MARCH 27, 2018 MINUTES

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Dates: 
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 6:30pm
                                             LINCOLN PARK PUBLIC SCHOOLS
LINCOLN PARK, NEW JERSEY
MINUTES
                                                          REGULAR MEETING
6:30 PM, LINCOLN PARK MIDDLE SCHOOL
MARCH 27, 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.
 
President Gibbons called the meeting to order at 6:39 p.m., and he led the Board in the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag. He then read the following statement into the record:
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.
 
MEMBERS PRESENT:          Mr. Gibbons, Mr. Henches, Ms. Nielsen, Mr. Stager, Mrs. Stoel        MEMBERS ABSENT:              Mr. Avena, Mr. Runfeldt.
 
 ADMINISTRATION:                Mr. James Grube, Superintendent
        Mrs. Juanita Petty, Business Administrator / Board Secretary
OTHERS PRESENT:
  
       
Trustee Nielsen, seconded by Trustee Stager, moved to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of the Board of Education held on March 13, 2018.
 
Two corrections were made to the minutes:
  • Checks for dental and health had been transposed on the agenda. This was corrected in the minutes.
  • The date for “Bring your son/daughter to work” day was corrected to April 26, 2018 not April 27, 2018.
A roll call was taken for the minutes as corrected:
YEA:  Mr. Gibbons, Mr. Henches, Ms. Nielsen, Mr. Stager, Mrs. Stoel.
NAY:  None          
ABSTAINED: None 
The motion carried: 5-0-0
 
SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT
A. Changes to the Agenda
The addition of the addendum as policy #2. The revision of policy #3542.31 with the language for Offer Versus Serve breakfast and lunch added.
 
B. HIB Report
There were two reported cases of HIB at the LPMS. The first report was found not to meet the HIB standard as defined in N.J.S.A.
 
The second incident did meet the standard and the accused was found to have sexual harassment through the Internet towards another student.
 
C. Suspension Report
The LPMS had one student suspended for two days for cyber harassment.
 
D. Enrollment Report
The February enrollment report is in the board office folder.
 
  • QSAC scores were confirmed by the County and a resolution is on tonight’s agenda acknowledging them.
  • The BHS students were able to get back into the building today and everything went smoothly. Mr. Grube noted how well Boonton handled the fire at the high school.
  • There will be a High School Committee meeting held on April1 9, 2018 at 6:00pm.
  • A discussion was held on the 8th grade graduation.
  • The schools’ Spring break begins March 30, 2018 and will reopen April 9, 2018.
  • The District office will be closed Friday, March 30, 2018 and Monday, April 2, 2018.
 
 
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT
  • Budget
The tentative budget is on the agenda for approval.  The budget utilizes the health care waiver and the banked cap from the 2016-2017 school year.  The banked cap from 2016-2017 was not utilized since the District received almost a net increase in State Aid of $93,000. 
  • Financial Report
November and December reports are on the agenda for approval.  We expect to have January ready for the next meeting after which the District will be caught up.
  • Bus Routes
First Student notified the District that it has lost some drivers to a competitor and because of this, they are unable to maintain one bus route.  The Educational Services Commission, who manages our transportation, will pick up the route for the remainder of the school year.
  • Food Service Review
Tomorrow, March 28th, the District will undergo a review of its food service operations by the State.  The State will visit lunches at the elementary school.
 
COMMITTEE REPORTS
 
Curriculum / Personnel, Carol Nielsen
  • No meeting, no report.
MCSBA, Robert Stager
  • No meeting, no report.
Finance / Facilities, Frank Avena
  • No meeting, no report.
Negotiations, Jack Gibbons
  • No meeting, no report.
Lincoln Park / Pequannock Shared Services, Frank Avena
  • No meeting, no report.
Policy / Public Relations, Todd Henches
  • No meeting, Addendum to the policy was added.
MCESC, Todd Henches
  • No meeting, no report. Meeting was postponed until 4/11/18.
NJSBA, Michael Runfeldt
  • No meeting, no report.
Boonton High School Representative / High School, Jack Gibbons
  • Budget was passed last night – Boonton owes LP $173,000 for prior year tuition adjustments.  The District was notified late Friday that the increase in health benefits was 19%.
  • Roofing project is delayed until next year.
  • Block schedule – Rotating block is being considered
  • Fire Update – The gym, classrooms, lockers, and bathrooms in that section of the building are closed until July.
Most of the remainder of the building has been cleaned and the air quality passed with the exception of the Fine and Industrial Arts classrooms. However, these are expected to be available shortly.
  • The PARCC testing and the SAT testing has been delayed for 2 weeks.
  • The BA has been in contact regarding the budget and enrollment.
  • Next meeting will be on 4/19/18.
 
