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August 2, 2010 Minutes

 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR BOARD MEETING

OF THE

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

BURTONSCHOOL DISTRICT

August 2, 2010

 

  1. OPENING CEREMONY

 

Call to Order:

 

The meeting was called to order at 5:15 p.m. in the Burton School District Board Room located at 274 N. Westwood Street, Porterville, California.

 

Present: Devin Wilson, President; John Hodge, Member; Lisa Ruffa, Member; and Phillip Giannetto, Member

 

Absent:   Gary Mekeel

               Eddie Hernandez

 

  1. OPPORTUNITY FOR MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC TO ADDRESS THE BOARD ON CLOSED SESSION ITEMS

 

The public was asked if there was anyone who wished to address the Board on Closed Session items. There were none forthcoming.

 

3. CLOSED SESSION

 

 

4. RECONVENEMENT

 

  

Pledge of Allegiance:

   

Report of Action Taken in Closed Session:

 

The meeting adjourned into Closed Session at 5:22 p.m.

 

The meeting reconvened to Open Session at 5:51 p.m.

 

The flag salute was led by President Wilson.

 

President Wilson reported there was no action taken during Closed Session.

 


 

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

 

 

 

President Wilson asked if there was anyone present who wished to address the Board about items within the Board’s jurisdiction but not on the agenda.  There were none forthcoming.

 

6. REPORTS, DISCUSSIONS, AND VISITATIONS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

 


 

 

 

 

There were no reports, discussions or visitations reported by the Board.

 

 

 

7. CONSENT CALENDAR

 

 

   

Approval of Consent Calendar:

 

It was moved by Mrs. Ruffa, seconded by Mr. Hodge, to approve Items 7.1 – 7.5 of the Consent calendar.

 

Motion passed:  4-0

 


 

8.  SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS AND/OR HEARINGS

 

 

Public Hearing on  the Tentative Agreement between the District and BDLA:

 

 

 

President Wilson opened the Public Hearing for any comments from the audience regarding the Tentative Agreement between the District and the Burton District Leads Association for 2010-11 school year.  There were no comments.  President Wilson closed the Public Hearing.

 

 

9.  BUSINESS AND FINANCE

 

 

Approval of the Tentative Agreement between the District and BDLA:

 

 

It was moved by Mr. Hodge, seconded by Mrs. Ruffa, to approve the Tentative Agreement between the District and the Burton District Leads Association for 2010-2011.

 

Motion passed:  4-0

 

 

       

 

10. CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

 

 

 

There were no reports for Curriculum and Instruction.

 

 

11. BOARD POLICIES AND ADMINISTRATION

 

 

 

There were no items to be reviewed.

 

 

12. CONSTRUCTION, BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS

 

 

      Update on the SCCA Expansion and Lombardi Projects:

 

 

Mrs. Jones reported there were no further updates to report on the projects.  President Wilson stated Burton is still in the “waiting” position for state funding on our projects. 

 

 

13. REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT

 

 

 

 

Dr. Kamberg reported on the July 29th visit Dr. Mekeel and she had with the superintendent and principal of Woodville Elementary School on the need to share resources for students entering high school. A tour of SCCA and Burton Pathways Charter High School will be scheduled in the near future and Dr. Kamberg stated she will be providing information to their families on what Burton is offering for the students entering high school.  She was encouraged that after school starts there will be a number of families from Woodville Elementary wanting to move into our program.

 

 

 

 

14. BOARD REQUESTED AGENDA ITEMS AND OTHER DISCUSSION ITEMS

 

 

 

There were no requests.

 

 

15. ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 6:02 p.m.