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School Board Meeting: April 16, 2007 - Special
Published by Michelle MacLeod [Michelle MacLeod] on 05/01/2007 (4442 reads)
School Board Meeting: April 16, 2007 - Special
Central Office
Sydney, N.S.
April 16, 2007



A Special Board meeting of the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School board was called to order today beginning at 6:34 p.m.

(2) RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:

Present: Darlene Morrison, Chair Lorne Green Sandra Margettie

Charlie Keagan Fred Tilley Myrtle Campbell

Cathi Pierrard Joan Currie Kevin Ruelland

Absent: Gary Fraser George Marshall George MacDonald

Stan MacKinnon Dr. Andrew Lynk


Also, Present: N.E. Davis, Superintendent of Schools

B. MacIsaac, Director of Human Resource Services

J. Astephen, Director of Programs and Student Services

George Boudreau, Director of Financial Services

Don Matheson, Director of Operational Services

Jim Burton, Director of Regional Education Services

Michelle MacLeod, Board Recording Secretary

(3) POLICY REVIEW:

a. HIRING POLICY


Mrs. Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resources reviewed the policy with those in attendance making all necessary changes. The policy was previously developed from the two former Boards - Cape Breton District and the Northside. Mr. Burton, Director of Regional Education Services expressed his concern with various issues of the policy.


Commissioner Tilley left the meeting at 7:10 p.m.


Mrs. MacIsaac advised that she will redraft the policy and bring it back to the Board for final approval.


b. STUDENT BUSSING ELIGIBILITY:


Mr. Matheson, Director of Operational Services reviewed the policy. Commissioner Campbell and Commissioner Pierrard both wish to see that the safety of all students is the top priority when developing this policy. Commissioner Campbell suggested that in September, 2007 a walking program be developed for the students in our Board.


Moved by Commissioner Keagan

Seconded by Commissioner Ruelland


wished to see the appropriate procedure take place to initiate public input from the policy as soon as possible.


Motion carried

2007-04-07



(5) Adjournment of the meeting. . .


The meeting adjourned at 7:40 p.m.





__________________________ ___________________________

DARLENE MORRISON GEORGE BOUDREAU

BOARD CHAIR BOARD SECRETARY

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