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.

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 January 30, 2014 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. 

 

PRESENTATIONS

  • HERBERTSVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

  • STUDENT REPRESENTATIVES - BRICK MEMORIAL AND BRICK TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOLS

  • HIB REPORT

  • RECOGNITION OF OUR STATE CHAMPION GYMNASTIC ATHLETES 

  • CONSOLIDATED MONITORING REPORT

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  1. January 30, 2014 Regular Meeting

  2. January 30, 2014 Executive Session 1

  3. January 30, 2014 Executive Session 2

  4. February 25, 2014 Special Meeting

  5. February 27, 2014 Regular Meeting

  6. February 27, 2014 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 approve the 2014-2015 School District Calendar, as attached: Updated 1/28/14
      2014-2015 SCHOOL DISTRICT CALENDAR


    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
      TREASURER'S 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 December 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 December 31, 2013, and upon Consultation with appropriate School District Officials, certifies that no fund has been over-expended in violation of 6A:23A-16.10(b), and that sufficient funds are available to the District Board of Education's financial operations for the remainder of the school year.


    5. To approve the payment of vouchers, as attached:
      REGULAR CHECKS
      COMMERCE PAYMENTS
      WIRE PAYMENTS
      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 identify the attached items surplus equipment, no longer required for school purposes, and authorize the Business Administrator/Board Secretary to discard these items in accordance with N.J.S.A.18A:18A-45, (items to be sold on govdeals.com or a similar type of online service), as attached:
      SURPLUS


    8. To ratify a revised changed order, as attached:
      WALLACE #19


    9. To approve changes orders, as attached:
      WHL #4



    10. To ratify Out of District Student Placements, as attached:
      ARC 1
      COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND
      CHILDREN'S CENTER OF MONMOUTH COUNTY
      EAST MOUNTAIN SCHOOL
      RUGBY
      OPEN DOOR SCHOOL


    11. To approve Out of District Student Placements, as attached:
      ARC 2


    12. To ratify an agreement for emergency remediation services, as attached:
      ALL RISK - LANES MILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL



    13. To accept a check in the amount of $251.30 for the Educational Enrichment Center from the General Mills "Box Tops for Education Program".


    14. To accept a check in the amount of $2,007.20 for the Lanes Mill Elementary School from the General Mills "Box Tops for Education Program".


    15. To accept a donation of various Children's Games (new/unopened) for the Lanes Mill Elementary School from Ms. Elizabeth Scandrett.


    16. To accept a donation of 72 sets of Home and Away Jersey's and Pants for Brick Township High School Varsity Football Team from the Brick Football Parents Club.


    17. To accept a donation of Sporting Equipment from Twin County Soccer Association for Emma Havens Young Elementary School valued at $998.55


    18. To accept a check in the amount of $250.00 for the Veterans Memorial Middle School Cafe' from The Foundation of the Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh, Inc.


    19. To approve a Licensing Agreement with Tams Witmark for the Musical "Man of LaMancha" at Brick Township High School to be held in the Spring of 2014, as attached:
      TAMS WITMARK


    20. To ratify a Resolution Authorizing Contract with certain approved State Contract Vendors

      WHEREAS, the Brick Township Board of Education, 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 duration of the contracts between the Brick Township Board of Education and the referenced State Contract Vendor shall be from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014.
      STATE CONTRACT VENDORS



    21. To ratify a Resolution Authorizing Contracts with certain approved CO-OP Vendors for contracting units.
      WHEREAS,
      the Brick Township Board of Education, may be resolution and without advertising for bids, purchase any goods or services under New Jersey Cooperative Purchasing Program; and
      WHEREAS,
      the Brick Township Board of Education has the need on a timely basis to purchase goods or services utilizing CO-OP's and
      WHEREAS,
      the Brick Township Board of Education intends to enter into contracts with the attached referenced CO-OP Vendors through this resolution and properly executed contracts, which shall be subject to all the conditions applicable to the current 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 CO-OP Vendors on the attached list, pursuant to all conditions of the individual CO-OP's and
      BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the duration of the contracts between the Brick Township Board of Education and the referenced CO-OP Vendors shall be from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014.
      EDUCATIONAL DATA SERVICES
      HUNTERDON COUNTY EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
      OCEAN COUNTY COOPERATIVE SERVICES
      MIDDLESEX REGIONAL EDUCATIONAL COOPERATIVE SERVICES - Updated 1/28/14


    22. DELETED 1/30/14




    23. To ratify a Fair and Open Resolution for a Provider of Speech Therapy Services, as follows:

      RESOLUTION
        SPEECH THERAPY SERVICES
      ADVANCED EDUCATION ADVISEMENT

      WHEREAS, there exists a need for a Provider of 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-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 Advanced Education Advisement, 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 April 13, 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 follows:
      Speech Therapy Services - $72.50 Per Hr, not to exceed 850 Hrs/$61,625
      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.

    24. To approve a settlement agreement in the matter of Student 6049 v the Brick Township Board of Education as presented to the Board.

