Approved Motions

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DateApproved MotionsAction
November 25, 2019That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) report results of the Trustee elections by name only, and not vote totals.The election results were read out by
Trustee name only.
November 25, 2019That the election ballots be destroyed.The election ballots were destroyed.
November 25, 2019Whereas the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) has identified 2.34 acres of land surplus to future educational needs at, and around Victoria High School, the Board of Education’s intention to dispose of 2.34 acres of land for the purpose of the Caledonia Project by way of land exchange with the City of Victoria and BC Housing Corporation, and a 60 year lease in favour of Capital Regional Housing Corporation (CRHC), BE APPROVED;
AND FURTHER
That the disposal be subject to Ministry approval, City of Victoria zoning approval for the Caledonia Project, and negotiation of the terms of the land exchange and the lease;
AND FURTHER
That the lease proceeds be directed to the Victoria High School seismic upgrade shortfall of $2.6 million, and the remainder to amenities enhancement at Victoria High School.
November 25, 2019That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Superintendent to compile a public engagement report.
November 25, 2019That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the new Policy 5141.1 Provision of Menstrual Products to Students.The Board approved new Policy 5141.1 Provision of Menstrual Products to Students and it was posted to the District website.
November 25, 2019That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Superintendent's report as presented.The Superintendent's report was received as presented.
November 25, 2019That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Secretary-Treasurer’s report as presented.The Secretary-Treasurer's report was received as presented.
November 25, 2019That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the 2020/2021 Budget Process as amended.The Board approved the 2020-2021 Budget Process and it was posted to the District website.
October 28, 2019 That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Superintendent to establish and document a process for undertaking a review of Late French Immersion programming that takes into account the current Ministry of Education policy on French Immersion programs and that includes a consultation process which involved relevant stakeholders prior to implementing a change to the program, in line with Policy 1163 – Consultation.
October 28, 2019That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) accept the September 2019 Quarterly Financial Report as presented to the Audit Committee. The Board voted in favour of accepting the September 2019 Quarterly Financial Report.
October 28, 2019That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) accept the Living Wage, Living Hours Report as presented to the Audit Committee.The Board voted in favour to accept the Living Wage, Living Hours Report as presented by the Audit Committee.
October 28, 2019That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Superintendent's report as presented.The Superintendent's Report was received as presented.
October 28, 2019That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Secretary-Treasurer's report as presented.The Secretary-Treasurer's report was received as presented.
September 23, 2019That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) accept revised Regulation 3323, Purchasing Services as presented.The Board voted in favour to accept revised Regulation 3323, Purchasing Services, and it has been updated on the District website.
September 23, 2019That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Superintendent, pursuant to Policy and Regulation 1421 and any applicable legislation, to establish a process and then a committee to explore changing the name of George Jay Elementary School.The consultation process and survey have been completed and a committee will be formed next. A full update will be brought back to the Operations Policy and Planning Committee in due course.
September 23, 2019That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the June 30, 2019 unrestricted operating surplus of $2,037,796 (Note E) to be carried forward and applied towards the projected deficit in 2020-2021. The Board voted in favour of approving that the unrestricted operating surplus of $2,037,796 be carried forward and applied towards the projected deficit in 2020-2021.
September 23, 2019That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the internally restricted surplus appropriation of $14,827,885 as shown on Schedule 2 of the 2018-2019 Audited Financial Statements, being held for school level funds $3,400,360 (Note A), unspent project budgets $4,843,799 (Note B), purchase order commitments $419,972 (Note C), and the previously approved budgeted surplus of $4,125,958 (Note D).The Board voted in favour of approving the internally restricted surplus appropriation of $14,827,885 being held for school level funds.
September 23, 2019That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the transfer of $639,270 to Local Capital in 2018-2019 for the Student Device Replacement Reserve ($339,270), the Technology Replacement Reserve ($200,000) and the Childcare Capital Reserve ($100,000).The Board voted in favour of transferring $639,270 to Local Capital in 2018-2019 for the Student Device Replacement Reserve, the Technology Reserve and the Childcare Capital Reserve.
September 23, 2019That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the Audited Financial Statements of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) for the year ended June 30, 2019; and that the Board Chair, the Superintendent and the Secretary-Treasurer be authorized to execute these statements, where applicable, on behalf of the Board.The Board voted in favour of approving the Audited Financial Statements for the year ending June 30, 2019 and submitted them to the Ministry of Education.
September 23, 2019That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the schedules as required by the Financial Information Act for the period July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019.The schedules were approved and submitted to the Ministry of Education and posted to the District website.
September 23, 2019That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Superintendent's report as presented.The Superintendent's report was received as presented.
September 23, 2019That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Secretary-Treasurer's report as presented.The Secretary-Treasurer's report was received as presented.

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