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					                      Hammonton Board of Education
                566 Old Forks Road, Hammonton, New Jersey
                                AGENDA
                            JANUARY 10, 2013

Call to order    Mr. Joseph Giralo presiding

Roll Call        Mr. Thomas Attanasi
                 Mr. Robert Bauers
                 Mrs. Barbara Berenato
                 Mr. Manny Bermudez
                 Mrs. Terri Chiddenton
                 Mr. Louis DeStefano
                 Mr. John Lyons
                 Mr. Salvatore Mento III
                 Mr. Leo Petetti
                 Mr. Eric Weiss
                 Mr. Joseph Giralo

                 It is noted for the record that Mr. Louis DeStefano, representing
                 the Folsom Board of Education, is precluded from voting, under
                 the constraints of N.J.S.A. 18A:38-8.1 and .2.
Open Public
Meetings Act
Statement        “The New Jersey Open Public Meetings Law was enacted to
                 ensure the right of the public to have advance notice of and to
                 attend any meetings of public bodies at which their interests may
                 be discussed or acted upon. In accordance with the provisions of
                 this Act, the Hammonton Board of Education has caused notice of
                 this meeting to be published by having the date, time, purpose and
                 place thereof published in the Press of Atlantic City on May 2,
                 2012; and mailed to The Hammonton News, Hammonton Gazette;
                 and posted on authorized premises.”

Closed
Session          WHEREAS, Section 8 of the Open Public Meetings Act., N.J.S.A.
                 11:40-12 permits the exclusion of the public from a meeting in
                 certain circumstances; and
                 WHEREAS, this public body is of the opinion that such
                 circumstances exist;
                 NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of
                 Education of the Town of Hammonton in the County of Atlantic
                 and State of New Jersey, as follows: The public shall be excluded
                 from discussion on the actions upon the hereinafter specified
                 subject matter: Personnel matters, contracts/litigations,
                 negotiations, matters of attorney/client privilege. Any discussion
                 held by the Board which need not remain confidential, will be
                 made public as soon as is practicable. Minutes of the closed
                 session will not be disclosed until the need for confidentiality no
                 longer exists. The Board will reconvene to public session at the

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                       Hammonton Board of Education
                 566 Old Forks Road, Hammonton, New Jersey
                                 AGENDA
                             JANUARY 10, 2013

                  conclusion of the closed session. This Resolution shall become
                  effective immediately.

                  Motion: ____________ Second: ___________

                  Time:   ____________

Reconvene to
Public Session    Motion: ____________ Second: ___________

                  Time:   ____________


Flag Salute       The President will lead those assembled in the flag salute.

Public
Discussion        The 2011-2012 CAFR and Auditor’s Management Report were
                  first presented by the auditor on December 13, 2012. The CAFR
                  had no findings however, the Auditor’s Management Report
                  included the following recommendation for the Food Service
                  Program:
                           That the Board should implement a corrective action plan
                           to effectively reduce the net cash resources on hand in the
                           School Food Service Program.
                  The audit synopsis and corrective action plan were and are
                  available for the public as required by NJSA 18A:23-4.

Action Items:

1.                Resolution No. 13 01 R (W): Resolved that the Hammonton
                  Board of Education accept the 2011-2012 CAFR and approve the
                  Corrective Action Plan directing that the District Food Service
                  Director in consultation with the Business Administrator
                  effectively reduce the net cash resources on hand related to the
                  2011-2012 Audit recommendation by making necessary capital
                  improvements to the Food Service Program equipment. Exhibit A

                  Motion: ____________ Second: ___________

2.                Resolution No. 13 01 R (W): Resolved that the Hammonton
                  Board of Education approve the Board Minutes of December 13,
                  2012 (Open & Closed Sessions). Exhibit B

                  Motion: ____________ Second: ___________


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           Hammonton Board of Education
     566 Old Forks Road, Hammonton, New Jersey
                     AGENDA
                 JANUARY 10, 2013

3.    Resolution No. 13 01 R (W): Resolved that the Hammonton
      Board of Education ratify the purchase order lists for December
      2012 in the amount of $542,156.70. Exhibit C

      Motion: ____________ Second: ___________

4.    Resolution No. 13 01 R (W): Resolved that the Hammonton
      Board of Education approve the bill list for January 2013 in the
      amount of $1,029,996.03. Exhibit D

      Motion: ____________ Second: ___________

5.    Resolution No. 13 01 R (W): Resolved that the Hammonton
      Board of Education ratify the check lists for December 2012 and
      January 2013 in the amount of $389,072.93. Exhibit E

      Motion: ____________ Second: ___________

6.    Resolution No. 13 01 R (W): Resolved that the Hammonton
      Board of Education to ratify the December 2012 payroll in the
      amount of $2,743,950.05. Exhibit F

