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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 January 17, 2019 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:
BTEA Settlement Agreement BTASA V. Brick BOE - Case 01-18-0003-2322
    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 AND BRICK SCHOOLS AIR FORCE JR ROTC REPRESENTATIVE

  • BOARD MEMBER RECOGNITION

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  1. DECEMBER 13, 2018 - EXECUTIVE SESSION

  2. DECEMBER 13, 2018 - REGULAR MEETING

  3. JANUARY 3, 2019 - REORGANIZATION MEETING

REPORTS

  • COMMITTEE REPORTS

  • SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION - The Superintendent recommends that the Board approve the following items.

  1. To approve Field Trips, as attached:
    Field Trips

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

  3. To approve placements of college students for Student Teaching, Field Experiences, classroom Observations, Internships and Externships, as attached:
    Student Placements

  4. To ratify the submission of the grant application, Project Fit America, for Drum Point Road Elementary School, as attached:
    Project Fit America

  5. Removed 01/16/19

  6. To approve the submission of the grant application, Donors Choose, for Drum Point Road Elementary School, attached:
    Donors Choose


BOARD COMMENT: CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION

PUBLIC COMMENT: CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION

OPERATIONS - The 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 November 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 November 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
    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 removals of Out of District Student Placements, as attached:
    ALPHA 2227


  9. To rescind a contract for an In Coming Student Placement previously approved on October 13, 2018, as attached:
    JACKSON 5149


  10. To ratify Out of District Student Placements, as attached:

    ALPHA 7009

    COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND 4928

    DCF REGIONAL 5405

    LAKEHURST 3255

    LAUREL SCHOOL 9873

    RUGBY 5569

    HOWELL 5630

    TOMS RIVER 4847

    TOMS RIVER 2890  LAKEHURST 4563 TOMS RIVER 2890 ESY   



  11. To ratify In Coming Tuition Student Placements, as attached:
    MANCHESTER 2815
    TOMS RIVER 8067
    TOMS RIVER 5475


  12. To ratify revisions in Out of District Student Placements, as attached:
    HAWKSWOOD 2836


  13. To approve the revision of production dates with MTI for the BTHS Production of "The Little Mermaid", as attached:
    MTI THE LITTLE MERMAID


  14. To ratify an Agreement with DTE Energy Trading for Renewable Energy Credit Sales, as attached:
    DTE ENERGY TRADING


  15. To accept two donations of $100 each in bait from Gabriel's Tackle Company from the Woman's Club of Brick Township and the Woman's Club of Point Pleasant for Hooked on Fishing not on Drugs.


  16. To accept a Grant Award from Donors Choose for Shelving Units valued at $1,228 for Drum Point Road Elementary School.


  17. To approve a contract with Modern DJ for the BMHS Jr. Prom, as attached:
    MODERN DJ


  18. To Ratify an Agreement with Educational Services Commission of New Jersey for Master Collaborative Educational Services, as attached:
    ESCNJ AGREEMENT


  19. To approve the submission to the NJDOE by Educational Services Commission of New Jersey, Nonpublic Department an increase in the number of students receiving Chapter 192 Compensatory Education Services and the total amount of funding for those students for the 2018-2019 SY, as attached:
    CHAPTER 192 


  20. To ratify a Resolution authorizing contracts with certain approved CO-OP Vendors for contracting units, as follows:
    WHEREAS, 
    the Brick Township Board of Education may by resolution and without advertising for bids, purchase any goods or services under the New Jersey Cooperative Purchasing Program; and
    WHEREAS, the Brick Township Board of Education has the need on a timely basis to purchase goods or services utilizing CO-OP'S; and
    WHEREAS, the Brick Township Board of Education intends to enter into contracts with the attached referenced CO-OP Vendors through this resolution and properly execute a contract which shall be subject to all the conditions applicable to the current 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 CO-OP Vendors on the Attached list, pursuant to all conditions of the individual CO-OP's and
    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the duration of the contracts between the Brick Township Board of Education and the referenced CO-OP Vendors shall be from July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.
    EDUCATIONAL DATA SERVICES


  21. To approve a Settlement Agreement between the Brick Township Board of Education and the Brick Township Education Association Docket No: CO-2017-112.


