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 May 12, 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 (60 minutes) and the general nature of the subject matter to be discussed is as follows:
    • Negotiations
    • 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. 

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

  1. To approve a Workshop, as attached:
    WORKSHOP


  2. To amend approval of a training course for Tiffany Aquayo for Structured Learning, (previously approved on 12/19/13) to be paid from NCLB instead of IDEA in the amount of $300.

BOARD COMMENT: CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION

 

PUBLIC COMMENT: CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION

 

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

  1. To approve a Resolution for a Workers Compensation Consultant, as follows: Updated 5/12/14

    WHEREAS, there exist a need for Workers Compensation Consultant 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 William H. Connolly & Co, LLC, 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 5, 2014, 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.29A:44A-20.26.
    4. The fee for services shall be as per the negotiated proposal, as follows:
    WILLIAM H. CONNOLLY & CO, LLC
    5. The duration of this appointment shall be from May 13, 2014 through May 12, 2015.
    6. A copy of this 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.





  2. To approve a Resolution to adopt a School District Budget for Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Schools, as listed: 

    BRICK TOWNSHIP BOARD OF EDUCATION
    2014-2015 SCHOOL DISTRICT BUDGET RESOLUTION


  3. BE IT RESOLVED that the Brick Township Board of Education approve the School District Budget for the Fiscal Year 2014-2015, as listed:

     

    GENERAL FUND

    SPECIAL REVENUES

    DEBT SERVICE

    TOTAL

    2014-2015 Total Expenditures

     $140,137,391

    $3,693,352 $2,691,253 $146,521,996

    Less: Anticipated Revenues

     $  42,514,801

    $3,693,352 $1,200,747 $  47,408,900

    Taxes to be Raised

    $  97,622,590
    -0-

     $1,490,506

    $  99,113,096




  4. To approve the Direct Install Application and Participation Agreement with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities, as attached:
    DIRECT INSTALL APPLICATION AND PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT



  5. To approve submission of an amendment to the 2013-2014 IDEA Grant to include carryover from the previous year, as listed:

    PROGRAM

    ORIGINAL ALLOCATION

    CARRYOVER

    REVISED ALLOCATION

    IDEA Basic

    $2,474,622

    $ 81,848

    $2,556,470

    IDEA Preschool

    $    95,882

    $ 15,587

    $   111,469





  6. To approve a change in Petty Cash, as listed:

    FROM

    TO

    ROBERT VOGEL
    FACILITIES
    $250.00

    THOMAS LIMING
    FACILITIES
    $250.00



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

    Bresee, Maureen

    VMMS/Senior Cook

    07/01/14

    25 Years 3 Months

    Monaghan, Susan

    BMHS/Science

    07/01/14

    10 Years 10 Months

    Severin, Mark

    Facilities/Lead Groundsman

    07/01/14

    35 Years 5 Months




  2. To accept a resignation to Schedule "C", as listed:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    O’Leary, Melissa

    BMHS/Volleyball – Girls Head Coach

    14-15 SY





  3. To ratify employment to Schedule "C", as listed:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/ACTIVITY

    STIPEND

    Espositio, Kristine

    BTHS/Challenger Coach Spring

    $1,500




  4. To approve employment of Substitutes, as listed:

    NAME

    POSITION

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY

    Grosch, Richard

    School Bus Driver

    05/13/14-
    06/30/14

    $14.54 Per Hour

    Miller, Carolyn

    Teacher’s Aide

    05/13/14-
    06/30/14

    $60 Per Day




  5. To approve employment of staff for the Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund Grant, as listed:

    NAME

    TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY

    Kelly, Patrick

    Technology Assistant/Part Time

    05/13/14-
    06/30/14

    $15.00 Per Hour
    not to exceed 272 Hours



  6. To approve employment for the 2014-2015 School Year, as listed:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY

    Testa, Fred

    Facilities/Head Painter

    07/01/14-
    08/31/14

    $15.00 Per Hour
    not to exceed 192 Hours

    Martone, Joanne

    Elementary/World Language

    09/01/14-
    06/30/15

    MA/Step 12
    $65,531






  7. To approve a Staff Transfer for the 2014-2015 school year, as listed:

    NAME

    FROM

    TO

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY

    Ford, Kathryn

    EHY/Grade 5

    BTHS/LTDC

    09/01/14-
    06/30/15

    No Change in Salary





  8. To approve Non-Tenured Teaching Staff for the 2014-2015 school year, as attached: Updated 5/12/14
    NON-TENURED TEACHING STAFF


  9. To ratify an extension of the Lake Riviera Middle School, Strive-Title I-Extended Day Program Teachers for the 2013-2014 school year, as attached:
    LRMS Title I-Extended Day


  10. To amend an allocation of a Title I salary (previously approved on 8/29/13), as listed:

    TEACHER

    SCHOOL

    FROM
    SALARY & %
    TITLE I

    (PREVIOUSLY APPROVED)

    TO
    AMENDED

    SALARY & % FROM TITLE I

    13-14 SALARY

    Scott, Amy

    LMES

    $10,084/11.66%

    $2,492/2.88%

    $86,510





  11. To recommend approval of Merit Goals for the 2013-2014 school year, as per the Superintendent's contract.



  12. To approve employment of Tenured Teachers for the 2014-2015 school year, as listed:

    NAME

    SCHOOL

    SALARY

    Criscuolo, Michele

    VMES

    BA/Step 6
    $53,896

    Laws, Adrienne

    LRMS

    MA+30/Step 15
     $76,961





BOARD COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

  

PUBLIC COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

 

BOARD COMMENT

 

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

CALENDAR

DATE

EVENT

TIME

MAY 23, 2014

BMHS - SENIOR BALL
6:00 PM
MAY 26, 2014
MEMORIAL DAY
SCHOOLS CLOSED
MAY 27, 2014
BTHS - SCHOLARSHIP NIGHT

7:00 PM
MAY 29, 2014
REGULAR MEETING
BTHS 7:00PM

 

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