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 January 16, 2020 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:
Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Reports
    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

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  1. DECEMBER 12, 2019 - EXECUTIVE SESSION

  2. DECEMBER 12, 2019 - REGULAR MEETING

  3. JANUARY 2, 2020 - REORGANIZATION 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 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 ratify Field Trips, as attached:
    RATIFIED FIELD TRIPS

  2. To approve Field Trips, as attached:
    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 revise the 2019-2020 Brick Township School District Calendar, as attached:
    2019-2020 DISTRICT CALENDAR 

  6. To approve the 2020-2021 Brick Township School District Calendar, as attached:
    2020-2021 DISTRICT CALENDAR

OPERATIONS - The Acting 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, 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 November 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 the District Board of Education's financial obligations 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 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:
    HAWKSWOOD 7250
    CENTER SCHOOL 8888
    RUGBY 1630


  9. To ratify In Coming Tuition Students, as attached:
    NJDCF 5228


  10. To ratify Out of District Student Placements, as attached:
    MIDDLETOWN 5428
    ROBBINSVILLE 5483
    ROBBINSVILLE 3376


  11. To accept a donation of $100 to pay off past due lunch accounts for the children of Brick Township Schools by an anonymous donor.


  12. To accept a donation of $100 from John's Barber & Styling to pay off past due lunch accounts for the children of Brick Township Schools.


  13. To accept a Grant award of $2,500 from Champion Creatively Alive Children for LRMS, submission approved on May 30, 2019.


  14. To accept a Grant award of $500 from Erma Dorrer Classroom Grant for BTHS, submission was approved on November 14, 2019.


  15. To ratify a transfer of Petty Cash from Don Wilson to Daile Stapienski in the Transportation Department effective 01/02/20.


  16. To approve the 2018-2019 Audit Recommendations.  The CAFR and AMR have been reviewed and accepted by the Board of Education.

    Administrative Practices and Procedures

    None

    Financial Planning, Accounting and Reporting

    None

    School Purchasing Program

    None

    School Food Service

    None

    Student Body Activities

    None

    Application for State School Aid

    None

    Pupil Transportation

    None

    Facilities and Capital Assets

    None

    Miscellaneous

    None

    Status of Prior Year’s Findings/Recommendations

    None





  17. To approve a Resolution of the Board of Education of the Township of Brick in the County of Ocean, New Jersey Authorizing the use of Competitive Contracting for the solicitation of Proposals for a Solar Power Purchase Agreement in connection with its Energy Savings Improvement Program, as follows:
    WHEREAS,
    the Board of Education of the Township of Brick in the County of Ocean, New Jersey (the "Board" when referring to the governing body and the "School District" when referring to the legal entity and territorial area governed by the Board) has selected DCO Energy, LLC (DCO) to serve as its Energy Services Company (ESCO) to assist with the implementation of its Energy Savings Improvement Program, which is expected to include provision for a solar power purchase agreement among its proposed energy conservation measures; and
    WHEREAS, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-4.1 et seq. and as prescribed by Local Finance Notice 2009-10, dated June 12, 2009, the Board may use competitive contracting in lieu of public bidding for procurement of a solar power purchase agreement; and
    WHEREAS, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-4.3(a) the Board is required to pass a resolution authorizing the use of competitive contracting; and
    WHEREAS, Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-4.3(a), 4.4, 4.5 and 4.6, the competitive contracting process, including the preparation of a request for proposals (the "ESCO RFP"), solicitation of proposals, and award of a contract based upon the methodology set forth in the aforesaid RFP, must be administered by the Board's purchasing agent, legal counsel or business administrator with the assistance of its ESCO;
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Education of the Township of Brick in the County of Ocean, New Jersey, as follows:
    Section 1. This Board of Education hereby determines to use competitive contracting pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-4.1 et seq. and as prescribed by Local Finance Notice 2009-10 dated June 12, 2009, for the selection of a qualified power purchase agreement provider ("PPA Provider") to assist with a proposed solar project to be undertaken in accordance with the School District's Energy Savings Improvement Program and authorizes its ESCO, DCO Energy LLC, to assist in preparing a request for proposals (RFP) for the solicitation of the PPA Provider, to publish such solicitation as required by law and to take other steps necessary to enable the School District to enter into a power purchase agreement with the provider selected in accordance with the RFP.  Other appropriate representatives of the School District are authorized to assist in the preparation, publication and review of the RFP and the proposals as permitted and required by law.
    Section 2. This resolution shall take effect immediately.