FIRST PUBLIC RECOGNITION REGARDING SCHOOL RELATED MATTERS
By a voice vote, the Board approved to forgo the first public recognition at 7:00 p.m., as there was no one present from the public.
 
RESOLUTIONS
 
ADMINISTRATION
Trustee Stager, seconded by Trustee Stoel, moved to consider the following resolutions on Administration:
 
RECOGNITION AND ACCEPTANCE OF THE HIB REPORT FOR MARCH 2018
* RESOLUTION 1470-2018 “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 23, 2018, as summarized below:
School
Incidents Reported
Confirmed
Incidents of HIB
LPES
0
0
LPMS
2
1
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the remedial and disciplinary action taken by the building principals.”
 
ACCEPTANCE OF NJQSAC 2017-2018 PLACEMENT SCORES
RESOLUTION 1471-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education acknowledges and accepts the Quality Single Accountability Continuum (QSAC) placement scores as verified by the Morris County Department of Education Office:
  • Instruction and Program               89%
  • Fiscal Management                      86%
  • Governance                                  96%
  • Operations                                    100%
  • Personnel                                     100%
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education acknowledges that the Lincoln Park School District satisfied at least 80% of the weighted indicators in each of the five areas of the QSAC performance review and has been designated as a ‘high performing’ district.”
 
DONATION FOR LPMS
RESOLUTION 1472-2018 "RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education accepts, with gratitude, the following check for the Lincoln Park Middle School:
Date                       Check #                 Received from                     Amount
3/14/18                  23506                    The Optical Center              $500.00”
 
PROFESSIONAL DAY WORKSHOP ATTENDANCE
RESOLUTION 1473-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the    Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the following professional days: WHEREAS, The Board of Education has determined that the school district travel expenditures for the stated functions are in compliance with State travel guidelines as established by the Department of the Treasury and within the guidelines established by the federal Office of Management and Budget; except as superseded by conflicting provisions of Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes; and WHEREAS, The Board of Education finds that a mileage reimbursement rate equal to that of the State of New Jersey Office of Management and Budget mileage reimbursement rate of $0.31 per mile is a reasonable rate; and WHEREAS, The Board of Education has determined that participation at the stated function is in compliance with the
Name of Attendee
Name and Date of Event
Event Cost
Estimated Mileage
Y. Chen
Google Boot Camp Level 1; 6/7-8/18
$250
---
L. Reilly
Decrease Attention-Getting and Tantrum Behaviors; 5/10/18
$239
---
J. Dugan
Decrease Attention-Getting and Tantrum Behaviors; 5/10/18
$239
---
S. Probst
Decrease Attention-Getting and Tantrum Behaviors; 5/10/18
$239
---
J. Grube
NJ DOE School Safety Specialist training; 6/25-28/18
---
---
D. Winston
NJ DOE School Safety Specialist training; 6/25-28/18
---
---
 
 
A roll call was taken for Administration:
YEA: Mr. Gibbons, Mr. Henches, Ms. Nielsen, Mr. Stager, Mrs. Stoel.
NAY: None
ABSTAINED: None
The motion carried: 5-0-0
 
 POLICY
Trustee Stager, seconded by Trustee Nielsen, moved to consider the following resolutions on Policy:
 
POLICIES, SECOND READING AND ADOPTION
* RESOLUTION 1474-2018 “WHEREAS, the Policy Committee reviewed the following via an update provided to them on February 20, 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 4115
Supervision
Revised
B
Policy 4116
Evaluation of Teaching Staff Members
Revised
C
Regulation 4116
Evaluation of Teaching Staff Members
New
D
Policy 6145.1/6145.2
Intramural Competition; Interscholastic Competition
Revised
E
Policy 6171.3
Title 1 – Improving Academic Achievement and Parent and Family Engagement
Revised
 
 
POLICY, FIRST READING
* RESOLUTION 1475-2018 “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 first reading: 
 
Policy/Reg. No.
Title
Status
A
Policy 3542.31
Free or Reduced-Price Lunches/Milk
Revised
 
A roll call was taken for Policy:
YEA: Mr. Gibbons, Mr. Henches, Ms. Nielsen, Mr. Stager, Mrs. Stoel.
NAY: None
ABSTAINED: None
The motion carried: 5-0-0
 
PERSONNEL
Trustee Nielsen, seconded by Trustee Stager, moved to consider the following resolutions on Personnel:
 
MORNING DUTY, REILLY
RESOLUTION 1476-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves Lauren Reilly for Morning Duty (LPES), at a prorated stipend of $1,910.00, effective April 9, 2018 through June 30, 2018.”
 
