JANUARY 22, 2019 MINUTES

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Dates: 
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 8:30am
LINCOLN PARK PUBLIC SCHOOLS
LINCOLN PARK, NEW JERSEY
MINUTES
REGULAR MEETING 
6:30 PM, LINCOLN PARK MIDDLE SCHOOL
JANUARY 22, 2019
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.
 
 
President Avena called the meeting to order at 6:34 p.m., and he led the Board in the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag. He then read the following statement into the record:
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.
 
MEMBERS PRESENT:       Mr. Avena, Mr. Gibbons, Mr. Henches,                                                           Mr. Kaufman, Ms. Nielsen, Ms. Stoel
MEMBERS ABSENT:           Mr. Stager
 
ADMINISTRATION:             Mr. James Grube, Superintendent,                                                                 Mrs. Juanita Petty, Interim Business                                                               Administrator and Board Secretary,
                                         Mr. Michael Meyer, Middle School Principal,                                                  Mrs. Melissa Bammer, Elementary School                                                        Principal, Mr. David Winston, Director of                                                        Curriculum and Instruction, Mrs. Wendy                                                        Billig, Director of Special Services
 
OTHERS PRESENT:           Approximately 225 members of the public,                                                  including students who were receiving                                                          awards.
 
 
MINUTES
Trustee Gibbons, seconded by Trustee Henches, moved to approve the minutes of the reorganization and regular meeting of the Board of Education on January 8, 2019.  The minutes were approved by a roll call vote: 6-0-0.
 
A roll call vote was taken for the Minutes.
YEA: Mr. Gibbons, Mr. Henches, Mr. Kaufman, Ms. Nielsen, Ms. Stoel, Mr. Avena
NAY: None
ABSTAINED: None
The motion carried: 6-0-0
 
PRESENTATIONS
Student Council President’s Update by Katie Cifelli. Katie congratulated all the award winners this evening.
Pep Rally was held in December honoring the Winter sports teams. There was also a competition with the members of the staff, which was a lot of fun.
Student Council is planning a dance in February.
Continue to work on iReady in extended homeroom as well as participating in spirit days.
 
Student Awards.
 
 
 
The following students and staff members were recognized by the Board of Education:
 
LINCOLN PARK PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Staff & Student Awards Presentation
January 22, 2019
 
2019 TEACHERS OF THE YEAR
Carolyn Kerwin – LPES  •  Sarah Guza – LPMS
In Recognition and Appreciation for Carolyn Kerwin
WHEREAS, Carolyn Kerwin graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Elementary Education and Psychology from Caldwell College;
WHEREAS, Carolyn Kerwin began her service in the Lincoln Park School District in 1994 as a substitute teacher and then as a Teacher Assistant, and has served as an Elementary Teacher from 1996 until present; and
WHEREAS, Carolyn Kerwin has demonstrated outstanding and exemplary instructional qualities throughout her teaching career; and
WHEREAS, Carolyn Kerwin has eagerly met the challenges to ensure educational excellence for her students; and
WHEREAS, Carolyn Kerwin has served as a home instructor, a teacher mentor, a teacher aide for the Extended School Year program, and a member of the Curriculum Committee, and has overseen Morning Duty; and
WHEREAS, Carolyn Kerwin has served the Lincoln Park School District and our community with distinction and dedication; and
WHEREAS, the Board of Education is the official governing body for the Lincoln Park School District; now
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education acknowledges Carolyn Kerwin as the Lincoln Park Elementary School 2019 Teacher of the Year; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that with the enactment of this resolution, Carolyn Kerwin’s recognition shall be so noted in the minutes and become a part of the permanent record of the District; and
BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education wishes Carolyn Kerwin every success during the coming years.
 
In Recognition and Appreciation for Sarah Guza
WHEREAS, Sarah Guza graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mathematics and Secondary Education from King’s College and a Master of Education Degree from East Stroudsburg University; and
WHEREAS, Sarah Guza has served as a Mathematics teacher to middle school students in the Lincoln Park School District from 2012 until present; and
WHEREAS, Sarah Guza has demonstrated outstanding and exemplary instructional qualities throughout her teaching career; and
WHEREAS, Sarah Guza has eagerly met the challenges to ensure educational excellence for her students; and
WHEREAS, Sarah Guza has served as a trip chaperone, has overseen the Morning Broadcast Program, and has coached soccer; and
WHEREAS, Sarah Guza has served the Lincoln Park School District and our community with distinction and dedication; and
WHEREAS, the Board of Education is the official governing body for the Lincoln Park School District; now
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education acknowledges Sarah Guza as the Lincoln Park Middle School 2019 Teacher of the Year; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that with the enactment of this resolution, Sarah Guza’s recognition shall be so noted in the minutes and become a part of the permanent record of the District; and
BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education wishes Sarah Guza every success during the coming years.
 
