Worksession - Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 7 p.m., Administration Building, 2369 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083

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Dates: 
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 7:00pm

Township of Union Board of Education, worksession, Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Administration Building, 2369 Morris Avenue, Union, New Jersey 07083.  Action will be taken.

TOWNSHIP OF UNION BOARD OF EDUCATION

WORKSESSION AGENDA – OCTOBER 8, 2019

 

A. Roll Call

B. Flag Salute

C. Open Public Meetings Act Statement

D. Mission Statement

E. Comments from Public on Resolutions in BOLD only

F. Approval of Minutes:

  1. June 11, 2019 – special meeting/executive session – HIB hearing
  2. June 11, 2019 – worksession
  3. June 11, 2019 – executive session
  4. June 18, 2019 – regular meeting
  5. June 18, 2019 – executive session
 

G. Communications

REQUEST FROM VAUXHALL HISTORICAL SOCIETY
            Letter from Vauxhall Historical Society requesting the use of Jefferson School to hold a program in celebration of Veterans on November 9, 2019 from 10 a.m. until 12 noon and requesting waiver of fees and insurance.
 
LETTER OF RETIREMENT – DINNERMAN
            Letter of resignation, for the purpose of retirement, from Marjorie Dinnerman, paraprofessional-Livingston Elementary School, effective February 1, 2020.
 
LETTER OF RETIREMENT – GEVA
            Letter of resignation, for the purpose of retirement, from Yechezkel Geva, part-time bus driver-Transportation Department, effective January 1, 2020.
 
LETTER OF RETIREMENT – LATEINER
            Letter of resignation, for the purpose of retirement, from Helene Lateiner, 10-month secretary-Union High School, effective December 31, 2019
 
LETTER OF RETIREMENT – LATEINER
            Letter of resignation, for the purpose of retirement, from Ron Lateiner, security officer-Union High School, effective December 31, 2019.
 
LETTER OF RETIREMENT – McCARTHY
            Letter of resignation, for the purpose of retirement, from Jill McCarthy, school counselor-Burnet Middle School, effective January 1, 2020.
 
LETTER OF RETIREMENT – MORALE
            Letter of resignation, for the purpose of retirement, from Barbara Morale, cafeteria aide-Battle Hill Elementary School, effective January 3, 2020.
 
LETTER OF RESIGNATION – GREEN
            Letter of resignation from Andrey Green, math teacher-Union High School, effective November 22, 2019.
 
LETTER OF RESIGNATION – MILWICZ
            Letter of resignation from Steven Milwicz, paraprofessional-Battle Hill Elementary School, effective September 15, 2019.
 
LETTER OF RESIGNATION – SUAREZ
            Letter of resignation from Irina Suarez, paraprofessional-Battle Hill Elementary school, effective September 1, 2019.
 
REQUEST FOR INTERMITTENT LEAVE – CALDAROLA
            Request for intermittent FMLA/NJFLA (concurrently) leave from Ann Marie Caldarola, art teacher-Hannah Caldwell Elementary School, September 21, 2019 – December 14, 2019.
 
REQUEST FOR INTERMITTENT LEAVE – JEKLINSKI
            Request for intermittent FMLA/NJFLA (concurrently) leave from Johnathan Jeklinski, teacher of business-Union High School, October 21, 2019 – June 24, 2020.
 
REQUEST FOR LEAVE – NICASTRO
            Request for medical leave from Joyce Nicastro, pre-k teacher-Connecticut Farms Elementary School, October 8, 2019 – November 19, 2019.
 
REQUEST FOR LEAVE – ASHRAF
            Request for paid child rearing leave and unpaid FMLA/NJFLA (Concurrently) leave from Lisa Ashraf, school counselor-Kawameeh Middle School, January 2, 2020 – June 1, 2020.
 
REQUEST FOR LEAVE – GUNTHER
            Request for paid child rearing leave and unpaid FMLA/NJFLA (concurrently) leave from Kayla Gunther, teacher-Franklin Elementary School, November 18, 2019 – April 7, 2020.
 
REQUEST FOR LEAVE UPDATE – VICIDOMINI
            Update to FMLA followed by Unpaid NJFLA and unpaid child rearing leave from Julia Vicidomini, 12-month Executive Administrative Assistant-Central Office, August 27, 2019 – March 1, 2020.
 

