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Posted: November 16, 2020

SD5 Board Notes

The following is a summary of motions carried by School District No. 5 (SD5) School Board of Trustees during the November 10 meeting.

Motions Carried

Advocacy

That the Board considers writing a press release to celebrate graduation success rates.

That Framework for Enhancing Student Learning (FESL) becomes a standing item on the Advocacy/Education committee meeting.

Policy

That a new policy template to be presented at Policy Committee Meeting on November 23.

Finance/Operations

That the Board purchases a wreath for each of our SD5 communities as a donation to the Veterans on Remembrance Day as done in the past years.

M/S that the Board approves the Secretary Treasurer to spend up to $30,000 to obtain a detailed study for each of the three options for Mount Baker Secondary School: a full replacement, a partial replacement, and a major renovation.

Other

That the Board approves the Secretary Treasurer to move forward with Human Resources related items from the recommendations from the Federal Restart Funding Committee.

That the Board approves the Superintendent evaluation report as constructed during the evaluation workshop of October 28, 2020 as an accurate accounting of the Superintendent’s performance for the period August 14, 2019 to August 13, 2020 and further that the Board authorize the Chair to make any required technical edits and to sign the report on the Board’s behalf.

That the Board approves the Secretary-Treasurer’s evaluation report as constructed during the evaluation workshop of October 29, 2020 as an accurate accounting of the Secretary-Treasurer’s performance for the period April 1, 2019 to August 14, 2020 and further that the Board authorize the Chair to make any required technical edits and to sign the report on the Board’s behalf.

That the Board approves the Board evaluation report as developed at the externally facilitated Special Governance Meeting of October 28.

That the Board Chair and Vice Chair be authorized to make any required technical edits.

That the Chair monitors the priorities and directions agreed to and bring items forward for Board consideration as deemed appropriate during the 2020-2021 year.

That the leadership practices roles of the Superintendent as per Policy 1.18 and the Secretary-Treasurer as per Policy 1.19 be evaluated in 2021 and; furthermore, that Leroy Sloan, PhD, President, Sloan Consultants Ltd. be designated and retained by the Board to conduct the leadership performance evaluations.

That the Boards’ Evaluation Policy of the Superintendent (1.18) and the Secretary-Treasurer (1.19) be amended to reflect that the role ‘Leadership Practices’ will be assessed once in a trustee term of office.

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