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

  • FACILITIES DISCUSSION

  • CHAPTER 193 COMPLIANCE

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

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

  2. To ratify the revised 2013-2014 District Calendar, as attached:
    2013-2014 DISTRICT CALENDAR

BOARD COMMENT: CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION

 

PUBLIC COMMENT: CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION

 

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

  1. To accept a check in the amount of $500.00 from the Exxon Mobil Corporation, as attached:
    EXXON MOBIL CORPORATION


  2. To accept a donation from the Osbornville Elementary School PTA of Playground Equipment valued at $10,000 and Risers valued at $3,100.


  3. WHEREAS, on November 26, 2013 the Brick Township Board of Education (Board) received a Consolidated Monitoring Report from the New Jersey Department of Education which contained findings in regards to use of Title I funds, and
    WHEREAS,
    Finding 1 indicated that the District used Title I funds for Programs, Services and Activities that benefited Non-Title I Students, and
    WHEREAS, the purchases identified amounted to $110,251.80, and
    WHEREAS,
    upon review of the identified purchases the Administration for the Board disagrees that the Title I funds were used for Programs, Services and Activities that benefited Non-Title I Students, but rather that the Title I funds identified were used to supplement the core educational programs of the Title I schools through programs and services that bolster the academic performance of lower achieving students, and
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Brick Township Board of Education appeals Finding 1 and requests that the Director of the Office of Fiscal Accountability and Compliance review the aggrieved findings/questioned costs as indicated in the appeal process outlined in the Consolidated Monitoring Report, and
    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, 
    that the Brick Township Board of Education request that a hearing be scheduled so that the Administration of the Brick Township Board of Education can present its case. 


  4. WHEREAS, on November 26, 2013 the Brick Township Board of Education (Board) received a Consolidated Monitoring Report from the New Jersey Department of Education which contained findings in regards to use of Title III funds, and
    WHEREAS, Finding 10 indicated that the District used Title III funds to purchase classroom supplies, and
    WHEREAS, the purchases identified amounted to $994.76 and,
    WHEREAS,
    upon review of the identified purchases by the Administration for the Board, the Administration does not agree that the Title III funds were used to supplant state/local funds, but rather Title III funds were used to supplement the programs offered to Title III Students, and
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Brick Township Board of Education appeals Finding 10 and requests that the Director of the Office of Fiscal Accountability and Compliance review the aggrieved findings/questioned costs as indicated in the appeal process outlined in the Consolidated Monitoring Report, and
    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Brick Township Board of Education request that a hearing be scheduled so that the Administration of the Brick Township Board of Education can present its case. 

  1. WHEREAS, On November 26, 2013 the Brick Township Board of Education received a Consolidated Monitoring Report from the New Jersey Department of Education which contained Findings in regards to Title I, Title II, Title III and IDEA,
    WHEREAS, the report was publicly reviewed and discussed at the Public Board Meeting held on January 30, 2014, and
    WHEREAS, pursuant to N.J.A.C 6A:23A-5.6, the Board must adopt a Resolution and Certify that the findings were discussed and approve a Corrective Action Plan which addresses the issued raised in the undisputed findings, and
    WHEREAS, a copy of the Resolution and approved Corrective Action Plan be sent to the Office of Fiscal Accountability and Compliance within 10 days of adoption by the Board, and
    WHEREAS, the Board must post findings of the Consolidated Monitoring Report and Corrective Action Plan on the district Web Site, and
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED,  that the following Corrective Action Plan be approved in regards to undisputed findings contained in the Consolidated Monitoring Report, and
    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Resolution and Corrective Action Plan be sent to the Office of Fiscal Accountability, and
    FURTHER RESOLVED, the Findings of the Office of Fiscal Accountability and Compliance’s report and the Board of Education’s Corrective Action Plan will be posted on the District’s Web Site.
    Corrective Action Plan Findings 2 thru 9
    Corrective Action Plan Findings 11 thru 20


