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PUBLIC MEETING

HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION

FEBRUARY 8, 2011

Robert H. Davis
Board Secretary

OPEN PUBLIC MEETING STATEMENT:

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 February 5 and February 6, 2011.

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.

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.

ƒ SALUTE TO THE FLAG

ƒ ROLL CALL
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I. REPORT OF THE SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS

II. REPORT OF THE BOARD PRESIDENT:

II. COMMITTEE REPORTS

III. ANNUAL SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION

The necessary preparations for the Annual School Election to be held on Wednesday, April 27,
2011. Each item to be approved separately and to have effect immediately and or as directed by
legislative statute and is subject to change by legislative statute and to be governed in accordance
with N.J.S. A.: Title 19.

a. Establish that the Annual School Election shall be held on Wednesday, April 27, 2011,
for the election of three (3) Board Members for a term of three (3) years and (1) Board
Member for a term of one (1) year and to submit to the electorate the amount of local
taxes to be raised to support the 2011-2012 school district budget.

b. Establish that the polling districts be open continuously between the hours of 6:00 am and
9:00 pm and as long as may be necessary to permit all the legal voters then present to
vote.

c. Establish that pursuant to Title 19, voting machines shall be used at all polling districts.

d. Establish that the nominating petitions may be obtained from the office of the Secretary
of the Board between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:00 pm, commencing February 9, 2011
and ending Tuesday, March 8, 2011.

e. Establish that pursuant to Title 19 that the closing time for filing of nominating petitions
is Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at 4:00 pm.

f. Establish that pursuant to Title 19 that challenges to a nominating petition must be filed
in writing with the Secretary of the Board by 4:00 pm on Friday, March 11, 2011. In
such cases, the Board shall immediately notify the challenged candidate, and make a
determination of the challenged petition no later than Tuesday, March 15, 2011.
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g. Establish that pursuant to Title 19, the last day a candidate may withdraw from the
election, or amend a defective petition, is Monday, March 14, 2011 at 4:00 pm.

h. Establish that pursuant to Title 19, the drawing of names for ballot for positions of
candidates on the voting machines be set for Thursday, March 17, 2011 at 5:30 pm in the
meeting room of the Board of Education located at 1115 Clinton Street. Such drawing
shall be performed by the Secretary of the Board and the results of said drawing shall be
certified by the Secretary of the Board, to the County Clerk, no later than Friday, March
18, 2011.

i. Establish that the Secretary of the Board and/or the County Board of Elections is hereby
authorized to supervise the Annual School Election in accordance with the Laws and
Statutes of the State of New Jersey, Title 19.

j. Granting the Secretary permission to lease polling places where necessary for the Annual
School Election on April 27, 2011 and to pay appropriate rental fees to each of the
owners.

k. Granting the Secretary permission to provide a list of election officers for each polling
district. Election of officers for each polling district will consist of the following:

1. Judge of elections

2. Inspector of elections

3. Two clerks of election if the respective election district contains more than 900
registered voters and with the possibility that additional Spanish speaking clerks
may be needed.

l. Establish the rate of compensation for election officers for the following dates at $100.00
plus an amount not to exceed $25.00 for any worker who will be responsible for the
transporting of election registry books.

1. Election Day, April 27, 2011


2. Instructional workshop
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m. Grant the Secretary and/or the County Board of Elections the authority to publish in
various newspapers all notices required by law to be published pertaining to the Annual
School Election and to issue purchase orders for printing materials and supplies to be
used in the Annual School Election.

n. Granting the Secretary permission to request that the City Clerk of Hoboken keep their
offices open until 9:00 pm on the weekday evenings of April 4, 5, and 6, 2011 and the
County Superintendent of Elections on April 6, 2011 from 6:00 am to 9:00 pm, for voter
registration and transfers.

o. Establishing the date, time and location of annual public hearings on the
2011-2012 school budget.
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Robert H. Davis
Board Secretary

1. Submitting for review and approval of the following Board meetings:

January 11, 2011: Public Meeting

0. Submitting for review and approval: I hereby recommend the approval of the following
resolution regarding the contract extension of Walter Rusak as Interim Assistant
Superintendent of Schools.

