PLEASE NOTE THAT AGENDAS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE UNTIL THE TIME OF THE BOARD MEETING

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 11, 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 thirty minutes and the general nature of the subject matter to be discussed is as follows:
Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Reports Employee Matters 8552 & 7107 Transport Workers Union Negotiations Brick Township Association of Non-Certificated Supervisors and
Administrative Secretaries 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

2019-2020 BUDGET DISCUSSION

PRESENTATIONS

  • BRICK MEMORIAL AND BRICK TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT REPRESENTATIVES AND BRICK SCHOOLS AIR FORCE JR ROTC REPRESENTATIVE

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  1. MARCH 14, 2019 - EXECUTIVE SESSION

  2. MARCH 14, 2019 - REGULAR MEETING 

REPORTS

  • COMMITTEE REPORTS

  • SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

PUBLIC COMMENT ON AGENDA ITEMS

This will be the first opportunity for public comment and will be for agenda items only.  The Board invites thoughts and reactions on agenda items and items of concern from members of our community who are present.  Each participant is asked to give his or her name and address prior to making a statement.  All statements shall be directed to the presiding officer.

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

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

  2. To ratify a Field Trips, as attached:
    FIELD TRIP

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

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

  5. To ratify the submission of the American Chemical Society grant for Brick Memorial High School, as attached:
    American Chemical Society

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 February 28, 2019.


  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, 2019, 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 In Coming Tuition Student Placements, as attached:
    CAMDEN 1920
    CAMDEN 2939
    CENTRAL REGIONAL 2153
    CENTRAL REGIONAL 5653 5652


  9. To ratify Out of District Student Placements, as attached:
    EAST MOUNTAIN 2691
    PINELANDS REGIONAL 4420
    WASHINGTON TWP 5483


  10. To approve a removal of an Out of District Placement, as attached:
    CPC HIGH POINT 6345


  11. To accept a donation of a R134A Sears Refrigerator for EHY Elementary school.


  12. To approve the submission to the NJDOE by Educational Services Commission of New Jersey, Nonpublic Department to increase in the number of students receiving Chapter 192/193 Services and the total amount of funding for those students for the 2018-2019 school year, as attached:
    CHAPTER 192 193

  13. To ratify amendments three and four to the Comcast Services Agreement, as attached:
    AMENDMENT THREE
    AMENDMENT FOUR


  14. To ratify an Agreement with Weiner Law Group for Legal Services for School Funding Litigation, as attached:
    WEINER SCHOOL FUNDING LITIGATION AGREEMENT 


  15. To approve a Settlement Agreement for Student 8467.


  16. To ratify a Consulting Agreement with E-Rate Consulting inc, as attached:
    ERATE CONSULTING AGREEMENT


  17. To approve an Agreement with Middletown Township Police Department for Special Duty Assignment Officers for the BMHS Jr. Prom to be held on May 9, 2019, as attached:
    AGREEMENT FOR SPECIAL DUTY ASSIGNMENT OFFICERS


  18. To approve a contract with Pine Grove Day Camp for the BTHS Senior Picnic, as attached:
    PINE GROVE DAY CAMP


  19. To approve the rejection of bids for the Demographic and Configuration Study received on February 26, 2019.

  20. To approve a revision to the Direct Install Program for Veterans Memorial Elementary School previously approved on February 14, 2019, as attached:
    DIRECT INSTALL VMES REVISED


  21. To approve the Resolution for Participation in Coordinated Transportation Services with Educational Services Commission of New Jersey for the 2019-2020 school year, as attached:
    ESCNJ 19-20 COORDINATED TRANSPORTATION AGREEMENT

  22. To approve a Resolution for a provider of Occupational, Physical and Speech Therapy Services, as follows:
    WHEREAS,
    Advanced Education Advisement was approved by the Board of Education on May 31, 2018 as the provider of OT, PT and Speech Therapy Services for an amount of $75 per hr/276 hrs OT, $89 per hr/286 hrs for PT and $75 per hr/1,022 hrs for Speech for a total not to exceed $122,804; and
    WHEREAS, additional services are needed from April 12, 2019 through June 30, 2019 at an additional 836 hrs/$75 per hr for OT and 900 hrs/$75 for Speech for a total not to exceed $130,200.
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Brick Township Board of Education approve Advanced Education Advisement to provide OT, PT and Speech Therapy Services in a total amount not to exceed $253,004 for the 2018-2019 school year.


