APRIL 10, 2018 AGENDA

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Dates: 
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 6:30pm
LINCOLN PARK PUBLIC SCHOOLS
LINCOLN PARK, NEW JERSEY
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
6:30 PM, LINCOLN PARK MIDDLE SCHOOL
APRIL 10, 2018
District Mission Statement
 
The Lincoln Park School District will provide, through its schools, an educational setting that
helps children to love and master learning, to work independently as well as collaboratively, and to develop the character and values that promote a healthy society. It is the school district’s expectation that all students will achieve the New Jersey Student Learning Standards at all grade levels.
 
 

1. Call to Order

2. Pledge of Allegiance

3. Presiding Officer

In accordance with the requirements of the Open Public Meetings Act, I wish to announce that:
The New Jersey Open Public Meetings Law was enacted to ensure the right of the public to have advance notice of and to attend the meetings of public bodies at which any business affecting their interests is discussed or acted upon.  In accordance with the provisions of the act, the Lincoln Park Board of Education has caused notice of this meeting to be mailed to the Daily Record and The Record and posted at the Board of Education Administrative Offices and filed with the Borough Clerk.
 

4. Roll Call

____ Jack Gibbons, President
____ Frank Avena, Vice President
____ Todd Henches
____ Carol Nielsen
____ Michael Runfeldt
____ Robert Stager
____ Dina Stoel
 

5. Approval of Minutes

Motion by Trustee_____ seconded by Trustee_____
Roll call vote:
TH           CRN       MR          RS           DS          FA           JG
               
 
  1. Recommending the approval of the minutes of a regular meeting and executive session of the Board of Education held on March 27, 2018.
6.    Presentation
       1.  HIB and Schools’ Violence & Vandalism Public Report: First Reporting Period September,              2017 – December, 2017
 
7.      Superintendent’s Report
 Changes to the Agenda
 *HIB Report
 *Suspension Report

8. Business Administrator’s Report

Elementary School Drills:
March 19, 2018 – Fire Drill
March 26, 2018 – Lockdown Drill
 
Middle School Drills:
March 26, 2018 – Lockdown Drill
March 27, 2018 – Fire Drill
 

9. Committee Reports

A. Curriculum / Personnel (Carol Nielsen)
B. MCSBA (Rob Stager)
C. Finance / Facilities (Frank Avena)
D. Negotiations (Jack Gibbons)
E. Lincoln Park / Pequannock Shared Services (Frank Avena)
F. Policy / Public Relations (Todd Henches)
G. MCESC (Todd Henches)
H. NJSBA (Michael Runfeldt)
 I. Boonton High School Representative / High School (Jack Gibbons)
 

10. First Public Recognition Regarding School Related Matters

   1.             Motion by Trustee_______, seconded by Trustee______, Opened at_____P.M.
   2.             Motion by Trustee_______, seconded By Trustee______, Closed at _____P.M.               
 

11. Resolutions

 
A. ADMINISTRATION
Motion by Trustee_______, seconded by Trustee______
Roll call vote:
TH           CRN       MR          RS           DS          FA           JG
 
1.             ACCEPTANCE OF HIB REPORT, FIRST REPORTING PERIOD
* RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education accepts the HIB Report for the first reporting period from September, 2017 – December, 2017 as presented by the Superintendent tonight.”
 
2.             HIB REPORT, APRIL 2018
* RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education recognizes and approves the Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying report as of March 30, 2018, as summarized:
                                                                                Incidents                Confirmed
                                                School                   Reported                    HIB    __
                                                 LPES                            0                               0
                      LPMS                           2                               2
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the remedial and disciplinary action taken by the building principals.”
 
3.             LPMS FIELD TRIP
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the following field trip at no expense to the Board of Education:
Date                       Participants                           Destination 
April, 2018            7th Grade Class                   Adventure Aquarium, Camden, NJ
 
B. POLICY
Motion by Trustee_______, seconded by Trustee______
Roll call vote:
TH           CRN       MR          RS           DS          FA           JG
  1. * RESOLUTION 000-2018 “WHEREAS, the Policy Committee reviewed the following via an email provided to them on March 27, 2018.BE IT RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the following for second reading and adoption:          
 
Policy/Reg. No.
Title
Status
A
Policy 3542.31
Free or Reduced-Price Lunches/Milk
Revised
 
