Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board


Riverside Elementary

Albert Bridge, N.S.

June 21, 2004

 

(1)               CALL TO ORDER:

 

A meeting of the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School board was called to order today beginning at 7:00 p.m.

 

(2)             RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:

 

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

Wes Stubbert                                              Pam Nicholson

Darlene Morrison                                George MacDonald

Stan MacKinnon                                  Sandra Margettie

Adrian Bates                                                Myrtle Campbell

Stan MacKinnon                                  Gary Fraser

 

Absent:                Phil Best

 

Also Present:            Ed Davis, Superintendent of Schools

Doug Peach, Director of Finance

Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resource Services

Don Matheson, Director of Operational Services

Michelle MacLeod, Recording Secretary

 

(3)    APPROVAL OF AGENDA:

 

Moved by Commissioner Bain

Seconded by Commissioner Morrison

 

that the Board approve the agenda as amended. . .

 

Motion carried

2004-06-27                                                                                     

 

(1)               APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS:

 

Moved by: Commissioner Stubbert

Seconded by: Commissioner Margettie

 

that the minutes for the following meetings be approved by the Board. . .

 

Board Meeting               -           May 31, 2004

Special Board Meeting   -           May 31, 2004

Special Board Meeting   -           June 7, 2004

Special Board Meeting   -           June 14, 2004

 

Motion carried

2004-06-28

 

(5)         CORRESPONDENCE:

 

It was noted by Board Secretary, Mr. Doug Peach, that correspondence was circulated in the packages.

 

(1)               DELEGATIONS:

 

a)     Delegation for the new Northside School - A representative from the group Mr. Terry Banks, noted that the delegation has a number of concerns which they would like to see addressed. They requested to have a public forum with the presence of the Board. Mr. Clarence Prince, Councillor for the area spoke with regards to a new elementary school for the Northside area.  Board Chair Elizabeth MacPhee stated that a meeting of the Board will take place on Wednesday, June 23, 2004 to review the issue.

 

a)                 Delegation from Riverside elementary - Mrs. Janet Ravanello spoke with regards to a recent motion which effects voting block AA@.  Mrs. Ravanello requested that a public meeting be held in the area with regards to the motion.  Board Chair, Mrs. Elizabeth MacPhee stated that it is the responsibility of the Utility Review Board to hold public consultation.

 


(7)    SUPERINTENDENT=S REPORT:

 

Superintendent Davis presented his report which was distributed to those in attendance. (see attachment). It was noted that his report could be found on the Board website. 

 

Riverside Elementary

Albert Bridge, N.S.

June 21, 2004

 

(8)        REPORT FROM COMMITTEES:

 

EDUCATION COMMITTEE REPORT

Moved by Commissioner Bates

Seconded by Commissioner Stubbert

 

that the Board approve the minutes of the Education Committee Meetings of Monday, June 14, 2004 . .

 

Motion carried

2004-06-29                                                                                                                   

 

(a)                 NSTU TERM RECOMMENDATIONS:

 

Moved by Commissioner Bates

Seconded by Commissioner Morrison

 

that the Board approve the following recommendations for a term contract. . . .

 

 

Name

 

Position

 

Status

 

Effective

 

Rhonda Spicer

 

Speech Pathologist

 

Term

 

August 1, 2004

 

Lee-Ann Redshaw

 

Speech Pathologist

 

Term

 

August 1, 2004

 

Motion carried

2004-06-30

 

(b)                 NSTU RECOMMENDATIONS:

 

Moved by Commissioner Bates

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

 

that the Board approve the following recommendation for a term contract. . . .

 

 

Name

 

Position

 

Status

 

Effective

 

Francine Burke

 

Educational Psychologist

 

Term

 

August 1, 2004

 

 

Motion carried

2004-06-31

 

(c)        NSTU RECOMMENDATIONS:

 

Moved by Commissioner Bates

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

 

that the Board approve the following recommendation for a term contract. . . .

 

 

Name

 

Position

 

Status

 

Effective

 

Amy Champsion

 

Educational Psychologist

 

One-Year

 

August 1, 2004

 

Motion carried

2004-06-32

 


(a)              RECOMMENDATION FOR A SECONDMENT:

 

Moved by Commissioner Bates

Seconded by Commissioner Campbell

 

 that the Board approve the following recommendation for a secondment. .

