Central Office

275 George Street

Sydney

May 12, 2003

 

(1)        CALL TO ORDER:


A Special meeting of the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School board was called to order today beginning at 6:00 p.m.

 

(2)        RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:

 

Present:                        Elizabeth MacPhee, Chair                                    Keith Bain, Vice-Chair

                                      Wes Stubbert                                                        Pam Nicholson

                                      Darlene Morrison                                                  George MacDonald

                                      Phil Best                                                               Stan MacKinnon

                                      Adrian Bates                                                         Sandra Margettie

                                      Stan MacKinnon                                                   Bernd Christmas

                                      Gary Fraser                                                          Myrtle Campbell

 

Also Present:               Ed Davis, Superintendent of Schools

                                      Doug Peach, Director of Finance

                                      Archie MacEachern, Director of Programs & Operations

                                      Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resources

                                      Don Matheson, Director of Support Services

                                      Michelle MacLeod, Acting-Recording Secretary


 

(3)        Cusack/Cornwallis/Lakevale                                                       


Moved by Commissioner Bates

Seconded by Commissioner


that the board accept the recommendation to retain the Primary - Three students of the Grade Cusack/Cornwallis/Lakevale complex in Cornwallis School and the Grade Four - Six students of the complex in Cusack School.


Motion carried

2003-05-01


 

Chair Elizabeth MacPhee left the meeting at 6:08 p.m.


 

(4)        ADMINISTRATIVE STRUCTURAL CHANGES:

 

Superintendent Davis explained a flow chart which was distributed to all those in attendance.

 


Moved by Commissioner Stubbert

Seconded by Commissioner Campbell


that the Board authorize the Superintendent to forward to the Department of Education the administrative structure which was presented to the Board. . .


Motion carried

2003-05-02

 

(5)        STAFFING FOR 2003 - 2004:

 

Mr. Bernie MacKinnon and Mrs. Beth MacIsaac spoke concerning NSTU staffing for the 2003 - 2004 school year. Also discussed during this session was the Administrative Staffing Criteria.


Moved by Commissioner Nicholson

Seconded by Commissioner Campbell


that the Board accept the recommendation brought forward by management for the Administrative Staffing criteria for the 2003 - 2004 school year. . .


Motion carried

2003-05-03

 



Mrs. Beth MacIsaac discussed the issue of complexing.


Moved by Commissioner Stubbert

Seconded by Commissioner Bates


that the Board accept the recommendation to complex Mountainview and East Bay for the 2003 - 2004 school year. . .


Motion carried

2003-05-04


Moved by Commissioner Fraser

Seconded by Commissioner Campbell


that the Board accept the recommendation to complex Riverside Elementary, Marion Bridge and Grand Mira for the 2003 - 2004 school year. . .


Motion carried

2003-05-05

 

(6)        HUMAN RESOURCES REPORT:

 

(a)        CUPE REQUEST FOR A LEAVE OF ABSENCE:

EMPLOYEE #

NAME OF EMPLOYEE

CLASSIFICATION/

SCHOOL

REASON FOR REQUEST

EFFECTIVE DATE

952945

Sheila MacLean

(first request)

TA/Ball’s Creek

returning to school

Sept/03-

May 1/04

953240

Wayne Burke

BD/Transportation

personal reasons (second request)

Sept/03-June 30/04


Moved by Commissioner Nicholson

Seconded by Commissioner Stubbert


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


Motion carried

2003-05-06

 

(b)        CUPE RETIREMENT:

EMPLOYEE #

NAME OF EMPLOYEE

CLASSIFICATION/

SCHOOL

RETIREMENT(S)/

RESIGNATION(s)

EFFECTIVE DATE

937912

Tazuko MacKinnon

TA/Colby St. Joseph

retirement

June 30, 2003

 

Moved by Commissioner Campbell

Seconded by Commissioner Nicholson


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


Motion carried

2003-05-07

 

(c)        Results of Postings:   

 

i.           CDS# 0602(Lunch/Bus/Grounds):


#

NAME OF SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE

QUALIFICATIONS

POSITION RECEIVED

1.

Kimberley Hines

Employed in the posted position since September 9, 2003

LBG - Sydney River Elementary - 3 hours/day


Moved by Commissioner Campbell

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie


that the Board approve the hiring of the above mentioned through the LBG posting CDS#0602. . .


Motion carried

2003-05-08

 

ii           CDS#2702 (Cafeteria Worker):


#

NAME OF SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT

POSITION AWARDED

QUALIFICATIONS

EFFECTIVE DATE

1.

Lois MacLean

Shipyard Elem - 2 hours/day

casual cleaner since January, 1999. Has the food handling course, extensive cooking experience, experiencing in ordering supplies, able to use a cash register.

May 12, 2003

2.

Linda Capstick

Dr. T.L.Sullivan - 2 hours/day

casual employee since November, 2002. Working in the posted position

May 5, 2003


Moved by Commissioner Margettie

Seconded by Commissioner Campbell


that the Board approve the hiring of the above mentioned individuals through the Cook Level II posting CDS#2702. . .


Motion carried

2003-05-09

 

iii.        CDS#3303 (Accounting Clerk Posting):


#

NAME OF SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT

QUALIFICATIONS

1.

Wendy Dunphy

Business Technology Accounting Diploma from UCCB, Income Tax courses, extensive experience

 


Moved by Commissioner Margettie

Seconded by Commissioner Campbell

 

that the Board approve the hiring of the above mentioned individuals through the Accounting Clerk posting CDS#3303. . .


Motion carried

2003-05-10

 

iv.         CDS#3403 (Bus Driver Posting):


Regular employee recommended (information only):