NOVEMBER 27, 2018 AGENDA

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Dates: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 11:15am
LINCOLN PARK PUBLIC SCHOOLS
 
LINCOLN PARK, NEW JERSEY
 
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
 
6:30 PM, LINCOLN PARK MIDDLE SCHOOL
 
NOVEMBER 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 achievethe 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 November 13, 2018.                                                                                                                                                         

6. Presentations

Presentation of the FY18 Audit – Nisivoccia LLP
          United Way

7. Superintendent’s Report

      Changes to the Agenda
      HIB Report
     *Suspension Report
      Enrollment Report
 
  

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, NOVEMBER 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 November 21, 2018, as summarized:                                                                                                                           LPES     LPMS            
                                     Incidents Reported          0            0
                                     Confirmed HIB                 0            0
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the remedial and disciplinary action taken by the building principals.”
 
 
2.         EAGLE SCOUT PROJECT
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education recognizes and approves the Eagle Scout Project of Connor Neuhaus, the creation and installation of an inspirational rock garden at the Lincoln Park Middle School, at no expense to the Board of Education.”
 
3.         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
J. Bastedo
Practical Co-Teaching Strategies…English Language Learners, 12/11/18
$259
---
M. Meyer
MCAEMSA Conference, 11/30/18
---
42
M. Bammer
MCAEMSA Conference, 11/30/18
---
54
D. Nilsson
Restorative Discipline seminar, 1/25/19
$259
10
 * 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. POLICY
Motion by Trustee_______, seconded by Trustee______
Roll call vote:
TH           CRN       MR          RS           DS          FA           JG
 
1.       POLICIES, FIRST READING
* RESOLUTION 000-2018 “WHEREAS, the Policy Committee reviewed the following via an update provided to them on November 20, 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 4111.2/4211.2
Domestic Violence
New
B
Policy 4131/4131.1
Staff Development; Inservice Education/Visitations/Conferences
Revised
C
Policy 5145.7
Gender Identity and Expression
Revised
 
 
 
C. PERSONNEL
Motion by Trustee_______, seconded by Trustee______
Roll call vote:
TH           CRN       MR          RS           DS          FA           JG
 
1.         HEAD CUSTODIAN STIPEND, MOORE
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education appoints Tristan Moore as Head Custodian, Lincoln Park Middle School, at a prorated annual stipend of $1,350.00, effective January 1, 2019 through June 30, 2019.”
 
2.        LONGEVITY STIPEND, MILTNER
RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves Lewis Miltner for a longevity stipend of $200.00 for completing 11 years of service, effective December 15, 2018.”
 
3.         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 November 28, 2018 through June 30, 2019:      Tiffany Lee, Teacher.”
               
D. FINANCE
Motion by Trustee_____, seconded by Trustee_______
Roll call vote:
TH           CRN       MR          RS           DS          FA           JG
 
1.         APPROVAL OF FINAL PAYMENT AND CLOSEOUT - MS ROOF PROJECT
* RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the final payment of $7,315.00 to More Consulting Corp. and the closeout of the Middle School Roofing Project, State Project #2650-040-18-1000, as reviewed and approved by the District Architect of Record."
 
2.         FINAL AUDITED 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 final audited Board Secretary’s Report.”
 
3.         FINAL AUDITED 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 final audited Treasurer’s Report for June, 2018.”
 
 
4.          FINAL AUDITED CERTIFICATION, JUNE, 2018
* RESOLUTION 000-2018 “Pursuant to N.J.A.C. 6:20-2A 10(e), the Board Secretary does certify that the final audited Board Secretary’s Report for June, 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
 
5.          REVISED 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 revised July, 2018 Board Secretary’s Report.”
 
6.          REVISED 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 revised Treasurer’s Report for July, 2018.”
 
7.          REVISED CERTIFICATION, JULY, 2018
* RESOLUTION 000-2018 “Pursuant to N.J.A.C. 6:20-2A 10(e), the Board Secretary does certify that the revised 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.          REVISED 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 revised August, 2018 Board Secretary’s Report.”
 
9.          REVISED 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 revised Treasurer’s Report for August, 2018.”
 
10.        REVISED CERTIFICATION, AUGUST, 2018
* RESOLUTION 000-2018 “Pursuant to N.J.A.C. 6:20-2A 10(e), the Board Secretary does certify that the revised 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
 
11.        SECRETARY’S REPORT, SEPTEMBER, 2018
* RESOLUTION 000-2018 “RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education accepts and affixes to the minutes of this meeting the September, 2018 Board Secretary’s Report.”
 
12.        TREASURER’S REPORT, SEPTEMBER, 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 September, 2018.”
 
13.        CERTIFICATION, SEPTEMEBER, 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 September, 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
 
14.       MONTHLY TRANSFER REPORT, SEPTEMBER, 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 September, 2018 in compliance with N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-13.3(e)."
 
15.        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 11/15/2018  $               456,309.40
STATE SHARE - FICA 11/15/2018  $                24,923.72
BOARD SHARE  11/15/2018  $                  7,491.95
DELTA DENTAL     
HORIZON B/C B/S     
  TOTAL  $               488,725.07
     
FY19    
BILLS LIST FUND 10 11/27/2018  $               724,891.14
BILLS LIST FUND 20 11/27/2018  $                15,595.94
BILLS LIST FUND 60 11/27/2018  $                17,396.37
  TOTAL  $               757,883.45
  GRAND TOTAL   $           1,246,608.52
 
 
 

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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