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

 

 

PRESENTATION

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

 

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

1.  February 8, 2012     Workshop Meeting

2.  February 8, 2012     Executive Session

3.  February 16, 2012   Regular Meeting

4.  February 16, 2012   Executive Session

 

 

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 3 15 12(c).pdf
      SECONDARY FIELD TRIPS 3 15 12(b).pdf

  2. to approve placements for Student Teaching, Field Experiences, Classrooms 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
     
    LEA MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING.pdf

  6. to approve the submission of the Race to the Top Three grant application to the State of New Jersey
     
    RACE TO THE TOP 3 03 15 12.pdf

  7. to approve participation by the Primary Learning Center, Brick Township High School, Lake Riviera Middle School and Lanes Mill Elementary School in the U. S. Department of Education 2011-2012 Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), as attached:
     
    DOE SURVEY 03 15 12.pdf

 

 

BOARD COMMENT: CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION

PUBLIC COMMENT: CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION

 

OPERATIONS

 

1.    to approve intra-budget transfers, as attached:
 
03 15 12 TRANSFERS FOR FEBRUARY.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 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:
  BOARD SECRETARY'S REPORT FEB2012.pdf
  TREASURER OF SCHOOL MONIES FOR FEBRUARY 29, 2012.pdf 


5. 
   to approve the payment of vouchers, as follows:
 
51 BATCH WIREPAYMENTS 03 15 12.pdf
  52 BATCH WIRE PAYMENTS 03 15 12.pdf
  52a BATCH WIRE PAYMENTS 03 15 12.pdf
 
52 BATCH MANUAL CHECKS 03 15 12.pdf
  53 BATCH REGULAR CHECKS 03 15 12.pdf
 
54 BATCH MANUAL CHECKS 03 15 12.pdf
  55 BATCH WIRE PAYMENTS 03 15 12.pdf 
 
56 BATCH WIREPAYMENTS 03 15 12.pdf
  PAYROLL 03 15 12.pdf


6. 
   to approve the Void Check Register, as follows:
  
VOID CHECK REGISTER 03 15 12.pdf 


7.    to approve the Use of School District Facilities Reports, as follows:
  
CHARGEABLE USE OF FACILITIES 03 15 12.pdf
   NON-CHARGEABLE USE OF FACILITIES 03 15 12.pdf 


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 approve a contact for an Out-of-District student placement, as attached:
 
SEARCH DAY.pdf

12.    to ratify contracts for Out-of-District student placements, as attached:
 
BANCROFT.pdf
 COASTAL LEARNING.pdf
 RUGBY SCHOOL.pdf
 LEHMANN.pdf
 RUGBY SCHOOL 2.pdf
 RUGBY SCHOOL 3.pdf
 WOODCLIFF ACADEMY.pdf


13.    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


 14.    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


15.    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

 SERIAL NUMBERS

 LOCATION

 Sharp Projector

      XV-PO100 Model XV-P10U  SN 611291

           WHSE

 7 HP inkjet cartridges

     tricolor 78

           EHYS 

 HP inkjet cartridge

     black 45

           EHYS

 2 HP inkjet cartridges

     51604A

           EHYS 

 HP Laser Jet ink cartridge

     4000 CEB27AR

           EHYS  

 HP Laser Jet ink cartridge   

     4000 C4127X

           EHYS 

 Xerox cartridge      Phaser 8200 yellow colorStix box of 5

           EHYS 

 4 Xerox cartridges      Phaser 8200 blue colorStix individual sticks

           EHYS 

 3 Xerox cartridges      Phaser 8200 Magenta colorStix individual sticks            EHYS
 4 Xerox cartridges      Phaser 8200 Cyan colorStix individual sticks            EHYS
 Xerox cartridge      Phaser 8200 Black colorStix box of 5            EHYS
 3 Xerox cartriges      Phaser 8200 Black colorStix individual sticks            EHYS
 CPU Monitor      HP 7540, PF997A, CNN6460SYQ            HERB 

 


16.  to accept a grant of $23,000 from Veterans Memorial Middle School PTA  for technology to Veterans Memorial Middle School


17to approve the Food Service Department budget for 2012-2013, as attached:
   
FOOD SERVICE BUDGET.pdf



 18.  to approve the Best Program and Kindergarten Wrap Around Program budget for 2012-2013, as attached:
 
BEST PROGRAM BUDGET.pdf


 19.  to approve a contract with Dancing DJ's Inc for the Senior Ball for Brick Memorial High School, as attached:
 