RESOLUTION

CONTRACT EXTENSION
FOR WALTER RUSAK AS
INTERIM ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS

RESOLVED: that, in consultation with outgoing Interim Superintendent of Schools,


Peter E. Carter, Acting Superintendent of Schools, Walter Rusak, and incoming
Superintendent of Schools, Mark Toback, the Hoboken Board of Education hereby
amends its resolution of January 11, 2011, to continue Mr. Rusak as Acting
Superintendent of Schools continuing through March 21, 2011 or the first date of active
employment of Dr. Toback, whichever date is sooner, with a continuation of the $125 per
day stipend, while retaining his responsibilities, salary and contractual language as
Interim Assistant Superintendent of Schools. Mr. Rusak will revert to his
responsibilities, salary and contract as Interim Assistant Superintendent of Schools on Dr.
Toback’s first day of active employment and his contract to serve as same be and hereby
is extended through July 31, 2011 at the same terms and conditions reflected therein,
consistent with his first extension as approved by the Board on November 23, 2010.
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Walter F. Rusak
Acting Superintendent

1. Submitting for review and approval, I hereby recommend the appointment of


Felix Rosa to part time pool bus driver, effective February 9, 2011 through June
30, 2011. Salary will be in the amount of $16.54 for 29 ½ hours per week as
needed. Mr. Rosa meets all the requirements for a bus driver.

2. Submitting for review and approval, based on communication from Clarissa


Gasca (Personal Aide Calabro School) and her physician a maternity leave of
absence as of February 4, 2011. (Expected date of return: September 1, 2011.)

3. Submitting for review and approval, I hereby recommend the transfer of Iris
Marrero, Special Education Teacher Aide from Brandt School to Personal Aide
Calabro School effective February 1, 2011. (Replacement for Clarisa Gasca).
From AID.FL.1CAP.15 to AID.FL.SEAP.01.

4. Submitting for review and approval, I hereby recommend the appointment of


Anthony Dellafave to part time pool bus driver, effective February 9, 2011
through June 30, 2011. Salary will be in the amount of $16.54 for 29 ½ hours per
week as needed. Mr. Dellafave meets all the requirements for a bus driver.

5. Submitting for review and approval, I hereby recommend that Mrs. Michele
LaGrasta be added to the NJASK/NJPASS Tutoring Pool at the Wallace School
for the 2010-2011 School Year with funding from line item #15-401-100-100-06-
1903-000. Stipend is $34.00 per hour (as needed) not to exceed $2,720.00 per
teacher or a total of $46,240.00. (Minimum 5 pupils per teacher) Replacing Ms.
Rosangela Perez.

6. Submitting for review and approval, after examination by the Equivalency


Committee, I hereby recommend the Helene Flood to be placed on her new
payroll level effective February 15, 2011 as per Article X Salary Provision 10.6.

2010-2011 2010-2011
4th Step MA/BA60 4th Step MA/30
$54,433 $56,641
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7. Submitting for review and approval, I hereby recommend the appointment of Ms.
Jennifer Schader to Resource Teacher at Connors School for the 2010-2011
School Year effective March 1, 2011. Salary Step 2 MA/BA60 $53,401 as per
HEA contract for the 2010-2011 School Year. This appointment is needed for
maternity replacement (Adela Sanchez). TCH.HS.RES.14

8. Submitting for review and approval, based on communication from Giselle


Rodriguez-Flora (Master Teacher in the Early Childhood Education Program) a
maternity leave of absence beginning on April 11, 2011, using accumulated sick
days and then per the New Jersey Family Leave Act a four week child rearing
leave. (Expected date of return: September 1, 2011). No substitute necessary.
TCH.BR.MSTR.03

9. Submitting for review and approval, per Policy #5111, the admission of A.C., the
child of an employee, to kindergarten in September 2011.

10. Submitting for review and approval, I hereby recommend the termination of the
following part-time custodians effective February 9, 2011.

Staff Member UPC Code


Robert Pena CUS.FL.CUSP.01
Daisy Peguero CUS.FL.CUSP.03

11. Submitting for review and approval, I hereby recommend the following transfers:

Anthony Mussara-Head Custodian, effective immediately transfer from Demarest


School to Brandt School. CUS.DE.CEF.04

Michele Morin-Head Custodian, effective immediately transfer from Brandt


School to Demarest. CUS.FL.CUSF.01

12. Submitting for review and approval, I hereby recommend the following re-
assignment of Speech Therapists for school coverage for the 2010-2011 School
year effective immediately:
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Staff Member UPC Code Schools Covered

Joanne Van Gulick TCH.FL.SPCH.03 Wallace and Rue


Tricia Goodman TCH.FL.SPCH.01 Wallace and Hoboken High School
Jessica Sweeney TCH.FL.SPCH.02 Wallace and Calabro
Noella Cherchio TCH.FL.SPCH.04 Connors and Brandt
Deana Salvatore TCH.FL.SPCH.05 Brandt and St. Francis

13. Submitting for review and approval, I hereby recommend the appointment of the
following teachers to a pool of home instructors for the 2010-2011 School Year at
a stipend of $34.00 per hour as per HEA contract. Funding from line item #11-
219-100-101-20-1092-000.

