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Letter of Agreement - 6. Procedure for Decision Making

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Article Index
Letter of Agreement
1. Purpose
2. General
3. Composition of the SAC
4. School Council Responsibilities and Commitments
5. School Board Commitments
6. Selection of Principal
7. Minister’s Commitments
8. Acceptance
1. General
2. Membership and Eligilibility
3. Elections
4. Community Members
5. SAC Executive
6. Procedure for Decision Making
7. Duties, Conflict, Conflicts of Interest and Confidentiality
8. Regular School Advisory Council Meetings
9. Sub-Committees
10. Discipline
11. Communication And Information Guidelines
12. Amendments to the Agreement and By-Laws
All Pages

6.         Procedure for Decision Making

6.1       The SAC shall only make decisions within the mandate of the SAC as established in the Letter of Agreement and these By-Laws.

6.2       The SAC will make decisions in the following way:

(a)        All decisions will be made by consensus after all relevant, available information has been gathered, distributed to Members and discussed at a regular SAC meeting.

(b)        All reasonable efforts will be made to distribute relevant, available, information to Members at least one week prior to the meeting at which the matter to which it relates will be decided.

(c)        If consensus cannot be reached on a matter to be decided, Member(s) who do not agree with the majority are expected to give reasons for their dissent or to offer alternatives for discussion and the SAC may request any additional information that it believes may be necessary or helpful in evaluating an alternative or alternatives for purposes of making a decision at the next meeting to be held within thirty days.

(d)        If consensus cannot be reached on a topic after the Chair decides in his or her sole discretion that all reasonable efforts to do so have been made the Chair shall direct that the SAC shall decide the matter by vote.

(e)        If a vote is held to decide a matter a quorum must be present and 70% of those present must vote in favour of a motion for it to be passed.

(f)         Where the matter on which a vote is held concerns any advice or recommendation to be given by the SAC, the advice or recommendation of the SAC shall, at the request of the minority or dissidents, include minority or dissenting views which shall be forwarded together with those of the majority to the person or body to whom the advice or recommendation is being given.

(g)        The School Community will be informed of all SAC decisions through an appropriate medium by the SAC Communications Sub Committee.

6.3       A quorum of the SAC is 10 Members.

6.4       The Principal shall have the option to be full participating Member of the SAC.

6.5       The Principal shall give all recommendations, advice and requests of the SAC full and fair consideration and give the SAC timely reasons for any variation or, or refusal to accept, its advice, recommendations or requests.

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