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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

Nov 10, 2015 - AGENDA

Category

1. PUBLIC MEETING 7:00 P.M.

Type

Procedural

Subject

1.02 Statement of Compliance - Open Public Meeting Act

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - 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 November 7, 2015 and
November 8, 2015.
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.

Subject

1.03 Salute to the Flag

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - AGENDA

Category

1. PUBLIC MEETING 7:00 P.M.

Type

Procedural

Subject

1.04 Roll Call

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - AGENDA

Category

1. PUBLIC MEETING 7:00 P.M.

Type

Procedural

PRESENT

ABSENT

Angley, Sharyn
Biancamano, Peter
Evans, Jennifer
Gold, Leon
Kluepfel, Thomas

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Sobolov, Irene
Stromwall, Monica
Tyroler, Ruth

2. RECOGNITION
Subject

2.01 Students of the Month

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - AGENDA

Category

2. RECOGNITION

Type

Presentation, Recognition

3. REPORTS
Subject

3.01 Superintendent's Report

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - AGENDA

Category

3. REPORTS

Type

Report

Subject

3.02 Business Administrator's Report

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - AGENDA

Category

3. REPORTS

Type

Report

Subject

3.03 Committee Reports

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - AGENDA

Category

3. REPORTS

Type

Report

Finance Committee
Curriculum and Instruction
Governance and Personnel
Athletics and Performing Arts
Facilities and Wellness
Subject

3.04 Board President's Report - Ruth Tyroler

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - AGENDA

Category

3. REPORTS

Type

Report

4. PUBLIC COMMENTS (Agenda Items Only)


Subject

4.01 Guidelines for Public Comments

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - 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

Nov 10, 2015 - 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
Subject

6.01 Approval of Minutes for September 8, 2015

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - 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:
08 SEPTEMBER 2015 - PUBLIC SESSION
08 SEPTEMBER 2015 - EXECUTIVE SESSION

Subject

6.02 Approval of Minutes for October 13, 2015

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - 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:
13 OCTOBER 2015 - PUBLIC SESSION

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7. ACTION - POLICIES
Subject

7.01 Approval of Policy Revisions (First Reading) and new Policy

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - AGENDA

Category

7. ACTION - POLICIES

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended Action

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent, approves the following policy revisions and
new policy:

Policy #5141.21 Administering Medication


Policy #4151.2/4251.2(Sick Bank)
Policy #4112.8/4212.8 Nepotism

8. ACTION - CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION


Subject

8.01 Approval of a Partnership with the Hoboken Public Schools and the American Heart Association for the 2015-2016
School Year

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - AGENDA

Category

8. ACTION - CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended Action

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent, approves a partnership between the Hoboken
Public Schools and the American Heart Association for the 2015-2016 School Year. It is a fundraiser along with various activities to
bring awareness to healthy heart activities.

Subject

8.02 Approval of Hoboken Public Schools Annual Nursing Services Plan for 2015-2016

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - 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 Hoboken Public Schools Annual
Nursing Services Plan for the 2015-2016 School Year.

9. ACTION - GOVERNANCE AND PERSONNEL


Subject

9.01 Acceptance of Resignations

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - 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:
UPC Code &
Assignment

Acct. #

Effective
Date

Pre-K Inclusion
Teacher
Brandt School
TCH.BR.RES.01

#15-213-100-101-021069-000

12/14/15

2.Jerry Crocamo

Network Engineer
District
TCN.FL.ENG.01

#11-000-222-100-131052-000
and
#11-000-252-100-131052-000

12/26/15

3.Cartilda Smith
Bangura

One on One Personal


Aide
Wallace
AID.FL.SEAP.43

#11-000-217-106-131039-001

11/06/15

4.Jennifer Sztoser

One on One Personal


Aide
Brandt
AID.FL.SEAP.56

#11-000-217-106-131039-001

10/14/15

5.Davon Grimmer

One on One Personal


Aide
Wallace
AID.FL.SEAP.42

#11-000-217-106-131039-001

10/20/15

Classroom Aide
Brandt

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

Staff
1.Stephanie Repetti

6.Ashley DePascale

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AID.FL.KIND.03

7.Sarah Beers

Kindergarten Teacher
#15-110-101-09-1013Connors
12/31/15
000
TCH.CR.KIND.02

8.Frank Rossano
(for purpose of
retirement)

