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, the Brick Times, and Municipal Clerk's Office.

 

 

PRESENTATION

  • Searching for our New Superintendent 

 


 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

1.  October 5, 2011      Special Meeting, Board and District Goals 

2.  October 5, 2011      Closed Session
 

3.  October 12, 2011    Pre-Agenda Meeting

4.  October 20, 2011    Regular Meeting   

 


 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

  1. Curriculum & Instruction Committee

  2. Operations Committee

  3. Facilities Committee

  4. Human Resources Committee

 


 

CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION

  1. to accept a report of Field Trips, as attached:
     ELEMENTARY FIELD TRIPS 11 17 11(a).pdf
     SECONDARY FIELD TRIPS 11 17 11(a).pdf


  2. to accept a report of Workshops (as required by the School District Accountability Act) as attached:
     WORKSHOPS(a) 11 17 11.pdf


  3. to approve placements for Student Teaching, Field Experiences, Classroom observations, Internships or Externships, as attached:
     COLLEGE STUDENT PLACEMENTS - 11-17-11.pdf



  4. to approve the application for the Improving Partnerships and Active Collaboration for Teaching  (IMPACT Grant) in the amount of $29,673.45 for the provision of supplemental support for District employees


  5. to approve the 2011-2012 New Jersey Middle School Risk and Protective Factor Survey, as attached:
     
    SURVEY 2011-2012 NJ MIDDLE SCHOOL.pdf


  6. to approve the participation of Brick Township Public Schools in the Ocean County College Tech Prep Consortium for the 2011-2012 school year

 

 

BOARD COMMENT: CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION


 

PUBLIC COMMENT: CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION

 

 

 

OPERATIONS

  1. to approve intra-budget transfers, as attached:
     11 17 11 TRANSFERS FOR OCTOBER.pdf

  2. to approve that 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. to approve that 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 October 31, 2011, and upon consultation with appropriate School District Officials, certifies that no fund has 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 school year.

  4. to accept the Board Secretary's and Treasurer of School Monies Reports as of October 31, 2011, as attached:
     BOARD SECRETARYS REPORT OCT2011.pdf
     TREASURER OF SCHOOL MONIES FOR OCTOBER 31, 2011.pdf


  5. to approve the Void Check Register, as follows:
     VOID CHECK REGISTER 11 17 11.pdf


  6. to approve the Use of School District Facilities Reports, as follows:
     CHARGEABLE USE OF FACILITIES 11 17 11.pdf
     NON-CHARGEABLE USE OF FACILITIES 11 17 11.pdf



  7. to accept a donation of six Sony Cyber-Shot cameras, valued at $120 each,  from the American Institute of History Education Grant for grant participants to be used during field study


  8. to accept a check in the amount of $1,000 from the New Jersey Council on Development Disabilities for an exemplary educator, Brett Novick, to Osbornville Elementary School


  9. to accept a check in the amount of $75 from Fins Tropicali Grill to the Educational Enrichment Center


  10. to accept the donation of an Apple computer and accessories, valued at $1,399, to Brick Township High School from the Brick Township High School PTSA


  11. to accept the donation of $800 from the Osbornville School PTA to cover half of the cost of installation of two Basketball setups with aluminum backboards


  12. to accept the donation of 768 dictionaries from the Rotary Club of Brick Township - one to be given to every third grade student


  13. to accept the Improving Partnerships and Active Collaboration for Teaching (IMPACT Grant) in the amount of $29,673.45 for the provision of supplemental support for District employees


  14.  to approve a Resolution to award the bid for Ice Time for Brick Memorial High School and Brick Township High School Ice Hockey Teams for the 2011-2012 school year, as follows:

    RESOLUTION – ICE TIME

                WHEREAS, bids were received and opened publicly and read aloud on November 15, 2011,

              BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education award the bid for Ice Time for the 2011-2012 school year as follows:

    VENDOR

    AMOUNT



    Ocean Ice Palace
    197 Chambers Bridge Road
    Brick, NJ 08723
     $20,000 BMHS
    $20,000 BTHS


  15. to ratify an amendment to the agreement with Xerox Corporation, as attached:
     
    XEROX AMENDMENT TO AGREEMENT 11 17 11.pdf


  16. to approve a Printer Solution agreement with Xerox Corporation, as attached:
     
    11 17 11 XEROX 1.pdf
     11 17 11 XEROX 2.pdf
     11 17 11 XEROX 3.pdf
     11 17 11 XEROX 4.pdf


  17. to approve participation in the Quotes for Cash Program, as attached:
     
