Regular Meeting October 22, 2012

  1. READING OF COMMUNICATIONS

1.* Notification of Tier I Safety Award from SAIF (School Alliance Insurance Fund) (Attachment A.1)

PRESENTATIONS

1.* Presentation of the Audit for the Fiscal Year ended June 30, 2012. Dan DiGangi - Bowman and Company

2.* Presentation by C. J. Reed, student at Absegami High School, on his Eagle Scout Project.

3.* New Jersey Quality Single Accountability System (NJQSAC) presented by Dr. Annette C. Giaquinto, Superintendent of Schools and Mr. Timothy Kelley, Business Administrator

B. SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

  1. Attorney's Report (William S. Cappuccio, Esq.) (This report was attached to the 10/15/12 agenda as Attachment B.1)

2. Student Enrollment Report (This report was attached to the 10/15/12 agenda as Attachment B.2)

3. Out of School Suspension Report for September 2012 (This report was attached to the 10/15/12 agenda as Attachment B.3)

4.* Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Report for the period October 13, 2012 to October 19, 2012. (Attachment B.4)

5. Resolution to (accept, modify, or reject) the Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Report presented to the Board on October 15, 2012 for the reporting period from September 21, 2012 through October 12, 2012.

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*Added after Workshop / Action Meeting

6.* Resolution to approve submission of the NJQSAC District Performance Review (DPR) and Statement of Assurance (SOA) to the New Jersey Department of Education.

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*Added after Workshop / Action Meeting.

C. PERSONNEL AND EVALUATION OF PERSONNEL
1.* Resolution to accept the letter of resignation from John Vargas, night foreman at Roland Rogers Elementary School effective October 26. 2012.

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2.* Resolution to approve the Maternity Leave request from Jennifer Derasmo, 3rd grade teacher at Arthur Rann Elementary School, as follows:
12/17/12 - 2/1/2013 - with pay, without benefits
2/4/2013 - 6/30/2013 - without pay, without benefits; opts out of benefits
Returning 9/1/2013

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3.* Resolution to approve adjustments to the salary guide in accordance with the negotiated agreement for the following certificated staff due to changes in their earned degree credit status: (Attachment C.1)

RECOMMENDATION OF NEW STAFF
4.* Resolution to approve the following substitute teachers for the 2012-2013 school year effective October 23, 2012 through June 30, 2013 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
Tanya Arlington Non-certified $75.00 per day
Michael Baldwin Non-certified $75.00 per day
Cynthia Frankel Certified $80.00 per day

5.* Resolution to approve Ginny Anderson as a substitute food service worker for the 2012-2013 school year effective October 23, 2012 through June 30, 2013.
Salary: $8.00 per hour; Account #60-910-310-100-SB-SA

6.* Resolution to approve Ginny Anderson as a substitute secretary for the 2012-2013 school year effective October 23, 2012 through June 30, 2013. Salary: $9.35 per hour;
Account #11-000-240-100-SB-SA

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RECOMMENDATION OF STAFF SUPPLEMENTAL POSITIONS
7.* Resolution to approve Cansel Malali as a support staff member for the Child Care Program effective October 23, 2012. Salary: $12 or $15 per hour; Account #62-990-320-101-00-00

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

1.* Resolution to approve music students from Galloway Township Middle School to go to Resorts Hotel in Atlantic City on 12/17/12 to sing for a benefit for the MAPS Foundation. Transportation cost: $219.67; Account #11-000-270-512-16-00

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*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 Timothy Kelley, School Business Administrator and the Finance Committee:

  1. Resolution to accept the audit report for the year ending June 30, 2012, as presented by Bowman and Company LLP, and acknowledge receipt and review of Bowman and Company's peer review report issued by Eisner Amper LLP. There are no audit recommendations.

(Attachment E.1)

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2. Resolution to accept the following food service reports:

Cafeteria: Profit and Loss Statement for September 30, 2012. (Attachments E.2)
Trial Balance Report/Breakfast & Lunch Cash Sales (Attachments E.3)
Breakfast & Lunch Meal Counts Participation (Attachments E.4)
Special Income Detail. (Attachments E.5)

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3. Resolution to accept the Investment Report(s) for September 2012 in accordance with Policy #3290. (Attachment E.6)

4. Resolution to accept the Board Secretary's monthly certification budgetary line item status for September 30, 2012. (Attachment E.7)

E. FINANCE AND SCHOOL OPERATIONS
5. Pursuant to N.J.A.C. 6:20-2.13(e), the Galloway Board of Education certifies that as of September 30, 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.

6. Resolution to approve the Cash and Secretary's Report for the month(s) of September 30, 2012. (Attachment E.8)

7. Resolution to approve the October Bill List - 2012-2013 Budget. (Attachment E.9)

8. Resolution to approve the October transfers - 2012-2013 Budget. (Attachment E.10)

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9. Resolution to approve the submission of the 2011-2012 NCLB Final Expenditure Report: (Attachment E.11)

Grant Expenditures
Title I $ 385,841
Title II A $ 72,407
Title II D $ 42
Title III $ 41,250

10. Resolution to approve the submission of the 2011-2012 IDEA Final Expenditure Report:
(Attachment E.12)
Basic: $866,727
Preschool: $ 40,792

11. Resolution to approve the submission of 2012-2013 IDEA Grant as follows: (Attachment E.13)
Basic: $878,807
Preschool: $ 38,008

12. Resolution to approve the shared services agreement between Galloway Township School District Board of Education and the Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School District Board of Education beginning September 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013, at a monthly cost of $5,080.25 for a total of $50,082.50, to provide specialized education services for a visually impaired student. (This agreement is budgeted revenue to Galloway Township Public Schools)

