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School Board Meeting Minutes: June 18, 2007 - Special
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School Board Meeting Minutes: June 18, 2007 - Special

Central Office
Sydney, N.S.
June 18, 2007



(1) CALL TO ORDER:


A Special Board meeting of the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School board was called to order today beginning at 5:12 p.m.

(2) RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:

Present: Darlene Morrison Lorne Green Joan Currie

Fred Tilley Sandra Margettie George MacDonald

Myrtle Campbell Cathi Pierrard Charlie Keagan

Stan MacKinnon Gary Fraser Kevin Ruelland

Dr. Andrew Lynk

Absent: George Marshall


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

B. MacIsaac, Director of Human Resource Services

J. Astephen, Director of Programs and Student Services

Don Matheson, Director of Operational Services

George Boudreau, Director of Financial Services

Sandra Burke, Coordinator of Finance & Accounting

Charles Sheppard, Coordinator of RCH/Human Resources

Jim Burton, Director of Regional Education Services

Michelle MacLeod, Board Recording Secretary

(3) NEW BUSINESS:


a. Commissioner Green - Native Representative Board member-

b. Commissioner Green - Director of Operational Services-

(4) BUDGET:

Mr. George Boudreau, Director of Financial Services along with Mrs. Sandra Burke, Coordinator of Finance & Accounting reviewed the budget. A power-point presentation was provided.

Commissioner Tilley left the meeting at 6:19 p.m.. .

Moved by Commissioner Green

Seconded by Commissioner Campbell


that the two Student Support Worker positions be posted as soon as possible and be in place by September, 2007. . .


Motion carried

2007-06-06


Moved by Commissioner Ruelland

Seconded by Commissioner Lynk


that the Board approve the budget as presented. . . .


Motion carried

2007-06-07


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

(5) SURPLUS:


Mr. Boudreau provided recommendations from the various departments with regards to the expending of the 06/07 surplus.


The directors of the respective departments; Programs & Student Services, Human Resources and Operational Services reviewed the proposed expenditures which they would like to see initiated.


Moved by Commissioner MacKinnon

Seconded by Commissioner Lynk


that the Board approve the attached submissions for the expending of the surplus. . .


Motion carried

2007-06-08


Commissioner Morrison along with Commissioner Campbell thanked staff for their hard work and diligence on the presentation of the budget and the initiatives for the surplus.

(6) REVIEW OF LOCATIONS FOR SCHOOL BOARD MEETINGS:

Commissioner MacDonald spoke with regards to a central location for the Board meetings.


Moved by Commissioner MacDonald

Seconded by Commissioner Campbell


that Senior Staff study a central location for the Board meetings to be held beginning in September, 2007. . .


Motion carried

2007-06-09

(7) NEW BUSINESS:

a. Commissioner Green - Native Representative Board member-Mr. Jim Burton, Director of Regional Education Services spoke with regards to this issue. He stated that Mr. Marshall needs to be reaffirmed as the Mi′Kmaq representative or a replacement selected. The participating Band councils have not yet made a decision and Mr. Burton will follow-up via official correspondence on the options available for the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board.

Commissioner Green wished to have a media release with regards to the vacancy so that the people of the bands are made aware of this status. It was suggested that Mr. Marshall be advised before any release is made to the public.

b. Mr. John Astephen - Security at Memorial High School - A review of the recently held security plan for the school took place.


It was agreed that the Management Committee will now meet on Wednesday evening along with a Special Board meeting to approve administrative recommendations.

c. Commissioner Green - Director of Operational Services- staff were asked to leave the meeting at this time.


(8) Adjournment of the meeting. . .


The meeting adjourned at 8:20 p.m.









__________________________ ___________________________

DARLENE MORRISON GEORGE BOUDREAU

BOARD CHAIR BOARD SECRETARY


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