OCTOBER 16, 2018 AGENDA

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Dates: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 8:30am

LINCOLN PARK PUBLIC SCHOOLS

LINCOLN PARK, NEW JERSEY

REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

6:30 PM, LINCOLN PARK MIDDLE SCHOOL

OCTOBER 16, 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

September 25, 2018.   

 

6. Superintendent's Report

     Changes to the Agenda

     HIB Report

     Suspension Report

     Enrollment Report

 

7. Business Administrator’s Report

  

   Elementary School Drills:

  September 14, 2018 – Fire Drill

  September 19, 2018 – Lockdown

 

  Middle School Drills:  

 

  September 18, 2018 – Fire Drill

  September 24, 2018 – Evacuation Drill

 

8.  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)

 

9. 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.                

 

10. Resolutions

 

A. ADMINISTRATION

Motion by Trustee_______, seconded by Trustee______

Roll call vote:

TH    CRN    MR    RS    DS    FA    JG
 

1.            ESL AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM:  2018-2019

RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education post approves an ESL After School Program, with services provided by Carolyn Kerwin, for a total of 60 hours, at a rate of $35.00 per hour, not to exceed $2,100.00, account #20.260.100.100.00, funded through the Title III NCLB Grant, effective October 15, 2018 through June 19, 2019.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Danielle Capozzi is approved as a substitute teacher for the ESL After School Program at the rate of $35.00 per hour.”

 

2.            ESL PARENT GROUP:  2018-2019

RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education post approves an ESL Parent Group, to be overseen by Jennifer Bastedo, for a total of 16 hours, at a rate of $35.00 per hour, not to exceed $560.00, account #20.260.100.100.00, funded through the Title III NCLB Grant, effective October 15, 2018 through June 19, 2019.”

 

3.            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

November, 2018   LPMS Climate Team        Drew University, Madison, NJ”

 

4.             APPROVAL OF PARAPROFESSIONAL:  2018-2019, SCHLITT

RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education post approves Brendon Schlitt, Paraprofessional, for student State ID #38409507387, at a salary of $31,350.00 (Step 1), account #19.190.100.106.00, effective September 1, 2018 through June 20, 2019, per the Boonton Child Study Team and the Boonton Board agenda dated August 13, 2018.”

 

 

5.             APPROVAL OF PARAPROFESSIONAL:  2018-2019
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education post approves a Provisional 1:1 Instructional Paraprofessional for State Student ID #3743665058 at ECLC of New Jersey, for a total of 200 days at $142.50 per day, not to exceed $28,500.00, account  #11.000.100.566.00, effective January 5, 2018 through June 30, 2019.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board President and the School Business Administrator are authorized to execute the agreement/contract on behalf of the Board of Education.”

 

6.            DISPOSAL OF BOOKS

RESOLUTION 000-2018 "RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the disposal of the following books: Fishbein's Illustrated Medical and Health Encyclopedia, 22 Volume Set, 1981, H.S. Stuttman, Inc.”

 

7.          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

A. Hamada

The Midwest Clinic International Band and Orchestra Conference, 12/20-21/18

$90

---

L. Lopuski

School Emergency Triage Training, 10/8/18*

$125

---

S. Iapoce

Annual Technology Conference, 11/30/18

$90

---

K. Bell

Annual Technology Conference, 11/30/18

$90

---

W. Billig

ABC’s of HIB, 10/9/18*

$40

---

L. Lopuski

NJAAP School Health Conference, 10/17/18

$195

---

N. Shorter

Speech Language Therapy:Facilitating Rapid Change for Children with Severe Phonological Disorders, 12/10/18

$259

---

A. Pohlman

Effectively Dealing with Disruptive Students, 12/17/18

$269

---

K. Davidson

Effectively Dealing with Disruptive Students, 12/17/18

$269

---

M. Meyer

Why We Bully: Unconscious Bias, 10/30/18

---

83

   *for post-approval

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby approves the costs of attendance at the stated functions, including all registration fees and statutorily authorized travel expenditures, provided that such expenditures are within the annual maximum travel expenditure amount, and that the total cost of the related travel expense will not exceed the amounts stipulated above.”

