MEETING AGENDA 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

October 16, 2018 - 7:00 p. m.


  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

  1. Call for a motion and a second to approve minutes of the September 20, 2018 board meeting
  2. Presentation by Richard Broan, Director of Curriculum, Articulation and Student Achievement - overview of the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) scores https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/15CTTroQwiu1z4MHdGGsKnf2NpuN471HLc93DWwT2R5o/edit?ts=5bbe27bc#slide=id.p1 
  3. Presentation by Steve Schultz, Coordinator for Harassment, Intimidation & Bullying (HIB) – review of the NJ Department of Education School Self-Assessment for Determining Grades under the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights, District and School Grade Report for 2017-2018
  4. Superintendent’s Report 
  1. Report on Harassment, Intimidation & Bullying (HIB)
  2. Call for a motion and a second to affirm the Superintendent’s determinations on the HIB incidents reported at the September 20, 2018 board meeting
  1. President’s Report
  1. October 15 - 19, 2018 - observe Violence Awareness Week
  2. November 13, 2018 - board meeting - 7:00 p.m. - District Administration Office
  3. Discussion - appointment of nominating committee for Board President and Vice President for 2019  
  1. Committee Reports
  2. Monthly Reports
  3. Old Business
  4. Opportunity for Public Comment
  1. During this portion of the meeting, the public is invited to address the Board with questions or comments.
  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. Call for a motion and a second to approve action items 16.1 - 18.12 (including hand carries if provided)
  2. Curriculum, Instruction and Technology
  1. Home instruction
  2. 2018-2019 out-of-district placement 
  3. Additions to the professional consultants list 
  4. Agreement with Therapy Source of Plymouth Meeting, PA, for the 2018 - 19  school year for the provision of special services as detailed on schedule A
  5. Overnight field trips
  1. Policy
  1. Second reading board policies

  1. Finance,  Facilities and Transportation
  1. 2018-2019 BioMedical Academy tuition contract agreement in the amount of

$509,406 with Hunterdon County Vocational School District

  1. 2018-2019 Environmental Science tuition contract agreement in the amount of

$103,608 with Hunterdon County Vocational School District

  1. 2018-2019 Computer Science tuition contract agreement in the amount of $138,144 with Hunterdon County Vocational School District
  2. 2018-2019 Hunterdon County Educational Services Commission joint transportation renewal agreement
  3. Authorization to join the Morris County Cooperative Pricing Council (MCCPC) for the 2018 - 2019 school year
  4. Declare district property as damaged and / or obsolete and grant authorization for disposal
  5. Check journals
  6. Replacement of lost check
  7. Treasurer and Board Secretary Report September 2018
  8. Transfer report September 2018
  9. State contract purchases pursuant to N.J.A.C. 18A:18A
  10. Staff training / travel requests 
  1. Call 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 September 20, 2018
  1. Call for a motion and a second to reconvene Public Session.
  2. New Business
  3. Call for a motion and a second to approve action items 22.1 - 22.2 (including hand carries if provided)
  1. Personnel agenda P10162018
  2. Executive session minutes September 20, 2018
  1. Call for a motion and a second to adjourn