JUNE 12, 2018 AGENDA

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Dates: 
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 6:30pm
LINCOLN PARK PUBLIC SCHOOLS
LINCOLN PARK, NEW JERSEY
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
6:30 PM, LINCOLN PARK MIDDLE SCHOOL
JUNE 12, 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 May 22, 2018.

6. Presentation

Staff and Student Awards
Banner Raising for 2017 Softball Championship
 

7. Superintendent’s Report

2017-2018 HIB Grade Report Period 1
 Changes to the Agenda
  HIB Report
 *Suspension Report
   

8. Business Administrator’s Report

Elementary School Drills:
May 21, 2018 – Fire Drill
May 25, 2018 – Evacuation Drill
 
Middle School Drills:
May 21, 2018 – Onsite Evacuation Drill
May 25, 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. Annual Appointments

 
ANNUALS
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “Resolved, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education designates Scarinci/Hollenbeck
Attorneys at law of Lyndhurst, New Jersey as Board Counsel for the Lincoln Park School
District for the 2018-2019 school year at a cost not to exceed $10,000.”
 

12. Resolutions

 
A. ADMINISTRATION
Motion by Trustee_______, seconded by Trustee______
Roll call vote:
TH           CRN       MR          RS           DS          FA           JG
 
1. SCHOOL SELF-ASSESSMENT FOR DETERMINING GRADES UNDER THE ANTI-BULLYING BILL OF RIGHTS ACT
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education acknowledges the School Self-Assessment for Determining Grades under the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act for 2016-2017, which has been accepted and approved by the New Jersey Department of Education.”
 
2.             ACCEPTANCE OF HIB REPORT, PERIOD 1
* 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.”
 
3.             HIB REPORT, JUNE 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 June 8, 2018, as summarized:
                                                                                Incidents                Confirmed
                                                School                   Reported                    HIB    __
                                                LPES                            0                               0
                      LPMS                           0                               0
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the remedial and disciplinary action taken by the building principals.”
 
4.             PARTICIPATION IN TITLE III CONSORTIUM
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves participation in a Title III Consortium with the Netcong and Pequannock Township School Districts in the amount of $12,612, account #20.270.100.600.00 at the following amounts -- Lincoln Park School District $7,067, Netcong School District $3,056, and  Pequannock Township $2,489.”
 
5.             ACADEMIC ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the Academic Assistance Program for a duration of 30 weeks to include four teachers at the rate of $35.00 per hour, not to exceed $12,600.00, account #20.231.100.101.00, funded through the ESEA Grant, Title I funds, for the 2018-2019 school year.”
 
6.             SUMMER ENRICHMENT PROGRAM
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the 2018 Summer Enrichment Program, in the amount not to exceed $5,760.00, account #11.401.100.100.00.”
 
7.             LPMS MORNING BROADCAST
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the Morning Broadcast program in the Lincoln Park Middle School, in the amount not to exceed $2,500.00, account #11.401.100.100.00.”
 
8.             LPMS MAKERSPACE PROGRAM
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the Makerspace program in the Lincoln Park Middle School, in the amount not to exceed $1,156.00, account #11.401.100.100.00.”
 
9.             HOME INSTRUCTION:  2017-2018, #1250862233
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 #1250862233, to be provided by St. Clare’s, at a rate of $55.00 per hour, for up to 5 hours per week, not to exceed $1,100.00, account #11.150.100.320.03, effective May 7, 2018 through June 8, 2018.”
 
10.          SPORTS PHYSICALS: 2018-2019
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education post approves the following dates for Lincoln Park Middle School sports physicals for the 2018-2019 school year: Wednesday, May 23, 2018, Tuesday, May 29, 2018 and Wednesday, July 11, 2018.”
 
11.          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
P. Foley
North Jersey Genesis User meeting, 3/23/18*
---
20
* For post approval
12.          APPLICATION FOR DUAL USE OF EDUCATIONAL SPACE
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the submission of the following application to the Morris County Superintendent of Schools  for the 2018-2019 school year:
 
DUAL USE:
School Room Use
Elementary School, Room 16A and B           Small Group Instruction (permanent divider)
Elementary School, Room 102                      Small Group BSI (partition)
Elementary School, Room 109A and B         Small Group Instruction (permanent divider)
Elementary School, Room 115                      Small Group Instruction (partition)
 
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Superintendent and School Business Administrator are authorized to execute the applications on behalf of the Board of Education.”
 
 
B. PERSONNEL
Motion by Trustee_______, seconded by Trustee______
Roll call vote:
TH           CRN       MR          RS           DS          FA           JG
 
1.           PARAPROFESSIONAL, D’ANDREA-CONNELLY
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves Laura D’Andrea-Connelly, Paraprofessional-certified, Lincoln Park Elementary School, for up to 25 hours per week, at a salary of $20,100 (Step 2), without benefits, account #11.204.100.106.03, effective September 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.”
 
