Greenwich Twp. School Board Brief

Reg./App. to Submit Budget to County Office, March 21, 2023

Board Brief

The following information is intended to inform staff and community members of recent action taken by the Board. The information included in this brief is not intended to be a complete summary and does not replace official Board minutes.


Mrs. Susan Vernacchio - School Board President

Mrs. Erin Herzberg - School Board Vice-President
Mr. Andrew Chapkowski

Mr. John T. Goetaski

Mrs. Roseanne Lombardo

Mrs. Meghann Myers

Mrs. Fiona Paterna

Highlights from the Greenwich Township School District Board of Education Regular Meeting March 21, 2023

Enrollment: 429

1. Superintendent Recommendations Approved
A. Salary adjustment for Sean Keane, BA to BA+15, $55,200.00, effective February 24, 2023.

B. Salary adjustment for Stacy Anuszewski, BA +15 to BA +30, $54,200.00, effective February 25, 2023.
C. Salary adjustment for Linda Krause-Maldonado, due to increase in NJ minimum wage, to $14.25 per hour, effective January 1, 2023.

D. Use of accrued personal days, above three in a year: Andrew Mettler, Kathy Seacrist, Violet Gregg, Michael Beukers, Tina Sayers.

E. Alexa Wright, teacher BSS, as Homebound Instructor, maximum of 10 hours per week, at a stipend of $35.00 per hour, remainder of the 2022-2023 school year.

F. For Diane Shirley, guest speaker Mr. Louis Fabiani, to present in her class, one day, in month of May.

2. Policy/Regulations
A. 2nd reading of a total of 18 policies/regulations

3. Curriculum & Instruction
A. Field Trip:

1. Prek-2nd grade will be having Cohanzick Zoo Mobile at the Broad Street School, May 12, 2023.
B. Workshop -

1. Scott Campbell, SBA - NJASBO, Purchasing workshop, Mt. Laurel, 3/23/2023, and NJASBO, Audit Review workshop, Mt. Laurel, 4/20/2023.

4. Budget & Finance

A. Retroactive approval of tuition contract with Deptford Township Board of Education, Special Education, case one prorated at $10,223.00 and an Aide prorated at $12,305.00 and case two prorated at $10,223.00, both effective February 21, 2023 - June 30, 2023, with a transportation cost for both of $553.00 per deim, plus a 7% administrative fee.
B. Retroactive approval of contract with Bilingual Educational Consulting, LLC, Jasmin Rodriguez, at a rate of 595.00 per case, as per Greenwich Township Board of Education request only.
C. Renewal of the School Physician Contract with the Greenwich Township Board of Education, for the 2023-2024 school year, with David Koerner, DO, with an annual rate of $4, 800.00, unchanged from previous year.

D. Acceptance of grant funds in the amount of $5,000.00 from America-Italy Society of Philadelphia, in support of the Italian program, for the 2023-2024 school year.

5. Report of the School Business Administrator/Board Secretary- Approved

A. Bills Lists with payroll

B. Student Activities Account statements February 2023

C. Board Secretary Report - February 2023

D. Treasurer's Report - February 2023

E. Transfer - February 2023

6. Building & Grounds

A. Guardian Angels School for their Talent Show, BSS auditorium, cafeteria, and classroom on April 28, 2023, 4:30 pm - 9 pm.
B. Gibbstown Youth Volleyball, NMS gym, May 1 - May 26, 2023, 5 pm - 8:45 pm.

C. PTO of Gibbstown, BSS gym on April 21, 2023, 4:30 pm - 9 pm, spring dance.

D. ERBR, AAU, Basketball, BSS gym, Tuesday and Thursday nights, 7 pm - 8:30 pm, April 4 - June 8, 2023.
E. Olympus Youth Football, Broad Street field on school yard, Tues, Wed, and Thursdays, 6 - 8 pm, 3/22/23 -6/8/23.

ROD Grant: Resolution to apply for a ROD grant to replace the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems in the BSS and NMS gymnasiums.

7. Public Session -

Several Members of the Community spoke on a variety of topics including:

Three members of the community asked several questions; topics included Special Education, Pre-School Grants and Security Officer at Broad Street School.

8. Executive Session - Yes

9. Approval to submit the Tentative Budget 2023-2024 to the County Office of Education. Please see Board agenda for details.

10. Adjournment: Meeting was adjourned at approximately 8:30 pm

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Next Regular / Public Hearing on the Budget Board of Education meeting is scheduled for TUESDAY, April 25, 2023, at 6:30 pm.

The schedule for the 2023 Board of Education meetings will be available online upon Board approval