Saturday, 21 October 2017

Agenda Tuesday 31st October, 6.30pm

Prayer - Bev

Board Training - Governance: Committees

From the Pews

Special Catholic Character - Assurance - to be taken as read.  Bring any questions or comments.

- Principal's report, - Assurance - will be unpacked at meeting
Proposal that board accept school dates for 2018: Tuesday 30th January. Finish: Friday 14th December = 384 half days

Annual Plan Outcomes for 2017

Curriculum -

Policies - Board Governance
Policy Review:
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password: veritas
  • Privacy – board members and staff
  • Salary Units / Management Allowances – board members and staff
  • Classroom Release Time / Timetable – board members and staff

Property: & Health & Safety -
In Committee discussion regarding next steps from property committee:

Finance & Grants: - to be taken as read
Motion: Minute and approve a grant submission to Youthtown for:
- balls, first aid kits and bibs for sports clubs
- kit for rugby
Minute and approve a grant submission to Otago Community Trust for:
- classroom musical instruments

Motion: Minute and approve a grant submission to Community Trust and Southern Trust for:
$6,000 for Sports coordinator salary.
Motion that the board consider covering the $6000 needed to continue full sports coordinator coverage for 2018, if we are unsuccessful with funding.

Cultural - to be taken as read
Strategy - Staff EEO survey, Maori Consultation

NAG 3 Personnel - motion to accept resignation and begin recruitment process for Scale A tagged teacher.
Delegate to personnel committee authority to interview and appoint AP, Scale A tagged teacher and any other appointments necessary to fully staff for 2018.

NAG 6 Administration : Accept minutes of previous meeting
In light of 1% (3/25) response from electorate requesting a by-election, motion to proceed with completing the board by selection.

Thursday, 19 October 2017

Casual Vacancy

A casual vacancy has occurred on the St Joseph’s board of trustees for two elected parent representatives.
         The board has resolved under section 105 of the Education Act 1989 to fill the vacancy by selection.
         If ten percent or more of eligible voters on the school roll ask the board, within 28 days of this notice being published, to hold a by-election to fill the vacancy, then a by-election will be held.
         Any eligible voter who wishes to ask the board to hold a by-election should write to:
         Board of Trustees
         St Joseph’s School
By 25th October