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 January 12, 2017 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:
Special Education Settlement Agreement 6533
BTEA Grievance - 16/17-01
Possible Personnel Settlement 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.

PRESENTATIONS

  • BRICK MEMORIAL AND BRICK TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT REPRESENTATIVES

  • FALL SPORTS RECOGNITION

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



  4. To approve the Non-Public Schools purchase of security items, in accordance with the NJDOE Non-Public Security Aid Program funds, as attached:
    NONPUBLIC SECURITY AID PROGRAM CONSULTATION - ST. DOMINIC'S 
    NONPUBLIC SECURITY AID PROGRAM CONSULTATION - ST. PAUL'S




BOARD COMMENT: CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION

PUBLIC COMMENT: CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION

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


  1. To approve an Agreement with ModernDJ for the BMHS Jr. Prom to be held on May 12, 2017, as attached:
    Modern DJ Contract



  2. To approve a Non-Fair and Open Resolution for a Provider of Civil Engineering Services for the Natural Grass Field Improvements at Brick Memorial High School Baseball Fields, 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) 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 $9,345 as per the attached:
    Civil Engineering Services for Natural Grass Field Improvements 

    4. The duration of this appointment shall be through June 30, 2017.
    5. A copy of this resolution shall be published in the Asbury Park Press as required by law within twenty 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.


  3. To approve a Shared Services Agreement between the Brick Township Board of Education and the Educational Services Commission of New Jersey where the Brick Board of Education will provide space for the presenting of Professional Development Programs as attached:
    ESCNJ Shared Services Agreement



  4. To approve the resubmission of the 2017 NCLB Grant to incorporate corrections requested by the NJDOE and carryover funds from Fiscal Year 2016 and to approve acceptance of these funds as indicated below:

    TITLE 1A

    $36,458

    TITLE II

    $78,778

    TITLE III

    $11,436




  5. To ratify a Special Education Settlement Agreement for Student 6533.


  6. 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.
    EDUCATIONAL DATA SERVICES CO-OP
    MIDDLESEX REGIONAL EDUCATIONAL SERVICES COMMISSION



  7. To approve a transfer of Petty Cash funds for Drum Point Road Elementary School from Allison McConnell to Amanda Beattie.


  8. To accept a donation of $500 from Exxon Mobil Educational Alliance Program for Osbornville Elementary School.

  9. To approve an Agreement with National Council of Teachers of Mathematics to provide Annie Fetter, speaker,  an employee of NCTM, to present a workshop for the Brick Township Public Schools on January 25, 2017.
    FETTER SPEAKER 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 retirements, as attached:
    RETIREMENTS


  2. To approve Substitutes for the 16-17 school year, as attached:
    SUBSTITUTES


  3. To approve Substitute removal, as listed:

         EMPLOYEE              NUMBER

    POSITION

    1

    9665

    Substitute Cafeteria Worker



  4. To approve changes in employment for the 16-17 school year, as listed:
    Updated: 1/12/17

     

    EMPLOYEE

    FROM

    TO

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Datri, Traci

    LRMS/Food Service Worker-3.5 hours

    $6,650

    WHW/Food Service Worker-4.5 hours

    $8,550

    (to be pro-rated)

    02/01/17-06/30/17

    2

    Lemons, Vanessa

    Substitute Cafeteria Worker

    $9.25 per hour

    VMMS/Food Service Worker-3.5 hours

    $6,650

    (to be pro-rated)

     

    02/01/17-06/30/17

    3

    Cranston, Sean

    Supervisor/

    Math

    $109,424

    Director of Human Resources

    $115,424

    (to be pro-rated)

    01/13/17-06/30/17


     
  5. To approve boiler license stipend for the 16-17 school year, as listed:

     

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION/TITLE

    STIPEND

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Gray, Randy

    BTHS/Custodial Worker

     

    $525

    (to be pro-rated)

    01/13/17-06/30/17



  6. To approve an Athletic Event Worker for the 16-17 school year, as listed:

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION

    1

    Balestrieri, Vincent

              BTHS



  7. To correct salary allocation for the 16-17 school year for Tammy Helmstetter from Title I ELA Coach to ELA Academic Coach effective September 1, 2016, as listed:

    TITLE II % OF SALARY

    DISTRICT % OF SALARY

    1

    49%

    $36,288

    51%

    $38,072



  8. To approve staff members to teach a 4th Block of Science for the 2nd Semester at BTHS at a cost of $4,000 per staff member for the 16-17 school year, as listed:

    EMPLOYEE

    ASSIGNMENT

    1

    Frankenburg, Jeffrey

    Additional Section of Chemistry

    2

    Matthews, Dyrin

    Additional Section of Environmental Science

    3

    Reddan, Scott

    Additional Section of Environmental Science



  9. To ratify a change in leave of absence for the 16-17 school year, as listed: Updated: 1/12/17
     

    EMPLOYEE NUMBER

    LOCATION/TITLE

    FROM

    TO

    1

    6447

    WHW/Teacher’s Aide

    FMLA

    10/28/16-11/30/16

    w/o pay,

    w/o benefits

    FMLA

    10/28/16-

    01/27/17

    w/o pay,

    w/o benefits



  10. To ratify leaves of absence for the 16-17 school year, as attached:
    RATIFY LEAVES OF ABSENCE


  11. To approve leaves of absence for the 16-17 school year, as listed:

    EMPLOYEE NUMBER

    LOCATION/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    PAY/BENEFITS

    1

    8600

    BMHS/School Psychologist

    FMLA

    03/27/17-04/28/17

    w/o pay,

    w/benefits

    2

    4071

    WHW/Speech Language Specialist

    FMLA

    02/10/17

    04/19/17

    w/o pay,

    w/benefits

    3

    6320

    TRANS/School Bus Driver

    FMLA

    01/27/17-03/07/17

    w/o pay, w/benefits


  12. To ratify change in start date and title for the 16-17 school year, as listed:

     

    EMPLOYEE

    FROM

    TO

    1

    Mammolite, Camille

    BTHS/ICS Teacher

     

    Effective: 02/27/16

     

    BTHS/LLD Teacher

     

    Effective:  01/09/17



  13. To ratify Title I Extended Day Substitutes effective November 1, 2016 for LMES and VMES for the 16-17 school year, as listed:


    SCHOOL

    NAME

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    LMES

    Griffith, Erin

    11/01/16

    2

    VMES

    Winnicki, Amanda

    11/01/16



  14. To approve employment for the 16-17 school year, as listed:  Added: 1/12/17


     

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION/TITLE

    SALARY

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Pettyjohn, Alayna

    BTHS/Math

    BA Step 1/$51,565

    (to be pro-rated)

    02/01/17-06/30/17





BOARD COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

PUBLIC COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

POLICIES

  1. To approve and adopt on second reading, Policy 2415.30, Title I Educational Stability for Children in Foster Care, as attached:
    POLICY 2415.30

BOARD COMMENT: POLICIES

PUBLIC COMMENT: POLICIES

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

BOARD COMMENT

 

CALENDAR

DATE

EVENT

TIME

JANUARY 16, 2017 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR DAY SCHOOLS CLOSED

ADJOURNMENT

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