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. WINTER ATHLETICS RECOGNITION


APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  1. MARCH 21, 2013

COMMITTEE REPORTS

 

  1. COMMUNICATIONS & PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT COMMITTEE

  2. CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION COMMITTEE

  3. FACILITIES COMMITTEE

  4. FINANCE COMMITTEE

  5. HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE


SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

 

CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION - The Superintendent recommends that the Baord approve the following items

  1.  To approve Field Trips, as attached:
    ELEMENTARY FIELD TRIPS
    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 for DP to further enhance the STEM classroom in the amount of $798 to purchase two IPads.


  5. To approve submission of a grant application to DonorsChoose for EHY to purchase 10 IPad cases with keyboards in the amount of $760.70.


  6. To approve submission of a grant application to DonorsChoose for EHY to purchase 4 chromebooks for accessing engineering software in the amount of $1,144.96.


  7. To approve the inclusion of Advanced Placement Studio Art: Drawing Portfolio in the 2013-2014 High School Course of Studies Program.


  8. To ratify the submission and the acceptance of a grant application for A Safe & Drug Free Schools Communities Project Grant from Rutgers University for the 2012-2013 school year in the amount of $2,500 for Lake Riviera Middle School and $2,500 for Emma Havens Young School.

BOARD COMMENT: CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION

 

PUBLIC COMMENT: CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION

 

OPERATIONS - The Superintendent recommends that the Board approve the following items

  1. To approve budget transfers, as attached:
    TRANSFERS


  2. To accept the Board Secretary's and Treasurer of School Monies Reports, as attached:
    TREASURER'S REPORT MARCH 2013
    BOARD SECRETARY'S REPORT MARCH 2013

  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 March 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 March 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  Revised 4/16/13
    MANUAL CHECKS
    COMMERCE PAYMENTS
    WIRE PAYMENTS
    MARCH 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 approve a change order, as attached:
    NICKERSON 1



  9. To accept a Tree valued at $75 for the grounds of the Educational Enrichment Center from the Ocean County Tree Commission.


  10. To accept a check in the amount of $2,499.56 for Lake Riviera Middle School from the Rutgers Inclusive Schools Climate Initiative.


  11. To accept a check in the amount of $100 for Veterans Memorial Middle School Cafe' from the Knights of Columbus Council No. 836.


  12. To accept three (3) IPads for the Emma Havens Young Elementary School from the DonorsChoose Grant.


  13. To ratify a resolution with Middlesex Regional Educational Services Commission for Participation in Coordinated Transportation Services, as attached:
    MRESC RESOLUTION


  14. To ratify agreements with Bayada Home Health Care for Nursing Services, as attached:
    BAYADA 1
    BAYADA 2


  15. To ratify contracts for out of district student placements, as attached:
    FLEMINGTON RARITON REGIONAL
    BARNEGAT TOWNSHIP
    COASTAL LEARNING 1
    COASTAL LEARNING 2
    EDUCATION ACADEMY
    HARBOR SCHOOL
    OCEAN ACADEMY
    REGIONAL DAY SCHOOL


  16. To approve a resolution for the Brick Township Board of Education to request funds through the New Jersey School Boards Association, Hurricane Sandy Dues Relief Program,

    RESOLUTION
    2013-2014 DUES GRANT 


    WHEREAS, the Brick Township Board of Education qualifies for funds from the NJSBA Hurricane Sandy Dues Relief Program as determined by the grant criteria, as follows:

    Brick Township qualifies for a Community Disaster Loan through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA),

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Brick Township Board of Education authorizes the request for submission for funds under the NJSBA Hurricane Sandy Dues Relief Program.


  17. Recommend authorization for the Business Administrator/Qualified Purchasing Agent to utilize a competitive contracting process for solicitation of an Individualized Education Program Software System.


