Baddeck Academy

Baddeck, N.S.

October 27, 2003

 

(1)        CALL TO ORDER:


A meeting of the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board was called to order today beginning at 7:10 p.m.

 

(2)        RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:

 

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

                                      Phil Best                                                               Darlene Morrison

                                      Pam Nicholson                                                     Stan MacKinnon

                                      George MacDonald                                              Adrian Bates

                                      Sandra Margettie 

                                      Wes Stubbert

 

Absent:                         Kevin Ruelland                                        Myrtle Campbell

 

Also Present:               Ed Davis, Superintendent of Schools

                                      Doug Peach, Director of Finance

                                      Archie MacEachern, Director of Programs & Student Services

                                      Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resources

                                      Don Matheson, Director of Support Services

                                      Jim Burton, Regional Education Officer

                                      Michelle MacLeod, Recording Secretary

 

(3)        ADDITIONS TO THE AGENDA:

 

a)         Commissioner Stubbert - Student Program with regards to Constable Rolfe

b)         Commissioner Stubbert - Damage to schools

c)         Commissioner Fraser - MacDonald Elementary, Dominion

 

(4)        APPROVAL OF AGENDA:


Moved by Commissioner Stubbert

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie


that the Board approve the agenda as presented. . .


Motion carried

2003-10-06

 

(5)        APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS:

 

                         Board Meeting                           -           September 29, 2003

                  Special Board Meeting             -           October 9, 2003

            

Moved by: Commissioner Bain

Seconded by: Commissioner Margettie


that the minutes for the above minutes be approved by the Board. . .


Motion carried

2003-10-07


 

(6)        BUSINESS ARISING FROM THE MINUTES:


There was no business arising from the minutes.

 










 

 

(7)        REPORT FROM COMMITTEES:

EDUCATION COMMITTEE REPORT

 

(a)        APPROVAL OF MINUTES:



Moved by Commissioner Bates

Seconded by Commissioner Fraser


that the Board approve the minutes of the Education Committee Meeting of Monday, October 20, 2003 . . . .


Motion carried

2003-10-08

 

(b)        NSTU RECOMMENDATION FOR TERM/LONG TERM SUBSTITUTION POSITIONS:


PROFESSIONAL #

NAME OF RECOMMENDATION

POSITION AWARDED

EFFECTIVE DATE

570028

Donna Mugford

Grade Six - Sydney River Elementary -Long Term substitution

Oct 27/03-Feb 20/04

207456

Jean Baird

Grade One - G. Bay Elementary - Long term substitute (first part) and then a Term position (second part)

Nov 3/03-Feb 27/04 (LTS)

March 1/04-June 28/04 (Term)


Moved by Commissioner Bates

Seconded by Commissioner Best


that the Board accept the above recommendation for term and long term substitution positions. . .


Motion carried

2003-10-09

 

(c)        NSTU RETIREMENT:


PROFESSIONAL #

NAME OF RECOMMENDATION

POSITION AWARDED

EFFECTIVE DATE

268474

Sandra Morrison

MacLennan Jr. High

Jan 30/04


Moved by Commissioner Bates

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie


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


Motion carried

2003-10-10

MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE REPORT

 

(8)        REPORT FROM COMMITTEE:


Moved by Commissioner Bain

Seconded by Commissioner Fraser


that the Board approve the minutes of the Management Committee Meeting of Monday, October 20, 2003


Motion carried

2003-10-11


 

(a)        PRESENTATION BY CRITICAL MASS PROMOTIONS:


Moved by Commissioner Bain

Seconded by Commissioner Fraser


that the Board support the concept presented by Critical Mass Promotions and that they work with Senior Management to present the program to the appropriate High Schools for consideration and pending approval of the Governor in Council (Section 64.4A) and I so move. . .

 

Commissioner Morrison voted against the motion


Chair Elizabeth MacPhee asked that the Vice Chair take the chair while she voiced her reason for voting against the motion.


Commissioner MacPhee resumed the Chair.


Motion carried

2003-10-12

 

(b)        STRATEGIC PLAN:


Moved by Commissioner Bain

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie


It is the recommendation of the Management Committee that the Board accept the Strategic Plan as presented . . .


Motion carried

2003-10-13

 

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


EMPLOYEE #

NAME OF EMPLOYEE

RESIGNATION/RETIREMENT

EFFECTIVE DATE

954370

Mary Dawn Howard

Resignation from her LBG position at Mira Road

Sept. 26/03

963843

Robert Dingwall

Resignation from his Ventilation/Maintenance Dept

Oct. 20/03

257

Danny Finney

Retirement from his Electrician/Maintenance Dept

Sept 30/03

911024

Elizabeth Mulak

Retirement from her Teacher Assistant/Rankin

Nov. 10/03

966234

Helen Keough

Resignation from her LBG position at Shipyard Elem

Oct 14/03


Moved by Commissioner Bain

Seconded by Commissioner Stubbert


that the Board accept the above resignations/retirements with regret and with thanks for years of service. . .


Motion carried

2003-10-14

 

(d)        RESULTS OF POSTINGS:

 

i.          CDS#0503 - Cleaning Posting: