Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board


Central Office

Sydney, N.S.

August 23, 2004

 

(1)               CALL TO ORDER:

 

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

 

(2)             RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:

 

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

Phil Best                                             George MacDonald

Darlene Morrison                                Myrtle Campbell

Adrian Bates                                                Gary Fraser

Wes Stubbert                                              Stan MacKinnon

Sandra Margettie                               Kevin Ruelland

Pam Nicholson, Chair of the Committee

 

Also Present:            N.E. Davis, Superintendent of Schools

Archie MacEachern, Director of Programs & Student Services

Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resource Services

Michelle MacLeod, Recording Secretary                                    

 

(3)    AFTER HOURS USE OF SCHOOL FACILITIES:

 

Superintendent Davis spoke with regards to the above mentioned. 

 

Moved by Commissioner Best

Seconded by Commissioner Campbell

 

It is the recommendation of the Management Committee to invite the individuals representing the two programs to meet with the Board to discuss their programs. 

 

Motion defeated

2004-08-08

 

(4)    PORT ACCESS ROAD: 

 

Commissioner Best discussed concerns with regards to increase traffic with the opening of the Port Access Road off Lingan Road.  Superintendent Davis assured Commissioner Best that a meeting will be held with the Transportation Department and the Regional Police to discuss his concerns.

 

Motion carried

2004-08-09

 

(5)             NEW RANKIN SCHOOL:

 

Commissioner Bain updated the Board on correspondence received from the Department with regards to the new school.

 

Moved by Commissioner Bain

Seconded by Commissioner Best

 

It is the recommendation of the Management Committee that the Superintendent and Board Chair forward correspondence to the Department expressing the disappointment and frustration felt by the Board and administration.

 

Motion carried

2004-08-10

 

(6)             BROOKLAND ELEMENTARY:

 

Board Chair Elizabeth MacPhee related concerns with regards to Transportation for students within the Brookland elementary school area. The students residing in the Kennedy Drive area were the areas of most concern.

 

Superintendent Davis noted that he will meet with the Transportation Department and relay her concerns.

 

 

 


(7)             BRAS D=OR ELEMENTARY:

 

Commissioner Stubbert expressed his concern over the location of the playground equipment at the school.

 

Moved by Commissioner Margettie

Moved by Commissioner Stubbert

 

It is the recommendation of the Management committee to request Mr. Matheson, Director of Support Services to relocate the playground equipment to the back of the school if it is physically possible. . 

 

Motion carried

2004-08-11

 

 

(8)     Adjourn the meeting. . .

 

Adjourned the meeting at 7: 15 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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PAM NICHOLSON                                                         J. DOUGLAS PEACH

CHAIR, MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE                             BOARD SECRETARY