RESIGNATION, DROWN
RESOLUTION 1477-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education accepts the resignation of Matthew Drown, Student Shadow, Lincoln Park Elementary School, effective at the end of the work day on March 23, 2018.”
 
 
SUBSTITUTES, 2017-2018
RESOLUTION 1478-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the following substitutes at the approved substitute rates of pay, as called, effective March 28, 2018 through June 30, 2018:
Sihana Asani, Teacher
                                                      Ford Foster, Teacher (effective March 30, 2018)
Jillian Marchione, Teacher
Matthew Rugel, Teacher.”
 
A roll call was taken for Personnel:
YEA:  Mr. Gibbons, Mr. Henches, Ms. Nielsen, Mr. Stager, Mrs. Stoel.
NAY:  None
ABSTAINED: None
The motion carried:  5-0-0
 
FINANCE
Trustee Stoel, seconded by Trustee Henches, moved to consider the following resolutions on Finance and Facilities:
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT TRAVEL MAXIMUM, 2018-2019
RESOLUTION 1479-2018 “WHEREAS, school district policy and N.J.A.C. 6A:23a-7.1 et seq. provides that the Board of Education shall establish in the annual school budget a maximum expenditure amount that may be allotted for such travel and expense reimbursement for the 2018-2019 school year; and WHEREAS,  maximum expenditure amount allotted for travel and expense reimbursement for the 2017-2018 school year was $1,500.00 per employee; and WHEREAS, travel and expense reimbursement has reached a total amount of $7,001.00 as of March 23, 2018, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park School District Board of Education, in the County of Morris, New Jersey hereby establishes the school district travel maximum for the 2018-2019 school year at the sum of $20,000; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the School Business Administrator shall track and record these costs to insure that the maximum amount is not exceeded.”
 
ADOPT TENTATIVE SCHOOL BUDGET, 2018-2019
RESOLUTION 1480-2018 “BE IT RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the 2018-2019 school district budget for submission as follows:
 
                General Fund                                                       $ 22,043,464
                Restricted Special Revenue                                 $       327,111
                Debt Service                                                         $       194,782
                Total Budget                                                         $ 22,565,357
 
AND, BE IT RESOLVED that the Lincoln Park Board of Education includes in the tentative budget the adjustment for banked cap in the amount of $356,511 as, in accordance with N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-10.3(b), the district has fully exhausted all eligible statutory spending authority; with such adjustment to be used to support additional costs for students placed out of district at public and/or private schools, which costs the Lincoln Park Board of Education affirms will be completed by the end of the 2018-2019 budget year and acknowledges that they cannot be deferred or incrementally completed over a longer period of time; and
BE IT RESOLVED that the Lincoln Park Board of Education includes in the tentative budget the adjustment for increase costs of health benefits in the amount of $207,377, which additional funds will be used to pay for the additional increases in health benefit premiums; and
BE IT RESOLVED that the Lincoln Park Board of Education includes in the tentative budget a withdrawal from the Maintenance Reserve Account in the amount of $30,000, which funds will be used to support required maintenance and/or repairs for hall ceiling cabinet heaters, roof exhaust fans, water fountains, heating coil replacements and circulating pumps; and
BE IT RESOLVED that the Lincoln Park Board of Education includes in the tentative budget a withdrawal from the Capital Reserve Account in the amount of $147,150, which funds will be used to support the partial replacement of a roof and a rooftop unit at the middle school, a boiler hot water heater and bathroom partitions; and
AND, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the following General Fund and Debt Service tax levies be approved to support the 2018–2019 budget:
 
                General Fund:                      $19,347,024
                Debt Service Fund:             $     131,617
 
 
CANCEL STALE CHECKS
* RESOLUTION 1481-2018 “RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education authorizes the Business Administrator to cancel the following stale checks as noted below:
 
                General Fund Account:                      Check #12809 dated 8/16/16:          $385.00
                Payroll Account:                                  Check #17468 dated 1/30/17:          $140.05
                                                                            Check #17578 dated 5/15/17           $111.93”
 
