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Approved Motions – Archived 2020-2021

DateApproved MotionsAction
September 28, 2020That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Secretary- Treasurer's report as presented.The Secretary-Treasurer's Report was received as presented.
September 28, 2020That the Board of Education of School District No.61 (Greater Victoria) approve the Federal Safe Return to Class spending plan, as presented.The Board voted in favour of the Federal Safe Return to Class spending plan.
September 28, 2020That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Superintendent's report as presented.The Superintendent's Report was received as presented.
September 28, 2020That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the schedules as required by the Financial Information Act for the period July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020 AND FURTHER That the approved schedules be posted to the District website.The Schedules have been submitted to the Ministry of Education and posted on the District website.
September 28, 2020That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the Audited Financial Statements of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) for the year ended June 30, 2020; and that the Board Chair, the Superintendent and the Secretary-Treasurer be authorized to execute these statements, where applicable, on behalf of the Board.The Board voted in favour of approving the Audited Financial Statements for the year end June 30, 2020 and they have been submitted to the Ministry of Education.
September 28, 2020That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the transfer of $639,270 to Local Capital in 2019-2020 for the Student Device Replacement Reserve ($339,270), the Technology Replacement Reserve ($200,000) and the Childcare Capital Reserve ($100,000).The Board voted in favour to transfer $639,270 to Local Capital as outline in the motion.
September 28, 2020That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the appropriation of $17,949,746 of the operating surplus as follows: 1) school level funds $2,574,311, 2) unspent project budgets $5,207,301, 3) purchase order commitments $560,082, 4) COVID-19 contingency $2,561,246, and 5) balance 2020-2021 budget $7,046,806 approved May 2020.The Board voted in favour of the appropriation of $17,949,746 from the operating surplus as outline in the motion.
September 28, 2020That the Board of Education of School District No.61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Policy Sub-Committee to add a section to the development of the policy Role of Trustee, that addresses the Trustee Report, including timing, content and a template.The motion was forwarded to the Policy Sub-Committee to work on developing a Policy for Role of the Trustee.
September 28, 2020That the Board of Education of School District No.61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Superintendent to provide the Board of Education a report which sets out what actions and remediation's have been completed, and what actions and remediation's are outstanding as a result of the health and safety issues identified in the school shop audits carried out in November 2016 and Spring 2017.Not actioned
September 28, 2020That the Board of Education of School District No.61 (Greater Victoria) adopt the draft Superintendent Evaluation Policy Option 2, as presented; AND FURTHER That the policy remain in draft until the first evaluation is concluded; AND FURTHER That the Board review the draft Superintendent Evaluation policy immediately after completing the Superintendent Evaluation process.The Board voted in favour of adopting option 2 of the draft Superintendent's Evaluation Policy and it will remain in draft until after the evaluation process has been completed and reviewed by the Board.
September 28, 2020That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) accept the amended Draft Terms of Reference for the Police Liaison Officer Ad Hoc Committee.The Board voted in favour of the Terms of Reference for the Police Liaison Officer Ad Hoc Committee and they have been posted on the District website.
September 28, 2020That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) forward all correspondence received with respect to the school police liaison officers to the appropriate committee for review and a summary to be brought to a future board meeting from the committee's work.All correspondence pertaining to school police liaison officers will be forwarded to the newly formed Ad Hoc Committee.
October 26, 2020That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) support in principle for a period of up to two years, the proposed artificial turf field project at Spectrum Community School, at no cost to the Board; AND FURTHER THAT Staff be directed to update the Board once funding has been secured by the STAR Committee.Staff have notified the START Project Committee of this motion and that it passed and will be monitoring the progress of the project over the next two years.
October 26, 2020That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) abandon Policies 5141.3, 5143, 5210, 6112.1, 6120.2, 6121, 6130.1, 6135.1, 6141.4, and 6142.01; AND FURTHER THAT The Board refer Policies 5141.3 and 5143 to the Superintendent for administration manual consideration.The Board voted in favour of deleting the named policies from the directory and forwarding the two mentioned to the Superintendent for administration manual consideration.
October 26, 2020Pursuant to Bylaw 9140, that the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) dissolve the Public Engagement Ad Hoc Committee and the Student Registration and Transfer Committee.The Board voted in favour of dissolving the two committees.
October 26, 2020That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) accept the revised Advocacy Ad Hoc Committee Terms of Reference as presented.The Board voted in favour of accepting the revised Terms of Reference for the Advocacy Ad Hoc Committee and the new TOR's were posted on the District website.
October 26, 2020That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Superintendent's report as presented.The Superintendent's Report was received as presented.
October 26, 2020That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Secretary- Treasurer's report as presented.The Secretary-Treasurer's Report was received as presented.
October 26, 2020That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Superintendent to suspend the reporting of the Student Unusual Exclusion Report until the District moves into Stage One of the Restart Plan.The Board voted in favour of releasing the motion from the In-Camera meeting of October 26, 2020 into the public and the Student Unusual Exclusion Report has been suspended until the District moves into Stage One of the Restart Plan during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
November 23, 2020That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) proceed with the election process of the Board Chair, Board Vice-Chair, British Columbia Public School Employers' Association Representative and the British Columbia School Trustees' Association Provincial Councilor proceed by Trustees sending in nominations and ballots by text to the Secretary-Treasurer and the Deputy Superintendent to be tabulated and reported out.The Board voted in favour of proceeding with the elections via text messages to Secretary-Treasurer Morris and Deputy Superintendent Whitten.
November 23, 2020That the election ballots received by text message to Secretary-Treasurer Morris and Deputy Superintendent Whitten be destroyed.The election ballots received by text message by Secretary-Treasurer Morris and Deputy Superintendent Whitten were deleted.
November 23, 2020That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) write a letter to the Ministry of Education requesting that MyEd specific forms include "X" as an option for the "Gender" category AND FURTHER That the request of notification of gender for parents and siblings be removed.A letter was sent to the Ministry of Education on December 1, 2020 and posted on the District website.
November 23, 2020That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) write the Ministry of Education requesting the cancellation of the Foundation Skills Assessment for the 2020-2021 school year during COVID-19.A letter was sent to the Ministry of Education on December 1, 2020 and posted on the District website.
November 23, 2020That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve new Policy 6161.5, Instruction: School Gardens; AND FURTHER Direct the Superintendent to develop an Administrative procedure. The Board voted in favour of approving new Policy 6161.5, Instruction: School Gardens and it has been posted on the District website.
November 23, 2020That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) accept the September 2020 Quarterly Financial Report as presented to the Audit Committee.The Board voted in favour to accept the September 2020 Quarterly Financial Report as presented.
November 23, 2020That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Superintendent's report as presented.The Superintendent's Report was received as presented.
November 23, 2020That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) authorize the signing of the Local Education Agreement between the School District No. 61 and Songhees Nations as presented.The Board voted in favour of authorizing the signing of the Local Education Agreement between SD61 and the Songhees Nations.
November 23, 2020That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the Craigflower School Closure public consultation plan as presented.The Board voted in favour of approving the Craigflower School Closure public consultation plan as presented.
November 23, 2020That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Secretary- Treasurer's report as presented.The Secretary-Treasurer's Report was received as presented.
December 14, 2020That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the 2021-2022 Budget Process as presented.The Board voted in favour of approving the 2021-2022 Budget Process and it has been posted to the District website.
December 14, 2020That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Superintendent's report as presented.The Superintendent's Report was received as presented.
December 14, 2020That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Chair to respond to the November 28, 2020 letter received from VCPAC; AND FURTHER That the letter contain answers to questions that can be answered now and advise that further information will be provided when it is available.Chair Watters responded to the November 28th letter from VCPAC on December 16, 2020.
December 14, 2020That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Secretary- Treasurer's report as presented.The Secretary-Treasurer's Report was received as presented.
