School Board Meeting Minutes: March 29, 2010 - Special
Category : School Board Meeting - Minutes
Published by Michelle MacLeod [Michelle MacLeod] on 04/28/2010


Central Office
Sydney, N.S.
March 29, 2010


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 6:30 p.m.

(2) RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:



Present: Lorne Green,Chair Jackie Organ Sandra Margettie
Charlie Keagan Barb Mercer Fred Tilley
Cathi Pierrard Joan Currie Gary Fraser
Darlene Morrison Steve Parsons Kevin Ruelland
Darrell Flynn Darren MacNeil
test
Absent: Darren GoogooDarrell Flynn (sent regrets)
test
Also Present: N.E. Davis, Superintendent
George Boudreau, Director of Financial Services
Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resource Services
John Astephen, Director of Programs and Student Services
Ambrose White, Director of Operational Services
Jim Burton, Director of Regional Educational Services
Michelle MacLeod, Board Recording Secretary


(3) HUMAN RESOURCES REPORT:

a. CUPE Termination of Employment:

Moved by Commissioner Margettie
Seconded by Commissioner Pierrard

That the Board approve termination of employment due to derelict of duties for the identified individual. . .

Motion carried
2010-03-06



b. CUPE Resignation:

Moved by Commissioner Pierrard
Seconded by Commissioner Currie

That the Board accept with regret the following resignation. . .

EMPLOYEE#

NAME OF EMPLOYEE

POSITION EMPLOYED IN

RETIREMENT/RESIGNATION

EFFECTIVE DATE

40016772

Blair MacNeil

Operational Services Dept. (Building Specialist)

resignation

March 12, 2010

Motion carried
2010-03-07



c. CUPE Leave of Absence:

Moved by Commissioner Margettie
Seconded by Commissioner Parsons

That the Board approve the following request for a Leave of Absence. . .

EMPLOYEE#

NAME OF EMPLOYEE

POSITION EMPLOYED IN

REASON

EFFECTIVE DATE

40016596

Kimberley Hines

LBG – Mountainview Elem

Taking a course

Sept 6/10 – Apr 29/11

Motion carried
2010-03-08



d. WK#1409 – GENERAL MAINTENANCE POSTING (addendum to the posting):

(for information)

SEN. DATE/ EMPLOYEE#

NAME OF EMPLOYEE

POSITION EMPLOYED IN

POSITION APPLIED
AWARDED

EFFECTIVE DATE

March 26/07

(40016680)

Shawn MacMullin

Head Custodian – Rankin School of the Narrows (will be offered as a fall down position)

Head Custodian – Memorial High School (fall down position)

April 6, 2010

April 30/07(4)

(40016397)

Daniel Sams

Temp position at Baddeck/owns a position at Cabot

Head Custodian- Rankin School of the Narrows (fall down position)

April 6, 2010



e. WK#1509 – COMPUTER TECHNICIAN:

Moved by Commissioner Mercer
Seconded by Commissioner Tilley

That the Board approve the following recommendation for regular status. . .

SEN. DATE/EMPLOYEE#

NAME OF EMPLOYEE

POSITION APPLIED

AWARDED

EFFECTIVE DATE

Nov 16/06
40017266

Jeffrey MacNeil

Computer Technician – 24 hours/wk

April 6/10

Motion carried
2010-03-09



f. Additions to Casual Lists:

11111i. Additions to the Casual Bus Driver list:

Moved by Commissioner Tilley
Seconded by Commissioner Parsons

That the Board approve the following additions to the casual Bus Driver list. . .

#

NAME OF SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT

1.

Thomas Gregory Arbuckle

2.

Katherine Marie Baird

3.

Leo Blackie

4.

Terrence Joseph Brophy

5.

Ross MacLeod

6.

Angus McNeil

7.

Jim MacNeil

8.

Wayne Metcalfe

9.

Terry O’Brien

Motion carried
2010-03-10



11111ii. Additions to the Casual Maintenance (Electricians) list:

Moved by Commissioner Parsons
Seconded by Commissioner Pierrard

That the Board approve the following additions to the casual Maintenance (Electricians) list. . .

#

NAME OF SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT

1.

Troy Mackay

2.

Gary Smith

Motion carried
2010-03-11



(4) RECOVERY OF COLA OWED BY ASHFORD (P-3 SCHOOLS):

Mr. George Boudreau, Director of Financial Services, advised that the amount owed from Ashford on March 1, 2010. The next step is to submit a claim for the recovery of any interest entitlements. Advice on how to proceed will be sought.

Commissioner Fraser arrived at 6:33 p.m.

Commissioner Pierrard questioned infrastructure as it pertains to P3 partnership agreements. Mr. Jim Burton advised that the agreement with the P3 schools began back in 2006. He anticipates a request from the Minister’s office that a review of the P3 agreements will take place. School Boards will be required to look at what schools will need to be maintained and preserved and Boards will be requested to provide some options for review so that the appropriate planning can be put in place. Travel distance, declining enrollment, transportation will all be a part of this review.

Commissioner Ruelland requested an update on Holy Angels High. Board Chair Lorne Green noted that both he and Commissioner Tilley met with the CND and they advised that there are four properties on the grounds and they hired the services of Mr. Joe Salter to provide an appraisal of the property. They are going to get an appraisal of the packages as a whole and as four separate properties. The CND spoke favorably however did not indicate a price. They did indicate they are not interested in leasing.



(5) Adjournment of the meeting. . .

the meeting adjourned at 6:43 p.m.





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LORNE GREEN GEORGE BOUDREAU
BOARD CHAIR BOARD SECRETARY