Lined Paper

Unofficial meeting records and more from SD61 Greater Victoria

This is an unofficial summary of all motions brought to Standing Committees and Board Meetings of School District 61 Greater Victoria (City of Victoria, Oak Bay, Esquimalt, View Royal, and part of Saanich) since January 2012, when I started my first term as Trustee, and all Trustees took office, after the November 2011 civic elections.

Lined Paper is  my personal record of and commentary on SD61 Board and  Standing Committee meetings. Official, approved  minutes are on the SD61 website, one  month after the meeting. SD61 Greater Victoria School District includes students in Esquimalt, Oak Bay, Victoria, View Royal, parts of Saanich and the Highlands, and the Traditional Territories of the Songhees and Esquimalt […]

Is establishing a Foundation with private funders to fund public education holding the Ministry of Education and the Provincial government’s feet to the fire, or inviting them to  kick back and roast vegan marshmallows while the Foundation’s staff (if it is large and wealthy enough to have its own staff and not utilize District staff) organizes and  holds golf tournaments and  solicits contributions from corporations and individual philanthropists?