December 14, 2020That the motion "That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Superintendent to staff early child care / child care before and after school programs with first consideration to CUPE 947 members who apply for the positions. AND FURTHER, That CUPE 947 EAs immediately / as soon as possible be offered the positions at their current hourly wage before wide advertisement or SD61 staff contracting with other community provider(s)" be postponed to the March 8, 2021 Operations Policy and Planning Committee meeting.The Board voted in favour of postponing the motion and it has been placed on the March 8, 2021 Operations Policy and Planning Committee meeting agenda.
January 25, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Superintendent's report as presented.The Superintendent's Report was received as presented.
January 25, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) forward the January 4, 2021 correspondence from Strawberry Vale Elementary School students to the Secretary-Treasurer to be included in the budget review process for feedback.The correspondence received from the Strawberry Vale students was forwarded to the Secretary-Treasurer.
January 25, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the following motion for submission to the 2021 BCSTA AGM: "That the BCSTA urge the Ministry of Education and the Minister of Finance to fully fund net zero capital upgrade and replacement projects effective immediately."The Board voted in favour of the motion and it was sent to the BCSTA for consideration at their AGM.
January 25, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the new Board Authority Authorized Course: Aviation Maintenance 12.The Board approved the new Board Authority Authorized Course: Aviation Maintenance 12 and the Ministry of Education was notified.
January 25, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) adopt Bylaw 9130.4, Audit Sub-Committee, as amended.The Board voted in favour of adopting new Bylaw 9130.4 Audit Sub-Committee and gave two readings of the Bylaw. The third and final reading will take place at the February 22, 2021 Board meeting.
January 25, 2021That the motion "That the Board of Education SD61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Superintendent to direct the Information Technology Department to set up submenus under the “㽶ֱ” menu, between “Provincial School Act” and “Trustee Elections”, And Further; That the Superintendent develop a protocol by the end of November 2020 with staff that will ensure all public reports are placed in the appropriate file, following approval / receipt by the Board, the day after the meeting that approves / receives the report" be referred to the February 8, 2021 Operations Policy and Planning Committee meeting for Information Technology for Learning to wordsmith.The motion was placed on the February 8, 2021 Operations Policy and Planning Committee meeting agenda.
January 25, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Secretary- Treasurer's report as presented.The Secretary-Treasurer's Report was received as presented.
January 25, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the granting of a Statutory Right-of-Way to British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority for the purpose of installing expanded services at Macaulay Elementary School, legally described as Lot 15, Block 20, Section 11, Esquimalt District, Plan 195A, PID 009-290-371.The Board voted in favour of granting permission to BC Hydro and Power Authority for the Statutory Right of Way at Macaulay Elementary School.
January 25, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) agree to give all three readings of Disposal (Right-of-Way) of Real Property Bylaw No. 21-01 at the January 25, 2021 Board meeting.The Board voted unanimously in favour of giving all three readings to Disposal (Right-of-Way) of Real Property Bylaw 21-01.
January 25, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) Disposal (Right-of-Way) of Real Property Bylaw No. 21-01, being a bylaw to grant a Statutory Right-of-Way to British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority on the property legally described as Lot 15, Block 20, Section 11, Esquimalt District, Plan 195A, PID 009-290-371, for the purpose of installing expanded services at Macaulay Elementary School. Read a first time the 25th day of January, 2021; Read a second time the 25th day of January, 2021; Read a third time, passed and adopted the 25th day of January, 2021; And that the Chairperson and the Secretary-Treasurer be authorized to sign, seal and execute this Bylaw on behalf of the Board.The Board gave all three readings to Real Property Bylaw 21-01 at the January 25,2021 Board meeting and the Ministry of Education and BC Hydro were advised.
January 25, 2021That the motion "That Board of Education of School District 61 (Greater Victoria) hire an independent external auditor who will report directly to the Board and investigate the Burnside Education Center Project to a) identify what occurred to allow this project to progress from a proposed $2.6 million project to an overall cost of $8.1 million, b) to identify when Senior Staff and Trustees should have been aware of the overspending and what occurred that they were not aware or did not act, c) to make recommendations to the Board" be referred to an In-Camera meeting.The motion was referred to an In-Camera Board meeting for discussion.
January 25, 2021That the January 25, 2021 Regular Board of Education meeting continue past 11:00 p.m.The meeting continued past 11:00 p.m. and adjourned at 11:08 p.m.
February 22, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) commit to an annual elementary school investment in literacy according to each elementary school's unique needs, and in alignment with the Strategic Plan, using the "Coach Approach", Reading Recovery or other established literacy program; AND FURTHER That the Board consider an amount of $530,000 in its 2021-2022 budget deliberations to align to the Strategic Plan and a literacy focus.This item has been added to the 2021-2022 Budget, for consideration.
February 22, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) adopt the policy development workflow as presented by the Policy Sub-Committee. AND FURTHER; That the Board of Education update all applicable Bylaws and Policies to reflect alignment to the workflow document. AND FURTHER; That the Board direct the Secretary-Treasurer to bring any changes back to the Board for consideration.This item is currently in progress and the Secretary-Treasurer will report back at the May 17, 2021 Board meeting.
February 22, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) move from a Regular Board meeting into a Committee of the Whole meeting.The Board meeting was moved into a Committee of the Whole meeting.
February 22, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) move out of Committee of the Whole and back into a Regular Board of Education meeting.The Board moved out of Committee of the Whole and back into a Board of Education meeting.
February 22, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) abandon Policies 6142.03, 6151, 6161.2, and 6164.1; AND FURTHER THAT The Board refer Policies 6145.01, 6145.02, 6161.1, 6162.5, and 6163.1 to the Superintendent for administration manual consideration.The Board voted in favour of abandoning the Policies indicated and referring Policies to the Superintendent for consideration in the administration manual.
February 22, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) move discussion of agenda item D.2.b.c Draft Bylaw 9360, General Meeting of the Board, to the March 29, 2021 Board of Education meeting agenda.This agenda item was moved to the March 29, 2021 Board meeting agenda for discussion.
February 22, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the posting of the following 2021/2022 school calendar on the School District’s website for a period of one month: 2021/2022 School Calendar* School Opening September 7, 2021 First non-instructional day September 27, 2021 Thanksgiving October 11, 2021 Second non-instructional day October 22, 2021 (Province wide) Remembrance Day November 11, 2021 Third non-instructional day November 12, 2021 Schools close for Winter vacation December 17, 2021 Schools re-open after Winter vacation January 4, 2022 Fourth non-instructional day February 18, 2022 Family Day February 21, 2022 Schools close for Spring vacation March 18, 2022 Schools re-open after Spring vacation April 4, 2022 Good Friday April 15, 2022 Easter Monday April 18, 2022 Fifth non-instructional day May 20, 2022 Victoria Day May 23, 2022 Administrative Day and School Closing June 24, 2022 *Sixth non-instructional day to be chosen by each school.The Board voted in favour of posting for the 2021-2022 school calendar dates to the District website for feedback over the next thirty days.
February 22, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the installation of 4 video cameras in 2 locations at the Victoria High School construction site as presented.The Board voted in favour to install 4 video cameras at 2 locations at the Victoria High School construction site.
February 22, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Chair to write to the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Finance, urging them to fully fund net zero capital upgrade and replacement projects, effective immediately.A letter was sent to the Ministry of Education on February 25, 2021 and posted on the District website.
February 22, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Information Technology for Learning Department to seek a solution to public and Trustee requests to access Board and Committee Meeting reports and attachments, with ease, via the public District website.The Director of Information Technology is currently working on this request and will report back to the Board when information has been gathered.
February 22, 2021 That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) agrees to give two readings to Bylaw 9130.4, Audit Sub-Committee, at the meeting of February 22, 2021. The Board voted in favour to give the final two readings to Bylaw 9130.4, Audit Sub-Committee at the meeting of February 22, 2021.
