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.  SPRING ATHLETIC RECOGNITION


  2. EMMA HAVENS YOUNG ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PTA


  3. CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION AUDIT PRESENTATION


  4. HARASSMENT, INTIMIDATION AND BULLYING REPORT

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  1.  MAY 30, 2013 - REGULAR MEETING

COMMITTEE REPORTS

  1. COMMUNICATIONS & PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT COMMITTEE

  2. CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION COMMITTEE

  3. FACILITIES COMMITTEE

  4. FINANCE COMMITTEE

  5. HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE

  6. NEW JERSEY SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATION DELEGATE

  7. GARDEN STATE COALITION DELEGATE

SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

 

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

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

     

  2. To approve Workshops, as required by the School District Accountability Act, as attached: Updated 6/26/13
    WORKSHOPS


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


  4. To approve the following Brick Township students to attend the Community YMCA, Camp Zehnder Summer Program, at no cost to the District. This program shall be funded through the McKinney Vento Grant project.  The students shall receive services for a maximum of 4 weeks, as scheduled, for a fee of $377 per week, 5 days a week, Transportation provided by Camp Zehnder, Trading Post privileges and lunch

    STUDENT ID

    2616

    2615

    5767

    5347

    3244

    7728

    8266

    8268




  5. To approve the Special Education Procedural Manual for Child Study Teams, on file in the Office of the Superintendent


  6. To recommend approval of the 2013-2014 B.E.S.T Parent Handbook, as attached:
     
    B.E.S.T PARENT HANDBOOK


  7. To accept the Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Report (January 1, 2013 - June 24, 2013) as presented.  Added 6/25/12

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 MAY 2013
    TRANSFERS JULY 2013



  2. To accept the Board Secretary's and Treasurer of School Monies Reports, as attached:
    BOARD SECRETARY'S REPORT
    TREASURERS 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 May 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 May 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
    MANUAL CHECKS
    COMMERCE PAYMENTS
    WIRE PAYMENTS
    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 accept a check in the amount of $1,000 from NJLM Educational Foundation for Drum Point Elementary School for the Mayor's Book Club Literacy Program.




  9. To accept a check in the amount of $107.29 from the Stop and Shop Rewards Program for Veterans Memorial Middle School.


  10. To accept a check in the amount of $250.00 from Braces @ Brick for Drum Point, Emma Havens Young, Osbornville, Veterans Memorial Elementary Schools.



  11. To accept a check in the amount of $20,000 from the Emma Havens Young Elementary School PTA for the use of Technology for the Emma Havens Young Elementary School.



  12. To accept a donation of a sign for the front of Lanes Mill Elementary School, valued at $6,385 from the Lanes Mill Elementary School PTA.


  13. To accept a donation of dictionary for each third grade student from the Brick Lunch Rotary.


  14. To approve a contract with the Ramada of Toms River for the BTHS Junior Prom to be held on May 16, 2014, as attached:
    RAMADA OF TOMS RIVER



  15. To approve a contract with Eagle Ridge Golf Club for the BTHS Junior Prom to be held on May 22, 2015, as attached:
    EAGLE RIDGE GOLF CLUB


  16. To approve the 2013-2014 Prescription Rates for the purposes of Chapter 78, Grants and COBRA Administration, as listed:

    Plan Type

    BTEA & Unaffiliated B & BTANSA

    BTASA & Unaffiliated

    TWU

    Employee

    $139.39

    $152.33

    $136.16

    Employee & Children

    $250.91

    $274.19

    $245.09

    Employee & Spouse

    $292.72

    $319.88

    $285.94

    Family

    $418.18

    $456.98

    $408.47






  17. To approve a Inter-Local Shared Services Agreement with Lavallette Borough Board of Education, as attached:
    LAVALLETTE BOROUGH BOARD OF EDUCATION


  18. To ratify an out of district student placement, as attached:
    OCEAN COUNTY VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL SCHOOL (MATES)