RETIREE
Lewis Miltner – 11 Years
In Recognition Of Lewis Miltner, Head Custodian
WHEREAS, Lewis Miltner, a dedicated custodian in the Lincoln Park School District who served in the Middle School since October, 2007, requested retirement at the end of the day on December 31, 2018; AND
WHEREAS, Lewis Miltner, during his years of dedicated service, helped to provide a safe, clean learning and working environment for all children, staff, and community members; AND
WHEREAS, Lewis Miltner has actively assisted in preparing the building and grounds of the Lincoln Park Middle School ensuring the success of all school and community events, including but not limited to student class functions, graduation and awards ceremonies, Board of Education meetings, and community group activities; AND
WHEREAS, Lewis Miltner, as a dedicated Head Custodian, has given so much of his energy and time for the comfort of students, staff, and community members;
THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education hereby publicly acknowledges the professional commitment of Lewis Miltner; AND
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education wishes for him and his family many rewarding and happy years in his retirement and that the Secretary to the Board of Education be directed to spread this Resolution in full upon the Minutes and that the Superintendent of Schools forthwith dispatch a copy to the custodian being so honored.
 
LINCOLN PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

 

STUDENTS OF THE MONTH
SEPTEMBER - EMPATHY
K Cadence Roy
K Tyler Sentowski
1st Alex Latella
1st Violet Moretti
2nd Jayden Marca Pauta
2nd Alejna Nasufi
3rd Hailey Ackerman
3rd Annabel Davis
4th Siana Ala
4th James Seaman
 
OCTOBER - RESPECT
K Alexandra Matos
K Michael Schmiedhauser
1st Jayden DeDios
1st Sydney Morris
2nd Ethan Hilaire
2nd Shaila Patel
3rd Taleeyah Nash-bey
3rd Jenna Wiltshire
4th Samir Mendez-Dominguez
4th Stephanie Ramirez
 
NOVEMBER - COURTEOUSNESS
K Caroline Evans
K Gavin Fieldhouse
1st Anthea Ceci
1st Brayden Phillips
2nd Ajnur Asani
2nd Ethan Lauriano
3rd Ariana De Dios
3rd Evan Ward
4th Ava Allen
4th Daniel Orlowski
 
DECEMBER - HELPFULNESS
K Sophie Moskal
K Joshua Reid
1st Madison Font
1st James Mastricova
2nd Tyler Ferschman
2nd Anthony Guinansaca
3rd Peter Kostoplis
3rd Nysa Vadaliya
4th Luciana Casaretto
4th Joseph Rizzo
 
JANUARY - RESPONSIBILITY
K Siena Nazzaro
K Jason Ward
1st Ryan McClellan
1st Owen Rylander
2nd Camille Lintag
2nd Matthew Zerden
3rd Brandon Laubshire
3rd Elena Thomas
4th Ansam Abuawad
4th Edward Park
 

 

LINCOLN PARK MIDDLE SCHOOL
NORTH JERSEY AREA BAND
Monica Mann, 7th Grade
 
MORRIS AREA HONOR CHOIR
Lea Bruncaj
Sara Brzyzek
Breanna Dungca
Elysia Esposito 
Nitya Makkapati
Alexander Nieves
 
STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

 

SEPTEMBER - EMPATHY
5 Antonio De La Rosa
5 Brooke Pisarcik
6 Giovanni Piro
6 Lorjana Sabani
7 Thomas Martin
7 Sarah Rasa
8 Ryan Diese
8 Ainne Doyle
 
OCTOBER – RESPONSIBILITY
5 Brandon Neuhaus
5 Rebecca Sherbert
6 Caden Loftus
6 Megan Campos
7 Adem Qose
7 Hiba Oumial
8 Jeremy Roller
8 Julia Jakimas
 
NOVEMBER - COURTEOUSNESS
5 Dylan Cortegana
5 Emilee Sparer
6 Drew Cabalar
6 Emily Grubbs
7 Jackson Babino
7 Elizabeth Zanca
8 Keith Hughes
8 Luna Alhallak
 
