RIVER EDGE BOARD OF EDUCATION RIVER EDGE, NEW JERSEY 07661 AGENDA

RIVER EDGE BOARD OF EDUCATION
RIVER EDGE, NEW JERSEY 07661
“Building Bright Futures Together”
AGENDA
November 12, 2014
Roosevelt School
711 Summit Avenue, River Edge, NJ 07661
Media Center
7:30 PM Public Meeting
I. CALL TO ORDER AND FLAG SALUTE
MISSION STATEMENT
The River Edge School District is a partnership of students, parents, staff, and community
members. We are dedicated to providing a supportive environment in which all students can
reach their maximum academic potential, while developing as responsible citizens who respect
individuality. Our goals will be achieved because:

curriculum and instruction are aligned with the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content
Standards and the Common Core State Standards

all decisions reflect the academic, social/emotional and physical needs of pre-K to sixth
grade students

cooperation and on-going communication exist between the school district and the
community

school administrators and the Board of Education work together to assess and adjust
procedures in response to new mandates and the changing needs of the community
II. ROLL CALL
III.OPEN PUBLIC MEETINGS NOTICE
Pursuant to the Open Public Meetings Act, notice of this meeting, its date, time and place have
been delivered to the Post Office, the Municipal Building, Town News, The Record and posted on
the District website, at least 48 hours prior to the time of this meeting.
IV. Closed Session (when Necessary)
V. SPECIAL/DISCUSSION ITEMS
A. Public Comment on Agenda Items
B. Presentation of River Edge 2014 NJ ASK Results
VI. REPORTS
1. SUPERINTENDENT
2. PRINCIPAL
3. BOARD SECRETARY
4. PRESIDENT
5. COMMITTEES
VII. MOTIONS TO BE ACTED UPON
1. ADMINISTRATION/POLICY
Motion by
Seconded by
A. That the Board of Education approves the staff development and travel as per the
schedules for November 2014 including relevant mileage reimbursement.
(Addendum)
B. That the Board of Education approves the completion of the following emergency
drills:
School
Fire Drills
Security Drills
Cherry Hill School
October 8, 2014
October 29, 2014 Lockdown
Roosevelt School
October 14, 2014
October 27, 2014 Lockdown
C. Whereas, the Department of Education requires New Jersey School Districts to
submit three-year maintenance plans documenting “required” maintenance activities
for each of its public school facilities, and
Whereas, the required maintenance activities as listed in the attached document for
the various school facilities of the River Edge Board of Education are consistent with
these requirements, and
Whereas, all past and planned activities are reasonable to keep school facilities
open and safe for use or in their original condition and to keep their system
warranties valid,
Now Therefore Be It Resolved, that the River Edge Board of Education hereby
authorizes the school business administrator to submit the attached Comprehensive
Maintenance Plan for the River Edge Board of Education in compliance with
Department of Education requirements.
2. CURRICULUM/EDUCATION
3. BUILDING & GROUNDS
4. FINANCE/GRANTS/GIFTS
Motion by
Seconded by
A. That the Board of Education approve the appropriation Extraordinary Aid and Nonpublic Transportation Aid to the General Fund for the 2014-2015 school year as
follows:
Extraordinary Aid $105,416
Non-public Transportation Aid $2,535
5. PERSONNEL
Motion by
Seconded by
A. That the Board of Education, with the recommendation of the Superintendent,
approve June Karpowich and Stacy Colucci, Co-Editors of the River Edge New, Webbased Publication, as per contractual stipend, for the 2014-2015 school year.
6. RIVER EDGE SPECIAL EDUCATION
7. REGION V ADMINISTRATION & TRANSPORTATION
Motion by
Seconded by
A. That the Board of Education approve the following Addendum Contract for Town and
County.
Route #
1855
Transporter
Leonia H.S./Evergreen
Per Diem
$338.26 (with aide)
B. That the Board of Education approve the following Quote Contract for First Choice
Transportation.
Route #
Q190
Transporter
Bergen Co. Child Dev.
VIII. OLD/NEW BUSINESS
IX.
PUBLIC DISCUSSION
X.
CLOSED SESSION (WHEN NECESSARY)
XI.
ADJOURNMENT
Per Diem
$149.00
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