  18. To approve the submission to the NJDOE by Educational Services Commission of New Jersey, Nonpublic Department to increase the number of students receiving Chapter 192 and 193 Services and the total amount of funding for those students for the 2019-2020 sy, as attached:
    CHAPTER 192 193


  19. To approve OMNI Plan Documents, as attached:
    OMNI MODEL 457(b) DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN DOCUMENT
    OMNI 457(b) DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN ADOPTION AGREEMENT
    OMNI 403(b) RETIREMENT PLAN DOCUMENT
    OMNI 403(b) RETIREMENT PLAN ADOPTION AGREEMENT


  20. To approve a Resolution for Legal Counsel for Negotiation Services, as follows:
    WHEREAS,
    Florio, Perrucci, Steinhardt & Fader, LLC were approved by the Board of Education on May 30, 2019 as the provider of Legal Counsel for Negotiations Services for an amount not to exceed $14,500 for the 2019-2020 school year; and
    WHEREAS, additional services are needed from January 17, 2020 through June 30, 2020 for 130 hours at $145 per hour totaling $18,850.
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Brick Township Board of Education approve Florio, Perrucci, Steinhardt & Fader, LLC to provide Legal Counsel for Negotiations Services in an amount not to exceed $33,350 for the 2019-2020 school year.


  21. To approve a Resolution for Legal Counsel for Special Education Matters, as follows:
    WHEREAS,
    Weiner Law Group and Purcell, Mulachy & Flanagan were approved by the Board of Education on May 30,2019 as the provider of Legal Counsel for Special Education Matters for an amount not to exceed $146,595 for the 2019-2020 school year; and
    WHEREAS, additional services are needed from January 17, 2020 through June 30, 2020 for 280 hours at $145 per hour totaling $40,600.
    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 Negotiation Services in an amount not to exceed $187,195 for the 2019-2020 school year.


  22. To approve a Fair and Open Resolution for a Provider of Bond Counsel Services, as follows:   
    WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 18A:18A et seq requires any contract in which the amount exceeds the bid threshold be awarded by the Board of Education by resolution as a public meeting; and
    WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5 also states that Professional services may be negotiated and awarded without public advertising for bids and bidding therefor; and
    WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5a(1) states that the Board of Education shall in each instance state supporting reasons for its action in the resolution awarding each contract and shall forthwith cause to be printed once in an official newspaper, a brief notice stating the nature, duration, service and amount of the contract and that the resolution and contract are on file and available for inspection in the Office of the Board of Education; and
    WHEREAS, N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-5.2(a)5 states Professional services contracts are to be issued in a deliberative and efficient manner that ensures the school district receives the highest quality services at a fair and competitive price such as through a Request for Proposal based on cost and other specified factors.
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Brick Township Board of Education, as follows:
    1. That McManimon, Scotland & Baumann be and is hereby appointed by the Brick Township Board of Education to the above position.
    2. This appointment is made in accordance with the Request for Proposal as a Professional Service under the provisions of the Local Public Contract Law because the services are to be performed by a person authorized by law to practice a recognized profession and whose practice is regulated by law and the performance of which services requires knowledge of an advanced type in a field of learning acquired by a prolonged formal course of specialized instruction and study as distinguished from general academic instruction for apprenticeship and training and meets the requirements of N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5(a)1.
    3. This appointment is made in a Fair and Open process in accordance with N.J.S.A. 19A:44A-20.4 et seq.
    4. The fee for services shall be 45 hours at $145 per hour, not to exceed $6,525.
    5. The duration of the appointment will be for 12 months.
    6. A copy of this Resolution shall be published in the Asbury Park Press as required by law within 20 days after its passage.
    7. A certified copy of this Resolution, together with a copy of the Proposal shall remain on file and be available for Inspection.




