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School Board Meeting Minutes: May 9, 2016 - Special
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School Board Meeting Minutes: May 9, 2016 - Special


Central Office
Sydney, N.S.
May 9, 2016




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 6:20 p.m.


(2) RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:



Present: Lorne Green, Chair Sandra Margettie Yvonne Kennedy
Gary FraserJoyce Lind Jack Toomey
Joan Currie John Berk Darren Googoo
Barb MercerJackie Organ Fred Tilley
Steve Parsons(Conference call)Charlotte Shaw(Conference call)
Absent (sent regrets): Kevin Ruelland Stewart Matheson
Absent: n/a
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 and Student Services
John Astephen, Regional Education Officer
Michelle MacLeod, Board Recording Secretary



(3) NEW BUSINESS:

n/a



(4) HUMAN RESOURCES REPORT:

a. CUPE Retirement(s)/Resignation(s):

Moved by Commissioner Tilley
Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

That the Board accept with regret and thanks for years of service the following retirement(s)/resignation(s). . .

Employee#

Name of Employee

Position Employed in

Resignation/

Retirement

Effective Date

40028779

Barbara Marie Fraser

Cleaner/North Highlands

Resignation

May 3, 2016

Ernest McLeod

OWNS NO POSITION

Resignation

April 27/16

Motion carried
2016-05-01



b. NSTU Retirement(s)/Resignation(s):

Moved by Commissioner Berk
Seconded by Commissioner TIlley

That the Board accept with regret and thanks for years of service the following retirement(s)/resignation(s). . .

Employee #

Name

School

Effective

228791

40014168

Irene Lahey

Retirement

Riverside Elementary

June 30, 2016

368365

40014628

Terrance Jessome

Retirement

Jubilee Elementary

June 30, 2016

316521

No Employee #

Charles MacMaster

Retirement

Board Owned

June 30, 2016

354183

Sub #: 40014572

Term #: 40057558

Miriam Jabalee

Retirement

Recall Teacher – No Assigned Position

June 30, 2016

Motion carried
2016-05-02



(5) NSTU ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:

a. NSTU Administrative Appointments:

Moved by Commissioner Organ
Seconded by Commissioner Googoo

That the Board approve the following administrative appointments. . .

Employee #

Name

Previous Position

New Position

Effective

466318

40014911

Donnie Holland

Principal

Sydney Mines Middle School

Principal (Perm)

Glace Bay High

Position #81002777

August 1, 2016

Motion carried
2016-05-03



b. NSTU Administrative Appointments:

Moved by Commissioner Margettie
Seconded by Commissioner Organ

That the Board approve the following administrative appointments. . .

Employee #

Name

Previous Position

New Position

Effective

514729

40015095

Kurt Kublek

Principal, Sydney Mines Middle School (1 YR)

Vice-Principal

Dr. T.L. Sullivan Middle School (Perm)

Principal (Perm)

Sydney Mines Middle School

Position #81002822

August 1, 2016

Motion carried
2016-05-04



c. NSTU Administrative Appointments:

Moved by Commissioner Googoo
Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

That the Board approve the following administrative appointments. . .

Employee #

Name

Previous Position

New Position

Effective

473231

40014935

Amber Orychock

Principal

Ferrisview Elementary

Principal (Perm)

Cusack Elem

Position #81002760

August 1, 2016

Motion carried

2016-05-05

d. NSTU Administrative Appointments:

Moved by Commissioner Toomey

Seconded by Commissioner Tilley

That the Board approve the following administrative appointments. . .

Employee #

Name

Previous Position

New Position

Effective

343780

40014527

Betty Melanson

Principal

Shipyard Elem

Principal (Perm)

Shipyard Elem

Position #81002808

August 1, 2016

Motion carried

2016-05-06

e. NSTU Administrative Appointments:

Moved by Commissioner Googoo

Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

That the Board approve the following administrative appointments. . .

Employee #

Name

Previous Position

New Position

Effective

567164

40015386

Ron Muller

Principal

St. Agnes Elementary

Principal (Perm)

John Bernard Croak Elem

Position #81002781

August 1, 2016

Motion carried

2016-05-07

f. NSTU Administrative Appointments:

Moved by Commissioner Berk

Seconded by Commissioner Organ

That the Board approve the following administrative appointments. . .