Staff Member

Damien DeBenedetto
Geidy DelaRosa
Rosangela Perez
Jenissa Wilson

14. Submitting for review and approval, I hereby recommend permission to apply for
Hudson County Substitute Certificates for the following applicant(s) and add then
to our pool of substitute teachers:

Miriam Y. Gonzalez: $80 per diem


Chikaodi Matthews: $80 per diem
Daniel A. Risso: $80 per diem

15. Submitting for review and approval, I hereby recommend granting permission for
Helen DeRose Science teacher at Hoboken High School to take an un-paid leave
of absence on February 22, 23, 24, and 25, 2011 due to family matters.

16. Submitting for review and approval, I hereby recommend the board accept the
resignation of Tasha Leggard-Austin as the African American Club Advisor for
the 2010-2011 School Year.
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17. Submitting for review and approval, I hereby recommend teacher, Chanta Blue,
for the African American Club Advisor position for the 2010-2011 School Year.
As per the HEA contract the stipend is $794, prorated. Charge to line item #15-
401-100-100-07-1903.

18. Submitting for review and approval, I hereby recommend that Hoboken High
School have a delayed opening for grades 9th, 10th, and 12th on Tuesday, March
1, 2011, Wednesday March 2, 2011 and Thursday, March 3, 2011 for the HSPA
test that will be administered. The students will come in at 10:30 a.m.

19. Submitting for review and approval, I hereby request to change the date due to
inclement weather for the Harlem Wizards game. This game was approved at the
December 7, 2010 Board Meeting for Wednesday, January 26, 2011. The new
date for the game is Thursday, March 10, 2011.

20. Submitting for review and approval, I hereby request that the board grant
permission for Hoboken High School to enter into a partnership with the Hoboken
Police Department to offer our students internships in the field of Juvenile Justice.
There is no cost to the district.

21. Submitting for review and approval, I hereby recommend teacher Sharon
Malenda for the 8th Grade (middle school) Yearbook Advisor at Hoboken High
School for the 2010-2011 School Year only. Stipend as per the HEA contract
$1,305, prorated. Please charge to line item #15-401-100-100-07-1903-000.
(This one time only position is being recommended to afford this specific group
of students the joy of having an 8th Grade Yearbook.)

22. Submitting for review and approval, I hereby recommend the addition of the
following mentor and mentee to the mentoring program at Salvatore E. Calabro
Elementary School: Ms. Kleopatra Kontogiannis (Grade 2) is being mentored by
Ms. Sharlette Cullen (Grade 1).

23. Submitting for review and approval, I hereby recommend the appointment of
Rosa Rizzi as 1st grade teacher at Wallace School effective February 9, 2011 for
the 2010-2011 School Year, Step 1, BA $46,410 as per the HEA contract.
(Replacement for Mrs. Veronica Scappatori). Ms. Rizzi will be terminated upon
Ms. Scappatori’s return. TCH.WA.ELEM.19
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24. Submitting for review and approval, I hereby recommend the following field trips:

School Grade Date Staff Purpose / Destination Cost / Account Charged

New Jersey

Mile Square / RUE PreK3 02/09/11 P. Lauterhahn King’s Supermarket No Cost to District
C. Burrell Hoboken, NJ (Walking Trip)

Mile Square / Brandt PreK4 02/09/11 K. Danduono Mary Michael’s Hair Salon No Cost to District
S. Figueroa Hoboken, NJ (Walking Trip)

HOPES CAP / Brandt PreK4 02/10/11 G. Acosta Hoboken Cottage Chinese Restaurant No Cost to District
+ 1 Co-Teacher Hoboken, NJ (Walking Trip)

Mile Square / RUE PreK4 02/10/11 K. Murillo Riverside Pediatrics No Cost to District
B. Olavarria Hoboken, NJ (Walking Trip)
M. Scott

Catapult Learning / Brandt PreK4 02/10/11 L. Farber Shoprite Supermarket No Cost to District
C. Brinn Hoboken, NJ (Walking Trip)
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School Grade Date Staff Purpose / Destination Cost / Account Charged

Mile Square / Brandt PreK4 02/10/11 J. Blanck Hoboken University Medical Center No Cost to District
K. Swartz Hoboken, NJ (Walking Trip)
J. DelValle
B. Darden
M. Huggins
S. Pareja

HOPES CAP / Brandt PreK3 02/11/11 M. Carbone Hoboken Public Library No Cost to District
+ 1 Co-Teacher Hoboken, NJ (Walking Trip)

HOPES CAP / Brandt PreK3 02/14/11 B. Monetti Pizza Republic No Cost to District
+ 1 Co-Teacher Hoboken, NJ (Walking Trip)

HOPES CAP / Brandt PreK4 02/15/11 L. Montoya Jonny Rockets Restaurant No Cost to District
+ 1 Co-Teacher Hoboken, NJ (Walking Trip)

