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OPEN MEETING

Call to Order

ROLL CALL

 

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SALUTE TO THE FLAG AND MOMENT OF SILENCE

PRESENTATIONS

  • #BrickByBrick Strategically Moving Forward Plan

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  1. APRIL 30, 2020 - REGULAR MEETING

REPORTS

  • COMMITTEE REPORTS
  • SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

PUBLIC COMMENT ON AGENDA ITEMS

This will be the first opportunity for public comment and will be for agenda items only.  The Board invites thoughts and reactions on agenda items.  Each participant is asked to give his or her name prior to making a statement.  All statements shall be directed to the presiding officer.  The Board will not, during the public portion of this meeting, discuss matters involving employment, appointment, termination of employment, negotiations, terms and conditions of employment, evaluation of the performance of, promotion or disciplining of any specific or prospective or current employee and/or students.

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

  1. To ratify the submission of Drum Point Elementary School DonorsChoose Grant Applications, as attached:
    DRUM POINT DONORSCHOOSE GRANT


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

  3. To approve the submission of Herbertsville Elementary School Game Time Play On Grant Applications, as attached:
    GAME TIME PLAY ON GRANT

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

  1. To approve Budget Transfers, as attached:
    TRANSFERS


  2. To accept the Board Secretary's and Treasurer of School Monies Reports, as attached:
    BOARD SECRETARY'S REPORT
    TREASURER'S REPORT


  3. To approve that pursuant to 6A:23A-16.10(c)3, the School Business Administrator/Board Secretary certifies that the total encumbrances and expenditures for each line item does not exceed the line item appropriation in accordance with 6A:23A-16.10(a) as of March 31, 2020.


  4. To approve that pursuant to 6A:23A-16.10(c)4, the Board of Education after review of the School Business Administrator/Board Secretary's and Treasurer of School Monies Reports as of March 31, 2020, 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 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


  7. To ratify In-Coming Tuition Students, as attached:

    CAMDEN 1920

    CAMDEN 2939

    CENTRAL REGIONAL 6450

    LAKEWOOD 1661

    LAKEWOOD 2703

    LAKEWOOD 2917

    LAKEWOOD 5560

    MANCHESTER 2815

    TOMS RIVER 5085

    TOMS RIVER 6249

    TOMS RIVER 6262

    TOMS RIVER 6291 

    TOMS RIVER 6747

     LAKEWOOD 2677

     TOMS RIVER 4320

     TOMS RIVER 8067





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

    BERKELEY 6063

    BONNIE BRAE 1630

    CENTRAL REGIONAL 3765 3883

    CPC 5612

    EAST MOUNTAIN 6491

    MARY DOBBINS 8193

    TOMS RIVER 6784

    EAST MOUNTAIN 5483




  9. To approve a Resolution, as follows:
    WHEREAS, on May 2, 2019 the Brick Township Board of Education established, for regular district business travel only, an annual school year threshold of $1,500 per staff member for the 2019-2020 school year, where prior Board approval shall not be required unless this annual threshold for a staff member is exceeded; and
    WHEREAS, James W. Edwards, Jr., CPA has incurred regular district business travel expenses of $1,683.57 to date for travel related to his current scope of responsibilities as the Business Administrator/Board Secretary; and
    WHEREAS, Mr. Edwards is expected to incur approximately $300 in additional regular district business travel based on prior years travel requirements due to the scope of his responsibilities as the Business Administrator/Board Secretary;
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Brick Township Board of Education approves that the annual school year threshold for Mr. Edwards be increased to $2,000 for the 2019-2020 school year in accordance with N.J.A.C. 6A:23A for regular district business travel as per the School District Accountability Act.

  10. To approve a Revision to the 2020-2021 Preschool Budget to be submitted to the NJ Department of Education. 


  11. 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 May 15, 2020 through June 30, 2020.
    CO-OP VENDORS


  12. 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 May 15, 2020 through June 30, 2020.
    STATE CONTRACT VENDORS


  13. To approve the 2020-2021 Tax Levy Receipt Schedule, as attached:
    2020-2021 Tax Levy Schedule


  14. To approve a Fair and Open Resolution for a Provider of Architect Services, as follows: Updated 05/13/2020
    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 for Phase V and Phase VI shall not exceed $33,399 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.


  15. Removed 05/14/2020



  16. To approve a Resolution to award the bid for the Lanes Mill Roof Replacement Project, as follows: Updated 05/13/2020
    WHEREAS, 
    the bids were opened and reviewed on May 12, 2020, as attached:
    LM Roof Replacement Bids
    BE IT RESOLVED, 
    that the Brick Township Board of Education award the bid for the project listed above, as follows:

    VENDOR TOTAL
    Northeast Roof Maintenance Inc. $1,237,000




  17. To accept two donations of $500 each from the Exxon Educational Alliance Program for both Drum Point and Emma Havens Young Elementary Schools.


  18. To accept a donation of a Washer and Dryer, valued at approximately $500, for Warren H Wolf Early Childhood Learning Center, from the Johnson Family.


