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May 17, 2010 Agenda
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Government Code section 54954.1, if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact the Administrative Assistant, (559) 781-8020. Notification 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the School District to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting (28 CFR 35.102-35.104 ADA Title II)
Burton Elementary School District
Board of Education
AGENDA
For the regular meeting of Monday, May 17, 2010 CLOSED SESSION beginning at 5:15 p.m., OPEN SESSION beginning at 5:45 p.m.  in the Burton School District Board Room at 264 N. Westwood Street, Porterville, California.
1.         OPENING CEREMONY
1.1         Call to Order
1.2         Attendance
Board of Education:                                                            Present          Absent
Devin Wilson, President                                         _______        _______
Lisa Ruffa, Vice President                                     _______        _______
Phillip Giannetto, Clerk                                          _______        _______
John Hodge, Member                                             _______        _______
Eddie Hernandez, Member                                                _______        _______
Dr. Gary Mekeel, Secretary/Superintendent       _______        _______
 
2.         OPPORTUNITY FOR MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC TO ADDRESS THE BOARD ON CLOSED SESSION ITEMS (Gov. Code Section 54954.3)
3.         ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION (Enc. 1)
            3.1       Discuss Recommendation on Classified Resignation:
                        a. Special Education Aide, BES
            3.2       Public Employee Dismissal/Release (Government Code Section 54957)
                        a. Release of probationary classified employee                       
                                   
4.            RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION
      4.1      Pledge of Allegiance
4.2       Report of Action Taken in Closed Session (if any)
            4.3       Personnel Items:
                        a. Recommendation for Approval of Declaration of Need for Fully Qualified                                      Educators (Enc. 2) (Action item)
                                                           
5.         OPPORTUNITY FOR MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC TO ADDRESS THE BOARD ABOUT ANY ITEMS WITHIN THE BOARD’S JURISDICTION BUT WHICH ARE NOT ON THE AGENDA (Public input for agendized items is accepted at the time the matter is considered)
6.         REPORTS, DISCUSSIONS, AND VISITATIONS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
           
7.         CONSENT CALENDAR (Enc. 3) (Action Items) (Note: These are generally routine items that are acted on together for efficiency. Board members may remove any item for further discussion prior to taking action.)
 
7.1       Recommendation for Approval of Accounts Payable Warrants #61025743-           61025830 and #61028669-61028711
            7.2       Recommendation for Approval of May 3, 2010 Board Minutes
            7.3       Recommendation for Approval of Resignation from Classified Employment:
                        a. Yolanda Vasquez, Special Education Aide, BES
            7.4       Recommendation for Out-of-County Field Trip Request:
a. May 27, 2010, JMA Students Travel to Fresno to Attend Roger Rockas    Musical and Dinner
 
8.         SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS AND/OR HEARINGS
           
8.1       Presentation of the “Every Teacher Succeeding” Award to Burton Middle School             Certificated Staff Member, Ryan O’Neal, 7th/8th Grade Math Teacher
8.2       Presentation of the “You Make a Difference” Award to Burton Middle School       Classified Staff Member, Juana Ceballos, ELL Resource Aide
8.3       Presentation of Burton Middle School Student Recognitions:
           
Student
Grade
Teacher
1. Danielle Bogle
8
Mrs. Womack
2. Jorge Martinez
8
Mr. Lujan
3. Maribel Mendez
8
Mr. O’Neal
4. Mason Pengilly
8
Ms. Meredith/ Mr. Silva
5. Alexis Watson
8
Mrs. Batsch
 
 8.4      Presentation on Status of District and School Websites (Enc. 4)
 
9.         BUSINESS AND FINANCE
 
            9.1       Review of the M.O.U. between Burtons School District and Burton Middle School             Wrestling Team (Enc. 5)
            9.2       Recommendation for Approval of Resolution 10-20, In the Matter of Establishing             Charter School Fund Special Revenue Fund #2 (Enc. 6) (Action item)
            9.3       Recommendation for Approval of Budget Revisions for FY 2009/10 (Enc. 7)         (Action item)
            9.4       Budget Update
 
10.       CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
 
            10.1    SCCA Student Presentation – Last Pitch of the Climb (Enc. 8)
            10.2    Burton Middle School Principal’s Update
            10.3    Recommendation for Approval Race to the Top M.O.U. (Enc. 8a) (Action item)
 


11.       BOARD POLICIES AND ADMINISTRATION
           
            11.1    Recommendation for Approval of BP/AR 4161, Catastrophic Leave Program         (second reading) (Enc. 9) (Action item)
            11.2    Review of BP/AR 6020, Parent Involvement (first reading) (Enc. 10)
 
12.       CONSTRUCTION, BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS
 
13.       REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT
 
14.       BOARD REQUESTED AGENDA ITEMS AND OTHER DISCUSSION ITEMS
 
            14.1    Enrollment Report (Enc. 11)         
 
15.       ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION (IF NEEDED)
16.       RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION
17.       ADJOURNMENT