Board Meeting - January 3, 2017

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Tuesday, January 3, 2017 - 8:00pm
of the Metuchen Board of Education
Metuchen High School
400 Grove Avenue
Metuchen, NJ  08840
Tuesday, January 3, 2017

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                                 8, 2016.

5.           Roll Call

Mr. Benderly
Mr. Manley
Ms. Gibson
Ms. McGuire
Ms. Killean
Mr. Small
Mr. Lifton
Mr. Suss
Ms. Lunt


6.        Announcement of Election Results

Candidates in Ballot Order
Total Votes
Alicia Sneddon Killean
Eric Suss
Jonathan Lifton
William Rezes
John A. Mindler

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.       Remarks by President

12.       Report of Superintendent

13.       Report of Business Administrator

14.      Committee Reports

15.      Meeting Open to the Public

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

16.     Minutes

Move to approve the minutes of the following meetings:
December 20, 2016
Special Business Meeting (1)
December 20, 2016
Special Executive Meeting (2)
December 20, 2016
Board Meeting
December 20, 2016
Special Executive Meeting (3)

17.     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

18.     Reorganization

  1. Set Regular Meetings of the Board of Education
Move to approve the Board of Education Meeting Schedule for 2017.
  1. NJSBA Code of Ethics
Move to approve the adoption of the NJSBA Code of Ethics for the 2017 school year.

19.     Meeting Open to Public

Resolution to Close Meeting
BE IT RESOLVED, pursuant to the Sunshine Act, N.J.S. 10:4-12 and 13, that the Board of Education will now meet in executive session to discuss _____________________________________ and that matters discussed will be disclosed to the public as soon as the reason for confidentiality no longer exist.
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