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.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  1. JULY 31, 2014 - REGULAR MEETING

  2. JULY 31, 2014 - EXECUTIVE SESSION

  3. AUGUST 7, 2014 - BOARD RETREAT

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

    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 JUNE
      TRANSFERS JULY


    2. To accept revised Board Secretary's and Treasurers reports for June 2014, as attached: Updated 8/25/14
      BOARD SECRETARY'S REPORT

      TREASURERS REPORT




    3. To accept the Board Secretary's and Treasurer of School Monies Reports, as attached: Updated 8/25/14
      BOARD SECRETARY'S REPORT
      TREASURERS REPORT



    4. 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 July 31, 2014.



    5. 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 July 31, 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.


    6. To approve the payment of vouchers, as attached:
      REGULAR CHECKS
      COMMERCE PAYMENTS
      WIRE PAYMENTS
      HAND CHECKS
      PAYROLL


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



    8. 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



    9. To ratify contracts for In-Coming Tuition Students, as attached:
      Spring Lake Heights ESY
      Spring Lake Heights SY


    10. To approve contracts for In-Coming Tuition Students, as attached:
      EATONTOWN
      SPRING LAKE HEIGHTS


    11. To ratify contracts for Out of District Tuition Students, as attached:
      ALPHA 1
      ALPHA 2
      ALPHA 3
      ALPHA 4
      ALPHA 5
      ALPHA 6
      ALPHA 7
      ALPHA 8
      ALPHA 9
      ALPHA 10
      COLLIER
      DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
      HIGH POINT 1
      HIGH POINT 2
      HARBOR 1
      HARBOR 2
      HARBOR 3
      HARBOR 4
      HARBOR 5
      HARBOR 6
      HARBOR 7
      NEW ROAD 1
      NEW ROAD 2
      NEW ROAD 3
      POINT PLEASANT
      RUGBY 1
      TOMS RIVER
      YCS GEORGE WASHINGTON
      YALE




    12. To approve contracts for Out of District Student Placements, as attached:
      COLLIER
      EAST MOUNTAIN
      OAKWOOD
      REGIONAL DAY
      REGIONAL DAY AIDE
      RUGBY 2
      SCROTH
      YALE 2

      RUGBY 3
      RUBGY 4







    13. To ratify terminations of an Out of District Student Placements, as attached:
      RUGBY
      YCS GEORGE WASHINGTON





    14. To ratify a Resolution authorizing contracts with certain approved Co-Op Vendors for contracting units.

      WHEREAS,
      the Brick Township Board of Education, may by 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.
      MIDDLESEX REGIONAL EDUCATIONAL SERVICES COMMISSION
      GARDEN STATE COOPERATIVE


    15. To approve a Resolution authorizing a contract with Monmouth Ocean Educational Services Commission, as follows:

      WHEREAS,
      the Brick Township Board of Education, may by 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 Vendor shall be from September 2, 2014 to June 30, 2015.
      MOESC NURSING SERVICES CONTRACT




    16. To approve a Non-Fair and Open Resolution for a provider of Therapeutic Mental Health Services, as follows:
      WHEREAS,
      there exists a need for Therapeutic Mental Health 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 Brick Township 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; and,
      WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 18A-18A-5a(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, N.J.A.C. 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 Effective School Solutions, is hereby appointed by the Brick Township Board of Education to said position.
      2. This appointment is made without competitive bidding 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 as a Non-Fair and Open Contract in accordance with N.J.S.A. 19A:44A-20.26.
      3. The fee for services shall be as per the attached agreement:
      EFFECTIVE SCHOOL SOLUTIONS
      4. The duration of the appointment shall be from September 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015.
      5. A copy of this Resolution shall be published in the Asbury Park Press required by law within ten (10) days after its passage.
      6. A certified copy of this Resolution, together with a copy of the proposal, shall remain on file and be available for inspections.