2.           PARAPROFESSIONAL, GUZMAN
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves Vanessa Guzman, Paraprofessional, Lincoln Park Elementary School, for up to 25 hours per week, at a salary of $19,491 (Step 1), without benefits, account #11.204.100.106.03, effective September 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.”
 
3.           ASSIGNMENT CHANGE, 2018-2019            
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the following assignment change for the following teaching staff member effective September 1, 2018:
Name                     Original Assignment           New Assignment
             Tara Bergmann      MS Language Arts            MS Social Studies”
 
  1. ASSISTANT FOR SPORTS PHYSICALS, LOPUSKI
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves Loni Lopuski, Certified School Nurse, to assist the school doctor for summer sports physicals and to record and prepare health cards for coaches at a rate of $300.00 per day, for one day, effective July 11, 2018.”
 
5.            ESY SUBSTITUTE, KOZAK
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the following substitute teacher at the approved ESY substitute teacher rate of pay for the 2018 Extended School Year Summer Programs:  Deena Kozak.”
 
6.           SUMMER TECHNOLOGY ASSISTANT, MEYER
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves Rachel Meyer, Summer Technology Assistant, for up to 30 hours per week, at a rate of $9.50 per hour, not to exceed $2,850.00, account #11.000.252.100.10, effective June 25, 2018 through August 31, 2018.”
 
7.           ACCESS FACILITATORS, 2018-2019
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves Christopher Ley (LPMS) and Samantha Moore (LPES), ACCESS Facilitators, at an annual stipend of $2,500 each, effective September 1, 2018 through   June 30, 2019.”
 
8.           STIPEND POSITIONS, 2018-2019
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the following staff for stipend positions, as per the LPEA Agreement, for the 2018-2019 school year:”
Position                                 Name                                      Stipend
Discipline Advisor                 Donna Nilsson                      $2,913.00
Athletic Director                     Ryan Kelly                              $2,951.00
Softball Coach                       Catherine Adubato                 $1,691.50
Softball Coach                       Allison Zaleski                       $1,691.50
Field Hockey Coach                             Danielle Koldyk                     $1,431.50
Field Hockey Coach                             Christina Velardi                   $1,431.50
Boys Basketball Coach         Ryan Kelly                              $3,925.00
Girls Basketball Coach         Catherine Adubato                 $1,962.50
Girls Basketball Coach         Cathleen Bonsiewich            $1,962.50
Boys Soccer Coach                              Katie Rushnok                       $2,863.00
Girls Soccer Coach                              Sarah Guza                            $2,863.00
Cross Country Coach           Ryan Kelly                              $1,431.50
Cross Country Coach           Sherri Landolfi                       $1,431.50
Cheerleading Coach            Sherri Landolfi                       $1,265.00
Cheerleading Coach            Danielle Zodda                      $1,265.00
Drama Coach                         Melinda Holly                        $1,790.00
Jazz Band-MS                        Angelina Hamada                  $2,015.00
Morning Duty-LPES                              Amy Pohlman                        $1,985.00
Morning Duty-LPES                              Carolyn Kerwin                      $1,985.00
Morning Duty-LPES                              Joshua Cook                         $1,985.00
Morning Duty-LPES                              Katelyn Williams                    $1,985.00
Morning Duty-LPES                              Jaclyn Deady                         $1,985.00
Morning Duty-LPES                              Suzanne Iapoce                     $1,985.00
Morning Duty-LPMS              Donna Ahman                       $1,985.00
Morning Duty-LPMS              Cathleen Bonsiewich            $1,985.00
Morning Duty-LPMS              Ryan Kelly                              $1,985.00
Morning Duty-LPMS              Lucy Schurman                      $1,985.00
Team Leader Grade 6           Jennifer Zammit                     $2,863.00
Team Leader Grade 7           Judith DeJosia                      $2,863.00
Team Leader Grade 8           Donna Ahman                       $2,863.00
Trip Coordinator Grade 5/6 Danielle Koldyk                     $1,431.50
Trip Coordinator Grade 7    Sherri Landolfi                       $   715.75
Trip Coordinator Grade 8    William Medina                      $   715.75
Student Council Advisor      Danielle Morgenroth             $1,475.50
Student Council Advisor      Danielle Zodda                      $1,475.50
Yearbook Advisor                 Danielle Morgenroth             $1,454.50
Yearbook Advisor                 Danielle Zodda                      $1,454.50
 
 
9.           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                             
R. Carnevale, William Paterson Univ.   LPES, J. Toppeta, PE   9/4/18-12/13/18
K. Gilhooley, William Paterson Univ.    LPES, C. Kerwin, K        9/4/18-12/13/18, 1/16/19-5/2/19
 
10.         SUBSTITUTE, 2017-2018
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the following substitute at the approved substitute rate of pay, as called, effective June 13, 2018 through June 30, 2018:       Michael Klein, Teacher.”
 
