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 January 29, 2015 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:
Student 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

  • 2014-2015 NJ DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS OF THE YEAR AWARD

  • FALL SPORTS RECOGNITION

  • EFFECTIVE SCHOOL SOLUTIONS PRESENTATION

  • NEW JERSEY NATIONAL GIRLS AND WOMEN IN SPORTS

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  1. DECEMBER 18, 2014 - EXECUTIVE SESSION

  2. DECEMBER 18, 2014 - REGULAR MEETING

  3. JANUARY 8, 2015 - REORGANIZATION MEETING

COMMITTEE REPORTS

  1. CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION COMMITTEE 

  2. FACILITIES COMMITTEE    

  3. FINANCE COMMITTEE        
           
  4. HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE

  5. POLICY COMMITTEE

  6. TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

  7. NEW JERSEY SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATION DELEGATE

  8. 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, as attached:
    STUDENT PLACEMENTS   
     
         
  4. To approve the Counseling Practicum/Intern Affiliation Agreement with The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, as attached:
    RICHARD STOCKTON COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY AGREEMENT


  5. To approve the Clinical/Field Work Affiliation Agreement with Philadelphia University, as attached:
    PHILADELPHIA UNIVERSITY


  6. To approve a revision to the 2015-2016 District Calendar, as attached: 
    2015-2016 DISTRICT CALENDAR


  7. To approve the Brick Township School Curricula, which were designed to specifically align with the most recent State Board adopted version of the NJCCCS and CCSS in the following content areas:
    • English Language Arts; CCSS for ELA & Literacy (June 2010)
    • Math: CCSS for Math (June 2010)
    • Science: NJCCCS (June 2009)
    • Social Studies: NJCCCS (June 2009)
    • Visual and Performing Arts: NJCCCS (June 2009)
    • Technology: NJCCCS (June 2009)
    • 21st Century Life and Careers:  NJCCCS (June 2009)
    • Comprehensive Health & Physical Education: NJCCCS (June 2009)

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 December 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 December 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
    MANUAL CHECKS
    COMMERCE PAYMENTS
    WIRE PAYMENTS


  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:
    ALPHA
    COLLIER
    HAWKSWOOD


  9. To ratify a revision to an Out of District Student Placement, previously approved on October 23, 2014, as attached:
    CHILDRENS CENTER OF MONMOUTH COUNTY



  10. To ratify Out of District Student placements, as attached:
    ALPHA
    ALPHA 2
    BONNIE BREA
    COASTAL
    CPC 1
    CPC 2

    NEPTUNE
    NEPTUNE BEDSIDE
    OCEAN ACADEMY
    SUMMIT SPEECH SCHOOL
    WOODCLIFF

    SOLACIUM



  11. To approve a Resolution to accept a donation from the Township of Brick, as follows:

    RESOLVED,
    that the Board of Education authorize the acceptance of a donation from the Township of Brick of one used Genie Light Tower identified by serial number TML07-578/5D8LC1416.  The Board of Education acknowledges and offers appreciation and thanks to the Township of Brick for this donation, and
    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board Secretary is hereby authorized to execute the attached agreement to effectuate the donation.
    LIGHT  TOWER AGREEMENT


  12. To accept a donation of Computer Equipment from Sea Shore Surgical, as attached:
    COMPUTER EQUIPMENT DONATION


  13. To accept a grant of two Apple iPad Mini's and two Keyboard Cases valued at approximately $699.96 for Emma Havens Elementary School from DonorsChoose.org.


  14. To accept a grant for thirteen source 4 lighting fixtures for Brick Township High School from Electronic Theater Lighting Corporation.


  15. To accept $700 for Brick Memorial High School from Target Field Trips Grant.


  16. To accept $1,248.32 for Brick Memorial High School Library Sciences from the Irene A. Alznauer Trust.



  17. To approve a resolution to award the bid for the project listed below: Updated 01/28/15

    RESOLUTION
    HVAC UPGRADES 
    BRICK MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL

    WHEREAS, the bids were opened, reviewed and read aloud on January 13, 2015, as attached:
    BMHS HVAC UPGRADES BID LIST
    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

    DeSesa Engineering Co., Inc

    $1,146,700

    $34,000

     
    $82,200

    $1,262,900






  18. To approve a resolution to award the bid for the project listed below. Updated 01/28/15

    RESOLUTION
    HVAC UPGRADES 
    BRICK TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL

    WHEREAS, the bids were opened, reviewed and read aloud on January 16, 2015, as attached:
    BTHS HVAC UPGRADES BID LIST
    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

     AMCO Enterprises Inc. $4,458,000




  19. To approve Agreement Amendments with Design Resources Group and DiCara/Rubino Architects, as attached:
    DRG AGREEMENT AMENDMENT FOR PLC/OSB HVAC UPGRADES
    DRG AGREEMENT AMENDMENT FOR MIDS ROOF
    DICARA RUBINO AGREEMENT AMENDMENT FOR WINDOW REPLACEMENTS
    DICARA RUBINO AGREEMENT AMENDMENT FOR EXTERIOR DOOR REPLACEMENTS
    DICARA RUBINO AGREEMENT AMENDMENT FOR FIRE ALARM REPLACEMENTS
    DICARA RUBINO AGREEMENT AMENDMENT FOR BMHS CHILLER UNIT
    DICARA RUBINO AGREEMENT AMENDMENT FOR OSB BOILER REPLACEMENT



  20. To approve change orders, as attached: Updated 01/28/15
    JOHNSON BARON #1
    C & M #1


  21. To ratify a Resolution Authorizing Contracts with certain approved CO-OP Vendors for contracting units, 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 individuals 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

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 attached:
    RETIREMENTS

  2. To ratify resignations, as listed:

    NAME

    LOCATION/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    1.

