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 November 14, 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
BTEA Unfair Practice Charge
    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

  • OCEAN COUNTY TEACHER OF THE YEAR

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  1. OCTOBER 15, 2019 - EXECUTIVE SESSION

  2. OCTOBER 15, 2019 - SPECIAL MEETING

  3. OCTOBER 29, 2019 - EXECUTIVE SESSION

  4. OCTOBER 29, 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 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.  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

  2. To ratify Field Trips, as attached:
    RATIFIED FIELD TRIPS


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

  4. To approve placements of college students for Student Teaching, Field Experiences, Classroom Observations, Internships and Externships, as attached:
    STUDENT PLACEMENTS 
     
  5. To approve the revised 2019-2020 Brick Township School District Calendar, as attached:
    2019-2020 DISTRICT CALENDAR

  6. To ratify the Grant Application/Submission 2019 Erma Dorrer Classroom grants, for Brick Township High School, as attached:
    2019 ERMA DORRER CLASSROOM GRANTS

  7. To approve the Grant Application/Submission Reflex Math, for the Herbertsville School, as attached:
    REFLEX MATH

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

  1. To approve Budget Transfers, as attached: Updated 11/13/19
    TRANSFERS


  2. To accept the Board Secretary's and Treasurer of School Monies Reports, as attached: Updated 11/13/19
    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 September 30, 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 September 30, 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 school year.


  5. To approve the payment of vouchers, as attached: Updated 11/13/19
    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 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


  8. To ratify removals of Out of District Student Placements, as attached:
    CCMC 0472
    COASTAL 1746
    HAWKSWOOD 3274


  9. To ratify Out of District Student Placements, as attached:
    TINTON FALLS 4274
    COASTAL 5873
    LEHMANN 6724


  10. To approve the annual Maintenance Form M1 and Comprehensive Maintenance Plan for the 2020-2021 school year, as attached:
    FORM M1
    COMPREHENSIVE MAINTENANCE PLAN


  11. To approve a Resolution for a provider of Behavior Analyst and Clinical Associates Services, as follows:
    WHEREAS, Brett DiNovi & Associates, LLC was approved by the Board of Education on May 30, 2019 as the provider of Behavior Analyst and Clinical Associate Services for an amount not to exceed 130/Hrs at $115 Per Hr ($14,950) for the Behavior Analyst and 1,800/Hrs at $47.50 Per Hr ($85,500) for the Clinical Associate.  For a total not to exceed $100,450.
    WHEREAS, additional services are needed from November 15, 2019 through June 30, 2020 as follows:  an additional 800/Hrs at $115 Per Hr ($92,000) for the Behavior Analyst and an additional 2,100/Hrs at $47.50 Per Hr ($99,750) for the Clinical Associate.
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Brick Township Board of Education approve Brett DiNovi & Associates, LLC to provide Behavior Analyst and Clinical Associates Services in a new total amount not to exceed $292,200 for the 2019-2020 school year.


  12. To ratify the revised Tax Levy Schedule for the 2019-2020 school year, as attached:
    2019-2020 Revised Tax Levy Schedule


  13. To revise the Addendum previously approved on October 15, 2019 with Ocean Place Resort and Spa for the BTHS Jr. Prom to be held on May 15, 2020, as attached: Updated 11/13/19 
    OCEAN PLACE BTHS JR PROM ADDENDUM


  14. To revise a motion previously approved on October 15, 2019 as follows:
    To approve an Agreement with Ocean Place Resort and Spa for the BTHS Sr. Ball to be held on May 22, 2019.


  15. To approve a Licensing Agreement with MTI for the production of "Pippin", at BTHS, as attached:
    MTI - PIPPIN


  16. To approve a Licensing Agreement with MTI for the production of "Shrek", at BMHS, as attached:
    MTI - SHREK



  17. To approve a Services Agreement with Omni Financial Group, as attached:
    OMNI SERVICES AGREEMENT


  18. To approve submission of an amendment to the 2020 ESEA Consolidated Federal Grant to incorporate carryover funds from Fiscal Year 2019 and to approve acceptance of these funds, as follows:

    Title

    Original Allocation

    Transfer from Title IV to Title IIA

    Original Non-Public Allocation

    Revised Allocation

    Revised

    Non-Public Allocation

    Title l

    $1,218,611

    $0

    $1,224,971

    $0

    Title I SIA Part A

    $32,800

    $71,800

    Title llA

    $273,133

    $69,341

    $18,288

    $443,862

    $25,039

    Title lll

    $55,636

    $0

    $75,057

    $0

    Title III Immigrant

    $8,703

    Title lV

    $69,341

    Transferred to Title IIA




  19. To approve acceptance of the Title I Reallocated funds for Fiscal Year 2020, as follows:

     

