November 21, 2011

  1. READING OF COMMUNICATIONS

(There are no communications at this time.)

PRESENTATIONS

1.* Introduction of Elsa Torres, 8th grade student and Vice-President of the Student
Council at Galloway Township Middle School.

  1. SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT
  1. Attorney's Report (William S. Cappuccio, Esq.) (Attachment B.1)
    (This report was reviewed at the November 14, 2011 Board meeting.)
  1. Student Enrollment Report as of October 31, 2011 (Attachment B.2)
    (This report was reviewed at the November 14, 2011 Board meeting.)
  1. Out of school suspensions for the month of October, 2011 (Attachment B.3)
    (This report was reviewed at the November 14, 2011 Board meeting.)
  1. Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Report
    October 14, 2011 to November 9, 2011 (Attachment B.4)
    (This report was reviewed at the November 14, 2011 Board meeting.)

5.* Resolution to (accept, modify, or reject) the Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying
Report presented to the Board on November 14, 2011 for the reporting period from
October 14, 2011 to November 9, 2011.

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6.* HIB Report - Additional investigations for the period from October 14, 2001
to November 9, 2011. (Attachment B.5).

. SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

(continued)

7.* Resolution to approve the results of the Annual Meeting between Education and Law
Enforcement Officials held on November 15, 2011, whereby the Revised Uniform
State Memorandum of Agreement between Education and Law Enforcement Officials,
signed by the chief school administrator and law enforcement official, indicates that
procedures have been developed, with contact people identified, to implement specific
provisions of the Memorandum of Agreement. (A copy is available in the
Superintendent's office.)

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8.* Referendum Update.

*Added after Workshop / Action Meeting.

  1. PERSONNEL AND EVALUATION OF PERSONNEL

The superintendent recommends the following resolutions:

1.* Resolution to approve an unpaid educational leave for Crystal E. Riotta beginning
January 3, 2012 through April 13, 2012.

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2.* Resolution to approve the Job Description for Facilities Operations Manager.
(first reading) (Attachment C.1)

3.* Resolution to approve the Job Description for Assistant Facilities Operations Manager.
(first reading) (Attachment C.2)

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4.* Resolution to approve Brian Hackney as a part-time intervention teacher at Reeds Road Elementary School for the 2011-2012 school year effective November 22, 2011 through
June 30, 2012. Salary: $29,334.80 (pro-rated); Degree: BA; Step: 1;
Account #20-231-100-100-12-SA (NCLB Title I) (replacement position)

5.* Resolution to approve the following food service substitutes for the 2011-2012
school year effective November 22, 2011 through June 30, 2012.
Salary: $7.50 per hour; Account #60-910-310-100-00-SA

Mary Emma Cherry
Jennifer Lynch
Dawn Houseworth

RECOMMENDATION OF NEW STAFF

6.* Resolution to approve the following substitute teacher(s) for the 2011-2012 school year
effective December 1, 2011 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

Timothy E. Kelley Non-Certified $75.00 per day
Andrew Keister Non-Certified $75.00 per day
Darice Pico Certified $80.00 per day

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7.* Resolution to approve the following staff member for participation in the Novice Teacher Training Program. Stipend: $26 per hour for certificated staff participants - total not to exceed
2 hours per person per session; Account #11-000-223-104-00-SA

Ashley Mygrant

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  1. CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolution:

  1. * Resolution to approve three hours of home instruction for GTMS student, R.N.regular
    education (due to suspension).
    Account #11-150-100-101-00-SA

  1. * Resolution to approve home instruction for GTMS student, A.S., special education,
    (due to illness) from November 21, 2011 to January 21, 2012 (10 hours per week).
    Account #11-150-100-101-00-SA

*Added after Workshop / Action Meeting.

  1. FINANCE AND SCHOOL OPERATIONS

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

  1. Resolution to accept the following food service reports:
    Cafeteria: Profit and Loss Statement for October 2011.
    (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)

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  1. Resolution to accept the Investment Report(s) for October 2011 in accordance with Policy #3290. (Attachment E.5)
  1. Resolution to accept the Board Secretary's monthly certification budgetary line item status for October 2011. (Attachment E.6)
  1. Pursuant to N.J.A.C. 6:20-2.13(e), the Galloway Board of Education certifies that as of
    October 31, 2011 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.

