BOARD OF EDUCATION

EGG HARBOR CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Egg Harbor City, New Jersey 08215

 

AGENDA

Regular Meeting

July 15, 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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SPECIAL SOLAR PRESENTATIONS

 

Robbi S. Acampora, President

Capital Financial Advisors, Inc.

 

Louis DeLosso, President

The Design Collaborative

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 July 15, 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. 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. June 10, 2009 Regular Attachment

2. June 10, 2009 Executive Attachment

 

 

VIII.    Financial Items

 

A.           APPROVE (roll call):

1. Board Secretarys Report May 2009 Attachment

2. Treasurer of School Moneys Report May 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 6/30/09 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.            RATIFY and AFFIRM (roll call): June 2009 Bill List Attachment

1.                  General Account - $1,138,728.53 changed to

2.                  Capital Account - $0

3.                  Food Service - $26,098.35

4.                  Payroll Account $548,885.42

 

D.           APPROVE (roll call): Budget transfer (Resolution #09- 17) 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:

June 30, 2009 Fund 10 $36,901.26 Fund 20 - $397.89 Attachment

 

 

IX.           Non-instructional Operations Items

 

A.           Insurance

1. RATIFY and AFFIRM (roll call): Student accident insurance with Bollinger, Inc. for the 2009-2010 school year, through DAgostino Agency, in the amount of $3,092.00. (This is an increase of $147.00 from the 2008-09)

 

2. RATIFY and AFFIRM (roll call): Resolution #09-18 applying the 2009 distribution of the statutory surplus, from the Atlantic & Cape May Counties Association of School Business Officials Joint Insurance Fund, for fiscal year from July 1, 1997 through June 30, 1999, in the amount of $3,647.00 to the Funds Aggregate Excess Loss Contingency Fund. (The Egg Harbor City Board of Education will have a combined surplus, including previous years, of $18,196.00, that could be applied to future years JIF billings for insurance purposes.)

 

 

B.            Transportation
1. RATIFY and AFFIRM (roll call): Transportation contract with the Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School District to provide Extended School Year transportation to the Archway School for the 2009 Extended School Year at a cost of $5,125.25 for special education student #5063765312.

 

2. RATIFY and AFFIRM (roll call): Transportation contract with the Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School District to provide transportation for a homeless student now living in Pleasantville to the Spragg School from June 9 to June 16 at a cost of $65/day, total $783.90

 

3. APPROVE (roll call): Student transportation to and from all sporting events for the 2009-2010 school year.

 

C.            Miscellaneous

1. APPROVE (roll call): Revised 2009-2010 school calendar. Attachment

 

 

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

A.           RATIFY and AFFIRM (roll call): Resignation of Pam Nandal to participate in Language Arts Literacy In-district Professional Development during July 2009 not to exceed 8 hours at the contractual rate funded by the FY 09 Reading First Supplemental Funds

 

B.            RATIFY and AFFIRM (roll call): Appointment of Tom DAttilio to participate in Language Arts Literacy In-district Professional Development during July 2009 not to exceed 8 hours at the contractual rate funded by the FY 09 Reading First Supplemental Funds.

 

C.            RATIFY and AFFIRM (roll call): Annual Attendance Incentive payment, for the 2008-2009 school year of the contractual amount as follows:

Donna Fiedler $250.00 0 days used Attachment

 

D.           APPROVE (roll call): Appointment of Margaret Markkanen for the world language curriculum writing work for a total of 17.5 hours at the contractual rate funded by the FY09 NCLB grant.

 

E.            APPROVE (roll call): Appointment of the following staff for Genesis Training not to exceed 10 hours each at the contractual rate funded by the FY 09 NCLB grant.

Gretchen Halfpenny Angela Maione Melissa Axelsson

Susan Lorenzini Mary Dovey Sue Savino

Terri Sartorio Lauren Roesch CLS Nurse

 

 

F.             APPROVE (roll call): Appointment of substitutes for the 2009-2010 school year

1. Teacher Substitutes

Carol Benson

Rachael Bey-Burghart

Rosemarie Carrafielo

Lauren Erbacher

Theresa Ferante

Lisa Hostetler

Joyce Howell

Lisa Jiampetti

Walter Kienzle

Corine Lenzi

Jennifer Miller

Glenn Paine

James Rixon

Marissa Silipena

Gina Walsh

Sophia Foglia

 

2. Secretary Substitutes

Carol Benson

Alice MacKinnon

 

3. Teacher Aide Substitutes

Carol Benson

Maureen Daiker

Alice MacKinnon

 

4. Custodian Substitutes

Jose Bermudez

Wilfredo DeJesus

 

G.           APPROVE (roll call): Appointment of FDR staff to participate in the 5th Grade Orientation on August 31, 2009 at the contractual rate for two hours each as follows:

Aaron Bullock Renee Ahern

Christine Bryant Thomas Culleny

Brian Konowitz Kimbra Goodwin

Gretchen Halfpenny Theresa Sartorio

 

H.           RATIFY and AFFIRM (roll call): Appointment of eleven (11) LAL teachers for up to 10 hours each for language arts literacy supplemental curriculum review for a total of 110 hours at the contractual rate paid by the NCLB FY 09 Grant as follows:

Renee Ahern Christine Bryant

Thomas DAttilio Linda Lecompte

AnnMarie Giaccio Barbara Ellis

Connie Burzo Jim Connelly

Mary Dovey Shawn Sullivan

Shawn Gunther

 

I.              APPROVE (roll call): Appointment of all certified FDR staff as School Management Team substitutes for the 2009-2010 school year funded by the FY 10 NCLB Grant Title I funds.

