August 15, 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 5:05 p.m.
(2) RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:
|Present:||Lorne Green,Chair||Joan Currie||Darrell Flynn|
|Barb Mercer||Jackie Organ||Kevin Ruelland|
|Steve Parsons||Cathi Pierrard||Gary Fraser|
|Sandra Margettie||Charlie Keagan||Darren MacNeil|
|Absent:||Fred Tilley (regrets)||Darlene Morrison (regrets)||Darren Googoo|
|Also Present:||Ambrose White, Superintendent|
|Susan Kelley, Director of Programs and Student Services|
|George Boudreau, Director of Finiancial Services|
|Paul Oldford, Director of Operational Services|
|Dr. Allan Lowe, Senior Executive Director, Dept. Of Education|
|Bernie White, Municipal Clerk for CBRM|
|Sheldon Nathanson, Sheldon Nathanson Barristers & Solicitors|
|Michelle MacLeod, Board Recording Secretary|
(3) NEW BUSINESS:
(4) UTILITY AND REVIEW BOARD DECISION:
Mr. Bernie White, Municipal Clerk with the Cape Breton Regional Municipality, provided an overview on the recent deliberations on municipal boundaries and the potential impact that these changes could have on School Board electoral boundaries.
(5) HUMAN RESOURCES REPORT:
a. NSTU RESIGNATION:
Moved by Commissioner Margettie
Seconded by Commissioner Pierrard
That the Board accept with regret and thanks for years of service the following resignation .
NAME OF EMPLOYEE
POSITION EMPLOYED IN
Principal of Robin Foote Elementary School
Resigning effective June 30, 2011
(6) Personnel Issues:
Moved b y Commissioner Margettie
Seconded by Commissioner Mercer
That the Board go to an in-camera session. . .
Commissioner Margettie chaired the session. . .
Moved by Commissioner Pierrard
Seconded by Commissioner Organ
That the Board rise and report. . .
Commissioner Margettie reported that the Board discussed a personnel issues.
(7) School Liaison Officers:
Moved by Commissioner Ruelland
Seconded by Commissioner Parsons
That the Board support the proposal for a cost sharing agreement with the Cape Breton Regional Police and the Department of Education for four officers to support the School Liaison Officers at a cost of $113,000 for each partner. . . .
The Board requested to participate in the selection process for School Liaison Officers and it was noted with four officers the configuration will change from the previous arrangement.
Commissioner Ruelland left the meeting at 6:31 p.m.
(8) Update on Summer Projects:
Mr. Paul Oldford, Director of Operational Services noted that the Capital project presently being conducted at St. Anne’s School is behind schedule and the Board may need to look at an alternative plan for the students and staff. It was noted that it is approximately two weeks behind schedule.
Commissioner Organ left the meeting at 6:34 p.m.
Commissioner Keagan thanked the Board and the Operational Services department for their in-kind support and service to the Meaney Ball field which suffered fire damage.
Board Chair Lorne Green requested that the fence at Whitney Pier Memorial be repaired.
(9) NEW BUSINESS:
(10) Adjournment of the meeting. . .
the meeting adjourned at 6:42 p.m.
|LORNE GREEN||GEORGE BOUDREAU|
|BOARD CHAIR||BOARD SECRETARY|
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