Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board


Central Office

Sydney, N.S.

June 27, 2005

 

(1)        CALL TO ORDER:

 

A Special Board meeting of the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School board was called to order today beginning at 5:12 p.m.

 

(2)        RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:

 

Present:           Darlene Morrison, Chair             Kevin Ruelland              KeithBain

                         Charlie Keagan                           Joan Currie                    Sandra Margettie

                         Stan MacKinnon                         Lorne Green 

 

Absent:            George MacDonald       Myrtle CampbellFred Tilley         Gary Fraser 

                         Dr. Andrew Lynk            George Marshall

 

Also Present:               N.E. Davis, Superintendent of Schools

                                      Doug Peach, Director of Financial Services

                                      Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resource Services

                                      Charles Sheppard, Coordinator of RCH/Human Resources

                                      George Boudreau, Coordinator of Financial Services

                                      Jim Burton, Regional Education Officer

                                      Michelle MacLeod, Recording Secretary

 

(3)        Presentation of audited Financial Statement:

 

Mr. Lorne Perry and Mr. John Anderson of Roach Perry Anderson Chartered Accountants, were introduced to those in attendance. Mr. Peach reviewed the role of the audit committee. A review of the audited financial statements for the year ended March 31, 2005 was received by the Board.

 

Moved by Commissioner Keagan

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

 

that the Board accept the audited financial statements for the year ended March 31, 2005 as presented. . .

 

Motion carried

2005-06-29

 

The approved Financial Statement for 2005 was approved.

 

(2)        Correspondence:

 

Mr. Peach, Director of Financial Services distributed correspondence to those in attendance. Highlights of this correspondence included the new P-12 school in Iona, Halifax School Board’s withdrawal from the NSSBA.

 

Commissioner Bain distributed correspondence from the Victoria Highlanders Soccer Association.

 

Moved by Commissioner Bain

Seconded by Commissioner MacKinnon

 

that the Board approve the upgrade of the soccer field at Baddeck Academy and forward correspondence to this fact to the Victoria Highlanders Soccer Association. . .

 

Motion carried

2005-06-30

 

(5)        Results of Postings:

 

a)          CDS#2004 (School Clerical):

 

For information:

 

SENIORITY DATE

SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT

POSITION

EFFECTIVE DATE

May 22/85

Isabel Burke

Sydney Academy

Sept 1/05

 

Moved by Commissioner Green

Seconded by Commissioner Bain

 

that the Board recommend approval of Regular status for the following individual. . .

 

PREFERENCE DATE

SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT

POSITION AWARDED

QUALIFICATIONS

EFFECTIVE DATE

Sept 2/98

Elizabeth MacInnis

3 days/week at Ashby Elementary

casual clerical experience with the Board since 1998

Sept 8/05

 

Motion carried

2005-06-31

 

b)        Job Notification (Teacher Assistants):

 

For information:

 

SENIORITY DATE

NAME OF EMPLOYEE

POSITION EMPLOYED IN

POSITION AWARDED

EFFECTIVE DATE

Nov 29/93 (2)

Jill Hickey

Rankin/Christmas Is.

Ball’s Creek - .6

Sept 6/05

Nov 28/94 (1)

Denise MacKay

Cornwallis

Whitney Pier

Sept 6/05

March 23/98 (2)

Eleanor Gushue

FORCED

LPN - SPEC

Sept 6/05

Sept 2/04(1)

Anne MacDonald

MacLennan - .6

Cusack

Sept 6/05

Sept 27/04 (5)

Mary Campbell

FORCED

MacLennan Jr. High - .6

Sept 6/05

Jan 4/05 (1)

Amanda Curry

FORCED

Rankin/

Christmas Is.

Sept 6/05

Jan 4/05 (5)

Lisa Richardson

St. Joseph, SM(forced)

Cusack

Sept 6/05

Jan 4/05 (6)

Brenda Hanna

Harbourside - .6

Sydney Academy

Sept 6/05

Jan 4/05 (12)

Ida Strickland

FORCED

Cornwallis

(fall down)

Sept 6/05

 

Moved by Commissioner MacKinnon

Seconded by Commissioner Ruelland

 

that the Board recommend approval of Regular status for the following individual. . .

 

PREFERENCE DATE

NAME OF EMPLOYEE

POSITION AWARDED

EFFECTIVE DATE

Dec 1/00

Raylene Cormier

Harbourside - .6 (fall down)

September 7/05

Jan 8/01

Lois Gallant

Bridgeport - .6 (fall down)

September 7/05

 

Motion carried

2005-06-32

 

(6)        CUPE Resignations:

 

Moved by Commissioner Keagan

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

 

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

 

EMPLOYEE #

NAME OF EMPLOYEE

POSITION EMPLOYED IN

EFFECTIVE DATE

900514

Della Cameron

TA at Whitney Pier Memorial

June 24/05

942730

Irene Lawson

Cleaner at Morrison Jr. High (res)

June 14/05

923185

Kim LeJeune

TA at Sherwood Park (res)

June 24/05

924977

Madeline Postlewaite

LBG at Whitney Pier (ret.)

June 24/05

1040

Dennis Shaw

Caretaker at North Shore (resignation)

June 24/05

 

Motion carried

2005-06-33

            

(7)        CUPE Request for a Leave Of Absence:

 

Moved by Commissioner Green

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

 

that the Board approve the following request for a Leave of Absence. . .

           

EMPLOYEE #

NAME OF EMPLOYEE

POSITION EMPLOYED IN

EFFECTIVE DATE OF LEAVE

963512

Janice Ferguson

(second request)

Robin Foote/ Northside Learning

Sept 1/05-June/06

 

Motion carried

2005-06-34

 

(8)        Short listing for Term positions:

 

Mrs. Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resource Services reviewed the short listing criteria which will be used during staffing for the 2005 - 2006 school year. A copy of the criteria which will be implemented was distributed to the Board.

 

(9)         Motion to adjourn the meeting. . .

 

The meeting adjourned at 6:23 p.m.



 

 

 

 

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           DARLENE MORRISON                                            J. DOUGLAS PEACH

           BOARD CHAIR                                                        BOARD SECRETARY