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 February 13, 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 thirty 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

  • BRICK MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL BAND AND CHORUS

  • 2020-2021 BUDGET OVERVIEW

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  1. JANUARY 16, 2020 - EXECUTIVE SESSION

  2. JANUARY 16, 2020 - REGULAR 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  Revised 02/12/2020


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

  6. To approve the Grant Application/Submission, as attached;
    BRICK MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL BOOK LOVE FOUNDATION
      


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 December 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 December 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 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:  Updated 02/12/2020
    NON CHARGEABLE USE OF FACILITIES
    CHARGEABLE USE OF FACILITIES


  7. To ratify Out of District Student Placements, as attached:
    COLLIER 8888
    COLLIER 1351
    HAWKSWOOD 3274


  8. To approve the rejection of bids received on 02/04/2020 for the LRMS, EHY & OSB Interior/Exterior Repairs project, as follows:
    WHEREAS,
    two bids were opened and reviewed on February 4, 2020; and
    WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-1 et seq sets forth statutory items considered mandatory non-waivable defects requiring rejection of bid submission.
    WHEREAS, both bids submitted did contain mandatory non-waivable defects.
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Brick Township Board of Education rejects all bids received as per 18A:18A-22.



  9. 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 February 14, 2020 through June 30, 2020.
    CO OP VENDORS

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


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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION/TITLE

    EFFECTIVE

    BRICK EXPERIENCE

    1

    Mullen, Cheryl

    BEST 

    Recreation Aide

    01/16/2020

    1 year


    2

    Seaboldt, Diane

    VMMS

    P/T Food Service Worker

    3.5 Hours

    01/23/2020


    2 years, 3 months


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


    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION

    TITLE

    SALARY

    (to be pro-rated)

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    DePaola, John



    TRNS

    Mechanic Diesel

    $42,000

    on or after 02/14/2020

    2

    Goldrick, Joy

    WHW

    Teacher’s Aide 1:1

    Step 1

    $26,364

    02/14/2020

    3

    Negri, Christian

    MIDS

    Teacher’s Aide LLD K/1

    Step 1

    $26,364

    02/14/2020

    4

    Nunez-Garcia, Maria

    LMES

    Teacher’s Aide 1:1 K

    Step 1

    $26,364

    on or after 02/14/2020

    5

    O’Neill, Diana

    MIDS

    Teacher’s Aide 1:1 IEP

    Step 1

    $26,364

    on or after 02/14/2020

    6

    Phillips, Debra

    VMES

    Teacher’s Aide BD 1:1 IEP

    Step 1

    $26,364

    on or after 02/14/2020

    7

    Romanow, Mary

    VMES

    Teacher’s Aide 1:1

    Step 1

    $26,364

    02/14/2020

    8

    Morello, Justin

    VMMS

    Special Education ICR Teacher

    Step 5 BA

    $54,035

    03/02/2020




  3. To approve substitutes for the 19-20 SY, as listed:  Updated 02/13/2020

    No.

    Employee

    Title

    Rate

    Effective

    1

    Critelli, Anthony

    Sub Custodial Worker

    $13.46 per hour

    2/14/2020

    2

    Maestri, Gregory

    Sub Custodial Worker

    $13.46 per hour

    02/14/2020

    3

    Maestri, Gregory

    Sub Bus Aide

    $11.98 per hour

    02/14/2020

    4

    Muset, William

    Sub Custodial Worker

    $13.46 per hour

    2/14/2020

    5

    Zuhowski, Michelle

    Sub Food Service Worker

    $11.00 per hour

    2/14/2020





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

    NO.

    Employee Number

    Title

    Effective 

    1

    10008

    Sub Food Service Worker

    2/14/2020


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

    NO.

    Employee Number

    Title

    Effective 

    1

    9976

    Sub Bus Driver

    2/1/2020



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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION

    TITLE

    STEP

    HOURLY RATE

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Sarubbi, Teresa


    BEST

    Sub Recreation Aide

    Step 5

    $12.00 per hour

    02/14/2020


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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    LOCATION

    TITLE

    STEP

    HOURLY RATE

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Mullen, Cheryl

    BEST

    Sub Recreation Aide

    Step 12

    $13.75 per hour

    01/16/2020


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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    FROM

    TO

     (No change in salary)

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Kish, Joseph

    EHY

    Custodial Worker

    3:30-11:30 p.m.

