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School Board Meeting Minutes: March 28, 2011
Published by Michelle MacLeod [Michelle MacLeod] on 04/18/2011 (1407 reads)
School Board Meeting Minutes: March 28, 2011
Oceanview Education Centre
Glace Bay, N.S.
March 28, 2011



(1) CALL TO ORDER:

A meeting of the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School board was called to order today beginning at 7:00 p.m.

(2) RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:

Present:

Fred Tilley, Acting Chair Charlie Keagan Sandra Margettie

Cathi Pierrard Jackie Organ Darrell Flynn
Darlene Morrison Joan Currie Darren MacNeil
Barb Mercer Steve Parsons Kevin Ruelland
Darren Googoo Gary Fraser

Absent: Lorne Green, Board Chair

Also Present:

Ambrose White, Superintendent
Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resource Services
George Boudreau, Director of Financial Services
Paul Oldford, Director of Operational Services
Michelle Gouthro, Acting Board Recording Secretary

(3) APPROVAL OF AGENDA:

(a) Deletions:

There were no deletions.

(b) Additions:

There were no additions

Moved by Commissioner Fraser

Seconded by Commissioner Parsons

that the Board approve the agenda as presented. . .

Motion carried

2011-03-15

(4) APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS:

Moved by Commissioner Margettie

Seconded by Commissioner Flynn

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

Special Board Meeting - February 28, 2011

Regular Board Meeting- February 28, 2011

Special Board Meeting- March 7, 2011

Special Board Meeting- March 21, 2011

Special Board Meeting – March 24, 2011

Motion carried

2011-03-16

(5) BUSINESS ARISING FROM MINUTES:

n/a

(6) CORRESPONDENCE:

Correspondence was received from the Minister of Education, Honorable Ramona Jennex addressed to the Board Chair. The correspondence was read by Mr. George Boudreau, Director of Financial Services (attached to original document)

(7) SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT:

Moved by Commissioner Keagan

Seconded by Commissioner Pierrard

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

Motion carried

2011-03-17

(8) BOARD CHAIR REPORT:

Due to the absence of the Board Chair, there was no report.

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, March 7, 2011. .

Motion carried

2011-03-18

a. SCHOOLSPLUS:

Moved by Commissioner Currie

Seconded by Commissioner Mercer

That the Board approve the Schools Plus application as presented to the Education Committee. . . .

Motion carried

2011-03-19

b. DRAFT RCH POLICY:

Moved by Commissioner Currie

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

That the Board approve the draft RCH Policy as presented to the Education Committee. . .

Motion carried

2011-03-20

c. NSTU RETIREMENTS:

Moved by Commissioner Currie

Seconded by Commissioner Organ

That the Board accept with regret and thanks for years of service the following retirements. . .


Employee/Professional Number

Name

School

Effective

Employee #40014156

Professional # 218289

Brenda P. Burns

Glace Bay Elementary

Retirement

Effective June 30, 2011

Employee #40014473

Professional #330076

Edward T. Butts

Glace Bay Elementary

Retirement

Effective June 30, 2011


Motion carried

2011-03-21

d. Requests for a Leave of Absence:

Moved by Commissioner Currie

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

That the Board approve the following requests for a Leave of Absence. . .


Employee/

Professional Number

Name

School

Effective

Employee #40015079

Professional #510487

Michelle Bidart

(first request)

Mountainview

Vice Principal

August 1st – July 31, 2012

Employee #40015517

Professional #583658

Melanie Burton

(first request)

North Highlands

October 3rd - July 31, 2012

(Returning in September,2012

for 2012-13 School Year)

Employee #40015548

Professional #589093

Rebecca Jackson

(first request)

Cabot School

August 1st, -July 31, 2012

Employee #40015367

Professional #565960

Joanne Walker

(first request)

Dr. T. L. Sullivan

For the First Semester in the

2011-2012 School Term

(To date, School Calendar not

approved)

Motion carried

2011-03-22

MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE REPORT

e. REPORT FROM COMMITTEE:

Moved by Commissioner Parsons

Seconded by Commissioner Mercer

that the Board approve the minutes of the Management Committee Meeting of Monday, March 7, 2011, , . .

Motion carried

2011-03-23

f. AMENDING AGREEMENT – COMPASS GROUP CANADA:

Moved by Commissioner Parsons

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

that the Board approve an amended agreement with Compass Group Canada . .

Motion carried

2011-03-24

g. CUPE RESIGNATION(s)/RETIREMENT(s):

Moved by Commissioner Parsons

Seconded by Commissioner MacNeil

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

40016091

Rose Poirier

LBG at Malcolm Munroe

Resignation

Feb 28/11


Motion carried

2011-03-25

(10) NSSBA REPORT:

Moved by Commissioner Fraser

Seconded by Commissioner Flynn

That the Board accept the report as presented. . .

Motion carried

2011-03-26


(11) DIRECTOR OF THE REGIONAL EDUCATIONAL SERVICES REPORT:


n/a

(12) NEW BUSINESS:

There was a new business to report.

(13) NEW MEETING DATE:

Scheduled meeting date - Monday, April 18, 2011 at Jubilee Elementary, Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia.

(14) Adjournment of the meeting. . .

the meeting adjourned at 7:21 p.m.

______________________ ______________________
FRED TILLEY
ACTING BOARD CHAIR
GEORGE BOUDREAU
BOARD SECRETARY

(15) PUBLIC SESSION:

There was nothing to report at the public session.

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