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, the Star Ledger and Municipal Clerk's Office.

 

PRESENTATIONS


 1.   Student Representatives Reports: Brick Memorial High School &  Brick Township High School

 2.   10th Legislative District Excellence in Education Award - Shawn Trautweiler
 
 3.   Ocean County Teacher of the Year - Nan Evans

 4.   QSAC Placement Results
      

APPROVAL OF MINUTES


 1. September 20, 2012
Special Meeting

COMMITTEE REPORTS

1.  Curriculum & Instruction Committee

2.  Operations Committee

3.  Facilities Committee

4.  Human Resources Committee

CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION

  1. To approve the submission of a Grant Application to First Financial Foundation in the  amount of $500 for Lake Riviera Middle School


  2. To approve the submission of a Grant Application to Gap Foundation Inc. for up to a maximum of $1,000 for BTHS.


  3. To approve the submission of a Grant Application to The New York Jets "Eat Right, Move More" Program, for Midstreams Elementary, in the amount of $5,000


  4. To ratify the submission of a Grant Application to Lowes Toolbox for Education, in the amount of $5,000 for Midstreams Elementary


  5. To approve placements of college students for Student Teaching,  Field Experiences,     Classroom Observations, Internships or Externships, as attached:
    COLLEGE STUDENT PLACEMENTS



  6. To approve Field Trips, as attached:
      SECONDARY FIELD TRIPS



  7. To approve Workshops, as required by the School District Accountability Act, as attached:
    WORKSHOPS



  8. To approve the Superintendent's Merit and Compensation Goals for the 2012-2013 school year as per his contract, and as approved by the Executive County Superintendent of Schools, as follows:
          Goal #1:  Using the work of Fennick W. English, will audit written, taught and tested
        curriculum, using a curriculum alignment audit criteria and rubric rating form (0-3) for
        each element of curriculum.

        Goal #2:  Implement a communication plan that actively informs and involves the home,
        community and schools as partners.

        Goal #3:  By May 1, 2013, the Superintendent will develop a plan for early identification
        of and early intervention with children who may be at risk for not passing the third grade
        NJASK reading levels.  The plan will be based on proven strategies and be implemented
        and monitored.  In the 2012-2013 year, with the goal of increasing the number of third 
        grade students passing Language Arts from 69.5% to 73.5% in 2013, a 4% increase for
        general education will be realized as evidenced by the 2012-2013 NJASK Spring
        assessment.

        Goal #4:  Increase the number of AP classes offered at both high schools by a total of     
        three (3) classes in each school.

        Goal #5:  Increase the total number of students taking AP classes by 8% for the 
        2012-2013 school year.

9. To accept the NJ QSAC Statement of Assurance.


10. To approve a student, Linda Giordano, from Rutgers University, as a Volunteer, to complete a 40 hour Social Work Internship, effective 10/19/12-12/20/12. 


11. To allow Student 20190475 to remain at current school through June 30, 2012.


12. To approve participation of both Middle Schools in the Teen Outreach Program (TOP) Grant.

BOARD COMMENT: CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION

 

PUBLIC COMMENT: CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION

 

OPERATIONS

  1. To approve intra-budget transfers, as attached:
    TRANSFERS


  2. To accept the Board Secretary's and Treasurer of School Monies Reports, as attached:
    BOARD SECRETARY REPORT
    TREASURER'S REPORT


  3. 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) as of September 30, 2012


  4. 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 September 30, 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.



  5. To approve the payment of vouchers, as attached:
    PAYROLL
    REGULAR CHECKS
    WIRE PAYMENTS
    MANUAL CHECKS



  6. To approve the Use of School District Facilities Reports, as attached:
    CHARGEABLE USE OF FACILITIES
    NON-CHARGEABLE USE OF FACILITIES


  7. To approve change orders, as attached: added change order #5 fiore 10/18/12
    CHANGE ORDER #3 WITH NORTH EASTERN HARDWOOD FLOORS/BMHS GYM FLOOR
    CHANGE ORDER #4 WITH NORTH EASTERN HARDWOOD FLOORS/BMHS GYM FLOOR
    CHANGE ORDER #4 WITH LANDSITE/BTHS BLEACHERS
    CHANGE ORDER #4 WITH WALLACE BROTHERS/BTHS SCIENCE RENOVATION
    CHANGE ORDER #5 WITH WALLACE BROTHERS/BTHS SCIENCE RENOVATION
    CHANGE ORDER #5 WITH FIORE PAVING/BMHS TRACK
    CHANGE ORDER #3 WITH LILICH CORPORATION/BTHS SCIENCE RENOVATIONS
    CHANGE ORDER #1 WITH AMERICAN ATHLETIC COURTS/BMHS LONG JUMP/POLE VAULT
    CHANGE ORDER #5 WITH NORTH EASTERN HARDWOOD FLOORS/BMHS GYM FLOOR



