SD5 Board Notes
The following is a summary of board motions carried during the June 9 School District No. 5 (SD5) board meeting held in Cranbrook.
That the board continue to work on the SD5 Strategic Plan at a planning session in the summer.
That the Board write a joint letter with our partner groups to the Ministers of Finance & Education, with a copy to the usual stakeholders, outlining our dissatisfaction with the constant budget reductions.
That the Board write a follow-up letter to Ministers de Jong and Fassbender with a copy to the usual stakeholders, regarding the compensation freeze in management and exempt staff.
That the Board write a letter to Premier Christy Clark and Minister Fassbender, with a copy to the usual stakeholders, outlining the Board’s dissatisfaction with the passing of Bill 11.
That the Board of Education write letters of support for the City of Cranbrook’s bid to host either the 2017, 2018 or 2019 55+ BC Games.
Third reading of the Annual Budget Bylaw in the amount of $61,443,814.*
By law, three readings of the bylaw must be completed prior to the end of June. First and second reading was carried at the Public Board Meeting of May 12.