October 21/13 Board Meeting: The Record Off The Record: 3.5% For CUPE, 10% For Trustees?

C.2 Operations Policy and Planning Committee

a) Minutes: October 15, 2013: Information only.  (Attached to agenda ) b) Recommended [carried at OPPS meeting; attached in Minutes] ] Motions:

i. That the Board adopt the new Policy 4304 Bullying and Harassment. / Carried unanimously.

ii. That the Board adopt the revised Policy 2120.015 Associate Secretary-Treasurer. / Carried. For: Alpha, Ferris, Horsman, Orcherton    Against: Loring-Kuhanga, McNally, Nohr [deletes a reference to Strategic Plan]

iii. That the Board adopt the revised Policy 2123.041 Manager of Purchasing Services. / Carried. For: Ferris, Horsman, Leonard, McNally, Orcherton    Against: Alpha, Loring-Kuhanga, Nohr [Discussion in audio file #13. First 4 files are 1.1, 1.2, 2.1 and 2.2]

iv. That the Board adopt the revised Policy 4220.3 Purchasing Services. / Carried unanimously as amended.

  • Alpha: Moved to amend: Add “or Associate Secretary-Treasurer” after “Manager of Purchasing Services”. [There is no one in the Manager of Purchasing Services position, which has been unstaffed for some time.] / Carried unanimously.
  • Loring-Kuhanga: Moved to refer to November OPPS, as there is no Regulation attached.
  • Secretary-Treasurer: There is no Regulation for this Policy as the job description is in the CUPE 947 Collective Agreement.

D. District Leadership Team Reports

D.1 Superintendent’s Report: Staff at the Tolmie Building raised $2700 for the Breast Cancer Research Campaign. Special recognition to CUPE 947 Presidents who had their heads shaved as part of the fundraising.

D.2 Secretary-Treasurer’s Report   a) Cooperative Gains Savings Plan for CUPE: Ministry of Education required “savings plan” will be submitted to the Ministry by October 15. For the current year, $660,000 has to be found in the exiting budget; next year approximately $1 million will be required.

E. Reports From Trustee Representatives:

  • BCPSEA: Ferris: None
  • BCSTA: Horsman : None
  • Budget Advisory: Alpha, Ferris, Horsman, Orcherton: None
  • Culture and Community: Nohr, Orcherton: None
  • District Gay-Straight Alliance Council: Alpha, Horsman: None
  • Aboriginal Nations Education Council: Loring-Kuhanga: None
  • French Immersion Advisory: Ferris: None
  • Healthy Schools: Nohr: None
  • Junior Achievement BC Regional Committee: Ferris: None
  • Joint Job Evaluation (District): Alpha, Ferris: None
  • Negotiation Advisory Committees (District) : ASA: Leonard: None / CUPE 382: Ferris; None /  CUPE 947: Ferris: None / Exempt: Nohr: None / Vice Principals and Principals Association: Nohr: None / Teachers (local issues): McNally [see above] , Orcherton: None
  • Saanich Arts, Culture and Heritage Advisory Committee : Loring-Kuhanga: None
  • Healthy Saanich Advisory Committees: McNally: Attended October 17 meeting (non-voting member); agenda items CRD Smoking Bylaw,Pros and Cons of CRD Stock Affordable Housing Model, Community Table in Saanich (United Way), Joint Workshop, SCAN Update. Next meeting November 21.
Healthy Saanich Community Workshop

Healthy Saanich Community Workshop

  • Saanich Parks, Trails and Recreation: Loring-Kuhanga None
  • Success By Six: McEvoy, McNally: None (No meetings last school year)
  • Swan Lake / Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary: Horsman: None
  • Vancouver Island Labour Relations Association: Ferris: None [apparently no website exists for VILRA]
  • Victoria Chamber of Commerce: Nohr: None

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