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School Board Meeting Minutes: August 20, 2007 - Special
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School Board Meeting Minutes: August 20, 2007 - Special

Central Office
Sydney, N.S.
August 20, 2007



(1) CALL TO ORDER:


A Special Board meeting of the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School board was called to order today beginning at 5:00 p.m.

(2) RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:

Present: Darlene Morrison, Chair George MacDonald Charlie Keagan

Joan Currie Kevin Ruelland Myrtle Campbell

Fred Tilley Sandra Margettie Dr. Andrew Lynk

Present( through conference call) : Cathi Pierrard

Absent: Stan MacKinnon Lorne Green Gary Fraser


Also, Present: B. MacIsaac, Director of Human Resources

J. Astephen, Director of Programs and Student Services

A. White, Director of Operational Services

Jim Burton, Director of Regional Educational Services

Mary Passerini, Coordinator of Human Resources (NSTU)

Bernie MacKinnon, Coordinator of Human Resources (NSTU)

Vic Hanham, Coordinator of Human Resources (CUPE)

Michelle MacLeod, Board Recording Secretary

(3) HUMAN RESOURCES REPORT:

i. CUPE REPORT:

a. CUPE RESIGNATION(s)/RETIREMENT(s) :


Moved by Commissioner Campbell

Seconded by Commissioner Ruelland


that the Board accept with regret and thanks for years of service the following resignation(s)/retirement(s). . .


EMPLOYEE #

NAME OF EMPLOYEE

CLASSIFICATION/

SCHOOL

RESIGNATION/

RETIREMENT

EFFECTIVE DATE

40015860

Judy Budden

School Clerical at Southside Learning C.

retirement

August 25/07

40015989

Olga Burke

Cleaner at Glace Bay High

resignation

July 25/07

40016225

Brenda Prince

TA at Thompson Jr. High

resignation

August 10/07


Motion carried

2007-08-01


Commissioner MacDonald questioned the status of unused sick days upon retirement from the Board as it relates to CUPE employees. Mrs. MacIsaac, Director of Human Resources noted that the issue is presently at the grievance level.

b. AMENDMENT TO MOTION 2007-08-02 :


Moved by Commissioner Campbell

Seconded by Commissioner Ruelland


that the Board withhold the resignation of Irene Hart until further investigation. . .


Motion carried

2007-08-02

b. CUPE REQUESTS FOR A LEAVE OF ABSENCE(s) :


Moved by Commissioner Campbell

Seconded by Commissioner Ruelland


that the Board approve the following requests for a Leave of Absence(s). . .


EMPLOYEE #

NAME OF EMPLOYEE

CLASSIFICATION/

SCHOOL

REQUEST

40016103

Hugh Gillis

TA/Mountainview Elem

2nd and final request for a leave of absence from Sept 4/07 - May 19/07


Motion carried

2007-08-03

c. RESULTS OF POSTINGS :


i. CDS#3406 - LBG Posting:


(For Information):


SENIORITY DATE

NAME OF EMPLOYEE

POSITION EMPLOYED IN

POSITION AWARDED

EFFECTIVE DATE

Dec 8/97

40016173

Carol Murphy

Bus Aide

(will be posted)

LBG-Glace Bay Elem

Sept 6/07

Sept 4/03(4)

40016640

Brenda Donovan

Brookland

( will be a fall down position)

SPEC - 3 hrs/day

Sept 6/07

Sept 27/04

40016789

Lucy Thomas

Coxheath

(will be a fall down position)

Robin Foote Elem

Sept 6/07


Moved by Commissioner Campbell

Seconded by Commissioner Ruelland


that the Board approve the following individuals for regular status. . .


PREFERENCE DATE

NAME OF EMPLOYEE

POSITION AWARDED

EFFECTIVE DATE

NO APPLICANTS

Baddeck - 3 hrs/day

Sept 6/07

Feb 7/05

(40017129)

Janice Steele

Boularderie Elem - 3 hrs/day

Sept 6/07

Nov 15/06

(40017260)

Patricia Feener

Brookland - 3 hrs/day( fall down position)

Sept 6/07

Sept 28/06

(40017180)

Karen MacLean

Coxheath - 3 hrs/day

Sept 6/07

NO APPLICANTS

Coxheath - 3 hrs/day (fall down position)

Sept 6/07

Oct 30/98

(40016296)

Elaine MacDonald

Donkin Elem - 3 hrs/day

Sept 6/07

March 29/07

(40027402)

Kelly Cosnick

MacDonald Elem - 3 hrs/day

Sept 6/07

Sept 12/05

(40016883)

