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November 27, 2023

Approved Motion: That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Chair to reach out to the Friends of Bowker Creek to set up a mutual time to meet to discuss the letter.

Action: Chair to reach out to the Friends of Bowker Creek to set up a mutual time to meet to discuss the letter.


Approved Motion: That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Superintendent to incorporate provincial and local reporting data releases into the corresponding month of the Board Work Plan including but not limited to the HAWD report in December and the EDI or MDI in February-March.

Action: Superintendent to incorporate provincial and local reporting data releases into the corresponding month of the Board Work Plan including but not limited to the HAWD report in December and the EDI or MDI in February-March.


Approved Motion: That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the 2024-2025 Budget Process and schedule.

Action: 2024-2025 Budget Process and schedule was approved.


Approved Motion: That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Board Chair and a Trustee of her choice to work with the Superintendent to further develop Draft Regulation 5128 International Student Enrollment and bring back to the December 11, 2023 Board of Education meeting.

Action: Board Chair and a Trustee of her choice to work with the Superintendent to further develop Draft Regulation 5128 International Student Enrollment and bring back to the December 11, 2023 Board of Education meeting.


Approved Motion: That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) accept Administrative Regulations 1161.2 Privacy Management Program, 1161.3 Privacy Impact Assessments and 1161.4 Critical Incident and Privacy Breach as presented on November 27, 2023. AND FURTHER, Direct the Superintendent to bring the Administrative Regulations to the Board of Education for review within one year at the Operations Policy and Planning meeting in November 2024.

Action: Administrative Regulations 1161.2 Privacy Management Program, 1161.3 Privacy Impact Assessments and 1161.4 Critical Incident and Privacy Breach were accepted and will be posted on the District website. Superintendent to bring the Administrative Regulations to the Board of Education for review within one year at the Operations Policy and Planning meeting in November 2024


Approved Motion: That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve draft Policy 1450 Scent Sensitive Workplace.

Action: Policy 1450 Scent Sensitive Workplace was approved and posted to the District website.


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

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


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

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


Approved Motion: "That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) Caledonia Electrical Distribution and Telecommunication Transmission Disposal (Right-of-Way) of Real Property Bylaw 24-01, being a bylaw to grant a Statutory Right-of-Way to BC Hydro and TELUS on the Caledonia Redevelopment property beside Victoria High School legally described as PID: 031-731-848, Lot A, Sections 50 and 53 Spring Ridge, Victoria City, District Plan EPP88786 in respect of civil infrastructure associated with the underground distribution of electricity by BC Hydro and telecommunications and data transmission by TELUS and related works: Read a first time the 14th day of November, 2023; Read a second time the 14th day of November, 2023; Read a third time, passed and adopted this 27th day of November, 2023; and that the Secretary-Treasurer and the Board Chair be authorized to execute and seal this bylaw on behalf of the Board."

Action: Secretary-Treasurer and the Board Chair were authorized to execute and seal this bylaw on behalf of the Board


Approved Motion: That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) move the approved motion “That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the proposed Five-Year Capital Plan (School Food Infrastructure Program) for 2023-2024, as provided on the Five-Year Capital Plan Summary for 2023-2024.” and the voting results to the public.

Action: Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approved the proposed Five-Year Capital Plan (School Food Infrastructure Program) for 2023-2024, as provided on the Five-Year Capital Plan Summary for 2023-2024.