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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 May 31, 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 Litigation Update - Indemnification Claims

    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

  • TEACHER OF THE YEAR AND SUPPORT STAFF RECOGNITION

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  1. APRIL 12, 2018 - EXECUTIVE SESSION

  2. APRIL 12, 2018 - REGULAR MEETING

  3. APRIL 26, 2018 - PUBLIC HEARING

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 Field Trips, as attached:
    FIELD TRIPS


  3. To approve placements of college students for Student Teaching, Field Experiences, classroom Observations, Internships and Externships, as attached:
    STUDENT PLACEMENTS  (Updated 05/30/18)


  4. To ratify the Grant Application/Submission of the Dollar General Literacy Foundation for the Warren H. Wolf Elementary School, as attached:
    DOLLAR GENERAL LITERACY FOUNDATION

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 April 30, 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 April 30, 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 Revised 05/30/18
    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 Out of District Student Placements, as attached:
    BEST ACADEMY 2872
    COASTAL LEARNING 4013
    COASTAL LEARNING 6659
    EDUCATION ACADEMY 1847
    HAWKSWOOD 4539
    NEWARK 8911
    REGIONAL DAY 0982
    REGIONAL DAY 4066
    REGIONAL DAY 4215
    TOMS RIVER 4077


  9. To ratify removals of Out of District Placements, as attached:
    COLLIER 2872
    DAVID GREGORY 4667
    OCEAN ACADEMY 0122
    OCEAN ACADEMY 4066
    REGIONAL DAY 8967
    REGIONAL DAY 4066
    RUGBY 4077



  10. To ratify a revision to an Out of District Placement, as attached:
    ALPHA SCHOOL 2034
    TOMS RIVER 2198

  11. To approve a Resolution for participation in Coordinated Transportation with Monmouth Ocean Educational Services Commission (MOESC) for the 2018-2019 school year, as attached:
    MOESC COORDINATED TRANSPORTATION

  12. To approve an Agreement with Monmouth Ocean Educational Services Commission (MOESC) for Nursing Services for the 2018-2019 school year, as attached:
    MOESC NURSING SERVICES

  13. To ratify the submission and acceptance of the 2018 NJSIG Safety Grant, as attached:
    2018 NJSIG SAFETY GRANT APPLICATION


  14. To approve the 2018-2019 Tax Levy Receipt Schedule, as attached:
    2018-2019 TAX LEVY SCHEDULE

  15. To approve a Shared Services Agreement with the Foundation for Educational Administration (FEA) for the 2018-2019 school year, as attached:
    SHARED SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH FEA

  16. To approve a Memorandum of Agreement with Georgian Court University for the 2018-2019 school year, as attached:
    GEORGIAN COURT UNIVERSITY MOA


  17. To approve continued membership in the N.J.S.I.A.A. in accordance with N.J.S.A. 18A:11-3, and further agrees to be governed by the Constitution, Bylaws and Rules and Regulations of the N.J.S.I.A.A. governing student-athlete eligibility.  The membership covers both Brick Memorial High School and Brick Township High School at a cost of $2,150 per school for the 2018-2019 school year.


  18. To approve continued membership in the Shore Conference of High Schools Association in accordance with N.J.S.A. 18A:11-3 and further agrees to be governed by the Constitution, Bylaws and Rules and Regulations of the Shore Conference governing student-athlete eligibility.  The membership covers both Brick Memorial High School and Brick Township High School at a cost of $1,000 per school for the 2018-2019 school year.


  19. To approve the rejection of Bids received on May 22, 2018 for the Veterans Memorial Middle School Water Meter Pit Project.

