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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 April 12, 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 thirty minutes and the general nature of the subject matter to be discussed is as follows:
Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Reports
Student Matter 6139

    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

  • HARASSMENT, INTIMIDATION AND BULLYING TRAINING REPORT

  • BUDGET BUILDING II

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  1. MARCH 5, 2018 - EXECUTIVE SESSION

  2. MARCH 5, 2018 - SPECIAL MEETING

  3. MARCH 8, 2018 - EXECUTIVE SESSION

  4. MARCH 8, 2018 - REGULAR MEETING

  5. MARCH 27, 2018 - EXECUTIVE SESSION

  6. MARCH 27, 2018 - SPECIAL MEETING

REPORTS

  • COMMITTEE REPORTS

  • ACTING SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

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 ratify a Field Trip, as attached:
    FIELD TRIP


  3. To approve Travel/Training as required by the School District Accountability Act, as attached:
    TRAVEL/TRAINING


  4. To approve placements of college students for Student Teaching, Field Experiences, Classroom Observations, Internships and Externships, as attached:
    STUDENT PLACEMENTS (Updated 4/12/18)


  5. To approve the following Ocean First Grant submissions for Brick Memorial High School, Herbertsville Elementary School, Osbornville Elementary School and Warren H. Wolf Elementary School, as attached:
     Brick Memorial High School
     Herbertsville Elementary School
     Osbornville Elementary School
     Warren H. Wolf Elementary School


  6. To approve the submission of the Gametime Grant for Warren H. Wolf Elementary School, as attached:
    Gametime


  7. To approve the revised 2017/2018 School Calendar, as attached:
    SCHOOL CALENDAR

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 February 28, 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 February 28, 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 revised Out of District Student Placement, as attached:
    COASTAL 4100

  9. To ratify a removal of an Out of District Student Placement, as attached:
    COLLIER 9221

  10. To ratify an Out of District Student Placement, as attached:
    RUGBY 1632


  11. To ratify In-Coming Tuition Students, as attached:
    EDISON 4180 4166
    TOMS RIVER 7640 0405
    TOMS RIVER 5638 5634

  12. To approve a Lease Agreement with Green Cove Marina, as attached:
    GREEN COVE MARINA LEASE AGREEMENT

  13. To approve a resolution regarding meals for our Out of District Students placed at private schools, as follows:
    WHEREAS, 
    N.J.A.C. 6A:23-4.5 requires State approved Private Schools designed for students with disabilities charge for reduced and paid meals; and
    WHEREAS, a Board of Education resolution is necessary for State approved Private Schools to provide these meals at no cost to the students' families; and
    WHEREAS, the Brick Township Board of Education loses funding through the use of these programs providing meals at no cost.
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Brick Township Board of Education does not support the policy for no cost reduced and paid meals for it's Out of District Students placed in State approved Private Schools for the 2018-2019 school year.

  14. To approve a Resolution for Participation in Coordinated Transportation with the Educational Services Commission of New Jersey for the 2018-2019 school year, as attached:
    ESCNJ COORDINATED TRANSPORTATION


  15. To approve a Resolution for participation in the Alliance for Competitive Energy Services (ACES), for Natural Gas Services, as attached:
    ACES Natural Gas Services Resolution

  16. To approve a Resolution for participation in the Alliance for Competitive Energy Services (ACES), for Electric Generation Services, as attached:
    ACES Electric Generation Services Resolution


  17. To accept a donation of a sign for Veterans Memorial Elementary School from the Veterans Memorial Elementary School PTA valued at $3,840.


  18. To approve the Musial Group as an additional Architect of Record for the remainder of the 2017-2018 school year. Added 04/12/18

  19. To ratify a revised Parental Transportation contract for the 2017-2018 school year, as attached:
    REVISED PARENTAL TRANSPORTATION CONTRACT


  20. Removed 04/12/18

  21. Removed 04/12/18

  22. Removed 04/12/18

  23. Removed 04/12/18

  24. Removed 04/12/18

  25. Removed 04/12/18

  26. Removed 04/12/18

  27. Removed 04/12/18


  28. Removed 04/12/18

  29. Removed 04/12/18


  30. Removed 04/12/18 


  31. Removed 04/12/18


  32. Removed 04/12/18

  33. Removed 04/12/18 

  34. Removed 04/12/18

  35. Removed 04/12/18

  36. Removed 04/12/18 

  37. Removed 04/12/18


  38. To approve a Resolution authorizing contracts with certain approved State Contract Vendors, as follows:
    WHEREAS, the Brick Township Board of Education may by resolution and without advertising for bids, purchase any goods or services under the State of New Jersey Cooperative Purchasing Program for any State Contracts entered into on behalf of the State by the Division of Purchase and Property in the Department of Treasury; and
    WHEREAS, the Brick Township Board of Education has the need on a timely basis to purchase goods or services utilizing State Contracts; and
    WHEREAS, the Brick Township Board of Education intends to enter into contracts with the attached referenced State Contract Vendors through this resolution and properly execute contracts, which shall be subject to all conditions applicable to the current State 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 New Jersey Contract Vendors on the attached list, pursuant to all conditions of the individual State Contract; and
    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the duration of the contracts between the Brick Township Board of Education and the referenced State Contract Vendors shall be from July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.
    STATE CONTRACT VENDOR

