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

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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 2, 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:
Personnel Matters 4030 & 6872
    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

  • 2018-2019 TEACHER AND SUPPORT STAFF OF THE YEAR

  • 2019-2020 BUDGET 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  • APRIL 11, 2019 - EXECUTIVE SESSION

  • APRIL 11, 2019 - REGULAR MEETING

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 Trip, 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

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: Updated 05/01/19
    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 March 31, 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 March 31, 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 ratify Out of District Student Placements, as attached:
    CCMC 4702


  6. To approve a Resolution for the Health Care Cost Adjustment for the 2019-2020 Budget Year, as follows: 
    WHEREAS, 
    in accordance with N.J.S.A. 18A:7F-38b a district can request use of Health Care Cost Adjustment only after it has fully exhausted all eligible statutory spending authority in the budget year; and
    WHEREAS, Health Care Cost Adjustment from the earliest pre-budget year must be used before the amount from a more recent year;
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Brick Township Board of Education has the need to utilize the Health Care Cost Adjustment for the 2019-2020 Budget and that $1,005,673 of the earliest pre-budget year unused Health Care Cost Adjustment spending authority shall be included in the 2019-2020 base budget, and
    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the need for the Health Care Cost Adjustment utilization must be completed by the end of the 2019-2020 budget year and cannot be deferred or incrementally completed over a longer period of time.



  7. To approve a Resolution for the use of Banked CAP for the 2019-2020 Budget Year, as follows:
    WHEREAS, in accordance with N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-10.1(b) a district can request use of banked cap only after it has fully exhausted all eligible statutory spending authority in the budget year; and
    WHEREAS, banked cap from the earliest pre-budget year must be used before the amount from a more recent year.
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Brick Township Board of Education has the need to utilize Banked Cap for the 2019-2020 Budget and that $756,499 of the earliest pre-budget year unused Banked Cap spending authority shall be included in the 2019-2020 base budget; and
    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the need for the Banked Cap utilization must be completed by the end of the 2019-2020 budget year and cannot be deferred or incrementally completed over a longer period of time.


  8. To approve a Resolution to adopt a School District Budget for Fiscal year 2019-2020, as listed:
    GENERAL FUND SPECIAL REVENUES DEBT SERVICE TOTAL
    2019-2020 TOTAL EXPENDITURES $148,233,960 $5,467,172 $2,154,184 $155,855,316
    LESS ANTICIPATED REVENUES $37,065,239 $5,467,172 $231,672 $42,764,083
    TAXES TO BE RAISED $111,168,721 -0- $1,922,512 $113,091,233




  9. WHEREAS, the Brick Township Board of Education recognizes school staff and Board Members will incur Travel/Training expenses related to and within the scope of their current responsibilities and for Travel/Training that promotes the delivery of instruction or furthers the efficient operation of the school district; and
    WHEREAS, N.J.A.C. 6A:23A et seq requires Board Members to receive the approval of these expenses by a majority of the full voting membership of the Board and Staff Members to receive prior approval of these expenses by the Superintendent of Schools and a majority of the full voting membership of the Board; and
    WHEREAS, a Board of Education may establish for regular district business travel only, an annual school threshold of $1,500 per staff member where prior Board approval shall not be required unless this annual threshold for a staff member is exceeded in a given school year (July 1 through June 30).
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED the Board of Education approves all Travel/Training in compliance with N.J.A.C. 6A:23A et seq as being necessary and unavoidable; and
    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED the Board of Education approves the Travel/Training and related expense reimbursements in accordance with N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-7.3 to a maximum expenditure of $147,711 for all Staff and Board Members.
    TRAVEL/TRAINING BUDGET


  10. To delegate the authority to the School Business Administrator, James W. Edwards, Jr., CPA for the supervision of the School Facilities Project, DOE Project # 0530-020-19-3000, for the Brick Township High School Roof Section IV.


  11. To authorize Netta Architects, the District Architect of Record, to work on behalf of the District to prepare all plans, specifications, drawings and necessary bid related documents for DOE Project # 0530-020-19-3000, for the Brick Township High School Roof Section IV project, on behalf of the Board of Education.


