School Board Meeting Minutes: May 7, 2012 - Special
Category : School Board Meeting - Minutes
Published by Michelle MacLeod [Michelle MacLeod] on 05/29/2012


Central Office
Sydney, N.S.
May 7 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 5:00 p.m.

(2) RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:


Present: Lorne Green, ChairJoan Currie, Vice Chair Jackie Organ
Steve ParsonsCathi PierrardDarrell Flynn
Kevin RuellandSandra Margettie Charlie Keagan
Barb MercerDarren MacNeilFred Tilley
Charlie Keagan Gary Fraser
Absent: Darlene Morrison Darren Googoo
Also Present:
Ambrose White, Superintendent
Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resources
George Boudreau, Director of Financial Services
Susan Kelley, Director of Programs and Student Services
Mary Passerini, Coordinator of Human Resources
Michelle MacLeod, Board Recording Secretary



(3) IN-CAMERA SESSION:

Moved by Commissioner Organ
Seconded by Commissioner Flynn

That the Board go to an in-camera session. . .

Motion carried
2012-05-01



Commissioner Currie chaired the In-camera session

Commissioner Parsons entered the meeting at 5:16 p.m.
Commissioner Pierrard entered the meeting at 5:16 p.m.

Moved by Commissioner Margettie
Seconded by Commissioner Pierrard

That the Board rise and report. . .

Motion carried
2012-05-02



Commissioner Currie advised that the Board discussed Human Resource issues.



(4) HUMAN RESOURCES REPORT:

a. NSTU Request to Relinquish Administrative Position for One Year:

Moved by Commissioner Margettie
Seconded by Commissioner Organ

That the Board approve the following request to relinquish administrative duties. . .

Employee # Name Position/School Effective
40014762/404681 Ian MacLeod Vice Principal, Bras d'Or Elem August 1/12 to July 31, 2013

Motion carried
2012-05-03



b. NSTU Administrative Appointments - Vice Principal (Permanent)

Moved by Commissioner Margettie
Seconded by Commissioner Organ

That the Board approve the following Administrative appointments. . .

Employee #

Name

Position/School

Effective

40015555

Paul Mombourquette

Vice Principal (Teaching)

St. Anne’s Elementary

August 1, 2012

40015502

Elisabeth Yorke

Vice Principal (Teaching)

Thompson Jr. High

August 1, 2012


Motion carried
2012-05-04



c. Teacher Assistant Staffing:

Clarification was requested with regards to the staffing allotment for Teacher Assistant staffing.

On the question clarification was provided with regards to Workforce Reduction Options and further assessments of additional needs.

Moved by Commissioner Pierrard
Seconded by Commissioner Currie

That the Board accept the Human Resources recommendation to eliminate 12.1 TA positions

Motion carried
2012-05-04

Commissioner Fraser voted against the motion
Commissioner Mercer voted against the motion
Commissioner Flynn voted against the motion
Commissioner Parsons voted against the motion
Commissioner Tilley voted against the motion



d. Secretarial Staffing:

Moved by Commissioner Margettie
Seconded by Commissioner Organ

That the Board approve the proposed secretarial staffing plan as presented by Senior staff. . .

Motion carried
2012-05-05



(5) NEW BUSINESS:

a. Commissioner Mercer – Clarification on the by-laws with regards to Committee meetings and Board meetings. It was noted that under Article 4:05 all Committees of the Board are open to the public.





(6) Adjournment of the meeting. . .

the meeting adjourned at 5:56 p.m.





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LORNE GREEN GEORGE BOUDREAU
BOARD CHAIR BOARD SECRETARY