  18. To approve a resolution to award the bid for the following project:

     

                                        RESOLUTION
    HVAC Upgrades - VMMS, OSB, DP and LRMS
    Asbestos Abatement and Removal of Boiler  - HERB
    Boiler Replacement - HERB


     

    WHEREAS, the bids were opened and reviewed publicly and read aloud on April 11, 2013 and
    WHEREAS, the results were reviewed and approved by the Business Administrator, Board Attorney and Architect,
    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Brick Township Board of Education award the bid for the project listed above, as follows:

    VENDOR  

    BASE BID 

     Midcoast Mechanical $565,875

     

  19. To approve a resolution to award the bid for the following project: 

    RESOLUTION
    Doors Replacement -
     Brick Township High School 


    WHEREAS, the bids were opened and reviewed publicly and read aloud on April 11, 2013 and
    WHEREAS, the results were reviewed and approved by the Business Administrator, Board Attorney and Architect,
    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Brick Township Board of Education award the bid for the project listed above, as follows:

    VENDOR  

    BASE BID 

    ALT GC1  ALT GC2  ALT GC3
     C & M Door Control, Inc. $343,500  $25,100 $31,900  $24,400


  20. To approve a resolution to award the bid for the following project:

    RESOLUTION
    Window Abatement at Brick Township High School



    WHEREAS, the bids were opened and reviewed publicly and read aloud on April 11, 2013 and
    WHEREAS, the results were reviewed and approved by the Business Administrator, Board Attorney and Architect,
    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Brick Township Board of Education award the bid for the project listed above, as follows:

    VENDOR 

    BASE BID

    ALT GC1  ALT GC3
     Lilich Corporation $58,500   $38,500 $27,300 





  21. To approve a resolution to award the bid for the following project:

    RESOLUTION
    Window Replacement - Brick Township High School 
    Window Balance Replacement - Lake Riviera Middle School 




    WHEREAS, the bids were opened and reviewed publicly and read aloud on April 11, 2013 and
    WHEREAS, the results were reviewed and approved by the Business Administrator, Board Attorney and Architect,
    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Brick Township Board of Education award the bid for the project listed above, as follows
    :

    :

    VENDOR 

    BASE BID

    ALT GC1  ALT GC3 
     Panoramic Windows & Doors  $414,000   $206,000 $169,000 





  22. To approve a resolution to award the bid for the following project:

    RESOLUTION
    Vestibule Upgrades at Midstreams Elementary Schools 


    WHEREAS, the bids were opened and reviewed publicly and read aloud on April 11, 2013 and
    WHEREAS, the results were reviewed and approved by the Business Administrator, Board Attorney and Architect,
    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Brick Township Board of Education award the bid for the project listed above, as follows:

    VENDOR

    BASE BID

    ALT GC2 
     Wallace Brothers Inc. $85,000   $29,000


  23. To approve the rejection of the bids received on April 11, 2013 for the Vestibule Upgrades at Emma Havens Young Elementary School, due to the bids received exceeded budget.



     

  24. To approve a resolution regarding meals for our out of district students placed at private schools:  


    RESOLUTION
    Non-Participation - Private Schools - No Cost Meals



    WHEREAS, N.J.A.C. 6A:23-4.5 requires State Approved Private Schools designed for students with disabilities charge for reduced and paid meals, and
    WHEREAS, A Board of Education Resolution is necessary for State Approved Private Schools to provide these meals at no cost to the students' families,
    WHEREAS, The Brick Township Board of Education loses funding through the use of these programs providing the meals at no cost,
    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Brick Township Board of Education does not support the policy for no cost reduced and paid meals for its Out-of-District students placed in State Approved Private Schools.

     

  25. To approve an extension of an agreement for legal services, previously approved on June 21, 2012, as follows:

    NAME

    EFFECTIVE

    Berry, Sahradnik, Kotzas & Benson
    P.O. Box 757
    Toms River, NJ 08754

    06/23/13-06/30/13




  26. To approve a resolution for Child Study Team Services:

    RESOLUTION
    CHILD STUDY TEAM SERVICES 


    WHEREAS, Annette V. Appleheimer, PsyD was approved by the Board of Education on May 17, 2012 as a Provider of School Psychologist Case Management Services, and
    WHEREAS, additional services are needed for non-public school students according to Chapter 193 and IDEA through June 30, 2013 in the amount of $9,000:
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education approve Annette V. Appleheimer, PsyD to provide Child Study Team testing and Case Management Services in the amount of $9,000 (150 hours, $60 per hour).



