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Approved Motions – Archived 2021-2022

DateApproved MotionsAction
September 27, 2021Be it resolved that the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the superintendent to direct staff to determine the cost of incorporating net zero into the design of new Cedar Hill Middle School; AND FURTHER That staff report the cost, including business case, back to the Board by November 2021 for Board approval to consider the funds for the net zero design.The Board voted in favour of this motion and a report will be brought to the November 22, 2021 Board meeting.
September 27, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the appropriation of $13,192,739 of the operating surplus as follows: 1) school-level funds $1,972,690, 2) project budgets $2,840,184, 3) infrastructure initiatives $956,350, 4) purchase order commitments $618,487, 5) reserves $1,146,622, and 6) balance 2021-2022 budget $5,658,406 (including an $821,019 operating reserve) approved in June 2021.The Board voted in favour of the appropriation of $13,192,739 from the operating surplus as outlined in the motion.
September 27, 2021That 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, 2021; 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 approved the Audited Financial Statements for the year end June 30, 2021 and submitted to the Ministry of Education.
September 27, 2021That 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, 2020 to June 30, 2021; AND FURTHER That the approved schedules be posted to the District website.The schedules have been submitted to the Ministry of Education and posted to the District website.
September 27, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Interim Superintendent's report as presented.The Superintendent's Report was received as presented.
September 27, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the Framework for Enhancing Student Learning, as presented.The Framework for Enhancing Student Learning was approved as presented.
September 27, 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.
September 27, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) reconsider the May 17, 2021 Bylaw reading #1 disposing of 7.3 acres of Lansdowne Middle School lands to School District No. 93.No action required.
September 27, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approves: · the disposal of a 7.3 acre portion of School District property municipally known as 1765 Lansdowne Road, Saanich, BC and legally described as: PID: 005-852-962, Lot A Section 27 Victoria District Plan 6679 (the “Property”); · the entering into and completion of the obligations contained in an agreement of purchase and sale (the “Purchase and Sale Agreement”) in respect of the Property with Conseil Scolaire Francophone de la Colombie-Britannique (the “Purchaser”) in the amount of $15,232,000 more or less; · the granting of authority for the Purchaser, acting in the name of the Board or otherwise, to advance certain zoning, subdivision, and development related amendments to the Property with the District of Saanich and other third parties prior to completion of the disposal of the Property; · the taking of all such action and the execution and delivery of all such documentation ancillary to, or related to, the foregoing; and · the authorization of the Secretary-Treasurer to execute and deliver, on behalf of the Board, the Purchase and Sale Agreement and all such amendments thereto and all related and ancillary documents as the Secretary-Treasurer may, in her discretion, consider advisable. The Board confirms that the Board will not require the Property for future educational purposes. Read a first time the 27th day of September, 2021.The Board gave the first reading to Bylaw No. 2021-03: Disposal of Surplus Land located at 1765 Lansdowne Road.
September 27, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approves: · the disposal of a 7.3 acre portion of School District property municipally known as 1765 Lansdowne Road, Saanich, BC and legally described as: PID: 005-852-962, Lot A Section 27 Victoria District Plan 6679 (the “Property”); · the entering into and completion of the obligations contained in an agreement of purchase and sale (the “Purchase and Sale Agreement”) in respect of the Property with Conseil Scolaire Francophone de la Colombie-Britannique (the “Purchaser”) in the amount of $15,232,000 more or less; · the granting of authority for the Purchaser, acting in the name of the Board or otherwise, to advance certain zoning, subdivision, and development related amendments to the Property with the District of Saanich and other third parties prior to completion of the disposal of the Property; · the taking of all such action and the execution and delivery of all such documentation ancillary to, or related to, the foregoing; and · the authorization of the Secretary-Treasurer to execute and deliver, on behalf of the Board, the Purchase and Sale Agreement and all such amendments thereto and all related and ancillary documents as the Secretary-Treasurer may, in her discretion, consider advisable. The Board confirms that the Board will not require the Property for future educational purposes. Read a second time the 27th day of September, 2021The Board gave the second reading of Bylaw 2021-03: Disposal of Surplus Land located at 1765 Lansdowne Road.
September 27, 2021That revised Bylaw 9140, Ad Hoc Committee of the Board be: Read a second time the 27th day of September, 2021; Read a third time, passed and adopted, the 27th day of September, 2021.Revised Bylaw 9140, Ad Hoc Committee of the Board has been updated on the District website.
September 27, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) temporarily vary Board Bylaws 9130.1 The Education Policy and Directions Committee and 9130.2 The Operations Policy and Planning Committee membership from four trustees to nine trustees for the remainder of the Board’s term ending November 2022.The Board voted in favour of temporarily varying Bylaws 9130.1 and 9130.2 until the end of this Board's term, November 22, 2021. The proposed changes will come to a future meeting.