    25. To approve a settlement agreement in the matter of Student 5872 v the Brick Township Board of Education as presented to the Board - Updated 1/30/14


    26. WHEREAS, on August 29, 2013 the Brick Township Board of Education approved to proceed with the Osbornville Elementary School Multi Purpose Room HVAC and Window Replacement Project and,
      WHEREAS,
      the State of New Jersey, Department of Education has issued the Preliminary Eligible Cost (PEC)/Grant Approval,
      NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the Brick Township Board of Education accepts with no appeal, the Preliminary Eligible Costs (PEC) as the Final Eligible Costs (FEC) for the Osbornville Elementary School Multi Purpose Room HVAC and Window Replacement Project.
      Added 1/28/14


    27. To ratify a change order, as attached: Added 1/29/14
      NICKERSON

    BOARD COMMENT: OPERATIONS

     

    PUBLIC COMMENT: OPERATIONS

     

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

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

      NAME

      SCHOOL/TITLE

      EFFECTIVE

      BRICK EXPERIENCE

      Contino, Karen
      DP/Teacher Aide
      04/01/14 12 Years

      Pepe, Anna Marie

      LM/Teacher Aide

      07/01/14

      17 Years 10 Months

      Parshelunis, Lorraine

      OSB/Special Education

      07/01/14

      24 Years 5 Months

      Zawadzki, Nora

      OSB/Grade 1

      07/01/14

      25 Years 7 Months



    2. To approve the removal of Substitutes, as attached:
      SUBSTITUTE REMOVALS



    3. To approve employment of Substitute Teachers, Bus Drivers, Bus Attendants, Custodial and Cafeteria Workers, as attached:
      SUBSTITUTES



    4. To approve leaves of absence, as listed:

      NAME

      SCHOOL/TITLE

      TYPE OF LEAVE

      EFFECTIVE

      PAY/BENEFITS

      Barrett, Charlene

      EEC/Teacher Aide

      LOA

      02/06/14-
      02/07/14

      W/O Pay, W/Benefits

      Biancella, Erin

      BTHS/Guidance

      FMLA


      NJFLA

      05/20/14-
      06/13/14

      06/16/14-
      06/30/14
      09/02/14-
      11/03/14

      W/O Pay, W/Benefits

      W/O Pay, W/Benefits

      Ferullo, Kelly

      VMMS/Grade 7

      FMLA

      03/25/14-
      04/11/14

      W/O Pay, W/Benefits

      Jagger, Nicole

      LM/Special Education

      FMLA


      NJFLA

      02/25/14-
      03/04/14

      03/05/14-
      06/05/14

      W/O Pay, W/Benefits
      W/O Pay, W/Benefits

      Jankowski, Tracy

      EEC/Teacher Aide

      FMLA


      NJFLA

      02/03/14-
      02/18/14

      02/19/14-
      05/21/14

      W/O Pay, W/Benefits
      W/O Pay, W/Benefits

      Leone, Elizabeth

      BMHS/Guidance

      FMLA

      05/23/14-
      06/13/14

      W/O Pay, W/Benefits

      Roth, Mark

      BMHS/Business

      LOA

      02/25/14-
      02/28/14

      W/O Pay, W/Benefits

      Valles, Tamara

      HERB/Grade 1

      FMLA

      04/10/14-
      05/15/14

      W/O Pay, W/Benefits




    5. To ratify Leaves of Absence, as listed:

      NAME

      SCHOOL/TITLE

      TYPE OF LEAVE

      EFFECTIVE

      PAY/BENEFITS

      Artale, Kathleen

      HERB/Teacher Aide

      FMLA

      01/28/14-
      02/07/14

      W/O Pay, W/Benefits

      Contino, Karen

      DP/Teacher Aide

      FMLA

      01/02/14-
      03/31/14

      W/O Pay, W/Benefits





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

      NAME

      SCHOOL/TITLE

      TYPE OF LEAVE

      FROM

      TO

      Smith, Angela

      BTHS/Guidance

      FMLA
      W/O Pay, W/Benefits

      12/16/13-
      03/28/14

      01/06/14-
      04/11/14

      Fagan, Stephanie

      LRMS/Grade 6 Math & Science

      FMLA
      W/O Pay, W/Benefits

      01/06/14-
      03/28/14

      01/13/14-
      04/08/14



    7. To approve employment, as listed: Updated 1/30/14

      NAME

      SCHOOL/TITLE

      EFFECTIVE

      SALARY TO BE PRO-RATED

      Berger, Jessica

      BMHS/Special Education

      02/03/14-
      06/30/14

      $51,396

      Piliere, Deborah

      TRANS/School Bus Attendant

      02/03/14-
      06/30/14

      $17,990

      Osborn, Matthew
      LM/Teacher Aide
      01/31/14-
      06/30/14
      $23,511
      Uhlrich, Jacyln
      EEC/Teacher Aide
      01/31/14-
      06/30/14
      $23,511



