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December 14, 2009 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 special meeting of Monday, December 14, 2009, CLOSED SESSION beginning at 5:15 p.m., OPEN SESSION beginning at 5:45 p.m. in the Burton School District Board Room at 274 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                                             _______        _______
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 Certificated Employment:
                        a. Home School/Independent Study Program Teacher, SCA-R
            3.2       Discuss Recommendation of Resignations from Classified Employment:
                        a. Special Education Aide, BES
                        b. BEST Instructor, SCA-M
                       
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
            6.1       Recommendation to Approve Amended Board Minutes of October 19, 2009
                        (Enc. 2) (Action item)
7.         SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS AND/OR HEARINGS
 
            7.1       Public Interviews for the Selection of a Provisional Appointment to the Board of  Trustees (Enc. 3) (Action item)                    
            7.2       Oath of Office Administered to Newly Appointed Board Member (Enc. 4)
                       
8.         BOARD OF TRUSTEES ANNUAL REORGANIZATION
 
            8.1       Board of Trustees Annual Organizational Meeting (Ed Code 35143) and         Attending to State Requirements: (Enc. 5) (Action items)
                        a. Selection of the Board’s President
                        b. Selection of the Board’s Vice President
                        c. Selection of the Board’s Clerk (Ed. Code 35143)
                        d. Selection of the Board’s Representative to Vote in the 2010 Election of County               Committee Members (Ed Code 4005, 350)
                        e. Identify Authorized Signatures of the District (Ed Code 4633)
                         f. Formally Respond to the Development of the Statement of Facts
 
9.         CONSENT CALENDAR (Enc. 6) (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.)
 
9.1       Request for Approval of Accounts Payable Warrants #60985672-60985712
9.2       Recommendation for Approval of Certificated Employment:
            a. Andrea Wilkins-Sharp, Home School/Independent Study Program Teacher,                     SCA-R
            9.3       Recommendation for Approval of Resignations from Classified Employment:
                        a. Joy Girado, Special Education Aide, BES
                        b. Arely Lozano, BEST Instructor, SCA-M
           
10.       BUSINESS AND FINANCE
 
            10.1    Recommendation for Approval of Monthly Budget Revisions for FY 2009/10        (Enc. 7) (Action item)
 
11.       CONSTRUCTION, BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS
 
            11.1    Recommendation for Approval of Fencing Estimate for Outfield Fence and           Concrete Mow Strip for the BES Project (Enc. 8) (Action item)
 
12.       ADJOURNMENT TO CLOSED SESSION (IF NEEDED)
13.       RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION
14.       ADJOURNMENT