  1. Resolution to approve the Secretary's and Treasurer's Report for the month(s) of
    October 31, 2011. (Attachment E.7)
  1. Resolution to approve the November Bill List - 2011/12 Budget. (Attachment E.8)
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(continued)

  1. Resolution to approve the November transfers - 2011/2012 Budget
    (Attachment E.9)

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8.* Resolution to approve transportation agreement with Greater Egg Harbor Regional School District for the 2011/2012 school year: Account: 11-000-270-515-00-00

(All routes 180 days unless marked)

TYPE OF CONTRACT

RENEWAL

NEW

CONTRACT

TYPE OF ROUTE

SCHOOL

ROUTE

DAYS

PER DIEM

PER ANNUM

X

Quoted

To/From

GTMS

CC11

175

$ 95.00

$ 16,625.00

(WHC bus 1 student CC)

(start 9/14)

X

Jointure

To/From

Bankbridge

180

$ 25.63

$ 4,613.40

(1 student LJ)

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*Added after workshop/action meeting.

  1. FACILITIES AND MAINTENANCE

The Superintendent recommends approval of the following resolution for formal Board action, as recommended by Timothy E. Kelley, School Business Administrator:

  1. Resolution to approve the submission of the following proposal to the voters of Galloway Township.

THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF GALLOWAY,

IN THE COUNTY OF ATLANTIC, NEW JERSEY

RESOLUTION

RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF GALLOWAY, IN THE COUNTY OF ATLANTIC, NEW JERSEY APPROVING THE SUBMISSION OF A PROPOSAL TO THE VOTERS OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT AT A SPECIAL ELECTION TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2011

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF GALLOWAY, IN THE COUNTY OF ATLANTIC, NEW JERSEY, AS FOLLOWS:

Section 1. A special election of the legal voters of The Board of Education of the Township of Galloway, in the County of Atlantic, New Jersey ("Board" when referring to the governing body and "School District" when referring to the legal entity governed by the Board) shall be held on Tuesday, December 13, 2011.

Section 2. The following proposal ("Proposal") is hereby approved and shall be submitted to the legal voters of the School District at a special election to be held on Tuesday, December 13, 2011:

PROPOSAL

The Board of Education of the Township of Galloway, in the County of Atlantic, New Jersey ("School District"), is authorized to: (a) undertake for lawful school purposes a capital improvement program consisting of: (i) repair and/or replacement of the roofing at Roland Rogers Elementary School, Smithville Elementary School and Arthur Rann Elementary School; (ii) fire alarm replacement at Reeds Road Elementary School, Roland Rogers Elementary School and Smithville Elementary School; (iii) renovation and/or repair of the storm water system and reconstruction of the parking lot at Arthur Rann Elementary School; and (iv) the acquisition of all equipment and the completion of all work necessary for or related thereto; (b) expend for all the foregoing an amount not to exceed $6,982,500 (of which $0 represents eligible costs, as determined by the Commissioner of Education); and (c) issue bonds of the School District for said project in an amount not to exceed

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    (continued)

$6,982,500. This school facilities project includes $6,982,500 for school facility construction elements that are not eligible for State support.

Notwithstanding anything in this Resolution to the contrary, the Superintendent of Schools and Business Administrator/Board Secretary, upon the advice of Bond Counsel, are each hereby authorized to approve any changes to the Proposal as may be advisable or as may be required pursuant to provisions of the New Jersey Educational Facilities Construction and Financing Act or other applicable law; provided, however, that no such changes shall result in the total appropriation for the project set forth in the Proposal to exceed $6,982,500.

