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 May 11, 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:
Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Reports
Interim Superintendent Contract
Litigation - 8991 
Negotiations
    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

  • TEACHER OF THE YEAR AND SUPPORT STAFF RECOGNITION

  • 2017-2018 REDISTRICTING PRESENTATION

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  1. APRIL 6, 2017 - EXECUTIVE SESSION

  2. APRIL 6, 2017 - REGULAR MEETING

  3. APRIL 27, 2017 - PUBLIC HEARING

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  Updated 5/10/17

  2. To ratify Field Trips, as attached:
    FIELD TRIPS

  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:
    STUDENT PLACEMENTS

  5. To ratify a student placement for Student Teaching, as attached:
    STUDENT PLACEMENT

  6. To approve the revised 2017/2018 School Calendar, as attached:
    CALENDAR

  7. 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 2017-2018 school year, on file in the office of the Board of Education.

  8. To approve the Camp Invention® program for Grades K-6 for Brick Township Public Schools, at no cost, to either Camp Invention or Brick Township Public Schools, located at Emma Havens Young Elementary, beginning June 26, 2017, from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm during the week of the program.

  9. To recommend for approval the 2017-2018 Redistricting Plan and Map, as attached:
    2017-2018 REDISTRICTING PLAN AND MAP

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, 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 March 31, 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, terms and conditions are available on the vendor's web-site and on file in the Office of the Business Administrator/Board Secretary), as attached:
    SURPLUS


  8. To ratify a temporary suspension of an Out of District contract, as attached:
    CHILDREN'S CENTER OF MONMOUTH COUNTY 1812



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

    CPC 0064

    CPC 1370

    NEW ROAD 3180

    NEW ROAD 8526

    OAKWOOD 0064

    OCEAN ACADEMY 4215

    OCEAN ACADEMY 7728


    CCMC 7352



  10. To accept donations from BubbaKoo's and Chick Fil A for the BTHS and Beyond Program.


  11. To accept a donation of two Buddy Benches for the Lanes Mill Elementary School Playground from Girls Scout Troop 60028.


  12. To accept a donation of one Buddy Bench for the Warren H. Wolf Elementary School from the Warren H. Wolf PTO.


  13. Removed 05/11/17


  14. To accept a Grant Award from Sustainable Jersey funded by PSEG Foundation in the amount of $2,000 for Veterans Memorial Elementary School.


  15. To approve a Resolution for Participation in Coordinated Transportation with Educational Services Commission of New Jersey, as attached:
    ESCNJ COORDINATED TRANSPORTATION 


  16. 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, 2017 through June 30, 2018.
    MORRIS COUNTY EDUCATIONAL SERVICES COMMISSION

  17. To approve the submission of the 2017 NJSIG Safety Grant, as attached:
    2017 NJSIG SAFETY GRANT APPLICATION


  18. To approve Amendment Number 4 with Bank of America, as attached:
    BANK OF AMERICA AMENDMENT 4

  19. To approve a revision to 2017-2018 Public Meeting Dates, as attached:
    2017-2018 REVISED PUBLIC MEETING SCHEDULE


  20. To delegate the authority to the School Business Administrator, James W. Edwards, Jr., CPA for the supervision of the School Facilities Project, DOE Project # 0530-027-17-1000, for the Warren H. Wolf Elementary School Roof Project, on behalf of the Board of Education.


  21. To authorize Netta Architects, the District Architect of Record, to work on behalf of the District to prepare all plans, specifications, drawings and necessary bid related documents for DOE Project # 0530-027-017-1000, for the Warren H. Wolf Elementary School Roof Project, on behalf of the Board of Education.


  22. To delegate the authority to the School Business Administrator, James W. Edwards, Jr., CPA for the supervision of the School Facilities Project, DOE Project # 0530-020-17-1000, for the Brick Township High School Track Project, on behalf of the Board of Education.


  23. To authorize Netta Architects, the Architect of Record, to work on behalf of the District to prepare all plans, specifications, drawings and necessary bid related documents for DOE Project # 0530-020-17-1000, for the Brick Township High School Track Project, on behalf of the Board of Education.


