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 February 9, 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 thirty minutes and the general nature of the subject matter to be discussed is as follows:
  • Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Reports
  • Employee 9516
    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

  • 2017-2018 BUDGET OVERVIEW AND TIMELINE

  • STANDARDIZED TESTING

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  1. DECEMBER 22, 2016 - EXECUTIVE SESSION 1

  2. DECEMBER 22, 2016 - EXECUTIVE SESSION 2

  3. DECEMBER 22, 2016 - REGULAR MEETING

  4. JANUARY 5, 2017 - REORGANIZATION MEETING

  5. JANUARY 12, 2017 - EXECUTIVE SESSION

  6. JANUARY 12, 2017 - 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 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 02/08/17
    STUDENT PLACEMENTS


  5. To approve the submission of the Plymouth Rock Grant Application for Brick Township High School.


  6. To approve the submission of the DonorsChoose.Org Grant Application for Drum Point Elementary School.


  7. To approve the 2017-2018 District School Calendar, as attached:
    2017-2018 District 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:
    DECEMBER 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 December 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 December 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 Out of District Student Placements, as attached:
    COLLIER 1351
    LEHMANN 3135



  9. To approve a Resolution to return funds to Capital Reserve, as follows:
    WHEREAS,
    on April 19, 2012 the Brick Township Board of Education approved the advancement of the Brick Memorial High School HVAC in Server Rooms project in the amount of $216,943.00, and
    WHEREAS, the project was funded by a $86,777.00 School Development Authority (SDA) Grant, and a $130,166.00 Capital Reserve Transfer, and
    WHEREAS, the total project came in under budget in the amount of $183,636.61, and
    WHEREAS, the SDA Grant portion of the final cost in the amount of $73,454.64 has been received, and
    WHEREAS, there exists a Capital Reserve Balance of $19,984.03.
    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 $19,984.03



  10. To approve a Resolution to return funds to Capital Reserve, as follows:
    WHEREAS, on April 19, 2012 the Brick Township Board of Education approved the advancement of the BTHS Windows project in the amount of $991,250.00, and
    WHEREAS, the project was funded by a $396,500.00 School Development Authority (SDA) Grant, a $483,771.00 Capital Reserve Transfer and a $110,979.00 Capital Outlay Transfer, and 
    WHEREAS, the total project came in under budget in the amount of $913,164.00 and
    WHEREAS,  the project supported by the SDA grant of the final cost in the amount of $365,265.60 has been received, and
    WHEREAS, there exists a Capital Reserve Balance of $38,145.16 and a Capital Outlay balance of $8,706.44.
    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 $38,145.16; and
    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Capital Outlay portion of the project remaining be transferred back to General Fund Surplus in the amount of $8,706.44.

     
  11. To approve a Resolution to return funds to Capital Reserve, as follows:
    WHEREAS, on April 19, 2012 the Brick Township Board of Education approved the advancement of the BTHS Exterior Door and HVAC in Server Room project in the amount of $739,708.00, and
    WHEREAS, the project was funded by a $295,883.00 School Development Authority (SDA) Grant and a $443,825.00 Capital Reserve Transfer, and
    WHEREAS, the total project came in under budget in the amount of $627,796.73, and
    WHEREAS,  the project supported by the SDA grant of the final cost in the amount of $251,118.69 has been received, and
    WHEREAS, there exists a Capital Reserve Balance of $67,146.96
    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 $67,146.96.


  12. To approve a Resolution to return funds to Capital Reserve, as follows:
    WHEREAS, on April 19, 2012 the Brick Township Board of Education approved the advancement of the VMES HVAC in Server Rooms project in the amount of $58,214.00, and
    WHEREAS, the project was funded by a $23,286.00 School Development Authority (SDA) Grant and a $34,928.00 Capital Reserve Transfer, and
    WHEREAS, the total project came in under budget in the amount of $48,987.54, and
    WHEREAS,  the project supported by the SDA grant of the final cost in the amount of $19,595.02 has been received, and
    WHEREAS, there exists a Capital Reserve Balance of $­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­5,535.48
    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 $5,535.48. 


  13. To ratify submission and acceptance Grant Awards from James Patterson & Scholastic Reading Club for School Libraries, as listed:

    SCHOOL

    AMOUNT

    Brick Township High School

    $2,800

    Lanes Mill Elementary School

    $4,000




  14. To ratify submission and acceptance of a Grant Award from Lowe's Toolbox for Education Grant Program for Osbornville Elementary School in the amount of $6,450.


  15. To accept a donation of twelve classroom carpets valued at $4,800 for Osbornville Elementary School from the Osbornville PTA.


