HASBROUCK HEIGHTS BOARD OF EDUCATION
A work session meeting of the Board of Education was held on Thursday, April 23, 1998, in the Administration Building, 379 Boulevard, Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey. The meeting was called to order at 7:40 p.m. by the Vice President, Mrs. Colleen Jarvis.
Mrs. Jarvis read the following statement:
"Pursuant to the New Jersey Open Public Meeting Act, Public Law 1975, Chapter 231, the Board Secretary caused notice of this meeting to be given to the public and the press on March 30, 1998".
Roll Call was taken by Roberta Henriquez, Board Secretary, and the following members responded to their names:
Also present - Dr. Stepura, Mrs. Henriquez, Mr. Dzwilewski
Mrs. Jarvis called the meeting to order. The members discussed the meeting before re-organization.
Mrs. Jarvis mentioned that she would like to nominate Dr.
Eglow for the Archie Hay Award and since Dr. Eglow had not yet arrived, she said that a
resolution must be acted upon at the public meeting. The consensus of the board was to act
on the resolution.
Mrs. Henriquez reported on the following:
Mrs. Henriquez also reported on the dental program which was requoted for the 1998-99 school year. A resolution will be placed on the agenda for board approval of Direct Dental Network which had the lowest quote.
All correspondence is on file in the Board Secretary's
Dr. Stepura reported on the following:
1. School funding issues.
Mrs. Jarvis reviewed the resolutions to be acted upon at the April 30, 1998 public meeting.
Mrs. Jarvis stated that the Education Committee met and
were looking at programs for next year. She reported on the pri
Mrs. Carroll reviewed the resolutions to be acted upon at the April 30, 1998 public meeting.
Dr. Eglow questioned the appointment of the Superintendent
of Schools being the Truant Officer.
Athletics and Recreation Committee
Mrs. Fitzgibbons reviewed the resolutions to be acted upon at the April 30, 1998 public meeting.
The members discussed the summer self sustaini
Mrs. Nasuta reviewed the resolution to be acted upon at
the April 30, 1998 meeting and requested that Policies #3300 Expenses, #6142.10 Computers
and #6242.10 Network and Computers be tabled until they are revised.
Future Directions Committee
Mr. Suriano spoke about the meeting which will be held on
April 27, 1998 on the upcoming building referendum. He reported on the presentations that
were made to date and the presentations to be made to the public and the flyer which was
distributed. He reported on the agenda, and the resolution which will be acted upon by the
board to show their support of the referendum at the April 27, 1998 meeting. The members
discussed the resolution and it was the consensus of the board to approve the resolution.
Buildings and Grounds Committee
He also reported that we only have about $60,000 left in
this year's budget for roofing. The need is the English Wing, however, the estimated cost
is approximately $125,000. The Building and Grounds Committee is recommending that the
English Wing have the roof replaced. It is also recommended that it be funded next year,
with the funds from surplus not expended this year and the money appropriated from the new
Community Relations Committee
Mr. Casella reported that the committee has been working
closely with the CABS Committee regarding the building referendum. The members discussed
the next article to be placed in the paper.
Labor Relations Committee
The meeting was adjourned at 9:11 p.m. to private session.