  23. To approve a Resolution for a provider of Legal Counsel for Special Education Services, as follows:
    WHEREAS, 
    Schwartz, Edelstein Law Group and Purcell, Mulachy & Flanagan were approved by the Board of Education on May 31, 2018 as the provider of Legal Counsel for Special Education Services for an amount not to exceed $674 hours/$97,730; and
    WHEREAS, on June 28, 2018, the Board of Education approved the name change from Schwartz, Edelstein Law Group to Weiner Law Group, and;
    WHEREAS, additional services are needed from April 12, 2019 through June 30, 2019 at 337 hours/$48,865.
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Brick Township Board of Education approve Weiner Law Group and Purcell, Mulachy & Flanagan to provide Legal Counsel for Special Education Services in a total amount not to exceed $146,595 for the 2018-2019 school year.



  24. To approve a Resolution determining the form and other details of not to exceed $4,100,000 principal amount of refunding school bonds of the Board of Education of Brick in the County of Ocean, New Jersey and providing for the sale and the delivery of such bonds, as attached:
    REFUNDING BONDS RESOLUTION


  25. To approve 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 April 12, 2019 through June 30, 2019.
    EDUCATIONAL SERVICES COMMISSION OF NJ
    OCEAN COUNTY


  26. To approve a contract with Wilson for a Multi-tiered System of Professional Learning and Teacher Support, as attached: Added 04/10/19
    WILSON 
     


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

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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    1

    Eremus, Jon

    VMES

    Elementary Teacher

    Grade 2

    07/01/19

    33 years

    2

    McEvoy, Deborah

    VMMS

    Senior Account Clerk


    07/01/19

    18 years, 1 month

    3

    Ostrander, William

    LRMS

    Custodial Worker


    08/01/19

    11 years, 1 month

    4

    Tallarida, Amelia

    OSB

    School Nurse


    07/01/19

    18 years, 5 months

    5

    Bermingham, Glenn

    BMHS

    Custodial Worker

    07/01/19

    18 years, 9 months




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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    1

    Devereux, Nicholas

    FACI

    HVAC Mechanic


    04/13/19

    9 months

    2

    Haber, Karen

    VMMS

    School Nurse


    05/24/19

    1 year, 3 months

    3

    Puglia Koppie, Marie

    Transportation

    P/T 5 Hr Driver

    04/12/19

    10 months

    4

    Cohen, Gregory

    Transportation

    Radio Dispatcher

    05/15/19

    10 years, 4 months




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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    1

    Caporelli, Nicholas

    WHW

    Custodial Worker

    3:00-11:00 p.m.


    03/22/19

    6 years, 7 months

    2

    Pinter, Christopher

    OSB

    Custodial Worker

    3:30-11:30 p.m.


    04/01/19

    4 years, 3 months



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

    No.

    Employee

    Title

    Rate

    Effective

    1

    Font, Amy

    Sub Bus Driver

    $17 per hour

    04/12/19

    2

    Fusco, Joseph III

    Sub Custodial Worker

    $13.46 per hour

    04/12/19

    3

    Keating, Kathleen

    Sub Bus Driver

    $17 per hour

    04/12/19

    4

    Marino, Donna

    Sub Bus Aide

    $11.98 per hr

    04/12/19

    5

    Mendez, Andrea

    Sub Bus Driver

    $17 per hour

    04/12/19

    6

    Puglia Koppie, Marie

    Sub Bus Driver

    $17 per hour

    04/12/19



  5. To ratify substitutes for the 18-19 SY, as listed:

    No.