February 22, 2021 That Bylaw 9130.4, Audit Sub-Committee be: Read a second time the 22nd day of February, 2021; Read a third time, passed and adopted the 22nd day of February, 2021.The Board passed and adopted Bylaw 9130.4, Audit Sub-Committee.
February 22, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) accept the December 2020 Quarterly Financial Report as presented to the Audit Committee.The Board voted in favour of accepting the December 2020 Quarterly Financial Report, as presented.
February 22, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Superintendent's report, as amended.The Superintendent's Report was received, as amended.
February 22, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Secretary- Treasurer's report as presented.The Secretary-Treasurer's Report was received as presented.
February 22, 2021WHERAS 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, but the Order does not require the Minister's approval of a right-of-way or covenant; 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 the granting of a statutory right-of-way or a covenant is a disposal of an interest in land; AND WHEREAS: 1. The Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) (the “Board”) operates Victoria High School (the “School”) in Victoria, British Columbia, on lands comprised of twenty-four separate legal parcels (the “School Site”); 2. The Board is the registered owner of one of the parcels comprising the School Site (the “Board Parcel”); 3. The Corporation of the City of Victoria (the “City”) is or is in the process of becoming the registered owner of the parcels other than the Board Parcel that comprise the School Site, all of which are used and administered by the Board for educational purposes; 4. The City proposes to consolidate the parcels comprising the School Site other than the Board Parcel into a single parcel of land (the “Consolidation”); 5. The Board requires from the City a Development Variance Permit and a Building Permit (collectively, the “Permits”) to complete a seismic remediation of and addition to the School, and as a condition of the Permits being granted the City requires that the Board construct certain road frontage improvements around the School Site (the “Works”); 6. The City has asked the Board to grant in favour of the City a Statutory Right-of-Way in respect of the Works that is 09 meters wide along the northern portion of the Board Parcel adjacent to Gladstone Street (the “Board SRW”), and that the Board agree to prepare for execution by the City and attend to the registration of a Statutory Right of Way or Statutory Rights of Way in respect of the Works fronting the remainder of the School Site (the “City SRWs”), all as shown generally in Schedule A attached hereto; 7. The address of the School Site is 1260 Grant Street, Victoria, B.C., V8T1C2 and the Facility Number of the School Site is 6161018; 8. The legal description of the Board Parcel is: Parcel Identifier: 009-698-434 Parcel A (DD 58777I) of Section 54, Spring Ridge, Victoria City; 1. The Board proposes to enter into a written agreement with the City (the “SRW Agreement”) that upon issuance of the Permits, the Board will grant and register the Board SRW, and the Board will attend to the preparation and registration of the City SRWs concurrently with the completion of the Consolidation, provided that if the Consolidation has not been completed within one year after the Permits are issued, then the Board will attend to the preparation and registration of the City SRWs promptly upon request by the City and prior to completion of the Consolidation; and 2. The Board is satisfied that entering into and completing its obligations under the SRW Agreement, including the granting and registration of the Board SRW and the registration of the City SRWs, will not interfere with the use by the Board of the School Site for educational purposes; NOW THEREFORE be it resolved as a Bylaw of the Board that the Board entering into and completing its obligations under the SRW Agreement, including the granting and registration of the Board SRW and the registration of the City SRWs, be and are hereby authorized, ratified and approved. BE IT FURTHER resolved that the Secretary-Treasurer be and is hereby authorized on behalf of the Board to execute and deliver the SRW Agreement, the Board SRW, and all such amendments thereto and all related and ancillary documents as the Secretary-Treasurer may, in her discretion, consider advisable. This Bylaw may be cited as “School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) Victoria High School Right-of-Way Bylaw 2021-02”.The Board voted in favour of Victoria High School Right of Way Bylaw 2021-02.
February 22, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) agree to give all three readings of the Victoria High School Right-Of-Way bylaw 2021-02 at the Regular Board meeting on February 22, 2021.The vote was not unanimous in order to give all three readings to Victoria High School Right of Way Bylaw 2021-02 at the meeting of February 22, 2021.
February 22, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) agree to give two readings of the Victoria High School Right-Of-Way Bylaw 2021-02 at the Regular Board meeting on February 22, 2021. Read the first time the 22nd day of February, 2021; Read a second time the 22nd day of February, 2021.The Board gave two readings to the Victoria High School Right of Way Bylaw 2021-02 at the February 22, 2021 meeting.
February 22, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) extend the meeting time past 11:00 p.m.The Board voted in favour of extending the meeting time past 11:00 p.m.
February 22, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) agree to give all three readings of the 2020-2021 Amended Annual Budget Bylaw at the Regular Board meeting on February 22, 2021.The Board voted unanimously in favour of giving all three readings to the 2020-2021 Amended Annual Budget Bylaw.
February 22, 2021That the School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) Amended Annual Budget Bylaw for fiscal year 2020-2021 in the amount of $268,408,578 be: Read a first time the 22nd day of February, 2021; Read a second time the 22nd day of February, 2021; Read a third time, passed and adopted the 22nd day of February, 2021; And that the Secretary Treasurer and Board Chair be authorized to sign, seal and execute this Bylaw on behalf of the Board.The Board gave all three readings to the 2020-2021 Amended Annual Budget Bylaw.
February 22, 2021That the motion "That the Board direct the Board Chair to write a letter to Dr. Henry expressing support for a broadened mask mandate for schools that includes mask wearing by students K-12, staff, and any adults in school buildings in all school spaces, with exceptions on a case by case basis.to be made by principals, with a documented reason for an exemption" be referred to the March 8, 2021 Operations Policy and Planning Committee meeting agenda.This motion was referred to the March 8, 2021 Operations Policy and Planning Committee meeting agenda.
February 25, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) agree to give the third reading of the Victoria High School Right-Of-Way Bylaw 2021-02 at the Special Board meeting on February 25, 2021. Read a third time, passed and adopted the 25th day of February, 2021; And that the Secretary-Treasurer and Board Chair be authorized to sign, seal and execute this Bylaw on behalf of the Board.The Board voted in favour of giving the third and final reading of Victoria High School Right of Way Bylaw 1021-02.
March 29, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) extend the allotted presentation time of speaker, Edith Loring-Kuhanga, from five minutes to ten minutes.The Board voted in favour of extending the presentation time of Community Speaker Edith Loring-Kuhanga and provided her ten minutes.
March 29, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) 2021-2022 Annual Budget Bylaw in the amount of $258,131,762 be: Read a first time the 29th day of March, 2021.The Board vote in favour of giving the first reading to the 2021-2022 Annual Budget Bylaw at the March 29, 2021 Board meeting.
March 29, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) reconsider adding the March 4, 2021 letter received from Songhees Chief and Council to Board Chair Watters, until such time as a confirmation is received from the Songhees Nation on whether they give permission to include the letter on a public agenda.The Board voted in favour of holding off publishing the letter received on March 4, 2021 from the Songhees Nation.
March 29, 2021Be it resolved that Trustees send their expression of interest to attend a meeting on March 31, 2021 between VCPAC Executive and School District No. 61 Trustees to Chair Watters and Chair Watters will select third Trustees who will attend along with herself and Vice-Chair Leonard.Chair Watters will reach out to the executive of VCPAC.
March 29, 2021 That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) suspend the Craigflower School and Shoreline School Closure public consultation plan timeline and direct the Superintendent to meet with the Songhees and Esquimalt Nations to discuss how they would like to proceed.The Board voted in favour of suspending the public consultation plan timeline on the Craigflower and Shoreline Schools.
March 29, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the Advocacy Ad Hoc Committee Terms of Reference, as amended.The Board voted in favour of the revised Terms of Reference for the Advocacy Ad Hoc Committee and the TOR was updated on the District website.
March 29, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Superintendent to implement a process to allow active public participation in all standing committees as per our bylaws while meetings are conducted under COVID 19 health and safety guidelines for April 2021 Education Policy and Directions Committee meeting.Superintendent Green will work with the Director of IT to implement a plan for public participation.
