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									                                       BOARD OF EDUCATION
                                     REORGANIZATION MEETING
                                            April 28, 2003
                                              6:30PM
                                   WEST DEPTFORD MIDDLE SCHOOL

I         Meeting Called to Order.

II        Pledge of Allegiance to Flag.

III       Moment of Silence.

IV        President’s Announcement of Meeting Notice: A Notice of this meeting has been provided by letter dated 07
          May 2002 to the Camden Courier Post, Gloucester County Times, and West Deptford Municipal Clerk. Public
          notice was also posted in the West Deptford Municipal Building on 07 May 2002.

V         President’s Remarks.

VI        REORGANIZATION MEETING AGENDA ITEMS

          1.        Board Secretary administers the oath of office to newly-elected members:

                    Cheryl Budd                                                        James P. Mehaffey
                    3-Year Term                                                        3-Year Term

                    Michael Douglas
                    3-Year Term

          2.        To adopt Robert's Rules of Order to be used in the conduct of the meetings.

          3.        Board Secretary asks for nominations for President of the Board.

                         
                         

          4.        Board Secretary asks for motion to close the nominations for President.

          5.        Board roll call vote for President

                                                               ROLL CALL VOTE
                                         YES:                     NO:                         ABSTAIN:

          6.        President assumes chair of meeting.

          7.        President asks for nominations for Vice-President.

                         
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          8.        President asks for motion to close the nominations for Vice-President.

          9.        Board roll call vote for Vice-President


                                                               ROLL CALL VOTE
                                         YES:                     NO:                           ABSTAIN:

          10.       To approve holding the regular meetings on the second and fourth Monday of each month in the
                    West Deptford Middle School Library, 675 Grove Road, West Deptford, N.J.; at 7:00pm (unless
                    otherwise noted) as listed below. (When the second or fourth Monday coincides with a school
                    holiday, the Regular Meeting will be held at the normally-scheduled hour on the next following
                    school day.)

                                        May 12, 2003                            May 27, 2003
                                        June 9, 2003                            June 23, 2003
                                        July 21, 2003
                                        August 11, 2003                         August 25, 2003
                                        September 8, 2003                       September 22, 2003
                                        October 13, 2003                        October 27, 2003
                                        November 10, 2003                       November 24, 2003
                                        December 15, 2003
                                        January 12, 2004                        January 26, 2004
                                        February 9, 2004                        February 23, 2004
                                        March 8, 2004                           March 22, 2004
                                        April 13, 2004                          April 26, 2004; 6:30pm start; Reorg. Meeting

          11.       To approve establishing that policies of the West Deptford Board of Education Policy Manual
                    continue to be official policies of the Board of Education.

          12.       The President appoints __________________________ as representative to the New Jersey School
                    Boards Association.

          13.       The President appoints _________________________ as representative to the Gloucester County
                    School Boards Association.

          14.       To approve appointing William H. Thompson as Title IX Coordinator/Affirmative Action Officer for the
                    2003-2004 school year.

          15.       To approve Mr. Richard Giuliani as Treasurer for the 2003-2004 school year at a salary of $7,506.

          16.       To approve the appointment of David Gehring, M.D., as School Physician for the 2003-2004 school
                    year at a salary of $21,773.

          17.       To approve Alan Schmoll, Esq., as the Solicitor for the Board of Education for the 2003-2004 school
                    year at an hourly rate of $135.

                    NOTE:
                    The hourly rate of $135 represents a $5 per hour increase.



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          18.       To approve appointing Mr. Myron Hall, Facilities Director, as ADA Coordinator and re-adopting
                    grievance procedures.

          19.       To approve Mrs. Joyce Feder as Section 504 Compliance Officer and re-adopting grievance
                    procedures.

          20.       To approve the following Resolution:

                    WHEREAS:            the West Deptford Board of Education may contract for professional services without
                                        competitive bidding in accordance with NJSA 18A:18A-5;

                    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED:
                              that the West Deptford Board of Education appoint the following professionals
                              effective April 28, 2003 through Reorganization 2004:

                              Health Insurance Broker of Record                        Commerce National Insurance Services
                                                                                       Cherry Hill, New Jersey

                              Solicitor                                                Capehart & Scatchard, P.A.
                                                                                       Mount Laurel, New Jersey

                              Auditor                                                  Bowman & Company, LLP
                                                                                       Voorhees, New Jersey

                              Flexible Benefits Coordinator                            AFLAC
                                                                                       Lyndhurst, New Jersey

                              Insurance Agent                                          Richard Hardenbergh Insurance Agency
                                                                                       Voorhees, New Jersey

                              Student Insurance                                        Maksin Insurance
                                                                                       Pennsauken, New Jersey

                              Engineer of Record                                       Remington & Vernick
                                                                                       Haddonfield, New Jersey

          21.       To approve the selection of the Gloucester County Times as the official newspaper of the West
                    Deptford Board of Education and the Courier Post as additional newspaper for Sunshine Law
                    purposes.

          22.       To approve the re-adoption of the District Curriculum K-12, for the 2003-2004 school year.

          23.       INFORMATION ITEM
                    West Deptford Township has requested a meeting with a West Deptford B.O.E. ad hoc
                    subcommittee to discuss the defeated budget, on Friday, May 2 at 11:30am.

VII       To approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting of April 14, 2003, and the Annual District Meeting of April
          15, 2003.




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VIII      Courtesy Extended to Visitors (15-minute limit; agenda items only)

                    The public is reminded that they should attempt to resolve problems and/or complaints through
                    initial contact with the appropriate administrators, director or staff member. Such matters should
                    only be brought to the Board after all avenues within the chain of command have been exhausted.

IX        Solicitor's Report

X         Superintendent's Report

XI        GENERAL BUSINESS

          (A)       FINANCE
                    1.   To approve the regular bill list of April 28, 2003 totaling $137,882.70, with funds available as
                         documented in the Board Office.

                    2.        To approve the April 28, 2003 cafeteria bill list in the amount of $46,314.74, with funds
                              available as documented in the Board Office.

                    3.        To approve the below-listed lunch rates for the 2003-2004 school year:

                                        Elementary Students                            $1.90
                                        Elementary Staff                               $2.65
                                        Middle School/High School Students             $2.00
                                        Middle School/High School Staff                $2.70

                              NOTE: This represents a $ .05 for each group except elementary students.

                    4.        To approve the Joint Purchasing Agreement for Milk, Juice and Ice Cream for the 2003-2004
                              school year:

        JOINT PURCHASING AGREEMENT FOR MILK, JUICE, DAIRY AND ICE CREAM PRODUCTS
          THIS AGREEMENT, made this 28th day of April 2003, between the Board of Education of the Township of Logan,
          New Jersey (hereinafter referred to as LOGAN and the Board of Education of the Township of West Deptford, New
          Jersey (hereinafter referred to as JOINT PURCHASER).

                                                          WITNESSETH
                    A.        NJSA 18A:18A-11 authorizes joint purchasing by education districts.
                    B.        LOGAN purchases milk, juice, dairy and ice cream products on a regular basis
                    C.        JOINT PURCHASER wishes to join with LOGAN to purchase milk, juice, dairy and ice cream products.

          NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of the premises and the covenants hereinafter set forth, the parties agree as
          follows:

                    1.        LOGAN and JOINT PURCHASER shall from time to time purchase milk, juice and ice cream.
                    2.        LOGAN will be responsible for preparing the quotes, specifications and bid documents, and
                              supervising the receiving of bids/quotes.
                    3.        The bid/quotes will be in the name of LOGAN.
                    4.        LOGAN will have the right to accept or reject any bid(s)/quote(s) as to items where it is the sole
                              purchaser, or where it is a joint purchaser or with JOINT PURCHASER.
                    5.        JOINT PURCHASER shall have the right to accept or reject any item where it is the sole purchaser of
                              an item.
                    6.        JOINT PURCHASER shall pay directly to vendors for those items (or portions thereof) which they
                              purchase.




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A)        FINANCE - cont.

          4., cont.

          IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have executed this Agreement on the date hereinabove set forth.

                    ATTEST:                                 BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF LOGAN

                    ____________________                    ___________________________________
                    Board Secretary                                     President

                    ATTEST:                                 BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF WEST DEPTFORD
                    ____________________                    ___________________________________
                    Board Secretary                                     President

          5.        To approve the Joint Purchasing Agreement for Baked Goods for the 2003-2004 school year:

                                  JOINT PURCHASING AGREEMENT FOR BAKED GOODS
          THIS AGREEMENT, made this 28th day of April 2003, between the Board of Education of the Township of Logan,
          New Jersey (hereinafter referred to as LOGAN and the Board of Education of the Township of West Deptford, New
          Jersey (hereinafter referred to as JOINT PURCHASER).

                                                         WITNESSETH
                    A.        NJSA 18A:18A-11 authorizes joint purchasing by education districts.
                    B.        LOGAN purchases baked goods on a regular basis
                    C.        JOINT PURCHASER wishes to join with LOGAN to purchase baked goods.

          NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of the premises and the covenants hereinafter set forth, the parties agree as
          follows:

                    1.        LOGAN and JOINT PURCHASER shall from time to time purchase baked goods.
                    2.        LOGAN will be responsible for preparing the quotes, specifications and bid documents, and
                              supervising the receiving of bids/quotes.
                    3.        The bid/quotes will be in the name of LOGAN.
                    4.        LOGAN will have the right to accept or reject any bid(s)/quote(s) as to items where it is the sole
                              purchaser, or where it is a joint purchaser or with JOINT PURCHASER.
                    5.        JOINT PURCHASER shall have the right to accept or reject any item where it is the sole purchaser of
                              an item.
                    6.        JOINT PURCHASER shall pay directly to vendors for those items (or portions thereof) which they
                              purchase.

          IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have executed this Agreement on the date hereinabove set forth.