  19. To accept a donation of $800 from Brick Presbyterian Church to help pay off past due lunch accounts for the children of Brick Township.



  20. To approve the Administrative Services Agreement Exhibit A with Horizon BC/BS of NJ, as attached:
    EXHIBIT A HORIZON BCBSNJ


  21. To approve the renewal with Sun Life Financial for Medical Stop Loss Insurance Coverage including Aggregate and Specific Stop Loss for the 2020-2021 school year, as attached:
    SUN LIFE


  22. To ratify a contract with Ecogy Pennsylvania LLC for the sale of Solar Renewal Energy Credits, as attached:
    ECOGY PENNSYLVANIA LLC


  23. To approve the 2020-2021 B.E.S.T Program Budget, as attached:
    2020-2021 BEST PROGRAM BUDGET


  24. To approve the 2020-2021 Cafeteria Lunch Prices and the 2020-2021 Food Services Budget, as attached:
    2020-2021 CAFETERIA LUNCH PRICES
    2020-2021 FOOD SERVICES BUDGET


  25. To Ratify a Joint Transportation Agreement with Middletown for Route SH-8 in the amount of $2,347.20, as attached:
  26. To approve a Client Services Agreement with Scoir Inc, as attached:
    SCOIR AGREEMENT


  27. 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

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

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

    1. NO.

      EMPLOYEE

      LOCATION/TITLE

      EFFECTIVE

      BRICK EXPERIENCE

      1

      Caci, Gerald

      BTHS

      Social Studies Teacher

      07/01/2020

      28 years, 7 months

      2

      Curry, Christine

      LMES

      Special Education Teacher

      07/01/2020

      27 years, 4 months

      3

      Goldberg, Brenda

      VMMS

      Special Education Teacher

      07/01/2020

      36 years, 5 months




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

      NO.

      EMPLOYEE

      FROM

      TO

      (to be prorated)

      EFFECTIVE

      1

      Wilmot, Joseph

      BTHS

      Custodial Worker

      3:00 - 11:00 p.m.

      $25,233  base

             525  black seal

             320  night shift

      BTHS

      Custodian

      3:00 - 11:00 p.m.

      $ 26,483  base

          1,897  BTHS custodian

             525  black seal

             320  night shift


      06/01/2020

      2

      Frankowski, John

      Facilities

      Building Maintenance Inspector

      $ 44,475 base

      $  2,000 IPM coordinator

      Facilities

      Supervising Maintenance Repairer/Supervisor Landscape

      $55,000 base

      $  2,000 IPM coordinator

      06/01/2020

      3

      Skinner, John

      Facilities

      Supervising Maintenance Repairer/Supervisor Landscape

      $55,000 base

      Facilities

      Senior Maintenance Repairer


      $41,789 base

      $  1,000 Pesticide Cert. Holder

      $1,250  Asbestos Removal Cert Holder

      06/01/2020




    3. To approve a change in title for Chandra Danza from Acting Radio Dispatcher to Radio Dispatcher, no change in salary, effective 05/15/2020.


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


    5. NO.

      EMPLOYEE #

      EFFECTIVE

      PAY/BENEFITS

      1

      7891


      FMLA/NJFLA

      05/22/2020-06/02/2020

      w/o pay, w/benefits

      2

      4388


      Religious Observance

      05/29/2020

      w/o pay, w/o benefits

      3

      4268

      Religious Observance

      05/29/2020

      w/o pay, w/o benefits

      4

      4071

      Religious Observance

      05/29/2020

      w/o pay, w/benefits




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


      NO.

      EMPLOYEE #

      FROM

      TO

      PAY/BENEFITS

      1

      9909


      FMLA

      06/01/2020-

      06/21/2020

      FMLA

      05/15/2020-

      06/19/2020

      w/o pay, w/benefits




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


      NO.

      EMPLOYEE #

      EFFECTIVE

      PAY/BENEFITS

      1

      4636


      FMLA

      05/05/2020 (½ PM)-

      06/02/2020

      w/o pay, w/benefits

      2

      7891


      FMLA

      04/25/2020-05/21/2020

      w/o pay, w/benefits

      3

      9941


      FMLA

      04/06/2020-04/26/2020

      w/o pay, w/benefits

      4

      4080

      Religious Observance

      04/09/2020

      w/o pay, w/benefits

      5

      4388

      Religious Observance

      04/09/2020

      w/o pay, w/o benefits

      6

      4268

      Religious Observance

      04/09/2020

      w/o pay, w/o benefits

      7

      4071

      Religious Observance

      04/09/2020

      w/o pay, w/benefits

      8

      4187

      Religious Observance

      04/09/2020

      w/o pay, w/benefits



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


      NO.

