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 March 8, 2018 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 MOMENT OF SILENCE

PRESENTATIONS

  • BRICK MEMORIAL AND BRICK TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT REPRESENTATIVES

  • ACTING SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

  • LAKE RIVIERA MIDDLE SCHOOL WORLD'S FAIR

  • SCHOOL PERFORMANCE REPORT

  • BUDGET BUILDING I

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  1. FEBRUARY 8, 2018 - EXECUTIVE SESSION

  2. FEBRUARY 8, 2018 - REGULAR MEETING

  3. FEBRUARY 21, 2018 - EXECUTIVE SESSION

  4. FEBRUARY 21, 2018 - SPECIAL MEETING

  5. FEBRUARY 25, 2018 - BOARD RETREAT

  6. FEBRUARY 28, 2018 - EXECUTIVE SESSION

  7. FEBRUARY 28, 2018 - SPECIAL MEETING

REPORTS


  • COMMITTEE REPORTS

CURRICULUM AND 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 approve placements of college students for Student Teaching, Field Experiences, classroom Observations, Internships and Externships, as attached:
    STUDENT PLACEMENTS


  4. To approve the Grant Application/Submission Dream Big Teacher Challenge for Warren H. Wolf Elementary School, as attached:
    DREAM BIG TEACHER CHALLENGE


  5. To approve the Volunteer Ukulele Club for Brick Township High School, as attached:
    UKULELE CLUB


  6. To ratify the submission of the BMHS NJ Department of Agriculture School Nutrition Grant, as attached:


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 January 31, 2018.


  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 January 31, 2018, 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 govedeals.com or a similar type of online service, terms and conditions are available of the vendor's website 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:
    COLLIER 1632


  9. To ratify Out of District Student Placements, as attached:
    ALPHA 2034
    CPC 5872
    EATONTOWN 2978
    MONMOUTH REGIONAL 2976
    TOMS RIVER 8420

  10. To ratify In Coming Tuition Students, as attached:
    HAZLET 4514 4515

  11. To approve a contract with Divine Entertainment for the BMHS Jr. Prom to be held on May 10, 2018, as attached:
    DIVINE ENTERTAINMENT

  12. To accept a donation of $1,000 from Jersey Integrative-Health and Wellness for Veterans Memorial Middle School.


  13. To accept two grants for $500 each from Exxon Mobil Educational Alliance for Warren H. Wolf Elementary School.


  14. To approve an Agreement with Modern DJ for BMHS Senior Ball to be held on June 7, 2018, as attached:
    MODERN DJ


  15. To approve a Fair and Open Resolution for a Provider of Legal Counsel for Special Education Matters, as follows: - Updated 03/08/18
    WHEREAS, there exists a need for a provider of Legal Counsel for Special Education Matters; and
    WHEREAS, 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, 18A:18A-5 also states that Professional Services may be negotiated and awarded without public advertising for bids and bidding; and
    WHEREAS, 18A:18A-5A(1) 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 the contract and that the resolution and contract are on file and available for inspection in the Office of the Board of Education; and
    WHEREAS, 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 Qualifications 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 Edelstein Law Group and Purcell, Mulachy & Flanagan 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 Qualifications dated February 23, 2018 as a Professional Service 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. 19A:44A-20.26.
    4. The fee for services shall be $145 per hour, not to exceed 100 hours, $14,500 total, as per attached proposals.
    SCHWARTZ EDELSTEIN LAW GROUP
    PURCELL, MULACHY & FLANAGAN

    5. The duration of these appointments shall be from March 9, 2018 through June 20, 2018.
    6. A copy of this Resolution shall be published in the Asbury Park Press as required by law within 20 days after is passage.
    7. A certified copy of this Resolution, together with a copy of the proposal shall remain on file and be available for inspection.

  16. To approve a Resolution for Civil Engineering Services, as follows:
    WHEREAS,
    there exists a need for Civil Engineering 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 of services at a fair and competitive price,
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, by the Brick Township Board of Education, as follows:
    1. That Suburban Consulting Engineers, Inc 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 February 1, 2018  as a Professional Service under the 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. 19A:44-20.26.
    4. The fee for services shall not exceed $22,000 for Design, Permitting and Bid Phase for the Veterans Memorial Parking Lot Project, as attached:
    SUBURBAN CONSULTING ENGINEERS, INC
    5. The duration of this appointment shall twelve months from this date.
    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 coy of the Resolution together with a copy of the proposal shall remain on file and be available for inspection.


