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AGENDA
HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION
158 FOURTH STREET, HOBOKEN, NJ 07030
(MEETING HELD IN DEMAREST AUDITORIUM, 158 FOURTH STREET, HOBOKEN, NJ 07030)
7:00 P.M.

1. PUBLIC MEETING 7:00 P.M.


Subject

1.01 Call to Order

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

1. PUBLIC MEETING 7:00 P.M.

Type

Procedural

Subject

1.02 Statement of Compliance - Open Public Meeting Act

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

1. PUBLIC MEETING 7:00 P.M.

Type

Information

This meeting is being held in conformity to the Open Public Meetings Act N.J.S.A. 10:4-6 et. seq.
Proper public notice of the meeting was published in the local papers on June 11, 2016 and June 12,
2016.
If any Board member or member of the public in attendance believes that the meeting is in violation of
the Open Public Meetings Act, the Hoboken Board of Education requests that they make a statement
at this time.
The Board wishes to make those in attendance aware that this meeting is being recorded on video and
will be broadcast by the Board at a later date on CATV Channel 77 and Fios Channel 46. The full
meeting recording will also be made available on BoardDocs, which can be accessed through the
district homepage.
The Hoboken Board of Education is committed to preserving the decorum of the public process and is
mindful that we live in the electronic age of computers, cell phones and other electronic
communications devices. Nevertheless, we respectfully request that all meeting participants kindly
silence their electronic devices during the course of the meeting, and if use of the device is necessary,
we ask that you please leave the meeting room if you need to conduct personal business.

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Subject

1.03 Salute to the Flag

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

1. PUBLIC MEETING 7:00 P.M.

Type

Procedural

Subject

1.04 Roll Call

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

1. PUBLIC MEETING 7:00 P.M.

Type

Procedural

PRESENT

ABSENT

Angley, Sharyn
Biancamano, Peter
Evans, Jennifer
Gold, Leon
Madigan, John
Montgomery, Britney
Sobolov, Irene
Stromwall, Monica
Kluepfel, Thomas

2. RECOGNITION
Subject

2.01 Students of the Month

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

2. RECOGNITION

Type

Presentation, Recognition

Subject

2.02 7th Annual Rotary Club Spelling Bee Winners

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

2. RECOGNITION

Type

Recognition

Subject

2.03 HEA Presentation to American Cancer Society

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

2. RECOGNITION

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Presentation

3. REPORTS
Subject

3.01 Superintendent's Report - Dr. Christine Johnson

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

3. REPORTS

Type

Report

Subject

3.02 Business Administrator's Report - Mr. William Moffitt

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

3. REPORTS

Type

Report

Subject

3.03 Committee Reports

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

3. REPORTS

Type

Report

Governance/Personnel Committee
Finance Committee
Facilities/Technology/Transportation Committee
Curriculum, Co-Curriculum & Programs Committee
Communications Committee

Subject

3.04 Board President's Report - Mr. Thomas Kluepfel

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

3. REPORTS

Type

Report

4. PUBLIC COMMENTS (Agenda Items Only)


Subject

4.01 Guidelines for Public Comments

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

4. PUBLIC COMMENTS (Agenda Items Only)

Type

Information

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5. ACTION ITEMS
Subject

5.01 Approval of the Consent Action Items

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

5. ACTION ITEMS

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approves a Consent Agenda.

Our adopted rules of Parliamentary Procedure, Robert's Rules, provide for consent agenda listing several items for
approval of the Board by a single motion. Most of the items listed under the consent agenda have gone through
Board subcommittee review and recommendation. Documentation concerning these items has been provided to all
Board members and the public in advance to assure an extensive and thorough review. Items may be removed
from the consent agenda at the request of any board member.

6. ACTION - MINUTES
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Subject

6.01 Approval of Minutes for May 3, 2016

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

6. ACTION - MINUTES

Type

Action, Minutes

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent,


approves the following Board of Education minutes:
03 MAY 2016 BUDGET HEARING PUBLIC MINUTES

7. ACTION - POLICIES
8. ACTION - CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
Subject

8.01 Approval of Professional Development Preparations for Joseph F. Brandt


Primary School for 2016-2017

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

8. ACTION - CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent,


approves the following professional development planning hours, to be paid for through the
preschool education aid grant, for the summer of 2016 at Joseph F. Brandt Primary School:
Position for
Joseph F. Brandt
Primary School

Dates and
Time

Hourly Rate &


Acct. #

PIRT Team

Wednesday
07/10/16
6 hours
Wednesday
08/10/16
6 hours

$38.49 per hour (pending


HEA negotiations)
#20-218-200-176-271028-000-0959

PIRT Team

Wednesday
07/10/16
Wednesday
08/10/16
6 hours

$38.49 per hour (pending


HEA negotiations)
#20-218-200-176-271028-000-0959

Master Teacher

Wednesday &
Thursday
07/06/16 &
07/07/16
9-3
6 hours each
day

$38.49 per hour (pending


HEA negotiations)
#20-218-200-176-271028-000-0959

4.Yajaira Santiago Master Teacher

Wednesday &
Thursday
07/06/16 &
07/07/16
9-3
6 hours each
day

$38.49 per hour (pending


HEA negotiations)
#20-218-200-176-271028-000-0959

Staff

1.Dr. Yesenia
Flores

2.Carolyn BestVelasco

3.Giseel
Rodriguez

Wednesday &
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5.Ashley Landers

Master Teacher

Thursday
07/06/16 &
07/07/16
9-3
6 hours each
day

$38.49 per hour (pending


HEA negotiations)
#20-218-200-176-271028-000-0959

6.Margaret Marino PIRT Team

Wednesday &
Thursday
07/06/16 &
07/07/16
9 -3
6 hours each
day

$38.49 per hour (pending


HEA negotiations)
#20-218-200-176-271028-000-0959

7.Debra Meier

Tuesday &
Wednesday
03/30/16 &
08/31/16
9:30 - 1:30
p.m.
4 hours each
day

$38.49 per hour (pending


HEA negotiations)
#20-218-200-176-271028-000-0959)