Maintenance/Engineer
#11-000-261-100-13HJSHS
1047
MNT.FL.MNTF.01

12/31/15

Subject

9.02 Approval of Appointments - 2015-2016 School Year

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - AGENDA

Category

9. ACTION - GOVERNANCE AND PERSONNEL

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 2015-2016 school year on the appropriate bargaining unit salary, pending the full
satisfaction of requisite New Jersey Department of Education and District employment criteria.
ALSO BE IT RESOLVED, that the Superintendent recommends that the Board of Education approves the submission to the County
Superintendent of Schools the application for emergency hiring and each applicant's attestation that he/she has not been convicted
of any disqualifying crime pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 18A-13, et.seq. for the employees listed below:

Name

Assignment, UPC Code


& Account No.

Annual Base
Salary/Hourly
Rate

Effective
Dates

1.Michael Hecox

District
Communication and
Information Systems
Specialist
TCN.FL.SPEC.01
#11-000-222-100-131052-000

$38,000.00
(pro-rated)

10/20/1506/30/16

Preschool Teacher
2.Seouvan Rodriguez (Leave Brandt School
replacement (for Julian
TCH.PS.PSCHL
Capablo)
#20-218-100-101-271028-000

Step 1 BA
$49,223.00
(pro-rated)

11/16/1503/28/15

3.Romina Martinez

One on One Personal


Aide
Wallace
AID.FL.PSCHL.12
#20-218-100-106-271028-000

Step 1
$14,899.00

11/11/1506/30/16

4.Jennifer Condi (replacing


Ashley DePasquale)

Classroom Aide
Brandt
AID.FL.KIND.03
#11-190-100-106-131072-00

Step 1
$14,899.00

11/11/1506/30/16

5.Kelsey Buhl

One on One Personal


Aide
Wallace
AID.FL.SEAP.57
#11-000-217-106-131039-001

Step 1
$14,899.00

11/11/1506/30/16

6.Mona Mahmoud

One on One Personal


Aide
Wallace
AID.FL.SEAP.59
#11-00-217-106-131039-001

Step 1
$14,899.00

11/11/1506/30/16

Subject

9.03 Approval of the Harrassment, Intimidation and Bullying (HIB) Report

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - 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
October, 2015.

Subject

9.04 Approval of Leave Requests and Changes

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 leave requests and
changes for the 2015-2016 school year:

Staff

1.Tricia
Jost

2.Helene
Flood

Position
Speech
Pathologist

Special
Education
Math Teacher

Department or
School

Days (Family Leave)

Wallace and
Demarest Schools

01/11/16-04/06/16
(using sick days and then)
NJFMLA 6 weeks through
06/29/16
RETURNING: 09/01/16

HJSHS

Medical Leave
11/02/15-11/30/15
(using sick days)

3.Marina
Gavin

Kindergarten
Teacher

Brandt

01/25/16-03/02/16
(using sick days)
NJFMLA
Using sick days and then 12
weeks -06/30/16
RETURNING: 09/01/16

4.Mildred
Ares

Part-Time
Clerk

Central Office

11/10/15-11/30/15
(using 8 sick days)

Subject

9.05 Approval of Substitutes for the 2015-2016 School Year

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - 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 applicants for a
Hudson County Substitute Certificate and then to be added to our pool of substitute teachers:

Name

Position

Per Diem

Effective Date

1.Cedric Brown

Substitute

$80.00

11/11/15

2.Isabella Fasciano

Substitute

$80.00

11/11/15

3.Elizabeth Grace

Substitute

$80.00

11/11/15

4.Andrew Hoffman

Substitute

$80.00

11/11/15

5.Jessica James

Substitute

$80.00

11/11/15

6.David Maxwell Gray

Substitute

$80.00

11/11/15

7.Kristen Rose

Substitute

$80.00

11/11/15

8.Charles S.Wilson, Jr.