  19. To approve contracts for out of district tuition student placements for the 2013-2014 school year, as attached
    SEARCH DAY PROGRAM 1
    SEARCH DAY PROGRAM 2
    SEARCH DAY PROGRAM 3
    SEARCH DAY PROGRAM 4
    SEARCH DAY PROGRAM 5
    SEARCH DAY PROGRAM 6
    RUGBY SCHOOL 1
    RUGBY SCHOOL 2
    RUGBY SCHOOL 3
    RUGBY SCHOOL 4
    RUGBY SCHOOL 5
    RUGBY SCHOOL 6
    RUGBY SCHOOL 7
    WOODCLIFF ACADEMY 1
    WOODCLIFF ACADEMY 2
    WOODCLIFF ACADEMY 3
    WOODCLIFF ACADEMY 4
    WOODCLIFF ACADEMY 5
    WOODCLIFF ACADEMY 6
    WOODCLIFF ACADEMY 7
    WOODCLIFF ACADEMY 8
    WOODCLIFF ACADEMY 9
    NEW ROAD SCHOOL
    CHILDRENS CENTER OF MONMOUTH COUNTY 1
    CHILDRENS CENTER OF MONMOUTH COUNTY 2
    CHILDRENS CENTER OF MONMOUTH COUNTY 3
    CHILDRENS CENTER OF MONMOUTH COUNTY 4
    CHILDRENS CENTER OF MONMOUTH COUNTY 5
    CHILDRENS CENTER OF MONMOUTH COUNTY 6
    CHILDRENS CENTER OF MONMOUTH COUNTY 7
    CHILDRENS CENTER OF MONMOUTH COUNTY 8
    CHILDRENS CENTER OF MONMOUTH COUNTY 9
    COASTAL LEARNING 1
    COASTAL LEARNING 2
    COASTAL LEARNING 3
    COASTAL LEARNING 4
    COASTAL LEARNING 5
    COASTAL LEARNING 6
    BANCROFT
    HARBOR SCHOOL
    REGIONAL DAY SCHOOL 1
    REGIONAL DAY SCHOOL 2
    REGIONAL DAY SCHOOL 3
    REGIONAL DAY SCHOOL 4
    REGIONAL DAY SCHOOL 5
    REGIONAL DAY SCHOOL 6
    REGIONAL DAY SCHOOL 7
    REGIONAL DAY SCHOOL 8


  20. To approve the resolution to amend the New Jersey School Boards Association Insurance Group Bylaws, as attached:
    NJSBAIG BYLAWS



  21. To approve a resolution for participation in coordinated transportation services with the Monmouth Ocean Educational Services Commission, as attached:
    MOESC


  22. To approve change orders, as attached:
    NORTH EASTERN 
    WHL ENTERPRISES




  23. To approve continuation of membership in the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association in accordance with N.J.S.A. 18A:11-3 and further agrees to be governed by the Constitution.  Bylaws and Rules and Regulations of the N.J.S.I.A.A. governing student-athlete eligibility.  The membership covers both Brick Memorial and Brick Township High Schools at a cost of $2,150.00 per school for the 2013-2014 school year.



  24. To approve continuation of membership in the Shore Conference of High Schools Association in accordance with N.J.S.A. 18A:11-3, and further agrees to be governed by the Constitution, Bylaws and Rules and Regulations of the Shore Conference governing student-athlete eligibility.  The membership covers both Brick Memorial and Brick Township High Schools at a cost of $1,000.00 per school for the 2013-2014 school year.




  25. To approve Cafeteria prices for the 2013-2014 school year (prices remain the same as the 2012-2013 school year), as attached:
    CAFETERIA PRICES



  26. To ratify the use of 7 Brick Township Board of Education school busses for Project Graduation for Brick Memorial High School at no cost.




  27. To approve a Fair and Open Resolution for a Provider of Property and Casualty Insurance Brokerage Services, as follows:

    RESOLUTION
    PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE BROKERAGE SERVICES
    BOYNTON & BOYNTON
     


     
    WHEREAS, there exists a need for a Provider of Property and Casualty Insurance Brokerage Services, and
    WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5 et seq. requires any contract in which the amount exceeds the bid threshold be awarded by the Board of Education by resolution at a public meeting; and
    WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5 also states that Professional Services may be negotiated and awarded without public advertising for bids and bidding therefore; and
    WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5.a(1) states that the Board of Education shall in each instance state supporting reasons for its action in the resolution awarding each contract and shall forthwith cause to be printed once, in an official newspaper, a brief notice state the nature, duration, service and amount of the contract and that the resolution and contract are on file and available for public inspection in the Office of the Board of Education; and
    WHEREAS, 6A:23A-5.2(a)4 states Professional Services contracts are to be issued in a deliberative and efficient manner such as through a Request for Proposal based on cost and other specified factors that ensures the District receives the highest quality services at a fair and competitive price,

    NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Brick Township Board of Education, as follows:
    a. That Boynton & Boynton, 21 Cedar Avenue Fair Haven, NJ 07704 be and is hereby appointed by the Brick Township Board of Education to said position.
    b. This appointment is made in accordance with the Request for Proposal dated May 10, 2011 as a Professional Service under the provisions of the Local Public Contract Law because the Services are to be performed by a recognized professional, licensed and regulated by law and meets the requirements of N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5
    c. This appointment is made in a Fair and Open process in accordance with N.J.S.A. 19A:44A-20.26.
    d. The fee for services shall be as per the negotiated proposal, as attached:
     BOYNTON AND BOYNTON LETTER OF INTENT 05 11.pdf 
     BOYNTON & BOYNTON ADDENDUM 06 23 11.pdf       
    e. The duration of the appointment shall be from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.
    f. A copy of the Resolution shall be published in the Asbury Park Press as required by law within ten (10) days after its passage.

