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.

BOARD MEMBER OATH OF OFFICE

  1. Oath of Office administered to New Board Member.

    I, _______________________do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of New Jersey, and that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same and to the Governments established in the United States and this State under the authority of the people, So help me God.

    I, _______________________do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I posses the qualifications prescribed by law for the Office of Member of a Board of Education and that I will faithfully, impartially and justly perform all duties of that office according to the best of my ability, So help me God.




  2. Adoption of the Code of Ethics for School Board Members

    A school board member shall abide by the following Code of Ethics for School Board Members:

    a. I will uphold and enforce all laws, rules and regulations of the State Board of Education, and court orders pertaining to schools.  Desired changes shall be brought about only through legal and ethical procedures.

    b. I will make decisions in terms of the educational welfare of children and will seek to develop and maintain public schools that meet the individual needs of all children regardless of their ability, race, creed, sex or social standing.

    c. I will confine my board action to policy making, planning and appraisal and I will help to frame policies and plans only after the board has consulted those who will be affected by them.

    d. I will carry out my responsibility, not to administer the schools, but together with my fellow board members, to see that they are well run.

    e. I will recognize that authority rests with the board of education and will make no personal promises nor take any private action that may compromise the board.

    f. I will refuse to surrender my independent judgment to special interest or partisan political groups or to use the schools for personal gain or for the gain of friends.

    g. I will hold confidential all matters pertaining to the schools which, if disclosed would needlessly injure individuals or the schools.  In all other matters, I will provide accurate information and, in concert with my fellow board members interpret to the staff the aspirations of the community for its school.

    h. I will vote to appoint the best qualified personnel available after consideration of the recommendation of the chief administrative officer.

    i. I will support and protect school personnel in proper performance of their duties.

    j. I will refer all complaints to the chief administrative officer and will act on the complaints at public meetings only after failure of an administrative solution.

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 August 12, 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 forty five minutes and the general nature of the subject matter to be discussed is as follows:
Contracts and Labor Negotiations

    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.

OPERATIONS - The Interim Superintendent recommends that the Board approve the following items.

  1. To approve a Business Associate Agreement between the New Jersey Department of Children and Families and the Brick Township Board of Education, as attached:
    BUSINESS ASSOCIATES AGREEMENT

BOARD COMMENT: OPERATIONS

 

PUBLIC COMMENT: OPERATIONS

 

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

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

    Employee

    Location/Title

    Effective Date

    Brick Experience

    1.

    Bruno, William

    BMHS/Athletic Director & Supervisor of Social Studies

    10/01/15

    12 years, 9 months



  2. To approve a resignation, as listed:

    Employee

    Location/Title

    Effective Date

    Brick Experience

    1.

    Jarmon, Mark

    District/Supervisor of Language Arts

    08/16/15

    2 years, 1 month



  3. To ratify SAC Summer Hours 15-16 SY, $49 per hour 6 hours per day, as listed:

    Employee

    Location/Title

    Days Worked

    1.

    Roland, Lori

    BTHS/Substance Abuse Counselor

    07/08, 13, 15, 20, 21, 22, 27, 29

    08/05, 12

    2.

    Rettino, Nina

    BMHS/Substance Abuse Counselor

    07/09, 13,15,27,29
    08/10, 11, 12


  4.  To approve SAC Summer Hours 15-16 SY, $49 per hour 6 hours per day, as listed:

    Employee

    Location/Title

    Days To Be Worked

    1

    Rettino, Nina

    BMHS/SAC Counselor

    08/17, 19




  5. To approve payment for hours worked for Tracy Nardiello from July 1, 2015-July 23, 2015 in the amount of $3,737.90

  6. To approve changes to employment for the 15-16 SY, as listed: Updated 08/12/15

    Employee

    From: Location/Title/Salary

    To: Location/Title/Salary

    Effective

    1

    Mahoney, Aileen

    VMES/Grade 5/BA Step 6 $53,896

    District/ ELA Academic Coach/ BA Step 7 $55,165

    09/01/15

    2

    Sarluca, Edward

    BMHS/Health & Physical Education/ MA Step 14 $68,981

    BMHS & VMMS/Athletic Director/ MA Step 1

    (Pending approval of successor agreement BTASA)

    10/01/15


  7. To approve employment for the 15-16 SY, as listed: Updated 08/12/15

Employee

Location/Title

Effective

Salary

1.

Fitzgerald, Kathleen

District/  Title 1 Academic Coach

09/01/15

BA Step 8/ $56,365

2.

Wilson, Donald

Transportation/Supervisor of Pupil Transportation

08/24/15

$85,000
(to be prorated)

3.

Segro, Nicole

WHW, EHY & HERB/ Media Specialist

09/01/15 MA Step12/ $66,160
 4.  Picchierri, Diane VMMS/ Science 09/01/15 BA + 30 Step 2/$53,380

BOARD COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

  

PUBLIC COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

 

BOARD COMMENT

 

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

CALENDAR

DATE

EVENT

TIME

AUGUST 27, 2015 REGULAR MEETING 7:00PM VMMS

ADJOURNMENT

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