Regular Meeting January 23, 2016

A. READING OF COMMUNICATIONS

B. PRESENTATIONS
1. Letter from Dr. Richard Stepura, Interim Executive County Superintendent, dated December 14, 2016, regarding the district's mid-year budget review.
2. Letter from Kenneth Calemmo, Jr., Chief Operating Officer, Cooper Levenson Attorneys at Law, thanking the district staff for their support and donation of $1,800.00 to the Let Us Eat, Please program.

C. SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT
1. Attorney's Report (William S. Cappuccio, Esq.) (Attachment C.1)
2. Student Enrollment Report as of December 31,2016 (Attachment C.2)
3. Out of School Suspension Report for December 2016 (Attachment C.3)
4. Resolution to (accept, modify or reject) the Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Report presented to the Board on December 12, 2016 for the reporting period of November 17,2016 through December 7,2016.

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

1. Resolution to approve the following Stockton University Fieldwork Placement for the Spring 2017 Session:
Student Cooperating Teacher
Dana Duyk Cathy Cozzan
2. Resolution to approve the Southern New Jersey Consortium Program for the Spring 2017 Semester on the following dates:
March 11,18 and 25, 2017
April 1, 8, 22 and 29, 2017
May 6,2017
3. Resolution to approve ten GTMS students to participate in the Special Olympics Winter Games at Stockton University on January 6,2017. (Special Olympics funded the transportation costs; Administrative approval granted)
4. Resolution to approve the GTMS Wrestling Team to participate in the Atlantic-Cape Middle School Wrestling Tournament on January 21, 2017, at Absegami High School. (Parent Transport; Administrative approval granted)
5. Resolution to approve the Roland Rogers Elementary School 6th grade GEM students to walk to Reeds Road Elementary School on January 27,2017 to hear a guest speaker about the Where's My Mummy exhibit from the Penn Museum.
6. Resolution to approve GTMS students to participate in the Mathcounts Regional Competition at Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ, on January 28,2017 (inclement weather date February 25, 2017). Transportation Costs: $565.36; Account #11-000-270-512-16-00; Registration: $190.00; Account #11-401-000-610-16-00
7. Resolution to approve the GTMS 8th grade class trip to Beachcomber Camping Resort in Cape May, NJ, on June 6, 2017 (inclement weather date June 8, 2017). Transportation Costs: $4,255.88; Account #11-000-270-512-16-00; Admissions/Lunch: $2,762.50 (Admission and Lunch funded by FSA)
8. Resolution to approve home instruction for the following students: 905471 GTMS Beginning January 11, 2017 through January 13, 2017, per hospitalization 909672 Smithville Beginning January 9,2017 through February 6,2017, per doctor's note/illness

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E. FINANCE AND SCHOOL OPERATIONS
The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolutions for 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 December 2016 (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 (Attachment E.4)
2. Resolution to accept the Investment Report(s) for December 2016 in accordance with Policy #3290 (Attachment E.5)
3. Resolution to accept the Board Secretary's monthly certification budgetary line item status for December 31,2016. (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 December 31, 2016 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 December 2016 (Attachment E.7)
6. Resolution to approve the January 2017 Bills List in the amount of $2,106,584.41. (Attachment E.8)
7. Resolution to approve the December transfers for the 2016-2017 Budget (Attachment E.9)
8. Resolution to approve the withdrawal from the maintenance reserve account and transfer into the appropriate maintenance account #11-000-261-420-XX-00.
WHEREAS N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-14.2 permits a Board of Education, by resolution, to withdraw such funds from the maintenance reserve account and appropriate into the
required maintenance account lines at budget time or anytime during the year for use on required maintenance activities for a school facility; and
WHEREAS, the aforementioned code authorizes the Board of Education to apply such funds to:
. See attached project and cost list (Attachment E.1 0)
WHEREAS, the Galloway Township Board of Education has determined that $1,020,000 is available for such transfer;
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Galloway Township Board of Education that it hereby authorizes the district's School Business Administrator to make this transfer to the required maintenance lines consistent with all applicable laws and regulations.

