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

  • STUDENT REPRESENTATIVES FROM BRICK MEMORIAL AND BRICK TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOLS


APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  1. OCTOBER 17, 2013 - REGULAR MEETING

  2. OCTOBER 17, 2013 - EXECUTIVE SESSION

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 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:
    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 ratify the submission of a Grant Application to Donorschoose.org for Emma Havens Young Elementary School for the purpose of purchasing Chromebooks for the STEM Classroom in the amount of $993.93.


  5. To approve the submission of a Grant Application to the Whole Kids Foundation for the purpose of purchasing gardening items to restore the children's garden at the Primary Learning Center in the amount of $2,000.00.


  6. DELETED 11/21/13

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:
    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 October 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 October 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
    WIRE PAYMENTS
    COMMERCE PAYMENTS
    HAND CHECKS
    PAYROLL


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


  7. To ratify Out of District Student Placements, as attached:
    COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND
    BONNIE BREA SCHOOL
    CHILDRENS CENTER OF MONMOUTH COUNTY
    RUGBY SCHOOL 1
    RUGBY SCHOOL 2
    BANCROFT
    EDISON
    HARBOR SCHOOL
    OCEAN ACADEMY


  8. To accept checks from the Target Stores "Take Charge of Education" program, as listed:

    SCHOOL

    AMOUNT

    Emma Havens Young Elementary School

    $114.00

    Lake Riviera Middle School

    $208.00

    Osbornville Elementary School

    $255.00




  9. To accept map making materials and one Chromebook from 2 Donorschoose.org grants submitted by Emma Havens Young Elementary School.


  10. To approve an agreement with Pine Grove Day Camp for the Brick Township High School  Senior Class Picnic to be held on June 6, 2014, as attached:
    PINE GROVE DAY CAMP



  11. To approve a contract with Tri-State Tours, as attached:
    TRI-STATE TOURS



  12. To ratify change orders, as attached:
    NICKERSON





  13. To ratify Transportation Jointures whereas Brick Township Board of Education has agreed to join Jackson Township, as listed:

    ROUTE

    SCHOOL

    BRICK TOWNSHIP BOARD OF EDUCATION COST

    4053

    Monsignor Donovan High School

    $884.00



  14. To ratify a resolution, as follows:

    RESOLUTION OF THE BRICK TOWNSHIP BOARD OF EDUCATION, COUNTY OF OCEAN, STATE OF NEW JERSEY AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF DIESEL FUEL THROUGH THE STAFFORD TOWNSHIP COOPERATIVE PRICING SYSTEM


    WHEREAS, the Brick Township Board of Education, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-12 and N.J.A.C. 5:34-7.1 et seq., may by resolution and without advertising for bids, purchase any goods or services under the Stafford Township Cooperative Pricing System for the purchase of Diesel fuel entered into on behalf of the participating contracting units by the Township of Stafford; and

    WHEREAS, the Brick Township Board of Education has the need to purchase Diesel fuel through the Stafford Township Cooperative Pricing System; and

    WHEREAS, the anticipated cost of the purchase of diesel fuel utilizing the Stafford Township Cooperative Pricing System contract is expected to exceed $36,000.00; and

    WHEREAS, on September 17, 2013, Resolution No. 2013-186 was adopted by the Stafford Township Governing Body authorizing the furnishing and delivery of Diesel Fuel to Riggins, Inc.; and

    NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the governing body of the Brick Township Board of Education, County of Ocean, State of New Jersey as follows:

    1. That the governing body does hereby authorize the purchase of diesel fuel through the Stafford Township Cooperative Pricing System; and

    2. That the governing body pursuant to N.J.A.C. 5:30-5.5(b), the certification of available funds, shall either certify the full maximum amount against the budget at the time the contract is awarded, or no contract amount shall be chargeable or certified until such time as the goods or services are ordered or otherwise called for prior to placing the order, and a certification of availability of funds is made by the Business Administrator; and

    3. That the duration of the contract between the Township of Stafford and Riggins, Inc., shall be from November 2, 2013 to November 1, 2015.
    SCHEDULE A


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

    RESOLUTION
    HVAC UPGRADES
    TO COMPUTER ROOMS AT
    BRICK TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL
    BRICK MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL &
    VETERANS MEMORIAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 

    WHEREAS, the bids were opened and reviewed publicly and read aloud on November 14, 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

    ALTERNATE 1

    ALTERNATE 2

     TOTAL

    FALASCA MECHANICAL, INC.