  8. To identify the attached 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, (items to be sold on govdeals.com or a similar type of online service), as attached:
    SURPLUS



  9. To ratify contracts for Out of District Student Placements, as attached:
    HARBOR SCHOOL 1
    HARBOR SCHOOL 2
    HARBOR SCHOOL 3
    OCEAN ACADEMY - Pending Transfer
    CPC BEHAVIORAL
    THE ALPHA SCHOOL
    BARNEGAT 1
    BARNEGAT 2
    PINELANDS
    RED BANK REGIONAL



  10. To approve a contract for an Out of District Student Placement, as attached:
    THE ARC OF OCEAN COUNTY CHAPTER



  11. To ratify contracts for incoming tuition students, as attached:
    SPRING LAKE
    SOMERVILLE




  12. To ratify additional hours for Behavioral Consultant/Social Skills Services, as follows:

    NAME

    ADDITIONAL HOURS

    Advanced Education Advisement Co.

    370 Additional Hours at
    $68.50 Per Hour
    not to exceed $25,345




  13. To accept a check in the amount of $884.74, for EHY, from the Target "Take Charge of Education" Program.


  14. To accept a check in the amount of $500, for EHY, from BJ's Adopt a School Giving Program.



  15. To accept a check in the amount of $1,500 for VMMS, from the "NFL Funds for Fuel up to play"


  16. To accept gift cards to Staples, in the amount of $250, from Ocean First Bank, for VMES, MIDS, OSB, VMMS, LRMS, HERB, LM and PLC for participation in the 2012 Model Classroom Grant Program.


  17. To accept a donation of 20 IPad covers (valued at $485) from Speck Product Company for EEC.

  18. To accept a donation of $9,331.96 from the EHY PTA to purchase technology.


  19. To accept three gift cards to Target, totaling $75, from the Give with Target Campaign, for Osb.

  20. To approve an agreement with Samuel French for a licensing fee in the amount of $375, for the Production of "Mirror Mirror" at BTHS on/or about February 22, 2012 - February 24, 2012, as attached:
    MIRROR MIRROR


  21. To approve an agreement with Ocean County Vocational Technical School for shared services, as attached:
    OCVTS SHARED SERVICES


  22. To approve an agreement with Neptune Aquatic Center for indoor pool use for BTHS and BMHS, as attached:
    NEPTUNE AQUATIC - BTHS
    NEPTUNE AQUATIC - BMHS



  23. WATERVIEW PAVILION  -  ITEM DELETED - 10/18/12
     



  24. To approve an agreement with Healthy Eats Vending, LLC, as attached:
    HEALTHY EATS VENDING


  25. To approve an agreement with Tropical Ice LLC, as attached:
    TROPICAL ICE


  26. To approve the Brick Township Board of Education's Deferred Compensation Plan 457(b), as attached:
    457(b) DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN

  27. To approve a Resolution for a Utility Bill Audit, as follows

    RESOLUTION
    Utility Bill Audit

    WHEREAS, there exists a need for a Utility Bill Audit, and

    WHEREAS, N.J.S.A.18A:18A-3 allows for the award of a contract without public advertising for bids and bidding therefor when the cost or price, in aggregate, does not exceed the bid threshold in a contract year; and

    WHEREAS,  N.J.S.A.18A:18A-37c  states that for all contracts that in the aggregate are less than the bid threshold but 15 percent or more of that amount the purchasing agent shall only award the contract after soliciting at least two competitive quotations; and

    WHEREAS, on September 5, 2012 a request for qualifications for a Utility Bill Audit was posted on the District web site in which responses were received; and

    WHEREAS, the District Administration has reviewed these responses and finds the response of Troy & Banks, Inc to be the most advantageous in regards to price and other factors considered,

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

     1.       That Troy & Banks, Inc, be and is hereby appointed by the Brick Township Board of Education.

    2.       This appointment is made in accordance with the Request for Qualification dated September 5, 2012.

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

    4.        The total fee shall be 29% of any refund obtained from the utility providers, if any.  If no refund is obtained the contractor will receive no compensation.
                    
