BOARD OF EDUCATION

EGG HARBOR CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Egg Harbor City, New Jersey 08215

 

AGENDA

Regular Meeting

March 11, 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

 

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

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

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SPECIAL PRESENTATION

 

Experience and Success of Solar Implementation and Installation at Schools- Utilizing Power Purchase Agreements

 

Presented by Vijay Israni, President of 3rd Rock Systems & Technologies of Burlingame , CA .

 

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 March 11, 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) Finance

(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

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.       February 11, 2009 Regular Attachment

2.       February 11, 2009 Executive Attachment

 

 

VIII.    Financial Items

 

A.           APPROVE (roll call):

1.                  Board Secretarys Report January 2009 Attachment

2.                  Treasurer of School Moneys Rpt. January 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 2/28/09 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): February 2009 Bill List Attachment

1.                  General Account - $758,213.87

2.                  Capital Account - $0

3.                  Food Service - $50,248.07

4.                  Payroll Account $529,326.62

 

D.           APPROVE (roll call): Budget transfer (Resolution #09-09) 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:
February 28, 2009 Fund 10 $4,354.33 Fund 20 - $63,347.00 Attachment

 

E.            APPROVE (roll call): Submission of the 2009-2010 school district budget to the voters of Egg Harbor City as follows:

 

BE IT RESOLVED to approve the 2009-2010 school district budget for submission to the voters as follows:

Budget

General Fund $7,804,257.00

Special Revenue Fund $1,519,251.00

Debt Service Fund $ 629,282.00

$9,952,790.00

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED to acknowledge that the 2009-2010 budget as described above will result in the following:

 

General Tax Fund Levy $1,978,253.00

Debt Service Tax Levy $ 277,127.00

$2,255,380.00

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that no tax levy cap adjustments will be applied to the 2009-2010 school budget.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Egg Harbor City Board of Education establish a maximum of $20,000.00 in the general fund 2009-2010 budget, allotted for travel and travel related expenditures.

 

 

IX.           Non-instructional Operations Items

 

A.           Miscellaneous

1.                  APPROVE (roll call): School Board Election Data

  Seats open 2 - three year terms

  Election Date Tuesday, April 21, 2009

  Election Hours 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

  Location of Polling Places CLS main entrance foyer &

FDR Room #20

 

2.                  APPROVE (roll call): Vautrinot Scholarship Committee for 2009:

Joseph Smurlo, Stephen Bouchard and Nanette Galloway

 

3.                  APPROVE (roll call): Accept donation from United States Air Force 314th Recruiting Squadron of 10 Gateway E-Series mini-tower computers for a total amount of $2000 to Charles L. Spragg Elementary School.

 

 

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

A.           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

1) Sophia Foglia NJ Teach. Cert

 

B.            APPROVE (roll call): Teacher substitute daily rate level change for Lauren Bouchard from Atl. Co. Sub. Cert. $65.00 to Atl. Co. Sub Cert+BA $70.00.
 

 

XI.           Student Items

 

A.           APPROVE (roll call): Field trip for the 2008-2009 school year as follows:

1st grade students to Adventure Aquarium on 6/1/09. Admission funded by PTO and students. Transportation funded by PTO.

 

B.            APPROVE (roll call): Field trip for the 2008-2009 school year as follows:

Rittenberg REBEL II students to the REBEL II County-wide Summit at the Eugene Tighe School in Margate on 4/24/09. Transportation funded by the Municipal Alliance.

 

C.            APPROVE (roll call): Field trip for the 2008-2009 school year as follows:

5th and 7th grade students toA10 Mens Basketball Championship game at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City on 3/12/09. Admission funded by the Atlantic City Convention and Visitors Authority. Transportation funded by the AtlantiCare Healthy School grant.

 
D.           APPROVE (roll call): Field trip for the 2008-2009 school year as follows:

5th through 8th grade students to AtlantiCare Life Center in Egg Harbor Township on 3/26/09. Admission funded by FDR/AtlantiCare grant, Whats in My Backyard. Transportation provided by teacher private vehicles.

 

E.            APPROVE (roll call): Field trip for the 2008-2009 school year as follows:

7th and 8th grade students to Ventnor Boardwalk/Beach Walk in Ventnor on 5/8//09. Admission and transportation funded by FDR/AtlantiCare grant, Whats in My Backyard.

 

F.             APPROVE (roll call): Field trip for the 2008-2009 school year as follows:

5th and 6th grade students to Atlantic County Park in Estell Manor on 5/15/09. Admission and transportation funded by FDR/AtlantiCare grant, Whats in My Backyard.

 

 

XII.        Program Items

 

A.           APPROVE (roll call): Source 4 Teachers substitute list for March 2009. Attachment

 

B.            APPROVE (roll call): Final 2009-2010 Professional Development Plan Approval from the New Jersey State Department of Education.

 

C.            APPROVE (roll call): Final acceptance of the FY 09 NCLB grant funds for a total amount of $490,738.

 

 

D.           APPROVE (roll call): Stockton student volunteers from Richard Stockton College:
Art: Rachel Jaspan
Language Arts Literacy: Jared Joya

 

E.            RATIFY and AFFIRM (roll call): Richard Stockton College fieldwork placements in the Special Projects Department for the remainder of the 2008-2009 school year as follows:

Debi OKane William Solan

Sarah Brown Craig Jespersen

 

 

 

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 (March and April). Handout

 

 

XIV.        Policies / Regulations Items

 

A.           APPROVE (roll call): First Reading of Revised Policies/Regulations as follows:

1.                  Policy 1000 Public Relations

2.                  Policy 5090 Administration of Medication

3.                  Regulation 5090 Administration of Medication

4.                  Policy 6260 Special Education

5.                  Bylaw 9140 Expenses and Reimbursements

 

B.            APPROVE (roll call): Removal of Policies/Regulations as follows (First reading):

1.                  Regulation 6260 Special Education (This Policy will be

included in the revised Policy 6260.)

 

XV.            Informational Items

 

A.           Superintendent letter to Greyhawk North America regarding closing of school facility dated 2/20/09 Attachment

 

B.            Letter to Superintendent from the Youth Services Commission dated 2/9/09 Attachment

 

C.            News Release regarding EHC Elementary/Middle School Community Meeting dated 2/26/09 Attachment

 

 

 

XVI.        Open to Public

 

 

 

XVII.     Comments for the Good of the Board

 

 

XVIII.         Calendar Dates

 

March 12 Elementary/Middle School Community Meeting

April 1 Budget Hearing/Regular Board Meeting

April 10 & 13 Spring Recess (bldgs. closed)

April 21 School Budget Election

April 29 Reorganization/Regular Board Meeting

 

 

XIX.    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 March 11, 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) Finance

(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.

 

 

XX.        Adjournment

Time: ________