Reorganization Meeting - January 5, 2016

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Tuesday, January 5, 2016 - 8:00pm
of the Metuchen Board of Education
Metuchen High School
400 Grove Avenue
Metuchen, NJ  08840
Tuesday, January 5, 2016

1.        Call to Order by Pro-Tem Chair, Michael A. Harvier, Board Secretary

2.        Sunshine Statement and Announcement of Purpose of Meeting

I hereby make this statement to indicate compliance with the Open Public Meetings Act known as Chapter 231 of the Public Laws of New Jersey, 1975, which became effective 90 days after enactment, January 19, 1976.
Notice of this meeting was given by providing the location, time and date of this meeting, and posting of the same on the front door of the Board of Education offices, by delivering copies to the Borough Hall and the Metuchen Public Library, The Home News and Tribune, The Sentinel, The Star Ledger, and by filing a copy with the Borough Clerk as prescribed by this law.

3.         Flag Salute

4.        Administration of required oaths to Board Members elected on  November 3, 2015.

5.        Roll Call

Mr. Benderly
Mr. Manley
Ms. deVries
Ms. McGuire
Ms. Gibson
Mr. Small
Mr. Lifton
Mr. Stern
Ms. Lunt

6.        Announcement of Election Results

Candidates in Ballot Order
Total Votes
Aileen McGuire
Merrill Lunt
Justin Manley
Joanne Sabatino-Falkenstein 1,270

7.        Pro-Tem Chair will conduct election of the Board President

8.        Pro-Tem Chair will conduct election of the Board Vice-President

9.        President Takes Chair

10.      Meeting Open to the Public on all previous items

11.      Presentation/Discussion Items

  • Showcase of Success
    • Edgar Middle School 6th Grade Chorus
    • MHS Fall Sports Champs: Boys’ Soccer, Girls’ Cross Country, Girls’ Tennis

12.        Remarks by President

13.        Report of Superintendent

14.        Report of Business Administrator

15.        Committee Reports

16.        Meeting Open to the Public

(for comment on the recommendations of the Superintendent of Schools.)

17.        Minutes

            Move to approve the minutes of the following meetings:
December 15, 2015
Special Business Meeting
December 15, 2015
Special Executive Meeting
December 15, 2015
Board Meeting

18.       Recommendations of the Superintendent of Schools

(at this time the Board will take formal action on the following items – see attachments)
  1. Personnel
  2. Finance
  3. Policy
  4. Curriculum

19.     Reorganization

  1. Set Regular Meetings of the Board of Education
Move to approve the Board of Education Meeting Schedule for 2016.
  1. NJSBA Code of Ethics
Move to approve the adoption of the NJSBA Code of Ethics for the 2016 school year.

20.     Meeting Open to Public

Groups audience: