approve the Resolution to adopt the revised 2011-2012 school district budget, as follows:

                                                                       RESOLUTION

                                  ADOPTION OF REVISED 2011-2012 SCHOOL DISTRICT BUDGET

                WHEREAS,
      a majority of voters of the Township of Brick in the County of Ocean, voting on April 27, 2011, did reject the proposed budget of the Board of Education of said Township; and

                WHEREAS,  in accordance with N.J.S.A.18A:22-37, the budget was submitted to the Municipal Governing Body for its determination of the amount which, in its judgment is necessary to provide a thorough and efficient system of education for the schools of the Township of Brick; and

               WHEREAS,  in accordance with said statute, the Finance Committee of the Municipal Governing Body did meet with the members of the Operations Committee of the School Board to review the proposed budget; and

               NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED,  by the Board of Education of the Township of Brick, in the County of Ocean and State of New Jersey, that the Board of Education hereby accepts the Municipal Governing Body's reallocation of the tax levy as adopted by said body on May 17, 2011 and that the proposed budget will still provide the amount necessary to provide a thorough and efficient education in the Township of Brick school system for fiscal year 2011-2012 and;

              BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the amount of General Fund to be raised by taxation provided for in the budget submitted to the voters as aforesaid and the amount of reduction in such amount by the Municipal Governing Body is as follows:

    ORIGINAL GENERAL FUND TO BE RAISED BY TAXATION

    $96,506,217

     

     

    REDUCTION

    $ 0

     

     

    REVISED AMOUNTOF GENERAL FUND TO BE RAISED BY TAXATION

    $96,506,217




     

    BUDGET

    LOCAL TAX LEVY

     

     

     

    TOTAL GENERAL FUND

    $136,164,499

    $96,506,217

     

     

     

    TOTAL SPECIAL REVENUE FUND

    $  4,116,289

    $ 0

     

     

     

    TOTAL DEBT SERVICE FUND

    $  3,421,122

    $  2,790,108

     

     

     

    TOTAL ALL FUNDS

    $143,019,910

    $ 99,296,325




  21. to approve revisions to the School Based Student Drug-Testing Grant, as follows:

    Budget Categories

    Year 3 Expenditure

    Proposed Revisions

     

     

     

    Personnel

    $ 61,200.00

    $ 96,085.40

    Fringe Benefits

    $ 14,425.00

    $ 22,762.91

    Supplies

    $ 0

    $ 49,200.00

    Contractual

    $ 70,680.00

    $ 21,480.00




     
  22. to approve the use of School District Facilities Reports, as follows:


 


 

HUMAN RESOURCES

  1. to approve a resignation, as follows:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    Hermo, Kara

    BTHS/Social Worker

    06/01/11

    16 Years 5 Months

    Licata, Debra MIDS/LLD 

    07/01/11 

     4 Years 8 Months
    Goldey,Lisa                 HERB/Principal

    06/30/11

     2 Years 3 Months


  2. to ratify leaves of absence, as follows:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    TYPE OF LEAVE

    EFFECTIVE

    PAY/BENEFITS

    Phillips-Pratt, Jaime

    EHY/Grade 5

    FMLA

    05/06/11-
    05/23/11

    W/O Pay, W/Benefits    

     Darcy, Francis MIDS/Grade 5   FMLA 04/26/11-06/01/121 W/O Pay, W/Benefits
     Blair, Patricia      BTHS/Food Svc Wrkr LOA  04/29/11 (1 day)  W/O Pay,
    W/O Benefits 

         

     

     

     

     

     

  3. to approve leaves of absence, as follows:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    TYPE OF LEAVE