October 5, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approves: (1) the disposal of a 7.3 acre portion of School District property municipally known as 1765 Lansdowne Road, Saanich, BC and legally described as: PID: 005-852-962, Lot A Section 27 Victoria District Plan 6679 (the “Property”); (2) the entering into and completion of the obligations contained in an agreement of purchase and sale (the “Purchase and Sale Agreement”) in respect of the Property with Conseil Scolaire Francophone de la Colombie-Britannique (the “Purchaser”) in the amount of $15,232,000 more or less; (3) the granting of authority for the Purchaser, acting in the name of the Board or otherwise, to advance certain zoning, subdivision, and development related amendments to the Property with the District of Saanich and other third parties prior to completion of the disposal of the Property; (4) the taking of all such action and the execution and delivery of all such documentation ancillary to, or related to, the foregoing; and (5) the authorization of the Secretary-Treasurer to execute and deliver, on behalf of the Board, the Purchase and Sale Agreement and all such amendments thereto and all related and ancillary documents as the Secretary-Treasurer may, in her discretion, consider advisable. The Board confirms that the Board will not require the Property for future educational purposes. Read a third time, passed and adopted the 05th day of October, 2021, and finally passed and adopted this 05th day of October 2021.The Board gave the third and final reading to Bylaw 2021-03.
November 22, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Chair to create a rotating schedule of Trustees to be invited to participate in Chair/Superintendent meetings for the duration of this Board’s term.A rotating schedule of Trustees will be invited to participate in Chair/Superintendent meetings for the duration of this Board’s term.
November 22, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) accept the September 30, 2021 Quarterly Financial Report as presented to the Audit Committee.The Board accept the September 30, 2021 Quarterly Financial Report as presented to the Audit Committee.
November 22, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Interim Superintendent's report as presented.The Board received the Interim Superintendent's report.
November 22, 2021That 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 22, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Secretary-Treasurer's report as presented.The Board received the Secretary-Treasurer's report.
November 22, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve Capital Plan Bylaw No. 2021/22-CPSD61-03. 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 October 22, 2021, is hereby adopted. 2. This Capital Bylaw may be cited as School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) Capital Bylaw No.2021/22-CPSD61-03. Read a first time this 22 day of November, 2021. Read a second time this 22 day of November, 2021.The Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approved Capital Plan Bylaw No. 2021/22-CPSD61-03. Read a first time this 22 day of November, 2021. Read a second time this 22 day of November, 2021.
November 22, 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- 03 at the November 22, 2021 Board Meeting. (must pass unanimously)That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) gave all three readings of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) CAPITAL BYLAW NO. 2021/22-CPSD61- 03 at the November 22, 2021 Board Meeting.
November 22, 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- 03 at the November 22, 2021 Board Meeting. Read a third time this day of November 22 2021, and finally passed and adopted the 22 day of November, 2021.3rd and final reading given.
November 22, 2021That the motion "Be it resolved that the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the superintendent to direct staff to determine the cost of incorporating net zero into the design of new Cedar Hill Middle School; AND FURTHER That staff report the cost, including business case, back to the Board by November 2021 for Board approval to consider the funds for the net zero design." be referred to the December 6, 2021 Operations Policy and Planning Committee meeting.Be it resolved that the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the superintendent to direct staff to determine the cost of incorporating net zero into the design of new Cedar Hill Middle School; AND FURTHER That staff report the cost, including business case, back to the Board by November 2021 for Board approval to consider the funds for the net zero design." was referred to the December 6, 2021 Operations Policy and Planning Committee meeting.
November 22, 2021That revised Bylaw 9130, Standing Committees be: Read a third time, passed and adopted, the 22nd day of November, 2021.3rd and final reading given.
November 22, 2021That revised Bylaw 9130.1, The Education Policy and Directions Committee be: Read a third time, passed and adopted, the 22nd day of November, 2021.3rd and final reading given.
November 22, 2021That revised Bylaw 9130.2, The Operations Policy and Planning Committee be: Read a third time, passed and adopted, the 22nd day of November, 2021.3rd and final reading given.
November 22, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) agree to move the 2023-2033 budget student symposium from December 2021 to January 2022.The Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) agreed to move the 2023-2033 budget student symposium from December 2021 to January 2022.
December 13, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the Local Education Agreement with the Esquimalt Nation, as presented.The Board voted in favour of approving the Local Education Agreement with the Esquimalt Nations.
December 13, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) promote Bundle 2 - Net Zero Energy Ready with a 100kW PV array at a cost of $538,375 for the following reasons: • Bundle 3 – NZER with 272kW PV Solar Array is not feasible with BC Hydro’s current net metering regulatory constraint of 100kW. • Less capital costs than Bundle 3 – NZER with a 272kW PV Solar Array • Achievable now without relying on changes from BC Hydro which are not guaranteed.The Board voted in favour of this motion with respect to the Cedar Hill Middle School Project.
December 13, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) advocate to lift BC Hydro’s 100kW net metering cap by advocating directly with BC Hydro and the BC Utilities Commission, and through BCSTA, to BC Hydro, BC Utilities Commission, the Premier of British Columbia, Minister of Education, Minister of Finance, Minister of Environment and Clean BC.The Board voted in favour of this motion and a letter was sent on January 20, 2022.
December 13, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Superintendent to provide monthly progress reports at the Operations, Policy and Planning Standing Committee in relation to the outstanding school shop health and safety issues identified in the school shop health and safety audits from 2016 and 2017.A progress report will be provided at the Operations Policy and Planning Committee meeting on a monthly basis.