  23. To approve a Fair and Open Resolution for a Provider of Pre-Referendum Services, as follows:
    WHEREAS, there exists a need for a provider of Pre-Referendum Services for the Brick Township Board of Education; and
    WHEREAS, 18A:18A et seq requires any contract in which the amount exceeds the bid threshold be awarded by the Board of Education by resolution at a public meeting; and
    WHEREAS, 18A:18A-5 also states that Professional Services may be negotiated and awarded without public advertising for bids and bidding therefore; and
    WHEREAS, 18A:18A-5a(1) states that the Board of Education shall in each instance state supporting reasons for its action in the resolution awarding each contract and shall forthwith cause to be printed once in an official newspaper, a brief notice stating the nature, duration, service and amount of the contract and that the resolution and contract are on file and available for inspection in the Office of the Board of Education; and
    WHEREAS, 6A:23A-5.2(a)4 states Professional Services contracts are to be issued in a deliberative and efficient manner such as through a Request for Proposal based on cost and other specified factors that ensures the District receives the highest quality services at a fair and competitive price.
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Brick Township Board of Education, as follows:
    1. That Netta Architects be and is hereby appointed by the Brick Township Board of Education.
    2. This appointment is made in accordance with the request for proposal dated April 12, 2018 as a Professional Service under the provisions of the Local Public Contract Law because the services are to be performed by a recognized professional, licensed and regulated by law and meets requirements of N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5.
    3. This appointment is made in a Fair and Open process in accordance with N.J.S.A. 19A:44A-20.26.
    4. The fee for services shall not exceed $25,000.
    NETTA PRE REFERENDUM PROPOSAL
    5. The duration of this appointment shall be from 12 months from this date.
    6. A copy of Resolution shall be published in the Asbury Park Press as required by law within 20 days after its passage.
    7. A certified copy of the Resolution, together with a copy of the proposal shall remain of file and be available for inspection.


  24. To approve a Fair and Open Resolution for a Provider of Architect Services, as follows:
    WHEREAS, there exists a need for a provider of Architect Services for the Lanes Mill Elementary School Roof Project; and
    WHEREAS, 18A:18A et seq requires any contract in which the amount exceeds the bid threshold be awarded by the Board of Education by resolution at a public meeting; and
    WHEREAS, 18A:18A-5 also states that Professional Services may be negotiated and awarded without public advertising for bids and bidding therefore; and
    WHEREAS, 18A:18A-5a(1) states that the Board of Education shall in each instance state supporting reasons for its action in the resolution awarding each contract and shall forthwith cause to be printed once in an official newspaper, a brief notice stating the nature, duration, service and amount of the contract and that the resolution and contract are on file and available for inspection in the Office of the Board of Education; and
    WHEREAS, 6A:23A-5.2(a)4 states Professional Services contracts are to be issued in a deliberative and efficient manner such as through a Request for Proposal based on cost and other specified factors that ensures the District receives the highest quality services at a fair and competitive price.
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Brick Township Board of Education, as follows:
    1. That Netta Architects be and is hereby appointed by the Brick Township Board of Education.
    2. This appointment is made in accordance with the request for proposal dated April 12, 2018 as a Professional Service under the provisions of the Local Public Contract Law because the services are to be performed by a recognized professional, licensed and regulated by law and meets requirements of N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5.
    3. This appointment is made in a Fair and Open process in accordance with N.J.S.A. 19A:44A-20.26.
    4. The fee for services through Phase IV shall not exceed $74,025 as per attached proposal:
    NETTA LANES MILL ROOF PROPOSAL
    5. The duration of this appointment shall be from 12 months from this date.
    6. A copy of Resolution shall be published in the Asbury Park Press as required by law within 20 days after its passage.
    7. A certified copy of the Resolution, together with a copy of the proposal shall remain of file and be available for inspection.