     

    A certified copy of the Resolution, together with a copy of the proposal, shall remain on the file and be available for inspection.





  28.  To approve a Fair and Open Resolution for a Provider of Architectural Services, as follows:

    RESOLUTION
    ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES
    DICARA/RUBINO ARCHITECTS
     


    WHEREAS, there exists a need for a Provider of Architectural Services, and
    WHEREAS,
    N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5 et seq. requires any contract in which the amount exceeds the bid threshold be awarded by the Board of Education by resolution at a public meeting; and
    WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5 also states that Professional Services may be negotiated and awarded without public advertising for bids and bidding therefore; and
    WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5.a(1) states that the Board of Education shall in each instance state supporting reasons for its action in the resolution awarding each contract and shall forthwith cause to be printed once, in an official newspaper, a brief notice state the nature, duration, service and amount of the contract and that the resolution and contract are on file and available for public inspection in the Office of the Board of Education; and
    WHEREAS, 6A:23A-5.2(a)4 states Professional Services contracts are to be issued in a deliberative and efficient manner such as through a Request for Proposal based on cost and other specified factors that ensures the District receives the highest quality services at a fair and competitive price,

    NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Brick Township Board of Education, as follows:
    a. That DiCara/Rubino Architects, 30 Galesi Drive Wayne, NJ 07470, be and is hereby appointed by the Brick Township Board of Education to said position.
    b. This appointment is made in accordance with the Request for Proposal dated May 13, 2013 as a Professional Service under the provisions of the Local Public Contract Law because the Services are to be performed by a recognized professional, licensed and regulated by law and meets the requirements of N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5
    c. This appointment is made in a Fair and Open process in accordance with N.J.S.A. 19A:44A-20.26.
    d. The fee for services shall be as per the negotiated proposal, as attached:
    DICARA RUBINO ARCHITECTS
    e. The duration of the appointment shall be from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.
    f. A copy of the Resolution shall be published in the Asbury Park Press as required by law within ten (10) days after its passage.

    A certified copy of the Resolution, together with a copy of the proposal, shall remain on the file and be available for inspection.



  29. To approve a resolution to appoint PNC Equipment Finance 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  Updated 6/27/13

    RESOLUTION
    LESSOR
    PNC EQUIPMENT FINANCE




    WHEREAS, on June 27, 2013 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 and textbooks 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 PNC Equipment Finance. as lessor in connection the Lease at an interest rate of 1.029%, such being the lowest fixed interest rate bid received for a 3 year term. The final maturity of the Lease will be December 15, 2015 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

    PNC Equipment Finance 1.029%
    Municipal Leasing Consultants 2.75%
    US Bancorp 1.118%

    EXHIBIT B
    LEASE PAYMENTS
                                                                                                    

    DATE

    PRINCIPAL

    INTEREST

    TOTAL LEASE PAYMENT

    12/15/13 $648,038.75 $ 7,929.59 $655,968.34

    12/15/14

    $642,674.06 $13,294.28 $655,968.34
    12/15/15 $649,287.19 $ 6,681.15 $655,968.34
    TOTAL $1,940,000.00 $27,905.02  $1,967,905.02 












  30. To approve a change in the Brick Township Board of Education Dental Insurance Carrier effective, August 1, 2013, as attached:
    DENTAL



  31. To approve a Fair and Open Resolution for a Provider of Insurance Brokerage Services for Health Benefits, as follows:

     

    RESOLUTION
    INSURANCE BROKERAGE SERVICES FOR HEALTH BENEFITS
     CONNER STRONG & BUCKELEW


    WHEREAS, there exists a need for a Provider of Insurance Brokerage Services for Health Benefits, and
    WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5 et seq. requires any contract in which the amount exceeds the bid threshold be awarded by the Board of Education by resolution at a public meeting; and
    WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5 also states that Professional Services may be negotiated and awarded without public advertising for bids and bidding therefore; and
    WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5.a(1) states that the Board of Education shall in each instance state supporting reasons for its action in the resolution awarding each contract and shall forthwith cause to be printed once, in an official newspaper, a brief notice state the nature, duration, service and amount of the contract and that the resolution and contract are on file and available for public inspection in the Office of the Board of Education; and
    WHEREAS, 6A:23A-5.2(a)4 states Professional Services contracts are to be issued in a deliberative and efficient manner such as through a Request for Proposal based on cost and other specified factors that ensures the District receives the highest quality services at a fair and competitive price,

    NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Brick Township Board of Education, as follows:
    a. That Conner Strong & Buckelew, be and is hereby appointed by the Brick Township Board of Education to said position.
    b. This appointment is made in accordance with the Request for Proposal dated May 22, 2013, as a Professional Service under the provisions of the Local Public Contract Law because the Services are to be performed by a recognized professional, licensed and regulated by law and meets the requirements of N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5
    c. This appointment is made in a Fair and Open process in accordance with N.J.S.A. 19A:44A-20.26.
    d. The fee for services shall be as per the negotiated proposal, as attached:
    CONNER STRONG & BUCKELEW
    e. The duration of the appointment shall be from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.
    f. A copy of the Resolution shall be published in the Asbury Park Press as required by law within ten (10) days after its passage.

