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 September 18, 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 Thirty (30) minutes and the general nature of the subject matter to be discussed is as follows:
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

  • BRICK MEMORIAL AND BRICK TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT REPRESENTATIVES

  • EMMA HAVENS YOUNG ELEMENTARY SCHOOL - PTA PRESIDENT

  • HARASSMENT, INTIMIDATION AND BULLYING ASSESSMENT

  • STUDENT GROWTH OBJECTIVE - 2.O

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  1.  AUGUST 28, 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: Updated 09/15/14
    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 Statement of Assurance for the New Jersey Quality Single Accountability Continuum (NJQSAC), for the 2014-2015, as attached:
    NJQSAC STATEMENT OF ASSURANCE


  5. To approve submission of a grant application to Raytheon EiE Teacher Scholarship Program in an amount not to exceed $2,500 for Workshop Attendance and Classroom Materials to integrate "Engineering is Elementary" into the classroom for Emma Havens Young Elementary School.


  6. To approve submission of a grant application to BASF Corporation in an amount not to exceed $5,000 for resources to enhance the Veterans Memorial Middle School S.T.E.M. classroom.


  7. To approve submission of a grant application to Donorschoose.org in the amount of $308.73 for resources to further enhance the 5th Grade STEM Classroom.



  8. To recommend approval of the 2013-2014 School's Self Assessment to implement the Anti-Bullying Rights Act, as attached: Added 09/17/14
    SCHOOL'S SELF ASSESSMENT


  9. Deleted 9/18/14


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 AUGUST 


  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 August 31, 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 August 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.


  5. To approve the payment of vouchers, as attached:
    REGULAR CHECKS Revised 9/18/14
    COMMERCE PAYMENTS
    HAND CHECKS
    WIRE PAYMENTS
    PAYROLL


  6. To approve the Use of School District Facilities Reports, as attached:
    NON-CHARGEABLE USE OF FACILITIES
    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 revision to a Out of District Contract previously approved on August 28, 2014, as attached:
    YALE


  9. To ratify Out of District Student Placements, as attached:
    ALPHA SCHOOL
    BONNIE BREA
    HARBOR
    COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND 1
    COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND 2
    COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND 3
    COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND 4
    COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND 5
    COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND 6
    COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND 7
    COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND 8
    COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND 9
    COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND 10
    COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND 11
    COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND 12
    TOMS RIVER
    LEHMANN
    NEPTUNE 1
    NEPTUNE 2
    NEPTUNE 3
    NEPTUNE 4
    NEPTUNE 5
    OCEAN ACADEMY 1
    OCEAN ACADEMY 2
    OCEAN ACADEMY 3
    HAWKSWOOD


  10. To ratify a Out of District Termination, as attached:
    EDUCATION ACADEMY
    BONNIE BREA



  11. To accept a checks from Target "Take Charge of Education" program, as listed:

    SCHOOL

    AMOUNT

    BRICK TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL

    $1,095.64

    OSBORNVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

    $  657.12

    DRUM POINT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

    $  845.41

    EMMA HAVENS YOUNG ELEMENTARY SCHOOL $  803.01
    VETERANS MEMORIAL MIDDLE SCHOOL $ 488.69
    LAKE RIVIERA MIDDLE SCHOOL $ 477.41



  12. To accept a check in the amount of $1,500.00 from Walmart "Giving" program for Brick Township High School.



  13. To accept a donation of 52 2-shelve bookcases (2 for each classroom) for the Midstreams Elementary School, from the Midstreams Father's Club.

  14. To ratify transportation jointures with Point Pleasant Borough in the amount of $16,364.98 and Point Pleasant Beach in the amount of $655.99, as attached:
    POINT PLEASANT BOROUGH
    POINT PLEASANT BEACH


  15. To approve the rejection of the bids received on September 3, 2014 for the Partial Window Replacements at BMHS, LRMS, DP, LM, MIDS, OSB, VMES & VMMS due to the lowest possible bidder exceeds the budget for the project.


