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

  • PRESENTATION

REORGANIZATION MEETING

  1. Board Secretary Reads Statement of Election Results


    Member of the Board of Ed. Brick Twp

    Votes Processed – Polling Place/Percent: 57/57  100.00%

     

     

    Vote Count

    Percent

    - David J. Fischer

    6,177

    10.67%

    - Susan J. Suter

    9,608

    16.60%

    - Lois Turner

    6,711

    11.59%

    - Frank Pannucci Jr.

    10,036

    17.34%

    - Richard Lau

    6,649

    11.49%

    - Walter F. Campbell

    6,052

    10.46%

    - Michael R. Conti

    8,140

    14.06%

    - Victor Fanelli

    4,385

    7.58%

    Write-In

    128

    0.22%

    Total

    57,886

    100.00%



    Member of the Board of Ed. Brick Twp -  1 Yr Unexp.

    Votes Processed – Polling Place/Percent: 57/57 100.00%

     

    Vote Count

    Percent

    - John Barton

    6,571

    32.42%

    - Karyn Cusanelli

    7,192

    35.48%

    - Brenda J. Calderone

    6,451

    31.83%

    Write-In

    55

    0.27%

    Total

    20,269

    100.00%





    2.      Board Secretary Administers Oath of Office to New Board Members

    I, __________ do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support the Constitution of the United States and the Constitutes of the State of New Jersey, and that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same and to the Governments established in the United States and in this State, under the authority of the people.  So help me God.

    I, __________do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I possess the qualifications of membership prescribed by law for the office of member of a board of education, and that I am not disqualified as a voter pursuant to R.S. 19:4-1, and that I will faithfully, impartially and justly perform all duties of that office according to the best of my ability.  I declare that I am not disqualified due to conviction of a crime or office listed in N.J.S.A 18A:12-1, so help me God


    3.      Adoption of Code of Ethics for School Board Members

    A school board member shall abide by the following Code of Ethics for School Board Members:

    a. I will uphold and enforce all laws, rules and regulations of the State Board of Education, and court orders pertaining to schools.  Desired changes shall be brought about only through legal and ethical procedures.

    b. I will make decisions in terms of the educational welfare of children and will seek to develop and maintain public schools that meet the individual needs of all children regardless of their ability, race, creed, sex, or social standing.

    c. I will confine my board action to policy making, planning and appraisal, and I will help to frame policies and plans only after the board has consulted those who will be affected by them.

    d. I will carry out my responsibility, not to administer the schools, but, together with my fellow board members, to see that they are well run.

    e. I will recognize that authority rests with the board of education and will make no personal promises nor take any private action that may compromise the board.

    f. I will refuse to surrender my independent judgment to special interest or partisan political groups or to use the schools for personal gain or for the gain of friends.

    g. I will hold confidential all matters pertaining to the schools which, if disclosed, would needlessly injure individuals or the schools.  In all other matters, I will provide accurate information and, in concert with my fellow board members, interpret to the staff the aspirations of the community for its school.

    h. I will vote to appoint the best qualified personnel available after consideration of the recommendation of the chief school administrative officer.

    i. I will support and protect school personnel in proper performance of their duties.

     
    j. I will refer all complaints to the chief administrative officer and will act on the complaints at public meetings only after failure of an administrative solution.




    4.      Board Secretary Seeks Nominations For President



    5.      President Assumes the Chair and Seeks Nominations for Vice President



    6.      Approval of the List of Board Meeting Dates until the next Organization Meeting

     

    BRICK TOWNSHIP BOARD OF EDUCATION

    PUBLIC MEETING DATES

    JANUARY 2013 – JANUARY 2014

    The Board of Education reserves the right to change

    its schedule of annual meeting dates as necessary

     

     

     

     

    Thursday

    01/31/13

    Regular Meeting

    7:00 PM,  Location:  BTHS

     

     

     

     

    Thursday

    02/28/13

    Regular Meeting

    7:00 PM,  Location:  BTHS

     

     

     

     

    Thursday

    03/21/13

    Regular Meeting

    7:00 PM,  Location:  BTHS

     

     

     

     

    Thursday

    04/18/13

    Regular Meeting

    7:00 PM,  Location:  BTHS

     

     

     

     

    Thursday

    05/30/13

    Regular Meeting

    7:00 PM,  Location:  BTHS

     

     

     

     

    Thursday

    06/27/13

    Regular Meeting

    7:00 PM,  Location:  BTHS

     

     

     

     

    Thursday

    07/25/13

    Regular Meeting

    7:00 PM,  Location:  BTHS

     

     

     

     

    Thursday

    08/22/13

    Regular Meeting

    7:00 PM,  Location:  BTHS

     

     

     

     

    Thursday

    09/26/13

    Regular Meeting

    7:00 PM,  Location:  BTHS

     

     

     

     

    Thursday

    10/17/13

    Regular Meeting

    7:00 PM,  Location:  BTHS

     

     

     

     

    Thursday

    11/21/13

    Regular Meeting

    7:00 PM,  Location:  BTHS

     

     

     

     

    Thursday

    12/19/13

    Regular Meeting

    7:00 PM,  Location:  BTHS

     

     

     

     

    Thursday

    01/02/14

    Reorganization Meeting

    7:00 PM,  Location:  BTHS

     

     

     

     



     
     

    7.     Adoption of Official District Newspaper

    To adopt the Asbury Park Press as the official newspaper and the Brick Times and the Star Ledger as the alternate newspapers for the District, in accordance with N.J.S.A.10:4-18



    8.  Authorization of Personnel to Sign Checks

    To authorize the personnel listed below to sign checks, effective from this date until the 2014 Organization Meeting, as follows:

        RESOLVED, that the President, Secretary and Treasurer of School Monies be empowered to sign all checks, drafts, notes, acceptances, or other evidences of indebtedness of the Brick Township Board of Education, effective from this date until the 2014 Organization Meeting, and granting authority to have necessary signature plates made to be used to sign checks.

        RESOLVED, that the Principal, Assistant Principal, Board Secretary and/or Assistant Business Administrator be empowered to sign all checks for the high school and middle school Student Activities Account.  Each check shall require (2) signatures.

        RESOLVED, that the Board Secretary and Assistant Business Administrator be empowered to sign all checks for the Elementary School Student Activity Account.

        RESOLVED, that the Board Secretary and the Treasurer of School Monies be empowered to sign all checks for the District-wide Payroll Account.  Each check shall require two (2) signatures.

        RESOLVED
    ,  that the Board Secretary and the Treasurer of School Monies be empowered to sign all checks for the District-wide Payroll Agency Account.  Each check shall require two (2) signatures.



    9.  To appoint Edward McFadden as the District Affirmative Action Officer


    10. To appoint Darlene Ciesla as the District 504 Coordinator


    11. To appoint James W. Edwards, Jr. Public Agency Compliance Officer (PACO)



    12. RESOLVED, that the Superintendent of Schools and the Business Administrator/Board Secretary for the Brick Township Board of Education or their designee, be designated as the Board’s agents to request state and federal funds under the existing State and Federal Laws for the period from the date of this Organization Meeting to the Board Organization Meeting in the next calendar year.



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