                               
C. PERSONNEL
Motion by Trustee_______, seconded by Trustee______
Roll call vote:
TH           CRN       MR          RS           DS          FA           JG
 
1.             TEACHER MENTOR
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education post approves the following teacher to mentor the following first year teacher:
                      First Year Teacher               Mentor                                   Effective Date
                      Brian Nazzaro                  Karen Leptuck-Gabel              March 26, 2018”
 
 
D.  FINANCE
Motion by Trustee_____, seconded by Trustee_______
Roll call vote:
TH           CRN       MR          RS           DS          FA           JG
 
1.             AUTHORIZATION TO SUBMIT A PROJECT APPLICATION
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education authorizes the Business Administrator, Superintendent and District Architect to prepare and submit a project application for the Lincoln Park Middle School Partial Roof Replacement Project at an estimated total project cost of $106,500; and further, that the project be funded through a withdrawal from the Capital Reserve Account as included in the 2018-2019 School District budget.”
 
2.             SECRETARY’S REPORT, JANUARY, 2018
* RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education accepts and affixes to the minutes of this meeting the January, 2018 Board Secretary’s Report.”
 
3.             TREASURER’S REPORT, JANUARY, 2018
* RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education accepts and affixes to the minutes of this meeting the Treasurer’s Report for January, 2018.”
 
4.             CERTIFICATION, JANUARY, 2018
* RESOLUTION 000-2018 “Pursuant to N.J.A.C. 6:20-2A 10(e), the Board Secretary does certify that the Board Secretary’s Report for January, 2018 does not reflect over-expenditures in any account based on the appropriation balances reflected in the report and on the advice of district officials.”
 
________________________________
Board Secretary
 
5.             MONTHLY TRANSFER REPORT, JANUARY, 2018
* RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves and affixes to the minutes of this meeting the monthly transfer report for January, 2018 in compliance with N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-13.3(e).”
 
6.             PAYROLL AND GENERAL ACCOUNTS BILLS LIST
* RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the payment of the following payroll related expenses and the following General Account bills list as approved by the finance committee:”
                                                                                               
BILLS DESCRIPTION
 DATED
AMOUNT
PAYROLL GENERAL
3/31/2018
 $            419,249.55
STATE SHARE - FICA
3/31/2018
 $              23,656.15
BOARD SHARE - FICA
3/31/2018
 $                6,508.95
DELTA DENTAL - CHECK # 14483
3/31/2018
 $                7,465.92
HORIZON B/C B/S - CHECK # 14484
3/31/2018
 $            198,417.21
 
TOTAL
 $            655,297.78
     
FY18
 
 
BILLS LIST FUND 10
4/10/2018
 $            225,160.72
BILLS LIST FUND 20
4/10/2018
 
BILLS LIST FUND 60
4/10/2018
 $              13,930.25
 
TOTAL
$             239,090.97
 
GRAND   TOTAL
$             894,388.75
     
 

12. Board Discussion

 

13. Second Public Recognition Regarding School Related Matters

 
1.    Motion by Trustee                    , seconded by Trustee ________opened at______P.M.       
2.     Motion by Trustee_________, seconded by Trustee_________closed at_______P.M.
 

14. Executive Session

  1. Motion by Trustee_____, seconded by Trustee_____
               
                To enter into executive session at______P.M.
WHEREAS, Section 8 of the Open Public Meetings Act, Chapter 231, P.L. 1975, permits the exclusion of the public from a meeting in certain circumstances; and WHEREAS, the board is of the opinion that such circumstances presently exist.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Education of the Borough of Lincoln Park, in the County of Morris, State of New Jersey, as follows:
 
   A.  The public shall be excluded from discussion of hereinafter-specified subject matter(s)
   B.  The general nature of the subject matter to be discussed is as follows:
                                               1._________________
  C. It is anticipated at this time that the above stated subject matter will be made public                      immediately following executive session or as the need for confidentiality no longer exists.
 
2.      Motion by Trustee______, seconded by Trustee________
         To return from executive session at ______P.M.
 
RESOLUTIONS EMANATING FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION

15.  Adjournment

TH           CRN       MR          RS           DS          FA           JG
 
1.   Motion by Trustee__________, seconded by Trustee_________
 
      To adjourn the meeting at________P.M.
 
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