     

    A certified copy of the Resolution, together with a copy of the proposal, shall remain on the file and be available for inspection.


     

  32. To approve submission of the NJ Department of Children and Families renewal application in the amount of $71,000, as attached:
    NJ DEPT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES A
    NJ DEPT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES B



  33. To approve Business & Communications Strategies, LLC for the purposes of policy revisions for the Brick Township Board of Education, as attached: Updated 6/25/13
    BUSINESS & COMMUNICATIONS STRATEGIES,LLC



  34. To approve the premiums with New Jersey School Boards Association Insurance Group to provide Property and Casualty Insurance, for the 2013-2014 school year, as follows:

    COVERAGE DESCRIPTION

    COST

    Commercial Package

    $516,961

    Workers Compensation

    $2,013,154

    Boiler & Machinery

    Included

    School Board Legal

    $80,562

    Treasurer’s Bond

    $1,260

    Board Secretary Bond

    Included




  35. To approve a resolution to award the sale of property owned by the Brick Township Board of Education (Lot 4 Block 1107), as follows:

    WHEREAS, bids were opened and reviewed publicly and read aloud on June 18, 2013, and, WHEREAS, the results were reviewed and approved by the Business Administrator,

    BE IT RESOLVED, The Brick Township Board of Education award the sale of land (Lot 4, Block 1107), to the highest bidder, Mr. and Mrs. Brian Thorne for $6,100.



  36. To ratify a contract with Starlight Pediatrics, as attached:
    STARLIGHT PEDIATRICS


  37. To approve a Resolution for Bilingual Psychologist Services, as follows: updated 6/27/13

    RESOLUTION
    BILINGUAL PSYCHOLOGIST SERVICES
    ADVANCED EDUCATION ADVISEMENT
     

    WHEREAS, there exist a need for Bilingual Psychologist Services, and
    WHEREAS, N.J.S.A.18A-18A-5 et seq. requires any contract in which the amount exceeds the bid threshold be awarded by the Board of Education by resolution at a public meeting; and
    WHEREAS, N.J.S.A.18A:18A-5 also states that Professional Services may be negotiated and awarded without public advertising for bids and bidding therefore; and
    WHEREAS, N.J.S.A.18A:18A.a(1) states that the Board of Education shall in each instance state supporting reasons for its action in the resolution awarding each contract and shall forthwith cause to be printed once, in an official newspaper, a brief notice stating the nature, duration, service and amount of the contract, and that the resolution and contract are on file and available for public inspection in the Office of the Board of Education; and
    WHEREAS, 6A:23A-5.2(a)4 states Professional Services contracts are to be issued in a deliberative and efficient manner such as through a Request for Proposal based on cost and other specified factors that ensures the District receives the highest quality services at a fair and competitive price, 

    NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Brick Township Board of Education, as follows:

    1. That Advanced Education Advisement, be and is hereby appointed by the Brick Township Board of Education to said position.

    2. This appointment is made in accordance with the Request for Proposal dated May 21, 2012 as a Professional Service under the provisions of the Local Public Contract Law because the services are to be performed by a recognized professional, licensed and regulated by law and meets the requirements of N.J.S.A.18A:18A-5.

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

    4. The fee for services shall be as per the negotiated proposal, not to exceed 20 evaluations, as attached:
    ADVANCED EDUCATION ADVISEMENT
    5. The duration of the appointment shall be from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.

    6. A copy of the Resolution shall be published in the Asbury Park Press as required by law within ten (10) days after its passage.

    7. A certified copy of this Resolution, together with a copy of the proposal shall remain on file and be available





  38. To approve a Resolution for Bilingual Speech Therapy Services, as follows: Updated 6/27/13

    RESOLUTION
    BILINGUAL SPEECH THERAPY SERVICES
    ADVANCED EDUCATION ADVISEMENT
     

    WHEREAS, there exist a need for Bilingual Speech Therapy Services, and
    WHEREAS, N.J.S.A.18A-18A-5 et seq. requires any contract in which the amount exceeds the bid threshold be awarded by the Board of Education by resolution at a public meeting; and
    WHEREAS, N.J.S.A.18A:18A-5 also states that Professional Services may be negotiated and awarded without public advertising for bids and bidding therefore; and
    WHEREAS, N.J.S.A.18A:18A.a(1) states that the Board of Education shall in each instance state supporting reasons for its action in the resolution awarding each contract and shall forthwith cause to be printed once, in an official newspaper, a brief notice stating the nature, duration, service and amount of the contract, and that the resolution and contract are on file and available for public inspection in the Office of the Board of Education; and
    WHEREAS, 6A:23A-5.2(a)4 states Professional Services contracts are to be issued in a deliberative and efficient manner such as through a Request for Proposal based on cost and other specified factors that ensures the District receives the highest quality services at a fair and competitive price,

    NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Brick Township Board of Education, as follows:

    1. That Advanced Education Advisement, be and is hereby appointed by the Brick Township Board of Education to said position.

