MILLBURN TOWNSHIP PUBLIC SCHOOLS Millburn, New Jersey
* * A GE ND A* *
Millburn Township Board of Education Monday, September 25, 2017
7:45 PM – HIGH SCHOOL MEDIA CENTER
A. CALL TO ORDER
B. SILENT COUNT OF BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT
C. ANNOUNCEMENT OF MEETING NOTICE
On May 26, 2017, a notice of this meeting was transmitted to the Board of Education and a copy of the notice was posted at the Education Center bulletin board. Copies were also transmitted to the Millburn-Short Hills Item, the Star-Ledger, the Millburn-Short Hills Independent Press, TAP-Millburn Short Hills, TV-36, the Township Clerk and members of the Township Committee, the Presidents of the PTO and Civic Associations, and the Public Library.
1. Minutes of the Regular Public Meeting of September 11, 2017
2. Minutes of the Closed Meeting of September 11, 2017
1. Future Reedy Schools
F. BOARD PRESIDENT’S REPORT
G. BOARD COMMITTEE REPORTS
1. Property Committee
2. Program Committee
H. SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT
I. ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT
J. SCHOOL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT
L. PUBLIC COMMENTS
For members of the Millburn School District community who may be joining a Meeting for the first time or would like to provide comments tonight, we’re sharing the Board Policy pertaining to public comments. Thanks in advance for sharing your thoughts as per the District’s Policy!
The Board of Education recognizes the value of public comment on educational issues and the importance of allowing members of the public to express themselves on school matters of community interest. In order to permit the fair and orderly expression of such comment, the Board shall provide for two periods of public comments at every regularly scheduled meeting of the Board,the length of each period to be determined by the Board. Public participation shall be governed by the following rules:
1. A participant must be recognized by the presiding officer and must preface comments by an announcement of his or her name, place of residence, and group affiliation, if appropriate.
2. Each statement made by a participant shall be limited to a reasonable time as determined by the presiding officer.
3. No participant may speak more than once on the same topic until all others who wish to speak on that topic have been heard.
4. All statements shall be directed to the presiding officer; no participant may address or question Board members individually.
5. The presiding officer may (a) Interrupt, warn, or terminate a participant's statement when the statement is too lengthy, personally directed, abusive, obscene, or irrelevant to the district; (b) Requestanyindividualtoleavethemeetingwhenthatperson does not observe reasonable decorum; (c) Request the assistance of law enforcement officers in the removal of a disorderly person when that person's conduct interferes with the orderly progress of the meeting; (d) Call for a recess or an adjournment to another time when the lack of public decorum so interferes with the orderly conduct of the meeting as to warrant such action; and waive these rules when necessary for the protection of privacy or the efficient administration of the Board's business.
M. BOARD ACTION ITEMS (Roll Call Votes)
1. Instruction Agenda Items
a. Resolve to approve Professional Development Requests / Teacher Conferences as per policies 3440 and 4440 requiring prior approval of travel reimbursement expenses.
b. Resolve to approve the 2016-2017 District HIB Self-Assessment Report as on file in the Superintendent’s Office.
c. Resolve to approve the following revised curriculum guides. K-5 Science MHS Science Research AP Environmental Science AP/Acc Science Research Acc Space Exploration 1 Acc Anatomy/Physiology AP Physics, AP Chemistry
d. Resolve to approve the following contracts in accordance with students’ Individual Education Plan(s) for the 2016-2017 school year:
ID # Vendor Amount Supporting Info.
14470 Essex Co. Vocational $4,552.00 SY180d. Shared time Technical School
e. Resolve to approve the district calendars for the 2018-19, 2019-20 and 2020-21 school years.
2. Personnel Agenda Items
Resolve to approve the Personnel Report dated, September 25, 2017.
3. Business Agenda Items
a. Resolve to approve budget transfers for the month of August, 2017.
b. Resolve to approve Treasurer of School Moneys report for period ending August 31, 2017.
c. Approval and Certification of Board Secretary's Report for period ending, August 31, 2017.
d. Resolve to approve Bill Schedule # 4 dated, September 25, 2017 in the amount of $
e. Resolve that the Board rejects all bids for the Proposed Field Improvements at Varsity Baseball Field Millburn High School (“Project”). The lowest bid substantially exceeds the cost estimates for the goods or services and is being rejected in accordance with the bid specifications and New Jersey Public Contracts Law, N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-22 et seq. Be it Further Resolved, the Board hereby authorizes the rebid of the Project in accordance with N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-1 et. seq.
f. Resolve to approve an agreement with Rita F. Barone, Esq. and Purcell, Mulcahy & Flanagan, LLC as a Third Party Attorney Investigator at a rate of $175 per hour for all attorney investigation services and $75 per hour for all paralegal services.
g. Amend resolution m.3.r. dated August 28, 2017 to approve the following transportation contracts for the SY 2017 2018
Morris Union Jointure: DLC – Warren
White MacBook – 1634
White MacBook – No Asset Tag White MacBook – No Asset Tag White MacBook – No Asset Tag Dell Laptop – 22166
Printer – 04971
Printer – 23930
Printer – No Asset Tag
Projector – 23557
Projector – 02157
Projector – 6004
Scanner – No Asset Tag Scanner – No Asset Tag
Electric Typewriter – 002140 Laptop Cart – 1486
Amount $32,236.34 $48,684.58 $20,822.20
h. Resolve to approve items on List “A” to be recycled by Urban Renewal at no cost to the District;
4. Policy Agenda Items
Second Reading and Approval of Policies:
a. Regulation 2431.1 Emergency Procedures for Athletic Practices and Competitions
b. Regulation 2431.2 Medical Examination Prior to Participation on a School- Sponsored Interscholastic or Intramural Team or Squad
c. Regulation 2431.4 Prevention and Treatment of Sports-Related Concussions and Head Injuries
d. Policy and Regulation 3160 (Physical Examination: Teaching Staff)
e. Policy and Regulation 4160 (Physical Examination: Support Staff)
N. OLD BUSINESS
O. NEW BUSINESS
P. PUBLIC COMMENTS
Q. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS
R. EXECUTIVE SESSION
BE IT RESOLVED by the Millburn Board of Education that on Monday, September 11, 2017, during the regular public meeting on that date, this body shall meet at the High School Media Center, 462 Millburn Avenue, Millburn, New Jersey, for a discussion pursuant to Section 7b of the Open Public Meetings Act. A general description of the matters to be discussed is as follows:
At the time of Agenda development, there is no planned discussion. If a need arises, the topic will be announced at the meeting.
The discussion on these topics will be disclosed to the public at the next public meeting of the Board or as soon thereafter as the circumstances and nature of the subjects permit.