APRIL 24, 2018 AGENDA

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Dates: 
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 6:30pm
LINCOLN PARK PUBLIC SCHOOLS
LINCOLN PARK, NEW JERSEY
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
6:30 PM, LINCOLN PARK MIDDLE SCHOOL
APRIL 24, 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 of the Board of Education held on April 10, 2018.
 

6. Presentation

1.             Public Hearing of the 2018-2019 School Budget
 
 
 

7. Superintendent’s Report

 Changes to the Agenda
 *HIB Report
 *Suspension Report
   Enrollment

8. Business Administrator’s Report

 

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.             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 April 20, 2018, as summarized:
                                                                                Incidents                Confirmed
                                                School                   Reported                    HIB    __
                                                LPES                            0                               0
                     LPMS                            1                               0
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the remedial and disciplinary action taken by the building principals.”
 
2.             FIELD TRIPS
RESOLUTION 000-2018 "RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the following field trips at no expense to the Board of Education:
School   Date                       Participants           Destination 
LPES      May, 2018             4th Grade              Liberty Science Center, Jersey City, NJ
LPMS     June, 2018            7-8th Grades         Battle of the Books, Pequannock Valley Middle                                                                                  School, Pequannock, NJ
LPMS     June, 2018            5th Grade              Battle of the Books, Hillview Elementary School,
         Pequannock, NJ”
 
3.             HOME INSTRUCTION:  2018, #1817970414
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education post approves the provision of home instruction services by Courtney Schmidt, for student State ID #1817970414, at a rate of $33.00 per hour, for up to 10 hours per week, account #11.150.100.101.03, effective March 1, 2018 through June 22, 2018.”
 
4.             HOME INSTRUCTION:  2017-2018, #8076514678
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education post approves the provision of home instruction services for student State ID #8076514678 – Lincoln Park, to be provided by Professional Education Services, Inc. (PESI), at a rate of $30.00 per hour, for up to 10 hours per week, account #11.150.100.320.03, effective March 19, 2018, per the Boonton Child Study Team and the Boonton Board agenda dated March 26, 2018.”
 
5.             SUMMER TECHNOLOGY ASSISTANT POSITION: 2018
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the Summer Technology Assistant position for up to 30 hours per week for 10 weeks, not to exceed $3,600.00, effective June 25, 2018 through August 31, 2018.”
 
6.             PROFESSIONAL DAY WORKSHOP ATTENDANCE
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “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 district policy on travel. THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby approves attendance of the following employees at the following professional day conferences and/or workshops:
 
Name of Attendee
Name and Date of Event
Event Cost
Estimated Mileage
C. Nielsen
School Funding 101; 4/28/18
$49
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B. PERSONNEL
Motion by Trustee_______, seconded by Trustee______
Roll call vote:
TH           CRN       MR          RS           DS          FA           JG
 
 
1.             PARAPROFESSIONAL, FOSTER
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education post approves Ford Foster, Paraprofessional-certified, Lincoln Park Elementary School, for up to 25 hours per week, at a salary of $19,454 (Step 1), without benefits, account #11.214.100.106.03, effective April 23, 2018 through June 30, 2018.”
 
2.             STUDENT SHADOW, MARCHIONE
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves Jillian Marchione, Student Shadow, Lincoln Park Elementary School, for up to 25 hours per week, at a rate of $12.00 per hour, no benefits, not to exceed $10,980.00 per annum, account #11.000.217.100.03, effective May 14, 2018 through June 30, 2018.”
 
3.             MEDICAL LEAVE, ID #001552
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education post approves Employee ID #001552, for medical leave beginning April 9, 2018 through April 13, 2018 as sick days, April 16, 2018 through April 20, 2018 as vacation days, April 23, 2018 and April 24, 2018 as sick days, and April 25, 2018 through April 27, 2018, unpaid with benefits, returning to work April 30, 2018.”
 
4.             RESIGNATION, GREINER
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education accepts the resignation of Mary Beth Greiner, Student Shadow, Lincoln Park Middle School, effective at the end of the work day on April 27, 2018.”
 
