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PROVINCE OF QUEBEC

MINUTES OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING OF THE SIR WILFRID LAURIER SCHOOL BOARD HELD ON 1998-07-13

An Executive Committee meeting of the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board was held at the Administrative Centre 1105, Victor Morin, Laval, QC on Monday, 1998-07-13 at 17 00 hours, at which were present:

Steve Bletas, Nazario Facchino, Linda Gagnon, Pierre Garofano, James McDougall, William Pollock, and Edward Turchyniak, Commissioners; and Dominic Martini, Director General.

Also present were: Carolyn Curiale, Commissioner.

Absent: Astrid Norquay, Parent Commissioner.

 

The Director General called the meeting to order at 17:25 hours.

 

1.0 INTRODUCTION:

The Director General stated that the purpose of the meeting was to elect the Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson of the Executive Committee. He distributed excerpts of the Education Act which applied to the Executive Committee and noted that there had not been any delegation of powers to the Executive Committee.

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Pierre Garofano MOVED THAT Dominic Martini be appointed Recording Secretary of Elections.

Carried unanimously

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Pierre Garofano MOVED THAT Carolyn Curiale be appointed Chairperson of Elections.

Carried unanimously

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Pierre Garofano MOVED THAT Dominic Martini be appointed Returning Officer.

Carried unanimously

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Pierre Garofano MOVED THAT Dominic Martini be appointed Scrutineer.

Carried unanimously

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Nazario Facchino MOVED THAT the election procedure be that which was adopted by the Council of Commissioners for the position of Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson of the Council as presented in document #SWLSB-CA-01.

Carried unanimously

 

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2.0 ELECTIONS:

Carolyn Curiale, Chairperson of Elections, called for nominations for the position of Chairperson of the Executive Committee.

James McDougall nominated Pierre Garofano.

Mr. Garofano accepted the nomination.

There being no further nominations, Mrs. Curiale declared Pierre Garofano elected by acclamation.

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James McDougall MOVED THAT Pierre Garofano be named as Chairman of the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board Executive Committee.

Carried unanimously

Mrs. Curiale called for nominations for the position of Vice-Chairperson of the Executive Committee.

William Pollock nominated Linda Gagnon.

Mrs. Gagnon accepted the nomination.

There being no further nominations, Mrs. Curiale declared Linda Gagnon elected by acclamation.

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William Pollock MOVED THAT Linda Gagnon be named as Vice-Chairperson of the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board Executive Committee.

Carried unanimously

Mr. Garofano assumed the chair.

3.0 ACCEPTANCE OF AGENDA:

The following additions were made to the agenda:

6.0 VARIA:

6.1 ANSS

6.2 Deputy Director General.

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Steve Bletas MOVED THAT the agenda be accepted as amended.

Carried unanimously

4.0 RECORDING SECRETARY:
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James McDougall MOVED THAT Dominic Martini act as Recording Secretary for the purposes of this first meeting of the Executive Committee of the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board.

Carried unanimously

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5.0 LOCATION, DATE & TIME OF MEETINGS:
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Edward Turchyniak MOVED THAT, in accordance with section 162 of the Education Act (1988, Chapter 84), regular meetings of the Executive Committee of the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board be held in the Library of Rosemere High School, 530 Northcote, Rosemere, QC.

Carried unanimously

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Nazario Facchino MOVED THAT, in accordance with section 162 of the Education Act (1988, Chapter 84), regular meetings of the Executive Committee of the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board be held at 19:30 hours on the second(2nd) Tuesday of September, October, November and December and that the next regular meeting be held on Wednesday 1998-08-19 at 19:00 hours.

Carried unanimously

6.0 VARIA:

6.1 Arundel Natural Science School:

William Pollock reported that a meeting had been held with a group of persons interested in developing and promoting the site for educational and recreational programs. He went on to describe the type of activities which the group hoped to promote.

Dominic Martini informed the Committee of the legal measures taken by the Laurentian School Board to preserve and safeguard this natural site for educational purposes.

Nazario Facchino left the meeting. TIME: 17:55 hours.

Mrs. Gagnon asked for more information on the site and a more specific proposal from the group.

 

6.2 Deputy Director General:

In response to a question from William Pollock, the Director General advised that it was his recommendation that the Board advertise the position widely. The Committee members agreed.

 

7.0 ADJOURNMENT OF MEETING:

 

Steve Bletas MOVED adjournment of the meeting.

Carried unanimously

TIME: 18 h 15

NEXT MEETING B WEDNESDAY, 1998-08-19 B 19:00 HOURS

 

 

 

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Dominic R. Martini, Secretary General

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Pierre Garofano, Chairman