APPROVAL OF PARTICIPATION IN ACES PROGRAM
RESOLUTION 1482-2018 “ WHEREAS, the Alliance For Competitive Energy Services (hereinafter referred to as "ACES"), an alliance composed of the New Jersey School Boards Association (hereinafter referred to as "NJSBA"), the New Jersey Association of School Administrators, and the New Jersey Association of School Business Officials, will from time to time during the Effective Period as defined below solicit bids from electric power suppliers for electric generation services through an energy aggregation program in which NJSBA will act as Lead Agency of the ACES Cooperative Pricing System #E8801-ACESCPS in accordance with the "Public School Contracts Law", N.J.S.A.  18A:18A-1 et seq., and  the Electric Discount and Energy Competition Act, N.J.S.A. 48:3-49 et seq. ("EDECA") and the regulations promulgated thereunder; and
WHEREAS, the Lincoln Park School District is a Participating member of the ACES Cooperative Pricing System and is eligible thereby to obtain electric generation services for its own use through one or more contracts to be awarded to electric power suppliers following said bids for electric generation services pursuant to the aggregation program; and 
WHEREAS, the Lead Agency will from time to time during the Effective Period (from date of adoption through May, 2023 hereinafter referred to as "Effective Period") issue one or more Requests for Bids for electric generation    services on behalf of the ACES Cooperative Pricing System pursuant to the Public School Contracts Law and EDECA; and
WHEREAS, due to significant volatility and the potential for price increases in the wholesale electric market, Participating Members will preauthorize the Lead Agency to award contracts for Electric Generation Service in each service territory to one or more electric power suppliers that submit bids which are reasonably forecasted to provide estimated savings to the Participating Member based upon its previous electric usage and utility provided Basic Generation Service rates; and
WHEREAS, the Lead Agency will only award contracts for said electric generation services to electric power suppliers that submit bids with pricing reasonably estimated to be lower than the utility­ provided basic generation service; and
WHEREAS, the District agrees to purchase all electric power needed for its own use (exclusive of on-site electric generation sources) during the Effective Period through any electric power supplier(s) awarded a contract, it being understood that the term of any one contract shall be subject to the provisions of Public School Contracts Law;
WHEREAS, the Lead Agency will notify the Department of Community Affairs' Division of Local Government Services by mail prior to the issuance a Request for Bids for electric generation services, with the understanding that if the Division of Local Government Services does not respond within 10 business days, it will be deemed to have approved the issuance of the Request for Bids or the Request for Rebids.
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the District binds itself to the ACES Cooperative Pricing System ##E8801- ACESCPS to purchase all electric power needed for its own use (exclusive of on-site electric generation sources) during the Effective Period from the electric power supplier or suppliers awarded a contract for electric generation services by the Lead Agency; and,
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Lead Agency of the ACES Cooperative Pricing System is hereby authorized to execute a master performance agreement that obligates the district to purchase electricity at the terms and conditions stated therein with a third-party supplier or suppliers who have been awarded the contract or contracts by the Lead Agency on behalf of the participating members of the ACES Cooperative Pricing System #E8801-ACESCPS (or any CPS number to be assigned in the future), and provided further that all such contracts shall be at prices reasonably forecast and estimated by the Lead Agency to provide savings to the Districts relative to the price charged for basic generation service by the electric public  utility that would otherwise provide such service; and, be it
FURTHER RESOLVED that ACES is authorized to continue to bid to obtain electric generation services at any time during the Effective Period on behalf of the ACES Cooperative Pricing System including, for example, a rebid if energy market conditions do not initially lead to a successful bid, on additional dates to be determined by the Lead Agency; and
FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution shall take effect immediately upon passage.  The authorization provided to the NJSBA pursuant to the Local Public Contracts Laws (N.J.S.A. 40A:l 1- 11(5)), and the Local Public and Public School Contracts Laws Administrative Code (N.J.A.C. 5:34-7.1 et seq.) shall be valid until May, 2023 (the Effective Period) at which time the Cooperative Pricing System will be subject to renewal. Any rescission or expiration of this resolution shall not affect any Agreements entered into prior to such rescission or expiration.
 
SECRETARY’S REPORT, NOVEMBER, 2017
* RESOLUTION 1483-2018 “RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education accepts and affixes to the minutes of this meeting the November, 2017 Secretary’s Report.”
 
TREASURER’S REPORT, NOVEMBER, 2017
* RESOLUTION 1484-2018 “RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education accepts and affixes to the minutes of this meeting the Treasurer’s Report for November, 2017.”
 
CERTIFICATION, NOVEMBER, 2017
* RESOLUTION 1485-2018 “Pursuant to N.J.A.C. 6:20-2A 10(e), the Board Secretary does certify that the Board Secretary’s Report for November, 2017 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
 
MONTHLY TRANSFER REPORT, NOVEMBER, 2017
* RESOLUTION 1486-2018 “RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves and affixes to the minutes of this meeting the monthly transfer report for November, 2017 in compliance with N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-13.3(e).”
 
SECRETARY’S REPORT, DECEMBER, 2017
* RESOLUTION 1487-2018 “RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education accepts and affixes to the minutes of this meeting the December, 2017 Secretary’s Report.”
 
