Council Summary February 2023

by Darren Becker

To ensure members of the Lester B. Pearson School Board community remain up-to-date regarding what transpires at regular Council of Commissioners meetings, the Department of Communications and Community Development sends out summaries of the different decisions that are taken following each meeting.

Please find below highlights of some of the decisions that were taken during the February 27th regular meeting. Different Committee reports that were presented as well as the minutes can be found at the following link:

1) The Council of Commissioners of the Lester B. Pearson School Board approved that a request be made to the Minister of Education to authorize the Lester B. Pearson School Board to establish two (2) more electoral divisions than provided for in section 6 of the Act Respecting School Elections for the next school elections of November 3, 2024.

2) The Council of Commissioners approved that the current rental of facilities rates be increased by 6.3% for the 2023-2024 school year, effective July 1, 2023.

3) The Council of Commissioners approved that the contract for Westwood High School Senior, Project #2112 for fire safety improvements including the replacement of fire panel, staff bathroom renovations, replacement of doors, crawl space rehabilitation, and replacement of ceilings and lights in older section of the school to be carried out in the summer of 2023 be awarded to the lowest compliant bidder, 9367-8522 Québec Inc. doing business as Le Groupe Provil, in accordance with the tender documents.