  2. To authorize the execution and delivery of the Educational Facilities Construction and Financing Grant Agreement for SDA Projects attached, by James W. Edwards, Jr., School Business Administrator, on behalf of the Brick Township Board of Education.
    SDA PROJECTS


  3. To delegate the authority to the School Business Administrator, James W. Edwards, Jr., for supervision of the School Facilities Projects, as attached: Updated 2/24/14
    SDA PROJECTS


  4. To authorize DiCara/Rubino, to work on behalf of the District to prepare all plans, specifications, drawings and necessary bid related documents for SDA Projects, as attached: Updated 2/24/14
    SDA PROJECTS


  5. To authorize Design Resources Group, to work on behalf of the District to prepare all plans, specifications, drawings and necessary bid related documents for the SDA Projects, as attached: Updated 2/24/14
    SDA PROJECTS



  6. To approve a revision to the Public Meeting Dates, as attached:
    PUBLIC MEETING DATES


  

 

BOARD COMMENT: OPERATIONS

 

PUBLIC COMMENT: OPERATIONS

 

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

  1. To ratify a resignation, as listed:

    NAME

    TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    Peltier, William

    Assistant Transportation Supervisor

    02/14/14



  2. To ratify employment for the 2013-2014 school year, as listed:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY TO BE PRO-RATED

    Prato, Gina

    OSB/Kindergarten

    02/19/14-
    06/30/14

    $51,396
    BA, Step 1

    Karu, Erica

    BMHS/Special Education-Math

    02/19/14-
    06/30/14

    $53,211
    MA/Step 1






  3. To approve employment, as listed: Updated 2/24/14

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY TO BE PRO-RATED

    Wight, James

    BTHS/Health & Physical Education

     02/26/14-
    06/30/14

    $51,396
    BA Step 1

    Tischio, Janet

    EEC/PSD Teacher

     02/26/14-
    06/30/14

    $51,396
    BA Step 1

    Wolowitz, Sharon

    EEC/Teacher Aide

     02/26/14-
    06/30/14

    $23,511





  4. To ratify staff transfers for the 2013-2014 school year, as listed: Updated 2/24/14

    NAME

    FROM

    TO

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY TO BE PRO-RATED

    Fallon, Stephanie

    VMMS/Science Technology

    VMMS/Technology

    02/26/14-
    06/30/14

     N/A

    Maciel, Janet

    VMMS/Grade 7 ICS - Math & Literacy

    VMMS/Learning Disabilities Teaching Consultant

    02/26/14-
    06/30/14

     N/A
    Kerwin, Laura
    BMHS/Part Time Media Specialist  LRMS/Full Time Media Specialist

     02/26/14-
    06/30/14
    $53,711
    MA Step 2
    Ryan, Amy
    VMMS/Learning Disabilities Teaching Consultant
    PLC/Learning Disabilities Teaching Consultant
    02/26/14-
    06/30/14
    N/A



  5. To approve a Director of Special Services, as listed:

    NAME

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY TO BE PRO-RATED

    Russell, Susan

    02/26/14-
    06/30/14

    $109,875



  6. To ratify Substitutes, as listed:

    NAME

     TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY

    Cotgreave, Christine

     Clerical

    02/10/14-
    06/30/14

    $11.90 per hour

    Peltier, William
     School Bus Driver
    02/17/14-
    06/30/14
    $14.54 per hour


  7. To ratify removal of staff, as listed:

    NAME

    TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    Emp #8921

    Custodial Worker

    01/28/14

BOARD COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

  

PUBLIC COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

 

BOARD COMMENT

 

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

CALENDAR

 

 

DATE

EVENT

TIME

FEBRUARY 27, 2014
REGULAR MEETING
7:00pm

ADJOURNMENT

Copyright 2010 by Brick Township Board of Education Terms Of Use Privacy Statement