School Nurse

9. ACTION - GOVERNANCE AND PERSONNEL


Subject

9.01 Acceptance of Resignations for the 2015-2016 School Year (Teacher Aides)

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

9. ACTION - GOVERNANCE AND PERSONNEL

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent,


accepts the following resignations for the 2015-2016 school year:
Acct. #

Effective
Date

Staff

UPC Code & Assignment

1.Ryan
Johnson

#11-000-217-106-13Kindergarten Classroom Aide


1072-000
Wallace School
AID.FL.KIND.12

06/23/16

2.Mary
Pravetz

Classroom Kindergarten
Teacher Aide
Wallace
AID.FL.KIND.10

06/23/16

#11-190-100-106-131072-000

Subject

9.02 Acceptance of Resignations for the 2015-2016 School Year (Teachers)

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

9. ACTION - GOVERNANCE AND PERSONNEL

Type

Action (Consent)

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Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent,


accepts the following resignations:
UPC Code &
Assignment

Staff

Acct. #

Teacher
1.Elise
Wallace School
(Rosenberg) Garfinkel
TCH.WA.ELEM.25

Effective Date

#15-120-100101-06-1012000

#15-130-100Full Time Substitute


101-06-1015TCH.WA.MD.REPL.03
000

2.John Macari
3.Marni Latman

Learning Disability
Teacher
Child Study Team
Member
CST.FL.LDTC.03
Connors School

#11-000-219104-20-1070000

4.Frances Cohen

Connors School
2nd grade Teacher
TCH.FL.GNT.02

#11-120-100101-13-0000000
#11-401-100100-13-1903000

5.James J. McNany

Connors School
1st grade teacher
TCH.CR.ELEM.09

#15-120-100101-09-1012000

06/30/16

05/31/16

06/30/16

07/01/16 (for
purpose of
retirement)

06/30/16

Subject

9.03 Acceptance of Resignations for the 2015-2016 School Year


(Custodian/Engineer)

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

9. ACTION - GOVERNANCE AND PERSONNEL

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent,


accepts the following resignations for the 2015-2016 school year:

Staff
1.Joseph
Lucignano

UPC Code &


Assignment

Acct. #

Effective Date

Custodian/Engineer #11-000-262-100- 02/01/16 (for purpose of


HJSHS
13-1044
retirement)
CUS.FL.CEF.06

Subject

9.04 Approval of Appointments - 2016-2017 School Year (Teacher Aide)

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

9. ACTION - GOVERNANCE AND PERSONNEL

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Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent,


approve the appointments of the following personnel in the Hoboken School District for the
2016-2017 school year on the appropriate bargaining unit salary, pending the full satisfaction
of requisite New Jersey Department of Education and District employment criteria.

Name
1.Reina
Ortiz

UPC Code, Assignment & Acct. Salary/Hourly


#
Rate
One on One Personal Aide
Brandt School
AID.FL.SEAP.16
#11-000-217-106-13-1039

Step 1
$14,808.00

Effective Dates
09/01/1606/30/17

Subject

9.05 Approval of Appointments - 2016-2017 School Year (Teachers)

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

9. ACTION - GOVERNANCE AND PERSONNEL

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent,


approves the following personnel in the Hoboken School District for the 2016-2017 School
year on the appropriate bargaining unit salary, pending the full satisfaction of requisite New
Jersey Department of Education and District employment criteria:

Name

UPC Code, Assignment &


Acct. #

Salary/Hourly Rate

Effective
Dates

1.Samuel
Thomas

High School Biology Teacher Step 7 MA + 30


TCH.HS.SCIH.06
$65,978.00 (pending
#15-140-100-101-07HEA negotiations)
1027-0000

09/01/1606/30/17

2.Lorena
Ruiz

Kindergarten (Maternity
Leave for Jill Aiello)
Calabro School
TCH.CA.KIND.REPL.01
#15-110-100-101-041013-000

09/01/1612/23/16

3.Julie
Switkes

Step 1 BA
$49,223.00 (pending
HEA negotiations)

Step 4 MA/B+60
Speech Language Pathology
$57,246.00 (pending
Brandt/HJSHS
HEA negotiations)
TCH.FL.SPCH.03
#11-000-216-100-201065-000

4.Lauren R.
Geleailen

Middle School English


Language Arts Teacher
TCH.HS.ENGM.03
#15-130-100-101-071015-000

5.Sarami
Soler

Elementary Science Teacher Step 1 BA


Wallace
$49,223.00

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Step 1 BA
$49,223.00 (pending
HEA negotiations)

09/01/1606/30/17

09/01/1606/30/17
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Subject

9.06 Approval of the Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying (HIB) Report

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

9. ACTION - GOVERNANCE AND PERSONNEL

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent,


approves the HIB report for the month of May, 2016.

Subject

9.07 Approval of Leave Requests and Changes

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

9. ACTION - GOVERNANCE AND PERSONNEL

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent,


approves the following leave requests and changes:

Staff

Position

Department or
School

Days (Family or Medical


Leave)

1.Valin Mikhail

Teacher Aid

Wallace School

2016-2017 school year


(maternity leave)
Returning September,
2017

2.Yesenia Cortinas

ABA Teacher
Aide
PreK

3.Delilah Medina

Teacher Aide

4.Denise VallejoRodriguez

RTI Specialist
Teacher

Wallace School

Wallace School

Wallace School

5.Mildred Ares

Part-time Clerk

6.Stefanee Margolis Social Worker


Counselor

Central Office
Connors School

05/02/16 - 06/30/16
Maternity Leave
Returning: 10/03/16
05/20/16-06/30/16
Maternity Leave
Using 20 sick days
09/01/16-09/30/16
12 weeks NJFMLA
Maternity Leave
Returning: 02/01/17
06/06/16-06/30/16
Out sick
09/01/16-09/16/16
using sick days (10
days)
NJFMLA 11 weeks until
12/04/16
Returning:
12/05/16

Subject

9.08 Approval of Classroom Placements and Observations for the 2015-2016 School
Year

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

9. ACTION - GOVERNANCE AND PERSONNEL

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Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent,


approves the following classroom placements and observations for the 2015-2016 school
year:

