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May 16, 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 16, 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   ________ ________
Breanna York, 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 Resignation from Classified Employment:

                        a. Special Education Aide, BMS

            3.2       Public Employee Dismissal/Release (Gov. Code Sec. 54957)

                        a. Release of probationary classified employee

 

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       Visitations

                        a. Step-Up Gang Prevention Conference

                        b. Open House – JMA and BES

                        c. Young Authors’ Fair

 

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 #61125284-61125340

                           (Enc. 2, Item 7.1)

              7.2       Recommendation for Approval of May 2, 2011 Board Minutes (Enc. 2, Item 7.2)

              7.3       Recommendation for Approval of Classified Resignation:

                        a. Martha Christian, Special Education Aide, BMS                              

 

8.         BUSINESS AND FINANCE

 

            8.1       Recommendation for Approval of Agreement for Special Services between the Burton

                        Elementary School District and Caves & Associates, July 1, 2011-Jun 30, 2013 (Enc. 3)

                        (Action item)

            8.2       Recommendation for Approval of 2010/11 YTD Budget Revisions (Enc. 4) (Action item)

 

9.         CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

 

            9.1       Lowe’s Toolbox for Education $5,000 Grant - “BMS Goes Green” Recycling Project (Enc. 5)

 

10.       BOARD POLICIES 

           

            10.1    BP/AR 0520- BB 9323 (second reading) (Enc. 6) (Action item)

 

11.       CONSTRUCTION, BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS

 

            11.1    Update on Construction Projects (Enc. 7)

                        a. New Northwest Elementary School (Enc. 7, 11.1a)

                        b. Redwood Expansion (Enc. 7, 11.1b)

 

12.       SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS AND/OR HEARINGS

           

            12.1    Public Interview for the Selection of a Provisional Appointment to the Board of Trustees (Enc. 8)

                       (Action item)

            12.2    Oath of Office Administered to the Newly Appointed Board Member (Enc. 9)

 

13.       REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT

 

14.       BOARD REQUESTED AGENDA ITEMS AND OTHER DISCUSSION ITEMS

 

            14.1    Enrollment Report (Enc. 10)         

 

15.       ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION (IF NEEDED)      

16.       RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION

17.       ADJOURNMENT