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April 19, 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, April 19, 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 for Offer of Certificated Employment:
                        a. Counselor/ Learning Director, SCCA
            3.2       Discuss Recommendation for Offer of Classified Employment:
                        a. Instructional Aide, WRB
            3.3       Public Employee/Dismissal/Release (Government Code Section 54957)
                        a. Release of probationary classified employee
            3.4       Conference with Labor Negotiators (Ed Code 54957.6)
                        Agency Designated Representative: Dr. Gary Mekeel, Superintendent
                        Employee Organization: CSEA and Unrepresented Administrators
                       
4.            RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION
 
      4.1      Pledge of Allegiance
4.2       Report of Action Taken in Closed Session (if any)      
                                                           


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. 2) (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       Request for Approval of Accounts Payable Warrants #61012959-61013005,             #61015068-61015166, #61020293-61020338
            7.2       Recommendation for Approval of March 15, 2010 Board Minutes
            7.3       Recommendation for Approval for Offer of Certificated Employment:
                        a. Jolene Robles, Counselor/Learning Director, SCCA
            7.4       Recommendation for Approval of Offer of Classified Employment:
                        a. Katherine Portillo, Instructional Aide, WRB
            7.5       Recommendation for Out-of-County Field Trip Requests:
                        a. May 7, 2010 – SCCA Travel to Morrow Bay to Study Whale Habitat
                        b. May 10, 2010 – SCCA Travel to Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles
                        c. May 12, 2010 – Oak Grove Third Grade Classes Travel to Morrow Bay                                             Museum of Natural History
                        d. May 14, 2010 – BMS’ Reconnecting Youth Class Travel to UCLA and Santa                                Monica Pier
                        e. May 25, 2010 – SCCA Middle School End of the Year Trip to Six Flags Magic                               Mountain
                        f. June 3, 2010 – Senior Trip/Grad Night at Disneyland          
 
8.         SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS AND/OR HEARINGS
           
8.1       Presentation of “Every Teacher Succeeding” Award to Oak Grove Certificated      Staff Member, Dana Huffaker
8.2       Presentation of the “You Make a Difference” Award to Oak Grove Classified Staff             Member, Roxanne Martin
8.3       Presentation of the Oak Grove Student Recognition Awards:
           
Student
Grade
Teacher
1. Daniel Pineda
K
Bonnie Tullos
2. Mia Rivas
1
Randa Ward
3. Aspen Jackson
2
Shelly Noble
4. Vanessa Mosqueda
3
Lynn Wise
5. Annie Painter
4
Dana Huffaker
 
8.4       Consideration and Public Notice of the Initial Proposal of the California School             Employees Association (CSEA) to the District Regarding Classified Unit    Collective Bargaining Agreement Negotiations for 2010-2011 (Enc. 3)
 
8.5       Consideration and Public Notice of the District’s Initial Proposal to California       School Employees Association (CSEA) Regarding a Classified Unit Collective      Bargaining Agreement Negotiations for 2010-2011 (Enc. 4)
 
9.         BUSINESS AND FINANCE
 
            9.1       Recommendation for Approval of the Monthly Budget Revisions for Fiscal Year  2009-10 (Enc. 5) (Action item)
            9.2       Budget Update
 
10.       CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
 
            10.1    Petition for New Charter School (Enc. 6)
 
11.       BOARD POLICIES AND ADMINISTRATION
           
            11.1 Review of BP 6153 – School Sponsored Trips (Enc. 7)
            11.2 Recommendation for Approval of 2010-2011 Board Meeting Dates (Enc. 8)
                   (Action item)
 
12.       CONSTRUCTION, BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS
           
13.       REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT
           
            13.1    April 27, 2010 - California Voting Rights Act, Public Hearing by the County                                   Committee – Change by Trustee Area Elections (Enc. 9)
 
14.       BOARD REQUESTED AGENDA ITEMS AND OTHER DISCUSSION ITEMS
 
            14.1    Enrollment Report (Enc. 10)         
            14.2    April 2010 District Calendar of Events (Enc. 11)
 
15.       ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION (IF NEEDED)      
16.       RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION
17.       ADJOURNMENT