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June 13, 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, June 13, 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   ________ ________
Rebecca Wilson, 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 BETA/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 (Enc. 1)

3.1       Discuss Recommendation for Resignation from Certificated Employment:

                        a. 3rd Grade Teacher, WRB

3.2       Discuss Recommendation for Resignation from Classified Employment:

                        a. Night Custodian, MOT

                        b. Special Friends Aide, District

                        c. Instructional Aide/Special Education Aide, OG

                        d. Groundsperson, M.O.T.

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

                        a. Release of probationary classified employee

3.4       Summary of 2011-12 BETA/CSEA Negotiations (Enc. 2)

 

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. Recommendation for Approval of Waiver Request for Clinical Rehabilitative Services Credential

                (Enc. 3) (Action item)

            b. Recommendation for Approval of the Declaration of Need for Fully Qualified Educators

                (Enc. 4) (Action item)

                                                                       

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       Graduations

 

7.         CONSENT CALENDAR (Enc. 5) (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 #61130429-61130501 and #61122818-61132925

            (Enc. 5, Item 7.1)

7.2       Request for Approval of the May 16, 2011 Board Minutes (Enc. 5, Item 7.2)

7.3       Request for Approval of the June 6, 2011 Special Board Minutes (Enc. 5, Item 7.3)

7.4       Request for Approval of Resignation from Certificated Employment:

                        a. Megan Barajas, 3rd Grade Teacher, WRB

7.5       Request for Approval of Resignations from Classified Employment:

                        a. Bob Grey, Night Custodian, MOT

                        b. Sarah Johnson, Special Friends Aide, District

                        c. Julie Lemon, Instructional Aide/Special Education Aide, OG

                        d. Jerry Whittington, Groundsperson, M.O.T.

           

8.         SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS AND/OR HEARINGS

8.1       Presentation to SCCA Student Representative-Shane Hernandez

 

9.         BUSINESS AND FINANCE

9.1       Update on Attendance Incentive Program (Enc. 6)

           

10.       CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

10.1     Recommendation for Approval of ConApp., Part I (Enc. 7) (Action item)

10.2     Update on the Professional Development Program (Enc. 8)

10.3     Update on Transitional Kindergarten (Enc. 9)

10.4     Update on Summer School Attendance

10.5     Report on Special Education (Enc. 10)

10.6     Recommendation for Approval of SCA M.O.U. (Enc. 11) (Action item)

 

11.       BOARD POLICIES 

11.1     Review of BP/AR GASB 54 (first reading) (Enc. 12)

 

12.       CONSTRUCTION, BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS

12.1     Recommendation for Approval of the Expansion of the PALL Training Center (Enc. 13) (Action item)

 

13.       REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT

 

14.       BOARD REQUESTED AGENDA ITEMS AND OTHER DISCUSSION ITEMS

14.1     Student Recognitions (Enc. 14)

14.2     Board School Site Assignments (Enc. 15)

14.3     Enrollment Report (Enc. 16)         

 

15.       ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION (IF NEEDED)      

 

16.       RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION

 

17.       ADJOURNMENT