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August 4, 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, August 4, 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. Math Teacher, SCA-R
b. Half-Time Art Teacher, SCA-R
            3.2       Discuss Recommendation for Offer of Classified Employment:
                        a. Clerk Typist/Receptionist, D.O.
            3.3       Discuss Recommendation for Resignation of Classified Employment:
                        a. Instructional Aide, SCA-M
                        b. Instructional 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.         SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS AND/OR HEARINGS
            7.1       Public Hearing on the Burton District Leads Association Contract (Enc. 2)
8.         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.)
8.1       Recommendation for Approval of July 20, 2009 Board Minutes
            8.2       Recommendation for Approval for Offer of Certificated Employment:
                        a. Robert Osak, Math Teacher, SCA-R
b. Paul Ferreira, Half Time Art Teacher, SCA-R
            8.3       Recommendation for Approval of Offer of Classified Employment:
                        a. Josefina Guzman,  Clerk Typist/Receptionist, D.O
            8.4       Recommendation for Approval of Resignation from Classified Employment:
                        a. Nancy Emerson Vargas, Instructional Aide, SCA-M
                        b. Reshma Pizanis, Instructional Aide, JMA
            8.5       Recommendation for Approval of the Burton District Leads Association Contract                                     (See Enc. 2)
 
9.         BUSINESS AND FINANCE
            9.1       Recommendation for Approval of the Joint Powers Agreement with TCOE
                        (Enc. 4) (Action item)
            9.2       State Budget Update (Enc. 5)
 
10.       CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
            10.1    2009 STAR Results Initial Report (Enc. 6)
            10.2    Summer School Report (Enc. 7)  
 
11.       CONSTRUCTION, BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS
            11.1    Update on BES/JMA Fields
            11.2    Update on SCA-Redwood Project
            11.3    Recommendation for Approval of Resolution 10-02, To Authorize Filing an            Application for Qualified School Construction Bond Allocation with CDE (Enc. 8)             (Action item)
 
12.       REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT
            12.1    Update on the Opening of SCA-Redwood
            12.2    Update on Mr. Huchingson
 
13.       ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION (IF NEEDED)
           
14.       RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION
15.       ADJOURNMENT