DANCING DJs SENIOR BALL BMHS.pdf


20.  to approve an agreement with Advantage 3 for Asset Marketing / Advertising Services, as attached:
 
ADVANTAGE 3 03 15 12.pdf


21.  to approve and adopt on Second Reading, Policy 5134, Student Accident Insurance, as attached:
   5143 ACCIDENT INSURANCE 03 15 12.pdf 


22.   to approve a contract with Design Resources Group Architects, Inc for architectural services for the Brick Township High School Science room/labs renovations, as attached:
 
DRG BTHS SCIENCE RENOVATIONS 03 15 12.pdf 


23.   to approve a Resolution to withdraw funds from Capital Reserve for the Brick Memorial High School Track Replacement, as follows:

   BRICK TOWNSHIP BOARD OF EDUCATION
RESOLUTION - TRANSFERRING FUNDS FROM CAPITAL RESERVE
FOR THE BRICK MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL TRACK REPLACEMENT PROJECT 


WHEREAS,  the Brick Township Board of Education has established a Capital Reserve Fund in accordance with 18A:21-2 and

WHEREAS, in accordance with 18A:21-4 and 6A:23A-14.1(h)2 the Board of Education may transfer funds to fund facilities projects as determined in accordance with N.J.A.C.6A:26-3., and

WHEREAS, the Track at Brick Memorial High School is in need of immediate repair,

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education approves the advancement of this project and authorizes the transfer of $750,000.00 from its Capital Reserve account to fund the Brick Memorial High School Track Replacement Project.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Board of Education authorizes DRG, Design Resources Group, Architect of Record, to work on behalf of the District with the New Jersey Department of Education to prepare all plans, specifications, drawing and bid-related documents.                    


 

 

BOARD COMMENT: OPERATIONS

PUBLIC COMMENT: OPERATIONS

 

HUMAN RESOURCES

 

  1. to approve employment of substitutes, as attached:
    SUBSTITUTES BOE 3-15-12.pdf

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

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXP

    Fruzynski, John

    VMMS/Technology

          07/01/12

     10 Years 10 Months

    Estelle, Kenneth Facilities/Electrician        07/01/12   14 Years 7 Months


  3. to ratify changes in leaves 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 01/09/12-04/04/12  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 
     Scimone, Agatina BMHS/World Language            LOA  09/04/12-03/04/13  W/O Pay,
    W/O Benefits
     



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

    NAME/ACCOUNT NO

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY

    PRO-RATA

    Boone, Martina
    11-130-100-101-25-000

    VMMS/Grade 8 Math

    03/19/12-06/30/12

             $51,396

               $16,190



  11. to approve volunteers to Schedule "C" & "D", as attached:
    11-12 SPRING VOLUNTEERS BOE 3-15-12.xls.pdf


  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
    18-000-217-106-20-001

    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 and L.L. effective 2/1/12


  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




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

    NAME

    SCHOOL

    ACTIVITY

    STIPEND

    Albanese, Dean

                    BMHS

    Strength and Conditioning Coach/Spring

              $4,445




  18. to approve teachers to work in the Library Extended Hour Program, at $49 per hour for a total of five hours, not to exceed $245 per teacher, funded through Title 1, Parental Involvement, as follows:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/ACCOUNT NO

    Helmstetter, Tammy

              VMES/20-231-100-101-03-001

    Balog, Diane

              VMES/20-231-100-101-03-001

    Fitzgerald, Sharon

              LM/20-231-100-101-03-001

    Scott, Amy

              LM/20-231-100-101-03-001

    LaVance, Catherine

              EHY/20-231-100-101-03-001

    Forman, Kathryn

              EHY/20-231-100-101-03-001

    Davies, Merrell

              OSB/20-231-100-101-03-001

    Zach, Robyn

              OSB/20-231-100-101-03-001

    Cerbone, Kelly

              LRMS/20-231-100-101-03-001

    Halasz, Laura

              LRMS/20-231-100-101-03-001

 

 



 

BOARD COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

PUBLIC COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

 

SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

 

BOARD COMMENT

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

 

CALENDAR

DATE

EVENT

   
          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

PRESENTATION

  •  New Jersey School Boards Association Rep - Kathy Winecoff

 

 

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:  Superintendent's Evaluation 
  3. The length of time anticipated for this Closed Session will be approximately one half hour (30 minutes). 
 

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

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