Student Teacher
1.Alyson
Fitzpatrick

School and Cooperating


Grade
Teacher

Effective Dates

Wallace/
HJSHS
Pre-K 12th

extern - Sept. - Dec., 2016


Intern - Jan. - August,
2017
5 days a week

Lisa Allgaier
Psychologist

Subject

9.09 Approval of Staff for Special Education Summer Program

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

9. ACTION - GOVERNANCE AND PERSONNEL

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent,


approves the following staff for the Special Education Summer Program:
School &
Position

Name

1.Amanda Pra Wallace


Sisto
Special Ed
Teacher

Dates & Hours Acct. # & Hourly Rate


06/27/1607/28/16
Mon. Thursday
4.5 hours per
day

#11-422-100-101-20-0000-001
$38.49 per hour (pending HEA
negotiations)

Subject

9.10 Approval of Staff for Summer Theatre Camp

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

9. ACTION - GOVERNANCE AND PERSONNEL

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent,


approves the following staff for Summer Theatre Camp:

Name

Position
Dates for Camp

Hourly Rate or Stipend

1.Danielle
Miller

Director of Camp
Grades 2 - 8
06/27/16-07/27/16

$38.49 per hour (pending


HEA negotiations)
#11-422-100-1108:30 - 3:30
13-0000-000
Mon. - Wed.

2.Michelle
Traina

Director of Camp
Kindergarten & 1st
grade
06/27/16-07/27/16

$38.49 per hour (pending


HEA negotiations)
#11-422-1008:30 - 12:30
1110-13-0000-000
Mon. - Wed.

Musical Director for

Acct. #

$2500.00

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3.Kristen
Dziuba

Camp
06/27/16-07/27/16

9:30 - 2:30
Mon. - Wed.

#11-422-100-11013-0000-000

4.Britteny
Schruefer

Choreographer for
Camp
06/27/16-07/27/16

$2500.00
9:30 - 2:30
Mon. - Wed.

#11-422-100-11013-0000-000

5.Haydee
Santiago

Special Ed one on
one teacher aide
06/27/16-07/27/16

$14.88 per hour


9:30 - 2:30
Mon. - Wed.

#11-422-100-10620-0000-001

Subject

9.11 Approval of Extra Compensation for Special Education After School Meetings

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

9. ACTION - GOVERNANCE AND PERSONNEL

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent,


approves extra compensation for Special Education After School Meeting up to 16 hours.

Staff

Position

Hourly Rate & Effective


Dates
(up to 16 hours)

Clerk for
$31.21 per hour (pending
1.Jacqueline
Special Education HEA negotiations)
Nunez
Department
09/08/16-06/30/17

Acct. #
#11-000-219-10520-0000-000

Subject

9.12 Approval of Transfers for the 2015-2016 School Year

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

9. ACTION - GOVERNANCE AND PERSONNEL

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent,


approves the following transfers:

Name

1.Christine
Marquez

Prior Position
One on One Personal
Aide
Demarest Mile Square
AID.FL.SEAP.02
#11-000-217-106-131039-001

New Position

Effective Date

One on One Personal


Aide
Wallace
AID.FL.SEAP.02
11-000-217-106-131039-001

05/11/1606/30/16

Subject

9.13 Approval of Staff to be placed on their new payroll level as of June 30, 2016 as
per HEA contract Article X Salary Provision 10.6:

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

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9. ACTION - GOVERNANCE AND PERSONNEL

Type

Action (Consent)

Staff Member

1.Bridget
Minogue

School

Previous
Level
2015-2016

New Level 2016-2017


(as of June 30, 2016)

Hoboken High
School

Step 2
BA + 30
$52,737.00

Step 2
MA/B+60
$56,214.00
(pending HEA
negotiations)

Subject

9.14 Approval of Reappointment to Assignment

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

9. ACTION - GOVERNANCE AND PERSONNEL

Type

Action

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent,


approves reinstatement to teacher aide position after completion of teacher praticum.

Staff

Position

Effective Date

1.Argenis Gutierrez

Highly Qualified Teacher Aide


Brandt School

05/11/16-06/30/16

Subject

9.15 Approval of Grants and Staff Coordinator to Works Summer Hours

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

9. ACTION - GOVERNANCE AND PERSONNEL

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent,


approves the Grant and Staff Development Coordinator to work summer hours. The rate is
1/10 of base pay for 20 days.

Name

Position

1. Jennifer Coordinator of Grants &


Lopez
Staff Development

Dates and Times

Acct. #

July 1, 2016
to August 30, 2016
20 days
Summer Hours
Full Work Days

#11-000-221-10616-0000-00

Subject

9.16 Approval of Athletic Department Intern

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

9. ACTION - GOVERNANCE AND PERSONNEL

Type

Action (Consent)

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Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent,


approves the following Athletic Department Intern pending criminal background check:
Position

Name
1.Michael
DeMarco

Athletic Department
Intern

Effective Dates
June 15, 2016 - September 1,
2016

Subject

9.17 Approval of Assemblies/Presenters for the 2016-2017 School Year

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

9. ACTION - GOVERNANCE AND PERSONNEL

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent,


approves the following assemblies/presentations for the 2016-2017 school year:
School &
Grade

Assembly/Presenter

Dates &
Times

Cost

1.Sharlene Edwards
Kindergarten
06/20/16 No cost
Hoboken Public Library(To talk about Summer thru 6th grade 8:20
to
Seven Week Long Reading Program)
Calabro School a.m.
district

Subject

9.18 Approval of Guidance Counselor Summer Hours

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

9. ACTION - GOVERNANCE AND PERSONNEL

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent,


approves the following summer hours for Guidance Counselors to set up for the 2016-2017
school year and close out 2015-2016 school year:

Name

Position

Dates & Times


(Not to exceed 25
hours in 5 days)

Hourly Rate & Acct. #

1.Stacie
Gleason

Guidance
Counselor

06/24/16-06/30/16
08/22/16-08/26/16

$38.49 per hour (pending


HEA negotiations)
#15-401-100-100-07-1903000-7673

2.Susan
Wiener

Guidance
Counselor

06/24/16-06/30/16
08/22/16-08/26/16

$38.49 per hour (pending


HEA negotiations)
#15-401-100-100-07-1903000-7673

3.Damien
Arnone

Guidance
Counselor

06/24/16-06/30/16
08/22/16-08/26/16

$38.49 per hour (pending


HEA negotiations)
#15-401-100-100-07-1903000-7673
$38.49 per hour (pending

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White

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Guidance
Counselor

06/24/16-06/30/16
08/22/16-08/26/16

HEA negotiations)
#15-401-100-100-07-1903000-7673

Subject

9.19 Approval of Summer Work Schedule for Director of Athletics

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

9. ACTION - GOVERNANCE AND PERSONNEL

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent,


approves the following summer work schedule for Derek England, Director of Athletics, for the
preparation of the 2016-2017 athletic season, facilities request management, and program
supervision.