  12. To delegate the authority to the School Business Administrator, James W. Edwards, Jr., CPA for the supervision of the School Facilities Project, DOE Project #0530-043-19-1000, for the Lake Riviera Middle School Lintel Project, on behalf of the Board of Education.


  13. To authorize Netta Architects, the District Architect of Record, to work on behalf of the District to prepare all plans, specifications, drawings and necessary bid related documents for DOE Project #0530-043-19-1000, for the Lake Riviera Middle School Lintel Project, on behalf of the Board of Education.


  14. To delegate the authority to the School Business Administrator, James W. Edwards, Jr., CPA for the supervision of the School Facilities Project, DOE Project # 0530-043-19-2000, for the Lake Riviera Middle School CMU Wall and Terrazzo Floor Cracks Project, on behalf of the Board of Education.


  15. To authorize Netta Architects, the District Architect of Record, to work on behalf of the District to prepare all plans, specifications, drawings and necessary bid related documents for DOE Project # 0530-043-19-2000, for the Lake Riviera Middle School CMU and Terrazzo Floor Cracks Project, on behalf of the Board of Education.


  16. To delegate the authority to the School Business Administrator, James W. Edwards, Jr., CPA for the supervision of the School Facilities Project, DOE Project # 0530-070-19-1000, for the Osbornville Elementary School CMU Wall Moisture Project, on behalf of the Board of Education.


  17. To authorize Netta Architects, the District Architect of Record, to work on behalf of the District to prepare all plans, specifications, drawings and necessary bid related documents for DOE Project # 0530-070-19-1000, for the Osbornville Elementary School CMU Wall Moisture Project, on behalf of the Board of Education.


  18. To delegate the authority to the School Business Administrator, James W. Edwards, Jr., CPA for the supervision of the School Facilities Project, DOE Project # 0530-035-19-1000, for the Emma Havens Young Elementary School CMU Wall Cracks Project, on behalf of the Board of Education.


  19. To authorize Netta Architects, the District Architect of Record, to work on behalf of the District to prepare all plans, specifications, drawings and necessary bid related documents for DOE Project # 0530-035-19-1000, for the Emma Havens Young Elementary School CMU Wall Cracks Project, on behalf of the Board of Education.


  20. To approve a Resolution to award the bid for the Brick Township High School/Veterans Memorial Elementary Schools Auditorium HVAC Project, as follows: Updated 05/02/19
    WHEREAS,
    the bids were opened and reviewed on April 30, 2019, as attached:
    BTHS/VMES AUDITORIUM HVAC
    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Brick Township Board of Education award the bid for the projected listed above, as follows:

    VENDOR

    TOTAL

    EACM $632,500



  21. WHEREAS, on October 1, 2018 the Township of Brick was issued a Grant in the amount of $469,281 from the 2018 COPS Office STOP School Violence Prevention Program; and
    WHEREAS, the Grand awarded funds are designated for security at schools and on school grounds through evidence based school safety programs; and
    WHEREAS, the Township of Brick approved the Grant and issued authority for the reimbursable funds to be distributed to the Board of Education.
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Brick Township Board of Education authorizes the Purchasing Agent to appropriate and designate the use of funds for School Security Equipment and Programs.


  22. To approve a Settlement Agreement for Student 1101.


  23. To approve change orders for the Drum Point Road Elementary School Roof Project, as attached: Added 05/01/19
    LAUMAR CHANGE ORDER 2
    LAUMAR CHANGE ORDER 3

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

  1. To ratify a Memorandum of Agreement between the Brick Township Board of Education and the Brick Township Education Association from July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2021.

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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    1

    Bloss, Darlene

    TRNS

    School Bus Driver


    07/01/19

    15 years, 3 months

    2

    Ford, Kathryn

    BTHS

    LDTC


    12/01/19

    23 years



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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    1

    Mahoney, Aileen

    WHW

    Academic Coach

    07/01/19

    10 years


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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    1

    McCarthy, Emily

    BEST

    Recreation Aide


    04/19/19

    2 years, 7 months



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

    No.