    VMMS

    Custodial Worker

    3:00-11:00 p.m.

    02/14/2020




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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    FROM

    TO 

    (No change in salary)

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Cannon, Nicole

    LMES 

    Speech Therapist .60


    LMES .40 &

    WHW .20

    Speech Therapist 


    01/13/2020

    2

    Cinquegrana, Alan

    BTHS

    Custodial Worker

    3:00-11:00 p.m.


    LRMS

    Custodial Worker

    3:00-11:00 p.m.


    01/21/2020

    3

    Vanegas, Ricardo

    LRMS

    Custodial Worker

    3:00-11:00 p.m.


    BTHS

    Custodial Worker

    3:00-11:00 p.m.


    01/21/2020

    4

    Cullen, Daniel

    LMES

    Custodian

    6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 

    VMES

    Custodian

    6:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m. 

    02/10/2020

    5

    Marousis, Maria

    EHY

    KBC 1

    OES

    KBC 1

    01/31/2020



  10. To approve changes of employment for the 19-20 SY, as listed: Updated 02/13/2020


    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    FROM

    TO

    (to be prorated)

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Cranston, Sean

    Central

    Acting Superintendent

    $177,500

    Central

    Director of HR

    $129,599

    03/02/2020

    2

    D'Erasmo, Lenore

    VMES AM & PM 

    Recreation Aide (5 hour)

    6:30-9:00 AM & 

    3:00-5:30 PM 

    $11,880 (prorated)


    VMES AM & PM 

    Recreation Aide (5.5 hour)

    6:30-9:00 AM & 

    3:00-6:00 PM 

    $13,014 (prorated)

    02/18/2020

    3

    Ingman, Laura

    Food Services

    Sub Food Service Worker

    $11.00 per hour

    VMMS

    P/T Food Service Worker

    3.5 hours

    $7,700


    02/18/2020

    4

    Silva, Sandra

    TRNS

    Sub Bus Aide

    $11.98 per hour

    TRNS

    P/T Bus Aide

    5 hours Pre-school

    $12,579


    02/14/2020

    5

    Zucconi, Susan

    Food Services

    LRMS

    PT 5 Hours

    $12,513

    Food Services

    VMMS

    PT 3.5 Hours

    $8,759

    02/14/2020





  11. To ratify changes of employment for the 19-20 SY, as listed: Updated 02/13/2020

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    FROM

    TO

    (to be prorated)

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Henehan, Christian

    FACI

    Maintenance Worker 1 Grounds/Maintenance Repairer

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

    $39,335

    LMES

    Custodial Worker

    3:00-11:00 p.m.

    $36,809

    $     320 night stipend

    $37,129

    01/22/2020

    2

    Kubiak, John

    Central

    Custodian 

    7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

    $34,034  Base

    $     525 Black Seal

    $  1,301  CEN

    $35,860  Total

    LMES

    Custodian

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

    $34.034 Base

    $     525 Black Seal

    $  1,572  LM

    $36,131  Total

    02/10/2020




  12. To approve Spring Coaches for the 19-20 SY, as attached: Updated 02/13/2020
     Spring Coaches

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

    NO.

    SCHOOL

    ACTIVITY

    SEASON

    NAME

    1

    BMHS

    Baseball

    Spring

    Calabro, Christopher

    2

    BTHS

    Baseball

    Spring

    Dolan, John*

    3

    BTHS

    Lacrosse/Girls

    Spring

    Hojnacki, Brianne*

    4

    LRMS

    Baseball

    Spring

    Provinzano, Michael*

    * Out of District



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

    NO.