    2. This appointment is made in accordance with the Request for Proposal dated May 21, 2012 as a Professional Service under the provisions of the Local Public Contract Law because the services are to be performed by a recognized professional, licensed and regulated by law and meets the requirements of N.J.S.A.18A:18A-5.

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

    4. The fee for services shall be as per the negotiated proposal, not to exceed 20 evaluations, as attached:
    ADVANCED EDUCATION ADVISEMENT

    5. The duration of the appointment shall be from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.

    6. A copy of the Resolution shall be published in the Asbury Park Press as required by law within ten (10) days after its passage.

    7. A certified copy of this Resolution, together with a copy of the proposal shall remain on file and be available

     

     

  39. To approve a contract with South Gate Manor for the BTHS Senior Ball to be held on June 5, 2014, as attached:
    SOUTH GATE MANOR


  40. To approve a Resolution for Legal Services, as follows:

    RESOLUTION
    LEGAL SERVICES 

    WHEREAS, there exist a need for Legal Services, and
    WHEREAS, N.J.S.A.18A-18A-5 et seq. requires any contract in which the amount exceeds the bid threshold be awarded by the Board of Education by resolution at a public meeting; and
    WHEREAS, N.J.S.A.18A:18A-5 also states that Professional Services may be negotiated and awarded without public advertising for bids and bidding therefore; and
    WHEREAS, N.J.S.A.18A:18A.a(1) states that the Board of Education shall in each instance state supporting reasons for its action in the resolution awarding each contract and shall forthwith cause to be printed once, in an official newspaper, a brief notice stating the nature, duration, service and amount of the contract, and that the resolution and contract are on file and available for public inspection in the Office of the Board of Education; and
    WHEREAS, 6A:23A-5.2(a)4 states Professional Services contracts are to be issued in a deliberative and efficient manner such as through a Request for Proposal based on cost and other specified factors that ensures the District receives the highest quality services at a fair and competitive price,

    NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Brick Township Board of Education, as follows:

    1. That Berry, Sahradnik, Kotzas, & Benson, be and is hereby appointed by the Brick Township Board of Education to said position.

    2. This appointment is made in accordance with the Request for Proposal dated May 9, 2011, as a Professional Service under the provisions of the Local Public Contract Law because the services are to be performed by a recognized professional, licensed and regulated by law and meets the requirements of N.J.S.A.18A:18A-5.

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

    4. The fee for services shall be as per the negotiated proposal, as follows:
    $140 per hour, not to exceed 1200 hours.

    5. The duration of the appointment shall be from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.

    6. A copy of the Resolution shall be published in the Asbury Park Press as required by law within ten (10) days after its passage.

    7. A certified copy of this Resolution, together with a copy of the proposal shall remain on file and be available for inspection.

     

  41. To approve a Fair and Open Resolution for a Provider of Legal Counsel for Special Education Matters, as follows:

    RESOLUTION

    LEGAL COUNSEL FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION MATTERS
    SCHWARTZ, SIMON, EDELSTEIN & CELSO, LLC

     

    WHEREAS, there exists a need for a Provider of Legal Counsel for Special Education Matters, and
    WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5 et seq. requires any contract in which the amount exceeds the bid threshold be awarded by the Board of Education by resolution at a public meeting; and
    WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5 also states that Professional Services may be negotiated and awarded without public advertising for bids and bidding therefore; and
    WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5.a(1) states that the Board of Education shall in each instance state supporting reasons for its action in the resolution awarding each contract and shall forthwith cause to be printed once, in an official newspaper, a brief notice state the nature, duration, service and amount of the contract and that the resolution and contract are on file and available for public inspection in the Office of the Board of Education; and
    WHEREAS, 6A:23A-5.2(a)4 states Professional Services contracts are to be issued in a deliberative and efficient manner such as through a Request for Proposal based on cost and other specified factors that ensures the District receives the highest quality services at a fair and competitive price,

    NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Brick Township Board of Education, as follows:
    a. That Schwartz, Simon, Edelstein & Celso, LLC, be and is hereby appointed by the Brick Township Board of Education to said position.
    b. This appointment is made in accordance with the Request for Proposal dated June 10, 2013 as a Professional Service under the provisions of the Local Public Contract Law because the Services are to be performed by a recognized professional, licensed and regulated by law and meets the requirements of N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5
    c. This appointment is made in a Fair and Open process in accordance with N.J.S.A. 19A:44A-20.26.
    d. The fee for services shall be as per the negotiated proposal, on an as needed basis, not to exceed 300 hours, as attached:
    Schwartz, Simon, Edelstein & Celso, LLC
    e. The duration of the appointment shall be from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.
    f. A copy of the Resolution shall be published in the Asbury Park Press as required by law within ten (10) days after its passage.

