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School Board Meeting: May 30, 2006 - Special
Published by Michelle MacLeod [Michelle MacLeod] on 06/27/2006 (4441 reads)
School Board Meeting: May 30, 2006 - Special
Cabot Jr./Sr. High
Neil's Harbour,
N.S. May 30, 2005


(1) CALL TO ORDER:


A Special Board meeting of the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School board was called to order today beginning at 6:15p.m.

(2) RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:

Present: Darlene Morrison, Chair Stan MacKinnon

Charlie Keagan George MacDonald

Lorne Green George Marshall

Kevin Ruelland Sandra Margettie

Myrtle Campbell Keith Bain

Joan Currie Fred Tilley

Gary Fraser

Absent: Dr. Andrew Lynk

Also Present: Ed Davis, Superintendent of Schools

Archie MacEachern, Director of Programs and Student Services

Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resource Services

Don Matheson, Director of Operational Services

Michelle MacLeod, Recording Secretary

(3) COMPLEXES:


An update was provided to the Board members regarding the following complexes:

Donkin/Gowrie Complex

Mountainview/East Bay Complex


Moved by Commissioner MacDonald

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie


that the Board give formal notice to Gowrie Elementary and East Bay Elementary that they close at the end of the 2005 - 2006 school year... .

Lengthy discussions ensued concerning the issue.


Moved by Commissioner Bain

Seconded by Commissioner Green


that the motion be tabled until after the school utilization in September, 2005.. .


Motion carried

2005-05-02


Correspondence will be forwarded to the principals of these two sites.

(4) COMMUNITY LIAISON OFFICERS:


Mr. N.E. Davis informed the Board of Senior Management's decision to obtain funding for the services of Community Liaison Officers in the schools. It was noted that the funding for these officers will come from their staffing allotment for the 2005 - 2006 school year.

(5) NSTU REQUEST FOR A LEAVE OF ABSENCE:


Moved by Commissioner Margettie

Seconded by Commissioner Green


that Mr. Ronald MacDonald, teacher at Sydney Academy be granted a Leave of Absence from September, 2005 to February, 2006 for the first semester of the school year and will be revisited before the second semester regarding an extended leave to April, 2006. . .



Motion carried

2005-05-03

(6) NSTU REQUEST FOR AN ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE TO A CLASSROOM POSITION:


Moved by Commissioner Bain

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie


that the Board grant an administrative leave to Mr. Tom Wylde for the 2005 - 2006 school year. ..


Motion carried

2005-05-04

(7) NEW JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL:


Commissioner Ruelland expressed his concern over the Junior High students of Bridgeport School being included in the new Junior High in Glace Bay.

(8) Motion to adjourn the meeting. . .


The meeting adjourned at 8:25 p.m.







__________________________________ _____________________________

DARLENE MORRISON J. DOUGLAS PEACH

BOARD CHAIR BOARD SECRETARY


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