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 February 25, 2016 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 minutes and the general nature of the subject matter to be discussed is as follows:
Special Education Litigation - 8463     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

  • HARASSMENT, INTIMIDATION AND BULLYING PRESENTATION

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  1.  FEBRUARY 4, 2016 - EXECUTIVE SESSION

  2.  FEBRUARY 4, 2016 - REGULAR MEETING

REPORTS

  • COMMITTEE REPORTS

  • 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 approve a Workshop, as attached:  
    WORKSHOP


  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 following new clubs/activities for the 2015/2016 school year:
     
    - West Wing Club at Brick Township High School
    - “Strive for Success” Tutoring Program at Veterans Memorial Middle 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:
    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 January 31, 2016.



  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 January 31, 2016, 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
    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 terminations of Out of District Student placements, as attached:
    COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND


  8. To ratify Out of District Student Placements, as attached:
    CHILDRENS CENTER OF MONMOUTH COUNTY
    COASTAL
    LONG BEACH ISLAND

  9. To approve change orders, as attached:
    AMCO #17 - BTHS HVAC
    AMCO #18 - BTHS HVAC (Credit) 
    C & M DOORS #3 - EXTERIOR DOORS PROJECT
    WALLACE #2 - WINDOW PROJECTS


  10. To approve an Addendum with Insight Educational Workforce Solutions for Substitute Paraprofessional Services, as attached:
    INSIGHT ADDENDUM


  11. To revise a Resolution to return funds to Capital Reserve and General Fund, as follows:
    WHEREAS,
    on April 19, 2012 the Brick Township Board of Education approved the advancement of the Brick Memorial High School Gym Locker project in the amount of $234,914.00; and
    WHEREAS, the project was funded by a $93,966.00 School Development Authority (SDA) Grant, a Capital Outlay transfer of $124,565.00 and a Capital Reserve transfer of $16,383.00; and
    WHEREAS, the total project came in under budget in the amount of $200,160.85; and
    WHEREAS, the project was supported by the SDA grant for a final amount of $80,064.34 which has been received; and
    WHEREAS, there exists a Capital Reserve Balance of $2,423.78 and a Capital Outlay Balance of $18,427.71,
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Capital Reserve Portion of the project remaining be transferred back into the Capital Reserve Account in the amount of $2,423.78; and
    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Capital Outlay portion of the project remaining be transferred back into the General Fund in the amount of $18,427.71.


  12. To approve submission of an amendment to the 2016 Fiscal Year No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Consolidated Federal Grant to incorporate carryover funds from Fiscal Year 2015 and to approve acceptance of these funds as follows:

    TITLE I – PART A

    $31,836

    TITLE II – PART A

    $81,452

    TITLE III

    $7,081




  13. To approve the submission to the NJDOE by Middlesex Regional Educational Services Commission, Nonpublic Department to increase the number of students receiving Chapter 192 Compensatory Education Services and the total amount of funding for those students for the 2015-2016 school year, as attached:
    CHAPTER 192 ADDITIONAL FUNDING
     


  14. To approve an Agreement to accept a donation from the Township of Brick, as attached:
    HOLD HARMLESS AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT



  15. To approve a Resolution for a Provider of Insurance Brokerage Services for Medical Benefits, as follows: 
    WHEREAS,
    on January 14, 2016 the Brick Township Board of Education authorized the Business Administrator/Qualified Purchasing Agent to utilize a Competitive Contract process for soliciting for Insurance Brokerage Services for Medical Benefits, and
    WHEREAS, on January 22, 2016 the Competitive Contract for the procurement of Insurance Brokerage Services for Medical Benefits was advertised and on February 17, 2016 five Vendor Proposals were received, and
    WHEREAS, the proposals were reviewed and evaluated in accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-4.5 and an evaluation report prepared by the District's Business Administrator/Qualified Purchasing Agent and made available to members of the public and the Board as required by N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-4.5d.
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, by the Brick Township Board of Education, as follows:
    1. The appropriate officers of the Brick Township Board of Education are hereby authorized and directed to enter into an Agreement for Insurance Brokerage Services for Medical Benefits with Fairview Insurance Agency.
    2. This Agreement shall be effective from February 26, 2016 through June 30, 2016, as attached:
    FAIRVIEW INSURANCE AGENCY
    3. A notice of this action shall be published once in the official newspaper of the Board of Education as required by law.
    4. A certified copy of the Resolution, together with a copy of the Agreement executed by all parties shall be placed on file and be available for inspection at the Office of the Board of Education.



  16. To accept checks from Target Corporation's "Take Charge of Education" program for the following schools, as listed:

    SCHOOL

    AMOUNT

    Brick Township High School

    $758.21

    Emma Havens Young Elementary School

    $864.74

    Osbornville Elementary School

    $562.98





  17. To approve the revised 2015-2016 Food Service Budget, as attached:
    REVISED 15-16 FOOD SERVICE BUDGET


  18. To approve a Settlement Agreement for student 8463.


  19. Motion to rescind 30 day termination notice to William H. Connelly, Insurance Broker for Workers Compensation per current contract through 06/30/16.

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: Updated 02/25/16
    Retirements

  2. To approve resignation of a stipend position, as listed:

    Employee

    Location/Title

    Effective

    1

    Bray, Gail

    DP/Early Act Advisor

    04/11/16


  3. To ratify resignation from extracurricular advisor position, as listed:

    Employee

    Location/Title

    Effective

    1

    Gunther, Lea

    BMHS/Interact Club

    02/05/16


  4. To approve a volunteer advisor, Sherri Ryan, for the West Wing Club at BTHS for the 15-16 SY.

  5. To approve additional athletic event worker for the 15-16 SY, as attached.
    Athletic Event Worker 

  6. To ratify Marianne Kerrigan and Kristie Sussino to work in the BTHS Library so it remains open one (1) hour after the school day for Semester II in the 15-16 SY, $2,000 stipend.

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

  8. To approve substitutes for the 15-16 SY, as attached:
    Substitutes

  9. To approve volunteer tutors for program at VMMS for the 15-16 SY, as attached:
    Volunteer Tutors

  10. To approve coaches for the 15-16 SY, as attached:
    Coaches

  11. To approve volunteers for Spring sports for the 15-16 SY, as attached:
    Volunteers

  12. To ratify correction to salary for the 15-16 SY, as listed:

    Employee

    Location/Title

    Salary From:

    Salary To:

    Effective:

    1

    Roche, Carolyn

    Transportation/School Bus Driver 8 hour

    $21,441

    $23,645(prorated)

    12/14/15

  13. To approve employee transfers, as listed:
    Transfers

  14. To approve changes to employment, as attached:
    Changes to Employment 

  15. To approve rescinding a leave of absence, as attached:
    Rescind Leave

  16. To approve a change in a leave of absence, as attached:
    Approve Change in Leave

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

  18. To ratify changes to leaves of absence, as attached:
    Ratify Change to LOA

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

BOARD COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

PUBLIC COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

POLICIES - The Interim Superintendent recommends that the Board approve the following item.

BOARD COMMENT: POLICIES

PUBLIC COMMENT: POLICIES

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

BOARD COMMENT

 

CALENDAR

DATE

EVENT

TIME

MARCH 17, 2016 REGULAR MEETING 7:00 PM - BTHS

ADJOURNMENT

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