  22. To recommend authorization for the Business Administrator/Qualified Purchasing Agent to utilize a Competitive Contracting process for solicitation of a provider of a Demographics and Configuration Study.

  23. To approve Settlement Agreement BTASA V. Brick BOE Case - 01-18-0003-2322. 

BOARD COMMENT: OPERATIONS

PUBLIC COMMENT: OPERATIONS

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


  1. To approve resignations for the 18-19 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    1

    Williams, Laura

    VMMS

    Special Education MD Teacher

    02/18/19

    5 months


  2. To ratify resignations for the 18-19 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    1

    Decher, Rosemary

    BEST

    Recreation Aide

    01/14/19

    9 years, 4 months

    2

    Dolan, Kristen

    BEST

    Recreation Aide

    01/04/19

    2 years, 4 months

    3

    Herbert, Gregg

    BMHS

    Security Officer

    12/01/18

    1 year, 3 months

    4

    Marciano, Angela

    LRMS

    PT Food Service Worker 5 Hrs

    01/14/19

    4 years, 10 months

    5

    Hinckley, Jennifer

    VMMS

    Custodial Worker

    01/11/19

    0 years, 1 month




  3. To approve employment for the 18-19 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION

    TITLE

    SALARY

    (to be pro-rated)

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Dougherty, Laura

    LRMS

    Special Education Teacher

    Resource/ICS

    BA Step 3

    $52,795*

    02/01/19

    2

    Schade, Stephanie

    HES

    School Counselor (.60)

    MA Step 5 (.60)

    $33,366*

    On or after 01/18/19

    3

    Cullen Jr., Daniel J.

    VMMS

    Custodial Worker

    3:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.

    $23,558  base

          320 night stipend

    $23,878  Total

    02/01/19

    * Pending Negotiations

  4. To approve substitutes for the 18-19 SY, as listed:

    No.

    Employee

    Title

    Rate

    Effective

    1

    Austin, Barbara

    Sub Bus Aide

    $11.98 per hour

    01/18/19

    2

    Budden, Lawrence

    Sub Custodial Worker

    $13.46 per hour

    01/18/19

    3

    Iannarone, James

    Sub Security Officer

    $185 per diem

    02/01/19

    4

    Giannetto, Nicholas

    Sub Custodial Worker

    $13.46 per hour

    01/18/19

    5

    Herbert, Gregg

    Substitute Security Officer

    $185 per day

    01/18/19



  5. To approve the removal of substitutes, as listed:

    NO.

    Employee Number

    Title

    Effective

    1

    9817

    Substitute Food Service Worker

    01/17/19



  6. To approve BEST employment for the 18-19 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION

    TITLE

    HOURS

    STEP

    HOURLY RATE

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Mullen, Cheryl

    Recreation Aide

    EHY a.m.

    VMES p.m.


    6:30 - 9:00 a.m.

    3:00 - 6:00 p.m.

    Step 12

    $12 per hour

    01/18/19

  7. To ratify changes in employment for the 18-19 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    FROM

    TO

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Volinksi, Vincent

    Custodian

    LRMS


    $38,934  Base

    $  2,385  Stipend

    $     525 Black Seal

    $41,844  Total

    Head Custodian

    BMHS


    $42,711  Base

    $  2,982  Stipend

    $     525 Black Seal

    $46,218  Total

    01/15/19

    2

    Mitchell, Jeffrey

    Custodial Worker

    LRMS


    $35,911 Base

    $     525 Black Seal

    $36,436  Total

    Custodian

    LRMS


    $37,161  Base

    $  2,385 Stipend

    $     525 Black Seal

    $40,071  Total

    01/15/19



  8. To approve transfers of employment for the 18-19 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    FROM

    TO (No change in salary)

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Schoeneberg, Erika

    BTHS

    Non-Tenured LOA track

    Science Teacher


    VMMS

    Tenured Track

    8th Grade Science Teacher

    02/01/19

    2

    Jannarone, Karen

    VMES

    Grade 3 Elementary Teacher

    WHW

    Preschool Teacher

    01/28/19

    3

    Garrison, Janae

    BMHS

    Custodial Worker

    3:00 - 11:00 p.m.