March 29, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve revised Bylaw 9360, General Meeting of the Board, as amended.The Board voted in favour of revised Bylaw 9360, General Meeting of the Board.
March 29, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) agree to give all three readings to revised Bylaw 9360, General Meeting of the Board at the meeting of March 29, 2021.The vote was not unanimous so only one reading was conducted and voted on at the March 29, 2021 meeting.
March 29, 2021That Bylaw 9360, General Meeting of the Board be: Read a first time the 29th day of March, 2021.The Board gave the first reading to revised Bylaw 9360, General Meeting of the Board, the 2nd and 3rd reading will be placed on the April 26, 2021 meeting agenda.
March 29, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Superintendent's report as presented.The Superintendent's Report was received as presented.
March 29, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Secretary- Treasurer's report as presented.The Secretary-Treasurer's Report was received as presented.
March 29, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the public engagement plan to consult on the disposal of 7.3 acres at Lansdowne Middle School site, as presented.The Board voted in favour of the public engagement plan to consult on the disposal of the parcel of land at Lansdowne Middle School, as presented. The plan will be implemented immediately.
March 29, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) extend the meeting time past 11:00 p.m.The Board voted in favour of extending the meeting time past 11:00 p.m.
March 29, 2021That the motion "That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Superintendent to staff early child care / child care before and after school programs with first consideration to CUPE 947 members who apply for the positions. AND FURTHER; That CUPE 947 EAs immediately / as soon as possible be offered the positions at their current hourly wage before wide advertisement or SD61staff contracting with other community provider(s)" be tabled until October 2021 Operations Policy and Planning Committee meeting.This motion has been tabled until the October 2021 Operations Policy and Planning Committee meeting.
April 26, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Chair to invite our local MLA's, Minister Mitzi Dean, Minister Rob Fleming, Minister Lana Popham, Minister Murray Rankin and Parliamentary Secretary Grace Lore - to a briefing on the SD61 Budget.A letter dated April 30, 2021 was sent to local MLA's inviting them to discuss the SD61 budget and process.
April 26, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) disseminate the draft Child Care Policy 1330, including the draft Child Care Handbook, out for feedback. The Board voted in favour of disseminating the draft Child Care Policy 1330 and it has been sent out for feedback.
April 26, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the George Jay Naming Committee Terms of Reference, as presented. The Board voted in favour of approving the George Jay Naming Committee Terms of Reference and they have been posted to the District website.
April 26, 2021That revised Bylaw 9360, General Meeting of the Board be: Read a second time the 26th day of April, 2021.Revised Bylaw 9360, General Meeting of the Board was given a second reading.
April 26, 2021That revised Bylaw 9360, General Meeting of the Board be: Read a third time, passed and adopted the 26th day of April, 2021. Revised Bylaw 9360, General Meeting of the Board was given a third and final reading and has been posted on the District website.
April 26, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the following 2021/2022 school calendar dates: 2021/2022 School Calendar* School Opening September 7, 2021 First non-instructional day September 27, 2021 Thanksgiving October 11, 2021 Second non-instructional day October 22, 2021 (Province wide) Remembrance Day November 11, 2021 Third non-instructional day November 12, 2021 Schools close for Winter vacation December 17, 2021 Schools re-open after Winter vacation January 4, 2022 Fourth non-instructional day February 18, 2022 Family Day February 21, 2022 Schools close for Spring vacation March 18, 2022 Schools re-open after Spring vacation April 4, 2022 Good Friday April 15, 2022 Easter Monday April 18, 2022 Fifth non-instructional day May 20, 2022 Victoria Day May 23, 2022 Administrative Day and School Closing June 24, 2022 *Sixth non-instructional day to be chosen by each school.The Board voted in favour of the 2021-2022 school calendar dates as presented and they have been posted on the District website.
April 26, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) prioritize the remaining agenda by moving agenda items: E.2.b Victoria High School Track and E.2.d 2021-2022 Budget Update to the Superintendent's Report for immediate discussion.The Board voted in favour of moving agenda items to prioritize those that were time sensitive, given the late hour.
April 26, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) extend the meeting time past 11:00 p.m.The Board voted in favour of extending the meeting time past 11:00 p.m.
April 26, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct staff to incorporate the following allocations into Draft 4 of the Budget, in preparation for the May 17, 2021 budget debate: $482,000 to Music Option 2 as presented: middle schools Grade 6/7/8 Band, Ukulele and Indigenous Drumming; and $400,000 to Education Assistant staffing. AND FURTHER; That the funds be allocated from the April 26, 2021 unallocated surplus update as presented.The Board voted in favour of incorporating the suggested change to allocations into Draft 4 of the budget presentation and to have them ready for the May 17, 2021 budget meeting for debate.
May 17, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Chair to write to the Chiefs and Councils of the Esquimalt and Songhees First Nations and to the representatives of the Metis Nation of Greater Victoria and the Indigenous Nations Education Council, to respectfully request meetings between the Board and their respective Chiefs and Councils to listen to their interests and concerns regarding public education and their relationship with the Board and staff of School District No. 61.A letter was sent on May 21, 2021 to the Chiefs and Councils of the Esquimalt and Songhees Nations, the Metis Nation of Greater Victoria and the Indigenous Nations Education Council.
May 17, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Superintendent to create a professional development plan to raise awareness and competency of School District No. 61 Senior Administration and Trustees around reconciliation, colonialism and systematic racism. In progress.
May 17, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) accept the George Jay Naming Committee Report, as presented.The Board voted in favour of accepting the George Jay Naming Committee Report.
May 17, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Policy Development Sub-Committee to develop an addition or addendum to Bylaw 9360 addressing how Board correspondence is managed in order to provide clear direction and transparency around Board processes.In progress.
May 17, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve revised Bylaw 9140, Ad Hoc Committee of the Board.The Board voted in favour to approve revised Bylaw 9140, Ad Hoc Committee of the Board.
May 17, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) agree to give one reading to revised Bylaw 9140, Ad Hoc Committee of the Board, at the May 17, 2021 Board of Education meeting. Read a first time the 17th day of May, 2021.The Board gave one reading to revised Bylaw 9140, Ad Hoc Committee of the Board.
May 17, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) accept the March 2021 Quarterly Financial Report as presented to the Audit Committee.The Board voted in favour of accepting the March 2021 Quarterly Financial Report, as presented by the Audit Committee.
May 17, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Superintendent's reports as presented.The Board voted in favour of receiving the Superintendent's reports, as presented.
May 17, 2021That 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 academy.The Board voted in favour of publishing the schedule of fees for the specialty academy's on the District website.
May 17, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Secretary- Treasurer's reports as presented.The Board voted in favour to receive the Secretary-Treasurer's reports, as presented.
June 2, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) move into informal consideration discussion relative to budget options and refinement of a preferred option for debate.Trustees approved moving into information discussion during the meeting of June 2, 2021.
June 2, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) move Option 9 out of informal consideration in order for Trustees to engage in debate.Trustees voted in favour of debating budget Option 9 in a formal setting.
June 2, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) move out of informal consideration and back into the Special Budget meeting.Trustees voted in favour of moving out of informal discussion and back into the Special Budget meeting in order to engage in debate of a motion.
June 2, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) 2021-2022 Annual Budget Bylaw in the amount of $254,266,826 be: Read a first time the 2nd day of June, 2021.Trustees voted in favour of the first reading of the 2021-2022 Annual Budget Bylaw.
June 2, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) 2021-2022 Annual Budget Bylaw in the amount of $254,266,826 be postponed to June 3, 2021.Trustees voted in favour of postponing further readings of the 2021-20211 Annual Budget Bylaw to June 3, 2021.
June 3, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) 2021-2022 Annual Budget Bylaw in the amount of $254,266,826 be: Read a second time the 02nd day of June, 2021.Trustees voted in favour of the 2nd reading of the 2021-2022 Annual Budget Bylaw.
