Malcolm Munroe Jr. High
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, Chair||Jackie Organ|
|Joan Currie||Barb Mercer||Kevin Ruelland|
|Steve Parsons||Darryl Flynn||Darlene Morrison|
|Cathi Pierrard||Darren MacNeil||Gary Fraser|
|Absent:||Charlie Keagan (regrets)||Sandra Margettie (regrets)||Fred Tilley (regrets)|
|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). . . .
|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|
(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. . .
(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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