  25. To approve a Resolution for Auction Marketing Services, as follows:
    WHEREAS, there exists a need for a provider of Auction Marketing Services; and
    WHEREAS, this appointment is awarded as a Competitive Contract in accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-4.5(e) as the services to be performed are specialized and qualitative in nature requiring expertise, extensive training and proven reputation in the field of endeavor; and
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Brick Township Board of Education, as follows:
    1. That Max Spann Real Estate & Auction Company in accordance with their Competitive Contract response, be and is hereby appointed by the Brick Township Board of Education to said position.
    2. The fee for services shall be as per the attached.
    MAX SPANN
    3. A copy of this Resolution shall be published in the Asbury Park Press as required by law within 20 days after its passage.
    4. A certified copy of this Resolution, together with a copy of the proposal shall remain on file and be available for inspection.
    5. The duration of this appointment shall be 12 Months from this date.



  26. To approve an increase in the Substitute Teacher rates paid through Insight Workforce Solutions, effective 01/17/2020, as follows:

    SUBSTITUTE TEACHER

    $90 PER DIEM

    PERMANENT BUILDING SUBSTITUTE TEACHER

    $100 PER DIEM

    HIGH VOLUME SUBSTITUTE TEACHER REQUEST DAYS
    (as attached)
    HIGH VOLUME DATES

    $100 PER DIEM




  27. To ratify an Amendment to the Administrative Services Agreement with Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ, as attached: Added 01/15/2020
    AMENDMENT 


  28. To approve a submission of a grant to the State of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection for 20 Electric School Buses, as attached: Added 01/15/2020
    GRANT FOR BUSES

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

  1. To ratify TWU salaries for the 19-20 SY, effective 07/01/2019, as attached: Updated 01/16/2020
     Clerical
     Facilities
     Food Services
     Transportation

  2. REMOVED  01/16/2020

  3. To approve, with regret, retirements as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    1

    Comito, Patrick

    FACI

    Maintenance Worker 1 Grounds


    05/01/2020

    3 years

    2

    Kotsianas, Renee

    VMMS

    Principal


    07/01/2020

    32 years, 10 months

    3

    Leta, Karen

    MIDS

    Elementary Teacher


    07/01/2020

    39 years, 6 months

    4

    Schmidt, Martha

    MIDS

    Keyboarding Clerk 3


    07/01/2020

    16 years, 5 months

    5

    Shinn, Nancy

    MIDS

    Elementary Teacher


    07/01/2020

    16 years, 10 months


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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    1

    Baker, Quintessa

    BEST

    Recreation Aide

    12/21/2019

    3 years, 10 months

    2

    Blanda, Beth Ann

    VMMS

    P/T Food Service Worker

    3.5 hours

    01/11/2020

    2 years, 4 months

    3

    Budden, Lawrence

    VMMS

    Custodial Worker

    3:00-11:00 p.m.

    01/11/2020 

    2 months

    4

    Flora, John

    TRNS

    Sub Bus Driver

    12/31/2019

    1 month

    5

    Scuorzo, Christopher

    LMES

    Custodial Worker

    3:00 - 11:00 p.m.

    12/04/2019

    1 year, 2 months

    6

    Sinclair, Lisa

    TRNS

    P/T Bus Aide

    5 Hours

    01/04/2020

    1 year, 3 months


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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION

    TITLE

    SALARY

    (to be pro-rated)

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Ehrmantraut, Kerri


    EHY

    Keyboarding Clerk 1


    $  22,880  

    01/17/2020

    2

    Johnson, Jillian

    MIDS

    Kindergarten Teacher


    Step 1 BA

    $52,535

    01/17/2020



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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION

    TITLE

    SALARY

    (to be pro-rated)

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Amorosi, Joseph

    LMES

    Special Education Autism Teacher


    Step 7 MA

    $57,450

    01/06/2020

    2

    Kleissler, Michelle

    VMMS

    Teacher’s Aide

    LLD


    Step 1

    26,364

    01/02/2020


  7. To ratify substitutes for the 19-20 SY, as listed:

    No.

    Employee

    Title

    Rate

    Effective

    1

    Baker, Quintessa

    BEST Substitute

    $12.25 per hour

    12/21/2019

    2 Sinclair, Lisa Substitute Bus Aide $11.98 per hour  01/04/2020

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

    NO.