  20. To approve the 2018-2019 B.E.S.T Program Budget, as attached:
    2018 2019 B.E.S.T. PROGRAM BUDGET


  21. To approve the 2018-2019 Cafeteria Lunch Prices and the 2018-2019 Food Service Department Budget, as attached:
    2018 2019 CAFETERIA LUNCH PRICES
    2018 2019 FOOD SERVICE BUDGET


  22. To ratify a Settlement Agreement for student 5215.

  23. To approve a Settlement Agreement for student 2610.

  24. To approve a Settlement Agreement for student 2611.

  25. To approve a Settlement Agreement for student 8888.


  26. To accept a donation of $400 from RTI Survey Incentive Program for Veterans Memorial Middle School.


  27. To approve a Resolution of the Board of Education of the Township of Brick in the County of Ocean, New Jersey determining to acquire to Finance Equipment by means of a Lease Purchase Financing in an amount not exceeding $650,000, authorizing an advertisement for bids to finance the equipment if necessary, delegating the award of the bid, authorizing the execution of the Lease and related documents and authorizing other actions necessary to complete the transaction, as follows:
    WHEREAS,
    the Board of Education of the Township of Brick in the County of Ocean, New Jersey (the "Board") is created and is charged by law with the responsibility of providing a system of public education within the school district over which it has jurisdiction and to acquire equipment therefor; and
    WHEREAS, the Board has determined to fund the acquisition of a mower, a tractor with backhoe, a 25 passenger special needs van with lift and five 54-passenger school buses, including financing and all incidental or related costs (the "Equipment") by means of a lease purchase financing for a term that does not exceed five (5) years pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 18A:20-4.2(f) and N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-1 et seq; and
    WHEREAS, the Board has selected NW Financial Group, LLC as financial advisor (the "Financial Advisor") and McManimon, Scotland & Baumann, LLC, as special counsel (the "Special Counsel") for the purpose advising and assisting with the proposed lease purchase financing of the Equipment; and
    WHEREAS, in accordance with the procedures set forth in N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-1 et seq (the "Public School Contract Law") and the regulations promulgated thereunder, a notice of the bid will be published if required and bids or quotes (hereinafter simply referred to as bids) are scheduled to be returned to the Business Administrator/Board Secretary, who, with the assistance of the Special Counsel and the Financial Advisor, will determine the lowest responsive and responsible bidder to purchase the Lease (as hereinafter defined) from the Board (hereinafter referred to as the "Purchaser"); and
    WHEREAS, the Board will enter into a lease purchase agreement (the "Lease") and other related documents with the Purchaser in amount not to exceed $650,000 to finance the Equipment; and
    WHEREAS, the Board desires to authorize the delegation of the award of the bid to the Business Administrator/Board Secretary and further authorizes the Board President, Business Administrator/Board Secretary, Financial Advisor and Special Counsel to prepare and to execute the Lease and certain other documents and agreements necessary or incidental to the transactions contemplated thereby;
    NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Education of the Township of Brick in the County of Ocean, New Jersey as follows:
    SECTION 1. The Board hereby determines to finance the Equipment by means of a lease purchase financing in a principal amount not exceeding $650,000 in accordance with the requirements of the Public School Contracts Law.  The Business Administrator/Board Secretary, the Financial Advisor, the Special Counsel and other appropriate representatives of the Board are hereby authorized to prepare the necessary timetables and bid documents and other related documents as may be necessary and to take other steps necessary to prepare for and to implement the proposed financing.
    SECTION 2. The Board hereby authorizes the publication of a request for bids if required in accordance with the Public School Contracts Law or the solicitation of quotes in order to prepare for the proposed transaction.
    SECTION 3. The Board President and/or the Business Administrator/Board Secretary are authorized to award the bid and the Lease in accordance with the terms of this resolution to the lowest bidder in accordance with the bid proposals or quotes submitted to the Business Administrator/Board Secretary's office.  The Purchaser's interest rate will be held fixed for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of the bid.  If the closing does not occur within thirty (30) days of the date of the bid, the interest rate will be calculated in accordance with the index rate suggested by the Financial Advisor as set forth in the bid specifications.
    SECTION 4. The Board President and/or the Business Administrator/Board Secretary are hereby authorized to negotiate, execute and deliver, subject to the review of Special Counsel, the Lease, an agent or an escrow agreement, as assignment agreement, if necessary and such other documents as may be necessary to consummate the transaction.  Specifically, the Board authorizes the Board President or the Business Administrator/Board Secretary to establish an escrow account for the deposit of the Lease proceeds and to direct the deposit and investment of the Lease proceeds in the escrow for the term of the Lease in accordance with the requirements of law.  The Board hereby authorizes and directs the Board President or the Business Administrator/Board Secretary to approve any changes, additions, or deletions to the Lease or such other documents as may, in the judgment of Special Counsel, be necessary or advisable, such approval to be evidenced by the execution of the Lease or such other documents by the Board President or the Business Administrator/Board Secretary.  The Business Administrator/Board Secretary is also authorized to pay any agreed upon fees of the escrow agent if any.  The Board President and/or Business Administrator/Board Secretary are also authorized and directed to take on behalf of the Board such other actions as shall be necessary and appropriate to accomplish the lease purchase financing for the Equipment in accordance with the terms of the Lease and this resolution and pursuant to the terms of the agreements and instruments authorized to be prepared hereby and to accomplish the performance of the obligations of the Board in respect thereto.
    SECTION 5. The payment of rent or other monies due under the Lease shall be made only from the General Fund of the Board.  Neither the Board, nor any agency, department or political subdivision thereof shall be obligated to pay any sum to the Purchaser under the Lease from any taxing source for the payment of any sums due under the Lease unless an appropriation is made in a duly approved budget of the Board.  The obligations of the Board shall not constitute indebtedness of the Board or of the Township of Brick or of any department, agency or political subdivision thereof.  The Lease shall set forth the term of the lease purchase agreement for the Equipment, the rental payments to be paid by the Board in respect thereof and the dates on which such rent shall be due and payable.
    SECTION 6. The Board hereby covenants that it will comply with any conditions subsequent imposed by the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Code"), in order to preserve the exemption from taxation of interest on the Lease, including the requirement to rebate all net investment earnings on the gross proceeds above the yield on the Lease, if applicable.
    SECTION 7. The Board authorizes the Business Administrator/Board Secretary to act and determine on behalf of the Board whether the Lease will be as designated as "bank qualified" within the meaning of Section 265 of the code.  The Board hereby declares its intent to issue the Lease in the expected maximum principal amount of the Lease set forth herein and to use the proceeds of the Lease to pay or to reimburse expenditures for the costs of the purpose for which the Lease is authorized herein.  This resolution is a declaration of intent within the meaning and for the purposes of Treasury Regulations section 1.150-2 or any successor provisions of federal income tax law.
    SECTION 8. This resolution shall take effect immediately.


