BOARD OF EDUCATION

EGG HARBOR CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Egg Harbor City, New Jersey 08215

 

AGENDA

Regular Meeting

November 12, 2008

Charles L. Spragg School

Multipurpose Room

601 Buffalo Avenue��

7:00 PM

 

I.                         Open Regular Meeting

 

N.J.A.C. 5:18 Emergency Exit/No Smoking Announcement & Sunshine Law Compliance Statement as follows:

 

In compliance with the N.J.A.C. 5:18-3.15, in case of fire or other emergency, which should cause this facility to be evacuated, I direct your attention to the location of the exits in this facility.Also, there will be no smoking in this facility.

 

This is to advise those present at this meeting of the Board of Education of the Egg Harbor City School District, in the County of Atlantic, that adequate notice has been given of this meeting as required by the provisions of Chapter 231 of the Laws of 1975; that notice thereof has been forwarded for publication in the District official newspapers, posted in the Spragg and Rittenberg Schools, and forwarded to the Egg Harbor City Clerk within the time required by said Act.

 

II.                      Flag Salute/Roll Call

 

Mr. Bouchard(�09)������������ Mr. Dovey (�09)������������������ Mr. Farnan (�10)���������

Mrs. Heist (�10)������������������� Mr. McGinnis (�11)������������� Mrs. Williams(�10)

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SPECIAL PRESENTATION

 

Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for 2007-2008

Presented by Swartz & Company, LLC, District Auditors

(Report enclosed in the Board packet)

 

 

III.              Executive Session

 

Resolution of the Board of Education of the Egg Harbor City School District to permit discussion of subjects in closed sessions

 

RESOLVED: At a public meeting of the Board of Education held on November 12, 2008 at ___________p.m. that pursuant to sections 7 and 8 of the �Open Public Meetings Act�, the following subjects be discussed in a session of the Board of Education closed to the public:

 

(1)

(2)

(3)

It is presently anticipated that the items mentioned in the Resolution can be

disclosed to the public when a decision is made upon the same, and in personnel

matter, with the consent of the employee.

 

 

IV.           Open Floor To Public

 

The public is invited to comment on or question any topic related to the Board of Education agenda items.

 

 

V.               Monthly Reports

 

A.           Superintendent Report Attachment

B.            Business Administrator Report

C.            Supervisor of Special Projects Report

D.           CLS Principal Report Attachment

E.            FDR Principal Report Attachment

F.             Board Solicitors Report

 

 

VI.           Board Minutes

 

A.           APPROVE (roll call):

1.       October 8, 2008 Regular Attachment

2.       October 8, 2008 Executive Attachment

 

 

VII.        Financial Items

 

A.           APPROVE (roll call):

1.                  Board Secretarys Report September 2008 Attachment

2.                  Treasurer of School Moneys Rpt. September 2008 Attachment

 

B.            APPROVE (roll call): Board Certification

Pursuant to N.J.A.C. 6A:23-2.11 The Egg Harbor City Board of Education certifies that as of 10/31/08 after review of the Board Secretary's monthly financial report (Revenue and Appropriation sections) and upon consultation with the appropriate district officials that to the best of our knowledge no major account or fund has been over-expended in violation of N.J.A.C. 6A:23-2.11(c)2-3 and there have been no changes in anticipated revenue sources and/or amounts so that sufficient funds are available to meet the district's financial obligations for the remainder of the fiscal year.

 

C.            APPROVE (roll call): October 2008 Bill List Attachment

1.                  General Account - $846,841.26

2.                  Capital Account - $0

3.                  Food Service - $30,786.41

4.                  Payroll Account $517,179.01

 

D.           APPROVE (roll call): Budget transfer (Resolution #09-03) for the 2008-09
school year in accordance with N.J.A.C. 6:20-2:13 and Chapter 196 Laws of 1967, as follows:
October 31, 2008 Fund 10 $1931.38 Attachment

 

 

VIII.    Non-instructional Operations Items

 
A.           Facilities

1.                  APPROVE (roll call): Use of facilities by Christs Wesleyan Church, Philadelphia Ave, Egg Harbor City for a music concert scheduled for November 28, 2008, pending receipt of insurance certificate.

 

B.            Transportation

1.                  APPROVE (roll call): Submission of the 2008-09 District Report of Transported Resident Students.

 

2.                  APPROVE (roll call): Transportation contracts/jointures/aid in lieu of transportation for the 2008-09 school year:

Route# Host District # Students Amount Destination

272A ACSSSD 17 $ 9,528.33 Assumption School

280SJ ACSSSD 6 $ 5,188.62 St. Josephs Elementary

298 ACSSSD 9 $ 7,956.00 Pilgrim Academy

ARCH GEHRHSD 1 $32,838.55 Archway Academy

EHC02 GEHRHSD 16 $38,520.00 Spragg/Rittenberg

ELEM10 ACSSSD 6 $34,916.50 ACSSSD

ELEM10S ACSSSD 1 $21,751.20 ACSSSD w/Nurse

MN08 GEHRHSD 1 $10,800.00 Spragg

AIL ACSSSD 2 $ 1,768.00 Atlantic Christian School

AIL ACSSSD 1 $ 884.00 Highland Academy

AIL ACSSSD 7 $ 6,188.00 St. Vincent DePaul

AIL ACSSSD 1 $ 884.00 Gospel of Grace School

AIL ACSSSD 1 $ 884.00 Cumberland Christian

AIL Parent Direct Reimb 6 $ 5,304.00 Galloway Commun. School

AIL Parent Direct Reimb 1 $ 884.00 PleasanTech Academy

 

C.            Miscellaneous

1.                  APPROVE (roll call): Submission of the 2008-09 Comprehensive Maintenance Plan to the Atlantic County Office of Education. Attachment

 

 

IX.           Personnel Items as recommended by the Superintendent of Schools:

A.           RATIFY and AFFIRM(roll call): Accept letter of resignation from Sharon Konowitz, FDR teacher, dated 10/22/08 and effective 10/24/08. Attachment

 

B.            RATIFY and AFFIRM(roll call): Appointment of Ann Marie Giaccio as FDR teacher at the salary of Step 5-BA+15 $47,004 for the 2008-2009 school year, prorated to start date of 10/23/08. Attachment

 

C.            RATIFY and AFFIRM (roll call): Appointment of Carol Sicurella as District Substitute Call Person at the contractual rate for the 2008-2009 school year prorated to October 28, 2008.

