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 April 6, 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 Negotiations
Settlement Agreements 0176 & 3180
    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

  • BRICK MEMORIAL AND BRICK TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT REPRESENTATIVES

  • BRICK MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL BAND RECOGNITION

  • PAST BOARD MEMBER RECOGNITION

  • HARASSMENT, INTIMIDATION AND BULLYING

  • BUDGET BUILDING II - CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION, HUMAN RESOURCES AND TRANSPORTATION

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  • MARCH 9, 2017 - EXECUTIVE SESSION

  • MARCH 9, 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 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 revised 2016-2017 school calendar, as attached:
    CALENDAR


  5. To ratify the submission of the Northwestern University/FUSE Grant Application for Lake Riviera Middle School.


  6. To approve the submission of the FDA/NSTA Food Safety & Nutrition Education Professional Development Program Grant Application for Lake Riviera 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 February 28, 2017.



  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 February 28, 2017, 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:
    RUGBY 1370
    COLLIER 4221
    WILLOWGLEN 2124


  9. To ratify Out of District Student Placements, as attached:
    MARY DOBBINS 1111
    SEARCH DAY 1896
    TOMS RIVER 0689



  10. To ratify student Nursing Services, as attached:
    BAYADA 4080
    BAYADA 6080
    BAYADA 7009
    BAYADA 6671
    BAYADA 2836




  11. To approve a contract with Modern DJ for the BMHS Sr. Ball to be held on June 1, 2017, as attached:
    MODERN DJ


  12. To ratify an Affiliation Agreement with Meridian Hospitals Corporation, as attached:
    MERIDIAN AFFILIATION AGREEMENT


  13. To ratify Amendments for the Comcast Services Agreement, as attached:
    COMCAST AMENDMENT 1
    COMCAST AMENDMENT 2


  14. 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 2017-2018 school year.


  15. To approve a Resolution to return funds to Capital Reserve, as follows:
    WHEREAS,
    on October 22, 2015, the Brick Township Board of Education approved a withdrawal of funds from Capital Reserve in the amount of $15,000 and allocated NJSIG Safety Grant funds in the amount of $20,000 for the purpose of replacement of the Warehouse Roof; and
    WHEREAS, the total project came in under budget in the amount of $31,500.00; an
    WHEREAS, there exists a Capital Reserve Balance of $1,500.00.
    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 $1,500.00.

     
  16. To approve a Resolution authorizing contracts with certain approved State Contract Vendors, as follows:
    WHEREAS,
    the Brick Township Board of Education may be resolution and without advertising for bids, purchase any goods or services under the State of New Jersey Cooperative Purchasing Program for any State contacts entered into on behalf of the State by the Division of Purchase and Property in the Department of 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 contacts 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


  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 be 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



  18. To approve an Agreement with Easy Link, as attached:
    EASY LINK


  19. To recommend authorization for the Business Administrator/Qualified Purchasing Agent to utilize a Competitive Contracting process for solicitation of a provider of Insurance Brokerage Services for Property and Casualty Insurance (Excluding Workers Compensation).


  20. To recommend authorization for the Business Administrator/Qualified Purchasing Agent to utilize a Competitive Contracting process for solicitation for a provider of Insurance Brokerage Services for Workers Compensation.


  21. To approve a Resolution to withdraw funds from Capital Reserve for the purpose of supporting the Architectural Services fee for the Warren H. Wolf Elementary School Roof Project, Board approved on March 9, 2017, 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.A.C. 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, the Warren H. Wolf Elementary School Roof is in need of repair.
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Brick Township Board of Education authorizes the transfer of $81,000.00 from its Capital Reserve Account to support the Architectural Services fee, Board approved March 9, 2017, for the Warren H. Wolf Elementary Roof Project.


  22. To approve a Resolution to withdraw funds from Capital Reserve for the purpose of supporting the Civil Engineering Services fee for the Brick Township High School East Parking Lot Project, 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,  the Brick Township High School East Parking Lot is in need of repair.
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Brick Township Board of Education authorizes the transfer of $50,428.88 from its Capital Reserve Account to support the Civil Engineering Services fee, Board approved March 9, 2017, for the Brick Township High School East Parking Lot Project.