  28. To approve a Resolution for Differentiated Learning Services, as follows:
    WHEREAS, there exists a need for a provider of Differentiated Learning Services; and
    WHEREAS, this appointment is awarded as a Extraordinary Unspecifiable Service in accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5(2) as the services to be performed are specialized in nature and require significant training and expertise in the field; and
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Brick Township Board of Education, as follows:
    1. That Achieve 3000 in accordance with their Competitive Contract response dated October 7, 2015 be and is hereby appointed by the Brick Township Board of Education to said position.
    2. The fee for services shall be as per the proposal, as attached:
    ACHIEVE 3000
    3. A copy of this Resolution shall be published in the Asbury Park Press as required by law within 20 days after its passage.
    4. A certified copy of this Resolution, together with a copy of the proposal shall remain on file and be available for inspection.
    5. The duration of this appointment shall be from 07/01/18-06/30/19.


  29. To approve a Resolution for Insurance Broker for Property and Casualty Insurance Services, as follows:
    WHEREAS, there exists a need for a provider of Insurance Broker for Property and Casualty Insurance Services; and
    WHEREAS, this appointment is awarded as a Extraordinary Unspecifiable Service in accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5(2) as the services to be performed are specialized in nature and require significant training and expertise in the field; and
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Brick Township Board of Education, as follows:
    1. That Alliant/Boynton in accordance with their Competitive Contract response dated June 22, 2017 be and is hereby appointed by the Brick Township Board of Education to said position.
    2. The fee for services shall be as per the proposal, as attached:
    ALLIANT BOYNTON
    3. A copy of this Resolution shall be published in the Asbury Park Press as required by law within 20 days after its passage.
    4. A certified copy of this Resolution, together with a copy of the proposal shall remain on file and be available for inspection.
    5. The duration of this appointment shall be from 07/01/18-06/30/19.


  30. Deleted 05/30/18


  31. To approve a Resolution for Substitute Teacher Services, as follows:
    WHEREAS, there exists a need for a provider of Substitute Teacher Services; and
    WHEREAS, this appointment is awarded as a Extraordinary Unspecifiable Service in accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5(2) as the services to be performed are specialized in nature and require significant training and expertise in the field; and
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Brick Township Board of Education, as follows:
    1. That Insight in accordance with their Competitive Contract response dated September 9, 2015 be and is hereby appointed by the Brick Township Board of Education to said position.
    2. The fee for services shall be as per the proposal, as attached:
    INSIGHT SUBSTITUTE TEACHER
    3. A copy of this Resolution shall be published in the Asbury Park Press as required by law within 20 days after its passage.
    4. A certified copy of this Resolution, together with a copy of the proposal shall remain on file and be available for inspection.
    5. The duration of this appointment shall be from 07/01/18-06/30/19.


  32. To approve a Resolution for Substitute Paraprofessional Services, as follows:
    WHEREAS, there exists a need for a provider of Substitute Paraprofessional Services; and
    WHEREAS, this appointment is awarded as a Extraordinary Unspecifiable Service in accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5(2) as the services to be performed are specialized in nature and require significant training and expertise in the field; and
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Brick Township Board of Education, as follows:
    1. That Insight in accordance with their RFP response dated January 12, 2016 be and is hereby appointed by the Brick Township Board of Education to said position.
    2. The fee for services shall be as per the proposal, as attached:
    INSIGHT SUBSTITUTE PARAPROFESSIONAL
    3. A copy of this Resolution shall be published in the Asbury Park Press as required by law within 20 days after its passage.
    4. A certified copy of this Resolution, together with a copy of the proposal shall remain on file and be available for inspection.
    5. The duration of this appointment shall be from 07/01/18-06/30/19.


  33. To approve a Resolution for School Photographer Services, as follows:
    WHEREAS, there exists a need for a provider of School Photographer Services; and
    WHEREAS, this appointment is awarded as a Extraordinary Unspecifiable Service in accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5(2) as the services to be performed are specialized in nature and require significant training and expertise in the field; and
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Brick Township Board of Education, as follows:
    1. That Lifetouch in accordance with their RFP response dated November 8, 2017 be and is hereby appointed by the Brick Township Board of Education to said position.
    2. The fee for services shall be as per the proposal, as attached:
    LIFETOUCH
    3. A copy of this Resolution shall be published in the Asbury Park Press as required by law within 20 days after its passage.
    4. A certified copy of this Resolution, together with a copy of the proposal shall remain on file and be available for inspection.
    5. The duration of this appointment shall be from 07/01/18-06/30/19.


  34. To approve a Resolution for Insurance Broker for Workers Compensation Insurance Services, as follows:
    WHEREAS, there exists a need for a provider of Insurance Broker for Workers Compensation Insurance Services; and
    WHEREAS, this appointment is awarded as a Extraordinary Unspecifiable Service in accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5(2) as the services to be performed are specialized in nature and require significant training and expertise in the field; and
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Brick Township Board of Education, as follows:
    1. That William H. Connolly in accordance with their Competitive Contract response dated May 24, 2017 be and is hereby appointed by the Brick Township Board of Education to said position.
    2. The fee for services shall be as per the proposal, as attached:
    WILLIAM H. CONNOLLY, LLC
    3. A copy of this Resolution shall be published in the Asbury Park Press as required by law within 20 days after its passage.
    4. A certified copy of this Resolution, together with a copy of the proposal shall remain on file and be available for inspection.
    5. The duration of this appointment shall be from 07/01/18-06/30/19.


