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 June 1, 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 forty five minutes and the general nature of the subject matter to be discussed is as follows:
Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Reports Interim Superintendent Contract Litigation Matter 7233 Potential Litigation S.C.
    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

  • STEM ACADEMY PRESENTATION

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  1. MAY 11, 2017 - EXECUTIVE SESSION

  2. MAY 11, 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 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



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 April 30, 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 April 30, 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 removal of an Out of District Student placement, as attached:
    REGIONAL DAY 5255


  9. To ratify contracts for In-Coming Tuition Students, as attached:
    FREEHOLD BORO 3010
    HIGHLANDS 3015 AND 3016
    EDISON 3121
    PLAINFIELD 3184 AND 3185




  10. To ratify Out of District Student Placements, as attached:
    NEW ROAD 4221
    OCEAN ACADEMY 4790
    OCEAN ACADEMY 5873
    REGIONAL DAY 8967
    RUGBY 2953


  11. To approve a Resolution for a Provider of Legal Services, as follows:
    WHEREAS,
    Montenegro, Thompson, Montenegro & Genz were approved by the Board of Education on June 30, 2016 to provide Legal Services for the 2016-2017 school year, at a fee not to exceed $280,680; and
    WHEREAS, additional funds are needed through June 30, 2017 in the amount of $20,000.
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Brick Township Board of Education approve Montenegro, Thompson, Montenegro & Genz to continue to provide Legal Services in the amount not to exceed $300,680 for the 2016-2017 school year.


  12. To approve a Resolution for a Provider of Legal Services for Special Education Matters, as follows:
    WHEREAS, Schwartz, Simon, Edelstein & Celso were approved by the Board of Education on June 30, 2016 and December 16, 2016 to provide Legal Services for Pending Special Education Matters for a fee not to exceed $144,565; and
    WHEREAS, additional funds are needed through June 30, 2017 in the amount of $10,000.
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Brick Township Board of Education approve Schwartz, Simon, Edelstein & Celso to continue to provide Legal Services for Pending Special Education Matters in the amount not to exceed $154,565 for the 2016-2017 school year. 



  13. To approve an Agreement between the Monmouth Ocean Educational Services Commission and the Brick Township Board of Education for Nursing Services effective, September 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018, as attached:
    MOESC NURSING SERVICES


  14. To approve continued membership in the N.J.S.I.A.A. in accordance with N.J.S.A. 18A:11-3, and further agrees to be governed by the Constitution, Bylaws and Rules and Regulations of the N.J.S.I.A.A. governing student-athlete eligibility.  The membership covers both Brick Memorial and Brick Township High Schools at a cost of $2,150.00 per school for the 2017-2018 school year.


  15. To approve continued membership in the Shore Conference of High Schools Association in accordance with N.J.S.A. 18A:11-3 and further agrees to be governed by the Constitution, Bylaws and Rules and Regulations of the Shore Conference governing student-athlete eligibility.  The membership covers both Brick Memorial and Brick Township High Schools at a cost of $1,000.00 per school for the 2017-2018 school year.


  16. To approve an Easement and Right of Way Agreement with NJ Natural Gas, as attached:
    EASEMENT AND RIGHT OF WAY AGREEMENT



  17. To approve a Resolution for the transfer of current year surplus to Capital Reserve, as follows:
    WHEREAS,
    N.J.S.A. 18A:21-2 and N.J.S.A. 18A:7G-13 permit a Board of Education to establish and/or deposit into certain reserve accounts at year end, and;
    WHEREAS, the aforementioned statutes authorize procedures, under the authority of the Commissioner of Education, which permit a board of education to transfer anticipated excess current revenue or unexpended appropriations into reserve accounts during the month of June by board resolution, and;
    WHEREAS, the Brick Township Board of Education wishes to deposit anticipated current year surplus into a Capital Reserve account at year end, and;
    WHEREAS, the Brick Township Board of Education has determined that $3,661,111 is available for such purpose of transfer,
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Education that it hereby authorizes the District's School Business Administrator to make these transfers consistent with all applicable laws and regulations.



