In accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, notice is hereby provided of a meeting of the New Jersey School Boards Association Resolutions Subcommittee.  The meeting will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. at New Jersey School Boards Association headquarters, 413 West State Street, Trenton. The meeting is open to the public. The agenda, to the extent known at this time, will include review and action on one resolution which will come before the Semiannual Delegate Assembly on November 23, 2019.  The resolution that will be considered by the subcommittee is listed below, including the sponsor and the topic.

Notice is also provided that the Emergency Resolutions Subcommittee may be required to meet on November 18 if any resolutions are received by the Association to be considered as emergency resolutions for the Delegate Assembly agenda.

Hillsborough Township (Somerset)The resolution proposes additional language in NJSBA Manual of and Policies on Education that states NJSBA supports allowing districts to raise their tax levies by more than 2% through a cap waiver where the district currently spends below its local fair share according to the School Funding Reform Act.  The NJSBA further supports using a rolling average of district wealth, for example, using data from the last 5-10 years, rather than a one-year snapshot, as a way of smoothing out the volatility in the state aid formula wealth calculation.