September 10, 2019

Briefing - September 9, 2019

​​​​​Delegations

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​

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