    17. To approve the rejection of the bids received on August 7, 2014 for the Cafeteria Milk Products.





    18. To approve a resolution to award the bids for Cafeteria Products, as follows:

      RESOLUTION
      CAFETERIA PRODUCTS
       


      WHEREAS, the bids were received, opened publicly and read aloud on August 7, 2014, and
      WHEREAS, the results were reviewed and approved by the Business Administrator and Board Attorney,
      BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education award the bid for the Cafeteria Products and Cleaning Supplies, as follows:

      VENDOR

      ITEM/PRICE LIST

      Jack and Jill

      Ice Cream

      Pechter's

      Bread

      General Linen and Paper
      Cafeteria Paper
      South Jersey Paper
      Cafeteria Paper
      South Jersey Paper
      Cleaning Chemicals
      General Linen and Paper
      Cleaning Chemicals
      EcoLab Dish Machine & Pot Sink



    19. To approve a resolution to award the bids for Cafeteria Pizza, as follows:

      RESOLUTION
      CAFETERIA PIZZA


      WHEREAS, the bids were received, opened publicly and read aloud on August 19, 2014, and
      WHEREAS, the results were reviewed and approved by the Business Administrator and Board Attorney,
      BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education award the bid for the Cafeteria Pizza, as follows:

      VENDOR

      ITEM/PRICE LIST

      Domino's
      Cafeteria Pizza



    20. Removed


    21. To accept funding for Chapter 192/193 for Non-Public School Students for the 2014-2015 school year, as follows:

      PROGRAM

      ENTITLEMENT

      Compensatory Education

      $132,578

      Initial Examination & Classification

      $ 45,355

      Annual Examination & Classification

      $ 27,075

      Corrective Speech

      $ 35,340

      Supplemental Instruction

      $ 63,561



    22. To approve disbursement of $250 for Petty Cash to Kathleen DiGrigoli, Principal, Osbornville Elementary School.


    23. To approve the Cafeteria Ala Carte Prices for the 2014-2015 school year, as attached:
      2014-2015 Ala Carte Price List


    24. To recommend approval to waive a Use of Facilities Fee in the amount of $240 to Stepping Stone Day Care.


    25. To recommend approval of a revision to the Department of Children and Families Contract, as attached: Updated 8/25/14
      DCF REVISED CONTRACT

    BOARD COMMENT: OPERATIONS

     

    PUBLIC COMMENT: OPERATIONS

     

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

    1. To ratify a change in retirement, as listed:

      NAME

      SCHOOL/TITLE

      FROM

      TO

      O’Grady, Amy

      DP/Special Education Teacher

      07/01/15

      08/01/14





    2. To accept, with regret, a retirement, as listed:

      NAME

      SCHOOL/TITLE

      EFFECTIVE

      Suveg, Patricia

      VMMS/Teacher Aide

      10/01/14



    3. To ratify resignations, as listed:

      NAME

      SCHOOL/TITLE

      EFFECTIVE

      Cusack, Ellen

      MIDS/Kindergarten

      08/06/14

      Caterino, Patricia
      VMES/VMMS B.E.S.T Program Assistant
      08/14/14
      Schaber, Dawn
      EHY/B.E.S.T Program Leader
      08/18/14
      Roth, Kristy
      EHY Program Assistant
      08/19/14
      Nardiello, Douglas
      TRANS/School Bus Driver
      08/19/14


    4. To approve resignations, as listed:

      NAME

      SCHOOL/TITLE

      EFFECTIVE

      Marra, Denise
      Central Registration Keyboarding Clerk 3
      09/08/14

      Gartner, Gail

      Cafeteria/Food Service

      09/01/14

      Granquist, Barbara

      BTHS/Keyboarding Clerk 2

      09/01/14

      Marsousis, Maria
      BMHS/Keyboarding Clerk 1
      08/31/14



    5. To approve leaves of absence, as listed

      NAME

      SCHOOL/TITLE

      TYPE OF LEAVE

      EFFECTIVE

      PAY/BENEFITS

      Casey, Brehan

      LRMS/Science & Math Gr. 7

      FMLA

      12/09/14-
      03/03/15

      W/O Pay, W/Benefits

      Kierstead, Claire

      EHY/Gr. 2

      FMLA



      NJFLA

      11/03/14-
      11/19/14

      11/20/14-
      03/24/15

      W/O Pay, W/Benefits

      W/O Pay, W/Benefits

      Rebecchi, Stephanie

      LM/Kindergarten

      FMLA

      01/05/15-
      03/30/15

      W/O Pay, W/Benefits

      Balo, Dena

      HERB/LLD K-2

      FMLA

       09/03/14-
      10/31/14

      W/O Pay, W/Benefits
      Suveg, Patricia
      VMMS/Teacher Aide
      FMLA 09/01/14-
      09/30/14
       W/O Pay, W/Benefits

