Board of Education meeting 12/16/2008

12/16/2008 Update/Reminder:

411 got the docs

Here’s a reminder about tonight’s Board of Education meeting – and since residents are essentially left in the dark regarding many things in Hoboken, here is the FULL AGENDA for you to review (22 pages – and not available online anywhere else, go figure).


Here’s the condensed agenda for tomorrow’s Board of Education meeting. (Tuesday, December 16th at 7pm – 1115 Clinton Street)

#3 – the fabulous HoLA program
#25 – Approval of a Successor Agreement with the HEA (Teachers, clerks, transportation union)

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Tentative Agenda

1. Acceptance of 2007-2008 School District Audit Corrective Action Plan.
2. Approval of minutes.
3. A warding of contract to HOLA Leadership.
4. Utilization of facilities: outside agencies and community facility requests.
5. 2008 Revision of Policy Manual 5000 and 7000 Series 1st Reading.
6. Personnel: resignations, appointments, transfers and postings.
7. Possible closed session discussion on litigation settlement, including workers’ compensation matters, current litigation, potential litigation and personnel items; discussion of negotiations with HEA and other employees.
8. Leaves of absence: Family Leave; Maternity Leave.
9. Approval of payroll.
10. Federal and State Grant Personnel.
11. Dispose or Recycle Obsolete Computer Equipment.
12. Fiscal reports, school reports, Board Committee reports, Board Secretary/Treasurer Reports,Fire Drill reports.
13. Possible discussion and/or action on the future of the school district’s facilities.
14. Attendance at workshops.
15. Claims, regular and Workers Compensation Third Party Administrator.
16. Final Replenishment of Petty Cash Fund.
17. Abolishment of Petty Cash Fund
18. Approval of field trips.
19. Settlement of Workers’ Compensation Litigation.
20. Special Education: evaluations, agreements, outside placements.
21. Budget Transfers – 2008/2009
22. Permission To Seek RFQ’S for Capital Asset Appraisal
23. Teacher Mentoring. 2007/2008 Mentee Stipends.
24. Purchases Made Through State Contract.
25. Approval of Successor Agreement with HEA

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Wednesday, December 24, 2008 10:36 am

Both BoE meetings and City Council meetings need to have printed transcripts. I’m not deaf, but someone that is could not benefit from these broadcasts.

I hope the person teaching/running the video production classes is not in charge of these tapings. I was a radio/TV/film major in college and if I turned in work like this I would have flunked.

Wednesday, December 24, 2008 8:52 am

When is Romano stepping down from the board? When he is sworn in as freeholder, he can no longer hold both seats.

Wednesday, December 24, 2008 7:05 am

[quote comment=”124116″]Michael Lenz was speaking and it just cut off. 8O[/quote]
Isn’t it illegal to edit these tapes? I was at the meeting they did not need to change the tape at that time. Who do we contact about this violation?

Tuesday, December 23, 2008 10:39 pm

The monthly meetings now run once a month on Ch. 77? Yet another BoE outrage and an obvious attempt to keep information away from the public. For months they have been showing the Will Smith movie “Pursuit of Happyness” round the clock.

Tuesday, December 23, 2008 7:06 pm

what happened to the sound system? Maybe the Board should hire a piano player like in the silent movies. 😆

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