    SCHOOL

    ACTIVITY

    SEASON

    NAME

    1

    VMMS

    Baseball

    Spring

    Burns, Michael*

    2

    BMHS

    Baseball

    Spring

    Cala, Kyle*

    3

    BTHS

    Softball

    Spring

    Halley, Julian*

    4

    BMHS

    Baseball

    Spring

    Hobbs, Tyler*

    5

    BTHS

    Lacrosse/Boys

    Spring

    Karos, Scott*

    6

    BMHS

    Lacrosse/Boys

    Spring

    Mannion, Raymond*

    7

    LRMS

    Softball

    Spring

    Puglisi, Starrlyn

    * Out of District



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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE #

    EFFECTIVE

    PAY/BENEFITS

    1

    9909


    FMLA

    06/01/2020-06/21/2020


    w/o pay, w/benefits

    2

    7766


    Leave of Absence

     04/24/2020 (½ PM)

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    3

    9929


    Leave of Absence

     03/26/2020-03/31/2020

    w/o pay, w/o benefits

    4

    6574


    Leave of Absence

     06/10/2020-06/16/2020

    w/o pay, w/o benefits

    5

    6471


    FMLA

     03/18/2020-04/09/2020

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    6

    9235


    FMLA

     02/15/2020-04/19/2020


     FMLA/NJFLA

     04/20/2020-05/17/2020

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    7

    9750


    FMLA

     01/17/2020-01/22/2020


     FMLA

     01/24/2020-04/10/2020 

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    8

    9733


    FMLA/NJFLA

     04/19/2020-06/07/2020

    w/o pay, w/benefits


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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE #

    EFFECTIVE

    PAY/BENEFITS

    1

    9184


    FMLA

    01/13/2020-

    01/27/2020

    w/o pay, w/benefits


    2

    10056


    Leave of Absence

    01/23/2020-

    01/27/2020

    w/o pay, w/o benefits

    3

    9843


    Leave of Absence

    01/29/2020-

    02/26/2020

    w/o pay, w/o benefits

    4

    10033


    Leave of Absence

    02/10/2020-

    02/16/2020

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    5

    5535


    Intermittent FMLA

    12/01/2019-

    06/30/2020


    w/o pay, w/benefits

    6

    9241


    FMLA

    02/11/2020-

    03/16/2020


    FMLA/NJFLA

    03/17/2020-

    05/11/2020


    NJFLA

    05/12/2020-

    06/15/2020


    LOA

    06/16/2020-

    06/30/2020








    w/o pay, w/benefits


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

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE #

    FROM

    TO

    BENEFITS

    1

    7008


    Leave of Absence

    01/02/2020-

    01/16/2020

    FMLA

    01/02/2020-

    01/20/2020

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    2

    4186


    FMLA

     12/12/2019-

     01/24/2020

    FMLA

     12/12/2019-

     03/11/2020

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    3

    8591


    FMLA/NJFLA

    11/18/2019-

    02/24/2020

    FMLA/NJFLA

     11/18/2019-

     02/16/2020


     LOA

     02/17/2020-

     03/31/2020

    w/o pay, w/benefits

    4

    5065


    FMLA/NJFLA

    01/27/2020-

    04/26/2020

    FMLA/NJFLA

    01/19/2020-

    04/12/2020

    w/o pay, w/benefits



  18. To ratify staff for black seal stipends for the 19-20 SY, effective 12/01/2019, as listed:

    NO.

    NAME

    LOCATION

    TITLE

    STIPEND to be pro-rated

    1

    Colon, Raymond

    Facilities/

    Maintenance Repairer

    $525

    2

    McKelvey, Peter

    Facilities

    HVAC Mechanic

    $525

    3

    Napoli, William

    Facilities/

    Apprentice Electrician

    $525

    4

    Wagner, Stephen

    Facilities/

    Senior Maintenance Repairer

    $525


  19. To ratify staff to teach an additional teaching block for the 19-20 SY, as listed:

    No.

    Employee

    School

    Position

    Days

    Stipend Amount

    1

    Gerlock, Jenifer Susan

    BTHS

    Chemistry

    2/3/2020-5/20/2020

    71 days

    $3,944

    2

    Reddan, Scott

    BTHS

    Biology

    2/3/2020-5/20/2020

    71 days

    $3,944

    3

    Federowski, Lucila

    BMHS

    Spanish I

    2/3/2020-5/17/2020

    68 days

    $3,778

    4

    Ingle, Amanda

    BMHS

    Spanish II

    2/3/2020-5/17/2020

    68 days

    $3,778

    5

    Small, Melissa

    BMHS

    Spanish I

    2/3/2020-5/17/2020

    68 days

    $3,778


  20. To ratify the approval of Teacher Aides, for 1:1 placement for an extra-curricular activity at $19 per hour for a combined 35 hours, not to exceed $665 for the 19-20 SY, effective 01/13/2020 through 06/30/2020, as listed:

    No.