Substitute

$80.00

11/11/15

Subject

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

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - 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 classroom placements
and observations for the 2015-2016 school year:

Student
Teacher
Name

School & Position

1.Leticia
Muniz

Wallace Student
Teaching Special
Nancy Bini
Education 1st and 2nd
grade

11/02/15-12/11/15

2.Caitlyn
Angrosina

Calabro
4th Grade
Math/LAL/SS
Student Teacher
Placement

01/25/16-05/13/16

Wallace
3.Gabriellle
2nd Grade
Musella
Internship
4. Lisa
Price

Wallace
5th grade special
needs

Cooperating
Effective Dates
Teacher

Kathleen
Terhune

Christina
Arnone

Jacqueline
Cordero

01/25/16-05/06/16
8:15 a.m. - 2:47 p.m.
Continuing (extended time
needed) 01/04/16-01/15/16 Full
time teaching experience five

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Student Teaching

days a week

Subject

9.07 Approval of Advisors for Co-curricular positions at HJSHS

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - 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 advisors for cocurricular activities at HJSHS for the 2015-2016 school year:

Staff

Position

Stipend

Acct. #

1.Emanuela
Andolino

Italian Club Advisor

$851.00 (pro-rated)
as of 10/14/15

#15-401-100-10007-1903-100

2.Emanuela
Andolino

Gay-Straight Alliance $851.00 (pro-rated)


Club Advisor
as of 10-14-15

#15-401-100-10007-1903-100

3.Priscilla
Madera

French Club Advisor

$851.00 (pro-rated)
as of 11-11-15

#15-401-100-10007-1903-000

Subject

9.08 Approval of Aftercare Teacher for Calabro School

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - 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 as an Aftercare
Teacher at Calabro School:

Staff

Acct. # and
Hourly Rate

Position

1.Erald Bido After Care Teacher

Effective Date

#61-991-200-100-04-0000-000
11/11/15
$38.49 per hour

Subject

9.09 Approval of Student to Videotape Board of Education Meetings

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - 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 student to videotape
Board of Education Meetings for the 2015-2016 School Year:

Name of Student

Position

Hourly Rate

1.Joshua Landera Videotaping BOE Meetings

Effective Date

$10.00 per hour 11/11/15

Subject

9.10 Approval of a Pool of Chaperones for Additional Trip to Rutgers Pre-Med Honors Program

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - 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 to a pool of
chaperones for an additional trip to Rutgers Pre-Med Program:
Hourly Rate &
Account #15-401-100-100-070000

Staff

Position

1.Juliana Addi

Chaperone $44.74 per hour

Sunday
11/08/15

2.Melanie AlbertoKolmer

Chaperone $44.74 per hour

Sunday
11/08/15

3.Judith Burrell

Chaperone $44.74 per hour

Sunday
11/08/15

4.Denise Chakov

Chaperone $44.74 per hour

Sunday
11/08/15

5.Patricia Drumgoole

Chaperone $44.74 per hour

Sunday
11/08/15

6.James Monaco

Chaperone $44.74 per hour

Sunday

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7.Susan Wiener

Chaperone $44.74 per hour

Sunday
11/08/15

Subject

9.11 Approval of Temporary Suspensions of the Following Two Employees

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - 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 temporary suspension of the
following employees:

UPC Code

Location

Days Suspended

1.CUS.FL.CUSF.02

HJSHS

10/14/15 and 10/15/15

2.CUS.FL.CEF.05

HJSHS

10/19/15 through 10/23/15

Subject

9.12 Modification of Salaries for the 2015-2016 School Year

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - 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 modifications to
salaries:

Staff
1.Tatiana
Meza
Connors
2.Sarah
Beers
Connors

Previous Level for 2015-2016 New Level for 2015-2016


School Year
School Year

Effective
Date

Step 2 MA/ BA + 60
$56,214.00

Step 3 MA/BA + 60
$56,730.00

10/01/15

Step 2 MA/BA + 60
$56,214.00

09/01/15

Step 2 BA
$49,739

Subject

9.13 Approval of Staff for Academic of Excellence Tutors at HJSHS

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - AGENDA

Category

9. ACTION - GOVERNANCE AND PERSONNEL

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended Action

RESOLVED, that the Board, upon recommendation of the Superintendent, approves the following staff to a pool for the Academic
Center of Excellence tutors for the 2015-2016 school year:

Staff

Position Hourly Rate

1.Christopher
Williams

Tutor

$38.49 per
hour

Acct. #
#15-401-100-100-07-1903-000

2.Stephanie Falcone

Tutor

$38.49 per
hour

#15-401-100-100-07-1903-000

3.Ilia Cruz

Tutor

$38.49 per
hour

#15-401-100-100-07-1903-000

4.Geidy DeLaRosa

Tutor

$38.49 per
hour

#15-401-100-100-07-1903-000

5.Anabel Gomez

Tutor

$38.49 per
hour

#15-401-100-100-07-1903-000

Subject

9.14 Approval of a Sick Bank Committee

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - AGENDA

Category

9. ACTION - GOVERNANCE AND PERSONNEL

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended Action

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent, approves a Sick Bank Policy Committee
consisting of three members of the Administrative Staff and three members of the Hoboken Education Association to determine on an
individual basis the merits of each sick bank case.

