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 October 12, 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 fifteen minutes and the general nature of the subject matter to be discussed is as follows:
  • Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Reports
    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

  • CHIEF RICCIO - #NotEvenOnce Opioid Prevention Program

  • BASE CAMP

  • PARCC SCORES

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  1. SEPTEMBER 14, 2017 - EXECUTIVE MINUTES

  2. SEPTEMBER 14, 2017 - REGULAR MEETING

REPORTS

  • COMMITTEE REPORTS

  • ACTING SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION - The Acting 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 ratify placements of college students for Student Teaching, Field Experiences, Classroom Observations, Internships and Externships, as attached:
    RATIFY STUDENT PLACEMENTS



  4. To approve placements of college students for Student Teaching, Field Experiences, Classroom Observations, Internships and Externships, as attached: Updated 10/12/17
    STUDENT PLACEMENTS



  5. To approve revised Curriculum K-5 Social Studies Curriculum for SY 2017 - 2018, as listed:

    LEVEL

    GRADE

    SUBJECT

    NAME OF COURSE

    Standards Aligned

    New or Revised

    ES

    K-5

    Social Studies

    Social Studies

    NJSLS 2014

    Revised 7/2015

     



  6. To approve the submission of the NJEA/Sustainable Jersey for Schools Small Grant Application for Lanes Mill Elementary School:
    GRANT APPLICATION


  7. To approve the Non-Public School Nursing Agreement, Distribution of Funds, and Annual School Nursing form, in accordance with the NJDOE Non-Public School Health Services Program funds, as attached:
    NON-PUBLIC NURSING


  8. To approve the Non-Public School Technology Agreement, and purchase of technology items, in accordance with the NJDOE Non-Public School Technology Initiative Program funds, as attached:
    NON-PUBLIC TECHNOLOGY


  9. To approve the Non-Public School Security Agreement and purchase of security items, in accordance with the NJDOE Non-Public School Security Aid Program funds, as attached:
    NON-PUBLIC SECURITY

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 August 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 August 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), as attached:
    SURPLUS


  8. To ratify removals of Out of District Student placements, as attached:
    OCEAN ACADEMY 4100
    OCEAN ACADEMY 4790
    REGIONAL DAY 8967


  9. To ratify revisions to Out of District Student placements, as attached:
    COLLIER 1351
    COLLIER 1118



  10. To ratify Out of District Student Placements, as attached:
    COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND 3274
    BERKELEY 0473


  11. To ratify In Coming Student Placements, as attached:
    TOMS RIVER 8067


  12. To approve a Resolution to return funds to General Fund Surplus, as follows:
    WHEREAS,
    On March 21, 2013, the Brick Township Board of Education approved the advancement of the Osbornville Multi-Purpose Room HVAC project in the amount of $256,000.00, and;
    WHEREAS, the project was funded by a $102,400.00 School Development Authority (SDA) Grant and a $153,600.00 Capital Outlay Transfer, and;
    WHEREAS, the project came in under budget in the amount of $242,890.00, and;
    WHEREAS, the project supported by the SDA grant of the final cost in the amount of $97,156.00 has been received, and;
    WHEREAS, there exists a Capital Outlay balance of $7,866.00.
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Capital Outlay portion of the project remaining be transferred back to General Fund Surplus in the amount of $7,866.00.


  13. To ratify the revised Medical Rates for the 2017-2018 school year, as attached:
    REVISED 2017 2018 MEDICAL RATES


  14. To approve a Settlement Agreement for Student 4667.


  15. To accept a donation of photography equipment from Mr. John Rose for students participating in the School Photography Programs.


  16. To accept a check in the amount of $45 from the NJ Natural Gas "Conserve to Preserve Foundation" for Lake Riviera Middle School.


  17. To ratify the approval of a Parental Transportation Contract for the 2017-2018 school year, as attached:
    2017-2018 PARENTAL TRANSPORTATION CONTRACT


  18. To approve an Agreement with Neptune Aquatics Center for indoor pool use for both Brick Township and Brick Memorial High Schools Swim Teams for the 17-18 school year, as attached:
    NEPTUNE AQUATICS BTHS
    NEPTUNE AQUATICS BMHS


  19. To approve change orders, as attached:
    AMCO BTHS HVAC NO. 20 
    AMCO BTHS HVAC NO. 21
    AMCO BTHS HVAC NO. 22
    Removed AMCO No. 23 10/12/17
    DICARA RUBINO BTHS HVAC
    C.J. HESSE BTHS EAST PARKING LOT NO. 5
    C.J. HESSE BTHS EAST PARKING LOT NO. 6


  20. To ratify an Agreement for the provision of Educational Services with Monmouth Ocean Educational Services Commission, as attached:
    MOESC EDUCATIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT


  21. To approve a Settlement Agreement for 6954.


  22. To ratify the acceptance of a donation of Office Furniture from Crossroads Reality of Brick for Brick Township High School.