  35. To approve a Fair and Open Resolution for a Provider of Legal Counsel for Negotiations Services, as follows:
    WHEREAS, 
    there exists a need for a provider of Legal Counsel for Negotiations Services; and
    WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 18A:18A 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 Professional Services may be negotiated and awarded without public advertising for bids and bidding therefore; and
    WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 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, N.J.A.C. 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 Proposal 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 Florio, Perrucci, Steinhardt & Fader, LLC 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 December 28, 2017 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 service shall be $145 per hour, not to exceed 100 hours, $14,500, as per attached proposal.
    FLORIO, PERRUCCI, STEINHARDT and FADER
    5. The duration of this appointment shall be from July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.
    6. A copy of the Resolution shall be published in the Asbury Park Press as required by law within 20 days after its passage.
    7. A certified copy of the Resolution, together with a copy of the proposal shall remain on file and be available for inspection. 


  36. To approve a Fair and Open Resolution for Occupational, Physical and Speech Therapy Services, as follows:
    WHEREAS, there exists a need for Occupational, Physical and Speech Therapy services, and
    WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5 et seq. requires any contract in which the amount exceeds the bid threshold by 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 services at a fair and competitive price,
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, by the Brick Township Board Education, as follows:
    1. That Advanced Education Advisement 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 July 5, 2017 as a Professional Services 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. 19:44A-20.26.
    4. The fee for services shall be OT $75 per hr/276 hrs, PT $89 per hr/286 hrs and Speech $75  per hr/1,022 hrs, for a total not to exceed $122,804, as per the proposal attached:
    ADVANCED EDUCATION ADVISEMENT
    5. The duration of this appointment shall be from July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.
    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 copy of this Resolution together with a copy of the proposal shall remain on file and be available for inspection. 


  37. To approve a Fair and Open Resolution for Auditing Services, as follows:
    WHEREAS, 
    there exists a need for Auditing 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 services at a fair and competitive price.
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Brick Township Board of Education acknowledges receipt and review of Peer Review and Letter of Comment, as attached:
    PEER REVIEW
    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED by the Brick Township Board of Education, as follows:
    1. That Jump, Perry and Company, LLC 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 09/06/17 as a Professional Service 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. 19:44A-20.26.
    4. The fee for services are as per the proposal, as attached:
    JUMP, PERRY AND COMPANY, LLC
    5. The duration of this appointment shall be from June 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018.
    6. A copy of this Resolution shall be published in the Asbury Park Press as required by law within twenty days after its passage.
    7. A certified copy of this Resolution together with a copy of the proposal shall remain on file and be available for inspection.


  38. To recommend CME Associates, Maser Consulting and Suburban Consulting as Civil Engineers of Record for the 2018-2019 school year.


  39. To recommend Netta and Musial Group as Architects of record for the 2018-2019 school year.


  40. To approve a Fair and Open Resolution for a Provider of Legal Counsel for Special Education Matters, as follows:
    WHEREAS, 
    there exists a need for a provider of Legal Counsel for Special Education Matters; and
    WHEREAS, N.J.S.A18A: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 Professional Services may be negotiated and awarded without public advertising for bids and bidding; and
    WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 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, N.J.A.C. 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 674 hours, $97,730 total, as per attached proposals.
    SCHWARTZ EDELSTEIN LAW GROUP
    PURCELL, MULACHY & FLANAGAN

    5. The duration of these appointments shall be from July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.
    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.


