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May 12, 2014 - Committee of the Whole Board Meeting
Committee of the Whole Board Meeting Minutes
Limestone District School Board
May 12, 2014

A meeting of the Committee of the Whole Board of the Limestone District School Board was held in the Barry C. O’Connor Board Room at the Limestone Education Centre, 220 Portsmouth Avenue, Kingston, Ontario on Wednesday, May 12, 2014, at 5:00 p.m.

Present:        
Members/
Trustees:

L. French (Chair)
G. Beavis
H. Brown
H. Chadwick
E. Crawford
A. Goodfellow   
D. Jackson (Vice-Chair)
S. Ruttan
Officials:
P. Babin, Superintendent of Business Services
D. Fowler, Manager of Facility Services
B. Fraser-Stiff, Superintendent of Education
T. Giles, Supervising Principal
B. Hunter, Director of Education
A. Labrie, Superintendent of Human Resources
S. Lehman, Supervising Principal
N. Marsh, Superintendent of Education
A. McDonnell, Supervising Principal
W. Toms, Manager of ITS and Planning Officer
Guest:
T. Colbourne, Colbourne & Kembel Architects Inc.
C. Jarvis, Colbourne & Kembel Architects Inc.
M. Josselyn, Josselyn Engineering Inc.
Regrets:
K. Burra, Supervisor of Safe and Caring Schools, and Assistant to the Director
P. Murray, Trustee
Recorder:
M. Aitken, Records Management Coordinator

        
        Chair French called the meeting to order at 5:00 p.m., welcoming those present to the meeting.

Recess to Private Session

        MOVED BY Trustee Goodfellow, seconded by Trustee Brown, that the Committee of the Whole Board recess to Private Session. Carried.

        The Board recessed into Private Session at 5:08 p.m.

Approval of Agenda

Chair French called for a motion to approve the agenda, as distributed.

MOVED BY Trustee Jackson, seconded by Trustee Goodfellow, that the agenda, as distributed, be approved. Carried.

Declaration of Conflict of Interest

        No declarations were made.

Action Items

  •         New School(s) Site Selection
Colbourne & Kembel Architects Inc. and Josselyn Engineer Inc. provided a presentation on site analysis and feasibility and responded to questions from Trustees.

Chair French thanked Mr. Colburne, Ms. Jarvis and Mr. Josselyn for their presentation and then the guests left the meeting at 6:31 p.m.

Trustees discussed at length the presentation and sites under consideration.
        Chair French informed Trustees that a Committee of the Whole (Budget Consultation) Public Meeting is scheduled to begin at 7:00 p.m. and asked for a motion to recess this meeting to allow the Budget Consultation Meeting to occur.
                
        MOVED BY Trustee Goodfellow, seconded by Trustee Beavis that this meeting recess and reconvene after the Committee of the Whole (Budget Consultation) Public Meeting. Carried

The Chair recessed the meeting at 7:06 p.m.

        Chair French called the meeting back to order at 8:07 p.m.

        Trustees continued to discuss and deliberate site selections.
 
MOVED BY Trustee Beavis, seconded by Trustee Goodfellow, that new Kingston North Elementary School be located on the Queen Elizabeth Collegiate and Vocational Institute (QECVI) property. Carried.

2.      Other Business

Director Hunter provided a staffing update.

Superintendent Babin provided a negotiations update.

Committee to Rise and Report
        Chair French called for a motion to move out of Private Session and into Public Session and invited the Committee of the Whole Board to rise and report.  

        MOVED BY Trustee Jackson, seconded by Trustee Ruttan that the Committee of the Whole Board rise and report to the Board and the resolutions of the Committee of Whole Board, noted above, be resolutions of the Board and made public. Carried.

        The Board reconvened in Public Session at 9:01 p.m.

Adjournment

        Chair French called for a motion to adjourn the meeting.

        MOVED BY Trustee Goodfellow, seconded by Trustee Jackson that the meeting adjourn. Carried.

        The meeting adjourned at 9:02 p.m.