  17. To ratify two amendments for the Third Party Administrator for Workers Compensation services with PMA, as attached:
    AMENDMENT 1
    AMENDMENT 2

  18. To ratify a shared services Agreement with Brick Memorial Football and Cheer Association for the 2017-2018 school year, as attached:
    SHARED SERVICES AGREEMENT

  19. To approve a shared services Agreement with Brick Memorial Football and Cheer Association for the 2018-2019 school year, as attached:
    SHARED SERVICES AGREEMENT

  20. To ratify a contract with IDT Energy Inc. for the Sale of SRECS, as attached:
    IDT ENERGY INC

  21. To approve a Volume Licensing Agreement with Microsoft, as attached:
    MICROSOFT 1
    MICROSOFT 2
    MICROSOFT 3

  22. To accept a donation to the Lanes Mill Elementary School Student Activities account in the amount of $1,000 from the Conserve to Preserve Foundation.

  23. To approve a Settlement Agreement for 0640. Added 03/08/18

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

    Fredericks, Candice

    DPES


    Teacher Aide

    07/01/18

    17 years, 10 months

    2

    Norby, Karen

    OES

    Special Education Teacher

    07/01/18

    39 years

    3

    Smith, Susan

    BMHS

    English Teacher

    07/01/18

    33 years, 5 months

    4

    Baldwin, Louise

    VMES

    Special Education Teacher

    07/01/18

    29 years

    5

    Farnkopf, Patricia

    VMES

    Special Education Teacher

    07/01/18

    22 years, 4 months

    6

    Sczerenet, Mariann

    DPES

    Elementary Teacher

    07/01/18

    24 years




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

  3. To approve the removal of substitutes for the 17-18 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    Employee Number

    Title

    1

    9711

    Substitute Custodial Worker

    2

    6142

    Substitute Custodial Worker

    3

    4820

    Substitute Custodial Worker




  4. To ratify the approval of a substitute for the 17-18 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION

    TITLE

    SALARY

    (to be prorated)

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Kennedy, Caitlin

    Transportation

    Substitute Bus Driver

    $17 per hour

    02/20/18



  5. To approve changes of employment for the 17-18 SY, as attached: Updated 03/07/18
     Changes of Employment


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

  7. To approve leaves of absence for the 17-18 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE #

    EFFECTIVE

    PAY/BENEFITS

    1

    9055


    LOA

    05/09/18-06/30/18

    w/o pay, w/o benefits

    2

    9408


    NJFLA

    03/26/18-05/24/18


    w/o pay, w/o benefits

    3

    9809


    LOA

    04/23/18-04/25/18


    05/09/18


    w/o pay, w/benefits


    w/o pay, w/o benefits


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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE #

    FROM

    TO

    1

    9533


    FMLA

    01/22/18-02/22/18

    w/o pay, no benefits

    FMLA

    01/22/18-03/02/18

    w/o pay, no benefits

    2

    9217


    FMLA

    02/26/18-04/25/18

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    FMLA

    02/20/18-04/25/18

    w/o pay, w/benefits



  9. To approve Spring volunteer coaches for the 17-18 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    SCHOOL

    ACTIVITY

    NAME

    1

    BMHS

    Baseball

    Calabro, Christopher

    2

    BMHS

    Golf

    Brown, Robert

    3

    BMHS

    Lacrosse/Boys

    Farr, Keith

    4

    BMHS

    Outdoor Track

    Cuthbert, Allan*

    5

    BMHS

    Lacrosse/Boys

    Przygocki, Daniel*

    6

    BTHS

    Baseball

    Rex, Karl*

    7

    BTHS

    Lacrosse/Boys

    Mannion, Raymond*

    8 BMHS Golf Mazur, Jan *

    *Out of district


  10. To approve Spring paraprofessional Aide volunteer coaches for the 17-18 SY, as listed: Updated 03/08/18

    NO.

    SCHOOL

    ACTIVITY

    SEASON

    NAME

    1

    BTHS

    Softball

    Spring

    Walker, Holly*

    2

    BTHS

    Track

    Spring

    Crowe, Gary *

    *Out of district


  11. To approve a continuation of an extra teaching block for the 17-18 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION/TITLE

    STIPEND

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Floyd, Barbara

    BTHS

    Mathematics Teacher

    $844

    03/12/18-04/13/18

    2

    Gooney, Richard

    BTHS

    Mathematics Teacher

    $844

    03/12/18-04/13/18

    3

    Pedersen, Nancy

    BTHS

    Mathematics Teacher

    $844

    03/12/18-04/13/18


  12. To ratify the approval of a transfer of employment for the 17-18 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    FROM

    TO

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Browne, Leslie

    VMES

    Special Education Teacher

    HES (a.m.)/ WHWES (p.m.)

