AGENDA

BOARD OF EDUCATION

NORTH HUNTERDON-VOORHEES REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ

Meeting Location - District Administration Office

1445 Route 31, Annandale, NJ 08801

January 3, 2018

6:00 p.m. Reorganization 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, 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. Flag Salute
  2. Official Election Results
  3. Oath of Office
  1. Board Secretary administers oath of office to elected board members:

Name                                Representing                                        Term

Cheryl Allen-Munley                Califon Borough / Tewksbury Township        3 year term

Robert Kirchberger                Clinton Township / Lebanon Borough                3 year term

Heather Richards                Clinton Township / Lebanon Borough                3 year term

Shelley Crisologo                Town of Clinton / Franklin Township /

Glen Gardner Borough                        3 year term

  1. Roll Call

Lisa Approvato

Clinton Township / Lebanon Borough

Cheryl Allen-Munley

Califon Borough / Tewksbury Township

Francis Goger

Bethlehem Township / Hampton Borough

Amy Masters

Union Township

John Melick

Califon Borough / Tewksbury Township

Thomas Roll

High Bridge Borough / Lebanon Township

John Roncoroni

High Bridge Borough / Lebanon Township

Roger Straight

Clinton Township / Lebanon Borough

Robert Kirchberger

Clinton Township / Lebanon Borough

Heather Richards

Clinton Township / Lebanon Borough

Jessica Viotto

Town of Clinton / Franklin Township / Glen Gardner Borough

Shelley Crisologo

Town of Clinton / Franklin Township / Glen Gardner Borough

  1. Election for Office of President
  1. Board Secretary calls for report of the nominating committee chairperson
  2. Nominating committee chairperson makes recommendation for the office of President
  3. Board Secretary calls for nominations from the floor for the office of President

Note:

Any member may place a member’s name in nomination; a second is not required.

Election for each office will be conducted by roll call vote when the nominations for that office are closed.  The candidate receiving the votes of a majority of board members present and voting will be elected to office.  In the event no candidate receives a majority of the votes cast, a second election shall be conducted between the two candidates receiving the highest number of votes.

  1. Board Secretary conducts election for the office of President
  2. Board Secretary turns the meeting over to the newly elected President
  1. Election for Office of Vice President
  1. President calls for report of the nominating committee chairperson
  2. Nominating committee chairperson makes recommendation for the office of Vice President
  3. President calls for nominations from the floor for the office of Vice President
  4. President conducts election for the office of Vice President

  1. Call for a motion and second to approve action items 11.1 - 11.9
  1. Appointment of Board Secretary - Susan Press
  2. Appointment of Treasurer of School Moneys - Ray Krov
  3. Appointment of Public Agency Compliance Officer - Susan Press
  4. Authorization to sign checks by accounts
  5. Re-adoption of policies, bylaws and curriculum
  6. Adopt Code of Ethics for School Board Members
  7. Adopt 2018 Board meeting calendar
  8. Adopt resolution BR1318-1 designation of official newspapers
  9. Adopt organizational chart
  1. Committee Interest Survey - President calls for Board members to complete the committee interest survey
  2. Discussion - B. Liss of Riker, Danzig, Scherer, Hyland & Perretti - School Ethics Act and Code of Ethics for School Board Members
  3. Public Comment
  4. 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.  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.  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.  The public comment period will be a maximum of thirty minutes in length unless there are unusual circumstances.  Those appearing will be allocated three minutes to speak and no one will be permitted to speak twice until all those wishing to speak have had a turn.
  5. Board President calls for a motion and a second to adopt the following resolution

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:

          16.1        Personnel - recommendations for appointments, separations, changes in

            assignment and and leaves of absence

  1. Board President calls for a motion and a second to reconvene Public Session
  2. Board President calls for a motion and a second to approve action item 18.1 and hand carries as provided
  1. Personnel agenda P01032018
  1. Board President calls for a motion and a second to adjourn

North Hunterdon-Voorhees Regional High School District

Annandale, NJ

January 3, 2018

Hand Carry - HCB010318-01

  1. Adopt resolution F010318-01 including a withdrawal from capital reserve in the amount of $151,500 and an agreement with DMR Architects, of Hasbrouck Heights, NJ to provide professional services for renovations of the Girls Gym at North Hunterdon High School - DMR project #4057.