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 September 12, 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:
Employee Matter 6156
Employee Matter 6729

    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

  • CAMP INVENTION

  • HARASSMENT INTIMIDATION AND BULLYING ASSESSMENT

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  1. JULY 30, 2019 - EXECUTIVE SESSION

  2. JULY 30, 2019 - SPECIAL MEETING

  3. AUGUST 8, 2019 - EXECUTIVE SESSION

  4. AUGUST 8, 2019 - REGULAR MEETING

  5. AUGUST 27, 2019 - SPECIAL MEETING

REPORTS

  • COMMITTEE REPORTS
  • ACTING 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 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.  Comments shall be limited to five minutes and each speaker may only speak once.

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

  1. To approve Field Trips, as attached:
    FIELD TRIPS Updated 09/12/2019


  2. To approve Training/Travel, as required by the School District Accountability Act, as attached:
    TRAVEL/TRAINING Updated 09/11/2019


  3. To ratify placements of college students for Student Teaching, Field Experiences, Classroom Observations, Internships and Externships, as attached:
    STUDENT PLACEMENTS

  4. To approve the Brick Township Public Schools New and Revised Curriculum for the 2019-2020 school year, as attached:
    NEW AND REVISED CURRICULUM

  5. To approve the submission of the Connected Action Roadmap & DOE Instructional Units District Pilot Grant application, as attached:
    CAR INSTRUCTIONAL UNITS AND PILOT PROGRAM

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

  1. To approve Budget Transfers, as attached:
    JUNE 2019 TRANSFERS
    JULY 2019 TRANSFERS


  2. To accept the revised June 2019 Board Secretary and Treasurer of School Monies Reports, as attached:  Reports added 09/11/19
    BOARD SECRETARY'S REPORT REVISED JUNE 2019
    TREASURER'S REPORT REVISED JUNE 2019


  3. To accept the Board Secretary's and Treasurer of School Monies Reports, as attached: Reports added 09/11/19
    BOARD SECRETARY'S REPORT
    TREASURER'S REPORT


  4. 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 July 31, 2019.


  5. 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 July 31, 2019, and upon consultation with appropriate School District Official, certifies that no fund has been over-expended in violation of 6A:23A-16.10(b), and that sufficient funds are available to meet the District Board of Education's financial obligations for the remainder of the fiscal year.


  6. To approve the payment of vouchers, as attached: 
    REGULAR CHECKS
    MANUAL CHECKS
    WIRE PAYMENTS


  7. To approve the Use of School District Facilities Reports, as attached: Reports will be attached upon completion
    NON CHARGEABLE USE OF FACILITIES
    CHARGEABLE USE OF FACILITIES


  8. 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 services, terms and conditions are available on the vendor's website and on file in the Office of the Business Administrator/Board Secretary), as attached:
    SURPLUS


  9. To ratify the removals of Out of District Student Placements, as attached:
    Collier 1118
    Collier 4600
    CPC 1370


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

    Archway Program 5708

    DCF 5405, 5618 and 7112

    Hackensack 6491

    Monmouth County Voc Tech 1640

    Neptune 1640

    Neptune 7091

    Neptune 8430

    Neptune 7286

    Newark 1430

    Newark 1465

    Newark 5187

    Hawkswood 6008






  11. To approve the submission and accept the funds for the Individuals with Disabilities Act-Part B for fiscal year 2020.  This motion will revise motions previously approved on July 11, 2019 and August 8, 2019, as follows:

    PUBLIC

    NON PUBLIC

    TOTAL

    BASIC

    $2,351,624

    $98,863

    $2,450,487

    PRESCHOOL

    $100,332

    -0-

    $100,332





  12. To accept a donation from The Home Depot for labor and materials to build and install the Sensory Panels at Warren H. Wolf Early Childhood Learning Center valued at $650.


