BOARD OF EDUCATION

EGG HARBOR CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Egg Harbor City, New Jersey 08215

 

AGENDA

Regular Meeting

October 14, 2009

Charles L. Spragg School

Art 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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SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

 

         2008-2009 Violence, Vandalism and Substance Abuse Report

 

 

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 October 14, 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. September 9, 2009 Regular Attachment

2. September 9, 2009 Executive Attachment

 

 

VIII.    Financial Items

 

A.           APPROVE (roll call):

1. Board Secretarys Report August 2009 Attachment

2. Treasurer of School Moneys Report August 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 9/30/09 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): September 2009 Bill List

1.                  General Account - $1,010,962.95

2.                  Capital Account - $0

3.                  Food Service - $33,382.87

4.                  Payroll Account $537,109.62 Attachment

 

D.           APPROVE (roll call): Budget transfer (Resolution #10- 04) for the 2009-10
school year in accordance with N.J.A.C. 6:20-2:13 and Chapter 196 Laws of 1967, as follows:

September 30, 2009 Fund 10 $80,381.92 Fund 20 $16,547.00 Attachment

 

 

IX.           Non-instructional Operations Items

 

A.           Facilities
1. APPROVE (roll call): Use of facilities by Egg Harbor City Kiwanis for the 2009-10 school year, pending appropriate Certificate of Insurance.

 

2. APPROVE (roll call): Use of facilities by Christs Wesleyan Church for the 2009-10 school year, pending receipt of appropriate Certificate of Insurance.

 

B.            Transportation

1. APPROVE (roll call): Contract with the Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School District to provide transportation to the Archway School for the 2009 School Year at a cost of $31,168.02 for two special education students, #5063765312, and #3487800537.

 

 

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

A.           RATIFY and AFFIRM (roll call): Appointment of Dana Powell as the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Site Coordinator for the 2009-2010 After School REACH Program at the rate of $20 per hour for 3.5 hours per day, 5 days per week for 35 weeks, prorated to start date of 9/21/09, funded by FY 10 21st CCLC Grant. Attachment

 

 

B.            RATIFY and AFFIRM (roll call): Appointment of Denise DiGerolamo as CLS Special Education Literacy Resource Coach for the 2009-2010 school year at the salary of Step 5-BA $49,509, prorated to start date of 9/17/09 funded by the FY 10 IDEA ARRA Grant. Attachment

 

C.            RATIFY and AFFIRM (roll call): Appointment of Local Professional Development committee members for the 2009-2010 school year at the stipend of $700.00 each funded by the FY10 NCLB Grant as follows:

Donna Lee Marie Farnan

Renee Ahern Winnie Blankenship

 

D.           RATIFY and AFFIRM (roll call): Appointment of FDR School Level Professional Development committee members for the 2009-2010 school year at the stipend of $700 each funded by the FY10 NCLB Grant as follows:

Renee Ahern

AnnMarie Giaccio

Winifred Blankenship

 

E.            RATIFY and AFFIRM (roll call): Leave of absence for Carmen Schulz-Reilly from 9/28/09 through10/16/09.

 

F.             RATIFY and AFFIRM (roll call): Military Leave covered by statute for Brian Konowitz, FDR instructor on 10/2/09.

 

G.           RATIFY and AFFIRM (roll call): Appointment of CLS School Level Professional Development committee members for the 2009-2010 school year at the stipend of $700.00 each funded by the FY10 NCLB Grant as follows:

Tara Macchione Deborah Rollins Shannon Deninger

 

H.           APPROVE (roll call): Appointment of FDR Advisors for the 2009-2010 school year as follows:

Cheerleading Heather Camillo

REBEL II Club Angela Maione

 

I.              APPROVE (roll call): All certificated staff as members of the school wellness team and eligible for compensation through the FY10 NJ Coordinated School Health Grant.

 

J.              APPROVE (roll call): Appointment of substitutes for the 2009-2010 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

 

2. Nurse Substitute ($70 per diem)

Amy Jerue

 

3. Teacher Aide Substitute ($55 per diem)

Kelly Luciano

 

5.                  Clerical Substitute ($60 per diem)

Kelly Luciano

 

6.                  Custodian Substitute ($60 per diem)

Ellen Ferris

Mr. Dolores Torres

 

 

XI.           Student Items

 

A.           APPROVE (roll call) ): Field trip for the 2009-2010 school year as follows: New Horizons 5th grade students to visit Butterhoff Farms, Mullica, NJ on 10/22/09 (rain date 10/29). Admission and transportation funded by the Municipal Alliance.

 

B.            APPROVE (roll call) ): Field trip for the 2009-2010 school year as follows: 1st Grades & Mrs. Bass MD class to visit Butterhoff Farms on 10/29/09. Admission and transportation funded by the EHC Education Foundation.

 

 

XII.        Program Items

 

A.           APPROVE (roll call): Source 4 Teachers substitute list dated October 2009. Attachment

 

B.            RATIFY and AFFIRM (roll call) ): Stockton College student placements for a service learning program in 7th and 8th grade Language Arts Literacy classrooms from 10/15/09 through 12/18/09 as follows:

Susan Madden Amy Manino

Nicole Donlan Katie Bush

Katherine Malachefski Mallory Burgess

Yusra Khan Ketan Brahmbhatt

Joshua Bruno Antonio Quirindingo

Bonnie Wolf Alfred Santo

John Van Orden Katlyn Reiter

Brian Manser Cara Zahorsky

Danielle Andolora Chelsea Bruckler

Jessica-Rae D'Ambrosio

 

 

C.            APPROVE (roll call) ): Stockton College CLS literacy volunteers as follows:

Lindsey Sickler Alicia Vuocino

Dana Profero Marelyn Diaz

Alena Brooks Steve Heerema

Jessica Bonivica Lauren LiPuma

Paige Jungsberger Ashley Rubino

Laura Calabrese Justine Cogliano

Mary Jo Sernicola

 

 

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 2009-2010 school year. Handout

 

 

XIV.        Policies / Regulations Items

 

A.           APPROVE (roll call): Second Reading of revised policy as follows:

1. Policy 5350 Pupil Privacy

B.            APPROVE (roll call): First Reading of revised policies as follows:

1. Policy 3200 Concepts and Roles in Business and Noninstructional Operations Goals and Objectives Attachment

2. Policy 3205 Evaluation of Business and Noninstructional Operations Attachment

3. Policy 7080 Maintenance and Repair of Facilities Attachment

4. Policy 5180 Hazing, Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Attachment

5. Regulation 5180 Hazing, Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Attachment

 

XV.            New Business

 

 

XVI.        Informational Items

 

A.           Letter from Edna L. Ingrum dated 7/19/09 Attachment

B.            Superintendent letter to the US Dept. of Ed. Office for Civil Rights dated 9/29/09 Attachment

 

 

XVII.     Open to Public

 

 

XVIII. Comments for the Good of the Board

 

 

XIX.    Calendar Dates

 

October 15 Greater Egg Harbor Regional Constituent Boards of Education meeting at Oakcrest, 6:30 p.m.

November 5&6 NJEA Convention (bldgs. closed)

November 11 Veterans Day (bldgs. closed)

November 12 Regular Meeting

November 26&27 Thanksgiving Recess (bldgs. closed)

 

 

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 October 14, 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

(2) Contract

(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: ________