December 13, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) write a letter to the Premier of British Columbia, Minister of Education, Minister of Finance and Minister of Environment and Climate Change to request that they closely collaborate to address the misalignment between provincial obligations to address the climate emergency by reducing GHG emissions in line with CleanBC and the Climate Accountability Act and the current school district capital funding gaps which result from: a) the provincial capital funding cost sharing model; and b) the difference between the actual capital costs associated with a “zero emissions” building and the current so called “net zero ready” capital funding standard applied to both building and renovating school district buildings. As noted by other school boards the decision to build to a zero emission standard resides with the local school board resulting in the local school board having to identify the additional funding.A letter is in progress.
December 13, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) write a letter to the Minister of Education and Minister of Finance to request that, going forward, the level of funding for bus replacement be set at the cost of the purchase price for electric buses; AND FURTHER That the Board understands that the schedule of bus replacement is based on age and mileage of the vehicle and that the funding standard is applied against the cost of a diesel or gas-driven vehicle rather than an electric vehicle.A letter was sent on January 20, 2022 and posted to the District website.
December 13, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) write to re-affirm its endorsement of the $10 a day Childcare Plan including the inclusion of early earning and childcare being brought under the Ministry of Education; AND FURTHER that the Chair write a letter to the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Children and Family Development urging this change and the necessary capital investment and on-going operating funding to create childcare space on school district property.A letter was sent on January 25, 2022 and posted to the District website.
December 13, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Board Chair to write letters of support to Chilliwack, Abbotsford, Fraser-Cascade and Nicola- Similkameen School Districts affected by the recent floods, landslides, and road closures.Letters were sent on December 15, 2021.
December 13, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the revised Bylaw 9330.1 and Notice of Appeal and Feedback on the Appeal Process forms, as amended.The Board voted in favour of revising Bylaw 9330.1.
December 13, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) agree to give all three readings to revised Bylaw 9330.1 Appeal Process at the meeting of December 13, 2021.The Board voted unanimously in favour of giving all three readings in one meeting to revised Bylaw 9330.1.
December 13, 2021That revised Bylaw 9330.1 Appeal Process be: Read a first time the 13th day of December, 2021; That revised Bylaw 9330.1 Appeal Process be: Read a second time the 13th day of December, 2021; That revised Bylaw 9330.1 Appeal Process be: Read a third time, passed and adopted the 13th day of December, 2021All three readings were given to revised Bylaw 9330.1 and it was posted to the District website.
December 13, 2021That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Superintendent's report as presented.The Board voted in favour of receiving the Interim Superintendent's Report.
December 13, 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 of receiving the Secretary-Treasurer's report.
December 13, 2021WHEREAS section 65 (5) of the School Act provides that a board of education may exercise a power with respect to the acquisition or disposal of property owned or administered by the board only by bylaw; AND WHEREAS pursuant to Section 96 (1) of the School Act, "land" includes any interest in land, including any right, title or estate in it of any tenure; AND WHEREAS section 96 (3) of the School Act provides that a board of education may dispose of land or improvements, or both, subject to the orders of the British Columbia Minister of Education (the “Minister”); AND WHEREAS section 3 of the Disposal of Land or Improvements Order M193/08 (the “Order”) provides that boards must not dispose of land or improvements by sale and transfer in fee simple or by way of lease of 10 years or more unless such disposal is to another board or an independent school for educational purposes or is approved by the Minister in accordance with section 5 of the Order; AND WHEREAS section 5 of the Order provides that the Minister may approve, with any terms and conditions, a disposition of land or improvements; AND WHEREAS: (a) The property described in this Bylaw (the “Property”) is registered in the name of The Corporation of the City of Victoria (the “City”) but is being used and administered by The Board of Education of School District No.61 (Greater Victoria) (the “Board) for school purposes; (b) The Board is operating SJ Burnside Alternative School on a portion of the Property and has determined that the remainder of the Property, shown outlined in bold on Schedule A attached to this Bylaw (the “Quit Claim Area”), is no longer required for school purposes; (c) The Board has agreed to release to the City all of its interest in the Quit Claim Area by way of a Quit Claim Deed in favour of the City (the “Quit Claim Deed”) in exchange for consideration to be provided to the Board as described in an agreement (the “Framework Agreement”) among the City, the Board, Pacifica Housing Advisory Association and British Columbia Housing Management Association, which will be fully executed as a precondition to the disposition of the Quit Claim Area as contemplated by this Bylaw; (d) The Property is legally described as: PID: 030-095-859 - Lot 1, Section 4, Victoria District, Plan EPP70074; (e) The Board has confirmed that the Quit Claim Area will not be required for future educational purposes; and (f) The Board is satisfied that the consideration to be provided to the Board under the Framework Agreement represents the fair market value of the Quit Claim Area; NOW THEREFORE be it enacted as a Bylaw, that: 1. Subject to the approval of the Minister, the Board hereby authorizes the execution and delivery of the Quit Claim Deed in favour of the City on the terms and subject to the conditions in the Framework Agreement; and   2. Subject to the approval of the Minister, the Board hereby approves, ratifies and confirms the terms, covenants and conditions of the Framework Agreement and authorizes the Secretary-Treasurer of the Board, for and on behalf of the Board, to execute and deliver the Quit Claim Deed in the form provided as an attachment to the Framework Agreement, and all other documents required to complete the transactions contemplated in the Framework Agreement, with such amendments as the Secretary-Treasurer may consider reasonable and in the best interests of the Board. This bylaw may be cited as "School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) SJ Burnside Alternative School Site Disposal Bylaw, 2021". Read a first time the 25th day of October, 2021 Read a second time the 25th day of October, 2021 Read a third time this 13th day of December, 2021 and passed and adopted the 13thday of December, 2021.The Board voted in favour of the 3rd and final reading of the SJ Burnside Alternative School Site Disposal Bylaw, 2021 and the Ministry of Education was notified.
