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School Board Meeting Minutes: October 19, 2015 - Special
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School Board Meeting Minutes: October 19, 2015 - Special


Central Office
Sydney, N.S.
October 19, 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 7:19 p.m.


(2) RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:


Present: Lorne Green, Chair Joan Currie Kevin Ruelland
Charlotte Shaw John Berk Yvonne Kennedy
Barb Mercer Jackie Organ Joyce Lind
Stewart Matheson
Absent (with regret): Sandra Margettie Steve Parsons Jack Toomey
Darren Googoo Fred Tilley
Absent: Gary Fraser
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. Commissioner Matheson – Middle School dances



(4) HR Report:

a. CUPE Retirement:

Moved by Commissioner Berk
Seconded by Commissioner Ruelland

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

Employee#

Name of Employee

Position Employed in

Resignation/

Retirement

Effective Date

40014067

Bill Delaney

General Maintenance/Florence & Ferrisview

Resignation

Nov 6/15

40016361

Michael MacDougall

TA/Glace Bay High

Retirement

Oct 5/15

Motion carried
2015-10-08



b. Additions to the Casual Cleaner list: (Information)

NAME

Haylee Alexandria Daisley

Mallory Grover

Margaret Rideout



NSTU Report:

c. NSTU TERMS:

Moved by Commissioner Ruelland
Seconded by Commissioner Shaw

That the Board approve the following term appointments. . .

Employee #

Name

School/Position

Effective

New Employee

Meghan Higgins

Sydney River Elementary

Speech-Language Pathologist

Position #: 81003209

Term: November 3, 2015 to July 31, 2016

595496

Sub #: 40015598

Term #: 40027692

Jody Peters-Ryan

Coxheath Elementary (Base)

Early Literacy Teacher

Position #: 81005429

Term: October 9, 2015 to January 29, 2016

613430

Sub #: 40015779

Term #: 40043770

Lauren Sharpe

Bridgeport School

Math (7,8), English (7,8)

Science (7,8), Social

Studies (7,8)

Position #: 81035797

Term: October 13, 2015 to July 31, 2015

648535

Sub #: 40042401

Term #: 40045797

Joey Desmond

Harbourside Elementary (Base) African Nova Scotian Literacy & Numeracy Support Teacher Position #: 81005529

Term: September 24, 2015 to July 31, 2016

629865

Sub #: 40033414

Erin Nearing-Boutilier

Riverview High

English 11, Oceans 11, Global Geography 12

Position #: 81005408

Term: October 21, 2015 to February 1, 2016

Motion carried
2015-10-09



d. NSTU Teacher Recall Positions (For Information Only)

Employee #

Name

School

Assignment

Position/Effective

575530

Sub #: 40039711

Term #: 40026069

Linda MacKinnon

Mountainview/East Bay Complex

Term

Grade 5 (Backfill for Juanita Strangis-McPhee) Term: October 13/15 to July 31/16

Position #: 81006651



e. NSTU Amendment to Term dates: (For Information Only)

Employee #

Name

School

Previous Dates

New Dates

617019

Sub #: 40037039

Term #: 40026385

Jill Vallis

Harbourside Elementary

LTS: September 3/15 to December 11/15

Term: December 14/15 to May 20/16

LTS: September 3/15 to November 26/15

Term: November 27/15 to May 5/16



f. Unpaid Days:

Ms. Wendy King, Director of Human Resources noted that we are being consistent on the five days maximum number in a row for unpaid days. She further noted that some are not happy and may be contacting board members. Discussions ensued on the level of communication used in ensuring that all staff are made aware of these articles which are currently in their contract.



(5) New Business:

a. Commissioner Matheson – Middle School dances – Noted he supports the decision of management to not have Middle School dances. He understood that Stephanie White wanted to present to the Board on an appeal and a petition to bring back the dances for the Middle School. Mr. Boudreau advised that a presentation will be made at the Education Committee meeting.




(6) Adjournment of the meeting. . .

the meeting adjourned at 7:56 p.m.





__________________________________________________
LORNE GREEN GEORGE BOUDREAU
BOARD CHAIR BOARD SECRETARY
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