    Sands, Gayle

    Transportation/ 5 Hour Bus Driver

    01/12/15

    3 months

    2.

    Rullo, Sarah

    Transportation/ Bus Driver

    01/15/15

    5 years, 2 months


  3. To approve resignations, as listed:

    NAME

    LOCATION/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    1.

    Land, Marie

    Herbertsville/Keyboarding Clerk 3

    02/02/15

    12 years

    2.

    Murray, Elizabeth

    WHW/Pre-School Special Education

    02/12/15

    3 years, 5 months


  4. To ratify employment to Advisor and Coordinator Positions, as listed:

    NAME

    LOCATION/TITLE

    POSITION

    EFFECTIVE

    STIPEND TO BE PRO-RATED

    1.

    Fromm, Charissa

    EHY/Kindergarten

    EHY/Co-Advisor Student Council

    01/05/15

    $250

    2.

    Fromm, Charissa

    EHY/Kindergarten

    EHY/Extended Day Program Coordinator-Title 1 Grant

    01/05/15

    $49/hr not to exceed 9 hours


  5. To ratify payment for days worked, as listed:

    NAME

    LOCATION/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    STIPEND 

    1.

    Evans, Colleen

    BMHS/ Soccer Girls Asst. Coach

    09/23/14

    $3,842


  6. To approve employment for the 2014-2015 school year, as attached:
    EMPLOYMENT

  7. To ratify a start date, as listed:

    NAME/TITLE

    ORIGINAL START DATE

    REVISED START DATE

    Friedmann, Rebecca

    Health Benefits Manager

    01/05/15

    01/12/15


  8. To approve volunteers, as listed:

    NAME

    LOCATION

    ACTIVITY

    1.

    Boyle, Andrew

    LRMS

    Boys Baseball

    2.

    Handchen, Crystal

    BMHS

    Cheerleading

    3 .

    Coridano, Christopher

    BTHS

    Boys Basketball

    4.

    Strycharz, Brett

    BTHS

    Bowling

    5.  Reid, Larry District Financial Analyst

  9. To ratify staff transfers, as listed:

    NAME

    FROM

    TO

    EFFECTIVE

    NIGHT STIPEND 

    1.

    Shaughnessy, John

    BMHS/Custodial Worker (Night)

    Herb/Custodial Worker (Day)

    01/05/15

    Remove stipend $320

    2.

    Westlund, Maria

    Herb/Custodial Worker (Day)

    BMHS/Custodial Worker (Night)

    01/05/15

    Add stipend $320


  10. To approve staff transfers, as listed:

    NAME

    FROM

    TO

    EFFECTIVE

    SALARY

    1.

    Alfieri, Karen

    BMHS/Keyboarding Clerk 1 Child Study

    Transportation/Keyboarding Clerk 1

    02/02/15

    No Salary Change

    2.

    Ruggieri, Pamela

    Human Resources/Clerk 3

    Herbertsville/Keyboarding Clerk 3

    02/02/15

    No Salary Change

  11. To ratify leaves of absence, as attached:
    RATIFICATION OF LEAVES OF ABSENCE

  12. To ratify changes in leaves of absence, as listed:

    EMPLOYEE NUMBER

    LOCATION/TITLE

    FROM

    TO

    8803

    WHW/Pre-School
    Special Education

    10/01/14-10/19/14

    10/20/14-01/02/15

    10/01/14-10/22/14

    10/23/14-02/12/15













  13. To approve leaves of absence, as listed:

    EMPLOYEE NUMBER

    SCHOOL/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    PAY/BENEFITS

    1.

    4314

    BTHS/Science

    02/17/15-03/31/15

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    2.

    5877

    BMHS/Health & Physical Education

    03/23/15-05/26/15

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    3.

    7545

    VMES/Speech Therapist

    05/26/15-06/09/15

    w/o pay, w/benefits

















  14. To approve employment as a custodial substitute, as listed:

    Substitute Custodial Worker (Payment at Current Rate $13.46 per hour)

    Shead, Dana


  15. To approve removal of a substitute, as listed:

    EMPLOYEE NUMBER

    POSITION

    9432

    Substitute Bus Aide


  16. To approve a change in a sysop at Warren H. Wolf Elementary School, as listed:

    NAME

    DATES

    STIPEND

    1.

    Wormann, Jenna

    09/04/14-01/05/15

    $389

    2.

    Flannery, Sally

    02/02/15-05/31/15

    $486


  17. To approve changes in hourly pay rates, as listed:

    Name

    Location/Title

    From

    To

     EFFECTIVE

    1.

    Abrams, Morgan

    BEST Program Assistant

    $8.75

    $9.50

    02/02/15

    2.

    Abrams, Sarah

    BEST Program Assistant

    $8.75

    $9.50

     02/02/15

    3.

    Harlan, Adam

    BEST Program Assistant

    $10

    $9.50

     02/02/15

    4.

    McGuire, Laura

    BEST Program Paraprofessional

    $9

    $12

     02/02/15

    5.

    Raggozino, Denise

    BEST Program Paraprofessional

    $9

    $13.25

     02/02/15

  18.  To approve a furlough day on February 13, 2015 for Cafeteria Staff; in accordance with Article XVI, Section M of the Transportation Workers Union contract.
        

BOARD COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

  

PUBLIC COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

 

BOARD COMMENT

 

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

CALENDAR

DATE

EVENT

TIME

FEBRUARY 10, 2015

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION BEGINS


7:30 AM TO 3:30 PM

FEBRUARY 13, 2015

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY

NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS

FEBRUARY 16, 2015

PRESIDENTS' DAY

SCHOOL CLOSED

FEBRUARY 26, 2015

REGULAR MEETING

7:00PM BTHS

ADJOURNMENT

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