January 24, 2022That the Board of Education direct the Chair to write a letter in response to the January 12, 2022 Friends of Bowker Creek and Camosun Community Association letter confirming the Board’s authority to enter into a Purchase and Sale agreement conditional on the approval of the Minister and three readings of the Board’s disposal bylaw, and a response to other outstanding items in the letter; AND FURTHER That the letter be copied to the Ministers, Rightsholders and District Stakeholders copied in the original letter, and the District of Saanich.A letter was sent on February 1, 2022.
January 24, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) write a letter to the City of Victoria Mayor and Council supporting Pacifica Housing and the Burnside School Affordable Housing Project.A letter was sent on January 27, 2022.
January 24, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the new Board/Authority Authorized course: Sports Psychology 12.The Board voted in favour of approving the new Board/Authority Authorized Course.
January 24, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Interim Superintendent to establish an Ad Hoc Climate Action Committee to assist with the further development and implementation of a District Climate Action Plan as per Bylaw 9140; AND FURTHER That the Committee report its recommendations to the Operations Policy and Planning Committee by May 2023. AND FURTHER That a budget of $5,000 be established to support the Committee’s work.A Climate Action Ad Hoc Committee is being established and will plan their first meeting in the near future.
January 24, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) bring forward a motion to the BC School Trustees Association (BCSTA) annual general meeting asking the BCSTA to advocate for the removal of BC Hydro’s 100kW net metering cap by advocating directly to BC Hydro and the BC Utilities Commission, the Premier of British Columbia, Minister of Education, Minister of Finance, Minister of Environment and Clean BC.The Board voted in favour of this motion and it has been sent to the BCSTA for inclusion at the AGM in April.
January 24, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) bring forward a motion to the BC School Trustees Association (BCSTA) annual general meeting asking that the BCSTA request the Province of British Columbia supports UBCA’s motion to amend the Motor Vehicle Act to better support safe active transportation by requiring drivers to provide 1 meter of space on roads with posted speeds of 50 km/h or less, and 1.5 metres of space on roads with posted speeds in excess of 50 km/h, when passing people cycling or walking; and clarify the obligation of all motorists to establish reasonable distance when passing a cyclist or a pedestrian, as well as definitive guidance on an appropriate minimum distance when doing so.The Board voted in favour of this motion and it has been sent to the BCSTA for inclusion at their AGM in April.
January 24, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Secretary-Treasurer's reports as presented.The Board voted in favour of receiving the Secretary-Treasurer's Report.
January 24, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the 2022-2023 Budget Advisory Ad Hoc Committee Terms of Reference, as present.The Board voted in favour of the 2022-2023 Budget Advisory Ad Hoc Committee Terms of Reference and they have been posted to the District website.
January 24, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) appoint Joan Axford as Chief Election Officer to administer and conduct the school trustee election on October 15, 2022.The Board voted in favour of appointing Joan Axford as the Chief Elections Officer for the October 15, 2022 Municipal Trustee Elections.
January 24, 2022Whereas 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; 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 WHEREAS: A. The Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) (the “Board”) owns lands and improvements at 2780 Richmond Road, Victoria, B.C. known as Lansdowne Middle School, South Campus (formerly Richmond Elementary School site (the “Property”); B. The Facility Number of the Property is:105629. C. The legal description of the Property is: Parcel Identifier: 005-170-222 Lot 3, Section 26, Victoria District, Plan 10792; D. The Board proposes to subdivide and sell to the Victoria Hospice Society (the “VHS”) the portion of the Property lying to the west and south of Bowker Creek and measuring approximately 1.9 acres in area as shown on Schedule A attached hereto (the “Lands”), pursuant to the terms of a conditional agreement of purchase and sale (the “Sale Agreement”) for a price of $2,500,000, adjusted as provided in the Sale Agreement (the “Price”); E. The Board is satisfied that it would be in the best interests of the Board to enter into the Sale Agreement and pursuant to its obligations thereunder subdivide the Property and sell the Lands to the VHS for the Price (the “Subdivision and Sale”); F. The Board is satisfied that the Subdivision and Sale will not interfere with the use by the Board of the remainder of the Property for educational purposes. NOW THEREFORE be it enacted as a Bylaw of the Board that the Sale Agreement and the Subdivision and Sale be and are hereby authorized, ratified and approved, subject to the Minister of Education providing a written Certificate of Disposal approving the sale of the Lands. BE IT FURTHER enacted that the Secretary-Treasurer be and is hereby authorized on behalf of the Board to execute and deliver the Sale Agreement and, subject to the Minister’s Approval, all documents required to complete the Subdivision and Sale, and all related and ancillary documents, with all such amendments thereto as the Secretary-Treasurer may, in her discretion, consider advisable. This Bylaw may be cited as “School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) Lansdowne Middle School, South Campus (formerly Richmond Elementary School) Site Partial Disposal Bylaw 2022”. Read a first time this 24th day of January, 2022. Read a second time this 24th day of January, 2022.The first and second reading were given to the partial land disposal Bylaw for Lansdowne Middles School South Campus.