      Motion: ____________ Second: ___________

7.    Resolution No. 13 01 R (W): Resolved that the Hammonton
      Board of Education ratify the December 2012 General Fund and
      Special Revenue Fund Expense Account Adjustments which
      include Appropriation Transfers. Exhibit G

      Motion: ____________ Second: ___________

8.    Resolution No. 13 01 R (W): Resolved that the Hammonton
      Board of Education to certify that, as of December 2012; no
      budgetary line item account has been over-expended in violation of
      N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-16.10(c)3, and, pursuant to N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-
      16.10(c)4, accept the Board Secretary’s Report and the Treasurer’s
      Report prepared by the Assistant Business Administrator. Exhibit
      H

      Motion: ____________ Second: ___________

9.    Resolution No. 13 01 R: Resolved that the Hammonton Board of
      Education ratify the Latchkey Program Bank Reconciliation for
      October and November 2012. Exhibit I

      Motion: ____________ Second: ___________
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                  Hammonton Board of Education
            566 Old Forks Road, Hammonton, New Jersey
                            AGENDA
                        JANUARY 10, 2013


10.          Resolution No. 13 01 R: Resolved by the Hammonton Board of
             Education ratify a jointure with Winslow Township Board of
             Education to provide transportation for sports and/or field trips on
             an as needed basis for school year 2012-2013 at a cost of $50/per
             hour with a 4 hour minimum per trip.

             Motion: ____________ Second: ___________

11.          Resolution No. 13 01 R: Resolved by the Hammonton Board of
             Education ratify a tuition contract between Newark Board of
             Education and Hammonton Board of Education for school year
             2012-2013, beginning on December 18, 2012, for JW for a total of
             $11,342. Income to the District.

             Motion: ____________ Second: ___________

12.          Resolution No. 13 01 R: Resolved that the Hammonton Board of
             Education approve a request from the Hammonton Education
             Foundation to waive the custodial fees for the Taste of the Town
             scheduled for March 10, 2013.

             Motion: ____________ Second: ___________


Personnel    It is hereby noted for the record that all Personnel recommendations
             are drawn with the Superintendent’s recommendation for approval.

13.          Resolution No. 13 01 R: Resolved that the Hammonton Board of
             Education approve a letter of resignation from Matthew Ingemi,
             elementary school part-time instructional aide, effective January 1,
             2013.

             Motion: ____________ Second: ___________

14.          Resolution No. 13 01 R: Resolved that the Hammonton Board of
             Education approve a letter of resignation from Mary Ann Ford as a
             district bus aide, effective December 21, 2012.

             Motion: ____________ Second: ___________

15.          Resolution No. 13 01 R: Resolved that the Hammonton Board of
             Education approve an unpaid leave of absence for Joanne
             D’Agostino, district bus driver, from approximately January 7 to
             approximately March 19, 2013.

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            Hammonton Board of Education
      566 Old Forks Road, Hammonton, New Jersey
                      AGENDA
                  JANUARY 10, 2013

       Motion: ____________ Second: ___________

16.    Resolution No. 13 01 R: Resolved that the Hammonton Board of
       Education approve the following personnel:

       Mary Ann Ford – early childhood center latchkey aide retroactive
       to January 2, 2013 Exhibit J

       Motion: ____________ Second: ___________

17.    Resolution No. 13 01 R: Resolved that the Hammonton Board of
       Education approve the following student nurses to perform
       fieldwork in the early childhood center:

       Alyson Slim
       Krista Conley

       Motion: ____________ Second: ___________

18.    Resolution No. 13 01 R: Resolved that the Hammonton Board of
       Education approve Stefanie Saia, a student from Grand Canyon
       University, to perform student teacher in the elementary school.

       Motion: ____________ Second: ___________

19.    Resolution No. 13 01 R (W): Resolved that the Hammonton
       Board of Education approve a letter of resignation from Irene
       Sarnese, high school part-time instructional aide, effective January
       11, 2013.

       Motion: ____________ Second: ___________

20.    Resolution No. 13 01 R (W): Resolved that the Hammonton
       Board of Education approve an unpaid New Jersey Leave of
       Absence for Danielle Bruce, middle school teacher, from
       approximately April 2 to June 9, 2013. (Note: she will be
       applying for family leave insurance)

       Motion: ____________ Second: ___________

21.    Resolution No. 13 01 R (W): Resolved that the Hammonton
       Board of Education approve an unpaid leave of absence for Macie
       Macrie, high school part-time instructional aide, from January 9 to
       11, 2013.

