BOARD OF EDUCATION

EGG HARBOR CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Egg Harbor City, New Jersey 08215

 

AGENDA

Regular Meeting

March 10, 2010

Charles L. Spragg School

Library

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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Mr. Wimberg (�11)

 

 

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 10, 2010 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. February 17, 2009 Regular Attachment

2. February 17, 2009 Executive Attachment

 

 

VIII.    Financial Items

 

A.           APPROVE (roll call):

1. Board Secretarys Report January 2010 Attachment

2. Treasurer of School Moneys Report January 2010 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 2/28/10 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 2010 Bill List

1.                  General Account - $861,589.21

2.                  Capital Account - $0

3.                  Food Service - $46,358.26

4.                  Payroll Account $540,937.79 Attachment

 

D.           APPROVE (roll call): Budget transfer (Resolution #10-12) 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:

February 28, 2010 Fund 10 $131,083.40 Fund 20 $26,484.12 Attachment

 

E.            APPROVE (roll call): Submission of the tentative 2010-2011 school district budget to the County Office of Education as follows:

 

The proposed budget includes sufficient fund to provide curriculum and instruction which will enable all students to achieve the Core Curriculum Contents Standards, as is in compliance with N.J.S.A. 18A and N.J.A.C. Title 6 and 6A.

 

Anticipated Enrollment - 517

 

BE IT RESOLVED to approve the 2010-2011 school district budget for submission to the County Office of Education as follows:

Budget

General Fund $7,384,746.00

Special Revenue Fund $1,546,342.00

Debt Service Fund $ 629,305.00

$9,560,393.00

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED to acknowledge that the 2010-2011 budget as described above will result in the following:

 

General Tax Fund Levy $2,246,292.00

Debt Service Tax Levy $ 199,408.00

$2,445,700.00

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that no tax levy cap adjustments will be applied to the 2010-2011 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 2010-2011 budget, allotted for travel and travel related expenditures.

 

 

IX.           Non-instructional Operations Items

 

A.          Facilities

1. APPROVE (roll call): Use of facilities by Girl Scouts of Central and Southern NJ, (Southern Region) for the 2009-10 school year.

 

2. APPROVE (roll call): Use of facilities by Girl Scouts of Central and Southern NJ, (Local Troop Daisies and Brownies) for the 2009-10 school year.

 

B.           Miscellaneous

 

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

  Seats open 3 - three year terms

  Election Date Tuesday, April 20, 2010

  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 the 2009-2010 school year: Joseph Smurlo, Stephen Bouchard and Nanette Galloway

 

4. APPROVE (roll call): Revised 2009-2010 school calendar. Handout

 

 

 

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

A.           APPROVE (roll call): Rescind appointment of Frank Cambron as the Substance Counselor for Harborfields.

 

B.            RATIFY and AFFIRM (roll call): Appointment of Tania DiOdoardo as the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Site Coordinator through August 2010 at an hourly rate of $20 hr. for 3.5 hrs. per day, 5 days a week for 35 weeks funded by 21st CCLC FY 10 grant. Attachment

 

C.            APPROVE (roll call): Resignation of Carmelo Hernandez, custodian, dated 3/3/10 and effective 4/2/10. Attachment

 

D.           APPROVE (roll call): Change in level for teacher substitute Robin Hendrickson from Co. Sub. Cert + BA. to Teacher Certification.

 

E.            APPROVE (roll call): Posting for school custodian positions:

One (1) for the remainder of the 2009-2010 school year

One (1) for the 2010-2011 school year (anticipated)

 

 

XI.           Student Items

 

A.           APPROVE (roll call) ): Field trip for the 2009-2010 school year as follows: 5th and 6th grade students to the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, PA on April 7, 2010. Admission funded by students. Transportation funded by EHC PTO.

 

B.            APPROVE (roll call) ): Field trip for the 2009-2010 school year as follows:

5 through 8 honor roll students to the A10 Mens Basketball Championship game at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, NJ on Friday, March 12, 2010. Admission funded by the Atlantic City Convention and Visitors Authority. Transportation funded by 21st CCLC grant.

 

C.            APPROVE (roll call) ): Field trip for the 2009-2010 school year as follows: Multi-grade REBEL II students to the REBEL II Summit on April 16, 2010 in Margate at the Tighe School. No admission fee and transportation funded by the REBEL II grant.

 

 

XII.        Program Items

 

A.           APPROVE (roll call): Source 4 Teachers substitute list dated March 2010. Attachment

 

B.            APPROVE (roll call): Submission of the 2010-2013 Technology Plan.

 

C.            APPROVE (roll call): Submission of the 2010-1011 District Professional Development Plan.

 

 

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 policies/regulations as follows:

1. Policy 5180 Hazing, Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying

2. Policy 4090 Nepotism

XV.            New Business

 

 

XVI.        Open to Public

 

 

XVII.     Comments for the Good of the Board

 

 

XVIII.         Calendar Dates

 

March 29 Public Budget Hearing / Regular Meeting

April 2 & 5 Spring Recess (bldgs. closed)

April 20 School Budget Election

April 28 Regular / Reorganization 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 10, 2010, 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)

(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: ________