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 July 31, 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 forty five (45) minutes and the general nature of the subject matter to be discussed is as follows: Student and Personnel Matters
    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

  1. HARASSMENT, INTIMIDATION AND BULLYING REPORT
 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  1.  JUNE 18, 2014 - SPECIAL MEETING

  2. JUNE 26, 2014 - EXECUTIVE SESSION

  3. JUNE 26, 2014 - 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:
      WORKSHOPS


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


    4. To approve a revision to Policy #2131 - Chief School Administrator, as attached:
      POLICY #2131


    5. To approve on First Reading, Policy #4119.26 Acceptable Use of Computer Network(s)/Computers & Resources by Teaching Staff Members, as attached:
      POLICY #4119.26



    6. To approve an Agreement for the continuation of an Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Unit, as attached:
      AIR FORCE JUNIOR RESERVE OFFICER TRAINING CORP



    7. To approve submission of a Grant Application for Emma Havens Young Elementary School to Donorschose.org in the amount of $782.62 for 2 iPad Minis and cases for an ELL Classroom.



    8. To approve submission of a Grant Application for Brick Memorial High School to Target (Field Trips Grants) in an amount not to exceed $750.00 for a Field Trip for 3 High School Classes along with the 2 sections of Rocking Horse Day Care Program.


    9. To approve submission of the McKinney-Vento Education of Homeless Children and Youth Program Grant, Year 3 of 3, continuation of funds from the NJ Department of Education in the amount of $153,766, as attached: Added 07/29/14
      MCKINNEY-VENTO

    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:
      JUNE TRANSFERS
      JULY 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 June 30, 2014.



    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 June 30, 2014, 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 contracts for In-Coming Tuition Students, as attached:
      DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN'S AND FAMILIES




    9. To ratify contracts for Out of District Tuition Students, as attached:
      SOLACIUM NEW HAVEN
      STAR PEDIATRICS
      RUGBY 1
      RUGBY 2
      RUGBY 3
      RUGBY 8
      PEMBERTON
      HAWKSWOOD 1
      HAWKSWOOD 2
      HAWKSWOOD 3
      HAWKSWOOD 4
      HAWKSWOOD 5
      HAWKSWOOD 6
      HAWKSWOOD 7
      HAWKSWOOD 8
      HAWKSWOOD 9
      CHILDRENS SPECIALTY
      EDUCATION ACADEMY 1
      EDUCATION ACADEMY 2
      EDUCATION ACADEMY 3
      EDUCATION ACADEMY 4
      EDUCATION ACADEMY 5
      EAST MOUNTAIN
      COASTAL LEARNING CENTER
      CHERRY HILL
      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
      CHILDRENS CENTER OF MONMOUTH COUNTY 10
      ALPHA




    10. To approve Out of District Student Placements, as attached:
      WOODCLIFF ACADEMY 1
      WOODCLIFF ACADEMY 2

      RUGBY 4
      RUGBY 5
      RUGBY 6
      RUGBY 7




    11. To approve an Agreement with Skrip's for Vending Services, as attached:
      SKRIPS VENDING



    12. To ratify a Resolution to join the New Jersey Schools Insurance Group, as attached:
      NEW JERSEY SCHOOLS INSURANCE GROUP


    13. To approve an amendment to the Xerox Services and Solutions Order, as attached:
      XEROX


        
    14. To accept a donation of a Cannon Wireless Printer with Ink and a Nikon Coolpix camera valued at $376.93 for Lake Riviera Middle School from the Lake Riviera Middle School PTA.


    15. To accept a donation from the Stop and Shop "A+ School Rewards Program" in the amount of $107.68 for Lake Riviera Middle School.



    16. To accept checks in the amount of $250.00 each from Braces @ Brick for Herbertsville and Midstreams Elementary School.


    17. To accept a revision to the Health Summary Plan for the Section 125 Cafeteria Plan, as attached:
      HEALTH SUMMARY PLAN



    18. To approve Cafeteria Prices for the 2014-2015 school year, as attached:
      CAFETERIA PRICES


    19. To approve Start Up Cash for the Cafeteria Operations for the 2014-2015 school year, as attached:
      START UP CASH



    20. To approve an Agreement with XTEL Communications Inc to provide phone lines, as attached:
      XTEL COMMUNICATIONS



    21. To accept funding for Non-Public Schools for the 2014-2015 school year, as listed:

      SCHOOL

      TEXTBOOKS

      NURSING

      TECHNOLOGY

      St. Dominic’s

      $29,492

      $46,951

      $15,840

      St. Paul’s Christian School

      $  5,541

      $  8,821

      $  2,976

      Ocean Early Childhood Center

      $    655

      $0

      $   352




    22. 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, 2014 to June 30, 2015.
      STAFFORD TOWNSHIP



    23. To ratify a Resolution authorizing contracts with certain approved state contract vendors, as follows:

      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 Vendors shall be from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015.
      STATE CONTRACT VENDORS



    24. To approve a change order, as attached:
      THERMAL PIPING #1


    25. To approve Petty Cash in the amount of $250 per location for the 2014-2015 school year, as attached:
      PETTY CASH


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

      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 7.7 hours, as attached:
      Schwartz, Simon, Edelstein & Celso, LLC

      e. The duration of the appointment shall be from June 1, 2014 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.