Dates of Work

Time

Rate Per Hour

Total Hours

30 days total
9:00 a.m. to $38.49 per hour
(Between June 27, 2016 3:00 p.m.
(pending HEA
& August 31, 2016
6 weeks
negotiations)

Not to exceed
180 total hours

Subject

9.20 Approval of Staff for Summer Music Camp

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

9. ACTION - GOVERNANCE AND PERSONNEL

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent,


approves the following staff for Summer Music Camp which will run for 5 weeks, 5 days per
week except the last week of August (4 days) August 28th - September 1st, 2016. The dates
are June 27th thru July 29th, 2016. No class on July 4th.

Staff

Program

Hourly Rate
(9:00 a.m. - 12 noon)

Acct. #

1.Frances
Azzarto

Summer
Music Camp

$38.49 per hour (pending


HEA negotiations)

#11-422-100-11013-0000-000

2.David
Stasiak

Summer
Music Camp

$38.49 per hour (pending


HEA negotiations)
#11-422-100-110August 28th - September 1st, 13-0000-000
2016

3.Gary
Enrico

Summer
Music Camp

$38.49 per hour (pending


HEA negotiations)

#11-422-100-11013-0000-000

4.Carlos
Roman

Summer
Music Camp

$31.21 per hour

#11-422-100-11013-0000-000

Subject

9.21 Approval of Staff to be placed on their new payroll level as of July 1, 2016 as
per HASA contract

Meeting

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9. ACTION - GOVERNANCE AND PERSONNEL

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent,


approves the following staff to be placed on their new payroll level as of July 1, 2016 as per
Hoboken Board of Education Administrators and Supervisors Association Guide:
Effective
Date

Staff

Prior Level

New Level

1.Joseph
Vespignani

Principal/Director Principal/Director
MA + 30
Doctorate
$136,098.18
$138,778.09 (pending
HASA negotiations)

07/01/16

Subject

9.22 Approval of Staff for Compensation as Advisor of Book Club

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

9. ACTION - GOVERNANCE AND PERSONNEL

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent,


approves the following staff for compensation as Advisor for Book Club at Connors School for
2015-2016 school year:

Staff

School & Club

Stipend Effective Dates

1.Rosanna Lucignano

09/14/15-06/19/16
Connors School
$851.00 Mondays from
Co-Curricular Book Club
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Subject

9.23 Approval of One Exchange Student to Attend Hoboken Public Schools

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

9. ACTION - GOVERNANCE AND PERSONNEL

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent,


approves the following Foreign Exchange Student to attend Hoboken Public Schools for the
2016-2017 School Year (C.E. ) per Hoboken Board of Education in accordance with Policy
5118.

Subject

9.24 Approval of Performance Based Bonus in Accordance with Administrators and


Supervisors Contract

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

9. ACTION - GOVERNANCE AND PERSONNEL

Type

Action (Consent)

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RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent and in
accordance with Article 18 of the Agreement between the Hoboken Board of Education and
the Hoboken Administrators Association, approves a payment to the following for two
performance goals upon completion and accomplishment.

Staff
1 Principal Joseph Vespignani
2.Principal Gerald Fitzhugh
3.Principal Martin Shannon
4.Special Services Director Suzan Radwan
5.Vice Principal Charles Bartlett
6.District Supervisor of Math and Science K-12 Donna D'Acunto

Subject

9.25 Approval of Staff for Coordinator Stipend for the 2015-2016 school year

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

9. ACTION - GOVERNANCE AND PERSONNEL

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent,


approves the following staff for Coordinator Stipend for the 2015-2016 school year:

Staff

Position

Stipend

Effective Dates

1.Frances Cohen Gifted and Talented Coordinator $6,445.00 09/01/15-06/30/16

Subject

9.26 Approval of Addition and Rescinding of Teacher Aides for Summer Special Ed
Program

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

9. ACTION - GOVERNANCE AND PERSONNEL

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent,


approves the rescinding of one teacher aide and the addition of another teacher aide to the
Special Education Summer Program for 2016:

Staff to be
Rescinded

1.Christina
Dominguez
Special Ed.
Teacher Aide

Hourly Rate & Acct. #


$27.03 per hour
Acct. #11-422-100-10620-000-001

Staff to
be Added

2.Jennifer Street
Special Ed.
Teacher Aide

Hourly Rate & Acct. #


$15.22 per hour
#11-422-100-106-200000-001

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Effective Date
06/15/16

Effective
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9.27 Approval of Scholarships for the 2016 Graduation Class

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

9. ACTION - GOVERNANCE AND PERSONNEL

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent,


approves the following scholarships for the 2016 graduation class:
List of Scholarships for the Graduating Class of 2016

Scholarships for the 2016 Graduating Class


1.Moller Scholarship
2.Elks Local Foundation Award
3.Doctor Mario Sciorsci Award
4.HEARTS Award
5.The Hoboken Educators Association Award
6.The Monte San Giacomo Club
7.The John Sacci Memorial Scholarship
8.The Bertha Daniello Memorial Award
9.In Memory of Catherine A. Lisa
10.The Frederick J. Kolb Memorial Award
11.The Nicholas J. Spina Memorial Award
12.The Roseann DelBoccio Physical Education
13.The World Trade Center Award
14. The Wiley & Sons Scholarship
15.The Judge Zamrin Essay Competition

Amount of Scholarship
$6,100.00
6 @ 750.00
$150.00
$1,000.00
$250.00
$250.00
$500.00
$500.00
$250.00
$100.00
$500.00
2 @$100.00
$1,000.00
$5,000.
1st place $1,000.00
2nd place $500.00
3rd place $300.00