       Motion: ____________ Second: ___________
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            Hammonton Board of Education
      566 Old Forks Road, Hammonton, New Jersey
                      AGENDA
                  JANUARY 10, 2013


22.    Resolution No. 13 01 R (W): Resolved that the Hammonton
       Board of Education approve the posting for six (6) district
       teachers to provide services to assist our Title I parents in ESL
       classes as per attached Exhibit K.

       Motion: ____________ Second: ___________

23.    Resolution No. 13 01 R (W): Resolved that the Hammonton
       Board of Education approve the following replacement personnel
       to provide tutoring services retroactive to January 2, 2013 as
       per attached Exhibit L.

       Motion: ____________ Second: ___________

24.    Resolution No. 13 01 R (W): Resolved that the Hammonton
       Board of Education approve the salary adjustment to the following
       personnel effective February 1, 2013:

       Jeffrey Dey – from BA+15 - $51,258 to BA+30 - $52,015
       Matthew Arena – from BA+30 - $53,354 to MA (in field) -
       $54,908 plus $375 = $55,283
       Julia Martinez – from BA+30 - $58,710 to MA (not in field) –
       $60,420

       Motion: ____________ Second: ___________

25.    Resolution No. 13 01 R (W): Resolved that the Hammonton
       Board of Education approve the following personnel pending
       receipt of all necessary paperwork (current substitute pay schedule
       approved by the Board June 14, 2012: Regular County Substitute
       Certificate - $75.00 per day, Regular Standard State Teaching Certificate
       - $80.00 per day, School Nurse - $100.00 per day):

       Andrea Carpe – elementary school Title I literacy teacher
       effective February 4, 2013 Exhibit M
       Connie Ziegler-Wyers – early childhood center (replacement)
       part-time instructional aide effective January 14, 2013 Exhibit N
       Carly Sidone – high school (replacement L.C.) part-time
       instructional aide effective January 14, 2013 Exhibit O
       Caitlin Cristella – high school (replacement I.S.) part-time
       instructional aide effective February 1, 2013 Exhibit O
       TBD – high school (replacement P.I.) part-time instructional aide
       effective February 1, 2013
       Nicole Valerio – substitute teacher pending a New Jersey
       Substitute Certificate
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                 Hammonton Board of Education
           566 Old Forks Road, Hammonton, New Jersey
                           AGENDA
                       JANUARY 10, 2013

            Lauren Boyle – substitute teacher pending a New Jersey
            Substitute Certificate
            Alexsandra Uerkvitz – substitute teacher pending a New Jersey
            Substitute Certificate
            Louis Apalucci – substitute teacher pending a New Jersey
            Substitute Certificate
            James Pote – substitute teacher pending a New Jersey Substitute
            Certificate
            Shawna Ford – substitute teacher pending a New Jersey
            Substitute Certificate
            Charles Gazzara – substitute teacher pending a New Jersey
            Substitute Certificate
            Toni Macrie – tutor
            Mary Ann Ford – substitute bus aide - $10.00/hr
            Ximena DeLaCarrera – substitute clerical - $10.00/hr

            Motion: ____________ Second: ____________

26.         Resolution No. 13 01 R (W): Resolved that the Hammonton
            Board of Education approve the following students from Stockton
            College to perform student teaching/80 hours fieldwork:

            Rebecca Sims                        middle school
            Lauren Boyle                        high school
            Rachael McQuillen                   high school
            Kristen Garcia                      high school
            Lauren Baglivo                      middle school

            Motion: ____________ Second: ___________

Students

27.         Resolution No. 13 01 R (W): Resolved that the Hammonton
            Board of Education approve the recommendation to add the novel,
            Drums, Girls and Dangerous Pie, by Jordan Sonnenblick to the
            7th grade English/Language Arts curriculum as per attached
            Exhibit P.

            Motion: ____________ Second: ___________

28.         Resolution No. 13 01 R (W): Resolved that the Hammonton
            Board of Education approve a parent waiver of a Board of
            Education hearing for a high school student (M.C.)

            Motion: ____________ Second: ___________

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                      Hammonton Board of Education
                566 Old Forks Road, Hammonton, New Jersey
                                AGENDA
                            JANUARY 10, 2013

29.              Resolution No. 13 01 R (W): Resolved that the Hammonton
                 Board of Education approve a parent waiver of a Board of
                 Education hearing for a high school student (M.S.)

                 Motion: ____________ Second: ___________

30.              Resolution No. 13 01 R (W): Resolved that the Hammonton
                 Board of Education approve a parent waiver of a Board of
                 Education hearing for a high school student (S.H.)

                 Motion: ____________ Second: ___________

31.              Resolution No. 13 01 R (W): Resolved that the Hammonton
                 Board of Education approve a parent waiver of a Board of
                 Education hearing for a high school student (I.S.)