    Initial Allocation

    PUBLIC

    NON-PUBLIC

    TITLE I Reallocated Funds

    $96,216

    $96,216

    -0-




  20. To ratify a Fit to Return contract with Preferred Behavioral Health Group for the 2019 -2020 school year, as attached:
    Preferred Behavioral Fit to Return

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

    Cassese, Amelia

    EHY

    Keyboarding Clerk 2

    01/01/20

    13 years, 4 months

    2

    Lange, Richard

    Transportation

    Substitute Bus Driver

    01/01/20

    29 years, 2 months

    3

    Sprengel, Frederick

    LRMS

    Health & Physical Education Teacher

    01/01/20

    19 years, 4 months

    4


    VanNest, Barbara

    VMMS

    Special Education Teacher

    07/01/20

    32 years

    5


    D’Angelo, Maria

    BTHS

    Sr. Food Service Worker

    12/01/19

    18 years, 9 months




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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION/TITLE


    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Rytelewski, Karen

    Central

    BEST

    Records Support Technician 1


    01/04/20

    2

    Veglatte, Judy

    Transportation

    Sub Bus Aide

    11/15/19



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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION/TITLE


    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Buchter, Gail

    Substitute Nurse

    10/31/19

    2

    Schaber, Amber

    TRNS

    School Bus Driver

    General Education 

    8 Hours

    11/09/19

    3

    Tuttle, Craig

    TRNS

    Mechanic’s Helper


    10/19/19



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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION

    TITLE

    SALARY

    (to be prorated)


    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Azevedo, Nicholas

    EHY (.60)/ HES (.40)

    Art Teacher

    Step 1 BA

    $52,535

    11/15/19

    2

    Cadigan, Kevin

    VMES

    Custodial Worker

    3:30 - 11:30 p.m.

    $23,558  base*

           320  night shift*

    11/15/19


    3

    Fiorianti, Paul

    ADMIN

    Secretarial Assistant

    $40,000

    11/18/19

    4

    MacIntosh, Sean

    VMMS

    Special Education Teacher

    ICR/Resource

    Step 5 BA

    $54,035

    11/15/19

    5

    O’Keefe, Damien

    VMMS

    Custodial Worker

    3:00 - 11:00 p.m.

    $23,558  base*

           320  night shift*

    11/15/19


    6

    Gray, Michelle

    VMES

    Teacher’s Aide BD

    Step 1

    $26,364

    11/15/19

    7

    Laughlin, Amanda


    DPES

    Teacher’s Aide

    Step 1

    $26,364

    on or after 11/15/19

    8

    Manolio, Meaghan

    LMES

    Teacher’s Aide Autism IEP

    Step 1

    $26,364

    on or after 11/15/19

    9

    Monzo, Heather

    LMES

    Teacher’s Aide Autism IEP

    Step 1

    $26,364

    on or after 11/15/19

    10

    Nordquist, Diane


    VMES

    Teacher’s Aide BD IEP

    Step 1

    $26,364

    11/15/19

    11

    Ferretti, Kristina

    MIDS

    P/T Special Education Teacher RC/POR (.50)

    Step 10 BA +30

    $30,717

    on or after 11/15/19


    12

    Marks, Elizabeth

    VMMS

    P/T Special Education Teacher ICR (.50)

    Step 1 BA

    $26,268

    11/15/19


    *Pending Negotiations




  5. To ratify employment for the 19-20 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION

    TITLE

    SALARY

    (to be prorated)


    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Tagliareni, Joseph

    BMHS

    Custodial Worker

    3:00 - 11:00 p.m.


    $23,558  base *

           320  night shift *

    10/21/19

    *Pending Negotiations



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

    No.

    Employee

    Title

    Rate**

    Effective

    1

    Boyle, Robert

    Sub Bus Aide

    $11.98 per hour

    12/2/19

    2

    Desante, Louis

    Sub Bus Driver

    $17 per hour

    11/15/19

    3

    Fuentes, Manuel

    Sub Bus Aide

    $11.98 per hour

    11/15/19

    4

    Nash, Anthony

    Sub Cafeteria Truck Driver

    $17 per hour

    11/15/19

    5

    Philips, Helene

    Sub Food Service Worker

    $10 per hour

    11/15/19

    **Pending TWU negotiations.



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

    NO.