  27. To approve an agreement with SunGard Public Sector Inc., as attached:
    SUNGARD AGREEMENT
    SUNGARD ORDER FORM

  28. To approve a contract with Dancing DJ's for BMHS Junior Prom to be held on May 17, 2013, as attached:  Added 4/17/13
    DANCING DJ'S

  29. To approve Schwartz, Simon, Edelstein & Celso, LLC as Special Counsel for Special Education matters, as follows: Added 4/17/13

    COMPANY

    EFFECTIVE

    RATE

    Schwartz, Simon, Edelstein & Celso, LLC.

    04/19/13-06/30/13

    $165 Per Hour, not to exceed 100 Hours

     

  30. To ratify a resolution for Speech Services: Added 4/17/13

    RESOLUTION
    SPEECH SERVICES 


    WHEREAS, Advance Education Advisement Corporation was approved by the Board of Education on May 17, 2012 as a provider of Speech Therapy services and,
    WHEREAS, Additional services were needed to cover leave replacements from January 1, 2013 through April 18, 2013 for 636 hours at $70.50 per hour:
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education ratify Advance Education Advisement Corporation to provide Speech Therapy services in the amount of $44,838.



  31. To approve a resolution for Speech Services:  Added 4/17/13

    RESOLUTION
    SPEECH SERVICES 

    WHEREAS, Advance Education Advisement Corporation was approved by the Board of Education on May 17, 2012 as a provider of Speech Therapy services and,
    WHEREAS, Additional services are needed from April 19, 2013 through June 24, 2013 for 426 hours at $70.50 per hour:
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education approve Advance Education Advisement Corporation to provide Speech Therapy services in the amount of $30,033.

     

 

BOARD COMMENT: OPERATIONS

 

PUBLIC COMMENT: OPERATIONS

 

HUMAN RESOURCES - The Superintendent recommends that the Board approve the following items

  1. To approve Substitutes, as attached:
    SUBSTITUTES


  2. To accept, with regret, retirements, as listed:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE DATE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    Blair, Donald

    BTHS/Health & Physical Education

    07/01/13

    31 Years 10 Months

    Cerven, Joanne

    VMMS/Health & Physical Education

    07/01/13

    34 Years 6 Months

    Godbold, Barbara

    BMHS/English

    07/01/13

    48 Years 10 Months

    Pandolfi, Julianne

    Keyboarding Clerk 1/EEC

    07/01/13

    6 Years 8 Months

    Pomponio, Cheryl Cook/Midstreams 07/01/13 24 Years 3 Months



  3. To approve resignations, as listed:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    Miller, Nichol

    Keyboarding Clerk 3/DP

    04/13/13

    6 Years 6 Months





  4. To ratify leaves of absence, as listed:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    TYPE OF LEAVE

    EFFECTIVE

    PAY/BENEFITS

    Pypiak, Stacie EHY/Speech NJFLA 04/19/13-
    06/24/13

    W/O Pay, W/Benefits

    Zacka, Diane

    EHY/Food Service Worker/5 Hr

    Leave of Absence

    04/04/13-04/30/13

    W/O Pay





  5. To ratify changes in Leaves of Absence, as listed:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    TYPE OF LEAVE

    FROM

    TO

    PAY/BENEFITS

    Bulc, Ewa

    BMHS/Custodial Worker

    FMLA

    03/08/13-03/25/13

    03/08/13-04/15/13

    W/O Pay, W/Benefits

    Green, Grace

    DP/Grade 2

    FMLA

    05/13/13-06/24/13

    04/16/13-
    06/24/13

    W/O Pay, W/Benefits





  6. To approve Leaves of Absence, as listed:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    TYPE OF LEAVE

    EFFECTIVE

    PAY/BENEFITS

    Pokol, Scott

    BMHS/Custodial Worker

    Military

    04/05/13
    (1 Day Ratify)
    04/22/13
    (1 Day)
    05/03/13
    (1 Day)
    06/24/13
    (1 Day)