    27. To approve an Agreement with Tyler Technologies for a GPS system, as attached:
      TYLER TECHNOLOGIES



    28. To approve a Resolution to withdraw funds from Capital Reserve for the Brick Township High School Electrical Project, as follows:  Added 07/29/14  

      WHEREAS,the Brick Township Board of Education has established a Capital Reserve Fund in accordance with 18A:21-2 and 
      WHEREAS, in accordance with 18A:21-4 and 6A:23A-14.1(L2) the Board of Education may transfer funds to fund facilities projects as determined in accordance with N.J.A.C.6A:26-3., and
      THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education authorizes the transfer of $759,553.00 from its Capital Reserve account to fund the Brick Township High School Electrical Project.


    29. To approve a resolution to award the bid for the Brick Township High School Electrical Upgrades project: Added 07/29/14

      WHEREAS, the bids were opened and reviewed publicly and read aloud on June 19, 2014 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 

      ALTERNATE 1

      ALTERNATE 2

      TOTAL

       SODON’S ELECTRIC INC.

      $678,000

      $35,000

      $713,000





    BOARD COMMENT: OPERATIONS

     

    PUBLIC COMMENT: OPERATIONS

     

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

    1.  To ratify with regret, a retirement, as listed:

      NAME

      SCHOOL/TITLE

      EFFECTIVE

      BRICK EXPERIENCE

      Warnick, Ralph

      BTHS/Visual & Performing Arts

      07/01/14

      42 Years 10 Months





    2. To ratify resignations, as listed:

      NAME

      SCHOOL/TITLE

      EFFECTIVE

       Bourne, Danielle OSB/Grade 5

      06/30/14

       Batzel, Lynelle


      Trans/Supv School Bus Driver


      07/01/14
       Errickson, Ann Marie

      EHY/Grade 5

      07/14/14

       Wylie, Scott

      Gounds/Sr. Groundskeeper

      07/31/14




    3. To approve a resignation, as listed:

      NAME

      SCHOOL/TITLE

      EFFECTIVE

      Gfroehrer, James

      Admin/Webmaster/Database Specialist

      08/23/14





    4. To ratify a leave of absence, as listed:

      NAME

      SCHOOL/TITLE

      TYPE OF LEAVE

      EFFECTIVE

      PAY/BENEFITS

      Bulc, Ewa

      BMHS/Custodial Worker

      FMLA

      06/04/14-
      08/27/14

      W/O Pay, W/Benefits





    5. To approve leaves of absence, as listed:

      NAME

      SCHOOL/TITLE

      TYPE OF LEAVE

      EFFECTIVE

      PAY/BENEFITS

      Estelle, Tammy

      BMHS/Visual & Performing Arts

      FMLA

      09/16/14-
      12/09/14

      W/O Pay, W/Benefits

      Murray, Elizabeth

      EEC/Pre-School Special Ed

      FMLA

      10/01/14-
      10/19/14

      W/O Pay, W/Benefits

      Rivera, Nichole

      BTHS/English-Special Ed

      FMLA

      11/07/14-
      01/15/15

      W/O Pay, W/Benefits






    6. To ratify employment of an athletic event worker, as listed:

      NAME

      SCHOOL

      EFFECTIVE

       SALARY

      Boyle, Andrew

      LRMS

      05/15/14-
      06/20/14

       $40.00 Per Event
      Not to exceed $160




    7. To ratify an addition of a Black Seal stipend, as listed:
      NAME

      SCHOOL/TITLE

      EFFECTIVE

      STIPEND

      Perkins, Christopher

      VMES/Custodial Worker

      07/01/14-
      06/30/15

      $525





    8. To approve changes in employment, as attached: Updated 07/30/14
      CHANGES IN EMPLOYMENT



    9. To approve Employment for the 2014-2015 school year, as attached:
      TEACHERS
      TEACHER AIDES
      B.E.S.T PROGRAM STAFF
      SECURITY AND IN-SCHOOL SUSPENSION STAFF



    10. To approve employment of Facilities Staff, as listed:

      NAME

       TITLE

      EFFECTIVE

      SALARY TO BE PRO-RATED

       Liming, Thomas
       Facilities Manager
      08/01/14-
      06/30/15
      $95,000

