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									                        HARDYSTON TOWNSHIP BOARD OF EDUCATION
                                  REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING AGENDA
                                            APRIL 26, 2011
                            7:00 PM – HARDYSTON MIDDLE SCHOOL CAFETERIA

I       Call to Order
This is to advise the general public and to instruct that it be recorded in the Minutes that in compliance
with Chapter 231 of the Public Law 1975, entitled, “Open Public Meetings Act”, Hardyston Township
Board of Education posted a meeting notice setting forth the time, date, and location of this meeting at
the Office of Hardyston Township Board of Education and on the district’s web site and mailed to the
New Jersey Herald and to the Office of the Municipal Clerk of Hardyston Township.

II     Pledge of Allegiance

III    Roll Call
               Mr. Todd Anderson                  present            absent         arrived at ________ p.m.
               Mrs. Dorothy Beltramine            present            absent         arrived at ________ p.m.
               Mr. Ed Blahut                      present            absent         arrived at ________ p.m.
               Mr. Gregg Hoffmann                 present            absent         arrives at ________ p.m.
               Ms. Cindy McVey                    present            absent         arrives at ________ p.m.
               Mr. Randy Roof                     present            absent         arrived at ________ p.m.
               Mrs. Cheryl Whitehead              present            absent         arrived at     ____ p.m.
               Dr. Kevin Johnson                  present            absent         arrived at ________ p.m.
               Ms. Christine Clavin               present            absent         arrived at ________ p.m.

               Mr. Martin G. Sumpman              present            absent         arrived at ________ p.m.
               Mr. James Sekelsky                 present            absent         arrived at ________ p.m.

               Quorum confirmed:        [ ] Yes             [ ] No

Special Guest(s) Present:               _____________________________________________
                                        _____________________________________________
                                        _____________________________________________
                                        _____________________________________________
Staff Members Present:

Community Members Present:              ________________
Other:                                  ________________


                                            MISSION STATEMENT
The Hardyston School District together with our parents, families and community is dedicated to
preparing our students for the 21st Century by providing each student with a quality education, in a
safe and caring environment, which allows all students to achieve the New Jersey Core Curriculum
Content Standards at all grade levels and includes the knowledge, confidence, and self-esteem to be
successful life-long learners in a culturally diverse democracy.
IV     Workshop
         1. Update on any additions/revisions to draft of Agenda
            *P-5
         2. Fifth Grade to Middle School - Discussion
         3. Preschool Disabled Program - Discussion
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V      EXECUTIVE SESSION #1 – if needed
Motion is presented by _______________ and seconded by ________________ that the Hardyston
Township Board of Education enters private session at ______ p.m. to discuss                      which is
exempt from public participation pursuant to New Jersey Public Law 1975, Chapter 231, “Open Public
Meetings Act”. Any discussion held by the Board which need not remain confidential will be made public
when appropriate. Minutes of the private session will not be disclosed until the need for confidentially no
longer exists. The Board will reconvene in public session at the conclusion of the closed session.

VI     RETURN TO PUBLIC SESSION – if needed
Motion to the Board of Education will return to public session at _____ p.m.
Action following Executive Session: if needed


VII    Public Comment (Board Policy #1200) – Agenda “Action” Items only as indicated under
Committee Reports, numbered, with “motion to” in the introduction statement.
       “All regular and special meetings of the Hardyston Township Board of Education shall be open to
the public. Because the Board desires to hear the viewpoints of citizens throughout the district, and also
need to conduct its business in an orderly and efficient manner, it shall schedule one or more periods
during each meeting for public participation. Each speaker will be given a maximum of three (3) minutes
per subject with a maximum of fifteen (15) minutes for all speakers on that subject. Additional segments
in two-minute increments must be approved by a majority vote of the Board quorum present.
       The Board President shall be responsible for recognizing all speakers, who shall properly identify
themselves” (please provide name and street address).


