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School Board Meeting Minutes: November 10, 2008 - Special
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School Board Meeting Minutes: November 10, 2008 - Special


Malcolm Munroe Jr. High
Sydney, N.S.
November 10, 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:

Lorne Green,ChairDarlene MorrisonDarren MacNeil
Joan CurrieDarren GoogooDarryl Flynn
Charlie Keagan Jackie OrganGary Fraser
Kevin Ruelland Cathi Pierrard Barb Mercer
Steve ParsonsSandra MargettieFred Tilley

Absent: n/a

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

J. Burton, Director of Regional Educational Services

Michelle MacLeod, Board Recording Secretary

(3) APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA:

Moved by Commissioner Pierrard

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

that the Board approve the agenda with one additional item that being NSSBA representation. . .

Motion carried

2008-11-03

(4) REPORT ON STIPENDS AND EXPENSES REIMBURSEMENT FOR BOARD MEMBERS:

Mr. George Boudreau, Director of Financial Services spoke with regards to the report on stipends and expenses reimbursement for Board members.

Commissioner Pierrard, Mercer and Commissioner Morrison spoke against the report. Commissioner Ruelland expressed his disappointment over the way which the report was presented by the Department of Education. Commissioner Parsons noted his concern and supported Commissioner Ruelland′s concerns.

Board Chair, Commissioner Green read correspondence received from Mr. Ken Meech, Director of the NSSBA supporting the report.

Moved by Commissioner Margettie

Seconded by Commissioner Ruelland

that the Board approve the maximum increase on stipends and expenses reimbursement for Board members . . .

Motion carried

2008-11-04

(5) NSSBA REPRESENTATION:

Moved by Commissioner Margettie

Seconded by Commissioner Morrison

that the selection of an NSSBA representive be conducted

Motion carried

2008-11-05

Nominated - Commissioner Keagan accepted with thanks

Nominated - Commissioner Fraser accepted with thanks

Ballots were distributed by the scrutineers Mr. George Boudreau, Director of Financial Services and Mrs. Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resource Services. They were collected back and tallied.


Commissioner Fraser was elected as NSSBA representative.

(6) DESTRUCTION OF BALLOTS:

Moved by Commissioner Keagan

Seconded by Commissioner Morrison

that the ballots be destroyed. . .

Motion carried

2008-11-06

(7) Adjournment of the meeting. . .

The meeting adjourned at 5:30 p.m.

_________________________ ______________________

LORNE GREEN GEORGE BOUDREAU

BOARD CHAIR BOARD SECRETARY

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