      Kowaleski, Melissa

      HERB/Resources

      FMLA

      12/08/14-
      03/13/15

      W/O Pay, W/Benefits

      Murray, Elizabeth

      EEC/Pre-School Special Ed

      NJFLA

      10/20/14-
      01/02/15

      W/O Pay, W/Benefits

      Schmidt, Katie Anne
      WHW/Kindergarten-LLD FMLA 12/15/14-
      01/23/15
      W/O Pay, W/Benefits
      Bulc, Ewa
      LM/Custodial Worker
      FMLA 08/28/14-
      09/10/14
      W/O Pay, W/Benefits


    6. To approve a change in a leave of absence, as listed:

      NAME

      SCHOOL/TITLE

      FROM

      TO

      Estelle, Tammy

      BMHS/Visual & Performing Arts

      FMLA
      09/16/14-12/09/14
      W/O Pay, W/Benefits

       FMLA
      09/25/14-12/23/14
      W/O Pay, W/Benefits




    7. To rescind a staff transfer previously approved on July 31, 2014, as listed:

      Varall, AnneMarie




    8. To approve appointment of the District Testing Coordinator/Data Analyst Coordinator for the 2014-2015 school year, as listed:

      NAME

      EFFECTIVE

      SALARY TO BE PRO-RATED

      McNamara, Susan

      09/01/14-06/30/15

      $140,000

      DISTRICT TESTING COORDINATOR/DATA ANALYST Updated 8/27/14




    9. To approve staff transfers, as attached: Updated 8/26/14
      TRANSFERS


    10. To approve changes in employment, as attached:
      CHANGES IN EMPLOYMENT


    11. To approve Night Differential Stipends (pending TWU negotiations) of $320 per staff member for the 2014-2015 School Year, as attached:
      NIGHT DIFFERENTIAL




    12. To approve employment for the 2014-2015 school year, as attached:
      TEACHERS, TEACHER AIDES AND B.E.S.T 
      CAFETERIA STAFF (Pending TWU Negotiations)
      TRANSPORTATION STAFF (Pending TWU Negotiations)
      ADVISORS, TEAM AND UNIT LEADERS Updated 8/26/14
      NON-PUBLIC SCHOOL NURSES
      TREASURER OF SCHOOL MONIES
      SYSTEMS ANALYST
      CONFIDENTIAL SECRETARY
      SCHEDULE "C"




    13. To approve employment of Substitute Teacher Aides, School Nurses, School Bus Attendants, Substitute School Bus Drivers, Custodial Workers and Cafeteria Workers, as attached:
      SUBSTITUTE TEACHER AIDES Updated 8/25/14
      SUBSTITUTE SCHOOL NURSES, BUS ATTENDANTS, CUSTODIAL WORKERS AND CAFETERIA WORKERS


    14. To approve the removal of Substitutes, with regret for the 2014-2015 school year, as listed:

      EMPLOYEE NUMBER

      TITLE

      9194

      SUBSTITUTE CUSTODIAL WORKER

      9300

      SUBSTITUTE CUSTODIAL WORKER

      8486 SUBSTITUTE TEACHER AIDE



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

      NAME

      POSITION

      EFFECTIVE

      Barth, Phillip

      VMMS/Soccer/Girls Head Coach

      08/06/14

      Lamastra, Kathryn

      BMHS/Basketball/Girls Asst. Coach

      08/07/14

      Tarquinio, Nicholas

      BMHS/Soccer/Boys Asst. Coach

      08/14/14

      Berthelsen, Jacqueline
      BMHS/Asst. Coach/Track
      Winter & Spring
       08/20/14