                    ATTEST:                                 BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF LOGAN

                    ____________________                    ___________________________________
                    Board Secretary                                     President


                    ATTEST:                                 BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF WEST DEPTFORD

                    ____________________                    ___________________________________
                    Board Secretary                                             President




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A)        FINANCE - cont.
          6.   To approve authorizing the Board Secretary/School Business Administrator to advertise for bids or
               purchase on state contract the following supplies equipment or services for the 2003-2004 school
               year:
                              a.        general school and paper supplies
                              b.        athletic and physical education supplies
                              c.        janitorial and custodial supplies
                              d.        plumbing, electrical and HVAC supplies
                              e.        printing supplies and services
                              f.        maintenance and service contracts
                              g.        computers, printers and peripherals
                              h.        photocopier parts and service
                              i.        hardware, paint and building products
                              j.        audiovisual supplies/equipment
                              k.        transportation and environmental services
                              l.        insurance, banking, investments

          7.        To approve authorizing the Board Secretary to enter into a joint purchasing agreement with the
                    Pittsgrove Township Board of Education, for the purpose of purchasing xerography paper for the
                    2003-2004 school year.

          8.        To approve the use of a private investigator for the 2003-2004 school year in the event these
                    services are needed by the District, at a cost not to exceed $1,500 total.

          9.        To approve participation in the Gloucester County Alternative Middle/High School Program for the
                    2003-2004 school year, at a cost of $14,300 per non-classified pupil and $18,300 per classified
                    pupil.

                    NOTE:
                    This represents a $300 increase per pupil.

          10.       To approve the following Resolution:

                                                       RESOLUTION
                    WHEREAS:            the State of New Jersey Department of Education policy requires that interest earned
                                        on the investment of unexpended Capital Projects Funds be placed in either the
                                        General Fund or the Debt Service Fund, at the discretion of the Board of Education;

                    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED:
                              that for the 2003-2004 school year, the West Deptford Board of Education directs
                              that the interest earned on all unexpended Capital Projects Funds be transferred to
                              the General Fund.

                                                                                BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE
                                                                                TOWNSHIP OF WEST DEPTFORD

                                                                                ___________________________
                                                                                      President

                    ATTEST:

                    ___________________________
                          Secretary

A)        FINANCE - cont.

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          11.       To approve the attached Resolution designating signatures authorized to sign necessary checks and
                    warrants for the school district and naming Commerce Bank as the Depository of School Monies for
                    the 2003-2004 school year.

          12.       To approve the following Resolution:

                    RESOLVED: that the Columbus Bank and Trust Company, 1148 Broadway, Columbus, Georgia
                              31902, be and is hereby designated as the official depository for funds related to the
                              Flexible Benefits Plan, with the number of signatures required and the person
                              authorized to sign checks or vouchers as indicated:

                    ACCOUNT TITLE/NO.                                 # SIGNATURES     DESIGNATED SIGNERS
                    West Deptford Board of Education                       2           William H. Thompson, B.A./B.S.
                    Flexible Benefits Account                                          Richard Giuliani, Treasurer

          13.       To approve an agreement contracting with the Gloucester County Special Services School District to
                    provide Nonpublic Textbook Purchasing for the 2003-2004 school year (Chapter 194).

          14.       To approve the contract with Educational Data Services, Inc., 236 Midland Avenue, Saddle Brook,
                    New Jersey 07663, for school year 2003-2004, in the amount of $8,400 for maintenance and
                    licensing fee.

                    NOTE:
                    Additional information is enclosed in the back-up materials packet.

          15.       To approve the following Resolution authorizing the West Deptford Township School District to enter
                    into a cooperative pricing agreement:

                                                     RESOLUTION
                    WHEREAS:            NJSA 40a:11-11(5) authorizes contracting units to enter into Cooperative Pricing
                                        Agreements, and

                    WHEREAS:            the Board of Education of the Township of Lawrence, hereinafter referred to as the
                                        "Lead Agency," has offered voluntary participation in a Cooperative Pricing System,
                                        for the purchase of work, materials and supplies; and

                    WHEREAS:            the West Deptford Township School District within the County of Gloucester, New
                                        Jersey, desires to participate in the Educational Cooperative Pricing System;

                    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED:
                              On the 28th day of April 2003 by the said Board of Education as follows:

                                                       AUTHORITY
                    As directed by NJSA 18A-18A-11 et seq and pursuant to provisions of NJSA 40A:11-11(5), the Board
                    President is hereby authorized to enter into a Cooperative Pricing Agreement with the Lead Agency.

                                                CONTRACTING UNIT
                    The Lead Agency shall advertise for and receive bids from vendors who will make school supplies,
                    equipment and other related goods and services available to participating members of the said
                    Cooperative Pricing System at the agreed-upon price; and


A)        FINANCE - cont.

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          15., cont.


                    The Lead Agency entering into contracts on behalf of the West Deptford Township School District
                    shall be responsible for complying with the 54 provisions of the Local Public Contracts Law (NJSA
                    40A:11-1 et seq) and all other provisions of the revised statutes of the State of New Jersey.

                                                     EFFECTIVE DATE
                    This Resolution shall take effect immediately upon passage.

                                                               CERTIFICATION

                    BY:___________________________                              ATTEST:________________________________

                    Board President                                                    Business Administrator/Board Secretary

                    DATE: APRIL 28, 2003

          16.       To approve the Board Secretary to enter into a contract with the Gloucester County Special Services
                    School     District  for   participation    in   Cooperative      Transportation    Services    for
                    homeless/nonpublic/special education/vocational transportation needs for the 2003-2004 school
                    year, at a cost of 7% of the District's portion for each cooperative route for special
                    education/vocational and homeless students, and 4% of the District's portion for each cooperative
                    route for nonpublic students.

                    NOTE:
                    Additional information is enclosed in the back-up materials packet.

          17.       To approve Doris Eith, Middle School Librarian (and LDT-C) to complete per-case learning disabilities
                    evaluations on an as-needed basis from July 1 through August 31, 2003, at a rate of $250 per case.

                    NOTE:
                    This is a budgeted expense.

          18.       To approve Doris Eith, Middle School Librarian (and LDT-C) to complete per-case learning disabilities
                    evaluations on an as-needed basis for the 2003-2004 school year, at a rate of $250 per case.

                    NOTE:
                    This is a budgeted expense.




A)        FINANCE - cont.


          19.       To approve the following Resolution:
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         RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF WEST DEPTFORD
                         IN THE COUNTY OF GLOUCESTER, NEW JERSEY
                 AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT FOR FINANCIAL ADVISORY SERVICES

                    WHEREAS:            there exists a need for financial advisory services in connection with the refunding of
                                        outstanding bonds of The Board of Education of the Township of West Deptford in
                                        the County of Gloucester, New Jersey (the “Board”), a body corporate of the State of
                                        New Jersey; and

                    WHEREAS:            such services are advisory in nature, are services for which it is not reasonably
                                        possible to draft specifications and therefore are deemed to be extraordinary and
                                        unspecifiable; and

                    WHEREAS:            Public Financial Management, Inc. has the expertise, extensive training and proven
                                        reputation and has demonstrated capability and valuable assistance in providing such
                                        advise and services; and

                    WHEREAS:            funds are or will be available for this purpose;

                    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE TOWNSHIP
                    OF WEST DEPTFORD IN THE COUNTY OF GLOUCESTER, NEW JERSEY AS FOLLOWS:

                    Section 1. The firm of Public Financial Management, Inc., is hereby retained to provide financial
                    advisory services necessary in connection with the refunding bond sale of the Board in accordance
                    with an agreement dated _________, 2003 and submitted to the Board (the “Contract”).

                    Section 2. The Contract is awarded without competitive bidding as an extraordinary unspecifiable
                    service in accordance with the Public School Contracts Law, N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5(a)(2) because it is
                    for services of an advisory nature.

                    Section 3. A notice in accordance with the Public School Contracts Law of New Jersey in the form to
                    be published in The Gloucester County Times.

                    Section 4. A copy of this resolution as well as the Contract shall be placed on file with the Secretary
                    of the Board.

                    Section 5. This resolution shall take effect immediately.




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          20.       To approve the following Resolution:

               RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT FOR CERTAIN LEGAL SERVICES
            ADOPTED BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF WEST DEPTFORD
                               IN THE COUNTY OF GLOUCESTER

                    WHEREAS:            there exists a need for specialized legal services in connection with the authorization
                                        and the issuance of School District obligations by the Board of Education of the
                                        Township of West Deptford in the County of Gloucester (the “Board”), a body
                                        corporate of the State of New Jersey, including the review of such procedures and
                                        the rendering of approving legal opinions acceptable to the financial community; and

                    WHEREAS:            such special legal services can be provided only by a recognized Bond Counsel firm,
                                        and the law firm of McManimon & Scotland, L.L.C., Newark, New Jersey is The Board
                                        reconvened Open Session at recognized by the financial community; and

                    WHEREAS:            funds are or will be available for this purpose;

                    BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF WEST
                    DEPTFORD IN THE COUNTY OF GLOUCESTER AS FOLLOWS:

                    1.        The law firm of McManimon & Scotland, L.L.C. Newark, New Jersey is hereby retained to
                              provide specialized legal services necessary in connection with the authorization and the
                              issuance of obligations by the Board in accordance with an Agreement dated as of
                              ___________, 2003 and submitted to the Board (the “Contract”).

                    2.        The Contract is awarded with out competitive bidding as a “Professional Service” in
                              accordance with the Public School Contracts Law, N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-5(a)(1), because it is for
                              services performed by persons authorized by law to practice a recognized profession.

                    3.        A copy of this resolution as well as the Contract shall be placed on file with the Secretary of
                              the Board.

                    4.        A notice in accordance with the Public School Contracts Law of New Jersey shall be
                              published in The Gloucester County Times.

                                                               CERTIFICATION

     The foregoing is a true and complete copy of a resolution adopted by the Board of Education at a meeting
                                   thereof duly called and held on April 28, 2003.