H. Superintendent’s Report

  1. Student Liaison Report – October 8, 2019
  2. Presentation – Izabella Escurra – Girl Scout Service Project – October 8, 2019
  3. UHS Marching Band Performance – October 15, 2019
  4. Presentation by Union Public Library/Friends of Union Public Library – Summer Reading Program Awards – October 15, 2019
  5. NJSLA Results: ELA, Math, Access for ELL and DLM – October 15, 2019
 

I. Education/Student Discipline Committee Resolutions

Upon recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Education/Student Discipline Committee presents the following resolutions for the Board’s consideration:
 
E-1.     SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT OF HIB
            Superintendent’s Report of Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying (HIB) conclusions for the month of September, 2019, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
E-2.     APPROVE CURRICULUM GUIDES
            Approve the following Curriculum Guides:
 
  1. Television Production I – 9th and 10th grades
  2. Television Production II – 10th and 11th grades
  3. Television Production III – 11th and 12th grades
  4. Television Production IV – 12th grade
  5. Leadership I – 6th grade
  6. Leadership II – 7th grade
  7. Community Based Leadership – 8th grade elective
 
E-3.     APPROVE CONTRACTS – COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED
            Approve Service Contracts with the State of New Jersey, Department of Human Services, Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired, for educational services for students in the District for the 2019-2020 school year, in accordance with the non-public information in the hands of each Board member.
 
E-4.     APPROVE SCHOOL NURSING SERVICES PLAN
            Approve the 2019-2020 Nursing Service Plan, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
E-5.     APPROVE TRANSPORTATION CONTRACTS – MUJC
            Approve the Morris-Union Jointure Commission (MUJC) (a) 2019 extended year transportation contract and (b) 2019-2020 regular school year transportation contract, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
E-6.     APPROVE KEAN UNIVERSITY FUTURE TEACHER ACADEMY PROGRAM
            Approve Kean University Future Teacher Academy Program Contract by and between Union High School and Kean University for the 2019-2020 school year, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
E-7.     APPROVE NJQSAC SCORES AND STATEMENT OF ASSURANCE
            Approve the New Jersey Quality Single Accountability Continuum (NJQSAC) District Scores and Statement of Assurance, in accordance with the information in the hands of each board member.
 
E-8.     APPROVE COMMUNITY BASED INSTRUCTION SITE AND STRUCTURED LEARNING EXPERIENCES
            Approve Community Based Instruction Site (CBI) and Structured Learning Experiences (SLE) for the 2019-2020 school year: (a) Union High School Cafeteria, administered by Pomptonian Food Services, located at 2350 North Third Street, Union, New Jersey 07083.
 
E-9.  AFFIRM SUPERINTENDENT'S DECISION ON HIB
         Affirm the Superintendent’s decision on HIB No. LES 2018-2019 #3
 

J. 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.     TREASURER’S REPORT
            That the Treasurer’s Report dated September 30, 2019 be accepted.
 
F-2.     SECRETARY’S REPORT
            That the Secretary’s Report dated September 30, 2019 be accepted.
 
F-3.     CERTIFY TREASURER’S AND SECRETARY’S REPORT
            Pursuant  to  N.J.A.C. 6A:23-2.11(a), I certify that as of September 30, 2019 no budgetary line item account has obligations and payments (contractual orders) which in total exceed the amount appropriated by the district Board of education pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:22-8 and 18:22-8.1.
 
                         /s/   Manuel E. Vieira                                                    ____________
                        Manuel E. Vieira, Board Secretary                                   Dated
 
            Pursuant to N.J.A.C.6A:23-2.2(h), we certify  that as of September 30, 2019 after review of the secretary’s monthly financial report (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. 6A:23-2.2(d)3  and that sufficient funds are available to meet the district’s financial obligations for the remainder of the fiscal year. This certification is solely based on the information provided by the School Business Administrator and Board Secretary and is assumed by the Board to be correct.
 
