MINUTES OF THE REORGANIZATION MEETING OF THE

NORTH HUNTERDON-VOORHEES REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT

BOARD OF EDUCATION

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ

Meeting Location - District Administration Office 1445 Route 31, Annandale, NJ 08801

January 3, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.


At approximately 6:00 p.m., School Business Administrator / Board Secretary S. Press called the meeting to order and led the opening activities; administered the oath of office; and conducted the election for the office of Board President.

  1. Call to Order
  2. Open Public Meeting Act Statement
  3. Fire Code Announcement
  4. Flag Salute
  1. Official Election Results
  2. Oath of Office
  1. Board Secretary administered the 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 - present

Clinton Township / Lebanon Borough

Cheryl Allen-Munley- present

Califon Borough / Tewksbury Township

Francis Goger - present

Bethlehem Township / Hampton Borough

Amy Masters - present

Union Township

John Melick - present

Califon Borough / Tewksbury Township

Thomas Roll - present

High Bridge Borough / Lebanon Township

John Roncoroni - present

High Bridge Borough / Lebanon Township

Roger Straight - present

Clinton Township / Lebanon Borough

Robert Kirchberger - present

Clinton Township / Lebanon Borough

Heather Richards - present

Clinton Township / Lebanon Borough

Jessica Viotto - absent

Town of Clinton / Franklin Township / Glen Gardner Borough

Shelley Crisologo- present

Town of Clinton / Franklin Township / Glen Gardner Borough

Also Present:  J. Bender, Superintendent of Schools, R. Bergacs, Assistant Superintendent, S. Press, Business Administrator / Board Secretary, G. Vargas-Dellacasa, Technology Coordinator, M. Smagala, Communications Coordinator, B. Liss, Board Attorney, Riker Danzig, Scherer, Hyland, Perretti

Approximately five members of the public were present.

         

  1. Election for Office of President - S. Press conducted the election for Office of President.  Nominating committee chairperson, A. Masters reported that F. Goger was recommended and there were no nominations from the floor.  Upon a roll call vote, F. Goger was unanimously elected to the Office of President.  S. Press turned the meeting over to F. Goger.
  2. Election for Office of Vice President - F. Goger called for the report of the nominating committee chairperson, A. Masters reported that J. Melick was recommended for the office of Vice President.  There were no nominations from the floor.  Upon a roll call vote, J. Melick was unanimously elected to the office of Vice President.
  3. Motion by J. Melick, second by R. Straight to approve action items 10.1 - 10.9.  The motion carried unanimously.
  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 - F. Goger called for Board members to complete the committee interest survey.
  2. Discussion - B. Liss of Riker, Danzig, Scherer, Hyland & Perretti - led a discussion of the School Ethics Act and Code of Ethics for School Board Members.
  3. Public Comment - No member of the public addressed the Board.
  4. F. Goger called for questions on the Personnel agenda; there were none and he declared that it was unnecessary to adjourn to executive session.
  5. Motion by J. Roncoroni, second by R. Straight to approve action item 15.1. Upon a roll call vote the motion carried unanimously.
  1. Personnel agenda P01032018
  1. F. Goger introduced hand carry HCB010318-01, including adoption of resolution F010318-01.  Motion by R. Straight, second by R. Kirchberger to approve hand carry HCB010318-01; a discussion ensued.  Upon a roll call vote the motion carried unanimously.
  2. Motion by J. Roncoroni, second by A. Masters to adjourn.  The motion carried unanimously and the meeting adjourned at approximately 7:10 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted,

Susan Press

Susan Press

School Business Administrator / Board Secretary

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.