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June 7, 2010 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, June 7, 2010 CLOSED SESSION beginning at 5:15 p.m., OPEN SESSION beginning at 5:45 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                                          _______        _______

John Hodge, Member                                             _______        _______

Eddie Hernandez, 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 on Certificated Employment:

                        a. 6th Grade Teacher, JMA

                        b. 5th Grade Dual Immersion Teacher, SCA

            3.2       Discuss Recommendation on Resignation of Certificated Employment:

                        a. 5th Grade Teacher, JMA

                        b. English Teacher, BMS

            3.3       Discuss Recommendation on Resignation from Classified Employment:

                        a. BEST Instructor, O.G.

                        b. Instructional Aide, WRB

            3.4       Conference with Labor Negotiators (Ed Code 54957.6) (Enc. 2)

                        Agency Designated Representative: Dr. Gary Mekeel, Superintendent

                        Employee Organizations:  BETA/CSEA and Unrepresented Administrators

                        a. Tentative Agreement between BSD and Burton Elementary Teachers                                             Association for School Year 2010/2011

                        b. Tentative Agreement between BSD and CSEA for School Year 2010/2011


4.         RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION

 

      4.1       Pledge of Allegiance

4.2       Report of Action Taken in Closed Session (if any)

4.3       Personnel:

                        a.   Recommendation to Approve Resolution 10-21, To Allow Authorization to                                   Teach Outside Credential for 2009/10 (Enc. 3) (Action item)

                        b.   Recommendation to Approve Resolution 10-22, To Allow Authorization to                                   Teach Outside Credential for 2010/11 (Enc. 3) (Action item)

                        c.   Recommendation to Approve Retiree’s M.O.U. for Banking of Early                                     Retirement Incentive Funds (Enc. 4) (Action item)

                        d.  Recommendation for Approval of Waiver Request for Clinical or                                                                   Rehabilitative Services Credential for Antoinette Sozinho (Enc. 5)

                              (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. 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.)

 

7.1       Request for Approval of Accounts Payable Warrants #61030842-61030884 and

            #61033253-61033356

            7.2       Recommendation for Approval of May 17, 2010 Board Minutes

            7.3       Recommendation for Approval of May 24, 2010 Special Board Minutes

            7.4       Recommendation to Approve Certificated Employment:

                        a. Randy Clem, 6th Grade Teacher, JMA

                        b. Rosa Guerrero, 5th Grade Dual Immersion, SCA

            7.5       Recommendation to Approve Resignation from Certificated Employment:

                        a. Jontue Weller, 5th Grade Teacher, JMA

                        b. Sherianne McClenahan, English Teacher, BMS

            7.6       Recommendation to Approve Resignation from Classified Employment:

                        a. Kristen Keen, BEST Instructor, OG

                        b. Diana Wallace, Instructional Aide, WRB

           

8.         SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS AND/OR HEARINGS

           

8.1       Odyssey of the Mind World Competition (Enc. 7)


8.2       Public Hearing on Resolution 10-23, the Proposal for the Burton School District             to Submit a General Waiver Request of the Requirement that the Establishment          of Trustee Areas and Adoption of a “By Trustee Area” Election Process be            Submitted to the Electors as Set Forth in Education Code Sections 5019 and     5020 to the State Board of     Education (Enc. 8)

 

9.     BUSINESS AND FINANCE

 

            9.1       Recommendation to Approve Resolution 10-23, the Proposal for the Burton                                School District to Submit a General Waiver of the Requirement that the                                          Establishment of Trustee Areas and Adoption of a “By Trustee Area” Election                               Process be Submitted to the Electors as Set Forth in Education Code Sections                            5019 and 5020 (See Enc. 8) (Action item)

            9.2       Update on Status of Fundraising for BMS Wrestling Team (Enc. 9)

            9.3       Recommendation for Approval to Change from Citizens Bank to Bank of the                          Sierra        for the District’s Cash Revolving Account (Enc. 10) (Action item)

            9.4       Report on May Revise/ Budget Update

 

10.       CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

 

            10.1    PowerPoint Report on Benchmark Summary (Enc. 11)

            10.2    Recommendation to Approve the Title 1, Part A, LEA Waiver Application and        LEA Waiver Plan Template (Enc. 12) (Action item)

            10.3    Recommendation to Accept the 2010 Tulare County Board of Supervisor’s           STEP UP Grant for Burton Pathways Charter High School (Enc. 13)

                        (Action item)

            10.4    JMA and BES School Site Presentations

 

11.       BOARD POLICIES 

 

            11.1    Recommendation for Approval of BP/AR 6020, Parent Involvement (second         reading) (Enc.  14) (Action item)

            11.2    First Reading of AR 6153, School Sponsored Trips (Enc. 15)

 

12.       CONSTRUCTION, BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS

 

13.       REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT

           

            13.1    CSBA Annual Education Conference, December 2-4, 2010 (Enc. 16)

 

14.       BOARD REQUESTED AGENDA ITEMS AND OTHER DISCUSSION ITEMS

 

15.       ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION (IF NEEDED)      

16.       RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION

17.       ADJOURNMENT