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April 7, 2022

Approved Motion: That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) 2022-2023 Annual Budget Bylaw in the amount of $268,456,989 be: Read a third time, passed and adopted the 7th day of April, 2022. And that the Secretary-Treasurer and Board Chair be authorized to sign, seal and execute this bylaw on behalf of the Board.

Action: The Board voted in favour of the third and final reading of the 2022-2023 Annual Budget Bylaw and it will be submitted to the Ministry of Education.


Approved Motion: That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) allocate Local Capital reserve for the purpose of: 1. 2022-2023 Network Infrastructure Year 2 of 5 - $502,850 2. 2022-2023 Capital Asset Purchases from Operating - $886,005 3. 2022-2023 Sundance-Bank Re-Opening Classroom 2 Capital Costs - $230,000 4. 2022-2023 Purchase of 1219 North Park as part of the Caledonia Master Agreement - $1,089,000

Action: The Board voted in favour of the allocations from Local Capital Reserve as per the motion.


Approved Motion: That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) reduce 1.0 FTE Assistant Manager at Facilities Services in the 2023-2024 or 2024-2025 fiscal year, dependent on attrition/retirement of existing staff.

Action: The Board voted in favour of reducing one Assistant Manager at Facilities for the 2023-2024 or 2024-2025 school year.


Approved Motion: That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve $2,300,000 of the June 30, 2022 unrestricted operating surplus to be carried forward and applied towards the 2022-2023 projected deficit.

Action: That Board voted in favour of approving monies indicated from the unrestricted operating surplus to be applied towards the 2022-2023 projected deficit.

April 4, 2022

Approved Motion: That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) 2022-2023 Annual Budget Bylaw in the amount of $268,416,946 be: Read a first time the 4th day of April, 2022.

Action: The Board voted in favour of the first reading of the 2022-2023 Annual Budget Bylaw.


Approved Motion: That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) 2022-2023 Annual Budget Bylaw in the amount of $268,416,946 be: Read a second time the 04 day of April, 2022.

Action: The Board voted in favour of the second reading of the 2022-2023 Annual Budget Bylaw.

March 14, 2022

Approved Motion: That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) refer the BCSTA Climate Action Survey to the Climate Action Committee.

Action: The motion was referred to the Climate Action Committee for completion.


Approved Motion: That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Interim Superintendent's report as presented.

Action: The Board voted in favour of receiving the Superintendent's Report.


Approved Motion: That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Secretary-Treasurer's reports as presented.

Action: The Board voted in favour of receiving the Secretary-Treasurer's Report


Approved Motion: Whereas a board of education may dispose of land or improvements owned or administered by the board under the authority of Section 96(3) of the School Act, subject to the Orders of the Minister of Education (the “Minister”); AND WHEREAS the Minister issued Order M193/08 effective September 3, 2008 (the “Order”) requiring fee simple sales and leases of land or improvements for a term of ten years or more to be specifically approved by the Minister, unless the transferee is an independent school or another school board; AND WHEREAS Section 65(5) of the School Act requires a board of education to exercise a power with respect to the acquisition or disposal of property only by bylaw; AND WHEREAS: A. The Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) (the “Board”) owns lands and improvements at 2780 Richmond Road, Victoria, B.C. known as Lansdowne Middle School, South Campus (formerly Richmond Elementary School site (the “Property”); B. The Facility Number of the Property is:105629. C. The legal description of the Property is: Parcel Identifier: 005-170-222 Lot 3, Section 26, Victoria District, Plan 10792; D. The Board proposes to subdivide and sell to the Victoria Hospice Society (the “VHS”) the portion of the Property lying to the west and south of Bowker Creek and measuring approximately 1.9 acres in area as shown on Schedule A attached hereto (the “Lands”), pursuant to the terms of a conditional agreement of purchase and sale (the “Sale Agreement”) for a price of $2,500,000, adjusted as provided in the Sale Agreement (the “Price”); E. The Board is satisfied that it would be in the best interests of the Board to enter into the Sale Agreement and pursuant to its obligations thereunder subdivide the Property and sell the Lands to the VHS for the Price (the “Subdivision and Sale”); F. The Board is satisfied that the Subdivision and Sale will not interfere with the use by the Board of the remainder of the Property for educational purposes. NOW THEREFORE be it enacted as a Bylaw of the Board that the Sale Agreement and the Subdivision and Sale be and are hereby authorized, ratified and approved, subject to the Minister of Education providing a written Certificate of Disposal approving the sale of the Lands. BE IT FURTHER enacted that the Secretary-Treasurer be and is hereby authorized on behalf of the Board to execute and deliver the Sale Agreement and, subject to the Minister’s Approval, all documents required to complete the Subdivision and Sale, and all related and ancillary documents, with all such amendments thereto as the Secretary-Treasurer may, in her discretion, consider advisable. This Bylaw may be cited as “School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) Lansdowne Middle School, South Campus (formerly Richmond Elementary School) Site Partial Disposal Bylaw 2022”. Read a first time this 24th day of January, 2022. Read a second time this 24th day of January, 2022. Read a third this 14th day of March, 2022., and finally passed and adopted this 14th day of March, 2022.

Action: The Bylaw was given the 3rd and final reading by the Board.