    $312,160

    $34,160

    $32,860

     $379,180


  16. To ratify agreements for mold remediation services, as attached:



  17. To ratify a resolution for Environmental Consulting Services, as follows:
    RESOLUTION
    ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTING SERVICE

    WHEREAS, there exists a need for Environmental Consulting Services, and
    WHEREAS, funds are available for this purpose; and
    WHEREAS, this appointment is awarded as an Extraordinary Unspecifiable Service in accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5(2) as the services to be performed are specialized and qualitative in nature and require significant training and expertise in the field, and


    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Brick Township Board of Education, the Township of Brick, as follows:
    A. That Brinkerhoff Environmental Services, Inc, be and is hereby appointed by the Brick Township Board of Education as per the attached.
    B. The cost shall not exceed $33,900.00, as attached:
  18. To approve a 10% refund for $651.13 to the Brick Community Children's Theater Group for Summer usage of facilities.



  19. To approve for a Proposal with J.A. Frezza & Associates for Forensic Engineering Services for the Educational Enrichment Center, as attached:
    J.A. FREZZA & ASSOCIATES



  20. To ratify an administration fee of 5.5% above the cost per gallon for gas and diesel fuel, effective 2/1/13.


  21. To approve a Non-Fair and Open Resolution for Professional Services to develop a request for bid for a Photovoltaic System, as follows:

    RESOLUTION FOR
    PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
    DICARA/RUBINO

    WHEREAS, there exists a need for Professional 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, 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 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:

    a.  That DiCara/Rubnio 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 without competitive bidding as a Professional Services 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 as a Non-Fair and Open contract in accordance with N.J.S.A.19A:44A-20.26.

    c.  The fee for services shall be as per the negotiated proposal, not to exceed $66,000, as attached:
    PROPOSAL

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

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


  22. 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 125 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.


    1. TO RATIFY A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CONTRACTS WITH CERTAIN APPROVED STATE CONTRACT VENDORS FOR CONTRACTING UNITS PURSUANT TO N.J.S.A. 40A:11-12a  - ADDED 11/20/13

      WHEREAS, the Brick Township Board of Education, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-12a and N.J.A.C. 5:34-7.29(c), may by resolution and without advertising for bids, purchase any goods or services under the State of New Jersey Cooperative Purchasing Program for any State contracts entered into on behalf of the State by the Division of Purchase and Property in the Department of the Treasury; and

      WHEREAS, the Brick Township Board of Education has the need on a timely basis to purchase goods or services utilizing State contracts; and

      WHEREAS, the Brick Township Board of Education intends to enter into contracts with the attached Referenced State Contract Vendors through this resolution and properly executed contracts, which shall be subject to all the conditions applicable to the current State contracts;

      NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Brick Township Board of Education authorizes the Purchasing Agent to purchase certain goods or services from those approved New Jersey State Contract Vendors on the Attached list, pursuant to all conditions of the individual State contracts; and

      BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the governing body of the Brick Township Board of Education pursuant to N.J.A.C. 5:30-5.5(b), the certification of available funds, shall either certify the full maximum amount against the budget at the time the contract is awarded, or no contract amount shall be chargeable or certified until such time as the goods or services are ordered or otherwise called for prior to placing the order, and a certification of availability of funds is made by the Chief Finance Officer; and

      BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the duration of the contracts between the Brick Township Board of Education and the Referenced State Contract Vendors shall be from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014.
      STATE CONTRACT VENDORS


    1. To approve the following Resolution to adjust the Budget Submission Calendar, as follows:
      ADDED 11/21/13

      WHEREAS, Chapter 202. P.L. 2011 provided that New Jersey School Districts may move their school board election from April to November, and

