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Public Board Meeting Motions

Public Board Meeting Motions | September 2018 - June 2019

MOTION

​PASSED

​DATE

B.1. Five-Year Capital Plan 2020/21
that the Board approve the Draft 2020/21 Five-Year Capital Plan as presented in Schedule B.1. of June 18, 2019.

​PASSED

​June 18, 2019
B.2. Proposed New Policy 214: Student Choice
that the Board of Education approve Proposed New Policy 214: Student Choice – Animal Dissection in the Classroom, as attached to this
Administrative Memorandum of June 18, 2019.

PASSED

​June 18, 2019
B.3. Proposed Revised Policy 304: Anaphylaxis
that the Board of Education approve Proposed Revised Policy 304: Anaphylaxis, as attached to this Administrative Memorandum of June 18, 2019.

​PASSED​June 18, 2019
B.4. Proposed Rowing Academy for 2020/21
that the Board of Education approve, in principle, the implementation of a Rowing Academy program in partnership with the Deep Cove
Rowing Club as outlined in the Rowing Academy Proposal attached to the Administrative Memorandum of June 18, 2019 and, that the
academy be offered beginning September 2020 subject to sufficient student enrollment.

​PASSED
​June 18, 2019
B.5. School District Track & Field Student Use
Direct staff to create a report depicting Track and Field usage by students in the North Vancouver School District and report back no later than the November 19, 2019 Public Board Meeting.

​PASSED
June 18, 2019
​B.6. Brockton Preparatory School at Westover Tenure Bylaw 2019
that School District No. 44 (North Vancouver) Brockton Preparatory School Tenure Bylaw 2019 be read a first time;
that School District No. 44 (North Vancouver) Brockton Preparatory School Tenure Bylaw 2019 be read a second time;
that School District No. 44 (North Vancouver) Brockton Preparatory School Tenure Bylaw 2019 be read a third time, passed and adopted.

PASSED​June 18, 2019
B.1. School District No. 44 (North Vancouver) Annual Budget Bylaw for Fiscal Year 2019/20
that School District No. 44 (North  Vancouver) Annual Budget Bylaw for fiscal year 2019/20 be read a first time;
that School District No. 44 (North Vancouver) Annual Budget Bylaw for fiscal year 2019/20 be read a second time;
that School District No. 44 (North Vancouver) Annual Budget Bylaw for fiscal year 2019/20 be read a third time, passed and adopted.

​PASSED​May 21, 2019
B.2.Trustee Stipend
that the annual Trustee Stipend be adjusted, effective January 1, 2019, to reflect the impact of the Income Tax Act changes and,
that the annual Trustee Stipend rates adjusted to: Chair $29,700; Vice-Chair $28,200; Trustee $27,400.

​PASSED​May 21, 2019
​B.1. 2019/2020 Budget Consultation Update and Board Direction:
that the Board direct staff to proceed with the development of the 2019/20 Annual Budget incorporating the budget priorities recommended by the Executive Committee, as identified in Appendix A.

​PASSED​April 23, 2019
​B.2. Notice of Motion – Free Menstrual Products in Schools:
to enhance the ability of students to manage menstruation without undue delay, embarrassment, financial burden, or shame that the Board of Education direct the Superintendent to report back to the Board at the May public board meeting with information regarding the installation of coin-free tampon and pad dispensers in all girls and universal restrooms in elementary and secondary schools.

​WITHDRAWN​April 23, 2019
B.3. Change in Start Time for Public Board Meetings:
that the meeting time for the regularly scheduled Public Board meetings commence at 6:30 p.m., effective September 2019.

​PASSED​April 23, 2019
B.1. Proposed 2019/20 School Calendar for Board Approval:
that the Board of Education approve the Proposed 2019/20 School Calendar as attached to the Administrative Memorandum of March 12, 2019.

​PASSEDMarch 12, 2019


​B.2. Kenneth Gordon Maplewood School Tenure Bylaw 2019:
that School District No. 44 (North Vancouver) Maplewood School Tenure Bylaw 2019 be read a first time;
that School District No. 44 (North Vancouver) Maplewood School Tenure Bylaw 2019 be read a second time;
that School District No. 44 (North Vancouver) Maplewood School Tenure Bylaw 2019 be read a third time, passed and adopted.