VIII   Approval of Minutes
          1. Minutes of March 22, 2011 General Meeting
          2. Minutes of March 22, 2011 Executive Session

ACTION ITEM(S):         ____March 22 Regular and Executive Minutes ____
Motion to adopt:                    Seconded by:
MOTION                       YES         NO          ABSTAIN            ABSENT
Anderson
Beltramine
Blahut
Hoffmann
McVey
Roof
Whitehead
Johnson
Clavin

IX     Superintendent’s Report

X      Old Business

XI     New Business



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COMMITTEE REPORTS & AGENDA ACTION ITEMS

FINANCE – Cheryl Whitehead, Chairperson

F-1
Motion to approve and recognize $887.30 in transfers for the month of March 2011 pursuant to
N.J.A.C. 6A:23-2.11 (c)1.

F-2
Motion to approve the attached Bills List for the month of March 2011 in the amount of $1,053,225.68.

F-3
Motion to approve and accept the Treasurer of School Monies Financial Report(s): March 2011.

F-4
Motion to approve and accept the Board Secretary’s Monthly Financial Report(s): March 2011.

       We hereby certify, pursuant to N.J.A.C. 6A:23-2.11(c)3, that as of the
       date of the Board Secretary’s Monthly Financial Reports, no budgetary
       line item account has encumbrances and expenditures which in total
       exceed the line item appropriation in violation of 6A:23-2.11(a).


ACTION ITEM(S):         ____F-1 – F-4____
Motion to adopt:                     Seconded by:
MOTION                       YES          NO                      ABSTAIN                   ABSENT
Anderson
Beltramine
Blahut
Hoffmann
McVey
Roof
Whitehead
Johnson
Clavin


PERSONNEL – Kevin Johnson, Chairperson
All Personnel resolutions are based on the recommendation of the Superintendent.

P-1
Motion to approve an unpaid leave of absence for Kristina Luciano, Grade 7 leave replacement
Science Teacher, beginning May 31, 2011 through the remainder of the school year (not to exceed
her contract). Ten days of accumulated sick leave are authorized to be used May 31 through June
13.

P-2
Motion to accept, with regret, the letter of retirement of Beverly Devine, Family and Consumer
Sciences Teacher, effective July 1, 2011.
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P-3
Motion to accept, with regret, the letter of retirement of Diane Criscuoli, Library Media Specialist,
effective July 1, 2011.

P-4
Motion to accept, with regret, the letter of retirement of Lynne Greco, Grade 6 Language Arts
Teacher, effective July 1, 2011.

*P-5
Motion to accept, with regret, the letter of retirement of Linda Houghtaling, Physical Education/Health
Teacher, effective July 1, 2011.

ACTION ITEM(S):          ____P-1-P-5____
Motion to adopt:                     Seconded by:
MOTION                        YES        NO                        ABSTAIN                   ABSENT
Anderson
Beltramine
Blahut
Hoffmann
McVey
Roof
Whitehead
Johnson
Clavin


CURRICULUM/PROGRAMS – Todd Anderson, Chairperson

C/P-1
Motion to approve the listed travel events in agreement with Chapter 53, Public Law 2007, Title
18A, and Board Policy 9250:

                   Event                              Date         Registration Mileage &             Employee/
                                                                       Fee        Other                  Board
                                                                                Expenses               Member
Responding to Disaster, Parsippany                    6/9/11           -0-       $18.60               D. Sasso


C/P-2
Resolved to approve the following parent-paid class trip(s) for the 2010-2011 school year:
Grade           Destination                                                    Date            Cost Per Student
 MD/PSD         Space Farms, Sussex                                            6/1/11               $21.00
                                                                                               *after proceeds from
                                                                                                     Bake Sale


C/P-3
Motion to approve the Hardyston School District 2011-2012 Professional Development Plan (copy on
file). Once approved this plan will be submitted to the County Professional Development Committee.
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C/P-4
Motion to approve the amended 2010/2011 school calendar for the remainder of this school year as
follows:
     Last day of school for all students   Wednesday, June 22, 2011
     Eighth Grade Graduation               Tuesday, June 21, 2011
     Last day of school for teachers       Thursday, June 23, 2011
     Early dismissal days for all students June 20, June 21, June 22
     Early dismissal days for teachers     June 20 and June 21

C/P-5
Motion to approve and schedule a date for the annual public presentation of the 2009-2010 Violence
and Vandalism report for the district.

