School Board Meeting: January 29, 2007 - Special
Category : School Board Meeting - Minutes
Published by Michelle MacLeod [Michelle MacLeod] on 02/28/2007

Jubilee Elementary
Sydney Mines, N.S.
January 29, 2007

(1) CALL TO ORDER:

A Special Board meeting of the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School board was called to order today beginning at 6:02 p.m.

(2) RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:

Present:

Darlene Morrison, Chair Sandra Margettie, Vice Chair

Stan MacKinnon Charlie Keagan

Joan Currie Cathi Pierrard

Gary Fraser Kevin Ruelland

Myrtle Campbell Lorne Green

George MacDonald Fred Tilley

Absent: George Marshall Dr. Andrew Lynk

Also Present: Mr. N.E. Davis, Superintendent

Mrs. Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resource Services

Mr. Don Matheson, Director of Operational Services

Mr. John Astephen, Director of Programs & Student Services

Mr. Jim Burton, Director of Regional Education Services

Mrs. Michelle MacLeod, Recording Secretary

(3) RECOMMENDATION FOR A COMMUNITY BASED LEARNING CONSULTANT:

Moved by Commissioner Margettie

Seconded by Commissioner Currie

that Rhonda Smith be recommended for the position of Community Based Learning Consultant. . .

Motion carried

2007-01-01

(4) Personnel Issue:

Moved by Commissioner Campbell

Seconded by Commissioner MacDonald

that we move to go to an in-camera session. . .

Motion carried

2007-01-02

Commissioner Margettie chaired the session. . .

Information was shared with the board on details associated with the personnel matter. Discusions ensued.

Moved by Commissioner Campbell

Seconded by Commissioner Pierrard

that we rise and report. . .

Motion carried

2007-01-03

Commissioner Morrison resumed the chair.

Pursuant to the discussion the Board agreed that management will keep them informed regarding this matter.

(5) Workshop for Rules of Order and Procedures:

Commissioner Morrison distributed information regarding a workshop which the Board had requested. Two options were provided. Commissioner Morrison requested that anyone with interest should contact her regarding which option they wished to proceed with.


(6) CAPITAL PROJECTS:

Mr. Matheson discussed the recent funding which was advanced for capital projects. Permission was received from the Department of Education to transfer funds which were intended for the St. Anne's project to the Northside project provided the funds are retargeted to the St. Anne's project when that project is ready to begin.

Commissioner Tilley spoke with regards to the Northside Capital project and the enhancements which will be created.

Moved by Commissioner Tilley

Seconded by Commissioner Keagan

that the Board allocate $300,000 (TCA Capital) from the advanced funds for the St. Anne's project for this fiscal year to the Northside project until the funds are brought forward for the Northside project and then they will be reverted back. . .

Motion carried

2007-01-04

Commissioner Ruelland wished to have correspondence forwarded to the Minister of Education requesting a formal letter regarding the status of the new Junior High in Glace Bay.

(7) Adjournment of Meeting:

Meeting adjourned at 6:48 p.m.

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DARLENE MORRISON GEORGE BOUDREAU

BOARD CHAIR BOARD SECRETARY