    11 09 11 QUOTES FOR CASH.pdf



  18. 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: (Items to be sold on govdeals.com or a similar type of online service)

    ITEM

    MODEL/SERIAL #

    LOCATION

    Dell Tower & Monitor

    D18RP51

    ADMIN

    Hp Laserjet 4000 Printer

    USBM19937

    ADMIN

    Befour Scale Model PS6600

    04212PSA9524

    VMMS

    2 RCA TV's  F27665 WHSE 
    2 RCA TV'S  F27664 WHSE
    7 broken VCR's             BTHS
    1 broken Xerox XD 100 Printer       BTHS    
    1 broken Brother Typewriter        BTHS
    12 Dell/HP Monitors                    BTHS
    5 broken large TV's     BTHS
    1 HP broken Laserjet 4000N        BTHS
    1 HP broken Laserjet 5    BTHS
    3 broken Fax machines    BTHS
    4 broken 17" Dell Monitors    BTHS
    3 Dell LCD Monitor Arms     BTHS
    1 broken Scanjet Scanner  6300C  BTHS
     1 broken HP Photo Smart      7350  BTHS
     1 broken Mostek Scanner      Plug-N-Scan ROO EP      BTHS
     1 broken Smart UPS 1000    BTHS
     1 broken Utilmail    BTHS
     1 HP Jet Direct Ex Plus    BTHS
     1 Dell Printer  5310N  4&NV4B1  BTHS
     1 broken HP Laserjet 5 Si Printer    BTHS
     1 broken HP Deskjet 890C Printer    BTHS
     1 broken HP CPU H5TNC-016P-SF   BTHS
     1 broken Dell CPU G56W661  QX280   BTHS


  19. to ratify contracts for Out-of-District student placements, as attached:
     
    NEPTUNE TOWNSHIP.pdf
     NEW ROAD SCHOOL.pdf
     WOODCLIFF ACADEMY.pdf
     RUGBY SCHOOL.pdf
     COASTAL LEARNING.pdf

  20. to ratify a incoming tuition contract, as follows:
     
    MANASQUAN SCHOOL.pdf


  21. to ratify a Non-Fair and Open Resolution for a Provider of Nursing Services, as follows:

       
                                                                       RESOLUTION - NURSING SERVICES
                                                  

    WHEREAS,
          there exists a need for Nursing 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 Preferred Home Health Nursing Services, 192 Jack Martin Boulevard, Brick, NJ 08724, be and is hereby appointed by the Brick Township  Board of Education to said position.  

    b.    This appointment is made without competitive bidding as a Professional Services 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 as a Non-Fair and Open contract in accordance with N.J.S.A.19A:44A-20.26. 

    c.  The fee for services shall be as per the negotiated proposal, as attached:
     
    11 17 11 PREFERRED HOME HEALTH NURSING SERVICES.pdf


  22. to approve, on First Reading, Policy #7615 Designated Accessible Parking Spaces, as attached:
     7615 DESIGNATED ACCESSIBLE PARKING SPACES First Reading 11 17 11.doc

  23. to ratify a parental contract for student transportation, as attached:
     
    11 17 11 PARENT TRANSPORTATION CONTRACT.pdf

 

 

BOARD COMMENT: OPERATIONS

 

PUBLIC COMMENT: OPERATIONS

 

 


 

HUMAN RESOURCES

  1. to accept, with regret, retirements, as follows:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    Dohan, Meaghan LRMS/BSI      December 1, 2011  7 Years 2 Months 
    Spampanato, Maryilyn DP/Teachers Aide  December 1, 2011  20 Years 11 Months 
    Horrocks, Donna ADMIN/Elementary Supervisor  January 1, 2012  29 Years

    Barnfield, Linda

    LRMS/Grade 7

    February 1, 2012

    27 Years 4 Months

    Magovern, Robyn ADMIN/Director of Special Services  February 1, 2012  15 Years 4 Months
     Goldsmith, Myrna EHY/Grade 2  July 1, 2012   30 Years 8 Months
     Cotgreave, Christine     ADMIN/Principal Purchasing Assistant  May 1, 2012   14 Years 7 Months


  2. to ratify leaves of absence, as follows:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    TYPE OF LEAVE

    EFFECTIVE

    PAY/BENEFITS

    Cappetta, Adria

    DP/Media Specialist

    FMLA

    10/27/11-11/21/11

    W/O Pay, W/Benefits

    O’Leary, Melissa

    BMHS/Social Studies

    FMLA

    11/8/11-12/21/11

    W/O Pay, W/Benefits

     Armbrecht, Arlene LRMS/Nurse 

     LOA

    10/25/11-04/25/12  W/O Pay,
    W/O Benefits 
     Cohen, Cheryl   MIDS/Keyboarding Clk 2 