      WHEREAS, over 90% of all school districts have chosen to make this change, and

      WHEREAS, the current school budget submission calendar has not been changed or amended to reflect the fact that the majority of New Jersey school districts no longer have budget votes in April, and

      WHEREAS, districts that no longer have an April budget vote would benefit greatly by having more time to prepare and submit their budgets to county offices for review and approval, and

      WHEREAS, proposed legislation (A4300 and S2877) recognizes this benefit by extending budget submission dates for districts with November elections,

      NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Brick Township Board of Education, County of Ocean does hereby request their local legislators to press forward and have this legislation (A4300 and S2877) adopted in time to modify the School District Budget Calendar for the 2014-2015 School Year, and

      BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to: Senator James Holzapfel, Assemblyman, Dave Wolfe, Assemblyman, Greg McGuckin, New Jersey Association of School Business Officials and New Jersey School Boards Association.



BOARD COMMENT: OPERATIONS

 

PUBLIC COMMENT: OPERATIONS

 

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

1.  To accept, with regret, resignations, as listed: Update 11/21/13

NAME

SCHOOL/TITLE

EFFECTIVE

Morgan, Andrew

District/Interim Manager of Special Services

12/31/13

Roebuck, Jennifer BTHS/Visual and Performing Arts Teacher  12/01/13


2.  To approve employment of Substitute Teachers, Aides, Custodial Workers, Bus Drivers, Cafeteria Workers and BEST Staff, as attached:
SUBSTITUTES

3.  To approve the removal of Substitute Teachers, Aides, Cafeteria Staff and Bus Drivers, as attached:
SUBSTITUTE REMOVALS

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

NAME

SCHOOL/TITLE

EFFECTIVE

BRICK EXPERIENCE

Politan, Rosemary

OSB/Kindergarten

02/01/14

21 Years 5 Months

Winch, Pauline

School Bus Driver

02/01/14

23 Years 9 Months

Covello, Beverly

VMES/Senior Food Service Worker

03/01/14

21 Years 4 Months

Ramsey, Carol

HERB/Teacher Aide

07/01/14

12 Years 8 Months

Wight, Kathleen

BTHS/Health & Physical Education

07/01/14

41 Years 10 Months


5.  To ratify resignations, as listed:   

NAME

SCHOOL/TITLE

EFFECTIVE

Mohwinkle, Kimberly

OSB/Program Assistant-BEST

10/31/13

Vassilatos, Regina

LM/Food Service Worker-3.5

10/31/13

Berry, Caitlin

EHY/Program Assistant-BEST

11/01/13

 Brandt, Lauren
BTHS/Education Interpreter
 11/04/13

6.   To approve Leaves of Absence, as listed:

NAME

SCHOOL/TITLE

TYPE OF LEAVE

EFFECTIVE

PAY/BENEFITS

Jacobs, Paul

School Bus Driver

Leave of Absence

12/05/13-
12/06/13

W/O Pay, W/Benefits

Mann, Kristen

School Bus Attendant

FMLA

12/02/13-
01/30/14

W/O Pay, W/Benefits

Zygmund, Ronald

School Bus Driver/ 6 hr

Leave of Absence

02/25/14-
02/26/14

W/O Pay, W/Benefits

Van Strein, Maria
VMMS/Grade 8

Language Arts

Leave of Absence

01/15/14-
02/28/14

W/O Pay, W/O  Benefits

 

Moran, Jaclyn

EHY/Grade 1

FMLA

 

