School Boards must present a balanced budget to the Ministry of Education by June 30 (School Act, division 2, Section 113). SD61 finalizes next school year’s budget to avoid staffing upheavals over the summer, and at the school level in September, as much as possible. This was the 4th and final budget meeting of 4 […]
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There are 200+ BCCPAC Resolutions – ongoing, achieved or pending. Worth a look. Here’s an interesting one from 1994 still on the books: “That students have the opportunity to be taught the most commonly held theories on the origins of our universe and life on our planet, or at least be given a list of resources to explore these on their own; And that students be encouraged to discuss the pros and cons of these theories without being criticized for their opinions, in order to promote critical thinking skills;And that students be taught evolution as theory, not fact. ” Status: Active.
Next Meetings: Mon Apr 11 7:00: Operations Policy and Planning Standing Committee and Special Budget Meeting to receive public input: (250) 475-4106 to pre-register for the speakers’ list Mon Apr 18 7:30 pm: Board Meeting Wed Apr 20 7 pm: Final debate and vote on 2016/17 Budget Present: Ferris, Leonard, Loring-Kuhanga, McNally, Nohr, Orcherton, Paynter, […]
McNally: That the Superintendent recommend policy that would specifically define physical assets based on the Cariboo-Chilcotin District 27 wording [quoted in document above] : that assets include all real property, including but not limited to teacherages, portables, vehicles, equipment, office furniture, computer equipment, electronic waste, library and text books,and obsolete inventory and / or supplies. / Defeated. For: McNally, Paynter Against: Leonard, Nohr, Watters
The Manager of Labor Relations and Legal Services reviewed the memo which addresses three critical points which can determine if an email conversation constitutes a “meeting” and gives examples of email communications that clearly are not “meetings”. The memo suggests the 2012 document “Open Meetings: Best Practices” from the Office of the BC Ombusdman as a useful resource.
Robert’s Rules of Order 11th Edition: Debate on the Question p 42 / p 43: “Speakers must address their remarks to the Chair. Debate must be confined to the merits of the pending question. ..and…should avoid injecting a personal tone into debate. …they must never attack or make any allusion to the motives of members.” // p 392: “The measure, not the member, is the subject of debate.”
P1: Standing Committee / Board Meeting Report P2: SD61 Applicable Bylaws / Standing Committees / Letters from BC School Boards P3: Disclaimer / SD61 Backgrounder P4: District PAC (aka DPAC, VCPAC) Constitution excerpts Links for more info /sources underlined. Sticky post: Motions and Trustee Voting Records January 2012 – March 2015. The District now posts […]