  16. To accept a donation of $30.81 from the Kula Foundation for Lake Riviera Middle School.


  17. To accept a check in the amount of $700.00 from Scholarship America to Brick Memorial High School.


  18. To accept a donation of $500.00 from Pluckemin Tiger Mart for Warren H. Wolf Elementary School.


  19. To accept a grant award of $2,000.00 from Sustainable Jersey Small Grant Program for Herberstville Elementary School.


  20. To accept a donation of appliances valued at approximately $2,000.00 for Warren H. Wolf Elementary School from the Warren H. Wolf Elementary School PTO.


  21. 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


  22. 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 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 SERVICES COMMISSION OF NEW JERSEY


  23. To approve Amendment #3 with Bank of America for the Lease Purchase Agreement dated July 15, 2014, as attached:
    BANK OF AMERICA AMENDMENT 3


  24. To approve a Contract with South Gate Manor for the BMHS Senior Ball being held on June 1, 2017, as attached:
    SOUTH GATE MANOR


  25. To approve a Licensing Agreement with R&H Theatrical for the production of "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat", to be held at BMHS, as attached:
    R AND H THEATRICAL 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 listed:

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    1

    Dunham, Nadine

    BTHS

    Spanish Teacher

    7/1/17

    25 years

    2

    Lee, Diane

    LM

    Kindergarten Teacher

    7/1/18

    16 years 4 months

    3

    Vie Brock, Christine

    VMMS

    Special Education Teacher

    7/1/18

    31 years


  2. To approve changes in retirement dates, as listed:

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION/TITLE

    FROM

    TO

    1

    Corduan, Carol

    MIDS

    Teacher’s Aide

    06/16/17

    10/31/17

    2

    Phair, Joan

    MIDS

    Teacher’s Aide

    01/01/18

    07/01/18


  3. To approve a resignation, as listed:

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    1

    Mulhern, Thomas

    MIDS & VMES

    Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant

    03/27/17

    1 year 6 months


  4. To ratify resignations, as listed:

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    1

    Gasper, Veronica

    BEST

    Program Assistant

    1/17/17

    3.5 months

    2

    Hudak, Katie

    WHW

    Teacher’s Aide - Bilingual

    1/31/17

    1 year   3 months

    3

    Klotz, Robert

    Transportation

    5 Hour Bus Driver

    1/29/17

    2 years 1 month

    4

    Vestuto, Lisa

    Transportation

    5 Hour Bus Driver

    11/11/16

    2.5 months


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

  6. To approve employment for the 16-17 school year, as listed:  Updated 02/08/17

     

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION/TITLE

    SALARY

    (to be pro-rated)

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Krajcik, Brian

    VMMS/Music Vocal Teacher

    MA Step 5/$55,575

    02/13/17

    2

    Thompson, Christopher

    District/Math Supervisor

    Step 1/$96,375 + $500/Supervisor

     Total $96,875

    04/18/17

    3

    Davis, Donovan

    BMHS/ROTC

    MA+30 Step 19/$87,385

    04/03/17



  7. To approve BEST employees for the 16-17 school year effective 2/10/17, as listed:

    NAME

    POSITION

    LOCATION

    HOURS

    RATE

    1

    Coleman, Karen


    BEST

    Recreation Aide

    EHY

    6:30 – 9:00 a.m.

    $10.00 per hour

    2

    Duffy, Alexis

    BEST

    Recreation Aide

    OSB

    3:00 – 6:00 p.m.

    $9.50 per hour

  8. To approve changes in employment for the 16-17 school year, as attached:  Updated 02/08/17
    CHANGES IN EMPLOYMENT

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

    EMPLOYEE

    NUMBER

    FROM

    TO

    1

     6905

    NJFLA

    11/30/16

    12/23/16

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    NJFLA

    11/30/16-03/01/17

    w/o pay,

    w/benefits


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

     

    EMPLOYEE NUMBER

    EFFECTIVE

    PAY/BENEFITS

    1

    4207

    Intermittent FMLA

    01/11/17-01/12/17,

    01/20/17 &

    02/01/17

    (4 days)

