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October 3, 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, October 3, 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 ________ ________
Joseph Moron, Student Representative ________ ________
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 Classified Employment:

                        a. Night Custodian, MOT

            3.2       Discuss Recommendation for Resignation of Classified Employment:

                        a. Secretary, BES

 

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

           

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 #61162774-61164156

                        (Enc. 2, 7.1)

            7.2       Request for Approval of the Board Minutes, September 19, 2011 (Enc. 2, 7.2)

            7.3       Request for Approval of Classified Employment:

                        a. Adrian Rodriguez, Night Custodian, MOT

            7.4       Request for Approval of Classified Resignation:

                        a. Sandra Rivera, Secretary, BES

 

8.         SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS AND/OR HEARINGS

           

            8.1       Burton Briefings (Enc. 3)

                        a. SCCA (Enc. 3a)

b. SCA (Enc. 3b)

            8.2       Public Hearing on Resolution 12-05, In the Matter of Determining that Pupils Have Sufficient

                        Text Books or Instructional Materials for the 2011-2012 School Year (Enc. 4)

 

9.         BUSINESS AND FINANCE

 

10.       CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

 

            10.1    Recommendation for Approval of Resolution 12-05, In the Matter of Determining that Pupils

                       have Sufficient Text Books or Instructional Materials for the 2011-2012 School Year

                       (See Enc. 4) (Action item)

 

11.       BOARD POLICIES 

           

            11.1    Recommendation for Approval of BP/AR 5030, Student Wellness (second reading) (Enc. 5)

                        (Action item)

            11.2    Recommendation for Approval of BP 5145, Questioning and Apprehension by Law Enforcement

                        (first reading) (Enc. 6) (Action item)

           

12.       CONSTRUCTION, BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS

           

            12.1    Update on Construction Projects- SCCA and New Elementary School (Enc. 7)

 

13.       REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT

 

            13.1    Recommendation for Approval to Change the Board Meeting Day from Monday to Thursday of

                        the First and Third Week of the Month (Action item)

 

14.       BOARD REQUESTED AGENDA ITEMS AND OTHER DISCUSSION ITEMS

 

            14.1    Enrollment Report (Enc. 8)           

            14.2    October District Calendar of Events (Enc. 9)

 

15.       ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION (IF NEEDED)      

16.       RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION

17.       ADJOURNMENT