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0911 Minutes 9 November 2009

Kaikohe East School Board - Minutes

Administration

Present

Jeff Carson (Chair), Chicky Rudkin (Principal), Kaz Chamberlain, Mary Davis.

Apologies

Graeme Shaw, Don Edmonds, Alf Tango, Maraea Selwyn

RESOLVED    Jeff/Chicky
That the apologies are accepted.

Minutes

RESOLVED    Mary/Chicky
That the minutes are a correct record of the previous meeting.

Correspondence

RESOLVED    Chicky/Kaz
That the inwards correspondence is received and the outwards approved
Matters Arising
RESOLVED    Chicky/Jeff
That we approve Rebecca Croucher's maternity leave application.

Financial Report

RESOLVED    Chicky/Jeff
That the Financial Report be accepted.

Curriculum Review Reports

RESOLVED   Mary/Jeff
That all reports be accepted and thanks given to staff who prepared them

Appointments

Room 8 and likely to be one other position in the Senior Syndicate.

RESOLVED Mary/Chicky

That the appointment committee for positions consist of the following:
For Room 8 – Chicky, Graeme, Robin, Maraea, Jeff. Chicky to liaise re first meeting date.

For any other positions – Chicky, Graeme, Jeff and if appropriate one other staff member within the syndicate of the vacancy.

Application for Funding

RESOLVED Chicky/Kaz
That approval be given to the Senior Syndicate to apply for funding to Southern Trust Charity for their 2010 camp.

Cognition Training

RESOLVED Jeff/Kaz
That at this stage no further training would be required.

Budget

Some discussion about 2010 budget and about figures that had come in to date. With ICT being a focus for 2010 there is a request for purchase of ICT gear, similarly with the camp, if funding was not accessible then this budget area would be approximately $16,000. 

Chicky to contact Warwick again about operating a deficit budget again in order to achieve purchase requests and lessen working capital. 

Concern about auditors comments in the past about allowing deficit budgets to operate.