    16. To approve Para Volunteer Coaches, as listed:

      Krauszer, George

      BTHS/Football

      Dafeldecker, Corinne

      BMHS/Field Hockey

       Evans, Colleen
      BMHS/Soccer Girls




    17. To approve an extra teaching block for the 2014-2015 school year, first semester, as listed:

      NAME

      SCHOOL/TITLE

      STIPEND

      Larrabee, Peter

      BTHS/Chemistry

      $4,000




    18. To approve Salary allocation to Title 1, as listed:

      Teacher

      School

      Salary from Title I

      2014-2015 Salary

      % Paid by Title I

      Danielle Maddalone

      EHY

      $22,981

      $59,671

      38.51%

      Alyssa Luciani/Spigai

      EHY

      $65,531

      $65,531

      100.00%

      Katie Tamalone

      EHY

      $56,196

      $56,196

      100.00%

      Romayne Newman

      OSB

      $75,569

      $88,985

      84.92%

      Karen Faherty

      LM

      $72,486

      $76,351

      94.94%

      Wendy Monaghan

      VMES

      $72,786

      $72,786

      100.00%

      Marsha Goforth

      VMES

      $32,728

      $70,876

      46.18%

      Adrienne Laws

      LRMS

      $39,633

      $76,961

      51.50%

      Noreen Reilly

      LRMS

      $90,485

      $90,485

      100.00%

      Donna Marano

      DP

      $26,110

      $61,384

      42.54%




    19.  
    20. To approve salary allocation to Title II, as listed:

      Teacher

      School

      Salary from Title II

      2014-2015 Salary

      % Paid by Title II

      Chad Cutts

      District

      $32,027

      $63,011

      50.83%

      Leigh Ann Layton

      District

      $32,027

      $52,396

      61.12%

      Christine Brown

      District

      $32,029

      $72,566

      44.14%





    21. To ratify additional summer hours for the month of August, as listed:

      NAME

      TITLE

      SALARY

      Voorhees, Ethan

      Technology Assistant

      $15.00 Per Hour
      not to exceed $750
      08/20/14-08/28/14



    22. To ratify extra working days for the Cafeteria Truck Driver for the 2014-2015 school year, as listed:

      NAME

      DATES

      SALARY

      DeRosa, Peter

      08/27/14 & 08/28/14

      $15.64 per hour, not to exceed 16 hours



    23. To approve volunteers, as attached:
      ADVISOR VOLUNTEERS


    24. To approve the appointment of a Principal,of the Warren H. Wolf Elementary School as listed: Added 8/27/14

      NAME

      SCHOOL/TITLE

      EFFECTIVE

      SALRAY TO BE PRO-RATED

      Gerlufsen, Ronald

      WHW/Principal

      09/01/14-06/30/15

      $124,460*

      *Pending BTASA Negotiations



    25. Item Deleted 8/28/14






    26. To approve the appointment of the Human Resources Manager, as listed:

      NAME

      SCHOOL/TITLE

      EFFECTIVE

      SALARY TO BE PRO-RATED

      Osborn, Megan

      Admin/Human Resources Manager

      09/15/14-06/30/15

      $92,000

      HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER


    27. To ratify the appointment of the Assistant Manager of Facilities, as listed: Added 8/25/14

      NAME

      SCHOOL/TITLE

      EFFECTIVE

      SALARY

      Readel, Roger

      Facilities/Assistant Manager of Facilities

      07/01/14-06/30/15

      $70,000

      ASSISTANT MANAGER OF FACILITIES








    BOARD COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

      

    PUBLIC COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

     

    BOARD COMMENT

     

    PUBLIC COMMENT

     

    CALENDAR

    DATE

    EVENT

    TIME

    SEPTEMBER 1, 2014

    LABOR DAY

    SCHOOLS CLOSED

    SEPTEMBER 2 & 3, 2014

    PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY/STAFF ONLY

    8:00AM to 3:00PM

    SEPTEMBER 4, 2014
    FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
    CLICK HERE FOR SCHOOLS TIME LISTING

    SEPTEMBER 18, 2014

    REGULAR MEETING

    BTHS – 7:00PM


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