                                                                      ___________________________________________




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          21.       To approve the following Resolution:

          REFUNDING BOND ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE
      TOWNSHIP OF WEST DEPTFORD IN THE COUNTY OF GLOUCESTER, NEW JERSEY,
   PROVIDING FOR THE REFUNDING OF ALL OR A PORTION OF THE OUTSTANDING BONDS
    OF THE ORIGINALLY ISSUED $8,880,000 SCHOOL BONDS OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT,
APPROPRIATING $7,300,000 THEREFOR AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF AN AMOUNT NOT
      TO EXCEED $7,300,000 REFUNDING BONDS TO PROVIDE FOR SUCH REFUNDING.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF WEST DEPTFORD IN THE
    COUNTY OF GLOUCESTER, NEW JERSEY (not less than two-thirds of all members thereof
                         affirmatively concurring) AS FOLLOWS:

                    Section 1.          The Board of Education of the Township of West Deptford in the County of
                                        Gloucester, New Jersey (the “School District”) is hereby authorized to refund all, or a
                                        portion, or the originally issued $8,880,000 School Bonds, dated as of July 1, 1997
                                        (the “Refunded Bonds”). The Refunded Bonds may be redeemed at the option of
                                        the School District on or after January 1, 2004 (the “Redemption Date”) at a
                                        redemption price equal to the par amount of the Refunded Bonds, plus accrued
                                        interest, if any, to the Redemption Date.

                    Section 2.          In order to finance the cost of the purpose described in Section 1 hereof, negotiable
                                        refunding bonds (the “Refunding Bonds”) are hereby authorized to be issued in the
                                        principal amount not to exceed $7,300,000 pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:24-61 et seq.

                    Section 3.          An aggregate amount not exceeding $125,000 for items of expense listed in and
                                        permitted under N.J.S.A. 18A:24-61.4 has been included in the aggregate principals
                                        amount of Refunding Bonds authorized herein.

                    Section 4.          The purpose of the refunding is to incur an interest cost savings for the School
                                        District.

                    Section 5.          A certified copy of this refunding bond ordinance as adopted on first reading has
                                        been filed with the director of the Division of Local Government Services in the
                                        Department of Community Affairs of the State of New Jersey prior to final adoption,
                                        together with a complete statement in the form prescribed by the Director and
                                        signed by the School Business Administrator/Board Secretary of the School District as
                                        to the indebtedness to be financed by the issuance of the Refunding Bonds
                                        authorized herein.

                    Section 6:          The School Business Administrator/Board Secretary is hereby authorized to prepare
                                        such documents, publish such notices and take such other actions as are necessary
                                        or desirable to enable the School District to receive and consider bids or proposals in
                                        connection with the sale of the Refunding Bonds authorized herein and to provide for
                                        the redemption of the Refunded Bonds referred to in Section 1 hereof.

                    Section 7:          This bond ordinance shall take effect immediately after final adoption, provided that
                                        the consent of the Local Finance Board has been endorsed upon a certified copy of
                                        this ordinance as finally adopted.



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          22.       To approve the following Resolution:

                                 RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE
                                TOWNSHIP OF WEST DEPTFORD MAKING APPLICATION
                                   TO THE LOCAL FINANCE BOARD PURSUANT TO
                                            N.J.S.A.18A:61-1 ET SEQ.

                    WHEREAS:            the Board of Education of the Township of West Deptford in the County of
                                        Gloucester, New Jersey (the “Board of Education”) desires to make application to
                                        the Local Finance Board pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:61.1 et seq. for its approval of
                                        a refunding bond ordinance authorizing the issuance of an amount not to exceed
                                        $7,300,000 Refunding School Bonds for the purpose of refinancing schedule
                                        bonds issued in the aggregate principal amount of $8,880,000 and dated as of
                                        July 1, 1997.

                    WHEREAS:            the Board of Education believes that:

                                        (a)       it is in the public interest to accomplish such purpose;

                                        (b)       said purpose or improvements are for the health, welfare convenience or
                                                  betterment of the inhabitants of the local unit or units;

                                        (c)       the amounts to be expended for said purpose or improvements are not
                                                  unreasonable or exorbitant;

                                        (d)       the proposal is an efficient and feasible means of providing services for the
                                                  needs of the inhabitants of the local unit or units and will not create an
                                                  undue financial burden to be placed upon the local unit or units;

     NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF
WEST DEPTFORD, COUNTY OF GLOUCESTER, NEW JERSEY as follows:

                    Section 1:          The application to the Local Finance Board is hereby approved, and the Board of
                                        Education’s Bond Counsel and Financial Advisor, along with other representatives of
                                        the Board of Education, are hereby authorized to prepare such application and to
                                        represent the Board of Education in matters pertaining thereto.

                    Section 2:          The Secretary of the Board of Education is hereby directed to prepare and file a copy
                                        of the proposed resolution with the Local Finance Board as part of such application.

                    Section 3:          The Local Finance Board is hereby respectfully requested to consider such
                                        application and to record its findings, recommendations and/or approvals as provided
                                        by the applicable New Jersey Statute.

                    NOTE:
                    Additional information is enclosed in the back-up materials packet.




A)        FINANCE - cont.

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          23.       To approve the following Resolution concerning Red Bank Elementary School State Project #5620-
                    111-03-0659:

                                                      RESOLUTION
                    RESOLVED, that the West Deptford School District Board of Education hereinafter referred to as
                    Board, elects to construct and conduct the construction management for the school facilities project
                    themselves, and be it further

                    RESOLVED, the Board elects to receive a Grant for the State share of the construction project, and
                    be it further

                    RESOLVED, the Board elects to have the Local Code Official conduct the uniform code reviews for
                    the construction project, and be it further

                    RESOLVED, the Board approves not to appeal the preliminary eligible costs as per NJDOE letter
                    dated March 24, 2003 and approves of $379,372.00 as the final eligible costs, and be it further

                    RESOLVED, the Board accepts and agrees to locally fund any additional costs.

                              April 28, 2003                                 _____________________________________________
                              Date Approved                           William H. Thompson
                                                                             Business Administrator/Board Secretary

          24.       To approve the following Resolution concerning Red Bank Elementary School State Project #5620-
                    111-03-0660:

                                                      RESOLUTION
                    RESOLVED, that the West Deptford School District Board of Education hereinafter referred to as
                    Board, elects to construct and conduct the construction management for the school facilities project
                    themselves, and be it further

                    RESOLVED, the Board elects to receive a Grant for the State share of the construction project, and
                    be it further

                    RESOLVED, the Board elects to have the Local Code Official conduct the uniform code reviews for
                    the construction project, and be it further

                    RESOLVED, the Board approves not to appeal the preliminary eligible costs as per NJDOE letter
                    dated April 17, 2003 and approve $38,140.00 as the final eligible costs, and be it further

                    RESOLVED, the Board accepts and agrees to locally fund any additional costs.



                    April 28, 2003                                 _____________________________________________
                    Date Approved                           William H. Thompson
                                                                   Business Administrator/Board Secretary




(A)       FINANCE – cont.

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          25.       To approve the following Resolution concerning West Deptford Middle School State Project #5620-
                    130-03-0662:

                                                      RESOLUTION
                    RESOLVED, that the West Deptford School District Board of Education hereinafter referred to as
                    Board, elects to construct and conduct the construction management for the school facilities project
                    themselves, and be it further

                    RESOLVED, the Board elects to receive a Grant for the State share of the construction project, and
                    be it further

                    RESOLVED, the Board elects to have the Local Code Official conduct the uniform code reviews for
                    the construction project, and be it further

                    RESOLVED, the Board approves not to appeal the preliminary eligible costs as per NJDOE letter
                    dated April 17, 2003 and approves of $299,601.00 as the final eligible costs, and be it further

                    RESOLVED, the Board accepts and agrees to locally fund any additional costs.


                    April 28, 2003                                 _____________________________________________
                    Date Approved                           William H. Thompson
                                                                   Business Administrator/Board Secretary


          26.       To approve the following Resolution concerning Green-Fields Elementary School State Project
                    #5620-070-03-0664:

                                                      RESOLUTION
                    RESOLVED, that the West Deptford School District Board of Education hereinafter referred to as
                    Board, elects to construct and conduct the construction management for the school facilities project
                    themselves, and be it further

                    RESOLVED, the Board elects to receive a Grant for the State share of the construction project, and
                    be it further

                    RESOLVED, the Board elects to have the Local Code Official conduct the uniform code reviews for
                    the construction project, and be it further

                    RESOLVED, the Board approves not to appeal the preliminary eligible costs as per NJDOE letter
                    dated April 17, 2003 and approves of $57,477.00 as the final eligible costs, and be it further

                    RESOLVED, the Board accepts and agrees to locally fund any additional costs.


                    April 28, 2003                                 _____________________________________________
                    Date Approved                           William H. Thompson
                                                                   Business Administrator/Board Secretary




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(A)       FINANCE – cont.

          27.       To approve the following Resolution concerning West Deptford High School State Project #5620-
                    050-03-0663:

                                                      RESOLUTION
                    RESOLVED, that the West Deptford School District Board of Education hereinafter referred to as
                    Board, elects to construct and conduct the construction management for the school facilities project
                    themselves, and be it further

                    RESOLVED, the Board elects to receive a Grant for the State share of the construction project, and
                    be it further

                    RESOLVED, the Board elects to have the Local Code Official conduct the uniform code reviews for
                    the construction project, and be it further

                    RESOLVED, the Board approves not to appeal the preliminary eligible costs as per NJDOE letter
                    dated April 17, 2003 and approves of $411,627.00 as the final eligible costs, and be it further

                    RESOLVED, the Board accepts and agrees to locally fund any additional costs.


                    April 28, 2003                                 _____________________________________________
                    Date Approved                           William H. Thompson
                                                                   Business Administrator/Board Secretary

          28.       To approve the following Resolution concerning Oakview Elementary School State Project #5620-
                    100-03-0661:

                                                                 RESOLUTION

                    RESOLVED, that the West Deptford School District Board of Education hereinafter referred to as
                    Board, elects to construct and conduct the construction management for the school facilities project
                    themselves, and be it further

                    RESOLVED, the Board elects to receive a Grant for the State share of the construction project, and
                    be it further

                    RESOLVED, the Board elects to have the Local Code Official conduct the uniform code reviews for
                    the construction project, and be it further

                    RESOLVED, the Board approves not to appeal the preliminary eligible costs as per NJDOE letter
                    dated April 17, 2003 and approves of $118,128.00 as the final eligible costs, and be it further

                    RESOLVED, the Board accepts and agrees to locally fund any additional costs.