Contracts. Agreements. and Other:
9. Resolution to accept $800.00 from the AtlantiCare Foundation School Wellness Grant to be used to teach yoga to the after care children.
10. Resolution to accept $800.00 from the AtlantiCare Foundation Sustained Edible School Garden Grant.
11. Resolution to approve the tuition payable student beginning November 23, 2016 through June 30, 2017:
Authority 10#:
McKinney - Vento
70281
Home District:
Pine Hill
Total Tuition:
$9,955.84
12. Resolution to approve the tuition receivable students beginning January 6,2017 through June 30, 2017:
Authority 10#: Home District: Total Tuition:
McKinney - Vento
913110 Lakewood Twp. $11,493.00
Special Ed Home District: Total Tuition:
911843 Egg Harbor Twp. $12,242.88

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F. FACILITIES AND MAINTENANCE
The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolutions for formal Board action, as recommended by Joy Nixon, School Business Administrator:
1. Resolution to approve Change Order #4848 from Atlantic Coast Alarm, Inc. for fire alarm replacement at the Reeds Road Elementary School for a decrease in
the amount of $6,978.50. Original contract was for $348,777.00 and the revised amount is $341,798.50. (Attachment F.1)
2. Resolution to approve Change Order #4849 from Atlantic Coast Alarm, Inc. for fire alarm replacement at the Roland Rogers Elementary School for a decrease in the amount of $6,577.50. Previous contract revision was for $341,798.50 and the final revised amount is $335,221.00. (Attachment F.2)
3. Resolution authorizing Galloway Township Board of Education the submission of other capital project documents to the New Jersey Department of Education
RESOLVED that the Galloway School District Board of Education approve the following projects:
. See attached project and cost list (Attachment'F.3)
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the District's Architects, Fraytak Veisz Hopkins Duthie, P.C., be authorized to submit the above projects to the NJ Department of
Education for approval on the District's behalf.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the above projects be approved as "other capital projects" as defined in N.J.A.C. 6A:26 - The District will not seek State funding for the
above projects.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that amendments to the Long-Range Facilities Plan by Fraytak Veisz Hopkins Duthie, P.C. to incorporate the above project be approved.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Galloway Township Board of Education hereby appropriates $3,700,000 from its capital reserve fund to support the full cost of the
attached projects.

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G. COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOL FACILITIES
The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolutions:
1. Galloway Warriors Lacrosse requests the use of district fields Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays beginning March 1, 2017 through June 9, 2017.
2. Atlantic United Soccer Club requests the use of the fields at GTMS for games on Saturdays and Sundays from March 1,2017 through March 31, 2017.
.PUBLIC COMMENT.
Informational items:
. Arthur Rann Elementary School will be hosting a Night of Code Event on Thursday, February 2, 2017 from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
. Reeds Road Elementary School is hosting a Night of Code Event on Thursday, February 9, 2017 from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
. Smithville FSA is hosting a Sweetheart Dance on Friday, February 10, 2017 from 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
. Smithville FSA is hosting a Spring Carnival on Friday, March 10,2017 from 6:00pm - 9:00 pm

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

1. Resolution to accept, with regret, the letter of intent to retire from Laura Fanelli, teacher at Reeds Road Elementary School, effective June 30,2017. Ms. Fanelli has worked in the Galloway Township Public School District for 35 years and her dedication and service to students and staff are appreciated by our entire school family.

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2. Resolution to accept the letter of resignation from Joshua Kirby, full-time custodian at Smithville Elementary School, effective January 20,2017.
3. Resolution to approve the maternity / family leave request from Jessica Billingham, School Psychologist, as follows:
02/06/2017 to 02/28/2017
03/02/2017 to 06/30/2017
Returning 09/01/2017
with pay, with benefits
without pay, with benefits
4. Resolution to approve Matthew Tatur as a classroom assistant at GTMS for the 2016-2017 school year, effective February 1, 2017 through June 30,2017. Salary: Step 1: $33,592.00 (prorated); Degree: Certificate; Account #11-213-1 00-1 06-16-SA (new position)
5. Resolution to approve Annette Kienzle, food service secretary, from a 10 month part-time position to a 12 month full-time position for the 2016-2017 school year, effective January 13, 2017 through June 30, 2017. Salary $50,833.00 (pro-rated); Account #60-910-310-1 05-00-SA; #60-910-310-1 00-20-SA; #60-91 0-31 0-1 00-30-SA
6. Resolution to approve Nadia Ghazaz as a part-time food service worker at the charter school for the 2016-2017 school year, effective January 24, 2017 through June 30, 2017. Salary: Step 1 Tier" - $11.58 per hour; 3 hours per day; Account #60-91 0-31 0-1 00-30-SA (new position)
7. Resolution to approve Alima Noory as a part-time food service worker at Smithville Elementary School for the 2016-2017 school year, effective January 24,2017 through June 30, 2017. Salary: Step 4 Tier" - $12.26 per hour; 4.5 hours per day; Account #60-91 0-31 0-1 OO-OO-SA (replacement position)
8. Resolution to approve Adriana Melgar as a part-time food service worker at Smithville Elementary School for the 2016-2017 school year, effective January 24, 2017 through June 30, 2017. Salary: Step 1 Tier II - $11.58 per hour; 3 hours per day; Account #60-910-310-100-00-SA (replacement position)
9. Resolution to approve the following substitute teacher for the 2016-2017 school year, effective January 23, 2017 through June 30, 2017 pending successful completion of the criminal history review; Certified Rate: $95.00 per day; Non-Certified Rate: $85.00 per day; Account numbers as appropriate: Kindergarten #11-110-100-101-SB-SA; Grades 1-5 #11-120-100-101-SB-SA; Grades 6-8 #11-130-1 00-1 01-SB-SA
Kelsey Tierney $95.00