June 3, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) amend the Budget Bylaw by: Reducing the Communications Assistant ($66,945) Reducing International Student Program (ISP) Travel ($19,055) Adding Enhanced Transitional Wrap Around Supports (COMPASS) $86,000.Trustees voted in favour of amending the Budget Bylaw as per the reductions and addition in the motion.
June 3, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) amend the Budget Bylaw by: Placing Reading Recovery Co-Ordinator (0) as a separate line item. Reducing Music ($80,230) Reducing EScribe ($32,580) Increasing 0.5 FTE Teacher for Reading Recovery at Craigflower $56,405 Increasing 0.5 FTE Teacher for Reading Recovery at Tillicum $56,405.Trustees voted in favour of amending the Budget Bylaw as per the reductions and additions outlined in the motion.
June 3, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) 2021-2022 Annual Budget Bylaw as amended in the amount of $254,266,826 be: Read a second time, passed and adopted the 03rd day of June, 2021.Trustees voted in favour of the second reading of the amended 2021-2022 Annual Budget Bylaw.
June 3, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) 2021-2022 Annual Budget Bylaw as amended in the amount of $254,266,826 be: Read a third time, passed and adopted the 03rd day of June, 2021. And that the Secretary-Treasurer and Board Chair be authorized to sign, seal and execute the bylaw on behalf of the Board.Trustees voted in favour of giving the 2021-2022 Annual Budget Bylaw, as amended, it's third and final reading.
June 3, 2021 That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) postpone the remainder of the agenda except for C.2 a. to a June Board meeting.Trustees voted in favour of postponing the remainder of the agenda items to the June 21, 2021 Board meeting, except for agenda item C.2.a.
June 3, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) have a Special Board meeting within the next two weeks.Trustees voted in favour of scheduling a Special Board meeting within two weeks of the current meeting.
June 3, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 direct the Superintendent to create a Needs Budget for the 2021 – 2022 school year and further; that the Chair write a letter in collaboration with our Education Partners, including Songhees and Esquimalt Nations to the Minister of Education, Premier and community expressing the impacts of underfunding on our school district through the lens of the Needs Budget.In progress.
June 10, 2021That the motion "That the Board of Education of School District 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Superintendent to suspend exempt and excluded expense payments until after a report detailing exempt and excluded expenses for the School Year 2020/2021 and the Board has determined whether spending caps need to be enacted generally or by expense categories (ex. Travel, mileage, etc.)" be postponed to the October 2021 Operations Policy and Planning Committee meeting.That the motion "That the Board of Education of School District 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Superintendent to suspend exempt and excluded expense payments until after a report detailing exempt and excluded expenses for the School Year 2020/2021 and the Board has determined whether spending caps need to be enacted generally or by expense categories (ex. Travel, mileage, etc.)" be postponed to the October 2021 Operations Policy and Planning Committee meeting.The motion will be added to the October 18, 2021 Operations Policy and Planning Committee meeting agenda.
June 10, 2021That the motion "That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) form a Budget working group to discuss music education and how this program might be offered in a more cost- effective manner. This working group will complete its work by January 2022." be postponed to the September 2021 Operations Policy and Planning Committee meeting.The motion was added to the September 20, 2021 Operations Policy and Planning Committee meeting agenda.
June 21, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct Staff to meet with City of Victoria Staff to explore potential options for the Bank Street School building as requested by Mayor Helps in the City of Victoria’s June 7, 2021 letter to the Board; AND FURTHER That any meetings occur after School District No. 61 receives its Class C cost estimate of Bank Street School.In progress.
June 21, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Superintendent to allocate a budget of $5,000 to assist the School Police Liaison Ad Hoc Committee to complete its work.Trustees voted in favour of allocating a budget of $5,000 to the SPL Ad Hoc Committee to complete their work.
June 21, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No.61 (Greater Victoria) send a letter to the Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction, Nicola Simons, Parliamentary Secretary for Accessibility (MLA Dan Coulter) and local MLAs requesting that people and children with dyslexia/learning and communication disability designations be included in the new Accessible British Columbia Act.In progress.
June 21, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Superintendent to re-establish green teams in each school who will work with facilities to create a process where the green teams categorize and weigh soft plastics once a week. This information will be collected by Manager, Building Operations, Facilities Services and recommendations will be made in the spring of 2021-2022 on how to reduce waste of soft plastics.In progress.
June 21, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Superintendent to oversee the creation of a Working Committee and consultation process, as outlined in Bylaw 9210, to prepare a draft Compost and Waste policy proposal which is in alignment with our environmental values and goals.In progress.
June 21, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Superintendent to prepare a Climate Action Plan as directed by the Board in its motion of 24 June 2019, by December 2021 for consideration by the Board and our stakeholders. The plan should also include funding options to support targets and strategies such as available rebates and government funding to meet sectoral targets set by the provincial government.In progress.
June 21, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Superintendent's report as presented.Trustees voted in favour to receive the Superintendent's report.
June 21, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the 2021-2022 Board of Education and Standing Committee meeting dates.Trustees voted in favour of the 2021-2022 Board of Education and Standing Committee meeting dates and they will be posted to the District website calendar.
June 21, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Secretary- Treasurer's report as presented.Trustees voted in favour to receive the Secretary-Treasurer's report.
June 21, 2021NOW THEREFORE be it resolved as a Bylaw of the Board 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, but the Order does not require the Minister’s approval of a right-of-way or covenant; 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 the granting of a statutory right-of-way or a covenant is a disposal of an interest in land; AND WHEREAS: A. The Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) (the “Board”) owns certain lands and improvements in Victoria (the “Board Lands”). B. The Board Lands include parcels designated by the following facility number: 105563. C. The addresses and legal descriptions of the parcels comprising the Board Lands are as follows: 1. 1801 Chambers Street, Victoria, B.C. Parcel Identifier: 009-233-318 Lot 1, Spring Ridge, Victoria City, Plan 205 (“Lot 1”); 2. 1805 Chambers Street, Victoria, B.C. Parcel Identifier: 009-233-334 Lot 2, Spring Ridge, Victoria City, Plan 205 (“Lot 2”); 3. 1855 Chambers Street, Victoria, B.C. Parcel Identifier: 009-226-141 Amended Lot 12 (DD 302067I), Spring Ridge, Victoria City, Plan 205 (“Amended Lot 12”); 4. 1216 North Park Street, Victoria, B.C. Parcel Identifier: 009-226-206 Amended Lot 10 (DD 302066I), Spring Ridge, Victoria City, Plan 205 (“Amended Lot 10”); 5. 1211 Gladstone Avenue, Victoria, B.C. Parcel Identifier: 018-007-503 Lot A, Section 53, Spring Ridge, Victoria City, Plan VIP55528 (“Lot A”); 6. 1219 North Park Street, Victoria, B.C. Parcel Identifier: 009-226-338 Lot 5, Spring Ridge, Victoria City, Plan 205 (“Lot 5”); 7. 1218 North Park Street, Victoria, B.C. Parcel Identifier: 009-226-214 Lot 9, Spring Ridge, Victoria City, Plan 205 (“Lot 9”); 8. 