TREASURER’S REPORT, DECEMBER, 2017
* RESOLUTION 1488-2018 “RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education accepts and affixes to the minutes of this meeting the Treasurer’s Report for December, 2017.”
 
CERTIFICATION, DECEMBER, 2017
* RESOLUTION 1489-2018 “Pursuant to N.J.A.C. 6:20-2A 10(e), the Board Secretary does certify that the Board Secretary’s Report for December, 2017 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
 
MONTHLY TRANSFER REPORT, DECEMBER, 2017
* RESOLUTION 1490-2018 “RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves and affixes to the minutes of this meeting the monthly transfer report for December, 2017 in compliance with N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-13.3(e).”
 
PAYROLL AND GENERAL ACCOUNTS BILLS LIST
* RESOLUTION 1491-2018 “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:”
 
                                                                               
BOARD SHARE - FICA
3/15/2018
 $                6,062.14
 
DELTA DENTAL - CHECK # 14412
2/28/2018
 $                          -  
 
HORIZON B/C B/S - CHECK # 14413
2/28/2018
 $                          -  
 
 
TOTAL
 $            445,988.53
 
       
FY18
 
 
 
BILLS LIST FUND 10
3/27/2018
 $            729,802.10
 
BILLS LIST FUND 20
3/27/2018
 $              15,864.51
 
BILLS LIST FUND 60
3/27/2018
 $              15,788.23
 
 
TOTAL
$             761,454.84
 
 
                GRAND TOTAL
 $         1,207,443.37
 
 
RESOLUTION 1492-2018 “WHEREAS, the group(s)/organization(s) listed below have requested the use of facilities; and WHEREAS, these requests comply with the policies outlined under “Rental of School Facilities” incorporated into the policies of the Board of Education; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that approval is hereby given to the listed group(s)/organization(s) to rent requested facilities; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the School Business Administrator is hereby authorized to issue permits for these requests. The Board reserves the right to schedule school activities at any time.”
 
 
Group/
Organization
School
Location
Day
Date(s)
Time
Rental Fee
A
LP Recreation Dept. Summer
LPMS
Gym, 5-6 class rooms (principal assigns)
Monday - Friday
June 25, 2018 -August 17, 2018
7:30am
1:00pm
    N/A
B
LP PTO – Jester Jim Magic Show
LPMS
Front Lobby/APR
      Friday
April 13, 2018
5:00pm-
8:30pm
    N/A
C
LHYMCA
Kids Club
LPES
Gym /APR
Monday-Friday
September 2018 – June 2019
7:15am
9:15am
 3:15pm-6:00pm
   N/A
 
 
 
Mrs. Petty reviewed the tentative budget, again noting the use of the health care waiver and the banked cap from the 2015-10216 school year.  The banked cap will be used to help support additional out of district placements for next year as well as funding for some possible security upgrades that are currently under investigation -- additional cameras, additional security screening software and security vestibules.  A brief discussion ensued.
 
Trustee Stager had a question on the stale checks.  Mrs. Petty responded.
 
A roll call was taken for Finance / Facilities
YEA:  Mr. Gibbons, Mr. Henches, Ms. Nielsen, Mr. Stager, Mrs. Stoel.
NAY:  None
ABSTAINED: None
The motion carried:  5-0-0
 
 
BOARD DISCUSSION
The board agreed to move the 8th grade graduation to Friday, June 22, 2018.
 
Mr. Gibbons asked about the CSA evaluation. Mr. Grube indicated he will be completing his portion in April and the board members will be notified when they need to complete their section.
 

SECOND PUBLIC RECOGNITION REGARDING SCHOOL RELATED MATTERS

By a voice vote, the Board approved to forgo the second public recognition at 7:28 p.m., as there was no one from the public present.
 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Trustee Nielsen, seconded by Trustee Stager, moved to enter into executive session at 7:29 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._______Legal______________
 
   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.
 
 
Trustee Nielsen, seconded by Trustee Stager, moved to return from executive session at    7:43 p.m.
               
A roll call was taken for Executive Session:
YEA:   Mr. Gibbons, Mr. Henches, Ms. Nielsen, Mr. Stager, Mrs. Stoel
NAY:   None
ABSTAINED: None
The motion was approved:  5-0-0
 
ADJOURNMENT
Trustee Stager, seconded by Trustee Henches, moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:43p.m.
The motion was approved by unanimous vote.
 
 
Respectfully Submitted,
 
 
 
Juanita A. Petty, RSBA, SFO
Business Administrator / Board Secretary
 
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