The following are the members:

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Gary Enrico, Union President, Rosanne Versaci and Christopher Munoz.
Subject

9.15 Approval of Rate Change for Substitute Teachers When Working Four Consecutive Days

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - AGENDA

Category

9. ACTION - GOVERNANCE AND PERSONNEL

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended Action

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superintendent, approves a rate change for substitute
teachers when they work four consecutive days beginning December 1, 2015.

Rate for (4)


Consecutive Days
Substitute
Teacher
Certificated as of
12-01-15

Rate for (4)


Consecutive Day
Substitute Teacher
(Non-certificated) as
of 12-01-15

$102.00 per diem $92.00 per diem

Substitute Teacher
Certificated
not working 4
consecutive days
(remains the same)

Substitute Teacher
(Non-Certificated)
not working 4
consecutive days
(remains the
same)

$90.00 per diem

$80.00 per diem

Subject

9.16 Approval of QSAC District Statement of Assurance for the 2015-2016 school year

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - 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 QSAC District Statement of
Assurance for the 2015-2016 School Year.

Subject

9.17 Approval of New Job Description

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - AGENDA

Category

9. ACTION - GOVERNANCE AND PERSONNEL

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended Action

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon recommendation of the Superitentendent, approves the following new job description:

Communication and Information Systems Specialist


Subject

9.18 Approval of Participation in the Sustainable Jersey for Schools Certification Program

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - 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 resolution for participation in the
Sustainable Jersey for Schools Certification Program.

Subject

9.19 Approval of Amendment to Assignment for the following Staff

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - 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 amendment to
assignment for the following staff:

Staff

UPC & Account #

TCH.FL.GNT.01.REP
#11-120-100-101-131.Joseph Gianni
0000-000
2.Emerald
Rozmester

TCH.CR.LAM.01
#15-130-1000-101-091015-000

New Assignment

Effective Date

Gifted & Talented


Teacher
Grades K - 3
District

11/09/15-TBA

Middle School
Language Arts
Connors

11/09/1506/30/16

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9.20 Approval of Field Trips

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - 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
Fieldtrips for BOE 11-10-15.pdf (1,102 KB)

Subject

9.21 Approval of Workshops

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - 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 11-10-15.pdf (131 KB)

Travel Resolutions for Workshops 11-10-15.pdf (53 KB)

10. ACTION - FINANCE


Subject

10.01 Approval of the Financial Reports for September 2015

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - AGENDA

Category

10. ACTION - FINANCE

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended Action

RESOLVED, that the Hoboken Board of Education approves the following reports for September 2015:
A-148 Board Secretary Report
A-149 Cash Flow Report

Subject

10.02 Approval of the Finance Certification for September 2015

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - 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 September 2015 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

Nov 10, 2015 - 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

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - 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

Pay Date

Net Payroll

Employee
Deductions

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Taxes

Refunds and/or
Net Pay Adjust

Gross Payroll

Employer Share
SS and SUI

Total

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10/20/15
11/02/15

$ 635,664.23
$ 639,422.50

$ 285,560.63
$ 290,544.38

$ 273,629.51
$ 271,671.25

$ 313.81
$-

$1,194,540.56
$1,201,638.13

Subject

10.05 Approval of Bills and Claims Report

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - AGENDA

Category

10. ACTION - FINANCE

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended Action

RESOLVED, that the Hoboken Board of Education approves the claims for the month of November 2015:

Month

November 10, 2015

$ 87,059.16
$ 87,208.29

$ 1,281,599.72
$ 1,288,846.42

Amount
$ 3,355,600.40

Subject

10.06 Approval of Tuition Contract(s)

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - 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
11 10 15_Tuition Contract Summary.pdf (19 KB)

