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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.

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

  1. To approve and adopt the 2017-2018 State Aid Reduction Plan and Resolution, as follows:
    WHEREAS,
    on March 2, 2017 the Brick Township Board of Education was notified by the State of New Jersey Department of Education that the Board of Education would receive $36,249,310 in State Aid; and
    WHEREAS, the Brick Township Board of Education developed the 2017-2018 School Budget utilizing the State Aid notification as a partial basis for the development of the 2017-2018 appropriations; and
    WHEREAS, on July 14, 2017 the State of New Jersey Department of Education notified the Board of Education that the total amount of State Aid to be received would be reduced to $35,528,803 causing a reduction of $720,507; and
    WHEREAS, on that same date the State of New Jersey Department of Education issued guidance indicating that Boards of Education who received a reduction in State Aid would be required to hold a meeting to adopt a plan to address the reduction no later than August 1, 2017; and
    WHEREAS, the same guidance provided that pursuant to language included in the FY 2018 Appropriations Act districts that received a notice of reduction of State Aid and are able to demonstrate fiscal distress may apply for additional State assistance; and
    WHEREAS, on October 29, 2012 Super Storm Sandy devastated several coastal communities including Brick Township; and
    WHEREAS, said storm caused a loss in ratables in Brick Township of $361,963,652 thus causing a financial hardship on the tax payers of Brick Township; and
    WHEREAS, to date the Brick Township Community has yet to recover fully from the effects of Super Storm Sandy.
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Brick Township Board of Education adopts the attached State Aid Reduction Plan for the 2017-2018 school year; and
    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Brick Township Board of Education requests the Administration to apply for additional State assistance as noted in the State of New Jersey Department of Education Guidance of July 14, 2017.
    2017-2018 State Aid Reduction Plan

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08/10/17 REGULAR MEETING 7:00 PM BTHS

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