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Supplemental Positions
1. Resolution to approve the following Arthur Rann Elementary School teachers for Morning Tutoring effective January 24, 2017 through May 9, 2017; Stipend: $38.00 per hour; not to exceed 18 hours per person; Account #20-231-100-1 00-15-SA (Title I)
Natalie Balshem
Joy Daley
Colleen DeFoney
Noelle Guest
Renee Hall
Lori Horn
Megan Kenny
Jennifer Kerlin
Cheryl Knabe
Jessica Laird
Paige Levy
Marion Martin
Mary Sue McLaughlin
Leigh Ann Scull
Jennifer Sturgess
Kirsten Sullivan
Amy Summer
2. Resolution to approve the following Smithville Elementary School teachers for the Smithville Reading Academy effective February 7, 2017 through April 6, 2017; Stipend: $38.00 per hour; not to exceed 20 hours per person; Account #20-231-1 00-1 00-01-SA (Title I)
Lisa Clarke
Kaitlin Costello
Mary Delaney
Jackie Durazzi
Sue Folcher
Ellen Franks
Dawn Lewis
Kimberly Schaffer
Regina Silver
John Stackhouse
3. Resolution to approve the following Reeds Road Elementary School teachers for the PARCC Prep Program effective February 15, 2017 through April 20, 2017; Stipend: $38.00 per hour; not to exceed 15 hours per person; Account #20-231-1 00-1 00-45-SA (Title I)
Lisa Busteed
Frank Santo
Kaitlin Dougherty
Kelly Shenk
Kristin Garbutt
Susan Simmons
Greg Lick
Barbara Somers
Veronica Morton
Kathleen Warren
Jenny Papandrea
Ed Zimmerman
4. Resolution to approve Jason Truppa as the advisor for GTMS Mathcounts effective January 3, 2017 through February 28, 2017; Stipend: $36.50 per hour; not to exceed 25 hours; Account #11-401-100-101-16-SA (replacement position)
5. Resolution to approve Robyn Talvacchio as a substitute for the URSA Program after school tutoring for the 2016-2017 school year; Stipend: $38.00 per hour; not to exceed 25 hours; Account #11-130-100-1 01-16-SA
6. Resolution to approve Michele Schettino to provide supplemental instruction per student's IEP, effective January 11, 2017 through June 30, 2017; Stipend: $38.00 per hour; Account #20-250-100-1 00-01-SA (IDEA)
7. Resolution to approve the following teachers to participate in the Novice Teacher Training Program Winter Forum; Stipend: $28 per hour; not to exceed 1.5 hours per person; Account: 20-270-200-100-00-SA (Title IIA):
Sandy Cain
Kaitlin Costello
Colleen DeFoney
Mary Delaney
Joanmarie Esposito
Donna Ferrara
Alyssa Gatta
Dana Keister
Jennifer Kerlin
Maeghan Kurz
Matthew Lanzoni
Courtney Leader
Jessica Lopez
Alison Marcello
Jennifer Mohr-Murphy
Melissa Monclus
Tiffany Mortellite
Nicole Naylor
John O'Kane
Dolan Ott
Mary Alice Ritchie
Kewy Santana
Daniella Schnell
Sarah-Ashley Sharpe
Jenna Smith
Debra Sommers
Heather Suckiel
Alia Suthard
Sarah Young
Rebecca Zimmerman

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I. POLICY

J. NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETINGS
February 3, 2017 - Friday Board Institute - Congress Hall, 4:30 pm Cape May
February 4, 2017 - Saturday Board Institute - Congress Hall, 9:00 am Cape May
February 13, 2017 - Monday - Regular Meeting - GTMS Cafetorium - 7:00pm
February 27,2017 - Monday - Regular Meeting - GTMS Cafetorium - 7:00pm

K. SPECIAL EVENTS

L. PUBLIC COMMENT

M. OLD BUSINESS

N. NEW BUSINESS
1. The Board of Education will conduct interviews of the applicants for the vacant Board seat. Board President Ernest D. Huggard will explain and facilitate the interview process.
2. Motion to approve Informal Consideration to discuss the candidates interviewed.
3. Motion to open nominations for the Board of Education vacancy appointment.

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4. Resolution to appoint James Gentile to fill the vacant Board of Education seat effective January 24,2017 through December 31,2017.

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EXECUTIVE SESSION
. Student Matters - HIB
ADJOURNMENT

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