Mile Square / St. Francis PreK3 02/15/11 B. Williams A & P Supermarket No Cost to District
B. Olavarria Hoboken, NJ (Walking Trip)
G. Rotondi

Mile Square / St. Francis PreK4 02/16/11 K. Francois A & P Supermarket No Cost to District
J. Protopapas Hoboken, NJ (Walking Trip)
N. Laib

HOPES CAP / Connors PreK4 02/17/11 D. Howard McDonald’s No Cost to District


+ 1 Co-Teacher Hoboken, NJ (Walking Trip)

HOPES CAP / Brandt PreK4 02/17/11 J. Giuriceo Mario’s Pizza Restaurant No Cost to District
+ 1 Co-Teacher Hoboken, NJ (Walking Trip)
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School Grade Date Staff Purpose / Destination Cost / Account Charged

HOPES CAP / Brandt PreK3 02/17/11 L. Padgitt Shoprite Supermarket No Cost to District
+ 1 Co-Teacher Hoboken, NJ (Walking Trip)

Mile Square / RUE PreK3 02/17/11 G. Mondesir Riverside Pediatrics No Cost to District
M. Lopez Hoboken, NJ (Walking Trip)
HOPES CAP / Connors PreK4 02/18/11 J. Kim Hoboken Public Library No Cost to District
+ 1 Co-Teacher Hoboken, NJ (Walking Trip)

Mile Square / Brandt PreK4 02/25/11 K. Danduono Fiore Real Estate No Cost to District
S. Figueroa Hoboken, NJ (Walking Trip)

HOPES CAP/ Brandt PreK4 02/25/11 L. Montoya Pizza Republic No Cost to District
+ 1 Co-Teacher Hoboken, NJ (Walking Trip)

HOPES CAP/ Brandt PreK3 03/01/11 S. Dinzes Imagine That No Cost to District
+ 1 Co-Teacher Florham Park, NJ

HOPES CAP/ Brandt PreK3 03/02/11 B. Monetti Imagine That No Cost to District
+ 1 Co-Teacher Florham Park, NJ

HOPES CAP/ Brandt PreK4 03/03/11 L. Orel NJ Children’s Museum No Cost to District
+ 1 Co-Teacher Paramus, NJ

Catapult Learning / Brandt PreK3 03/03/11 C. Bryan Izod Center Circus No Cost to District
N. Gonzalez East Rutherford, NJ
S. Lopez
P. Emogene
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School Grade Date Staff Purpose / Destination Cost / Account Charged

HOPES CAP / Brandt PreK4 03/04/11 G. Acosta Hoboken Public Library No Cost to District
+ 1 Co-Teacher Hoboken, NJ (Walking Trip)
HOPES CAP/ Connors PreK3 03/04/11 J. Kim Imagine That No Cost to District
+ 1 Co-Teacher Florham Park, NJ

HOPES CAP/ Connors PreK4 03/04/11 D. Howard Imagine That No Cost to District
+ 1 Co-Teacher Florham Park, NJ

Connors 3rd Grade 02/07/11 K. Burns Hoboken Historical Museum No Cost to District
Hoboken, NJ

Connors 3rd Grade 02/07/11 K. Sogluizzo Hoboken Historical Museum No Cost to District
Hoboken, NJ

Hoboken High School 10th Grade 02/11/11 P. Hack Hoboken Public Library No Cost to District
M. McGreivey Hoboken, NJ (Walking Trip)

Hoboken High School 8th -12th Grades 02/17/11 I. Ramos Hudson County Corrections Dept No Cost to District
03/21/11 Kearny, NJ

Hoboken High School 9th -12th Grades 02/23/11 Mr. D. Loughran Bergen County No Cost to District
Division of Cultural Historic Affairs
Bergen Performing Arts Center
Englewood, NJ
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School Grade Date Staff Purpose / Destination Cost / Account Charged

Hoboken High School 8th -12th Grades 03/05/11 P. O’Haus Hoboken St. Patrick’s Day Parade No Cost to District
J. Ramos Hoboken, NJ (Walking Trip)
M. Alonzo

Hoboken High School 9th Grade 03/11/11 M. Perez North Hudson Sewage Authority No Cost to District
Environmental Science Club Hoboken, NJ (Walking Trip)

Hoboken High School 10th Grade 03/11/11 P. Hack Hoboken Public Library No Cost to District
M. McGreivey Hoboken, NJ (Walking Trip)

Hoboken High School 8th -12th Grades 03/22/11 C. D’Elia Seton Hall University No Cost to District
South Orange, NJ

Hoboken High School 11th -12th Grades 04/14/11 C. Munoz NJ Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial $90.00
D. DeBenedetto Holmdel, NJ 15-401-100-800-07-0251-000-7676

Hoboken High School 10th Grade 04/15/11 P. Hack Hoboken Public Library No Cost to District
M. McGreivey Hoboken, NJ (Walking Trip)