16.The Carmelo G. Garcia Servant Leader Award


17.The Puerto Rican Heritage Scholarship
18.The Administrators Award
19.The Tim Calligy Civil Liberty Award
20.The Cella Family Award

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$1,000
$100.00
$500.00
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21.The Jose Marti Student Aid Award


22.The Thespian Scholarship

$250.00
$500.00

23.The Media Award

$700.00

24.The Hoboken High School Scholar Athlete Award


25.The Hudson County Interscholastic Athletic
League Scholar Athlete Award
26.The New Jersey Interscholastic Athletic
Association Scholar Athlete Award
27.The Patrick Patty and Gary Burke Memorial
Award
28.The Redwing Sportsmanship Award
29.The Hoboken Family Alliance Award

2 @ $500.00

30.The Joann Jackson Wilkinson Award


31.The Kids First Turnaround Award

32.The Anthony Yacullo Memorial Award


33.The Munoz Family Award
34.The Mr. Ralph A. Rodriguez Memorial Award
35.The Yes You Can Award (studying STEM)

2 @ $500.00
$500.00
2 @ $100.00 each
2 @ $375.00
$3,000.00 each
$500.00
$500.00
$500.00
2 @ $250.00
$500.00
$1,000.00

36. The Doris Sienkiewicz Memorial Award


$100.00
37.The The Lawrence P. Yacullo (highest average in
$200.00
Science)
38.The Lawrence P. Yacullo (highest average in
$200.00
Social Studies)
39.The Ideal Redwing Award
$500.00
40. Women in Leadership Scholarship
$2,000.00
41. Rotary Scholarship
$5,000.00

Subject

9.28 Approval of Field Trips

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

9. ACTION - GOVERNANCE AND PERSONNEL

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent,


approves the attached field trips:

File Attachments
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9.29 Approval of Workshops

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

9. ACTION - GOVERNANCE AND PERSONNEL

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent,


approves the attached workshops:

File Attachments
Workshops 06-14-16.pdf (26 KB)

10. ACTION - FINANCE


Subject

10.01 Approval of the Financial Reports for April 2016

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

10. ACTION - FINANCE

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Hoboken Board of Education approves the following reports for April
2016:
A-148 Board Secretary Report
A-149 Cash Flow Report

Subject

10.02 Approval of the Finance Certification for April 2016

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

10. ACTION - FINANCE

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

Pursuant to N.J.A.C. 6A:23-2.11(c)3, the Board Secretary does certify that no line item
account has encumbrances and expenditures, which in total exceed the line item
appropriation in violation of N.J.A.C. 6A:23-2.11(a). Pursuant to N.J.A.C. 6A:23-2.11(c)4, the
Hoboken Board of Education has reviewed for the minutes of this meeting the Board
Secretary and Cash Flow monthly financial reports for April 2016 are in agreement and that
no major account or fund has been over-expended in violation of N.J.A.C. 6A:23-2.11(b).

Subject

10.03 Approval of Monthly Transfers

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

10. ACTION - FINANCE

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, upon recommendation of the Superintendent, that the School District of the
Hoboken Board of Education, in the County of Hudson, New Jersey approves transfers within
the 2015/2016 budget in compliance with N.J.A.C. 6:20-2. (On file in the Business Office)

Subject

10.04 Approval of Payroll

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Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

10. ACTION - FINANCE

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Hoboken Board of Education approves the payroll, employers share of
social security and unemployment for the following pay dates:

Pay
Net
Pay
Date
Payroll
23 of
26
05/17/16 $622,578.66
24 of
26
(Bingo) 05/31/16 $833,780.17

Employee
Deductions

Taxes

Refunds
and/or
Net Pay
Adjust

Gross
Payroll

Employer
Share
SS and
SUI

Total

$288,663.36 $266,334.31 $201.00 $1,177,375.33 $85,064.60 $1,262,439.93

$63,391.27 $294,520.70 $194.46 $1,191,497.68 $86,133.56 $1,277,631.24

Subject

10.05 Approval of Bills and Claims Report

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

10. ACTION - FINANCE

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Hoboken Board of Education approves the claims for the month of June
2016:

Month
May 2016

Amount
$ 591,798.52

(Off-Cycle Checks)

June 14, 2016

$ 1,082,535.85

Subject

10.06 Approval of Tuition Contract(s)

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

10. ACTION - FINANCE

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Hoboken Board of Education approves tuition contract(s) as attached.

File Attachments
06 14 16_Tuition Contracts.pdf (26 KB)

Subject

10.07 Approval of Contracts

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

10. ACTION - FINANCE

Type

Action (Consent)

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RESOLVED, that the Hoboken Board of Education approves contract(s) as attached.

File Attachments
06 14 16_Contracts.pdf (36 KB)

Subject

10.08 Approval of Awards and Appointments for the 2016/17 School Year

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

10. ACTION - FINANCE

Type

Action

Recommended
Action

WHEREAS, in accordance with the provisions of the Public Schools Contract Law, N.J.S.A.
18A:18A-1 et seq, the Hoboken Board of Education sought Proposals, Qualifications and/or
Bids through a fair and open process; and
AND WHEREAS all Requests for Proposals ("RFPs"), Requests for Qualifications ("RFQs")
and/or Bids were publicly advertised the Star Ledger and Jersey Journal unless otherwise
stated. In addition, notices were posted on the district's website. Political Disclosure Form(s)
[as required] were received at least ten (10) days prior to this resolution;
BE IT RESOLVED, that the Hoboken Board of Education approves awards and appointments as
per the attached list.

File Attachments
06 14 16_Awards.pdf (32 KB)

Subject

10.09 Approval of Special Services Awards and Appointments for the 2016/17
School Year

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

10. ACTION - FINANCE

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

WHEREAS, in accordance with the provisions of the Public Schools Contract Law, N.J.S.A.
18A:18A-1 et seq, the Hoboken Board of Education sought Proposals, Qualifications and/or
Bids through a fair and open process; and
AND WHEREAS all Requests for Proposals ("RFPs"), Requests for Qualifications ("RFQs")
and/or Bids were publicly advertised the Star Ledger and Jersey Journal unless otherwise
stated. In addition, notices were posted on the district's website. Political Disclosure Form(s)
[as required] were received at least ten (10) days prior to this resolution;
BE IT RESOLVED, that the Hoboken Board of Education approves Special Services awards and
appointments as per the attached list.