 

D.           APPROVE (roll call): Appointment of Connie Burzo and Angela Maione as PM Duty Teachers at the Rittenberg School for the 2008-2009 school year at the contractual rate.

 

E.            APPROVE (roll call): Appointment of substitutes for the 2008-2009 school year:

1.       Teacher Substitutes

Daily rate: 1) Atl. Co. Sub. Cert. w/60 credits + - $65.00; 2) Atl. Co. Sub w/BA - $70.00; 3) NJ Teach. Cert - $75.00

Louise Simson NJ Teacher Cert.

2.       Teacher Aide Substitute at $55 per day

Maureen Daiker

F.             APPROVE (roll call): Rescind Board action of 8/13/08 approving extracurricular advisor/coaching activity positions for the 2008-2009 school year as follows: Rittenberg Softball Coach Jennifer Connelly

 

G.           APPROVE (roll call): Revised allocation of salaries of the following staff for the FY 09 NCLB Grant:

Melissa Axelsson Title I 60%=$30,202.00

Patricia Bernard Title I 40%=$29,504.00

Regina Deman Title I 26%=$12,205.00

Mary Dovey Title I 80%=$47,512.00

Renee Kilburn Title I 40%=$19,522.00

Melissa Axelsson Title II-A 19%=$ 9,623.00

Winifred Blankenship Title II-A 71%=$26,130.00

Angela Maione Title II-D 5%=$ 1,832.00

Tina Hennaut Title IV 7%=$ 3,316.00

 

H.           APPROVE (roll call): Posting for the extracurricular advisor/coaching activity position, Rittenberg Softball Coach, for the 2008-2009 school year.

 

 

X.               Student Items

 

 

XI.           Program Items

 

A.           APPROVE (roll call): Source 4 Teachers substitute list for November 2008. Attachment

 

B.            APPROVE (roll call): Submission of the 2009-2010 Preschool Expansion Application.

 

C.            APPROVE (roll call): Submission of the 2009-2010 Application for State School Aid.

 

D.           APPROVE (roll call): Submission of the FY 08 NCLB Grant Amendment.

 

E.            APPROVE (roll call): Submission of the 2009-2010 Professional Development Plan.

 

F.             APPROVE (roll call): Tuition contract with Atlantic County Special Services School District to provide special education programs during the 2008-09 school year 7 students as follows:

         3 Multiply Disabled students - State ID #s 9349481559, 8789636238, and 3976051086 at a cost of $31,075 per student annually.

         2 Cognitively Impaired students State ID #s 7392060119 and 5909681209 at a cost of $33,510 per student annually.

         2 Autistic students State ID #s 7277897191 and 5063765312 at a cost of $40,810 per student annually.

 

G.           APPROVE (roll call): Accept the Rittenberg Social Norms Grant in the amount of $2500 from Rowan Universitys Center for Addiction Studies.

 

H.           APPROVE (roll call): Stockton College Speech and Language Volunteers/ Service Learning students at the Charles L. Spragg and Fanny D. Rittenberg Schools during the 2008-2009 school year, as follows: Lindsey Sickler

 

I.              APPROVE (roll call): School Nursing Plan for the 2008-2009 school year. Attachment

 

 

XII.        Professional Development

 

Professional development activities have been recommended by building Principals, approved by the Supervisor of Special Projects and the Superintendent as directly related to the fulfillment of individual professional improvement plans and/or required by the New Jersey Department of Education, No Child Left Behind legislation (NCLB), local student Individual Education Plans, or entitlement/discretionary grants. Adequate funds have been appropriated.

 

A.           APPROVE (roll call): Professional Development Workshops for the 2008-2009 school year (November and December). Handout

 

 

XIII.        Policies/Regulations Items

 

A.      APPROVE (roll call): Policy/Regulation as follows:

1. Second Reading of revised Policy 3030 State and Federal Grants

 

 

XIV.        Informational Items

 

A.           Press of Atlantic City Corzine Preschool Expansion Article Attachment

 

XV.            Open to Public

 

 

 

XVI.        Comments for the Good of the Board

 

 

XVII. Calendar Dates

 

November 27, 28 Thanksgiving Recess (Bldgs. Closed)

December 10 Regular Board Meeting

 

 

XVIII.                     Executive Session

 

Resolution of the board of education of the Egg Harbor City School District to permit discussion of subjects in closed sessions

 

RESOLVED: At a public meeting of the Board of Education held on November 12, 2008, at ________ p.m. that pursuant to sections 7 and 8 of the Open Public Meetings Act, the following subjects be discussed in a session of the Board of Education closed to the public:

 

(1) Facilities

(2)

(3)

(4)

 

It is presently anticipated that the items mentioned in the Resolution can be

disclosed to the public when a decision is made upon the same, and in personnel

matter, with the consent of the employee.

 

 

XIX.    Adjournment

Time: ________