                    April 28, 2003                                 _____________________________________________
                    Date Approved                           William H. Thompson
                                                                   Business Administrator/Board Secretary




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A)        FINANCE - CONT.

          29.       To approve the revised allocations to the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, Consolidated Formula
                    Subgrant for Fiscal Year 2003 (formerly IASA) to the New Jersey State Department of Education, in
                    the amount of $542,614 as allocated below and running from September 1, 2002 through August
                    31, 2003.

                                             W.D. SCHOOLS                         SAINT        TOTAL
                                                                              MATTHEW'S
                    Title I-Part A                       373,870                       5,040       378,910
                    Title II-Part A                      118,359                       4,958       123,317
                    Title II-Part D                       10,160                         693        10,853
                    Title III                                  0                           0             0
                    Title IV-Part A                       15,038                       1,025        16,073
                    Title V-Part A                        12,602                         859        13,461
                    TOTAL                               $530,039                     $12,575      $542,614

                    NOTE:
                    Refusal for Title III allocation in the amount of $1,184 was submitted to and accepted by the Board
                    on January 13, 2003.




B)        CURRICULUM
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                                                     ELEMENTARY
          1.        To approve the elementary staff development workshop, "Everyday Math Training for Grade 3,” to
                    be held on June 24 and 25, 2003, from 8:30am – 3:00pm (half hour unpaid lunch), for a total of 12
                    hours, funded by NCLB, Title II-A monies.

                              15 teachers x 12 hours x $30/per hour = $5,400

          2.        To approve the elementary staff development workshop, "Everyday Math Follow-up Training for
                    Grade 2," to be held on June 26 and 27, from 8:30am – 3:00pm (half hour unpaid lunch), for a total
                    of 12 hours, funded by NCLB, Title II-A and district staff development monies.

                              15 teachers x 12 hours x $30/per hour = $5,400

          3.        To approve the elementary curriculum writing workshop, "Revising the Grade 2 Report Card," dates
                    to be determined, for a total of 12 hours, funded by district staff development monies.

                              3 teachers x 12 hours x $33/per hour = $1,188

          4.        To approve the elementary math presenter, Kristi Leitzel-Koch, math consultant, to conduct two full
                    day workshops on Everyday Math for Grade 3 teachers, on June 24 and 25, 2003, for a total cost of
                    $1,600, funded by NCLB-Title II-A monies.

          5.        To approve the elementary math presenter, Conrad Follmer, Networks Educational Consulting, to
                    conduct two full day workshops on Everyday Math follow-up training for grade 2 teachers on June
                    26 and 27, 2003, for a total cost of $1,600, funded by NCLB-Title II-A and district staff development
                    monies.

                                                    MIDDLE SCHOOL
          6.        To approve the middle school staff development workshop, “Technology Integration with Fifth Grade
                    Social Studies,” dates to be determined, for a total of 8 hours, funded by NCLB-Title II-D monies.
                            4 teachers x 8 hours x $33/per hour = $1,056

          7.        To approve the middle school staff development workshop, “Teaching to the Math Standards,
                    Grades 6, 7, 8,” on August 14 and 15, 2003, from 8:00am – 12 Noon, for a total of 8 hours, funded
                    by NCLB-Title I and district staff development monies.

                              10 teachers x 8 hours x $33/per hour = $2,640

          8.        To approve the middle school staff development workshop, “Using the Analytical Reading Inventory
                    Reading Assessment to Diagnose Reading Problems,” for Middle School IRT committee members,
                    date to be determined, for a total of 3 hours, funded by district staff development monies.

                              4 teachers x 3 hours x $33/per hour = $396

          9.        To approve the middle school curriculum writing workshop to development new curriculum unit for
                    grade 6 science, dates to be determined, for a total of 8 hours, funded by district staff development
                    monies.

                              3 teachers x 8 hours x $33/per hour = $792


B)        CURRICULUM - cont.


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          10.       To approve the middle school curriculum writing workshop to develop new curriculum for grade 6
                    social studies, dates to be determined, for a total of 6 hours, funded by district staff development
                    monies.

                        3 teachers x 6 hours x $33/per hour = $594
                        1 teacher x 9 hours x $33/per hour = $297

          11.       To approve the middle school curriculum writing workshop to develop scope and sequence for grade
                    7 social studies, dates to be determined, for a total of 6 hours, funded by district staff development
                    monies.

                        4 teachers x 6 hours x $33/per hour = $792

          12.       To approve Middle School math presenter, Dr. Eric Milou, Rowan Math Professor, to conduct two
                    half-day workshops with middle school math teachers, grades 6, 7 and 8 on August 14 and 15,
                    2003, for a total cost of $800, funded by NCLB-Title II-A and district staff development monies.

                                                      HIGH SCHOOL
          13.       To approve high school staff development workshop, “Revising the Research Paper,” dates to be
                    determined, for a total of 4 hours, funded by NCLB-Title II-A monies.

                    15 teachers x 4 hours x $33/per hour = $1,980

          14.       To approve high school staff development workshop, “Interactive Algebra/Geometry I,” on August
                    12 and 13, 2003, from 8:00am - 2:00pm, for a total of 12 hours, funded by NCLB-Title II-A monies.

                    3 teachers x 12 hours x $33/per hour = $1,188

          15.       To approve high school staff development workshop, “Teaching to the Standards,” on August 11,
                    2003, from 8:00am – 11:00am, for a total of 3 hours, funded by NCLB-Title II-A and district staff
                    development monies.

                    13 teachers x 3 hours x $33/per hour = $1,287

          16.       To approve high school staff development workshop, “Technology Integration with Social Studies,”
                    date to be determined, for a total of three hours, funded by NCLB-Title II-D monies.

                    12 teachers x 3 hours x $33/per hour = $1,188

          17.       To approve high school staff development workshop, “Revisiting Assessment in Science,” on July 16,
                    2003, from 8:00am – 12:00Noon, for a total of 4 hours, funded by district staff development
                    monies.

                    12 teachers x 4 hours x $33/per hour = $1,584

          18.       To approve high school curriculum writing workshop, “Photography,” dates to be determined, for a
                    total of 12 hours, funded by district staff development monies.

                    2 teachers x 12 hours x $33/per hour = $792



B)        CURRICULUM - cont.


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          19.       To approve high school curriculum writing workshop, “International Foods,” dates to be determined,
                    for a total of 12 hours, funded by district staff development monies.

                    1 teacher x 12 hours x $33/per hour = $396

          20.       To approve high school curriculum writing workshop, “Nutrition for Sports and Exercise,” dates to be
                    determined, for a total of 12 hours, funded by district staff development monies.

                        1 teacher x 12 hours x $33/per hour = $396

          21.       To approve high school math presenter, Dr. Eric Milou, Rowan Math Professor, to conduct a one-day
                    math workshop, “Teaching to the Standards,” on August 11, 2003, for a total cost of $400, funded
                    by NCLB, Title II-A monies.

          22.       To approve high school math presenter, Dr. Eric Milou, Rowan Math Professor, to conduct two half-
                    day math workshops, “Interactive Algebra and Geometry I,” on August 12 and 13, 2003, for a total
                    cost of $800, funded by NCLB-Title II-A and district staff development monies.

          23.       To approve high school science presenter, Dr. Nadine McHenry, Widener University Science
                    Professor, to conduct a one-day workshop on assessment in science with high school science
                    teachers on July 16, 2003, for a total cost of $450, funded by district staff development monies.




C)        TEACHERS & PERSONNEL

          1.        To approve awarding prior to May 15, 2003 contracts for the 2003-2004 school year to the tenured
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                    teaching staff members named on the attached list, with no individuals excepted, to establish FY '04
                    assignments, and to adjust salaries in accordance with the contract settlement thereto.

          2.        To approve rehiring for the 2003-2004 school year, Mr. George P. Faunce, Superintendent, and to
                    establish compensation for services at $133,000 per annum as per contract.

          3.        To approve rehiring for the 2003-2004 school year, Mrs. Patricia Ripley, Director of Curriculum, and
                    to establish compensation for services at $103,062 per annum.

          4.        To approve rehiring for the 2003-2004 school year, Mrs. Gail Hicks, Director of Administrative
                    Services, and to establish compensation for services at $98,800 per annum.

          5.        To approve rehiring for the 2003-2004 school year, Mr. William Thompson, Business
                    Administrator/Board Secretary, and to establish compensation for services at $95,800 per annum.

          6.        To approve rehiring for the 2003-2004 school year, Mrs. Joyce Feder, Director of Special Education,
                    and to establish compensation for services at $97,800 per annum.

          7.        To approve rehiring for the 2003-2004 school year, Mr. Myron Hall, Director of Facilities
                    Management, and to establish compensation for services at $66,560 per annum.

          8.        To approve rehiring for the 2003-2004 school year, Mr. Jason Herrick, Assistant Director of Facilities,
                    and to establish compensation for services at $43,580 per annum.

                    NOTE:
                    Prorated 4% increase based upon time served in position for the current school year.

          9.        To approve rehiring for the 2003-2004 school year, Mrs. Cheryl Fairchild, Elementary Curriculum
                    Supervisor, and to establish compensation for services at $80,800 per annum.

          10.       To approve rehiring for the 2003-2004 school year, Ms. Sally Cohill, High School Curriculum
                    Supervisor, and to establish compensation for services at $85,800 per annum.

          11.       To approve rehiring for the 2003-2004 school year, Mr. Charles Merkh, Middle School Curriculum
                    Supervisor, and to establish compensation for services at $82,800 per annum.

          12.       To approve rehiring for the 2003-2004 school year, Mr. Howard Cohen, High School Principal, and to
                    establish compensation for services at $101,800 per annum.

          13.       To approve rehiring for the 2003-2004 school year, Mr. Edward Wasilewski, Middle School Principal,
                    and to establish compensation for services at $97,800 per annum.

          14.       To approve rehiring for the 2003-2004 school year, Mr. Russell Miller, Green-Fields Principal, and to
                    establish compensation for services at $87,800 per annum.

          15.       To approve rehiring for the 2003-2004 school year, Mr. Thomas Tucci, District Network Engineer,
                    and to establish compensation for services at $58,712 per annum.




