PLEASE NOTE THAT AGENDAS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE UNTIL THE TIME OF THE BOARD MEETING

 

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 April 28, 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 60 minutes and the general nature of the subject matter to be discussed is as follows:
Personnel Matter Four HIBS Employee Matter - 7292 Settlement Addendum - 8592     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.

OPEN MEETING

Call to Order, Salute to the Flag and Moment of Silence

PRESENTATIONS

  • BRICK MEMORIAL AND BRICK TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT REPRESENTATIVES

  • TEACHER OF THE YEAR AND SUPPORT STAFF RECOGNITION

  • 2016-2017 BUDGET PRESENTATION

BOARD COMMENT: BUDGET PRESENTATION

PUBLIC COMMENT: BUDGET PRESENTATION

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  1. MARCH 17, 2016 - EXECUTIVE SESSION

  2. MARCH 17, 2016 - REGULAR MEETING

  3. MARCH 21, 2016 - SPECIAL 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 Workshops, as required by the School District Accountability Act, as attached:  Updated 4/28/16
    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 a German Foreign Exchange Student to attend Brick Township High School for the 2016-2017 school year.



  5. To approve the AlcoholEDU Program contract between the Ocean County Health Department and the Brick Township Board of Education for the implementation in each high school for the 2016-2017 school year, on file in the office of the Board of Education.



  6. To approve an Affiliation Agreement with Stockton University, as attached:
    STOCKTON UNIVERSITY AFFILIATION



  7. To ratify the ESEA Accountability Action Plans-2015 Participation Rate for the District and schools not attaining the 95% participation rate on statewide assessments, on file in the Office of the Board of Education.



  8. To approve the ESEA Accountability Action Plans-2015 Graduation Rate for schools not meeting the graduation rate, on file in the Office of the Board of Education.



  9. To approve a revision to the 2015-2016 School Calendar, as attached:
    SCHOOL CALENDAR

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 March 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 March 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 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:
    COASTAL
    COLLIER
    CPC
    OCEAN ACADEMY


  9. To approve a revision to an Out of District Student Placements, as attached:
    HAWKSWOOD


  10. To ratify an Out of District Student Placement, as attached:
    HAWKSWOOD
    OCEAN ACADEMY
    REGIONAL DAY SCHOOL
    REGIONAL DAY SCHOOL 2
    RUGBY


  11. To approve the submission to the NJDOE by Middlesex Regional Educational Services Commission, Nonpublic Department to increase in 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 192 193 ADDITIONAL FUNDING


  12. Removed 04/28/16


  13.  To accept a donation of a Backstop and Installation of same for Lanes Mill Elementary School valued at $7,663.43 from Lanes Mill PTA.

  14. To accept a donation of 1,000 lbs of grass seed valued at $1,200 for Veterans Memorial Complex from the Brick Township Soccer Association.


  15. To approve a contract with Heinemann for Professional Development Consulting, as attached:
    HEINEMANN 


  16. To approve a resolution to utilize Hunterdon County Educational Services Commission to purchase Apple technology products, as follows:

    WHEREAS,
    the Hunterdon County Educational Services Commission ("HCESC"), as Lead Agency for the HCESC cooperative pricing system (system identifier 34HUNCCP), has awarded a contract for proprietary Apple technology products following the public solicitation of sealed bids pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-15, N.J.S.A. 40A:11-13 and N.J.A.C. 5:34-9.1; and
    WHEREAS, the Brick Township Board of Education is a member of the HCESC cooperative pricing system and is authorized to make purchases from contracts awarded by the HCESC pursuant to N.J.A.C. 5:34-7.1 et seq; and
    WHEREAS, the Apple technology products covered by the HCESC contract sought by the Brick Township Board of Education are such a specialized nature that only such products will meet the needs of the Brick Township Board of Education; and
    WHEREAS, the Brick Township Board of Education has heavily invested time and funds into the acquisition and integration of Apple products in local operations that will be wasted if non-Apple products were used to supplement the existing technology; and
    WHEREAS, the use of non-Apple products would require either the wholesale replacement of technology currently used by the Brick Township Board of Education or an unsupportable level of training, support and maintenance services that would utterly defeat the purpose of the public contracting laws;
    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Brick Township Board of Education hereby authorizes the purchase of proprietary Apple technology products from the HCESC contract as attached: 
    APPLE PRODUCTS


