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 July 13, 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 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

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  1.  JUNE 1, 2017 - EXECUTIVE SESSION

  2.  JUNE 1, 2017 - REGULAR MEETING

  3.  JUNE 26, 2017 - SPECIAL MEETING

REPORTS

  • COMMITTEE REPORTS

  • ACTING SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION - The Acting Superintendent recommends that the Board approve the following items.

  1.  To ratify Summer Base Camp Field Trips, as attached:
    FIELD TRIPS

  2. To approve Summer Base Camp Field Trips, as attached:
    FIELD TRIPS


  3. To approve Workshop, as required by the School District Accountability Act, as attached:
    WORKSHOP


  4. To approve a Workshop revision, as required by the School District Accountability Act, as attached:
    WORKSHOP


  5. To ratify a Workshop revision, as required by the School District Accountability Act, as attached:
    WORKSHOP


  6. To approve placements of college students for Student Teaching, Field Experiences, Classroom Observations, Internships and Externships, as attached:
    STUDENT PLACEMENTS


  7. To approve the Bilingual/ESL Three-Year Program Plan for the School Years 2017-2020.


  8. To approve the Georgian Court University Memorandum of Agreement and Addendum.


  9. To approve the following Grants for submission:

    1. Coca-Cola Company - BMHS Alternative Education Program
    2. Dollar General Youth Literacy -BMHS Alternative Education Program
    3. Walmart - BMHS Alternative Education Program
    4. Walgreens - BMHS Alternative Education Program
    5. State Farm - BMHS Alternative Education Program
    6. Target Foundation - BMHS Alternative Education Program    
    7. Dollar General - Summer Reading Literacy Foundation - BMHS Alternative Education Program

BOARD COMMENT: CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION

PUBLIC COMMENT: CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION

OPERATIONS - The Acting 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 May 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 May 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 JUNE
    WIRE PAYMENTS JULY


  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 a removal of an Out of District Student Placement, as attached:
    REGIONAL DAY 1170