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06 14 16_Special Services Awards.pdf (30 KB)

Subject

10.10 Awarding of Student Transportation Contracts for the 2016/2017 School Year
(Bid No. 2016-17-001)

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

10. ACTION - FINANCE

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED that the Hoboken Board of Education authorizes the Board President and/or
Business Administrator/Board Secretary to execute appropriate contract documentation for
the subject contracts and submission to the Hudson County Executive Superintendent of
Schools as attached.

File Attachments
06 14 16_Transportation Awards_Bid 201617001.pdf (18 KB)

Subject

10.11 Approval of Food Service Management Company ("FSMC") Proposal for the
2016/2017 School Year

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

10. ACTION - FINANCE

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

BE IT RESOLVED that the Hoboken Board of Education accepts the Food Service Management
proposal from The Pomptonian, Inc. for the food service operation for 2016-2017. The
Hoboken Board of Education approves the contract which contains the following language
regarding fee and guaranteed operating results:
The FSMC shall receive, in addition to the costs of operation, an administrative/management
fee of fifty-nine thousand seven hundred ninety-seven dollars and fifty cents ($59,797.50) to
compensate the FSMC for administrative and management costs. This fee shall be billed in 10
monthly installments of $5,979.75 per month as a cost of operation. The LEA guarantees the
payment of such costs and fee to the FSMC.
The FSMC guarantees the LEA a no cost of operation for the LEA for school year 2016-2017.

Note(s): FSMC guarantees a minimum of break-even operation for the 2016/17 school year.
Subject

10.12 Resolution of the Hoboken Board of Education Supporting the City of Hoboken
Safe Routes to School Project and the Application for Safe Routes to School Funding
to Make Infrastructure Improvements that will Improve the Walking and Biking
Environment for Students

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

10. ACTION - FINANCE

Type

Action (Consent)

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WHEREAS, it is our understanding that the City of Hoboken proposes a Safe Routes to School
Project for crosswalk improvements at the intersection of 4th Street and Garden Street, which
students frequently use when traveling to and from Demarest School, and
WHERE AS, this project serves school walkers and bicyclists on the route to the school; and
WHEREAS, this Safe Routes to School Project will provide a much needed safety improvement
in the area and will provide a much safer transportation experience for student walkers and
bike riders, as well as students with disabilities and the general population of pedestrians and
bicyclists in the City of Hoboken; and
WHEREAS, the project will make the route to one of the Districts schools, much safer; and
WHEREAS, it is our belief that the proposed activities are consistent with the goals of the Safe
Routes to Schools program and the policies of the Hoboken Public School District, and that
funding this project would provide a significant opportunity for the City of Hoboken to improve
student safety.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION AS FOLLOWS:
The Hoboken Board of Education fully supports the City of Hobokens efforts in seeking Safe
Routes to Schools funding from the New Jersey Department of Transportation and will
collaborate to support the goals of the project, namely, to improve safety, encourage walking
and biking to school, and to improve the walking and biking environment for students of the
district and other users of the routes.

Subject

10.13 Approval of Disposal of Obsolete and/or Broken Equipment

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

10. ACTION - FINANCE

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

WHEREAS, the Hoboken School District regularly purchase computers to replace broken and
obsolete computers, as determined by the District's Chief Technology Officer; and
WHEREAS, the broken and obsolete computers must be disposed of according to Department
of Environmental Regulations because of materials present in monitors and CPU's; and
WHEREAS, the District has inventoried and identified obsolete and non-functioning equipment
for disposal (list attached) which includes but is not limited to printers, desktops/towers, and
monitors; and
WHEREAS, the equipment will be disposed of in accordance with
Environmental regulations in the most cost efficient manner; now therefore

Department

of

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Hoboken Board of Education approves the disposal of broken and
obsolete equipment in the most cost efficient manner in compliance with environmental
regulations.
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10.14 Approval of Appointment of Board Secretary

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

10. ACTION - FINANCE

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Hoboken Board of Education appoints as Board Secretary, (N.J.S.A.
18A:13-13, N.J.S.A. 18A:17-2, 17-5), William P. Moffitt effective July 1, 2016 through June
30, 2017.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Hoboken Board of Education, in the county of Hudson,
New Jersey, appoints Donna Perez as Assistant Board Secretary to function in the absence of
the Board Secretary effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.

Subject

10.15 Approval of Designee to Approve Line Item Budget Transfers

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

10. ACTION - FINANCE

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that as provided by N.J.S.A. 18A:22-8.1 amended, the Superintendent or School


Business Administrator be designated to approve such line item budget transfers as are
necessary between Board of Education meetings, and that such transfers shall be reported to
the Board of Education, ratified and duly recorded in the minutes of the next regular meeting,
be and hereby is submitted.

Subject

10.16 Approval of Appointment of Representatives Requesting Federal and State


Funds

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

10. ACTION - FINANCE

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Business Administrator,
approves that the Superintendent of Schools and the Business Administrator / Board
Secretary for the Hoboken Board of Education, or their designees, be designated as the
Boards agents to request state and federal funds under the existing State and Federal Laws
for the period from the date of this Meeting to the Board Organization Meeting in the next
calendar year.

Subject

10.17 Approval of Custodian of Records

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

10. ACTION - FINANCE

Type

Action (Consent)

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RESOLVED, that the Hoboken Board of Education approves the appointment of the Board
Secretary as Custodian of Records in accordance with N.J.S.A. 47:1A-1 et seq. for the
2016/2017 school year; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Hoboken Board of Education indemnifies the Board
Secretary for all legal costs, which might arise from this position.

Subject

10.18 Approval of Designation of Official for Investments and Wires

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

10. ACTION - FINANCE

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Hoboken Board of Education, designates the Board Secretary as the
person responsible for any and all Hoboken Board of Education investments; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Board Secretary, Assistant Board Secretary, or Internal
Auditor is authorized to make wire transfers amongst the Board accounts as may be
necessary.

