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Minutes of the Regular Board of Trustees Meeting of
Grande Yellowhead Public School Division No. 77
Meeting Number 02
February 7, 2018 – 10:00 am
Education Services Centre, Edson, AB
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TRUSTEE ATTENDANCE:
E. Aust
Present via 3V
S. Caputo
Present via 3V
K. Fate
Present
F. Fowler
Present
D. Karpluk
Present via 3V
B. Rosadiuk, Chair
Present
J. Zaporosky, Vice Chair
Present
ADMINISTRATION ATTENDANCE:
C. Lewis, Superintendent of Schools
E. Murray, Chief Deputy Superintendent Leadership Services & Human Resources
K. Shipka, Assistant Superintendent - Learning Services
J. Beaton, Acting Assistant Superintendent - Business Services
N. Gilks, Manager Communications Services
B. Froese, Executive Assistant, Recording Secretary
DELEGATIONS PRESENT:
ATA – Absent
CUPE – M. Auriat
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Chair Rosadiuk called the meeting to order at 1007 hours.
Moment of Reflection
2018-005
Agenda
Trustee Fate moved that the board approve the agenda, as presented.
Carried
2018-006
Regular Board Meeting Minutes
Trustee Fate moved that the board approve the minutes of the Regular Public
Board meeting of January 7, 2018, as presented.
Carried
Delegations
ATA, Absent
● None to report
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CUPE, M. Auriat
● Recalls / Layoffs / Postings for January 2018:
Positions filled
1
Reclassification
3
New Hire
1
Transfer
1
Increase in Hours
1
Decrease in Hours
1
Resignation
2
2018-007
Policy 7 - Board Operations
Trustee Zaporosky moved that the board approve the changes to Policy 7 -
Board Operations.
Carried
Internet and cell phone costs have increased over time therefore a change to
Policy 7 - Board Operations is required to change the allowance to support the
trustees actual expenses.
2018-008
Trustee Conference Attendance Update
Trustee Fate moved that the board approve Trustee Zaporosky’s request to
rescind her previous approval to attend NSBA in San Antonio, Texas during April
7-9, 2018.
Carried
Trustee Committee / Conference Reports
● Trustee Aust submitted a recap from her attendance at the Shaping the
Future Health and Wellness Symposium.
● Trustee Caputo recently attended a local chamber of commerce event called
‘Beer n Jeans’.
● Trustee Fowler has been invited to a Grade 6 class at Fulham School to
discuss the role of a trustee. Trustee Fowler also recently attended a meet
and greet with the Edson Chamber of Commerce.
● Trustee Karpluk recently attended a chamber of commerce meeting.
● Superintendent Lewis gave thanks to S.Axmann for her work on the dual
credit courses.
● Trustee Zaporosky is attending the Alberta Rural Education Symposium and
is asking for FNMI artwork to take to the symposium. Trustee Zaporosky also
attended the Mary Bergeron Elementary School Grand Opening.
● Trustee Fate reminded trustees to submit their nominations for the PSBAA
award to B.Froese by February 21, 2018. Trustee Fate also reminded the
board of the video conference for student engagement with Minister Eggen
on February 21, 2018 at 9:30 am.
● Trustee Rosadiuk recently attended the Mary Bergeron Elementary School
Grand Opening. Trustee Rosadiuk will be attending the flag rising ceremony
at Mountain View School with Trustee Caputo. Trustee Rosadiuk shared an
invitation to celebrate the secretary-treasurer’s retirement from Evergreen
Catholic School Division. Wildwood School recently held a fabulous literacy
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day. At her recent Rural Caucus meeting, Minister Eggen was in attendance
and spoke on releasing a survey in the future to discuss the funding model
and looking for possible revisions.
E. Murray left the meeting at 1040 hours. K. Baluch joined the meeting at 1040 hours.
Monitoring Reports
Board Annual Work Plan Review
● The board reviewed the annual work plan for additions and deletions.
Occupational Health and Safety Program
● K. Baluch updated the board on the initiative under the occupational health
and safety program.
Superintendent’s Report
Cleanliness of Schools
● K. Baluch presented the schools’ cleanliness ratings and custodial contracts
as information to the board.
E. Murray joined the meeting at 1053 hours.
Public Usage of GYPSD Facilities
● C. Lewis reported on the number of community organizations that use
division schools on a regular basis.
K. Baluch left the meeting at 1100 hours.
Meeting Dates
February 8-9, 2018
Teachers’ Convention
February 8-10, 2018
PSBC Meeting
February 20, 2018
Trustee Technology Workshop
February 21, 2018
Public Board Meeting
February 23,m 2018
ASBA Zone 2/3 Meeting
March 4-6, 2018
Alberta Rural Education Symposium
March 7, 2018
Public Board Meeting
Topics for Future Agenda
● None to report
2018-009
Adjournment
Trustee Fate moved adjournment at 1112 hours.
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Chair
Recording Secretary
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