Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board


 

Brookland Elementary

Sydney, N.S.

November 28, 2005

 

(1)        CALL TO ORDER:


A Special Board meeting of the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School board was called to order today beginning at 6:00 p.m.

 

(2)        RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:

 

Present:                        Darlene Morrison, Chair                          Keith Bain, Vice-Chair

                                      Fred Tilley                                                Charlie Keagan 

                                      Sandra Margettie                                     George Marshall

                                      Myrtle Campbell                                     Stan MacKinnon

                                      George MacDonald                                 Dr. Andrew Lynk

                                      Joan Currie                                              Gary Fraser

                                      Kevin Ruelland                                        Lorne Green

 

Absent:                         n/a

 

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

                                      Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resources

                                      Doug Peach, Director of Financial Services

                                      Don Matheson, Director of Operational Services

                                      Robert Sampson, Sampson McDougall Barrister & Solicitors

                                      Jim Burton, Regional Education Officer

                                      Michelle MacLeod, Recording Secretary

                                                                                                                                              

(3)        HUMAN RESOURCE DEPARTMENT:

 

a.         Recommendations for Term/Long-Term Substitute Positions:


Moved by Commissioner Campbell

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie


that the Board the following term and long-term substitute appointments. . .


Prof. #

Name

School/Position

Effective

582387

Lynzee MacNeil

Brookland Elementary/LTS

January 6 - April 26, 2006


Motion carried

2005-11-01

 

b.         Recommendations for Term/Long-Term Substitute Positions:


Moved by Commissioner Campbell

Seconded by Commissioner Fraser


that the Board the following term and long-term substitute appointments. . .


Prof. #

Name

School/Position

Effective

541037

Jennifer Kokoska

Sydney Academy - ESL - 40% Term

Nov. 29/05 - March 31/06


Motion carried

2005-11-02

 

c.          Teacher Request for Deferred Salary Leave:


Moved by Commissioner Campbell

Seconded by Commissioner Fraser


that the Board approve the following request for deferred salary leave. . .


Prof. #

Name

School

Effective

382242

Francis MacLellan

Harbourside

Aug. 1/2009 -

 Aug. 1/2010

 

Motion carried

2005-11-03

 

d.         Addition to Casual Teacher Assistant List:


Moved by Commissioner MacKinnon

Seconded by Commissioner Bain


that the Board approve the following individual for the Teacher Assistant casual list. . .


Name

Address

Education

Marie Barron

38406 Cabot Trail

Ingonish, NS B0C 1L0

285-2939

Bachelor of Applied Arts in Child & Youth Study


Motion carried

2005-11-04

 

e.         PERSONNEL ISSUE:


Moved by Commissioner Campbell

Seconded by Commissioner MacDonald


that the Board go to an in-camera session. . . .


Commissioner Bain chaired the meeting at this time. . . .

 

Commissioner Green entered the meeting at 6:12 p.m.


Moved by Commissioner

Seconded by Commissioner


that the Board go out of camera. . .


Moved by Commissioner Bain

Seconded by Commissioner Green


that the Board rise and report. . ..


Moved by Commissioner Bain

Seconded by Commissioner Lynk


that the Board accept the recommendation from Human Resources to re-instate Darren Bresowar effective January 3, 2006. . .


Motion carried

2005-11-05

 

(4)        SALE OF BUSSES:


Moved by Commissioner Fraser

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie


that the Board accept the tender results of surplus vehicles as presented. . . (results attached to original minutes)


Motion carried

2005-11-06

 

(5)        SCHOOL REVIEW:


Mr. Davis spoke with regards to the attendance of board members at public sessions during the School Review process. Mr. Sampson, Sampson McDougall Barristers & Solicitors, reviewed instructive court decisions on the duties of board members.

 

(6)        PROCEDURE OF THE ANNUAL MEETING:


Mr. Davis reviewed the process that will be followed in electing a Board Chair.

 

(7)        MAINTENANCE REPORT:


Mr. Matheson distributed his report for the month of November. Commissioner Lynk questioned the validity of the cameras on the outside of our schools. Commissioner Bain questioned the status of the tender for tires for Board owned vehicles.

 

(8)        SCHOOL CHARITIES:


Commissioner Campbell informed the Board of the cost to move forward on the school charities. Commissioner Bain noted that we are already on record as not wishing to participate in the School Charities.

 

(9)        THANK YOU:


Board Chair Darlene Morrison thanked everyone for their support over the past year.

 

(10)      Adjournment of Meeting:


Meeting adjourned at 6:49 p.m.





 


 

 

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            DARLENE MORRISON                          J. DOUGLAS PEACH

            BOARD CHAIR                                       BOARD SECRETARY