 
DECEMBER - HELPFULNESS
5 Rayan Toska
5 Gianna DeFrancesco
6 Jacob Tone
6 Taylor Levedag
7 Michael Flood
7 Ashlee Sparer
8 Matthew Marino
8 Allison Muttel
 
JANUARY – SHOW HONOR OR ESTEEM FOR OTHERS
5 Jarel Hernandez
5 Anyiah Correa
6 Eric Berger
6 Emily Rizzo
7 Nicholas DiCoio
7 Lea Bruncaj
8 Kevin Otero
8 Ella Young
 
 
The Board of Education took a short recess at 6:58 p.m. The Board reconvened at 7:04 p.m., with no one in attendance from the public.
 
SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT     
Changes to the agenda, as follows:
1) Facilities Use by a Brownie Troop, for 1/29/19 at 6:00-7:00 p.m.
2) HIB- No HIBs to report since the last meeting.
3) Suspensions- Two students received an in-school suspension for a physical altercation.
4) Enrollments for December are in the board’s folder.
5) Mr. Grube commented on the awards presentation, and how talented the students and staff are in both schools.
6) An update on professional development that was held yesterday was given. The day was a success. Reminded the board that on February 4th, there will be a two hour delay for professional development that will follow up on yesterday’s sessions.
 
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT   
Budget development for 2019-2020
 
COMMITTEE REPORTS
 
Curriculum / Personnel, Carol Nielsen
  • No meeting, no report.
 
MCSBA, Robert Stager
  • No meeting, no report.
 
Finance / Facilities, Frank Avena
  • FY18 Audit
  • Status of 2018-2019 budget
  • Preliminary 2019-2020 budget projections
  • Insurance renewal; there is a 0% composite increase
  • Facilities projects
 
Negotiations, Jack Gibbons
  • No meeting, no report.
 
Lincoln Park / Pequannock Shared Services, Frank Avena
  • No meeting, no report.
 
Policy / Public Relations, Todd Henches
  • No meeting, no report.
 
MCESC, Todd Henches
  • There was a meeting on 1/9/19. The two main items discussed were: rates for services, and the consolidation of two schools as they are selling the Park Lake School.
 
NJSBA, Joshua Kaufman
  • No meeting, no report.
 
Boonton High School Representative / High School, Rob Stager
  • There is a meeting next Monday.
 
 
FIRST PUBLIC RECOGNITION REGARDING SCHOOL RELATED MATTERS
By a voice vote, the Board approved to forgo the first public recognition, as there was no one from the public in attendance wishing to address the Board.
 
 
RESOLUTIONS
 
ADMINISTRATION
Trustee Nielsen, seconded by Trustee Stoel, moved Administration items #1-7.
 
HIB REPORT, JANUARY 2019
RESOLUTION 1899-2019 “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 January 18, 2019, 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.”
 
UNIFORM STATE MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT
RESOLUTION 1900-2019 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the Uniform State Memorandum of Agreement between the Lincoln Park School District and the Lincoln Park Police Department.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approves submission of this agreement to the Morris County Department of Education.”
 
PARTICIPATION IN MIDDLE SCHOOL LEADERSHIP AWARD PROGRAM
RESOLUTION 1901-2019 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves district participation in the Morris County Superintendents’ Middle School Leadership Award Program on May 1, 2019 at a cost not to exceed $350.”
 
HOME INSTRUCTION:  2018-2019, #5070869224
RESOLUTION 1902-2019 “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 #5070869224, to be provided by Lindsay Hessenius, at a rate of $35.00 per hour, for up to 2 hours per day, not to exceed $350.00, account #11.219.100.320.03, effective January 14, 2019 through January 18, 2019.”
 
HOME INSTRUCTION:  2018-2019, #4564098739
RESOLUTION 1903-2019 “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 #4564098739 – Lincoln Park, to be provided by Saint Clare’s, at a rate of $55.00 per hour, for up to 5 hours per week, account #11.150.100.320.03, effective December 11, 2018, per the Boonton Child Study Team and the Boonton Board agenda dated January 7, 2019.”
 
