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.

 

PRESENTATION

  • 2012-2013 Tentative Budget

 

CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION (TO BE PRESENTED FOR APPROVAL AT THE REGULAR MEETING, MARCH 15, 2012)

  1. to accept reports of Field Trips, as attached:
      ELEMENTARY FIELD TRIPS 3 15 12(b).pdf
      SECONDARY FIELD TRIPS 3 15 12(b).pdf 

     
  2. to approve placements for Student Teaching, Field Experiences, Classroom observations, Internships or Externships, as attached:
     COLLEGE STUDENT PLACEMENTS (2) 3-15-12.pdf

  3. to approve Workshops (as required by the School District Accountability Act) as attached:
     
    WORKSHOPS(b) 3 15 12.pdf

  4. to approve and adopt, on Second Reading, Policy 2431.1, Home Schooled Students Athletic Participation, as attached:
     
    2431.1 HOME SCHOOLED STUDENTS ATHLETIC PARTICIPATION (a).pdf
      REGULATION 2431.1. HOME-SCHOOLED STUDENTS ATHLETIC PARTICIPATION.pdf


  5. to approve the participation and submission of the Memorandum of Understanding for the Race to the Top Phase Three (RTTT3) grant project with the State of New Jersey for an allocation of $100,160

 

 

OPERATIONS (TO BE PRESENTED FOR APPROVAL AT THE WORKSHOP MEETING, MARCH 7, 2012)

1.    to approve a Resolution to adopt the Tentative School District Budget for Fiscal Year 2012-2013 for submission to the Executive County Superintendent of Schools, as follows:
 

                      BRICK TOWNSHIP BOARD OF EDUCATION
        2012-2013 TENTATIVE SCHOOL DISTRICT BUDGET RESOLUTION

        BE IT RESOLVED that the Brick Township Board of Education approve the Tentative School District Budget for the Fiscal Year 2012-2013 for submission to the Executive County Superintendent of Schools, as follows:

 

          BUDGET

    LOCAL TAX LEVY

     
Total General Fund        $ 138,198,390       $ 97,048,599
Total Special Revenue Fund       $     4,243,221                 - 
Total Debt Service Fund       $     3,104,869       $   2,494,661
        $ 145,546,480       $ 99,543,260


2. 
      to approve the tentative 2012-2013 Maximum Travel as per N.J.A.C.6A:23A-7.3, as attached
  
2012-2013 TRAVEL FOR MARCH AGENDA.pdf      (attached 3/6/12)
  

3.       to  approve  the  tentative maximum  dollar  limit  to  be  spent  on  Public  Relations Services and Purchase Professional Services in accordance with 6A:23A-5.2-a(1), as attached
 
2012- 2013 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FOR MARCH AGENDA.pdf    (attached 3/6/12)


4.       to approve the tentative establishment of dollar thresholds for awards to recognize special accomplishments and establish a budget supported by general fund revenues for each category in accordance with 6A:23A-5.8, as per the attached
 
2012-2013 BUDGET FOR AWARDS.pdf      (attached 3/5/12)
 
2012-2013 SPORTS & ACTIVITIES FOR MARCH AGENDA.pdf  (attached 3/6/12)


5.      to approve a contract with West Hudson Associates for the Superintendent Search as attached:
 
WEST HUDSON SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH 03 07 12.pdf  (3/6/12)

 

 

 

 

 

 

OPERATIONS (TO BE PRESENTED FOR APPROVAL AT THE REGULAR MEETING, MARCH 15, 2012)

  1. to approve intra-budget transfers, as attached:
     


  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 February 29, 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 February 29, 2012, as attached:
     

     

  5. to approve the payment of vouchers, as follows:
     

     
     
     
     
     
     


  6. to approve the Void Check Register, as follows:
     


  7. to approve the Use of School District Facilities Reports, as follows:
     
     

  8. to approve a contract with AFROTC for Brick Memorial High School, as attached:
     
    AFJROTC.pdf

  9. to approve a contract with Grand Marquis for the Class of 2014 Junior Prom for Brick Memorial High School, as attached:
     
