JULY 17 2018 AGENDA

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Dates: 
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 2:00pm
LINCOLN PARK PUBLIC SCHOOLS
LINCOLN PARK, NEW JERSEY
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
6:30 PM, LINCOLN PARK MIDDLE SCHOOL
JULY 17, 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 and executive session minutes of the regular meeting of the Board of Education held on June 26, 2018.
 
 

6. Presentation(s)

7. Superintendent’s Report

  • Enrollment Report
   

8. Business Administrator’s Report

  • Elementary School Drills:
June 4, 2018 – Fire Drill
June 14, 2018 – Evacuation Drill
 
  • Middle School Drills:
June 8, 2018 – Fire Drill
June 14, 2018 – Bomb Threat 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.           REMOVAL OF STUDENT FROM 3-YEAR OLD PRESCHOOL PROGRAM:  2018-2019
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the removal of student, S.C., from the 3-year-old Preschool Program in the Lincoln Park School District for the 2018-2019 school year as per parental request; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the tuition contract for this student for the 2018-2019 Preschool Program be cancelled.”
 
2.           TEACHER EVALUATION MODEL
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the Danielson Framework for Teaching Evaluations for 2018-2019, as approved by the District Evaluation Advisory Committee per the State’s summative scoring rating as indicated below:
                                           TEACHER WITHOUT SGP              TEACHER WITH mSGP
Breakdown of       85%  Teacher Practice                     55%  Teacher Practice
Total Score           15%  SGO                                        15%  SGO
                                                                                    30%  mSGP
and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the evaluations will also follow the Danielson Domain Percentages of:    Domain 1 - 15%; Domain 2 - 35%; Domain 3 – 35%; Domain 4 – 15%.” 
 
3.         PRINCIPAL EVALUATION MODEL
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the New Jersey Principal Evaluation for Professional Learning Observation Instrument for 2018-2019.
            BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the evaluations will be scored as indicated below:
                                           PRINCIPAL WITHOUT SGP            PRINCIPAL WITH mSGP
Breakdown of                     40%  Administrative Goals               10%  Administrative Goals
 
Total Score                         10%  SGO Average                          10%  SGO Average
                                           50%  Principal Practice                     50%  Principal Practice
                                                                                                    30%  mSGP”
 
4.           HOME INSTRUCTORS:  2018-2019
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the following teachers as Home Instructors, at the approved home instructor rate of pay, as called, for the 2018-2019 school year:  Cathleen Bonsiewich, Carolyn Kerwin and Lucy Schurman.”
 
5.           HOME INSTRUCTION:  2017-2018, #8409507387
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 #8409507387 – Lincoln Park, to be provided by St. Clare’s, at a rate of $55.00 per hour, for up to 5 hours per week, account #11.150.100.320.03, effective May 3, 2018, per the Boonton Child Study Team and the Boonton Board agenda dated June 4, 2018.”
 
6.           HOME INSTRUCTION:  2017-2018, #2309406768
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 #2309406768 – Lincoln Park, to be provided by St. Clare’s, at a rate of $55.00 per hour, for up to 5 hours per week, account #11.150.100.320.03, effective May 7, 2018, per the Boonton Child Study Team and the Boonton Board agenda dated June 4, 2018.”
 
7.           HOME INSTRUCTION:  2017-2018, #2309406768
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 #2309406768 – Lincoln Park, to be provided by Silvergate Prep, at a rate of $30.00 per hour, for up to 5 hours per week, account #11.150.100.320.03, effective May 14, 2018, per the Boonton Child Study Team and the Boonton Board agenda dated June 4, 2018.”
 
8.           HOME INSTRUCTION:  2017-2018, #2309406768
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 #2309406768 – Lincoln Park, to be provided by Professional Educational 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 June 5, 2018, per the Boonton Child Study Team and the Boonton Board agenda dated June 18, 2018.”
 
 
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 update provided to them on June 18, 2018; and
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 2131
Superintendent
Revised
B
Policy 4111
Recruitment, Selection and Hiring
Revised
C
Policy 4211
Recruitment, Selection and Hiring
Revised
D
Policy 5131
Conduct / Discipline
Revised
E
Policy 5131.1
Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying
Revised
F
Policy 5131.5
Vandalism / Violence
Revised
G
Policy 5131.6
Drugs, Alcohol, Steroids, Tobacco (Substance Abuse)
Revised
H
Policy 5145.4
Equal Educational Opportunity
Revised
I
Policy 6171.4
Special Education
Revised
 
 
             
C. PERSONNEL
Motion by Trustee_______, seconded by Trustee______
Roll call vote:
TH          CRN       MR         RS         DS         FA          JG
 
1.           ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT TO THE BUSINESS ADMINISTRATOR, JEWELL
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education post approves Bristol Jewell, Administrative Assistant to the Business Administrator, at a prorated salary of $48,000, with benefits, effective July 10, 2018 through June 30, 2019.”
 