DISPOSAL OF SPORTS EQUIPMENT
RESOLUTION 1904-2019 "RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the disposal of the following sports items:
1 Air hockey table                        not working
12 Lacrosse sticks                       unusable under NJSIAA rules             
12 Hockey helmets                      obsolete
20 Hockey gloves                        obsolete
25 Old girls soccer uniforms        replaced in 2013
25 Old boys soccer uniforms       replaced in 2013
25 Field hockey uniforms            replaced in 2013
15 Field hockey sticks                  unusable under NJSIAA rules
20 Cheer uniforms                       replaced in 2013
20 Boys soccer uniforms             (2 sets ago)
20 Girls soccer uniforms              (2 sets ago)
25 Baseball uniforms                  replaced in 2013
1 Old balance board                   obsolete
4 Pairs stilts                                obsolete
3 Rowing machines                    obsolete
2 Ping Pong tables                     no longer used”
 
 
PROFESSIONAL DAY WORKSHOP ATTENDANCE
RESOLUTION 1905-2019 “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. Kennelly
27th Annual Joint Conference: Recent Advances in Understanding Word-Level Reading Problems: Assessment and Highly Effective Intervention, 3/15/19
$205
30
C. Bonsiewich
NJAMLE Annual Conference, 3/15/19
$99
---
J. Werner
Dyslexia seminar, 2/28/19
$200
---
 
* 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.”
 
A roll call vote was taken for Administration.
YEA: Mr. Gibbons, Mr. Henches, Mr. Kaufman, Ms. Nielsen, Ms. Stoel, Mr. Avena
NAY: None
ABSTAINED: None
The motion carried: 6-0-0
 
PERSONNEL
Trustee Gibbons, seconded by Trustee Nielsen, moved Personnel items #1-5.
 
STUDENT SHADOW, MARCHIONE
RESOLUTION 1906-2019 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education post approves Jillian Marchione, 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 January 22, 2019 through June 30, 2019.”
 
RESIGNATION, M.L.
RESOLUTION 1907-2019 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education accepts the irrevocable resignation of M.L. effective January 24, 2019 and the approved Agreement.”
 
MOVEMENT ON GUIDE, FEBRUARY 1, 2019
RESOLUTION 1908-2019 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the following staff for movement on the guide effective February 1, 2019:”
Name
Current
Move To
 
Step on Guide
Base Salary
Step on Guide
Base Salary
Danielle Morgenroth
Step 16, BA+15
$69,410
Step 16, BA+30
$70,910
Stephanie Probst
Step 5, BA
$55,010
Step 5, BA+15
$56,510
Danielle Zodda
Step 17, BA+15
$72,965
Step 17, BA+30
$74,465
 
MEDICAL LEAVE, ID #000668
RESOLUTION 1909-2019 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves Employee, ID #000668, for medical leave beginning February 14, 2019 through March 29, 2019 as sick days, with benefits, returning to work on April 1, 2019.”
 
MEDICAL LEAVE EXTENSION, ID #001510
RESOLUTION 1910-2019 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education post approves Employee, ID #001510, for a medical leave extension beginning January 21, 2019 through January 25, 2019 as unpaid leave without benefits, returning to work on January 28, 2019.”
 
 
A roll call vote was taken for Personnel.
YEA: Mr. Gibbons, Mr. Henches, Mr. Kaufman, Ms. Nielsen, Ms. Stoel, Mr. Avena
NAY: None
ABSTAINED: None
The motion carried: 6-0-0
 
FINANCE
Trustee Gibbons, seconded by Trustee Henches, moved Finance items #1-7.
 
APPROVAL TO AWARD A CONTRACT FOR RFP #1-1819 SUBSTITUTE SERVICES
            RESOLUTION 1911-2019 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the                                       Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves a contract with Insight                      Workforce Solutions of Cherry Hill, NJ to provide Substitute Services as per RFP#1-                         1819 Substitute Services, at a cost to the District of $121.50 per day for per diem                             teacher and paraprofessional substitutes and $202.50 per day for long term                                      substitutes, and a total markup percentage of 35.00%, effective January 23, 2019                            through June 30, 2020”.
 
APPROVAL TO AWARD A CONTRACT FOR RFP #2-1819 PRESCRIPTION & MEDICAL BENEFITS
RESOLUTION 1912-2019 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves a renewal contract with Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield of New Jersey to provide Prescription and Medical Benefits as per RFP#2-1819, at a final renewal of a 1.63% increase in medical rates and a 7.49% decrease in prescription drug rates, resulting in no change in projected composite costs, effective February 1, 2019 through January 31, 2020; and further, that the Board approve the addition of Omnia through Horizon as a voluntary lower cost plan option for its employees.
 
