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School Board Meeting Minutes: December 12, 2011 - Special
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School Board Meeting Minutes: December 12, 2011 - Special


Central Office
Sydney, N.S.
December 12, 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, ChairJoan Currie, Acting ChairBarb Mercer
Fred Tilley Darlene MorrisonKevin Ruelland
Steve Parsons Cathi Pierrard Sandra Margettie
Charlie Keagan Darrell Flynn Darren Googoo
Absent: Darren MacNeil (sent regrets) Gary FraserJackie Organ
Lorne Green, Chair
Also Present:Ambrose White, Superintendent
Susan Kelley, Director of Programs and Student Services
Paul Oldford, Director of Operational Services
Mary Passerini, Coordinator of Human Resources Services
Wendy King, Coordinator of Human Resources Services
Michelle MacLeod, Board Recording Secretary

Commissioner Currie chaired the meeting until the arrival of the Board Chair. . . .

(3) HUMAN RESOURCES REPORTS:

i. CUPE REPORT:

a. CUPE Resignations/Retirements:

Moved by Commissioner Parsons
Seconded by Commissioner Keagan

That the Board recommend acceptance with regret and thanks for years of service the following resignation(s)/Retirement(s) ...

EMPLOYEE#

NAME OF EMPLOYEE

POSITION EMPLOYED IN

RETIREMENT/

RESIGNATION

EFFECTIVE DATE

40026091

Audrey Campbell

Cleaner/Bras d’Or Elem

Resignation

December 5/11

40014027

Murdock MacLeod

Bus Driver/Transportation Dept.

Retirement

November 30/11

40014012

Bernice Moore

Head Bus Driver/Transportation Dept.

Retirement

December 16/11

40016583

Kenneth Peach

Electrician/Operations Dept.

Retirement

December 31/11

40016090

Corinne Stevenson

Library Technician/Glace Bay High

Resignation

January 31/12

Motion carried
2011-12-01



b. Results of Posting WK#0211 – Head Bus Driver:

Moved by Commissioner Parsons
Seconded by Commissioner Keagan

That the Board recommend approval of a change in status for the following employees. . . . .

EMPLOYEE#

SENIORITY DATE

NAME OF EMPLOYEE

POSITION EMPLOYED IN

POSITION AWARDED

EFFECTIVE DATE

40016077

April 5/94(3)

Bernice Parsons

BUS DRIVER

(no fall down position)

Head Bus Driver

Dec 12/11

40016766

Sept 7/04(1)

Dave LeBlanc

BUS DRIVER

(no fall down position)

Head Bus Driver

Dec 12/11

Motion carried
2011-12-02



c. Results of Posting WK#0511 – STUDENT SUPPORT WORKER:

Moved by Commissioner Margettie
Seconded by Commissioner Morrison

That the Board recommend approval of the following casual applicant for regular status. . . .

EMPLOYEE#

PREFERENCE DATE

NAME OF EMPLOYEE

POSITION AWARDED

EFFECTIVE DATE

40047578

Sept 12/11

Brian Borden

Student Support Worker – 10mth position at 6.5 hrs/day

DEC 12/11

Motion carried
2011-12-03



ii. NSTU REPORT:

d. NSTU Retirements:

Moved by Commissioner Flynn
Seconded by Commissioner Mercer

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

Employee #

Name

School

Effective

40014231

P. Jane McGregor

Tompkins Memorial

December 31, 2011

40014598

Denise Hawley

Cape Smokey Elem

January 31, 2012

Motion carried
2011-12-04



e. NSTU Temporary Assignment - 50% Mi’Kmaq Consultant/50% Teacher:

Moved by Commissioner Mercer
Seconded by Commissioner Pierrard

That the Board approve the following individual for temporary assignment. . .

Employee #

Name

School

Effective

40015747

Marjorie Graves

Northside Staff Development Centre/Shipyard Elementary

January 3 - July 31/12

Motion carried
2011-12-05



f. NSTU Recommendations for term and long term substitute positions. . .

Moved by Commissioner Pierrard
Seconded by Commissioner Keagan

That the Board approve the following individuals for term and long-term substitute positions. . .

Employee #

Name

School

Effective

40015306 LTS

40026412 Term

Susan Fraser,LTS/Term

Bras d’Or Elementary

Feb. 1 – April 30/12/LTS

May 1 – July 31/12/Term

40015719

Aimee Romard/LTS

Adult High School

Jan. 3 – April 13, 2012

40037039

Jill Vallis/Term

Brookland Elementary

Jan. 3 – July 31, 2012

40015663

Melissa Corbett/Term

Mountainview/East Bay

Nov. 25/11 – July 31/12

Motion carried
2011-12-06



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



(4) NEW BUSINESS:

a. Commissioner Mercer – Adopt a Library- She noted that she would like to see extra funds put into this area to address a surplus of books which can be received through the System Library technician.

b. Commissioner Mercer – Power-school Report Cards – Noted the concerns which were expressed to her with regards to glitches in the system. She wished to express her thanks to the teachers who spent the extra time to ensure the concerns were addressed. Noted a break in communication between administration and teachers in addressing the training for Power-school.

c. Commissioner Pierrard – In Camera Session for Board members

Move by Commissioner Mercer
Seconded by Commissioner Pierrard

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

Motion carried
2011-12-07



Commissioner Currie chaired the In-camera session. . .

Staff were asked to leave the meeting. . . .

Moved by Commissioner Margettie
Seconded by Commissioner Morrison

That the Board rise and report. . .

Motion carried
2011-12-08

Commissioner Currie advised that a personnel issue was discussed.





(5) Adjournment of the meeting. . .

the meeting adjourned at 5:52 p.m.





__________________________________________________
LORNE GREEN GEORGE BOUDREAU
BOARD CHAIR BOARD SECRETARY
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