Shipyard Elementary

Sydney

November 24, 2003



A Special meeting of the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board was called to order today beginning at 6:15 p.m.



Present: Elizabeth MacPhee, Chair Stan MacKinnon

Phil Best Kevin Ruelland

Wes Stubbert Darlene Morrison

George MacDonald Myrtle Campbell

Sandra Margettie Adrian Bates

Keith Bain



Absent: Gary Fraser

Pam Nicholson



Also Present: Ed Davis, Superintendent of Schools

Doug Peach, Director of Finance

Archie MacEachern, Director of Programs & Student Services

Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resource Services

Don Matheson, Director of Operations

Bernie MacKinnon, Coordinator of Human Resources

Robert Sampson, Board Solicitor

Jim Burton, Regional Education Officer

Michelle MacLeod, Recording Secretary







A. Amendment to Posting CDS#1303(Cleaning):



PREFERENCE

DATE

NAME OF CASUAL EMPLOYEE CLEANING POSITION AWARDED THROUGH POSTING EFFECTIVE DATE
Jan 6/00 Brenda Butler Whitney Pier - (6 hours/day) November 24/03





Moved by Commissioner Campbell

Seconded by Commissioner Stubbert



that the Board accept the above amendment as presented. . .



Motion carried

2003-11-01



B. Amendment to Posting CDS#0303 (Accountant - School Services):



Mr. Kevin Moules has declined the position as Accounting Clerk in the payroll department. The Accounting Clerk position will be posted to the CUPE membership.





NAME OF EMPLOYEE POSITION EMPLOYED IN RESIGNATION/RETIREMENT EFFECTIVE DATE
Margaret MacKay LBG/Glace Bay High Retirement January 30, 2004




Moved by Commissioner Campbell

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie



that the Board accept the above retirement with regret and thanks for years of service . .



Motion carried

2003-11-02











NAME OF EMPLOYEE POSITION EMPLOYED IN RESIGNATION/RETIREMENT EFFECTIVE DATE
Jacqueline Whitty Cleaner, Memorial High Requesting a LOA for personal reasons Sept 4/03 - March 12/04


Moved by Commissioner Margettie

Seconded by Commissioner Stubbert



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



Motion carried

2003-11-03



PROF. # Name of Retiring Teacher SCHOOL EMPLOYED EFFECTIVE DATE
266429 Ross Ingraham Cabot Jr./Sr. High January 31/04


Moved by Commissioner MacKinnon

Seconded by Commissioner Campbell



that the Board accept the above retirement with regret and thanks for years of service . .



Motion carried

2003-11-04



PROF. # Name of Retiring Teacher SCHOOL EMPLOYED EFFECTIVE DATE
489948 Jamie Clarke Rankin Memorial Extension of existing leave until March 21/04


Moved by Commissioner Stubbert

Seconded by Commissioner Campbell



that the Board approve an extension for a Leave of Absence for the above mentioned. . .



Motion carried

2003-11-05





Discussions ensued over the decline in enrollment numbers at High Schools in our Board.



Superintendent Davis distributed correspondence with regards to the new regulations for the Audit Committee.



Superintendent Davis distributed correspondence with regards to the recent budget revision received from the Department of Education.



Commissioner Bain entered the meeting at 6:37 p.m.





Chair Elizabeth MacPhee introduced Mr. Brian Forbes to those in attendance. The NSTU agreement was signed by Board and union officials. Mr. Forbes and the Board Chair thanked those in attendance for their hard work and diligence to reach this goal.







Moved by Commissioner

Seconded by Commissioner



to adjourn the meeting at 7: p.m.



Motion carried





























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ELIZABETH MACPHEE J. DOUGLAS PEACH

BOARD CHAIR BOARD SECRETARY