“104.02 Trustees shall be permitted to debate only upon a motion, as herein provided, and each trustee shall be limited to the opportunity to speak once to any motion, unless the motion has been amended, for a majority vote of the Board. The proposer of a motion shall be given the opportunity to open and close debate of his motion. The mover of the principle motion shall have the right to speak for five minutes to the motion and shall be allowed five minutes to conclude the debate on the motion.”
“These meetings are run on Robert’s Rules of Order, and I object to “common courtesy” being raised time and time again regarding process, implying discourtesy on the part of others. “
P1: Next Meetings, Backgrounder P2: SD61 Applicable Bylaws / Standing Committees P3: Board Meeting P4: District PAC (aka DPAC, VCPAC) Constitution excerpts Links for more info /sources in red. Letters from BC School Boards to the Minister of Education, and others on a variety of topics here. I’ve reformatted many School Board letters that BC […]
The District is fine. The Board needs a strategic plan. If we knew where we were going we wouldn’t have 8-12 motions on one agenda.
F.3 Nohr: That the Board write another letter to Premier Clark and Minister Fassbender requesting that the Premier demonstrate good faith bargaining by providing the BC Public School Employers’ Association (BCPSEA) with a renewed mandate to bargain class size and composition into the collective agreement; and that the Premier request BCPSEA and the BCTF to use the services of a special mediator with a view to reaching an agreement as soon as possible. / Defeated. For: Loring-Kuhanga, McNally, Nohr Against: Ferris, Horsman, Leonard, Orcherton
Notice of Motions for Board meeting June 16: a) Alpha: That the board direct senior administration to consult with school communities to explore the possibility of an elementary school site that could be designated wifi free so the rents requesting accommodation for tier children will have a public school option that meets their needs. b) Alpha: That the Board provide a written rationale of the Board’s decision regarding designating an elementary school site as wifi free to the parents requesting accommodation for their children after the board has made that decision.
McNally: If used by all school districts, openStudent would cost 1/7th of the $100 million over 12 years that is projected for Aspen / MyEducaton BC.Saanich has had investment interest from outside BC so openStudent may be viable again. Ferris: Know nothing about either. MyEducation BC is a fact of life.