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September 8, 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 Tuesday, September 8, 2009, CLOSED SESSION beginning at 4:45 p.m., OPEN SESSION beginning at 5:15 p.m. in the Summit Charter Academy Cafeteria located at 175 S. Mathew 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                                          _______        _______
Jay Rice, Member                                                    _______        _______
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 Certificated Employment:
                        a. First Grade Dual Immersion Teacher, SCA-M
                        b. Sixth Grade Teacher, SCA-M
                        c. Fifth Grade Teacher, JMA
            3.2       Discuss Recommendation for Offer of Classified Employment:
                        a. Instructional Aide, SCA-M
                        b. Cashier, SCA-M
                        c. Special Education Aide, O.G.
                        d. BEST Lead, WRB
                        e. BEST Instructor (2), BES
                        f. BEST Instructor, WRB
                        g. BEST Instructor, JMA
                        h. Special Education Aide, SCA-R
            3.3       Discuss Recommendation for Resignation from Classified Employment:
                        a. Instructional Aide, WRB
                        b. Special Education Aide, JMA
 
                       
 
 
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 #60956713-60956801
            7.2 Recommendation for Approval of August 17, 2009 Board Minutes
            7.3 Recommendation for Approval for Offer of Certificated Employment:
                  a. Leora Fuentes, First Grade Dual Immersion Teacher, SCA-M
                  b. Jennifer Cannella, Sixth Grade Teacher, SCA-M
                  c. Kirkwood Stinson, Fifth Grade Teacher, JMA
            7.4 Recommendation for Approval of Offer of Classified Employment:
                  a. Magali Bautista, Instructional Aide, SCA-M
                  b. Rebecca Williams, Cashier, SCA-M
                  c. Leisle Wilkins, Special Education Aide, O.G.
                  d. Sarah Slate, BEST Lead, WRB
                  e. Tasha Willis,BEST Instructor, BES
                  f. Amber Metheney, BEST Instructor, BES
                  g. Reyna Montero, BEST Instructor, WRB
                  h. Irene Gamez, BEST Instructor, JMA
                  i.   Sandra Garcia, Special Education Aide, SCA-R
            7.5 Recommendation for Approval of Resignation from Classified Employment:
a. Nereida Verduzco, Instructional Aide, WRB
                  b. Danielle Beckett, Special Education Aide, JMA
 
8.         SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS AND/OR HEARINGS      
8.1 Presentation of “Every Teacher Succeeding” Award to Cassie Brawley, Resource Specialist at SCA-M  
8.2 Presentation of “You Make a Difference” Award to Elizabeth Weaver, Clerk Typist at SCA-M 

 
8.3   Presentation of Student Recognitions for Summit Charter Academy-Mathew:
 
Student
Grade
Teacher
1. Trenton Gray
K
Ms. Munoz
2. Cylee Alkire
1st
Mrs. Medina
3. Kiarah Ross
2nd
Mrs. Huchingson
4. Nicholas Tuzon
3rd
Mr. Tejada
5. Luna Bishop
4th
Mr. Banuelos
6. Sequoia Brewer
5th
Mrs. Schwin
7. Iridan De La Cruz
6th
Mrs. Mancebo
 
8.4 Public Hearing on the Matter of Determining Pupils Have Sufficient Text Books or             Instructional Materials for FY 2009/10 (Enc. 3)
 
 9. BUSINESS AND FINANCE
            9.1 Recommendation for Approval of Resolution 10-04, to Establish an Estimated       Appropriations Limit for 2009/10 and Actual Appropriation Limit for 2008/09
                    (Enc. 4)(Action item)
            9.2 Recommendation for Approval of Unaudited Actuals Financial Statement for Year  Ending 2008-09 (Enc. 5) (Action item)
            9.3 Recommendation for Approval of Budget Revisions for FY 2008/09 (Enc. 6)
                  (Action item)
            9.4 Recommendation for Approval of Budget Revisions for FY 2009/10 (Enc. 7)
      (Action item)
            9.5 Recommendation to Approve Response to the Tulare County Grand Jury on State               Lottery Funds (Enc. 8) (Action item)
 
10.       CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
            10.1 CST Subgroup Performance and Site Presentations (BES/O.G./BMS)            (Enc. 9)
            10.2 Recommendation for Approval of Resolution 10-05, In the Matter of Determining               Pupils have Sufficient Text Books or Instructional Materials for FY 2009/10
                    (Enc. 10) (Action item)
 
11.       CONSTRUCTION, BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS
            11.1 Update on Lottery
            11.2 Update on Facilities
 
12.       BOARD POLICIES AND ADMINISTRATION
            12.1 Recommendation for Approval of BP/AR 3510-6181 (second reading) (Enc. 11)                          (Action item)

 
 
13.       REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT
 
14.       BOARD REQUESTED AGENDA ITEMS
            14.1 September District Calendar of Events (Enc. 12)
            14.2 Enrollment Report (Enc. 13)            
 
15.       ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION (IF NEEDED)
16.       RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION
17.       ADJOURNMENT