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 17, 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 one hour and the general nature of the subject matter to be discussed is as follows:
4 HIB Matters Two Personnel Matters 6950 & 6624
TWU Grievances


    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

  • BOARD MEMBER RECOGNITION

  • PARCC RESULTS

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  1. OCTOBER 22, 2015 - EXECUTIVE SESSION

  2. OCTOBER 30, 2015 - SPECIAL MEETING

  3. NOVEMBER 19, 2015 - EXECUTIVE SESSION

  4. NOVEMBER 19, 2015 - REGULAR MEETING

COMMITTEE REPORTS

  1. CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION COMMITTEE 

  2. FACILITIES COMMITTEE         

  3. FINANCE COMMITTEE             
        
  4. HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE

  5. POLICY COMMITTEE

  6. NEW JERSEY SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATION DELEGATE

  7. GARDEN STATE COALITION DELEGATE

INTERIM SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

 

CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION - The Interim Superintendent recommends that the Board approve the following items.

  1.  To approve Field Trips, as attached:
    FIELD TRIPS



  2. To ratify a Field Trip, as attached:
    FIELD TRIP



  3. To approve Workshops, as required by the School District Accountability Act, as attached:
    WORKSHOPS



  4. To approve placements of college students for Student Teaching, Field Experiences, Classroom Observations, Internships and Externships, as attached: Updated 12/17/15
    STUDENT PLACEMENTS



  5. To ratify a placement for Student Teaching, as attached:
    STUDENT PLACEMENT



  6. To approve a new club for the 2015/2016 school year; TV & Film Production Club at Brick Memorial High School.

BOARD COMMENT: CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION

 

PUBLIC COMMENT: CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION

 

OPERATIONS - The Interim 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: Added 12/17/15
    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, 2015.



  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, 2015, 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 12/16/15
    MANUAL CHECKS
    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 ratify a revision to an Out of District Student placement, as attached:
    COASTAL




  8. To ratify Out of District Student Placements, as attached:
    COLLIER
    CPC
    HOWELL
    LONG BEACH ISLAND
    OCEAN ACADEMY
    SOMERSET
    TOMS RIVER



  9. To approve a Resolution for School Photography Services, as follows:
    WHEREAS,
    there exists a need for a provider of School Photography Services, and
    WHEREAS, this appointment is awarded as an Extraordinary Unspecifiable Service in accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5(2) as the services to be performed are specialized and qualitative in nature and require significant training and expertise in the field, and
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Brick Township Board of Education, the Township of Brick, as follows:
    1. That LORS Photography in accordance with their RFP response dated November 5, 2014 be and is hereby appointed by the Brick Township Board of Education to said position.
    2. The fee for services shall be as per the proposal, as attached:
    LORS PHOTOGRAPHY
    3. A copy of this Resolution shall be published in the Asbury Park Press as required by law within ten (10) days after its passage.
    4. A certified copy of this Resolution, together with a copy of the proposal shall remain on file and be available for inspection.
    5. The duration of this appointment shall be from January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016.



  10. Item Deleted 12/16/15


  11. To approve Agreements with Preferred Behavioral Health Group, as attached:
    BMHS
    BTHS
    VMMS


  12. To revise the funding received for Chapter 192/193 for Non-Public Students for the 2015-2016 school year (previously approved on August 27, 2015), as follows:

    PROGRAM

    REVISED ENTITLEMENT

    Corrective Speech

    $34,279

    Supplemental Instruction

    $57,920






  13. To approve an Agreement with Woodlake Country Club for the BTHS Jr. Prom to be held on May 19, 2017, as attached:
    WOODLAKE COUNTRY CLUB



  14. To approve the revised Tax Levy Schedule for the 2015-2016 school year, as attached:
    2015-2016 TAX LEVY SCHEDULE


  15. To accept a donation of a Columbia Teachers Desk from Tanner North Jersey, Inc.


  16. To approve a Resolution authorizing contracts with certain approved state contract vendors, as follows:
    WHEREAS, the Brick Township Board of Education may by resolution and without advertising for bids, purchase any goods or services under the State of New Jersey Cooperative Purchasing Program for any State contracts entered into on behalf of the State by the Division of Purchase and Property in the Department of the Treasure; and
    WHEREAS, the Brick Township Board of Education has the need on a timely basis to purchase goods or services utilizing State Contracts; and
    WHEREAS, the Brick Township Board of Education intends to enter into contracts with the attached referenced State Contract Vendors through this resolution and properly executed contracts, which shall be subject to all the conditions applicable to the current State 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 New Jersey State Contract Vendors on the attached list, pursuant to all conditions of the individual State Contracts; and
    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the duration of the contracts between the Brick Township Board of Education and the referenced State Contract Vendors shall be from July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016.
    STATE CONTRACT VENDORS


  17. To approve 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 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, 2015 to June 30, 2016.
    CO-OP VENDORS


  18. To approve an Agreement with Centris Group for IEP Software, as attached: Added 12/17/15
    CENTRIS GROUP

  19. To approve change orders, as attached:
    AMCO #15 - BTHS HVAC
    AMCO #16 - BTHS HVAC


  20. Item Deleted 12/16/15


  21. To approve an Agreement with Sheraton Eatontown Hotel for the BMHS Jr. Prom to be held on May 6, 2016, as attached:
    SHERATON EATONTOWN HOTEL


  22. To approve an Agreement with Modern DJ to provide music entertainment for the BMHS Jr. Prom to be held on May 6, 2016, as attached:
    MODERN DJ

BOARD COMMENT: OPERATIONS

 

PUBLIC COMMENT: OPERATIONS

 

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

  1. To accept, with regret retirements, as listed:

    Employee

    Location/Title

    Effective Date

    Brick Experience

    1.