    Employee

    Title

    Rate

    Effective

    1

    Courtney, Elizabeth

    Sub Bus Aide

    $11.98 per hour

    05/03/19

    2

    Johnson, Roy

    Sub Bus Driver

    $17 per hour

    05/03/19

    3

    Mayrose, Thomas

    Sub Bus Driver

    $17 per hour

    05/03/19

    4

    Vanegas, Martha

    Sub Food Service Worker

    $9.25 per hour

    05/03/19

    5

    Veglatte, Judy

    Sub Bus Aide

    $11.98 per hour

    05/03/19

    6

    Meier, Susan


    Sub School Nurse

    $150 per diem

    05/03/19




  6. To approve changes in employment for the 19-20 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    FROM

    TO

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Anderson, Alyce

    LRMS

    Principal


    $158,347

    Central

    Director of Curriculum & Instruction

    $166,124

    07/01/19

    2

    Piccuirro, Timothy

    Facilities

    Maintenance Supervisor Grounds

    $57,222

    Facilities

    Supervisor of Buildings and Grounds

    $66,000

    07/01/19




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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    FROM

    TO

    (to be prorated)

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Tortorella, Alfred

    Transportation

    Substitute School Bus Driver

    $17 per hour

    Transportation

    PT 5 Hr Driver

    $17,850

    05/03/19


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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    FROM

    TO

    (no change in salary)

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Schaber, Amber

    Transportation

    Substitute School Bus Driver

    $17 per hour

    Transportation

    PT 5 Hr Driver

    $17,850

    04/08/19


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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    FROM

    TO

    (No change in salary)

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Bucholz, Ulle

    OES

    Teacher Aide

    LLD

    OES

    Teacher Aide

    IEP

    04/16/19

    2

    Errickson, Donna

    OES

    Custodial Worker

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

    VMES

    Custodial Worker

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

    04/29/19



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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION

    TITLE

    HOURS

    STEP

    HOURLY RATE

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Skene, Michelle

    BEST

    VMES

    Recreation Aide

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

    3:30 p.m.-  6:00 p.m.

    Step 8

    $11.00 per hour

    05/03/19


  11. To approve mentors for the 18-19 SY, as listed:

    No.

    Mentor

    Mentee

    1

    Seidelmann, Christopher

    Schnorrbusch, Joseph


  12. To approve a leave of absence for the 18-19 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE #

    EFFECTIVE

    PAY/BENEFITS

    1

    9244


    FMLA

    6/06/19-6/13/19


    FMLA/NJFLA

    6/14/19-6/30/19

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    2

    8609


    FMLA

    5/28/19-6/7/19


    FMLA/NJFLA

    6/10/19--6/30/19

    w/o pay, w/benefits


  13. To ratify a leave of absence for the 18-19 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE #

    EFFECTIVE

    PAY/BENEFITS

    1

    4776


    FMLA

    2/25/19-3/04/19

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    2

    7010


    FMLA

    4/01/19 (½ PM)-4/04/19

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    3

    6842

    LOA

    4/15/19-6/30/19

    w/o pay, w/o benefits



  14. To ratify a change in leave of absence for the 18-19 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE #

    FROM

    TO

    PAY/BENEFITS

    1

    5193


    FMLA

    3/20/19-4/07/19

    FMLA

    3/20/19-4/11/19


    FMLA/NJFLA

    4/12/19-6/02/19

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    2

    4144


    FMLA

    3/20/19-4/30/19

    FMLA

    3/20/19-5/05/19


    FMLA/NJFLA

    5/06/19-6/02/19

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    3

    8547

    LOA

    12/01/18-5/31/19

    LOA

    12/01/18-6/30/19

    w/o pay,

    w/o benefits



  15. To approve Lorraine Cooper as the ESY Coordinator at a rate of $54 per hour for 20 hours, not to exceed $1,080 for the 18-19 SY.

  16. To approve Lorraine Cooper as the ESY Coordinator at a rate of $54 per hour for 135 hours, not to exceed $7,290 for the 19-20 SY.

  17. To ratify Jessica Mahler, BMHS, at $27 per hour for detention effective 04/17/19.

  18. To ratify BTEA Teaching Staff for the 18-19 SY, as attached:  Added 05/02/19
     Teachers

  19. To ratify BTEA Teacher Aides for the 18-19 SY, as attached:    Added 05/02/19
     Teacher Aides

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

MAY 27, 2019 MEMORIAL DAY SCHOOL CLOSED
MAY 30, 2019 SPECIAL MEETING 7:00 PM BPDC

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