  9. To ratify Student Nursing Services, as attached:
    BAYADA 3135


  10. To ratify of Out of District Student placements, as attached:

    BANCROFT 3401

    CCMC 4581

    CCMC 9550

    CCMC 4666

    CCMC 0472

    CCMC 9527

    CCMC 7352

    CCMC 2944

    COASTAL 1746

    COASTAL 1181

    COASTAL 3489

    COLLIER 1351

    COLLIER 6533

    COLLIER 4672

    COLLIER 1330

    COLLIER 1118

    COLLIER 4600

    DAVID GREGORY 4667

    EAST MOUNTAIN 4055

    EDUCATION ACADEMY 2227

    HAWKSWOOD 2836

    HAWKSWOOD 2834

    HAWKSWOOD 6028

    HAWKSWOOD 2093

    HAWKSWOOD 3130

    HAWKSWOOD 3309

    HAWKSWOOD 3198

    HAWKSWOOD 2289

    HAWKSWOOD 4675

    HAWKSWOOD 5116

    HAWKSWOOD 7250

    HAWKSWOOD 6117

    HAWKSWOOD 7307

    HAWKSWOOD 2320

    HAWKSWOOD 3274

    KATZENBACH 3338

    MARY A DOBBINS 1111

    NEW ROAD 3180

    NEW ROAD 8526

    NEW ROAD 4221

    OCEAN ACADEMY 0998

    OCEAN ACADEMY 3626

    OCEAN ACADEMY 4100

    OCEAN ACADEMY 8030

    OCEAN ACADEMY 7728

    SEARCH DAY 6080

    Removed
    07/13/17

    REGIONAL DAY 5255

    REGIONAL DAY 1193

    REGIONAL DAY 8967

    REGIONAL DAY 3455

    RUGBY 2953

    RUGBY 8467

    RUGBY 4682

    RUGBY 1784

    RUGBY 1630

    RUGBY 4077

    RUGBY 2527

    RUGBY 9521

    SEARCH DAY 2089

    SEARCH DAY 4470

    SEARCH DAY 1896

    SEARCH DAY 9522

    SEARCH DAY 4080

    SEARCH DAY 4078

    SEARCH DAY 4731






  11. To approve Out of District Student Placements, as attached:

    Bridge Academy 4180

    Commission for the Blind 2836

    Commission for the Blind 2834

    Commission for the Blind 4698

    Commission for the Blind 6117

    Commission for the Blind 3135

    Commission for the Blind 7796

    Commission for the Blind 4040

    Commission for the Blind 2908

    Rugby 9311

    Rugby 1896

    Long Beach 0584

    Long Beach 3128

    Oakwood 0064

    OCEAN 4790 Regional Day 5255 Regional Day 1193 Regional Day 8967 Regional Day 3455    




  12. To approve Petty Cash for the 2017-2018 school year, as attached:
    PETTY CASH 17 18


  13. To approve start up cash for the Cafeteria Operations for the 2017-2018 school year, as attached:
    START UP CASH



  14. To accept donations from Braces @ Brick in the amount of $250 for each of the Schools listed below:

    SCHOOL

    Herbertsville Elementary School

    Veterans Memorial Elementary School

    Osbornville Elementary School

    Emma Havens Young Elementary School

    Midsteams Elementary School

    Lanes Mill Elementary School

    Drum Point Road Elementary School




  15. To accept a check in the amount of $156.22 from Ahold USA A+ Rewards Program for Lake Riviera Middle School.


  16. To ratify the Horizon EPO Prescription rates, effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018, as listed:

    Single

    $166.78

    H/W

    $350.25

    P/C

    $300.22

    Family

    $500.36














  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 by resolution and without advertising for bids, purchase any goods or services under New Jersey Cooperative Purchasing Program; and
    WHEREAS, the Brick Township Board of Education has the need on a timely basis to purchase goods or services utilizing CO-OP's; and
    WHEREAS, the Brick Township Board of Education intends to enter into contracts with the attached referenced CO-OP Vendors through this resolution and properly execute contracts which shall be subject to all the conditions applicable to the current contracts.
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Brick Township Board of Education authorizes the Purchasing Agent to purchase certain goods or services from those approved CO-OP vendors on the attached list, pursuant to all conditions of the individual CO-OP's; and
    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the duration of the contracts between the Brick Township Board of Education and the referenced CO-OP Vendors shall be from July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.
    EDUCATIONAL SERVICES COMMISSION OF NJ


  18. To ratify a Joint Transportation Agreement with Long Beach Island in the amount of $80.00 for the 2017-2018 Summer ESY Program, as attached:
    LBI JOINT TRANSPORTATION AGREEMENT


  19. To approve a Resolution for Occupational, Physical and Speech Therapy Services, as follows:
    WHEREAS, there exists a need for Occupational, Physical and Speech Therapy services, and
    WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5 et seq. requires any contract in which the amount exceeds the bid threshold by 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 Education, as follows:
    1. That Advanced Education Advisement 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 5, 2017 as a Professional Services under the provisions of the Local Public Contract Law because the services are to be performed by a recognized professional, licensed and regulated by law and 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 be OT $74 per hr/280 hrs, PT $88 per hr/280 hrs and Speech $74  per hr/1,050 hrs, for a total not to exceed $123,060, as per the proposal attached:
    ADVANCED EDUCATION ADVISEMENT
    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. 



  20. To approve a Resolution to award the bid for the Painting and Repair Services project, as follows:
    WHEREAS, the bid was opened and reviewed on July 7, 2017
    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Brick Township Board of Education award the bid for the project listed above, as follows:

    VENDOR

    TOTAL

    GPC, INC

    Painter                   $65 Per Hour
    Painters Helper     $40 Per Hour

    Not to exceed $50,000





  21. To approve a Non-Fair and Open Resolution for Architectural Services, as follows:
    WHEREAS, 
    there exists a need for Architectural Services for the Door Replacement 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 $8,800, as per the attached proposal:
    NETTA DOOR REPLACEMENT PROJECT
    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.


