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May 30, 2022

Approved Motion: That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the expenditure of up to $250,000 from Local Capital Reserve to create classroom space for a new 2022-2023 division at Shoreline Middle School.

Action: The Board voted in favour of the expenditure of up to $250,000 from Local Capital Reserve to create classroom space for 2022-23 at Shoreline Middle School.

April 25, 2022

Approved Motion: That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the Terms of Reference for the Urban Peoples House Indigenous Advisory (UPHIA), as presented.

Action: The Board voted in favour to approve the Terms of Reference as presented.


Approved Motion: That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Interim Superintendent to meet with members of the Greater Victoria Teachers’ Association to discuss the appropriate use of fossil fuel industry-sponsored educational materials, including those produced by Fortis BC, in the Greater Victoria School District.

Action: The Superintendent will meet with members of the GVTA to discuss.


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

Action: the Interim Superintendent's Report was received as presented.


Approved Motion: That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the following 2022/2023 School Calendar dates: School Opening September 6, 2022 First non-instructional day September 23, 2022 National Day for Truth and Reconciliation September 20, 2022 Thanksgiving October 10, 2022 Second non-instructional day (province wide) October 21, 2022 Remembrance Day November 11, 2022 Third non-instructional day November 14, 2022 Schools close for Winter vacation December 19, 2022 Schools re-open after Winter vacation January 3, 2023 Fourth non-instructional day February 17, 2023 Family Day February 20, 2023 Schools close for Spring vacation March 20, 2023 Schools re-open after Spring vacation April 3, 2023 Good Friday April 7, 2023 Easter Monday April 10, 2023 Fifth non-instructional day May 19, 2023 Victoria Day May 23, 2023 Administrative Day and School Closing June 30, 2023 • Sixth non-instructional day is to be chosen by each school

Action: The 2022-2023 School Calendar dates were approved and are posted on the District website.


Approved Motion: That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) makes available to the public, via the District website, the schedules of fees that have been approved by the Parents’ Advisory Council for the school where the Board proposes to offer specialty academies.

Action: The Board approved the posting of the schedule of fees for the specialty academies, to the District website and they have been posted.


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

Action: The Secretary-Treasurer's report was received as presented.


Approved Motion: That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve Capital bylaw No. 2022/23-CPSD61-01 Capital Plan 2022/23. WHEREAS in accordance with Section 142 of the School Act, the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) (hereinafter called the “Board”) has submitted a capital plan to the Minister of Education (hereinafter called the "Minister") and the Minister has approved the capital plan or has approved a capital plan with modifications, NOW THEREFORE in accordance with section 143 of the School Act, the Board has prepared this Capital Bylaw and agrees to do the following: (a) Authorize the Secretary-Treasurer to execute a capital project funding agreement(s) related to the capital project(s) contemplated by the capital plan or the capital plan with modifications; (b) Upon ministerial approval to proceed, commence the capital project(s) and proceed diligently and use its best efforts to complete each capital project substantially as directed by the Minister; (c) Observe and comply with any order, regulation, or policy of the Minister as may be applicable to the Board or the capital project(s); and, (d) Maintain proper books of account, and other information and documents with respect to the affairs of the capital project(s), as may be prescribed by the Minister. NOW THEREFORE the Board enacts as follows: 1. The Capital Bylaw of the Board for the 2022/23 Capital Plan as approved by the Minister, to include the supported capital project(s) specified in the letter addressed to the Secretary-Treasurer and Superintendent, dated March 15, 2022 is hereby adopted. 2. This Capital Bylaw may be cited as School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) Capital Bylaw No.2022-23-CPSD61-01. Read a first time the 25th day of April, 2022; Read a second time the 25th day of April, 2022;

Action: The Board voted in favour of the first two readings of Capital Bylaw No. 2022-23-CPSD61-01.


Approved Motion: That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) agree to give all three readings of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) Capital Bylaw No. 2022/23-CPSD61-01 at the April 25, 2022 Board meeting.

Action: The Board voted unanimously in favour of giving all three readings to Capitlal Bylaw No. 2022/23-CPSD61-01.


Approved Motion: Read a third time this 25th day of April, 2022, and finally passed and adopted the 25th day of April, 2022.

Action: The Board gave the third and final reading to Capital Bylaw No. 2022/23-CPSD61-01.