September 15, 2005
(1) CALL TO ORDER:
A Special Board meeting of the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School board was called to order today beginning at 5:06 p.m.
(2) RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:
Present: Darlene Morrison, Chair Keith Bain, Vice-Chair
Fred Tilley Charlie Keagan
Joan Currie Lorne Green
Sandra Margettie Dr. Andrew Lynk
Kevin Ruelland Myrtle Campbell
Stan MacKinnon George MacDonald
Absent: Gary Fraser George Marshall
Also Present: Ed Davis, Superintendent of Schools
Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resource Services
Doug Peach, Director of Financial Services
Bernie MacKinnon, Coordinator of Human Resources
Mary Passerini, Coordinator of Human Resources
Charles Sheppard, Coordinator of RCH/Human Resources
Jim Burton, Regional Education Officer
Michelle MacLeod, Recording Secretary
Mr. Bernie MacKinnon and Mrs. Mary Passerini, Coordinators of Human Resources reviewed the staffing/enrollment figures for the 2005 - 2006 school year.
Moved by Commissioner Campbell
Seconded by Commissioner Margettie
that the following schools be granted additional staff. . .
Brookland Elementary increase of one (1) teacher
Florence Elementary increase of one.six (1.6) teachers
Glace Bay Elementary increase of one (1) teacher
John Bernard Croak V.C. Memorial increase of one (1) teacher
MacDonald Elementary increase of one (1) teacher
Mountainview Elementary increase of .six (.6) teacher
St. Mary’s/St. Joseph increase of one (1) teacher
with a total increase of seven.two (7.2) teachers. . .
Commissioner Keagan expressed his concerns over the staffing allotment for Thompson Junior High.
Superintendent Davis along with several Board members expressed their thanks and gratitude to the Human Resources Department for their hard work in staffing our schools.
Commissioner Lynk requested those communities who are experiencing a decline in enrollment be prepared for potential school closures for the 2006 - 2007 school year. Mr. Davis stated the Board will be provided with a school utilization report with recommendations being brought forward to the Board and targeted communities.
(4) Adjournment of Meeting:
Meeting adjourned at 5:32 p.m.
DARLENE MORRISON J. DOUGLAS PEACH
BOARD CHAIR BOARD SECRETARY