    GRAND MARQUIS.pdf

  10. to approve a Change Order for Site Improvements to Brick Township Schools and Playgrounds, as attached:
      CHANGE ORDER - SITE IMPROVEMENTS.pdf 

  11. to ratify contracts for Out-of-District student placements, as attached:
     
    BANCROFT.pdf
     COASTAL LEARNING.pdf
     RUGBY SCHOOL.pdf
     LEHMANN.pdf
     SEARCH DAY.pdf
     RUGBY SCHOOL 2.pdf


  12. to rescind contracts for incoming tuition students which were approved on January 19, 2012, and ratify contracts for those students from Bridgeton School District, as follows:
     
    CG 03-15-12.pdf
      NG 03-15-12.pdf 
     
    ZG 03-15-12.pdf

  13. to accept funds from the Department of Children and Families in the amount of $47,333 (as Board approved on June 23, 2011 as a subsection to the McKinney-Vento Homeless Children and Youth Program application  - the Children's Inter Agency Coordination Council Partnership), as attached:
     
    McKINNEY-VENTO EXPANSION AWARD PART1.pdf
      McKINNEY-VENTO EXPANSION AWARD PART 2.pdf

  14. to declare the following item surplus equipment, no longer required for school purposes, and authorize the Business Administrator/Board Secretary to discard this item 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    

     SERIAL NUMBERS

     LOCATION

          Sharp Projector       XV-PO100 Model XV-P10U  SN 611291

     WHSE



  15. to approve, on First Reading, Policy 5134, Student Accident Insurance, as attached:
     
    5143 ACCIDENT INSURANCE _1_ 02 16 12.pdf


 

 HUMAN RESOURCES (TO BE PRESENTED FOR APPROVAL AT THE WORKSHOP MEETING, MARCH 7, 2012)

 

  1. to approve employment of  SES Tutors as needed, and funded through Title I of NCLB, at $45 per hr, not to exceed $1,170, as follows:

    NAME

    ACCOUNT NO

     Moynihan, Kim      

     62-990-100-101-03-000 

     Kuster, David  62-990-100-101-03-000 
     Lelievre, Melissa  62-990-100-101-03-000 
     McCutchan, Nicole  62-990-100-101-03-000 
     Snell, Heather  62-990-100-101-03-000 
     Fidalgo, Deena  62-990-100-101-03-000 

 

HUMAN RESOURCES (TO BE PRESENTED FOR APPROVAL AT THE REGULAR MEETING, MARCH 15, 2012)

 

  1. to approve employment of substitutes, as attached:
    to be added after the March 6, meeting

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

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXP

    Fruzynski, John

    VMMS/Technology

          07/01/12

     10 Years 10 Months



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

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    FROM

    TO

    Handchen, Nancy

    VMES/Teachers Aide

    FMLA
    01/05/12-02/16/12
    W/O Pay, W/O Benefits

    FMLA
    01/05/12-01/06/12
    W/O Pay, W/O Benefits

     Smith, Angela  BTHS/Guidance FMLA
    03/12/12-06/01/12
    W/O Pay, W/Benefits
     FMLA 03/05/12-03/14/12
    NJFLA 03/15/12-06/14/12
    W/O Pay, W/Benefits



  4. to ratify leaves of absence, as follows:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    TYPE OF LEAVE

    EFFECTIVE

    PAY/BENEFITS

    Lash, Kim

    LRMS/Nurse

              LOA

    03/07/12-03/14/12

    W/O Pay,
    W/O Benefits

     DeBruin, Maria BMHS/Science            FMLA  02/29/12-05/31/12  W/O Pay,
    W/Benefits 
    Handchen, Nancy    VMES/Teachers Aide            LOA 01/09/12-03/06/12  W/O Pay,
    W/O Benefits 
     Kolan, Susan OSB/ICS            FMLA  03/05/12-04/23/12  W/O Pay,
    W/Benefits 
     Pinter, Joseph       EHY/Custodial Wrkr            FMLA  02/28/12-03/01/12  W/O Pay, W/Benefits 


  5. to ratify a pro-rata, as follows:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    PRO-RATA FROM

