June 6, 2007
(1) CALL TO ORDER:
A Special Board meeting of the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School board was called to order today beginning at 5:25 p.m.
(2) RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:
Present: Darlene Morrison Lorne Green Joan Currie
Fred Tilley Sandra Margettie Dr. Andrew Lynk
Myrtle Campbell Gary Fraser (conference phone)
Absent: George MacDonald George Marshall Kevin Ruelland
Stan MacKinnon Cathi Pierrard Charlie Keagan
Also, Present: N.E. Davis, Superintendent of Schools
B. MacIsaac, Director of Human Resource Services
J. Astephen, Director of Programs and Student Services
Don Matheson, Director of Operational Services
George Boudreau, Director of Financial Services
Ambrose White, Coordinator of School Services
Paul Oldford, Coordinator of Facilities Management
Sharon Johnston, Health & Safety Officer
Michelle MacLeod, Board Recording Secretary
(3) MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL - EMAIL RECEIVED:
Mr. Davis, Superintendent of Schools, provided a briefing regarding the incident which occurred at the school on Monday, June 4, 2007. Mr. Davis informed the Board of the involvement of the Cape Breton Regional Police along with other agencies. It was noted that all of those involved in this investigation are taking this email serious and have the safety of both students and staff a number one priority. Due diligence will occur in relationship to the issue.
Mr. Don Matheson, Director of Human Resources and Mr. Paul Oldford, Coordinator of Facilities Management advised the Board that a draft security plan will be put in place.
(4) NSTU REQUESTS FOR REMOVAL FROM ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES:
Moved by Commissioner Green
Seconded by Commissioner Margettie
that the Board accept the following requests to be removed from administrative duties and move into classroom positions. . . .
Name of Administrator
VP, George D. Lewis
Principal, Middle River
VP/St. Mary′s St. Joseph
(5) NEW BUSINESS:
Commissioner Tilley left the meeting at 6:10 p.m.
a. Commissioner Campbell - Questioned the status of the administrative posting of the Coordinator of RCH/Human Resources being replaced by two positions. Mr. Davis provided a review of the recent posting.
(6) Adjournment of the meeting. . .
The meeting adjourned at 6:19 p.m.
DARLENE MORRISON GEORGE BOUDREAU
BOARD CHAIR BOARD SECRETARY