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School Board Meeting Minutes: June 6, 2016 - Special
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School Board Meeting Minutes: June 6, 2016 - Special


Central Office
Sydney, N.S.
June 6, 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 6:10 p.m.


(2) RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:



Present: Lorne Green, Chair Sandra Margettie Yvonne Kennedy
Steve ParsonsJoyce Lind Jack Toomey
Joan Currie John Berk Fred Tilley
Barb MercerJackie Organ Stewart Matheson
Charlotte Shaw
Absent (sent regrets): Gary Fraser Kevin Ruelland
Absent: Darren Googoo
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:



(4) Re-naming of Greenfield Elementary:

Moved by Commissioner Berk
Seconded by Commissioner Organ

That the Board approve the re-naming of Greenfield Elementary to New Waterford Elementary effective August 1, 2016. .

Motion carried
2016-06-01



(5) HUMAN RESOURCES REPORT:

a. NSTU RETIREMENT:

Moved by Commissioner Parsons
Seconded by Commissioner Tilley

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

Employee #

Name

School

Effective

410555

40014774

Laurie MacIntosh

Retirement

Greenfield Elem

French Consultant

June 30, 2016

Motion carried
2016-06-02



b. NSTU Administrative Positions (Vice Principals) – For Information Only:

Employee #

Name

Previous Position

New Position

Effective

505891

40015055

Sandra LeBlanc-Gates

Classroom Teacher

Coxheath Elem

Vice-Principal (Teaching)

Coxheath Elem (1 Year)

Position #81002846

August 1, 2016 to July 31, 2017

536516

40015194

Arlene MacKenzie

Principal

John Bernard Croak

(Consolidation)

Vice-Principal

Greenfield Elem (Perm)(non-teaching)

Position #: 81035940

August 1, 2016

560474

40015327

Daniel Beaton

Principal

MacDonald Elem

(Consolidation)

Vice-Principal (Teaching)

John Bernard Croak Elem (Perm)

Position #: New

August 1, 2016

414045

40014791

Donald White

Classroom Teacher

Jubilee Elem

Vice-Principal (Teaching)

Jubilee Elem (Perm)

Position #: New

August 1, 2016

543140

40015234

Michael Mombourquette

Vice-Principal (Teaching)

Brookland Elem

Vice-Principal (Teaching)

Shipyard Elem(Perm)

Position #: 81002904

August 1, 2016

543835

40015237

Lee-Ann Burke

Classroom Teacher

George D. Lewis

Vice-Principal (Teaching)

Tompkins Memorial Elem (Perm)

Position #: New

August 1, 2016



c. NSTU Administrative Positions (Dept. Head) – For Information Only:

Employee #

Name

Previous Position

New Position

Effective

525907

40015158

Heather Kearney

Classroom Teacher

Breton Education Centre

Department Head (English)

Breton Education Centre

Position #: 81013467

August 1, 2016



d. NSTU Administrative Positions (Consultant) – For Information Only:

Employee #

Name

Previous Position

New Position

Effective

535864

40015188

Shane Ryan

Assistive Technology Consultant/TIENET Support (Extended)

Staff Development Centre

Assistive Technology Consultant /TIENET Support (Perm)

Staff Development Centre

Position #: 81013553

August 1/16



e. NSTU Request for a Leave of Absence from Administrative duties(1 year):

Moved by Commissioner Parsons
Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

That the Board approve the following request for a leave of absence from administrative duties (1 year). . .

Employee #

Name

Position/School

Effective

303040

40014344

Rick Simm

Coordinator of Programs (Instructional Support) Staff Development Centre

2016-2017 School Year

Motion denied



f. NSTU Flex Pension Option:

Moved by Commissioner Mercer
Seconded by Commissioner Organ

That the Board approve the following request for NSTU Flex Pension Option. . .

Employee #

Name

School

Effective

382911

40014663

Dorothy Gale

Greenfield Elementary

January 30, 2017 to February 24, 2017

461350

40014892

Mary Jane Ross

Memorial High

April 10, 2017 to June 30, 2017

Motion carried
2016-06-03



g. REQUEST FOR ADDITIONAL STAFF:

Ms. Wendy King noted that we have received two requests for additional clerical staff that has been denied. The schools identified are Sydney Academy and Sydney Adult Day School. She noted that a formula is in place and both schools fall within the formula.



(6) HUB SCHOOL:

An update was provided to the Board from the Board Chair and Superintendent. Board Chair Lorne Green noted that everyone has been emailed a proposal from George D. Lewis Hub School Committee. After reflection of the proposal, it was noted that they have not identified any signed leases.

The Board wishes to reconvene the Hub School Committee on June 13, 2016 for the purpose of clarifying the Board’s expectation RE: The Hub School Process on a go-forward basis.



(7) New Business:

n/a



(8) Adjournment of the meeting. . .

The meeting adjourned at 6:47 p.m.





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LORNE GREEN GEORGE BOUDREAU
CHAIR BOARD SECRETARY
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