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School Board Meeting Minutes: April 6, 2009 - Special
Published by Michelle MacLeod [Michelle MacLeod] on 04/28/2009 (2237 reads)
School Board Meeting Minutes: April 6, 2009 - Special


Malcolm Munroe Jr. High
Sydney, N.S.
April 6, 2009




SPECIAL BOARD MEETING

(1)        CALL TO ORDER:

A Special Board meeting of the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board was called to order today beginning at 6:00 p.m.

(2)        RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:

Present: Lorne Green, ChairJackie Organ 
 Joan CurrieBarb MercerKevin Ruelland
 Steve ParsonsDarryl FlynnDarlene Morrison
 Cathi PierrardDarren MacNeilGary Fraser
    
   
Absent: Charlie Keagan (regrets)Sandra Margettie (regrets)Fred Tilley (regrets)
 Darren Googoo  
    
Also Present: N.E. Davis, Superintendent of Schools
 

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
 P. Oldford, Coordinator of Facilities Management
 M. Passerini, Coordinator of Human Resources
 Michelle MacLeod, Board Recording Secretary

(3)        SCHOOL REVIEW:

Mr. Ambrose White, Director of Operational Services along with Mr. Paul Oldford, Coordinator of Facilities Management spoke regarding the school review process.  Mr. Oldford distributed information with regards to our existing facilities.  Contained in this information was the name of the property, community it is located in, square footage, age, current use, enrollment as of September’08 and costing per square foot.  It was noted that the costing was based on 2004-2005 fiscal year costs. 

Board and staff were advised that no schools are under review for closure for the 2009-2010 school year. 

(4)        NSTU RETIREMENT(s):

Moved by Commissioner Fraser

Seconded by Commissioner Mercer

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

Emp./Prof. #

Name

School

Effective

40014441/324434

David Fraser

Baddeck Academy

June 27, 2009

40014295/294470

Marilyn Wolstenholme

Bras d’Or Elem

June 30, 2009

40014266/283671

Robert Hughes

Breton Education C.

June 30, 2009

40014407/316893

Wendell McLellan

Breton Education C.

June 30, 2009

40014267/283887

Raymond Kavanaugh

Breton Education C.

June 30, 209

40014703/391516

M. Ruth O’Hara

Brookland Elem

June 27, 2009

40014243/280602

Wanda Gillis

Coxheath Elem

June 30, 2009

40014280/289124

Barbara MacKinnon

Coxheath Elem

June 30, 2009

40014409/317024

Mary Sarah MacLeod

Glace Bay Elem

June 30, 2009

40014362/311068

Karen Hinchey-Gillis

Glace Bay High

June 30, 2009

40014339/302000

Norma Farrell

John Bernard Croak

June 30, 2009

40014324/299610

Joan MacNeil

Jubilee Elementary

June 30, 2009

40014510/339879

Phil Greaves

MacDonald Elem

June 30, 2009

40014150/207456

Jean Baird, Principal

Middle River School

June 27, 2009

40014423/318865

Tom Wylde, Vice Principal

Mira Road Elem

June 30, 2009

40014393/314179

Colleen R. Jones

Mountainview Elem

June 30, 2009

40014392/313957

Cathy Lawrence

Riverside Elem

June 30, 2009

40014364/311142

Caroline Pitcher

Riverside Elem

June 30, 2009

40014553/350413

Ken MacDonald

Riverside Elem

June 27, 2009

40014363/311134

Barbara Chiasson

SPEC

June 30, 2009

40014541/347914

Elizabeth Vincent

SPEC

June 30, 2009

40014381/313072

Gerald A. McNeil, Vice-Principal

SPEC

June 30, 2009

40014496/337485

Phyllis Matheson

Shipyard Elem.

June 27, 2009

40014471/329896

Diane Spencer

St. Michael Junior H.

June 30, 2009

40014422/328659

Fraser Patterson, Guidance

St. Michael Junior H.

June 27, 2009

40014528/343954

Bill Tennant

Staff Development C.

June 30, 2009

40014468/329391

Dorothy Tennant

Staff Development C.

June 30, 2009

40014252/282475

John Allan MacNeil

Sydney Academy

June 30, 2009

40014539/347252

Nancy McLean

Sydney River Elem

June 30, 2009

40014251/282426

Donald MacNeil Principal

Tompkins Elem

June 27, 2009

40014375/312389

Thomas Gregory Gouthro

Tompkins Elem

June 30, 2009

Motion carried

2009-04-01

(5)        UPDATE REGARDING CUPE NEGOTIATIONS:

Mrs. Mary Passerini and Mr. Vic Hanham distributed information regarding CUPE negotiations. It was noted the costing of these items are only conservative figures which were provided.  Discussions ensued regarding the status of negotiations.

(6)        NEW BUSINESS:

Mr. George Boudreau, Director of Financial Services advised that correspondence has been received from the NSSBA with regards to nominations and voting delegates for the Annual General Meeting. Nomination for our representative and an alternate was also requested.  Eleven Board members are registered to attend the Annual General meeting also Mr. Boudreau was asked to send the top eight names which appear on the list as voting delegates. 

The name of the appointee for our Board will be Commissioner Gary Fraser with the alternate being Commissioner Charlie Keagan.

Moved by Commissioner Pierrard

Seconded by Commissioner Morrison

That Commissioner Charlie Keagan be recommended for the nomination to the executive of the NSSBA for the position of Treasurer. . .

Motion carried

2009-04-02

(7)        AWARD FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT RE: EDUCATION WEEK:

Commissioner Fraser expressed congratulatory remarks to Mr. Davis, Superintendent on receiving this year’s Provincial Education Week award.  He noted that this award is presented annually out outstanding qualities in relation to the Education Week theme which is “Bringing Art to Life!”. 

(8)        Adjournment of the meeting. . .

the meeting adjourned at 6:50 p.m.

_________________________                      ______________________

            LORNE GREEN                                    GEORGE BOUDREAU

            BOARD CHAIR                                     BOARD SECRETARY


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