    Special Education Teacher

    02/26/18

    2

    Thomas, Donna

    WHWES

    Teacher Aide

    EHYES

    Teacher Aide

    01/23/18

    3

    Bennett-Douglas, Dawn

    WHWES

    Teacher Aide

    LMES

    Teacher Aide

    03/07/18




  13. To approve a Black Seal License stipend of $525 for the 17-18 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    TITLE

    Stipend

    (to be prorated)

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Hult, Lisa

    Custodial Worker

    $525

    03/09/18

    2

    Hult, Michael

    Custodial Worker

    $525

    03/09/18

    3

    Monclova, Clifton

    Custodial Worker

    $525

    03/09/18



  14. To ratify the approval of Valerie Lucchetti, Teacher Aide, and Deborah Labrutto, Teacher Aide, for 1:1 placement from extra-curricular activity at $19 per hour for a combined 77 hours not to exceed $1,463 for the 17-18 SY, effective 03/02/18 through 05/18/18.

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

  16. To approve additional hours for the Title III Extended Day teachers and coordinators for the 17-18 SY, as attached: Updated 03/07/18
     Title III Extended Day

  17. To approve Deborah Russell as volunteer club advisor for the BTHS Ukulele Club for the 17-18 SY, effective 03/09/18.

  18. To approve Paul Roebuck to move from BMHS Assistant Track Coach with a stipend of $5,733 to BMHS Co-Assistant Track Coach at a stipend of $2,866 for the 17-18 SY, effective 03/09/18. 

  19. To approve Alexander Zulewski as BMHS Co-Assistant Track Coach with a stipend of $2,866 for the 17-18 SY, effective 03/09/18.

  20. To ratify a change in stipend for Brian Beirne, retired OES Music Teacher, for OES Glee club from $500 to $250 for the 17-18 SY, effective 09/01/18 through 01/31/18.

  21. To ratify the approval of a stipend for Joseph Schnorrbusch, OES Music Teacher, for OES Glee club for $250 for the 17-18 SY, effective 02/01/18.

  22. To approve a change in salary for the 17-18 SY, as listed:  Updated 03/07/18

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    Location/Title

    FROM

    TO


    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Herbert, Gregg

    BMHS

    Security Officer

    $100 per diem

    $185 per diem

    03/12/18

    2

    McCabe, William

    BMHS

    Security Officer

    $100 per diem

    $185 per diem

    03/12/18

    3

    Ruocco, William

    ES/MS

    Security Officer

    $100 per diem

    $185 per diem

    03/12/18




  23. To approve from Title I SIA funds Intervention Specialists for VMMS for the 17-18 SY, as listed:  Added 03/07/18

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    STIPEND

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Carlisle, Tara

    $2,667

    03/12/18-06/12/18

    2

    Damken, Samantha

    $2,667

    03/12/18-06/12/18

    3

    Santoleri, Brittany

    $2,667

    03/12/18-06/12/18

    4

    Schaeffer, Mary Jane

    $2,667

    03/12/18-06/12/18


  24. To approve from Title I SIA funds Extended Day teachers for VMMS at a rate of $49 per hour not to exceed 1.5 hours per week for the 17-18 SY, effective 03/12/18 as listed: Added 03/07/18

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    1

    Palombi, Jon

    2

    Ploskonka, Marianne

    3

    Viebrock, Christine

    4

    Wagner, Amanda


  25. To ratify the termination of Employee #9600 effective 02/22/18.  Added 03/08/18

  26. To approve Jessica Berger, Band Front Advisor Spring, for the 17-18 SY for $7,682 effective 03/09/18.  Added 03/08/18

  27. To approve employment for the 17-18 SY, as listed:  Added 03/08/18

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION

    TITLE

    SALARY

    (to be prorated)

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Sandor, Renee

    BMHS

    Keyboarding Clerk 1

    $21,855

    03/12/18








BOARD COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

PUBLIC COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

BOARD COMMENT: POLICIES

PUBLIC COMMENT: POLICIES

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

BOARD COMMENT

 

CALENDAR

DATE

EVENT

TIME

 MARCH 21, 2018  SPECIAL MEETING - ADOPTION OF THE 2018-2019 TENTATIVE BUDGET 6:00 PM BRICK PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CENTER
MARCH 30, 2018 THRU APRIL 8, 2018 SPRING RECESS SCHOOLS CLOSED
APRIL 12, 2018 REGULAR MEETING 7:00 PM BRICK PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CENTER

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