Thursday, April 26, 2018 - public budget meeting - 7 p.m. - UHS Library, 2350 North Third Street, Union, NJ 07083

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Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 7:00pm

Township of Union Board of Education, public budget meeting at 7:00 p.m. at the Union High School Library, 2350 North Third Street, Union, New Jersey 07083.  Action will be taken.

 

TOWNSHIP OF UNION BOARD OF EDUCATION

PUBLIC HEARING AGENDA – APRIL 26, 2018

 

A. Roll Call

B. Flag Salute

C. Open Public Meetings Act Statement

D. Mission Statement

E. Comments from Public on Resolutions

F. Fiscal and Planning Committee Resolutions

Upon recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Fiscal and Planning Committee presents the following resolutions for the Board’s consideration:
 
F-1.     APPROVE GENERAL FUND TAX LEVY
            Approve the General Fund tax levy of $89,776,128 in the 2018-2019 school year (includes use of banked cap in the amount of $321,359), in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.

F-2.     APPROVE WITHDRAWAL FROM CAPITAL RESERVE TO CAPITAL OUTLAY (FUND 12)
            Approve withdrawal from Capital Reserve to Capital Outlay (Fund 12) in the amount of $1,100,000 for the following projects, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member:
 
  1. Bathroom renovations – districtwide                                                $ 286,412.00
  2. New flooring – districtwide                                                               $   66,000.00
  3. Auditorium (floor, seats, lighting, paint) – Washington                     $ 199,100.00
  4. Brick Wall – Administration building                                                 $ 139,013.00
  5. Paving – districtwide                                                                        $ 136,400.00
  6. Refinish gym floors – districtwide                                                     $   68,200.00
  7. Masonry – districtwide                                                                      $ 103,400.00
  8. Asbestos – districtwide                                                                     $   33,000.00
  9. Ceiling, lighting – districtwide                                                           $   33,275.00
  10. Windows – districtwide                                                                     $   35,200.00
                                                                        TOTAL:                  $1,100,000.00
 
F-3.     APPROVE TRAVEL EXPENDITURE MAXIMUM
            Approve Travel Expenditure Maximum ($85,000), in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
F-4.     APPROVE ESTABLISHING A MAXIMUM DOLLAR LIMIT – PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AND PUBLIC RELATIONS
            Approve establishing a maximum dollar limit for professional services and public relations ($1,869,000), in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
F-5.     APPROVE USE OF BANKED CAP
            Approve in the proposed budget the use of banked cap in accordance with N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-10.3(b).  The District has fully exhausted all eligible statutory spending authority and must increase the base budget in the amount of $321,359 for the purpose of increases in negotiated salaries for the 2018-2019 school year.
 
F-6.     APPROVE USE OF EXCESS SURPLUS FUNDS
            Approve the Board of Education to include in the General Fund Budget $1,455,646 of the Board of Education’s excess surplus funds (@ 6/30/17 per audit) to help reduce the local tax levy.
 

G. Comments from the Public

H. Adjournment  ___________ p.m.

 

 

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