Cental Office

275 George Street, Sydney

June 23, 2003

 

(1)        CALL TO ORDER:


A Special meeting of the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board was called to order today beginning at 5:15 p.m.

 

(2)        RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:

 

Present:                       Keith Bain, Vice-Chair                                          Phil Best

                                      Wes Stubbert                                                        Pam Nicholson

                                      George MacDonald                                              Myrtle Campbell

                                      Sandra Margettie                                                  Adrian Bates

                                      Gary Fraser 

 

Absent:                         Stan MacKinnon                                                   Elizabeth MacPhee

                                      Bernd Christmas                                                   Kevin Ruelland 

                                      Darlene Morrison

 

Also Present:               Ed Davis, Superintendent of Schools

                                      Doug Peach, Director of Finance

                                      Archie MacEachern, Director of Programs & Operations

                                      Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resources

                                      Charles Sheppard, Coordinator of RCH/Human Resources

                                      Bernie MacKinnon, Coordinator of Human Resources

                                      Jim Burton, Regional Education Officer

                                      Michelle MacLeod, Acting-Recording Secretary

 

(3)        FINANCIAL STATEMENT:


Representatives from Roach Perry Anderson Chartered Accountants reviewed the Financial Statement with those in attendance.


Moved by Commissioner Nicholson

Seconded by Commissioner Stubbert


that the Board accept the Financial statement as presented. . .


Motion carried

2003-06-

 

(4)        BUDGET 2003 - 2004:


Moved by Commissioner Nicholson

Seconded by Commissioner Stubbert


that the Board accept the Budget for 2003-2004 as presented. . .


Motion carried

2003-06-

 

(5)        HUMAN RESOURCES REPORT:

 

A)         CUPE REQUEST FOR A LEAVE OF ABSENCE


EMPLOYEE #

NAME OF EMPLOYEE

CLASSIFICATION/

SCHOOL

REASON FOR REQUEST

EFFECTIVE DATE

952184

Beverly Devison

(2nd request)

Cafeteria Worker/Memorial

personal reasons

Sept/03-June/04


Moved by Commissioner Stubbert

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie


that the Board approve the above request for a Leave of Absence. . .


Motion carried

2003-06-

 

B)         CUPE RESIGNATION(S)/RETIREMENT(S):


EMPLOYEE #

NAME OF EMPLOYEE

CLASSIFICATION/

SCHOOL

RETIREMENT/

RESIGNATION

EFFECTIVE DATE

937946

Tara Colbert

TA/Greenfield

Resignation

June 20/03

928408

Frances Gilbert

TA/John Bernard Croak

Retirement

June 30/03

6593

Ada Sheaves

LBG/Thompson Jr. High

retirement

June 28/03


Moved by Commissioner Nicholson

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie


that the Board accept the above resignation/retirement with thanks. . .


Motion carried

2003-06-

 

C)         Results of Postings:    

 

i.           CDS#4002 (COOK LEVEL II):


#

NAME OF SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT

POSITION AWARDED

QUALIFICATIONS

EFFECTIVE DATE

1.

Francene Donovan

Cook Level II - Cabot High

Employed in the posted position

September 1/03

 


Moved by Commissioner Best

Seconded by Commissioner Turnbull-Campbell


that the Board approve the above hiring and being granted regular status. . .


Motion carried

2003-06-

 

d)         NSTU RECOMMENDATION FOR ADMINISTRATION (VICE PRINCIPAL AT CABOT):


Moved by Commissioner Margettie

Seconded by Commissioner Turnbull-Campbell


that the Board approve the recommendation for the Administrative appointment of Mr. Gilles Poirier to the position of Vice-Principal of Cabot High School effective August 1, 2003. . .


Motion carried

2003-06-

 

e)         NSTU RECOMMENDATION FOR A PROBATIONARY II CONTRACT:


Moved by Commissioner Turnbull-Campbell

Seconded by Commissioner Stubbert


that the Board approve a Probationary II contract for Jennifer Moore to the position of Educational Psychologist effective August 1, 2003. . .


Motion carried

2003-06-

 

f)          NSTU RECOMMENDATION FOR IEI FACILITATOR:


Moved by Commissioner Turnbull-Campbell

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie


that the Board approve the recommendation of Mr. Peter MacKinnon to the appointment of IEI Facilitator effective August 1, 2003. . .


Motion carried

2003-06-

 

g)         NSTU TERM RECOMMENDATION:


Moved by Commissioner Turnbull-Campbell

Seconded by Commissioner Best


that the Board approve a Term position for Ms. Mary Alice Francis to the position of Gr. 7, 8 and 9 Mi’Kmaq Language Teacher at SPEC effective August 1, 2003 for one year. . .


Motion carried

2003-06-


 

(6)        LEAD AND ACHIEVE COMMUNICATION PLAN:


Commissioner MacDonald spoke concerning the formation of a committee for the above plan. A meeting of the committee is forthcoming.

 

(7)        SALE OF SURPLUS VEHICLES:


Mr. Peach spoke concerning the recent tender of surplus vehicles.


Moved by Commissioner Nicholson

Seconded by Commissioner Turnbull-Campbell


that the Board accept the recommendations from the Finance Department with regards to the tenders as presented for surplus vehicles.. .


Motion carried

2003-06-

 

(8)        Motion to adjourn the meeting. . .


Moved by Commissioner Stubbert

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie


to adjourn the meeting at 6:22 p.m.


Motion carried







 












 

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            KEITH BAIN                                            J. DOUG PEACH

            ACTING-BOARD CHAIR                        BOARD SECRETARY