FARMINGDALE BOARD OF EDUCATION
August 22, 2012 @7:30pm
IMeeting Called to Order
IIAnnouncement of Open Public Meetings Law (NJSA 10:4-6) was enacted to insure the right of the public to have advance notice of and to attend meetings of public bodies at which any business affecting their interests is discussed or acted upon. In accordance with the provisions of this law, Public Notice of this meeting was provided to the Asbury Park
Press on April 27, 2012.
IIIRoll Call - Mr. Dyevoich-present, Mr. Shaffer-present, Mr. Byrtus-present,
Mrs. Wright-present, Mrs. Rhein-present, Mrs. Crowl - Superintendent, Mrs. Karen Minutolo-SBA/BS, Mrs. Kathy
Winecoff - NJSBA
IVPledge of Allegiance
- Mrs. Kathy Winecoff - NJSBA - Board Goals & School Wide
District Goals were discussed. Handouts were provided by both
Mrs. Winecoff and Mrs. Crowl (see attached).
-Annual NJSBA/NJASA/NJASBO workshop October 23-25, 2012
at the Atlantic City Convention Center. Please let the SBA/BS
know if you would like to be registered.
1. Superintendent -
-Superintendent report - Mrs. Crowl reviewed her report (see
-School Board Goals 2012-2013 (see attached)
2. Buildings and Grounds -
-Repairing heating/cooler for the following rooms: #115, 113, 112
-Roof replacement completed over breezeway
-Roof replacement completed over entrance to trailer
-Tile replacement being completed in 8th grade room
-Blinds being installed in Mrs. Renehan's and Mrs. Quigley's room
3. Policy and Curriculum
-Mr. Byrtus asked if the handbook was revised? Mrs. Crowl stated yes (i.e., Mohawks) the handbook had been revised for the new
5. Technology and Communications
-Phase I of the Technology project - mostly completed. Awaiting
-Phase II of the Technology project - will initiate contact with Apple
re: IPAD II.
-Auditors on campus September 17 &18. Audit preparation has
-Fixed Asset report being revised to include new computers and
7. Old Business
-School Crossing Guards - Mr. Dyevoich spoke with Mayor Morgan (see attached letter dated August 21, 2012 from Mr. Dyevoich to Mayor Morgan). The Mayor stated that all crossing guards with be in place for the new school year.
-October Festival (motion on agenda)
Motion: Mr. ByrtusSeconded: Mrs. Rhein
Resolved, that the Board of Education accept the minutes from the July 25, 2012 meeting.
Roll Call:Mr. Dyevoich-YMr. Shaffer -abstain Mrs. Rhein-Y
Mr. Byrtus-YMrs. Wright-Y
-Letter dated August 14, 2012 from Mr. Arnold Zudick to Mrs.
Wright re: negotiations (see attached)
-Letter of resignation from Mary Werner to Mrs. Crowl dated August
22, 2012 (see attached).
-Letter dated August/2012 - from Mrs. Crowl to Farmingdale
Residents (see attached).
-Letter date July 31, 2012 from Frank Campbell to Lt. Andrew Saiia
During the course of the Board meeting the Farmingdale School District Board of Education offers members of the public an opportunity to address issues regarding the operation of the Farmingdale School District. The Board reminds those individuals who take this opportunity to identify themselves by name and address and to limit their comments to items listed on the agenda and/or items directly related to the operation of the School district. Questions raised by members of the public may or may not be responded to by the Board. All comments will be considered and a response will be forthcoming if and when appropriate. The Board asks that members of the public be courteous and mindful of the rights of other individuals when speaking. Specifically, comments regarding students and employees of the Board are discouraged and will not be responded to by the Board. Students and employees have specific legal rights afforded to them by the laws of New Jersey. There will be a thirty-minute limit for public participation.
Motion by: Mr. ShafferSeconded by: Mr. Byrtus
RESOLVED that the Board of Education accept resolution
8-22-12-1 - 8-22-12-14 (Tabled 8/22/12-8 - 8/22/12-9 Due to Audit)
Roll Call: Mr. Byrtus-YMr. Dyevoich -YMr. Shaffer -Y
Mrs. Wright -YMrs. Rhein -Y
8-22-12-1RESOLVED, the Board of Education upon the recommendation of
the Superintendent approves the following 2012-2013 grants
-Title I Part A$18,711.00
-TitleII Part A$ 6,034.00
8-22-12-2RESOLVED, that the Board of Education upon the recommendation of the Superintendent approve/renew the Hutchins HVAC, Inc. 12 Rothbard Road, Hazlet, NJ 07730 as the Heating/A.C. services based on a T&M basis, Labor rates $85.00 per hour, Time and a half $127.50 per hour, Sunday & Holidays $170.00 per hour.
