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June 22, 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 special meeting of Monday, June 22, 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       _______        _______

 1.3      Declaration of District Negotiations Representatives, Dr. Gary Mekeel and Dr.                               Ken Caves, on Behalf of the Board of Trustees in Negotiations with BDLA

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. Social Science Teachers (2), SCA-R

                        b. Language Arts, BMS

                        c. Fifth Grade Teachers (2), JMA

                        d. Third Grade Teacher, WRB

                        e. First Grade Teacher, WRB

                        f. Third Grade Teacher, O.G.

            3.2       Discuss Recommendation for Offer of Temporary Certificated Management                                  Employment:

                        a. Psychologist (Intern), District

            3.3       Discuss Recommendation for Probationary Release of Classified Employment:

                        a. Instructional Aide, WRB

            3.4       Discuss Contract Agreement between Burton Elementary School District and the                                    Burton District Leads Association (Enc. 2)


           

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 the Contract Agreement between Burton                                   Elementary School District and the Burton District Leads Association                                             (See Enc. 2) (Action item)

                        b. Recommendation for Approval of Resolution 09-30, In the Matter of the                                        Release of a Temporary Certificated Employee (Enc. 3) (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

            6.1       CSBA Annual Education Conference, December 3-5, 2009 (Enc. 4)

7.         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.)

 

7.1       Request for Approval of Accounts Payable Warrants #60933229-60933308,             #60936387-60936447, and #60938714-60938758

            7.2       Recommendation for Approval of June 1, 2009 Board Minutes

            7.3       Recommendation for Approval for Offer of Certificated Employment:

                        a. Melissa Podczaszy, Social Science Teacher, SCA-R

                        b. Michael Johnson, Social Science Teacher, SCA-R

                        c. Sherrianne Brown, Language Arts, BMS

                        d. Jontue Weller, Fifth Grade Teacher, JMA

                        e. Benjamin Cramer, Fifth Grade Teacher, JMA

                        f. Jennifer Gamble, Third Grade Teacher, WRB

                        g. Renee Fusco, First Grade Teacher, WRB

                        h. Rosa Luna, Third Grade Teacher, O.G.                      

            7.4       Recommendation for Approval of Offer of Temporary Certificated Management                            Employment:

                        a. Samantha Noble, Psychologist (Intern), District

            7.5       Recommendation for Approval of Release of Probationary Classified                                             Employment:

                        a. Pamela McLaughlin, Instructional Aide, WRB

             

8.         SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS AND/OR HEARINGS

           

8.1       Presentation on Completion of Ventures for Excellence Training (Enc. 6)

8.2       Public Hearing on the Burton School District Categorical Flexibility Options as             Authorized Under SBX34 (Enc. 7)


 

8.3       Public Hearing for Comments on the 2009-10 Burton School District Budget       

 

9.         BUSINESS AND FINANCE

 

            9.1       Recommendation for Approval of the Adoption of the Burton School District         2009-10 Budget (Enc. 8) (Action item)

            9.2       Recommendation for Approval of Resolution 09-31, Authorization of Inter-Fund             Transfers for the 2009-10 School Year (Enc. 9) (Action item)

            9.3       Recommendation for Approval of Resolution 09-32, Inter-Fund Loans for Cash Flow Purposes for the 2009-10 School Year (Enc. 10) (Action item)

            9.4       Recommendation for Approval of Resolution 09-33, Authorization of Inter-Fund             Transfer from Special Reserve Fund to General Fund (Enc. 11) (Action item)

            9.5       Recommendation for Approval to Renew/Amend Agreement for Services of a      Campus Probation Officer for FY 2009-10 (Enc. 12) (Action item)

            9.6       Recommendation for Approval of the 2008-09 Budget Revisions (Enc. 13)            (Action item)

 

10.       CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

 

            10.1    Recommendation for Approval of the School Accountability Report Cards             (SARC) for Jim Maples Academy, Burton Middle School and Summit Charter          Academy (Enc. 14) (Action item)

            10.2    Recommendation for Approval of Part 1 of the Consolidated Application for          Funding Categorical Aid Programs (ConApp) for 2009-10 (Enc. 15)

                         (Action item)

 

11.       CONSTRUCTION, BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS

 

            11.1    Recommendation for Approval of Resolution 09-34, State Building Funds             Application for the SCA-R Campus Project and the Lombardi Elementary School             Project (Enc. 16) (Action item)

 

12.       REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT

           

            12.1    Recommendation for Approval of Resolution 09-35, In the Matter of Instituting                            By-Trustee Area Elections to Comply with the California and Federal Voting                                 Rights Acts (Enc. 17) (Action item)        

            12.2    Recommendation for Approval of Summit Charter Academy’s M.O.U. (Enc. 18)                            (Action item)

 

13.       BOARD REQUESTED AGENDA ITEMS

 

            13.1    Enrollment Report (Enc. 19)         


 

 

14.       ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION

            14.1    Discussion to Address the Superintendent’s Employment Agreement (Enc. 20)  

15.       RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION

16.       ADJOURNMENT