Swan Valley School Division Minutes – January 16, 2023

Swan Valley
School Division

Executive Summary of the
January 16, 2023
Board Meeting

Submitted by:
Cameron Mateika,

1. Manitoba Apprenticeship meeting on December 15, 2022, was discussed. Level II Carpentry and an 8 Week Heavy Duty Level one could result.

2. December 16, 2022, Meeting with Heavy Construction Association. Grader Simulator is Available

3. Present Teaching staff requirements were discussed.

4. Board approved the hotel rate change for the PD committee. The new rate is $150 single $180 double.

5. Better Beginnings held their Committee meeting on January 10, 2023. A plan to use the Heyes Daycare was discussed.

6. The SEEEF Grant to provide $48 000 to the Growcer project was successful. This brings the total raised to $328,000k. The Growcer unit has been ordered for late spring delivery.

7. The Board will attend the G8 meeting on February 6, 2023.


Minutes of the regular meeting of the Board of Trustees held in the Division Office Board Room on January 9, 2023, commencing at 7 p.m. (unapproved)

The following were present:
Chair: K. Highmoor
Vice Chair: G. Wowchuk
Trustees: D. Burghart
T. Mendel
A. Fuchs
V. Rooks
V. Zastre

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

Addition to Agenda
By Board consensus the following additions to the Agenda were approved: 16.8.2 MSBA Region One Regional Meeting


R1 T. Mendel, V. Zastre:
THAT the Minutes of the regular meeting of December 12, 2022, be adopted.

R2 V.Rooks, T. Mendel:
THAT the report of the Superintendent/CEO report, 7.1.3, PD Committee recommendation to increase hotel allowance as outlined be received and approved. (Effective date of rate change January 9, 2023)

R3 D. Burghart, V. Rooks:
THAT as per item 8.2, the Report of Capital Disbursements be received, and the payments outlined be approved.

R4 T.Mendel, V. Rooks:
THAT as per the Report of the Secretary-Treasurer, 8.4, Support Staff and Family Assistance Program be received and the recommendation to engage in a one year trial subject to the MSBA plan coming into force be approved.

R5 G. Wowchuk, D. Burghart:
THAT the Board move to In-Camera.

R6 T. Mendel, V. Rooks:
THAT the Board move out of In-Camera.

R7 A. Fuchs, V. Rooks:
THAT the Staffing Reports of the Superintendent/CEO, 7.2 and 16.2.1, be ratified.

R8 G. Wowchuk, D. Burghart:
THAT we do now adjourn at 9:18 p.m.