Sydney , N.S.
April 4, 2005
(1) CALL TO ORDER:
A Special Board meeting of the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School board was called to order today beginning at 4:33 p.m.
(2) RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:
Present: Darlene Morrison, Chair Keith Bain, Vice-Chair
George MacDonald George Marshall
Joan Currie Lorne Green
Kevin Ruelland Sandra Margettie
Dr. Andrew Lynk Myrtle Campbell
Stan MacKinnon Fred Tilley
Charlie Keagan Gary Fraser
Lorne Green Sandra Margettie
Absent: George MacDonald
Also Present: Ed Davis, Superintendent of Schools
Archie MacEachern, Director of Programs and Student Services
Doug Peach, Director of Finance
Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resource Services
Don Matheson, Director of Operational Services
Honorable Minister Cecil Clarke
Mr. Rob MacLean, Executive Assistant to the Honorable Minister
Mr. Robert Sampson, Board solicitor, Sampson McDougall
Michelle MacLeod, Recording Secretary
(3) PROPOSED NORTHSIDE SCHOOL:
Mr. Davis, Superintendent of School provided a brief background of the proposed Northside School. Minister Cecil Clarke addressed the school capital budget allocation for the proposed school.
Minister Clarke suggested a meeting of the local MLA=s in the fall of 2005 to review board issues and concerns.
Moved by Commissioner Keagan
Seconded by Commissioner Tilley
that the Board proceed with the ten million dollar allocation for the new school for North Sydney to hold the Primary - Nine students of this area excluding Seton elementary and four million for the junior high accommodation at St. Joseph, Sydney Mines. . . .
(4) STRIKE OF CUPE LOCAL 5050:
Mrs. Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resource Services and board solicitor Mr. Robert Sampson reviewed negotiations and strike issues with those in attendance.
Commissioner Green left the meeting at 6:47 p.m.
Commissioner Campbell left the meeting at 7:23 p.m.
Questions were asked by various board members. It was suggested that the Board receive updates by email for the duration of the strike.
(5) Motion to adjourn the meeting. . .
The meeting adjourned at 8:14 p.m.
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DARLENE MORRISON J. DOUGLAS PEACH
BOARD CHAIR BOARD SECRETARY