Subject

10.19 Designation of Qualified Purchasing Agent ("QPA") for the Hoboken Board of
Education

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

10. ACTION - FINANCE

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that William Moffitt, Business Administrator/Board Secretary is appointed and


authorized as a Qualified Purchasing Agent to award contracts under the NJ Public Bidding
Thresholds under the LPCL and Public School Contracts Law at N.J.S.A.40A:11-3(a) and (c);
18A:18A-3(a) and (c), the Bid Threshold with a QPA is hereby set at $40,000 and Quote
Threshold with a QPA is set at $5,400.

Subject

10.20 Appointment of the Public Agency Compliance Officer

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

10. ACTION - FINANCE

Type

Action (Consent)

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RESOLVED, In accordance with N.J. A.C. 17:27-3.2, William Moffitt, Business


Administrator/Purchasing Agent is appointed as the Public Agency Compliance Office ("PACO")
for the Hoboken Board of Education effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017. The Public
Agency Compliance Officer is the liaison between the Hoboken Board of Education and the
State of New Jersey Department of the Treasury, Division of Contract Compliance Equal
Employment Opportunity in Public Contracts. The Public Agency Compliance Officer is
responsible for administering contracting procedures pertaining to equal employment
opportunity regarding the Hoboken Board of Education and the appropriate contract vendors.
The major responsibilities of the Public Agency Compliance Officer are to obtain and keep a
current file of the required Affirmative Action Evidence from contracted vendors who do
business with the Board; Include the mandatory Affirmative Action language in all
advertisements for bids and all solicitation of proposals; and Include the appropriate
mandatory Affirmative Action Language in all bid specifications and all Board contracts.
William Moffitt will assume the responsibilities at no extra compensation.

Subject

10.21 Approval of Cooperative Pricing System Agreement with Hunterdon County


Educational Services Commission

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

10. ACTION - FINANCE

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Hoboken Board of Education approves the participation in a cooperative
pricing system with Hunterdon County Educational Services Commission (HCESC) for the
2016/2017 School Year.

Subject

10.22 Approval of Cooperative Pricing System Agreement with Educational Services


Commission of New Jersey ("ESCNJ")

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

10. ACTION - FINANCE

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Hoboken Board of Education approves the participation in a cooperative
pricing system with Educational Services Commission of New Jersey ("ESCNJ"), formerly
known as "Middlesex Regional Educational Services", for the 2016/2017 School Year.

Subject

10.23 Approval of Tax Shelter Annuity Companies

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

10. ACTION - FINANCE

Type

Action (Consent)

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RESOLVED, that the Hoboken Board of Education designates the current Tax Sheltered
Annuity Companies open for enrollment to any school district employee for the 2016/2017
school year as per N.J.S.A. 18A:66-127 and Policy 4142/4242:
Approved Tax Shelter Annuity Companies
(a) Aspire Financial Services Inc.
(b) AXA Equitable
(c) Mass Mutual Financial Group
(d) MetLife
(e) The Variable Annuity Life Insurance Company
(f) Lincoln Investments

Subject

10.24 Approval of Life Insurance Vendor(s)

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

10. ACTION - FINANCE

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Hoboken Board of Education adds to its current list of approved Life
Insurance Vendors open for enrollment to any school district employee for the 2016/2017
school year as per N.J.S.A. 18A:16-13 and Policy 4142/4242 the following:
Approved Life Insurance Vendor
(a) New York Life Insurance Company
(b) Colonial Life Insurance (disability ins. only)

Subject

10.25 Approval of the Minimum Chart of Accounts

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

10. ACTION - FINANCE

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Hoboken Board of Education, in the County of Hudson, New Jersey,
designates the NJDOE Chart of Accounts as the minimum Chart of Accounts for use in the
District; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the business office is authorized to add additional sub
account designation (both within the existing sub accounts as well as additional sub
positions), as the School Business Administrator may deem necessary; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Superintendent is authorized to make any necessary
transfer below the level of the NJDOE Chart of Accounts.

Subject

10.26 Approval of School Depositories and Signatures for the 2016/2017 School
Year

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

10. ACTION - FINANCE

Type

Action (Consent)

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RESOLVED, that the Hoboken Board of Education, approves that all checks, drafts for
payment or withdrawal of money from said account be signed by the person holding the
appropriate title as listed (N.J.S.A. 18A:19-1).

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Subject

10.27 Approval of Workers' Compensation Insurance through the Pooled Insurance


Program of New Jersey

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

10. ACTION - FINANCE

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

WHEREAS, the Hoboken Board of Education desires to provide the most comprehensive and
cost effective Worker's Compensation coverage to employees; and
WHEREAS, on March 11, 2014, the Hoboken Board of Education did approve a resolution
renewing its membership in the Pooled Insurance Program of New Jersey ("PIPNJ") for the
term beginning term on July 1, 2014 and ending on June 30, 2017;
BE IT RESOLVED that the Hoboken Board of Education approves PIPNJ workers' compensation
insurance coverage for the 2016/2017 school year at a renewal rate of $296,649.00.

Subject

10.28 Waiver of Coverage for the 2016/2017 School Year

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

10. ACTION - FINANCE

Type

Action (Consent)

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WAIVER OF COVERAGE
STATE HEALTH BENEFITS PROGRAM

WHEREAS, employees are now permitted to waive their SHBP medical and prescription
coverage provided they have other health care coverage, and
WHEREAS, a State Health Benefits Program Coverage Waiver/Reinstatement Form and Active
Employee Health Benefits Application must be submitted through the Human Resources Office
to the SHBP in order to waive SHBP medical and prescription coverage, and
WHEREAS, to reinstate coverage under the SHBP, an employee must once again complete a
State Health Benefits Program Coverage Waiver/Reinstatement Form and Active Employee
Health Benefits Application, and
WHEREAS, the employee must notify the SHBP within 30 days of the loss of the other
coverage and provide proof of loss of that coverage. And
WHEREAS, reinstatement will be effective immediately following the loss of the employees
other health plan coverage,
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Hoboken Board of Education offers the opt out
plan to all active eligible employees, and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, those active eligible employees who are eligible for other health
care coverage, and waive coverage with the Hoboken Board of Education, will receive an
incentive payment of either 25% of the amount saved by the employer or $5,000, whichever
is less, and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, the incentive payment will be made twice a year on the closest
pay date to December 15 and June 15 each year.
The decision of the Hoboken Board of Education to allow its employees to waive
coverage, and the amount of incentive to be paid, cannot be subject to the collective
bargaining process.
Subject