  41. To approve an Addendum to the BTHS Track Project contract with All Surface Asphalt and Paving, as attached:
    ADDENDUM BTHS TRACK


  42. To approve a Resolution to request revisions to the school funding formula format as follows:
    WHEREAS,
    the Brick Township Board of Education believes it is being underfunded pursuant to the 2008 School Funding Reform Act ("SFRA"), while other districts are over funded; and
    WHEREAS, the Brick Township Board of Education believes that the under funding is the result of the SFRA's "Wealth Calculation" being deficient in that it: (i) omits millions of dollars of ratables that are excluded from the calculation due to payment in lieu of taxes ("Pilots"), abatement programs and other tax incentive programs; (ii) fails to require communities to conduct reevaluations for as long as twenty five (25) years; and (iii) includes only personal income and not income from business; and
    WHEREAS, The Brick Township Board of Education has low spending per pupil in the State for districts over 3500 students and is approximately $11.5 million under adequacy funding pursuant to SFRA; and
    WHEREAS, facility capital improvement upgrades for the Brick Township Board of Education schools are urgently needed; and
    WHEREAS, failure to correct the SFRA's formula for calculating the Brick Township Board of Education's entitlement and to fully fund such entitlement may preclude the District from providing the students of the District a thorough and efficient education.
    NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Governor of the State of New Jersey together with the Senate and Assembly are requested to appoint a task force to examine and make recommendations concerning the exclusion of ratables arising from Pilots and Abatement programs in determining a districts "Wealth Calculation"; and
    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that communities who have not complied with N.J.S.A. 54:4-23 should be required to conduct revaluations or reassessments; and
    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that a certified copy of this Resolution be forwarded to the Commissioner of Education, Governor of the State of New Jersey, State Senate and State Assembly.


  43. To approve Use of Facilities "Cost Recovery Fees" for the 2018-2019 school year, as attached:
    2018-2019 COST RECOVERY FEES

  44. To approve a Resolution for additional hours for Legal Services for Special Education Matters for the 2017-2018 school year, as follows:
    WHEREAS, It has been determined that additional Legal Services for Special Education Matters are needed, 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 Professional Services may be negotiated and awarded without public advertising for bids and bidding, and
    WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 18A-18A-5 a (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 public inspection in the Office of the Board of Education, and
    WHEREAS, 6A:23-5.2(a)4 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 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 is approved to said position.
    2. This appointment was made in accordance with the Request for Proposal 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 was made in a Fair and Open process in accordance with N.J.S.A. 19A:44A-20.26.
    4. The fee for services shall not exceed $145 per hour for 60 hours totaling $8,700, as attached:
    SCHWARTZ EDELSTEIN LAW GROUP
    5. The duration of the appointment shall continue through June 30, 2018.
    6. A copy of this Resolution shall be published in the Asbury Park Press as required by law within ten days after its passage.
    7. A certified copy of the Resolution, together with a copy of the proposal shall remain on file and be available for inspection.


  45. 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 the 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


  46. To approve the 2018-2019 Dental Renewal Rates, as attached:
    AETNA RENEWAL RATES


  47. To approve the 2018-2019 Medical Insurance Renewal Rates, as attached: Updated 05/30/18
    MEDICAL INSURANCE RENEWAL RATES 


  48. To approve the 2018-2019 Prescription Renewal Rates, as attached: Updated 05/31/18
    PRESCRIPTION RENEWAL RATES

  49. To recommend authorization for the Business Administrator/Qualified Purchasing Agent to utilize a Competitive Contracting process for solicitation of a provider of Accounts Payable Services. Added 05/30/18


  50. To ratify the acceptance of an increase in funding for 2017-2018 Chapter 193 as submitted by ESCNJ, as attached: Added 05/31/18
    CHAPTER 193

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 attached:
    Retirements

  2. To approve resignations for the 17-18 SY, as listed: Updated 05/31/18

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    1

    Conti, Christine

    BTHS

    English Teacher

    06/20/18

    12 years

    2

    Dalrymple, Colleen

    ADMIN

    Director of Special Services

    06/30/18

    1 year

    3

    Sasso, Hunter

    VMMS

    Custodial Worker

    06/22/18

    5 years, 5 months




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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    1

    Walsh, Mary

    EHY

    Food Service Worker P/T

    04/26/18

    0 years, 11 months



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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION

    TITLE

    SALARY

    (to be pro-rated)

