School Board Meeting Minutes: May 5, 2014 - Special
Category : School Board Meeting - Minutes
Published by Michelle MacLeod [Michelle MacLeod] on 06/24/2014


Central Office
Sydney, N.S.
May 5, 2014


SPECIAL BOARD MEETING

(1) CALL TO ORDER:

A Special Board Meeting meeting of the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board was called to order today beginning at 6:20 p.m.


(2) RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:


Present: Lorne Green, Chair Steve Parsons(conference call)
Kevin Ruelland Sandra Margettie Jackie Organ
Barb Mercer Joan Currie Darrell Flynn
John Berk Yvonne Kennedy Jack Toomey
Joyce Lind
Absent(sent regrets): Stewart Matheson Fred Tilley Gary Fraser
Absent: Darren Googoo
Also, Present: Ambrose White, Superintendent
Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resources
Suasan Kelley, Director of Programs and Student Services
Paul Oldford, Director of Operational Services
John Astephen, Regional Director of Educational Services
Michelle MacLeod, Board Recording Secretary

(3) NEW BUSINESS:

n/a



(4) NSTU Collective Agreement (Local):

Mrs. Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resources reviewed the summary of a tentative agreement with the Cape Breton Victoria Regional School Board.

Moved by Commissioner Ruelland
Seconded by Commissioner Flynn

That the Board approve the NSTU Collective Agreement (Local). . .

Motion carried
2014-05-01



(5) Itinerant Staffing (Programs and Student Services):

Moved by Commissioner Ruelland
Seconded by Commissioner Flynn

That the Board approve the following reductions in staff. .

-1 position in Student Services (Resource/Learning Center) at Sydney Academy
-1 position in Guidance (realigning - circuits)
-.5 position in French Itinerant schools
+1 position in Physical Education (P-2)
-1 position in Visual Arts
+1 position in Music

(means 1.5 in a total reductions)

Motion Carried
2014-05-02



(6) NEW BUSINESS:

a. Superintendent White, Cape Breton University representation – It was noted that Dr. David Wheeler unfortunately is unable to commit to the Annual General Meeting. In his place Dr. Keith Brown will be speaking.



(7) Adjournment of the meeting. . .

the meeting adjourned at 7:05 p.m.





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LORNE GREEN GEORGE BOUDREAU
BOARD CHAIR BOARD SECRETARY