      Wylie, Scott

       Lead Groundsman

      08/01/14-
      06/30/15

      $59,000

      FACILITIES MANAGER
      LEAD GROUNDSMAN



    11. To rescind employment, as listed:

      NAME

      TITLE

       PROGRAM

      Haberman, Alice

      Teacher’s Aide

       Summer Base Camp
      Esposito, Kristine
      Coach Challenger League





    12. To ratify employment for Summer Base Camp, as listed:
      NAME

      TITLE

      HOURS

      SALARY

      Kubiak, Barbara

      Teacher’s Aide

      144

      $19 per hour, not to exceed $2,736

      Ely, Kelly

      Speech Teacher

      90

      $49 per hour, not to exceed $4,410

      McGowan, Heather

      Teacher

      120

      $49 per hour, not to exceed $5,880

      Radoncic, Senala

      Substitute Teacher

       

      $75 Per Diem




    13. To approve employment for B.E.S.T Program Training on August 19, 2014, as listed:
      NAME

      TRAINING

      SALARY

      Beattie, Amanda

      Math Academic Training

      $189 Preparation
      $49 per hour, not to exceed $238

      Cloud, Michelle

      Literacy Academic Training

      $189 Preparation
      $49 per hour, not to exceed $238





    14. To ratify employment of Summer Coaches, as listed:

      NAME

      SCHOOL/POSITION

      STIPEND

      EFFECTIVE

      Currie, Walter

      BMHS/Strength & Conditioning Coach

      $3,000

      07/01/14-
      08/15/14

      Dahl, Robert

      BTHS/Strength & Conditioning Coach

      $3,000

      07/01/14-
      08/15/14





    15. To approve resignations to Schedule "C", as listed:

      NAME

      SCHOOL

      POSITION

      Rizzitello, Evan

      BMHS

      Asst Coach/Boys Soccer

      Johnson, Stephen

      BMHS

      Asst Coach/Girls Soccer




    16. To approve employment of Coaches for the 2014-2015 school year, as attached:
      SCHEDULE "C"


    17. To ratify summer employment for the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund Grant, as listed:

      NAME/ACCOUNT NUMBER

      POSITION

      SALARY

      EFFECTIVE

      Mouzon, Rufus
      20-001-200-110-95-000

      Technology Assistant

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

      07/01/14-
      08/31/14

      Tomuccio, Arthur
      20-001-200-110-95-000

      Technology Assistant

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

      07/01/14-
      08/31/14





    18. To ratify a change in an account number for ELL Summer Staff from Title III to Title II, as attached:
      ELL SUMMER STAFF



    19. To approve an account number change for Kindergarten Summer Screening Staff, Title III, Account # 20-241-100-101-03-000, (previously approved on 06/26/14), as listed:

      NAME

      HOURS

      SALARY

      Schaber, Lorri

      15

      $49 per hour, not to exceed $735

      Betancourt, Joanne

      15

      $49 per hour, not to exceed $735





    20. To approve an account number for On-Course Curriculum Builder Training Staff, Title II, Account # 20-270-200-102-03-003, (previously approved on 06/26/14), as attached:
      ON-COURSE CURRICULUM STAFF


    21. To approve employment of Sysops/Webmasters for the 2014-2015 school year, as attached:
      SYSOPS/WEBMASTERS


    22. To approve staff transfers, as attached:
      TRANSFERS


    23. To ratify clerical work required for Chapter 192/193, services provided to Non-Public Schools, as listed:

      NAME

      ACCOUNT NUMBER

      HOURS

      EFFECTIVE

      SALARY

      Moran, Mary

      20-502-200-104-03-000

      10

      06/01/14-
      06/20/14

      $11.90 Per Hour

      Moran, Mary

      20-507-200-104-03-001

      20

      06/01/14-
      06/20/14

      $11.90 Per Hour

      Moran, Mary

      20-507-200-104-03-002

      30

      06/01/14-
      06/20/14

      $11.90 Per Hour


    24. To ratify a stipend for the Payroll Supervisor, in accordance with the Agreement between the Brick Township Association of Non-Certificated Supervisors and Administrative Secretaries and the Brick Township Board of Education, as listed: Added 07/29/14

    25. NAME/TITLE

      STIPEND

      EFFECTIVE

      Spampanato, Pary
      Payroll Supervisor

      $4,000

      07/01/14-06/30/15





    BOARD COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

      

    PUBLIC COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

     

    BOARD COMMENT

     

    PUBLIC COMMENT

     

    CALENDAR

    DATE

    EVENT

    TIME

    August 7, 2014
    Board Retreat
    6:30PM TTC

    August 28, 2014

    Regular Meeting

    7:00PM BTHS

    ADJOURNMENT

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