  18. To recommend NW Financial Group be approved as the provider of Financial Advisory Services for the 2017-2018 school year, as per the attached proposal:
    NW FINANCIAL GROUP LLC




  19. To recommend McManimon, Scotland and Baumann be approved as the provider of Bond Counsel Services for the 2017-2018 school year, as per the attached proposal:
    MCMANIMON SCOTLAND AND BAUMANN


  20. To recommend Netta Architects be appointed as Architect of Record for the 2017-2018 school year.


  21. To recommend CHA Consultants be appointed as Civil Engineer of Record for the 2017-2018 school year. 


  22. To approve a Resolution for Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant Services, as follows:
    WHEREAS,
     
    there exists a need for Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant 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 Board of Education by resolution at a public meeting; and
    WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 18A-18A-5 also 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 contract and that the resolution and contract are on file and available for inspection in the Office of the Board of Education; and
    WHEREAS, N.J.A.C. 6A;23A-5.2(a)(5) 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 General Healthcare Resources be and  is hereby appointed by the Brick Township Board of Education to said position.
    2. This appointment is made in accordance with request for Proposal dated May 19, 2015 as a Professional Service under the provisions of Local Public Contract Law because the services are to be performed by a recognized professional, licensed and regulated by law and meets the requirements of N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5.
    3. This appointment is made in a Fair and Open process in accordance with N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20-26.
    4. The fee for services shall not exceed $8,400 for evaluations and meetings as per the proposal, as attached:
    GENERAL HEALTHCARE RESOURCES, INC
    5. The duration of this appointment shall be from July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.
    6. A copy of this Resolution shall be published in the Asbury Park Press as required by law within twenty (20) days after its passage.
    7. A certified copy of this Resolution together with a copy of the proposal shall remain on file and be available for inspection.


  23. To approve a Resolution for Legal Counsel Services as follows:
    WHEREAS,
     there exists a need for Legal Counsel 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 Board of Education by resolution at a public meeting; and
    WHEREAS, N.J.S.A 18A:18A-5 also 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 contract and that the resolution and contract are on file and available for inspection in the Office of the Board of Education; and
    WHEREAS, N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-5.2(a)(5) 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 Montenegro, Thompson, Montenegro and Genz be and is hereby appointed by the Brick Township Board of Education to said position.
    2. This appointment is made in accordance with the Request for Proposal dated January 12, 2016 as a Professional Service under the provisions of Local Public Contract Law because the services are to be performed by a recognized professional, licensed and regulated by law and meets the requirements of N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5.
    3. This appointment is made in a Fair and Open process in accordance with N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.26.
    4. The fee for services shall not exceed $300,585 as per the proposal, as attached:
    MONTENEGRO, THOMPSON, MONTENEGRO & GENZ
    5. The duration of this appointment shall be from July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.
    6. A copy of this Resolution shall be published in the Asbury Park Press as required by law within twenty (20) days after its passage.
    7. A certified copy of this Resolution together with a copy of the proposal shall remain on file and be available for inspection.




  24. To approve a Resolution for Employment Physician Services, as follows:
    WHEREAS,
     there exists a need for Employment Physician 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 Board of Education by resolution at a public meeting; and
    WHEREAS, N.J.S.A 18A:18A-5 also 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 contract and that the resolution and contract are on file and available for inspection in the Office of the Board of Education; and
    WHEREAS, N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-5.2(a)(5) 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 Meridian Occupational Health be and is hereby appointed by the Brick Township Board of Education to said position.
    2. This appointment is made in accordance with the Request for Proposal dated June 23, 2015 as a Professional Service under the provisions of Local Public Contract Law because the services are to be performed by a recognized professional, licensed and regulated by law and meets the requirements of N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5.
    3. This appointment is made in a Fair and Open process in accordance with N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.26.
    4. The fee for services shall not exceed $10,250, as per the proposal, as attached:
    MERIDIAN OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH
    5. The duration of this appointment shall be from July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.
    6. A copy of this Resolution shall be published in the Asbury Park Press as required by law within twenty (20) days after its passage.
    7. A certified copy of this Resolution together with a copy of the proposal shall remain on file and be available for inspection.