F-4.     APPROVE APPROPRIATION TRANSFERS
            Approve appropriation transfers in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
F-5.     APPROVE LIST OF CONTRACTS/PURCHASE ORDERS
            Approve the attached list of contracts and/or purchase orders pursuant to the requirements of N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5 (bid exceptions to requirement for advertising) and 18A:18A-10(a) (purchase through State agency; procedure), in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
F-6.     APPROVE DISTRICT WIDE TRAVEL AND RELATED EXPENSES
            Approve district wide travel and related expenses pursuant to the requirements of N.J.S.A. 18A:11-12, N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-7 and Board Policy File Code 6471 and in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
F-7.     PRE-APPROVE DISTRICTWIDE STUDENT FIELD TRIPS
            Pre-approve districtwide student field trip destinations and purposes pursuant to N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-5.8 in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
F-8.     APPROVE LIST OF 2019-2020 STATE CONTRACT VENDORS
            Approve the amended list of the 2019-2020 State Contract Vendors pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-10(a) (purchase through State agency; procedure) to facilitate schools’ purchasing, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
F-9.     APPROVED LIST OF CONTRACTS/PURCHASES (STUDENT ACTIVITY)
            Approve the attached list of contracts and/or purchases pursuant to the requirements of N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5(21) (paid by funds raised by or collected by students), in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member:
 
School
Account/Department
Vendor/Description
Amount
 
Union High School
2061/Cosmetology
Burmax – student kits for cosmetology class
$1,242.60
Union High School
2100/Athletics: basketball
St. Jude’s Hospital
$15,000.00 (estimate)
Union High School
3380/Athletics: wrestling
NJSIAA – door money for State wrestling regions at UHS
$12,000.00 (estimate)
Union High School
3380/Athletics: wrestling
UCIAC – door money for county wrestling regions at UHS
$8,000.00 (estimate)
Union High School
2100/Athletics: football
NJSIAA – door money for State football game at UHS
$8,000.00 (estimate)
Kawameeh Middle School
41/Musical Production
Peter Leone – purchase materials for props, scenary and set for spring musical
$2,000.00 (not to exceed)
Kawameeh Middle School
41/Musical Production
Marianne Dezynski – purchase materials for costumes for spring musical
$2,500.00 (not to exceed)
Kawameeh Middle School
17/Music
Marianne Deczynski – purchase items for candy/sale
$1,500.00 (not to exceed)
Kawameeh Middle School
41/Drama
Marianne Deczynski – purchase supplies for concession sales for spring musical
$2,000.00 (not to exceed)
 
F-10.   APPROVE 2019-2020 OUT-OF-DISTRICT STUDENT PLACEMENT LIST
            Approval be given to amend the 2019-2020 out-of-district student placement list, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
F-11.   APPROVE FUNDRAISERS
            Approve the following fundraisers, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member:
 
Event Name
Date
Purpose
Candy Sales
10/16/19 – 5/30/20
UHS/boys basketball – to raise funds for fall and summer league, senior night, dinners and lunches with players
Shop-Rite Bagging Groceries
11/8/19 and 3/1/20
UHS/ROTC – to raise funds for ROTC activity/field trip
Bake/Snack Sale
October 2019 – June 2020
UHS/Hiking Club – to raise funds for transportation and club activity costs
Pizza Sale
October 2019 – June 2020
UHS/Hiking Club – to raise funds for transportation and club activity costs
Car Wash
TBD
UHS/Hiking Club – to raise funds for transportation and club activity costs
Chocolate Sale
TBD
UHS/Hiking Club – to raise funds for transportation and club activity costs
Christmas Ornament Sale
TBD
UHS/Hiking Club – to raise funds for transportation and club activity costs
Pretzel Sale
TBD
UHS/Hiking Club – to raise funds for transportation and club activity costs
Shop-Rite Bagging
TBD
UHS/Hiking Club – to raise funds for transportation and club activity costs
Candy Sale (Gertrude Hawk)
October 2019 – May 2020
UHS/Interact Club – to raise funds to support both local and international projects/charities requirement for Interact Clubs by Rotary International
T-shirt Sale
October – December 2019
UHSPAC – to raise funds for fall production costs
Fruit Snack Sale
October 2019 – June 2020
UHSPAC/Advanced Musical Theatre – to raise funds for productions throughout the year
Car Wash
April 5, May 31,
August 30, 2020
UHS/Marching Band – to raise funds for materials needed for marching band
Gertrude Hawk Chocolate
10/28-12/13/19
UHS/Instrumental Music – to raise funds to offset the cost of the spring trip
The Goodies Factory – Poppin’ Popcorn
1/27-3/2720
UHS/Instrumental Music – to raise funds to offset the cost of the spring trip
St. Jude’s Classic
12/19/19
UHS/Basketball – to raise funds for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital
Candy/Apparel Sale
October 2019 – June 2020
UHS/Winter-Spring Track – to raise funds for track equipment
Snack & Brownie Sales
9/26/19 – 1/30/20
UHS/K. Brooks Field Trips – to raise funds for Ms. Brooks class
Junior Field Day
October 2019
UHS/Junior Class – to raise funds for juniors
Zumba Day
11/23/19 – 5/23/19
UHS/Junior Class – to raise funds for juniors
Raz-Kids Reading Challenge Pretzel Sale
10/25/19; 2/7/20; 5/8/20
Hannah Caldwell – to raise funds for school programs
Multicultural Day Pretzel Sales
1/10/20; 3/6/20
Hannah Caldwell – to raise funds for school programs
PBSIS Pretzel Sales
11/1/19; 11/22/19
Hannah Caldwell – to raise funds for school programs
Pretzel Sale
 
