Unapproved Minutes Shelburne
County RTO November 1, 2013
The November meeting of the Shelburne County RTO was called to order
at 11:00 a.m. at the Fire Hall in Centerville.This was followed by
a moment of silence for Ina Smith.
Wayne and Sue Mullins
Jeff and Debbie Gregory
Andrea Jane Nickerson
Phyllis Cunningham moved the adoption of the agenda. Marg Dawe seconded.
Carol Mahaney moved the adoption of the minutes. Sue Sinden seconded.
Dave Langille agreed to be the Benevolent Representative for the
Provincial Webmaster-Colin Campbell
On the first day of school 26 teachers showed up for breakfast at
the Clyde River Dairy Bar.
Passwords were given for the Minutes section of our website.
Marilyn Johnson, Municipality of the District of Shelburne sent a
thank you note
for the Kids Play Fund
Thank you note from the N.S. provincial RTO for our donation to the
RTO Retired Teacher Legacy Foundation.
There are Retired Teacher Legacy Foundation cards at the various
funeral homes for donations.
RTO membership is $36 a year. This doesn't have to be renewed. Bonnie
has the forms for the provincial membership. The RTO card entitles
you to special deals and discounts.
Opening Balance $935.71
Closing Balance $1,171.14
Please be reminded that if you confirm your attendance at a RTO meeting,
your lunch is confirmed as well and we are required to pay the caterers
for that meal. If for any reason you cannot attend, it would be appreciated
if you would contribute the price of that meal at the next meeting.
Shelburne RTO received additional money this year from the provincial
RTO as we have more than 75% membership.
The Treasurer's Report was moved by David Langille,seconded by Shirley
Bonnie gave an update on the Provincial Pension Committee. The Committee
will be proactive if there are any changes.
John Jordan is a representative on the Trustees Board for Pensions.
The Annual Meeting will be held May 28-29 th, 2014.
Resolutions for the Annual General Meeting must be in before Dec.15,2013.
Bonnie has forms.
Bonnie gave some information on substitute teaching (Reserve and
Active Reserve membership). For additional information contact the
NSTU (either on-line or call Member Services).
Local submissions can be placed in the Provincial RTO Newsletter.
University courses are available through SCANS (Seniors College Association
of Nova Scotia).
The Pre Retirement Seminars for the Tri County will be held Dec.2-3,2013.
The local RTO President attends.
'The Wall' at the NSTU showcase retired teachers and events.
Our Member At Large is Herb Seymour.
The RTO Selection Committee judges the Lieutenant Governor Award
for Teaching Excellence.
The RTO Golf Tournament will be held September 17,2014. Claire will
host this event.
If this branch of the RTO would like to host the Curling Bonspiel
let Bonnie know.
2013-2014 Meeting Schedule Shelburne Branch
Friday November 1st, 2013 -Centerville, CSI
Thursday, December 12th, 2013- Shelburne Community Center, King St.Shelburne
Friday, April 11th, 2014-Location TBA
Friday, June 20th,2014-Sandy Point Lighthouse, Sandy Point
It was moved by Marg Dawe, seconded by Shirley Nicoll that the Shelburne
RTO give a $25 donation, plus a thank you card to Shelburne Regional
High School for photocopying. MOTION CARRIED. This will be paid at
the first part of every year.
It was decided that a committee be formed to determine what to do
with our funds.
Committee members- the executive, Sue Sinden, Marg Dawe and Phyllis
Anyone else interested contact Bonnie.
A motion by David Langille to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Peggy
Secretary, Shelburne County RTO