    EFFECTIVE

    PAY/BENEFITS

    Cohen, Jennifer

    LM/
    Grade 1

    FMLA

    09/27/11-
    12/20/11

    W/O Pay,
    W/Benefits

    Paramonte, Shannon

    EEC/

    Speech


    FMLA


    NJFLA


    06/29/11-
    06/30/11

    09/01/11-
    11/30/11

    W/O Pay,
    W/Benefits

    W/O Pay,
    W/Benefits

    Roddy, Donna

    BMHS/
    Food Svc Wrkr

    FMLA

    06/09/11-
    06/30/11

    W/O Pay,
    W/Benefits

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

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    TYPE OF LEAVE

    EFFECTIVE

    Paneth, Naomi

    VMMS/Speech

    FMLA

    09/14/11-
    09/27/11

     

  5. to ratify a removal of a substitute, as follows:

    NAME

    TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    Brown, Derrick

    Substitute Bus Driver

    05/03/11





  6. to ratify employment of substitutes, as follows:

    ACCOUNT NO

    NAME

    TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY

    11-000-270-160-66-004

    D’Auria, Robert

    School Bus Driver

    05/20/11-
    06/30/11

    $14.54 Per Hour

    11-000-270-160-66-004

    Turner, Joseph

    School Bus Driver

    05/20/11-
    06/30/11

    $14.54 Per Hour



  7. to ratify a change in salary, as follows:

    NAME

    TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY

    PRO-RATA

    Bulc, Ewa

    Custodial Worker

    03/28/11-
    06/30/11

    $23,878
    remove black seal

    $6,252

        

     

     

     

     

     

  8. to approve employment for the 2010-2011 School Year, as follows:

    ACCOUNT NO

    NAME

    TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY

    PRO-RATA

    11-000-270-107-66-000

    Butala, Thomas

    School Bus Attendant

    05/24/11-06/30/11

    $17,990

    $1,542

  9. to rescind employment for the 2010-2011 School Year, as follows:

    NAME   

    SCHOOL/
    TITLE
        

    Previously Approved

    Zaleski, Barbara

    HERB/
    Teachers Aide
    5/5/11

  10.  to ratify a change in a leave of absences, as follows:

    NAME/TITLE

    FROM

    TO

    PAY/BENEFITS

    Contino, Karen

    04/06/11-
    06/30/11

    04/06/11-
    05/09/11

    W/O Pay, W/Benefits



  11. to ratify employment to Schedule "C", as follows:

    ACCOUNT NO

    NAME

    ACTIVITY

    STIPEND

    11-402-100-101-44-010

    Barber, James

    Athletic Trainer

    $8,294

    11-402-100-101-46-016

    Penrod, Susan

    Athletic Trainer

    $8,294

      

     

     

     

     

     

  12. to ratify a transfer of staff, as follows:

    NAME/TITLE

    FROM

    TO

    EFFECTIVE

    Palmeri, Gia/
    Teachers Aide

    11-000-217-106-22-000 - VMMS

    11-000-217-106-32-000 - HERB

    05/09/11-
    06/30/11



  13. to approve employment to the ELL Summer School Program, as follows:

    ACCOUNT NO

    NAME

    TITLE

    SALARY

    EFFECTIVE

    20-243-100-101-03-000

    Gonzales, Monica

    Coordinator

    $54.00 Per Hr
    3 Hrs per day
    for 12 days,
    not to exceed $1,944

    07/25/11-
    08/11/11

    20-243-100-101-03-000

    Betancourt, Joann

    Teacher

    $49.00 Per Hr
    3 Hrs per day
    for 12 days,
    not to exceed $1,764

    07/25/11-
    08/11/11

    20-243-100-101-03-000

    Caposello, Mary

    Teacher

    $49.00 Per Hr
    3 Hrs per day
    for 12 days,
    not to exceed $1,764

    07/25/11-
    08/11/11

    20-243-100-101-03-000

    Ryan, Teresa

    Teacher

    $49.00 Per Hr
    3 Hrs per day
    for 12 days,
    not to exceed $1,764

    07/25/11-
    08/11/11

    20-243-100-101-03-000

    LaFragola, Karen

    Teacher

    $49.00 Per Hr
    3 Hrs per day
    for 12 days,
    not to exceed $1,764

    07/25/11-
    08/11/11

      
     