February 22, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) 2021-2022 Amended Annual Budget Bylaw in the amount of $272,964,571 be: Read a first time the 22nd day of February, 2022.The Board voted in favour of the first reading of the 2021-2022 Amended Annual Budget Bylaw at the February 22, 2022 Special Board meeting.
February 22, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) 2021-2022 Amended Annual Budget Bylaw in the amount of $272,964,571 be: Read a second time the 22nd day of February, 2022.The Board voted in favour of the second reading of the 2021-2022 Amended Annual Budget Bylaw at the February 22, 2022 Special Board meeting.
February 22, 2022That the motion “That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Chair to write to the Learning Community, Stakeholders, Rights Holders, and the Minister of Education explaining the authority relied upon to support its decision to suspend 2/9 Trustees elected in October 2018” be referred to the February 28, 2022 Board of Education meeting.The motion was referred to the February 28, 2022 Board of Education meeting agenda.
February 28, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) assign Trustee Ferris to attend a meeting at the Township of Esquimalt, along with a staff member, in order to hear their feedback with respect to childcare in District school facilities; AND FURTHER That Chair Painter respond to the January 28, 2022 letter advising that Trustee Ferris would be assigned to attend.The Board voted in favour of assigning Trustee Ferris to this meeting invitation as the liaison to the Township of Esquimalt, and the Chair will send a letter to the Township of Esquimalt advising them.
February 28, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the posting of the following 2022/2023 school calendar on the School District’s website for a period of one month: 2022/2023 School Calendar* School Opening September 6, 2022 First non-instructional day September 23, 2022 National Day for Truth and Reconciliation September 30, 2022 Thanksgiving October 10, 2022 Second non-instructional day October 21, 2022 (Province wide) Remembrance Day November 11, 2022 Third non-instructional day November 14, 2022 Schools close for Winter vacation December 19, 2022 Schools re-open after Winter vacation January 3, 2023 Fourth non-instructional day February 17, 2023 Family Day February 20, 2023 Schools close for Spring vacation March 20, 2023 Schools re-open after Spring vacation April 3, 2023 Good Friday April 7, 2023 Easter Monday April 10, 2023 Fifth non-instructional day May 19, 2023 Victoria Day May 22, 2023 Administrative Day and School Closing June 30, 2023 • Sixth non-instructional day to be chosen by each school.The Board voted in favour of posting the draft 2022-2023 School Calendar to the District website for thirty days for public feedback.
February 28, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) accept the December 2021 Quarterly Financial Report as presented to the Audit Committee.The Board voted in favour of accepting the December 2021 Quarterly Financial Report, as presented.
February 28, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Interim Superintendent's report as presented.The Board voted in favour of receiving the Interim Superintendent's Report.
February 28, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Secretary-Treasurer's report as presented.The Board voted in favour of receiving the Secretary-Treasurer's Report.
February 28, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) 2021-2022 Amended Annual Budget Bylaw in the amount of $272,964,571 be: Read a third time, passed and adopted the 28th day of February, 2022. And that the Secretary-Treasurer and Board Chair be authorized to sign, seal and execute the bylaw on behalf of the Board.The Board voted in favour of the third and final reading of the 2021-2022 Amended Annual Budget Bylaw and it was submitted to the Ministry of Education.
February 28, 2022That the motion “That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) re-affirm its motion of June 2021 “That 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” be referred to the March 7, 2022 combined Education Policy and Directions and Operations Policy and Planning Committee meeting.The motion was referred to the March 7, 2022 combined Education Policy and Directions and Operations Policy and Planning Committee meeting agenda.
February 28, 2022That the motion "That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) petition the Minister of Education for an order under Section 30 of the School Act, to reduce the number of Trustees for School District No. 61 from 9 to 7, to take effect in the upcoming election October 2022" be referred to the March 7, 2022 combined Education Policy and Directions and Operations Policy and Planning Committee meeting agenda.The motion was referred to the March 7, 2022 combined Education Policy and Directions and Operations Policy and Planning Committee meeting agenda.
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.
March 14, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) refer the BCSTA Climate Action Survey to the Climate Action Committee.The motion was referred to the Climate Action Committee for completion.
March 14, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Interim Superintendent's report as presented.The Board voted in favour of receiving the Superintendent's Report.
March 14, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Secretary-Treasurer's reports as presented.The Board voted in favour of receiving the Secretary-Treasurer's Report.