Wallace 5th Grade 02/16/11 C. Killen Distribution of No Cost to District


K. Temple Red, White & Blue Day Flyers (Walking Trip)
M. Schmidt throughout Hoboken, NJ

Wallace 4th Grade 02/28/11 R. Lucignano Hoboken Historical Museum $65.0015-190-100-890-06-0250-000


Hoboken, NJ (Walking Trip)

Wallace K 03/04/11 R. Perez Hoboken Public Library No Cost to District


03/18/11 Hoboken, NJ (Walking Trip)
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School Grade Date Staff Purpose / Destination Cost / Account Charged

Wallace 5th Grade 03/05/11 K. Temple Hoboken St. Patrick’s Day Parade No Cost to District
Hoboken, NJ (Walking Trip)

Wallace K 03/11/11 R. Perez CVS No Cost to District


Hoboken, NJ (Walking Trip)

Wallace 4th Grade 03/30/11 R. Versaci LSP Interpretive Center No Cost to District
Jersey City, NJ

Wallace 1st Grade 04/07/11 N. Reilly LSP Interpretive Center No Cost to District
Jersey City, NJ

Wallace 1st Grade 04/12/11 E. Rosenberg LSP Interpretive Center No Cost to District
Jersey City, NJ

Wallace K 04/13/11 K. Sturdivant LSP Interpretive Center No Cost to District


Jersey City, NJ

Wallace 1st Grade 04/14/11 L. DiVincent LSP Interpretive Center No Cost to District
Jersey City, NJ

Wallace K/Science 04/15/11 A. Simone LSP Interpretive Center No Cost to District


Jersey City, NJ

Wallace 5th Grade 05/18/11 C. Killen LSP Interpretive Center No Cost to District
Jersey City, NJ
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School Grade Date Staff Purpose / Destination Cost / Account Charged

Wallace 4th Grade 06/02/11 D. Fagan LSP Interpretive Center No Cost to District
Jersey City, NJ

Out-of-State

Hoboken High School 9-12th Grades 03/10/11 C. Munoz Ellis Island and Liberty Island $123.00
New York, NY 15-401-100-800-07-0251-000-7676

Hoboken High School 11-12th Grades 04/13/11 R. Grygiel Franklin Delano Roosevelt $750.00
H. Flood Presidential Library & Museum 15-000-270-512-07-0521-000-7475
Hyde Park, NY
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25. Submitting for review and approval, I hereby recommend the following workshops:

School Date Staff Purpose / Destination Cost / Account Charged

Brandt 02/15/11 B. Davis NJ Dept of Ed Transportation costs


Trenton, NJ 129.52 @ $.31 per mile ($40.16)
20-218-200-580-27-0147-000-9105

Connors 05/01/11 D. Enrico National Association of $250


05/02/11 Social Workers 15-000-223-320-09-0257-000
2011 Conference Transportation costs
Atlantic City, NJ 268 miles @ $.31 per mile ($83.08)
15-213-100-500-09-0251

Connors 02/04/11 M. Rosenblum Educating the Educators $5


East Orange, New Jersey 11-000-219-320-20-0257-000
Transportation costs
24 miles @ $.31 per mile

Connors 02/04/11 S. Wolfsie Educating the Educators $5


East Orange, New Jersey 11-000-219-320-20-0257-000
Transportation costs
24 miles @ $.31 per mile

Central Office 01/14/11 J. Lopez SIA PART A Grants Transportation costs


West Windsor, NJ 107 miles @ $.31 per mile
20-234-200-500-18-0150-000 9395
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School Date Staff Purpose / Destination Cost / Account Charged

Brandt 02/17/11 J. Mahan Managing ADHD $199.99


Fair Lawn, New Jersey 20-218-200-329-27-0147-000-9103
Transportation costs
34.66 miles @ $.31 per mile ($10.74)
20-218-200-580-27-0147-000-9105

Connors 05/02/11 L. Pereira NCLB Unified Plan Transportation Costs


East Orange, New Jersey $.31 per mile

Connors 02/25/11 L. Pereira NCLB Unified Plan Transportation Costs


Mercer County College $.31 per mile
West Windsor, NJ

Connors 05/02/11 J. Peters NCLB Unified Plan Transportation Costs


East Orange, New Jersey $.31 per mile

Connors 02/25/11 J. Peters NCLB Unified Plan Transportation Costs


Mercer County College $.31 per mile
West Windsor, NJ

Hoboken High School 03/09/11 J. D’Esposito Managing Multiple Projects $199


Edison, NJ 15-000-223-500-07-0251-000-8270
Transportation Costs
18 miles @ $.31 per mile

