Organizational Board Meeting: Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Media Release: 
Tuesday, November 3, 2015

The Organizational Meeting of the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board will take place Wednesday, November 4th, at 7:00 pm in the Central Office board room, 60 Lorne Street Truro. 

i. Agenda

  1. Call to Order – Superintendent 
  2. Welcome / Introductions – Superintendent 
  3. Approval of Agenda 
  4. Review of Election Procedures – Superintendent (Appendix A – By-Laws)

ii. Election of Chair of Board 

  1. Nominations [by secret ballot] 
  2. Call for Those Nominated to Accept Nominations 
  3. Speeches by Candidates [3 – 5 minutes] ~ in alphabetical order 
  4. Circulation of Ballots if necessary 
  5. Counting of Ballots by Board Secretary and Board Solicitor 
  6. Announcement of Board Chair [Superintendent]

Board Chair Conducts the Meeting 

iii. Election of Vice-Chair 

  1. Nominations [by secret ballot] 
  2. Call for Those Nominated to Accept Nominations 
  3. Speeches by Candidates [3 – 5 minutes] ~ in alphabetical order 
  4. Circulation of Ballots if necessary 
  5. Counting of Ballots by Board Secretary and Board Solicitor 
  6. Announcement of Vice-Chair by Chair

iv. Selection of Standing Committees 

  1. All Board members will fill out a committee preference form indicating their 1st, 2nd and 3rd choice. 
  2. The Board Chair shall name two other board members to serve with the Chair on the Nominating Committee.
  3. The meeting shall recess while the Nominating Committee prepares proposed appointments of 4 members to each Standing Committee. [The Board Chair shall be a voting member of each Standing Committee; in the absence of the Chair the Vice-Chair shall be a voting member of each Standing Committee.] 
  4. When the meeting is reconvened, the Nominating Committee shall present its report to be accepted, amended or rejected by the Board. – Motion Required

v. Selection of Audit and Select Committees 

  1. The Board shall proceed to name members (by volunteer and/or election) to the Audit Committee. 
  2. The Board shall proceed to name members (by volunteer and/or election) to the Select Committees.

vi. Selection of Board Meeting Dates, Times, Locations - Motion Required

Suggestion:

  • Committee-of-the-Whole – first Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m.;
  • Public Meeting – second Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m.

vii. Adjournment 

The Board meeting is adjourned so that the Standing Committees may hold their first meetings during which each shall select a Chair and a Vice-Chair and assign other responsibilities, agree on meeting dates, times and locations, and conduct such business as may be required.