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, 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  - BRICK MEMORIAL AND BRICK TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOLS

  2. GRANT AWARDS - TEACHER RECIPIENTS


  3. PRESENTATION BY DEMOGRAPHER (ROSS HABER) - FULL DAY KINDERGARTEN


  4. ASSESSMENT SOFTWARE PRODUCT RECOMMENDATION - PRESENTED BY JONATHAN BARRESI - ADDED 02/21/13

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  1. JANUARY 31, 2013 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

  1. COMMUNICATIONS & PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT COMMITTEE

  2. CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION COMMITTEE

  3. FACILITIES COMMITTEE

  4. FINANCE COMMITTEE

  5. HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE

CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION

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


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



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


  4. To approve submission of a Grant Application to DonorsChoose.org for Emma Havens Young Elementary School for $843.84 to purchase a Dell Optiplex Processor to enhance Literacy and Math Centers.


  5. To revise the adoption of "Journeys" as the Elementary Literacy Program to include Grade 3.

BOARD COMMENT: CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION

 

PUBLIC COMMENT: CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION

 

OPERATIONS

  1.  To approve budget transfers, as attached:
    TRANSFERS



  2. To accept the Board Secretary's and Treasurer of School Monies Reports, as attached:
    Board Secretary's Report
    Teasurer of School Monies 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 January 31, 2013.



  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 January 31, 2013, 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:
    REGULAR CHECKS
    COMMERCE PAYMENTS
    WIRE PAYMENTS
    MANUAL CHECKS
    JANUARY PAYROLL




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



  7. 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



  8. To ratify contracts for Out of District Student Placements, as attached:
    COASTAL LEARNING




  9. To ratify Transportation Jointures, as attached:
    TOMS RIVER
    JACKSON



  10. To ratify an agreement between the Brick Board of Education and EDF Trading North America, LLC for the purchase and sale of Renewable Energy Credits, as attached:
    EDF Trading North America, LLC



  11. To accept a check in the amount of $4,450 from the EEC/PLC Home and School Council for Educational Enrichment Center.



  12. To accept a donation of AccuCut Templates valued at $550 from the EEC/PLC Home and School Council for the Educational Enrichment Center.


  13. To approve a Change Order, as attached:
    WALLACE 13


  14.  To approve a resolution to adopt the Tentative School District Budget for Fiscal Year 2013-2014 for submission to the Executive County Superintendent of Schools, as follows:

                          BRICK TOWNSHIP BOARD OF EDUCATION
            2013-2014 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 2013-2014 for submission to the Executive County Superintendent of Schools, as follows:

     

              BUDGET

        LOCAL TAX LEVY

     

     

     

    Total General Fund 

    $138,266,427

    $95,145,685 

    Total Special Revenue Fund

    $   3,392,435

                    - 

    Total Debt Service Fund

    $   3,036,161 

    $2,511,945

     

    $144,695,023

    $97,657,630   




  15. To approve the tentative 2013-2014 Maximum Travel as per N.J.A.C.6A:23A-7.3, as attached:
    MAXIMUM TRAVEL



  16. 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:
    Public Relations and Purchase Professional Services


  17. 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 attached:
    Special Accomplishments



  18. To approve submission of an amendment to the 2012-2013 IDEA Grant to include carryover from the previous year:

    PROGRAM

    ORIGINAL ALLOCATION

    CARRYOVER

    REVISED ALLOCATION

    IDEA Basic

    $2,613,197

    $50,416

    $2,663,613

    IDEA

    $   101,702

    $28,610

    $  130,312




  19. To approve submission of an amendment to the 2012-2013 NCLB Consolidated Grant to include carryover from the previous year:

    PROGRAM

    ORIGINAL ALLOCATION

    CARRYOVER

    REVISED ALLOCATION

    Title I A

    $1,031,713

    $189,017

    $1,220,730

    Title II A

    $   280,203

    $  91,881

    $   372,084

    Title III

    $     42,048

    $   7,721

    $    49,769



  20. To approve Advantage 3, to provide Asset Identification Marketing/Advertising Services for the 2013-2014 School Year,  in accordance with the Middlesex Regional Educational Services Commission RFP, as listed:

    Revenue Share
    Brick Township BOE

    80%

    Revenue Share MRESC
    2%

    Revenue Share Advantage 3
    18%




  21. To approve a Demography Plan for the implementation of Full Day Kindergarten, as presented by Ross Haber and Associates.



  22. To approve an Agreement with Educational Data Solutions, Inc., as attached:
    EDUCATIONAL DATA SOLUTIONS



  23. To recommend authorization for the Business Administrator/Qualified Purchasing Agent to utilize a competitive contracting process for a Workers Compensation Reserve Reviewer.



  24. To recommend authorization for the Business Administrator/Qualified Purchasing Agent to utilize a competitive contracting process for solicitation of an Educational Consultant.