8-22-12-3RESOLVED, that the Board of Education upon the recommendation of the Superintendent approves the First Annual Farmingdale Community Festival to be held on the Farmingdale
Public School campus on October 6, 2012 (rain date is October 7,
8-22-12-4RESOLVED, that the Board of Education upon the recommendation of the Superintendent approves the revised Integrated Pest Management Plan effective August/2012 (copy of binder in main office).
8-22-12-5RESOLVED, that the Board of Education upon the recommendation of the Superintendent approves the implementation of Direct Deposit for Payroll with New York Community Bank (local branch located in Farmingdale) effective September, 2012 (test) and October/November timeframe to be available for the entire staff.
8-22-12-6RESOLVED, that the Board of Education upon the recommendation of the Superintendent approves the following
substitutes for the 2012/2013 school year as follows:
-Jean Appow, 14 Nicklaus Lane, Farmingdale, NJ
-William Condit, 124 Three Brooks Road, Freehold, NJ
8-22-12-7RESOLVED, that the Board of Education upon the recommendation of the Superintendent approve the bills list for August, 2012 in the amount of $103,664.85 see attached.
8-22-12-8RESOLVED, that the Board of Education upon the
TABLEDrecommendation of the Superintendent accepts the Board
DUE TOSecretary and Treasurer of School Monies' Reports AUDIT for July, 2012 - see attached.
8-22-12-9RESOLVED, that pursuant to NJAC 6:30-13C district administration TABLED certify as of July, 2012 after review of the Secretary's
DUE TOmonthly financial reports (appropriations section) and upon
AUDITconsultation with the appropriate district officials, that to the best of our knowledge, no major account or fund had been over-expended in violation of NJAC 6:20-2.13(b) and that sufficient funds are available to meet the district's financial obligations for the remainder of the fiscal year.
8-22-12-10RESOLVED, that the Board of Education upon the recommendation of the Superintendent approves Nancy Boege at the part-time pre-school aide and breakfast program aide at a annual amount of $6,500.00 per year effective September 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013.
8-22-12-11RESOLVED, that the Board of Education upon the
recommendation of the Superintendent approves Message
Equivalence, LLC (Crystal Shook), 45 Marlin Ct., Bayville, NJ for
Sign Language Services at $80.per hour, 4.5 hours per week.
8-22-12-12RESOLVED, that the Board of Education upon the recommendation of the Superintendent approves William
Condit, 124 Three Brooks Road, Freehold, NJ as a full time aide,
4th and 5th grades at an annual cost of $12,000.00 for the 2012-
2013 school year.
8-22-12-13RESOLVED, that the Board of Education upon the
recommendation of the Superintendent approves Christine
Shaw, 12 Honey Locust Lane, Howell, NJ 07731 as a substitute
teacher for the 2012 - 2013 school year.
8-22-12-14RESOLVED, that the Board of Education upon the
recommendation of the Superintendent accepts the letter of
resignation from Mary Werner, Part time aide effective immediately.
XIMotion by:Mr. ByrtusSeconded by: Mrs. Wright
The Superintendent and SBA/BS were excused prior to Executive
Motion for Closed Session at 9:30 pm: Whereas, the Board of Education must discuss subjects concerning: CSA contract and, Whereas, the aforesaid subject is not an appropriate subject to be discussed in a public meeting; and, Whereas, the aforesaid subject to be discussed is within the exemptions which are permitted to be discussed and acted upon in private session pursuant to P.L.1975, Chapter 231, it is therefore, RESOLVED, that the aforesaid subject shall be discussed in private recess by this Board and administrative staff, and information pertaining thereto will be made available to the public as soon thereafter as possible and once the reasons for non-disclosure no longer exist. There may be action taken at the close of this session.
Motion to adjourn Closed Session at 9:45pm.
ROLL CALL: Mrs. Wright -Y Mr. Byrtus -Y
Mr. Dyevoich -YMr. Shaffer -Y
Mrs. Rhein -Y
XIIMotion for Adjournment:Mr. ByrtusSecond: Mrs. Rhein
Roll Call: Mrs. Wright -YMr. Byrtus -Y
Mr. Dyevoich -YMr. Shaffer -Y
Mrs. Rhein -Y