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August 1, 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, August 1, 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 ________ ________
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 Certificated Employment:

                        a. Math/Chemistry Teacher, SCCA

                        b. Language Arts Teacher, BMS

                        c. Psychology Intern, District

            3.2       Discuss the Proposed Modifications to the Benefit Plan for BSD Management/Confidential

                        Employees (Enc. 2) (Action item)

 

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.         SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS AND/OR HEARINGS

           

            6.1       Public Hearing on Burton 2011 Districting (Federal Voting Rights

                        Act) (Enc. 3)

 

7.         REPORTS, DISCUSSIONS, AND VISITATIONS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION

            7.1       Discussion on the Proposal of Option A or B of Burton 2011 Districting (Federal Voting Rights 

                        Act) (See Enc. 3)

            7.2       Continued Review of 2010-11 Board Goals (Enc. 4)

           

8.         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.)

 

               8.1       Request for Approval of Accounts Payable Warrants #61147801-61147838 (Enc. 5-8.1)

               8.2       Request for Approval of the June 27, 2011 Board Minutes (Enc. 5-8.2)

               8.3       Request for Approval of the June 27, 2011 BOT/BOD Joint Board Minutes (Enc. 5-8.3)

               8.4       Request for Approval of the July 18, 2011 Board Minutes (Enc. 5-8.4)           

               8.5       Request for Approval of Certificated Employments:

                            a. Calvin Sisto, Math/Chemistry Teacher, SCCA

                            b. Rebekah Evans Moor, Language Arts Teacher, BMS

                            c. Heather Cano, Psychology Intern, District     

 

9.         BUSINESS AND FINANCE

 

            9.1       Request for Approval of the 45 Day Budget Revisions for FY 2011-12 (Enc. 6) (Action item)

 

10.       CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

           

11.       BOARD POLICIES 

           

             11.1 Review of AR 3541.1 - Business and Non-Instructional Operations (first reading) (Enc. 7)

 

12.       CONSTRUCTION, BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS

 

13.       REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT

 

14.       BOARD REQUESTED AGENDA ITEMS AND OTHER DISCUSSION ITEMS

           

             14.1    Board Discussion on Day of the Week for Board Meetings

 

15.       ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION (IF NEEDED)      

16.       RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION

17.       ADJOURNMENT