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1005 Minutes 4 May 2010

Kaikohe East School Board - Minutes



Chicky Rudkin (Principal), Kaz Chamberlain, Alf Tango, Don Edmonds (Secretary), Angie Davis, Tracy Clarke, Maraea Kea Graeme Shaw.

Election of Chairperson

Resolved Maraea/Angie
That the Chairperson is Mary Davis.

Returning Officer's Report

Resoved Chicky/Kaz
That the Returning Officer's report is received.


Resolved Mary/Chicky
That Alf Tango is co-opted to the board for the full three year term to maintain some gender balance and for his unique skills.


Jeff Carson

RESOLVED    Chicky/Alf
That the apologies are accepted.


RESOLVED    Chicky/Maraea
That the Minutes are a correct record of the previous meeting.

Matters Arising
  • Finance - Chicky has checked 2009 overspending with Warwick Turner:
    • Interest <$15k
    • Energy > $8
    • R & M > $58
  • Southern Trust Grant - still negotiating conversion to Australian Currency


RESOLVED    Maraea/Kaz
That the inward correspondence is received.
Matters Arising
  • Paid Union Meeting is on Friday 7 May.

Financial Report

RESOLVED   Chicky/Maraea
That the March 2010 financial report be accepted.

Noted in Discussion

  • Chicky advised of two areas of possible overspending.
    • Etap will be overspent by about $800
    • Support Staff Conference budgeted $2,000 but cost will be approximately $4,900.
    • Will be able to cover Support Staff Professional Development Overspend by Principal Professional Development underspend.
  • Unable to provide funds for Rugby strip.

Policy Review

RESOLVED   Mary/Tracy
That the 
Policy Review - Legal Responsibilities Report is received.

Noted in Discussion

  • Consider drafting another bullet point in the Operations Policy to clarify teacher appointment process.

Curriculum Review

RESOLVED   Chicky/Alf
The Arts Curriculum Review report is received.

RESOLVED    Mary/Angie
That the English report is received.

Strategic Focus

RESOLVED    Chicky/Kaz

RESOLVED    Chicky/Mary
That the following strategic goals are approved:

RESOLVED    Chicky/Maraea
That the Information Communications Technology Report is received.

Special Topics

RESOLVED    Kaz/Tracy
That the Teacher Registrations report is received.

RESOLVED    Chicky/Angie
That the SunSmart statement is approved.

That the Parent/Teacher/Child meeting report is received.

RESOLVED    Kaz/Tracy
That the Consultation plan is approved.

RESOLVED    Mary/Tracy

That the board approves an application to the Lions Foundation for a grant for Riding for the Disabled costs.

RESOLVED    Chicky/Alf
That the board approves an application to the Pub Charity Charitable Trust for Information Communications Technology equipment.

Governance Review
  • Don to send out a review form for board members to complete and return.
  • Collated results to be discussed at the next meeting

Board Members are invited to the Speech Finals on 9 June.