Subject

10.07 Approval of Contracts

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - AGENDA

Category

10. ACTION - FINANCE

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended Action

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

File Attachments
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Subject

10.08 Approval of Tuition Contract(s) as Receiving District

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - AGENDA

Category

10. ACTION - FINANCE

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended Action

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

File Attachments
11 10 15_Receiving Contracts Summary.pdf (20 KB)

Subject

10.09 Aproval of Donation(s)

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - AGENDA

Category

10. ACTION - FINANCE

Type

Action (Consent)

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RESOLVED, that the Hoboken Board of Education approves the following donation(s):

Donor(s)

f California Casualty Management


Company
g Monroe Street Movement Space
h Jostens
i DIY Jewelry
j NY Waterway
k Beyond the Photograph
l Salon Phoenix
m Dunkin Donuts
n Lorraine's House of Styles
o Shawnee Mountain Ski Area
p Maricela's Little Creations
q Iris Virella

Donated Item(s)
$ 650.00 (Teaching Excellence Award
prize)
Gift Certificate
Gift Certificate
Gift Certificate
"Your Key to the City" Package
Private Photography Lesson
Gift Certificate
Gift Certificates (8)
Gift Certificate
Lift Tickets (2)
Homemade Chocolate Halloween Pops
Crocheted Baby Sweater, Hat and
Booties

Location
Wallace School
HJSHS Class of 2016
"Tricky Tray"
Donations

Estimated
Value
$650.00
$100.00
$300.00
$100.00
$200.00
$125.00
$100.00
$160.00
$150.00
$300.00
$100.00
$120.00

11. ACTION - LEGAL


12. ACTION - FACILITIES
Subject

12.01 Approval of Fire and Safety Drill Reports

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - AGENDA

Category

12. ACTION - FACILITIES

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended Action

RESOLVED, that the Hoboken Board of Education approves the Safety Drill Reports for October 2015.

Subject

12.02 Approvals of Facilities Request(s)

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - AGENDA

Category

12. ACTION - FACILITIES

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended Action

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

File Attachments
11 10 15_Facility Request Summary.pdf (26 KB)

13. ACTION - GRANTS


Subject

13.01 Approval of Nonpublic Security Aid and Allowable Expenditures

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - AGENDA

Category

13. ACTION - GRANTS

Type

Action (Consent)

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WHEREAS the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) guidelines for administering the New Jersey Nonpublic Security Aid
Grant require the districts chief school administrator or designee to confer with representatives of the nonpublic schools within the
district prior to October 31st for the purpose of advising the nonpublic schools of:
1. The limit of funds available for the provision of security services;
2. The security services, equipment, or technology to be provided to the nonpublic school;
3. The date when the board of education will meet to approve how the security services, equipment, or technology will be
provided to the nonpublic school (prior to November 30, 2015).
AND WHEREAS the NJDOE has permitted nonpublic schools a one-time reimbursement for allowable expenditures for safety and
security items purchased by eligible nonpublic schools after July 1, 2015 and before publication of the Security Aid notifications, on
September 22, 2015; and
WHEREAS the chief school administrators designee did meet with representatives from each of Hobokens nonpublic schools to
review the guidance and reach agreement on the security services, equipment and/or technology to be provided to the nonpublic
school within the limit of its funding; so
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that each Hoboken nonpublic school has signed a statement of assurances confirming the districts
adherence to the above listed guidelines and the Hoboken Board of Education approves the following distribution of Security Aid
funds as follows:
NONPUBLIC SCHOOL
SECURITY AID
ALLOWABLE EXPENDITURE(S)
All Saints Episcopal Day School
$5,275.00
Fence Repair & Replacement, Shatter Resistant Film
for Glass Windows and Doors
Apple Montessori of Hoboken
$150.00
Upgrade of Security - Entrance Swipe Cards
Hoboken Catholic Academy
$6,900.00
Security Cameras
Hoboken Montessori
$175.00
Manintenance of Access Control System at Front
Entrance to School
Hudson School, The
$5,000.00
Repair & Replacement of Fence, ID Printer, Upgrade
Doorbell System and Shatter Resistant Film for Glass
Windows and Doors
Mustard Seed School
$5,350.00
Video Security Cameras
Stevens Cooperative
$4,400.00
Upgrade Front Door Buzzer / Lock System