Section 3. The Board hereby acknowledges and confirms that, in accordance with Sections 16 and 17 of the School Bond Law, N.J.S.A. 18A:24-16 and 18A:24-17, a supplemental debt statement has been prepared as of the date of this resolution by the Chief Financial Officer of the Township of Galloway, being the sole municipality comprised within the School District, giving effect to the proposed authorization of bonds of the School District in the amount stated in the Proposal set forth above and that the supplemental debt statement has been filed in the office of the Clerk of the Township of Galloway and in the office of the Board Secretary prior to the adoption of this resolution. The Board hereby directs the Board Secretary to have the supplemental debt statement filed in the office of the Director of the Division of Local Government Services in the Department of Community Affairs prior to the date of the special election.

Section 4. The Business Administrator/Board Secretary is hereby authorized and directed to immediately forward a certified copy of this resolution and the Proposal approved herein to the Atlantic County Clerk, the Clerk of the Township of Galloway and to the Atlantic County Board of Elections.

Section 5. All actions heretofore taken and documents prepared or executed by or on behalf of the School District by the members of the Board, Superintendent of Schools, Business Administrator/Board Secretary or by the School District's professional advisors, in connection with the holding of the special election or the consideration of the Proposal at said special election, are hereby ratified, confirmed, approved and adopted.

Section 6. The President of the Board, Vice President of the Board, Superintendent of Schools and Business Administrator/Board Secretary are each hereby authorized to determine all matters and execute all documents and instruments in connection with the holding of the special election or the consideration of the Proposal at said special election, and the signatures of the President of the Board, Vice President of the Board, Superintendent of Schools or Business Administrator/Board Secretary on such documents or instruments shall be conclusive as to such determinations.

Section 7. All other resolutions, or parts thereof, inconsistent herewith are hereby rescinded and repealed to the extent of any such inconsistency.

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    (continued)

Section 8. This Resolution shall take effect immediately on adoption this 21st day of November, 2011.

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  1. POLICY

    (There are no policies to be reviewed at this time.)

H. COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOL FACILITIES

The Superintendent recommends approval of the following:

1.* The Galloway Township Athletic Association has requested the use of the Reeds Road
School cafeteria on December 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 2011; January 4, 11, 18, 25, 2012;
February 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2012; and March 7, 14, 21, 2012 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
for cheerleading practice.

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*Added after Workshop / Action Meeting.

  1. NOTICE OF MEETINGS
December 19, 2011 Workshop / Regular Meeting GTMS Cafetorium 7:00 p.m.
  1. SPECIAL EVENTS
December 6, 2011 Smithville Winter Chorus Concert 7:00 p.m.
December 7, 2011 Arthur Rann Winter Concert 7:00 p.m.
December 8, 2011 Roland Rogers Winter Concert 6:30 p.m.
December 14, 2011 GTMS Winter Concert 7:00 p.m.
December 15, 2011 Smithville Winter Band Concert 7:00 p.m.
December 15, 2011 Reeds Road Winter Concert 7:00 p.m.
  1. OUT-OF-DISTRICT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
  1. Resolution to approve the following out-of-district professional development activities.

*Activity: Special Education-What the Business Administrator Should Know

Staff Name Date Expenses Account
Timothy Kelley Dec. 6, 2011 Registration: $75.00 11-000-251-580-00-00

*Activity: Aligning Curriculum to the Common Core Standard in Mathematics-Grades 3-5

Staff Name Date Expenses Account
Betty Napoli Dec. 8, 2011 Registration: $125.00 (each) 11-000-223-580-00-01
Darlene Gilly Travel: $26.04 (each)

*Activity: Making Best Use of Cutting-Edge Technology in the World Language Classroom

Staff Name Date Expenses Account
Ashley Sykes Jan. 5, 2012 Registration: $215.00 11-000-223-580-16-01

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OUT-OF-DISTRICT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Informational Items:
*Activity: E-Child Care Training/Technology Assistance

Staff Name Date Expenses
Catherine Hilferty Dec. 2, 2011 No Cost
Elizabeth Merkel

*Activity: Working Together to Promote Healthier Schools

Staff Name Date Expenses
Angela McDonough Dec. 15, 2011 No Cost

*Added after Workshop/Action Meeting.

  1. L. OLD BUSINESS
  1. NEW BUSINESS
  1. EXECUTIVE SESSION
  • Student Matters - Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying
  • Residency Hearing
  • Student Disciplinary Hearing
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