    W/Pay,
    W/Benefits

     Worman, Jenna PLC/Kindergarten FMLA 05/20/13-
    06/07/13
    W/O Pay, W/Benefits 




  7. To ratify an Assistant Principal Stipend, as listed:

    NAME/ACCOUNT NUMBER

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    2011-2012 SCHOOL YEAR

    2012-2013 SCHOOL YEAR

    GARRETT, CYNTHIA
    11-000-240-103-34-000 11-12
    11-000-240-103-33-000 3/5THS 12/13
    11-000-240-103-34-000 2/5THS 12/13

    MIDSTREAMS 11/12

    LANES MILL 3/5THS
    MIDSTREAMS 2/5THS

    $1,062

    $1,062




  8. To ratify 11 month stipends for the 2012-2013 school year, as listed:

    NAME/ACCOUNT NUMBER

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    FROM

    TO

    McKnight, Kevin
    11-000-218-104-10-000

    BTHS/Guidance

    $7,387

    $7,696

    Suozzo, Susan
    11-000-218-104-25-000

    VMMS/Guidance

    $8,458

    $8,748

    Veltre, Nancy
    11-000-218-104-20-000

    LRMS/Guidance

    $6,712

    $6,898






  9. To approve volunteers to Schedule "C", as listed: 

    NAME

    SCHOOL

    ACTIVITY

    Rutledge, Karen*

    BMHS

    Lacrosse/Girls

     *out of district

     



  10. To approve employment, as listed:

    NAME/ACCOUNT NUMBER

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY

    NIGHT DIFFERENTIAL

    Fisher, Edward
    11-000-262-109-64-000

    VMMS/Custodial Worker

    04/19/13-06/30/13

    $4,621

    $80

    Perkins, Christopher
    11-000-262-109-64-000

    VMES/Custodial Worker

    04/19/13-
    06/30/13

    $4,621

    $80



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

    NAME/ACCOUNT NUMBER

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY

    Rodriquez, Christina
    11-140-100-101-16-000

    BMHS/Financial Literacy Teacher

    09/01/13-06/30/14

    $51,396





  12. To ratify a change in account number, as listed:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    FROM

    TO

    EFFECTIVE

    Scatuorchio, Deborah

    VMES/Teacher Aide

    11-212-100-106-36-000

    11-000-217-106-36-000

    01/29/13-
    06/30/13




  13. To approve a contract for the Co-Manager of InformationTechnology, as attached:
    CO MANAGER OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY



  14. To approve staff transfers for the 2013-2014 school year, as listed:

    NAME

    FROM

    TO

    McGlynn, Cynthia

    Primary Learning Center
    Kindergarten
    11-110-100-101-38-000

    Drum Point
    Kindergarten
    11-110-100-101-30-000

    Farrell, Linda

    Primary Learning Center
    Kindergarten
    11-110-100-101-38-000

    Drum Point
    Kindergarten
    11-110-100-101-30-000

    Day, Ellen

    Primary Learning Center
    Kindergarten
    11-110-100-101-38-000

    Herbertstville
    Kindergarten
    11-110-100-101-32-000

    Tsolakis, Alexandra

    Primary Learning Center
    Kindergarten
    11-110-100-101-38-000

    Herbertsville
    Kindergarten
    11-110-100-101-32-000

    Rebecchi, Stephanie

    Primary Learning Center
    Kindergarten
    11-110-100-101-38-000

    Lanes Mill 
    Kindergarten
    11-110-100-101-33-000

    Lee, Diane

    Primary Learning Center
    Kindergarten
    11-110-100-101-38-000

    Lanes Mill
    Kindergarten
    11-110-100-101-33-000

    Cusack, Ellen

    Primary Learning Center
    Kindergarten
    11-110-100-101-38-000

    Midstreams
    Kindergarten
    11-110-100-101-34-000

    Leta, Karen

    Primary Learning Center
    BSI
    11-230-100-101-38-000

    Midstreams 
    Kindergarten
    11-110-100-101-34-000

    Zaninelli, Mara

    Primary Learning Center
    Kindergarten
    11-110-100-101-38-000

    Midstreams
    Kindergarten
    11-110-100-101-34-000

    Politan, Rosemary

    Primary Learning Center
    Kindergarten
    11-110-100-101-38-000

    Osbornville
    Kindergarten
    11-110-100-101-35-000

    Doyle, Vincent

    LRMS/Technology
    11-130-100-101-20-000

    BTHS/Fine Arts
    11-140-100-101-10-000

    Ferullo, Steve

    VMMS/LLD
    11-204-100-101-99-025

    BMHS/LLD
    11-204-100-101-99-016

    Masefield, Cynthia

    VMES/MD
    11-212-100-101-99-036

    BTHS/MD
    11-212-100-101-99-010



  15. To approve the sponsoring of a chapter of the Sociedad Honoraria Hispanica (Spanish National Honor Society) and its volunteer advisor, as listed:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    ACTIVITY

    Lidlow, Tracey

    BMHS/Teacher

    Sociedad Honoraria Hispanica (SHH)




  16. To approve employment for Non-Public Schools, as per IDEA, as listed:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY

    Padlo, Jacqueline

    St. Dominic/Resource Teacher

    04/19/13-
    06/30/13

    $34 Per Hour, no more than 25 hours per week, not to exceed $7,650




  17. To approve a change in salary allocation to account for services provided to students of Non-Public Schools, as required by Chapter 193, as listed:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    FROM

    TO

    AMOUNT

    Schoenfeld, Miriam

    St. Dominic

    11-000-216-101-99-000

    20-508-100-101-03-000

    $22,030

    Ely, Kelly

    St. Paul’s Christian School

    11-000-216-101-99-000

    20-508-100-101-03-000

    $6,731








BOARD COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

 

PUBLIC COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

 

BOARD COMMENT

 

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

CALENDAR

 

DATE

EVENT

 TIME

APRIL 22, 2013 – BMHS

PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES – EARLY DISMISSAL FOR BRICK MEMORIAL STUDENTS ONLY

 By Appointment

APRIL 23, 2013 – BTHS

PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES – EARLY DISMISSAL FOR BRICK TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS ONLY

 By Appointment
MAY 17, 2013 BMHS - JUNIOR PROM  6:30 PM
MAY 17, 2013 BTHS - JUNIOR PROM  7:00 PM
MAY 22, 2013 BTHS - SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS  7:00 PM
MAY 24, 2013 BMHS - SENIOR BALL  6:30 PM
MAY 27, 2013 MEMORIAL DAY - SCHOOL CLOSED  
MAY 29, 2013 BMHS - SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS  6:30 PM
MAY 30, 2013 REGULAR MEETING - BTHS  7:00 PM
MAY 31, 2013 BTHS - SENIOR BALL  7:00 PM
JUNE 14, 2013 VMMS 8TH GRADE DANCE  6:00 PM
JUNE 14, 2013 LRMS 8TH GRADE DANCE  7:00 PM
JUNE 17, 2013 VMMS 8TH GRADE AWARDS  6:30 PM
JUNE 21, 2013 VMMS 8TH GRADE PROMOTION  5:00 PM
JUNE 21, 2013 LRMS 8TH GRADE PROMOTION  5:00 PM AND 7:00 PM
JUNE 24, 2013 LRMS 8TH GRADE AWARDS  8:30 AM
JUNE 24, 2013 BMHS - COMMENCEMENT  4:00 PM
JUNE 24, 2013 BTHS - COMMENCEMENT  6:30 PM
June 27, 2013 REGULAR MEETING - BTHS   7:00 PM
     

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