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13. Resolution to approve the transfer in student, MC, to Atlantic County Special Services School District, Mays Landing campus, beginning October 19, 2012 through June 30, 2013, at a cost of $33,523.60 ($40,140 divided by 182 days = $220.55 per diem X 152 days = $33,523.60).
Account #11-000-100-565-00-02

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Transportation:
14. Resolution to approve the transportation contracts with Greater Egg Harbor Regional for the 2012/2013 school year. Account #11-000-270-513-00-00

TYPE OF CONTRACT

TYPE

SCHOOL

ROUTE

PER DIEM

DAYS

TOTAL

Addendum

CM10

Smithville

SM14

$65.00

171

11,115.00

(aide added 9/19/12)

Quoted

Priority

Arthur Rann

JMR12

$200.00

90

18,000.00

3 students JR, MR, RC)

Quoted

Priority

GTMS

IDA12

$160.00

90

14,400.00

(2 student DJ & TI)

Joint

YL-A

Yale Atlantic

YL-A

180

11,520.00

(1 student PB)

Joint

GCSSS

S4058

180

5,410.80

(1 student LJ)

15. Resolution to approve the joint transportation agreement with Atlantic County Special Services for the 2012/2013 school year. Account# 11-000-270-515-00-00

TYPE OF
SCHOOL
ROUTE
NUMBER OF
JOINER COST
ROUTE

STUDENTS

To/From
ACSSSD
ELEM1

9
75,816.10

To/From
ACSSSD
ELEM13

8
54,838.60

To/From
ACSSSD
HS4

1
9,155.20

To/From
ACSSSD
HS5

1
11,067.50

To/From
ACSSSD
HS9

2
20,595.60

To/From
COASTAL
COA3

2
8,643.90

( reimbursed from state)

To/From
Assumption
271A

45
39,780.00

To/From
Assumption
272A

48
42,432.00

To/From
Assumption
272B

18
15,912.00

To/From
Assumption
273A

11

9,724.00

To/From
Assumption
274A

49
43,316.00

To/From
Pilgrim

299
1
884.00

To/From
Pilgrim

298
5
4,420.00

To/From
Pilgrim

297
24
21,216.00

To/From
Pilgrim

293
7
6,188.00

To/From
Pilgrim

292
20
17,680.00

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F. FACILITIES AND MAINTENANCE
The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolutions for formal Board action, as recommended by Timothy Kelley, School Business Administrator:

1. Resolution to approve the submission of the following 2012-2013 Facility Application to the County Superintendent of Schools: (Attachment F.1)

  • Toilet Room Facilities for Pre-Kindergarten

School: Room: Purposed Use:

Pomona Pre-School 11 Children leaving the classroom to utilize toilet facilities will be adult supervised at all times

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2. Resolution to approve Change Order #1 from Surety Mechanical Services for plumbing work at various Galloway Schools for a decrease of $1,500.00. Original contract was for $71,553.00 and the revised amount is $70,053.00. The Business Administrator certifies availability of funds for the revised contract amount. (Attachment F.2)

3. Resolution to approve Change Order #2 from Surety Mechanical Services for HVAC work at various Galloway Schools for a decrease of $2,500. Original contract was for $115,745.00 and the revised amount is $113,245.00. The Business Administrator certifies availability of funds for the revised contract amount. (Attachment F.3)

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G. POLICY

(There are no policies to review at this time.)

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

1.* The GTAA Cheerleading Squad has requested the use of the Reeds Road cafeteria on October 25, 26, 29, 2012 and November 1, 2, 5, 15, 16, 2012 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for practice.

*Added after Workshop / Action Meeting.

I. NOTICE OF MEETINGS
November 19, 2012 Workshop / Action / Regular Meeting GTMS 7:00 PM
December 17, 2012 Workshop / Action / Regular Meeting GTMS 7:00 PM

J. SPECIAL EVENTS
October 30, 2012 "Meet the Candidates" Night GTMS 7:00 PM
*November 6, 2012 Election Day - Schools closed for students / Staff Development Day
*November 13, 2012 Community Superintendents' Advisory Team GTMS Library 7:00 PM
K. OUT-OF-DISTRICT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Resolution to approve the following out-of-district professional development activities.

*Activity: NJ TESOL Conference / Special Education Consideration for English Language Learners
Staff Name Date Expenses Account
Jose Diaz 10/20/12 Registration: $65.00 20-241-200-500-00-01
Travel: $3.00 Title III

*Activity: Inclusive Schools Climate Initiative
Staff Name Date Expenses Account
Allyson Grecco 10/29/12 (car pool) 11-000-223-580-45-01

*Activity: Making the Best of iPads & Other Digital Tools in Your School Library
Staff Name Date Expenses Account
Linda Wimberg 11/1/12 Registration: $219.00 11-000-223-580-48-01
Travel: $12.40

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*Added after Workshop / Action Meeting

K. OUT-OF-DISTRICT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
*Activity: Designing Lessons for iPads in the Language Arts Class
Staff Name Date Expenses
Alicia Bakely 10/25/2012 None

*Activity: Health Assessment Writing Committee
Staff Name Date Expenses
Angela McDonough 10/22 & 12/12/2012 None
1/16, 2/27 & 3/20/2013
Donna North 10/22/2012 None

*Activity: Fresh Ways to Serve Breakfast
Staff Name Date Expenses
Robbin Remster 11/1/12 None

L. OLD BUSINESS

M. NEW BUSINESS

N. EXECUTIVE SESSION

  • Student Matters - Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying
  • Litigation

*Added after Workshop / Action Meeting.

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