March 30, 2010 Special Meeting (Public Hearing on Budget)

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Dates: 
Tuesday, March 30, 2010 - 7:00pm

UNION TOWNSHIP BOARD OF EDUCATION

AGENDA SPECIAL MEETING

MARCH 30, 2010

A. Roll Call

B. Flag Salute

C. Open Public Meetings Act Statement

D. Presentation of the Budget

E. Comments from the Public on Proposed Budget

F. Fiscal and Planning Committee

The Committee recommends and I so move that the proposed tentative 2010-2011 school budget be adopted and sent to the County Superintendent for approval in accordance with the copy in the hands of each board member, and the following:

F-1. That there should be raised for General Funds $75,443,054 for the ensuing school year 2010-2011 and that this amount appear on the ballot to be voted upon at the Annual District School Election to be held on April 20, 2010.

 

F-2. The Committee recommends and I so move that the board approve for submittal to the County Superintendent of Schools, Appendix E (Required Documentation to Support Estimated Fund Balance) along with the January 31, 2010 Secretary’s Report as required documentation to support the estimated fund balance as of June 30, 2010 pursuant to Exhibit C-1 (Recapitulation of Balances) as contained in the proposed 2010-2011 school budget, in accordance with the information in the hands of each board member.

 

F-3. The Committee recommends and I so move that the board approve advertised capital outlay projects in the amount of $650,000 in accordance with the information in the hands of each board member.

 

F-4. The Committee recommends and I so move that the board approve capital reserve withdrawal – other capital projects – in the amount of $12,000,000 in accordance with the information in the hands of each board member.

 

F-5. The Committee recommends and I so move that the board approve Travel Expenditure Maximum in the sum of $100,000 in accordance with the information in the hands of each board member.

 

F-6. The Committee recommends and I so move that the board approve General Fund Budget by Co-Curricular Activity as follows: Co-Curricular (Athletics) - $671,168 and Co-Curricular (Non-Athletics) - $246,804 in accordance with the information in the hands of each board member.

 

F-7. The Committee recommends and I so move that the board approve Maximum Limit – Public Relations and Professional Services in the sum of $1,357,969 in accordance with the information in the hands of each board member.

 

G. Communication:

1. Letter from Denise Murphy, English teacher at Kawameeh Middle School, requesting paid medical leave in accordance with N.J.S.A. 18A:30-6 for the period April 1, 2010 through the end of the 2009-2010 school year.

 

H. Fiscal and Planning Committee (additional resolutions not related to 2010-2011 budget)

 

F-8. The Committee recommends and I so move that the board approve attached list of contracts and/or purchases pursuant to the requirements of N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5(21) in accordance with the information appended to these minutes: (a) All American Music Festival - $19,120 – Chorus/Band spring trip final payment – Union High School

 

I. Personnel Committee

P-1. The Superintendent recommends, the committee concurs and I so move that the Board accept proposal for Staff Training in the Area of Inclusive Classroom Instruction for the 2009-2010 school year from NJ Teacher to Teacher LLC, 223 Route 18, East Brunswick, NJ 08816 in an amount not to exceed $100,000 in accordance with the information in the hands of each board member.  (Acceptance of this proposal will be contingent upon the Board Attorney negotiating an acceptable form of contract with the vendor.)

 

P-2. The Superintendent recommends, the committee concurs and I so move that the Board accept proposal to Improve Language Arts/Mathematics Performance for the 2009-2010 school year from NJ Teacher to Teacher LLC, 223 Route 18, East Brunswick, NJ 08816 in an amount not to exceed $39,000 in accordance with the information in the hands of each board member. (Acceptance of this proposal will be contingent upon the Board Attorney negotiating an acceptable form of contract with the vendor.)

 

J. Adjournment                                                                      ___________ a.m.

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