Leave of Absence

12/03/13-
03/10/14


03/11/14-
05/23/14

W/O Pay, W/Benefits

W/O Pay, W/O Benefits

Layton, Leigh Ann

District/Math Coach

Leave of Absence

03/11/14-
03/31/14

W/O Pay, W/O Benefits

Durante, Sara Ann

LRMS/

Food Service Worker-5 hr

Leave of Absence

04/03/14-
04/04/14

W/O pay,
W/O Benefits

Tamalone, Katie

EHY/Grade 1-BSI

FMLA

01/17/14-
04/22/14

W/O Pay,
W/Benefits

Cohen, Gregory

School Bus Driver

Leave of Absence

05/01/14-
05/05/14

W/O Pay,
W/Benefits

Pokol, Scott

BMHS/Custodial Worker

Military Leave

03/07/14, 04/11/14, 05/02/14 & 06/27/14

W/Pay, W/Benefits

Tirpack, Christina

EHY/Grade 4

FMLA

04/08/14-
06/30/14

W/O Pay, W/Benefits

Harzer, Judy

BMHS/Visual & Performing Arts

Leave of Absence

02/01/14-
06/30/14

W/O Pay, W/O Benefits








7.  To ratify Leaves of Absence, as listed: 

NAME

SCHOOL/TITLE

TYPE OF LEAVE

EFFECTIVE

PAY/BENEFITS

Treacy, Jonathan

School Bus Attendant

Leave of Absence

10/21/13-
04/21/14

W/O Pay, W/O Benefits

Friedman, Sara

HERB/Speech Therapist

FMLA

10/23/13-
11/05/13

W/O Pay,
W/Benefits

Pokol, Scott

BMHS/Custodial Worker

Military Leave

10/18/13 & 11/15/13

W/Pay, W/Benefits

Beirne, Lauren

 

BMHS/World Language

Leave of Absence

11/12/13-
11/29/13

W/O Pay, W/O Benefits

Russo, Philip

VMMS/Custodial Worker

Leave of Absence

10/21/13-
11/29/13

W/O Pay, W/O Benefits


8.  To ratify changes in a Leave of Absence, as listed: 

NAME

SCHOOL/TITLE

TYPE OF LEAVE

FROM

TO

Martino, Stephanie

 

EHY/Grade 4

FMLA

10/30/13-
02/07/14
W/O Pay, W/Benefits

10/23/13-
01/31/14
W/O Pay,
W/Benefits

McGrath, Allison

DP/Grade 1

FMLA

09/01/13-
12/01/13
W/O Pay, W/Benefits

09/02/13-
12/02/13
W/O Pay, W/Benefits


9.  To approve transfers of staff, as listed: 

NAME

FROM

TO

EFFECTIVE

Johnson, Joann

Keyboarding Clk 3/PLC

Keyboarding Clk 3/LM

12/02/13-
06/30/14


10.      To ratify transfers of staff, as listed: 

NAME/TITLE

FROM

TO

EFFECTIVE

Dymerski, Sharon
Teacher Aide

BMHS

BTHS

10/23/13

Wilbert, Sara
Occupational Therapist

DP

PLC

10/21/13


11.      To approve employment to Schedule "C" & "D", as listed:

NAME

SCHOOL/ACTIVITY

STIPEND

Drazin, Amy

BTHS/Indoor Track/Assistant Coach

$5,733

Dahl, Robert

BTHS/Strength & Conditioning

$4,445

Lamastra, Kathryn*

BMHS/Basketball-Girls/Assistant Coach

$5,733

Johnson, Stephen

BMHS/Basketball-Girls/Assistant Coach

$5,733

Currie, Walter

BMHS/Strength & Conditioning

$4,445

Berthelsen, Jacquelyn*

BMHS/Indoor Track/Assistant Coach

$5,733

Norcia, Mary Colleen

VMMS/Basketball-Girls/Head Coach

$5,675

Fitzgerald, Michael

BMHS/Drama/Assistant Director

$3,784

*substitute teachers

12.      To ratify employment to Schedule "C", as listed: Updated 11/19/13

NAME

SCHOOL/ACTIVITY

STIPEND TO BE PRO-RATED

Denver, Michael

BMHS/Strength & Conditioning
Effective: 10/17/13-12/06/13

$1,689


13.        To approve corrections to Winter Coaching positions and Stipends, as listed:  

NAME

SCHOOL/ACTIVITY

FROM

TO

Gawronski, Michael

BTHS/Basketball-Boys

Co-Coach
$7,179

Head Coach
$8,625

 

Puglisi, Timothy

BTHS/Basketball-Boys

 

Co-Coach
$7,179

Assistant Coach
$5,733

 

 Cutts, Chad

BMHS/Indoor Track Boys

Co-Coach
 $4,312

Head Coach
$8,625

 

