Regular Business Meeting

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Dates: 
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 8:00pm
FRANKLIN LAKES BOARD OF EDUCATION
FRANKLIN LAKES, NEW JERSEY
 

REGULAR BUSINESS MEETING AGENDA

 
Franklin Avenue Middle School
Instrumental Music Room
                                                                       
1.       CALL TO ORDER BY THE PRESIDENT
 
2.       FLAG SALUTE

3.       PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT
In accordance with the provisions of the New Jersey Open Public Meetings Act, the Franklin Lakes Board of Education has caused notice of this meeting to be published by having the date, time, and place thereof posted on the School website; published in the Board’s designated newspapers: The Record and The Suburban News; and mailed to all persons, if any, who have requested said notice.

Meetings of the Board are conducted for the purpose of carrying on the business of the schools and, therefore, are not public meetings, but meetings held in public.
As a reminder, the Board of Education has a “BOE Suggestion Box” located on the District Website under “Board of Education.” The Board welcomes your questions, input and suggestions.
 
4.       ROLL CALL
   Ms. Lisa Acquaire, Dr. Eileen Hansen, Ms. Vicki Holst, Mr. Peter Kouliourdis,
   Ms. Ann Kraemer, Ms. Amanda Krakowiak, Mr. Joseph Rosano, Ms. Kathie Schwartz,
   Ms. Jackie Veliky
 
  1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Motion to approve the Minutes from the meetings on January 22, 2019

OFFERED BY______________________SECONDED BY__________________ 
 
  1. MOTION TO APPROVE BOARD SECRETARY AND TREASURER’S REPORTS
    December 2018
 
  1. APPROVAL OF MONTHLY BUDGET STATUS CERTIFICATION
The Board Secretary certifies that for the month ending December 2018, no budgetary line item account has obligations and payments (contractual orders) which in total exceed the amount appropriated by the Board of Education pursuant to N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-16.10(c)3.
 
Pursuant to N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-16.10(c)4, the Board of Education certifies that as of month ending December 2018, the Board Secretary’s monthly financial report (appropriations section) did not reflect an over-expenditure in any of the major accounts or funds, and based on the appropriation balances reflected on this report and the advice of district officials, we have no reason to doubt that the district has sufficient funds available to meet its financial obligations for the remainder of the fiscal year.
 
 
  1. PUBLIC WORK SESSION
Superintendent Search – R-PAT Solutions – 30 minutes
             2019-20 District Calendar Discussion - 10 minutes
 
 
  1. PUBLIC COMMENTS FROM THE AUDIENCE ON AGENDA ITEMS (30 MINUTES)
Motion to open the meeting to public comment on agenda items
Statements made by individual participants are limited to a duration of three (3) minutes unless otherwise announced at the beginning of the discussion. The Board reminds those individuals who take the opportunity to speak to please step up to the microphone, identify themselves by name and address, and limit comments to items listed on the agenda.  The Board may or may not respond to issues raised by members of the public.  All comments will be considered and a response will be forthcoming if and when appropriate.  The Board asks all members of the public to be courteous and mindful of the rights of other individuals when speaking.  Specifically, the Board discourages comments regarding students and employees and will not respond to such comments. Please note that after the public comment session is closed by the President, no other comments from the audience will be permitted until the “Public Comments from the Audience on Any Topic of Concern” at the end of the agenda.  At that time, comments do not have to be confined to agenda items.
Motion to close the public comment session and re-enter the regular public meeting
 
  1. RESOLUTIONS
1BGO_5BGO Buildings, Grounds and Operations Resolutions
1CUR Approval of Field Trips
1F Medicaid Initiative Program (SEMI)
2F Approval of Line Item Transfer Report for January 2019
3F Approval of Current Bills List totaling $3,588,989.66 for January 2019 and student activities reports totaling $7,829.62 for January 2019
1P Approval of Staff Trips and Conferences
2P_6P Personnel Resolutions
1POL First Reading of New Policy 4111.2/4211.2 Domestic Violence
 
 
 
  1. PRIVATE WORK SESSION TIME:
 
WHEREAS, the Open Public Meetings Act and the Franklin Lakes Board of Education reserve the right within the constraints of State Law to sit in Private Session; and WHEREAS, there now exists a need for this Board of Education to meet in Private Session;
 
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Franklin Lakes Board of Education recess into Private Work Session to discuss exempt matters pertaining to personnel, legal matters and any such matters that may come before the Board; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the public will be informed regarding the topics discussed in Private at a later date undetermined at this time.
 
OFFERED BY _______________   SECONDED BY _________________
 
  1. SUSPENSION REPORT
     
  2. PUBLIC COMMENTS FROM THE AUDIENCE ON ANY TOPIC OF CONCERN – 30 MINUTES
Motion to open the meeting to public comment session
Please follow the guidelines as stated under “Public Comments from the Audience on Agenda Items”
Motion to close the public comment session and re-enter the regular public meeting
 
 
14.     ADJOURNMENT    
 
 
OFFERED BY _______________   SECONDED BY _________________
 
Respectfully submitted,
 
                                                     
                                                                               Michael Solokas
                                                                               Business Administrator/Board
                                                                               Secretary
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