  22. To ratify contracts with Hobsons/Naviance for the 2017-2018 school year, as attached:
    BTHS
    BMHS


  23. To approve a Settlement Agreement for Student 7233.


  24. To approve a Resolution regarding HVAC System Services and Maintenance, as follows:
    WHEREAS,
    N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-42 permits a Board of Education to renew an existing contract provided the existing contract remains substantially unchanged and any increases in the contract cost of the three year period shall be no greater than a total of 20% over the initial cost.
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Brick Township Board of Education renew the following for the 2017-2018 school year, as attached:
    JERSEY STATE CONTROLS


  25. To approve change orders, as attached: Added 07/13/17
    CJ HESSE CO 1 BTHS EAST PARKING LOT
    CJ HESSE CO 2 BTHS EAST PARKING LOT
    ALL SURFACE ASPHALT CO 1 BTHS TRACK
    ALL SURFACE ASPHALT CO 2 BTHS TRACK
    JDS INDUSTRIAL CO 2 WHW ROOF




     

BOARD COMMENT: OPERATIONS

PUBLIC COMMENT: OPERATIONS

HUMAN RESOURCES - The Acting Superintendent recommends that the Board approve the following items.

  1. To accept, with regret retirements, as attached:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    1

    Lorusso, Patricia

    EHYES/

    Principal

    09/01/17

    14 years, 2 months

    2

    Scott, Tamara

    DPES,EHYES,OES,LRMS/

    Physical Therapist

    10/01/17

    20 years, 1 month

    3

    Stolz, Laurene

    BMHS/

    Math Teacher

    09/01/17

    11 years



  2. To ratify retirement, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    1

    Buttiglieri, Evelyn

    BTHS/

    Senior Food Service Worker

    07/01/17

    22 years, 9 months



  3. To ratify the change of retirement date, as attached:
     Change in retirement

  4. To approve resignations for the 17-18 SY, as attached:
     Resignations

  5. To ratify resignations for the 17-18 SY, as attached:
     Ratify Resignations

  6. To approve employment for the 17-18 SY, as attached: Updated 07/13/17
     Employment

  7. To ratify changes in employment for the 16-17 SY, as attached:
     Changes in Employment 16-17

  8. To ratify the correction in salaries for the 17-18 SY, as attached: Updated 07/13/17
     Ratify Correction in Salaries


  9. To ratify changes in employment for the 17-18 SY, as attached:   Updated 07/13/17
     Ratify Changes in Employment 17-18

  10. To approve BEST Staff for the 17-18 SY, as attached:
     BEST

  11. To approve BTEA transfers for the 17-18 SY, as attached: (Updated 7/11/17)
     BTEA Transfers

  12. To approve an administrator transfer for the 17-18 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    FROM

    TO

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Kerr, Colleen

    Principal

    Veterans Memorial Elementary School

    Principal

    Drum Point Elementary School

    08/01/17



  13. To ratify TWU transfers for the 17-18 SY effective 7/1/17, as attached:
     TWU Transfers

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

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

  16. To ratify changes in leaves of absence, as attached:  Updated 7/13/17
     Ratify Changes in LOA

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

  18. To approve Janet Cichocki for CST summer work for the 17-18 SY, $62 per hour for 25 hours, not to exceed $1550. 

  19. To approve Magda Diaz to interpret for Child Study Team for summer work during the 17-18 SY, $19 per hour for 10 hours, not to exceed $190. 

  20. To approve correction in salary for Diane Ehlers, tenured teacher, for the 17-18 SY, BA Step 17, $77,060.

  21. To ratify Boiler license stipends for the 17-18 SY, as attached:
     Boiler License

  22. To rescind the approval of Christofer Bennett, Summer Painting Crew for the 17-18 SY.

  23. To ratify the approval of Robert Costanza, Summer Painting Crew for the 17-18 SY, at $13.46 per hour at 8 hours per day for 34 days, not to exceed $3661.12

  24.  To approve corrections to dates on unaffiliated contracts for the 17-18 SY for Arielle Cooke and Karen Rytelewski.

  25. To approve the Guidance Coordinators for the 17-18 SY, as listed: Updated 07/13/17

    NO.