    VMES

    Custodial Worker

    3:30 - 11:30 p.m.

    01/22/19




  9. To ratify transfers of employment for the 18-19 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    FROM

    TO (No change in salary pending negotiations)

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Kelly, Joan

    LRMS

    Teacher Aide  ICR

    VMES

    Teacher Aide LLD

    01/09/19

    2

    Raggozino, Denise

    VMES

    Teacher Aide LLD

    VMES

    Teacher Aide 1:1

    01/09/19

    3

    Lowery, Catherine

    VMMS

    Teacher Aide LLD

    LMES

    Teacher Aide 1:1

    01/10/19



  10. To approve changes in start dates for the 18-19 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION

    TITLE

    FROM

    TO

    1

    Janik, Jacqueline

    WHW

    Master Teacher

    On or after 01/02/19

    02/14/19

    2

    Nauerz, Brianne

    WHW

    Preschool Teacher

    On or after 01/02/19

    01/28/19


  11. To ratify changes in start dates for the 18-19 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION

    TITLE

    FROM

    TO

    1

    Forsyth, Jamie

    WHW

    Preschool Teacher

    On or after 01/02/19

    01/04/19

    2

    Firneno, Lisa

    WHW

    Preschool Teacher

    On or after 01/02/19

    01/02/18

    3

    Carlsson, Mary

    BTHS

    Nurse

    On or after 01/02/19

    01/02/19


  12. To approve Spring Coaches for the 18-19 SY, pending negotiations, as attached:
     Spring Coaches

  13. To approve a correction in location for Jean Oates, Teacher Aide, from WHW to LMES.

  14. To ratify the termination of employee #9562 effective 12/03/18.

  15. To approve Teacher Aides for the VMMS  Bowling Program for the 18-19 SY, for 3 hours per week at $19 per hour, pending negotiations, for a maximum of 10 weeks, effective 02/14/19, as listed:

    No.

