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November 3, 2008 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 3, 2008, CLOSED SESSION beginning at 5:45 p.m., OPEN SESSION beginning at 6:15 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

Eric Kroutil, President                                              _______        _______

Jay Rice, Vice President                                         ______           _______

Devin Wilson, Clerk                                                  _______        _______

Phillip Giannetto, Member                                       _______        _______

Lisa Ruffa, 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. Substitute Technician, D.O.

                        b. Clerk Typist/Receptionist, D.O.

                        c. BEST Program Instructor, BES

            3.2       Discuss Recommendation for Offer of Classified Management Employment:

                        a. Director of Accounting, D.O.

            3.3       Discuss Recommendation for Resignation from Classified Employment:

                        a. School Secretary, O.G. (retirement)

                        b. Instructional Aide, WRB

                                                                                                                                    

4.            RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION

 

      4.1       Pledge of Allegiance

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

           


            4.3       Personnel - Discuss Recommendation to Approve the Provisional Internship                          Permit (PIP) for the following employees: (Enc. 2) (Action item)

                        a. Daniel Mack, Long-Term Sub at BES

                        b. Ryan O’Neal, Math Teacher at     BMS

                                   

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 the Date for the Annual Organizational Meeting (Enc. 3) (Action item)

7.         SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS, AND/OR HEARINGS

 

7.1       Presentation of “Every Teacher Succeeding” Award to Donald Bourne, Sixth Grade Teacher at JMA

7.2       Presentation of “You Make a Difference” Award to Joan Ishida, Library Technician at JMA

7.3       Presentation of Student Recognitions for Jim Maples Academy:

           

Student Name

Grade

Teacher

a. Savannah Doty

5

Pat Adams

b. Anthony Segovia

5

Kristen Lambie

c. Kylee Gutierrez

6

Brooke Torres

d. David Carillo

6

Stacie Fleischman

 

7.4       Public Hearing and Possible Adoption of the District Counter Proposal for Negotiations with the Burton Elementary Teachers Association

            (Enc. 4) (Action item)

 

8.         CONSENT CALENDAR (Enc. 5) (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       Request for Approval of Accounts Payable Warrants #60868528-60868603

8.2       Recommendation for Approval of October 13, 2008 Board Minutes

8.3       Recommendation for Approval of October 20, 2008 Board Minutes

8.4       Recommendation for Approval of October 27, 2008 Board Minutes

8.5       Recommendation to Approve Offer of Classified Employment:

                        a. Betty Crabtree, Substitute Technician, D.O.

                        b. Urbana Sandoval, Clerk Typist/Receptionist, D.O.

                        c. Damarys Diaz, BEST Program Instructor, BES

            8.6       Recommendation to Approve Offer of Classified Management Employment:

                        a. Chris Mano, Director of Accounting, D.O.

            8.7       Recommendation to Approve Resignation from Classified Employment:

                        a. Patricia Gardner, School Secretary, O.G. (retirement)

                        b. Angela Brianne St. Clair, Instructional Aide, WRB


9.         BUSINESS AND FINANCE

 

            9.1       Recommendation for Approval of Resolution 09-12, To Adopt the CalSTRS             403bCompliance Administration Program and the CalSTRS 403bComply     Contract (Enc. 6) (Action item)

            9.2       Recommendation to Approve the “District-County Office Agreement” for the   403(b) Payroll Related Processing (Enc. 7) (Action item)

            9.3       Report on Revenue and Expenditures, Capital Facilities Fund (Developer Fees –     2007/08 Fiscal Year) (Enc. 8)

            9.4       Recommendation to Approve the 45-Day Budget Revisions for 2008/09 (Enc. 9)      (Action item)

 

10.       CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

 

            10.1    Report on Notice of Improvement Status Under Title I, Title II, and Title III of No            Child Left Behind (Enc. 10)

            10.2    Report on JMA’s English Language Learner Action Plan (Enc. 11)

            10.3    Board Update on the Community Day School (Enc. 12)

            10.4    Kiwanis Builders Club (En. 13)

           

11.       CONSTRUCTION, BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS

 

            11.1    SCA-Redwood Ph. 2 Conceptual Presentation (Enc. 14)

            11.2    Exploration of the Lease-Leaseback Method for Construction Delivery (Enc. 15)

            11.3    Approval of Resolution 09-13, Intention to Convey Real Property to Public Street     Purposes to the County of Tulare (Enc. 16) (Action item)

            11.4    Recommendation to Approve the Five Year Plan – Deferred Maintenance      Program (Enc. 17) (Action item)

 

12.       REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT

 

13.       BOARD REQUESTED AGENDA ITEMS

 

            13.1    November Parent Calendar of Events (Enc. 18)

            13.2    Weekly Enrollment (Enc. 19)

 

14.       ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION (IF NEEDED)

15.       RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION

16.       ADJOURNMENT