SECRETARY’S REPORT, NOVEMBER, 2018
* RESOLUTION 1913-2019 “RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education accepts and affixes to the minutes of this meeting the revised November, 2018 Board Secretary’s Report.”
 
TREASURER’S REPORT, NOVEMBER, 2018
* RESOLUTION 1914-2019 “RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education accepts and affixes to the minutes of this meeting the revised Treasurer’s Report for November, 2018.”
 
CERTIFICATION, NOVEMBER, 2018
* RESOLUTION 1915-2019 “Pursuant to N.J.A.C. 6:20-2A 10(e), the Board Secretary does certify that the revised Board Secretary’s Report for November, 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
 
MONTHLY TRANSFER REPORT, NOVEMBER, 2018
* RESOLUTION 1916-2019 “RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves and affixes to the minutes of this meeting the revised monthly transfer report for November, 2018 in compliance with N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-13.3(e).”
 
PAYROLL AND GENERAL ACCOUNTS BILLS LIST
* RESOLUTION 1917-2019 “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
1/15/2019
 $              431,046.00
STATE SHARE - FICA
1/15/2019
 $                25,355.17
BOARD SHARE
1/15/2019
 $                  5,511.87
DELTA DENTAL
 
 
HORIZON B/C B/S
 
 
 
TOTAL
 $              461,913.04
     
FY19
 
 
BILLS LIST FUND 10
1/22/2019
 $              156,581.18
BILLS LIST FUND 20
1/22/2019
 $                19,064.94
BILLS LIST FUND 60
1/22/2019
 $                36,988.46
 
TOTAL
 $              212,634.58
 
GRAND TOTAL
 $          674,547.62
 
 
Mrs. Petty noted that only Funds 10 through 40 are included in the Board Secretary’s Report.  Fund 60, Cafeteria Account, will be presented at the next meeting for approval.
 
Mr. Grube responded to a question regarding the substitute service.
 
Mrs. Petty noted that the effective date for the Substitute Service approval should be January 23, 2019.  The motion will be revised.
 
A roll call vote was taken for Finance.
YEA: Mr. Gibbons, Mr. Henches, Mr. Kaufman, Ms. Nielsen, Ms. Stoel, Mr. Avena
NAY: None
ABSTAINED: None
The motion carried: 6-0-0
 
FACILITIES
Trustee Nielsen, seconded by Trustee Kaufman, moved Finance items #1-1, as revised.
 
USE OF FACILITIES
 RESOLUTION 1918-2019 “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
Girl Scouts
Elementary School
Cafeteria
Tuesday
1/22/19
6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
N/A
B
LPMS Drama Club
Middle School
APR
Tuesday
1/29/19* was board approved for 1/18/19 facilities use, but would like to switch to 1/29/19
6:30 p.m.
N/A
C
Lincoln Park PTO
Elementary School
Gym & APR
Thursday
2/14/19
4;30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
N/A
D
Girl Scouts
Elementary School
Cafeteria
Tuesday
1/29/19
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
N/A
 
A roll call vote was taken for Facilities.
YEA: Mr. Gibbons, Mr. Henches, Mr. Kaufman, Ms. Nielsen, Ms. Stoel, Mr. Avena
NAY: None
ABSTAINED: None
The motion carried: 6-0-0
 
BOARD DISCUSSION
There was no board discussion.
 
SECOND PUBLIC RECOGNITION REGARDING SCHOOL RELATED MATTERS
By a voice vote, the Board unanimously approved to forgo the second public recognition, as there was no one from the public in attendance wishing to address the Board.
 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 Trustee Nielsen, seconded by Trustee Stoel, moved to enter into executive session at 7:20 pm.
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.______Personnel/Contractual______________
 
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.
 
RENCONVENE
Trustee Kaufman, seconded by Trustee Nielsen, moved to return from Executive Session at 7:52 p.m. 
Voice vote – all yes.
 
 
ADJOURNMENT
Trustee Gibbons, seconded by Trustee Kaufman, moved for the Board:
 
      To adjourn the meeting at 7:53 p.m.
 
 
 
Respectfully submitted,
 
 
 
Juanita A. Petty
RSBA, SFO, Interim Business Administrator/Board Secretary      
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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