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November 24, 2021 - Public Board Meeting

Board Motions

MOVER MOTION OUTCOME
Risling “THAT the Board of Trustees for the Medicine Hat Catholic Board of Education approve the 2020-21 audited financial statements and notes as presented. The Board of Trustees further approves the unaudited financial schedules as presented.” Carried unanimously
Risling “THAT the Board of Trustees for the Medicine Hat Catholic Board of Education approve the 2020-2021 Annual Education Results Report as presented.” Carried unanimously

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NEW Board Committee Appointments

Negotiation Committee – Alberta Teachers’ Association (ATA): Dick Mastel

Negotiation Committee – Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE): Robert Risling

Teacher Board Advisory Committee: Bernie Kinch

Support Staff Board Advisory Committee: Robert Risling

CUPE Support Staff Board Advisory Committee: David Leahy

Student Board Advisory Committee: Kathy Glasgo

School Parish Relations Committee: Robert Risling

Audit Committee: David Leahy, Bernie Kinch and Kathy Glasgo

Sisters of Charity of St. Louis Arts and Performance Centre Committee: David Leahy

 

NEW Board Representatives

Representatives: Alberta School Boards’ Association – Zone 6: Dick Mastel

Alberta Catholic School Trustees’ Association: Kathy Glasgo and Dick Mastel

Medicine Hat Catholic Schools’ Education Foundation: Bernie Kinch

Parent Association: Kathy Glasgo

Spiritual Leadership Scholarship Committee: David Leahy

Teachers’ Employer Bargaining Association (TEBA): Dick Mastel

 

Board Motions

MOVER MOTION OUTCOME
Leahy “THAT the Board of Trustees for the Medicine Hat Catholic Board of Education approve the 2021-22 Monsignor McCoy Fine Arts Academy Fee in the amount of $120.” Carried unanimously
Mastel “THAT the Board of Trustees for the Medicine Hat Catholic Board of Education accept the recommendation of FWBA Architects to enter into a CCDC2-2008 stipulated price agreement with Wahl Construction Ltd. for the completion of the Notre Dame Academy Modular addition in the amount of $296,500 plus GST funded by Alberta Education”. Carried unanimously
Kinch “BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Trustees for The Medicine Hat Catholic Board of Education, in accordance with s.164(2) of the Education Act, certifies that Division 4 of Part 6 does not apply to this Board.” Carried unanimously
Leahy "THAT the Medicine Hat Catholic Board of Education approve salary increases for Early Learning Educators, Therapy Assistants, and Resource and Resiliency Workers as presented retroactive to the beginning of the 2021-2022 school year." Carried unanimously

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Board Motions

MOVER MOTION OUTCOME
Leahy “THAT Ms. Kathy Glasgo be named Board Chair of the Medicine Hat Catholic Board of Education.” Carried unanimously.  
Glasgo “THAT Rev. Robert Risling be named Vice-Chair of the Medicine Hat Catholic Board of Education.” Carried unanimously.  
Risling “THAT the existing signature plate be used until a new one is obtained.” Carried unanimously.  
Kinch “THAT the Board of Trustees for the Medicine Hat Catholic Board of Education holds their regularly scheduled monthly board meetings on the 2nd Tuesday  of month at 4:30 p.m. and that the Committee of the Whole Meetings be held prior to the regularly scheduled monthly board meeting at 2:45 p.m. and that the meetings are held at the Catholic School Board Office unless otherwise determined.”  Carried unanimously.  

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Board Motions

MOVER MOTION OUTCOME
Leahy “THAT the Board of Trustees for the Medicine Hat Catholic Board of Education approve the 2021-2022 Communications Work Plan”. Carried unanimously.  
Leahy “THAT the Board of Trustees for the Medicine Hat Catholic Board of Education set a meeting to approve the financial statements for November 24th at 4:30 p.m. Carried unanimously.  
Leahy “THAT the Board of Trustees for the Medicine Hat Catholic Board of Education approve the issuance of the Request for Proposal for the Construction Management Design and Construction Services for the theatre and physical literacy space at Monsignor McCoy High School.” Carried unanimously.  
Leahy “The Trustees of the Medicine Hat Catholic Board of Education directs Administration to develop, implement (and amend as needed), a COVID-19 Vaccination Status Administrative Procedure (not applicable to students) that, on reasonable timelines, requires vaccination status disclosure, and for those not fully vaccinated regular proof of a COVID-19 negative test.” Carried 3-2
(In favour: Grad, Leahy, Mastel
Opposed: Glasgo, Risling)
Leahy “THAT the Medicine Hat Catholic Board of Education write a letter to the Minister of Education asking that the province provide money to the school division to assist with COVID mitigation strategies.”  Carried unanimously.  

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Board Motion

MOVER MOTION OUTCOME
Leahy “THAT the Board of Trustees directs the Chairman of the Board and the Superintendent of designate to write a letter to all pertinent government departments to set up a meeting to discuss items that need to be clarified in relation to the SCALE Project. These items were discussed at a May 6, 2021, meeting between Mr. Mastel, Mr. Leahy and Administration. A draft of the letter will be circulated to trustees for input by September 27, 2021. A final copy will be send to Edmonton by October 8, 2021. Carried unanimously.  
Grad “THAT the Board of Trustees for the Medicine Hat Catholic Board of Education approve the 2021-2022 Board Work Plan.” Carried unanimously.  
Glasgo “THAT the Board of Trustees for the Medicine Hat Catholic Board of Education approve for second reading the amended Policy 1 – Division Foundational statements which includes information about the updated division logo.”  Carried unanimously.  
Grad “THAT the Board of Trustees for the Medicine Hat Catholic Board of Education approve for third and final reading the amended Policy 1 – Division Foundational statements which includes information about the updated division logo.”  Carried unanimously.  
Risling “THAT the Board of Trustees for the Medicine Hat Catholic Board of Education formally adopt St. Joseph’s Education Centre as the name of the outreach school located within Monsignor McCoy High School.” Carried unanimously.  
Leahy “THAT the Board of Trustees for the Medicine Hat Catholic Board of Education suspend payment to the Alberta Catholic School Trustees’ Association until further notice.”  Carried 4-1
Glasgo “THAT the Board of Trustees for the Medicine Hat Catholic Board of Education adopt the Terms of Reference as presented.” Carried unanimously.  

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