  23. To approve a Resolution to withdraw funds from Capital Reserve for the purpose of supporting the Civil Engineering fee for the Veterans Parking Lot Project, Board approved March 9, 2017, 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,  the Veterans Parking Lot is in need of repair.
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Brick Township Board of Education authorizes the transfer of $24,530.93 from its Capital Reserve Account to support the Civil Engineering Services fee, Board approved March 9, 2017, for the Veterans Parking Lot Project.


  24. To approve a Resolution to withdraw funds from Capital Reserve for the purpose of supporting the Architectural Services fee for the Brick Township High School Track Project, Board approved March 9, 2017, 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.A.C. 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, the Brick Township High School Track is in need of repair.
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Brick Township Board of Education authorizes the transfer of $84,375 from its Capital Reserve Account to support the Architectural Services fee, Board approved March 9, 2017, for the Brick Township High School Track Project.


  25. To approve a Settlement Agreement for Student 0176.

  26. To approve a Settlement Agreement for Student 3180.

  27. To approve a Resolution, as follows: Added 04/06/17
    BE IT RESOLVED
    that the transaction herein referred to being herewith approved, to wit, the sale of the above portion of vacant land to purchaser, pursuant to a contract of sale entered into on June 27, 2013, this Board of Education of the Township of Brick is hereby directed, authorized and empowered to execute acknowledge and deliver such documents, instruments and papers and perform such acts as may be legally, properly and reasonable required or necessary for the purpose of conveying property owned by the Brick Township Board of Education, known as Lot 1.04 in Block 1108 (formerly known as a portion of Lot 4 in Block 1107) and premises added to existing Lot 1.02 in Block 1108 located on Novello Drive, Brick, New Jersey, to purchaser for the sum of $6,100.00

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 ratify resignations, as listed:


    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION

    TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    1

    Veneri, Michelle

    Transportation

    School Bus Attendant

    03/25/2017

    11 months

    2

    Driscoll, Peter

    Drum Point/

    Custodial Worker

    02/23/2017

    4 months

    3

    Tito, Roxanne

    Drum Point/

    Custodial Worker

    02/23/2017

    1 year, 11 months



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


  4. To approve the removal of substitutes for the 16-17 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    Employee Number

    Title

    1

    9685

    Substitute Food Service




  5. To approve employment for the 16-17 SY, as listed: Updated 04/05/17


    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION

    TITLE

    SALARY

    (to be pro-rated)

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Comito, Patrick

    VMMS

    Custodial Worker

    3:00 - 11:00 p.m.

    $23,558 base plus

    $320 night shift differential

    04/24/2017

    2

    Hult, Lisa

    Drum Point

    Custodial Worker

    3:00 - 11:00 p.m.

    $23,558 base plus

    $320 night shift differential

    04/24/2017

    3 Lacerda, Melissa Drum Point
    Teacher Aide
    $24,061 05/01/2017
    4 Dalrymple, Colleen  Director of Special Services Step 11/ $126,755 + Director/ $6500 + MA +30/ $2000
    Total: $135,255
     06/07/2017



  6. To ratify an Agreement between the Brick Township Board of Education and the Brick Township Association of Non-Certified Supervisors and Administrative Secretaries, effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2019, on file in the Office of Business Administrator/Board Secretary. 

  7. To approve changes in employment for the 16-17 SY, as attached: Updated 04/06/17
     Changes in employment





  8. To approve leaves of absence for the 16-17 SY, as attached: Updated 04/05/17
     Approve Leaves of Absence


  9. To ratify leaves of absence for the 16-17 SY, as attached:
     Ratify Leaves of Absence
                     

  10. To ratify change in leaves of absence for the 16-17 SY, as listed:


    NO.

