February 13, 2012
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 5:12 p.m.
(2) RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:
|Present:||Lorne Green, Chair||Joan Currie,||Jackie Organ|
|Darlene Morrison||Steve Parsons||Fred Tilley|
|Charlie Keagan||Kevin Ruelland||Sandra Margettie|
|Gary Fraser||Darren Googoo||Darren MacNeil|
|Absent:||Barb Mercer (sent regrets)||Kevin Ruelland (sent regrets)|
|Darrell Flynn (sent regrets)||Cathi Pierrard (sent regrets)|
|Also Present:||Ambrose White, Superintendent|
|Paul Oldford, Director of Operational Services|
|Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resources|
|Susan Kelley, Director of Programs and Student Services|
|Mary Passerini, Coordinator of Human Resources|
|Michelle MacLeod, Board Recording Secretary|
Board Chair Green distributed correspondence which was mailed due to a personnel issue. Board members were advised to direct any concerns to the Board Chair.
(4) HUMAN RESOURCES REPORTS:
i. NSTU REPORT:
NSTU Recommendations for term and long-term substitute positions. . .
Moved by Commissioner Keagan
Seconded by Commissioner Organ
That the Board approve the following individuals for term and long-term substitute positions. . .
Aboriginal Entrepreneurship, Sydney Academy
Term Position â€“
Feb. 15 â€“ July 31, 2012
Dr. T. L. Sullivan Jr. High
LTS - February 15 to May 23, 2012
(5) BUDGET DISCUSSIONS:
Board Chair Lorne Green noted that at a meeting held with representatives of the Department of Education on Friday, February 3, 2012 advised that we will receive a reduction in our budget of 2.1% and what needs to be added to this are the COLA costs which could mean a reduction in our budget over $4,000,000. 1.4% was added to cover the COLA costs.
Mr. George Boudreau, Director of Financial Services is attending a meeting in Halifax on Tuesday, February 14, 2012 and will provide a further update on Monday, February 20, 2012.
On the question, several Board members expressed their disappointment in the local Members of the Legislative Assembly. It was noted that a meeting will be set up to meet the Members on behalf of the students within our Board.
(6) NEW BUSINESS:
the meeting adjourned at 6: p.m.
|LORNE GREEN||GEORGE BOUDREAU|
|BOARD CHAIR||BOARD SECRETARY|