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

 

OPEN MEETING

Call to Order

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 August 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 one hour and the general nature of the subject matter to be discussed is as follows:
TWU Grievance 05-16 Settlement Agreement  - 7605
        Settlement Agreement - 3180
Litigation Update - 6905

    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.

SALUTE TO THE FLAG AND A MOMENT OF SILENCE

PRESENTATIONS

  • HARASSMENT INTIMIDATION AND BULLYING MANDATED TRAINING

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:
    WORKSHOPS



  3. To approve placements of college students for Student Teaching, Field Experiences, Classroom Observations, Internships and Externships, as attached:
    STUDENT PLACEMENTS



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:
    JUNE TRANSFERS 
    JULY TRANSFERS



  2. To accept the revised June 2016 Board Secretary's and Treasurer of School Monies Reports, as attached:
    TREASURER'S REPORT


  3. To accept the July 2016 Board Secretary's and Treasurer of School Monies Reports, as attached: Added 08/24/16
    BOARD SECRETARY'S REPORT
    TREASURER'S REPORT



  4. 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 July 31, 2016.



  5. 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 July 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.


  6. To approve the payment of vouchers, as attached:
    REGULAR CHECKS
    WIRE PAYMENTS


  7. To approve the Use of School District Facilities Reports, as attached:
    NON-CHARGEABLE USE OF FACILITIES
    CHARGEABLE USE OF FACILITIES



  8. To ratify a revision for an Out of District Student Placement, as attached:
    COASTAL 1841




  9. To ratify Out of District Student Placements, as attached:

    ALPHA 3192

    ALPHA 3322

    ALPHA 6129

    ALPHA 8107

    HARBOR 4639

    HARBOR 8357

    HARBOR 1270

    HARBOR 3992

    INCLUSIVE LEARNING 1079

    NEPTUNE 7091

    NEPTUNE 7286

    OCEAN 1111

    REGIONAL DAY 3455

    STAFFORD 7147

    TOMS RIVER INTERMEDIATE EAST 2198

    ALPHA 7009        



  10. To approve Out of District Student Placement, as attached:

    INCLUSIVE LEARNING 1079


    NEPTUNE 3338

    REGIONAL DAY 3455

    YALE 1859

    COLLIER 6039  COLLIER 4600 RED BANK REGIONAL 1673  




  11. To approve Petty Cash in the amount of $250 for the 2016-2017 school year, as listed:

    SCHOOL/LOCATION

    ADMINISTRATOR

    VMES

    Kerr, Colleen

    TRANSPORTATION

    Wilson, Donald




  12. To approve Cafeteria Ala Carte Prices for the 2016-2017 school year, as attached:
    2016-2017 CAFETERIA ALA CARTE PRICE LIST 


  13. 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 Treasury; 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 execute contracts, which shall be subject to all 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 Contract; 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, 2016 through June 30, 2017.
    STATE CONTRACT VENDORS


  14. 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 execute 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, 2016 through June 30, 2017.
    HUNTERDON COUNTY EDUCATIONAL SERVICES COMMISSION 



  15. To recommend approval of the following student to attend the Brick Township Public Schools at 50% of the 2016-2017 applicable tuition rate, as listed:   

    EMPLOYEE OF STUDENT

    GRADE

    4510

    6TH




  16. To ratify an Amendment with Frontline Technologies Group to the Managed Services Agreement for IEP Software Services, as attached:
    FRONTLINE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP



  17. To ratify an Agreement with Honeywell, as attached:
    HONEYWELL



  18. To ratify an Agreement with Skrips Vending, as attached:
    SKRIPS VENDING



  19. To approve a Resolution to withdraw funds from Capital Reserve for the purpose of Parking and Pedestrian Access Improvements to Brick Township High School and Lake Riviera Middle School, as follows:
    WHEREAS,
    the Brick Township Board of Education has established a Capital Reserve fund in accordance with N.J.S.A. 18A:21-2, and
    WHEREAS, in accordance with N.J.S.A. 18A:21-2 and N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-14.1(L2) the Board of Education may transfer funds to fund facilities projects as determined in accordance with N.J.A.C. 6A:26-3, and
    WHEREAS,  Brick Township High School and Lake Riviera Middle School parking lots are in need of immediate repair.
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Brick Township Board of Education authorizes the transfer of $408,000 from its Capital Reserve Account to fund the Parking and Pedestrian Access Improvements at Brick Township High School and Lake Riviera Middle School.