C/P-6
Motion to approve a Flag Rugby Program for 4th and 5th grade students as outlined in the attached
proposal. This program will run for 4 weeks, every Tuesday and Thursdays beginning May 10, 2011
and ending June 2, 2011, with Kevin Castner as the advisor.


ACTION ITEM(S):        ____C/P1-6 ____
Motion to adopt:                  Seconded by:
MOTION                      YES        NO                        ABSTAIN                   ABSENT
Anderson
Beltramine
Blahut
Hoffmann
McVey
Roof
Whitehead
Johnson
Clavin


FACILITIES/OPERATIONS – Dot Beltramine, Chairperson

F/O-1
Motion to approve the use of the middle school gymnasium for the Wallkill Valley Girls Recreation
Basketball Association on Monday and Wednesday evenings beginning October 3, 2011 through
March 31, 2012, from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. All necessary paperwork with be provided.

F/O-2
Motion to approve the use of the middle school gymnasium for the Wallkill Valley Girls Recreation
Basketball Decker Rep. Association on Tuesday and Friday evenings beginning October 3, 2011
through March 31, 2012, from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. All necessary paperwork with be provided.


ACTION ITEM(S):        ____F/O-1-2 ____
Motion to adopt:                  Seconded by:
MOTION                      YES         NO                       ABSTAIN                   ABSENT
Anderson
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Beltramine
Blahut
Hoffmann
McVey
Roof
Whitehead
Johnson
Clavin



COMMITTEE REPORTS



WRITTEN COMMUNICATION
  1. Donation of Trophy Awards for Basketball Tournament from D.W. Clark & Son, Inc.


NEW JERSEY & SUSSEX COUNTY SCHOOL BOARDS’ ASSOCIATION EVENTS:
     Date(s)/Event     Board Member    Location Registration Travel & Other
                                                    Fee        Expenses




PUBLIC COMMENTS – Non-Action or Non-Agenda Items



EXECUTIVE SESSION:
A motion was presented by __________________ and seconded by _________________ that the
Hardyston Township Board of Education enters private session at ______ p.m. to discuss
__________________________ which is exempt from public participation pursuant to New Jersey
Public Law 1975, Chapter 231,“Open Public Meetings Act”. Any discussion held by the Board which
need not remain confidential will be made public when appropriate. Minutes of the private session will
not be disclosed until the need for confidentially no longer exists. The Board will reconvene in public
session at the conclusion of the closed session.


ACTION ITEM(S):        ____Executive____
Motion to adopt:                    Seconded by:

MOTION                         YES              NO               ABSTAIN                   ABSENT
Anderson
Beltramine
Blahut
Hoffmann
McVey
Roof
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 Whitehead
 Johnson
 Clavin


RETURN TO PUBLIC SESSION
Motion to the Board of Education will return to public session at _____ p.m.

 ACTION ITEM(S):         ____Re-Open Public____
 Motion to adopt:                  Seconded by:
 MOTION                       YES         NO                       ABSTAIN                   ABSENT
 Anderson
 Beltramine
 Blahut
 Hoffmann
 McVey
 Roof
 Whitehead
 Johnson
 Clavin

BOARD ACTION AFTER EXECUTIVE SESSION:

1. Motion to ____________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________

 ACTION ITEM(S):         ____
 Motion to adopt:                        Seconded by:
 MOTION                          YES          NO                   ABSTAIN                   ABSENT
 Anderson
 Beltramine
 Blahut
 Hoffmann
 McVey
 Roof
 Whitehead
 Johnson
 Clavin

ADJOURNMENT
With no further action or discussion required of the Hardyston Township Board of Education at this time, a
motion was presented by ________________, and seconded by ______________, to adjourn the
meeting at __________ p.m.




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