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School Board Meeting Minutes: November 29, 2010
Published by Michelle MacLeod [Michelle MacLeod] on 02/02/2011 (1911 reads)
School Board Meeting Minutes: November 29, 2010


Ferrisview Elementary
North Sydney, N.S.
November 29, 2010




REGULAR BOARD MEETING

(1) CALL TO ORDER:

A of the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board was called to order today beginning at 7:16 p.m.

(2) RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:



Present: Lorne Green,Chair Sandra MargettieGary Fraser
Cathi PierrardJackie OrganDarrell Flynn
Darlene MorrisonJoan Currie Darren MacNeil
Barb MercerSteve ParsonsKevin Ruelland
Fred Tilley
test
Absent: Darren GoogooCharlie Keagan
test
Also Present: Ambrose White, Acting Superintendent
Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resource Services
George Boudreau, Director of Financial Services
Paul Oldford, Acting Director of Operational Services
Michelle MacLeod, Board Recording Secretary



(3) APPROVAL OF AGENDA:

(a) Deletions:

There were no deletions.

(b) Additions:

n/a

Moved by Commissioner Mercer
Seconded by Commissioner Flynn

that the Board approve the agenda as presented. . .

Motion carried
2010-11-08



(4) APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS:

Moved by Commissioner Fraser
Seconded by Commissioner Organ

that the minutes for the following meetings be approved by the Board. . .

Special Board Meeting - October 25, 2010

Regular Board Meeting - October 25, 2010

Special Board Meeting - November 1, 2010

Motion carried
2010-11-09



(5) BUSINESS ARISING FROM MINUTES:

n/a



(6) CORRESPONDENCE:

Mr. George Boudreau, Director of Financial Services noted that he had



.

(7) ACTING SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT:

Acting Superintendent White distributed to those in attendance his report (see attachment).

Highlights of his report included the role of the principal and administration at the school level within our Board. Effective school leadership was noted as key to the success of our students and schools. The Acting Superintendent’s report can be found on the Board website at www.cbv.ns.ca.

Moved by Commissioner Flynn
Seconded by Commissioner Fraser

that the Board accept the Acting Superintendent’s Report as presented. . .

Motion carried
2010-11-10



(8) BOARD CHAIR REPORT:

The Board Chair Lorne Green requested that a list of all the committees be forwarded to the Board members to advise of their continued support for these committees.

EDUCATION COMMITTEE REPORT



(9) REPORT FROM COMMITTEE:

Moved by Commissioner Currie
Seconded by Commissioner Mercer

that the Board approve the minutes of the Education Committee Meeting of Monday, November 15, 2010 . .

Motion carried
2010-11-11



a. TERM/LONG-TERM SUBSTITUTE RECOMMENDATIONS:

Moved by Commissioner Currie
Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

that the Board approve the following term and long-term substitute teacher recommendations. . .

Prof./Emp. #

NAME

SCHOOL

Effective

617019/40037039

Jill Vallis

North Highlands Elem

Maternity (Long Term Sub) for Melanie Burton(Oct. 4 – Jan. 28/11)

595470/40015596

David Currie

Mountainview Elem

TERM: October 18/10 – July 31/11

(position move)

595496/40015598

Jody Peters Ryan

Bridgeport Elem

Maternity (Long-Term Sub) for Danielle Munroe February 11/11 – June 9/11)

Motion carried
2010-11-12



b. Request to Withdraw from the Deferred Salary Leave Plan:

Moved by Commissioner Currie
Seconded by Commissioner Mercer

that the Board approve the following request to withdraw from the deferred salary leave plan and I so move. . .

Prof./Emp. #

Name

School

Effective

518407/40015110

Lynette MacNeil

Bridgeport Elem

November 1, 2010

Motion carried

2010-11-13



MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE REPORT



c. REPORT FROM COMMITTEE:

Moved by Commissioner Morrison
Seconded by Commissioner Pierrard

that the Board approve the minutes of the Management Committee Meeting of Monday, November 15, 2010 . .

Motion carried
2010-11-14



d) REPORT – DIRECTOR OF FINANCIAL SERVICES

Moved by Commissioner Morrison
Seconded by Commissioner Flynn

That the Board accept the report presented by the Director of Financial Services on November 15, 2010. . .

Motion carried
2010-11-15



e) CUPE RESIGNATION(s)/RETIREMENT(s):

Moved by Commissioner Morrison
Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

that the Board accept with regret and thanks for years of service for the following resignation(s)/retirements. . .

