School Board Meeting Minutes: June 16, 2015 - Special
Category : School Board Meeting - Minutes
Published by Michelle MacLeod [Michelle MacLeod] on 09/29/2015


Central Office
Sydney, N.S.
June 16, 2015


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 5:04 p.m.


(2) RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:


Present: Lorne Green, Chair Kevin Ruelland Sandra Margettie
Joan Currie John Berk Yvonne Kennedy
Barb Mercer Steve Parsons Stewart Matheson
Joyce LindCharlotte Shaw
Absent (with regret): Jack Toomey Darren Googoo Jackie Organ
Fred Tilley Gary Fraser
Also, Present: Beth MacIsaac, Superintendent
George Boudreau, Director of Financial Services
Wendy King, Director of Human Resource Services
Paul Oldford, Director of Operational Services
Cathy Viva, Acting Director of Programs & Student Services
Bruce Spicer, Auditor with MGM
John Astephen, Regional Educational Officer
Michelle MacLeod, Board Recording Secretary


(3) FINANCIAL – AUDIT REPORT:

Mr. George Boudreau, Director of Financial Services introduced Mr. Bruce Spicer, from MGM. Mr. Spicer advised those in attendance that the Board received an unqualified Audit for 2014-2015.

Mr. Spicer further provided the Board with a high level summary analysis of 2014-2015 surplus. (attached to the original minutes)

Mr. Boudreau thanked Ms. Burke and staff for their hard work and diligence.

Moved by Commissioner Parsons
Seconded by Commissioner Berk

That the Board approve the financial – audited statements as presented by MGM representatives. . . .

Motion carried
2015-06-53



Mr. Spicer left the meeting at 5:12 p.m.



(4) BUDGET:

Mr. George Boudreau, Director of Financial Services provided a summary of a five year budget plan that he would like the Board to take under advisement. He further highlighted 2015-2016 budget deliberations to date.

Moved by Commissioner Margettie
Seconded by Commissioner Ruelland

That the Board accept the progress made to date re: the operation budget for 2015-2016. . .

Motion carried
2015-06-54



Commissioner Mercer voted against the motion

Commissioner Parsons voted against the motion

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(5) IN-CAMERA SESSION:

Moved by Commissioner Margettie
Seconded by Commissioner Ruelland

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

Motion carried
2015-06-55

Commissioner Matheson chaired the in-camera session.

Moved by Commissioner Berk
Seconded by Commissioner Margettie

That the Board rise and report. . .

Motion carried
2015-06-56

Commissioner Matheson reported that the Board discussed several personnel issues.



(6) Termination of Employment:

Moved by Commissioner Parsons
Seconded by Commissioner Reulland

That the Board accept the recommendation of termination of employment for two individuals. . .

Motion carried
2015-06-56



(7) New Business:

n/a



(8) Adjournment of the meeting. . .

the meeting adjourned at 8:22 p.m.





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LORNE GREEN GEORGE BOUDREAU
BOARD CHAIR BOARD SECRETARY