  16. To approve a resolution to award the bid for the following project:

    RESOLUTION
  17. EXTERIOR DOOR REPLACEMENTS AT BRICK MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL, LAKE RIVIERA MIDDLE SCHOOL, DRUM POINT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, HERBERTSVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, AND VETERANS MEMORIAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
    WHEREAS, the bids were opened and reviewed publicly and read aloud on September 3, 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

    BASE BID

     
    ALTERNATE 1

    ALTERNATE 2
     
    TOTAL
     C & M DOORS $649,220.00 $14,250.00 $12,450.00  $675,920.00




  18. To approve disbursements of $250 each for Petty Cash to Ronald Gerlufsen, Principal, Warren H. Wolf Elementary School and Rochelle Sheiman, Principal at Veterans Memorial Elementary School.


  19. To ratify a Licensing Agreement with Microsoft, as attached:
    MICROSOFT LICENSING AGREEMENT


  20. To approve the Real Estate Purchase Addendum to allow a 30 day extension to obtain all necessary approvals and permits to obtain the subdivision of Block 1107, Lot 4, as attached: Updated 09/16/14
    http://mms.brickschools.org/Portals/1/TMP_BOARDMEET/IMAGES/pdf.gifADDENDUM 


  21. To accept the grant award in the amount of $153,766 for the McKinney-Vento Education of Homeless Children and Youth Program for Fiscal Year 2015.


  22. To approve the revised Cafeteria Budget for the 2014-2015 school year, as attached:
    REVISED CAFETERIA BUDGET 2014-2015




  23. To approve a resolution to award the bids for Cafeteria Milk Products, as follows

    WHEREAS, the bids were received, opened publicly and read aloud on September 11, 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 Cafeteria Milk Products, as follows:


  24. VENDOR

    ITEM/PRICE LIST

    CREAM O-LAND DAIRIES MILK PRODUCTS



  25. To approve a resolution to award the bid for Walk-in Cooler/Freezer for BMHS, as follows:

    WHEREAS, the bids were received, opened publicly and read aloud on September 11, 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 Walk-in Cooler/Freezer, as follows:

    VENDOR

    COST

    MULTI-TEMP MECHANICAL INC. $70,280.00






  26. To ratify a resolution for an Individual Education Program Software System as follows:

    WHEREAS, the Brick Township Board of Education approved On-Course Systems

    for Education on May 30, 2013 through the utilization of a competitive contract process, and
    WHEREAS, 18A:18A-42 allows for the renewal of contracts beyond one year;
    NOW BE IT RESOLVED the Brick Township Board of Education ratifies On-Course Systems for Education to provide an Individual Education Program Software System for 2014-2015 school year for $60,000.00.

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

    Fazio, Debra

    VMMS/Special Education

    11/01/14

     20 Years, 2 Months

    Kinney, Cynthia

    DIST/Elementary Supervisor/Math K-12

     03/01/15

     35 Years, 6 Months

     Evan, Valeria TRANS/Supervising School Bus Driver 10/01/14 26 Years, 8 Months


  2. To approve a change in a retirement, as listed:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    FROM

    TO

     Colton, Marian

    WHW/Teacher Aide

    02/01/15

    01/01/15







  3. To approve resignations, as listed:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    Dedreux, Dianna

    TRANS/School Bus Driver 8 Hr

    09/22/14

    2 Years, 11 Months

    Ruhnke, Jeffrey

    ADMIN/Network Support Technician

    10/10/14

    3 Years, 1 Month





  4. To ratify resignations, as listed:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

     Keiser, Monica

    Cafeteria/Food Svc Wrkr 3.5 Hr
    09/02/14

    5 Years, 6 Months

     Targett, Mary TRANS/School Bus Driver 5 Hr 09/08/14  4 Days

     Chafe, Kathryn TRANS/School Bus Attendant 09/08/14 13 Years, 8 Months
     Ubl, Paul TRANS/School Bus Driver 6 Hr 09/15/14 6 Months