    Employee

    School

    1

    White, Suzanne

    LRMS



  21. To ratify the approval of Teacher Aides, for 1:1 placement for an extra-curricular activity at $19 per hour for a combined 5 hours not to exceed $95 for the 19-20 SY, effective 12/18/2019 through 06/30/2020, as listed:

    No.

    Employee

    School

    1

    Pett, Lisa

    DPES

    2

    Abello, Joanne

    DPES


  22. To approve Ann Marie Jablonski, Teacher Aide, as an additional aide for the bowling program for the 19-20 SY, at $19 per hour, to be included in combined 270 hours not to exceed $5,130 previously approved, effective 02/14/2020.

  23. To approve Alexander Zulewski as BMHS Event Staff for the 19-20 SY, effective 02/14/2020.

  24. To ratify a correction in change of employment for the 19-20 SY for Tammi Spinelli, previously from VMES Custodial Worker $23,558 to Account Clerk $23,558 to VMES Custodial Worker $23,558 to Principal Account Clerk $25,367 effective 09/16/2019.

  25. To ratify changes in salaries for the 19-20 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    FROM

    TO

    (to be prorated)

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Eggeling, Mary

    Food Service Worker/4 Hours

    $8,527

    $8,800

    01/01/2020-06/30/2020

    2

    Fischer, Jennifer

    Food Service Worker/4.5 Hours

    $9,593

    $9,900

    01/01/2020-06/30/2020

    3

    Melchionna, Roxanne

    Food Service Worker/5 Hours

    $10,658

    $11,000

    01/01/2020-06/30/2020


  26. To ratify corrections in salaries for the 19-20 SY, as listed:

    NO.

    EMPLOYEE

    FROM

    TO

    (to be prorated)

    EFFECTIVE

    1

    Mingalone, Kelly

    Senior Food Service 

    Worker/5.5 Hours

    $16,245

    $15,383

    12/13/2019-06/30/2020

    2

    Evanecky, Tyler

    Maintenance Worker 1

    $25,396

    $25,397

    07/15/2019-01/16/2020


  27. To ratify the termination of employee #7477 effective 01/24/2020.

  28. To approve a change in title for Carol Boyne from Buyer to Fiscal Officer effective 02/14/2020 for the 19-20 SY.

  29. To approve the resignation of Lisa Stanley as the BMHS Class of 2023 Advisor, effective 02/24/2020 for the 19-20 SY. 

  30. To ratify the revision of Title I Salary Allocations for the 19-20 SY, as attached:
     Title I Allocations


  31. To ratify Alicia Barker for services as Technical Director of the BTHS Fall Drama Production, A Handful of Rainbows, in the amount of $400 for the 19-20 SY.

  32. To approve Alicia Barker for services as Technical Director of the BTHS Spring Drama Production, Pippin, in the amount of $400 for the 19-20 SY.

  33. To ratify Joseph Schnorrbusch for services to consult for musical arrangements for Winter and Spring Band Performances for the 19-20 SY, in the amount of $1,500.

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

  1. To approve and adopt on Second Reading Policies, as attached:
    5131.8 Random Alcohol and Other Drug Testing 

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 and each speaker may only speak once.

BOARD COMMENT

CALENDAR

DATE

EVENT

TIME

FEBRUARY 17, 2020

PRESIDENTS DAY

SCHOOLS CLOSED

 MARCH 4, 2020 DISTRICT ARTS FESTIVAL 6:00 PM TO 9:00 PM
BTHS
 MARCH 16, 2020 STAFF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT EARLY DISMISSAL FOR STUDENTS
MARCH 19, 2020

REGULAR MEETING

7:00 PM BPDC

ADJOURNMENT

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