    A certified copy of the Resolution, together with a copy of the proposal, shall remain on the file and be available for inspection.


     

  42. To recommend approval of a settlement agreement for student 20151921 in regards to extended school year. Added 6/26/13


  43. To recommend approval of a settlement agreement for student 944444690 in regards to extended school year. Added 6/26/13

BOARD COMMENT: OPERATIONS

 

PUBLIC COMMENT: OPERATIONS

 

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

  1.  To approve substitutes for the 2013-2014 School year, as attached:
    SUBSTITUTES
    SUBSTITUTES FOR TRANSPORTATION


  2. To approve the renewal of Substitute Cafeteria, Transportation, Custodial and Clerical staff for the 2013-2014 school year, as attached:
    SUBSTITUTE RENEWALS


  3. To approve removals from the substitute Cafeteria, Transportation, and Custodial lists for the 2013-2014 school year, as attached:
    SUBSTITUTE REMOVALS



  4. To accept with regret, resignations, as listed

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    Plesniarski, David

    BTHS/Social Studies

    06/30/13

    11 Years 2 Months

    Raines, Nicole

    VMMS/Guidance

    08/12/13

    11 Months

    Vernon, Lauren

    VMES/Grade 3 BSI

    07/01/13

    10 Years 10 Months




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

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    Allen, Anne Nancy

    LM/Grade 1

    07/01/13

    25 Years 8 Months

    Bertoncin, Geraldine

    VMMS/Social Studies

    10/01/13

    24 Years 1 Month

    Gregitis, Kathleen

    BMHS/Spec Ed

    01/01/14

    30 Years 11 Months

    Henriques, Lorraine

    VMMS/Science

    07/01/13

    15 Years 5 Months




  6. To ratify leaves of absence, as listed:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    TYPE OF LEAVE

    EFFECTIVE

    PAY/BENEFITS

    Peltier, William

    Trans/Asst. Trans Supv

    FMLA

    05/15/13-
    08/15/13

    W/O Pay, W/Benefits

     Faherty, Karen LM/Teacher FMLA 05/29/13-
    06/14/13 
    W/O Pay, W/Benefits


  7. To ratify additional compensation, as listed:

    NAME/ACCOUNT NUMBER

    SCHOOL

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY

    Nardiello, Tracy
    11-000-270-160-66-000

    Transportation

    06/19/13-
    08/15/13

    $20/Day
    Excluding days off





  8. To approve leaves of absence, as listed:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    TYPE OF LEAVE

    EFFECTIVE

    PAY/BENEFITS

    Behnke, Lauren

    LM/Grade 3

    FMLA

    10/26/13-
    01/18/14

    W/O Pay, W/Benefits

    Williams, Judith

    EEC/Teacher Aide

    Leave of Absence

    10/29/13-11/01/13

    W/O Pay, W/Benefits




  9. To approve resignations to Schedule "C", for the 2013-2014 school year, as listed:

    NAME

    SCHOOL

    ACTIVITY

    Davis, Scott

    BTHS

    Football/Assistant Coach




  10. To approve employment for the 2013-2014 school year, as attached: Updated 6/26/13
    CLERICAL STAFF
    FACILITIES STAFF
    10 MONTH CIVIL SERVICE STAFF
    BTASANA - PENDING NEGOTIATIONS
    TEACHER AIDES
    ADMINISTRATORS - PENDING NEGOTIATIONS
    BUS GARAGE


  11. To approve volunteers to Schedule "C" & "D", as attached:
    VOLUNTEERS



  12. To ratify a change in employment, as listed:

    NAME/ACCOUNT NUMBER

    SCHOOL

    FROM

    TO

    EFFECTIVE

    PRO-RATA

    Schadwill, Gary
    11-000-261-109-64-000

    Facilities

    Maintenance Repairer

    Electrician/RA

    04/19/13-
    06/30/13

    $7,762




  13. To approve transfers of staff, for the 2013-2014 school year, as attached: Updated 6/25/13
    TRANSFERS




  14. To ratify staff transfers, as listed:

    NAME

    FROM

    TO

     EFFECTIVE

    Higginson, Cheryl

    11-000-218-105-10-000/BTHS Guidance

    11-000-221-105-03-010/BTHS Supervisors Office

     04/29/13

    Rosamilia, Lisa

    11-000-221-105-03-010/BTHS Supervisors Office

    11-000-218-105-10-000/BTHS Guidance

     04/29/13



  15. To approve employment for the 2013-2014 school year, as listed: Updated 6/25/13

    NAME/ACCOUNT NUMBER

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY

    Jarmon, Mark
    11-000-240-104-03-000

    ADMIN/Language Arts Supervisor

    07/01/13-
    06/30/14

    Base: $101,375
    Supv Stipend: $500
    Total: $101,875

    Schwester, Jennifer
    11-140-100-101-16-000

    BMHS/French

    09/01/13-
    06/30/14

    $52,896

     Murphy, Amy
    11-000-240-105-03-000
    Central Registration/Keyboarding Clerk 1  07/01/13-06/30/14  $21,855 
    Winters, Heather
    11-130-100-101-25-000
    VMMS/Science