      EMPLOYEE #

      FROM

      TO

      PAY/BENEFITS

      1

      6471


      FMLA

      03/18/2020-

      04/09/2020

      FMLA

      03/18/2020-

      06/09/2020

      w/o pay, w/benefits

      2

      9489


      FMLA

      04/25/2020-

      05/07/2020


      FMLA/NJFLA

      05/08/2020-

      06/30/2020

      FMLA/NJFLA

      04/13/2020-

      06/30/2020

      w/o pay, w/benefits

      3

      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

      FMLA

      02/11/2020-

      03/30/2020


      FMLA/NJFLA

      03/31/2020-

      05/11/2020


      NJFLA

      05/12/2020-

      06/30/2020



      w/o pay, w/benefits

      4

      4186


      LOA

      03/12/2020-

      04/26/2020

      LOA

      03/12/2020-

      06/30/2020

      w/o pay, w/o benefits

      5

      8364


      FMLA/NJFLA

      04/21/2020-

      06/30/2020

      FMLA/NJFLA

      04/27/2020-

      05/31/2020

      w/o pay, w/ benefits

      6

      8507

      FMLA

      01/08/2020-

      02/05/2020


      FMLA/NJFLA

      02/06/2020-

      04/01/2020


      NJFLA

      04/02/2020-

      05/06/2020

      FMLA

      01/08/2020-

      02/04/2020


      FMLA/NJFLA

      02/05/2020-

      03/31/2020


      NJFLA

      04/01/2020-

      05/05/2020

      w/o pay, w/benefits






    9. To rescind a leave of absence previously approved for the 19-20 SY, as listed:

      NO.

      EMPLOYEE #

      EFFECTIVE

      PAY/BENEFITS

      1

      6428


      LOA

      05/19/2020-05/21/2020

      w/o pay, w/o benefits

      2

      6574


      LOA

      06/10/2020-06/16/2020

      w/o pay, w/o benefits




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

    11. No.

      Employee

      School

      Position

      Days

      Stipend Amount

      1

      Wilson, Ryan

      BMHS

      Business

      Career & Leadership Development

      04/29/2020 - 06/19/2020

      37 days

      $2,056

      2

      Johnson, Stephen

      BMHS

      Business

      Senior Seminar Course (2 blocks)

      04/29/2020 - 06/19/2020

      37 days

      $4,111


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

    13. No.

      Employee

      School

      Position

      Days

      Stipend Amount

      1

      Galvan, Traci

      BMHS

      Italian I, IV H, III and III H (same section)

      06/08/2020 - 06/19/2020

      10 days

      $1,667





    14. To ratify the employment contract of Carol Boyne, Fiscal Officer, for the 19-20 SY effective 02/14/2020.

    15. To ratify the employment contract of Daile Stapienski, Supervisor of Pupil Transportation, for the 19-20 SY, effective 01/17/2020.

    16. To ratify the employment contract of Diane Devine, Records Support Technician 1, for the 19-20 SY, effective 01/06/2020.

    17. To approve the salaries for the 20-21 SY for the Brick Township Association of Non-Certified Supervisors and Administrative Secretaries, as attached:
       UNIT

    18. To approve TWU staff for the 20-21 SY, as attached:
       Clerical
       Facilities
       Food Service
       Transportation

    19. To approve Tenured BTEA Teaching Staff for the 20-21 SY, as attached:
       Tenured BTEA Teaching Staff

    20. To approve BTEA Teacher Aides for the 20-21 SY, as attached:
       BTEA Teacher Aides

    21. To approve unaffiliated salaries for the 20-21 SY, as attached:  UPDATED 05/14/2020
       Unaffiliated

    22. To ratify the termination of employee #9589 effective 05/01/2020.

    23. To rescind the 10/01/2020 retirement of Carmen Lukacs,  VMMS Special Education Teacher.

    24. To approve the change in retirement date for Renee Kotsianas, VMMS Principal, from 07/01/2020 to 09/01/2020.

    25. To approve JumpStart Program Coordinators for Title I & Title III, 05/15/2020 through 08/31/2020, at $49 per hour, not to exceed 80 hours each, pending ESSA funding, as attached:
       JumpStart Title I
       Jump Start Title III


    26. To ratify Spring coaches for the 19-20 SY, as attached:
       Spring Coaches

    27. To approve Lorraine Cooper to be Base Program Coordinator at $49 per hour not to exceed 20 hours from 05/18/2020 through 06/30/2020.

    28. To approve Lorraine Coooper to be Base Program Coordinator at $49 per hour not to exceed 104 hours from 07/01/2020 through 08/31/2020.


    29. To approve a Memorandum of Agreement between the Brick Township Board of Education and the Brick Township Association of School Administrators effective July 1, 2020 thru June 30, 2023.


    POLICIES - The 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 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.  The Board will not, during the public portion of this meeting, discuss matters involving employment, appointment, termination of employment, negotiations, terms and conditions of employment, evaluation of the performance of, promotion or disciplining of any specific or prospective or current employee and/or students.

    BOARD COMMENT

    CALENDAR

    DATE

    EVENT

    TIME

    MAY 25, 2020  MEMORIAL DAY  NO SCHOOL
    JUNE 11, 2020

    REGULAR MEETING

    7:00 PM

    ADJOURNMENT

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