  13. To accept a donation of 96 backpacks and school supplies from the JF Party Dragon Charity.
     

  14. To approve a Resolution to award the bid for the VMMS Walk In Cooler, as follows:  Updated 09/12/19 
    WHEREAS,
     
    the bids were opened and reviewed on September 11, 2019, as attached:
    VMMS WALK IN COOLER
    BE IT RESOLVED,
     that the Brick Township Board of Education award the bid for the project listed above, as follows:

    VENDOR

    TOTAL

    Denver Equipment Company of Charlotte

    $49,613


  15. 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 September 13, 2019 through June 30, 2020.
    CO-OP VENDORS



  16. 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 September 13, 2019 through June 30, 2020.
    STATE CONTRACT VENDORS


  17. To ratify a Joint Transportation Agreement with Point Pleasant Borough Board Of Education for routes: ST DOM02A, STRO3A and DONCAT1A, in the amount of $26,730 for the 2019-2020 school year, as attached:
    2019-2020 Point Pleasant Jointure



  18. To accept funding for Chapter 192/193 for the Non-Public Students for the 2019-2020 school year, as attached:
    CHAPTER 192 193


  19. To approve a Participation Agreement with Ocean County College for the 2019-2020 school year, as attached:
    PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT
    ADDENDUM

  20. To approve the rejection of bids received on August 21, 2019 for the Third Party Reviewer of the ESIP.  Added 09/11/19


  21. To approve change orders, as attached: Added 09/12/19
    BTHS/VMES HVAC - EACM CHANGE ORDER 4
    LRMS LINTEL - SPARTAN CHANGE ORDER 3






HUMAN RESOURCES - The Acting 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

    Hackett, Debra

    VMMS

    ICR Teacher


    11/01/19

    18 years 2 months

    2

    Costello, Lisa

    MES

    Art Teacher

    11/01/19

    37 years, 2 months



  2. To ratify resignations for the 19-20 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    1

    Hult, Michael

    BMHS

    Custodial Worker

    3:00-11:00 p.m.


    08/28/19

    2 years, 2 months

    2

    Kessler, Deborah

    TRNS

    School Bus Driver

    5 Hour PT Driver


    08/14/19

    1 year, 5 months

    3

    Bermingham, Matthew

    VMMS

    Custodial Worker

    09/07/19

    4 years, 8 months


  3. To approve employment for the 19-20 SY, as listed: Updated 09/12/19

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION

    TITLE

    SALARY

    (to be prorated)

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Dougherty, Stephen

    Facilities

    Maintenance Repairer

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


    $27,092*

    09/13/19

    2

    Kennedy, Avita

    LRMS

    English Language Arts/Social Studies Teacher


    Step 10 BA

    $60,435

    09/13/19

    3

    Quarto, Stephanie

    LRMS

    ELL Teacher


    Step 1 MA + 30

    $55,450

    On or after 09/13/19

    4

    Zaccone, Katherine

    BTHS 

    LDTC


    Step 14 MA

    $70,225

    12/01/19

    5

    DiMatteo, Samantha

    DPES

    Teacher Aide IEP

    Step 1

    $26,364

    On or after 09/13/19

    6

    Troisi, Jillian

    WHW

    Teacher Aide IEP

    Step 1

    $26,364

    On or after 09/13/19

    7

    Watt, Michelle

    LMES

    Teacher Aide IEP

    Step 1

    $26,364

    On or after 09/13/19

              *Pending Negotiations


  4. To approve substitutes for the 19-20 SY, as listed:

    No.

    Employee

    Title

    Rate


    Effective

    1

    Arout, Anna

    Sub Food Service

    $10 per hour*

    09/13/19

    2

    Guarino, Nicole


    Sub Food Service Worker

    $10 per hour*

    09/13/19

    3

    Kerstner, Martin

    Sub Bus Attendant

    $11.98 per hour*

    09/13/19

    4

    Kessler, Deborah

    Sub Bus Driver

    $17 per hour*

    09/13/19

    5

    Korbelak, Toni Ann

    Sub Nurse

    $150 per diem

    09/13/19

    6

    Lewis, Joan


    Sub Bus Attendant

    $11.98 per hour*

    09/13/19

    7

    Spinelli, Rebecca

    Sub Food Service

    $10 per hour*

    09/13/19

    *Pending Negotiations



  5. To approve the removal of substitutes for 19-20 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    Employee Number