    Employee

    Location/Title

    Stipend

    Effective

    1

    McKnight, Kevin

    BMHS/ Guidance Coordinators

    $3000

    09/01/17



  26. To approve James Wladich to perform a Physical Education Games Training for the BEST staff at a rate of $189 preparation and $49 per hour for 1.5 hours, total not to exceed $262.50 using BEST Program's budget.

  27. To approve Michael Pelky as Boys Head Basketball Coach at BMHS, $8,625 stipend, for the 17-18 SY.

  28. To approve Peter DeRosa, Food Service summer work for the 17-18 SY, at $19.43 per hour for 16 hours, not to exceed $310.88.

  29. To approve a change in employment for the 17-18 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    FROM

    TO

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Stump, Donna

    Supervisor of Special Services

    $142,440

    Assistant Principal

    Lanes Mill Elementary School

    $143,002

    08/01/17




  30. To ratify the correction in summer hours for Guidance counselors for the 17-18 SY, $49 per hour, 6 hours per day, as attached:
     Ratify Correction in Summer Hours Guidance

  31. To ratify BEST summer hours for the 16-17 SY, as attached:
     BEST Summer Hours

  32. To approve coaching resignations for the 17-18 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    Employee

    School

    Season/Activity

    Effective

    1

    Berger, Jessica

    BTHS

    Fall/

    Front Line Coordinator

    07/01/17

    2

    Doyle, Vincent

    BTHS

    Fall/

    Girls Soccer Assistant Varsity Coach

    07/01/17



  33. To ratify the change in title for Maria Marousis from Confidential Secretary to Public Information Officer effective 07/01/17.

  34. To approve 11 month stipend for Guidance Coordinators for the 17-18 SY, as attached:
     11 month stipend

  35. To approve change in sick days for the unaffiliated contracts of John Frankowski and William Kolibas to match civil service requirements for the 17-18 SY. Updated 07/13/17

  36. To approve staff for ELL Testing of New Kindergarten Students at $49 per hour not to exceed number of hours listed per staff, pending the availability of Title III Funds, as attached:
     ELL Testing

  37. To approve staff to teach the JumpStart Title I Program, July 18 - August 10, 2017, at $49 per hour, not to exceed 36 hours and for 1 planning day at $105 per person, pending ESSA Funding, as attached:
     JUMP START

  38. To approve employment for the 17-18 SY for Melinda Garrison, non-tenured LOA replacement for Special Education at Drum Point Elementary School at BA Guide Step 1, $51,565, effective 09/01/17.

  39. To ratify employment for the 17-18 SY for Donald Wilson, Supervisor of Pupil Transportation, for $89,735, effective 07/01/17.

  40. To approve Fall coaches for the 17-18 SY, as attached:
     Fall Coaches

  41. To rescind employment for BASE Camp Teaching Staff for the 17-18 SY, as attached:
     Rescind BASE

  42. To ratify employment for BASE Camp Teaching Staff for the 17-18 SY, as attached:
     Ratify BASE

  43. To approve a Leave of Absence for employee #5578 without pay and without benefits from 09/01/17-06/30/18. Added 07/13/17

  44. To ratify Barbara Burke as Summer Employee to train new drivers at $16.30 per hour, effective 07/01/17.  Added 07/13/17

  45. To ratify the addition of employees to the Summer Transportation Master Schedule for the 17-18 SY, as attached:  Added 07/13/17
     Summer Transportation Employees

  46. To approve Summer Food Service Workers for Preventative Maintenance for the 17-18 SY, as listed: Added 07/13/17


    NO

    EMPLOYEE

    Position

    Hourly Rate

    Not to Exceed

    Effective

    1

    DeRosa, Peter

    Summer Food Service Preventative Maintenance Worker

    $12.37

    $1187.52

    07/24/17

    2

    McDonald, Jennifer

    Summer Food

    Service Preventative Maintenance Worker

    $12.37

    $1385.44

    07/17/17



  47. Removed 07/13/17






BOARD COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

PUBLIC COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

BOARD COMMENT

 

CALENDAR

DATE

EVENT

TIME

AUGUST 10, 2017 REGULAR MEETING BTHS 7:00PM

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