July 16, 2019 AGENDA

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Dates: 
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 6:30pm
 LINCOLN PARK PUBLIC SCHOOLS
LINCOLN PARK, NEW JERSEY
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
6:30 PM, LINCOLN PARK MIDDLE SCHOOL
JULY 16, 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 June 25, 2019.
    

6. Superintendent’s Report

Changes to the Agenda
  Enrollment Report
 

 

 

7. Business Administrator’s Report

Elementary School Drills:
Fire Drill: 6/3/19
Lockdown: 6/7/19
Middle School Drills:
Evacuation Drill: 6/17/19
Bus Evacuation Drill: 6/10/19
 

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

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:
JG          TH          JK           RS          DS          CN          FA
 
1. HOME INSTRUCTION:  2018-2019, #3964952835
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 #3964952835, to be provided by Saint Clare’s, at a rate of $55.00 per hour, for 3 hours, account #11.150.100.320.03, effective February 14, 2019 through February 18, 2019.”
 
.2. 1:1 AIDE:  2018-2019, #8409507387                                                                    
RESOLUTION 000-2019 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education post approves a 1:1 Aide for student State ID #8409507387 at Boonton High School, not to exceed $11,842.13, account #11.000.100.562.00, effective September 14, 2018 through November 2, 2018 per the Boonton Child Study Team.”
 
3. ACADEMIC ASSISTANCE PROGRAM TEACHERS, 2019-2020
RESOLUTION 000-2019 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the following teachers for the Academic Assistance Program, for three hours per week for a duration of 30 weeks, at a stipend rate of $35.00 per hour, not to exceed $8,000, account #20.260.100.101.00, effective during the 2019-2020 school year: Judith DeJosia (STCO-37-MS) and Lucy Schurman (STCO-38-MS).”
 
             
 
 4.REMOVAL OF STUDENT FROM PRESCHOOL PROGRAM:  2019-2020
RESOLUTION 000-2019 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the removal of student, U.A., from the 3-year-old Preschool Program in the Lincoln Park School District for the 2019-2020 school year as per parental request.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the tuition contract for this student for the 2019-2020 Preschool Program be cancelled.”
 
  5.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
M. Flach-Bammer
Handle With Care Recertification, 8/9/19
 
$450
 
44
 $25/parking
*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. CURRICULUM
Motion by Trustee_______, seconded by Trustee______
Roll call vote:
JG          TH          JK           RS          DS          CN          FA         
 
 
. 1. DANCE CURRICULUM
RESOLUTION 000-2019 “WHEREAS, the Curriculum/Personnel Committee reviewed the following via an update provided to them on July 1, 2019.
BE IT RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the new Dance curriculum.”
 
. 2. SPANISH CURRICULUM
RESOLUTION 000-2019 “WHEREAS, the Curriculum/Personnel Committee reviewed the following via an update provided to them on July 8, 2019.
BE IT RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the revised Spanish curriculum.”
 
C. POLICY
 
Motion by Trustee_______, seconded by Trustee______
Roll call vote:
JG     TH     JK     RS    DS     CN     FA
 
* RESOLUTION 000-2019 “WHEREAS, the Policy Committee reviewed the following via an update provided to them on July 8, 2019".
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 5141.4
Missing, Abused and Neglected Children
Revised
B
Regulation 5141.4
Missing, Abused and Neglected Children
Revised
C
Policy 5141.21
Administering Medication
Revised
D
Regulation 5141.21
Administering Medication
Revised
 
 
 
D. PERSONNEL
 
Motion by Trustee_______, seconded by Trustee______
Roll call vote:
JG          TH          JK           RS          DS          CN          FA         
 
 
1. ASSIGNMENT CHANGES, 2019-2020          
RESOLUTION 000-2019 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the following assignment changes for the following teaching staff members effective September 1, 2019:
 
 Name                    Original Assignment                            New Assignment                         
  1.    Jennifer Dugan             ES Special Ed Autism (TAU-01-ES)     ES Special Ed PSD (TPSD-01-ES)
  2.     Erica Lipper                 ES Special Ed PSD (TPSD-01-ES)    ES Special Ed Autism (TAU-01-ES)
 
2. ESY SUBSTITUTE, BONO
RESOLUTION 000-2019 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the following substitute nurse at the approved ESY substitute nurse rate of pay for the 2019 Extended School Year Summer Programs:  Mary Bono (ESY-SUB-02), account #11.000.213.100.06.”
 
3. MOVEMENT ON GUIDE, SEPTEMBER 1, 2019
RESOLUTION 000-2019 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the following staff for movement on the guide effective September 1, 2019:”
Name
Current
Move To
 
Step on Guide
Base Salary
Step on Guide
Base Salary
Samantha Moore
Step 4, BA+30
$ 41,740
Step 4, MA
$ 43,882
 
4. HEAD CUSTODIAN STIPEND, CARDONA
RESOLUTION 000-2019 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education post appoints Reinaldo Cardona as Head Custodian (CU-02-ES), account # 11.000.262.100.06 Lincoln Park Elementary School, at a prorated annual stipend of $1,350.00, effective July 1, 2019 through December 12, 2019.”
 