Student Carriers Chocolate & Fruit Snack
October 2019 – May 2020
 
UHS/National German Honor Society – to raise funds for field trip to German Art Gallery in NYC.
 
Twirl Clinics
October 2019-June 2020
UHS/Twirling – to raise funds for club activity costs and teach twirling
Candy & Bake Sales
October 2019-May 2020
UHS/Twirling – to raise funds for competition costs, accessories, batons and uniforms
Dancing with the Teachers
December 2019
UHS/Twirling – to raise funds for outfits, accessories and competition costs for twirlers, as well as senior scholarships
Yankee Candle
11/1-12/31/19
KMS/Student Council – to raise funds for 8th grade trip to Forest Lodge
Valentines’ Day Grams
2/3-14/20
KMS/Student Council – to raise funds for 8th grade trip to Forest Lodge
Chipotle Mexican Grill
11/11/19
KMS/Student Council – to raise funds for 8th grade trip to Forest Lodge
Pictures with Santa
12/9-18/19
KMS/Student Council – to raise funds for 8th grade trip to Forest Lodge
Candy Cane Grams
12/9-20/19
KMS/Student Council – to raise funds for 8th grade trip to Forest Lodge
Candy Corn Count
10/21-31/19
KMS/Student Council – to raise funds for the 8th grade trip to Forest Lodge
Philly Pretzel Sale
10/21/19-4/01/20
KMS/Student Council – to raise funds for 8th grade trip to Forest Lodge
DVD Sale
11/1/19-3/15/20
KMS/Drama Club – to raise funds for DVD copies for each cast member
Program Ad Sales
11/1/19-3/15/20
KMS/Drama Club – to raise funds for spring musical
Play Costumes
11/1/19-3/15/20
KMS/Drama Club – to raise funds to cover costs of student costumes for spring musical
T-shirt Sale
11/1/19-3/15/20
KMS/Drama Club – to raise funds for spring musical
T-shirt Sale
11/1/19-6/15/20
KMS/Music Dept – to raise funds for student t-shirts and music trip
Candy/Soda Sale
10/15/19-6/15/20
KMS/Jazz Ensemble/Music Dept – to raise funds for music trip
Senior T-shirt Sale
October-November 2019
UHS/Class of 2020 – to raise funds for senior class trip and project graduation
Wristband Sale
October-November 2019
UHS/Class of 2020 – to raise funds for senior class trip and project graduation
Dine to Donate@Chipotle (Springfield)
12/4-12/14/19
UHS/Class of 2020 – to raise funds for senior class trip and project graduation
Fashion Show
January 2020 (TBD)
UHS/Class of 2020 – to raise funds for senior class trip and project graduation
U Apparel Sale
January-February 2020
UHS/Class of 2020 – to raise funds for senior class trip and project graduation
Halfway to Graduation/90 Days Away Event
2/3-10/20
UHS/Class of 2020 – to raise funds for senior class trip and project graduation
Food Truck Festival and Inflatable Village
5/9/20
UHS/Class of 2020 – to raise funds for senior class trip and project graduation
Mr. UHS
May 2020 (TBD)
UHS/Class of 2020 – to raise funds for senior class trip and project graduation
Skating Party
10/16-11/14/19
UHS/Dance/Step Club – to raise funds for dance team
Winter Apparel Sale
10/16-12/31/19
UHS/Cheer – to raise funds for cheer team
Staff Dress Down-College & Career Day
10/23/19
UHS/Guidance Scholarship – to raise funds for Maureen Baldwin Counseling Scholarship
Philly Pretzel Sale
January-May 2020
Hannah Caldwell/Multicultural Club – to raise funds to help purchase items for multicultural day
Philly Pretzel Sale
11/1-22/2019
Hannah Caldwell/PBSIS – to raise funds for PBSIS for student and staff incentives
Philly Pretzel Sale
10/25/19-5/8/20
Hannah Caldwell/Raz-Kids Reading Challenge – to raise funds to reward students and encourage reading through Raz-Kids Reading program
Sale of School Calendar Magnets
10/1/19-6/30/19
Washington/guidance counselor – to raise funds for prizes for Washington wages
Philly Pretzel Sale
October 2019-June 2020
Washington/guidance counselor – to raise funds for prizes for Washington wages
Flea Market
Revised date: April 25, 2020
UHS/TESSLO – to raise funds to support educational enrichment activities (previously approved – revised date)
T-shirt Sale
10/15-31/19
UHS/National Honor Society – to raise funds for National Honor Society events
Bake Sale
10/15-11/10/19
UHS/Optimist Club – to raise funds for junior class field trip to Philadelphia
 