    Title

    1

    9958

    Sub Bus Driver

    2

    7214

    Sub Custodial Worker

    3

    9048

    Sub Bus Driver

    4

    9051

    Sub Bus Driver

    5

    9956

    Sub Clerical Worker


  6. To ratify a change in start date for the 19-20 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION

    TITLE

    FROM

    TO


    1

    Brunner, Andrea

    VMMS

    Reading Specialist

    On or after 09/01/19

    09/01/19

    2

    Duffy, Fallon

    VMES

    Special Education

    LLD Teacher

    On or after 09/01/19

    09/01/19

    3

    Jones, Christine

    HERB

    Special Education

    RC Teacher

    On or after 09/01/19

    09/01/19

    4

    Lokker, Thais

    EHY & OSB

    World Language Teacher

    On or after 09/01/19

    09/01/19

    5

    Loza, Lorraine

    VMMS

    School Nurse

    On or after 09/01/19

    09/01/19

    6

    Murray, Elizabeth

    WHW

    Preschool Teacher


    On or after 09/01/19

    09/01/19


  7. To ratify changes of employment for the 19-20 SY, pending negotiations, as attached:
     Ratify Changes of Employment

  8. To ratify transfers of employment for the 19-20 SY, as attached:
     Ratify Transfers

  9. To ratify night stipend for $320, pending negotiations, for the 19-20 SY, as listed:

    No.

    Name

    1

    Schoenberger, Phillip

    2

    Washburn, Andrew


  10. To ratify the termination of employee #4535, effective 08/30/19.

  11. To ratify the approval of security officers for the 19-20 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    TITLE


    SALARY

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Behnke, Gregory

    Security Officer

    $185 per diem/ Not to exceed $33,670

    09/01/19

    2

    Hoffman, Robert

    Security Officer

    $185 per diem/ Not to exceed $33,670

    09/01/19

    3

    Iannarone, James

    Security Officer

    $185 per diem/ Not to exceed $33,670

    09/01/19

    4

    Lopresti, Michael

    Security Officer

    $185 per diem/ Not to exceed $33,670

    09/01/19

    5

    McCabe, William

    Security Officer

    $185 per diem/ Not to exceed $33,670

    09/01/19

    6

    Ruocco, William

    Security Officer

    $185 per diem/ Not to exceed $33,670

    09/01/19

    7

    Sandomierski, Judith

    Security Officer

    $185 per diem/ Not to exceed $33,670

    09/01/19



  12. To ratify the employment of Non-Public Nurses for the 19-20 SY, as listed:

    NAME

    SCHOOL

    SALARY

    Culley, Eileen

    St. Dominic

    180 days @ $200.92 per diem not to exceed $36,165.21



  13. To ratify the employment of a Non-Public security officer for the 19-20 SY, as listed:

    NAME

    SCHOOL

    SALARY

    Fichtner, Marc

    St. Dominic

    180 days @ $185 per diem not to exceed $33,300



  14. To approve mentors for the 19-20 SY, as listed:

    No.

    Mentor

    Mentee

    1

    Shea, Cherylan

    Jones, Christine

    2

    Kachoogian, Wendy

    Guippone, Grace



  15. To approve tuition reimbursement for Daniel O'Cone, BMHS Assistant Principal, in the amount of $2,135 for Summer 2019 Doctoral coursework.