    Employee Number

    Title

    1

    9851

    Sub Bus Aide

    2

    9932

    Sub Bus Aide

    3

    9933

    Sub Bus Aide

    4

    9973

    Sub Bus Aide



  8. To approve BEST employment for the 19-20 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION

    TITLE

    SALARY

    (to be prorated)


    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Sarzynski, Patricia

    OSB

    BEST Recreation Aide

    7:30 - 9:00 a.m. & 

    3:00 - 5:30 p.m.


    $9,504

    11/15/19


  9. To approve transfers of employment for the 19-20 SY, as listed:  Updated 11/14/19

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    FROM

    TO

    (no change in salary)

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Guthrie, Kathleen

    LMES

    Special Education Autism Teacher


    VMMS

    Special Education Teacher

    ICR

    01/02/2020

    2

    Wentworth, Marissa

    BMHS

    Rise Program

    Science - Biology Teacher


    BMHS

    Science - Chemistry Teacher

    12/15/2019




  10. To ratify transfers of employment for the 19-20 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    FROM

    TO

    (no change in salary)


    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Broyer, Denise

    WHW

    Teacher Aide

    Preschool Classroom

    EHY

    Teacher Aide

    Resource 

    11/13/2019

    2


    Chang, Maria

    Central Admin

    Custodial Worker

    3:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

    WHW

    Custodial Worker

    3:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

    07/29/2019

    3


    Waters, Thomas

    VMMS

    Custodial Worker

    3:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

    OSB

    Custodial Worker

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


    10/21/2019

    Watt, Michelle

    LMES

    Teacher Aide

    IEP

    MES

    Teacher Aide

    IEP

    11/11/2019

    5

    Westlund, Maria

    WHW

    Custodial Worker

    3:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

    Central Admin

    Custodial Worker

    3:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

    07/29/2019


  11. To approve changes of employment for the 19-20 SY, as listed:  Updated 11/14/19

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    FROM

    TO

    (to be pro-rated)


    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Blanda, Beth Ann

    VMES

    PT Food Service Worker

    4.5 Hours

    $9,000*

    VMMS

    PT Food Service Worker 3.5 Hours

    $7,000*

    11/15/2019

    2

    Bock, Melissa

    Transportation

    Sub Bus Driver

    $17 per hour*

    Transportation

    PT 5 Hr. Driver Athletic

    $17,850*

    11/15/2019

    3

    Budden, Lawrence

    FACI

    Substitute Custodial Worker

    $13.46 per hour*


    VMMS

    Custodial Worker

    3:00 - 11:00 p.m.

    $23,558  base*

           320  night stipend*

    11/15/2019

    4

    Ferullo, Stevan

    BMHS

    RISE 

    Special Education Math Teacher

    Step 13 MA

    $68,225

    BMHS

    Assistant Principal

    $99,725

    01/02/2020

    5

    Fischer, Jennifer

    VMMS

    PT Food Service Worker 3.5 Hours

    $7,279*

    VMES

    PT Food Service Worker

    4.5 Hours

    $9,359*

    11/15/2019

    6

    Lowe, Stacey

    Central

    Sr. Payroll Clerk

    $29,458*

    Central

    Principal Payroll Clerk

    $31,006*

    11/15/2019

    7

    Marino, Donna

    Transportation

    Sub Bus Driver

    $17 per hour*

    Transportation

    PT 5 Hr. Driver Athletic

    $17,850*

    11/15/2019

    8

    Marousis, Maria

    Central

    Secretarial Assistant

    $56,182

    EHY

    Keyboarding Clerk 1

    $26,627*

    11/18/2019

    9

    Mohwinkle, Mark

    FACI

    Maintenance Worker 1 Grounds

    6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

    $25,924 *

    FACI

    Maintenance Worker 2 Grounds

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

    $28,510 *

    01/02/2020

    *Pending Negotiations




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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE #

    EFFECTIVE

    PAY/BENEFITS

    1

    9680


    Leave of Absence

    12/01/19-06/30/20

    w/o pay, w/o benefits

    2

    10000


    Leave of Absence

    12/11/19-12/13/19

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    3

    9846

    FMLA/NJFLA

    11/18/19-12/15/19

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    4

    8507


    FMLA/NJFLA

    02/06/20-05/06/20

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    5

    9858


    FMLA

    02/20/20-04/02/20


    FMLA/NJFLA

    04/03/20-05/17/20



    w/o pay, w/o benefits

    6

    9220


    FMLA/NJFLA

    03/13/20-04/30/20

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    7

    8689


    FMLA/NJFLA

    01/06/20-02/17/20

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    8

    9527


    FMLA/NJFLA

    11/18/19-12/01/19

    w/o pay, w/benefits



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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE #

    EFFECTIVE

    PAY/BENEFITS

    1

    4998


    FMLA

    10/17/19-11/10/19

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    2

    5031


    FMLA

    11/01/19-11/25/19

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    3

    8309


    FMLA

    11/01/19-11/10/19

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    4

    8745


    FMLA

    10/07/19-10/30/19

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    5

    7891


    Religious Observance

    10/14/19-10/15/19 &

    10/22/19

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    6

    7010


    Intermittent FMLA

    10/11/19-12/31/19

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    7

    8594


    FMLA/NJFLA

    11/11/19-12/19/19

    w/o pay, benefits





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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE #

    FROM

    TO

    1

    7008


    FMLA

    09/16/19-10/16/19

    FMLA

    09/16/19-11/12/19

    2

    6947

    FMLA

    10/23/19-11/03/19

    FMLA

    10/23/19-11/10/19



  15. To approve Winter Coaches for the 19-20 SY, as attached:
     Winter Coaches

  16. To approve Winter Volunteer Coaches for the 19-20 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    SCHOOL

    ACTIVITY

    SEASON

    NAME

    1

    BMHS

    Track

    Winter

    Wentworth, Marissa

    2

    BMHS

    Track

    Winter

    Roebuck, Paul

    3

    VMMS

    Wrestling

    Winter

    Albanese, Dean

    4

    BTHS

    Track

    Winter

    Crowe, Gary*

    *Out of district



  17. To approve Winter Paraprofessional Volunteer Coaches for the 19-20 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    SCHOOL

    ACTIVITY

    SEASON

    NAME

    1

    BTHS

    Basketball

    Winter

    McKeon, John*

    2

    BTHS

    Hockey

    Winter

    Murphy, James*

    *Out of district



  18. To ratify the approval of paid advisors for the 19-20 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    School

    Club

    Position

    Name

    Stipend

    1

    EHY

    Student Council

    Co-Advisor

    Readel, Carol

    $166

    2

    EHY

    Student Council

    Co-Advisor

    Wallace, Catherine

    $166

    3

    EHY

    Student Council

    Co-Advisor

    Williams, Dana

    $166


  19. To ratify the approval of James Edwards as the Business Administrator for the 19-20 SY with a salary of $186,175 effective 07/01/19.

  20. To ratify Title I Extended Day teachers for the 19-20 SY effective 10/16/19, as attached:
     Title I

  21. To approve Title III Extended Day teachers for the 19-20 SY, as attached:
     Title III

  22. To ratify the termination of employee # 9895 effective 05/17/2019.

  23. To ratify the termination of employee #9853 effective 05/30/2019.

  24. To approve Suzanne White and Janet Stoppiello,Teacher Aides, for 1:1 placement for an extra-curricular activity (Art Club) at $19 per hour for a combined 15 hours not to exceed $285 for the 19-20 SY, effective 11/18/2019 through 06/02/2020.

  25. To ratify presenters for professional development for the 19-20 SY, as listed: Updated 11/14/19

    NO.

    Last Name

    First Name

    School

    Subject Area

    Course

    PD

    Time

    Rate

    Total

    1

    Clark

    Lauren

    LMES

    BCBA

    Pro Day

    Autism Program Staff - Intensive Teaching

    1 Prep

    $ 189.00

    $ 189.00

    2

    Tozzi-Heschle

    Susan

    WHW

    OT

    Pro Day

    Elementary Instructional Aides- SEL

    1 Prep

    $ 189.00

    $ 189.00

    3

    Heulitt

    John

    BMHS

    BCBA

    Pro Day

    Behavioral Disabilities (secondary/Elementary) Program Articulation & Development

    1/2 day Prep

    $ 94.50

    $ 94.50

    4

    Keenan

    Kevin

    VMES

    BCBA

    Pro Day

    Behavioral Disabilities (secondary/Elementary) Program Articulation & Development

    1/2 day Prep

    $ 94.50

    $ 94.50

    5

    Wight

    Sara

    WHW

    OT

    Pro Day

    Secondary Instructional Aides-Zones of Regulation

    1 Prep

    $ 189.00

    $ 189.00


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

NOVEMBER 20, 21 AND 22, 2019 

PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES

EARLY DISMISSAL

NOVEMBER 27, 2019 

THANKSGIVING RECESS

EARLY DISMISSAL

NOVEMBER 28 & 29, 2019 THANKSGIVING RECESS SCHOOLS CLOSED
DECEMBER 12, 2019 REGULAR MEETING 7:00 PM BTHS

ADJOURNMENT

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