Baddeck Academy

Baddeck, N.S.

October 27, 2003

 

(1)        CALL TO ORDER:


A Special meeting of the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board was called to order today beginning at 6:20 p.m.

 

(2)        RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:

 

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

                                      Darlene Morrison                                                  Wes Stubbert

                                      Gary Fraser                                                          Adrian Bates

                                      George MacDonald                                              Stan MacKinnon

                                      Sandra Margettie                                                  Phil Best

                                      Pam Nicholson 

 

Absent:                         Kevin Ruelland                                                     Myrtle Campbell

 

Also Present:               Ed Davis, Superintendent of Schools

                                      Doug Peach, Director of Finance

                                      Archie MacEachern, Director of Programs & Student Services

                                      Don Matheson, Director of Operations

                                      Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resources

                                      Jim Burton, Regional Education Officer

                                      Michelle MacLeod, Recording Secretary

 

(3)        AMENDMENTS TO THE LONG TERM SUBSTITUTE POSITION (Sydney River):


LONG-TERM SUBSTITUTE TEACHER RECOMMENDATIONS

Name

School

Position

Effective Date

Donna Mugford

Prof. #570028

Sydney River Elementary

Grade 6

Oct. 27/03 to Feb. 20/04 - LTS


Moved by Commissioner Morrison

Seconded by Commissioner Nicholson


that the Board approve the above recommendation for a Long-term substitute position. . .


Motion carried

2003-10-01

 

(4)        CUPE REQUEST FOR A LEAVE OF ABSENCE:


Employee #

NAME OF EMPLOYEE

POSITION EMPLOYED IN

REQUEST

929323

Irene Hart

Admin Clerical/Administration Office

Leave of Absence from Dec 2/03-Dec 2/04 (personal reasons)


Moved by Commissioner Best

Seconded by Commissioner Morrison


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


Motion carried

2003-10-02

 

(5)          RESULTS OF TEACHER ASSISTANT POSTING (CDS#0803):


(For Information only)


SEN#

NAME OF EMPLOYEE

POSITION EMPLOYED IN

SUCCESSFUL POSITION RECEIVED

EFFECTIVE DATE

March 29/93

Lynn Johnston

Donkin/Gowrie

Glace Bay Elementary

Oct 27/03

Sept 27/93

Charlene Pertus

Coxheath

Coxheath - .6 position

Oct 27/03

Sept 4/96(1)

Michelle MacDonald

JBC

Bridgeport

Oct 27/03

Sept 5/02(2)

Bernadette Warren

Gowrie

Gowrie

Oct 27/03

Oct 7/02

Kimberley Fudge

Memorial

Jubilee

Oct 27/03

March 17/03(3)

Donna Corrigan

Glace Bay Elem

Bridgeport

Oct 27/03

Sept 15/03(2)

Michele Wadden

Whitney Pier Memorial

Glace Bay Elementary

Oct 27/03

Sept 15/03(3)

Judy MacDougall

Marion Bridge

John Bernard Croak

(fall down position)

Oct 27/03

Sept 16/03

Arlene Boutilier

Memorial

Donkin (fall down position)

Oct 27/03

Sept 22/03

Mary Jessome

North Highlands

St. Joseph, SM

Oct 27/03


Casuals recommended:


PREFERENCE DATE

NAME OF CASUAL RECOMMENDED

SUCCESSFUL POSITION RECEIVED

EFFECTIVE DATE

Dec 10/98

Roxanne Donovan

North Highlands

Oct 27/03

Sept 20/99

Lynn Baxter

Whitney Pier Memorial (fall down position)

Oct 27/03

Oct 6/99

Jennifer White

Gowrie (fall down position)

Oct 27/03

Oct 20/99

Tracey YoungTubrett

Sydney River (posted position)

Oct 27/03

Nov 12/99

Lisa Anne Veres-MacDonald

Marion Bridge (fall down position)

Oct 27/03

Dec 8/99

Gail Hurley

Riverview (posted position)

Oct 27/03

Dec 9/99

Wanda Devison

Memorial High (fall down position)

Oct 27/03

Dec 9/99

Terri Dawn MacDonald

George D. Lewis (posted position)

Oct 27/03

Sept 20/00

Darlene Gielen

Memorial High (fall down position)

Oct 27/03

Sept 29/00

Deborah Wadman

Coxheath (fall down position)

Oct 27/03

Sept 4/03

John Sinclair

Sydney Academy (posted male aide position)

Oct 27/03


Moved by Commissioner Bain

Seconded by Commissioner Fraser


that the Board approve the hiring and being granted Regular status of the above mentioned employees. . .


Motion carried

2003-10-03

 

(6)        NSTU TENTATIVE AGREEMENT:

 

Moved by Commissioner MacDonald

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie


that the Board accept the ratified NSTU tentative agreement as presented. . .


Motion carried

2003-10-04









 

(7)        OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & SAFETY POLICY:


Moved by Commissioner Bain

Seconded by Commissioner Stubbert


that the Board approve the Occupational Health & Safety Policy as presented. . .


Motion carried

2003-10-05

 

(8)        SUBSIDENCE IN OUR SCHOOLS:


Commissioner Best discussed the issue of the recent article in the Cape Breton Post with regards to mining workings beneath our schools.

 

(9)        MOTION WITH REGARDS TO MASS PROMOTION:


Chair Elizabeth MacPhee questioned the wording of the motion which took place at the Management meeting on Monday, October 20, 2003. She wished to receive clarification with regards to the wording. It was noted that the concept was accepted however the wish of the Board is to have Senior Management endorse the project and work with the principals. Lengthy discussions ensued with regards to the issue. “That the Board support the concept presented by Critical Mass Promotions


 

(10)      Adjournment of the meeting. . .



Adjourned the meeting at 7:01 p.m.


Motion carried




 



 



















 

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            ELIZABETH MACPHEE                         J. DOUGLAS PEACH

            BOARD CHAIR                                       BOARD SECRETARY