C)        TEACHERS & PERSONNEL - cont.

          16.       To approve rehiring for the 2003-2004 school year, Mr. John Beaver, District Computer Technician,

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                    and to establish compensation for services at $40,227 per annum.

          17.       To approve rehiring for the 2003-2004 school year, Joseph Fulginiti, District Computer Technician,
                    and to establish compensation for services at $35,651 per annum.

          18.       To approve rehiring for the 2003-2004 school year, Ms. Denise Newcomb as Cafeteria Director, and
                    to establish compensation for services at $31,450 per annum.

          19.       To approve extending a notice of reemployment to Ms. Teri Begley, Secretary to the Superintendent
                    of Schools, for the 2003-2004 school year, and to establish compensation for services at $60,147
                    plus $700 longevity; total salary $60,847.

          20.       To approve extending a notice of reemployment to Mrs. Sue E. Carroll, Secretary to the Director of
                    Administrative Services, for the 2003-2004 school year, and to establish compensation for services
                    at $52,425 plus $925 longevity; total salary $53,350.

          21.       To approve extending a notice of reemployment to Mrs. Theodora Quinlan, Secretary to the Director
                    of Curriculum, for the 2003-2004 school year, and to establish compensation for services at $44,399
                    plus $400 longevity; total salary $44,799.

          22.       To approve extending a notice of reemployment to Mrs. Wendy Doerrmann, Secretary to the
                    Business Administrator/Board Secretary for the 2003-2004 school year, and to establish
                    compensation for services at $44,321 plus $400 longevity; total salary $44,721.

          23.       To approve extending a notice of reemployment to Mrs. Marie Keuler, Appropriations Secretary, for
                    the 2003-2004 school year, and to establish compensation for services at $36,730.

          24.       To approve extending a notice of reemployment to Mrs. Carin Haabak, Payroll Clerk, for the 2003-
                    2004 school year, and to establish compensation for services at $34,324.

          25.       To approve extending a notice of reemployment to Mrs. Mary Sweeney, Child Study Team Office
                    Manager, for the 2003-2004 school year, and to establish compensation for services at $39,257 plus
                    $400 longevity; total salary $39,657.

          26.       To approve rehiring Mrs. Sallyanne Murphy, Young Eagles Program Bookkeeper/Secretary, for the
                    2003-2004 school year, and to establish compensation for services as per the approved secretarial
                    salary guide; 10-month, Class II, Step 5 ($27,451); prorated at 24 hours per week; $15.84 per
                    hour; total $14,370.




C)        TEACHERS & PERSONNEL - cont.

          27.       To approve extending Notices of Reemployment for the 2003-2004 school year to the tenured 12-

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                    month and 10-month secretaries named below; compensation as per negotiated WDEA guide:

                                                            12-month
                                          2002-03         02-03 Salary        03-04 Salary    03-04 Base         03-04         03-04 Total
            Name               Class     Base Salary          Step                Step          Salary         Longevity         Salary
 Beers, Debra                    II        33,169              12                  13           35,161            700            35,861
 Berault, Mary                    I        34,399              15                  15           36,091            400            36,491
 Corriero, Lucille               II        31,669               7                   8           33,661             0             33,661
 Dogostino, Maryann               I        34,399              15                  15           36,091            700            36,791
 Grabbe, Jo Ann                   I        34,399              15                  15           36,091            700            36,791
 Haney, Evelyn                   II        32,269               9                  10           34,261             0             34,261
 Hauser, Ethel                   II        32,569              10                  11           34,561             0             34,561
 Keegan, Josephine               II        34,069              15                  15           35,761            700            36,461
 Mancuso, Judy                   II        34,069              15                  15           35,761            925            36,686
 Mastrangelo, Sandra             II        34,069              15                  15           35,761            400            36,161
 Megahan, Fran                    I        31,999               7                   8           33,991             0             33,991
 Rivell, Janice                  II        33,169              12                  13           35,161            925            36,086
 Soistmann, Alice                II        32,569              10                  11           34,561             0             34,561
 Storey, Betty                    I        34,399              15                  15           36,091            400            36,491
 Williams, Nancy                 II        31,129               4                   5           32,941             0             32,941
 TOTAL                                    498,345                                              525,945           5,850          531,795
                                                                    10-month
                                           02-03                                                                                03-04
                                            Base            02-03               03-04        03-04 Base        03-04            Total
          Name                 Class       Salary         Salary Step         Salary Step      Salary        Longevity          Salary
 Danze, Kimberly C.              II        12,322              4                   5           13,039            0              13,039
 Davis, Diane                    II        28,391             15                  15           29,801           925             30,726
 Miller, Patricia                II        28,391             15                  15           29,801           925             30,726
 Voci, Joan                      II        27,891             13                  14           29,551           700             30,251
 TOTAL                                     96,995                                             102,192          2,550           104,742


          28.       To approve extending Notice of Reemployment for the 2003-2004 school year to the 12-month non-
                    tenured secretaries named below; compensation as per negotiated WDEA salary guide.

                                          Initial                    01-02         01-02      02-03        02-03                   02-03
                                          Date of                     Base         Salary     Salary        Base      02-03        Total
      Name             Assignment         Hiring        Class        Salary         Step       Step        Salary   Longevity      Salary
                       Secretary to
 Clark, Linda M.       G.F. Principal     1/07/02          I         31,339             3        4         33,151          0       33,151




C)        TEACHERS & PERSONNEL - cont.

          29.       To approve rehiring for the 2003-2004 school year, the below-listed Cafeteria Workers; and to
                    establish compensation for services at 184 days; rates as listed below.
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                                                                                        HOURS PER
                  NAME             SCHOOL        POSITION                                  DAY        RATE      BENEFITS
         Abate, Anna               H.S.        General                                         5.25    $10.97      Y
         Almond, Diane             H.S.        General                                         3.75     $6.25      N
         Amey, Teresa              M.S.        General                                          6.0    $10.97      Y
         Clauser, Lori             H.S.        General                                         3.75     $6.49      N
         DelPiano, Nancy           M.S.        General                                         5.25     $6.64      N
         D'Aiutolo, Virginia       G.F.        General                                          5.0     $6.49      N
         Gaimari, Isobel           H.S.        Head Cook                                       5.75    $14.47      Y
         Haury, Tammy              M.S.        General                                         3.75     $6.64      N
         Henry, Linda              M.S.        Asst. Director                                   5.9    $10.92      N
         Jones, Dawn               M.S.        General                                          4.0     $6.64      N
         Keables, Carol            M.S.        General                                         5.25     $9.80      Y
         Koloski, Anna             M.S.        Assistant Cook                                   6.0    $12.98      Y
         Livingston, Loretta       H.S.        General                                         5.25    $12.23      Y
         Matteo, Deborah           G.F.        General                                         3.75     $6.28      N
         Matter, Eileen            MS/R.B.     General                                         5.25    $11.07      Y
         Modzelewski, Elizabeth H.S.           Manager-H.S.                                     6.5    $14.89      Y
         Moran, Catherine          HS/O.V.     General                                          4.0     $6.28      N
         Mullen, Mary              M.S.        Head Cook                                        5.5    $10.44      N
         Power, Shawne             H.S.        General                                         3.75     $6.25      N
         Redington, Rita           M.S.        Head Baker                                      5.25    $12.66      Y
         Reiger, Tina              H.S.        Assistant Cook                                  5.75     $8.96      N
         Schlagle, Marlene         M.S.        General                                         3.75     $6.49      N
         Short, Janice             H.S.        General                                         5.75     $7.74      N
         SUBSTITUTES:          Bilger, Deborah
                               Brown, Angela
                               Tomaziefski, Leah

         SUBSTITUTE RATE: $6.20 PER HOUR




C)        TEACHERS & PERSONNEL - cont.

          30.       To approve the below-listed custodial/maintenance personnel for the 2003-2004 school year.


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         EMPLOYEE                 CLASS                  POSITION                 SALARY     STEP       LEADER STIPEND
     Acolia, Marq              Custodian            Custodial Leader              $27,715        2           $975
     Allen, James              Custodian            Custodial Leader              $41,288   Off Guide        $260
     Brinkman, Diane           Custodian            Custodial Leader              $35,006     O.G.           $520
     Brown, Thomas             Custodian            Custodian                     $21,715        2
     Conover, Robert           Maintenance          Grounds                       $42,869     O.G.
     Cross, Darlene            Custodian            Custodial Leader              $22,651        3           $480
     Ervin, James              Maintenance          Grounds                       $33,571       12
     Gould, Andrew             Custodian            Driver                        $40,186     O.G.
     Gould, James              Maintenance          Grounds                       $42,411     O.G.
     Gould, Robert             Custodian            Custodian                     $35,547       14
     Hoffman, John             Custodian            Custodial Leader              $21,715        2           $780
     Holmes, Gia               Custodian            Custodian                     $27,539       10
     Jewiss, Carol             Custodian            Custodian                     $25,875        8
     Keresty, Lawrence         Custodian            Custodial Leader              $26,707        9           $520
     Livingston, Eugene        Custodian            Custodian                     $38,147     O.G.
     Lopez, Alfredo            Custodian            Custodian                     $23,171        4
     Lopez, Carmen             Custodian            Custodian p/t                 $16,705        3
     Manganaro, Jackie         Custodian            Custodial Leader              $32,427       15           $780
     McDermott, Larry          Custodian            Custodian                     $38,147     O.G.
     McEwen, Earl              Custodian            Custodian                     $35,006     O.G.
     Miller, John              Custodian            Custodian                     $41,267     O.G.
     Miller, Rich              Custodian            Custodian                     $25,875        8
     Robertson, Shirley        Custodian            Custodian                     $23,795        5
     Scarlett, Robert          Custodian            Custodian                     $40,518     O.G.
     Scarlett, Steve           Custodian            Custodial Leader              $30,347       13           $260
     Shannon, John             Maintenance          Grounds Leader                $33,571       12          $3,100
     Smith, Leslie             Custodian            Custodial Leader              $41,226     O.G.           $520
     So, Setmony               Custodian            Custodian                     $26,707        9
     Steimling, Thomas         Maintenance          Maintenance                   $35,027        9
     Stettler, Mary Lou        Custodian            Custodial Leader              $22,651        3           $260
     White, Melodie            Custodian            Custodian                     $23,171        4




