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June 27, 2011 Minutes

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR BOARD MEETING

OF THE

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

BURTON SCHOOL DISTRICT

June 27, 2011

 

 

1.OPENING CEREMONY

 

Call to Order:

 

The meeting was called to order at 5:15 p.m. in the Burton School District Board Room located at 274 N. Westwood Street, Porterville, California.

 

Present: Lisa Ruffa, Vice President; Eddie Hernandez, Member; Jay Rice, Member, and Dr. Gary Mekeel, Superintendent/Secretary

 

Absent:  Phillip Giannetto

              Rebecca Wilson

 

2. OPPORTUNITY FOR MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC TO ADDRESS THE BOARD ON CLOSED SESSION ITEMS

 

The public was asked if there was anyone who wished to address the Board on Closed Session items. There were none forthcoming.

 

3. CLOSED SESSION

 

 

4. RECONVENEMENT

  

 

Pledge of Allegiance:

   

 

Report of Action Taken in Closed Session:

 

 

The meeting adjourned into Closed Session at 5:15 p.m.

 

The meeting reconvened to Open Session at 5:46 p.m.

 

The flag salute was led by Mr. Eddie Hernandez.

 

Vice President Ruffa reported there was no action taken during Closed Session.

 

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

 

 

Vice President Ruffa asked if there was anyone present who wished to address the Board about items within the Board’s jurisdiction but not on the agenda.  There were none forthcoming.

 

 

6. REPORTS, DISCUSSIONS, AND VISITATIONS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES


 

 

 

 

There were no reports by the Board of Trustees.

7. CONSENT CALENDAR

 

 

It was moved by Mr. Hernandez, seconded by Mr. Rice, to approve the Consent Calendar, Items 7.1 – 7.5, as presented.

 

Motion passed:  3-0

 

8.  SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS AND/OR HEARINGS

 

      Public Hearing of the 2011-12 Burton   Elementary School District Budget:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Public Hearing on the Categorical Flexibility Options as Authorized Under SBX3 4 - Resolution 11-18:

 

Vice President Ruffa opened the public hearing on the 2011-12 Burton Elementary School District Budget and asked if there were any comments from the public.  Mr. John Burkey was in the audience and questioned why the Charter school’s Revenue Limit was no longer reflected in Fund 09. Mrs. Jones explained that for ease of tracking, she moved the revenue from Charter School Fund 09 into the General Fund 01.  Basically, the funds are still there but just moved to a different place.  Mrs. Ruffa asked if there were any other comments from the audience.  There were none forthcoming.  Mrs. Ruffa closed the public hearing.

 

Vice President Ruffa opened the public hearing for Resolution 11-18, the Categorical Flexibility Options as Authorized Under SBX3 4and asked if there were any comments from the audience.  There were none forthcoming.  Mrs. Ruffa then closed the Public Hearing.

 

9.  BUSINESS AND FINANCE

 

 

Approval of the Adoption of the 2011-12 Burton Elementary School District Budget:

 

 

 

 

 

 

It was moved by Mr. Hernandez, seconded by Mr. Rice, to approve the adoption of the 2011 -12Burton Elementary School District Budget as presented.

 

Motion passed:  3-0

 

     

 

Approval of Resolution 11-18, Categorical Flexibility Options as Authorized Under SBX3 4:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Approval of the Additional Administrator Authorized Signature for Calendar Year 2011:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Approval of Resolution 11-19, to Authorize Inter-Fund Transfers for the 2011-12 School Year:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Approval of Resolution 11-20, to Authorize Inter-Fund Loans for Cash Flow Purposes for 2011-12:

 

 

 

 

 

 

It was moved by Mr. Hernandez, seconded by Mr. Rice, to approve Resolution 11-18, Categorical Flexibility Options as Authorized Under SBX3 4.

 

Motion passed:  3-0

 

 

 

It was moved by Mr. Hernandez, seconded by Mr. Rice, to approve the Additional Administrator Authorized Signature for Calendar Year 2011 that removed former Board of Trustee member, Mr. Hodge, and added our new Board of Trustee member, Ms. Wilson.

 

Motion passed:  3-0

 

 

It was moved by Mr. Rice, seconded by Mr. Hernandez, to approve Resolution 11-19, to authorize inter-fund transfers for the 2011-12 School Year.

 

Motion passed:  3-0

 

 

 

It was moved by Mr. Hernandez, seconded by Mr. Rice, to approve Resolution 11-20, to authorize inter-fund loans for cash flow purposes for the 2011-12 school year.

10. CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

 

 

 

 

 

 

There were no reports for Curriculum and Instruction.

 


 

 

11.  BOARD POLICIES 

 

Approval of BP 3410, Fund Balance (GASB), (second reading):

 

 

This was a second reading of BP 3410, Fund Balance, for review and any suggested revisions. 

 

It was then moved by Mr. Hernandez, seconded by Mr. Rice, to approve BP 3410 (GASB), Fund Balance.

 

Motion passed:  3-0

 

12. CONSTRUCTION, BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS

 

Update:

 

Mrs. Jones reported things are moving wonderfully at both of the projects (SCCA and Lombardi).  Framing has commenced on the gym this week at SCCA and today there was a concrete pour at the Lombardi project.  Both projects are looking at a six week delay due to the bad weather earlier this year.  All are well within their time for the opening of the August 2012 school year.

 

13. REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT

 

 

There were no reports to the Board by the Superintendent.

 

14. BOARD REQUESTED AGENDA ITEMS AND OTHER DISCUSSION ITEMS

 

 

 

There were no Board requested agenda items or other discussion item.

 

 

15. ADJOURNMENT:

The meeting adjourned at 6:26 p.m.