School Board Meeting Minutes: November 28, 2013 - Special
Category : School Board Meeting - Minutes
Published by Michelle MacLeod [Michelle MacLeod] on 01/28/2014


Central Office
Sydney, N.S.
November 28, 2013


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 5:15 p.m.


(2) RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:


Present: Lorne Green, Chair Joan Currie Barb Mercer
Darrell Flynn Steve Parsons
Sandra Margettie Stewart Matheson
Joyce Lind Darren Googoo
Fred Tilley (by phone) Gary Fraser
Absent: Yvonne Kennedy (sent regrets) Kevin Ruelland (sent regrets)
Jackie Organ (sent regrets) Jack Toomey (sent regrets)
John Berk (sent regrets)
Also, Present:
Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resources
Susan Kelley, Director of Programs and Student Services
John Astephen, Regional Director Officer
Charles Sheppard, Coordinator of School Services
Leanne Marcil, Acting Board Recording Secretary


(3) IN-CAMERA SESSION:

Moved by Commissioner Margettie
Seconded by Commissioner Flynn

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

Motion carried
2013-11-32

Commissioner Matheson chaired the in-camera session

Moved by Commissioner Googoo
Seconded by Commissioner Fraser

That the Board rise and report . .

Motion carried
2013-11-33



Commissioner Matheson reported that the Board discussed a personnel issue.



(4) NEW BUSINESS:

· School Review Process

Commissioner Green reported that they met with the minister on Tuesday November 26, 2013. The new discussion paper is called “Targets” and it has gone out to the public.

The first public meeting will be held at Sherwood Park Education Centre on January 6, 2013 beginning at 7:00 PM. (Copy of the document was distributes and is attached to the original minutes).

They are looking for (1) one representative (not from Public Education or Politicians – current or former) to chair this committee (public and stakeholders driven).

Candidates must be well spoken and good with the public.

Names and descriptions (why they would make good representatives) must be given to Michelle MacLeod.



(5) Adjournment of the meeting. . .

the meeting adjourned at 6:25 p.m.





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LORNE GREEN GEORGE BOUDREAU
BOARD CHAIR BOARD SECRETARY