    09/01/13-
    06/30/14

    $51,396 
    Gawronski, Michael
    11-140-100-101-10-000
    BTHS/Business 09/01/13-
    06/30/14
    $51,396
     Denver, Michael
    11-140-100-101-16-000
    BMHS/Physical Education 09/01/13-
    06/30/14
    $51,396
    Lindenbaum, Joseph
    11-140-100-101-10-000
    BTHS/Business 09/01/13-
    06/30/14
    $51,396
    Schmidt, Lauren
    11-120-100-101-35-000
    11-120-100-101-32-000
    11-120-100-101-31-000
    World Language
    OSB/HERB/EHY
    09/01/13-
    06/30/14
    $51,396



  16. To ratify summer employment, as listed:

    NAME/ACCOUNT NUMBER

    TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    NOT TO EXCEED

    SALARY

    Testa, Fred
    11-000-261-109-64-003

    Head Painter

    06/12/13-
    08/31/13

     192 HOURS

    $15.00 Per Hour

    Bermingham, Matthew
    11-000-261-109-64-003

    Painter

    06/12/13-
    08/31/13

     192 HOURS

    $13.46 Per Hour

    Shaghnessy, John
    11-000-261-109-64-003

    Painter

    06/12/13-
    08/31/13

     192 HOURS

    $13.46 Per Hour

    Kelly, Patrick
    11-000-261-109-64-003

    Summer Help

    07/01/13-
    08/31/13

     192 HOURS

    $13.46 Per Hour

    Voorhees, Ethan
    11-000-261-109-64-003
    Summer Help

    07/01/13-
    08/31/13

     192 HOURS $13.46 Per Hour



  17. To approve employment of Transportation Staff for Summerfest, as attached:
    SUMMERFEST





  18. To approve summer employment for Child Study Team, as attached: Updated 6/26/13
    CHILD STUDY TEAM


  19. To approve Webmasters/Sysops for the 2013-2014 school year, as attached:
    WEBMASTERS/SYSOPS

  20. To approve payment for mentoring services provided to novice teachers, (Account Number 20-270-200-101-03-000), as listed:

    NOVICE TEACHER

    SCHOOL

    MENTOR

    PAYMENT

    Kissam, Cassandra

    PLC

    Goodfellow, Theresa

    $183.33

    Miller, Lisa

    MIDS

    Viggiano, Jessica

    $183.33

    Santa Maria, Robert

    BTHS

    Griggs, Patricia

    $183.33

    Shauger, Lauren

    PLC

    Rebecchi, Stephanie

    $183.33





  21. To ratify employment of substitute teachers for the Title I Extended Day Program, as listed:

    NAME/ACCOUNT NUMBER

    SCHOOL

    HOURLY RATE

    HOURS

    TOTAL

    Ehlers, Diane

    LM

    $47

    1

    $47

    Carlson, Christian

    LM

    $47

    1

    $47

    Copman, Lori

    LM

    $47

    2

    $92

    Kachoogian, Wendy

    LM

    $47

    2

    $92

    Scott, Shannon

    LM

    $47

    2

    $92






  22. To approve employment for the 2013 Jump Start Program, funded through Title I, (Account Number 20-233-100-101-03-000), $49 Per Hour, 3 Hours per day, 16 days, not to exceed $2,352, pending enrollment, as follows:

    Caruso, Lisa

    Lucchetti, Tara

    Elmendorf, Stacey

    Readel, Carol

    Bell, Brehan

    Ridolfo, Dorris

    Cerbone, Kelly

    Tarquinio, Lori

    Radoncic, Senala

    Walter, Gayle

    Reilly, Eileen

    Holman, Susan

    Lafferty, Matthew

    Rossi, Kristine

    Halasz, Laura

    Day, Ellen

    Richards, Stacey

    Romano, Kelly

    Giarratano, Lisa

    Oehme, Kathleen

    Kaminski, Michele (Nurse)

     



  23. To approve employment for the 2013 ELL Jump Start Program, funded through Title 3, (Account Number 20-243-100-101-03-000), $49 per hour, 3 hours per day, 16 days, not to exceed $2,352, pending enrollment, as listed:

    LaFragola, Karen

    Levendusky, Brittany

    Lash, Kim (Nurse)

     



  24. To ratify a Memorandum of Agreement between the Brick Township Board of Education and the Brick Township Education Association, as attached:
    MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT


  25. To approve July 5, 2013 as a District Paid Holiday as per the Brick Township Board of Education, for July 5, 2013 only.


