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.
(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.
(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.
(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. .
(8) Adjourn the meeting. . .
Adjourned the meeting at 7: 15 p.m.
PAM NICHOLSON J. DOUGLAS PEACH
CHAIR, MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE BOARD SECRETARY