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School Board Meeting Minutes: October 27, 2008 - Special
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School Board Meeting Minutes: October 27, 2008 - Special


Central Office
Sydney, N.S.
October 27, 2008


(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 MorrisonGeorge MacDonaldFred Tilley
Charlie Keagan Lorne Green Stan MacKinnon
Kevin RuellandCathi Pierrard Myrtle Campbell
Dr. Andrew Lynk Sandra Margettie Gary Fraser

Absent:

Darren GoogooJoan Currie

Also, Present:

N.E. Davis, Superintendent of Schools

B. MacIsaac, Director of Human Resource Services

J. Astephen, Director of Programs & Student Services

A. White, Director of Operational Services

G. Boudreau, Director of Financial Services

V. Hanham, Coordinator of Human Resources

B. MacKinnon, Coordinator of Human Resources

J. Burton, Director of Regional Educational Services

Michelle MacLeod, Board Recording Secretary

(3) CUPE REPORT:

a. CUPE REQUEST FOR A LEAVE OF ABSENCE:

Moved by Commissioner Campbell

Seconded by Commissioner Pierrard

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

Name of Employee

Position employed in

Reason for Request

Effective Date

Ray Bryden

Head Bus Driver

2nd request - personal reasons

Nov 5/08-Nov 5/09

Motion carried

2008-10-01

b. CUPE RETIREMENT/RESIGNATION:

Moved by Commissioner Campbell

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

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

Name of Employee

Position employed in

Resignation/ Retirement

Effective Date

Claudia Gouthro

Secretarial I - (position previously posted)(temp)

Resignation

Oct 18/08

Audrey Hyde

LBG-Sydney River Elementary

Resignation

Oct 16/08

Richard Sabattis

Teacher Assistant -Riverview

(position previously posted)

Resignation

Oct 23/08

Motion carried

2008-10-02

c. ADDITION TO THE CASUAL BUS DRIVER LIST:

Moved by Commissioner Pierrard

Seconded by Commissioner Tilley

that the Board approve the following addition to the casual Bus Driver list. . .


NAME OF SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE

ADDRESS/PHONE NUMBER

QUALIFICATIONS

Auley MacLean

RR#3

Baddeck, N.S. BOE IBO

295-3292

former Bus Driver with the Board

Motion carried

2008-10-03

d. ADDITION TO THE CASUAL CLEANING LIST:

Moved by Commissioner Fraser

Seconded by Commissioner Campbell

that the Board approve the following addition to the casual cleaning list. . .

NAME OF SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE

ADDRESS/PHONE NUMBER

QUALIFICATIONS

John (Lou) Whalen

187 Maple Avenue

Glace Bay, N.S. BIA 2J2

former casual cleaner with the Board

Motion carried

2008-10-04

(4) NSTU REPORT:

a. NSTU TERM AND SUBSTITUTE RECOMMENDATIONS:

Moved by Commissioner Campbell

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

that the Board approve the following recommendations for term/substitute positions. . .

Name

School

Effective

Jana Blinkhorn

Boulardarie- Substitute

January 16 – May 14, 2009

Melissa Candelora

North Highlands Elementary – Substitute

Dec. 6, 2008 – April 3, 2009

Cheryl Cosnick

Shipyard Elementay –Substitute

Dec. 4, 2008 – April 1, 2009

Elaine Johnson

St. Mary′s Elementary – Substitute

Dec. 15, 2008 – April 12, 2009

Melissa MacIntyre

St. Mary′s Elementary – Long-Term substitute

Nov. 16, 2008 – March 12, 2009

Motion carried

2008-10-05

b. NSTU Teacher Request for Leave of Absence:

Moved by Commissioner Campbell

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

that the Board approve the following request for a leave of absence. . .

Name

School

Period of Leave

Amanda Butler

J.B. Croak School

Jan. 5 – June 27, 2009

Motion carried

2008-10-06

(5) THANK YOU TO BOARD MEMBERS:

Mrs. Darlene Morrison, Board Chair and Mr. N.E. Davis, Superintendent of Schools expressed their thanks to those Board members who are attending their last meeting this evening. Those who were recognized were Commissioner Myrtle Campbell, Commissioner Andrew Lynk, Commissioner George MacDonald and Commissioner Stan MacKinnon.


(6) Adjournment of the meeting. . .

The meeting adjourned at 6:45 p.m.

_________________________ ______________________

DARLENE MORRISON GEORGE BOUDREAU

BOARD CHAIR BOARD SECRETARY

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