    5.     A certified copy of this Resolution, together with a copy of the proposal shall remain on file and be available for inspection.



  28. To approve participation in the Middlesex Regional Educational Services Commission (MRESC) Request for Proposal (RFP) for advertising on school buses/vehicles and advertising on school web site with Advantage 3, LLC, as per their RFP response approved by MRESC, except that any upfront costs noted in RFP response will be waived by Advantage 3, LLC for said participation.

  29. To approve to waive the Community Use of Facilities Fee ($50.00) for the Ocean County Library for use of the Brick Township High School Parking Lot on October 27, 2012 from 12:00PM to 5:00PM.

  30. To approve the rejection of the bids received on October 10, 2012 for Ice Time for BMHS and BTHS Ice Hockey Teams, due to required revisions to Bid specifications.


  31. To approve a resolution to appoint JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A. as Lessor in connection with a lease financing transaction of the Board of  Education of the Township of Brick, in the County of Ocean, New Jersey   - added 10/18/12

    WHEREAS, on October 10, 2012 The Board of Education of the Township of Brick, in the County of Ocean, New Jersey (the “Board of Education”) held a public bid in connection with the lease purchase financing for the purchase of technology equipment for a term of three

    (3) years (the “Lease”); and

    WHEREAS, upon the Board’s consideration of the bids received (as shown in Exhibit A), the Board has determined to award the contract.

    NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF BRICK, IN THE COUNTY OF OCEAN, NEW JERSEY, AS FOLLOWS:

    Section 1. The Board hereby awards to JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A. as lessor in connection the Lease at an interest rate of 0.955%, such being the lowest fixed interest rate bid received for a three year term. The final maturity of the Lease will be December 15, 2014 and the lease payment amounts will be as described in Exhibit B as follows.

    Section 2. This resolution shall take effect immediately

    EXHIBIT A
    BIDS RECEIVED


    BIDDER

    Interest Rate

    JP Morgan Chase Bank

    0.955%

    TD Equipment Finance

    1.270%

    PNC Equipment Finance

    1.330%

    Capital One

    1.590%

    Municipal Leasing Consultants

    1.671%

                                        EXHIBIT B
                                       LEASE PAYMENTS

    DATE

    PRINCIPAL

    INTEREST

    TOTAL LEASE PAYMENT

    12/15/2012

    $523,377.61

    $1,860.41

    $525,238.02

    12/15/2013

    515,351.24

    9,886.78

    525,238.02

    12/15/2014

    520,271.15

    4,966.87

    525,238.02

    TOTAL

    $1,559,000.00

    $16,714.07

    $1,575,714.00

     

  32. To approve a resolution to award the bid for the following projects:  added 10/18/12

    Gym Lighting Replacements at Veterans Memorial Elementary School
    Visual Fire Alarms Installation at the Primary Learning Center
    Exterior Door and Lighting Replacements at both Emma Havens Young and Lanes Mill Elementary School

    WHEREAS, the bids were reviewed and opened publicly and read aloud on September 27, 2012 and
    WHEREAS, the results were reviewed and approved by the Business Administrator, Board Attorney and Architect
    BE IT RESOLVED,  that the Board of Education award the bid for the projects listed above, as follows:

    VENDOR

    BASE BID

    Breaker Electric Inc., LLC
    488 Monmouth Road
    Clarksburg, NJ 08510

    $1,447,000.00



  33. To accept the donation of 2 free Packs of Epipens for each school from Mylan Pharmaceuticals. - added 10/18/12

BOARD COMMENT: OPERATIONS

  

PUBLIC COMMENT: OPERATIONS

 

HUMAN RESOURCES


  1. To approve substitutes for the 2012-2013 school year, as attached:
    SUBSTITUTES


  2. To ratify a retirement, as follows:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    Camporeale, Saverio

    VMES/Custodial Worker

    10/01/12

    8 Years 5 Months




  3. To ratify resignations, as follows:

    NAME

    TITLE

    EFFECTIVE DATE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    DiNicola, Domenick

    Substitute Custodial Worker

    09/22/12

    2 Months

    Leitner, Carol

    Substitute Bus Driver

    09/25/12

    1 Month

    Melillo, Kristine

    Substitute Teacher/Substitute Teacher’s Aide

    09/18/12

    1 Month





  4. To accept, with regret, retirements, as follows:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE DATE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    Clinton, Edward