Hoboken High School 03/07/11 J. Laneve International Beauty Show $65


Jacob Javits Center, NYC 15-000-223-500-07-0251-000-8270
$12 Bus and Parking
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School Date Staff Purpose / Destination Cost / Account Charged

Hoboken High School 05/01-05/03/11 C. Blue NASW-NJ 2011 Annual $340


Conf. and Exhibition 20-436-200-320-13-0257-000
Atlantic City, NJ Transportation Costs

Hoboken High School 05/01-05/03/11 A. Peters NASW NJ Chapter Conf. $340


Conf. and Exhibition 20-436-200-320-13-0257-000
Atlantic City, NJ Transportation Costs

Wallace 04/07/11 J. Ricciardi “Memory & Mind” $239


Alfred J. Lerner Hall 11-000-219-320-20-0257-000
New York City Transportation Costs

Calabro 02/24/11 M. Monblatt NJ Music Educators $180


02/25/11 Assoc. State Conference 15-190-100-320-04-0257-000
02/26/11 E. Brunswick, NJ Transportation Costs
64 miles @$.31 per mile (x 3)

Hoboken High School 02/15/11 E. Batistich Suicide (Prevention, Awareness $97


Assessment and Intervention) 15-000-223-500-07-0251-000-8270
St. Barnabas Transportation Costs
West Orange, NJ $.31 per mile

Hoboken High School 05/01- 05/03/11 P. Drumgoole Social Work 2011 by 2/15/11 $340.00; $440 after 2/15
Weathering the Storm 15-000-223-500-07-0251-000-8270
Atlantic City, NJ Transportation Costs
756 miles @ $.31 ($249.36 mileage),
tolls, parking
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School Date Staff Purpose / Destination Cost / Account Charged

Hoboken High School 02/10/11 G. Maier Working Successfully $199


with Disruptive Students 15-000-221-320-07-0257-005-8497
Newark, NJ Transportation Costs
$.31 per mile

Connors 03/18/11 J. Tarabocchia First Forum $125


Kean University 15-000-223-320-09-0257-000
Union, NJ Transportation Costs
12 miles @ $.31 per mile

Connors 03/18/11 V. Tragonza First Forum $125


Kean University 15-000-223-320-09-0257-000
Union, NJ Transportation Costs
17 miles @ $.31 per mile ($5.27)

Connors 03/08/11 M. Scott Keeping Students Engaged $215


In Reading Activities 15-000-223-320-09-0257-000
East Hanover, NJ Transportation Costs
46 miles @ $.31 per mile ($14.26)

Connors 03/18/11 T. Oberstein First Forum $125


Kean University 15-000-223-320-09-0257-000
Union, NJ Transportation Costs
$.31 per mile
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School Date Staff Purpose / Destination Cost / Account Charged

Connors 07/18-07/23/11 L. Pereira National Institute for $2,595 Conference


Urban School Leaders $1,658.50 Lodging and MIE
Harvard, Cambridge, MA $478 Mileage
Total Cost $4,253.50
20-234-200-500-18-0150-505 (2,860.70)
20-231-200-500-18-0150-505 ($1,392.80)

Central Office 04/11/11 T. Fitzgibbons Legal Updates in Special $149.00


Education 11-000-219-320-20-0257-000
Long Branch, NJ Transportation Costs
$.31 per mile

HHS 03/08/11 W. Behan Successful Co-Teaching $215


Strategies 15-000-223-500-07-0251-000-8270
E. Hanover, NJ Transportation Costs

Wallace 03/11/11- Y. Gonzalez Introduction to ABA Analysis No cost to district


03/12/11 College of New Jersey Transportation Costs
Ewing, NJ 240 miles @ $.31 per mile ($74.40)
Plus tolls
11-000-219-320-20-0257-000

Wallace 04/11/11 L. Fitzgibbons “Legal Updates in $225


Special Education” 11-000-219-320-20-0257-000
Long Branch, NJ Transportation Costs
$.31 per mile
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School Date Staff Purpose / Destination Cost / Account Charged

Calabro 03/17/11 L. Palumbo School Policies and No cost to district


Procedures on Harassment, Transportation Costs
Intimidation and Bullying $.31 per mile
Secaucus, NJ

Central Office 02/25/11 J. Lopez 2012 Unified Plan No cost to district


Workshop for New Teams Transportation Costs
West Windsor, NJ 107 miles @$.31 per mile

Hoboken High School 06/24-06/27/11 M. McGreivey American Library Assoc. $185 Registration
Annual Conference 15-000-222-600-07-0000-251
New Orleans, LA No Transportation Costs

Hoboken High School 03/05/11 J. Amin Advanced Placement $200 per person
G. DeLaRosa Training in Chemistry 15-000-223-500-07-0251-000-8270
P. Huggins Spanish Language, 15-140-100-101-07-1903-000-7541
F. Stephens English Language, Transportation Costs
M. Switaj & Composition $34.10 per vehicle
K. Dominique Statistics, AP Coordination 110 miles @ $.31 per mile
R. Piccapietra and Administration
Lake Ronkonkoma, NY