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Sakkas, Danielle

    BMHS

    Psychologist

    Step 2 MA

    $54,110

    06/01/18



  5. To ratify changes of employment for the 17-18 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    FROM

    TO

    (to be pro-rated)

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Bermingham, Glenn

    Facilities

    Maintenance Worker 1

    Grounds

    $35,652

    DPES

    Custodial Worker

    $34,365

    8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    05/21/18

    2

    Mohwinkle, Mark

    DPES

    Custodial Worker

    $23,558

    10:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m

    Facilities

    Maintenance Worker 1

    Grounds

    $24,808

    05/21/18




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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    FROM

    TO

    (to be pro-rated)

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Seals, Michelle

    VMMS

    Food Service Worker P/T

    3.5 hours

    $6,650

    EHY

    Food Service Worker P/T

    5 hours

    $9,500


    06/01/18

    2

    Helwig, Joanne

    Food Service

    Substitute Food Service Worker

    $9.25 per hour

    VMMS

    Food Service Worker P/T

    3.5 hours

    $6,650

    06/01/18

    3

    VanHart, John

    Transportation

    P/T 5 Hour Driver

    $19,635

    Transportation

    8 Hour Driver - Regular Ed

    $23,582

    06/01/18

    4

    Puglia Koppie, Maria

    Transportation

    Substitute Bus Driver

    $17 per hour

    Transportation

    P/T 5 Hour Driver

    $17,850

    06/01/18



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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    FROM

    TO

    (to be pro-rated)

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Bei-Jones, Valerie

    Transportation

    8 Hour Driver

    Regular Education


    Transportation

    8 Hour Driver

    Special Education

    No Change in Salary

    04/30/18

    2

    De Leo, Debra

    Food Service

    VMMS

    P/T 3.5 Hour FSW

    Food Service

    LRMS

    P/T 3.5 Hour FSW

    No Change in Salary

    04/18/18

    3

    Dippel, Cheryl

    Food Service

    LRMS

    P/T 3.5 Hour FSW

    Food Service

    VMMS

    P/T 3.5 Hour FSW

    No Change in Salary

    04/18/18

    4

    Arnone, Hannah

    BMHS

    School Psychologist

    LRMS

    School Psychologist

    No Change in Salary

    05/01/18

    5

    Balestrieri, Vincent

    LRMS

    School Psychologist

    WHWES

    School Psychologist

    No Change in Salary

    05/01/18




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


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


  10. To approve substitutes for the 18-19 SY, as attached:
     Substitutes

  11. To approve the salaries for the 18-19 SY for the Brick Township Association of Non-Certified Supervisors and Administrative Secretaries, as attached:
     UNIT

  12. To approve TWU staff for the 18-19 SY, as attached:
     Clerical
     Facilities Base Salaries
     Transportation
     Bus Garage
     Food Service

  13. To approve Tenured Administrators for the 18-19 SY, as attached:
     Tenured Administrators

  14. To approve Non-Tenured Administrators for the 18-19 SY, as attached:
     Non-Tenured Administrators 


  15. To approve Leaves of Absence for the 17-18 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE #

    EFFECTIVE

    PAY/BENEFITS

    1

    6743


    FMLA

    06/06/18-06/13/18

    w/o pay, with benefits


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

  17. To rescind a leave 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


  18. To approve BASE Camp Coordinator, Brett Novick, for the 18-19 SY, $62 per hour for 154 hours, not to exceed $9,548.

  19. To approve a change in retirement date for Patricia Laraia, Teacher Aide, from 04/01/19 to 07/01/19.

  20. To ratify Spring Painting Crew for the 17-18 SY, as attached:
     Ratify Spring Painting Crew

  21. To approve Spring Painting Crew for the 17-18 SY, as attached:
     Approve Spring Painting Crew

  22. To approve Summer Painting Crew for the 18-19 SY, as attached:
     Approve Painting Crew

  23. To approve guidance counselor summer hours for the 17-18 SY, $49 per hour, 6 hours per day, as attached:
     Guidance Summer Hours 17-18

  24. To approve a correction in salary for Sara Ann Durante, Food Service Worker, from $16,393 to $16,323 for the 17-18 SY.

