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January 17, 2012 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 Tuesday, January 17, 2012, 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

3.1       Discuss Recommendation for Resignation of Certificated Management Employment: (Enc. 1)

                      a. Principal, SCCA  

3.2       Discuss Recommendation for Resignation of Classified Employment:

            a. Pre-School Aide, O.G. (Enc. 1)

3.3       Conference with Labor Negotiators (Ed Code 54957.6)

   Initial Bargaining Proposal for Negotiations with BETA

             Agency Designated Representative:  Dr. Gary Mekeel, Superintendent

             Employee Organization:  BETA and Unrepresented Administrators

 

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. Consideration and Public Notice of the District’s Initial Proposal to Burton

  Elementary Teachers Association (BETA) Regarding Certificated Collective

  Bargaining Negotiations for 2012-2015 (Enc. 2)

                                               

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 #61190303-61190409

      (Enc. 3, 7.1)

   7.2       Request for Approval of the December 19, 2011 Board Minutes (Enc. 3, 7.2)

             7.3       Request for Approval of Resignation from Certificated Management Employment:

                         a. Steve Beecher, High School Principal, SCCA

             7.4       Request for Approval of Resignation from Classified Employment:

                         a. Michelle Jordan, Pre-School Aide, O.G.         

 

8.         SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS AND/OR HEARINGS      

           

9.         BUSINESS AND FINANCE

 

            9.1       Update on Governor’s Budget Proposals           

 

10.       CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

 

10.1    Recommendation for Approval of the School Accountability Report Card (SARC)

 for the Following School Sites: (Enc. 4) (Action item)

a. BES (Enc. 4, 10.1a)

b. OG (Enc. 4, 10.1b)

c. WRB (Enc. 4, 10.1c)

d. JMA (Enc. 4, 10.1d)

e. BMS (Enc. 4, 10.1e)

f.  SCA and SCCA (Enc. 4, 10.1f)

g. Pathways (Enc. 4, 10.1g)

h. CDS (Enc. 4, 101h)

10.2    Highlights of January 9, 2012 Staff Development Day

 

11.       BOARD POLICIES 

                       

12.       CONSTRUCTION, BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS

 

            12.1    Update on Construction Projects-SCCA and Lombardi Sites (Enc. 5)

 

13.       REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT

 

            13.1    Update on Foundation Event

 

14.       BOARD REQUESTED AGENDA ITEMS AND OTHER DISCUSSION ITEMS

 

            14.1    Enrollment Report (Enc. 6)           

 

15.       ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION (IF NEEDED)      

16.       RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION

17.       ADJOURNMENT