 O'Donnell, Patrick

BMHS/Indoor Track Girls

Co-Coach
$4,312

Head Coach
$8,625

 




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

NAME

SCHOOL/TITLE

SALARY

Leblo, Michele

VMES/Food Service Worker - 3.5 Hrs

$6,982
To be pro-rated from 12/02/13-06/30/14

Mendez, Andrea

BTHS/Food Service Worker-3.5

$6,982
To be pro-rated from 12/02/13-06/30/14

Taub, Donna

EHY/Food Service Worker-5 hr

$9,975
To be pro-rated from 12/02/13-06/30/14

Johnson, Jennifer

LM/Program Leader-BEST

$12.00 per hour
Effective 12/02/13-
06/30/14

Docherty, Frank

 

BTHS/Security Officer

$100 per day, not to exceed $12,700
Effective
12/02/13-06/19/14

Canfield, James

 

Elementary/Roving Security Officer

$100 per day, not to exceed $12,700
Effective 12/02/13-
06/19/14

Knowlton, Sheri

BMHS/Guidance

$53,711
To be pro-rated from 12/03/13 to 06/19/14


15. To approve employment of Leave Replacements, as listed: 

NAME

SCHOOL/TITLE

EFFECTIVE

SALARY TO BE PRO-RATED

Burton, Christopher

VMMS/Grade 8-Language Arts

01/15/14-02/28/14

$51,396

Domenech-Cannella, Rachel

EHY/Grade 1

12/03/13-05/23/14

$51,396

Sinisi, John

BMHS/Special Ed-

12/02/13-03/14/14

 $51,396 


16. To ratify employment, as listed:

NAME

SCHOOL/TITLE

EFFECTIVE

SALARY TO BE PRO-RATED

Patel, Kavita

DP/Occupational Therapist

11/04/13-06/30/14

$57,011



17. To Ratify employment for the Division of Children and Families Grant, as listed:

NAME/TITLE

EFFECTIVE

SALARY

Ferraro, Alan/ Grant Instructor

07/01/13-06/30/14

 

$29,000

DeJardins, Diane/ Grant Assistant

07/01/13-06/30/14

 

$26,000



18. To ratify employment for the McKinney-Vento Education of Homeless Children and Youth Grant, as listed:

NAME/TITLE

EFFECTIVE

SALARY

Ferraro, Alan/Grant Instructor

09/01/13-08/31/14

$62,922.67

DeJardins, Diane/Grant Assistant

 

09/01/13-08/31/14

$42,916.67



 

 

19. To approve changes in employment, as listed: 

NAME

FROM

TO

Burleigh, Margaret

School Bus Driver/5 hr
$13,669

School Bus Driver/6 hr
$16,405
To be pro-rated from 12/02/13 to 06/30/14

Ricciio, Bari

School Bus Driver/5 hr
$13,669

School Bus Driver/6 hr
$16,405
To be pro-rated from 12/02/13 to 06/30/14

Porcaro, Robert

School Bus Driver/5 hr
$13,942

School Bus Driver/6 hr
$16,731
To be pro-rated from 12/02/13 to 06/30/14


20. To approve a change in the pro-rated salary, as listed: 

NAME

FROM

TO

EFFECTIVE

Decher, Sara
Grade 4/LM

$16,704

$19,274

09/27/13-01/18/14



21. To ratify Mentors for the 2013-2014 school year, $550 to be paid by the Mentee, as listed: 

MENTOR

MENTEE

POSITION

Pavao, Sara

Hogan, Elizabeth

Art/EHY & HERB

Piantadosi, Sherilyn

Wunderlich, Kourtney

Grade 4/EHY

Paturzo, Rene

Lois, Deborah

Special Ed-LLD/VMMS



22. To approve payment for Tuition Reimbursement for the 2013-2014 school year, as listed: 

NAME

SCHOOL

AMOUNT

Duddy, Aileen

 

VMES

$722.50


23. To ratify employment of a Sysop for the 2013-2014 school year, as listed: 

NAME

SCHOOL

AMOUNT

Worman, Jenna

PLC

$972


24. To ratify additional compensation, as listed: 

NAME

TITLE

AMOUNT

EFFECTIVE

Batzel, Lynelle

School Bus Driver
(acting Radio Dispatcher)

