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February 7, 2011 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, February 7, 2011 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
Phillip Giannetto, President ________ ________
Lisa Ruffa, Vice President ________ ________
Jay Rice, 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 BETA/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 (Enc. 1)

            3.1       Discuss Recommendation for Classified Employment:

                        a. Cafeteria Helper (2), Nutritional Services

                        b. Instructional Aide, O.G.

                        c. Interpreter Adie for the Deaf, District

            3.2       Discuss Recommendation for Resignation of Certificated Employment:

                        a. Technology Teacher, BMS

            3.3.      BETA/CSEA/BDLA Contract Issues (See Enc. 2 below)

                        a. Discuss Initial Bargaining Proposals for BETA Negotiations 

                        b. Discuss Initial Bargaining Proposals for CSEA Negotiations 

                        c. Discuss Initial Bargaining Proposals fore BDLA Negotiations 

 

4.            RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION

 

4.1       Pledge of Allegiance

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

4.3       Personnel:

                        a. Initial Bargaining Proposals for Negotiations with Burton Elementary Teachers Association

                        (BETA) (Enc. 2-BETA), California School Employees Association (CSEA) (Enc. 2-CSEA) and

                        the Burton District Leads Association (Enc. 2-BDLA).

                                                                       

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 AND STUDENT

            REPRESENTATIVE

7.         CONSENT CALENDAR (Enc. 3) (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 #61096492-61096538 and #61098846-61098929

            (Enc. 3-Item 7.1)

7.2       Recommendation for Approval of December 20, 2010 Board Minutes (Enc. 3-Item 7.2)

            7.3       Recommendation for Approval of January 18, 2011 Board Minutes (Enc. 3-Item 7.3)

            7.4       Recommendation for Approval of Classified Employment:

                        a. Joanne Daily, Cafeteria Helper, NUTR SRV

                        b. Irene Vasquez, Cafeteria Helper, NUTR SRV

                        c. Julie Lemon, Instructional Aide, O.G.

                        d. Aminta Long, Interpreter Aide for the Deaf, District

            7.5       Recommendation for Approval of Certificated Resignation:

                        a. Kevin Carroll, Technology Teacher, BMS (retirement)

            7.6       Recommendation for Out-of-County Field Trip Requests:

                        a. April 29, 2011 – BES Kindergarten Classes Travel to Fresno Chaffee Zoo (Enc. 3-Item 7.6)

 

8.         SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS AND/OR HEARINGS

           

8.1       Presentation of the “Every Teacher Succeeding” Award to SCA Certificated Staff Member, Odilia

            Rodriguez, Kindergarten Teacher

8.2       Presentation of the “You Make a Difference” Award to SCA Classified Staff Member, Nicole Guerrero,

            Special Ed Aide

8.3       Presentation of SCA Student Recognitions Awards:

           

Student

Grade

Teacher

1. Angel Morales

K

Ms. Rodriguez

2. Trent Tallerico

1

Ms. Bennett

3. Abigail Miller

2

Ms. Huchingson

4. Julieta Rojas

3

Ms. Espinoza

5. Isabel Madrid

4

Mr. Banuelos

 

9.         BUSINESS AND FINANCE

 

            9.1       Recommendation to Approve Resolution 11-08, To Participate in the 2010-11 Mid-Year

                        TRAN Offering from the California School Cash Reserve Program (Enc. 4) (Action item)

            9.2       Recommendation for Approval of Participation in the Waterford Unified School District

                        Piggyback Bid for Blue Bird Bus (Enc. 5) (Action item)

            9.3       Recommendation for Approval of 2010/11 Budget Revisions (Enc. 6) (Action item)

            9.4       Recommendation for Approval for Board Meeting Date Revision Set for June 27, 2011 (Enc. 7)

                        (Action item)

            9.5       Budget Update

 

10.       CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

 

            10.1    Update on the Special Resources Preschool Expansion

            10.2    Update on the Categorical Program Monitoring Review (Enc. 8)

            10.3    Recommendation for Approval in Naming the New School, Summit Charter Mekeel

                       Academy (Enc. 9) (Action item)

 

11.       BOARD POLICIES 

           

            11.1    Review of BP/AR 1312.4–7214 (second reading) (Enc. 10) (Action item)

            11.2    Review of BP/AR 6142.7, Physical Education and Activity (second reading)

                        (Enc. 11) (Action item)

 

12.       CONSTRUCTION, BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS

 

            12.1    Recommendation for Approval of Resolution 11-10, Intention to Convey Easements in Real

                       Property to the City of Porterville and an Offer of Dedication to the County of Tulare for  the NW

                       Elementary School Project (aka Lombardi) (Enc. 12) (Action item)

            12.2    Recommendation for Approval of Resolution 11-11, Approving Purchase and Conveyance of

                       Easements in Real Property to the City of Porterville and an Offer of Dedication to the County of

                       Tulare for the NW Elementary School Project (aka Lombardi) (Enc. 13) (Action item)

            12.3    Groundbreaking Ceremony for SCCA Expansion and the NW Elementary (aka Lombardi)

                       Construction (Enc. 14)

 

13.       REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT

 

14.       BOARD REQUESTED AGENDA ITEMS AND OTHER DISCUSSION ITEMS

 

            14.1    Enrollment Report (Enc. 15)

            14.2    February District Calendar of Events (Enc. 16)

 

15.       ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION (IF NEEDED)

16.       RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION

17.       ADJOURNMENT