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August 17, 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, August 17, 2009, CLOSED SESSION beginning at 4:45 p.m., OPEN SESSION beginning at 5:15 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                                          _______        _______
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. Sixth Grade Teacher, SCA-M
            3.2       Discuss Recommendation for Offer of Classified Employment:
                        a. Special Education Aide, BES
            3.3       Discuss Recommendation on Resignations from Classified Employment:
                        a. Special Education Aide, JMA
                        b. Instructional Aide, SCA-R
           
4.            RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION
      4.1      Pledge of Allegiance
4.2       Report of Action Taken in Closed Session (if any)
            4.3       Personnel Items:
                        a. Recommendation for Approval of Resolution 10-03, Authorization to Teach                                 Outside Credential (Enc. 2) (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. 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 #60951083-60951140 and             #60953062-60953096
            7.2       Recommendation for Approval of August 4, 2009 Board Minutes
            7.3       Recommendation for Approval for Offer of Certificated Employment:
                        a. Leora Fuentes, Sixth Grade Teacher, SCA-M
            7.4       Recommendation for Approval of Offer of Classified Employment:
                        a. Joy Girado, Special Education Aide, BES
            7.5       Recommendation for Approval of Resignation from Classified Employment:
                        a. Jessica Haro-Ponce, Special Education Aide, JMA
                        b. Shellie Taylor, Instructional Aide, SCA-R
 
8.         SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS AND/OR HEARINGS
 
9.         BUSINESS AND FINANCE
            9.1       Budget Revisions for FY 2009-10 (Enc. 4) (Action item)
 
10.      CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
10.1    Update on the Summer Feeding Program, State Preschool Building, BMS and     SCA’s Orientation Camp, the Annual Welcome Back Breakfast and Enrollment
            (Enc. 5)
10.2    Report on the New Teacher Training (Enc. 6)
 
11.       BOARD POLICIES AND ADMINISTRATION
11.1    Review of BP 3510 – AR 6181 (first reading) (Enc. 7)
 
12.       CONSTRUCTION, BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS
            12.1    Facilities Update
 
13.       REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT
 
14.       BOARD REQUESTED AGENDA ITEMS
           
15.       ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION (IF NEEDED)
16.       RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION
17.       ADJOURNMENT