Hoboken High School 03/17/11 C. D’Elia School Policies and No cost to district
Procedures on Harassment, Transportation Costs
Intimidation and Bullying $.31 per mile
Secaucus, NJ
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HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION

FEBRUARY 8, 2011

School Date Staff Purpose / Destination Cost / Account Charged

Connors 02/24-02/25/11 F. Azzarto Music Lasts a Lifetime $260


MENC/NJMEA 15-000-223-320-09-0257-000
E. Brunswick, NJ Transportation Costs
$.31 per mile

Hoboken High School 02/25/11 D. Loughran 2012 NCLB Unified No cost to district
H. McKenzie Plan Workshop for New Transportation Costs
R. Piccapietra Teams Workshop 107 miles @ $.31 per mile ($33.17)
West Windsor, NJ
PUBLIC MEETING
HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION

FEBRUARY 8, 2011

Robert H. Davis
Board Secretary

1 SBA Submitting for review and approval: I hereby recommend the following monthly reports
of the Board Secretary and Treasurer:

December 2010:
(A-148) Board Secretary
(A-149) Treasurer Report

2 SBA Submitting for review and approval: I hereby recommend the payroll, employer’s share
of social security and unemployment, pay dates from:

Employee Refunds and/or Employer Share


Pay Pay Date Net Payroll Deductions Taxes Net Pay Adjust Gross Payroll SS and SUI Total

15 of 26 01/18/11 $ 719,413.63 $ 219,376.36 $ 292,349.10 - $ 1,231,139.09 $ 102,754.06 $ 1,333,893.15


16 of 26 02.01/11 $ 697,513.28 $ 221,172.27 $ 272,676.48 - $ 1,169,321.39 $ 97,819.88 $ 1,267,141.27

3 SBA Submitting for review and approval: I hereby recommend claims for February 2011 in
the amount of $2,263,435.41

4 SBA Submitting for review and approval: I hereby recommend approval of the Security Drill
Record reports for January 2011.

5 SBA Submitting for review and approval: I hereby recommend payment of medical and
workers’ compensation claims through third-party administrator CompServices Inc:

January 2011:
Check #891 through # 906 in the amount of $ 27,287.32.
PUBLIC MEETING
HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION

FEBRUARY 8, 2011

6 SBA Submitting for review and approval: I hereby recommend the following facility requests:

Organization: Hudson Dance and Movement

Day(s): Thursday and Friday


Date(s): June 9 and June 10, 2011
Time: 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Day(s): Saturday
Date(s): June 11, 2011
Time: 8:00 am – 7 pm
Purpose: Spring Concert

Facility: Hoboken High School Auditorium


Fee: 21 hours at $45 per hour = $945

Organization: NuSportz/Spike League

Day(s): Tuesday
Date(s): February 22, March 1, March 8, March 15, March 22, March 29, 2011
Time: 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Purpose: Adult Recreational Volleyball
Facility: Hoboken High School Auditorium
Fee: 6 days x 3 hours per day = 18 hours @ $120 per hour = $2,160

Organization: City of Hoboken

Day(s): Friday / Saturday / Sunday


Date(s): February / March / April

Time: Friday 7:00 pm – 10 pm


Saturday / Sunday: 8:00 am – 3 pm

Purpose: Youth Soccer Program


Facility: Hoboken High School Gym
Fee: For Non-Profit
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HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION

FEBRUARY 8, 2011

Organization: Hoboken Family Alliance

Day(s): Tuesday
Date(s): April 3, 2011
Time: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Purpose: Open House – Swap Meet
Facility: Hoboken High School Cafeteria
Fee: For Non-Profit

7 SBA Submitting for review and approval: I hereby recommend the following providers’
payments for December 2010:

Catapult Learning: $ 170,475.00


HOPES CAP Inc. $ 236,658.00
Mile Square Early Learning Center: $ 288,843.09

8 SBA Submitting for review and approval: I hereby recommend entering into a contract with
St. Joseph’s School for the Blind for an evaluation on a special needs student (P021006).
The fee is $150 per hour not to exceed three hours. This should be deducted from line
item #20-450-200-300-20-0257-000.

9 SBA Submitting for review and approval: I hereby recommend payment to Cooperative
Communications Inc. in the amount of $12,326.50 for additional one-time charges
associated with the Hoboken Board of Education’s communication system.

