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February 6, 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 Monday, February 6, 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 on Resignation from Classified Employment: (Enc. 1)

                        a. BEST Instructor, BES

            3.2       Discuss Panel’s Recommendation on Student Expulsions: (Enc. 2)

              a. Student 2012-01, Ed Code 48915(c)(3)

              b. Student 2012-02, Ed Code 48915(c)(3)

            3.3       Conference with Labor Negotiators (Ed Code 54957.6)

              Initial Bargaining Proposal for Negotiations with BETA

              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)

                                                                       

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 #61193130-61193173, #61194829-

              61194878 and #61197083-61197191 (Enc. 3-Item 7.1)

  7.2       Request for Approval of the January 17, 2012 Board Minutes (Enc. 3 Item 7.2)

  7.3       Recommendation for Approval of Out-of-County Field Trip Requests:

                        a. February 15, 2012 – SCCA Students Travel to the Anaheim Convention Center to Attend

                             International Robotics Trade Show (Enc. 3 Item 7.3a)

                        b. February 17, 2012 – SCA-Mathew Sixth Graders Trip to Disneyland for the National Youth

                             Leadership Conference (Enc. 3 Item 7.3b)

                        c. February 18, 2012 – SCCA Attend Odyssey of the Mind Regional Finals in Hanford

                            (Enc. 3 Item 7.3c)

                        d.  May 9, 2012 – BES Fourth Graders Travel to the La Purisima Mission State Historic Park in

                              Lompoc (Enc. 3 Item 7.3d)

                        e.  May 10, 2012 – WRB Second Graders Travel to Long Beach to the Ocean of the Pacific 

                              Aquarium and Harbor Cruise (Enc. 3 Item 7.3e)

            7.4       Recommendation for Approval of Resignation from Classified Employment:

                        a.  Amanda Rodriguez, BEST Instructor, BES

            7.5       Recommendation to Approve Panel’s Recommendation on Student Expulsions:

              a. Student 2012-01, Ed Code 48915(c)(3)

              b. Student 2012-02, Ed Code 48915(c)(3)

 

8.         SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS AND/OR HEARINGS

           

8.1       Hearing and Public Comment Regarding the District’s Initial Proposal

             to Burton Elementary Teachers Association (BETA) Regarding Certificated

             Collective Bargaining Negotiations for 2012-2015 (Enc. 4)

 

9.         BUSINESS AND FINANCE

 

            9.1       Recommendation to Adopt the District’s Proposed Initial Bargaining Proposal

                         to Elementary Teachers Association (BETA) Regarding Certificated Collective

                         Bargaining Negotiations for 2012-2015 (See Enc. 4) (Action item)

            9.2       Recommendation to Approve the Audit Report of Vavrinek, Trine, Day & Co. for  

                         FY 2010-11 (Enc. 5)

            9.3       Recommendation for Approval of 2012 Budget Revisions (Enc. 6) (Action item)

 

 

 

10.       CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

 

10.1    Recommendation for Approval of Program Modifications in Support of the

            Dual Immersion Program (Enc. 7) (Action item)

10.2    Recommendation for Approval for the Assessment Change in Support of the

            Dual Immersion Program (Enc. 8) (Action item)

10.3    Recommendation for Approval of the New State Preschool Handbook (Enc. 9)

            (Action item)

10.4    Recommendation for Approval of the New State Preschool Attendance Policies and

            Procedures (Enc. 10) (Action item)

10.5    Recommendation for Approval of Travel Plans for Two Burton Representatives for the

            Harlem Children’s Zone Trip to New York City (Enc. 11) (Action item)

 

11.       BOARD POLICIES 

           

            11.1    Review of BP/AR 1330, Use of School Facilities (Enc. 12)

 

12.       CONSTRUCTION, BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS

           

            12.1    SCCA and Lombardi Project Updates (Enc. 13)

 

13.       REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT

 

14.       BOARD REQUESTED AGENDA ITEMS AND OTHER DISCUSSION ITEMS

 

            14.1    February 2012 District Calendar of Events (Enc. 14)

            14.2    Enrollment Report (Enc. 15)         

 

15.       ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION (IF NEEDED)      

16.       RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION

17.       ADJOURNMENT