F-12.   ACCEPT DONATIONS
            Accept the following donations, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member:
 
From
For Use By
$/Item
LifeTouch Nat’l School Studios
Livingston Elementary School
$1,152.30
(2019 TREP$ Sponsors)
BCB Community Bank
FGK Diner
Jaques Creations
Johnny Napkins
Union Hot Bagels
Susan Lipstein
Michael Smith
Christer Holmquist
Nadira Persaud
Beyond Perfection
Iren Goldie-Petrie
American Shave
SRO studios – cash
Miscellaneous cash donations
Livingston Elementary School
 
$250.00
$100.00
$100.00
$250.00
$25.00
$50.00
$250.00
$500.00
$30.00
$100.00
$100.00
$200.00
$100.00
$130.00
Lifetouch Nat’l School Studios
Washington Elementary School
$1,384.60
Lifetouch Nat’l School Studios
Battle Hill Elementary School
$1,063.60
The Commencement Group Inc.
Union High School
$275.00
Bottling Group LLC-FSV
Union High School
$150.47
 
F-13.   APPROVE LEASING AGREEMENT – BUS
            Approve a lease purchase financing for the acquisition of Vehicle 1HA6G UBG5J N0066 09 in the principal amount of $297,644.38 with Municipal Leasing Consultants (MLC) at an interest rate of 2.77% and at the Swap Rate of 1.844%, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
F-14.   APPROVE AMENDMENT TO FY20 ESEA GRANT
            Approve an amendment to the FY20 ESEA Grant to be submitted due to the FY19 ESEA Carry-Over Funds needed to be budgeted.  The following amounts are the FY19 Carry-Over Funds for each title: Title I-A: $135,078; Title IIA: $70,811; Title III: $2,411; Title III Immigrant: $7,371; Title IV: $47,014 – Total: $262,685.
 
F-15.   APPROVE COMPREHENSIVE MAINTENANCE PLAN REPORT
            Approve the Comprehensive Maintenance Plan Report (FY19, budgeted FY20 and Planned FY21), in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
F-16.   APPROVE ANNUAL MAINTENANCE BUDGET AMOUNT WORKSHEET (M-1)
            Approve the Annual Maintenance Budget Amount Worksheet (M-1) pursuant to N.J.A.C. 6A:26A, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
F-17.   APPROVE NON-PUBLIC SCHOOL SECURITY AID PROGRAM AGREEMENT – UCESC
            Approve the Union County Educational Services Commission 2019-2020 Nonpublic School Security Aid Program Agreement for the following participating school located within the District: (a) St. Michael School, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
F-18.   For informational purposes only – vote not required.  List of legal services for the 2019-2020 fiscal year, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 

K. Operations Committee Resolutions

Upon recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Operations Committee presents the following resolutions for the Board’s consideration:
 
O-1.     APPROVE SECURITY DRILL/BUS EVACUATION REPORTS
            Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:41-1 and P.L. 2009, Chapter 178, approve the following security drill and bus evacuation reports for the  2019-2020 school year, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
O-2.     APPROVE RENTAL FEE SCHEDULE – 2019-2020
            Approve Rental Fee Schedule for charges for the use of school facilities for the 2019-2020 school year, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
O-3.     APPROVE SCHOOL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PLAN
            Approve School Emergency Management Plan for the 2019-2020 school year, in accordance with the non-public information in the hands of each Board member.
 
