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July 19, 2010 Agenda

July 19, 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, July 19, 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 for Certificated Management Employment:
                        a. Principal, SCCA             
            3.2       Discuss Recommendation for Offer of Certificated Employment:
                        a. Part Time History Elective Teacher, BMS
                        b. Math Teacher, BPCA
                        c. P.E. Teacher, BPCA
                        d. Math Teacher, SCCA
            3.3       Discuss Recommendation for Resignation from Certificated Management                                                 Employment:
                        a. Principal, SCCA
            3.4       Conference with Labor Negotiators (Ed Code 54957.6) (Enc. 2)
                        Agency Designated Representative: Dr. Gary Mekeel, Superintendent
                        Employee Organization: Burton District Leads Association (BDLA)
                        a. Tentative Agreement between Burton School District and Burton District                                        Leads Association
            3.5       Discuss Parent Complaint (Enc. 3)


 
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
            6.1       Strategic Plan Update (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 #61041502-61441581,             #61044747-61044765 and 61046620-61046663
            7.2       Recommendation for Approval of June 21, 2010 Board Minutes
            7.3       Recommendation for Approval of Offer of Certificated Management Employment:
                        a. Steve Beecher, SCCA Principal
            7.4       Recommendation for Approval of Offer of Certificated Employment:
                        a. Leisa Santos, Part Time History Elective Teacher, BMS
                        b. Lawrence Taylor, Math Teacher, BPCA
                        c. Dennis Moody, P.E. Teacher, BPCA
                        d. Jessie Thoren, Math Teacher, SCCA
            7.5       Recommendation for Approval of Resignation from Certificated Management                               Employment:
                        a. David Huchingson, Principal, SCCA
                                               
8.         SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS AND/OR HEARINGS      
 
9.         BUSINESS AND FINANCE
 
            9.1       Recommendation for Approval of the Purchase of the Point-of-Sale System from             LunchBox (Enc. 6) (Action item)
            9.2       Recommendation for Approval of Resolution 11-01, the Joint Powers        Agreement for Legal Services from Tulare County Counsel 2010-2012 (Enc. 7)      (Action item)
            9.3       Recommendation for Approval of the Piggyback Bid with the Waterford Unified  School District for the Purchase of A Blue Bird Bus (Enc. 8) (Action item)
            9.4       Budget Update
 
 
 
10.       CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
 
            10.1    Recommendation for Approval of Resolution 11-02, State Preschool Contract     (Enc. 9) (Action item)
            10.2    Recommendation for Approval of Resolution 11-03, In Support of Robles-Wong             vs. California, Litigation Challenging the State’s School Finance System
                        (Enc. 10) (Action item)
 
11.       BOARD POLICIES 
           
12.       CONSTRUCTION, BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS      
 
            12.1    SCA-Mathew Update
 
13.       REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT
           
            13.1    Discussion on Staff/Student Recognitions (Enc. 11)
 
14.       BOARD REQUESTED AGENDA ITEMS AND OTHER DISCUSSION ITEMS
           
15.       ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION (IF NEEDED)      
16.       RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION
17.       ADJOURNMENT