  25. To approve a Resolution for School Physician Services, as follows:
    WHEREAS,
     there exists a need for School Physician 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 Board of Education by resolution at a public meeting; and
    WHEREAS, N.J.S.A 18A:18A-5 also 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 contract and that the resolution and contract are on file and available for inspection in the Office of the Board of Education; and
    WHEREAS, N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-5.2(a)(5) 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 Dr. Lionel Foz be and is hereby appointed by the Brick Township Board of Education to said position.
    2. This appointment is made in accordance with the Request for Proposal dated July 9, 2015 as a Professional Service under the provisions of Local Public Contract Law because the services are to be performed by a recognized professional, licensed and regulated by law and meets the requirements of N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5.
    3. This appointment is made in a Fair and Open process in accordance with N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.26.
    4. The fee for services shall not exceed $42,000, as per the proposal, as attached:
    DR. LIONEL FOZ
    5. The duration of this appointment shall be from July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.
    6. A copy of this Resolution shall be published in the Asbury Park Press as required by law within twenty (20) days after its passage.
    7. 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 for Insurance Brokerage Services for Health Insurance, as follows:
    WHEREAS
    , there exists a need for a provider of Insurance Brokerage Services for Health Insurance, and 
    WHEREAS, this appointment is awarded as an Extraordinary Unspecifiable Service in accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5(2) as the services to be performed are specialized and qualitative in nature and require significant training and expertise in the field, and
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Brick Township Board of Education, as follows:
    1. That Fairview Insurance Agency, in accordance with their Competitive Contract response dated January 28, 2016, be and is hereby appointed by the Brick Township Board of Education to said position.
    2. The fee for services shall be as per the proposal, not to exceed $80,000, as attached:
    FAIRVIEW INSURANCE AGENCY
    3. A copy of the Resolution shall be published in the Asbury Park Press as required by law within twenty (20) days after its passage.
    4. A certified copy of the Resolution together with a copy of the proposal shall remain on file and be available for inspection.
    5. The duration of this appointment shall be from July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.


  27. To approve a Resolution for Differentiated Learning Software for Middle Schools, as follows:
    WHEREAS
    , there exists a need for a provider of Differentiated Learning Software for Middle Schools, and 
    WHEREAS, this appointment is awarded as an Extraordinary Unspecifiable Service in accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5(2) as the services to be performed are specialized and qualitative in nature and require significant training and expertise in the field, and
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Brick Township Board of Education, as follows:
    1. That Achieve 3000, in accordance with their Competitive Contract response dated September 30, 2015, be and is hereby appointed by the Brick Township Board of Education to said position.
    2. The fee for services shall not exceed $66,349.10 as per the proposal, as attached:
    ACHIEVE 3000
    3. A copy of the Resolution shall be published in the Asbury Park Press as required by law within twenty (20) days after its passage.
    4. A certified copy of the Resolution together with a copy of the proposal shall remain on file and be available for inspection.
    5. The duration of this appointment shall be from July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.


  28. To approve a Resolution for Substitute Teacher Services, as follows:
    WHEREAS
    , there exists a need for a provider of Substitute Teacher Services, and 
    WHEREAS, this appointment is awarded as an Extraordinary Unspecifiable Service in accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5(2) as the services to be performed are specialized and qualitative in nature and require significant training and expertise in the field, and
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Brick Township Board of Education, as follows:
    1. That Insight Workforce Solutions, in accordance with their Competitive Contract response dated September 9, 2015, be and is hereby appointed by the Brick Township Board of Education to said position.
    2. The fee for services shall not exceed $1,325,555 as per the proposal, as attached:
    INSIGHT WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS
    3. A copy of the Resolution shall be published in the Asbury Park Press as required by law within twenty (20) days after its passage.
    4. A certified copy of the Resolution together with a copy of the proposal shall remain on file and be available for inspection.
    5. The duration of this appointment shall be from July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.


  29. To approve a Resolution for Substitute Paraprofessional Services, as follows:
    WHEREAS, there exists a need for a provider of Substitute Paraprofessional Services, and 
    WHEREAS, this appointment is awarded as an Extraordinary Unspecifiable Service in accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5(2) as the services to be performed are specialized and qualitative in nature and require significant training and expertise in the field, and
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Brick Township Board of Education, as follows:
    1. That Insight Workforce Solutions, in accordance with their Competitive Contract response dated January 11, 2016, be and is hereby appointed by the Brick Township Board of Education to said position.
    2. The fee for services shall not exceed $250,000 as per the proposal, as attached:
    INSIGHT WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS
    3. A copy of the Resolution shall be published in the Asbury Park Press as required by law within twenty (20) days after its passage.
    4. A certified copy of the Resolution together with a copy of the proposal shall remain on file and be available for inspection.
    5. The duration of this appointment shall be from July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.


