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December 19, 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, December 19, 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
Lisa Ruffa, President ________ ________
Jay Rice, Vice President ________ ________
Eddie Hernandez, Clerk ________ ________
Philip Giannetto, Member   ________ ________
Rebecca Wilson, Member ________ ________
Jasmine Owen, 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. BEST Instructor, Oak Grove

 

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 Chapman University College Student Teaching Agreement

                        (Enc. 2) (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

 

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 #61186509-61186591 (Enc. 3, 7.1)

            7.2       Request for Approval of the December 5, 2011 Board Minutes (Enc. 3, 7.2)

            7.3       Request for Approval of Ratification of Classified Employment:

                        a. Jazmaine Hilliard, BEST Instructor, O.G.

            7.4       Request for Approval of Out-of-County Field Trips:

                        a. February 25, 2012 – BMS Wrestling Tournament in Selma (Enc. 3, 7.4a)

                        b. April 6, 2012 – SCA-M Sixth Grade Farewell Trip to John’s Incredible Pizza   (Enc. 3, 7.4b)

                        c. May 18, 2012 – BES Second Grade Classes Travel to Long Beach Aquarium (Enc. 3, 7.4c)

 

8.         SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS AND/OR HEARINGS     

 

9.         BUSINESS AND FINANCE

            9.1       Recommendation for Approval to Withdraw from TCSIG and Join SISC I for Workers’

                        Compensation Insurance Program (Enc. 4) (Action item)

            9.2       Recommendation for Approval of Resolution 12-07, To Participate in the 2011-12 TRAN

                        Offering from the California School Cash Reserve Program (Enc. 5) (Action item)

            9.3       Recommendation for FY 2011-12 Budget Revisions (Enc. 6) (Action item)

            9.4       Budget Update

 

10.       CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

            10.1     Update on SCA-Lombardi Campus (Enc. 7)

            10.2     Recommendation for Approval of Single Site Plans for Student Achievement (Enc. 8)

                        (Action items)

                        a. BMS (Enc. 8, 10.2a)

                        b. SCA and SCCA (Enc. 8, 10.2b)

                        c. Pathway (Enc. 8, 10.2c)

 

11.       BOARD POLICIES 

            11.1     Recommendation for Approval of BP/AR 5111, New Kindergarten Entrance Dates

                        (second reading)(Enc. 9) (Action item)

 

12.       CONSTRUCTION, BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS

            12.1     Recommendation for Approval of Change Orders: (Enc. 10) (Action items)

                        a. Change Order #1-Lombardi Project (Enc. 10, Item 12.1a)

                        b. Change Order #2-Lombardi Project (Enc. 10, Item 12.1b)

                        c. Change Order #3-Lombardi Project (Enc. 10, Item 12.1c)

            12.2     Recommendation for Approval of Substitution Request of Electrical Contractor on the Lombardi

                        Project (Enc. 11) (Action item)

            12.3     Facilities Update on Redwood and Lombardi Construction Projects (Enc. 12)

 

13.       REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT

 

14.       BOARD REQUESTED AGENDA ITEMS AND OTHER DISCUSSION ITEMS

            14.1     Enrollment Report (Enc. 13)         

 

15.       ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION (IF NEEDED)      

 

16.       RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION

 

17.       ADJOURNMENT