    Employee

    Title

    Rate

    Effective

    1

    Hollywood, Kathleen

    Substitute School Nurse

    $150 per diem

    03/25/19

    2

    Danio, Anarciso S.

    Sub Bus Driver

    $17 per hr

    04/08/19

    3

    Keating, Joseph

    Sub Bus Driver

    $17 per hr

    04/08/19

    4

    Spiess, Jessica

    Sub Bus Driver

    $17 per hr

    04/08/19

    5

    Pinter, Christopher

    Substitute Custodial Worker

    $13.46 per hr

    04/01/19



  6. To approve the removal of substitutes for the 18-19 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    Employee Number

    Title

    1

    6347

    Sub Custodial Worker

    2

    9702

    Sub Custodial Worker

    3

    9922

    Sub Food Service Worker

    Sub Secretary



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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    FROM

    TO

    (to be prorated)

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Barbera, Silvana

    OSB

    P/T Food Service Worker

    4.5 Hours

    $8,934


    OSB

    P/T Food Service Worker

    4.75 Hours

    $9,430

    04/29/19

    2

    Danza, Chandra

    Transportation

    P/T School Bus Driver

    5 Hours

    $20,519

    Transportation

    School Bus Driver

    8 hr. General Ed

    $24,644

    04/12/19

    3

    Olsen, Nancy

    Food Services

    Sub Food Service Worker

    $9.25 per hour

    OSB

    P/T Food Service Worker

    4.5 Hours

    $8,550

    04/29/19



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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    FROM

    TO

    (salary to be prorated)

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Anderson, Mark

    Facilities

    Sub Custodial Worker

    $13.46 per hour

    Facilities

    Maintenance Worker 1 Grounds/Maintenance Repairer

    10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

    $25,702


    03/25/19

    2

    Garrison, Janae

    VMES

    Custodial Worker

    3:30-11:30 p.m.

    $23,558    base

    $     525 black seal

    $     320 night shift


    Facilities

    Maintenance Worker 1 Grounds

    8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

    $24,312

    03/25/19

    3

    Waters, Thomas

    VMES

    Custodial Worker

    9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

    $35,191  base

    $     525 black seal


    OES

    Custodial Worker

    3:30-11:30 p.m.

    $35,191   base

    $     525 black seal

    $     320 night shift

    04/02/19



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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    FROM

    TO

    (No change in salary)

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Vantuono, Karen

    LMES

    Teacher Aide

    LLD


    VMMS

    Teacher Aide

    IEP

    03/20/19

    2

    Gentilello, Suzanne

    BMHS

    Teacher Aide

    MD

    BTHS

    Teacher Aide

    MD (.75)/ ICR (.25)

    09/01/18


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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE #

    EFFECTIVE

    PAY/BENEFITS

    1

    9024


    FMLA

    6/18/19-6/30/19

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    2

    7623


    Leave of Absence

    5/01/19-6/30/19

    w/o pay, w/o benefits

    3

    9435


    Leave of Absence

    5/06/19-5/08/19

    w/o pay, w/o benefits

    4

    9550


    Leave of Absence

    5/09/19-5/10/19

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    5

    9950


    Leave of Absence

    5/09/19-5/10/19

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    6

    9333


    Leave of Absence

    5/16/19-5/17/19

    (1.125 days)

    w/o pay, w/benefits


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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE #

    EFFECTIVE

    PAY/BENEFITS

    1

    8903


    Leave of Absence

    3/18/19-6/30/19

    w/o pay, w/o benefits

    2

    7008


    FMLA

    3/01/19-3/11/19


    Intermittent FMLA

    3/20/19-4/29/19

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    3

    7010


    FMLA

    3/19/19-3/31/19

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    4

    7264


    FMLA

    4/10/19-5/12/19

    w/o pay, w/benefits



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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE #

    FROM

    TO

    PAY/BENEFITS

    1

    9237


    FMLA

    2/07/19-3/13/19


    FMLA/NJFLA

    3/14/19-5/08/19


    NJFLA

    5/09/19-6/11/19

    FMLA

    2/07/19-03/05/19


    FMLA/NJFLA

    3/06/19-5/08/19


    NJFLA

    5/09/19-6/04/19

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    2

    7855


    FMLA/NJFLA

    3/25/19-6/21/19

    FMLA/NJFLA

    3/26/19-6/30/19

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    3

    9034


    FMLA

    3/05/19-4/16/19

    FMLA

    3/05/19-4/15/19


    FMLA/NJFLA

    4/16/19-6/09/19

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    4

    8859


    FMLA

    1/29/19-3/10/19

    FMLA

    1/29/19-3/31/19

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    5

    7584


    FMLA

    2/25/19-3/31/19


    FMLA

    2/25/19-5/06/19

    w/o pay, w/benefits



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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION

    TITLE

    HOURS

    STEP

    HOURLY RATE

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Goodman, Robert

    EHY

    Recreation Aide


    6:30-9:00 a.m.

    3:00-6:00 p.m.

    Step 9

    $11.25 per hour

    04/12/19


  14. To approve Maria Lupo, teacher, to teach 10th grade Health to the RISE program at $49 per hour, pending negotiations, not to exceed 15 hours, effective 04/29/19 through 06/15/19.

  15. To approve Laura McGuire, Teacher Aide, to substitute for the VMMS bowling program at $19 per hour, pending negotiations, effective 04/12/19 through 06/30/19.

  16. To ratify Karen Domoguaer, Teacher Aide, for 1:1 placement for extra-curricular activity at $19 per hour, pending negotiations, not to exceed 77 hours, effective 03/01/19 through 06/30/19.

  17. To ratify Michele Kaminski, Nurse, and Karen Haber, Nurse, at $49 per hour, pending negotiations, for 3.5 hours for services at BTPS Kindergarten Registration Event on 3/28/19.

  18. To approve a change in start date for Jennifer Del Salto, LMES School Psychologist, from on or after 04/15/19 to 04/17/19.

  19. To ratify Leigh Ann Layton as Title I Extended Day substitute at $49 per hour, pending negotiations, effective 02/05/19.

  20. To ratify from Title I SIA funds Amy Hansen, Coordinator, for VMMS at a rate of $49 per hour, pending negotiations, not to exceed 59 hours, for the 18-19 SY, effective 03/04/19.

  21. To approve job descriptions, as attached:
     Principal
     Assistant Principal

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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    FROM

    TO

    (No change in salary)

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Beggs, Joy

    Teacher Aide

    EHY

    ICR/POR

    Teacher Aide

    VMES

    ICR/POR

    04/08/19




  23. To approve ESSA Spring coordinators for the 18-19 SY, as listed:

    No.

    Name

    Title

    Rate (pending negotiations)

    Hours

    Effective

    1

    Cintron, Michael

    Coordinator

    $49 per hour

    40 hours

    04/12/19

    2

    Romano, Kelly

    Coordinator

    $49 per hour

    40 hours

    04/12/19


  24. To ratify staff for presenting at the Special Education Parent Academy at $49 per hour, pending negotiations, for 2 hours on 04/02/19, as listed:


    No.

    Name

    1

    Cioffi-Parker, Annette

    2

    Gascho, Donna

    3

    Patel, Kavita

    4

    Wight, Sara



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

PUBLIC COMMENT

This is the second opportunity for public comment.  Each participant is asked to give his or her name and address prior to making a statement.  All statements shall be directed to the presiding officer.

BOARD COMMENT

 

CALENDAR

DATE

EVENT

TIME

APRIL 19 THRU APRIL 26, 2019 SPRING RECESS SCHOOLS CLOSED
MAY 2, 2019 REGULAR MEETING/PUBLIC HEARING ON THE
 19-20 BUDGET  MEETING
7:00 PM BTHS
AUDITORIUM

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