C)      TEACHERS & PERSONNEL - cont.
         31.  To approve reappointing for the 2003-2004 school year, the below-listed Elementary
              Lunchroom/Playground/Clerical Aides:


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                                                  Lunch          Attendance                        Total        Rate
                      Name                        Money            Clerical  Lunchroom             Hours      per hour
                                                              OAKVIEW SCHOOL
                   Louise Keller                                      19         5                  24         $11.04
                    Joni Steers                       5               10         5                  20         $7.87
                   Rita Bowlby                                       14.5                          14.5        $11.04
                    Donna Tull                                        5          5                  10         $11.04
                    VACANCY                           5               9          5                  19         $7.69
                    VACANCY                                           5          5                  10         $7.69
                                                                GREEN-FIELDS
                 Lana Burbage                                         5          5                  10         $8.65
                 Marion Galanti                       5               5          5                  15         $11.04
                 Rita Giordano                                       10.5       7.5                 18         $7.69
                  Laura Brown                         5                          5                  10         $7.69
                  Betty Cotton                                        7          5                  12         $7.69
                 June Sacchetti                                      12.5        5                 17.5        $11.04
                Nancy Schuckert                       5               15         5                  25         $11.04
                   Hope Hain                                          5          5                  10         $7.87
                 Donna Jackson                                        8          5                  13         $7.69
                                                              RED BANK SCHOOL
                 Tammi McVeigh                                        5          5                  10         $8.13
                  Debbie Hunter                       5              9.5         5                 19.5        $11.04
                    Patti Jarrell                                    22.5        5                 27.5        $8.13
                     Ida Myers                       5.5                                           5.5         $8.65
                   Joan Strouse                                          5                 5        10         $11.04
                    Mary Brault                                                            5        5          $7.69
                  Donna Hagan                                                              5        5          $7.69

          32.       To approve rehiring the below-listed High School Hallway/Cafeteria Aides for the 2003-2004 school
                    year, Teacher Calendar, and to establish compensation for services as noted below.

                                                                                        Days per   Rate per
                                    Name                      Hours per Day              Week        hour
                         Felicia Carroll                           6.4                    4.5       $8.65
                         John Carroll                              6.5                     3        $11.04
                         Kathleen Dalton                           6.5                    4.5       $11.04
                         Lori Dobbins                              3.9                     5        $7.87
                         Amy Mitchell                              4.9                     4        $7.69

          33.       To approve rehiring for the 2003-2004 school year, Elaine Murnane as High School Computer Lab
                    Aide, and to establish compensation for services at 30 hours per week; Teacher Calendar; with
                    benefits; $14.27 per hour.

          34.       To approve rehiring for the 2003-2004 school year, Vanessa Leeming, as High School Health
                    Office/Guidance Aide, and to establish compensation for services at 29.5 hours per week; Student
                    Calendar; without benefits; $7.69 per hour.

          35.       To approve Catherine Venturi, High School Applied Technology Teacher, as High School Computer
                    Technology Coordinator for the 2003-2004 school year, and to establish compensation for services
                    at the negotiated stipend of $4,004.

C)        TEACHERS & PERSONNEL - cont.

          36.       To approve rehiring for the 2003-2004 school year, the below-listed Middle School CAP Aides, and to
                    establish compensation for services at 5.9 hours per day; 5 days per week; Teacher Calendar;

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                    without benefits.

                                            Aide                                        Rate per hour
                              Laurie Beppel                                                $11.03
                              Karen McCaffrey                                              $11.32
                              Judy Frantz                                                  $11.32
                              Kathleen Baldwin                                             $11.03

          37.       To approve rehiring the below-listed Middle School Lunchroom Aides for the 2003-2004 school year,
                    and to establish compensation for services at 5.9 hours per day, 5 days per week; Student Calendar;
                    without benefits.

                                                 Aide                                   Rate per hour
                              Paula Mascali                                                 $8.65
                              Lisa Tender                                                   $7.69
                              Marcia Mattson                                                $8.65

          38.       To approve rehiring for the 2003-2004 school year, Patricia Jordan as Middle School Health Office
                    Aide; and to establish compensation for services at 5.9 hours per day, 5 days per week; Student
                    Calendar; without benefits; $11.04 per hour.

          39.       To approve rehiring for the 2003-2004 school year, Eric Conova, as Middle School Computer Lab
                    Aide, and to establish compensation for services at 5.9 hours per day, 5 days per week; Teacher
                    Calendar; $11.58; without benefits.

          40.       To approve rehiring for the 2003-2004 school year, the below-listed CAP (Classroom Assistance
                    Program) aides, and to establish compensation for services at 29 hours per week; 5 days per week;
                    Teacher Calendar; without benefits.

                                 Rate Per                                    Rate Per                             Rate Per
         Green-Fields              Hour              Oakview                   Hour                Red Bank         Hour
      Patricia Allen             12.12          Annamarie Bonacci           14.27           JoAnn Bisti         12.12
      Elicia Bunten              11.03          Jackie Hendrickson          12.12           Sharon Bowen        12.12
      Sally DeSantis             12.12          Kim Monsu                   11.58           Marilyn Forte       11.58
      Faith DeWalt               11.32          Lynne Hoffman               11.03           Sandrah Hasenbalg   11.32
      Christine McGovern         11.58          VACANCY                     11.03           Wendy Henderson     14.27
      Donna Paranto              11.58
      Maureen Weitz              11.58

          41.       To approve rehiring for the 2003-2004 school year, the below-listed Elementary Computer Lab
                    Aides, and to establish compensation for services at 29.5 hours per week; Teacher Calendar;
                    without benefits.
                                                                             Rate Per Hour
                           Dianne Perales        Green-Fields                11.03
                           Barbara Beaver        Oakview/Red Bank            11.32




C)        TEACHERS & PERSONNEL - cont.
          42.  To approve rehiring for the 2003-2004 school year the below-listed personnel to operate the Young
               Eagles Program.


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                         YOUNG EAGLES CHILD CARE PROGRAM - 2003-2004 STAFF LIST
                                                                            Compensation-03-04
                Position                    Name           Hours Per Week  Per Hour     Yearly
                                    GREEN-FIELDS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
       Site Leader              Hope Hain                19.5 hours         10.77     7,938.57
       Asst. Site Leader        Concetta Goodz            19.5 hours         11.04     8,137.58
       Care Provider            Kathy Bairstow            19.5 hours         9.46      6,972.96
       Care Provider            Laura Brown               12.0 hours         9.46      4,291.06
       Care Provider            Nancy D'Amico             19.5 hours         9.46      6,972.96
       Care Provider            Deborah Lyons            7.0 hours          9.70      2,566.62
                                        OAKVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
       Site Leader              Lana Burbage              19.5 hours         11.58     8,535.62
       Assistant Site Leader    Mary Jane Bonapfel        19.5 hours         11.04     8,137.58
       Care Provider            Louise Keller            5 hours            10.46     1,976.94
       Care Provider            Peggy Marz                19.5 hours         9.46      6,972.96
                                       RED BANK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
       Site Leader              Joan Strouse              19.5 hours         11.58     8,535.62
       Asst. Site Leader        Debbie Hunter            10 hours           11.58     4,377.24
       Care Provider            Ida Myers                8.0 hours          10.46     3,163.10
       Care Provider            Vicki Gould               15 hours           9.46      5,363.82
                                          SUBSTITUTE CARE PROVIDERS
       All Schools              Pat Britt                 Up to 29.5 hours   9.46
                                Rosemary Kiley            Up to 29.5 hours   9.46
                                Holly Lerch               Up to 29.5 hours   9.46
                                Dee Mastrangelo           Up to 29.5 hours   9.46
       All hourly salaries shown are 2003-2004 rates which the Board of Education approved at the April 14, 2003 meeting.
       Ms. Hain is employed as an L/PC aide at Green-Fields; she also is contracted as a YEP Site Leader at Green-Fields for a
       specific number of hours.
       Mrs. Hunter is an L/P/C aide at Red Bank; she is also contracted as a YEP Assistant Site Leader at Red Bank for a specific
       number of hours.
       Ms. Keller is employed as an L/P/C aide at Oakview; she also is contracted as a Care Provider at Oakview for a specific
       number of hours.
       Ms. Lyons is a Care Provider at Green-Fields - a.m. session only.
       Mrs. Myers is an L/P/C aide at Red Bank; she is also contracted as a Care Provider at R.B. for a specific number of hours.

          43.       To approve the appointment of the individuals listed below as High School Department Chairpersons
                    for the 2003-2004 school year, and to establish compensation for services at the negotiated stipend.
                                                                                            Amount
                                                                                    #         Per
    Name             Dept.       Step Stipend     Master's                      Teachers*   Teacher  Total       Equipt.     Stipend
  Atkinson        Fine Arts        4      $2568         $233                   3          156.00       468.00        233     3502.00
  Boehm           Guidance         4      $2568         $233                   5 2/5      156.00       842.40          --    3643.40
  Byatt           English          4      $2568                                10         156.00     1560.00           --    4128.00
  Fish            Math             4      $2568         $233                   9 2/5      156.00     1466.40         233     4500.40
  TBD             World/Lang       4      $2568         $233                   4          156.00       624.00                3425.00
  Kraft           Science          4      $2568         $233                   7          156.00     1092.00          233    4126.00
  Lodge           Health/PE        4      $2568         $233                   6          156.00       936.00         233    3970.00
  Park            Soc.Studies      4      $2568         $233                   7          156.00     1092.00                 3893.00
  C. Venturi      Appl. Tech.      4      $2568         $233                   5 3/5      156.00       873.60         233    3907.60
  Vereneault      Special Ed.      4      $2568         $233                   7          156.00     1092.00                 3893.00
  *Calculated    using number of department members excluding                 department chairpersons.

C)        TEACHERS & PERSONNEL - cont.

          44.       To approve Mr. Robert Byatt as the High School Language Arts (reading/writing) Local
                    Compensatory Education Coordinator for the 2003-2004 school year; and to establish compensation
                    for services at the negotiated stipend of $2,041.

