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School Board Meeting Minutes: October 5, 2015 - Special
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School Board Meeting Minutes: October 5, 2015 - Special


Central Office
Sydney, N.S.
October 5, 2015




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 7:11 p.m.


(2) RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:


Present: Lorne Green, Chair Sandra Margettie Darren Googoo
Charlotte Shaw John Berk Yvonne Kennedy
Barb Mercer Gary Fraser Jackie Organ
Joyce LindJack Toomey Stewart Matheson
Steve Parsons
Absent (with regret): Fred Tilley Joan Currie
Absent: Kevin Ruelland
Also, Present: Beth MacIsaac, Superintendent
George Boudreau, Director of Financial Services
Wendy King, Director of Human Resource Services
Paul Oldford, Director of Operational Services
Cathy Viva, Acting Director of Programs & Student Services
John Astephen, Regional Education Officer
Michelle MacLeod, Board Recording Secretary


(3) NEW BUSINESS:

a. Mr. Paul Oldford, Director of Operational Services – Storm Day Committee
b.
Commissioner Parsons – Hours of Work



(4) HR Report:

a. Confidential Retirement:

Moved by Commissioner Margettie
Seconded by Commissioner Googoo

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

NAME OF EMPLOYEE

POSITION EMPLOYED IN

EFFECTIVE DATE

Colleen MacMullin

Coordinator of Transportation & Technology

Jan 4/16

Motion carried
2015-10-01



b. Results of Teacher Assistant Voluntary Transfer List:

Moved by Commissioner Googoo
Seconded by Commissioner Parsons

That the Board approve the following results effective October 13/15 as presented. . .

#

SCHOOL

DESIGNATION

SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT

SENIORITY

FORMER POSITION

1

Whitney Pier Memorial

60%

Michelle Rideout

October 16/06(13)

Malcolm Munroe

2

St. Agnes

TCBP Position

Stephanie Marchand

Oct 16/06(14)

Harbourside Elem

3

Ferrisview

1 year LOA

Sandra McGean

Sept 24/07(3)

Baddeck Acad

4

St. Agnes

60%

Ardell Caudle

Oct 22/07(7)

St. Anne’s – 60%

5

Riverview

1 year LOA

Donna Leslie White

Oct 22/07(8)

Displaced from Robin Foote

6

Florence

Melissa King

Sept 2/08(2)

Sydney River – 60%

7

Middle River

Amanda Noble

Oct 22/12(1)

LAID OFF

8

St. Joseph

60%

Kerry Lawless-Jackson

Oct 22/12(4)

LAID OFF

9

Memorial High

LPN Designated

Rhoda Mills

Oct 15/13(1)

LAID OFF

10

Malcolm Munroe Middle School

LPN Designated

Donna Baker

Oct 27/14(6)

LAID OFF

Motion carried
2015-10-02



Moved by Commissioner Googoo
Seconded by Commissioner Parsons

That the Board approve the following results effective October 13/15 as presented. . .

#

SCHOOL

SUCCESSFUL LAID OFF

EMPLOYEE

EMPLOYEE#

SENIORITY

1

Harbourside Elem

Tracey MacLellan

40051544

Oct 22/12(2)

2

St. Anne’s – 60%

Nicole Bennett

40051557

Oct 22/12(3)

3

Malcolm Munroe

Tracie Buchanan

40054862

Oct 15/13(2)

4

Sydney River – 60%

Eleanor Hiscock

40054851

Oct 15/13(3)

Motion carried
2015-10-03



c. Results of Temporary Maintenance Supervisor Posting(Confidential): (for information)



APPLICANT

EFFECTIVE DATE

Scott Pero

Effective immediately



d. Additions to the Casual Bus Driver list: (Information)

#

NAME OF APPLICANT

1.

Mr. James Edwards

2.

Mr. Stephen Ward MacLennan

3.

Ms. Shelley Marsden

4.

Mr. Blowers Stubbert

5.

Ms. Tonya Whalen



NSTU Report:

e. NSTU Retirement:

Moved by Commissioner Parsons
Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

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

Employee #

Name

School

Effective

378679/40014650

Bill Bussey, Resignation

Riverside Elem

December 31, 2015

Motion carried
2015-10-04



f. NSTU Administrative Appointment (one year):

Moved by Commissioner Fraser
Seconded by Commissioner Googoo

That the Board approve the following administrative appointment. . .

Employee #

Name

Previous Position

New Position

Effective

447664

40014869

Joyce Lively

Principal Mountainview/ East Bay Complex

Principal-Brookland Elem Pos #81002769

Oct 13/15 to July 31/16

Motion carried
2015-10-05



g. NSTU Administrative Appointment (one year):

Moved by Commissioner Parsons
Seconded by Commissioner Toomey

That the Board approve the following administrative appointment. . .

Employee #

Name

Previous Position

New Position

Effective

500520

40015033

Wanda Simm

Teacher

Bridgeport

School

Vice-Principal (Teaching) Dr. T.L. Sullivan Middle School

Pos#81002848

Oct 13/15 to July 31/16

Motion carried
2015-10-06



h. NSTU –TEMPORARY CHANGE IN ASSIGNMENT (for information):

Employee #

Name

Previous Position

New Position

Effective

571760

40015446

Jennifer Blades

Early Literacy Teacher

Coxheath Elementary (Base)

Literacy Coach (Elem) Mira Road Elem -Temp Assignment

Pos#81006630

October 9, 2015 to January 29, 2016



i. NSTU Summer Hires:

Moved by Commissioner Googoo
Seconded by Commissioner Parsons

That the Board approve the following summer hires. . .

Employee #

Name

School

Effective

603282

Sub #: 40015672

Term #: 40042753

Sara Beth Muir

Malcolm Munroe Middle School Pos#: 81006170 Math 8, Science 8, Health 8 and Eng 7/8

TERM: September 28, 2015 to July 31, 2016

614214

Sub #: 40015786

Term #: 40045799

Christa Trainor

Memorial High School

Pos#: 81006409 Math 10, Human Biology 11, English 10

TERM: October 5, 2015 to February 1, 2016

623876

Sub #: 40037254

Dana Martin

Sydney Acad-Pos#81007429

Drama/English

TERM:September 3, 2015 to July 31/16

644666

Sub #: 40039901

Term #: 40052542

Crystal Bartlett-Durdle

Florence Elem (Base)

Pos#: 81002910- English as a Second Language (EAL) – 50%

TERM: October 8, 2015 to July 31, 2016

688176

NEW EMPLOYEE #

Kylie Cabot

Mi’kmaq Linguistic/Cultural Support Teacher

Shipyard Elem-Pos#81007167

TERM: October 13, 2015 to July 31, 2016

Motion carried
2015-10-07



(5) New Business:

a. Mr. Paul Oldford, Director of Operational Services – Storm Day Committee – He noted that in the past discussions have ensued with regards to forming a Committee. He would like to see names brought forward so that administration can begin a review. Commissioner Fraser, Kennedy, Berk and Googoo volunteered to be on this committee.

b. Commissioner Parsons – Hours of Work – Noted he had some concerns with regards to work day hours of some of the management staff. He would like to see some consistency amongst staff.





(6) Adjournment of the meeting. . .

the meeting adjourned at 7:45 p.m.





__________________________________________________
LORNE GREEN GEORGE BOUDREAU
BOARD CHAIR BOARD SECRETARY
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