  39. To ratify to the NJDOE by ESCNJ Non Public Department to increase the number of students receiving Chapter 193 Initial Exams and Annual Reviews for the 2017-2018 school year, as attached:
    CHAPTER 193


  40. To approve a contract with The Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel for the BMHS Senior Ball to be held on June 7, 2018, as attached: Added 04/11/18
    THE BERKELEY


  41. To approve the rejection of bids received on April 12, 2018 for the Veterans Memorial Middle School Water Meter Pit Project.  Added 04/12/18


  42. To approve a contract with Wilson for a Multi-tiered System of Professional Learning and Teacher Support, as attached: Added 04/12/18
    WILSON

BOARD COMMENT: OPERATIONS

PUBLIC COMMENT: OPERATIONS

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

  1. To approve a Contract for Gerard Dalton, Superintendent of Schools, effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2022, as approved by the County Superintendent of Schools, in the amount of $190,000 for the 18-19 SY, $193,145 for 19-20 SY, $196,343 for 20-21 SY, and $196, 584 for the 21-22 SY.   Updated 04/12/18

  2. To accept, with regret, retirements, as listed: 

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    1

    Reilly, Ann

    EHYES


    Special Education Teacher

    07/01/2018

    24 years

    2

    VanSchoick, Dawn

    BMHS

    Social Worker

    07/01/2018

    13 years,8 months

    3

    Pesco, Joseph

    EHYES

    Custodian

    07/01/2018

    37 years,4 months

    4

    Vermeal, Arthur

    VMMS

    Custodial Worker

    07/01/2018

    28 years, 10 months

    5

    Thomas, Doral

    OES

    Keyboarding Clerk 3

    07/01/2018

    23 years, 10 months

    6

    MacInnes, Bernadette

    BTHS

    Keyboarding Clerk 3

    08/01/2018

    25 years, 3 months





  3. To approve resignations, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    1

    Balestrieri, Vincent

    LRMS

    School Psychologist

    05/14/2018

    6 years, 9 months



  4. To approve a request to rescind the 08/01/18 retirement of Marianne Kavanagh, Assistant Principal BMHS.

  5. To approve employment for the 17-18 school year, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION

    TITLE

    SALARY

    (to be prorated)

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Davidoski, Edward

    District

    LDTC

    Step 18 MA

    $82,835

    06/13/18


  6. To approve substitutes for the 17-18 school year, as attached:  Updated 04/12/18
     Substitutes

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

    NO.

    Employee Number

    Title

    1

    9831

    Substitute Food Service Worker

    2

    9582

    Substitute School Nurse

    3

    9658

    Substitute School Nurse

    4

    9623

    Substitute School Nurse

    5

    4133

    Substitute School Nurse

    6

    8882

    Substitute School Nurse

    7

    9176

    Substitute School Nurse

    8

    9725

    Substitute Food Service Worker

    9

    8850

    Substitute School Bus Driver



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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE #

    EFFECTIVE

    PAY/BENEFITS

    1

    9435


    LOA

    05/03/18-05/08/18

    w/o pay, no benefits

    2

    9750


    LOA

    04/17/18-05/25/18

    w/o pay, w/o benefits

    3

    5557


    FMLA

    04/23/18-06/30/18

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    4

    4314


    NJFLA

    04/09/18-06/30/18

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    5

    5929


    LOA

    06/11/18-06/14/18

    w/o pay, w/benefits


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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE #

    EFFECTIVE

    PAY/BENEFITS

    1

    4793


    NJFLA

    3/19/18-05/11/18

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    2

    9660


    Intermittent LOA

    03/28/18-06/30/18

    w/o pay, no benefits

    3

    7010


    Intermittent FMLA

    03/14/18-06/30/18

    w/o pay, w/benefits




  10. To ratify, with regret, cessation of employment for the 17-18 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    1

    Trafer, Gerard

    Transportation

    School Bus Driver

    03/13/2018

    18 years, 5 months


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

    NO.