  24. To approve the 2017-2018 Tax Levy Schedule Receipt Schedule, as attached:
    2017-2018 TAX LEVY SCHEDULE


  25. To approve a contract with Branches for the BTHS Sr. Ball to be held on May 18, 2018, as attached:
    BRANCHES


  26. To approve a Service Agreement with Lightpath, as attached:
    LIGHTPATH


  27. To approve the 2017-2018 B.E.S.T. Program Budget, as attached:
    2017-2018 BEST PROGRAM BUDGET


  28. To approve the 2017-2018 Food Service Budget, as attached:
    2017-2018 FOOD SERVICE BUDGET



  29. To approve a contract with Stout's Transportation for Osbornville Elementary School Class Trip to take place on May 24, 2017, as attached:
    STOUT'S TRANSPORTATION


  30. To approve a Non-Fair and Open Resolution for Architectural Services, as follows:
    WHEREAS,
    there exists a need for Architectural Services for the Lake Riviera Middle School Window Lintel Project; 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-5a(1) states that the Board of Education shall in each instance shall 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 the 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 ensurers 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 Netta Architects 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 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 $8,500, as per the attached proposal:
    NETTA LRMS WINDOW LINTEL PROPOSAL
    4. The duration of this appointment shall be for twelve months from this date.
    5. A copy of this resolution shall be published in the Asbury Park Press 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.


  31. To authorize Netta Architects to amend the District's currently approved Long Range Facilities Plan and submit all required documents to the New Jersey Department of Education for the Warren H. Wolf Elementary School Roof Project, DOE Project #0530-027-17-1000. Added 05/11/17


  32. To authorize Netta Architects to amend the District's currently approved Long Range Facilities Plan and submit all required documents to the New Jersey Department of Education for the Brick Township High School Track Project, DOE Project #0530-020-17-1000. Added 05/11/17

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 resignations for the 16-17 SY, as listed: Updated 05/10/17

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    1

    Stojka, Suzanne

    VMMS/ STEM Teacher

    06/30/17

    13 years



  3. To approve changes in employment, as listed: Updated 05/11/17
     Changes in employment


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

  5. To approve the removal of substitutes for the 16-17 SY, as attached:
    Removal of Substitutes

  6. To approve BASE Camp Coordinator, Brett Novick, for the 17-18 SY, $54 per hour for 154 hours, not to exceed $8,316.

  7. To approve an athletic event worker for the 16-17 SY, as listed:

    No.

    Name

    School

    1

    Cordiano, Christopher

    BTHS



  8. To approve Tenured Teaching Staff for the 17-18 SY, as attached:
     Tenured Teaching Staff

  9. To approve Non-Tenured Teaching Staff for the 17-18 SY, as attached:
    Non-Tenured Teaching Staff

  10.  To approve Teacher Aides for the 17-18 SY, as attached:
    Teacher Aides

  11. To approve the salaries for the 17-18 SY for the Brick Township Associated of Non-Certified Supervisors and Administrative Secretaries, as attached: Updated 05/10/17
    UNIT

  12. To approve placing Employee #6905 on Administrative Leave without pay and without benefits.

  13. To approve Summer Painting Crew for the 17-18 SY, 8 hours per day, 4 days per week, as attached: Updated 05/10/17
    Summer Painting Crew

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

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

  16. To ratify changes in leaves of absence for the 16-17 SY, as attached:
    Ratify Changes in LOA

  17. To ratify extra-curricular position for the 16-17 SY, as listed:


    Employee

    Location/Title

    Stipend

    Effective

    1

    Elmendorf, Michael

    LRMS/ Intramural Bowling

    $2,830

    03/01/17



  18. To approve a Leave of absence for the 17-18 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE #

    EFFECTIVE

    PAY/BENEFITS

    1

    4069

    LOA

    09/01/17 - 06/30/18

    w/o pay, w/o benefits



  19. To ratify Robert Costanza as a Cafeteria Truck Driver Assistant at a rate of $13.00 per hour not to exceed 79 hours effective April 4, 2017. 

  20. To approve Sean Cranston to be the District Affirmative Action Officer for the 17-18 SY.

  21. To approve James W. Edwards, Jr.,CPA to be the District Public Agency Compliance Officer for the 17-18 SY.

  22. To approve Ann Marie Dayton to be the District 504 Officer and Homeless Liaison for the 17-18 SY.

  23. To approve an Agreement between the Brick Township Board of Education and the Brick Township Association of School Administrators, effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020, on file in the Office of Business Administrator/Board Secretary. Added 05/10/17

BOARD COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

PUBLIC COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

BOARD COMMENT: POLICIES

PUBLIC COMMENT: POLICIES

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

BOARD COMMENT

 

CALENDAR

DATE

EVENT

TIME

MAY 29, 2017 MEMORIAL DAY SCHOOLS CLOSED
JUNE 1, 2017 REGULAR MEETING BMHS 7:00 PM

ADJOURNMENT

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