  30. To approve a Resolution for Insurance Brokerage Services for Workers Compensation, as follows:
    WHEREAS, there exists a need for a provider of Insurance Brokerage Services for Workers Compensation, and 
    WHEREAS, this appointment is awarded as an Extraordinary Unspecifiable Service in accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5(2) as the services to be performed are specialized and qualitative in nature and require significant training and expertise in the field, and
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Brick Township Board of Education, as follows:
    1. That William H. Connolly & Co, LLC in accordance with their Competitive Contract response dated May 24, 2017 be and is hereby appointed by the Brick Township Board of Education to said position.
    2. The fee for services shall not exceed $30,000 as per the proposal, as attached:
    WILLIAM H. CONNOLLY CO, LLC
    3. A copy of the Resolution shall be published in the Asbury Park Press as required by law within twenty (20) days after its passage.
    4. A certified copy of the Resolution together with a copy of the proposal shall remain on file and be available for inspection.
    5. The duration of this appointment shall be from July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.




  31. To approve the rejection of responses received on May 24, 2017 for Property and Casualty Insurance Brokerage Services (excluding Workers Compensation) due to the substantial revision needed to the specifications for the services.



  32. To approve Use of Facilities "Cost Recovery Fees" for the 17-18 school year, as attached:
    2017-2018 COST RECOVERY FEES


  33. Removed 06/01/17



  34. To approve a Resolution to award the bid for the Warren H. Wolf Elementary School Roof Project, as follows:
    WHEREAS,
    the bids were opened and reviewed on May 23, 2017, as attached:
    WARREN H. WOLF ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ROOF BIDS
    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Brick Township Board of Education award the bid for the project listed above, as follows:

    VENDOR

    TOTAL

    JDS INDUSTRIAL ROOFING $1,159,600




  35. To approve a Resolution to award the bid for the Brick Township High School Track Project, as follows:
    WHEREAS, the bids were opened and reviewed on May 23, 2017, as attached:
    BRICK TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL TRACK BIDS
    BE IT RESOLVED,
     that the Brick Township Board of Education award the bid for the project listed above, as follows:

