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OPEN MEETING

Call to Order, Salute to the Flag and Moment of Silence

ROLL CALL

 

OPEN PUBLIC MEETINGS ACT NOTICE

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

  1. To approve and adopt the 2018-2019 State Aid Reduction Plan and Resolution, as follows:
    WHEREAS,
    On March 15, 2018 the Brick Township Board of Education was notified by the State of New Jersey Department of Education that the Board of Education would receive $36,055,619 in State Aid; and
    WHEREAS, the Brick Township Board of Education developed the 2018-2019 School Budget utilizing the State Aid notification as a partial basis for the development of the 2018-2019 appropriations; and
    WHEREAS, On July 13, 2018 the State of New Jersey Department of Education notified the Board of Education that the total amount of State Aid to be received would be reduced to $34,142,597 causing a reduction of $1,913,022; and
    WHEREAS, on that same date the State of New Jersey Department of Education issued guidance indicating that Boards of Education who received a reduction in State Aid would be required to hold a meeting to adopt a plan to address the reduction no later than August 1, 2018; and
    WHEREAS, the same guidance provided that pursuant to language included in the FY 2018 Appropriations Act districts that received a notice of reduction of State Aid and are able to demonstrate fiscal distress may apply for additional State assistance; and
    WHEREAS, on October 29, 2012 Super Storm Sandy devastated several coastal communities including Brick Township; and
    WHEREAS, said storm caused a loss in ratables in Brick Township of $361,963,652 thus causing a financial hardship on the tax payers of Brick Township; and
    WHEREAS, to date the Brick Township Community has yet to recover fully from the effects of Super Storm Sandy.
    NOW THEREFORE BY IT RESOLVED that the Brick Township Board of Education adopts the attached State Aid Reduction Plan for the 2018-2019 school year; and
    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Brick Township Board of Education requests the Administration to apply for additional State assistance as noted in the State of New Jersey Department of Education Guidance of July 13, 2018.
    2018-2019 State Aid Reduction Plan


  2. To approve a Change Order, as attached:
    EARLE CHANGE ORDER NO 1 VETERANS PARKING LOT PROJECT


  3. To approve budget transfers, as attached: Added 07/31/18
    TRANSFERS


  4. To accept the Board Secretary's and Treasurer of School Monies Reports, as attached: Added 07/31/18
    BOARD SECRETARY'S REPORT
    TREASURER'S REPORT


  5. 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 June 30, 2018. Added 07/31/18


  6. 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 June 30, 2018, and upon consultation with the 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. Added 07/31/18

BOARD COMMENT: OPERATIONS

PUBLIC COMMENT: OPERATIONS

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

BOARD COMMENT

 

CALENDAR

DATE

EVENT

TIME

August 9, 2018 Regular Meeting 7:00 PM BPDC

ADJOURNMENT

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