BOARD OF EDUCATION

EGG HARBOR CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Egg Harbor City, New Jersey 08215

 

AGENDA

Regular Meeting

February 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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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 February 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)

(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.       January 14, 2009 Regular Attachment

2.       January 14, 2009 Executive Attachment

 

 

VIII.    Financial Items

 

A.           APPROVE (roll call):

1.                  Board Secretarys Report December 2008 Attachment

2.                  Treasurer of School Moneys Rpt. December 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 1/31/09 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): January 2009 Bill List Attachment

1.                  General Account - $880,369.78

2.                  Capital Account - $0

3.                  Food Service - $17,199.81

4.                  Payroll Account $522,238.76

 

D.           APPROVE (roll call): Budget transfer (Resolution #09-08) 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:
January 31, 2009 Fund 10 $36,591.14 Attachment

 

 

IX.           Non-instructional Operations Items

 

A.           Facilities

1.                  APPROVE (roll call): Use of facilities by the Greater Egg Harbor Regional Adult School for the 2008-2009 school year.

 

 

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

A.           APPROVE (roll call): Reduced leave of absence for Angela Maione during March 2009. Attachment

 

B.            APPROVE (roll call): Leave of absence for Renee Johnson from September 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009. Attachment

 

C.            APPROVE (roll call): Appointment of Kathleen Price as Child Study Team Social Worker for the 2008-2009 school year, at the contractual rate of Step 1 MA $47,706, prorated to the start date of 2/17/09.

 

D.           APPROVE (roll call): Boiler Operator License / Black Seal stipend of $500.00 for the 2008-2009 school year: George Dickerson

 

 

XI.           Student Items

 

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

New Horizons students to Swan Bay Folk Art Center in Port Republic on 2/26/09. Admission and transportation funded by the Municipal Alliance.

 

B.            APPROVE (roll call): Field trip for the 2008-2009 school year as follows: Kindergarten and Mrs. Bass students to Cape May County Zoo on 5/22/09. Transportation funded by PTO and no cost for admission.

 

C.            APPROVE (roll call): Field trip for the 2008-2009 school year as follows: Kindergarten students to the Wetlands Institute on 5/11/09. Transportation funded by World Class Flowers and no cost for admission.

 

D.           RATIFY and AFFIRM (roll call): Field trip for the 2008-2009 school year as follows: Preschool to the Ritz Theater in Haddon Township on 2/5/09. Transportation funded by South Jersey Cultural Alliance. Admission funded by Education Foundation.

 

 

XII.        Program Items

 

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

 

B.            APPROVE (roll call): Assessment of the Atlantic County AVA Commission for the technology centers education program for the 2009-10 school year at a rate of $4.79 per student.

 

C.            APPROVE (roll call): Submission of the FY 2010 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant application for the total allocation of $425,000.

 

D.           RATIFY and AFFIRM (roll call): Submission of Rittenbergs FY 09 Whats in My Backyard Grant offered through AtlantiCare Health System for a total amount up to $1000.00.

 

E.            APPROVE (roll call): Acceptance of the Rittenbergs FY 09 Whats in My Backyard Grant offered through AtlantiCare Health System for a total amount up to $1000.00.

 

F.             RATIFY and AFFIRM (roll call): Stockton student fieldwork placements in the Special Projects Department for the remainder of the 2008-2009 school year as follows: Danielle Nobilucci-Sandoval, Danielle Pupa, Melissa Colon and Rosario Rosa

 

G.           APPROVE (roll call): Stockton student fieldwork placements at Spragg from 1/26/09 through 5/5/09 as follows: Art: 80 hours, Bailey Balmer

 

 

 

 

 

 

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). Handout

 

 

XIV.        Informational Items

 

A.           SDA Notice to Proceed for the Construction Phase Letter dated 1/21/09 Attachment

 

XV.            Open to Public

 

 

XVI.        Comments for the Good of the Board

 

 

XVII. Calendar Dates

 

February 16 Presidents Day observed (bldgs. closed)

March 11 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 February 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) Contracts

(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: ________