School Board Meeting Minutes: June 21, 2010 - Special
Category : School Board Meeting - Minutes
Published by Michelle MacLeod [Michelle MacLeod] on 09/28/2010


Central Office
Sydney, N.S.
June 21, 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 6:00 p.m.

(2) RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:



Present: Lorne Green,Chair Sandra MargettieDarlene Morrison
Barb Mercer Darrell Flynn Charlie Keagan
Cathi Pierrard Joan Currie Fred Tilley
Kevin Ruelland Steve Parsons Gary Fraser
Darren MacNeil
test
Absent: Darren GoogooJackie Organ
test
Also Present: Dr. N.E. Davis, Superintendent of Schools
Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resources
George Boudreau, Director of Financial Services
Dr. Frank Covey, Acting Director of Regional Education Services
Michelle MacLeod, Board Recording Secretary

(3) NEW BUSINESS:

Moved by Commissioner Mercer
Seconded by Commissioner Pierrard

That the Board accept the additions to the agenda. . .

Board Chair Lorne Green – Calendar for Meetings for 2010-2011

Mr. George Boudreau -Audit Services

Commissioner Mercer Grade One to Grade Three Early Intervention

Motion carried
2010-06-13



(4) NSTU ADMINISTRATIVE RECOMMENDATIONS:

Moved by Commissioner Flynn
Seconded by Commissioner Tilley

That the Board approve the following NSTU Administrative recommendations. . .

Emp./Prof. #

Name

Position/School

Effective

40014793/475364

Debbie McIsaac

Coordinator of Human Resource Services

August 1/10

40014927/470088

Charles Yorke

Principal, Dr. T.L. Sullivan

August 1/10

40014869/447664

Joyce Lively

Principal, St. Agnes Elementary

August 1/10

40014335/301101

Arnold Burke

Vice-Principal, Harbourside Elementary

August 1/10

40015153/524561

John Helle

Vice-Principal, MacLennan Jr. High (One-Year)

August 1/10

Motion carried
2010-06-14



(5) NSTU REQUEST TO LEAVE AN ADMINISTRATIVE POSITION:

Moved by Commissioner Keagan
Seconded by Commissioner Flynn

That the Board approve the following request to releave administrative duties for one year. . .

Emp./Prof. #

Name

Position/School

Effective

40015264/549576

Lynn Crawford

Coordinator of RCH/Central Office

August 1/10 –

July 31/11

Motion carried
2010-06-15



(6) BUDGET DISCUSSIONS:

No questions were brought forward with regards to the final budget document.



(7) NEW BUSINESS:

Commissioner MacNeil and Commissioner Fraser entered the meeting at 6:11 p.m.

a. Board Chair Lorne Green – Calendar for Meetings for 2010-2011 – Board Chair Lorne Green noted that SPEC would be a suggestion for a meeting site for the Sydney area. Commissioner Tilley noted that he would like to review past practice and travel around to the communities as we did in the past. It was the wish of the Board that for the forthcoming Board meeting schedule be rotated throughout the Board.

Moved by Commissioner Tilley
Seconded by Commissioner Mercer

That the Board rotate the Board meetings throughout the Board for the 2010- 2011 school year. .

Motion carried
2010-06-16



b. Mr. George Boudreau -Audit Services – Mr. Boudreau noted Audit Services are up for renewal this year. We just finished a three year agreement with the option to add an additional two years with the mutual agreement of both parties. Correspondence was distributed from Mr. Jerry MacKenzie of MGM with an offer of $16,500 exclusive of HST for each of the next two years. Mr. Boudreau provided a provincial overview of the rates which other Boards are presently paying.

Moved by Commissioner Tilley
Seconded by Commissioner Keagan

That the Board accept the commitment fee which was received from MGM. . .

Motion carried
2010-06-17



c. Commissioner Mercer Grade One to Grade Three Early Intervention- She expressed her concern regarding an Early Intervention program which would consist of some intensive literacy support for the Grade One to Grade Three level. Commissioner Fraser reiterated his support and suggested a speaker who recently spoke to the NSSBA representatives to make a presentation to our Board and staff.



(8) Adjournment of the meeting. . .

the meeting adjourned at 6:24 p.m.





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LORNE GREEN GEORGE BOUDREAU
BOARD CHAIR BOARD SECRETARY