February 27, 2012

  1. READING OF COMMUNICATIONS

(There are no communications at this time.)

PRESENTATIONS

1.* Congratulations to the following Galloway Township Middle School band members who were selected to participate in the All South Jersey Band performance at Rowan University on Sunday, March 4, 2012. Almost 400 students in 6th to 8th grade auditioned for this prestigious group.
Deanna Bigio - Clarinet
Emily Ip - Flute
Prashit Parikh - Percussion
Sean Loeben - French Horn
Instrumental Music Teacher - Mr. John Dondero

2.* Preliminary FY2013 Budget

    • Annette C. Giaquinto, Ed.D., Superintendent of Schools
    • Timothy E. Kelley, Business Administrator / School Board Secretary

B. SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

  1. Attorney's Report (William S. Cappuccio, Esq.) (Attachment B.1)

(This report was reviewed at the 2/13/12 meeting)

2. Student Enrollment Report as of January 31, 2012 (Attachment B.2)
(This report was reviewed at the 2/13/12 meeting)

3. Out of school suspensions for the month of January 2012 (Attachment B.3)
(This report was reviewed at the 2/13/12 meeting)

4. Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Report (Attachment B.4)
(This report was reviewed at the 2/13/12 meeting)

5. Resolution to (accept, modify, or reject) the Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying
Report presented to the Board on February 13, 2012 for the reporting period from
January 20, 2012 to February 9, 2012.

-PUBLIC COMMENT-.

*Added after Workshop / Action meeting.

C. PERSONNEL AND EVALUATION OF PERSONNEL
1.* Resolution to approve the Maternity Leave request of Heather Samuelson, district occupational therapist, as follows:
5/25/12 - 6/30/12 - with pay, with benefits; Returning 9/1/2012

RECOMMENDATION OF NEW STAFF

2.* Resolution to approve Denise Zeccardi as a 6th grade in-class resource teacher at Reeds Road Elementary School for the 2011-2012 school year effective March 9, 2012 through June 30, 2012. Salary: $44,800 (pro-rated); Degree: BA; Step: 3;Account #11-213-100-101-45-SA (maternity leave replacement)

3.* Resolution to approve William Bailey as a part-time custodian for the district for the 2011-2012 school year effective March 5, 2012 through June 30, 2012.

Salary: $18,131.25 (pro-rated) 5 hours per day, 5 days per week;Step: 1; Account #11-000-262-110 (replacement position)

4.* Resolution to approve Jannell Nicoletti as a custodian for the district for the 2011-2012 school year effective March 1, 2012 through June 30, 2012. Salary: $29,010 (pro-rated);Step: 1; Account #11-000-262-110 (replacement position)

5.* Resolution to approve the following substitute teachers for the 2011-2012 school year effective February 28, 2012 through June 30, 2012 pending successful completion of criminal history review. Account numbers as appropriate: Kindergarten #11-110-100-101-SB-SA; Grades 1-5 #11-120-100-101-SB-SA; Grades 6-8 #11-130-100-101-SB-SA
Jacqueline Cusimano: Certified, $80.00 per day
Sarah Mooney: Certified, $80.00 per day
Ryan Flick: Certified, $80.00 per day
Davorin Radovanovic: Non-Certified, $75.00 per day
Dana Keister: Non-Certified, $75.00 per day

6.* Resolution to approve Candace Wease as a substitute secretary for the 2011-2012 school year effective February 28, 2012 through June 30, 2012. Salary: $9.35 per hour;Account #11-000-240-105-SB-SA

7.* Resolution to approve the following substitute food service workers for the 2011-2012 school year effective February 28, 2012 through June 30, 2012. Salary: $7.50 per hour;Account #60-910-310-100-SB-SA
Karen Burgess
Debra Adams

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

C. RECOMMENDATION OF STAFF SUPPLEMENTAL POSITIONS
8.* Resolution to approve the following teachers as instructors in Arthur Rann's before school tutoring program for struggling readers. Salary: $36.00 per hour funded by a grant from Arthur Rann's Family School Association (FSA);Account #20-094-100-101-15-SA:
Natalie Balshem
Noelle Guest
Melanie Becker
Brittany Hanselmann
Becky Byrne
Jamie Jerue
Colleen Bruce
Cheryl Knabe
Rebecca Cohen
Mary Sue McLaughlin
Dianne Mooney
Kirsten Sullivan - Substitute
Katie Chisholm - Substitute