O-4.     APPROVE USE OF HAMILTON SCHOOL
            Approve New Jersey Association of Math Supervisors and Leaders (NJAMSL) to use Hamilton School for a fall meeting on Tuesday, November 12th from 9:00am - 12:00pm, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member (certificate of insurance provided.
 
DISCUSSION ITEM:
            1.         REQUEST FROM VAUXHALL HISTORICAL SOCIETY - Letter from Vauxhall Historical Society requesting the use of Jefferson School to hold a program in celebration of Veterans on November 9, 2019 from 10 a.m. until 12 noon and requesting waiver of fees and insurance.
 

L. Personnel Committee Resolutions

Upon recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Personnel Committee presents the following resolutions for the Board’s consideration:
 
P-1A.   PERSONNEL ACTIONS – NEW HIRES
            Personnel Actions-New Hires be approved in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
P-1B    PERSONNEL ACTIONS – EXTRA PAY
            Personnel Actions-Extra Pay be approved in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
P-2.     APPROVE SUBSTITUTE LISTS
            Approve Substitute Lists for the 2019-2020 school year in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board.
 
P-3.     ACCEPT LETTERS OF RESIGNATION/RETIREMENT
            Accept letters of resignation/retirement from the following staff:
 
Name
 
Position
Location
Eff.
Date
Reason
Notes/
Corrections
Dinnerman, Marjorie
Paraprofessional
Livingston
2/1/2020
Retirement
 
Geva, Yechezkel
Part Time Bus Driver
Transportation
1/1/2020
Retirement
 
Lateiner, Helene
10 Month Secretary
UHS
12/31/2019
Retirement
 
Lateiner, Ron
Security Officer
UHS
12/31/2019
Retirement
 
McCarthy, Jill
School Counselor
BMS
1/1/2020
Retirement
 
Morale, Barbara
Cafeteria Aide
BH
1/3/2020
Retirement
 
Green, Andrey
Teacher of Mathematics
UHS
11/22/2019
Resignation
Side Note: 60 days from notice of 9/24/19
 
Milwicz, Steven
Paraprofessional
BH
9/15/2019
Resignation
 
 
 
P-4.     APPROVE LEAVES
            Approve leaves for the following staff:
 
Name
 
Position
Location             
Leave Dates
Leave Type 
Regarding updated info only.
Notes/
Corrections:
All tentative approvals are pending required documentation.
Caldarola, Anne Marie
Teacher of Art
HC
9/21/2019-12/14/2019
Intermittent FMLA/NJFLA (Concurrently)
FMLA/NJFLA entitlement not to exceed 12 weeks. If applicable: Time after this entitlement does not fall under FMLA/NJFLA.
Jeklinski, Johnathan
Teacher of Business
UHS
10/21/2019-6/24/2020
Intermittent Unpaid FMLA/NJFLA (Concurrently)
FMLA/NJFLA entitlement not to exceed 12 weeks. If applicable: Time after this entitlement does not fall under FMLA/NJFLA.
Nicastro, Joyce
Pre-K Teacher
Conn. Farms
10/8/2019-11/19/2020
Paid Medical Leave
 
Ashraf, Lisa
School Counselor
KMS
1/2/2020-6/1/2020
Paid Child Rearing Leave followed by Unpaid FMLA/NJFLA (Concurrently)
FMLA/NJFLA entitlement not to exceed 12 weeks. If applicable: Time after this entitlement does not fall under FMLA/NJFLA
Gunther, Kayla
Elementary Teacher
Franklin
11/18/2019-4/7/2020
Paid Child Rearing Leave followed by Unpaid FMLA/NJFLA (Concurrently)
FMLA/NJFLA entitlement not to exceed 12 weeks. If applicable: Time after this entitlement does not fall under FMLA/NJFLA
Vicidomini, Julia
12 Month Executive Administrative Assistant
Central Office
*Update
8/27/2019-3/1/2019
FMLA followed by Unpaid NJFLA/ Child Rearing Leave
FMLA Entitlement not to exceed 12 weeks.
NJFLA entitlement not to exceed 12 weeks.  Entitlement not concurrent.
 
