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

 

OPEN MEETING

 

 

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.

 

PRESENTATIONS

  • Report of Student Representatives - Brick Memorial High School & Brick Township High School

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

1.  January 11, 2012  Workshop Meeting Minutes

2.  January 19, 2012  Regular Meeting Minutes

3.  January 25, 2012  Special Meeting/Board Retreat

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

  1. Curriculum & Instruction Committee

  2. Operations Committee

  3. Facilities Committee

  4. Human Resources Committee

 

CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION

  1. to accept reports of Field Trips, as attached:
     
    ELEMENTARY FIELD TRIPS 2 16 12(a).pdf
     SECONDARY FIELD TRIPS 2 16 12(b).pdf 

  2. to approve placements for Student Teaching, Field Experiences, Classroom observations, Internships or Externships, as attached:
     
    COLLEGE STUDENT PLACEMENTS (a )- 2-16-12.pdf


  3. to approve Workshops (as required by the School District Accountability Act) as attached:
     
    WORKSHOPS 02 16 12.pdf


  4. to approve the submission of an application to Ronald McDonald House for $7,500 to be used to purchase IPads for student use at the Educational Enrichment Center


  5. to approve District Goals for the 2011-2012 School Year, as follows:

    1.  Implement a consistent framework for the evaluation of staff utilizing the Marzano/Danielson Models.
    2.  Monitor progress of curriculum, especially LAL and Mathematics
    3.  Utilize existing technology to enhance the instructional program and student academic achievement.
    4.  Implement options and alternatives for programs to create revenue stream
    5.  Establish a more comprehensive staff development program for K-12 Instruction focusing on reading, writing, and math skills
    6.  Create a post-graduate survey for the past three years to determine post graduate status
    7.  Investigate 1:1 computer initiative District wide
    8.  Investigate the feasibility of full-time Kindergarten for 2012-2013


  6. to approve Board of Education Goals for the 2011-2012 School Year, as follows:

    1.  Continue to review and revise policies
    2.  Hire a superintendent for the District
    3.  Successfully complete the NJQSAC process
    4.  Investigate taping and videotaping board meetings
    5.  Re-allocate District resources to improve the current facilities


  7. to approve the 2012-2013 School District Calendar, as attached:
      2012-2013 PROPOSED BRICK DISTRICT CALENDAR xls.pdf 


  8. to approve a Policy regarding Home-Schooled Students' participation in athletics, as attached:
      2431.1 HOME-SCHOOLED STUDENTS ATHLETIC PARTICIPATION.pdf  
    (2/16/12)
      REGULATION 2431.1. HOME-SCHOOLED STUDENTS ATHLETIC PARTICIPATION.pdf     
          (The Regulation is for information only)  (2/16/12)

 

 

 

 

 

BOARD COMMENT: CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION

PUBLIC COMMENT: CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION

 

OPERATIONS

  1. to approve intra-budget transfers, as attached:
     
    02 16 12 TRANSFERS FOR JANUARY.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 January 31, 2012, 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 January 31, 2012, as attached:
     
    BOARD SECRETARY'S REPORTJAN2012.pdf
      TREASURERS REPORT.pdf

  5. to approve the Void Check Register, as follows:
     
    VOID CHECK REGISTER 02 16 12.pdf

  6. to approve the Use of School District Facilities Reports, as follows:
     
    CHARGEABLE USE OF FACILITIES 02 16 12.pdf 
     
    NON-CHARGEABLE USE OF FACILITIES 02 16 12.pdf


  7. to accept the following items: recess storage carts filled with gift bags containing games for indoor and outdoor use and sanitizer wipes, for Grades 1 through 5, valued at $1,500.51, from the Herbertsville PTA to the Herbertsville Elementary School


  8. to ratify a Business Associates agreement with Conner Strong regarding the protection of Health Information, as attached:
     
    CONNER STRONG BUSINESS ASSOC AGREEMENT.pdf


  9. to approve a contract with Pines Manor for the Class of 2013 Senior Ball, as attached:
     
    PINES MANOR.pdf


  10. 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 attached: (Items to be sold on govdeals.com or a similar type of online service)
       02 16 12f SURPLUS LIST.pdf


  11. to rescind approval and remove items from the surplus list, as follows: 

          ITEM                                        

                      SERIAL #S/LOCATION          

       BOE APVL        
     2 Office Chairs  N/A    MAINT    01/19/12
     1996 Chevy Minibird Bus  7693A2  1GKP32Y2T3311137     TRANS    05/27/10

  12. to approve contracts for Supplemental Educational Services, as attached:
     
    SES CLUB Z.pdf
      SES COMM. TECH. ASSIST.pdf


  13. to rescind ratification of the contract for incoming tuition student, L.I. from Central Regional for the Extended School Year Program, approved on December 15, 2011, because the student withdrew