  26. To approve the appointment of the Coordinator of Social Studies for the 2013-2014 school year, as listed:

    NAME/ACCOUNT NUMBER

    SCHOOL

    EFFECTIVE

    STIPEND

    Bruno, William
    11-000-240-104-03-000

    District Wide

    07/01/13-
    06/30/14

    $6,500



  27. To approve a contract for the Superintendent of Schools for the period of July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2018, as attached:
    SUPERINTENDENTS CONTRACT



  28. To approve contracts for the Unaffiliated Staff for the 2013-2014 school year, as attached: Updated 6/27/13
    MARIE BARNES
    MARY CAREY
    PAM CONNER
    MARGARET DEBLASI
    JOHN FRANKOWSKI
    JAMES GFROEHRER
    STEVE HOLMES
    CARRIE GOMES
    BERNADETTE MOORE
    JEFFREY RUHNKE
    MARK SEVERIN
    KAREN SUNDHEIMER
    KAREN RYTELEWSKI
    ELLEN TYNDELL
    MARIA ROBERTS
    JAMES BAIO
    ROBERT VOGEL
    JONATHAN BARESSI
    RICHARD FERSTER
    ROSS ELLICOTT
    EDWARD MCFADDEN
      
    RICHARD LARSEN
    JOSEPH SANGIOVANNI


  29. To approve the following teachers to perform ELL Screenings for incoming Kindergarten students, as listed: 

    NAME/ACCOUNT NUMBER

    PAYMENT

    Betancourt, Joann
    20-240-100-101-03-001

    $49.00 per hour, not to exceed 15 hours

    Schaber, Lorri
    20-243-100-101-03-001

    $49.00 per hour, not to exceed 15 hours




  30. To ratify salaries charged to the No Child Left Behind Grant for the 2012-2013 school year, as listed:

    NAME

    SCHOOL

    SALARY FROM TITLE 1
    A/C # 20-231-100-101-03-000

    CONTRACTED SALARY

    PERCENTAGE OF SALARY PAID THROUGH TITLE 1

    Newman, Romayne

    OSB

    $50,000

    $81,672

    61.2%

    Scott, Amy

    LM

    $75,000

    $85,010

    88.2%

    Helmstetter, Tammy

    VMES

    $64,484

    $64,484

    100%

    Van Der Hoof, Kathleen

    LRMS

    $65,531

    $65,531

    100%



  31. To ratify reallocation of salaries to include administrative charges for services provided to non-public schools as allowed by Chapter 192-193, as listed:

    NAME

    ACCOUNT NUMBER

    AMOUNT

    Hrycenko, Walter

    20-502-200-104-03-000

    $4,000

    Stump, Donna

    20-507-200-104-03-001

    $1,430

    Stump, Donna

    20-507-200-104-03-002

    $  580

    Stump, Donna

    20-508-200-104-03-000

    $2,640

    Stump, Donna

    20-506-200-104-03-000

    $2,500



  32. To appoint Edward T. McFadden as the District's Appointing Authority pursuant to the New Jersey Civil Service Act N.J.S.A. 11A:1-1 et seq.


  33. To approve Fall and Winter Coaches for the 2013-2014 school year, as attached:
    FALL AND WINTER COACHES


  34. To approve the following teaching staff to attend a training session for Performance Plus on August 5, 2013, at a rate of $105 per diem, Account Number 20-272-200-101-03-000, as attached: Added 6/25/13
    PERFORMANCE PLUS TRAINING ATTENDEES



  35. Deleted 6/26/13


  36. To approve the appointment of Andrew Morgan as the Interim Manager of Special Services from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014 at an annual salary of $98,000.  Added 6/25/13

BOARD COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

  

PUBLIC COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

 

BOARD COMMENT

 

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

CALENDAR

DATE EVENT  TIME
 
JULY 04, 2013 SCHOOLS CLOSED  
JULY 05, 2013  SCHOOLS CLOSED  
JULY 11, 2013 BOARD RETREAT - TTC 6:30 PM 
JULY 25, 2013 REGULAR MEETING - BTHS 7:00 PM

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 June 27, 2013 that:

  1. The public shall be excluded from discussion of and action on the Execution Session herein set forth.
  2. The Session will be approximately thirty (30) minutes and the general nature of the subject matter to be discussed is as follows: Personnel
  3. It is anticipated at this time that the above stated subject matter will be made public if and when it is deemed to be in the public interest to do so and the need for confidentiality is no longer required by the Board.

ADJOURNMENT

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