EMPLOYEE#

NAME OF EMPLOYEE

POSITION EMPLOYED

IN

RETIREMENT/

RESIGNATION

EFFECTIVE DATE

40016155

Marilla Krawchuk

Head Bus Driver/Transportation Dept.

Resignation

Dec 10/10

Motion carried
2010-11-16



f) Results of Posting – WK0410 – Building Specialist (Controls Maintenance):

Moved by Commissioner Morrison
Seconded by Commissioner Organ

That the Board recommend approval of the following for regular status through posting WK#0410. .

NAME OF EMPLOYEE

POSITION AWARDED

EFFECTIVE DATE

Thomas Dahl

Building Specialist – Controls Maintenance – 40 hours/wk – 12 mth position

December 6/10

Motion carried
2010-11-17



g) Amendments to Start/Hire Dates:

Moved by Commissioner Morrison
Seconded by Commissioner Tilley

That the Board recommend the following amendments to start/hire dates. . . .

POSTING #

NAME OF EMPLOYEE/ EMPLOYEE #

POSITION EMPLOYED IN

EFFECTIVE DATE CHANGES

WK#0110

Bernard Siller(40035856)

Cleaner at SPEC

Oct 26/10

WK#0210

Terry Coadic(40016452)

Cleaner at Harbourside

Oct 27/10

WK#0210

Debbie MacDougall (400017172)

Cleaner at St. Anne’s

Oct 26/10

WK#0210

Donna Gracie(40030998)

Cleaner at Malcolm Munroe

Oct 26/10

WK#0210

Tyrone Plichie(40031136)

Cleaner at MacDonald Elem

Oct 26/10

WK#0210

Elizabeth Crummey (40017166)

Cleaner at Sydney Acad. (TCBP)

Oct 26/10

WK#0210

Mary Jones(40031319)

Cleaner at Shipyard Elem

Oct 26/10

WK#0810

Nelson Scott(40017000)

Head Custodian at Baddeck

Oct 27/10

Motion carried
2010-11-18



h) ADDITIONS TO THE CASUAL CLERICAL LIST:

Moved by Commissioner Morrison
Seconded by Commissioner Flynn

that the Board recommend Casual status for the following individuals. . . .

#

NAME

1.

Natalie Gallaway

2.

Shirley Morrison

3.

Claudette Vickers

Motion carried
2010-11-19



i) ADDITIONS TO THE CASUAL MECHANIC LIST:

Moved by Commissioner Morrison
Seconded by Commissioner Fraser

that the Board recommend Casual status for the following individuals. .

#

NAME

1.

Troy Baldwin

2.

Jason Covey

3.

Ryan MacDonald

4.

Darryl Price

Motion carried
2010-11-20



J) ADDITIONS TO THE CASUAL TEACHER ASSISTANT LIST:

Moved by Commissioner Morrison
Seconded by Commissioner Mercer

That the Board recommend casual status for the following individual. .

#

NAME

1.

Tena Marie Fraser

Motion carried
2010-11-21



k) NEW WATERFORD CONSULTATION PROCESS:

Moved by Commissioner Morrison
Seconded by Commissioner Flynn

That the Board approve a consultation process to develop an issue paper regarding the New Waterford Community schools. . . .

Motion carried
2010-11-22



(10) NSSBA REPORT:

Commissioner Fraser began his report with congratulatory remarks to both Commissioner Green and Commissioner Tilley for their recent re-election to Chair and Vice Chair respectively. Commissioner Fraser advised that he has upcoming meetings this week in Halifax and will follow through with a report. Commissioner Green noted that the conference which was held last week was very informative with regards to education funding in other provinces and the fact that we are the lowest funded in the Atlantic Provinces. Commissioner Tilley advised that he is attending meetings in Halifax next week with the Department of Education with regards to the forthcoming funding cuts.



(11) DIRECTOR OF THE REGIONAL EDUCATIONAL SERVICES REPORT:

n/a



(12) NEW BUSINESS:



(13) NEW MEETING DATE:

Scheduled meeting date - Monday, January 31, 2011 at Brookland Elementary.








(14) Adjournment of the meeting. . .

the meeting adjourned at 7:32 p.m.





__________________________________________________
LORNE GREEN GEORGE BOUDREAU
BOARD CHAIR BOARD SECRETARY
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