2.           SPANISH TEACHER, VON RECKLINGHAUSEN
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves Alexandra von Recklinghausen, ES Spanish Teacher, at a salary of $55,010 (Step 5, BA), with benefits as per the LPEA Agreement, account #11.120.100.101.06, effective September 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.”
 
3.           GRADE 4 TEACHER, GOLD
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves Nicolette Gold, Grade 4 Teacher, at a salary of $54,260 (Step 1, BA), with benefits as per the LPEA Agreement, account #11.120.100.101.06, effective September 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.”
 
4.           RESIGNATION, RUGGIERO
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education accepts the resignation of Gina Ruggiero, Student Shadow, Lincoln Park Elementary School, effective June 30, 2018.”
 
5.         MATERNITY LEAVE, EMPLOYEE #001178
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves Employee ID #001178, Lincoln Park Elementary School, for an extension of maternity leave beginning September 4, 2018 through October 18, 2018 under the Family Medical Leave Act, unpaid with benefits, and October 19, 2018 through the remainder of the 2018-2019 school year as unpaid leave without benefits, returning to work September 1, 2019.”
 
6.           STUDENT TEACHER, 2018-2019
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the following student teacher to be placed with the respective teaching staff member listed below during the 2018-2019 school year:
Student Teacher, School                  Placement                             Dates                            
M. Rojek, William Paterson Univ.     LPMS, M. Holly, Perf. Arts     9/4/18-12/13/18”
 
7.           SUMMER HOURS, GUIDANCE COUNSELOR
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves Cristina Puri to work up to five (5) days in the summer of 2018 for schedule preparation, at a cost of $300.00 per day, account #11.000.218.104.07, for a total not to exceed $1,500.00.”
 
 
D.  FINANCE
Motion by Trustee_____, seconded by Trustee_______
Roll call vote:
TH          CRN       MR         RS         DS         FA          JG
 
1.         DISPOSAL OF EQUIPMENT
*RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education authorizes the disposal of technology equipment, as per the attached list, that has been identified as being either obsolete or damaged.”
 
2.         AUTHORIZATION FOR INTERIM BILLS LIST
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education authorizes the Business Administrator to prepare and pay an interim bills list between July 17, 2018 and August 21, 2018 for the purpose of paying necessary bills including, but not limited to, utilities, insurance and other contractual obligations.”
 
3.       PAYROLL AND GENERAL ACCOUNTS CHECK REGISTER
*RESOLUTION 000-2018 "RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education ratifies the June 29, 2018 payroll and general check register, as authorized on June 26, 2018 as follows:
 
BILLS DESCRIPTION
 DATED
AMOUNT
PAYROLL GENERAL
6/29/2018
$                  57,595.43 
STATE SHARE - FICA
6/29/2018
 $                           0.00
BOARD SHARE
6/29/2018
 $                    4,406.10
 
TOTAL
 $                  62,001.53
     
FY18
 
 
BILLS LIST FUND 10
6/29/2018
 $                148,840.36
BILLS LIST FUND 20
6/29/2018
 $                    1,828.31
BILLS LIST FUND 60
6/29/2018
 $                          -  
 
TOTAL
$                 150,668.67
 
GRAND TOTAL
$                 212,670.20
 
 
4.         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
7/15/2018
 $                 71,529.68
STATE SHARE - FICA
7/15/2018
 $                    2,056.61
BOARD SHARE
7/15/2018
 $                    3,169.42
DELTA DENTAL - CK# 14746
7/1/2018
 $                    7,543.69
HORIZON B/C B/S - CK# 14747
7/1/2018
 $                202,744.66
 
TOTAL
 $                287,044.06
     
FY18
 
 
BILLS LIST FUND 10
7/17/2018
 $                128,723.55
BILLS LIST FUND 20
7/17/2018
 $                  10,650.00
BILLS LIST FUND 60
7/17/2018
 $                    1,140.00
 
TOTAL
 $                 140,513.55
 
GRAND TOTAL
 $                 427,557.61
 
5.            APPROVAL OF A CHANGE ORDER
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves a change order for the Middle School Roof Replacement Project, State Project #2650-040-18-1000 in a total amount as follows:
 
Cost of new decking required on both sides of roof:     $ 23,000.00
Less Contingency included in contract cost:                  -   5,000.00
Less Credit for removal of kitchen ceiling                      -   2,500.00
              Net Increase in Project Cost                                         $ 15,500.00
 
And, Be It Further Resolved, that the Total Project Cost be increased by $15,500.00 with the additional cost to be funded through an increase in the withdrawal from the Capital Reserve Account.”
 
E. USE OF FACILITIES
Motion by Trustee_____, seconded by Trustee_______
Roll call vote:
TH          CRN       MR         RS         DS         FA          JG
 
  1. USE OF FACILITIES
RESOLUTION 000-2019 “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
 Boy Scouts
LPMS
APR
Mondays
Sept-June when school open
7:30-8:30 pm
N/A
B
None
LPES
 
 
 
 
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.
 

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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