10 SBA Submitting for review and approval: I hereby recommend applying for and accepting an
NJ DOE SIA Part A grant in the amount of $32,635 for Connors School. The approved
grant funds will be used to house an extended learning time program for students meeting
certain criteria outlined in the grant in addition to those established by the school. The
program will be housed in the Connors School facility for the period June 27, 2011
through July 29, 2011.
PUBLIC MEETING
HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION

FEBRUARY 8, 2011

11 SBA Submitting for review and approval: I hereby recommend entering into a Consultant
Agreement by and between the Hoboken Board of Education and Sharon A. Reeve
Consulting LLC to provide applied behavior analysis services, training, therapy and
supervision to certain students.

12 SBA Submitting for review and approval: I hereby recommend the approval of the following
resolution regarding acknowledgement of receipt of Transportation Program Efficiency
Analysis and receipt of Follow-up Improvement Analysis.

RESOLUTION

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF RECEIPT OF
TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM EFFICIENCY ANALYSIS
AND
RECEIPT OF FOLLOW-UP IMPROVEMENT ANALYSIS

WHEREAS, the Hoboken Board of Education contracted with the firm of Earth Spec
LLC for an “Efficiency Analysis” which related to a review of the district’s
transportation system and its cost effectiveness, and

WHEREAS, the initial review was conducted during the 2008-09 school year with a
preliminary draft report submitted to the administration in April 2009, and

WHEREAS , the district initiated changes in the system as recommended in the


preliminary draft report during the 2009-10 school year, and

WHEREAS, Earth Spec LLC issued a follow-up “Improvement Analysis” in July 2010
which has been reviewed by the current administration,

NOW THEREFOR BE IT RESOLVED, that the Hoboken Board of Education hereby


acknowledges receipt of the final, formal report referred to as the “Improvement
Analysis”, and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the appropriate committees of the board review


the observations and analysis of the Interim Business Administrator and the Fiscal
Analyst with respect to the findings, conclusions and recommendations of said
professionally prepared report, and

BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, that this resolution shall take effect immediately.


PUBLIC MEETING
HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION

FEBRUARY 8, 2011

13 SBA Submitting for review and approval: I hereby recommend the approval of the following
resolution regarding settlement of Special Education mediation dispute.

RESOLUTION

SETTLEMENT OF
SPECIAL EDUCATION MEDIATION DISPUTE

WHEREAS, the general counsel for the Hoboken Board of Education has recommended
a settlement of a special education mediation dispute, and

WHEREAS, said settlement involves the retention of a consultant to be jointly funded


by the district and the parents of the student,

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Hoboken Board of Education


hereby approves the Consultant Agreement and the Agreement with the parents as
prepared by board counsel, and

BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, that said agreements shall be effective immediately.


PUBLIC MEETING
HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION

FEBRUARY 8, 2011

14 SBA Submitting for review and approval: I hereby recommend the approval of the following
resolution regarding renewal of rental agreement with the Elysian Charter School for the
2011-2012 school year.

RESOLUTION

RENEWAL OF RENTAL AGREEMENT


WITH THE ELYSIAN CHARTER SCHOOL
FOR THE 2011-2012 SCHOOL YEAR

WHEREAS, the Hoboken Board of Education has a rental agreement with the Elysian
Charter School for the rental of space for four (4) classrooms in the Demarest School for
the 2010-11 school year, and

WHEREAS, Elysian Charter School has expressed an interest in renting space for six (6)
classrooms for the 2011-12 school year, and

WHEREAS, the administration has discussed the terms and conditions of a proposed
renewal of said rental agreement for the next school year,

NOW THEREFOR BE IT RESOLVED, that the Hoboken Board of Education hereby


approves the renewal of the rental current agreement with the Elysian Charter School for
the 2011-12 school year, and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the terms and conditions of said renewal remain
the same as in the current agreement with two (2) exceptions as follows:

1st) The number of classrooms rented shall increase from four (4) to six (6), and
2nd) The rental rate shall increase by 3%, from $11/square foot to $11.33/square foot

BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, that this resolution shall take effect immediately.


PUBLIC MEETING
HOBOKEN BOARD OF EDUCATION

FEBRUARY 8, 2011

15 SBA Submitting for review and approval: I hereby recommend the approval of the following
resolution regarding the modified 2010-2011 Preschool Education Aid Budget.

RESOLUTION

APPROVAL OF THE 2010-2011


PRESCHOOL EDUCATION AID BUDGET

RESOLVED: Hoboken Board of Education hereby approves the modified 2010- 2011
Preschool Education Aid Budget, which includes an increase to the 2009-2010 carryover
funds in the amount of $370,558. This increase is from Providers 2009-2010 enrollment
and expenditure adjustments. The budget includes $7,065,959 State Aid, $870,558
carryover funds, and $319,400 for students with disabilities in general education
classrooms. The new budget amount is $8,255,917. This budget may be
amended/modified to meet the changing needs of the preschool population, but the State
Aid portion of the budget may not exceed $7,065,959.