 

    

B. PERSONNEL

Motion by Trustee_______, seconded by Trustee______

Roll call vote:

TH    CRN    MR    RS    DS    FA    JG

 

1.            STUDENT SHADOW, STUCY

RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education post approves Erin Stucy, Student Shadow, Lincoln Park Elementary School, for up to 25 hours per week, at a rate of $14.00 per hour, no benefits, not to exceed $12,810.00 per annum, account #11.000.217.100.03, effective October 9, 2018 through June 30, 2019.”

 

2.            TRAFFIC CONTROL OFFICER, KIFFER

RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves Maureen Kiffer, Traffic Control Officer, at the rate of $20.00 per hour, without benefits, account #11.000.270.107.02, effective on or about October 22, 2018 through June 30, 2019;

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approves Andrea Driesse to serve as a replacement, as needed, at the rate of $21.61 per hour during the 2018-2019 school year.”

 

3.            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

Jennifer Dockendorf           Melinda Holly       October 8, 2018”

 

4.            STUDENT TEACHERS

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.     LPMS, C. Velardi, PE 10/29/18-12/13/18

               S. Sanfilippo, Fairleigh Dickinson Univ.   LPMS, M. Spencer, Social Studies 1/2/19-1/18/19”

 

5.            SUBSTITUTE, 2018-2019

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 October 17, 2018 through June 30, 2019:     

A.     Joanne Capozzi, Teacher”

 

 

C. FINANCE

Motion by Trustee_____, seconded by Trustee_______

Roll call vote:

TH    CRN    MR    RS    DS    FA    JG

 

1.          REVISED SECRETARY’S REPORT, JUNE, 2018

* RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education accepts and affixes to the minutes of this meeting the June, 2018 revised Board Secretary’s Report.”

 

2.             REVISED TREASURER’S REPORT, JUNE, 2018

* RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education accepts and

affixes to the minutes of this meeting the revised Treasurer’s Report for June, 2018.”

 

3.            CERTIFICATION, JUNE, 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 June, 2018 does not reflect over-expenditures in any ac

count based on the appropriation balances reflected in the report and on the advice of district

officials.”

 

 

    _______________________________

Board Secretary

 

4.             REVISED MONTHLY TRANSFER REPORT, JUNE, 2018

* RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves and affixes to the minutes of this meeting the revised monthly transfer report for June, 2018 in compliance with N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-13.3(e).”

 

5.         SECRETARY’S REPORT, JULY, 2018

* RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education accepts and

affixes to the minutes of this meeting the July, 2018 Board Secretary’s Report.”

 

6.        TREASURER’S REPORT, JULY 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 July, 2018."

 

7.         CERTIFICATION, JULY, 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 July, 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, JULY, 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 July 2018 in compliance with N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-13.3(e).”

 

9.          SECRETARY’S REPORT, AUGUST, 2018

* RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education accepts and

affixes to the minutes of this meeting the August, 2018 Board Secretary’s Report.”

 

10.           TREASURER’S REPORT, AUGUST, 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 August, 2018.

 

11.          CERTIFICATION, AUGUST,, 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 August, 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

 

12.           MONTHLY TRANSFER REPORT, AUGUST, 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 August, 2018 in compliance with N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-13.3(e).”

 

 

13.           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 9/30/2018  $          438,377.46
STATE SHARE - FICA 9/30/2018  $            25,183.22
BOARD SHARE  9/30/2018  $              6,219.46
DELTA DENTAL - CK# 15036 10/1/2018  $              7,465.92
HORIZON B/C B/S - CK# 15037 10/1/2018  $          195,958.03
  TOTAL  $          673,204.09
     
     
FY19    
BILLS LIST FUND 10 10/16/2018  $          789,496.96
BILLS LIST FUND 20 10/16/2018  $            28,206.10
BILLS LIST FUND 60 10/16/2018  $            33,201.96
  TOTAL  $          850,905.02
  GRAND TOTAL   $        1,524,109.11

  

 

14.      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.”

 

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

Girl Scouts

LPMS

APR

Fridays

11/2/2018, 1/11/19, 2/22/19

 5:00 pm

-  9:00 pm

N/A

B

Girl Scouts (Daisy)

LPES

Cafeteria

Tuesdays

10/16/18, 11/20/2018, 12/18/18, 1/22/19, 2/19/19, 3/19/19, 4/23/19, 5/21/19

6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

N/A

C

LP Parent Group

LPES

Cafeteria

Monday

10/22/2018

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

N/A

 

 

11. Board Discussion

 

12. 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.

 

13. 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

14.  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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