5.             RESCIND TEACHER MENTOR
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education rescinds resolution 1496-2018 which was passed on April 10, 2018 in the following form:
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”
 
6.             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                      Kristin Bell                             March 26, 2018”
 
7.             SUBSTITUTES, 2017-2018
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the following substitutes at the approved substitute rate of pay, as called, effective April 25, 2018 through June 30, 2018:     
Deena Kozak, Teacher and Joelle Prinzo, Teacher.”
 
8.             STUDENT TEACHERS, 2018-2019
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the following student teachers to be placed with the respective teaching staff members listed below during the 2018-2019 school year:
 
         Student Teacher, School                     Placement                                       Dates                    
         D. Capalbo, Fairleigh Dickinson Univ.   LPMS, S. Panek, Grade 5            9/4/18-5/3/19
         C. Nicoletti, Ramapo College                LPES, G. DeVito, Grade 3            9/10/18-5/3/19”
 
C.  FINANCE
Motion by Trustee_____, seconded by Trustee_______
Roll call vote:
TH           CRN       MR          RS           DS          FA           JG
 
1.             NJSIG SAFETY GRANT 2018-2019
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education hereby approves the digital submission of grant application for the 2018-2019 school year. The 2018-19 Safety Grant Program through the New Jersey Schools Insurance Group’s for the purpose of purchasing and installing additional security cameras, as described in the application, in the amount of $5,400.00 for the period July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT, the Lincoln Park Board of Education applicant hereby grants authority to the undersigned Official Representative to submit the final required documents and digitally submit this application for review by the New Jersey Schools Insurance Group.”
 
2.          AUTHORIZATION TO SUBMIT GRANT AMENDMENT FOR ESEA GRANT FY19
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education authorizes the submission of an amendment to the ESEA FY19 grant application.”
 
3.         AUTHORIZATION TO SOLICIT PROPOSALS FOR FOOD SERVICE
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education hereby approves the Business Administrator to solicit proposals for Food Service Management Company services for the 2018-2019 school year.
 
 
4.        SECRETARY’S REPORT, FEBRUARY, 2018
* RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education accepts and affixes to the minutes of this meeting the February, 2018 Board Secretary’s Report.”
 
 5.         TREASURER’S REPORT, FEBRUARY, 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 February, 2018.”
 
 6.        CERTIFICATION, FEBRUARY, 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 February, 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
 
 
  7.               MONTHLY TRANSFER REPORT, FEBRUARY, 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 February, 2018 in compliance with N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-13.3(e).”
 
  8.              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
4/15/2018
$             417,774.96
 
STATE SHARE - FICA
4/15/2018
 $              23,572.94
 
BOARD SHARE - FICA
4/15/2018
 $                6,481.94
 
DELTA DENTAL -
 
 $                          -  
 
HORIZON B/C B/S -
 
 $                          -  
 
 
TOTAL
 $            447,829.84
 
       
FY18
 
 
 
BILLS LIST FUND 10
4/24/2018
 $            669,692.22
 
BILLS LIST FUND 20
4/24/2018
 $                          -  
 
BILLS LIST FUND 60
4/24/2018
 $                          -  
 
BILLS LIST FUND 90
4/24/2018
 $            127,982.01
 
 
TOTAL
$             797,674.23
 
 
GRAND TOTAL
$          1,245,504.07
 
       
 
 
D.  USE OF FACILITIES
Motion by Trustee ________, seconded by Trustee ______
Roll call vote:
TH           CRN       MR          RS           DS          FA           JG
 
  1. USE OF FACILITIES
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “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
LPMS Drama Club
LPMS
APR
Friday
Saturday
4/27/2018
4/28/2018
7:00pm-
9:00pm
N/A
B
Jacksonville Chapel 5K Run
LPMS
PARKING LOT ONLY
Saturday
5/5/2008
8:00am-
12:00pm
N/A
C
LP Triathlon
LPMS
Use of Parking Lot Only
Sunday
6/24/2018
5:00am-
11:00am
N/A
D
LP PTO
Ice Cream Social
LPES
Café
Friday
4/27/2018
5:00pm
9:00pm
N/A
E
LP PTO
Guy and His Girl Event
LPES
Gym, Café, Outside Grass Field
Friday
5/18/2018
4:00pm-9:00pm
N/A
 
 

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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