  14. to ratify salaries as charged to the Federal Grant for School Based Student Drug-Testing Programs, effective September 1, 2010 through June 15, 2011, as follows:

    SCHOOL

    NAME

    SALARY

    GRANT

    BTHS

    Robinson, Elaine

    11-000-213-104-10-000
    $67,625.10

    20-454-200-104-03-000
    $7,513.90

    Pansini, Sandra

    11-000-213-104-10-000
    $53,750.70

    20-245-200-104-03-000
    $5,972.30

    BMHS

    Bange, Robin

    11-000-213-104-16-000
    $76,155.30

    20-454-200-104-03-000
    $8,461.70

    Gogerty, Beth

    11-000-213-104-16-000
    11-000-213-104-31-000
    $52,425.00

    20-454-200-104-03-000
    $5,825.00

    Lepis, Mona

    11-000-213-104-16-000
    $64,012.50

    20-454-200-104-03-000
    $7,112.50

     

  15. to approve a change in title, as follows:

    NAME

    FROM

    TO

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY

    Hoogvliet, Diana

    EHY/Cook/PA

    EHY/Cook/RA

    05/20/11-
    06/30/11

    No Change in Salary

     

 

 


 

SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

 

 

PUBLIC COMMENT

At this time Public Comment will be taken on issues that individuals would like the Board of Education to consider for future deliberation / discussion. One opportunity of up to five minutes per individual to comment will be afforded.

 


 

CALENDAR

 

DATE

EVENT

   
 May 25, 2011 BTHS Senior Awards Night, 6:30 PM
   

 May 27, 2011

BTHS Junior Prom

   
 May 27, 2011 BMHS Senior Ball
   

 May 30, 2011

Memorial Day, Schools Closed

 

 

 June 1, 2011     BMHS Senior Awards Night, 7:00 PM
   
 June 3, 2011     BTHS Senior Ball
   
 June 8, 2011  Pre-Agenda Meeting, 7:00 PM, BTHS
   
 June 10, 2011 LRMS 8th Grade Dance. 7:00 PM
   
 June 10, 2011 VMMS 8th Grade Dance. 6:00 PM
   
 June 14, 2011     LRMS 8th Grade Promotion, 5:00 & 7:00 PM
   
 June 14, 2011 VMMS 8th Grade Promotion, BMHS Football Field, 6:00 PM
   
 June 15, 2011     Last Day of School for Students
   
 June 15, 2011 BMHS Graduation Ceremony, 4:00 PM
   
 June 15, 2011 BTHS Graduation Ceremony, 6:15 PM
   
 June 16, 2011     Professional Development Day
   

 June 16, 2011

Regular Public Meeting, 7:00 PM,  BTHS

   

 

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

                                                              RESOLUTION TO ENTER CLOSED SESSION

        WHEREAS,  the Brick Township board of Education ("Board") has been formed pursuant to applicable New Jersey statutes, and

        WHEREAS,  the Board is charged with the responsibility of performing all acts and doing all things, consistent with law and the rules of the State Board of Education necessary for the lawful and proper conduct, equipment and maintenance of the public schools and public school property of the Brick Township School District, and

        WHEREAS,    Section 7 of the Open Public Meetings Act (N.J.S.A.10:4-12) permits the exclusion of the public ("Executive Session") from a meeting of the Board in certain circumstances, and

        WHEREAS,   the Board has determined that circumstances exist for such an Executive Session, and

        WHEREAS,   the Board has found the action described below to be necessary and proper,

        NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board on the date indicated above that:

             1.  The public shall be excluded from discussion of and action on the Executive Session herein set forth.

             2.  The general nature of the subject matter to be discussed is as follows:

                      1.  Litigation/BTEA

                      2.  Renewal of the Superintendent 

            3.   It is anticipated at this time that the Executive Session will last 60 minutes and the above stated matters 
                  will be made public if and when it is deemed to be in the public interest to do so and the need for confidentiality
                  is no longer required by the Board.
 

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

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