 

J.              APPROVE (roll call): Appointment of all district certified staff as detention and AM/PM duty substitutes for the 2009-2010 school year.

 

K.           APPROVE (roll call): Appointment of all district certified staff as athletic chaperone substitutes for the 2009-2010 school year.

 

L.            RATIFY and AFFIRM (roll call): Creation of NJ Family Care facilitator position to be funded by the FY 10 100% Insured for Sure Grant.

 

M.          RATIFY and AFFIRM (roll call): Job description for the NJ Family Care Facilitator. Attachment
 
N.           RATIFY and AFFIRM (roll call): Creation of Substance Counselor for Harborfields position to be funded by the FY 09 NCLB Grant, Title I, Part D.

 

O.           RATIFY and AFFIRM (roll call): Job description for Substance Counselor for Harborfields. Attachment

 

P.             RATIFY and AFFIRM (roll call): Appointment of all district certified staff and aides as substitutes for all 2009 summer programs.
 
Q.           RATIFY and AFFIRM (roll call): Posting for a Substance Counselor for Harborfields for the months of July and August 2009 for 4 hours per week at the contractual rate funded by the FY 09 NCLB Grant, Title I, Part D.

 

R.            RATIFY and AFFIRM (roll call): Posting for the following position as required and funded by the FY 10 100% Insured for Sure Grant: NJ Family Care facilitator

 

S.             APPROVE (roll call): Posting for Spragg extra-curricular activity/coaching positions for the 2009-2010 school year at the contractual rate as follows:

Safety Patrol

Public Relations

AM/PM Duty Staff (5)

Performing Arts Advisor

Intervention & Referral Services Staff Member

Breakfast Monitors (2)

Office Detention Staff

Wee-Deliver

 

T.             APPROVE (roll call): Posting for Rittenberg extra-curricular activity/coaching positions for the 2009-2010 school year at the contractual rate as follows:

Junior Honor Society

Yearbook Club

Environmental Service Club

Band/Chorus

Student Council

Cheerleading

Athletic Coordinator

Web Master

Intervention & Referral Services

AM/PM Duty (4)

Athletic Chaperones (8)

Cross Country

Girls Basketball

Boys Basketball

Baseball

Softball

Long Detention Lead Teacher

Office Detention Lead Teacher

 
U.           APPROVE (roll call): Posting of the following Harborfield positions for the 2009-2010 school year at the contractual rate funded by Title ID of the FY10 NCLB Grant as follows:

3 Teachers as tutors for 8 hours per week for 48 weeks each

1 Teacher / Facilitator as a tutor for 10 hours per week for 48 weeks

1 Substance Counselor / Psychologist for 4 hours per week for 48 weeks

 

V.           APPROVE (roll call): Posting for 5 instructional staff to participate in the Early Intervention After School Reading Program (grades K-3) for the 2009-2010 school year for 2 days per week x 36 weeks x 90 minutes each day at the contractual rate paid by the FY 10 Reading First Grant.

 

W.          APPROVE (roll call): Posting for 5 instructional staff to participate in the Wilson After School Reading Program (grades K-3) for the 2009-2010 school year for 2 days per week x 36 weeks x 90 minutes each day at the contractual rate paid by the FY 10 Reading First Grant.

 

 

 

 

 

 

XI.           Student Items

 

A.           APPROVE (roll call): Walking field trips to various institutions/businesses/parks located within Egg Harbor City for all District students throughout the 2009-2010 school year.

 

 

XII.        Program Items

 

A.           APPROVE (roll call): Contract with Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired Service for the 2009-2010 school year for student (SID #2514279366) in the amount of $1600.

 

B.            APPROVE (roll call): Board Goals Action Plan for the 2009-2010 school year. Attachment

 

C.            APPROVE (roll call) ): Accept the NCLB American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) allocation for the 2009-2010 school year.

Title I, Part A Basic $218,229

Title I, Part D $34,786

Title I SIA $ 6,565

 

Total Allocation: $259,580

 

D.           APPROVE (roll call) ): Accept the NCLB allocation for the 2009-2010 school year.

Title I, Part A Basic $384,798

Title I, Part D $57,271

Title II, Part A $56,010

Title II, Part D $3,859

Title IV $5,102

 

Total Allocation: $508,553

 

E.            APPROVE (roll call) ): Submission of the FY 10 NCLB Grant.

 

F.             APPROVE (roll call) ): Submission of the FY 10 IDEA Grant.

 

G.           APPROVE (roll call) ): Accept the following grant: New Jersey State Parent Information and Resource Center (NJPIRC) grant in the amount of $1400.

 

H.           APPROVE (roll call) ): Fieldwork placement for students from Richard Stockton College of New Jersey from 9/22/09-Christmas break:

Rosemary Jacobs Michelle Leavenworth

Thea Snyder

 

I.              APPROVE (roll call) 15 hour observation placement for the following student from Camden County College from 7/6/09-7/31/09:

Jeanne OToole-Chase

 

 

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): First Reading of Revised Policy as follows:

1. Policy 6150 Home Instruction Attachment

2. Regulation 6150 Home Instruction Attachment

 

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

1. Policy 5250 Pupil Discipline

2. Policy 9080 Conflict of Interest

3. Policy 9090 Code of Ethics

 

XV.            New Business

 

 

XVI.        Informational Items

 

A.           Superintendents letter to Office for Civil Rights dates 6/26/09. Attachment

B.            School District Accountability Act (Required Board Member Training) Attachment

C.            Creating 21st Century New Jersey School Model Attachment

 

 

XVII.     Open to Public

 

 

XVIII. Comments for the Good of the Board

 

 

 

XIX.    Calendar Dates

 

August 12 Regular 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 July 8, 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: ________