SCDSB Update 1 - August 28, 2019

SCDSB Update 1 - August 28, 2019
Posted on 08/29/2019

This update provides highlights of the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) Board Meeting held Wednesday, August 28, 2019. Agendas and/or reports considered at this meeting are available at www.scdsb.on.ca.

Trustee Tribute
Chair Lloyd, members of the Board and staff paid tribute to the late Trustee Michele Locke for her many contributions over her nine years as a Trustee with the SCDSB. 

Report from the Closed Session of the Board in Committee of the Whole
The Board ratified the following recommendations taken in the Closed Session meeting of the Committee of the Whole on Wednesday, August 28, 2019:

  1. That the Board approve the Joint Use and Cost Sharing Agreement with the Township of Springwater, as set out in APPENDIX A of Report No. CL-B-2-a, Elmvale District High School Joint Use and Cost Sharing Agreement – Township of Springwater, dated August 28, 2019.
  2. That the Board approve entering into a lease for the purposes of a maintenance and operations centre in the Town of Innisfil, as set out in Report No. CL-B-2-b, Maintenance and Operations Proposed Lease Space, dated August 28, 2019.
  3. That the Board declare surplus and approve the disposition of the Tecumseth North Public School property in accordance with Ontario Regulation 444/98, as set out in Report No. CL-B-2-b, Maintenance and Operations Proposed Lease Space, dated August 28, 2019.
  4. That the Board declare surplus and approve the disposition of the St. Paul’s operations property in accordance with Ontario Regulation 444/98, as set out in Report No. CL-B-2-b, Maintenance and Operations Proposed Lease Space, dated August 28, 2019.
  5. That the Board approve entering into a lease for the purpose of co-locating the North Simcoe Learning Centre in the Town of Midland and the Simcoe Shores Secondary School Midland campus, as set out in Report No. CL-B-2-c, North Simcoe Learning Centre and Simcoe Shores Secondary School Proposed Lease, dated August 28, 2019.
  6. That the Board approve the School Administrator Appointments as set out in Report No. CL-B-2-d, School Administrator Appointments, dated August 28, 2019.
D-5-a Trustee Replacement Process 

The Board approved the following motion:

  1. That the Board approve that the current elected members appoint a qualified person to fill the vacancy within 90 days after the office became vacant, as outlined in option (a) under Current Status as set out in Report No. D-5-a, Trustee Replacement Process, dated August 28, 2019.
D-5-b Revisions to Policy 2130 – Student Trustee Representation on the Board

The Board approved the following motion:

  1. That the Board approve the revisions to Policy 2130 – Student Trustee Representation on the Board, as set out in APPENDIX C of Report No. D-5-b, Revisions to Policy 2130 – Student Trustee Representation on the Board, dated August 28, 2019.

Other Reports Received as Information
D-6-a First Nations Education Advisory Committee Meeting - June 11, 2019
D-7-a 2019-2020 Operational Plan

Reports/Updates from Staff

Superintendent Jeffs provided an update with regards the 2019-2020 Capital Priorities Program. On July 22, 2019, the Ministry of Education announced the launch of the 2019-2020 Capital Priorities Program, including Child Care Capital Funding and review of School Construction Standards. Superintendent Jeffs shared that the call for submission of Capital Priorities is the first since June 2017. An update with further information will be provided at the September 4, 2019 Business and Facilities Meeting. 



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Information: 
Sarah Kekewich, Manager of Communications
705-734-6363 x11328 or skekewich@scdsb.on.ca