BOARD OF EDUCATION

EGG HARBOR CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Egg Harbor City, New Jersey 08215

 

AGENDA

Regular Meeting

June 10, 2009

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

 

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

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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 June 10, 2009 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.               Comments for the Good of the Board

 

 

VI.           Monthly Reports

 

A.           Superintendent Report Attachment

1. Community School exterior color selection

2. Review of Board Goals for 2008-2009

3. Board Goals for 2009-2010

B.            Business Administrator Report

C.            Supervisor of Special Projects Report

D.           CLS Principal Report Attachment

E.            FDR Principal Report Attachment

F.             Board Solicitors Report

 

 

VII.        Board Minutes

 

A.          APPROVE (roll call):

1. May 13, 2009 Regular Attachment

2. May 13, 2009 First Executive Attachment

3. May 13, 2009 Second Executive Attachment

 

 

VIII.    Financial Items

 

A.           APPROVE (roll call):

1. Board Secretarys Report April 2009 Attachment

2. Treasurer of School Moneys Report April 2009 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 5/30/09 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): May 2009 Bill List Attachment

1.                  General Account - $845,381.70

2.                  Capital Account - $0

3.                  Food Service - $26,185.38

4.                  Payroll Account $591,252.67 Attachment

 

D.           APPROVE (roll call): Budget transfer (Resolution #09-16) 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:

May 31, 2009 Fund 10 $40,766.50 Attachment

 

E.            APPROVE (roll call): The following resolution:

WHEREAS, N.J.A.C. 6:23-2.12 requires that a district Board of Education shall not incur any obligations or approve any payment in excess of the amount appropriated by the district Board of Education in the applicable line item account or program category account pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18:22-8 and 18:22-8.1.

 

BE IT RESOLVED that the Egg Harbor City Board of Education will not over expend any line item or program category established in the Uniform Minimum Chart of Accounts for the New Jersey Public Schools, school year 2009-10.

 

 

IX.           Non-instructional Operations Items

 

A.           Insurance

1. APPROVE (roll call): Renewal of a two-year contract with Delta Dental to provide dental insurance coverage to district employees. The contract provides for a rate increase of 3.5% for the 2009-2010 school year and an increase of 3.5% for the 2010-2011 school year.

 

B.            Transportation
1. APPROVE (roll call): Contract with the Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School District to provide Extended School Year transportation to the Spragg School from July 5, 2009 to July 31, 2009 at a cost of $6,633.80.
 
C.            Miscellaneous

1. APPROVE (roll call): Renewal of a contract with Bergen Medical Group, P.C. of Northfield, NJ to provide services as the School Physician as per the attached contract. Attachment

 

2. APPROVE (roll call): Renewal of a contract with Ronald W. Sahli, Esquire to provide legal services for the 2009-2010 school year at a rate of $85.00 per hour.

 

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

A.           APPROVE (roll call): Appointment of the following staff for the Special Education, Four Week Extended School Year Program (July 6, 2009 to July 31, 2009), at the contractual rate:

Chrissy Bryant, Special Education Instructors for up to 90 hours

Shawn Sullivan, Special Education Instructors for up to 90 hours

Barb Ellis, Special Education Instructors for up to 90 hours

Tom DAttilio, Special Education Instructors for up to 90 hours

Denise Bass, Special Education Instructors for up to 90 hours

Shannon Deninger, Special Education Instructors for up to 90 hours

Alees Mason, Classroom Aides for up to 80 hours

Diane Hagaman, Classroom Aides for up to 80 hours

Terri Sartorio, Nurse for up to 80 hours

 

B.            APPROVE (roll call): Appointment of the following staff members to participate in NJDOE Reading First Professional Development during July 2009 not to exceed 18 hours each at the contractual rate funded by the FY 09 Reading First Supplemental Funds: Marie Farnan Tara Macchione

 

C.            APPROVE (roll call): Appointment of the following staff members to participate in Language Arts Literacy In-district Professional Development during July 2009 not to exceed 8 hours each at the contractual rate funded by the FY 09 Reading First Supplemental Funds:

Lee LaRosa Pam Nandal Marie Farnan Donna Fiedler

Tara Macchione Shaun Gunther Ellen Sullivan Betty Phelps

Renee Ahern Barb Ellis

 

D.           APPROVE (roll call): Appointment of the following staff members to participate in Orton Gillingham Phonics First In-district Professional Development Level training from 6/22 through 6/25 not to exceed 24 hours each at the contractual rate funded by the FY 09 Reading First Supplemental Funds:

Sue Savino Donna Fiedler Marie Farnan

Tara Macchione Deanna Walker

 

E.            APPROVE (roll call): Appointment of Mary OSullivan as the instructor for the Middle School Summer School Program from July 6, 2009 to July 31, 2009 for a total of 90 hours at the contractual rate paid by the NCLB FY 09 Grant.

 

F.             APPROVE (roll call): Appointment of the following instructional staff to participate as instructors in the Early Intervention Summer Reading program (grades K-3) from July 6, 2009 to July 31, 2009 for a total of 90 hours each at the contractual rate paid by the Supplemental Funds to the FY 09 Reading First Grant.

