Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board


(1)                 CALL TO ORDER:

 

A Special meeting of the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School board was called to order today beginning at 5:35 p.m.

 

(2)             RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:

 

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

Stan MacKinnon                         Myrtle Campbell

Darlene Morrison                      George MacDonald          

Wes Stubbert                                    Sandra Margettie

Pam Nicholson                 

 

Absent:               Gary Fraser                              Phil Best

Kevin Ruelland                                    Adrian Bates

 

Also Present:            Ed Davis, Superintendent of Schools

Douglas Peach, Director of Finance

Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resource Services

Don Matheson, Director of Operational Services

Jim Burton, Regional Education Officer

Michelle MacLeod, Recording Secretary

 

(3)             OPERATIONS REPORT:

 

Mr. Matheson, Director of Operational Services distributed his report to those in attendance.

 

(4)    SCHOOL STAFFING APPEALS:

 

 

Mrs. Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resource Services discussed school staffing appeals which have been received to date.

 

 

(5)    COMPLEXING OF SCHOOLS RECOMMENDATION:

 

Moved by Commissioner Stubbert

Seconded by Commissioner Morrison

 

that the Board recommend the acceptance of complexing the following schools: Cusack/Cornwallis and Ashby Elementary. . . .

 

Motion carried

2004-05-22

 

(6)    APPLICATION FOR DEFERRED SALARY:

 

Moved by Commissioner Margettie

Seconded by Commissioner Bain

 

that the Board approve the following application for deferred salary. . .

 

 

Prof. #

 

Name

 

School

 

Period of Leave

 

Effective

 

473363

 

Leanne Campbell-MacDonald

 

Riverview High School

 

Feb. - July 31/05 (six-month)

 

August 1, 2004

 

Motion carried

2004-05-23

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(7)    NSTU RESIGNATION:

 

Moved by Commissioner Stubbert

Seconded by Commissioner Campbell

 

that the Board accept with regret and thanks for years of service the following resignation . .

 

 

Prof. #

 

Name

 

School

 

Effective

 

521492

 

Valerie (Bates) Long

 

Sydney Mines Jr. High

 

July 31, 2004

 

Motion carried

2004-05-24

 

(8)    AMENDMENTS OF SCHOOL BOARD ELECTORAL DISTRICTS:

 

Chair Elizabeth MacPhee discussed the issue of establishing a District as a separate district within electoral District A.

 

Moved by Commissioner Bain

Seconded by Commissioner Stubbert

 

that the Board request Mr. Doug Peach to write the Utility and Review Board to determine procedures for consideration of the amendment.

 

Motion carried

2004-05-25

 

(6)    ADMINISTRATIVE STAFFING:

 

(a)           VICE PRINCIPAL, ST. ANNE=S:

 

Moved by Commissioner Campbell

Seconded by Commissioner MacDonald

 

that the Board approve the administrative recommendations as presented. . .

 

 

Prof #

 

Name

 

School

 

Position

 

Effective

 

458364

 

Greg O=Neill

 

St. Anne=s

 

Vice-Principal, PERM

 

August 1/04

 

Motion carried

2004-05-26

 

(b)             DEPARTMENT HEAD, ENGLISH, HOLY ANGELS:

 

Moved by Commissioner Margettie

Seconded by Commissioner Campbell

 

that the Board approve the administrative recommendations as presented. . .

 

 

Prof #

 

Name

 

School

 

Position

 

Effective

 

224790

 

Margaret MacKenzie

 

Holy Angels

 

DH (English) PERM

 

August 1/04

 

Motion carried

2004-05-27

 

(c)              VICE PRINCIPAL, BEC:

 

Moved by Commissioner Campbell

Seconded by Commissioner Bain

 

that the Board approve the administrative recommendations as presented. . .