    VENDOR

    TOTAL

    ALL SURFACE ASPHALT PAVING INC. $587,400


  36. To approve a Resolution of the Board of Education of the Township of Brick in the County of Ocean, New Jersey determining to acquire and to finance equipment by means of a Lease Purchase Financing in an amount not exceeding $450,000, authorizing an advertisement for bids to finance the equipment if necessary, delegating the award of the bid, authorizing the execution of the lease and related documents and authorizing other actions necessary to complete the transaction, as follows:
    WHEREAS, The Board of Education of the Township of Brick in the County of Ocean, New Jersey (the "Board") is created and is charged by law with the responsibility of providing a system of public education within the school district over which it has jurisdiction and to acquire equipment therefor; and
    WHEREAS, the Board has determined to fund the acquisition of five (5) school buses, including financing and all incidental or related costs (the "Equipment") by means of a lease purchase financing for a term that does not exceed five (5) years pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 18A:20-4.2(f) and N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-1 et seq.; and
    WHEREAS, the Board has selected NW Financial Group, LLC, as financial advisor (the “Financial Advisor”) and McManimon, Scotland & Baumann, LLC, as special counsel (the "Special Counsel”) for the purpose of advising and assisting with the proposed lease purchase financing of the Equipment; and
    WHEREAS, in accordance with the procedures set forth in N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-1 et seq. (the “Public School Contract Law”) and the regulations promulgated thereunder, a notice of the bid will be published if required and bids or quotes (hereinafter simply referred to as bids) are scheduled to be returned to the Business Administrator/Board Secretary, who, with the assistance of the Special Counsel and the Financial Advisor, will determine the lowest responsive and responsible bidder to purchase the Lease (as hereinafter defined) from the Board (hereinafter referred to as the “Purchaser”); and
    WHEREAS, the Board will enter into a lease purchase agreement (the “Lease”) and other related documents with the Purchaser in an amount not to exceed $450,000 to finance the Equipment; and
    WHEREAS, the Board desires to authorize the delegation of the award of the bid to the Business Administrator/Board Secretary and further authorizes the Board President, Business Administrator/Board Secretary, Financial Advisor and Special Counsel to prepare and to execute the Lease and certain other documents and agreements necessary or incidental to the transactions contemplated thereby;
    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF BRICK IN THE COUNTY OF OCEAN, NEW JERSEY as follows:
    Section 1. The Board hereby determines to finance the Equipment by means of a lease purchase financing in a principal amount not exceeding $450,000 in accordance with the requirements of the Public School Contracts Law.  The Business Administrator/Board Secretary, the Financial Advisor, the Special Counsel and other appropriate representatives of the Board are hereby authorized to prepare the necessary timetables and bid documents and other related documents as may be necessary and to take other steps necessary to prepare for and to implement the proposed financing.
    Section 2. The Board hereby authorizes the publication of a request for bids if required in accordance with the Public School Contracts Law or the solicitation of quotes in order to prepare for the proposed transaction.
    Section 3. The Board President and/or the Business Administrator/Board Secretary are authorized to award the bid and the Lease in accordance with the terms of this resolution to the lowest bidder in accordance with the bid proposals or quotes submitted to the Business Administrator/Board Secretary, which winning bid proposal or quote will be retained on file in the Business Administrator/Board Secretary’s office.  The Purchaser’s interest rate will be held fixed for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of the bid.  If the closing does not occur within thirty (30) days of the date of the bid, the interest rate will be calculated in accordance with the index rate suggested by the Financial Advisor as set forth in the bid specifications.
    Section 4. The Board President and/or the Business Administrator/Board Secretary are hereby authorized to negotiate, execute and deliver, subject to the review of Special Counsel, the Lease, an agent or an escrow agreement, an assignment agreement, if necessary, and such other documents as may be necessary to consummate the transaction. Specifically, the Board authorizes the Board President or the Business Administrator/Board Secretary to establish an escrow account for the deposit of the Lease proceeds and to direct the deposit and investment of the Lease proceeds in the escrow for the term of the Lease in accordance with the requirements of law. The Board hereby authorizes and directs the Board President or the Business Administrator/Board Secretary to approve any changes, additions, or deletions to the Lease or such other documents as may, in the judgment of Special Counsel, be necessary or advisable, such approval to be evidenced by the execution of the Lease or such other documents by the Board President or the Business Administrator/Board Secretary. The Business Administrator/Board Secretary is also authorized to pay any agreed upon fees of the escrow agent, if any.  The Board President and/or Business Administrator/Board Secretary are also authorized and directed to take on behalf of the Board such other actions as shall be necessary and appropriate to accomplish the lease purchase financing for the Equipment in accordance with the terms of the Lease and this resolution and pursuant to the terms of the agreements and instruments authorized to be prepared hereby and to accomplish the performance of the obligations of the Board in respect thereto.
    Section 5.  The payment of rent or other monies due under the Lease shall be made only from the General Fund of the Board.  Neither the Board, nor any agency, department or political subdivision thereof shall be obligated to pay any sum to the Purchaser under the Lease from any taxing source for the payment of any sums due under the Lease unless an appropriation is made in a duly approved budget of the Board.  The obligations of the Board shall not constitute indebtedness of the Board or of the Township of Brick or of any department, agency or political subdivision thereof.  The Lease shall set forth the term of the lease purchase agreement for the Equipment, the rental payments to be paid by the Board in respect thereof and the dates on which such rent shall be due and payable.
    Section 6. The Board hereby covenants that it will comply with any conditions subsequent imposed by the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the “Code”), in order to preserve the exemption from taxation of interest on the Lease, including the requirement to rebate all net investment earnings on the gross proceeds above the yield on the Lease, if applicable.
    Section 7.  The Board authorizes the Business Administrator/Board Secretary to act and determine on behalf of the Board whether the Lease will be designated as “bank qualified” within the meaning of Section 265 of the Code. The Board hereby declares its intent to issue the Lease in the expected maximum principal amount of the Lease set forth herein and to use the proceeds of the Lease to pay or to reimburse expenditures for the costs of the purpose for which the Lease is authorized herein.  This resolution is a declaration of intent within the meaning and for the purposes of Treasury Regulations Section 1.150-2 or any successor provisions of federal income tax law.
    Section 8. This resolution shall take effect immediately.



