Swan Valley School Division Minutes – December 13, 2021

Swan Valley
School Division

Executive Summary of the
December 13, 2021
Board Meeting

Submitted by:
Cameron Mateika,

1. Information on the meeting with the Manitoba Construction Sector Council was discussed.

2. The process for the Covid Vaccination/Testing option for 12-18 year-olds in sports was outlined.

3. Vaccination Clinics will be held in our schools for 5-11 year-olds.

4. An update on Covid cases within our schools was discussed.

5. A report on the visit from Minister Cullen, Minister Ewasko and their deputy ministers was discussed. The Northern Lights Institute of Trades and Technology received $750,000.00 in operational funding over the next 5 years. The Hairstyling lab at the SVRSS held a Ribbon Cutting event.

6. NITT is beginning an 18 month ECE II course for adults in partnership with Louis Riel Vocational Institute.

7. Funding was approved for the replacement of two SANS and one server.

8. Better Beginnings funding was reinstated by the Department of Education. Nicole Bobick will work in the Better Beginnings program in Semester 2.

Minutes of the regular meeting of the Board of Trustees held in the Division Office Board Room on December 13, 2021, commencing at 7:00 p.m.

The following were present:
Chair: G. Wowchuk
Vice-Chair: W. Schaffer
D. Burghart
L. Evans
K. Highmoor
K. Riehl (remote)
V. Rooks

Superintendent: C. Mateika
Secretary-Treasurer: B. Rausch

Additions to Agenda By Board consensus the following additions to the Agenda were approved:
7.1.6.b Multi-Factor Authentication
16.4.1 Addendum to Report
16.4.3 MSBA Insurance

R1 D. Burghart, L. Evans:
THAT the Minutes of the regular meeting of November 22, 2021, and the special meeting of November 29, 2021, be adopted.

R2 V. Rooks, K. Highmoor:
THAT as per the Report of the Secretary-Treasurer, 8.2, general cheques numbering 57120 to 57189 and cheque 2751, transfers (bank fees) and EFT’s, which includes general and payroll in the amount of $1,783,811.45 for the month ending October 31,2021, be approved for payment.

R3 L. Evans, D. Burghart:
THAT as per item 8.3, the Disbursements Report on Capital Projects be received, and payments/pending payments outlined, be ratified.

R4 K. Riehl, L. Evans:
THAT the Board move to In-Camera.

R4 V. Rooks, K. Highmoor:
THAT the Board move out of In-Camera.

R5 D. Burghart, L. Evans:
THAT the Staffing Reports of the Superintendent/CEO, 7.2 and 16.2.1, be ratified.

R6 K. Riehl, W. Schaffer:
THAT the Report of the Secretary-Treasurer, 16.2.2, be received, and the direction from the Board at the November 22, 2021 Board Meeting as outlined, be ratified.

R7 K. Highmoor, K. Riehl:
THAT the Report of the Secretary-Treasurer, 16.4.1, SVRSS Performing Arts Cultural Centre – Evolution AV Project revisions/amendments to the contract as outlined be received and approved.

R8 L. Evans, D. Burghart:
THAT as per 16.6.1, the Report of the Chair and Vice-Chair, be received, and the contract addendum as outlined, be approved.

R9 D. Burghart, W. Schaffer:
THAT the report of the Superintendent/CEO 7.1.6.a, replacement of two SANS and one server be received and approved as an addition to the 2021/2022 budget and/or funded from the Capital Reserve expenditure.

R10 K. Highmoor, V. Rooks:
THAT we do now adjourn at 10:35 p.m.