​PASSED​March 12, 2019
B.3. Trustee Stipend:
that Staff be directed to research what approach other Metro School Districts have taken related to the ITA change and that Staff present this information at the May 2019 Public Board meeting.

​PASSED​March 12, 2019
B.1. Meetings:
that the North Vancouver Board of Education direct staff to present information and materials formerly presented in private seminars at public standing committee meetings wherever possible.

​PASSEDFebruary 19, 2019
B.2. School District No. 44 (North Vancouver) Amended Annual Budget Bylaw for Fiscal Year 2018/19:
that School District No. 44 (North Vancouver) Amended Annual Budget Bylaw for fiscal year 2018/19 be read a first time;
that School District No. 44 (North Vancouver) Amended Annual Budget Bylaw for fiscal year 2018/19 be read a second time;
that School District No. 44 (North Vancouver) Amended Annual Budget Bylaw for fiscal year 2018/19 be read a third time, passed and adopted.​

​PASSED​February 19, 2019
B.1. Election to BC Public School Employers’ Association (BCPSEA)

​PASSED​January 22, 2019
B.2. Meetings:
that the motion be postponed to the February 2019 Board Meeting.

​PASSED​January 22, 2019
B.3. BCSTA Special Needs Advisory Committee:
that BCSTA amend Bylaw 11 to include a Special Needs Advisory Committee.  That the Special Needs Advisory Committee shall consist of nine (9) voting members appointed by the President, one of whom shall be a member of the Board of Directors (other than the Chief Executive Officer) who shall also act as a liaison between the Committee and the Board of Directors.

the mandate of the Committee is understood to encompass issues affecting the education of all special needs students.

​PASSED​January 22, 2019
B.1. Board Committees and Trustee Representational Assignments (2019):
that the Board approve the Chair’s appointments of Trustees as attached to this Administrative Memorandum of December 11, 2018, and make the appointments effective December 11, 2018.

​PASSED​December 11, 2018
B.2. New Policy 808: Renaming of Facilities and parts of facilities:
that the Board of Education approve Proposed New Policy 808: Re-naming of Facilities and Parts of Facilities, as attached to this Administrative Memorandum of December 11, 2018.

​PASSED​December 11, 2018
B.3. Revised Policy 807: Name of Facilities and parts of facilities
(from Dec 11, 2018):
that the Board of Education approve Proposed Revised Policy 807: Naming of Facilities and Parts of Facilities, as attached to this Administrative Memorandum of December 11, 2018.

​PASSED​December 11, 2018
B.4. Revised New Policy 308: Use of Physical Restraint or Seclusion:
that the Board of Education approve Proposed New Policy 308: Use of Physical Restraint or Seclusion, as attached to this Administrative Memorandum of December 11, 2018; and,

that the Board of Education direct the Superintendent to bring Policy 308 subcommittee back in one years time to review the policy to ensure that the policy meets the desired outcomes for students and staff.

​PASSED​December 11, 2018
B.5. 2019/20 Operating Budget Development Consultation Process:
that the Board of Education approve the proposed process and timelines identified within Board Schedule B.5. for the development of the 2019/20 Budget.

​PASSEDDecember 11, 2018
​B.6. Corporate Banking Services:
that Banking Bylaw Number 2-2018 be read a first time;
that Banking Bylaw Number 2-2018 be read a second time;
that Banking Bylaw Number 2-2018 be read a third time, passed, and adopted.

​PASSED​December 11, 2018
B.1. Election to BC School Trustees Association (BCSTA) Provincial Council and to BC Public School Employers’ Association (BCPSEA)

​PASSED​November 6, 2018
B.2. Proposed Revised Policy 406: Complaints Concerning Personnel, Programs or Procedures:
that the Board of Education approve Proposed Revised Policy 406: Resolving Concerns Regarding Personnel, Programs or Procedures, as attached to this Administrative Memorandum of November 6, 2018; and,

that the Board direct the Superintendent to have the sub-committee review the Administrative Procedures with regards to the concerns about the steps and just for clarity to ensure that there is a way to move into any of the steps and to bring that back to the Board when the wording is correct; and,

that the Board of Education also direct the Superintendent to bring the 406 sub-committee back in one years time to review the policy to ensure that the policy meets the desired process.