1220 North Park Street, Victoria, B.C. Parcel Identifier: 009-226-231 Lot 8, Spring Ridge, Victoria City, Plan 205, Except Northerly 56 Feet Thereof (“Lot 8”); 9. 1219 Vining Street, Victoria, B.C. Parcel Identifier: 009-226-257 The Northerly 56 Feet of Lot 8, Spring Ridge, Victoria City, Plan 205 (“Lot 8 Portion”); and 10. 1226 North Park Street, Victoria, B.C. Parcel Identifier: 009-226-265 Lot 7, Spring Ridge, Victoria City, Plan 205 (“Lot 7”); 11. Parcel Identifier: 009-851-844 The North ½ of Section 54, Spring Ridge, Victoria City Except Parcel A (DD 5977I) and Except That Part Shown Coloured Red on Plan Exhibited in Absolute Fees Parcel Book, Volume 8, Folio 653, Numbered 303C (“North ½ Section 54”); and 12. Parcel Identifier: 009-851-909 That Part of Section 54, Spring Ridge, Victoria City Shown Coloured Red on Plan Exhibited in Absolute Fees Parcel Book, Volume 8, Folio 653, Numbered 303C (the “Section 54 Portion”). D. Lot 1, Lot 2, Amended Lot 12 and Amended Lot 10, are herein called the “Board Exchange Lands”; Lot A, Lot 5, Lot 9, Lot 8, the Lot 8 Portion and Lot 7 are herein called the “Board Development Lands”; and North ½ Section 54 and the Section 54 Portion are herein called the “Greenway Encumbrance Lands”. E. The Board proposes to enter into the Caledonia Redevelopment Master Agreement (the “Master Agreement”) with Capital Region Housing Corporation (“CRHC”), the Corporation of the City of Victoria (the “City”) and Provincial Rental Housing Corporation (“PRHC”) pursuant to which CRHC will build and operate an affordable housing development (the “Development”) on lands owned by the Board and leased to CRHC, pursuant to the following proposed transactions as described in the Master Agreement: 1. the Board would grant the following encumbrances against the Board Lands (collectively, the “Encumbrances”): (a) a housing agreement pursuant to section 483 of the Local Government Act, substantially in the form attached to the Master Agreement, encumbering the Board Development Lands (the “Housing Agreement”); (b) a covenant under section 219 of the Land Title Act substantially in the form attached to the Master Agreement, encumbering the Board Development Lands (the “Greenway Covenant”); (c) a covenant under section 219 of the Land Title Act substantially in the form attached to the Master Agreement, encumbering the Board Development Lands (the “Gardens Covenant”); (d) a covenant under section 219 of the Land Title Act substantially in the form attached to the Master Agreement, encumbering the Board Development Lands (the “Turnaround Covenant”); (e) a covenant under section 219 of the Land Title Act substantially in the form attached to the Master Agreement, encumbering the Board Development Lands (the “Unit Mix and Accessibility Covenant”); (f) a statutory right-of-way for highway purposes substantially in the form attached to the Master Agreement, encumbering Amended Lot 12 as shown in Plan EPP103337, a reduced copy of which is attached to this Bylaw as Exhibit 1 (the “Vining Highway SRW”); (g) a statutory right-of-way for highway purposes substantially in the form attached to the Master Agreement, encumbering Lot 4, Lot 5 and Lot 6 as shown on Plan EPP103224, a reduced copy of which is attached to this Bylaw as Exhibit 2 (the “Grant Highway SRW”); and (h) a statutory right-of-way for greenway purposes substantially in the form attached to the Master Agreement, encumbering the Greenway Encumbrance Lands as shown in Plan EPP103223, a reduced copy of which is attached to this Bylaw as Exhibit 3 (the “Greenway SRW”); 2. PRHC would grant a statutory right-of-way for turnaround purposes substantially in the form attached to the Master Agreement, encumbering Lot 4 (defined below) as shown in Plan EPP103338, a reduced copy of which is attached to this Bylaw as Exhibit 4 (the “Turnaround SRW”); 3. the Board would enter into a land exchange agreement with the City substantially in the form attached to the Master Agreement (the “Land Exchange Agreement”), and pursuant to the Land Exchange Agreement the Board would transfer the Board Exchange Lands to the City in exchange (the “Exchange”) for the following lands and improvements (collectively, the “City Exchange Lands”): (a) 1235 Caledonia Avenue, Victoria, B.C. Parcel Identifier: 017-710-545 Lot 18, Spring Ridge, Victoria City, Plan 205 (“Lot 18”); (b) 1230 Grant Street, Victoria, B.C. Parcel Identifier: 009-226-290 Lot 6, Section 50, Spring Ridge, Victoria City, Plan 205 (“Lot 6”); and (c) That portion of Vining Street having an area of approximately 277.5 square meters and that portion of North Park Street having an area of approximately 556.0 square meters labelled “Closed Road” in Reference Plan EPP88785, a reduced copy of which is attached to this Bylaw as Exhibit 5 (the “Closed Roads”); 4. the Board would enter into a purchase contract with PRHC substantially in the form attached to the Master Agreement (the “Purchase Contract”) pursuant to which PRHC will sell the following lands and improvements to the Board on the terms and conditions set out in the Purchase Contract (the “Lot 4 Purchase”): 1209 North Park Street, Victoria, B.C. PID: 005-002-443 Lot 4, Spring Ridge, Victoria City, Plan 205 (“Lot 4”); 5. the City would rezone (the “Rezoning”) the Board Development Lands, Lot 4 and the City Exchange Lands (collectively, the “Development Lands”) to permit the Development; 6. the Board would subdivide and consolidate the Development Lands (the “Consolidation”) to form a single parcel owned by the Board as shown in reference plan EPP88786, a reduced copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 6 (the “Proposed Consolidation Plan”); 7. the Board would grant a construction license substantially in the form attached to the Master Agreement (the “License”) pursuant to which the Board would grant CRHC the right to construct the Development on the Development Lands for a license fee of $4,300,000; and 8. the Board would enter into a lease (the “Lease”), substantially in the form attached to the Master Agreement, pursuant to which the Board would lease the Development Lands to CRHC for sixty-two years for $1.00. F. The Board is satisfied that it would be in the best interests of the Board to enter into the Master Agreement and pursuant to its obligations thereunder grant the Encumbrances, enter into the Land Exchange Agreement and complete the Exchange, enter into the Purchase Contract and complete the Lot 4 Purchase, complete the Rezoning and Consolidation of the Development Lands, enter into and grant the License, and enter into and grant the Lease to CRHC (collectively, the “Transactions”). G. The Board is satisfied that the granting of the Encumbrances will not interfere with the use by the Board of the Greenway Encumbrance Lands for educational purposes. NOW THEREFORE be it resolved as a Bylaw of the Board that the Master Agreement and the Transactions be and are hereby authorized, ratified and approved. BE IT FURTHER resolved that the Secretary-Treasurer be and is hereby authorized on behalf of the Board to execute and deliver the Master Agreement and all documents required to complete the Transactions including, without limitation, the Housing Agreement, the Greenway Covenant, the Gardens Covenant, the Turnaround Covenant, the Unit Mix and Accessibility Covenant, the Vining Highway SRW, the Grant Highway SRW, the Greenway SRW, the Land Exchange Agreement, the Purchase Contract, the Proposed Consolidation Plan, the License and the Lease, and all such amendments thereto as the Secretary-Treasurer may, in her discretion, consider advisable, and all related and ancillary documents required to complete the Transactions. This Bylaw may be cited as “School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) Caledonia Covenant, Right-of-Way, Land Exchange, Property Acquisition and Lease Bylaw 2021”. Read a first time this 21 day of June, 2021. Read a second time this 21 day of June, 2021.Trustees voted in favour of the first and second reading of this Bylaw, and the third reading will occur at a future Board meeting.
June 21, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve for submission to the Ministry of Education, the 2022/2023 㽶ֱ Five Year Capital Plan.Trustees voted in favour of the 2022-2023 GVSD Five Year Capital Plan and it was submitted to the Ministry of Education.
June 21, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the Audit Planning Report for 2020-2021 as presented by KPMG to the Audit Committee.Trustees voted in favour of approving the 2020-2021 Audit Planning Report as presented.