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    2

    7424

    FMLA

    01/04/17-02/03/17

    Intermittent FMLA

    02/06/17-03/31/17

    w/o pay,

    w/benefits

    3

    8972

    LOA

    01/27/17-02/02/17

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    4

    6447

    LOA

    01/30/17-02/10/17

    w/o pay,

    w/o benefits


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

  12. To approve mentors for the 16-17 school year, as listed:

    MENTOR

    MENTEE

    1

    Buell, Nicole

    Rossi, Tara

    2

    Shevach, Erin

    Pettyjohn, Alayna

    3


    Seidelmann, Christopher

    Krajcik, Brian


  13. To ratify staff for additional teaching block, first semester, for the 16-17 school year, as listed:

    EMPLOYEE NAME

    LOCATION/ASSIGNMENT

    STIPEND

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Pazmino, Charles

    BMHS/ROTC

    $1,244

    12/12/16


  14. To ratify staff for additional teaching block, second semester, for the 16-17 school year, as listed:

    EMPLOYEE NAME

    LOCATION/ASSIGNMENT

    STIPEND

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Pazmino, Charles

    BMHS/ROTC

    $4,000

    01/30/17

    2

    Mosely, Earl

    BMHS/ROTC

    $4,000

    01/30/17

    3

    Johnson, Stephen

    BTHS/Senior Seminar

    $4,000

    01/30/17


  15. To approve Spring coaches for the 16-17 school year, as attached: Updated 02/08/17
    COACHES

  16. To approve Spring volunteer coaches for the 16-17 school year, as attached:
    VOLUNTEERS

  17. To approve Teacher's Aides for VMMS bowling program effective 2/16/17 through 6/30/17, 3 hours per week at $19.00 per hour for a maximum of 10 weeks, as attached:
    BOWLING PROGRAM

  18. To rescind appointment of Jessica Rose Berger as the paid BMHS Dramatics Director and the stipend of $6,623 for the 16-17 school year.

  19. To ratify Jessica Rose Berger as the BMHS volunteer Dramatics Director for the 16-17 school year.

  20. To ratify Erin Sugrue as HERB Co-Sysop, stipend $486, for the 16-17 school year effective 9/1/16.

  21. To ratify staff for the Title I Extended Day Program Sessions for Parents and Students for the 16-17 school year effective 10/1/16, as attached:
    TITLE 1 EXTENDED DAY PROGRAM SESSIONS FOR PARENTS AND STUDENTS

  22. To correct the number of sessions for Middle School Title I Extended Day Program Teachers for the 16-17 school year, as attached:
    MIDDLE SCHOOL TITLE 1 EXTENDED DAY PROGRAM TEACHERS

  23. To approve a transfer of staff for the 16-17 school year, as listed:

    EMPLOYEE NAME

    FROM

    TO

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Fuentes, Ana

    VMMS/

    Food Service Worker

    3.5 Hours

    LRMS/

    Food Service Worker

    3.5 Hours

    2/21/17



  24. To approve the removal of substitutes for the 16-17 school year, as attached:
    REMOVALS

  25. To approve staff for the Spring Musical at BMHS for the 16-17 school year, as listed:

    EMPLOYEE NAME

    POSITION

    STIPEND

    1

    Bettys, Kevin

    Director

    $2,000

    2

    Penrod, Andrew

    Conductor

    $1,000



  26. To ratify Advisors for the 16-17 school year, as listed:

    EMPLOYEE NAME

    LOCATION/POSITION

    EFFECTIVE

    STIPEND

    1

    Osborn, Deborah

    HERB/Early Act Co-Advisor

    09/01/16

    $708

    2

    Mahler, Jessica

    BMHS/National Honor Society Advisor

    01/09/17

    $1,903


  27. To approve changes in title for the 16-17 school year, as listed:

     

    EMPLOYEE NAME

    FROM

    TO

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Muench, Amy

    Bus Garage/ Keyboarding Clerk 2

    $28,579

    Bus Garage/Purchasing Assistant

    No change in salary

    02/13/17

    2

    Porter, Patricia

    Admin/Clerk 3-Human Resources

    $28,010

    Admin/Keyboarding Clerk 3-Human Resources

    No change in salary

    02/13/17

    3

    Tyndell, Ellen

    BEST Coordinator

    $57,503

    Recreation Director

    No change in salary

    02/13/17

    4

    Rytelewski, Karen

    BEST Bookkeeper

    $34,125

    Records Support Technician 1

    No change in salary

    02/13/17


  28. To ratify Terese Ditzig to provide supplemental instruction effective December 2016 through June 2017, 4 hours per week at $47 per hour, not to exceed 96 hours.  Added 02/08/17 

  29. To approve the separation agreement for employee 9516, on file in the Office of the Superintendent.  Revised 02/09/17





BOARD COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

PUBLIC COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

BOARD COMMENT: POLICIES

PUBLIC COMMENT: POLICIES

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

BOARD COMMENT

 

CALENDAR

DATE

EVENT

TIME

FEBRUARY 17 & 20 2017

PRESIDENTS' DAY

SCHOOLS CLOSED

MARCH 9, 2017

REGULAR MEETING

7:00PM BTHS


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