APRIL 9, 2019 AGENDA

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Dates: 
Friday, April 5, 2019 - 9:45am
LINCOLN PARK PUBLIC SCHOOLS
LINCOLN PARK, NEW JERSEY
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
6:30 PM, LINCOLN PARK MIDDLE SCHOOL
APRIL 9, 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.
 
 

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

____ Frank Avena, President
____ Carol Nielsen, Vice President
____ Jack Gibbons
____ Todd Henches
____ Joshua Kaufman
____ Robert Stager
____ Dina Stoel
 
 

5. Approval of Minutes

Motion by Trustee_____ seconded by Trustee_____
Roll call vote:
JG           TH           JK           RS           DS          CN          FA
               
  1. Recommending the approval of the minutes of a regular meeting of the Board of Education held on March 26, 2019.
 

6. Presentations

 
              
     

7. Superintendent’s Report

 
Changes to the Agenda
*HIB Report
Suspension Report
 

8. Business Administrator’s Report

     
Elementary School Drills
Fire Drill: 3/11/19
Lockdown Drill: 3/21/19
 
Middle School Drills
Shelter in Place Drill: 3/6/19
Fire Drill: 3/14/19
                                                                                                                     

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 (Josh Kaufman)
I. Boonton High School Representative / High School (Rob Stager)
 

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:
JG           TH           JK           RS           DS          CN          FA          
 
1.         HIB REPORT, APRIL 2019
* RESOLUTION 000-2019 “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 April 5, 2019, as summarized:                                                                                                        LPES       LPMS
                                                Incidents Reported              1              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.         WATER AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE LINCOLN PARK BOE AND BOROUGH
* RESOLUTION 000-2019 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the Shared Service Water Agreement between itself and the Borough of Lincoln Park, attached hereto, that was approved by the Borough Council at its Regular Meeting held on March 19, 2019.”
 
3.         SUMMER TECHNOLOGY ASSISTANT POSITION
RESOLUTION 000-2019 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the Summer Technology Assistant position for up to 30 hours per week for 10 weeks, not to exceed $3,600.00, effective June 24, 2019 through August 30, 2019.”
 
4.         LPES DONATION
RESOLUTION 000-2019 "RESOLVED that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education accepts, with gratitude, a donation of school supplies for the Lincoln Park Elementary School from Ms. Purvi Patel, GFK Custom Research, LLC, East Hanover, NJ., with an estimated value of $600.00."
 
5.         HOME INSTRUCTION:  2018-2019, #8076514678
RESOLUTION 000-2019 “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 #8076514678 to be provided by LearnWell, at a rate of $50.50 per hour, for up to10 hours per week, not to exceed $3,030.00, account #11.150.100.320.03, effective March 22, 2019 through March 29, 2019.”
 
6.         LPMS FIELD TRIP
RESOLUTION 000-2019 "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 
June, 2019            Select Students                     *Pequannock Valley Middle School,                                                                                        Pompton Plains, NJ”
   (Battle of the Books)               *Additional location added for this trip
 
7.         PROFESSIONAL DAY WORKSHOP ATTENDANCE
RESOLUTION 000-2019 “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
K. Florit
NJASBO Administrative Assistant Program, 5/9/19
$100
39
S. Cruz
NJASBO Administrative Assistant Program, 5/9/19
$100
---
 
* 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:
JG           TH           JK           RS           DS          CN          FA          
 
1.         RESIGNATION, CALANDRILLO
RESOLUTION 000-2019 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education accepts, with regret, the resignation due to retirement of Anna Mae Calandrillo, Basic Skills Instructor, Lincoln Park Elementary School, effective at the end of the workday on June 30, 2019.”
 
2.         RESIGNATION, LEE
RESOLUTION 000-2019 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education accepts, with regret, the resignation due to retirement of Cheryl Lee, Grade 4 Teacher, Lincoln Park Elementary School, effective at the end of the workday on June 30, 2019.”
 
3.         MEDICAL LEAVE EXTENSION, ID #000668
RESOLUTION 000-2019 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves Employee, ID #000668, for an extension of medical leave beginning April 1, 2019 through April 30, 2019 as sick days, with benefits, returning to work on May 1, 2019.”
 
C. FINANCE        
Motion by Trustee_____, seconded by Trustee_______
Roll call vote:
JG           TH           JK           RS           DS          CN          FA
 
1.         APPROVE AN ADOPTION OF 403(b) AGREEMENT  
* RESOLUTION 000-2019 “RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves an updated Adoption Agreement to update the 403(b) plan document, effective 4/10/19.”
 
2.          APPROVE AN AMENDMENT TO THE CHAPEL HILL LEASE
             * RESOLUTION 000-2019 “RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education                                  approves an amendment to the lease between the Chapel Hill Academy/Terranova                           Group and the Lincoln Park Board of Education, as per the attached, effective 7/1/20-                     6/30/25.
               
3.          PAYROLL AND GENERAL ACCOUNTS BILLS LIST
* RESOLUTION 000-2019 “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
3/31/2019
 $              433,173.74
STATE SHARE - FICA
3/31/2019
 $                25,215.65
BOARD SHARE
3/31/2019
 $                  5,830.58
DELTA DENTAL
4/1/2019
 $                  7,388.15
HORIZON B/C B/S
4/1/2019
 $              209,414.87
 
TOTAL
 $              681,022.99
     
FY19
 
 
BILLS LIST FUND 10
4/9/2019
 $                78,170.96
BILLS LIST FUND 20
4/9/2019
 $                  3,705.94
BILLS LIST FUND 60
4/9/2019
 $                14,223.82
 
TOTAL
 $                96,100.72
 
GRAND TOTAL
 $             777,123.71
 
 
D.  USE OF FACILITIES
Motion by Trustee_____, seconded by Trustee_______
Roll call vote:
JG           TH           JK           RS           DS          CN          FA
 
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
Lincoln Park Day Association
Chapel Hill
Field
Saturday (or Sunday, rain date)
9/28/19 (or 9/29/19, rain date)
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
N/A
B
LP Triathlon Committee
LPMS
Parking Lot
Sunday
6/23/19
5 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
N/A
C
Lakeland Hills Family YMCA
LPES
Gym, APR
Monday-Friday
Sept. 2019-June 2020
7:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
N/A
D
Jacksonville Chapel
LPMS
Parking Lot
Saturday
5/4/19
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
N/A
E
LP PAL Softball
LPMS/
Chapel Hill
Fields
Saturday & Sunday
4/6-4/7/19*
8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
N/A
*for post approval
 

12. Board Discussion

 

13. Second 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.

14. 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.  Adjournment

JG           TH           JK           RS           DS          CN          FA
 
1.   Motion by Trustee__________, seconded by Trustee_________
 
      To adjourn the meeting at________P.M.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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