  20. To approve Amendment No. 1 to the Power Purchase Agreement between Geopeak Energy, LLC and the Brick Township Board of Education, as attached:
    POWER PURCHASE AGREEMENT AMENDMENT NO 1


  21. To approve a Contract with BioUrja Nehme Commodities, LLC for sale of Solar Renewable Energy Credits, as attached:
    BNC COMMODITIES


  22. To approve an Agreement with DTE Energy Trading, Inc for the purchase and sale of Renewable Energy Certificates, as attached:
    DTE ENERGY TRADING

     
  23. To accept a donation of two Keyboards for the Herbertsville Elementary School Music Program.


  24. To approve Amendment #2 with Bank of America for the Lease Purchase Agreement dated July 15, 2014, as attached:
    AMENDMENT WITH BANK OF AMERICA


  25. To approve a Non-Fair and Open Resolution for a Provider of Civil Engineering Services for the Veterans Memorial Parking Lot Project, as follows:
    WHEREAS, there exists a need for Civil Engineering Services; and
    WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5 et seq. requires any contract in which the amount exceeds the bid threshold be awarded by the Brick Township Board of Education by resolution at a public meeting; and
    WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 18A:18A:-5 also states that Professional Services may be negotiated and awarded without public advertising for bids and bidding; and
    WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5(a)1 states that the Board of Education shall in each instance state supporting reasons for its action in the resolution awarding each contract and shall forthwith cause to be printed once, in an official newspaper, a brief notice stating the nature, duration, service and amount of the contract, and that the resolution and contract are on file and available for public inspection in the Office of the Board of Education; and
    WHEREAS, N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-5.2(a)4 states Professional Services contracts are to be issued in a deliberative and efficient manner such as through a Request for Proposal based on cost and other specified factors that ensures the District receives the highest quality services at a fair and competitive price.
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Brick Township Board of Education, as follows:
    1. That CHA Consultants be and is hereby appointed by the Brick Township Board of Education to said position.
    2. This appointment is made without competitive bidding as a Professional Service under the provisions of the Local Public Contract Law because the services are to be performed by a recognized professional licensed and regulated by law and as a Non-Fair and Open Contract in accordance with N.J.S.A. 19A:44A-20.26,
    3. The fee for services shall not exceed $35,000
    4. The duration of this appointment shall be August 26, 2016 through June 30, 2017.
    5. A copy of this resolution shall be published in the Asbury Park Press required by law within ten days after its passage.
    6. A certified copy of this resolution, together with a copy of the proposal shall remain on file and be available for inspection. 



  26. To approve a Resolution to allocate NJSIG Safety Grant funds for the purpose of the refurbishment of the Drum Point Elementary School Window Sills, as follows:
    WHEREAS, the amount budgeted for the project was $20,750 and the revised project budget is requested to be $28,750, and
    WHEREAS, the Drum Point Elementary School Window Sills are in need of immediate repair.
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Brick Township Board of Education authorizes the transfer of $8,000 from NJSIG Safety Grants from projects that have previously been closed to the Drum Point Elementary School Window Sill Project.


  27. To approve a Nonprofessional License with Dramatist Play Service for Arsenic and Old Lace, as attached:
    NONPROFESSIONAL LICENSE FOR ARSENIC AND OLD LACE


  28. To approve a Contract with New Jersey School Boards Association for Policy Customization, as attached:
    NJSBA POLICY CUSTOMIZATION CONTRACT


