Swan Valley School Division Minutes – June 11, 2018

Swan Valley
School Division

Executive Summary of the
June 11, 2018
Regular Board Meeting

Submitted by:
Tim Mendel

1. Lorna Munro, Indigenous Education Teacher, gave a presentation to the Board on the work that has been done in the area of Indigenous Education in the Division this year. Great presentation.

2. The Board felt that the joint Staff Recognition/Retirement Evening had gone well but asked Senior Admin to survey the participants for their opinion.

3. The Board was informed that teacher staffing has been completed for this year. Fingers crossed.

4. The Board was informed that a meeting between Senior Admin and Principals was held to discuss School of Choice requests. Letter to parents will be sent out shortly notifying them if the request was accepted or denied.

5. The Board wanted to formally thank the 50th Anniversary Committee for its work in making the SVSD 50th Anniversary Celebration a success.

Minutes of the regular meeting of the Board of Trustees held in the Division Office Board Room on June 11, 2018 commencing at 7:30 p.m. (unapproved)

The following were present:
Chair: K. Riehl
Trustees: S. Haluschak
K. Highmoor
V. Rooks
W. Schaffer
G. Wowchuk
Superintendent: T. Mendel
Absent: L. Evans, D. Burghart, B. Stephen, B. Rausch

Thanks to the 50th Anniversary Committee for its work in organizing the successful SVSD 50th Anniversary Celebration. Committee Trustee Members: Chair Gary Wowchuk, Donna Burghart, Vivian Rooks and Board Chair Kelli Riehl. Consultants: Gwen Palmer, Henry Barkowski and Danielle Gordon-Broome.

R1 S. Haluschak, G. Wowchuk:
THAT Tim Mendel be appointed Secretary-Treasurer for the June 11, 2018 Board Meeting.

R2 K. Highmoor, S. Haluschak:
THAT the Minutes of the regular meeting of May 28, 2018, be adopted.

R3 G. Wowchuk, S. Haluschak:
THAT the Staffing Report of the Superintendent/CEO, 8.2, as presented, be ratified.

R4 W. Schaffer, V. Rooks:
THAT as per the Report of the Secretary-Treasurer, 9.2, a by-law to provide for the borrowing of up to $198,700.00, by issue of Promissory Note #LTPS0215, to meet the costs for the project authorized on Schedule “B” attached, be read a second time, that the rules of procedure be waived and that it be taken as read a third time, be now finally passed, signed by the Chair and the Secretary-Treasurer and numbered 2/2018 and the seal of the School Division affixed thereto.

R5 W. Schaffer, V. Rooks:
THAT the Report of the Secretary-Treasurer on the Quotes to Dismantle Two Communication Towers and attached equipment, 9.3, be received and the recommendation to accept the lowest quote from Roy Berendse of Bird’s Eye View Tower Solutions, be approved.

R6 W. Schaffer, V. Rooks:
THAT the Board move to In-Camera.

R7 G. Wowchuk, W. Schaffer:
THAT the Board move out of In-Camera.

R8 W. Schaffer, V. Rooks:
THAT the Report of the Secretary-Treasurer, 19.1.2, on Remuneration of Election Workers be received and the rates, as outlined, be approved.

R9 W. Schaffer, V. Rooks:
THAT we do now adjourn at 9:36 p.m.