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November 15, 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, November 15, 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       _______        _______

 

1.3       Declaration of District Negotiations Representative, Dr. Gary Mekeel, on Behalf                           of the Board of Trustees in Negotiations with CSEA/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

            3.1       Discuss Recommendation for Student Expulsions: (Enc. 1)

                        a. Student A, Ed. Code 48900 (r) (i)

                        b. Student B, Ed. Code 48900 (r) (g) (f) (i)

 

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

           

7.         CONSENT CALENDAR (Enc. 2) (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 #61075754-61075838 and             #61078795-61078857

            7.2       Recommendation forApproval of November 1, 2010 Board Minutes

            7.3       Recommendation to Approve Student Expulsions: (See Enc. 1)

                        a. Student A, Ed. Code 48900 (r) (i)

                        b. Student B, Ed. Code 48900 (r) (g) (f) (i)

            7.4       Recommendation for Approval of Out-of-County Field Trip Request:

                        a. April 16-20, 2011-BMS Students Travel to Washington, D.C.

 

8.         SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS AND/OR HEARINGS

           

8.1       Presentation of the “Every Teacher Succeeding” Award to WRB Certificated Staff             Member, Dana Stinson, 4th Grade Teacher

8.2       Presentation of the “You Make a Difference” Award to WRB Classified Staff         Member, Fabiola Vasquez, Clerk

8.3       Presentation of WRB Student Recognitions Awards:

           

Student

Grade

Teacher

1. Josilyn Galli

K

Lyndsey Ingle

2. Rolando Ramos

1

Shireen Hasnain

3. Yz Hayes

2

Christy Kaye

4. Yaneth Mejia-Gomez

3

Donna Yaeger

5. Marilyn Pelcastre

4

John Powell

 

            8.4       Jim Maples Academy and Burton Pathways Charter Academy Principals’ Site             Presentation (Enc. 3)

            8.5       Hearing and Public Comment on CSEA Modification of Tentative Agreement for             2010/11 (Enc. 4)

            8.6       Hearing and Public Comment on BDLA Modification of Tentative Agreement for             2010/11(Enc. 5)

 

9.         BUSINESS AND FINANCE

 

            9.1       Recommendation for Approval of AB2756, Salary Settlement between       CSEA/BDLA and BSD for 2010-11 (Enc. 6) (Action item)

            9.2       Recommendation to Approve the 45 Day Budget Revisions for 2010/11 (Enc. 7)

                        (Action item)

            9.3       Recommendation to Approve the Contract with San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution                         Control District Emission School Bus Retrofit Program (Enc. 8) (Action item)

10.       CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

 

            10.1    CST - Benchmark Correlation Report (Enc. 9)

 

11.       BOARD POLICIES 

           

            11.1    Review and Recommendation for Approval of BP/AR/E 5145.11, Questioning      and Apprehension by Law         Enforcement (second reading) (Enc. 10)

                        (Action item)

 

12.       CONSTRUCTION, BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS

 

            12.1    Recommendation for Approval of Agreement with Bush Construction to                                        Move Forward with the Pad Construction at the Lombardi School Site

                        (Enc. 11) (Action item)

           

13.       REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT

 

14.       BOARD REQUESTED AGENDA ITEMS AND OTHER DISCUSSION ITEMS

 

            14.1    Enrollment Report (Enc. 12)         

 

15.       ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION (IF NEEDED)

16.       RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION

17.       ADJOURNMENT