  37. To approve the application for Medical Stop Loss Insurance Coverage including Aggregate Stop Loss and Specific Stop Loss with Sun Life Financial, effective July 1, 2017, as attached:
    SUN LIFE FINANCIAL


  38. To approve Aetna as the Dental Insurance Carrier, effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018, and Dental Rates, as attached:
    2017-2018 AETNA RENEWAL RATES


  39. To approve Medical Rates, effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018, as attached:
    2017-2018 MEDICAL RATES


  40. To approve Prescription Rates, effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018, as attached:
    2017-2018 PRESCRIPTION RATES


  41. To approve a Resolution authorizing contracts with certain approve 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 contract 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, 2017 through June 30, 2018.
    EDUCATIONAL DATA SERVICES CO-OP
    EDUCATIONAL SERVICES COMMISSION OF NJ
    GARDEN STATE COOPERATIVE
    OCEAN COUNTY COOPERATIVE
    HUNTERDON COUNTY EDUCATIONAL SERVICES COMMISSION
    TOWNSHIP OF STAFFORD CO-OP





  42. 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, 2017 through June 30, 2018.
    STATE CONTRACT VENDORS


  43. To approve premiums with State National/US Specialty to provide Excess Workers Compensation Re-Insurance for the 2017-2018 school year, as recommended by the Workers Compensation Consultant William H. Connelly in the amount of $58,048 with the District holding the first $1,000,000 of each and every claim.


  44. To approve an Agreement with PMA for a Third Party Workers Compensation Administrator for the 2017-2018 school year, as attached:
    PMA


  45. TO APPROVE A NON-FAIR AND OPEN RESOLUTION FOR LEGAL COUNSEL SERVICES FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION MATTERS, AS FOLLOWS:
    WHEREAS, there exists a need for Legal Counsel Services for certain Special Education Matters as listed below, 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 Board of Education by resolution at a public meeting; and
    WHEREAS, N.J.S.A 18A:18A-5 also 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 contract and that the resolution and contract are on file and available for inspection in the Office of the Board of Education; and
    WHEREAS, N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-5.2(A)5 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 Schwartz, Simon, Edelstein and Celso be and is hereby appointed by the Brick Township Board of Education to said position, for the purpose of completing matters as listed on the pending case list, as attached:
    PENDING CASES
    2. This appointment is made without competitive bidding as a Professional Service under the provisions of Local Public Contract Law because the services are to be performed by a recognized professional, licensed and regulated by law and meets the requirements of N.J.S.A. 19A:44A-20.26.
    3. The fee for services shall not exceed $23,780.
    4. The duration of this appointment shall be from July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018 or the conclusion of all pending cases whichever occurs earlier.
    5. A copy of this Resolution shall be published in the Asbury Park Press as required by law within twenty (20) 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.


  46. To approve a Resolution to join the New Jersey Schools Insurance Group, as attached:
    NJSIG RENEWAL RESOLUTION


  47. To approve the premiums with New Jersey Schools Insurance Group to provide Property and Casualty Insurance, for the 2017-2018 school year, as recommended by the Broker of Record, Boynton and Boynton, as follows:

    COVERAGE DESCRIPTION

    COST

    Commercial Package

    $599,160

    Business Administrator Bond

    Included

    School Board Legal

    $117,015

    Treasurer’s Bond

    $1,284

    Umbrella

    Included





  48. To recommend authorization for the Business Administrator/Qualified Purchasing Agent to utilize a Competitive Contracting process for solicitation of a provider of Consultant Class Action Settlement Management.



  49. To approve a Shared Services agreement between the Brick Township Board of Education and the Foundation for Educational Administration, as attached:
    SHARED SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH FEA







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 a change in retirement date for Jerilyn McCabe from 09/02/2017 to 09/01/2017.

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

  4. To approve employment for the 17-18 SY, as attached: Updated 05/31/17
     Approve Employment 17-18

  5. To approve substitutes for the 17-18 SY, as attached:
     Substitutes

  6. To ratify correction in change in salary for the 16-17 SY, as attached:
    Updated 06/01/17
     Ratify Correction 

  7. To approve TWU Staff for the 17-18 SY, as attached: Updated 06/01/17
     TWU Staff

  8. To approve TWU transfers for the 17-18 SY, as attached: Updated 06/01/17
     TWU Transfers

  9. To approve Tenured Administrators for the 17-18 SY, as attached:
     Tenured Administrators 

  10. To approve Non-Tenured Administrators for the 17-18 SY, as attached:
     Non-Tenured Administrators

  11. To approve changes in employment for the 17-18 SY, as attached:
     Changes in Employment
     
  12. To approve Unaffiliated Staff Members for the 17-18 SY, as attached:
    Updated 06/01/17
     Unaffiliated

  13. To approve Earl Mosely as the HIB Specialist for the 17-18 SY.

  14. To approve Earl Mosely, District HIB Specialist Summer Hours, for the 17-18 SY, $49 per hour, for 6 days, at 6 hours per day. Updated 05/31/17