  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 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, 2015 to June 30, 2016.
    OCEAN COUNTY COOPERATIVE


  18. To approve an Addendum to the Settlement Agreement for 8592 previously approved by the Board on March 17, 2016.



  19. To approve a resolution regarding meals for our Out of District Students placed at private schools, as follows:
    WHEREAS,
    N.J.A.C. 6A:23-4.5 requires State Approved Private Schools designed for students with disabilities charge for reduced and paid meals; and
    WHEREAS, a Board of Education Resolution is necessary for State Approved Private Schools to provide these meals at no cost to the students' families; and
    WHEREAS, the Brick Township Board of Education loses funding through the use of these programs providing meals at no cost.
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Brick Township Board of Education does not support the policy for no cost reduced and paid meals for it's Out of District Students placed in State Approved Private Schools for the 2016-2017 School Year.


  20. To approve a change order, as attached:
    WALLACE 3 - Window Projects

BOARD COMMENT: OPERATIONS

PUBLIC COMMENT: OPERATIONS

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

  1. To ratify transfers for the 15-16 SY, as attached:
    Ratify Transfers

  2. To approve approve changes to employment for the 15-16 SY, as attached:
    Changes to Employment

  3. To approve retirements, as attached:
    Retirements

  4. To approve athletic spring sports volunteers for the 15-16 SY, as attached: 
    Volunteers

  5. To ratify an advisor for the 15-16 SY, as attached:
    Advisor

  6. To approve termination of employee 7485 effective 04/29/16

  7. To ratify a night differential for the 15-16 SY for Robert Ridolfo in the amount of $320 for night custodial worker effective 03/21/16.

  8. To ratify the appointment and payment of BTHS Asst. Wrestling Coach, Joseph Lindenbaum, in the 15-16 SY for half of the wrestling season in the amount of $2,867.

  9. To approve sabbatical request for Jennifer Lane from 09/01/16 through 07/31/17. 

  10. To ratify resignations for the 15-16 SY, as attached:
    Resignations

  11. To approve a change to a retirement for the 15-16 SY, as attached:
    Retirement Change

  12. To approve a resignation for the 15-16 SY, as attached:
    Resignation

  13. To approve employment for the 15-16 SY, as attached:
    Employment

  14. Approve the following two teachers to be mentors for the provisional teacher program for the 15-16 SY; Judith DeFrancisi and Jason Groschel.

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

  16. To remove substitute for the 15-16 SY, as attached:
    Remove Substitute

  17. To ratify change in Leave of Absence for the 15-16 SY, as attached:
    Ratify Change in LOA

  18. To ratify Leaves of Absence for the 15-16 SY, as attached:
    Ratify LOA

  19. To approve change in Leave of Absence for the 15-16 SY, as attached:
    Approve Change in LOA

  20. To approve Leaves of Absence for the 15-16 SY, as attached:
    Approve LOA

  21. To ratify changes in advisor stipends for the 15-16 SY, as attached:
    Ratify Advisor Stipends

  22. To ratify change in SYSOP/Webmaster stipend for the 15-16 SY, as attached:
    SYSOP/Webmaster

  23. To ratify stipend for asbestos removal certificate holders for the 15-16 SY, as attached:
    Asbestos Removal

  24. To ratify correction to location for the 15-16 SY, as attached:
    Location Correction

BOARD COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

PUBLIC COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

BOARD COMMENT: POLICIES

PUBLIC COMMENT: POLICIES

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

BOARD COMMENT

 

CALENDAR

DATE

EVENT

TIME

MAY 2, 2016 SPECIAL MEETING 6:30 PM TTC
MAY 19, 2016 REGULAR MEETING 7:00 PM BTHS
MAY 27, 2016  SCHOOLS CLOSED PENDING APPROVAL
MAY 30, 2016 MEMORIAL DAY SCHOOLS CLOSED

ADJOURNMENT

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