$20 per day

10/23/13


25.  To ratify summer hours for Child Study Team Services, as listed: 

NAME

AMOUNT

EFFECTIVE

Bernotas, Cynthia

$186
3 hours @ $62 per hour

08/09/13


26. To approve Athletic Event Workers for the 2013-2014 for Brick Memorial High School, as listed:  

NAME

La Cava, Christopher

Bailey, Colleen


27. To approve a Club and Volunteer Advisor for the 2013-2014 school year for Brick Memorial High School, as listed:   

CLUB

ADVISOR

Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Penrod, Susan


28. To approve staff for the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund Grant, as listed:

NAME

POSITION

EFFECTIVE

AMOUNT

Molawka, Andrew

Technician/Full-Time

12/09/13-06/30/14

$36,000
To be pro-rated from 12/9/13 to 6/30/14

Tomuccio, Arthur

Tech Assistant/Part-Time

12/09/13-06/30/14

1,000 hours @ $15 per hour, not to exceed $15,000

Hotz, Kevin

Tech Assistant/Part-Time

12/09/13-06/30/14

1,000 hours @ $15 per hour, not to exceed $15,000

Mouzon, Rufus

Tech Assistant/Part-Time

12/02/13-06/30/14

1,000 hours @ $15 per hour, not to exceed $15,000

Kelly, Patrick

Tech Assistant/Part-Time

12/16/13-01/10/14

100 hours @ $15 per hour, not to exceed $1,500

LeFurge, Edward

Tech Assistant/Part-Time

12/16/13-01/17/14

120 hours @ $15 per hour, not to exceed $1,800

Rebimbas, John

Senior Intern/BTHS

12/09/13-06/30/14

250 hours @ $15 per hour, not to exceed $3,750


29. To ratify summer hours for Technology staff, as listed: 

NAME

EFFECTIVE

AMOUNT

Voorhees, Ethan

08/14/13-08/22/13

48 hours @ $13.46, total $646.08


30. To ratify Technology Staff for Video Taping of Board of Education Meetings, as listed:  

NAME

EFFECTIVE

AMOUNT

Gfroehrer, James

08/29/13

4 hours @ $25 per hour, total $100

Gfroehrer, James

10/17/13

2 hours @ $25 per hour,total $50

 Gfroehrer, James
11/13/13 4 Hours @ $25 per hour, total $100

Ferster, Richard

09/26/13

4 hours @ $25 per hour,total $100



31. To approve Technology Staff for Video Taping of Board of Education Meetings at a rate of $25 per hour, as listed:

NAME

Ferster, Richard

Gfroehrer, James

Kelly, Patrick

LeFurge, Edward

Molawka, Andrew

 Ruhnke, Jeffrey


32. To approve staff for the Professional Development Academy, as attached:
PROFESSIONAL ACADEMY STAFF




33. To approve employment for ELL After School Program at Osbornville Elementary School for Special Education Students, as listed:

NAME

EFFECTIVE

AMOUNT

Wehner, Jeanette

12/03/13 for 15 weeks

 $49 per hour, 3 hours per week
not to exceed $2,205


34. To ratify account numbers and locations to reflect changes per the 2013-2014 Staff Census, as attached:
CHANGES FOR STAFF CENSUS


35. To approve volunteers for Schedule "C", as attached: UPDATED 11/21/13
VOLUNTEERS


BOARD COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

  

PUBLIC COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

 

BOARD COMMENT

 

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

CALENDAR

 

 

DATE

EVENT

TIME

November 25th & 26th, 2013

Parent Conferences - All Schools

Early Dismissal

November 27, 2013

Thanksgiving Recess

Early Dismissal

November 28th & 29th, 2013

Thanksgiving Recess

Schools Closed

December 19, 2013 Regular Meeting 7:00 PM BTHS

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 November 21, 2013 that:

  1. The public shall be excluded from discussion of and action on the Executive Session herein set forth.
  2. The Session will be approximately one half hour (30 minutes) and the general nature of the subject matter to be discussed is as follows:
    Student Matter

  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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