A Special Board meeting of the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School board was called to order today beginning at 6:34 p.m.
(2) RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:
Present: Darlene Morrison, Chair Lorne Green Sandra Margettie
Charlie Keagan Fred Tilley Myrtle Campbell
Cathi Pierrard Joan Currie Kevin Ruelland
Absent: Gary Fraser George Marshall George MacDonald
Stan MacKinnon Dr. Andrew Lynk
Also, Present: N.E. Davis, Superintendent of Schools
B. MacIsaac, Director of Human Resource Services
J. Astephen, Director of Programs and Student Services
George Boudreau, Director of Financial Services
Don Matheson, Director of Operational Services
Jim Burton, Director of Regional Education Services
Michelle MacLeod, Board Recording Secretary
(3) POLICY REVIEW:
a. HIRING POLICY
Mrs. Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resources reviewed the policy with those in attendance making all necessary changes. The policy was previously developed from the two former Boards - Cape Breton District and the Northside. Mr. Burton, Director of Regional Education Services expressed his concern with various issues of the policy.
Commissioner Tilley left the meeting at 7:10 p.m.
Mrs. MacIsaac advised that she will redraft the policy and bring it back to the Board for final approval.
b. STUDENT BUSSING ELIGIBILITY:
Mr. Matheson, Director of Operational Services reviewed the policy. Commissioner Campbell and Commissioner Pierrard both wish to see that the safety of all students is the top priority when developing this policy. Commissioner Campbell suggested that in September, 2007 a walking program be developed for the students in our Board.
Moved by Commissioner Keagan
Seconded by Commissioner Ruelland
wished to see the appropriate procedure take place to initiate public input from the policy as soon as possible.
(5) Adjournment of the meeting. . .
The meeting adjourned at 7:40 p.m.
DARLENE MORRISON GEORGE BOUDREAU
BOARD CHAIR BOARD SECRETARY