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School Board Meeting Minutes: February 13, 2012 - Special
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School Board Meeting Minutes: February 13, 2012 - Special


Central Office
Sydney, N.S.
February 13, 2012




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 5:12 p.m.

(2) RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:





Present: Lorne Green, ChairJoan Currie,Jackie Organ
Darlene Morrison Steve ParsonsFred Tilley
Charlie KeaganKevin RuellandSandra Margettie
Gary Fraser Darren Googoo Darren MacNeil
Absent: Barb Mercer (sent regrets) Kevin Ruelland (sent regrets)
Darrell Flynn (sent regrets)Cathi Pierrard (sent regrets)
Also Present:Ambrose White, Superintendent
Paul Oldford, Director of Operational Services
Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resources
Susan Kelley, Director of Programs and Student Services
Mary Passerini, Coordinator of Human Resources
Michelle MacLeod, Board Recording Secretary


(3) CORRESPONDENCE:

Board Chair Green distributed correspondence which was mailed due to a personnel issue. Board members were advised to direct any concerns to the Board Chair.



(4) HUMAN RESOURCES REPORTS:

i. NSTU REPORT:

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

Moved by Commissioner Keagan
Seconded by Commissioner Organ

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

Employee #

Name

Position/School

Effective

40037784

Ryan MacPherson

Aboriginal Entrepreneurship, Sydney Academy

Term Position –

Feb. 15 – July 31, 2012

40015684

Patrice Neville

Learning Centre,

Dr. T. L. Sullivan Jr. High

LTS - February 15 to May 23, 2012

Motion carried
2012-02-05



(5) BUDGET DISCUSSIONS:

Board Chair Lorne Green noted that at a meeting held with representatives of the Department of Education on Friday, February 3, 2012 advised that we will receive a reduction in our budget of 2.1% and what needs to be added to this are the COLA costs which could mean a reduction in our budget over $4,000,000. 1.4% was added to cover the COLA costs.

Mr. George Boudreau, Director of Financial Services is attending a meeting in Halifax on Tuesday, February 14, 2012 and will provide a further update on Monday, February 20, 2012.

On the question, several Board members expressed their disappointment in the local Members of the Legislative Assembly. It was noted that a meeting will be set up to meet the Members on behalf of the students within our Board.



(6) NEW BUSINESS:

n/a





(7) Adjournment of the meeting. . .

the meeting adjourned at 6: p.m.





__________________________________________________
LORNE GREEN GEORGE BOUDREAU
BOARD CHAIR BOARD SECRETARY
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