  14. to approve the Revised Board of Education Meeting Calendar until the Reorganization Meeting in January, as attached: (2/15/12)
     REVISED CALENDAR a 2012.pdf


  15. to approve the Annual Maintenance Form M-1 and Comprehensive Maintenance Plan, as attached:
     
    REVISED M-1.pdf
      REVISED COMPREHENSIVE MAINTENANCE PLAN.pdf


  16. to approve a hold harmless agreement for the repair of the broken bridge behind Lake Riviera Middle School, as attached:
      
    LRMS BRIDGE EAGLE SCOUT PROJECT 02 16 12.pdf            (2/15/12)


  17. to approve a Resolution to award the bid for Industrial Uniforms for the Custodial, Maintenance, Transportation and Grounds Departments for the 2011-2012 School Year, as follows:

    RESOLUTION
    INDUSTRIAL UNIFORMS - CUSTODIAL, MAINTENANCE, TRANSPORTATION AND GROUNDS DEPARTMENT


    WHEREAS
    , Bids were received and opened publicly and read aloud on January 31, 2012,

    BE IT RESOLVED
    that the Board of Education award the bid for industrial uniforms for the Custodial, Maintenance, Transportation and Grounds Departments for the 2011-2012 School Year, to American Wear, 261 North 18th Street, East Orange, NJ 07017, in an amount not to exceed $31,801.90


     

  18. to approve a Resolution to award the bid for pizzas for the Food Services Department for the 2011-2012 School Year, as follows:

       RESOLUTION -  PIZZAS 

    WHEREAS, Bids were received and opened publicly and read aloud on January 31, 2012,  

    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education award the bid for pizzas for the Food Services Department for the 2011-2012 School Year, to RLS Pizza, trading as Domino's Pizza, 2600 Bridge Avenue, Point Pleasant, NJ 08742, in an amount not to exceed $47,125 ($7.25 per pie, approximately 6,500 pies)                     



  19. to approve a contract with Health Vending Machine(s) , as attached:
     
    HEALTHY VENDING MACHINES 02 16 12.pdf


  20. to approve, on First Reading, Policy 5143 Student Accident Insurance, as attached:
     
    5143 ACCIDENT INSURANCE _1_ 02 16 12.pdf

  21. to recommend acceptance and approval of Marketing Deck as prepared and presented by Advantage 3, as attached:
     
    ELEM PRESCHOOL - MARKETING DECK.pdf
      HIGH SCHOOLS - MARKETING DECK.pdf
      MIDDLE SCHOOLS - MARKETING DECK.pdf
      TRANSPORTATION - MARKETING DECK.pdf

  22. to approve the educational specifications and schematic drawings for the Brick Township High School Science Labs renovation, and authorize Design Resources Group (DRG) to proceed to the Design Development Phase and Construction Document Preparation Phase of the project. (2/13/12)
     
    1135 Brick Educational Specifications Final 2-10-12.pdf
      BTHS SCIENCE LAB RENOVATIONS (a).pdf

  23. to approve a Resolution regarding the Brick Township High School Science Room/Lab Renovations, as follows: (2/15/12)


     RESOLUTION - BRICK TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL SCIENCE ROOM/LAB RENOVATIONS

         
    WHEREAS, the Board of Education has submitted  project application #0530-020-10-1040 to the Department of Education for various improvements to Brick Township High School, and

    WHEREAS,
     the project application total cost estimate amounts to $47,345,203, and

    WHEREAS,
     the Department of Education has approved a State Share on said project in the amount of $14,905,502, and

    WHEREAS, the Board of Education would like to revise the project application to only include the portion of the project originally approved for 13,200 square feet of Science Room/Lab renovations, and

    WHEREAS, the revised cost estimate for said renovations would amount to $2,690,063 with a 40% State Share in the amount of $1,076,025 and Local Share of $1,614,038, 

    NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED,  that the Board of Education requests the Department of Education's approval of the revision of project 0530-020-10-1040, and the Board of Education understands that with the approval of the revision all other grant funding approved for projects previously approved within the said project 0530-020-10-1040 will be lost, and that if said work needs to be advanced in the future, new project applications will need to be submitted, at which time grant funding may not be available.