 

BOARD COMMENT: OPERATIONS

 

PUBLIC COMMENT: OPERATIONS

 

HUMAN RESOURCES

  1. To approve substitutes, as attached: 
    SUBSTITUTES


  2. To accept, with regret, a retirement, as listed:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

     Veiga, Michael

    LM/Custodial Worker

    05/01/13

    14 Years 9 Months





  3. To ratify Leaves of Absence, as listed:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    TYPE OF LEAVE

    EFFECTIVE

    PAY/BENEFITS

     Pypiak, Stacie

    EHY/Speech FMLA

    02/11/13-
    03/08/13

    W/O Pay
    W/Benefits

    Vassilatos, Regina
    LM/Food Svc Wrker
    Leave of Absence
    02/18/13-
    06/24/13
    W/O Pay
    W/O Benefits



  4. To approve Leaves of Absence, as listed:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    TYPE OF LEAVE

    EFFECTIVE

    PAY/BENEFITS

     Riccio, Bari

    Trans/School Bus Driver/5 Hr

    Leave of Absence

    03/01/13-
    03/04/13
    (2 days)
    W/O Pay
    W/O Benefits
    Peterson, Crystal
    Trans/School Bus Driver/5 Hr
    Leave of Absence
    03/07/13-
    03/11/13
    (3 days)
    W/O Pay
    W/O Benefits
    Green, Grace
    DP/Grade 2
    FMLA

    NJFLA

    Leave of Absence
    05/13/13-
    06/24/13
    09/01/13-
    12/02/13
    12/03/13-
    12/20/13
    W/O Pay,
    W/Benefits
    W/O Pay,
    W/Benefits
    W/O Pay
    W/O Benefits
    Esposito, Kristine
    BTHS/English FMLA 06/07/13-
    06/24/13
    W/O Pay, W/Benefits
    Bulc, Ewa
    BMHS/Custodial Wrkr
    FMLA
    03/08/13-
    03/15/13

    W/O Pay, W/Benefits



  5. To approve a change in a Leave of Absence, as listed:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    TYPE OF LEAVE

    FROM

    TO

    PAY/BENEFITS

    Conti, Christine

    BTHS/English

    FMLA

    NJFLA

    04/11/13-
    04/12/13
    04/15/13-
    05/10/13

    03/14/13-
    03/18/13
    03/19/13-
    05/03/13

    W/O Pay, W/Benefits




  6. To approve employment to Schedule "C", as attached:
    SPRING COACHES



  7. To approve volunteers to Schedule "C", as attached:
    SPRING VOLUNTEERS




  8. To approve a change in employment, as listed:

    NAME/ACCOUNT NUMBER

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    FROM

    TO

    EFFECTIVE

    PRO-RATA

    11-000-270-107-66-000
    Treacy, Jonathan

    Trans/School Bus Attendant

    $23,203

    $19,469

    03/01/13-
    06/30/13

    $7,788




  9. To ratify changes in pro-rata, as listed:

    NAME

    TITLE

    FROM

    TO

    EFFECTIVE

    Salsano, Cheryl

    EHY/BSI

    $17,475

    $16,691

    02/06/13-
    05/10/13

    Carlucci, Andrea

    DP/Grade 1

    $26,469

    $26,726

    01/28/13-
    06/30/13



  10. To ratify a transfer of staff, as listed:

    NAME

    TITLE

    FROM

    TO

    EFFECTIVE

    Scatuorchio, Deborah

    Teacher Aide

    11-000-217-106-30-000/DP

    11-212-100-106-36-000/VMES

    01/29/13-06/30/13








           



  11. To rescind employment of a leave replacement, previously approved on January 31, 2013, as listed:

    NAME/ACCOUNT NUMBER

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    Finelli, Melissa
    11-130-100-101-25-000

    VMMS/Health & Physical Education

    02/01/13-04/30/13




  12. To approve tuition reimbursement for National Board Certification, as listed:

    NAME/ACCOUNT NUMBER

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    AMOUNT

    Gruber, Gayle
    11-000-291-280-00-000

    LRMS/Visual and Performing Arts

    $3,000



  13. To approve employment for a leave replacement, as listed:

    NAME/ACCOUNT NUMBER

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY

    Truisi, Valerie
    11-130-100-101-25-000

    VMMS/Health and Physical Education

    02/22/13-
    04/30/13

    $12,239



  14. To ratify a change in the distribution of salary based on Basic Skills Program preparation responsibilities for the period of 9/1/11 through 6/30/12, as listed:

    FROM

    TO

    AMOUNT

    62-990-100-101-03-000

    11-230-100-101-20-000

    $5,510

     

  15. REMOVED 2/21/13



  16. To approve a transfer of staff, as listed:

    NAME

    TITLE

    FROM

    TO

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY

    Lazzarini, Martin

    Custodial Worker

    VMES

    EHY

    02/22/13-
    06/30/13

    No change in salary




  17. To approve employment for the 2013-2014 school year, as listed:

    NAME/ACCOUNT NUMBER

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY

    Baio, James
    11-000-252-104-95-000

    Admin/Co-Manager of Information Technology

    04/23/13-
    06/30/13

    $22,615




  18. To approve a resignation, as listed:  added 2/20/12

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    Brannick, Janet

    Admin/Data Analyst

    03/09/13

    9 Years 4 Months






BOARD COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

  

PUBLIC COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

 

SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

 

BOARD COMMENT

 

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

CALENDAR

 

DATE

EVENT

MARCH 21, 2013

REGULAR BOARD MEETING

MARCH 25, 2013 THROUGH MARCH 29, 2013

SPRING RECESS

ADJOURNMENT

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