  5. SUMMER HOURS FOR SCHEDULING, PURI
RESOLUTION 000-2019 “RESOLVED, that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education post approves Cristina Puri to work up to five (5) days in the summer of 2019 for schedule preparation, at the rate of $300.00 per day, account #11.000.218.104.07, for a total not to exceed $1,500.00.”
 
6. RESIGNATION, KIFFER
RESOLUTION 000-2019 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education accepts the resignation of Maureen Kiffer, Traffic Control Officer, effective July 12, 2019.”
 
 
E. FINANCE        
Motion by Trustee_____, seconded by Trustee_______
Roll call vote:
JG          TH          JK           RS          DS          CN          FA
 
1. DISPOSAL OF EQUIPMENT
 *RESOLUTION 000-2019 “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.”
 
2. AUTHORIZATION FOR INTERIM BILLS LIST
 *RESOLUTION 000-2019 “RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education authorizes the Business Administrator to prepare and pay an interim bills list between July 17, 2019 and August 19, 2019 for the purpose of paying necessary bills including, but not limited to, utilities, insurance and other contractual obligations.”
 
 
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
6/28/2019
               40,429.02
BOARD SHARE
6/28/2019
                     3,092.87
DELTA DENTAL
7/1/2019
                     7,621.46
HORIZON B/C B/S
7/1/2019
                 206,063.41
 
TOTAL
 $              257,206.76
     
FY19
 
 
BILLS LIST FUND 10
6/25/2019
                  27,252.60
BILLS LIST FUND 20
6/25/2019
                    4,075.65
BILLS LIST FUND 60
6/25/2019
                    3,562.76
 
TOTAL
 $               34,891.01
     
FY19
 
 
BILLS LIST FUND 10
7/16/2019
                   28,771.99
BILLS LIST FUND 20
7/16/2019
                        828.38
BILLS LIST FUND 60
 
 
 
TOTAL
 $                29,600.37
     
FY20
 
 
BILLS LIST FUND 10
7/16/2019
                   16,721.39
BILLS LIST FUND 20
 
 
BILLS LIST FUND 60
 
 
 
TOTAL
 $                16,721.39
   
 
 
GRAND TOTAL
 $              338,419.53
     
 
 
3.APPROVAL OF UNIT PRICE AWARDS FROM EDUCATIONAL DATA SERVICES
RESOLUTION 000-2019 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommnedation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the price awards as per bids prepared, advertised, and received by the ESC of Morris County for the NJ Cooperative Bid Members in the total amount of $79,597.45
                                                                                                                                                                     
Category
Total
General Classroom Supplies
$ 33,983.66
Athletic Supplies
$   1,793.17
Copy Duplicator Supplies
$   6,017.44
Fine Art Supplies
$   8,324.98
Health and Trainer Supplies
$   2,293.57
Library Supplies
$      511.61
Office/Computer Supplies
$      758.31
Physical Education Supplies
$   1,374.43
Special Needs
$      772.43
Teaching Aids
$   4,517.69
World Languages
$   5,239.15
Custodial Supplies
$ 14,011.01
TOTAL
$ 79,597.45
 
              
 
      
 
5.   RESCIND INSIGHT WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS, LLC, 2019-2020
RESOLUTION 000-2019 “RESOLVED, that the Lincoln Park Board of Education rescinds resolution 2173-2019 which was passed on June 25, 2019 in the following form:
              
RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the renewal agreement for substitute services with The Substitute Service, LLC of Cherry Hill, New Jersey for the 2019-2020 school year at the following per diem substitute bill rates:
 
Long Term Teacher Substitutes:                                                     $203.25 per day
Per Diem Teacher Substitutes:                                                       $121.95 per day
Per Diem Paraprofessional/Student Shadow Substitutes:             $121.95 per day
Per Diem Substitute Step-up (from day 11+):                                $128.73 per day
 
And, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that included in the contract is a credit due back to the Lincoln Park Board of Education for the annual cost for the staff absence management software in the amount of $4,841.00”.
 
6.   INSIGHT WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS, LLC 
RESOLUTION 000-2019 “RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Lincoln Park Board of Education approves the renewal agreement for substitute services with Insight Workforce Solutions, LLC of Cherry Hill, New Jersey for the 2019-2020 school year at the following per diem substitute bill rates:
 
Long Term Teacher Substitutes:                                              $203.25 per day
Per Diem Teacher Substitutes:                                                $121.95 per day
     Per Diem Paraprofessional/Student Shadow Substitutes:      $121.95 per day
     Per Diem Substitute Step-up (from day 11+):                          $128.73 per day
 
And, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that included in the contract is a credit due back to the Lincoln Park Board of Education for the annual cost for the staff absence management software in the amount of $4,841.00.”
 
 

 
 

 

 

11. Board Discussion

 
 

12. 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.
 

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.  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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