  24. to approve an agreement with Pine Grove Day Camp for the Brick Township High School Senior Picnic, as attached: (2/15/12)
     
    PINE GROVE DAY CAMP 02 16 12.pdf

 

BOARD COMMENT: OPERATIONS

PUBLIC COMMENT: OPERATIONS

 

HUMAN RESOURCES

 

  1. to approve Substitutes, as attached:
    SUBSTITUTES 02 16 12.doc.pdf



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

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    Dempsey, Michael

    BMHS/Custodial Worker

    05/01/12

    8 Years 8 Months

    Barnfield, Glenn

    BTHS/Math

    07/01/12

    38 Years 10 Months

    Ormando, Diane

    ADMIN/Superintendent’s Confidential Secretary

    07/01/12

    13 Years 9 Months

    Ormando, James

    VMES/Custodial Worker

    07/01/12

    9 Years 11 Months

     Cook, Jamie VMMS/Teachers Aide  07/01/12 17 Years 10 Months 
     Heck, Rosemarie  LM/Teachers Aide  07/01/13  25 Years 5 Months


  3. to ratify a resignation, as follows:

    NAME

    DEPT/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    Velasco, Miriam

    TRANS/School Bus Driver 6 Hrs

           01/30/12

                           3 Months


  4. to ratify leaves of absence, as follows:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    TYPE OF LEAVE

    EFFECTIVE

    PAY/BENEFITS

    Baxter, Tracey

    EHY/Food Svc Wrkr

                LOA

    01/11/12-01/13/12

    W/O Pay, W/O Benefits

    Peltier, Susan

    TRANS/School Bus Driver

                LOA

    01/13/12-01/27/12

    W/O Pay, W/O Benefits

    Hancock, Deborah

    BMHS/BD

                FMLA

    01/30/12-02/17/12

    W/O Pay, W/Benefits

     Wilson, Kim EHY/BSI             FMLA  01/31/12-02/10/12  W/O Pay, W/Benefits 
     Suveg, Patricia VMMS/Teachers Aide              FMLA  01/27/12-01/30/12  W/O Pay, W/Benefits 
     Abbott, Michele  VMMS/
    Keyboarding Clk 2        
                FMLA
                LOA
    01/31/12-02/14/12
    02/15/12-02/16/12 
    W/O Pay, W/Benefits
    W/O Pay, W/Benefits
     Jacobs, Peter TRANS/School Bus Driver              LOA  01/19/12 (1/2 day)  W/O Pay, W/O Benefits 


  5. to ratify changes in leaves of absence, as follows:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    FROM

    TO

    PAY/BENEFITS

    Koehler, Kathleen

    BTHS/ICS

    FMLA 
    02/15/12-05/18/12

    FMLA
    01/30/12-05/02/12

    W/O Pay, W/Benefits

     Burster, Joseph BTHS/Custodial Wrkr  FMLA 
    11/19/11 - 01/03/12
    LOA
    01/04/12-01/31/12
     FMLA
    11/09/11 - 01/03/12
    LOA
    01/04/12 - 02/16/12
     W/O Pay, W/Benefits
     Sammarco, Amy VMMS/Grade 8 Math  FMLA 03/19/12 -06/30/12  FMLA 03/14/12-06/30/12   W/O Pay, W/Benefits


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

    NAME

    TITLE

    FROM

    TO

    SALARY/PRO-RATA

    Stump, Donna

    Director of Special Services

    01/20/12-06/30/12

    02/01/12-06/30/12

    $129,962 -
    Pro-Rata $55,775



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

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    TYPE OF LEAVE

    EFFECTIVE

    PAY/BENEFITS

    Pokol, Scott

    BMHS/Custodial Wrkr

    Military

    03/08/12 (one day)
    03/12/12-03/23/12

    W/Pay, W/Benefits



  8. to ratify a change in hire date, as follows:

    NAME/ACCOUNT NO

    TITLE

    FROM

    TO

    Burleigh, Margaret
    11-000-270-160-00-004

    Substitute Bus Driver

         09/16/11-06/30/12

                01/24/12-06/30/12



  9. to approve employment for the 2011-2012 school year, as follows:

    NAME/ACCOUNT NO

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY

    PRO-RATA

    Cinquegrana, Alan
    11-000-262-109-64-000

      BTHS/Custodial Wrkr

    02/21/12-06/30/12

    $23,558*
    $320 Night Differential

               $8,516

    Biernat-Oldock, Marianne 
    11-000-262-109-64-000
       VMMS/Custodial Wrkr  02/21/12-06/30/12  $23,558* 
    $320 Night Differential
               $8,516 
    Devereux, Debra
    11-000-262-105-64-002
    TRANS/Clerk Driver/Stock Clerk 03/05/12/06/30/12  $24,312*             $7,948 
    Forte, AnnMarie 
    11-120-100-101-31-000
     EHY/Grade 1 02/21/12-06/30/12  $51,396 

    $15,419

    *Pending TWU Negotiations


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

    NAME

    FROM

    TO

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY

    PRO-RATA

    Lazzarini, Marty

    11-000-262-105-64-002Clerk Driver/Stock Clerk

    11-000-262-109-64-000-Custodial Worker/BTHS

    03/05/12-
    06/30/12

    $24,945*
    $525* Black Seal

           $8,327

    *Pending TWU Negotiations




  11. to approve payments for services rendered for the Spring Musical, as follows:

