(1) CALL TO ORDER:
A Special meeting of the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School board was called to order today beginning at 4:58 p.m.
(2) RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:
Present: Elizabeth MacPhee, Chair Keith Bain, Vice-Chair
Phil Best Wes Stubbert
Darlene Morrison George MacDonald
Adrian Bates Myrtle Campbell
Absent: Stan MacKinnon Pam Nicholson
Kevin Ruelland Gary Fraser
Also Present: Archie MacEachern, Acting Superintendent
Douglas Peach, Director of Financial Services
Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resource Services
Don Matheson, Director of Operational Services
Charles Sheppard, Coordinator of RCH/Human Resources
Mary Passerini, Human Resources Secondment
Jim Burton, Regional Education Officer
Michelle MacLeod, Recording Secretary
(3) PRESENTATION TO MR. WILLIAM HOGG - FORMULA FUNDING PRESENTATION:
Mr. William Hogg and Mr. Adam Ferguson independent consultants, conducting the Formula Funding review, were introduced to those in attendance.
Mr. Archie MacEachern reviewed the agenda for the evening before beginning the attached presentation. .
Commissioner Margettie entered the meeting at 5:13 p.m.
Regional Education Officer, Jim Burton entered the meeting at 5:25 p.m.
Areas of discussion covered in the presentation by each director were Programs & Student Services, Human Resources, Operational Services and Finance. Questions and concerns were expressed by several Board members. Mr. Peach reviewed the Board’s response to questions previously submitted by Mr. Hogg.
Commissioner Bates left the meeting at 7:50 p.m.
Commissioner Margettie left the meeting at 7:54 p.m.
Acting Superintendent MacEachern thanked Mr. Hogg for his time and patience during the presentation. It was noted if any further information is required, that Mr. Hogg should feel free to call.
Mr. Hogg summarized the presentations and information he has received to date from all Boards. He also noted the work he needs to do to move forward.
(5) ADJOURNMENT OF MEETING:
The Board meeting adjourned at 8:35 p.m. . . .
ELIZABETH MACPHEE, BOARD CHAIR J. DOUGLAS PEACH, BOARD SECRETARY