Ed Lovekin delegated the board on behalf of Mississauga Scouting regarding the increase in facility fees.
Trustees award tender for construction of Pte. Buckam Singh Public School
The Board of Trustees approved that the tender in the amount of $16,807,620 including HST, for the construction of Pte. Buckam Singh Public School, be awarded to Remo General Contracting Limited.
Trustees approve new boundaries for Regional Skilled Trades Program
Trustees approved new boundaries for the Regional Skilled Trades Program at Judith Nyman and West Credit secondary schools (see page 6 of the updated board agenda).
Board approves updates to Safe and Accepting Schools policy
Trustees approved revisions to Policy 48—Safe and Accepting Schools (see page 39 of the board agenda).
Special Education Advisory Committee appoints alternate representative for Easter Seals
The Easter Seals alternate representative on the Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) will be Sadia Shoaib.
Board commits to eliminate single-use plastics at schools, workplaces
Trustees approved a motion to work towards zero use of single-use plastic, including, but not limited to, plastic bottles, disposable cutlery and other serviceware, in the Central Board Office and Field Offices by December 2019, and in all Peel District School Board schools and workplaces by December 2020.
Trustees recognized the contributions and years of service of the following staff who have/are retiring:
Diane Cummings, teacher, will retire October 31, 2019
Bozena Gorska, team leader – library automation, will retire December 31, 2019
Barbara Leetham, officer manager, retired August 26, 2019
Shelley Mol, teaching assistant, will retire September 30, 2019
Janet Palmer, office assistant, retired August 31, 2019
Jayne Parkin, officer manager, retired August 31, 2019
Lauraanne Watson, teacher, will retire November 10, 2019