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School Board Meeting: March 31, 2006 - Special
Published by Michelle MacLeod [Michelle MacLeod] on 04/25/2006 (4225 reads)
School Board Meeting: March 31, 2006 - Special
Central Office
Sydney, N.S.
March 31, 2006


(1) CALL TO ORDER:


A Special Board meeting of the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School board was called to order today beginning at 12:20 p.m.

(2) RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:

Present: Darlene Morrison Keith Bain Stan MacKinnon

Kevin Ruelland George Marshall Sandra Margettie

Charlie Keagan Myrtle Campbell Fred Tilley

Joan Currie Dr. Andrew Lynk Lorne Green

Absent: George MacDonald Gary Fraser


Also, Present: E. Davis, Superintendent

B. MacIsaac, Director of Human Resources

D. Matheson, Director of Operational Services

R. Risk, Solicitor for Sampson McDougall

J. Burton, Regional Education Officer

Michelle MacLeod, Board Recording Secretary

(3) WAIVING OF RULES OF ORDER:


Moved by Commissioner Keagan

Seconded by Commissioner Campbell


that the rules of order be waived at this time . . .


Motion carried

2006-03-20




A Regular Board meeting of the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board was called to order today beginning at 12:40. . .

(4) RECONSIDER THE MOTION:


Moved by Commissioner Campbell

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie


that the Board reconsider the motion which was made on September 27, 2005 re: 2005-09-25 as it relates to Ball's Creek, East Bay and Middle River. . . .


Motion carried

2006-03-21


Commissioner Green entered the meeting at 12:45 p.m.

Commissioner Margettie left the meeting at 12:50 p.m.


(5) CORRESPONDENCE:


Correspondence was received from Mrs. Kate Oland regarding future proposals for the Middle River school.


Commissioner Lynk requested that East Bay Elementary School Review Committee be requested to present to the Education Committee regarding initiatives which the committee would like to see provided to the school.


Commissioner MacKinnon requested that Mr. Davis forward correspondence to Ball's Creek, East Bay elementary and Middle River elementary school review committees regarding further enhancements of their schools.

(6) SCHOOL CLOSURE MORATORIUM:


Moved by Commissioner Tilley

Seconded by Commissioner Campbell


that the Board approve a two year moratorium, October 2008 on all school reviews in the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board. . . . .


Motion carried

2006-03-22

(7) BALL'S CREEK ELEMENTARY:

Commissioner Campbell left the meeting at 1:24 p.m.


Moved by Commissioner Lynk

Seconded by Commissioner Tilley


that representatives from the Board meet with the Ball's Creek School community requesting recommendations for the students of the school for September, 2006.. . .


Motion carried

2006-03-23

(8) COMMITTEE FOR RURAL EDUCATION:


Moved by Commissioner Bain

Seconded by Commissioner Lynk


that the Board develop a committee to investigate rural education. . . .


Motion carried

2006-03-24

(9) TENDER FOR LAND FOR FACILITIES MANAGEMENT:


Mr. Matheson distributed information regarding the tender for the clearing of the land for the Facilities Management site.


Moved by Commissioner Tilley

Seconded by Commissioner Currie


that the Board approve the tender received by Pledge Construction for the clearance of the land for the new Facilities Management site.


Motion carried

2006-03-25

(10) VOCATIONAL PROGRAM AT MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL:


Commissioner Keagan advised that he attended a meeting held on Wednesday, March 22/06 with the Premier of Nova Scotia regarding the vocational program at Memorial High School. The session was found to be very informative and Premier Rodney MacDonald will be reviewing the request for additional funding.

(11) SUBSTANCE ABUSE POLICY:


Commissioner Keagan advised that the Substance Abuse Committee met on Wednesday, March 22, 2006 and he is happy to advise that a draft policy is near completion and will be brought forward at a later date.

(12) Motion to adjourn the meeting. . .


Moved by Commissioner Green

Seconded by Commissioner Ruelland


The meeting adjourned at 1:50 p.m.



__________________________________ _____________________________

DARLENE MORRISON J. DOUGLAS PEACH

BOARD CHAIR BOARD SECRETARY

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