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          45.       To approve Mrs. Judy Fish as the High School Mathematics Local Compensatory Education
                    Coordinator for the 2003-2004 school year, and to establish compensation for services at the
                    negotiated stipend of $2,041.

          46.       To approve hiring Ms. Maureen Boehm, High School Guidance Director, for four weeks of work
                    during the summer of 2003 in order to conduct summer guidance services; compensation to be
                    established for services at one-tenth of her 2003-2004 salary; with no proration of longevity.

          47.       To approve hiring Mrs. Denise Vereneault, High School Special Education Teacher and Department
                    Chairperson, for two weeks of additional work during the summer of 2003 to facilitate pupil
                    placement decisions and to schedule the related services in accordance with IEP requirements, and
                    to establish compensation for services at one-twentieth of her 2003-2004 salary.

          48.       To approve the below-listed Middle School Team Leaders for the 2003-2004 school year and to
                    establish compensation for services at the negotiated stipend.

                          Teacher               Grade/Advisor              Step           Staff x $141      Stipend        Total
                     Cathy Stonis              5A                         2             4 staff = $564     $2,568      $3,132
                     Melissa Thurston          5B                         2             4 staff = $564     $2,568      $3,132

          49.       To approve the below-listed Middle School Area Coordinators for the 2003-2004 school year and to
                    establish compensation for services at the negotiated stipend.

                Teacher                  Dept.                   Step         Master's         Equipt.       Staff x $146     Total
            S. Morris              Soc. Studies             4   = $2568      $233                          10=$1,460        $4,261
            I. Cooper              Language Arts            4   = $2568                                    12=$1,752        $4,320
            L. Decker              PE/Health                4   = $2568                       $233         4 = $584         $3,385
            B. Hendrickson         Science                  4   = $2568      $233             $233         10=$1,460        $4,494
            L. Sherry              Special Ed.              3   = $2268                                    14=$2,044        $4,312
            R. Scholl              Mathematics              4   = $2568                       $233         10=$1,460        $4,261
            K. Warren              Fine Arts                4   = $2568                       $233         4=$584           $3,385
            R. Bosworth            Appl. Technology         4   = $2568                       $233         4=$584           $3,385

          50.       To approve the below-listed Middle School Team Leaders for the 2003-2004 school year and to
                    establish compensation for services at the negotiated stipend.

                Teacher                    Dept.                 Step             Staff x $141             Stipend        Total
            B. Seher                6A                      2                2   = $282                  $2,568       $2,850
            R. Butler               6B                      2                2   = $282                  $2,568       $2,850
            C. Holmes-Butler        6C                      2                2   = $282                  $2,568       $2,850
            L. Huepfel              7A                      2                2   = $282                  $2,568       $2,850




C)        TEACHERS & PERSONNEL - cont.

          51.       To approve the below-listed Middle School Activity Advisors for the 2003-2004 school year, and to
                    establish compensation for services at the negotiated stipend.

                             Teacher                             Activity                      Step              Stipend

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                     C. Stonis                      Student Council                     3     $2,866
                     W. Hendrickson                 AVA Coordinator                     3     $3,435
                     G. Kull                        AVA Asst. Coordinator               3     $2,171
                     N. Beck                        Students FIRST                      n/a   $2,856

          52.       To approve hiring Ms. Linda Sherry, Middle School Special Education Area Coordinator for 40 hours
                    of summer work to assist in the development of schedules for Middle School special education
                    students, in order to appropriately address their IEP needs, and to establish compensation for
                    services at the negotiated rate of $33 per hour.

          53.       To approve for the 2003-2004 school year hiring Mr. Jay McFadden, Middle School Special Education
                    Teacher, as Middle School Athletic Director effective July 1, 2003, and to establish compensation for
                    services at Step 1 of the negotiated stipend; $3,540.

          54.       To approve 10 hours of summer work for Mr. Jay McFadden, Middle School Athletic Director, for the
                    purpose of conducting physicals and making arrangements for the fall athletic season, and to
                    establish compensation for services at the hourly rate of $33.00 (after July 1).

          55.       To approve Mr. Keith Warren, Middle School Fine Arts Teacher, as Middle School Technology
                    Coordinator for the 2003-2004 school year, and to establish compensation for services at the
                    negotiated stipend of $4,004.

          56.       To approve the request of Mrs. Dorinda Cliver, High School Instructional (1:1) aide, for a maternity
                    leave of absence beginning May 23, 2003 and terminating at the end of the school year, during
                    which time accumulated sick leave will be utilized.

                    NOTE:
                    Additional information is enclosed in the back-up materials packet.

          57.       To approve the hiring of regular education and special education classroom teachers to attend Child
                    Study Team Eligibility Conferences and assist with special education IEPs after the school year ends
                    as per the NJAC, and to establish compensation for services at $30.00 per hour; June 30 and after,
                    at a rate of $33.00 per hour.

          58.       To approve hiring Laurie Beppel, as a Special Education Aide for the Preschool Disabled Summer
                    Program, for the period June 27 through August 12, 2003 (with the exception of July 4 th); and to
                    establish compensation for services at 3 hours per day, 5 days per week, $11.04 per hour until June
                    30, 2003 and thereafter at a rate of $11.32 per hour.

                    NOTE:
                    (1)   June 27 and 30 will be used as training/preparation days.
                    (2)   This is a budgeted expense.




C)        TEACHERS & PERSONNEL - cont.

          59.       To approve the appointment of Karen Foster, Speech/Language Specialist at Oakview School, as the
                    Special Education Preschool Coordinator for the 2003-2004 school year, and to establish
                    compensation for services at $1,968 as per Schedule D of the negotiated contract.


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                    NOTE:
                    This is a budgeted expense.

          60.       To approve hiring Paula Marlin, as a Special Education Aide for the Preschool Disabled Summer
                    Program, for the period June 27 through August 12, 2003 (with the exception of July 4 th), and to
                    establish compensation for services at 3 hours per day, 5 days per week, at a rate of $10.76 per
                    hour until June 30, 2003 and thereafter at a rate of $11.03 per hour.

                    NOTE:
                    (1)   June 27 and 30 will be used as training/preparation days.
                    (2)   This is a budgeted expense.

          61.       To approve hiring Donna Decker, a 1:1 aide for D.M. (d/o/b 3-25-94), classified Eligible for Special
                    Education and Related Services-AUT, for the Multiply Disabled Extended School Year Summer
                    Program, for the period June 27 through August 12, 2003 (with the exception of July 4 th); and to
                    establish compensation for services at 4.5 hours per day; 5 days per week; at a rate of $11.04 per
                    hour until June 30, 2003 and thereafter at a rate of $11.32 per hour.

                    NOTE:
                    (1)   This student has significant problems with self-help skills, language, cognition and behavior.
                    (2)   June 27 and 30, 2003 will be used as training/prep days.
                    (3)   This is a budgeted expense.

          62.       To approve hiring Child Study Team members for additional work during the month of July 2003, up
                    to 20 days per job category; salary will be based on the per-diem rate determined in accordance
                    with the agreement between the WDBOE and the WDEA.

                                        Bettina Bride, Psychologist
                                        Jolene Krentzman, Psychologist
                                        Emanuel Polak, Psychologist
                                        Tula Kurtz, LDT-C
                                        Kathy Litzinger, LDT-C
                                        Jamie DeFrancis, Social Worker
                                        Sharon Sbar, Social Worker

                    NOTE:
                    This is a budgeted expense.




C)        TEACHERS & PERSONNEL - cont.

          63.       To approve hiring the below-listed Child Study Team members for two days of additional FY '04
                    school year employment during the period August 28 and 29, 2003; salary will be based on the per-
                    diem rate determined in accordance with the agreement between the WDBOE and the WDEA:


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                                        Bettina Bride, Psychologist
                                        Jolene Krentzman, Psychologist
                                        Emanuel Polak, Psychologist
                                        Tula Kurtz, LDT-C
                                        Kathy Litzinger, LDT-C
                                        Jamie DeFrancis, Social Worker
                                        Sharon Sbar, Social Worker

                    NOTE:
                    This is a budgeted expense.

          64.       To approve the below-listed substitute teachers for the 2003-2004 school year, pending completion
                    of all district and state requirements:

                              Gewertz, Aimee L.
                              Grimes, Tracy L.
                              Grzyb, Monica
                              Smith, Karen A.

                    NOTE:
                    (1)   Per the new regulations from the Office of Criminal History, emergent hiring is only permitted for
                          three months. At the end of this period, if an approval letter has not yet been received regarding the
                          criminal history check, the Commissioner of Education must be petitioned for an extension of two
                          months.
                    (2)   Interim approval is to be obtained from the Gloucester County Department of Education. No new
                          employee can begin employment without this interim approval.

          65.       To approve, effective April 29, 2003, hiring Susan Schober as a Special Education (1:1) Aide for
                    R.W. (d/o/b 9-27-93), classified Eligible for Special Education and Related Services-M.D., a student
                    in Ms. Joan Pacini's Language/Learning Disabled class at Green-Fields School; and to establish
                    compensation for services at $10.77 per hour; 4 days per week; 26.5 hours per week; Teacher
                    Calendar; without benefits.

                    NOTE:
                    (1)   Ms. Schober will replace Sherri Hilt who resigned. A replacement for Ms. Hilt has been
                          sought for several months but to no avail. Ms. Schober will work 26.5 hours per week since
                          she is unable to work on Fridays due to attendance at school. A substitute aide will be hired
                          to work the remaining 3 hours per week.
                    (2)   Ms. Schober is currently a substitute teacher in the District.
                    (3)   This is a budgeted expense.
                    (4)   Additional information is enclosed in the back-up materials packet.




C)        TEACHERS & PERSONNEL - cont.