    Employee Number

    Title

    Effective 

    1

    9965

    Sub Bus Aide

    1/17/2020

    2

    9965

    Sub Bus Driver

    1/17/2020

    3

    9954

    Sub Bus Aide

    1/17/2020

    4

    9979

    Sub Bus Driver

    1/17/2020

    5

    10009

    Sub Bus Driver

    1/17/2020


  9. To ratify the removal of substitutes for the 19-20 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    Employee Number

    Title

    Effective 

    1

    6953

    Sub Bus Driver


    11/30/2019


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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    FROM

    TO (No change in salary)

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Reinhard, Nancy

    WHW

    Teacher Aide

    IEP

    VMES

    Teacher Aide

    IEP

    01/17/2020


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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    FROM

    TO 

    (No change in salary)

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Guthrie, Kathleen


    VMMS

    Special Education Teacher

    Resource

    VMES

    Special Education Teacher

    Resource

    01/08/2020

    2

    Marks, Lisa

    VMES

    Custodian

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

    HERB

    Custodian

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

    01/02/2020

    3

    Phillips, Kaitland

    HERB

    Custodial Worker

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

    BMHS

    Custodial Worker

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

    12/13/2019

    4

    Reger, James

    BMHS

    Teacher Aide

    RISE

    BTHS

    Teacher Aide

    IEP

    12/13/2019

    5

    Rivera, Nichole

    VMES

    Special Education Teacher

    Resource

    VMMS

    Special Education Teacher

    Resource

    01/06/2020

    6

    Squires, Robert

    LRMS

    Custodian

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

    VMES

    Custodian

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

    01/02/2020

    7

    VanWagenen, Ann

    VMMS

    Teacher Aide

    Resource

    BTHS

    Teacher Aide

    IEP

    01/02/2020

    8

    Wardell, Katherine

    HERB

    Custodian 

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

    LRMS

    Custodian

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

    01/02/2020




  12. To approve changes of employment for the 19-20 SY, as listed: Updated 01/16/2020


    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    FROM

    TO

    (to be prorated)

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Evanecky, Tyler

    Facilities

    Maintenance Worker 1 Grounds

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

    $25,397

    Facilities

    Maintenance Worker 1 Grounds/Maintenance Repairer

    9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    $26,787


    01/17/2020

    2

    Keller, Renee

    EHY

    P/T Food Service Worker

    3.5 hours

    $7,000

    EHY

    P/T Food Service Worker

    5 hours

    $11,000


    01/17/2020

    3

    Stapienski, Daile

    Transportation

    Acting Supervisor of Pupil Transportation

    $85,000

    Transportation

    Supervisor of Pupil Transportation

    $95,000

    01/17/2020

    4

    Kuczera, Christina

    BEST Recreation Aide

    OES PM

    3:00 - 6:00 p.m.

    $7,015

    BEST Recreation Aide

    OES PM

    3:30 - 6:00 p.m.

    $5,846

    01/21/2020

    5

    Arout, Anna

    Food Services

    Sub FSW

    $10 per hour

    EHY

    PT FSW 3.5 Hours

    $7,700

    01/21/2020




  13. To ratify changes of employment for the 19-20 SY, as listed: Updated 01/16/2020

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    FROM

    TO

    (to be prorated)

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Cannon, Nicole

    LMES

    Speech Therapist

    .40 FTE

    $34,604

    LMES

    Speech Therapist

    .60 FTE

    $51,906

    01/13/2020

    2

    Danza, Chandra

    Transportation

    Bus Driver

    8 Hr Special Education

    $24,644

    Transportation

    Acting Radio Dispatcher

    $45,000

    01/02/2020

    3

    Tinik, Timothy

    FACI

    Maintenance Worker 1 Grounds/Maintenance Repairer

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


    $28,838 base 

    $     750 lead grounds 

    EHY

    Custodial Worker

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


    $26,694 base 

    $     320 night shift

    12/13/2019

    4

    D’Erasmo, Lenore

    BEST Recreation Aide

    VMES AM & PM

    7:00-9:00 a.m &

    3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

    $9,504

    BEST Recreation Aide

    VMES AM & PM

    6:30 - 9:00 a.m &

    3:00 - 5:30 p.m.