  15. To ratify staff for an additional teaching block, second semester, for the 16-17 SY, as attached:
     Additional Teaching Block

  16. To approve guidance counselor summer hours for the 16-17 SY, $49 per hour, 6 hours per day, as attached:
     Guidance Summer Hours 16-17

  17. To approve guidance counselor summer hours for the 17-18 SY, $49 per hour, 6 hours per day, as attached: Updated 05/31/17
     Guidance Summer Hours 17-18

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

  19. To ratify a leave of absence for the 16-17 SY, as attached:
     Ratify LOA

  20. To approve leaves of absence for the 16-17 SY, as attached:
     Approve LOA

  21. To approve BASE Camp Teaching Staff for the 17-18 SY, as attached:
    Updated 06/01/17
     BASE Camp

  22. To approve Summer & Fall Coaches for the 17-18 SY, as attached: Updated 06/01/17
     Summer & Fall Coaches

  23. To approve IT Summer Work for the 17-18 SY, as attached:
     IT Summer Work

  24. To approve NCLB Jump Start Coordinators, Nurses, and teachers for the 17-18 SY, as attached:
     JUMP Start Coordinators
     JUMP Start Nurses
     JUMP Start Title I
     JUMP Start Title III


  25. To approve CST Summer hours for the 17-18 SY, as attached: Updated 05/31/17
     CST Summer Hours

  26. To approve staff for the Professional Development/Curriculum work for June 2017 using Title II Funds, at $105 per day not to exceed the number of days listed, as attached:
     ELA K-12
     Fine & Performing Arts   Updated 06/01/17
     Health & PE
     Math Secondary
     Science K-12                    Updated 06/01/17
     Social Studies MS
     Special Education HS
     Specials MS
     World Language HS       Updated 06/01/17


  27. To approve staff for the Professional Development/Curriculum work during July and August 2017 pending ESSA funds, using Title II or District Funds as indicated at $105 per day not to exceed the number of days listed, as attached:
     ELA K-12
     College & Career                Updated 06/01/17
     Fine & Performing Arts     Updated 06/01/17
     Social Studies HS
     Special Education 
     Specials MS
     STEM                                   Updated 06/01/17     

  28. To approve payment for Technology Staff Members to tape/edit the end of year activities for the 16-17 SY, as attached:
     Technology EOY

  29.  To approve Summer Transportation Master Schedule for the 17-18 SY, as attached:
    Updated 06/01/17
     Summer Transportation Schedule

  30. To approve Summer Painting Crew for the 17-18 SY, 8 hours per day, 4 days per week as attached:
     Summer Painting Crew

  31. To approve summer hours for the 17-18 SY for Cynthia Doyle, Attendance Officer, total of 60 hours at $49 per hour, not to exceed $2,940.  Added 05/31/17

  32. To ratify a resignation, as attached:  Added 05/31/17
     
    Ratify Resignations

  33. To approve resignations, as attached:  Added 05/31/17
     
    Approve Resignations

BOARD COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

PUBLIC COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

BOARD COMMENT

 

CALENDAR

DATE

EVENT

TIME

 JUNE 2, 2017 LRMS 8TH GRADE DANCE 7-10 PM
JUNE 6, 2017  BMHS SENIOR AWARDS NIGHT 6:30 PM 
 JUNE 12, 2017 VMMS 8TH GRADE AWARDS CEREMONY 6:30 PM
JUNE 14 THROUGH 19, 2017 EARLY DISMISSAL PLEASE CHECK WEBSITE FOR SCHOOL DISMISSAL TIMES
 JUNE 16, 2017 VMMS PROMOTION CEREMONY 5:00 PM BMHS
 JUNE 16, 2017 LRMS PROMOTION CEREMONY 5:00 & 7:00 PM
JUNE 19, 2017 BMHS GRADUATION 4:00 PM
 JUNE 19, 2017 BTHS GRADUATION 6:00 PM
JULY 13, 2017 REGULAR MEETING 7:00 PM BTHS

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