Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board

Central Office

Sydney, N.S.

April 19, 2005


(1)               CALL TO ORDER:


A Special Board meeting of the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School board was called to order today beginning at 10:00 p.m.


(2)             RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:


Present:                 Darlene Morrison, Chair             Gary Fraser

Charlie Keagan                           Fred Tilley

Joan Currie                     Lorne Green

Sandra Margettie            Dr. Andrew Lynk            

Myrtle Campbell              Keith Bain, Vice-Chair

Stan MacKinnon               George Marshall


Absent:                Kevin Ruelland                 George MacDonald


Also Present:            Ed Davis, Superintendent of Schools

Doug Peach, Director of Finance

Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resource Services

Archie MacEachern, Director of Programs and Student Services

Jim Burton, Regional Education Officer

Robert Sampson, Sampson McDougall, Barristers & Solicitors

Tony Mozvik, Sampson McDougall, Barristers & Solicitors

Stacey Pineau, Communications Representative

Michelle MacLeod, Recording Secretary



Chair Darlene Morrison took the time to commend Mr. Davis, Superintendent of Schools and his administrative staff for their hard work and diligence during these difficult times.




Moved by Commissioner Margettie

Seconded by Commissioner Fraser


that the Board go in-camera. . .


Motion carried



Vice Chair Keith Bain chaired the meeting.




Moved by Commissioner Margettie

Seconded by Commissioner Green


that the Board rise and report. . .


Motion carried



Acting Chair Keith Bain reported that the Board was updated on the recent strike vote by CUPE Local 5050 members. It was agreed to support administration in their work on behalf of the Board.



Moved by Commissioner Keagan

Seconded by Commissioner Campbell


That the Board accept the recommendation put forward by the negotiating committee to move on to binding arbitration. . . .


Motion carried





(5)        Motion to adjourn the meeting. . .


The meeting adjourned at 11:45 p.m.







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DARLENE MORRISON                          J. DOUGLAS PEACH

BOARD CHAIR                                      BOARD SECRETARY