Regular Session - July 16, 2018

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Dates: 
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 7:30pm
BOARD OF EDUCATION
School District of South Orange Maplewood, 525 Academy Street, Maplewood, NJ 07040
REGULAR SESSION AGENDA     
 PUBLIC BOARD MEETING   
Monday, July 16, 2018

REGULAR MEETING (7:30 PM)

Call to Order – Announcement of Notice
Pledge of Allegiance
Oath of Office
  • Hannah Silver – Student Representative to the Board
Roll Call
Approve Board Minutes: Executive Minutes Revised: May 23, 2018; Executive and Public Session Minutes: June 14, 2018; Executive Session Minutes, June 28, 2018

SUPERINTENDENT’S MONTHLY UPDATE (7:35 PM)

PRESIDENT’S UPDATE (7:45 PM)

BOARD OF EDUCATION STUDENT REP REPORT (7:50 PM)

HEARING OF INDIVIDUALS AND DELEGATIONS (7:55 PM)

Please note that Public Speaks is not a time for dialogue with the Board of Education – It is an opportunity for you to share a comment with the Board of Education. In addition, by law, administrators and Board of Education members are not permitted to publicly discuss personnel matters, student discipline, or other issues requiring confidentiality.  While we may not respond to comments, all input shared with the Board of Education is taken very seriously, and will inform future deliberations and work by the Board of Education and its committees.

DISCUSSION (8:20 PM) 

  • Paraprofessional services for 2018-2019
  • Curriculum and Instruction Update  
  • Committee Reports

ACTION (9:00 PM)

3751
Approve: A) Memorial; B) Retirement; C) Resignations; D) Change In End Date; E) Appointments; F) Transfers/Reassignments; G) Approve Salaries For The 2018-19 School Year; H) Leaves Of Absences; I) Salary Adjustments; J) Stipend; K) Stipends For 2018-19 School Year; L) Summer Employment; M) Approve Job Descriptions
3752
Approve: A) Appointment Of Substitute Teachers For The 2017-2018 School Year; B) Appointment Of Substitute Bus Aide For The 2018-2019 School Year Paid At The Hourly Rate Of $9.00; C) Appointment Of Summer Bus Aides For The 2018-2019 School Year Paid At The Hourly Rate Of $13.00; D) Appointment OF Summer Maintenance Worker For The 2018-2019 School Year Paid At The Hourly Of $16.88; E) Appointment Of Summer Substitute Teachers For The 2018-2019 School Year Paid At A Daily Rate Of $90; F) Appointment Of Summer IT Helper For The 2018-2019 School Year Paid At The Hourly Rate Of $15.00; G) Appointment Of Summer Substitute Teacher For The 2018-2019 School Year Paid At An Hourly Rate Of $50.00
3753
Approve: A) 2018-2019 Extended School Year Out Of District Placements; B) 2018-2019 School Year Out Of District Placements;
3754
Approve: A) Financial Reports; B) Board Of Education’s Monthly Certification; C) Approve Attendance And Work Related Travel Expenses; D) Approve Special Education Related Service Providers For The 2018-2019 School Year; E) Refund Grant From Montclair State University Foundation For The Columbia High School ELL Program; F) Amend Resolution 3617C Attendance And Work Related Travel Expenses; G) Approve An Agreement With Seon Systems; H) Accept Donation To Parenting Center; I) Approves Use Of Vendors; J) Approve Residency Investigator Fees For The 2018-19 School Year; K) Accept Donations To The School Lunch Program; L) Amend Resolution 3746AAG 2018-19 Special Education Tuition Agreement With Union County Educational Services Commission; M) Authorize The Business Administrator To Enter Into An Agreement With South Orange Symphony Orchestra; N) Authorize The Business Administrator To Enter Into An Agreement With 747 Lacrosse; O) Approve Change Order To Addition To Maplewood Middle School Project; P) Authorize The Transfer Of Funds – Capital Projects; Q) Approve Change Order For New Electrical Services At Seth Boyden Elementary School; R) Reject Proposals For Elevator Maintenance Services; S) Approve Contract To Provide Education Services For Students Who Are Visually Impaired; T) Approve Contract For Professional Development With Roberta Braverman; U) Absolve Youth Consultation Services (YCS) From Charging For Reduced And/Or Paid Meals For The 2018-19 School Year; V) Apply For FY2019 Federal I.D.E.I.A. Basic Part – B And Preschool Handicapped Funds; W) Apply For Federal FY2019 Elementary And Secondary Education Act (ESEA); X) Accept Donation From South Mountain School PTA; Y) Approve Agreement With Frontline Education For The 2018-2019 School Year; Z) Award Contract For Audit Of High School Practices And Procedures Including Attendance And Grade Reporting; AA) Accept Donation For Marshall School; AB)  Approve Contract With Delta-T Group To Provide Paraprofessionals; AC) Approve Prozio, Bromberg And Newman, P.C. As Special Counsel To The Board Of Education; AD) Reject Bids For Website Creation; AE) Accept Donation From Maplewood Middle School HAS; AF) Apply For Preschool Education Expansion Aid; AG) Apply For 2018 American Academy Of Dermatology Shad Structure Program Grant; AH) Authorize Entry Into A Joint Check Agreement With GDS Mechanical Group And Automatic Logic Corp.; AI) Authorize Entry Into A Joint Check Agreement With GDS Mechanical And Boz Electrical Contractors; AJ) Award Bid For 9-12 Science Supplies; AK) Approve Contract For Professional Development
3755
Approve: Affirmation Of Harassment, Intimidation And Bullying (HIB) Investigations For The Month Of June 2018
3756
Approve: A) Confidential Special Education Settlement Agreement – Student ID#20789; B) Confidential Special Education Settlement Agreement – Student ID#52820
3757
Approve: Withhold Salary Increment
3758
Approve: School Climate Transformation Grant
3759
Approve: Field Trip Destinations

HEARING OF INDIVIDUALS AND DELEGATIONS (9:15 PM)

NEW BUSINESS (9:35 PM)

The Board of Education will hold a Special Executive Session ONLY on July 19, 2018 at
7:00 p.m. in the Curriculum and Instruction Office at 525 Academy Street, Maplewood, NJ for all non-conflicted board members for the purpose of the Superintendent search firm review.
 
The Board of Education will meet in Closed Session on Monday, August 20, 2018 at 6:30 pm in the Superintendent’s Office to discuss personnel and legal issues, negotiations and other matters to be announced at a later date.  Immediately following the Closed Session, the Board of Education will meet in Public Session at 7:30 pm in the District Meeting Room, 525 Academy Street, Maplewood, NJ.  Action will be taken.