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May 2, 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, May 2, 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 ________ ________
Eddie Hernandez, Member   ________ ________
Shane Hernandez, Student Representative ________ ________
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

 

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 Resignations from Classified Employment: (Enc. 1)

                        a. Clerk Typist, BMS

                        b. BEST Program Instructor, O.G.

                        c. Instructional Aide/Crossing Guard, JMA

                        d. BEST Program Lead, O.G.

                        e. Instructional Aide/Crossing Guard, WRB

            3.2       CSEA Contract Issues:

                        a. Discussion Regarding Pending Negotiations with CSEA

 

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       Public Screening and Selection of Candidates to be Formally Interviewed for a Board

                         Appointment to the Board of Trustees (Enc. 2) (Action item)

 

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 #61116901-6111981 and #61119984-61120049

            (Enc. 3-7.1)

7.2       Recommendation for Approval of April 4, 2010 Board Minutes (Enc 3-7.2)

7.3       Recommendation for Approval of Resignations from Classified Employment:

                        a. Cathy Garza, Clerk Typist, BMS

                        b. Mary Gonzales, BEST Program Instructor, O.G.

                        c. Sherri Maita, Instructional Aide/Crossing Guard, JMA

                        d. Angela Pisano, BEST Program Lead, O.G.

                        e. Jennifer VanKirk, Instructional Aide/Crossing Guard, WRB

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

                        a. May 10, 2011 – Migrant High School Students Travel to UCLA (Enc. 3-7.4a)

                        b. May 28, 2011 – SCCA Baseball/Softball Teams Travel to L.A. Dodger Stadium

                            (Enc. 3-7.4b)

           

8.         SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS AND/OR HEARINGS

           

8.1       Presentation of the “Every Teacher Succeeding” Award to Burton Middle School Certificated Staff

            Member, George Reneau, Coach

8.2       Presentation of the “You Make a Difference” Award to Burton Middle School Classified Staff Member,

            Shane Rapp, RSP Aide

8.3       Presentation of Burton Middle School Student Recognitions Awards:

           

Student

Grade

Teacher

1. Francisco Colunga

8

Donna Landis

2. Melinda Gonzales

8

Sheila Boyer

3. Sabrina Rodriguez

8

Jessica De La Pena

4. Jonathan Stoops

8

Donna Stiegleder

5. Rhiannon Wright

8

Adrianna Franco

 

8.4       Identify Preference of Names for the New Elementary School (Enc.4)

            (Action item)

8.5       Public Hearing on the CSEA’s Initial Bargaining Proposal for Negotiations with the Burton

            Elementary School District (CSEA) (Enc. 5)

 

 

9.         BUSINESS AND FINANCE

 

            9.1       Recommendation for Approval of the CSEA’s Initial Bargaining Proposal for Negotiations with

                        the Burton Elementary School District (See Enc. 5)

                        (Action item)

            9.2       Budget Update

 

10.       CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

 

            10.1    Recommendation for Approval of Resolution 11-16, Amendments 01 and 02 to the State

                       Preschool Contract CSPP-0662 (Enc. 6) (Action item)

 

11.       BOARD POLICIES 

           

            11.1    Review of BP/AR 0520 – BB 9323 (first reading) (Enc. 7)

 

12.       CONSTRUCTION, BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS

           

            12.1    Updates on the Redwood Expansion and the New Elementary School Projects (Enc. 8)

                       

13.       REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT

           

            13.1    Leadership Porterville – Porterville Corporate Games (Enc. 9)

 

14.       BOARD REQUESTED AGENDA ITEMS AND OTHER DISCUSSION ITEMS

 

            14.1    Enrollment Report (Enc. 10)

            14.2    District Calendar of Events for May-June 2011 (Enc. 11)

 

15.       ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION (IF NEEDED)      

16.       RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION

17.       ADJOURNMENT