    8. To approve employment of Leave Replacements, as follows:

      NAME

      SCHOOL/TITLE

      EFFECTIVE

      SALARY TO BE PRO-RATED

      Groel, Alecia

      MIDS/Grade 2

      03/03/14-
      06/30/14

      $51,396

      Roberts, Stephane

      BMHS/Art

      02/03/14-
      06/30/14

      $51,396





    9. To ratify a change in salary, as listed:

      NAME

      SCHOOL/TITLE

      FROM

      TO

      EFFECTIVE

      Moreno, Marissa

      TRANS/School Bus Driver 6 Hr

      $13,942

      $16,731

      09/01/13-
      02/02/14





    10. To approve changes in employment, as listed:

      NAME

      FROM

      TO

      EFFECTIVE

      SALARY TO BE PRO-RATED

      Moreno, Marissa

      TRANS/School Bus Driver/6 Hr

      TRANS/School Bus Driver 8 Hr

      02/03/14-
      06/30/14

      $22,307

      Frankowski, John

      Facilities/Building Night Inspector

      VMMS/Custodial Worker

      02/03/14-
      06/30/14

      $30,803




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


    12. To approve Volunteers to Schedule "C", as attached
      VOLUNTEERS



    13. To ratify a change in effective dates for a Leave Replacement, as listed:

      NAME

      SCHOOL/TITLE

      FROM

      TO

      Tischio, Janet

      VMES/Special Education

      09/27/13-
      01/06/14

      09/27/13-
      12/20/13




    14. To approve a Mentor, $550 to be paid by Mentee, as listed:

      MENTOR

      MENTEE

      POSITION

      EFFECTIVE

      Betancourt, Joanne

      Haus, Maili

      OSB/Kindergarten

      02/01/14




    15. To ratify changes in hourly rates, as listed:

      NAME

      SCHOOL/TITLE

      FROM

      TO

      EFFECTIVE

      Johnson, Jennifer

      LM/BEST Program Leader

      $12.00 Per Hour

      $12.36 Per Hour

      12/02/13

      Abrams, Morgan

      BEST/Substitute Program Assistant

      $8.00 Per Hour

      $8.25 Per Hour

      01/01/14

      Butka, Melanie

      LM/BEST Program Assistant

      $8.00 Per Hour

      $8.25 Per Hour

      01/01/14

      Gonzalez, Adriana

      EHY/BEST
      Program Assistant

      $8.00 Per Hour

      $8.25 Per Hour

      01/01/14



    16. To approve Black Seal Compensation, as listed:

      NAME

      SCHOOL/TITLE

      EFFECTIVE

      AMOUNT TO BE PRO-RATED

      Shaughnessy, John

      BMHS/Custodial Worker

      01/31/14-
      06/30/14

      $525

      Giannetto, Nicholas

      BMHS/Custodial Worker

      01/31/14-
      06/30/14

      $525




    17. To approve Site Coordinators for the Elementary Title I Extended Day Program, as listed:

      NAME

      SCHOOL

       EFFECTIVE  AMOUNT

      Richards, Stacey

      Osbornville Elementary School

      01/27/14-
      04/30/14
      $49 Per Hr, not to exceed $980

      Duddy, Aileen

      Veterans Memorial Elementary School

      01/27/14-
      04/30/14
       $49 Per Hr, not to exceed $980

      Holman, Susan

      Emma Havens Young Elementary School

      01/27/14-
      04/30/14
      $49 Per Hr, not to exceed $980

      Scott, Shannon

      Lanes Mill Elementary School

      01/27/14-
      04/30/14
      $49 Per Hr, not to exceed $980














    18. To approve teachers for the Elementary Title I Extended Day Program, as attached:
      TITLE I EXTENDED DAY PROGRAM STAFF




    19. To approve a Memorandum of Agreement between the Brick Township Board of Education and the Brick Township Association of School Administrators, as attached:
      MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT


    20. To approve Teacher Aides to work with Students from Veterans Memorial Middle School during the after school special education bowling program, as listed:

                         NAME

      AMOUNT

      EFFECTIVE

      Broyer, Denise

      $19 Per Hour, Not to exceed $570

      02/20/14 for 10 weeks

      Grennie, Nicole

      $19 Per Hour, Not to exceed $570

      02/20/14 for 10 weeks

      Laszkow, Tammy

      $19 Per Hour, Not to exceed $570

      02/20/14 for 10 weeks

      Rosace, Barbara

      $19 Per Hour, Not to exceed $570

      02/20/14 for 10 weeks

      Testa, Lois

      $19 Per Hour, Not to exceed $570

      02/20/14 for 10 weeks



    21. To approve a vacation payout for Homeless Service Training Instructor, as listed:

      NAME

      AMOUNT

      Ferraro, Alan

      $6,953



    22. To approve payment for Teachers to present at the February 14, 2014 Professional Day Workshop, as per the Brick Township Education Association Contract, total cost $5,103, as attached:
      PRESENTERS


    BOARD COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

      

    PUBLIC COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

     

    BOARD COMMENT

     

    PUBLIC COMMENT

     

    CALENDAR

     

     

    DATE

    EVENT

    TIME

    FEBRUARY 14, 2014

    PROFESSIONAL DAY
    NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
    FEBRUARY 17, 2014
    PRESIDENT'S DAY
    SCHOOLS CLOSED
    FEBRUARY 27, 2014
    REGULAR MEETING
    7:00PM BTHS

    ADJOURNMENT

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