  29. To approve a Settlement Agreement for Student 3180.


  30. To approve to conditionally consent to assignment by Geopeak Energy, LLC to NJR Clean Energy Ventures II Corporation (authorization to Business Administrator, James W. Edwards, Jr., to execute any and all necessary written documents) of Power Purchase Agreement, dated 10/30/15, between Geopeak Energy, LLC and the Brick Township Board of Education; consent conditioned upon the review and approval, not to be unreasonably withheld, by the Board Architect and Board Attorney of consent to assignment documents to be executed by the parties. Added 08/24/16

BOARD COMMENT: OPERATIONS

PUBLIC COMMENT: OPERATIONS

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

  1. To approve retirements, as attached:
    Retirements 

  2. To ratify resignations for the 16-17 SY, as attached:
    Ratify Resignations

  3. To approve Lucila Federowski as a mentor for Tamara Mayer for the 16-17 SY.

  4. To approve an additional teaching block assignment for the French Program at BMHS, Jennifer Schwester in the amount of $4,000 for Semester 1 for the 16-17 SY.

  5.  To approve Gary Paxton, SYSOP at LRMS, change from stipend to in lieu of duty for the 16-17 SY. 

  6. To approve advisors for the 16-17 SY, as attached:
    Advisors 

  7. To ratify case managers for extra summer work, for the 16-17 SY, as attached:
    Case Managers

  8. To approve changes to employment for the 16-17 SY, as attached:
    Changes to Employment

  9. To approve employment for the 16-17 SY, as attached:
    Employment

  10. To approve resignations for the 16-17 SY, as attached:
    Resignations

  11. To rescind employment for employee 9652 effective 08/10/16.

  12. To approve transfers for the 16-17 SY, as attached: Updated 08/25/16
    Transfers

  13. To approve BEST new hires for the 16-17 SY, as attached:
    BEST 

  14. To approve substitutes for the 16-17 SY, as attached:
    Substitutes

  15. To remove substitutes for the 16-17 SY, as attached:
    Remove Substitutes

  16. To approve part time employment for the Technology department for the 16-17 SY, as attached:
    Technology Part Time Employment 

  17. To approve volunteer club advisors for the 16-17 SY, as attached:
    Volunteer Club Advisors

  18. To approve leaves of absence for the 16-17 SY, as attached:
    Leaves of Absence

  19. To approve volunteer coaches for the 16-17 SY, as attached:
    Volunteer Coaches

  20. To ratify the 11 month stipend for MSgt. Jeffrey Mitchell in the ROTC program in the amount of $6,017 effective 08/01/16.

  21. To approve a Settlement Agreement for 7605. 

  22. To ratify payment to head bus drivers in Transportation for setting up routes for the upcoming 16-17 SY not to exceed $1,500 in total, as attached:
    Head Bus Drivers Summer Route Work

  23. To ratify changes to employment, as attached:
    Changes to Employment

  24. To approve fall coaches for the 16-17 SY, as attached:
    Fall Coaches

  25. To approve the Transportation Master Schedule for the 16-17 SY, as attached: Updated 08/25/16
    SPED Master
    Transportation Master 

  26. To approve James Wdladich $189 for preparation and $49 per hour for a 1.5 hour training on 08/29/16 for the BEST staff. 

  27. To approve Peter DeRosa in the Cafeteria department to work two days, 08/30/16 and 08/31/16, to prepare for the opening of school. 

  28. To approve change of start date for Erin Biancella from 09/28/16 to 09/01/16. Added 08/24/16

  29. To approve an additional teaching block assignment for Chemistry at BMHS, Maria DeBruin in the amount of $4,000 for Semester 1 for the 16-17 SY. Added 08/25/16

  30. To approve an additional teaching block assignment for Biology at BMHS, William Steinmetz in the amount of $4,000 for Semester 1 for the 16-17 SY. Added 08/25/16

  31. To change resignation date for Peter Larrabee to 08/31/16. Added 08/25/16



BOARD COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

PUBLIC COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

BOARD COMMENT

 

CALENDAR

DATE

EVENT

TIME

September 1 & 2, 2016

Staff Professional Development Day
(no school for students)

8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

September 5, 2016

Labor Day

Schools Closed

September 6, 2016

First Day of School for Students

Please check web site for School Hours

September 29, 2016

Regular Meeting

7:00 PM BTHS


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