RECOMMENDATION OF STAFF SUPPLEMENTAL POSITIONS

9.* Resolution to approve the following staff members to work the 2012-2013 Kindergarten
registration:
School Nurses - Salary individual hourly rate as noted, not to exceed 3 hours per day;
Account #11-000-213-104-00-SA
Susan Flicker 6 days $54.13
Helene Gentile 6 days $54.13
Mary Ann Steinmann 6 days $40.90
Mary Beth Wegman 6 days $43.31

Secretarial Staff -Salary individual hourly rate as noted, not to exceed 3 hours per day; Account #11-000-240-105-00-SA

Sharon Delany 6 days $32.83
Patricia Gorman 6 days $32.83
Noreen Mauceri 5 days $33.06
Terry Reed 5 days $32.88
Georgette Reeves 6 days $31.27
Lynn Stonnell 2 days $19.64 (Part-time)

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

*Added after Workshop / Action meeting.

D. CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolutions:

1.* Resolution to approve the following York College service-learning studentfor the spring semester:

Student Cooperating Teachers School Grades
Danielle Shenk C. McAnney Reeds Road K
R. Devine 1
C. McNally 2
M. Bruscato 3

2.* Resolution to approve 40 members of the Galloway Township Middle School Drill Team to compete in the Youth Step USA Stepping Championship on
February 18, 2012 in Orange, New Jersey.(Administrative approval granted prior to the board meeting.)

3.* Resolution to approve 165 music students from all of the district's schools to attend the Dallas Brass rehearsal at the Hess School on March 8, 2012.

4.* Resolution to approve continuation of home instruction for Galloway Township Middle School student, M.H., regular education, due to illness, from January 31, 2012 for up to sixty days. Account #11-150-100-101-00-SA

5.* Resolution to approve home instruction for Galloway Township Middle School student, C.S., special education, due to illness, on an as needed basis for the 2011-2012 school year. Per IEP, two hours of home instruction for each day absent after three consecutive absences.Account #11-150-100-101-00-SA

6.* Resolution to approve hospital / homebound instruction for Roland Rogers student, J.A., special education, due to illness, for up to sixty days starting February 21, 2012. Account #11-150-100-320-00-00

7.* Resolution to approve continuation of home instruction for Pomona student, I.S., special education, due to illness, 10 hours per week from March 1, 2012 through April 1, 2012. Account #11-150-100-101-00-SA

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

*Added after Workshop / Action meeting.

E. FINANCE AND SCHOOL OPERATIONS
The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolutions for formal Board action, as recommended by the Finance Committee and Timothy Kelley, School Business Administrator:

1. Resolution to accept the following food service reports:

Cafeteria: Profit and Loss Statement for January 31, 2012.
(Attachments E.1)
Trial Balance Report/Breakfast & Lunch Cash Sales
(Attachments E.2)
Breakfast & Lunch Meal Counts Participation (Attachments E.3)
Special Income Detail. (Attachments E.4)

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

2. Resolution to accept the Investment Report(s) for January 2012 in accordance with Policy #3290. (Attachment E.5)

3. Resolution to accept the Board Secretary's monthly certification budgetary line item status for January 31, 2012. (Attachment E.6)

4. Pursuant to N.J.A.C. 6:20-2.13(e), the Galloway Board of Education certifies that as of January 31, 2012 after review of the secretary's monthly financial reports
(appropriations section) and upon consultation with the appropriate district officials, that to the best of our knowledge, no major account or fund has been over expended in violation of N.J.A.C. 6:20-2.13(b) and there have been no changes in anticipated revenue sources and/or amounts so that sufficient funds are available to meet the district's financial obligations for the remainder of the fiscal year.

5. Resolution to approve the Secretary's and Treasurer's Report for the month(s) of January 31, 2012. (Attachment E.7)

6. Resolution to approve the February Bill List - 2011-12 Budget. (Attachment E.8)

7. Resolution to approve the February transfers - 2011-12 Budget. (Attachment E.9)

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

F. FACILITIES AND MAINTENANCE
(There are no items to report at this time.)

G. POLICY
1.* Resolution to approve the following policy:

Policy #5561 - Physical Restraint (completely new policy) (first reading)
(Attachment G.1)

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

*Added after Workshop / Action meeting.

H. COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOL FACILITIES
The Superintendent recommends approval of the following:

1.* PAL has requested the use of the GTMS gymnasium on Friday, April 20, 2012 for a fundraiser basketball game from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

2.* The Smithville FSA has requested the use of the Smithville gymnasium for a baseball clinic fundraiser on Saturday, March 24, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. (Custodial fee applicable for weekend use at 1-½ times the prevailing rate)

3.* The Galloway Renegades have requested the use of the Roland Rogers cafeteria on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings from 6:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. beginning Tuesday, March 6, 2012 through Wednesday, March 28, 2012 for warm-ups and drills.

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

Informational Item:
4.* Atlantic United Soccer has requested to extend their gymnasium use at Arthur Rann on Tuesday evenings from 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. through the month of March ending on March 27, 2012.

*Added after Workshop / Action meeting.

I. NOTICE OF MEETINGS

  • March 19, 2012 Workshop / Action Meeting GTMS 7:00 p.m.
  • March 26, 2012 Public Budget Hearing / Regular Meeting of the Board GTMS 7:00 p.m.

J. SPECIAL EVENTS
*March 13, 2012 District Band Festival GTMS gym 7:00 p.m.
K. OUT-OF-DISTRICT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Resolution to approve the following out-of-district professional development activities.
*Activity: NJAGC Annual Conference
Staff Name Date Expenses Account
Emery Keeler 3/9/12 Registration: $199.00 11-000-223-580-45-01
Travel: $69.75
*Activity: Math Institute - Administrator Overview and Three Day Math Training Institute

*Activity: International TESOL Conference
Staff Name Date Expenses Account
Barbara Somers 3/29-30/12 Registration: $250.00 (each) 11-000-223-580-45-01
Debora Randsdorp Travel: $45.70 (BS)
Travel: $63.70 (DR)

*Activity: Judy Freeman's Winners Workshop
Staff Name Date Expenses Account
Linda Wimberg 4/25/12 Registration: $179.00 11-000-223-320-48-01

Informational Items:
*Activity: Sustainability Training (AtlantiCare)
Staff Name Date Expenses
Angela McDonough 3/1/12 None

*Activity: ETTC iPad Technology Conference
Staff Name Date Expenses
Holly DiLeo 3/14/12 ETTC Hours
Carol Zarrilli

*Activity: My Classroom to Yours Conference
Staff Name Date Expenses
Bernice Adair 3/14/12 ETTC Hours
Holly DiLeo
Sue Kerrigan
Alison Marcello
Kim Monroe
Jeremy Post
Barbara Somers
Carol Somers
Kevin Throckmorton
Carol Zarrilli

*Activity: Co-Op Garden State "Meeting First"
Staff Name Date Expenses
Robbin Remster 3/20/12 None

*Activity: Career Planning with Naviance
Staff Name Date Expenses
Patricia Palumbo 3/28/12 None
Patti Stewart

*Activity: Self-Mutilation Behavior in Youth and Adults
Staff Name Date Expenses
Karen Galle 3/30/12 None
Michele VanSickle
Joseph Conte
Courtney Pancari
Rachel Regina
Elizabeth Elevich
Stephanie Kunicki

*Activity: N.J. School Buildings and Grounds Conference / EXPO
Staff Name Date Expenses
Steve Bolli 4/3-4/12 None

*Activity: School IPM Coordinators - Making the Plan Work
Staff Name Date Expenses
Laurence Timberman 4/20/12 None

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

*Added after Workshop / Action meeting.

L. OLD BUSINESS

M. NEW BUSINESS
The Superintendent recommends approval of the following:
1.* APPROVAL OF BUDGET
BE IT RESOLVED
to approve the proposed school district budget for the 2012-2013 School Year for submission to the Executive County Superintendent of Schools as follows:

Budget Local Tax Levy
Total General Fund $ 56,123,664 27,975,500
Total Special Revenue Fund $ 1,645,137 -0-
Total Debt Service Fund $ 2,026,147 1,293,969
Totals $ 59,794,948 29,269,469

GENERAL FUND TAX LEVY-BASE BUDGET

RESOLVED, that there should be raised for the General Funds $27,975,500 for the ensuing
2012-2013 School Year.

-PUBLIC COMMENT-

N. EXECUTIVE SESSION

    • Student Matters - Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying

*Added after Workshop / Action meeting.

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