​PASSED​November 6, 2018
B.3. Proposed New Policy 415: Standards of Investigation:
that the Board of Education approve Proposed Revised Policy 415: Standards of Investigation, as attached to this Administrative Memorandum of November 6, 2018.

​PASSED​November 6, 2018
​B.1. Revised Policy 804: Smoking and Vaping on Board Premises:
that the Board of Education approve Proposed Revised Policy 804: Smoking and Vaping on Board Premises, as attached to this Administrative Memorandum of October 16, 2018.

​PASSED​October 16, 2018
​B.2. Revised Policy 506: Employee Code of Conduct:
that the Board of Education approve Proposed Revised Policy 506: Employee Code of Conduct attached to this Administrative Memorandum of October 16, 2018.

​PASSED​​October 16, 2018
B.3. Squamish Nation Protocol:
that the Board of Education approve the Protocol Agreement for Communication and Collaboration Between Squamish Nation and School District No.44 (North Vancouver), dated September 25, 2018, as attached to the Administrative Memorandum of October 16, 2018.

​PASSED
​October 16, 2018
B.4. Trustee Handbook and Policy 104:
that the Board of Education accept the Proposed Revised Trustee Handbook as attached to this Administrative Memorandum of October 16, 2018.

​PASSED
​October 16, 2018
B.5. Meetings:
that the motion be postponed to the January 2019 meeting.

​PASSED
​October 16, 2018
B.6. Special Needs Data:
that the North Vancouver Board of Education request that the Superintendent of Schools require the Office of Inclusive Education to implement a reporting system by which the Directors of Instruction receive formal notification of instance in which a student's instructional day is being modified as a result of externalizing behaviour. This may include: being asked to stay home; dropped off late or picked up early; excluded from field trips; sent out of the regular classroom to a resource room, sensory room or any other space; or when parents keep their children home for any extended period of time; and,

that the Board direct the Superintendent to ensure all absences be recorded appropriately for all students with special needs, including absences as listed above.


​PASSED
​October 16, 2018
B.3. H.O.P.E. for Boys Leadership 11:
that the Board of Education approve the specific Ministry approved BAA called H.O.P.E for Boys Leadership 11, as currently offered in Abbotsford B.C., in the North Vancouver School District for introduction into the 2019/20 school year

​PASSED
September 25, 2018
B.1. 2017/18 Surplus Utilization:
that the Board approve the appropriation of $6,281,311 Accumulated Surplus at identified in the attached Appendix A: Executive Committee Recommendation on Proposed Accumulated Surplus Utilization.

​PASSED
​September 25, 2018
B.2. Audited Financial Statements for the Year Ended June 30, 2018:
that the Board approve the Audited Financial Statements and the Auditors' Report to the Board of Education of School District No.44 (North Vancouver) for the Year Ended June 30, 2018 as presented in Schedule B.1.

​PASSED
​September 25, 2018
B.4. Trustee Handbook:
to postpone the acceptance of the proposed Trustee Handbook to the October Board Meeting.

​PASSED
​September 25, 2018
B.5. Revised Policy 108: Trustee Code of Ethics:
that the Board of Education approve Proposed Revised Policy 108: Board of Education – Trustee Code of Ethics and that the Administrative Procedures to be brought back to the board at the October Board Meeting.

​PASSED
​September 25, 2018
B.6. Trustee Stipends:
that the Board adopt new rates of Trustee remuneration rates per annum: Chair - $27,352; Vice Chair - $25,979; Trustee - $25,201, effective July 1, 2018.

​PASSED
​September 25, 2018
B.7.  Meetings:
that the motion be postponed to the October Board Meeting.

​PASSED
​September 25, 2018


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