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School Board Meeting Minutes: August 15, 2011 - Special
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School Board Meeting Minutes: August 15, 2011 - Special


Central Office
Sydney, N.S.
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 CurrieDarrell Flynn
Barb MercerJackie OrganKevin Ruelland
Steve ParsonsCathi PierrardGary Fraser
Sandra MargettieCharlie KeaganDarren MacNeil
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Absent: Fred Tilley (regrets)Darlene Morrison (regrets)Darren Googoo
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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:

n/a



(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 .

EMPLOYEE#

NAME OF EMPLOYEE

POSITION EMPLOYED IN

EFFECTIVE DATE

40014228

Donna Rankin-Neville

Principal of Robin Foote Elementary School

Resigning effective June 30, 2011

Motion carried
2011-08-01



(6) Personnel Issues:

Moved b y Commissioner Margettie
Seconded by Commissioner Mercer

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

Motion carried
2011-08-02

Commissioner Margettie chaired the session. . .

Moved by Commissioner Pierrard
Seconded by Commissioner Organ

That the Board rise and report. . .

Motion carried
2011-08-03


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.

Motion carried
2011-08-04


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:

n/a



(10) Adjournment of the meeting. . .

the meeting adjourned at 6:42 p.m.





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LORNE GREEN GEORGE BOUDREAU
BOARD CHAIR BOARD SECRETARY
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