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School Board Meeting Minutes: March 7, 2011 - Special
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School Board Meeting Minutes: March 7, 2011 - Special


Central Office
Sydney, N.S.
March 7, 2011




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 5:00 p.m.

(2) RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:



Present: Lorne Green,Chair Steve ParsonsJackie Organ
Barb MercerCharlie KeaganKevin Ruelland
Cathi PierrardFred Tilley, Vice ChairGary Fraser
Sandra MargettieDarlene MorrisonDarren MacNeil
Joan CurrieDarrell Flynn
test
Absent: Darren Googoo
test
Also Present:
Ambrose White, Superintendent
Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resource Services
Paul Oldford, Acting Director of Operational Services
George Boudreau, Director of Finiancial Services
Mary Passerini, Coordinator of Human Resources
Wendy King, Coordinator of Human Resources
Michelle MacLeod, Board Recording Secretary


(3) HUMAN RESOURCES REPORT:

a. PERSONNEL ISSUE:

Moved by Commissioner Pierrard
Seconded by Commissioner Parsons

That the Board go to an in-camera session. . .

Motion carried
2011-03-01



Commissioner Tilley Chaired the meeting. . .

Moved by Commissioner Morrison
Seconded by Commissioner Organ

That the Board rise and report. .

Motion carried
2011-03-02



Commissioner Green resumed the chair.

Commissioner Tilley reported that the Board discussed a personnel issue. . .

Moved by Commissioner Tilley
Seconded by Commissioner Pierrard

That the Board accept the recommendation of Human Resources to terminate employment with a Bus Driver due to the circumstances which were provided during the in-camera session. .

Motion carried
2011-03-03


Commissioner Keagan voted against the motion



b. Amendments to - WK#2409, WK#0310, WK#0710 and WK#0810:

Moved by Commissioner Pierrard
Seconded by Commissioner Flynn

That the Board accept the amendments to postings WK#2409, WK#0310, WK#0710 and WK#0810. . . .

SENIORITY DATE/Employee #

SUCCESSFUL
APPLICANT

POSITION EMPLOYED IN

POSITION AWARDED

EFFECTIVE DATE

Oct 17/06

40016034

Clarence Morgan

Head Custodian (Sydney Mines Jr)

General Maintenance (Dr. T.L. Sullivan) 8 hrs/day

October 4, 2010

Mar 26/07(3)

40016680

Shawn MacMullin

Head Custodian (Memorial High)

Head Custodian (Sydney Mines Jr High) TCBP

8 hrs/day

March 9, 2011

Apr 30/07(3)

40016850

Raymond O’Keefe

Head Custodian (Rankin)

Head Custodian (Rankin)

8 hrs/day

March 9, 2011

Sept 3/08(7)

40016553

Michael Hogan

General Maintenance (Dr. T.L. Sullivan)

Head Custodian (Memorial Composite)

8 hrs/day TCBP

March 9, 2011

Oct 25/10(1)

40044673

Bernie MacDonald

General Labourer (Truck Driver)

General Labourer (Truck Driver)

8 hrs/day

October 25, 2010

Oct 27/10

40044674

Nelson Scott

Head Custodian (Baddeck Academy)

Head Custodian (Baddeck Academy) 8 hrs/day –

October 27, 2010

Motion carried
2011-03-04



c. TERM AND LONG TERM SUBSTITUTE RECOMMENDATIONS:

Moved by Commissioner Keagan
Seconded by Commissioner Flynn

That the Board approve the following for term and long term substitute recommendations. . .

Prof./Emp. #

NAME

SCHOOL

Effective

40040312/

645622

John Bourgeois

North Highlands Elementary

Student Support (Resource)

Position #81002793

Long Term Substitution

March 18 – June 30, 2011

40045562/

649731

Tara Coombs

Malcolm Munroe Jr. High Fine Arts (Instrumental Music) Position

Position #81006352

Long Term Substitution

March 10 – June 30, 2011

40038330/

586354

Jennifer O’Regan Rowe

Glace Bay High

Technology Position

# 81007493

Long Term Substitution

April 5 – June 30, 2011

40044387/

606574

Jennifer MacNeil

George D. Lewis School Grade 2/3 Position #81047928

Long Term Substitution

March 28 – June 30, 2011

40015719/

606020

Aimee Romard

Breton Education Centre

Grade 8 English, Health & PDR Position # 81005208

Term Substitution

April 4 – June 30, 2011

Motion carried
2011-03-05



d. AMENDMENTS TO TERM RECOMMENDATIONS:

Moved by Commissioner Pierrard
Seconded by Commissioner Morrison

That the Board approve the following term recommendations. . .

i. Sherri Power – Amend surname to Poirier
ii. Kelly MacDonald – Amend to Kelly Anne Donovan
Effective Date: February 28 to July 31/11
Professional Number /Employee Number: 594721/40041819

Motion carried
2011-03-06



e. AMENDMENT TO START DATE OF SHARED LEAVE:

Moved by Commissioner Pierrard
Seconded by Commissioner Morrison

That the Board approve the following amendment to the start date of the shared leave. . .

Lee Ann Burke, Sherwood Park, Job Sharing 60% - Effective Feb. 28 to July 31/11

Motion carried
2011-03-07



(4) HOLY ANGELS UPDATE:

Noted that correspondence was distributed on Friday to all Board members through email regarding a response from the CND notifying the Board that they will not be seeking to extend the lease agreement with the Board.

Moved by Commissioner Tilley
Seconded by Commissioner Keagan

That the Board direct Senior staff to move forward on a transition plan for the students and staff who are presently attending or employed at Holy Angels High. . .

Motion carried
2011-03-08



Commissioner Margettie entered the meeting at 5:16 p.m.

Several Board members requested that staff ensure a smooth transition plan for these students and staff of Holy Angels High.

Commissioner Tilley felt that the Board has worked diligently in order to satisfy all parties involved. He recognized all Board members and Senior staff for their support throughout this most difficult process.

Superintendent White noted that Ms. MacKenzie, Principal of Holy Angels attended a meeting here at Central Office today to assist in a transition plan which staff will begin working on. Guidance Councilors will be brought in along with other high school principals to assist in this process. A support team will be put in place immediately.

Commissioner Currie would like to see correspondence forwarded to the CND regarding the tremendous support which they have given the Board and students over the years.



(5) Adjournment of the meeting. . .

the meeting adjourned at 5:24 p.m.. . .





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LORNE GREEN GEORGE BOUDREAU
BOARD CHAIR BOARD SECRETARY
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