AGENDA

NORTH HUNTERDON-VOORHEES REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT

BOARD OF EDUCATION

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ

Meeting Location - District Administration Office

1445 Route 31, Annandale, NJ 08801

 May 8, 2018

6:00 p.m. Annual Goal Setting and Regular Meeting


Mission Statement

The North Hunterdon-Voorhees Regional High School District, a district committed to innovation, personal excellence, high achievement, and community partnership, provides all students with personalized opportunities through a broad spectrum of exemplary educational experiences to develop their fullest potential, to foster lifelong learning, and to become responsible citizens in a continually changing society


  1. Call to Order
  2. Open Public Meeting Act Statement
  1. In accordance with the requirements of the Open Public Meeting Act, N.J.S.A. 10:4-6 et seq., adequate notice of the meeting has been provided by posting of notice at North Hunterdon High School and Voorhees High School, delivery by facsimile to the Hunterdon County Democrat, Star- Ledger, to the municipal clerks of Bethlehem Township, Califon Borough, Town of Clinton, Clinton Township, Franklin Township, Glen Gardner Borough, Hampton Borough, High Bridge Borough, Lebanon Borough, Lebanon Township, Tewksbury Township and Union Township as well as other interested parties.
  1. Fire Code Announcement
  1. In compliance with the NJ Fire Code, fire exits are located in the direction indicated.  In case of fire, you will be signaled by bell and / or public address system.  If so alerted to fire, please move in a calm and orderly fashion to the nearest smoke-free exit.  At this time, please silence all cell phones.
  1. Roll Call

Cheryl Allen-Munley

Califon Borough / Tewksbury Township

Lisa Approvato

Clinton Township / Lebanon Borough

Shelley Crisologo

Town of Clinton / Franklin Township / Glen Gardner Borough

Francis Goger

Bethlehem Township / Hampton Borough

Robert Kirchberger

Clinton Township / Lebanon Borough

Amy Masters

Union Township

John Melick

Califon Borough / Tewksbury Township

Heather Richards

Clinton Township / Lebanon Borough

Thomas Roll

High Bridge Borough / Lebanon Township

John Roncoroni

High Bridge Borough / Lebanon Township

Roger Straight

Clinton Township / Lebanon Borough

Jessica Viotto

Town of Clinton / Franklin Township / Glen Gardner Borough

  1. Flag Salute
  2. Goal Setting Discussion - Gwen Thornton, NJ School Boards Field Representative, facilitates Board goal setting for the 2018-2019 school year
  3. Opportunity for Public Comment on Agenda Items
  1. During this portion of the meeting, the public is invited to address the Board with questions or comments on agenda items.  
  2. The public is requested to sign the register provided for this purpose and to state their name, address, and direct their comments to the Board President.
  3.  While all comments will be considered and a response will be forthcoming if and when appropriate, the Board will not respond to the speakers at the time of their appearance.  
  4. The public comment period will be a maximum of thirty minutes in length unless there are unusual circumstances.  
  5. Those appearing will be allocated three minutes to speak and no one will be permitted to speak twice until those wishing to speak have had a turn.
  1. Superintendent’s Report
  1. Report on Harassment, Intimidation & Bullying (HIB)
  2. Call for a motion and second to affirm the Superintendent’s determinations on the HIB incidents reported at the April 24, 2018 board meeting
  3. Call for a motion and second to approve the revised 2018-2019 school year calendar
  1. President’s Report
  1. June 12, 2018 - Graduation - Voorhees High School - 10:00 a.m.
  2. June 12, 2018 - North Hunterdon High School - 12:00 p.m.
  3. June 19, 2018 - regular board meeting - 7:00 p.m. District Administration Office
  4. July 30, 2018 - nominating petitions for annual school election due in the Hunterdon County Clerk’s office no later than 4:00 p.m.

https://www.njsba.org/about/membership/membership-school-board-members/school-board-candidacy/

  1. Committee Reports
  2. Board President calls for a motion and a second to approve action items 12.1 - 15.10 (including hand carries if provided)
  3. Curriculum, Instruction and Technology
  1. Home instruction 
  1. Community Relations / Student Affairs
  1. Authorize practice start date for the acclimatization period for North Hunterdon High School football team on August 8, 2018 and the Voorhees High School football team on August 6, 2018
  2. Authorize North Hunterdon High School and Voorhees High School practice start dates for the acclimatization period for all other sports to begin on or after August 13, 2018
  1. Policy
  1. Second reading board policies
  2. First reading board policies
  3. First and only reading board regulations
  1. Finance,  Facilities and Transportation
  1. Requisition of taxes for the 2018-2019 school year
  2. Resolutions authorizing the purchase of electricity supply services for public use on the online auction website EMEX, LLC  
  3. Resolution authorizing the purchase of natural gas supply services for public use

on the online auction website EMEX, LLC

  1. Agreement with Hunterdon County Educational Services Commission of Califon, NJ to provide student transportation management services for the 2018-2019 school year
  2. Allowance deduction - change order 001 in the amount of $6,149 - girls gymnasium renovation at North Hunterdon High School - state project #3660-050-18-3000 (no increase to the total contract award)
  3. Allowance deduction - change order 005 in the amount of $6,665.32 - team locker rooms and office at North Hunterdon High School - state project #3660-050-16-5000 (no increase to the total contract award)
  4. Check journals
  5. Handwritten check 
  6. Minutes April 24, 2018
  7. Staff training / travel requests
  1. Second Opportunity for Public Comment on General Matters
  1. During this portion of the meeting, the public is invited to address the Board with questions, comments or concerns on educational issues and school matters of community interest.
  1. Monthly Reports
  2. Board President calls for a motion and a second to adopt the following resolution as read by the Board President:

Whereas Section 7 of the Open Public Meetings Act, N.J.S.A. 10:4-12, authorizes a public body to exclude the public from that portion of a meeting at which the Board discusses topics falling within certain specified exceptions to the requirement for open public meetings, and Whereas the matters to be discussed fall within one or more of those exceptions, now therefore be it Resolved that the Board of Education of the North Hunterdon-Voorhees Regional High School District now adjourns from public session to executive session for the purpose of discussing the following:

  1. Personnel - recommendations for appointments, separations, changes in assignment and leaves of absence
  2. Pending and threatened litigation and matters falling within the attorney-client privilege
  3. Negotiations
  4. Executive session minutes April 24, 2018
  1. Board President calls for a motion and a second to reconvene Public Session
  2. Old and New Business
  1. Survey regarding the 2018-2019 school year calendar
  2. Review of student handbook regarding athletics
  3. Review policy and regulation related to staff and conflict of interest / financial gain        
  1. Board President calls for a motion and a second to approve action items 21.1 - 21.2 (including hand carries if provided)
  1. Personnel agenda P05082018
  2. Executive session minutes April 24, 2018
  1. Board President calls for a motion and a second to adjourn