  25. To approve Tenured Teaching Staff, pending negotiations, for the 18-19 SY, as attached:
     Tenured Teaching Staff

  26. To approve Non-Tenured Teaching Staff, pending negotiations, for the 18-19 SY, as attached: Updated 05/30/18
     Non-Tenured Teaching Staff

  27. To approve Teacher Aides, pending negotiations, for the 18-19 SY, as attached:
     Teacher Aides


  28. To approve a change in an additional teaching block stipend, second semester, for the 17-18 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION/TITLE

    From

    Stipend

    To

    Stipend

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Struble, Debra

    BTHS

    Mathematics Teacher

    AP Statistics

    $2,311

    $2,000

    04/09/18-06/11/18

    45 days

    2

    Burns, Andrew

    BTHS

    Mathematics Teacher

    Honors Geometry

    $2,311

    $2,000

    04/09/18-06/11/18

    45 days

    3

    Cipriani, Phyllis

    BTHS

    Mathematics Teacher

    SAT Review

    $1,111

    $1,022

    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,


    (23 days)



  29. To ratify the approval of PSAT Proctors for the 04/14/18 PSAT, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION


    TITLE

    RATE

    1

    Celona, Dawn

    BTHS

    Proctor

    $125


  30. To ratify the change in PSAT assignment and salary for the 04/14/18 PSAT, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION


    From

    To

    1

    Piwowarczyk, Jennie

    BTHS

    Proctor

    $125

    Extended Time Proctor

    $175



  31. To approve Employee #5849 to have an increment withheld for the 18-19 SY.

  32. To approve Fall Coaches for the 18-19 SY, pending negotiations, as attached:
    Updated 05/31/18
     Fall Coaches

  33. To approve staff to Video Tape the end of year activities for the 17-18 SY, as listed: Added 05/31/18

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    Event

    Rate/Hours

    1

    McCutchan, Nicole

    LRMS Promotion Video

    June 19, 2018

    $27 per hour not to exceed 6 hours

    2

    Tocket, Cheryl

    VMMS Promotion Video

    June 19, 2018

    $27 per hour not to exceed 6 hours

    3

    Bazile, Wild

    VMMS Promotion Audio

    June 19, 2018

    $27 per hour not to exceed 6 hours

    4

    Wilson, Ryan

    BMHS Graduation Video

    June 20, 2019

    $27 per hour not to exceed 6 hours

    5

    Bazile, Wild

    BMHS Graduation Audio

    June 20, 2019

    $27 per hour not to exceed 6 hours


  34. To ratify Brittany Bucco to mentor Marissa Brodzicki for the 17-18 SY. 
    Added 05/31/18

  35. To approve Summer Bus Drivers effective 06/21/18 through 08/31/18, as attached:
    Added 05/31/18
     Summer Bus Drivers

  36. To approve Michelle Barroqueiro, BTHS English, with a salary of BA Step 2 $52,295 for the 18-19 SY, effective 09/01/18. Added 05/31/18

  37. To approve Transportation Drivers and Aides for the Summer Transportation Season effective 06/21/18 through 08/31/18, as attached.   Added 05/31/18
     Drivers

     Aides




BOARD COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

PUBLIC COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

BOARD COMMENT: POLICIES

PUBLIC COMMENT: POLICIES

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

BOARD COMMENT

 

CALENDAR

DATE

EVENT

TIME

 JUNE 14, 2018 SPECIAL MEETING 4:30 PM BPDC
JUNE 19, 2018 VMMS PROMOTION CEREMONY 5:00 PM BMHS
 JUNE 19, 2018 LRMS PROMOTION CEREMONY 5:00 AND 7:00 PM LRMS 
JUNE 20, 2018 BMHS GRADUATION 5:00 PM BMHS
 JUNE 20, 2018 BTHS GRADUATION 5:00 PM BTHS 
JUNE 26, 2018 REGULAR MEETING 7:00 PM VMMS

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