Josephine Fullum

Memorial High - 2.5 hrs/day

Sept 6/07

NO APPLICANTS

Rankin, School of the Narrows - 2 hrs/day

Sept 6/07

Sept 22/03

(40016659)

Kenneth LeBlanc

Riverside - 3 hrs/day

Sept 6/07

Sept 28/06

(40017157)

Marina Hall

Sydney River - 3 hrs/day

Sept 6/07


Motion carried

2007-08-04








ii. CDS#3806 - Student Support Worker :


SENIORITY DATE

NAME OF EMPLOYEE

POSITION EMPLOYED IN

POSITION AWARDED

EFFECTIVE DATE

Sept 15/97

(40016052)

Dionne Romard

Student Support Worker - Glace Bay(position becomes a fall down)

Student Support Worker - Sydney area

Sept 4/07


Moved by Commissioner Margettie

Seconded by Commissioner MacDonald


that the Board approve the following changes in status for the following individuals. . .


SENIORITY DATE

NAME OF EMPLOYEE

POSITION EMPLOYED IN

POSITION AWARDED

EFFECTIVE DATE

Jan 6/03(4)

(40016572)

Shaun Parris

Teachers Assistant - W.Pier

(position will be posted)

Glace Bay/New Waterford area

Sept 4/07

Oct 16/06(4)

(40017220)

Margaret Estwick

Teachers Assistant -

W. Pier

(position will be posted)

Student Support Worker - Glace Bay(fall down position)

Sept 4/07


Motion carried

2007-08-05

iii. NSTU REPORT:

a. ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS

Moved by Commissioner MacDonald

Seconded by Commissioner Keagan

that the following administrative appointments be approved and accepted...

Prof/Emp. #

Name

School/Position

Effective

418608/40014797

Susan Kelley

Coordinator of School Services (One Year)

August 20/07

Motion carried

2007-08-06

Moved by Commissioner Campbell

Seconded by Commissioner Currie

that the following administrative appointments be approved and accepted...

Prof/Emp. #

Name

School/Position

Effective

447664/40014869

Joyce Lively

Shipyard, Vice-Principal (One-Year)

August 20/07

524561/40015153

John Helle

Malcolm Munroe , Dept. Head - Social Studies (Perm)

August 20/07

464453/40014902

Elizabeth Lalonde

Holy Angels, Dept. Head - Fine Arts(Perm)

August 20/07

Motion carried

2007-08-07

b. NSTU TERM APPOINTMENTS :

Moved by Commissioner Ruelland

Seconded by Commissioner Campbell

that the following term appointments be approved and accepted as presented...

Prof/Emp. #

Name

School/Position

Effective

Janine Clancy

Speech Language Pathologist (One-Year)

August 20/07

568949/40011074

Lauren Clare Duggan

Educational Psychologist (One-Year)

August 20/07

Motion carried

2007-08-08

c. NSTU RETIREMENT(S)/RESIGNATION(S) :

Moved by Commissioner Campbell

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

that the Board accept with regret and thanks for years of service the following resignation(s)/retirement(s). . .

Prof/Emp.#

Name

School/Position

Effective

298968/40014322

Ian Lovett, Retirement

Memorial/Vice-Principal

July 1, 2007

554873/40015279

Tanya Chisholm, Resignation

Dr. T.L. Sullivan/Teacher

July 13, 2007

Motion carried

2007-08-09

d. NSTU RESIGNATIONS :

Moved by Commissioner Campbell

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

that the following resignations be accepted and approved...

Prof/Emp. #

Name

School/Position

Effective

981589/40016918

Amber Brown

North Highlands/Term Teacher(Declined Position)

August 15, 2007

599753

Jessica Muise

Mt. Carmel/Term Teacher (Declined Position)

August 1, 2007

Motion carried

2007-08-10

(4) NEW BUSINESS:

1. Board Chair Darlene Morrison - NSSBA Resolutions Committee :

Moved by Commissioner Campbell

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

that Commissioner Tilley sit on the NSSBA Resolutions Committee. . .

Motion carried

2007-08-11

2. Commissioner Lynk - Speech Language Pathologists - Commissioner Lynk wished to see Mr. Astephen review the status of Speech Language Pathologists due to the effect it is playing on the District Health Authority.

(5) Adjournment of the meeting. . .

The meeting adjourned at 5:30 p.m.

__________________________ ___________________________

DARLENE MORRISON GEORGE BOUDREAU

BOARD CHAIR BOARD SECRETARY


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