June 21, 2021WHEREAS: The Board is purchasing four electric buses; The Board will reduce and/or eliminate the need for bussing contractors once the electric buses are in place; The Board will recognize $44,000 to $48,000 operating savings per year by using electric buses and reducing/eliminating bussing contractors, once the buses are in place; The funding to capital cost delta for the four buses is $194,708, BE IT RESOLVED That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) finance the 2021-2022 $194,708 delta utilizing Method 4: Finance over a period of time with the Canadian Infrastructure Bank and Association of School Transportation Services of BC credit facility, as presented; AND FURTHER That the Secretary-Treasurer be directed to seek permission from the Minister of Education to borrow; AND FURTHER That the Secretary-Treasurer be directed to bring a capital bylaw for three readings relative to the borrowing, to a future Board meeting.The Board voted in favour of the proposed spending and the Secretary-Treasurer will bring a Capital Bylaw to a future Board meeting for three readings.
June 21, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve CAPITAL BYLAW NO. 2021/22-CPSD61-01 CAPITAL PLAN 2021/22 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 2021/22 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 June 21, 2021, is hereby adopted. 2. This Capital Bylaw may be cited as School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) Capital Bylaw No.2021/22-CPSD61-01. Read a first time this 21 day of June, 2021. Read a second time this 21 day of June, 2021.Trustees voted in favour of two readings of Capital Bylaw No. 2022/22-CPSD61-01.
June 21, 2021That 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. 2021/22-CPSD61-01 at the June 21, 2021 Board Meeting. (must pass unanimously).Trustee voted unanimously in favour to give the three reading of Capital Bylaw No. 2021/22-CPSD61-01.
June 21, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve CAPITAL BYLAW NO. 2021/22-CPSD61-01 CAPITAL PLAN 2021/22 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 2021/22 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 June 21, 2021, is hereby adopted. 2. This Capital Bylaw may be cited as School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) Capital Bylaw No.2021/22-CPSD61-01. Read a third time this 21 day of June, 2021, and finally passed and adopted the 21 day of June, 2021.Trustees voted in favour of the third reading of Capital Bylaw No. 2021/22-CPSD61-01 and it was submitted to the Ministry of Education.
June 21, 2021That the Board of Education of School District 61 (Greater Victoria) call a meeting of the Advocacy Committee to create a Needs Budget and letter to send to the Minister of Education.In progress.
June 24, 2021WHEREAS 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, but the Order does not require the Minister’s approval of a right-of-way or covenant; 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 the granting of a statutory right-of-way or a covenant is a disposal of an interest in land; AND WHEREAS: A. The Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) (the “Board”) owns certain lands and improvements in Victoria (the “Board Lands”). B. The Board Lands include parcels designated by the following facility number: 105563. C. The addresses and legal descriptions of the parcels comprising the Board Lands are as follows: 1. 1801 Chambers Street, Victoria, B.C. Parcel Identifier: 009-233-318 Lot 1, Spring Ridge, Victoria City, Plan 205 (“Lot 1”); 2. 1805 Chambers Street, Victoria, B.C. Parcel Identifier: 009-233-334 Lot 2, Spring Ridge, Victoria City, Plan 205 (“Lot 2”); 3. 1855 Chambers Street, Victoria, B.C. Parcel Identifier: 009-226-141 Amended Lot 12 (DD 302067I), Spring Ridge, Victoria City, Plan 205 (“Amended Lot 12”); 4. 1216 North Park Street, Victoria, B.C. Parcel Identifier: 009-226-206 Amended Lot 10 (DD 302066I), Spring Ridge, Victoria City, Plan 205 (“Amended Lot 10”); 5. 1211 Gladstone Avenue, Victoria, B.C. Parcel Identifier: 018-007-503 Lot A, Section 53, Spring Ridge, Victoria City, Plan VIP55528 (“Lot A”); 6. 1219 North Park Street, Victoria, B.C. Parcel Identifier: 009-226-338 Lot 5, Spring Ridge, Victoria City, Plan 205 (“Lot 5”); 7. 1218 North Park Street, Victoria, B.C. Parcel Identifier: 009-226-214 Lot 9, Spring Ridge, Victoria City, Plan 205 (“Lot 9”); 8. 1220 North Park Street, Victoria, B.C. Parcel Identifier: 009-226-231 Lot 8, Spring Ridge, Victoria City, Plan 205, Except Northerly 56 Feet Thereof (“Lot 8”); 9. 1219 Vining Street, Victoria, B.C. Parcel Identifier: 009-226-257 The Northerly 56 Feet of Lot 8, Spring Ridge, Victoria City, Plan 205 (“Lot 8 Portion”); and 10. 1226 North Park Street, Victoria, B.C. Parcel Identifier: 009-226-265 Lot 7, Spring Ridge, Victoria City, Plan 205 (“Lot 7”); 11. Parcel Identifier: 009-851-844 The North ½ of Section 54, Spring Ridge, Victoria City Except Parcel A (DD 5977I) and Except That Part Shown Coloured Red on Plan Exhibited in Absolute Fees Parcel Book, Volume 8, Folio 653, Numbered 303C (“North ½ Section 54”); and 12. Parcel Identifier: 009-851-909 That Part of Section 54, Spring Ridge, Victoria City Shown Coloured Red on Plan Exhibited in Absolute Fees Parcel Book, Volume 8, Folio 653, Numbered 303C (the “Section 54 Portion”). D. Lot 1, Lot 2, Amended Lot 12 and Amended Lot 10, are herein called the “Board Exchange Lands”; Lot A, Lot 5, Lot 9, Lot 8, the Lot 8 Portion and Lot 7 are herein called the “Board Development Lands”; and North ½ Section 54 and the Section 54 Portion are herein called the “Greenway Encumbrance Lands”. E. The Board proposes to enter into the Caledonia Redevelopment Master Agreement (the “Master Agreement”) with Capital Region Housing Corporation (“CRHC”), the Corporation of the City of Victoria (the “City”) and Provincial Rental Housing Corporation (“PRHC”) pursuant to which CRHC will build and operate an affordable housing development (the “Development”) on lands owned by the Board and leased to CRHC, pursuant to the following proposed transactions as described in the Master Agreement: 1. the Board would grant the following encumbrances against the Board Lands (collectively, the “Encumbrances”): (a) a housing agreement pursuant to section 483 of the Local Government Act, substantially in the form attached to the Master Agreement, encumbering the Board Development Lands (the “Housing Agreement”); (b) a covenant under section 219 of the Land Title Act substantially in the form attached to the Master Agreement, encumbering the Board Development Lands (the “Greenway Covenant”); (c) a covenant under section 219 of the Land Title Act substantially in the form attached to the Master Agreement, encumbering the Board Development Lands (the “Gardens Covenant”); (d) a covenant under section 219 of the Land Title Act substantially in the form attached to the Master Agreement, encumbering the Board Development Lands (the “Turnaround Covenant”); (e) a covenant under section 219 of the Land Title Act substantially in the form attached to the Master Agreement, encumbering the Board Development Lands (the “Unit Mix and Accessibility Covenant”); (f) a statutory right-of-way for highway purposes substantially in the form attached to the Master Agreement, encumbering Amended Lot 12 as shown in Plan EPP103337, a reduced copy of which is attached to this Bylaw as Exhibit 1 (the “Vining Highway SRW”); (g) a statutory right-of-way for highway purposes substantially in the form attached to the Master Agreement, encumbering Lot 4, Lot 5 and Lot 6 as shown on Plan EPP103224, a reduced copy of which is attached to this Bylaw as Exhibit 2 (the “Grant Highway SRW”); and (h) a statutory right-of-way for greenway purposes substantially in the form attached to the Master Agreement, encumbering the Greenway Encumbrance Lands as shown in Plan EPP103223, a reduced copy of which is attached to this Bylaw as Exhibit 3 (the “Greenway SRW”); 2. PRHC would grant a statutory right-of-way for turnaround purposes substantially in the form attached to the Master Agreement, encumbering Lot 4 (defined below) as shown in Plan EPP103338, a reduced copy of which is attached to this Bylaw as Exhibit 4 (the “Turnaround SRW”); 3. the Board would enter into a land exchange agreement with the City substantially in the form attached to the Master Agreement (the “Land Exchange Agreement”), and pursuant to the Land Exchange Agreement the Board would transfer the Board Exchange Lands to the City in exchange (the “Exchange”) for the following lands and improvements (collectively, the “City Exchange Lands”): (a) 1235 Caledonia Avenue, Victoria, B.C. Parcel