 
P-5.     APPROVE AFFIRMATIVE ACTION OFFICER–AWARDING CONTRACTS-VIEIRA
            Approve Manuel E. Vieira as Affirmative Action Officer for awarding contracts for the 2019-2020 school year under P.L. 1975, c. 127, at no cost to the District.
 
P-6.     APPROVE CUSTODIAN OF RECORDS – VIEIRA
            Approve Manuel E. Vieira as Custodian of School Records for the 2019-2020 school year, at no cost to the District.
 
P-7.     APPROVE DISTRICT COMMUNICATION LIAISON – SPECKHART
            Approve William Speckhart as the communication liaison to local law enforcement agencies for the 2019-2020 school year, at no cost to the District.
 
P-8.     APPROVE PUBLIC AGENCY COMPLIANCE OFFICER – VIEIRA
            Approve Manuel E. Vieira as Public Agency Compliance Officer (PACO) for 2019, at no cost to the District.
 
P-9.     APPROVE QUALIFIED PURCHASING AGENT – VIEIRA
            Approve Manuel E. Vieira as Qualified Purchasing Agent (QPA) for the 2019-2020 school year, at no cost to the District.
 
P-10.   APPROVE AFFILIATION AGREEMENT – PACE UNIVERSITY
            Approve Affiliation Agreement for Clinical Experience and Clinical Practice between Pace University and the Township of Union Board of Education, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
P-11.   APPROVE INTERN AFFILIATION AGREEMENT – KEAN UNIVERSITY
            Approve Intern Affiliation Agreement between Kean University and the Township of Union Board of Education, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
P-12.   APPROVE STUDENT TEACHERS AND INTERNSHIPS
            Approve student teachers and internships for the 2019-2020 school year, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
P-13.   APPROVE ATTENDANCE AT MEETINGS – MUJC
            Approve Marcel Royal, BCBA/Behaviorist, to attend meetings at the Morris Union Jointure Commission, at no cost to the district for the 2019-2020 school year.
 
P-14.   APPROVE AFFILIATION AGREEMENT – LINCOLN TECHNICAL INSTITUTE
            Approve Affiliation Agreement between Lincoln Technical Institute and the Township of Union Board of Education, in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 
P-15.   APPROVE CHANGE OF SALARY CLASS – EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 2019
            Approve Change of Salary Class (effective September 2019), in accordance with the information in the hands of each Board member.
 

M. Policy Committee

 

N. Residency Committee Resolutions

Upon recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Residency Committee presents the following resolutions for the Board’s consideration:
 
R-1.     APPROVE LIST OF STUDENTS REMOVED FROM ROLLS
            Approval be given to amend the list of students removed from the rolls [3 student exited from September 1st through September 30, 2019 (3 from elementary) or a total of six (6) students for the 2019-2020 school year] who are not domiciled in this school district, in accordance with the non-public information in the hands of each Board member.
 
R-2.     APPROVE TO REMOVE STUDENT
            Approve to remove student #310023 from the attendance rolls as the student has been determined to be ineligible to attend the Township of Union Public Schools as a resident student.
 
R-3.     APPROVE TO REMOVE STUDENT
            Approve to remove student #338150 from the attendance rolls as the student has been determined to be ineligible to attend the Township of Union Public Schools as a resident student.
 
R-4.     APPROVE TO REMOVE STUDENT
            Approve to remove student #270536 from the attendance rolls as the student has been determined to be ineligible to attend the Township of Union Public Schools as a resident student.
 

O. Technology Committee

 

P. Approval of Bills

Upon recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, that the Board concur with the bills listed in the permanent bound register appended to these minutes and be ordered for payment.
 

Q. Unfinished Business

R. New Business

S. Comments from the Public

T. Executive Session

U. Adjournment

 
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