Donna Fiedler Betty Phelps Marie Farnan Tara Macchione

Lauren Roesch Ellen Sullivan Deanna Walker Shaun Gunther

Nancy Rizzo Lee LaRosa

 

G.           APPROVE (roll call): Appointment of the following staff for the four-week 21st Century Community Learning Center Summer Program (July 6, 2009 to July 31, 2009) at the contractual rate:

Connie Burzo, Instructional Staff for a total of 120 hours

Dan Sakers, Instructional Staff for a total of 120 hours

Jim Connelly, Instructional Staff for a total of 120 hours

Jason Vander Ryk, Instructional Staff for a total of 120 hours

Terri Sartorio, School Nurse for a total of 20 hours

Marc Roesch, Project Director for a total of 130 hours

Katie Hallsworth, Site Coordinator for a total of 130 hours

Zakiyah Johnson, Administrative Assistant for a total of 130 hours

 

H.           APPROVE (roll call): Appointment of the following CLS staff as School Management Team for the summer of 2009 for up to 10 hours each at the contractual rate and for the 2009-2010 school year for up to 20 hours each at the contractual rate funded by the FY 09 NCLB Grant Title I funds:

Preschool SPLIT Kindergarten

Donna Lee Fiedler

Betty Phelps

1st Grade SPLIT 2nd Grade - SPLIT

Kristin Warker Ellen Sullivan

Marie Farnan Tara Macchione

3rd Grade SPLIT 4th Grade - SPLIT

Heather Crosson Shaun Gunther

Deborah Rollins Ina Duran

 

Special Ed

Tina Scibilia

 

I.              APPROVE (roll call): Appointment of the following language arts literacy instructors for supplemental curriculum writing for up to 20 hours each at the contractual rate, funded by FY 09 NCLB Grant:

Renee Ahern Linda LeCompte

Ann Marie Giaccio Connie Burzo

Christine Bryant

 
J.              APPROVE (roll call): Appointment of the following FDR staff as School Management Team for the summer of 2009 for up to 10 hours each at the contractual rate funded by the FY 09 NCLB Grant Title I funds:

Renee Ahern Winnie Blankenship

Daniel Sakers Connie Burzo

Karen Porreca James Connelly

Mary Dovey

 
K.           APPROVE (roll call): Appointment of the following FDR staff as School Management Team for the 2009-2010 school year for up to 20 hours each at the contractual rate funded by the FY 09 NCLB Grant Title I funds:

Renee Ahern Winnie Blankenship

Daniel Sakers Connie Burzo

Karen Porreca James Connelly

Mary Dovey

 

L.            APPROVE (roll call): Appointment of __________________ as CLS .6 FTE Art instructor at the salary of ________________________.

 

M.          APPROVE (roll call): Appointment of Margaret Rose Markkanen as district World Language instructor for the 2009-2010 school year at the salary of Step 1-BA $47,531.

 

N.           APPROVE (roll call): Appointment of Dana Goldstein as CLS Health and Physical Education instructor for the 2009-2010 school year at the salary of Step 1-BA $47,531.

 

O.           APPROVE (roll call): Appointment of Elizabeth Morgenweck as FDR Secretary, substitute from 7/1/09 through 8/31/09 at the daily rate of $79.15.

 

P.             APPROVE (roll call): Amended leave of absence for Renee Kilburn from 6/1/09 through 12/31/09.

 

Q.           APPROVE (roll call): Stipend of $2200 for Joseph Hasselberger for the use of his personal vehicle for district purposes for the 2009-2010 school year.

 

R.            APPROVE (roll call): Stipend of $2500 for Carol Sicurella as substitute call person for the 2009-2010 school year.

 

S.             APPROVE (roll call): Posting of CLS summer position at the contractual rate:

School Nurse up to 15 hours.

 

 

XI.           Student Items

 

 

XII.        Program Items

 

A.           APPROVE (roll call) ): Acceptance of the FY 09 Reading First Grant Supplemental funds for an additional allocation of $75,000.

 

B.            APPROVE (roll call) ): Contract with Caring For Kids Therapy Services, Inc. to provide physical therapy services to district students at a cost of $100 each for initial and re-evaluations, and $60 for each therapy visit.

 

C.            APPROVE (roll call) ): Richard Stockton College student placements for the Fall 2009 semester as follows:

FDR CLS

Eric Hollenbeck Michelle Leavenworth

Scott Senn Samantha Day

Cheyenne Hawk Carol Geiger

Jessica Gillespie

 

D.           APPROVE (roll call) ):

 

 

XIII.    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 (June and July). Handout

 

 

XIV.        Policies / Regulations Items

 

A.           APPROVE (roll call): First Reading of Revised Policy as follows:

1. Policy 9090 Code of Ethics Attachment

2. Policy 9080 Conflict of Interest Attachment

 

B.            APPROVE (roll call): Second Reading of Revised Policy as follows:

1. Policy 5250 Pupil Discipline Hazing, Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying

 

 

XV.            New Business

 

 

XVI.        Informational Items

 

A.    Hiram T. Dewey Lodge #226 Annual Educator of the Year Letter Attachment

 

XVII.     Open to Public

 

 

XVIII. Comments for the Good of the Board

 

 

XIX.    Calendar Dates

 

June 15 8th Grade Commencement

June 16 Last Student Day

July 3 Bldgs. Closed

July 8 Regular Board Meeting

 

 

XX.  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 June 10, 2009, 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) Litigation/Student Issue

(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.

 

 

XXI.    Adjournment

Time: ________