Subject

13.02 Approval of Nonpublic Technology Aid and Allowable Expenditures

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - AGENDA

Category

13. ACTION - GRANTS

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended Action

WHEREAS the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) guidelines for administering the New Jersey Nonpublic Technology
Initiative Program require the districts chief school administrator or designee to confer with representatives of the nonpublic schools
within the district for the purpose of advising the nonpublic schools of:
1. To advise the nonpublic school of the limit of funds available for the provision of technology for the full-time pupils enrolled in
the nonpublic school;
2. To agree upon the technology to be provided to the nonpublic school within the limit of the funds that are available for the
nonpublic school;
3. To agree on the date when the board of education will meet to approve how the technology and/or services will be provided to
the nonpublic school.
AND WHEREAS the chief school administrators designee did meet with representatives from each of Hobokens nonpublic schools to
review the guidance and reach agreement on the technology services and/or equipment to be provided to the nonpublic school within
the limit of its funding; so
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that each Hoboken nonpublic school has signed a statement of assurances confirming the districts
adherence to the above listed guidelines and the Hoboken Board of Education approves the following distribution of Technology Aid
funds as follows:
NONPUBLIC SCHOOL
TECHNOLOGY AID
All Saints Episcopal Day School
$5,486.00
Apple Montessori of Hoboken
$156.00
Hoboken Catholic Academy
$7,150.00
Hoboken Montessori
$182.00
Hudson School, The
$5,148.00
Mustard Seed School
$5,304.00
Stevens Cooperative
$4,576.00

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ALLOWABLE EXPENDITURE(S)
Student iPads for STEM program
Wireless cards and WiFi connectors
Rear projection projector
iPods and Speakers
3D Printer, Desktop Compuer and Printer, and Laptop
Software to Support 1:1 Laptop Program
2-in-1 Tablets for Students

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Subject

13.03 Approval of Chapter 192 and Chapter 193 Funding Allocations for the 2015/2016 School Year

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - AGENDA

Category

13. ACTION - GRANTS

Type

Action (Consent)

Recommended Action

WHEREAS, New Jersey's Chapter 192 (N.J.S.A. 18A:46A-1 et seq.) and Chapter 193 (N.J.S.A. 18A:46-19.1 et seq.) programs are
provided to eligible students enrolled full-time in nonpublic elementary and secondary schools in New Jersey; and
WHEREAS, Chapter 192 programs provide nonpublic school students with auxiliary services such as compensatory education, English
as a second language and home instruction; and
WHEREAS, Chapter 193 programs provide nonpublic school students with remedial services such as evaluation and determination of
eligibility for special education and related services, supplementary instruction and speech-language services; and
WHEREAS, the Hoboken Board of Educations initial 2015-2016 Chapter 192/193 funding allocation was as follows:
Chapter 192
Compensatory Education - $102,370.00
Chapter 193
Examination and Classification - $74,469.00
Corrective Speech - $10,033.00
Supplementary Instruction - $53,465.00
AND WHEREAS, additional Chapter 193 funding was requested by the Director or Special Services modifying the original allocation as
follows:
Chapter 193
Corrective Speech - $25,082.00 (increase of $15,049.00)
BE IT RESOLVED, the Hoboken Board of Education upon the recommendation of the Superintendent accepts the Chapter 192/193
funding allocation for the 2015-2016 school year.

14. ADJOURNMENT
Subject

14.01 Vote to Adjourn Public Meeting

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - AGENDA

Category

14. ADJOURNMENT

Type

Action

Recommended Action

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

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


Subject

15.01 Guidelines for Public Comment

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - AGENDA

Category

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

Type

Information

16. CONSIDERATION OF EXECUTIVE SESSION (If Necessary)


Subject

16.01 Executive Session Statement

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - AGENDA

Category

16. 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
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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.

17. RECONVENE OPEN SESSION


Subject

17.01 Motion to Reconvene Public Session

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - AGENDA

Category

17. RECONVENE OPEN SESSION

Type

Action

Recommended Action

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

Subject

17.02 Action Items from Executive Session (If Necessary)

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - AGENDA

Category

17. RECONVENE OPEN SESSION

Type

Action

18. FUTURE MEETINGS


Subject

18.01 Upcoming Meeting Dates

Meeting

Nov 10, 2015 - AGENDA

Category

18. FUTURE MEETINGS

Type

Information

DATE
December 8, 2015

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TYPE
Regular

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