Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Tax dollars: Lakewood BOE meeting today

The Lakewood BOE will hold a public meeting today Wednesday April 26, 2017  6:30 p.m.  at 855 Somerset Avenue, Lakewood, NJ. 
See meeting Agenda HERE see below for spending items

-Approval the purchase of nine SmartBoards for the High School from CDW, at a   cost of $54,000.80,37.

- Lease purchase of two (2) 54 passenger buses and five (5) 24 passenger  buses, $476,249.00 
(Middle School & High School students will NOT ride on the same busses together.)

- $2,759,684.78 yearly contract to Sodexo to provides custodial and  management services to the District.
-$181,657.00 Additional management fee to Sodexo
-$175,021.00 General Support Services Allowance to Sodexo

-F. Approval of the Payroll and Board Share of Fica/Medi for :
 March 17, 2017 in the amount of $2,242,124.02
 March 31, 2017 in the amount of $2,259,696.45
 April 07, 2017 in the amount of $2,066,924.58

- Approval of payment of New Jersey State Health Benefit Plan premiums for    February 2017 in the amount of $1,364,974.65

-Renew the contract with Café Clifton to supply Pre-K Kosher Vended Meals for the 2017-2018 school year for an estimated cost of $424,320 based on approximately 78,000 meals served annually at the following per meal cost:
 Breakfast @ $1.87 per meal
 Lunch @ $2.94 per meal
 Snack @ $.63 per meal

-$18,000 consulting fee to Edvocate for the District’s Facilities Services program. 

-$15,643.56 for electric pole and line for the HVAC system (that was voted by referendum)


  1. Did you see the vaad's latest PR stunt with Agudah joining in to send a petition an keep to Christie.
    They did absolutely nothing till now.

    1. The Letter is all Of Rabbi Avi Schnalls talking points combined.

  2. Help me out please...why is the BOE paying for the Pre-K in Public School ( I assume) to have Kosher meals?