    Employee

    1

    Domogauer, Karen

    2

    Jablonski, Ann Marie

    3

    LaBrutto, Deborah

    4

    Laszkow, Tammy-Jo

    5

    Lucchetti, Valerie

    6

    McCoy, Mary

    7

    Rosace, Barbara

    8

    Testa, Lois



  16. To approve leaves of absence for the 18-19 SY, as listed:  Updated 01/17/19

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE #

    EFFECTIVE

    PAY/BENEFITS

    1

    9735


    Leave of Absence

    04/01/19-04/05/19

    w/o pay, w/o benefits

    2

    7349


    Leave of Absence

    02/04/19-06/02/19

    w/o pay, w/o benefits

    3

    5544


    FMLA

    01/24/19-3/8/19


    FMLA/NJFLA

    03/9/19-04/17/19


    NJFLA

    04/18/19

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    4

    9237


    FMLA

    02/07/19-03/13/19


    FMLA/NJFLA

    03/14/19-05/08/19


    NJFLA

    05/09/19-6/11/19

    w/o pay, w/benefits




  17. To ratify leaves of absence for the 18-19 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE #

    EFFECTIVE

    PAY/BENEFITS

    1

    7584

    FMLA

    12/12/18-12/17/18


    Intermittent FMLA

    12/18/18-06/30/19

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    2

    6990


    FMLA

    12/14/18-01/04/19

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    3

    6308


    FMLA

    12/20/18-12/31/18

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    4

    8988

    LOA

    1/17/19-1/31/19

    w/o pay, w/o benefits





  18. To approve changes in leaves of absence for the 18-19 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE #

    FROM

    TO

    1

    9361


    FMLA/NJFLA

    01/30/19-04/18/19

    FMLA/NJFLA

    01/26/19-04/18/19


  19. To ratify changes in leaves of absence for the 18-19 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE #

    FROM

    TO

    BENEFITS

    1

    8289


    FMLA

    09/25/18-12/02/18


    FMLA

    09/25/18-12/16/18


    w/o pay, w/benefits

    2

    8697


    FMLA 11/13/18-12/13/18


    FMLA/NJFLA 12/14/18-2/11/19


    NJFLA 02/12/19-3/14/19

    FMLA

    11/13/18-12/12/18


    FMLA/NJFLA 12/13/18-2/11/19


    NJFLA

    02/12/19-3/13/19

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    3

    8998


    FMLA/NJFLA

    01/10/19-04/03/19

    FMLA/NJFLA

    01/18/19-04/03/19

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    4

    8375


    FMLA/NJFLA

    01/15/19-04/08/19

    FMLA/NJFLA

    01/17/19-04/08/19

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    5

    8208


    FMLA

    11/13/18-12/02/18


    FMLA/NJFLA

    12/03/18-02/11/19


    NJFLA

    02/12/19-02/13/19

    FMLA

    11/13/18-02/11/19

    w/o pay, w/benefits


    6

    7623


    FMLA/NJFLA

    01/09/19-04/02/19

    FMLA/NJFLA
    01/15/19-04/02/19\

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    7

    9415

    LOA

    09/01/18-02/28/19

    LOA

    09/01/18-12/05/18

    w/o pay, w/o benefits

    8

    7481

    LOA

    12/01/18-02/03/19

    LOA

    12/01/18-03/24/19

    w/o pay, w/o benefits




  20. To ratify the approval of Janae Garrison, Custodial Worker, for a stipend of $525, prorated, for a Black Seal license and $320, prorated for a night stipend effective 12/14/18.

  21. To approve tuition reimbursement for Daniel O'Cone, BMHS Assistant Principal, in the amount of $2,545 for Fall 2018 Doctoral coursework.

  22. To rescind stipend for Kristine Esposito, Winter Challenger League, in the amount of $1,500.

  23. To ratify a stipend for the 18-19 SY for Kristine Esposito and Joseph Smyth, Winter Challenger League, in the amount of $750 apiece pending negotiations.

  24. To ratify Jennifer Weingarten for a stipend of $700 for Piano Accompaniment for VMMS Winter School Chorus Concert and Dress Rehearsal for the 18-19 SY. 

  25. To ratify Joseph Schnorrbusch for a stipend of $1,000 to write musical arrangements for BTHS Band for the 18-19 SY.

  26. To ratify Cheryl Best for 7.5 hours at $27 per hour for her work supervising the Drama students  on 06/22/18 and 06/27/18, not to exceed $202.50.

  27. To ratify advisors for the 18-19 SY, pending negotiations, effective 09/01/18, as attached:
     Advisors

  28. To approve the job descriptions, as attached:  Updated 01/17/19
     Director of Curriculum & Instruction 
     Director of Human Resources
     Director of Planning, Research, & Evaluation
     Director of Special Services

  29. To correct the resignation date of Nicholas Giannetto, custodial worker, from 12/3/18 to 11/30/18.

  30. To ratify salary allocations to Preschool Grant for the 18-19 SY, pending negotiations, as attached:
     Preschool Grant Application



BOARD COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

PUBLIC COMMENT: HUMAN RESOURCES

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

BOARD COMMENT

 

CALENDAR

DATE

EVENT

TIME

January 21, 2019 Martin Luther King Jr., Day Schools Closed
February 1, 2019 Professional Day for Staff Schools Closed for Students
February 14, 2019 Regular Meeting 7:00 PM BPDC

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