C.  FINANCE
Motion by Trustee_____, seconded by Trustee_______
Roll call vote:
TH           CRN       MR          RS           DS          FA           JG
 
1.           AHTHORIZATION TO SUBMIT A GRANT
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education authorizes the submission of a grant application for the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) consolidated grant for Fiscal Year 2019 in the following amounts:
Title I $93,817
Title IIA$21,099
Title III $7,067*
Title III Immigrant $1,679
Title IV $   10,000
Total $ 133,662
 
AND FURTHER, that the total funds for Title III will be included as part of a consortium with Netcong and Pequannock for a total of $12,612, making the grand total of the ESEA grant submission to be $139,207.”
 
2.            FOOD SERVICE MANAGEMENT COMPANY
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education award a base year contract to Pomptonian Food Service of Fairfield, NJ as Food Service Management Company (FSMC) for the 2018-2019 school year, at a contract including the costs of operation plus an administrative/management fee of eighteen thousand seven hundred and ninety-two dollars ($18,792) to compensate the FSMC for administrative and management costs; and FURTHER, that the FSMC guarantees the LEA a no cost of operation (breakeven) for the LEA for school year 2018-2019.”
 
3.           AWARD OF A CONTRACT FOR ROOFING PROJECT
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the award of a contract for the Lincoln Park Middle School Roof Project, State Project # 2650-040-18-1000 to _____________ of __________ at a base contract price of $___________ plus the alternate of $___________, with the approval of the alternate pending approval of the removal of the asbestos in the kitchen ceiling, as recommended by the School Architect and reviewed and approved by Board Counsel; and
 
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the total project cost in connection with the Middle School Roof Project be increased to by an additional $______________, with the additional $__________ to be withdrawn from the Capital Reserve Account to support the project costs.
 
4.            AWARD OF A CONTRACT FOR ASBESTOS SAFETY CONTROL MONITOR
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the award of a contract to EnvironVision Consultants Inc. of Fair Lawn, NJ to act as the District Asbestos Safety Control Monitor at a cost not to exceed $11,308 to (1) prepare plans and specifications for the project, (2) project management; (3) on site air and safety monitoring, (4)air sampling analysis and final clearance thereof; and (5)preparation of a final report, in connection with the removal of asbestos in the Middle School kitchen ceiling, in order to proceed with the alternate bid for the Middle School Roof Project, State Project #2650-040-18-1000; and
 
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the total project cost in connection with the Middle School Roof Project, State Project #2650-040-18-1000 be increased to by an additional $11,308.00, with the additional $11,308.00 to be withdrawn from the Capital Reserve Account to support the project costs.
            
5.             SECRETARY’S REPORT, APRIL, 2018
* RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education accepts and affixes to the minutes of this meeting the April, 2018 Board Secretary’s Report.”
 
6.             TREASURER’S REPORT, APRIL, 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 April, 2018.”
 
 
7.            CERTIFICATION, APRIL, 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 April, 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
 
 
 
8.             MONTHLY TRANSFER REPORT, APRIL, 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 April, 2018 in compliance with N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-13.3(e).”
 
9.             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
5/30/2018
$             418,439.32
STATE SHARE - FICA
5/30/2018
 $              23,293.24
BOARD SHARE
5/30/2018
 $                6,830.99
DELTA DENTAL - CK# 14608
5/30/2018
 $                7,388.15
HORIZON B/C B/S - CK# 14609
5/30/2018
 $            201,298.07
 
TOTAL
 $            657,249.77
     
FY18
 
 
BILLS LIST FUND 10
6/12/2018
 $            733,685.92
BILLS LIST FUND 20
6/12/2018
 $                8,386.79
BILLS LIST FUND 60
6/12/2018
 $              18,063.86
 
TOTAL
$             760,136.57
 
GRAND    TOTAL
$          1,417,386.34
 
 
 
 
 
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
LP PTO
LPMS
APR, Kitchen, Adjacent Hallway
Wed. Set-Up
3:00pm-6:00pm
Thursday
6:00am-12:00pm
6/20/2018
6/21/2018
Wed. Set-Up
3:00pm-6:00pm
Thursday
6:00am-12:00pm
N/A
B
Camp Intervention
LPES
Gym, Café, Rooms 111,118,120
Monday-Friday
7/9/2018-7/13/2018
8:00am-3:30pm
N/A
 
 

13. Board Discussion

 

14. 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.
 

15. 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

16.  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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