    SCHOOL

    ACTIVITY

    SEASON

    NAME

    1

    BMHS

    Lacrosse/Boys

    Spring

    Moran, Niki*

    2

    BTHS

    Track/Boys

    Spring

    Altamura, Mitch*

    *Out of district



  12. To ratify the resignation of Joanna Freedley as BTHS Class of 2018 Advisor for the 17-18 SY, effective 03/28/18.

  13. To approve a change in stipend for Joanna Freedley, BTHS Class of 2018 Advisor, for the 17-18 SY from $4,141 to $2,899.

  14. To approve Desiree DePoto as BTHS Class of 2018 Advisor for the remainder of the 17-18 SY with a stipend of $1,242 effective 04/13/18.

  15. To ratify the approval for Earl Mosely for Anti-Bullying & Sensitivity Training with the BEST staff on 03/28/18 at a rate of $49 per hour for one hour to be paid out of the BEST account.

  16. To ratify a change in a leave of absence for the 17-18 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE #

    FROM

    TO

    1

    9055


    NJFLA

    02/07/18-05/08/18

    w/o pay, no benefits

    NJFLA

    02/07/18-03/29/18

    w/o pay, no benefits

    2

    9660

    LOA

    02/22/18 (Half-Day PM)-03/26/18

    LOA

    02/22/18 (Half-Day PM)-03/23/18



  17. To ratify a correction in salary for the 17-18 SY, as listed:

    NO

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION/TITLE

    FROM

    TO (to be pro-rated)

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Falluca,

    Sean


    BTHS /

    Custodial Worker

    $33,809 Base

    + $525 Night Stipend

    $34,334 Total

    $35,225 Base

    +$525 Night Stipend

    $35,750 Total

    03/12/18



  18. To ratify staff for an additional teaching block, second semester, for the 17-18 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION/TITLE

    STIPEND

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Struble, Debra

    BTHS

    Mathematics Teacher

    AP Statistics

    $2,311

    04/09/18-06/20/18

    52 days

    2

    Burns, Andrew

    BTHS

    Mathematics Teacher

    Honors Geometry

    $2,311

    04/09/18-06/20/18

    52 days

    3

    Cipriani, Phyllis

    BTHS

    Mathematics Teacher

    SAT Review

    $1,111

    4/11/18 - 4/13/18,

    4/18/18-4/19/18,

    4/25/18-4/27/18,

    5/2/18-5/3/18,

    5/9/18-5/11/18,

    5/16/18-5/17/18,

    5/23/18-5/25/18,

    5/30/18-5/31/18,

    6/6/18-6/8/18,

    6/13/18-6/14/18

    (25 days)


  19. To approve changes in employment for the 17-18 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    FROM

    TO

    (to be pro-rated)

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Kennedy, Caitlin

    Transportation

    Substitute Bus Driver

    $17 per hour

    Transportation

    Part-Time 5 hour Driver

    $17 per hour

    04/13/18

    2

    Kessler, Deborah

    Transportation

    Substitute Bus Driver

    $17 per hour

    Transportation

    Part-Time 5 hour Driver

    $17 per hour

    04/13/18



  20. To approve PSAT Coordinators and Proctors for the 04/14/18 PSAT, as attached: Added 04/12/18
     PSAT

  21. To approve Teacher Aides for 1:1 placement for an extra-curricular activity at $19 per hour for a combined total of 50 hours not to exceed $950, effective 04/13/18 through 05/18/18, as listed:  Added 04/12/18 

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    Title/Location

    1

    Labrutto, Deborah

    Teacher Aide/ BTHS

    2

    McCoy, Mary

    Teacher Aide/ BTHS

    3

    Tomi, Pamela

    Teacher Aide/ BTHS



  22. To approve Teacher Aides for 1:1 placement for an extra-curricular activity at $19 per hour for a combined total of 17 hours not to exceed $323, effective 04/13/18, as listed: Added 04/12/18

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    Title/Location

    1

    Broyer, Denise

    Teacher Aide/ VMMS

    2

    Kosch, Patricia

    Teacher Aide/ VMMS

    3

    Winnicki, Geraldine

    Teacher Aide/ VMMS


  23. To approve a Spring Coach for the 17-18 SY, effective 04/13/18, as listed:
    Added 04/12/18

    No.

    School

    Activity

    Position

    Name

    Salary

    1

    BTHS

    Spring Track  Boys & Girls

    Assistant Coach

    Crowe, Gary

    $3,429

    * Out of District



BOARD COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

PUBLIC COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

BOARD COMMENT: POLICIES

PUBLIC COMMENT: POLICIES

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

BOARD COMMENT

 

CALENDAR

DATE

EVENT

TIME

April 26, 2018 Public Hearing on the 18-19 Budget 7:00 PM
Brick Professional Development Center
May 31, 2018 Regular Meeting
7:00 PM
Brick Professional Development Center

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