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A regular business meeting of the Board of Education was held this day in the Board of Education Administration Building, Mt. Horeb Road. The following is a record of that meeting.

I. CALL TO ORDER: The meeting was called to order at 7:01 p.m. by the Board President, Mrs. Monahan.

OPEN PUBLIC MEETING STATEMENT - Mrs. Monahan read the following Statement:
In accordance with the provisions New Jersey Open Public Meetings Law, the Board of Education has caused notice of this meeting to be posted in the Board Office and in the Township Office, mailed to the Courier News and Echoes Sentinel, and filed with the Clerk of the Township of Warren.

II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - Mrs. Monahan led the assembly in the Pledge of Allegiance.

Roberta Monahan, Dave Ricci, Mildred Spiller, Gina Voorhees, and Kathleen Winter
Dr. Gregory Przybylski arrived at 7:12 p.m.
Sue Burman
Tony Sardis
Patricia Toubin

Also Present: Peter Daquila, School Business Administrator/Board Secretary, & members of the public


Meeting with consultant to discuss Superintendent search

Mrs. Monahan reported that the purpose of the meeting is to discuss the superintendent search with HYA Associates.

Mrs. Monahan reported that March 24 is the public hearing on the budget. March 31 will be the budget presentation & vote and April 6 will be a second budget presentation.

Dr Przybylski arrived during this part of the meeting (7:12 p.m.)

Mrs. Monahan introduced Judy Ferguson & Russ Shumacher of HYA. Ms. Ferguson led the discussion with the board regarding the search process.


At 8:00 p.m. Mrs. Spiller moved the following:

WHEREAS, the Open Public Meetings Act, N.J.S.A.10:4-11, permits the Board of Education to meet in closed session to discuss certain matters, now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, the Board of Education adjourns to closed session to discuss:

matter rendered confidential by federal or State law

pending or anticipated litigation or contract negotiation and/or matters of attorney-client privilege

a matter in which release of information would impair the right to receive government funds

material the disclosure of which constitutes an unwarranted invasion of individual privacy

a collective bargaining agreement and/or negotiations related to it

a matter involving the purchase, lease, or acquisition of real property with public funds

protection of public safety and property and/or investigations of possible violations or violations of law

specific prospective or current employees unless all who could be adversely affected request an open session

deliberation after a public hearing that could result in a civil penalty or other loss

and be it

FURTHER RESOLVED, the minutes of this closed session be made public when the need for confidentiality no longer exists.

The motion was seconded by Mrs. Voorhees and approved by unanimous voice vote.

On motion by Mrs. Spiller, seconded by Mrs. Voorhees, the board reconvened in open session at 9:15 p.m.

XIV. ADJOURNMENT: On motion by Dr Przybylski, seconded by Mrs. Spiller, the meeting adjourned at 9:16 p.m.

Minutes recorded by:

Peter Daquila