Hasbrouck Heights Board of Ed Approves Tentative Budget for 2018 - 19 School Year

The Hasbrouck Heights Board of Education held a special meeting Monday night about the tentative budget for the 2018 - 19 school year. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The Hasbrouck Heights Board of Education passed four resolutions in a special Monday evening meeting in the Media Center.

Two Finance Committee proposals, a preliminary budget which will be sent to Bergen County for approval, and a recommendation to set a maximum travel allowance at $1,500 were passed unanimously.  Once the County approves the budget, the Board of Education will hold a public meeting to go through the details of the new budget.

It was further resolved that as part of the 2018-19 school year budget $327,738 in automatic health care adjustments (in accordance with NJSA 18A;7F-39(e) were included.  Additionally, $355,910 to replace the intercom system at Lincoln School, district wide replacement of the clock system and security upgrades at Lincoln and Euclid Schools was also included.

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Additionally two Personnel Committee resolutions were passed.

A settlement agreement of an unfair practice charge between the Hasbrouck Heights Education Association and the Hasbrouck Heights Board of Education had been approved.  As part of the settlement,

  • Hasbrouck Heights Board of Education will recognize the title of Athletic Trainer as being represented by the Hasbrouck Heights Education Association.
  • Neither party admits to any wrongdoing or violations of the collective negotiations agreement or any provision of the New Jersey Employer-Employee Relations Act
  • The Hasbrouck Heights Education Association withdraws the unfair practice charge.

A $6,000 extra pay stipend for A. Lustmann, prorated as of 3/16/18 was approved.

There were no questions from the audience.

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