    FMLA

    FMLA 

    11/03/11-11/07/11
    11/16/11-11/18/11 
    W/O Pay, W/Benefits
    W/O Pay, W/Benefits 
     Krause, Wayne BMHS/Custodial Worker 

    LOA 

    11/02/11-11/04/11  W/O Pay,
    W/O Benefits 
     Kocses, Jacqueline DP/Custodian 

    FMLA

    10/24/11-11/30/11 W/O Pay, W/Benefits
     Farr, Christine TRANS/School Bus Driver 

    LOA 

    11/14/11-11/17/11 W/O Pay, W/Benefits 


  3. to approve leaves of absence, as follows:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    TYPE OF LEAVE

    EFFECTIVE

    PAY/BENEFITS

    Kerr, Dawn

    BTHS/English

    FMLA

    12/02/11-01/01/12

    W/O Pay,
    W/Benefits

    Smith, Angela

    BTHS/Guidance

    FMLA

    03/12/12-06/01/12

    W/O Pay,
    W/Benefits

    Koehler, Kathleen

    DP/In Class Support

    FMLA


    LOA

    02/15/12-05/18/12


    05/21/12-06/30/12

    W/O Pay,
    W/Benefits

    W/O Pay,
    W/O Benefits

     Pokol, Scott BMHS/Custodial Worker 

    Military LOA 

    11/18/11 (1 day)   W/Pay,
    W/Benefits
     Kocses, Jacqueline DP/Custodian 

    LOA 

    12/01/11-12/02/11  W/O Pay, W/Benefits 
     Battaglio, Georgiana TRANS/School Bus Driver 

    LOA 

    11/30/11-12/02/11  W/O Pay, W/Benefits 
     Abbott, Michele VMMS/Keyboarding Clk 2 

    FMLA 

    12/08/11-12/23/11  W/O Pay, W/Benefits 


  4. to ratify employment, as follows:

    ACCOUNT NO

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY

    PRO-RATA

    11-000-217-106-36-000

    Porrata, Lana

    VMES/Teachers Aide

    10/17/11-
    06/30/12

    $23,661

    $19,876

    11-000-217-106-32-000

    Castle, Diane

    HERB/Teachers Aide/4 Hr

    11/07/11-
    11/30/11

    $13,822

    $ 1,244

    11-209-100-106-20-000

    Zaleski, Barbara

    LRMS/Teachers Aide/4 Hr

    11/07/11-
    06/30/12

    $13,822

    $10,574



  5. to approve employment, as follows:

    ACCOUNT NO

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY

    PRO-RATA

    11-000-217-106-30-000 Castle, Diane   DP Teachers Aide/Full Time

    12/01/11-
    06/30/12 

      $23,061 

    $15,566 

     60-910-310-110-67-000 Baxter, Tracy  EHY/Food Service Wrkr 4 Hrs

     11/21/11-
    06/30/12

    $7,600 

    $5,434 

     60-910-310-110-67-000 Bolger, Erin   DP/Food Service Wrkr 3.5 Hrs

     11/21/11-
    06/30/12

    $6,650 

    $4,755 

     11-000-219-104-99-000  Wilson, Robyn LM/MIDS/VMES/Psychologist  11/21/11-
    06/30/12 
    $53,211   $38,047


  6. to ratify a change in effective date, as follows:

    ACCOUNT NO

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY

    PRO-RATA

    11-000-221-105-03-010

    Rosamilia, Lisa

    Keyboarding Clk 2/BTHS

    11/07/11-
    06/30/12

    $24,448

    $16,011



  7. to approve changes in title, as follows:

    NAME

    FROM

    TO

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY

    Manatakis, Nichol

    Keyboarding Clk 3/PA

    Keyboarding Clk 3/RA

    11/18/11-06/30/12

    No change in salary

    Michaels, Sally

    Keyboarding Clk 3/PA

    Keyboarding Clk 3/RA

    11/18/11-06/30/12

    No change in salary

    Moore, Bernadette

    Keyboarding Clk 3/PA

    Keyboarding Clk 3/RA

    11/18/12-06/30/12

    No change in salary



  8. to ratify a change in account numbers, as follows:

    NAME

    FROM

    TO

    EFFECTIVE

    Corde, Diana

    11-140-100-101-16-000

    18-140-100-101-16-000

    10/21/11-06/30/12



  9. to ratify a termination of AB, BEST Asst effective 10/12/11.