  23. To approve an Agreement with Eagle Oaks Golf Club for the BTHS Senior Ball to take place on May 31, 2018, as attached:  Added 10/11/17
    EAGLE OAKS GOLF CLUB


  24. To approve a Licensing Agreement with DPS for The Curious Savage for BTHS, as attached: Added 10/12/17
    DPS - The Curious Savage

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 listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    1

    Boyhan, Patrick

    BTHS/Teacher

    02/01/18

    25 years, 5 months

    2

    Ferguson, George

    BTHS/ Custodial Worker

    12/01/17

    20 years, 9 months

    3

    Leszczak, Patricia

    Central/ Buyer

    03/01/18

    23 years, 10 months

    4

    Mount, Kenneth

    BMHS/ Custodial Worker

    01/01/18

    9 years, 6 months

    5

    Naden, Janet

    VMMS/Teachers Aide

    11/01/17

    14 years, 9 months



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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    1

    Velasquez, Caroline

    VMES/ LDTC

    11/20/17

    3 years, 1 month



  3. To ratify resignations for the 17-18 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    1

    McDonald, Jennifer

    EHYES

    PT Food Service Worker 5 hours

    10/06/17

    0 years, 7 months

    2

    Perkins, Christopher

    Maintenance/

    Grounds Maintenance Repairer

    09/19/17

    4 years, 5 months

    3

    Russo, Robert

    Transportation/

    PT 5 Hour Driver

    09/29/17

    0 years, 1 month




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

  5. To approve BEST employment for the 17-18 SY, as listed: 

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION

    TITLE

    HOURS

    STEP

    HOURLY RATE

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Kuczera, Andrea

    DP

    Recreation Aide

    2:30-6:00 p.m.

    Step 3

    $9.75 per hour

    10/13/17

    2

    Kuczera, Cristina

    EHY

    OSB

    Recreation Aide

    6:30-9:00 a.m.

    3:00-6:00 p.m.

    Step 3

    $9.75 per hour

    10/13/17

    3

    Fernandez, Louise

    VMES

    Recreation Aide

    6:30-9:00 a.m.

    3:00-6:00 p.m.

    Step 4

    $10.00 per hour

    10/16/17




  6. To approve course reimbursements for the 17-18 SY, as attached:
     Course Reimbursements

  7. To ratify degree increases for the 17-18 SY effective 09/01/17, as attached:
     Degree Increase


  8. To ratify Teacher Aide CEU increases for the 17-18 SY effective 09/01/17, as attached:
     Teacher Aide CEU


  9. To approve Winter Coaches for the 17-18 SY, as attached: Updated 10/12/17
     Winter Coaches

  10. To approve Athletic Event Workers for the 17-18 SY, as listed: Updated 10/11/17

    No.

    Name

    School

    1

    Cloud, Jennifer

    BTHS

    2

    Frankenburg, Jeffrey

    BTHS

    3

    Kearns, Morgan

    BTHS

    4

    Kidney, Kevin

    BTHS

    5

    Murphy, Amy

    BTHS

    6

    Marousis, Maria

    BMHS




  11. To approve leaves of absence for the 17-18 SY, as listed: Updated 10/11/17

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE #

    EFFECTIVE

    PAY/BENEFITS

    1

     4388


    Religious Observance


    10/13/17, 03/01/18

    & 05/21/18


    (3 days total)

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    2

    4792


    NJFLA

    11/02/17-12/14/17

    w/o pay, w/benefits

     3            8303   LOA
    10/30/17-03/31/18
     w/o pay,
    w/o benefits


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

  13. To ratify changes to leaves of absence for the 17-18 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE #

    FROM

    TO

    1

    4398


    NJFLA

    09/01/17-10/13/17

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    NJFLA

    09/01/17-11/22/17

    w/o pay, w/benefits



  14. To approve employment for the 17-18 SY, as listed: Updated 10/11/17

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION

    TITLE

    SALARY

    (to be pro-rated)

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Lauretta, Kyleen

    LRMS/

    LDTC

    MA Step 14

    $70,095

    12/12/17


  15. To approve a Change of Employment for the 17-18 SY, as attached:
     Change of Employment

  16. To ratify the approval of Change in employment for the 17-18 SY, as listed:
    Updated 10/12/17

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    FROM

    TO (to be pro-rated)

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Mount, Linda

    Transportation

    School Bus Driver

    6 Hr

    $19,507

    Transportation

    School Bus Driver

    8 Hr

    $26,009

    (to be pro-rated)

    10/01/17

    2

    Ocasio, Jenny

    Transportation/

    School Bus Driver P/T 5 Hr

    $20,811

    Transportation

    School Bus Driver

    8 Hour

    $21,441

    10/01/17

    3

    Ruvalcaba, Lisa

    Transportation/

    Substitute School Bus Attendant

    $11.98 per hour

    Transportation/

    School Bus Attendant

    $17,990

    10/01/17

    4

    Vestuto, Lisa

    Transportation/

    Substitute School Bus Driver

    $17 per hour

    Transportation/

    School Bus Driver P/T 5 Hr

    $17 per hour

    10/01/17



  17. To approve transfers of employment for the 17-18 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    From

    Location/Title

    To

    Location/Title

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Devins, Colleen

    VMMS/ Nurse

    BMHS/ Nurse

    01/01/18

    2

    Heerema, Patricia

    BMHS/

    Teacher’s Aide

    DPES/

    Teacher’s Aide

    10/16/17

    3

    Ruiz, Crystal

    EHY&BMHS/ Nurse

    BMHS/ Nurse

    12/01/17

    4

    Stevens, MaryAnn

    LMES/

    Food Service Worker

    PT 3.5 Hrs

    WHWES/

    Food Service Worker

    PT 3.5 Hrs

    10/16/17



  18. To rescind the retirement of Diane Lee, teacher, previously approved on 02/09/17.

  19. To approve Title I Extended Day teachers and coordinators for the 17-18 SY, as attached:
     Title I Extended Day

  20. To approve Title III Extended Day teachers and coordinators for the 17-18 SY, as attached:
     Title III Extended Day

  21. To approve the Comprehensive Equity Plan Annual Statement of Assurance for the 17-18 SY. 

  22. To correct and approve Salva Berry, SYSOP at VMMS, from duty free to a stipend of $972.


  23. To approve a change in hours approved for the IT Department for the 17-18 SY, as attached:
     IT Hours

  24. To ratify changes in start dates for the 17-18 SY, as listed:

    NO

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION

    TITLE

    SALARY

    (to be pro-rated)

    From

    To

    1

    Ervin, Chico

    BMHS

    Custodial Worker

    2:00 - 10:30 p.m.

    $23,558

    plus $320 night stipend

    On or after 09/15/17

    09/15/17

    2

    Mills, Emily

    HERB

    Grade 3

    Step 1 MA

    $53,380

    On or after 09/15/17

    09/15/17

    3

    Schutz, Ashlie

    BMHS

    Special Education Science Teacher

    Step 1 BA

    $51,565

    On or after 09/15/17

    09/15/17



  25. To ratify the salary of Penelope Reggio, Bus Attendant, in the amount of $18,845 for the 17-18 SY effective 09/01/17.

  26. To ratify the transfer of employment for the 17-18 SY, as listed: Added 10/11/17

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    From

    Location/Title

    To

    Location/Title

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Cutts,Chad

    VMMS & LRMS/

    Language Arts Literacy

    VMMS/

    Language Arts Literacy

    09/01/



  27. To approve PSAT Coordinators and Proctors for the 10/14/17 PSAT, as attached:
     PSAT     Added 10/12/17

  28. To ratify the termination of Employee #9773 effective 10/11/17.  Added 10/12/17

  29. To approve a Change in Leave of Absence for the 17-18 SY, as listed: Added 10/12/17

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE #

    FROM

    TO

    PAY/BENEFITS

    1

    5915


    FMLA

    09/18/17-11/17/17

    FMLA

    10/30/17-11/17/17

    w/o pay,

    no benefits






BOARD COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

PUBLIC COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

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

BOARD COMMENT: POLICIES

PUBLIC COMMENT: POLICIES

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

BOARD COMMENT

 

CALENDAR

DATE

EVENT

TIME

NOVEMBER 2, 2017 REGULAR MEETING 7:00 PM BTHS


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