 

 

 

 

 

Prof #

 

Name

 

School

 

Position

 

Effective

 

325084

 

Mora Smith

 

BEC

 

Vice-Principal, PERM

 

August 1/04

 

Motion carried

2004-05-28

 

(d)              DEPARTMENT HEAD, ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS, BEC:

 

Moved by Commissioner Campbell

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

 

that the Board approve the administrative recommendations as presented. . .

 

 

Prof #

 

Name

 

School

 

Position

 

Effective

 

326488

 

Jacqueline Poirier

 

BEC

 

DH (English Lang. Arts) PERM

 

August 1/04

 

Motion carried

2004-05-29

 

(e)              VICE PRINCIPAL, WHITNEY PIER MEMORIAL:

 

Moved by Commissioner Margettie

Seconded by Commissioner Campbell

 

that the Board approve the administrative recommendations as presented. . .

 

 

Prof #

 

Name

 

School

 

Position

 

Effective

 

363341

 

Art MacDonald

 

Whitney Pier M.

 

Vice-Principal

 

August 1/04

 

Motion carried

2004-05-30

 

(F)             DEPARTMENT HEAD, SOCIAL STUDIES/FINE ARTS:

 

Moved by Commissioner Nicholson

Seconded by Commissioner Bain

 

that the Board approve the administrative recommendations as presented. . .

 

 

Prof #

 

Name

 

School

 

Position

 

Effective

 

316018

 

Jack Toomey

 

Memorial

 

DH (Social Studies/Fine Arts) PERM

 

August 1/04

 

Motion carried

2004-05-31

 

(g)    VICE PRINCIPAL, RIVERVIEW:

 

Moved by Commissioner Margettie

Seconded by Commissioner Campbell

 

that the Board approve the administrative recommendations as presented. . .

 

 

Prof #

 

Name

 

School

 

Position

 

Effective

 

283945

 

Bruce Edwards

 

Riverview High

 

Vice-Principal, PERM

 

August 1/04

 

Motion defeated

2004-05-32

 

Human Resources was requested to review the situation due to the closeness of the scoring.

 

 

(h)              VICE PRINCIPAL, SHIPYARD ELEMENTARY:

 

Moved by Commissioner Margettie

Seconded by Commissioner Campbell

 

that the Board approve the administrative recommendations as presented. . .

 

 

Prof #

 

Name

 

School

 

Position

 

Effective

 

411918

 

Jeannie Stone

 

Shipyard Elem.

 

Vice-Principal, PERM

 

August 1/04

 

Motion carried

2004-05-33

 

(i)                DEPARTMENT HEAD, MATH, MALCOLM MUNROE:

 

Moved by Commissioner Campbell

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

 

that the Board approve the administrative recommendations as presented. . .

 

 

Prof #

 

Name

 

School

 

Position

 

Effective

 

492835

 

Lynne MacKay

 

Malcolm Munroe

 

DH (Math) ONE-YEAR

 

August 1/04

 

Motion carried

2004-05-34

 

(j)               DEPARTMENT HEAD, SCIENCE, RIVERVIEW:

 

Moved by Commissioner Morrison

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

 

that the Board approve the administrative recommendations as presented. . .

 

 

Prof #

 

Name

 

School

 

Position

 

Effective

 

508283

 

James Burke

 

Riverview High

 

DH (Science) PERM

 

August 1/04

 

Motion carried

2004-05-35

 

(k)              VICE PRINCIPAL, MOUNT CARMEL:

 

Moved by Commissioner Campbell

Seconded by Commissioner Nicholson

 

that the Board approve the administrative recommendations as presented. . .

 

 

Prof #

 

Name

 

School

 

Position

 

Effective

 

299891

 

Lowell Cormier

 

Mt. Carmel

 

Vice-Principal, PERM

 

August 1/04

 

Motion carried

2004-05-36

 

(9)    Meeting adjourned. . .

 

The meeting adjourned at 6:54 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ELIZABETH MACPHEE                          J. DOUGLAS PEACH

BOARD CHAIR                                      BOARD SECRETARY