  10. to ratify the removal of substitutes, as follows:

    NAME

    TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    Catlin, Rachel

    Substitute Nurse

    10/21/11

    Murphy, Michele

    Substitute Food Service

    10/18/11

    Powers, Brittany

    Substitute Teacher

    10/14/11

    Canchon, Juan

    Substitute Bus Driver

    11/02/11

    Quaiasua, Alvaro

    Substitute Bus Driver

    11/02/11

     Jeliff, Carleen Substitute Teacher  10/20/11 
     Magliulo, Stacey Substitute Teacher  09/01/11 
     Palazzo, Dawn  Substitute Teacher 09/01/11
     Porbansky, Tara Substitute Teacher  09/01/11 


  11. to ratify summer salaries charged to Title 1, as follows:

    ACCOUNT NO

    NAME

    TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    20-233-200-101-03-000

    Garibay, Mary Jane

    Supervisor

    07/01/11-08/31/11

    20-233-200-104-03-000

    Kinney, Cynthia

    Supervisor

    07/01/11-08/31/11




  12. to ratify resignation from Schedule "C" & "D", as follows:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/ACTIVITY

    Effective

    Kidney, Kevin

    LRMS/Rotary Interact Club

    08/31/11



  13. to approve employment to Schedule "C" & "D", as follows:

    ACCOUNT NO

    NAME

    SCHOOL/ACTIVITY

    SEASON

    STIPEND

     11-402-100-101-46-016 Estelle, Todd
    BMHS/Head Coach
    Girls Swimming
     Winter $8,625

    11-402-100-101-45-001

    Maurelli, Stephen

    LRMS/Athletic Site Coordinator

    Winter & Spring

    $1,000 Per Season



  14. to approve employment of substitutes, as follows: 

    ACCOUNT NO

    NAME

    TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY

    60-910-310-110-67-001

    Leustek, Victoria

    Food Service Worker

    11/18/11-06/30/12

    $ 9.25 Per Hour
    Pending TWU Negotiations

    11-000-270-160-00-004

    Salerno, Raymond

    School Bus Driver

    11/18/11-06/30/12

    $14.54 Per Hour
    Pending TWU Negotiations

     11-000-270-160-00-004 Vescio, Cecelia   School Bus Driver  11/18/11-06/30/12  $14.54 Per Hour Pending TWU Negotiations 
     65-990-330-110-68-000  Decher, Rosa Site Supv BEST  11/21/11-06/30/12  $11.00 Per Hour 
     65-990-330-110-68-000  Golden, Susan  Site Supv BEST 11/21/11-06/30/12

    $11.50 Per Hour

     65-990-330-110-68-000  Pirrella, Nicole  Site Supv BEST 11/21/11-06/30/12 $10.00 Per Hour


  15. to approve changes in employment for the 2011-2012 school year, as follows:

    ACCOUNT NO

    NAME

    FROM

    TO

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY

    PRO-RATA

    11-000-262-109-63-000 Kafarski, Kenneth  Custodial Worker/LRMS
    Custodian/PA/LRMS
    11/18/11-
    06/30/12 
    $28,924  $17,911 
    11-000-270-160-66-002  Weber, John School Bus Driver/5 Hr  School Bus Driver/6 Hr  11/18/11-
    06/30/12 
    $16,081  $11,793 


  16. to ratify a resignation, as follows:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    Donlan, Jennifer

    BEST/BEST Assistant

    10/21/11

    1 Year 2 Months



  17. to recommend the appointment of  the Supervisor of Schools in Need of Improvement, as follows:

    ACCOUNT NO

    NAME

    TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY

    PRO-RATA

    20-231-200-101-03-036 - $12,618
    20-231-200-101-03-020 - $21,360
    20-231-200-101-03-002 - $26,726

    Blessing, Ryan

    Supervisor of Schools in Need of Improvement

    11/28/11-
    06/30/12

    $100,476

     $60,704



  18. to approve volunteers to Schedule "C" & "D", as attached:
    11-12 VOLUNTEERS boe 11-17-11.pdf


     

 

 

BOARD COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

 

PUBLIC COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

 

 


 

SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

BOARD COMMENT


 

PUBLIC COMMENT

CALENDAR

DATE

EVENT

November 21-22, 2011

      Parent Conferences

November 21-23, 2011       Early Dismissal of students
November 24-25, 2011       Thanksgiving Recess, Schools Closed
December 7, 2011           Pre-Agenda Meeting, BTHS, 7:00 PM
December 15, 2011       Regular Meeting, BTHS, 7:00 PM
 

 


 

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