                 Motion: ____________ Second: ___________

Miscellaneous

32.              Resolution No. 13 01 R: Resolved that the Hammonton Board of
                 Education approve the following donations to the elementary
                 school:

                 Dictionaries for all third grade students from the Rotary Club
                 of Hammonton
                 Eight Hundred (800) books to second grade students’ libraries
                 from Bridge of Books in Red Bank, NJ

                 Motion: ____________ Second: ___________

33.              Resolution No. 13 01 R (W): Resolved that the Hammonton
                 Board of Education approve the recommendation to accept a check
                 from Box Tops for Education in the amount of $525.20 to the
                 middle school.

                 Motion: ____________ Second: ___________

34.              Resolution No. 13 01 R (W): Resolved that the Hammonton
                 Board of Education approve the 2nd reading and adoption of the
                 following policies:

                 P-1100        Community Relations – Communications with
                               the Public
                 P-4119.22     Instructional Personnel – Employee Conduct
                               and Dress
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                         Hammonton Board of Education
                   566 Old Forks Road, Hammonton, New Jersey
                                   AGENDA
                               JANUARY 10, 2013

                     P-4144.5       Instructional Personnel – Early Return to
                                    Work/Modified Duties
                     P-4219.22      Support Personnel – Employee Conduct and
                                    Dress
                     P-4244.5       Support Personnel – Early Return to
                                    Work/Modified Duties
                     P-5141.4       Students – Child Abuse
                     P-5141.5       Students – Early Detection of Missing Children
                     P-5145.5       Students – Photographs of Pupils
                     P-5145.11      Students – Questioning and Apprehension
                     P-6171.4       Instructional Program – Special Education
                     P-6171.5       Instructional Program – Surrogate Parents

                     Motion: ____________ Second: ___________

35.                  Resolution No. 13 01 R (W): Resolved that the Hammonton
                     Board of Education ratify the following Use of Facilities Requests,
                     which were approved subject to receipt of all necessary
                     documentation and reviewed by the Risk Management Consultant,
                     who has approved all Certificates of Insurance unless noted
                     otherwise:

      1. ECEC/ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

      2. MIDDLE SCHOOL
         a. Classroom/Cafeteria
            (1)    Hammonton Middle School Band and Chorus, Tim White, Spring
            Concert, Wednesday, May 22 , 2013; 7:00 to 10:00 pm

      3. HIGH SCHOOL
         a. Gyms
            (1)    Cape Atlantic League, Frank Torcasio, CAL Boys’ Basketball
            Semi Finals, Tuesday, February 19, 2013; 5:00 to 10:00 pm

              (2)    Hammonton Wrestling Club, Paul DiMeglio, Wrestling Practice,
              Thursday, December 20, 2012, Friday, January 4, 2013, Thursday, January
              10, 2013 and Wednesday, February 13, 2013; 6:30 to 8:30 pm

              (3)    Hammonton High School Baseball Program, Gary Sarno, Baseball
              Fund Raiser/Dodge Ball Tournament, Friday, February 8, 2013; 5:30 to
              10:00 pm

         b.   PAC
              (1)    Hammonton Football, Dave Capelli, End of Season Banquet,
              Saturday, January 26, 2013; 3:00 to 6:00 pm

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                          Hammonton Board of Education
                    566 Old Forks Road, Hammonton, New Jersey
                                    AGENDA
                                JANUARY 10, 2013

               (2)   Yearbook/Lifetouch Photography, Stacy Gerst, Club Pictures for
               Yearbook, Monday, January 7, 2013; 7:30 am to 2:00 pm

          c.   Library
               (1)    Hammonton High School Athletics, Frank Torcasio, Parent
               Meeting (Athletics), Thursday, February 21, 2013; 7:00 to 9:00 pm

               Motion: _____________ Second: _____________


OLD BUSINESS

36.                   Resolution No. 13 01 R (W): Resolved that the Hammonton
                      Board of Education affirm that the Superintendent’s HIB
                      recommendation as discussed at the prior month’s meeting.

                      Motion: _____________ Second: _____________


DISCUSSION

COMMITTEE REPORTS

INFORMATION

Administrators’ Report

               Assistant Superintendent
               High School Principal
               Middle School Principal
               Elementary School Principal
               Early Childhood Center Principal

Correspondence Received

               E-mail received from New Jersey Department of Education stating our
               IDEA FY2013 has received final approval
               Letter sent to the Hammonton Rotary Club from the elementary school
               thanking them for their generous donation of dictionaries for all third
               grade students

Reports
               January 2013 School Calendar



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                       Hammonton Board of Education
                 566 Old Forks Road, Hammonton, New Jersey
                                 AGENDA
                             JANUARY 10, 2013


Public Comment


Adjournment           Motion_________    Second: __________
                      Time:




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