Central Office

275 George Street, Sydney

September 15, 2003

 

(1)        CALL TO ORDER:


A Special Board meeting of the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board was called to order today beginning at 4:10 p.m.

 

(2)        RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:

 

Present:                       Elizabeth MacPhee, Chair          Keith Bain, Acting Chair

                                      Phil Best                                     Myrtle Turnbull-Campbell

                                      Wes Stubbert                              Gary Fraser 

                                      George MacDonald                    Darlene Morrison

                                      Stan MacKinnon 

                                      Adrian Bates

 

Absent:                         Pam Nicholson                           Sandra Margettie 

                                      Kevin Ruelland 

 

Also Present:               Ed Davis, Superintendent

                                      Archie MacEachern, Director of Programs & Operations

                                      Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resources

                                      Doug Peach, Director of Finance

                                      Bernie MacKinnon, Coordinator of Human Resources

                                      Charles Sheppard, Coordinator of RCH/Human Resources

                                      Jim Burton, Regional Education Officer

                                      Robert Sampson, Sampson McDougall

                                      Michelle MacLeod, Recording Secretary

 

(3)        CONFLICT OF INTEREST:


Mr. Doug Peach, Secretary to the Board discussed the above mentioned issue followed by Mr. Robert Sampson, Solicitor for Sampson McDougall addressing issues concerning the Conflict of Interest Policy.


Commissioner Morrison addressed those in attendance with her concerns.


Moved by Commissioner Best

Seconded by Commissioner Stubbert


that motions 2003-08-10 through to and including 2003-08-18 adopted at the Special Board meeting held on August 18, 2003 be re-confirmed by the Board. . .


Commissioner MacPhee, Commissioner Turnbull-Campbell and Commissioner Morrison declared a conflict and left the meeting at 4:33 p.m.


Commissioner Bain assumed the Chair and put the motion.


Motion carried

2003-09-12


Commissioner MacPhee, Commissioner Turnbull-Campbell and Commissioner Morrison re-entered the meeting at 4:36 p.m.

 

(5)        HUMAN RESOURCES REPORT:

 

a)         CUPE REQUEST LEAVE OF ABSENCE:


EMPLOYEE #

NAME OF EMPLOYEE

CLASSIFICATION/

SCHOOL

REASON FOR REQUEST

EFFECTIVE DATE

7732

Sheila Briand

Cleaner/North Highlands

personal reasons

Sept 1/03-Sept 1/04


Moved by Commissioner Stubbert

Seconded by Commissioner MacKinnon


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


Motion carried

2003-09-13

 

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


EMPLOYEE #

NAME OF EMPLOYEE

CLASSIFICATION/

SCHOOL

RETIREMENT/

RESIGNATION

EFFECTIVE DATE

921429

Rose MacDonald

Cleaner/Sydney Academy

Retirement

March 1/04

90324

Catherine MacKinnon

Cafeteria Worker/Cabot Jr./Sr. High

Retirement

Sept 9/03

927137

David Muise

Janitor/BEC

Retirement

Oct 11/03


Moved by Commissioner Turnbull-Campbell

Seconded by Commissioner MacKinnon


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


Motion carried

2003-09-14

 

c)         Posting Results of CDS#0103 - Teacher Assistants:


REGULAR EMPLOYEES WHO TRANSFERRED (FOR INFORMATION ONLY):


SEN#

NAME OF EMPLOYEE

POSITION EMPLOYED IN

SUCCESSFUL POSITION RECEIVED

March 28/94(3)

Darlene Burke

Cleaner at BEC

TA position at BEC

Sept 4/96(1)

Michelle MacDonald

Mount Carmel

John Bernard Croak

Jan 6/97

Carmie Jennex

St. Agnes

Greenfield

Jan 4/99

Leona Henry

Malcolm Munroe

Mount Carmel (fall down position)

Sept 29/99(32)

Charlene Libbus

Sydney Academy

New Sydney Elementary

Sept 29/99 (36)

Lisa MacInnis

Memorial High

Malcolm Munroe Jr. High (fall down position)

Nov 24/99 (6)

Michael MacDougall

Riverview

Glace Bay High

Jan 6/00(3)

Faith Horne

Glace Bay Elem

Riverview (fall down position)

Nov 24/99(12)

Karen Ramsey

Jubilee

Jubilee

Feb 1/00(2)