    $11,880

    01/02/2020




  14. To ratify changes in start dates for the 19-20 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION

    TITLE

    FROM

    TO

    1

    DeSavino, Kristen

    DPES

    Health & Physical Education Teacher

    On or after 01/02/2020

    01/13/2020

    2

    Ferretti, Kristina

    MIDS

    P/T Special Education Teacher 

    RC/POR (.50)

    On or after 11/15/2019

    01/02/2020

    3

    Inserra, Dawn

    BTHS

    Nurse

    On or after 01/02/2020

    01/02/2020

    4

    Kish, Joseph

    EHY

    Custodial Worker

    3:00-11:00 p.m.

    12/13/2019

    12/16/2019

    5

    Manolio, Meaghan

    LMES

    Teacher’s Aide

    Autism IEP

    On or after 11/15/2019

    01/02/2020

    6

    Walski, Peter

    LRMS

    Health & Physical Education Teacher

    On or after 01/02/2020

    01/02/2020


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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE #

    EFFECTIVE

    PAY/BENEFITS

    1

    8062


    FMLA/NJFLA

    02/17/20-05/17/20

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    2

    9334


    Leave of Absence

    02/18/20-02/19/20

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    3

    8364


    FMLA/NJFLA

    04/21/20-06/30/20

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    4

    9489


    FMLA

    04/25/20-05/07/20


    FMLA/NJFLA

    05/08/20-06/30/20

    w/o pay, w/benefits


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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE #

    EFFECTIVE

    PAY/BENEFITS

    1

    4186


    FMLA

    12/12/2019-01/24/2020

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    2

    5137


    FMLA

    01/04/2020-03/08/2020

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    3

    8953


    FMLA/NJFLA

    01/16/2020-01/26/2020

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    4

    7971


    FMLA/NJFLA

    01/06/2020-02/02/2020

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    5

    9580


    FMLA

    12/18/2019-12/19/2019

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    6

    5031


    FMLA

    12/04/2019 (½ PM) -12/08/2019

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    7

    7008


    Leave of Absence

    01/02/2020-01/16/2020

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    8

    9820

    Leave of Absence

    12/21/2019-01/16/2020

    w/o pay, w/o benefits




  17. To approve a change in leave of absence for the 19-20 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE #

    FROM

    TO

    PAY/BENEFITS

    1

    9858


    FMLA

    02/20/2020-

    04/02/2020


    FMLA/NJFLA

    04/03/2020-

    05/17/2020

    FMLA

    02/01/2020-

    04/02/2020


    FMLA/NJFLA

    04/03/2020-

    05/01/2020


    NJFLA

    05/02/2020-

    05/20/2020



    w/o pay, w/benefits




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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE #

    FROM

    TO

    BENEFITS

    1

    9846


    FMLA/NJFLA

    11/18/19-12/15/19

    FMLA/NJFLA

    11/12/19-12/08/19

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    2

    9949


    Leave of Absence

    10/11/19-12/11/19

    Leave of Absence

    10/11/19-01/15/20

    w/o pay, w/o benefits


  19. To approve James Walker*, BTHS Asst. Boys Basketball, with a prorated stipend of $2,664 for the 19-20 SY, effective 01/17/2020. *Out of District 

  20. To approve volunteer coaches for the 19-20 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    SCHOOL

    ACTIVITY

    SEASON

    NAME

    1

    BTHS

    Ice Hockey

    Winter

    Murphy, Brian*

    2

    BTHS

    Basketball/Boys

    Winter

    McMahon, Jesse*

    3

    BTHS

    Wrestling

    Winter

    Paton, Joseph*

    * Out of District


  21. To approve a correction in stipend for Rebeccah McGettigan, VMMS Cheerleading Coach, from $5,675 to $5,318 for the 19-20 SY.

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

    No.

    Mentor

    Mentee

    1

    Scott, Shannon

    Amorosi, Joseph

    2

    Leta, Karen

    Johnson, Jillian



  23. To approve Teacher Aides and teachers for the Bowling Program for the 19-20 SY, at $19 per hour for a combined 270 hours, not to exceed $5,130, effective 02/13/2020, as listed: Updated 01/16/2020

    No.

    Employee

    School

    1

    Domogauer, Karen

    BTHS

    2

    Caterino, Patricia

    LRMS

    3

    Labrutto, Deborah

    BTHS

    4

    Lucchetti, Valerie

    BTHS

    5

    McCoy, Mary

    BTHS

    6

    Castle, Diane

    BTHS

    7

    VanWagenen, Ann

    VMMS

    8

    Schall, Marissa

    VMMS

    9

    Rosace, Barbara

    VMMS 

    10

    Lusby, Bernice

    LRMS



  24. To ratify the approval of Teacher Aides, for 1:1 placement for an extra-curricular activity (Bowling) at $19 per hour for a combined 120 hours not to exceed $2,280 for the 19-20 SY, effective 11/12/2019, as listed:

    No.

    Employee

    School

    1

    Castle, Diane

    BTHS

    2

    Jablonski, Ann Marie

    BTHS

    3

    Lucchetti, Valerie

    BTHS



  25. To ratify the approval of Teacher Aides, for 1:1 placement for an extracurricular activity (student council) at $19 per hour for a combined 30 hours not to exceed $570 for the 19-20 SY, effective 12/01/19, as listed:

    No.

    Employee

    School

    1

    Pett, Lisa

    DPES

    2

    Abello, Joann

    DPES



  26. To approve tuition reimbursement for Daniel O'Cone, VMMS Assistant Principal, in the amount of $2,635 for Fall 2019 Doctoral coursework.

  27. To approve tuition reimbursement for David Kasyan, EHY Principal, in the amount of $2,080 for Fall 2019 Doctoral coursework.

  28. To ratify the termination of employee #9983 effective 12/11/2019.

  29. To approve Kristen Hanson as the Homeless Liaison effective 01/17/2020. 

  30. To approve 4th Block Stipend for the following staff for 2nd semester at BMHS for the 19-20 SY, effective 02/03/2020, as listed:

    No.

    Employee

    School

    Position

    Days

    Stipend Amount

    1

    Arre, Courtney

    BMHS

    Special Education - RISE

    02/03/2020 - 06/30/2020

    $5,000

    2

    Decker, Brian

    BMHS

    Special Education - RISE

    02/03/2020 - 06/30/2020

    $5,000

    3

    Henry, Shelley

    BMHS

    Special Education - RISE

    02/03/2020 - 06/30/2020

    $5,000



  31. To ratify Ben Schaible as a PD Presenter for the 19-20 SY, to be paid current BTEA contract at $189 per preparation and $49 per hour to present, effective 09/01/2019. Updated 01/16/2020

  32. To approve PD Presenters for the 19-20 SY, to be paid current BTEA contract at $189 per preparation, effective 01/17/2020, as attached:  Updated 01/16/2020
     PD Presenters

  33. To ratify Title II A Salary Allocations for the 19-20 SY, effective 09/01/19, as attached: Updated 01/16/2020
     Title II Salary Allocations

  34. To ratify a correction in salary for Kristina Ferretti, MES Special Education Resource (.50), Step 10 BA +30 from $30,717 to $30,718.

  35. To rescind a resignation for Caitlin Kennedy, School Bus Driver, effective 12/21/2019.





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

  1. To approve on First Reading Policies, as attached:
    5511 Student Dress and Grooming
    5131.8 Random Alcohol or Other Drug Testing

PUBLIC COMMENT

This is the second opportunity for public comment.  Each participant is asked to give his or her name 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.

BOARD COMMENT

CALENDAR

DATE

EVENT

TIME

JANUARY 20, 2020

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR DAY

SCHOOLS CLOSED

JANUARY 29 & 30, 2020

HIGH SCHOOL EXAMS

EARLY DISMISSAL HIGH SCHOOLS ONLY

JANUARY 31, 2020 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY
STAFF ONLY
NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
FEBRUARY 13, 2020 REGULAR MEETING 7:00 PM BMHS

ADJOURNMENT

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