    NEW PRO-RATA

    PREVIOUSLY APPROVED

    Forte, Ann Maria

    EHY/Grade 1

          $15,419

               $21,072

              02/16/12



  6. to approve a hire date, as follows:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY

    PRO-RATA

    Cucinotti, Amanda

    MD/VMES/LM/CST Psychologist

    04/16/12-06/30/12

               $54,811

           $12,058



  7. to approve a Volunteer Club and an Advisor, as follows

    SCHOOL

    CLUB NAME

    ADVISOR

    BTHS

    Peer Leadership Club

    Diamond, Renee



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

    NAME/ACCOUNT NO

    SCHOOL

    TITLE

    STIPEND

    Lyncheski, David
    11-401-100-101-10-001

    BTHS

    Orchestra Musician

    $575



  9. to approve leaves of absence, as follows:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    TYPE OF LEAVE

    EFFECTIVE

    PAY/BENEFITS

    Castellano, Jacqueline

    BMHS/Science

              FMLA

    09/04/12-11/21/12

    W/O Pay, W/Benefits

     Broyer, Denise VMMS/Teachers Aide

              FMLA 

    03/16/12-05/25/12  W/O Pay, W/Benefits 
     Hawkes, Michele BTHS/Teachers Aide 

              FMLA 

    04/16/12-06/29/12  W/O Pay, W/Benefits 
     Mora, Danielle BMHS/World Language            FMLA  04/02/12-06/30/12  W/O Pay, W/Benefits 
     Vernon, Lauren VMES/BSI            LOA  09/04/12-03/04/13  W/O Pay, W/O Benefits 



  10. to approve employment, as follows:

    NAME/ACCOUNT NO

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY

    PRO-RATA



  11. to approve volunteers to Schedule "C" & "D", as attached:

  12. to ratify additional salaries as per contract with the DCS Educational Partnership, as follows:

    NAME/ACCOUNT NO

    TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY

    Ferraro, Alan    

    Homeless Service Training Instructor

    11/01/11-06/30/12

             $14,000

     DesJardins, Diane Homeless Service Trainer Assistant   11/01/11-06/30/12          $12,000 

  13. to ratify a change in hours, as follows:

    NAME/ACCOUNT NO

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    FROM/TO

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY

    PRO-RATA

    Peltier, Susan

    Trans/School Bus Driver

    4 hrs to 5 hrs

         02/28/12-
         06/30/12

    $13,401

    $5,233



  14. to ratify additional compensation, as follows:

    NAME/ACCOUNT NO

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    ADDITIONAL

    SALARY PER HOUR

    EFFECTIVE

    Osborn, Jeanne

    LRMS/Teachers Aide

    Pay one additional period per day not to exceed 150 hours or a total of $2,854.50

            $19.03

    12/12/11-06/13/12


  15. to ratify a termination of employment of  S.G. effective 2/29/12.

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

    NAME/TITLE

    FROM

    TO

    EFFECTIVE

    Russell, Susan
    Supervisor of Curriculum & Instruction/
    Special Education

    11-000-240-104-03-000

    11-000-240-104-99-001

    02/21/12-06/30/12

    Gorden, Debra
    Teachers Aide
    11-000-217-106-25-000 11-212-100-106-36-000  03/01/12-06/30/12 

 

 

BOARD DISCUSSION

 

 

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

 

CALENDAR

DATE

EVENT

          March 15, 2012                   Regular Meeting &
                Executive Session - Personnel
                BTHS, 7:00 PM
   
          March 29, 2012                     Public Hearing on the Budget &
                Executive Session - Personnel
                BTHS, 7:00 PM
   
          April 4, 2012

                Board Retreat &
                Executive Session - Personnel
                TTC, 6:00 PM

   
         April 6-13, 2012                 Spring Recess, Schools Closed
   
         April 19, 2012                 Regular Meeting &
                Executive Session - Personnel
                BTHS, 7:00 PM

 

EXECUTIVE SESION

 

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:  Personnel & Contract Negotiations 
  3. The length of time anticipated for this Closed Session will be approximately one hour (60 minutes). 
 

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

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