  5. To ratify leaves of absences, as listed:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    TYPE OF LEAVE

    EFFECTIVE

     PAY/BENEFITS
    Limaldi, Brenda VMES/Music FMLA 09/16/14-
    09/30/14
    W/O Pay, W/Benefits
    Arnone, Hannah Dist/Psychologist NJFLA 09/01/14-
    12/01/14
    W/O Pay, W/Benefits
    Bulc, Ewa LM/Custodial Worker LOA 09/11/14-
    12/05/14
    W/O Pay, W/O Benefits
    McFarland, Michele  TRANS/School Bus Driver LOA 09/11/14-
    09/12/14
    W/O Pay, W/O Benefits
    Staub, Laurena  DIST/Psychologist FMLA 09/01/14-
    12/01/14
    W/O Pay, W/Benefits




  6. To approve leaves of absence, as listed:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    TYPE OF LEAVE

    EFFECTIVE

     PAY/BENEFITS

    Schmidt, Katie Ann

    WHW/Kindergarten-LLD

     FMLA

    12/15/14-
    01/23/15

    W/O Pay, W/Benefits

    Scanlon, Kathryn

    OSB/Special Education

    FMLA

    01/05/15-
    04/01/15

    W/O Pay, W/Benefits





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

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    FROM

    TO

    Rivera, Nichole

    BTHS/English-Special Education

    FMLA
    W/O Pay, W/Benefits
    11/07/14-01/15/15

    FMLA
    W/O Pay, W/Benefits
    10/13/14-
    01/15/15





  8. To approve employment for the 2014-2015 school year, as attached: Updated 09/15/14
    EMPLOYMENT





  9. To ratify employment for the 2014-2015 school year, as listed:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY 

    Cox, Courtney

    WHW/Pre-School PM Only

    09/01/14-
    06/30/15

    BA/Step 1
    $25,698






  10. To ratify changes in employment, as listed:

    NAME

    FROM

    TO

    EFFECTIVE

    Pokol, Scott

    BMHS/Custodian
    $37,816

    BMHS/Custodial Worker
    $34,669*

    09/01/14-
    06/30/15

    Westlund, Maria

    DP/Custodial Worker
    Night Shift
    $320 Night Differential

    Herb/Custodial Worker
    Remove Night Differential*

    09/01/14-
    06/30/15

    *Pending Negotiations





  11. To approve changes in employment, as listed: Updated 09/16/14

    NAME

    FROM

    TO

    EFFECTIVE

    Flores, Dawn

    BMHS/Keyboarding Clerk 2 Guidance
    $27,224

    BTHS/Keyboarding Clerk 3 Guidance
    $28,474 (To be Pro-rated)*Pending Negotiations

    09/22/14-
    06/30/15

    Mendes, Lauren

    B.E.S.T Program Assistant – MIDS
    $10 Per Hour

    B.E.S.T Program Leader EHY
    $13 Per Hour

    09/22/14-
    06/30/15





  12. To approve receipt of a Boilers License, as listed:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    STIPEND TO BE PRO-RATED

    Rutherford, Thomas

    BMHS/Custodian

    09/19/14-
    06/30/15

    $525*

    *Pending Negotiations






  13. To ratify night differential for the 2014-2015 school year, as listed:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    STIPEND TO BE PRO-RATED

    Mathern, Valerie

    OSB/Custodial Worker

    09/01/14-
    06/30/15

    $320*

    *Pending Negotiations




  14. To ratify removals of substitutes, as listed:

    ID

    TITLE

    7627

    Substitute Custodial Worker

    9293

    Substitute Food Service Worker





  15. To approve employment of Substitute School Bus Drivers, School Bus Attendants, Teacher Aides, and Cafeteria Workers, as attached:
    SUBSTITUTES



  16. To approve staff transfers for the 2014-2015 school year, as listed:

    NAME

    FROM

    TO

     EFFECTIVE

    Burdge, Pamela

    VMES/Teacher’s Aide

    BTHS/Teacher’s Aide

    09/22/14-
    06/30/15

    Alfieri, Karen

    WHW/Keyboarding Clerk 1 CST

    BMHS/Keyboarding Clerk 1 CST

    09/22/14-
    06/30/15





  17. To ratify staff transfers for the 2014-2015 school year, as listed:

    NAME

    FROM

    TO

    EFFECTIVE

    Levandoski, Pamela

    VMES/Occupational Therapy Assistant

    HERB/Occupational Therapy Assistant

    09/01/14-
    06/30/15

    Umina, Vivian

    HERB/Occupational Therapist

    VMES/Occupational Therapist

    09/01/14-
    06/30/15





  18. To ratify a resignation to Schedule "C", as listed:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/ACTIVITY

    Cintron, Michael

    VMMS/Softball




  19. To approve volunteers to Schedule "C", as listed:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/ACTIVITY

    EFFECTIVE

    Hoban, Denise

    LRMS/Field Hockey

    09/19/14

    Lucchetti, FredJared BTHS/Football  09/19/14




  20. To approve Advisors for the 2014-2015 school year, as listed:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/ACTIVITY

    STIPEND

    Giarratano, Lisa

    MIDS/Poetry Club

    $333

    Wnuk, Jennifer VMMS/Yearbook Co-Advisor $1,658
    DiNicola, Christine VMMS/Yearbook Co-Advisor $1,658 
    Berger, Jessica R. BMHS/Drama Director $6,623 Added 9/16/14



  21. To approve a change in an Advisors stipend for the 2014-2015 school year, as listed:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/ACTIVITY

    FROM

    TO

    Seidelman, Christopher

    VMMS/Band

    $727

    $1,416





  22. To approve Volunteer Club Advisors for the 2014-2015 school year, as listed:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/CLUB

    Errington, Darcy

    BTHS/Future Educators of America

    Jones, Jill

    BTHS/Future Educators of America





  23. To approve Athletic Event Workers for the 2014-2015 school year, as attached: Revised 09/17/14
    BTHS & LRMS
    BMHS & VMMS




  24. To ratify amended contracts, as attached:
    CONFIDENTIAL SECRETARY - Marousis, Maria
    FACILITIES MANAGER - Liming, Thomas
    MANAGER OF FOOD & NUTRITION SERVICES - Richardson, Jeanine



  25. To ratify contracts for the 2014-2015 school year, as attached:
    DesJardins, Diane
    Wesler, Richard



  26. To ratify additional summer hours, as listed:

    NAME

    TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY

    Kubiak, Barbara

    Teacher’s Aide

    07/01/14-08/14/14

    12 Hours @ $19 Per Hour, not to exceed $228




  27. To approve Mentors in the amount of $550 (District reimbursed by Mentees), as attached:
    MENTORS




  28. To approve the appointment of an Assistant Principal, as listed:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY TO BE PRO-RATED

    Coyle, Brenda

    BMHS/Assistant Principal

    09/22/14-06/30/15

    MA+30
    $106,375*

    *Pending Negotiations




  29. To approve staff for the Detention Program for the 2014-2015 school year, as attached:
    DETENTION PROGRAM STAFF



  30. To approve Professional Academy Development staff for the 2014-2015 school year, as attached:
    PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY STAFF



  31. To approve part time School Bus Drivers at $17 per hour, not to exceed 25 hours per week, effective 09/19/14-06/30/15, as listed:Added 09/15/14

    Bruno, Anthony

    Paduano, John

    Dugan, John

    Sands, Gayle

    Dick, James



BOARD COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

  

PUBLIC COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

 

BOARD COMMENT

 

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

CALENDAR

DATE

EVENT

TIME

September 25, 2014

Rosh Hashanah

Schools Closed

October 23, 2014

Regular Meeting

7:00PM BTHS

ADJOURNMENT

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