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March 1, 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, March 1, 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 Classified Employment:
                        a. B.E.S.T. Instructor, SCA
            3.2       Discuss Recommendation for Resignation from Classified Employment:
                        a. Instructional Aide, SCA
            3.3       Discuss Recommendation for Resignation from Certificated Employment:
                        a. Kindergarten Teacher, SCA
                        b. First Grade Teacher, SCA
                        c. Sixth Grade Teachers (2), JMA
                        d. Math Teacher, SCCA
            3.4       Discuss Recommendation for Resignation from Certificated Management                                                 Employment:
                        a. Learning Director, SCCA
            3.5       Discuss Recommendation for Non Re-Election of Certificated Employment:
                        a. Fifth Grade Teacher, SCA
            3.6       Discuss Recommendation for Reassignment of Certificated Management                                                 Position:
                        a. Categorical Coordinator, SCA

 
            3.7       Conference with Labor Negotiator (Ed Code 54957.6)          
                        Agency Designated Representative: Dr. Gary Mekeel, Superintendent
                        Employee Organization: BETA/CSEA and unrepresented Administrators
                        a. Summary of 2010-2011 BETA Negotiations (Enc. 2)
                       
4.            RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION
 
      4.1      Pledge of Allegiance
4.2       Report of Action Taken in Closed Session (if any)
4.3       Personnel:
            a. Recommendation for Approval of Resolution 10-15, Non Re-Election of                           Certificated Probationary Employees (Enc. 3) (Action item)
            b. Recommendation for Approval of Resolution 10-16, In the Matter of the                            Decision for Release and Reassignment of Certificated Administrators (Enc. 4)      (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. 5) (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 #61004950-61004985
            7.2       Recommendation for Approval of Board Minutes February 16, 2010
            7.3       Recommendation for Approval of offer of Classified Employment:
                        a. Jose Trujillo, B.E.S.T. Instructor, SCA
            7.4       Recommendation for Resignation from Classified Employment:
                        a. Marissa Musquiz, Instructional Aide, SCA
            7.5       Recommendation for Approval of Resignations from Certificated Employment:
                        a. Myrna Munoz (Rivas), Kindergarten Teacher, SCA
                        b. Spencer Stinson, First Grade Teacher, SCA
                        c. Rebecca Grayson, Sixth Grade Teacher, JMA
                        d. Abigail Sywyk, Sixth Grade Teacher, JMA
                        e. Robert Osak, Math Teacher, SCCA
            7.6       Recommendation for Approval of Resignation of Certificated Management                                   Employment:
                        a. Kim Chao, Learning Director, SCCA
           

            7.7       Recommendation for Approval for Out-of-County Field Trip Requests:       
        a. March 25, 2010 - SCA-M Third Graders Travel to the California Science                             Center in L.A.
            b. April 30, 2010 – BES Kindergarten Students Travel to Fresno Chaffee Zoo
            c. June 1, 2010 – JMA Students Travel to Johns Incredible Pizza in Bakersfield
           
8.         SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS AND/OR HEARINGS
           
9.         BUSINESS AND FINANCE
 
            9.1       Recommendation for Approval of the Audit Report for FY 2008/09 by Vavrinek,    Trine, Day and Company, Independent Auditor (Enc. 6 Under Separate Cover)         (Action item)
            9.2       Recommendation to Approve the Request for Financial Support for the BMS        Wrestling Team to Travel to Danville, Illinois March 26-28th for the Middle         School Nationals (Enc. 7) (Action item)
            9.3       Recommendation for Approval of the Second Interim Financial Report for
                        FY 2009/10 (Enc. 8 Under Separate Cover) (Action item)
            9.4       Recommendation for Approval of Monthly Budget Revisions for FY 2009/10         (Enc. 9) (Action item)
 
10.       CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
 
            10.1    Recommendation for Approval of Model 1 the School Calendar for 2010-2011     (Enc. 10) (Action item)
           
11.       CONSTRUCTION, BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS
 
12.       REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT
 
            12.1    BOT/BOD Special Board Meeting, March 8, 2010
 
13.       BOARD REQUESTED AGENDA ITEMS
 
            13.1    District Calendar of Events for March 2010 (Enc. 11)
            13.2    Enrollment Report (Enc. 12)
 
14.       ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION (IF NEEDED)
15.       RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION
16.       ADJOURNMENT