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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 27, 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 30 minutes and the general nature of the subject matter to be discussed is as follows:
Superintendent Contract Negotiations
    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

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

  1. To approve a Resolution for the Health Care Cost Adjustment for the 2018-2019 Budget Year, as follows: Added 03/27/18
    WHEREAS, 
    in accordance with N.J.S.A. 18A:7F-38b a district can request use of Health Care Cost Adjustment only after it has fully exhausted all eligible statutory spending authority in the budget year; and
    WHEREAS, Health Care Cost Adjustment from the earliest pre-budget year must be used before the amount from a more recent year;
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Brick Township Board of Education has the need to utilize the Health Care Cost Adjustment for the 2018-2019 Budget and that $1,677,873 of the earliest pre-budget year unused Health Care Cost Adjustment spending authority shall be included in the 2018-2019 base budget, and
    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the need for the Health Care Cost Adjustment utilization must be completed by the end of the 2018-2019 budget year and cannot be deferred or incrementally completed over a longer period of time.


  2. To approve a Resolution for the use of Banked CAP for the 2018-2019 Budget Year, as follows: Added 03/27/18
    WHEREAS, 
    in accordance with N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-10.1(b), a district can request use of banked cap only after it has fully exhausted all eligible statutory spending authority in the budget year; and
    WHEREAS, banked cap from the earliest pre-budget year must be used before the amount from a more recent year;
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Brick Township Board of Education has the need to utilize Banked Cap for the 2018-2019 Budget and that $1,129,454 of the earliest pre-budget year unused Banked Cap spending authority shall be included in the 2018-2019 base budget, and
    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the need for the Banked Cap utilization must be completed by the end of the 2018-2019 budget year and cannot be deferred or incrementally completed over a longer period of time.


  3. BE IT RESOLVED that the tentative budget be approved for the 2018-2019 school year and the Secretary of the Board of Education be authorized to submit the following tentative budget to the Executive County Superintendent of Schools for approval in accordance with the statutory deadline and to advertise said tentative budget in the Asbury Park Press in accordance with the form suggested by the State Department of Education and according to law; and
    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a public hearing will be held at the Brick Professional Development Center on April 26, 2018 at 7:00PM for the purpose of conducting a public hearing on the budget for the 2018-2019 school year.
    GENERAL FUND SPECIAL REVENUE DEBIT SERVICE TOTAL
    2018-2019 TOTAL EXPENDITURES $149,127,858 $3,783,934 $2,234,334 $155,146,126
    LESS: ANTICIPATED REVENUES $41,866,535 $3,783,934
    $237,528 $45,887,997
    TAXES TO BE RAISED $107,261,323 $0 $1,996,806 $109,258,129



  4. WHEREAS, the Brick Township Board of Education recognizes school staff and Board Members will incur travel/training expenses related to and within the scope of their current responsibilities and for travel/training that promotes the delivery of instruction or furthers the efficient operation of the school district; and
    WHEREAS, N.J.A.C. 6A;23A et seq requires Board Members to receive the approval of these expenses by a majority of the full voting membership of the Board and Staff Members to receive prior approval of these expenses by the Superintendent of Schools and a majority of the full voting membership of the Board; and
    WHEREAS, a Board of Education may establish for regular district business travel only, an annual school threshold of $1, 500 per staff member where prior Board approval shall not be required unless this annual threshold for a staff member is exceeded in a given school year (July 1 through June 30); and
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the Board of Education approves all travel/training in compliance with N.J.A.C. 6A:23A et seq as being necessary and unavoidable; and
    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, the Board of Education approves the tentative travel/training and related expense reimbursements in accordance with N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-7.3 to a maximum expenditure of $124,513 for all Staff and Board Members.
    TRAVEL TRAINING BUDGET

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