APRIL 30, 2019 AGENDA

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Dates: 
Friday, April 26, 2019 - 8:45am
LINCOLN PARK PUBLIC SCHOOLS
 
LINCOLN PARK, NEW JERSEY
 
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
 
6:30 PM, LINCOLN PARK MIDDLE SCHOOL
 
APRIL 30, 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 April 9, 2019.
 

6. Presentations

1.             *Public Hearing of the 2019-2020 School Budget
2.             Climate Committee
3.             Student Council President’s Update             
     

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 (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 26, 2019, as summarized:                                                                                                      LPES        LPMS
                                                Incidents Reported              0              2
                                                Confirmed HIB                     0              1
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the remedial and disciplinary action taken by the building principals.”
 
2.         REVISED CALENDAR, 2018-2019
* RESOLUTION 000-2019 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the revision of the 2018-2019 Lincoln Park School District calendar where the one unused emergency day will be taken on Friday, May 24, 2019.”
 
3.         LPMS MORNING BROADCAST
RESOLUTION 000-2019 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the Morning Broadcast program in the Lincoln Park Middle School for the 2019-2020 school year, in the amount not to exceed $2,500.00, account #11.401.100.100.00.”
 
4.         LPMS MAKERSPACE PROGRAM
RESOLUTION 000-2019 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the Makerspace program in the Lincoln Park Middle School for the 2019-2020 school year, in the amount not to exceed $1,156.00, account #11.401.100.100.00.”
 
5.         APPROVAL OF OBSERVATION HOURS, AQUINO
RESOLUTION 000-2019 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves Priscilla Aquino, student of Ramapo College, to observe Jill Werner, Occupational Therapist, for a period of one day in the Lincoln Park School District.  Miss Aquino needs observation hours to complete her graduate school applications.”
 
6.         OUT OF DISTRICT PLACEMENT: 2018-2019, #8442156831
RESOLUTION 000-2019 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education post approves the placement of student State ID #8442156831 to attend Academy 360 – Upper School, a program of Spectrum 360, at a rate of $360.32 per day, for 78 days, not to exceed $28,104.96, account #11.000.100.566.00, effective February 26, 2019 through June 25, 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.”
 
7.         HOME INSTRUCTION: 2018-2019, #8409507387
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 #8409507387 – 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 #11.219.100.320.03, effective March 20, 2019 through March 25, 2019, per the Boonton Child Study Team.”
 
8.          OUTSIDE EVALUATION: 2018-2019, #1881201461 
             RESOLUTION 000-2019 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the                                       Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education post approves the provision of                         a Psychiatric Evaluation for student State ID #1881201461  – Lincoln Park,                                       to be conducted by Dr. Brian Fennelly, at a cost of  $675.00, per the Boonton                                   Child Study Team.”
 
9.         DISPOSAL OF BOOKS
RESOLUTION 000-2019 "RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the  Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the disposal of the following books:
Title                                                        Date & Publisher            ISBN Number       Qty.
The New Book of Knowledge           1995 Grolier Inc.                  0-7172-0526-6     42
Encyclopedia Americana                  1997 Grolier Inc.                  0-7172-0129-5     30”
 
 
 
B. PERSONNEL
Motion by Trustee_______, seconded by Trustee______
Roll call vote:
JG           TH           JK           RS           DS          CN          FA          
 
1.         STUDENT TEACHER
RESOLUTION 000-2019 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the following student teacher to be placed with the teaching staff member listed below:
 
                Student Teacher, School              Placement                                   Dates             
                J. Marchione, Ramapo College   LPES, W. Zeppetelli, Grade 4     9/3/19–5/8/20”
 
               
C. FINANCE        
Motion by Trustee_____, seconded by Trustee_______
Roll call vote:
JG           TH           JK           RS           DS          CN          FA
 
1.         NJSIG SAFETY GRANT 2019-2020
RESOLUTION 000-2019 “RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education hereby approves the  submission of the 2019-2020 Safety Grant Program through the New Jersey Schools Insurance Group’s for the purpose of purchasing and installing additional security cameras, as described in the application, in the amount of $5,200.00 for the period July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.
 