  16. To ratify Professional Development and Curriculum work for the 19-20 SY, as attached:
     PD/Curriculum Work

  17. To approve leaves of absence for the 19-20 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE #

    EFFECTIVE

    PAY/BENEFITS

    1

    6525


    Leave of Absence

    9/18/19-10/02/19

    w/o pay, w/o benefits

    2

    4391


    FMLA

    09/16/19-09/22/19


    FMLA

    10/01/19-10/31/19



    w/o pay, w/benefits

    3

    8001


    FMLA

    10/11/19-10/28/19

    w/o pay, w/benefits


  18. To ratify leaves of absence for the 19-20 SY, as listed:
       

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE #

    EFFECTIVE

    PAY/BENEFITS

    1

    8309



    FMLA

    09/01/19-09/30/19

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    2

    4725


    FMLA.NJFLA

    09/09/19-09/15/19

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    3

    9478


    FMLA/NJFLA

    09/06/19-09/08/19

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    4

    5423


    FMLA

    09/01/19-09/08/19

    w/o pay, w/benefits




  19. To ratify changes in leaves of absence for the 19-20 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    FROM

    TO

    EFFECTIVE

    PAY/BENEFITS

    1

    8494


    8594


    FMLA/NJFLA

    09/12/19-10/23/19

    w/o pay, w/benefits


  20. To ratify advisors for the 19-20 SY, as attached:
     Advisors

  21. To rescind Chad Cutts as VMMS Cross Country Coach for the 19-20 SY, effective 08/14/19. 

  22. To ratify fall coaches for the 19-20 SY, as attached:
     Fall Coaches


  23. To approve volunteer club advisors for the 19-20 SY, as attached:
     BMHS
     BTHS

  24. To ratify Webmasters for the 19-20 SY, as attached:
     Webmasters


  25. To ratify staff to monitor detention for the 19-20 SY, as attached:
     BMHS

     BTHS

  26. To ratify Title IA, Title IIA, and Title III salary allocations for the 19-20 SY, as attached:
     Title IA

     Title IIA
     Title III

  27. To ratify Karen Domogauer, Teacher Aide, and Lisa Pett, Teacher Aide, for 1:1 support during an extracurricular activity at $19 per hour for one hour for Ms. Domogauer on 5/15/19 and 1.5 hours for Ms. Pett on 5/23/19.  Updated 09/12/19

  28. To ratify staff for Homeless & Displaced student liaison training for the 19-20 SY, as attached:  
     Homeless Training

  29. To ratify staff for HIB summer training for the 19-20 SY, as attached:
     HIB Training

  30. To ratify BEST staff changes for the 19-20 SY, as attached:
     BEST


  31. To ratify the approval authorizing the Affirmative Action Team to Conduct the needs assessment and develop a comprehensive equity plan for the years 2019-2022.  

  32. To ratify salary allocations for the JumpStart Title I Program, pending negotiations, July 16 - August 8, 2019, as attached:  
     Title I Transportation

  33. To ratify a black seal stipend of $525, pending negotiations, for Andrew Washburn, BMHS Custodial worker, effective 08/28/19.

  34. To approve staff as PD Presenters for the 19-20 SY, to be paid per current teacher contract, as attached:
     PD Presenters

  35. To ratify substitute security officers for the 19-20 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    TITLE


    SALARY

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Herbert, Gregg

    Sub Security Officer

    $185 per diem

    09/01/19

    2

    Teeple, Robert

    Sub Security Officer

    $185 per diem

    09/01/19

    3

    Wilk, William

    Sub Security Officer

    $185 per diem

    09/01/19



  36. To approve Title I Extended Day Coordinators for the 19-20 SY, as attached: Added 09/12/19
     Coordinators

  37. To approve changes of employment for the 19-20 SY, as listed:  Added 09/12/19

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    FROM

    TO

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Spinelli, Tammie

    VMES

    Custodial Worker

    $23,558*

    Central

    Account Clerk

    $23,558*

    09/16/19

    * Pending Negotiations








POLICIES - The Acting 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.  Comments shall be limited to five minutes in duration and each speaker may only speak once.

BOARD COMMENT

CALENDAR

DATE

EVENT

TIME

SEPTEMBER 26, 2019  NJ PTA PRESIDENT CELEBRATION LRMS 6:00PM to 8:00 PM
SEPTEMBER 30, 2019

ROSH HASHANAH

SCHOOLS CLOSED

OCTOBER 9, 2019

YOM KIPPUR

SCHOOLS CLOSED

OCTOBER 10, 2019 REGULAR MEETING 7:00 PM BPDC

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