The Board of Education Highlights provide updates on presentations and decisions made during the Board Meetings. For more information, please visit our District website where you can view the full agenda and video stream of the meeting: www.sd61.bc.ca/board-of-education/meetings/
Board Meeting Highlights – September 23, 2019
District Capital Projects Update
The Facilities Department updated the Board on projects that were completed over the summer and identified ongoing projects, including the status of seismic projects (Campus View, Braefoot, and Vic High). Summer projects included classroom conversions, installing new floors and roofs, paving accessibility ramps, lighting upgrades, field and playground improvements.
Facilities reported that there were more than 670 maintenance work orders completed in the month of July and more than 700 in the month of August.
George Jay School Name Consultation
The Board passed a motion directing the Superintendent to develop a consultation process and then establish a committee to explore changing the name of George Jay Elementary.
The District’s Audited Financial Statements and Statement of Financial Information was shared and approved by the Board.