2.         DISPOSAL OF PICKUP TRUCK
RESOLUTION 000-2019 “RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education authorizes the Business Administrator to dispose of the Ford F250 Pickup truck, which was stolen and subsequently totaled by the insurance carrier, as follows:
 
Asset Tag #900273
VIN 1FTSX21536EA68383  
Acquisition Cost:                                              $28,733 
Accumulated Depreciation:                               $25,860 as of 6.30.18
 
               
3.          APPROVAL OF CONTRACT FOR NJ DIRECT INSTALL
* RESOLUTION 000-2019 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves a contract with Donnelly Energy of Wayne, NJ to supply and install the energy efficiency measures at the Chapel Hill School as specified in the Scope of Work Attachment to the NJ Direct Install Program Participation Agreement, as follows:
 
                                     PROJECT                 STATE                COST TO              PROJECTED
LOCATION                     COST                  INCENTIVE           DISTRICT         ANNUAL SAVINGS
 
             Chapel Hill            $40,299.80           $28,209.86           $12,089.94           $6,618.22
 
4.         FOOD SERVICE MANAGEMENT COMPANY
RESOLUTION 000-2019 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board of Education approves the Food Service Management Company Cost Reimbursement Contract Addendum for the 2019-2020 school year, with The Pomptonian, Inc. for a total flat  administrative/management fee of $19,445.00, in addition to the costs of operation, with a financial guarantee of breakeven; and further, including a breakfast program at the Lincoln Park Middle School in addition to the lunch programs at each school.”
 
5.         LUNCH PRICES 2019-2020
* RESOLUTION 000-2019 “RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education approve lunch prices for the 2019-2020 school year as per the attached price list.”
 
6.         DISPOSAL OF EQUIPMENT
RESOLUTION 000-2019 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education authorizes the disposal of the following obsolete/damaged items:
  • Da-Lite projector, #01369
  • Sharp calculator, #000340
  • Sharp calculator, #000348”
 
7.         BOARD SECRETARY’S REPORT, MARCH, 2019
* RESOLUTION 000-2019 “RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education accepts and affixes to the minutes of this meeting the March, 2019 Board Secretary’s Report.”
 
8.         TREASURER’S REPORT, MARCH, 2019
* RESOLUTION 000-2019 “RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education accepts and affixes   to the minutes of this meeting the Treasurer’s Report for March, 2019.”
 
9.         CERTIFICATION, MARCH, 2019
RESOLUTION 000-2019 “Pursuant to N.J.A.C. 6:20-2A 10(e), the Board Secretary does certify that the Board Secretary’s Report for March, 2019 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
 
10.       MONTHLY TRANSFER REPORT, MARCH, 2019
* RESOLUTION 000-2019 “RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves and affixes to the minutes of this meeting the monthly transfer report for March, 2019 in compliance with N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-13.3(e).”
 
11.        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 4/15/2019  $               436,664.55
STATE SHARE - FICA 4/15/2019  $                25,208.55
BOARD SHARE  4/15/2018  $                  6,104.76
DELTA DENTAL     
HORIZON B/C B/S     
  TOTAL  $               467,977.86
     
FY19    
BILLS LIST FUND 10 4/30/2019  $               248,083.41
BILLS LIST FUND 20 4/30/2019  $                  1,987.01
BILLS LIST FUND 60 4/30/2019  $                22,952.95
  TOTAL  $               273,023.37
  GRAND TOTAL   $              741,001.23
 
 
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
LP PAL Baseball and Softball
LPMS
Fields
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays
5/28/19-7/26/19
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
N/A
B
LP PAL Baseball and Softball
LPES
Fields
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays
4/9/19-6/13/19*
6:00 – 8:00 p.m., and 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Saturdays)
N/A
C
LP PAL Baseball and Softball
Chapel Hill
Fields
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays
4/9/19-7/26/19
Except for: 4/11, 5/6, 6/6, & 6/11*
6:00 – 8:00 p.m., and 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Saturdays)
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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