Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board


Sherwood Park

Sydney, N.S.

Nov 1, 2004

 

(1)                 CALL TO ORDER:

 

A Special meeting of the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School board was called to order today beginning at 7:05 p.m.

 

(2)             SWEARING IN OF NEW BOARD MEMBERS:

 

Mr. Archie MacEachern, Acting Superintendent, welcomed those present.  A special welcome was given to the choir from Mountainview elementary.  At this time the choir were asked to open the ceremonies by singing O’Canada.  Mr. Jim Burton, Regional Education Officer and Mr. Robert Sampson, Board Solicitor, were then called upon to swear in the Board members.

 

The Board members were then offered congratulations.

 

Present:           Keith Bain                        George Marshall

Lorne Green                     Dr. Andrew Lynk                      

Darlene Morrison             George MacDonald                    

Myrtle Campbell              Charlie Keagan      

Sandra Margettie            Stan MacKinnon

Joan Currie                     Fred Tilley

Kevin Ruelland                           Gary Fraser

 

Also Present:            Archie MacEachern, Acting Superintendent

Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resource Services

Don Matheson, Director of Operational Services

Jim Burton, Regional Education Officer

Michelle MacLeod, Recording Secretary

 

(3)             ELECTION OF CHAIR:

 

Mr. Archie MacEachern assumed the Chair. He then called on Mr. Don Matheson and Mrs. Beth MacIsaac to act as Scrutineers.  Ballots were distributed and collected.  Nominated were:

 

Dr. Andrew Lynk -declined with thanks

Mr. George MacDonald-accepted with thanks

Mr. Stan MacKinnon-declined with thanks

Mrs. Darlene Morrison - accepted with thanks

 

Commissioner Fraser requested at this time that the nominated Board members who had accepted the nomination speak with regards to their expectations of being elected Board Chair. Commissioner MacDonald and Commissioner Morrison said a few words.

 

Commissioner Morrison was elected Chair of the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board.  Commissioner Morrison thanked members for the confidence they placed in her.

 

(4)             DESTRUCTION OF BALLOTS:

 

Moved by Commissioner Campbell

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

 

that the ballots be destroyed.

 

Motion carried

2004-11-08

 

(5)             ELECTION OF VICE-CHAIR:

 

Commissioner Darlene Morrison assumed the Chair.  The scrutineers then distributed ballots for the nomination of Board Vice-Chair.  Nominated were:

 

Mrs. Myrtle Turnbull-Campbell -accepted

Mr. George MacDonald - declined

Mr. Keith Bain -accepted

 

Two consented to run for the position of Vice-Chair and nominations ceased.

 

Ballots were then distributed and collected.

 


Commissioner Bain was elected Vice-Chair of the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board. Commissioner Bain expressed his appreciation for the faith placed in him by fellow members.

 

(6)             DESTRUCTION OF BALLOTS:

 

Moved by Commissioner Green

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

 

that the ballots be destroyed.

 

Motion carried

2004-11-09

 

 

(7)             PRESENTATION BY THE MOUNTAINVIEW CHOIR:

 

The Mountainview elementary school choir performed at this time.

 

(8)     ADJOURNMENT OF MEETING:    

 

 

 

The Board meeting adjourned at 8:03 p.m. . . .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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DARLENE MORRISON, BOARD CHAIR              J. DOUGLAS PEACH, BOARD SECRETARY