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 December 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 60 minutes (1 Hour)  and the general nature of the subject matter to be discussed is as follows:
Personnel, Negotiations and Student Matters (HIB)
    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 STUDENT REPRESENTATIVES

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  1. NOVEMBER 23, 2014 - EXECUTIVE SESSION 1

  2. NOVEMBER 23, 2014 - REGULAR MEETING

  3. NOVEMBER 23, 2014 - EXECUTIVE SESSION 2

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 the District Performance Report (DPR) for the New Jersey Quality Single Accountability Continuum (NJQSAC), for the 2014-2015, as attached:
    NJQSAC DPR 2014-2015
                

           
  5. To approve the State of Assurance and Progress Target Action plans, for the 2014-2015 school year, as required under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), as attached:
    BMHS Graduation Progress Target Action Plan 2014
    BMHS Math Progress Target Action Plan 2014 
    Statement of Assurance



  6. To approve  the 2015-2016 School Calendar, as attached:
    2015-2016 School Calendar



  7. To approve the revisions to Policy #3326-Payment for Goods & Services and the revision to Policy #3323-Soliciting Prices, Bids & Quotations, as attached:  
    Policy #3326 - Payment for Good & Services
    Policy #3323 - Soliciting Prices, Bids & Quotations

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


  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 November 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 November 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
    MANUAL 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 terminations of Out of District Student Placements, as attached:
    NEPTUNE



  9. To ratify Out of District Student Placements, as attached:
    RUGBY
    COASTAL LEARNING CENTER
    COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND
    COLLIER
    HAWKSWOOD




  10. To accept a donation of a Trophy Case from St. Thomas Church to the Brick Township High School Bowling Team.




  11. To accept donations to Herbertsville Elementary School, as listed:

    DONATION

    RECEIVED FROM

    $250 Staples Gift Card

    Ocean First Foundation

    4 IPad Mini’s

    Donorschoose.org

    1 IPad4

    Donorschoose.org





  12. 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



  13. To approve an Agreement with Pine Grove Day Camp for the BTHS Senior Picnic to be held on or about June 11, 2015, as attached:
    PINE GROVE DAY CAMP


  14. To ratify the revised 2014-2015 Tax Levy Schedule, as attached:
    2014-2015 TAX LEVY SCHEDULE


  15. To approve an agreement with South Gate Manor for BTHS Senior Ball to be held on June 4, 2015, as attached:
    SOUTH GATE MANOR



  16. To approve an agreement with South Gate Manor for BMHS Senior Ball to be held on June 5, 2015, as attached:
    SOUTH GATE MANOR


  17. To approve an agreement with South Gate Manor for the BTHS Class of 2016 Senior Ball to be held on June 2, 2016, as attached:
    SOUTH GATE MANOR


  18. To approve submission of an amendment to the 2015 Fiscal Year Federal Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) Grant to incorporate carryover funds from Fiscal Year 2014 and to approve acceptance of these funds as indicated below:

    GRANT

    ORIGINAL ALLOCATION NON-PUBLIC

    REVISED ALLOCATION NON-PUBLIC

    IDEA BASIC

    $120,785

    $148,998

    IDEA PRESCHOOL

    $          0

    $      112




  19. To approve the submission to the NJ Department of Education by Middlesex Regional Educational Services Commission, Non-Public Department to increase in the number of students receiving Chapter 192 Compensatory Education Services and the total amount of funding for those students for 2014-2015, as attached:
    CHAPTER 192


  20. To approve the Continuing Disclosure Agent Services Agreement with Phoenix Advisors, as attached:
    CONTINUING DISCLOSURE AGENT SERVICES AGREEMENT



  21. Item deleted 12/18/14


  22. To Ratify a tuition contract with Ocean County Vocational and Technical School, as attached:
     OCV&T Tuition Contract


  23. To approve a Resolution to participate in Sustainable Jersey for Schools, as attached: Updated 12/18/14
    SUSTAINABLE JERSEY FOR SCHOOLS

BOARD COMMENT: OPERATIONS

 

PUBLIC COMMENT: OPERATIONS

 

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

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

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    DiGeso, Frances

    BTHS/Teachers Aide

    06/30/16

    17 Years 7 Months



  2. To ratify resignations, as listed:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    1

    Piscope, Michele

    Trans/Bus Driver

    11/10/14

    3 Years 1 Month

    2

    Emmons, Kimberly

    BEST/Program Asst.

    11/10/14

    2 Months





     

  3. To approve resignations, as listed:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    1

    Leblo, Michele

    BTHS/Food Service Worker/4 Hr

    12/23/14

    11 Months

    2

    Gough, Samuel

    VMES/Physical Education

    02/06/15

    11 Years 3 Months




  4. To approve a resignation from Title 1 Extended Day Program, as listed:

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    Hurley, Regina

    DP/Title 1 Extended Day Program Teacher

    12/18/14




  5. To approve employment for the Title 1 Extended Day Program, as listed: 

    NAME

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

     SALARY 

    Mazza, Sharon

    DP/Title 1 Extended Day Program Teacher

    12/19/14

     $49 Per Hr, not to exceed 25 Hrs


  6. To approve employment of Athletic Event Workers, as listed:

    NAME

    1

    Horan, John

    2

    Kleissler, Lisa

    3

    DeRosa, Peter

    4

    Shea, John




  7. To approve employment to the Professional Development Academy, $189 for preparation of presentation, $49 Per Hour for presentation, as attached:
    PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY


  8. To approve volunteers to Schedule "C", as attached: Updated 12/18/14
    VOLUNTEERS


  9. To ratify a start date, as listed:

    NAME

    ORIGINAL START DATE

    REVISED START DATE

    Hayes, Kristin 11/18/14 11/03/14




  10. To ratify approval of services as listed:

    NAME/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY

    Quiros, Devon
    Physical Therapist

    10/01/14-06/30/15

    $49 Per Hour at 1.5 Hours Per Week for 35 Weeks, not to exceed $2,572.50

    Ely, Kelly
    Speech Therapist

    10/01/14-06/30/15

    $49 Per Hour at 3 Hours per Week for 35 weeks, not to exceed $5,145



  11. To ratify a staff transfer, as listed:

    NAME

    FROM

    TO

    EFFECTIVE

    Schevlin, Trinka

    BMHS/Teachers Aide

    MIDS/Teachers Aide

    10/27/14-06/30/15



  12. To ratify taping of Board of Education Meetings, as listed:

    NAME

    DATE

    HOURS

    RATE

    TOTAL

    Molawka, Andrew

    08/28/14

    6:30PM – 8:30PM

    $25 Per Hr

    $50

    Molawka, Andrew

    10/23/14

    5:00PM – 10:00PM

    $25 Per Hr

    $125



  13. To approve changes in employment for the 2014-2015 school year, as listed: Revised 12/16/14

    NAME

    FROM

    TO

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY TO BE PRO-RATED

    Pierson, Lynne

    Trans/Keyboarding Clerk 1

    Radio Dispatcher

    12/22/14-06/30/15

    $47,476

    Kafarski, Kenneth EEC/Custodial Worker Grounds/Maintenance Repairer 12/22/14-06/30/15  $29,412
    Layton, Daniel EHY/Kindergarten Math/LA Supervisor 01/05/15-06/30/15 Step 1 MA+30
    $103,875



  14. To approve a salary correction, as listed:

    NAME

    TITLE

    FROM

    TO

    EFFECTIVE

    Sparany, Christopher

    Maintenance Worker 2

    $37,572

    $37,047 

    10/27/14-06/30/15




  15. To ratify changes in FMLA Leaves of Absence, as attached:
    CHANGES IN LEAVES OF ABSENCE



  16. To ratify a Leave of Absence, as listed:

    EMPLOYEE NUMBER

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    PAY/BENEFITS

    9333

    DP/Custodial Worker

    12/12/14 (1 Day)

    W/O Pay, W/O Benefits




  17. To approve an extension of a Leave of Absence, as listed:

    EMPLOYEE NUMBER

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    FROM

    TO

    PAY/BENEFITS

    6917

    LM/Custodial Worker

    09/11/14-
    12/05/14

    09/11/14-
    03/03/15

    W/O Pay, W/O Benefits



  18. To approve FMLA Leaves of Absence, as attached:
    FMLA LEAVES OF ABSENCE


  19. To ratify a FMLA Leave of Absence, as listed:

    EMPLOYEE NUMBER

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    FROM

    TO

    PAY/BENEFITS

    4228

    WHW/Keyboarding Clerk 3

    12/15/14

    12/23/14

    W/O Pay, W/Benefits





  20. To approve NJFLA Leaves of Absence, as listed:

    EMPLOYEE NUMBER

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    FROM

    TO

    PAY/BENEFITS

    1

    9040

    LM/Grades 4 & 5 Special Education

    01/05/15

    03/31/15

    W/O Pay, W/Benefits

    2

    8985

    DP/Grade 5 Teacher

    04/20/15

    06/30/15

    W/O Pay, W/Benefits

    3

    5077

    WHW/Kindergarten

    03/19/15

    05/29/15

    W/O Pay, W/Benefits




  21. To approve the removal of Substitutes, as attached:
    SUBSTITUTE REMOVALS


     
  22. To approve employment of Substitutes, as listed:

    SUBSTITUTE SCHOOL BUS DRIVER
    (Payment at current rate $14.54 Per Hour)

    SUBSTITUTE CAFETERIA WORKER
    (Payment at current rate $9.25 Per Hour)

    Alvarez, Elda

    Farina, Serafina




  23. To approve employment for the 2014-2015 school year, as attached: Revised 12/18/14
    EMPLOYMENT  
       


  24. To approve employment for the Health Benefits Manager position, as attached:
    HEALTH BENEFITS MANAGER

  25. To approve a Settlement Agreement with Employee 9075. Added 12/17/14

  26. To approve a Settlement Agreement with Employee 5378. Added 12/17/14

  27. To approve a Settlement Agreement with Employee 9188. Added 12/17/14

  28. To approve a Settlement Agreement with Employee 9040. Added 12/17/14

  29. To approve a Settlement Agreement with Employee 8622. Added 12/17/14

  30. To approve a Settlement Agreement with Employee 9296. Added 12/17/14

  31. To approve a Settlement Agreement with Employee 8567. Added 12/17/14

  32. To approve a Settlement Agreement with Employee 4792. Added 12/17/14

  33. To approve a Settlement Agreement with Employee 9338. Added 12/17/14

  34. To approve a Settlement Agreement with Employee 9022. Added 12/17/14

  35. To approve a Settlement Agreement with Employee 4263. Added 12/17/14

  36. To approve a Settlement Agreement with Employee 5259. Added 12/17/14

  37. To approve a Job Description for the Health Benefits Manager, as attached: Added 12/18/14
    JOB DESCRIPTION HEALTH BENEFITS MANAGER

BOARD COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

  

PUBLIC COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

 

BOARD COMMENT

 

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

CALENDAR

DATE

EVENT

TIME

DECEMBER 23, 2014

WINTER BREAK

EARLY DISMISSAL

DECEMBER 24, 2014 – JANUARY 2, 2015

WINTER BREAK

SCHOOLS CLOSED

JANUARY 8, 2015

RE-ORGANIZATION MEETING

7:00 PM - BTHS

JANUARY 19, 2015 MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR., DAY SCHOOLS CLOSED

ADJOURNMENT

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