    EMPLOYEE #

    FROM

    TO

    1

    6320

    FMLA

    01/27/17-03/07/17

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    FMLA

    01/27/17-04/28/17

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    2

    6837

    FMLA

    03/13/17-03/28/17

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    FMLA

    03/13/17-03/24/17

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    3

    4745

    FMLA

    12/01/16-02/01/17

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    FMLA

    12/01/16-01/31/17

    w/o pay, w/benefits




  11. To ratify staff for an additional teaching block, second semester, for the 16-17 SY, as listed:


    Employee Name

    Location/

    Assignment

    Stipend

    Effective

    End Date

    1

    Howard, Tamara

    BMHS/

    Pre-Calculus

    $1,956

    03/20/17

    05/26/17

    2

    Ventrello, Danielle

    BMHS/

    Geometry

    $1,956

    03/20/17

    05/26/17



  12. To approve Spring Coaches effective 04/07/2017 for the 16-17 SY, as listed:


    NO.

    SCHOOL

    ACTIVITY

    POSITION

    NAME

    STIPEND

    (pro-rated)

    1

    BTHS

    Spring Track/

    Boys & Girls

    Asst. Coach

    Price, Jacqueline

    $3,706

    2

    BTHS

    Spring Track/

    Boys & Girls

    Asst. Coach

    Brennan, Kyle

    $3,706



  13. To approve Spring volunteer coaches effective 04/07/17 for the 16-17 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    SCHOOL

    ACTIVITY

    SEASON

    NAME

    1

    BTHS

    Golf

    Spring

    Cordiano, Christopher

    2

    BMHS

    Lacrosse/Girls

    Spring

    Korber, Caitlin




  14.  To approve Volunteer Paraprofessional Aides effective 04/07/17 as listed:


    NO.

    SCHOOL

    ACTIVITY

    SEASON

    NAME

    1

    BTHS

    Lacrosse/ Boys

    Spring

    D’Eufemia, Christopher

    2

    BTHS

    Softball

    Spring

    Halley, Julian

    3

    BTHS

    Lacrosse/Boys

    Spring

    Mannion, Raymond

    4 BTHS Lacrosse/Boys Spring Schlaefer, Raymond


  15.  To ratify, changes in employment for the 16-17 SY, as listed:


    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    FROM

    TO

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Wylie, Scott

    Maintenance Supervisor Grounds (Lead Groundsman)

    $60,600

    Custodial Worker

    Drum Point

    $34,758 base plus $320 night shift differential

    (to be pro-rated)

    03/31/2017




  16. To approve Boiler License stipends for the 16-17 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION/TITLE

    STIPEND

    (to be pro-rated)

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Flynn, Brian

    BMHS/Custodial Worker

    $525

    04/07/17

    2

    Vanegas, Ricardo

    Lanes Mill/

    Custodial Worker

    $525

    04/07/17



  17. To ratify termination of employee 8669 effective 03/07/2017.

  18. To approve Word Analysis Club at BTHS.

  19. To approve volunteer advisor for Word Analysis Club, Debra Hackett.


  20. To approve a resignation, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION

    TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    1

    Jakubowski, Joseph

    District/Interim Director of Special Services

    03/31/17

    4 months


  21. To approve changes in title for the 16-17 SY, as attached:
    Changes in Title

  22. To approve mentors for the 16-17 SY, as listed:


    MENTOR

    MENTEE

    1

    Brennan, Bonnie

    Brodzicki, Marissa



  23. To approve BEST employees for the 16-17 school year effective 4/7/17, as listed:




    NAME

    POSITION

    LOCATION

    HOURS

    RATE

    1

    McDonald, Jennifer

    BEST

    Recreation Aide

    EHY

    7:00 - 9:00 a.m

    Step 4

    $10.00 per hour




BOARD COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

PUBLIC COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

BOARD COMMENT: POLICIES

PUBLIC COMMENT: POLICIES

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

BOARD COMMENT

 

CALENDAR

DATE

EVENT

TIME

APRIL 10-APRIL 17, 2017 SPRING RECESS SCHOOLS CLOSED
APRIL 27, 2017 PUBLIC HEARING ON THE 17-18 BUDGET BMHS 7:00PM
MAY 11, 2017 REGULAR MEETING BTHS - 7:00 PM

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