Employee #

Name

Previous Position

New Position

Effective

590240

40015555

Paul Mombourquette

Principal, Mira Road Elementary

Principal (Perm)

Tompkins Memorial

Position #81002828

August 1, 2016

Motion carried

2016-05-08

g. NSTU Administrative Appointments:

Moved by Commissioner Kennedy

Seconded by Commissioner Fraser

That the Board approve the following administrative appointments. . .

Employee #

Name

Previous Position

New Position

Effective

247999

40014192

Joyce Morrison

Principal

Greenfield Elementary

Principal (Perm)

Greenfield Elem

Position #81002778

August 1, 2016

Motion carried

2016-05-09

h. NSTU Administrative Appointments:

Moved by Commissioner Tilley

Seconded by Commissioner Googoo

That the Board approve the following administrative appointments. . .

Employee #

Name

Previous Position

New Position

Effective

312728

40014377

Jack Humphries

Principal

Jubilee Elementary

Principal (Perm)

Jubilee Elem

Position #81002782

August 1, 2016

Motion carried

2016-05-10

i. NSTU Administrative Positions (Department Heads) – For Information Only:

Employee #

Name

Previous Position

New Position

Effective

492256

40014998

Greg Callaghan

Classroom Teacher

Sydney Academy

Department Head (Science)

Sydney Academy

Position #81013525

August 1, 2016

541607

40015226

Heather Urquhart

Classroom Teacher

Sydney Academy

Department Head

(IB)

Sydney Academy

Position #81013481

August 1, 2016

607499

40015744

Kenny Porter

Classroom Teacher

Glace Bay High

Department Head

(Science)

Memorial High

Position #81013495

August 1, 2016

571141

40015438

Michelle MacArthur-MacAulay

Acting Consultant (Math)

Teacher Classroom

Brookland Elementary

Department Head

(Math)

Riverview High

Position #81013507

August 1, 2016



j. NSTU Deferred Salary Leave :

Moved by Commissioner Margettie
Seconded by Commissioner Mercer

That the Board approve the following administrative appointments. . .

Employee #

Name

School

Effective

466722

40014915

Cheryl Burke

Deferred Salary Leave

Malcolm Munroe Middle School

Six Months: February 1 2018 to July 31, 2018

578971

40015486

Mary MacPherson

Deferred Salary Leave

Coxheath Elementary

Six Months: February 1, 2020 to July 31, 2020

595348

40030293

Lynn MacNeil

Deferred Salary Leave

Sherwood Park Education Centre

Six Months: February 1, 2020 to July 31, 2020

485045

40014978

Irene Grezel

Deferred Salary Leave

Sherwood Park Education Centre

Six Months: August 1, 2017 to January 31, 2018

Motion carried
2016-05-11



k. NSTU In-Province Teacher Exchange – WITHDRAWAL:

Moved by Commissioner Margettie
Seconded by Commissioner Berk

That the Board approve the request to withdraw from the approved NSTU In-Province Teacher Exchange. . .

Employee #

Name/School

Name/School

Effective

464222

40014901

Shaun Syms

Whitney Pier Middle School (CBVRSB)

Lori MacKay-Carroll

Waverly Memorial Elementary (HRSB)

Would like to withdraw from this In-Province Teacher Exchange effective immediately.

Motion carried
2016-05-12



(6) In-Camera Session:

Moved by Commissioner Berk
Seconded by Commissioner Margettie



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



Motion carried
2016-05-13



Commissioner Toomey chaired the In-camera session. . .



Moved by Commissioner Margettie
Seconded by Commissioner Berk

That the Board rise and report. . .

Motion carried
2016-05-14



Commissioner Toomey reported that the Board discussed a personnel issue.



(7) BOARD INITIATED TRANSFER:

Moved by Commissioner Margettie
Seconded by Commissioner Parsons

That the Board approves staff’s recommendation of a Board-Initiated transfer. . .

Motion carried
2016-05-15



(8) MALCOLM MUNROE MIDDLE SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION:

Moved by Commissioner Parsons
Seconded by Commissioner Mercer

That the Board consider establishing a co-principal position at Malcolm Munroe Middle School. . .

Motion carried
2016-05-16



(9) New Business:

n/a



(10) Adjournment of the meeting. . .

The meeting adjourned at 7:30 p.m.





__________________________________________________
LORNE GREEN GEORGE BOUDREAU
CHAIR BOARD SECRETARY
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