March 14, 2022Whereas 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; 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 WHEREAS: A. The Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) (the “Board”) owns lands and improvements at 2780 Richmond Road, Victoria, B.C. known as Lansdowne Middle School, South Campus (formerly Richmond Elementary School site (the “Property”); B. The Facility Number of the Property is:105629. C. The legal description of the Property is: Parcel Identifier: 005-170-222 Lot 3, Section 26, Victoria District, Plan 10792; D. The Board proposes to subdivide and sell to the Victoria Hospice Society (the “VHS”) the portion of the Property lying to the west and south of Bowker Creek and measuring approximately 1.9 acres in area as shown on Schedule A attached hereto (the “Lands”), pursuant to the terms of a conditional agreement of purchase and sale (the “Sale Agreement”) for a price of $2,500,000, adjusted as provided in the Sale Agreement (the “Price”); E. The Board is satisfied that it would be in the best interests of the Board to enter into the Sale Agreement and pursuant to its obligations thereunder subdivide the Property and sell the Lands to the VHS for the Price (the “Subdivision and Sale”); F. The Board is satisfied that the Subdivision and Sale will not interfere with the use by the Board of the remainder of the Property for educational purposes. NOW THEREFORE be it enacted as a Bylaw of the Board that the Sale Agreement and the Subdivision and Sale be and are hereby authorized, ratified and approved, subject to the Minister of Education providing a written Certificate of Disposal approving the sale of the Lands. BE IT FURTHER enacted that the Secretary-Treasurer be and is hereby authorized on behalf of the Board to execute and deliver the Sale Agreement and, subject to the Minister’s Approval, all documents required to complete the Subdivision and Sale, and all related and ancillary documents, with all such amendments thereto as the Secretary-Treasurer may, in her discretion, consider advisable. This Bylaw may be cited as “School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) Lansdowne Middle School, South Campus (formerly Richmond Elementary School) Site Partial Disposal Bylaw 2022”. Read a first time this 24th day of January, 2022. Read a second time this 24th day of January, 2022. Read a third this 14th day of March, 2022., and finally passed and adopted this 14th day of March, 2022.The Bylaw was given the 3rd and final reading by the Board.
April 4, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) 2022-2023 Annual Budget Bylaw in the amount of $268,416,946 be: Read a first time the 4th day of April, 2022.The Board voted in favour of the first reading of the 2022-2023 Annual Budget Bylaw.
April 4, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) 2022-2023 Annual Budget Bylaw in the amount of $268,416,946 be: Read a second time the 04 day of April, 2022.The Board voted in favour of the second reading of the 2022-2023 Annual Budget Bylaw.
April 7, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) 2022-2023 Annual Budget Bylaw in the amount of $268,456,989 be: Read a third time, passed and adopted the 7th day of April, 2022. 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 the third and final reading of the 2022-2023 Annual Budget Bylaw and it will be submitted to the Ministry of Education.
April 7, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) allocate Local Capital reserve for the purpose of: 1. 2022-2023 Network Infrastructure Year 2 of 5 - $502,850 2. 2022-2023 Capital Asset Purchases from Operating - $886,005 3. 2022-2023 Sundance-Bank Re-Opening Classroom 2 Capital Costs - $230,000 4. 2022-2023 Purchase of 1219 North Park as part of the Caledonia Master Agreement - $1,089,000The Board voted in favour of the allocations from Local Capital Reserve as per the motion.
April 7, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) allocate Local Capital reserve for the purpose of: 1. 2022-2023 Network Infrastructure Year 2 of 5 - $502,850 2. 2022-2023 Capital Asset Purchases from Operating - $886,005 3. 2022-2023 Sundance-Bank Re-Opening Classroom 2 Capital Costs - $230,000 4. 2022-2023 Purchase of 1219 North Park as part of the Caledonia Master Agreement - $1,089,000The Board voted in favour of the allocations from Local Capital Reserve as per the motion.
April 7, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) reduce 1.0 FTE Assistant Manager at Facilities Services in the 2023-2024 or 2024-2025 fiscal year, dependent on attrition/retirement of existing staff.The Board voted in favour of reducing one Assistant Manager at Facilities for the 2023-2024 or 2024-2025 school year.
April 7, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve $2,300,000 of the June 30, 2022 unrestricted operating surplus to be carried forward and applied towards the 2022-2023 projected deficit.That Board voted in favour of approving monies indicated from the unrestricted operating surplus to be applied towards the 2022-2023 projected deficit.
April 25, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the Terms of Reference for the Urban Peoples House Indigenous Advisory (UPHIA), as presented.The Board voted in favour to approve the Terms of Reference as presented.
April 25, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Interim Superintendent to meet with members of the Greater Victoria Teachers’ Association to discuss the appropriate use of fossil fuel industry-sponsored educational materials, including those produced by Fortis BC, in the Greater Victoria School District.The Superintendent will meet with members of the GVTA to discuss.
April 25, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Interim Superintendent's report as presented.The Interim Superintendent's Report was received as presented.
