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November 2, 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 regular meeting of Monday, November 2, 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 Offer of Classified Employment:
                        a. Cafeteria Helper, Nutrition Services
                        b. Cashier, SCA-M
            3.2       Discuss Recommendation to Accept Resignation from Classified Employment:
                        a. Instructional Aide, SCA-M
                        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       Setting Date for the Annual Organizational Meeting (Enc. 2) (Action item)
 
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       Request for Approval of Accounts Payable Warrants #60972179-60972229
            7.2       Recommendation for Approval of October 19, 2009 Board Minutes
            7.3       Recommendation for Approval for Offer of Classified Employment:
                        a. Shanna Sisk, Cafeteria Helper, Nutrition Services
                        b. Tina DeVerse, Cashier, SCA-M
            7.4       Recommendation for Approval for Resignation of Classified Employment:
                        a. Daisy Contreras, Instructional Aide, SCA-M
                        b. Natalie Tellez, BEST Instructor, SCA-M
            7.5       Recommendation to Approve BMS Out-of-County Field Trip Request to the
                        J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles on March 12, 2010
           
8.         SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS AND/OR HEARINGS
           
8.1       Presentation of the “Every Teacher Succeeding” Award to Diana Owens, Jim       Maples Academy Fifth Grade Teacher
8.2       Presentation of the “You Make a Difference” Award to Jim Maples Academy         Classified Employees Phil Lublin, Bus Driver/Custodian and Adrian Huerta, Day       Custodian
8.3       Presentation of the “You Make a Difference” Award to District Management          Employee, Tracy Tucker, Director of M.O.T.
            8.4       Presentation of Jim Maples Academy Student Recognitions:
 
Student
Grade
Teacher
1. Mary Leslie
5th
Kristen Lambie
2. Brayden Leyva
5th
Kristi Torres
3. Tyler Gonzalez
6th
Sharyn Norville
4. Mallory Marroquin
6th
Stacy Thornburg
 
9.         BUSINESS AND FINANCE
 
            9.1       Recommendation for Approval of Monthly Budget Revisions for FY 2009/10
                        (Enc. 4) (Action item)
            9.3       Recommendation for Approval of Resolution 10-07, Authorization to Participate             in the SISC GASB 45 Trust for the District’s “Other Post Employment Benefits”         (OPEB) (Enc. 5) (Action item)
 
10.       CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
 
            10.1    Presentation of STAR-Special Education Subgroup Performance and       RtI(Response to Intervention) Overview        (Enc. 6)
            10.2    Recommendation to Renew the Summit Charter Academy Petition (Enc. 7)          (Action item)

 
11.       CONSTRUCTION, BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS
 
            11.1    Facilities Update
 
12.       REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT
 
13.       BOARD REQUESTED AGENDA ITEMS
 
            13.1    November District Calendar of Events (Enc. 8)
            13.2    Enrollment Report (Enc. 9)           
 
14.       ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION (IF NEEDED)
15.       RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION
16.       ADJOURNMENT