          66.       To approve hiring Beth Brown as a part-time Special Education (1:1) Aide for the Preschool Disabled
                    Summer Program for J.E. (d/o/b 4-28-98), classified Eligible for Special Education and Related
                    Services-P.S., a student in the Preschool Disabled class at Oakview School; reimbursement for
                    services rendered to be $11.58 per hour.
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                    NOTE:
                    (1)   Since this student is visually impaired, she will require a 1:1 aide to provide assistance with
                          all aspects of the curriculum, including self-help and mobility. The aide also receives
                          direction from an expert from the Commission for the Blind and helps the child learn Braille.
                    (2)   Mrs. Brown will work as the student's aide part time for the summer program. She will work
                          a total of 16 of the 32 days of the program.
                    (3)   This is not a budgeted expense.

          67.       To approve hiring Stephanie Phillips, Oakview Special Education Teacher, as a part-time 1:1 special
                    education aide for the Preschool Disabled Summer Program for J.E. (d/o/b 4-28-98), classified
                    Eligible for Special Education and Related Services-P.S., a student in the Preschool Disabled class at
                    Oakview School; reimbursement for services rendered to be $11.03 per hour.

                    NOTE:
                    (1)   Since this student is visually impaired, she will require a 1:1 aide to provide assistance with
                          all aspects of the curriculum, including self-help and mobility. The aide also receives
                          direction from an expert from the Commission for the Blind and helps the child learn Braille.
                    (2)   Mrs. Phillips will work as the student's aide part time for the summer program. She will work
                          a total of 16 of the 32 days of the program.
                    (3)   This is not a budgeted expense.

          68.       To approve the below-listed personnel as the mentor team for newly-hired High School Mathematics
                    Teacher Jennifer Howdershell in accordance with SDOE requirements for teachers with a Certificate
                    of Eligibility w/Advanced Standing; at no cost to the Board of Education.

                                        Howard Cohen, Principal
                                        Judith Fish, Department Chairperson.

                    NOTE:
                    The $550 fee for the mentoring, for the 2002-2003 school year, will not be reimbursed by the State
                    as was the case last year, and will be the responsibility of the provisionally-certified teacher.

          69.       To approve termination of the services of David DeStefano, High School Mathematics Teacher,
                    effective March 28, 2003.

          70.       To approve the request of Mrs. Cheryl Micciche, Red Bank Grade 4 Teacher, for a maternity leave of
                    absence beginning September 8, 2003 and terminating circa October 29, 2003, during which time
                    accumulated sick leave will be utilized.

          71.       To approve the request of Mrs. Cheryl Micciche for a 12-week leave of absence under the provisions
                    of the Family Leave Act immediately following her maternity leave of absence and extending until
                    the 12 weeks expire, approximately January 22, 2004.

          72.       To approve the request of Mrs. Cheryl Micciche for a child-rearing leave of absence commencing
                    upon termination of the Family Leave Act provision (approximately October 30, 2003) to June 30,
                    2004.

C)        TEACHERS & PERSONNEL - cont.

          73.       To approve the request of Mrs. Cheryl Micciche for an additional child-rearing leave of absence (as
                    per negotiated agreement) commencing September 1, 2004 and extending to June 30, 2005,
                    contingent upon notifying the Superintendent of Schools by March 1, 2005 of her intent to return to
                    duty for the 2005-2006 school year.

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                    NOTE:
                    Additional information is enclosed in the back-up materials packet.

          74.       To approve the Emergent Hire, effective April 29, 2003, pending completion of all district and state
                    requirements, of Ralph Presley, as a Substitute Custodian, at a rate of $9.85 per hour; without
                    benefits.

                    NOTE:
                    (1)   Per the new regulations from the Office of Criminal History, emergent hiring is only
                          permitted for three months. At the end of this period, if an approval letter has not yet been
                          received regarding the criminal history check, the Commissioner of Education must be
                          petitioned for an extension of two months.
                    (2)   Interim approval is to be obtained from the Gloucester County Department of Education. No
                          new employee can begin employment without this interim approval.
                    (3)   Additional information is enclosed in the back-up materials packet.

          75.       To approve the Emergent Hire, effective April 29, 2003, pending completion of all district and state
                    requirements, of William Keegan, as a Substitute Custodian, at a rate of $9.85 per hour; without
                    benefits.

                    NOTE:
                    (1)   Per the new regulations from the Office of Criminal History, emergent hiring is only
                          permitted for three months. At the end of this period, if an approval letter has not yet been
                          received regarding the criminal history check, the Commissioner of Education must be
                          petitioned for an extension of two months.
                    (2)   Interim approval is to be obtained from the Gloucester County Department of Education. No
                          new employee can begin employment without this interim approval.
                    (3)   Additional information is enclosed in the back-up materials packet.

          76.       To approve rehiring Carin Haabak as Substitute Assignment Clerk for the 2003-2004 school year,
                    and to establish compensation for services at $6,928.

                    NOTE:
                    Compensation reflects a 5.5% increase.

          77.       To approve rehiring Mrs. Catherine Underwood as District Truant Officer for the 2003-2004 school
                    year, and to establish compensation for services at $5,853 per annum with a monthly guarantee of
                    40 hours of service plus mileage reimbursement at the government-approved rate per mile.

                    NOTE:
                    Compensation reflects a 2.5% increase.




C)        TEACHERS & PERSONNEL - cont.

          78.       To approve rescinding the motion to terminate the services of M.T.

                    NOTE:
                    This is to allow employee the opportunity to appear before the Board of Education before any final

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                    decision regarding termination is made.

          79.       To approve rescinding the motion to terminate the services of R.L.

                    NOTE:
                    This is to allow employee the opportunity to appear before the Board of Education before any final
                    decision regarding termination is made.




D)        NEGOTIATIONS, PUPIL PLACEMENT, PROGRESS & WELFARE

          1.        To approve the petition of Mrs. Kimberly Harmon, 1032 Hillsboro Court, Sewell, N.J. 08080, to have
                    her daughter, Jessica Nettleton, Oakview Grade 2, remain in Oakview School without payment of
                    tuition for the remainder of the 2002-2003 school year, despite their move to Sewell, with the
                    stipulation that no transportation be provided, in accordance with Board Policy 5111.

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                    NOTE:
                    (1)   As per Board Policy 5111, children are permitted to remain in district - without payment of
                          tuition - if the family moves out of the district during the third marking period which began
                          April 4.
                    (2)   Additional information is enclosed in the Back-up Materials Packet.

          2.        To approve, effective April 30, 2003, a one-period-per-day overload for Julia Holloway, High School
                    Special Education Teacher, in order for her to provide instruction to M.D., a tenth grade student, for
                    the fourth marking period, at a prorated amount of $775.97.

                    NOTE:
                    This is a budgeted expense.

          3.        To approve, effective April 30, 2003, 3.75 hours of home instruction weekly for M.D. (d/o/b 7-22-
                    86), classified Eligible for Special Education and Related Services-SLD; services to be provided by
                    Julia Holloway, High School Special Education Teacher.

                    NOTE:
                    (1)   This is a budgeted expense.
                    (2)   Additional information is enclosed in the back-up materials packet.




E)        ATHLETIC, BAND & CAFETERIA

          1.        To approve rehiring the below-listed Middle School staff members for fall coaching positions for the
                    2003-2004 school year:

                    Field Hockey
                    Head Coach                    Kristen Ramagli               Step 3    $3,327.00
                    Assistant Coach               Lynne Huepfel                 Step 3    $2,633.00

                    Cross Country
                    Head Coach                    Tom Cross                     Step 2    $2,483.00

          2.        To approve the revised itinerary for the Band/Choir trip to Niagara Falls/Buffalo to be conducted
                    from May 21 to May 25, 2003.

                    NOTE:
                    (1)   The Band and Choir parents revised their trip request as a result of the concern for SARS in
                          Toronto.
                    (2)   Additional information is enclosed in the back-up materials packet.



F)        PROPERTY, BUILDINGS & TRANSPORTATION

          1.        To approve the use of the High School, Middle School, Green-Fields School, Oakview School and Red
                    Bank School facilities by the Township of West Deptford, for the purpose of holding Primary
                    Elections on June 3, 2003 and General Elections on November 4, 2003; polls will be open from 6am-
                    8pm.

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                    NOTE:
                    Additional information is enclosed in the back-up materials packet.

          2.        To approve the below-listed applications for Facilities Use by outside organizations:

                    (1)       Class of 2005 to use the High School's cafeteria, kitchen, tables and chairs and lavatories on
                              May 10, 2003 from 11am-5pm for an Art Auction, at no charge to the organization.

                    (2)       West Deptford Band Parents to use the High School's cafeteria, kitchen, banquet and
                              lavatories on April 26, 2003 from 3-7:30pm for a chicken barbecue fund-raiser, at no charge
                              to the organization (retroactive approval).

                    (3)       Beach Day Committee to use Red Bank's all-purpose room and tables on April 30, 2003 from
                              7-8:30pm for a meeting, at no charge to the organization.




G)        POLICY & COMMUNITY RELATIONS

          1.        To approve revised Policy 8330, "Pupil Records"; second reading.

          2.        To approve revised Regulation 8330, "Pupil Records"; second reading.

                    NOTE:
                    The first readings of the above revised Policy and Regulation were approved at the April 14th Board
                    meeting; copies were enclosed in the back-up materials packet.




XII       Courtesy Extended to Visitors (5-minute limit).

XIII      To adopt the following resolution to hold a closed session meeting after the completion of all agenda items
          in order to have the opportunity to discuss sensitive personnel issues, negotiations and litigation.

                                                                                RESOLUTION

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          WHEREAS:                      Matters pertaining to sensitive personnel issues, negotiations, and litigation are
                                        proper topics for closed sessions under the Public Meetings Act, therefore, be it

          RESOLVED:                     to hold a Closed Meeting of the West Deptford Board of Education for said purposes,
                                        and

          BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED:
                            to make available the results of the Closed Meeting in the minutes of this meeting or
                            in subsequent actions of the Board of Education.

                                                                      BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE
                                                                      TOWNSHIP OF WEST DEPTFORD
                                                                      IN THE COUNTY OF GLOUCESTER


                                                                      _____________________________
                                                                                  President

                    ATTEST:


                    ____________________________
                               Secretary

                    NOTE:
                    Closed Session Agenda is enclosed in your agenda folder under separate cover.

XIV       Action After Closed Session:

                    OLD BUSINESS:

                    NEW BUSINESS:

XV        Meeting Adjourned.




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