    NAME/ACCOUNT NO

    SCHOOL

    TITLE

    STIPEND

    Bettys, Kevin
    11-401-100-101-16-000

    BMHS

    Musical Coordinator

    $2,000

    Penrod, Andrew
    11-401-100-101-16-000

    BMHS

    Conductor

    $1,000



  12. to ratify a change in account number, as follows:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    ACCOUNT NO FROM

    ACCOUNT NO TO

    EFFECTIVE

    Giblock, Suzanne

    BTHS/Teachers Aide

    11-204-100-101-10-000

    11-204-100-106-10-000

    01/03/12-06/30/12



  13. to approve an appointment to the Supervisor of Curriculum & Instruction, as follows:

    NAME/ACCOUNT NO

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY

    PRO-RATA

    Russell, Susan
    11-000-240-104-03-000 
    DIST
    Supervisor of Curriculum & Instruction - Special Education
     02/21/12-06/30/12 $102,476   $38,001


  14. to approve volunteers to Schedule "C" & "D", as attached:
    11-12 SPRING VOLUNTEERS 2-16-12.pdf


  15. to approve employment to Schedule "C" & "D", as attached:
    11-12 SPRING COACHES 2-16-12.pdf


  16. to ratify a change in a pro-rata, as follows:

    NAME/ACCOUNT NO

    TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY/PRO-RATA FROM

    SALARY/PRO-RATA TO

    Brown, Christine

    Supervisor of Curriculum & Instruction

          01/20/2012-
          06/30/2012

          $100,476
           $ 55,262

          $100,476
          $ 46,052



  17. to approve a change in staff to participate in the Andrew Jackson American History Grant, sponsored by the American Institute for History Education and coordinated by the Lakewood School District, as follows:

    REMOVE

    ADD

    HERB/
    Stump, Donna

    BMHS/
    St. Jean, Darren



  18. to ratify a change in the appointment of the District 504 Coordinator and the District Homeless Liaison, as follows:

    FROM

    TO

    EFFECTIVE

    Magovern, Robyn

    Ciesla, Darlene

    02/01/12-06/30/12



  19. to rescind the approval of transfers for Maribeth Hegadorn and Kathleen Koehler, previously approved on January 19, 2012.



  20. to approve employment for a leave replacement, as follows:

    NAME/ACCOUNT NO

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY

    PRO-RATA

    Lash, Kimberly
    11-000-213-104-20-000

    LRMS/School Nurse

    02/21/12-04/25/12

    BA Guide
    Step 1/$51,396

    $11,821



  21. to approve a transfer of staff, as follows:

    NAME

    FROM

    TO

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY

    Cloud, Michele

    EHY/Grade 1
    11-120-101-100-31-000

    DIST/Academic Coach
    18-000-221-102-03-000

    02/21/12-06/30/12

    No change in salary



  22. to approve an intermittent leave of absence from February 21, 2012 through June 30, 2012 for Mark Severin (Sr. Groundsman), subject to his appointment of Lead Groundsman, as follows:

    NAME/ACCOUNT NO

    TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY

    PRO-RATA

    Severin, Mark
    11-000-263-109-64-000

    Lead Groundsman

    02/21/12-06/30/12

    $64,200

    $23,210

    Severin Contract 1112 (2).doc.pdf      (02/14/12)


  23. to revise an intermittent leave of absence from December 16, 2011 through June 16, 2012 (original LOA 12/16/11-04/06/12) for Rosario Livera (Sr. Maintenance Repairer), subject to his appointment as Assistant Director of Facilities, as follows:

    NAME/ACCOUNT NO

    TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY

    PRO-RATA

    Livera, Rosario
    11-000-261-109-64-000
    11-000-262-109-64-000
    11-000-263-109-64-000

    Assistant Director of Facilities

    02/21/12-06/30/12

    $65,000

    $23,500
    Livera Contract 1112.pdf   (02/15/12)

     

     

    BOARD COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

    PUBLIC COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

     

    SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

     

     

    BOARD COMMENT

    PUBLIC COMMENT

     

    CALENDAR

    DATE

    EVENT

    March 7, 2012    

     Workshop Meeting, BTHS, 7:00 PM

    March 15, 2012    Regular Meeting, BTHS, 7:00 PM

     

     

    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 Execution Session herein set forth.
    2. The general nature of the subject matter to be discussed is as follows:  Contract Negotiations
    3. The length of time anticipated for this Closed Session will be approximately one half hour (30 minutes). 
     

     

     

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