 

 

PROF #

 

NAME

 

POSITION

 

EFFECTIVE

 

26598

 

Reginald N. Johnston

 

IT Consultant

 

Aug 1/04

 

Motion carried

2004-06-33                                                                                                                   

 

(b)             RECOMMENDATION FOR A SECONDMENT:

 

Moved by Commissioner Bates

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

 

 that the Board approve the following recommendation for a secondment. .

 

 

PROF #

 

NAME

 

POSITION

 

EFFECTIVE

 

317825

 

Brenda MacIsaac

 

Literacy Consultant

 

Aug 1/04

 

Motion carried

2004-06-34

 

(f)         RECOMMENDATION FOR A SECONDMENT:

 

Moved by Commissioner Bates

Seconded by Commissioner Stubbert

 

that the Board approve the following recommendation for a secondment. .

 

 

PROF #

 

NAME

 

POSITION

 

EFFECTIVE

 

345017

 

Cathy MacNeil

 

Fine Arts Consultant

 

Aug 1/04

 

Motion carried

2004-06-35

 

(g)        RECOMMENDATION FOR A SECONDMENT:

 

Moved by Commissioner Bates

Seconded by Commissioner MacKinnon

 

that the Board approve the following recommendation for a secondment. . .

 

 

PROF #

 

NAME

 

POSITION

 

EFFECTIVE

 

329169

 

Mary Passerini

 

Human Resource Services Consultant

 

Aug 1/04

 

Motion carried

2004-06-36       

 

(h)        NSTU SECONDMENTS:

 

Moved by Commissioner Bates

Seconded by Commissioner MacKinnon

 

that the Board approve the following recommendation for a secondment:

 

 

PROF #

 

NAME

 

POSITION

 

EFFECTIVE

 

313262

 

Ron MacLean

 

Math Consultant

 

Aug 1/04

 


Motion carried

2004-06-37       

 

(i)         Teacher Request for Shared Teaching:

 

Moved by Commissioner Bates

Seconded by Commissioner Stubbert

 

that the Board approve the following application for Shared teaching. . .

 

 

Prof. #

 

Name

 

School

 

Effective

 

514646

 

Neil MacLellan

 

Sydney Academy

 

Second half of 2004-2005 school year

 

Motion carried

2004-06-38       

 

 

(9)        REPORT FROM COMMITTEES:

 

MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE REPORT

Moved by Commissioner Nicholson

Seconded by Commissioner Fraser

 

that the Board approve the minutes of the Management Committee Meeting of Monday, June 14, 2004 . .

 

Motion carried

2004-06-39

 

(a)        FUNDS OBTAINED THROUGH THE AUCTION:

 

Moved by Commissioner Nicholson

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

 

that the Board place in reserve the funds which were obtained from the auction. . . .

 

Motion carried

2004-06-40                                                                                                       

 

(b)         KINDERHOUSE PRESCHOOL PROGRAM:

 

Moved by Commissioner Nicholson

Seconded by Commissioner Bain

 

that the Board support the Baddeck Kinderhouse Preschool program. . .

 

Motion carried

2004-06-41                                                                                                       

 

(c)        NEW JUNIOR HIGH FOR GLACE BAY HIGH:

 

Moved by Commissioner Nicholson

Seconded by Commissioner Campbell

 

that the Board submit the Report with regards to site selection for the new Junior High in Glace Bay for approval.. . .

 

Motion carried

2004-06-42       

 

(d)        NEW SCHOOL FOR THE NORTHSIDE:

 

Moved by Commissioner Nicholson

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie


that the Board  report from the Northside selection committee deferred until after the meeting being held on June 21, 2004. . .

 

Motion carried

2004-06-43       

 

 

 

 

(10)       NSSBA REPORT:

 

Commissioner MacDonald verbally presented his NSSBA report.

 

(11)       REGIONAL INSPECTORS REPORT:

 

The Regional Inspector was not in attendance however he sent his regrets.

 

 

(12) Motion to adjourn the meeting. . .

 

Moved by Commissioner Stubbert

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

 

to adjourn the meeting at 8:00 p.m.

 

Motion carried

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ELIZABETH MACPHEE                                                  J. DOUGLAS PEACH

BOARD CHAIR                                                              BOARD SECRETARY

 

 

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