SPECIAL/VIRTUAL MEETING

A. PUBLIC COMMENT

B. READING OF COMMUNICATIONS

C. PRESENTATIONS

D. SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT
● Health-Related School Closure Update

1. Resolution to (accept, modify or reject) the Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying Report presented to the Board on March 16, 2020 for the reporting period of February 21, 2020 to March 11, 2020
2. Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Report for the period of March 12, 2020 to March 27, 2020 (Attachment C.1)

E. CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolution:

1. Resolution to approve Homeschooling for the 2019-2020 school year for the following students in accordance with Board Policy #6172.00; Alternate Education Programs:
School Student Effective Date Grade
Roland Rogers 910758 February 28, 2020 4
Roland Rogers 910610 February 28,2020 6

F. FINANCE AND SCHOOL OPERATIONS
● Informational Item: A Finance Committee meeting - likely a virtual meeting - will be scheduled following spring break.

The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolutions for the formal Board action, as recommended by Joy Nixon, School Business Administrator, and the Finance Committee:
1. Resolution to accept the following food service reports:

Cafeteria: Profit and Loss Statement for February 29, 2020 (Attachment E.1)

Trial Balance Report/Breakfast & Lunch Cash Sales (Attachment E.2)

Breakfast and Lunch Meal Counts Participation (Attachment E.3)

Special Income Detail for February 29, 2020 (Attachment E.4)

2. Resolution to accept the Investment Report(s) for February 29, 2020 in accordance with Policy #3290 (Attachment E.5)

3. Resolution to accept the Board Secretary's monthly certification budgetary line item status for February 29, 2020 (Attachment E.6)

4. Pursuant to N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-16.10(c)4, the Galloway Board of Education certifies that as of February 29, 2020 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. 6A:23A-16.10(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 Cash and Secretary's Report for the month of February 2020 (Attachment E.7)

6. Resolution to approve the February 2020 transfers for the 2019-2020 Budget (Attachment E.8)

7. Resolution to approve the March 2020 Bills Lists in the amount of $1,960,144.47 (Attachment E.9a and E.9b)

8. Resolution to authorize the School Business Administrator to pay additional bills for the 2019-20 school year budget. After the Finance Committee has reviewed said bills, they will be presented to the Board for ratification at the next meeting.

Contracts, Agreements, and Other:

9. Resolution to approve an agreement with OnCourse Systems for Education as our new student information system beginning on July 1, 2020. Year 1 contract price not to exceed $70,000 for annual subscription, implementation costs and training costs. This contract is being awarded in accordance with Competitive Contracting Contract Award Guidelines per N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-4.5 (g)

10. Resolution Authorizing the sale of certain land and property no longer needed for public use. (Attachment E.10)

Special Education:

11. Resolution to approve student #907957 for 1 hour per day of hospital instruction through Hampton Behavioral Health at the rate of $38.00 per hour beginning March 19, 2020 - discharged March 31, 2020; Account#11-150-100-320-0XX-02

G. FACILITIES AND MAINTENANCE
● Informational Item: A Facilities Committee meeting - likely a virtual meeting - will be scheduled following spring break.

H. COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOL FACILITIES
● Informational items:
● Community Use of School Facilities remains suspended as long as the Health-Related School Closure is in effect. The Governor's Executive Orders regarding Social Distancing also apply.
● All school playgrounds and basketball courts are closed - signage is posted.

I. PERSONNEL
The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolutions:

1. Resolution to accept, with regret, the letter of intent to retire from Timothy Scotti, Galloway Township Middle School teacher, effective June 30, 2020. Mr. Scotti has worked in the Galloway Township Public School District for 35 years and his dedication and service to students and staff are appreciated by our entire school family.

2. Resolution to accept, with regret, the letter of intent to retire from Jill Gosman, elementary school teacher, effective June 30, 2020. Mrs. Gosman has worked in the Galloway Township Public School District for 31 years and her dedication and service to students and staff are appreciated by our entire school family.

3. Resolution to accept, with regret, the letter of intent to retire from Robbin Remster, Director of School Food Services, effective June 30, 2020. Mrs. Remster has worked in the Galloway Township Public School District for 9 years and her dedication and service to students and staff are appreciated by our entire school family.

4. Resolution to approve the family leave request from Allison Adams, teacher at Arthur Rann Elementary School, as follows:
05/18/2020 - 06/30/2020 with pay, with benefits

09/1/2020 - 11/23/2020 without pay, with benefits

Returning - 11/24/2020

5. Resolution to approve the family leave request from Brianna Gerstel, teacher at Arthur Rann Elementary School, as follows:
05/26/2020 - 06/30/2020 with pay, opts out of benefits

06/22 1/2/2020 - 11/23/2020 without pay, opts out of benefits

Returning - 11/24/2020

6. Resolution to approve the following classroom assistant transfer for the 20192020 school year effective March 31, 2020:
Amy Cooper from GTMS to Pomona Preschool Account#11-216-100-106-040SA

J. POLICY
● Informational Item: A Policy Committee meeting - likely a virtual meeting - will be scheduled following spring break.

K. NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETINGS
April 27, 2020 - Monday; Public Budget Hearing/ Regular Meeting - *GTMS Cafetorium 7:00 pm
*Should the health-related school closure still be in effect, the meeting will be held virtually and readvertised accordingly.

L. SPECIAL EVENTS
● Informational Item: All special events are postponed or cancelled with individual announcements as needed.

M. PUBLIC COMMENT

N. OLD BUSINESS

O. NEW BUSINESS

RESOLUTION Opposing Delay in Transmission of Quarterly Property Tax Revenue to School Districts

WHEREAS, Assembly Bill 3902, currently pending in the State Legislature, would authorize the Department of Community Affairs to permit municipalities to delay the quarterly transmission of property tax revenues to school districts during gubernatorial declared emergencies; and

WHEREAS, New Jersey's public schools are highly dependent on property tax revenue to support education programs; and

WHEREAS, on average, local property taxes constitute close to 60% of public school revenue, with the percentage even greater in a significant number of districts; and

WHEREAS, a delay in payments from municipalities would result in a financial crisis for school districts, seriously disrupting the educational process-and bringing it to a halt; and

WHEREAS, although public school buildings are closed during the current health emergency, the education of our students is taking place through remote learning and home instruction; and

WHEREAS, continued timely transmission of school property taxes is critical for the education process to continue without interruption; and

WHEREAS, even though municipalities are designated as the authorities to collect property taxes, these taxes are levied for specific purposes-e.g., municipal, school, county, fire district-and these obligations must continue to be met; and

WHEREAS, as currently written, A-3902, which is intended to ease a financial burden on municipalities, would place a severe strain on school districts and the students and families that they serve; and

WHEREAS, the Galloway Township Board of Education recognizes the impact of the current public health emergency on the state and local governments, as well as local school districts, but believes this legislation would worsen the situation for our communities.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Galloway Township Board of Education urges the State Senate and the Governor to oppose A-3902; and be it further

RESOLVED, that this resolution be delivered to Governor Phil Murphy, State Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney, Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin; and the 9th Legislative District's representatives in the state Senate and General Assembly; and be it further

RESOLVED, that copies of this resolution be sent to the New Jersey School Boards Association.

P. PUBLIC COMMENT

ADJOURNMENT

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