    Trans/School Bus Driver

    01/01/13

    4 Years 3 Months

     Keever, Jacqueline
    BTHS/LLD 11/01/12
    18 Years 9 Months
     Rosenberg, Carla
    VMMS/Teacher's Aide
    12/01/12
    17 Years 6 Months



  5. To approve a resignation, as follows:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE DATE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    Silvestri, Dina

    Admin/Community Relations  Officer

       10/19/12

         4 Years



  6. To approve tuition reimbursements, as attached:
    TUITION REIMBURSEMENT


  7. To ratify advanced degree increases, as attached:
    ADVANCED DEGREE INCREASES



  8. To ratify transfers of staff, as follows:

    NAME

    FROM

    TO

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY

    Angarano, Delores

    Teacher’s Aide/VMES
    11-000-217-106-36-000

    Teacher’s Aide/LM
    11-000-217-106-33-000

    10/09/12-
    06/30/13

    No change in salary

    DeLuca, Eileen

    Teacher’s Aide/VMES
    11-204-100-106-36-000

    Teacher’s Aide/VMES
    11-000-217-106-36-000

    10/09/12-
    06/30/13

    No change in Salary




  9. To approve changes in title, as follows:

    NAME

    FROM

    TO

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY

    Civello, Susan

    Keyboarding Clerk 3/PA/VMMS

    Keyboarding Clerk 3/RA/VMMS

    10/19/12-
    06/30/13

    No change in salary

     Scifo, Dawn
    Keyboarding Clk 1/Admin
    Keyboarding Clk 2/Admin
    10/19/12-
    06/30/13
    $25,071
    Pro-Rata
    $17,453
     Crumrine, Diane
    Keyboarding Clk 1/Trans
    Keyboarding Clk 2/Trans/PA
    10/19/12-
    06/30/13
    $25,868
    Pro-Rata
    $18,008



  10. To approve employment for the 2012-2013 school year, as follows:

    NAME/ACCOUNT NUMBER

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BASE
    SALARY

    NIGHT DIFFERENTIAL

    Marks, Lisa
    11-000-262-109-64-000

    LRMS/Custodial Worker

    10/19/12-
    06/30/13

    $23,558
    Pro-Rata
    $16,309

    $525
    Pro-Rata
    $320

     Smith, Matthew
    11-000-270-160-66-003
     Trans/Mechanic 11/12/12-
    06/30/13
     $27,092
    Pro-Rata
    $21,986
     
     Kleissler, Lisa
    11-000-217-106-10-000
    11-000-217-106-39-000
    BTHS/Teachers Aide 1/2 (to be reimbursed by the State)
    EEC Teachers Aide 1/2
    10/19/12-
    06/30/13
    $23,061
    Pro-Rata
    $16,558
     


  11. To approve employment for a leave replacement, as follows:

    NAME/ACCOUNT NUMBER

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY

    PRO-RATA

    Scott, Shannon M
    11-213-100-101-30-000

    DP/In Class Support

    12/03/12-
    03/14/13

    $52,711

    $17,921





  12. To ratify a change in salary for the 2012-2013 school year, as follows:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY

    Tufaro, Jacqueline

    Facilities/Keyboarding Clk 1

    07/01/12-
    06/30/13

    $22,292



  13. To ratify changes in employment, as follows:

    NAME

    FROM

    TO

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY

    PRO-RATA

    Filik, Karen

    11-215-100-106-39-000
    Teacher’s Aide/4 Hr/EEC

    11-000-217-106-39-000
    Teacher’s Aide/EEC

    09/25/12-
    06/30/13

    $23,361

    $21,609



  14. To approve a change in employment, as follows:

    NAME

    FROM

    TO

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY

    PRO-RATA

    Figula, Jacqueline

    Keyboarding Clk 2/Spc Svc
    11-000-219-105-99-000

    Keyboarding Clk 3/EHY
    11-000-240-105-31-000

    10/19/12-
    06/30/13

    $26,424

     $18,395




  15. To ratify changes in salaries, as attached:

    NAME/ACCOUNT NUMBER

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    SALARY
    FROM

    SALARY
    TO

    EFFECTIVE

    PRO-RATA

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

    BTHS/Custodial Wrkr

    $24,029

    $24,554
    Add Black Seal $525

    07/20/12-
    06/30/13

    $23,232

    Biernat-Oldock, Maryann
    11-000-262-109-64-000

    LRMS/Custodial Wrkr

    $24,029

    $24,554
    Add Black Seal $525

    07/20/12-
    06/30/13

    $23,232

    Caporelli, Nicholas
    11-000-262-109-64-000

    VMMS/Custodial Wrkr

    $23,558

    $24,083
    Add Black Seal $525

    08/20/12-
    06/30/13

    $20,841

    Shaw, Steven
    11-000-262-109-64-000

    PLC/Custodial Wrkr

    $24,029

    $24,554
    Add Black Seal $525

    08/17/12-
    06/30/13

    $21,343

    Winch, Pauline
    11-000-270-161-66-005

    Trans/School Bus Driver

    $38,386

    $38,962

    09/01/12-
    06/30/13

    n/a

    Hoogvliet, Diana
    60-910-310-110-67-000

    Cook/EHY

    $26,279

    $26,679

    09/01/12-
    06/30/13

    n/a

    Muller, Diana
    60-910-310-110-67-000

    VMMS/Food Svc Wrkr

    $23,052

    $23,398

    09/01/12-
    06/30/13

    n/a

    Tuttle, Mary
    11-000-217-106-25-000

    VMMS/Teacher’s Aide

    $27,400

    $27,499

    09/01/12-
    06/30/13

    n/a




  16. To approve the removal of night differential, as follows:

    NAME/ACCOUNT NUMBER

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    Sholander, Scott
    11-000-262-109-64-000

    BMHS/Custodial Worker

    10/19/12-06/30/13






  17. To ratify a change in hours, as follows:

    NAME/ACCOUNT NUMBER

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    FROM

    TO

    EFFECTIVE

    PRO-RATA

    Piscope, Michelle
    11-000-270-160-66-002

    Trans/School Bus Driver

    School Bus Driver/6 Hr
    $16,403

    School Bus Driver/8 Hr
    $21,870

    09/01/12-
    06/30/13

    n/a




  18. To approve changes in dates of hire, as follows:

    NAME/ACCOUNT NUMBER

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    FROM

    TO

    SALARY

    Tschinkel, Brendan
    11-000-270-160-66-003

    Trans/Diesel Mechanic

    09/21/12-
    06/30/13

    10/09/12-
    06/30/13

    $42,000
    Pro-Rata
    $30,531

    High-Martucci, Lori
    11-212-100-106-38-000

    PLC/Teacher’s Aide

    09/04/12-
    06/30/13

    09/06/12-
    06/30/13

    $23,961
    Pro-Rata
    $23,721




  19. To ratify leaves of absence, as follows: Updated 10/17/12

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    TYPE OF LEAVE

    EFFECTIVE

    PAY/BENEFITS

    Koziol, Carol

    BTHS/Keyboarding Clk 3

    FMLA

    10/16/12-
    12/31/12

    W/O Pay, W/Benefits

     Broyer, Denise
    VMMS/Teacher's Aide
    FMLA
    09/28/12-
    10/05/12
    W/O Pay, W/Benefits
     Rosenberg, Carla
    VMMS/Teacher's Aide
    Intermittent FMLA
    10/04/12-
    11/30/12
    W/O Pay, W/Benefits
     Cancel, Amy
    BTHS/English FMLA 10/01/12-
    10/31/12
    W/O Pay, W/Benefits
    DeFrancisci, Judith
    BTHS/Physical Education
    FMLA
    10/11/12-
    11/21/12
    W/O Pay, W/Benefits



  20. To ratify resignations to Schedule "C" & "D", as follows:

    NAME

    SCHOOL

    ACTIVITY/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    Compitello, Anthony

    BTHS

    Football/Assistant Coach

    09/13/12

     Zeoli, Michelle
    BTHS PALS/Advisor 09/18/12



  21. To approve employment/volunteers to Schedule "C", "D" & "E", as attached: - UPDATED 10/18/12
    EMPLOYMENT
    VOLUNTEERS





  22. To ratify salaries for continuing education units for Teacher's Aides, as attached:
    TEACHER'S AIDES, CEU'S



BOARD COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

 

PUBLIC COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

 

SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

 

BOARD COMMENT

 

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

CALENDAR

DATE

                             EVENT

November 6, 2012
Election Day          School Closed
November 8 & 9, 2012
NJEA Convention   School Closed
November 15, 2012
Regular Meeting, BTHS, 7:00PM
November 19, 20, & 21, 2012
Early Dismissal for Students
November 19 & 20, 2012
Parent/Teacher Conferences 
November 22 & November 23, 2012
Thanksgiving Recess   Schools Closed
 December 20, 2012
Regular Meeting,  BTHS,  7:00PM

ADJOURNMENT

 
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