Paula Brunet

LBG-St. Anne’s

TA- St. Anne’s Elementary

Jan 14/02

Mary Penny

Memorial High

Jubilee Elem (fall down position)

Sept 5/02(2)

Bernadette Warren

LBG-Gowrie

TA-Gowrie

Jan 6/03(6)

Elizabeth Butts

Marion Bridge

JBC

March 17/03(2)

Carol Ann Guy

displaced

St. Mary’s/St. Joseph’s

March 17/03(3)

Donna Corrigan

Riverview

Glace Bay Elementary

March 17/03(4)

Kathy Black

displaced

Ashby Elementary

March 24/03

Wendy Cartwright

displaced

Memorial High (fall down position)

June 2/03(2)

Krista Ryan

LBG-G. Bay Elem

TA-Glace Bay Elementary

Sept 2/03

Debra Laybolt

LAID OFF

Whitney Pier


CASUALS RECOMMENDED:


PREFERENCE DATE

NAME OF CASUAL RECOMMENDED

SUCCESSFUL POSITION RECEIVED

EFFECTIVE DATE

December 15/97

Dorothy MacDonald

G. Bay Elementary

Sept 15/03

March 9/99

Michelle Leudy

St. Agnes

Sept 15/03

Sept 17/99

Michele Wadden

Whitney Pier

Sept 15/03

Sept 30/99

Judy MacDougall

Marion Bridge

Sept 15/03

Nov 2/99

Annette Gillis

MacLennan - .6 position

Sept 15/03

Jan 3/01

Patrick McNeil

Riverview - male aide position

Sept 15/03

Oct 1/01

Bobby Newman

Riverview - male aide position

Sept 15/03

Nov 2/99

Arlene Boutilier

Memorial High

Sept 16/03

 

NO APPLICANTS

NORTH HIGHLANDS

 


Moved by Commissioner Turnbull-Campbell

Seconded by Commissioner Fraser


that the Board approve the recommendations for regular Teacher Assistant status. . .


Motion carried

2003-09-15

 

c)         NSTU RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TERM POSITIONS:


NAME

TERM

SCHOOL/POSITION

EFFECTIVE DATE

Judith Bonnell

Term

Harbourside/Grade 5

Sept 15/03

Michele Scott

Term

Riverside/Grade 2/3

Sept 15/03

Eileen Morford-Martin

Term

Greenfield/Grade 3

Sept 11/03

Brian MacIntyre

Term

St. Anne’s/Grade 4

Sept 10/03

Glenn Usher

Term

Malcolm Munroe/Gr. 9 Science & Math

(Parental Leave)

Sept 2/03 - Dec 16/03


Moved by Commissioner Best

Seconded by Commissioner Campbell


that the Board approve the recommendations for term positions. . .


Motion carried

2003-09-16


Commissioner Bates entered the meeting at 4:50 p.m.

 

d)         ENROLLMENT FROM THE JUNIOR/SENIOR LEVEL:

 

Mr. Bernie MacKinnon, Coordinator of Human Resources distributed the enrollment numbers to those in attendance.

 

(i.)        JUNIOR HIGH LEVEL:


Moved by Commissioner Turnbull-Campbell

Seconded by Commissioner Fraser


that the Board accept the recommendation from Senior Management to add an additional teacher to George D. Lewis, Louisbourg. . .


Motion carried

2003-09-17

 

(ii.)       HIGH SCHOOL LEVEL: 


Moved by Commissioner Stubbert

Seconded by Commissioner Bain


that the Board accept the recommendation from Senior Management to decrease the staff number at Glace Bay High by one. . .


Motion defeated

2003-09-18

 

(6)        INFORMATION FOR BOARD MEMBERS (CSBA ATLANTIC CONFERENCE):

 

Information was distributed to those in attendance.          


 

(7)        HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION:           

 

It was noted that on October 29th the Board will meet with the Human Rights Commission with regards to a presentation.

 

(8)        LEAD AND ACHIEVE:


The Board Chair noted when the first session will begin on September 22nd at Glace Bay High School.

 

(9)        MOTION TO ADJOURN:


The meeting was adjourned at 5:50 p.m.


 



 



 

 










 

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            ELIZABETH MACPHEE                         J. DOUGLAS PEACH

            CHAIR                                                     BOARD SECRETARY