10.29 Approval of Membership in the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic


Association

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

10. ACTION - FINANCE

Type

Action (Consent)

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RESOLVED, that the Hoboken Board of Education approves membership in the New Jersey
State Interscholastic Athletic Association ("NJSIAA"). The annual dues for 2016-2017 are
$2,150.00.
HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION
MEMBERSHIP RESOLUTION
NEW JERSEY STATE INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION

RESOLVED, that the Hoboken Board of Education, in the County of Hudson, New Jersey, as
provided for in Chapter 172 Laws 1979 (N.J.S.A. 18A:11-3 et seq. and Policy 2431) herewith
enrolls Hoboken High School as a member of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic
Association to participate in the approved interschool athletic program sponsored by the
NJSIAA; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that this resolution will continue to be in effect until or unless
rescinded by the Board of Education and shall be included among those policies adopted by
the Board. Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:11-3, in adopting this resolution the Board of Education
adopts as its own policy and agrees to be governed by the constitution By-Laws and Rules
and Regulations of the NJSIAA.
Subject

10.30 Appointments for the 2016/2017 School Year

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

10. ACTION - FINANCE

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Business Administrator,
approves appointments for the 2016/17 school year as listed.
2016 / 2017 Appointments
a. Affirmative Action Officer
Joseph Vespignani
b. Affirmative Action Officer for Contracts
William P. Moffitt
c. Educational Stability Specialist
William James
d. Americans With Disabilities Act Officer
TBD
e. Title IX Officer
Derek England
f. English As A Second Language Plan
Gerald Fitzhugh
g. Indoor Air Quality Officer
Timothy Calligy
h. Chemical Hygiene Officer
Timothy Calligy
i. Safety Officer
Timothy Calligy
j. AHERA Compliance Officer
Timothy Calligy
k. Integrated Pest Mgmt Coordinator
Timothy Calligy
l. Right-to-Know Officer
Timothy Calligy

Subject

10.31 Approval of Donation(s)

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

10. ACTION - FINANCE

Type

Action (Consent)

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RESOLVED, that the Hoboken Board of Education approves the following donations:
Donor(s)
Donated Item(s)
Location
Estimated Value
as Nancy Wymer Costuming (Various Items) Drama Department
$360.00

11. ACTION - LEGAL


12. ACTION - FACILITIES
Subject

12.01 Approval of Fire and Safety Drill Reports

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

12. ACTION - FACILITIES

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Hoboken Board of Education approves the Safety Drill Reports for May
2016.

Subject

12.02 Approval of the School Bus Emergency Evacuation Drill Report

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

12. ACTION - FACILITIES

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Hoboken Board of Education approves the following School Bus
Emergency Evacuation Drill Reports, to be conducted twice each year according to NJAC:
6A:27-11.2
-

School

21

Brandt
School
Calabro
School
Wallace
School
Wallace
School
Wallace
School

22
23
24
25

Date of
Drill
05/17/16
05/17/16
05/18/16
05/18/16
05/18/16

Time

Location

8:00
AM
8:45
AM
8:25
AM
8:20
AM
8:30
AM

215 9th Street

Route
No(s)
101

524 Park Avenue

115

1100 Willow
Avenue
1100 Willow
Avenue
1100 Willow
Avenue

101
102
115

Transp. Vendor

Supervisor

Mayor
Transportation
Mayor
Transportation
Mayor
Transportation
Mayor
Transportation
Mayor
Transportation

Bart Reilly
Joseph
Vespignani
Charles Bartlett
Charles Bartlett
Charles Bartlett

Subject

12.03 Approval of District Strategic Sustainability Plan

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

12. ACTION - FACILITIES

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approves a District Strategic Sustainability Plan.

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06 14 16_District Strategic Sustainability Plan.pdf (3,069 KB)

13. ACTION - GRANTS


14. PUBLIC COMMENT (Agenda and Non-Agenda Items)
Subject

14.01 Guidelines for Public Comment

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

14. PUBLIC COMMENT (Agenda and Non-Agenda Items)

Type

Information

15. CONSIDERATION OF EXECUTIVE SESSION (If Necessary)


Subject

15.01 Executive Session Statement

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

15. CONSIDERATION OF EXECUTIVE SESSION (If Necessary)

Type

Action

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education adjourns to closed, executive session at ___:___ pm
for approximately _____ minutes.

WHEREAS, the Hoboken Board of Education seeks to adjourn to Executive Session in full compliance
with the Open Public Meetings Act N.J.S.A. 10:4-6et. seq.
WHEREAS, the Open Public Meetings Act provides that a public body may exclude the public from that
portion of the meeting at which it discusses matters pertaining to personnel, negotiations, and/or
litigation; now
BE IT RESOLVED, that the Hoboken Board of Education adjourns to Executive Session to discuss
matters of ________________________________________________________.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the minutes of the discussion of any of these items will be disclosed
to the public when matters have been determined and confidentiality is no longer required. Action may
be taken by the Board. The estimated time for Executive Session will be (approx.) _________ minutes.

16. RECONVENE OPEN SESSION


Subject

16.01 Motion to Reconvene Public Session

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

16. RECONVENE OPEN SESSION

Type

Action

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education returned to Public Session at ____:____pm.

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16.02 Action Items from Executive Session (If Necessary)

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

16. RECONVENE OPEN SESSION

Type

Action

17. ADJOURNMENT
Subject

17.01 Vote to Adjourn Public Meeting

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

17. ADJOURNMENT

Type

Action

Recommended
Action

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education adjourns its Public Meeting of DATE at ____:____
pm.

18. FUTURE MEETINGS


Subject

18.01 Upcoming Meeting Dates

Meeting

Jun 14, 2016 - AGENDA

Category

18. FUTURE MEETINGS

Type

Information

Please Note: the Regular Meeting of the Hoboken Board of Education, previously advertised for May 10, 2016, has
been rescheduled for Wednesday, May 11, 2016.

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