April 25, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the following 2022/2023 School Calendar dates: School Opening September 6, 2022 First non-instructional day September 23, 2022 National Day for Truth and Reconciliation September 20, 2022 Thanksgiving October 10, 2022 Second non-instructional day (province wide) October 21, 2022 Remembrance Day November 11, 2022 Third non-instructional day November 14, 2022 Schools close for Winter vacation December 19, 2022 Schools re-open after Winter vacation January 3, 2023 Fourth non-instructional day February 17, 2023 Family Day February 20, 2023 Schools close for Spring vacation March 20, 2023 Schools re-open after Spring vacation April 3, 2023 Good Friday April 7, 2023 Easter Monday April 10, 2023 Fifth non-instructional day May 19, 2023 Victoria Day May 23, 2023 Administrative Day and School Closing June 30, 2023 • Sixth non-instructional day is to be chosen by each school.The 2022-2023 School Calendar dates were approved and are posted on the District website.
April 25, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) makes available to the public, via the District website, the schedules of fees that have been approved by the Parents’ Advisory Council for the school where the Board proposes to offer specialty academies.The Board approved the posting of the schedule of fees for the specialty academies, to the District website and they have been posted.
April 25, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Secretary-Treasurer's reports as presented.The Secretary-Treasurer's report was received as presented.
April 25, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve Capital bylaw No. 2022/23-CPSD61-01 Capital Plan 2022/23. WHEREAS in accordance with Section 142 of the School Act, the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) (hereinafter called the “Board”) has submitted a capital plan to the Minister of Education (hereinafter called the "Minister") and the Minister has approved the capital plan or has approved a capital plan with modifications, NOW THEREFORE in accordance with section 143 of the School Act, the Board has prepared this Capital Bylaw and agrees to do the following: (a) Authorize the Secretary-Treasurer to execute a capital project funding agreement(s) related to the capital project(s) contemplated by the capital plan or the capital plan with modifications; (b) Upon ministerial approval to proceed, commence the capital project(s) and proceed diligently and use its best efforts to complete each capital project substantially as directed by the Minister; (c) Observe and comply with any order, regulation, or policy of the Minister as may be applicable to the Board or the capital project(s); and, (d) Maintain proper books of account, and other information and documents with respect to the affairs of the capital project(s), as may be prescribed by the Minister. NOW THEREFORE the Board enacts as follows: 1. The Capital Bylaw of the Board for the 2022/23 Capital Plan as approved by the Minister, to include the supported capital project(s) specified in the letter addressed to the Secretary-Treasurer and Superintendent, dated March 15, 2022 is hereby adopted. 2. This Capital Bylaw may be cited as School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) Capital Bylaw No.2022-23-CPSD61-01. Read a first time the 25th day of April, 2022; Read a second time the 25th day of April, 2022.The Board voted in favour of the first two readings of Capital Bylaw No. 2022-23-CPSD61-01.
April 25, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) agree to give all three readings of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) Capital Bylaw No. 2022/23-CPSD61-01 at the April 25, 2022 Board meeting.The Board voted unanimously in favour of giving all three readings to Capitlal Bylaw No. 2022/23-CPSD61-01.
April 25, 2022Read a third time this 25th day of April, 2022, and finally passed and adopted the 25th day of April, 2022.The Board gave the third and final reading to Capital Bylaw No. 2022/23-CPSD61-01.
April 25, 2022That the motion “That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) reinvigorate the Greater Victoria Foundation for Learning” be referred to the May 9, 2022 Operations Policy and Planning Committee meeting.The motion was referred to the May 9, 2022 Operations Policy and Planning Committee meeting for discussion.
April 25, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Chair to write a letter to the Minister of Education re 2022-2023 funding and budget constraints.The Board voted in favour of writing a letter to the Minister of Education.
April 25, 2022That the motion “That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 Greater Victoria) direct the Superintendent to communicate with AMIS (Advocacy for Music in Schools) Victoria who will secure donations to fund the full elementary strings program in the amount of $208,817 required for the 2022-2023 school year. Further, that the Board of Education of School District No. 61 provide a signed letter to all donors guaranteeing that all funds donated for the specific purpose of funding elementary strings for the 2022-2023 school year, be used for the elementary strings program only. The Superintendent will report back at the May 2022 Board of Education meeting” be referred to the May 9, 2022 Operations Policy and Planning Committee meeting.The motion was referred to the May 9, 2022 Operations Policy and Planning Committee meeting for discussion.
April 25, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Superintendent to communicate and/or meet with AMIS (Advocacy for Music in Schools) Victoria in regards to the possibility to secure donations to fund the full elementary strings program and report back to the May 9, 2022 Operations Policy and Planning Committee meeting.The Superintendent will contact representatives of AMIS to set up a meeting.
May 30, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approved revised Policy 4304 Bullying and Harassment, as amended.The Board voted in favour of approving revised Policy 4304 Bullying and Harassment and it has been posted on the District website.
May 30, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve new Policy XXXX, Whistleblower.The Board voted in favour of new Policy XXXX, Whistleblower and it has been posted on the District website.
May 30, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve revised Policy 8251, Trustees’ Code of Conduct, as amended.The Board voted in favour of revised Policy 8251, Trustees' Code of Conduct and it has been posted on the District website.
May 30, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) accept the Carbon Neutral Action Report as presented.The Board accepted the Carbon Neutral Action Report and it will be submitted to the Ministry of Education.