    DesJardins, Diane

    District/Homeless Training Assistant

    02/01/16

    27 years, 9 months

    2.

    Calabro, James

    BTHS/Health & Physical Education

    03/01/16

    37 years, 7 months



  2. To ratify the TWU salary changes for the 15-16 SY, as attached: Updated 12/16/15
    TWU Salaries

  3. To ratify changes to employment for the 15-16 SY, as listed:

    Employee

    From:

    To:

    Effective

    1.

    Grosch, Richard

    Transportation/Sub Bus Driver/ $14.54/hour

    Transportation/ Bus Driver/ $17.00/hour

    11/30/15

    2.

    Berrios, Kim

    Transportation/Bus Driver/$26,335

    Transportation/Head Bus Driver/$27,649 (pro-rated)

    10/1/15-06/30/15


  4. To approve changes employment for the 15-16 SY, as attached: Updated 12/17/15
    Employment Changes 

  5. To ratify a resignation, as listed:

    Employee

    Location/Title

    Effective

    Brick Experience

    1.

    Tonetti, Joseph

    VMMS/Teacher’s Aide & BEST/Teacher’s Aide

    12/11/15

    1 year, 2 months



  6. To approve resignations, as listed: Updated 12/17/15

    Employee

    Location/Title

    Effective

    Brick Experience

    1.

    Sprengel IV, Frederick

    BMHS/In School Suspension

    12/18/15

    3 months

     2. Bibelheimer, Paul BMHS/Music Vocal 02/01/16 15 years, 4 months


  7. To approve employee David Lyncheski as Musical Coordinator for the Spring Musical at BTHS for the 15-16 SY, to be paid $800.

  8. To approve the following volunteer advisors for the 15-16 SY, as listed:

    Employee

    Location/Activity

    1.

    Bazile, Ludwisch

    BMHS/TV Film Production Club

    2.

    DeLuca, Nicholas

    BMHS/DECA



  9. To ratify changes to start dates, as listed:

    Employee

    Location/Title

    From:

    To:

    1.

    Wilson, Ryan

    BMHS/Business Education

    11/23/15

    11/25/15

    2.

    Paduano, John

    Transportation/Substitute Bus Driver

    10/23/15

    10/07/15



  10. Item Deleted 


  11. To correct the salary for Caitlyn MacIntyre for the 15-16 SY from $54,731 to $54,371.

  12. To approve substitutes, as attached: Updated 12/17/15
    Substitutes 

  13. To ratify leaves of absence, as attached:
    Ratify LOA

  14. To approve leaves of absence, as attached:
    Approve LOA

  15. To approve employment for the 15-16 SY, as attached: Updated 12/17/15
    Employment 

  16. To approve BEST employees for the 15-16 SY, as attached:
    BEST 

  17. To approve extracurricular volunteers for the 15-16 SY, as listed:

    Volunteer

    Location/Activity

    1.

    Santangelo, Anthony*

    BMHS/Ice Hockey

    2.

    Crosby, David*

    BMHS/Band


  18. To ratify advisor resignation,for the 15-16 SY, as listed:

    Employee

    Location/Activity

    Effective

    1.

    Norcia, Mary Colleen

    VMMS/Drama

    11/01/15


  19. To ratify James McLees as the BMHS Assistant Boys Soccer Coach, stipend $5,733, for the 15-16 SY.

  20. To approve Catherine Lowery to be the teacher's aide for spring track at VMMS, for the 15-16 SY.

  21. To approve athletic event workers for the 15-16 SY, as attached:
    Athletic Event Workers

  22. To approve the attached job descriptions:
    Teacher Coach of Language Arts
    Teacher Coach of Mathematics
    Title I Academic Coach

  23. To approve a teacher's aide transfer, for the 15-16 SY, as listed:

    Employee

    From

    To

    Effective

    1.

    Resnick, Joyce

    BTHS

    BMHS

    12/18/15


  24. To separate employees 5799 and 9375 effective 01/15/16.

  25. To approve Karen LaFragola , VMMS Drama Advisor, effective December 18, 2015, $1,416, to be prorated, for the 15-16 SY

  26. To deny TWU Grievance number 12-15; Added 12/17/15

  27. To deny TWU Grievance dated 08/05/15; Added 12/17/15

BOARD COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

  

PUBLIC COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

 

POLICIES

  1. To approve revisions to Policies, as attached: Revised 12/16/15
    1000 SERIES
    4000 SERIES 
    5000 SERIES
    6000 SERIES

BOARD COMMENT

 

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

CALENDAR

DATE

EVENT

TIME

DECEMBER 23, 2015 EARLY DISMISSAL FOR WINTER RECESS PLEASE CHECK WEB SITE FOR SCHEDULE
DECEMBER 24, 2015 THROUGH JANUARY 3, 2016 WINTER RECESS SCHOOLS CLOSED
JANUARY 7, 2016 REORGANIZATION MEETING 7:00 PM BTHS

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