Identifier: 017-710-545 Lot 18, Spring Ridge, Victoria City, Plan 205 (“Lot 18”); (b) 1230 Grant Street, Victoria, B.C. Parcel Identifier: 009-226-290 Lot 6, Section 50, Spring Ridge, Victoria City, Plan 205 (“Lot 6”); and (c) That portion of Vining Street having an area of approximately 277.5 square meters and that portion of North Park Street having an area of approximately 556.0 square meters labelled “Closed Road” in Reference Plan EPP88785, a reduced copy of which is attached to this Bylaw as Exhibit 5 (the “Closed Roads”); 4. the Board would enter into a purchase contract with PRHC substantially in the form attached to the Master Agreement (the “Purchase Contract”) pursuant to which PRHC will sell the following lands and improvements to the Board on the terms and conditions set out in the Purchase Contract (the “Lot 4 Purchase”): 1209 North Park Street, Victoria, B.C. PID: 005-002-443 Lot 4, Spring Ridge, Victoria City, Plan 205 (“Lot 4”); 5. the City would rezone (the “Rezoning”) the Board Development Lands, Lot 4 and the City Exchange Lands (collectively, the “Development Lands”) to permit the Development; 6. the Board would subdivide and consolidate the Development Lands (the “Consolidation”) to form a single parcel owned by the Board as shown in reference plan EPP88786, a reduced copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 6 (the “Proposed Consolidation Plan”); 7. the Board would grant a construction license substantially in the form attached to the Master Agreement (the “License”) pursuant to which the Board would grant CRHC the right to construct the Development on the Development Lands for a license fee of $4,300,000; and 8. the Board would enter into a lease (the “Lease”), substantially in the form attached to the Master Agreement, pursuant to which the Board would lease the Development Lands to CRHC for sixty-two years for $1.00. F. The Board is satisfied that it would be in the best interests of the Board to enter into the Master Agreement and pursuant to its obligations thereunder grant the Encumbrances, enter into the Land Exchange Agreement and complete the Exchange, enter into the Purchase Contract and complete the Lot 4 Purchase, complete the Rezoning and Consolidation of the Development Lands, enter into and grant the License, and enter into and grant the Lease to CRHC (collectively, the “Transactions”). G. The Board is satisfied that the granting of the Encumbrances will not interfere with the use by the Board of the Greenway Encumbrance Lands for educational purposes. NOW THEREFORE be it resolved as a Bylaw of the Board that the Master Agreement and the Transactions be and are hereby authorized, ratified and approved. BE IT FURTHER resolved that the Secretary-Treasurer be and is hereby authorized on behalf of the Board to execute and deliver the Master Agreement and all documents required to complete the Transactions including, without limitation, the Housing Agreement, the Greenway Covenant, the Gardens Covenant, the Turnaround Covenant, the Unit Mix and Accessibility Covenant, the Vining Highway SRW, the Grant Highway SRW, the Greenway SRW, the Land Exchange Agreement, the Purchase Contract, the Proposed Consolidation Plan, the License and the Lease, and all such amendments thereto as the Secretary-Treasurer may, in her discretion, consider advisable, and all related and ancillary documents required to complete the Transactions. This Bylaw may be cited as “School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) Caledonia Covenant, Right-of-Way, Land Exchange, Property Acquisition and Lease Bylaw 2021”. Read a third time this 24 day of June, 2021, and finally passed and adopted this 24 day of June, 2021.Trustees voted in favour of the third reading of this Bylaw.
June 24, 2021THAT the Board grant a statutory right of way pursuant to section 218 of the Land Title Act at Braefoot Elementary School civically known as 1440 Harrop Road, Victoria BC V8P 2S6 and legally known as PID: 016-070-992, Lot 1 Section 32 Victoria District Plan 50533. The Statutory Right of Way, in favour of FortisBC Energy, is required to excavate, construct, operate, maintain, repair, abandon, remove and replace a gas pipeline to service the parcel leased to the Counsil Scolaire Francophone De La Colombie-Brittanique for the term of the lease. The extent of the Statutory Right of Way area is shown in the attached Schedule A. THAT the Board’s signing officers execute the Statutory Right of Way agreement. The installation of the works will have no adverse effect on the use of the site by the school district; or our ability to dispose of the site in the future. Read a first time the 24 day of June, 2021. Read a second time the 24 day of June, 2021.Trustees voted in favour of the first and second reading of a Temporary Statutory Right of Way Bylaw at Braefoot Elementary School.
June 24, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) agree to give all three readings of Braefoot Elementary School Temporary Statutory Right of Way Gas Utility 2021 at the June 24, 2021 Board Meeting. (must pass unanimously)Trustees vote unanimously in favour to give all three readings of a Temporary Statutory Right of Way Bylaw at Braefoot Elementary School.
June 24, 2021THAT the Board grant a statutory right of way pursuant to section 218 of the Land Title Act at Braefoot Elementary School civically known as 1440 Harrop Road, Victoria BC V8P 2S6 and legally known as PID: 016-070-992, Lot 1 Section 32 Victoria District Plan 50533. The Statutory Right of Way, in favour of FortisBC Energy, is required to excavate, construct, operate, maintain, repair, abandon, remove and replace a gas pipeline to service the parcel leased to the Counsil Scolaire Francophone De La Colombie-Brittanique for the term of the lease. The extent of the Statutory Right of Way area is shown in the attached Schedule A. THAT the Board’s signing officers execute the Statutory Right of Way agreement. The installation of the works will have no adverse effect on the use of the site by the school district; or our ability to dispose of the site in the future. Read a third time this 24 day of June, 2021, and finally passed and adopted this 24 day of June, 2021.Trustees vote in favour of the third reading of a Temporary Statutory Right of Way Bylaw at Braefoot Elementary School.
June 24, 2021WHEREAS 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, and the Minister has approved the Board borrowing $194,000 from the Canada Infrastructure Bank for the purchase of four e-buses (the “Borrowing”); 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 2021/22 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 May 11, 2021 and the Borrowing as approved in the letter from the Minister addressed to the Secretary-Treasurer dated June 18, 2021, is hereby adopted. 2. This Capital Bylaw may be cited as School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) Capital Bylaw No.2021/22-CPSD61-02. Read a first time this 24 day of June, 2021. Read a second time this 24 day of June, 2021.Trustees voted in favour of two readings of Capital Bylaw No. 2021/22-CPSD61-02, relevant to borrowing money to purchase four e-buses.
June 24, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) agree to give all three readings of the Capital Bylaw No.2021-22-CPSD61-01 Capital Plan 2021/22 at the June 24, 2021 Board Meeting. (must pass unanimously).Trustees agreed unanimously to give all three readings of a Capital Bylaw No. 2021-22-CPSD61-01 at the June 24, 2021 Board meeting.
June 24, 2021WHEREAS 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, and the Minister has approved the Board borrowing $194,000 from the Canada Infrastructure Bank for the purchase of four e-buses (the “Borrowing”); 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 2021/22 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 May 11, 2021 and the Borrowing as approved in the letter from the Minister addressed to the Secretary-Treasurer dated June 18, 2021, is hereby adopted. 2. This Capital Bylaw may be cited as School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) Capital Bylaw No.2021/22-CPSD61-02. Read a third time this 24 day of June, 2021, and finally passed and adopted this 24 day of June, 2021.Trustees voted in favour of the third reading of Capital Bylaw No. 2021/22-CPSD61-02 and submitted it to the Ministry of Education.
August 9, 2021That the election ballots received by text message to Secretary-Treasurer Morris and Interim Superintendent Whitten be destroyed.Trustees voted in favour of destroying the text message ballots and they were deleted from both phones.

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