May 30, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the 2021-2022 Audit Planning Report as presented to the Audit Committee.The 2021-2022 Audit Planning Report was approved and accepted by the Board.
May 30, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) accept the March 2022 Quarterly Financial Report as presented to the Audit Committee.The March 2022 Quarterly Financial Report was accepted by the Board.
May 30, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Interim Superintendent's report as presented.The Board voted in favour of receiving the Interim Superintendent's Report.
May 30, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the 2022-2023 Board of Education and Standing Committee meeting dates.The Board voted in favour of approving the 2022-2023 Board of Education and Standing Committee meeting dates and they have been posted on District website.
May 30, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) accept the one-time funding of $208,817 from Advocacy for Music in Schools (AMIS) to provide a barrier-free opportunity to the estimated 1,503 grade five students in the 28 elementary schools to participate in a strings program to be offered inside or outside of the school day, as determined by each Principal in consultation with their respective Staff Committee and the School’s parent Advisory Council. AND FURTHER; That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Superintendent to complete a review of the Elementary Strings Program during the 2022-2023 school year and to complete a report with recommendations to present to the Education Policy and Directions Committee meeting in January 2023.The Board voted in favour of accept the one-time funding from AMIS and the Superintendent will begin a review of the Elementary Strings Program for the 2022-2023 school year.
May 30, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Secretary-Treasurer’s reports as presented.The Board voted in favour of receiving the Secretary-Treasurer's Report.
May 30, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the expenditure of up to $250,000 from Local Capital Reserve to create classroom space for a new 2022-2023 division at Shoreline Middle School.The Board voted in favour of the expenditure of up to $250,000 from Local Capital Reserve to create classroom space for 2022-23 at Shoreline Middle School.
June 20, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Chair to respond to the April 27, 2022 letter received from George Jay Parent Advisory Council with respect to CommunityLINK Funding. Completed.
June 20, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Chair to respond to the June 8, 2022 letter received from South Jubilee Neighbourhood Association regarding the future of Bank Street School.Completed.
June 20, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Chair to respond to the June 8, 2022 letter received from MLA, Karen Kirkpatrick with regards to the delay of Provincial capital funding for local projectsCompleted.
June 20, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve new Policy 1330.1 Child Care.The Board voted in favour of new Policy 1330.1 Child Care and it has been posted on the District website.
June 20, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve new Policy XXXX, Social Media Use, as amended. The Board voted in favour of new Policy XXXX Social Media Use, as amended, and it has been posted on the District website.
June 20, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the 2023-2024 Annual Five Year Capital Plan.The Board voted to approve the 2023-2024 Annual Five Year Capital Plan.
June 20, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the revisions to Policy 3170, Operating Surplus (formerly Reserves) as presented.The Board voted in favour of revisions to Policy 3170 Operating Surplus (formerly Reserves), as presented, and it has been posted on the District website.
June 20, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the revisions to Policy 8210 Board Orientation (formerly Orienting New Board Members) as presented.The Board voted in favour of revisions to Policy 8210 Orientation (formerly Orienting New Board Members), as presented, and it has been posted on the District website.
June 20, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Superintendent's report as presented.The Board voted in favour of receiving the Superintendent's Report.
June 20, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Secretary-Treasurer’s reports as presented.The Board voted in favour of receiving the Secretary-Treasurer's Report.
June 20, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve for submission to the Ministry of Education, the 2023-2024 Capital Plan, as it relates to Major Capital Projects.The Board voted in to approve the 2023-2024 Capital Plan - Major Capital Projects.
June 20, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve for submission to the Ministry of Education, the 2023-2024 Capital Plan, as it relates to Minor Capital Projects. The Board voted in to approve the 2023-2024 Capital Plan - Minor Capital Projects.
June 20, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve for submission to the Ministry of Education, the 2023-2024 Capital Plan, as it relates to the Building Envelope Program.The Board voted in to approve the 2023-2024 Capital Plan - Building Envelope Program.
June 20, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Superintendent to work with District staff, and the Spectrum Turf stakeholder team including Spectrum Community School Principal, to negotiate a draft Joint Use Agreement between the Board and Vancouver Island Soccer League for the construction, use, maintenance and capital replacement of an artificial turf field at Spectrum Community School; AND FURTHER That the agreement be presented for the Board’s consideration no later than September 27, 2022. Completed.
June 20, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) advance the Vic High storm connection project to commence July 2022 in close consultation with Mason Street City Farm regarding the responsible relocation of plants and soil; AND FURTHER That the Superintendent negotiate with Mason Street City Farm to compensate Mason Street City Farm the equivalent of its lost revenue for the period of disruption to the Farm, up to a maximum of $30,197.Completed.
June 20, 2022That the motion “ That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve new Policy XXXX Role of the Trustee” to the September 26, 2022 Board of Education meeting agenda.Motion was carried forward to September 26, 2022 Board of Education meeting agenda.
July 27, 2022That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria)
direct the Chair to write a letter of apology to the Chinese Consolidated
Benevolent Association, formally apologizing for the 1922 segregation of
all racialized Chinese students by the School Board and Board Chair
George Jay.
Motion was carried unanimously. Letter of Apology was sent.

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