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Accommodation Review for the Beavercrest Community School, Holland-Chatsworth Central School, Macphail Memorial Elementary School, and Spruce Ridge Community School

At the Regular Meeting of Bluewater District School Board held on April 18, 2017, trustees approved the following recommendation related to the Markdale and Area Schools:

1. That Bluewater District School Board consider for approval, accepting the Municipality of Grey Highlands’ partnership proposal and support for the operation deficit at the existing Beavercrest Community School based on the agreed upon terms, commencing September 2017.

2. That Bluewater District School Board consider for approval, accepting pledged financial support from Chapman’s Ice Cream for the operation deficit at the existing Beavercrest Community School commencing September 2017.

3. That Bluewater District School Board consider for approval, negotiating with Chapman’s Ice Cream, the Municipality of Grey Highlands, and with future potential viable partners who come forward, to secure funding that offsets capital upkeep for Beavercrest Community School.

4. That Bluewater District School Board consider for approval, investigating the partnership proposal and funding offer from Chapman’s Ice Cream as presented at the Special Board Meeting for Accommodation Review Delegations held on March 9, 2017 (Appendix ii).

5. That Bluewater District School Board consider for approval, investigating complementary Ministry of Education funding in the form of a business case to support a new school to replace Beavercrest Community School in Markdale.

6. That Bluewater District School Board consider for approval, scheduling Beavercrest Community School for closure effective June 30, 2018 should sufficient funding and agreements to accommodate Beavercrest Community School students in a new replacement facility not be in place by March 31, 2018; and,

That the students be accommodated at Holland-Chatsworth Central School, Spruce Ridge Community School, and Macphail Memorial Elementary School effective September 2018.


Final Staff Report

At a Committee of the Whole Meeting held on April 4, 2017, the Board of Trustees received the Final Staff Report for the Accommodation Review Markdale and Area Schools.

The recommendation included in the Final Staff Report will go forward to the Board of Trustees for Approval at the Regular Board Meeting on April 18, 2017.

To view the Final Staff Report presented to trustees, click here.


Preliminary Final Staff Report

At a Committee of the Whole Meeting held on February 7, 2017, the Board of Trustees received the Preliminary Final Staff Report for the Accommodation Review for Markdale and Area Schools.

To review the report, click here.

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Background Information on the Accommodation Review

At the Regular Meeting of Bluewater District School Board held on September 20, 2016, trustees approved the following recommendation:

That Bluewater District School Board commence an accommodation review to include Beavercrest Community School, Holland-Chatsworth Central School, Macphail Memorial Elementary School, and Spruce Ridge Community School during the 2016-17 school year in accordance with BP3101-D.

Please click here for the notice that Bluewater District School Board has commenced an accommodation review for the Beavercrest Community School, Holland-Chatsworth Central School, Macphail Memorial Elementary School, and Spruce Ridge Community School.

To review the Initial Staff Report, click here.

To review the School Information Profile (SIP) report for each school under review in the Beavercrest Community School, Holland-Chatsworth Central School, Macphail Memorial Elementary School, and Spruce Ridge Community School, please click on the links below:

Beavercrest Community School                                    Holland-Chatsworth Central School
Macphail Memorial Elementary School                         Spruce Ridge Community School


Notice of Meetings

During the Public Consultation Period of the Accommodation Review, there will be two (2) public meetings.  The first public meeting will commence the 40 day Public Consultation Period and the second public meeting will end the 40 day Public Consultation Period.

Notice of Meetings will be published below.

November 3, 2016

The first public meeting to receive community feedback for the Markdale and Area Schools accommodation review will be held on Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the Beavercrest Community School gymnasium.

For the full Notice of Meeting, click here.

November 16, 2016

A working meeting of the Accommodation Review Committee will be held on November 16, 2016. Members of the public are welcome to attend this meeting as observers only. There will be no opportunity for public input. The meeting will commence at 7:00 p.m. at the Beavercrest Community School gymnasium.

For the full Notice of Meeting, click here.

December 7, 2016

A working meeting of the Accommodation Review Committee will be held on December 7, 2016. Members of the public are welcome to attend this meeting as observers only. There will be no opportunity for public input.

For the full Notice of Meeting, click here.

January 16, 2017

The second public meeting to receive community feedback for the Markdale and Area Schools accommodation review will be held on Monday, January 16, 2017 at 7:00 p.m at Grey Highlands Secondary School, Flesherton.

For the full Notice of Meeting, click here.


March 9, 2017

A Special Board Meeting for Accommodation Review Delegations for the Markdale and Area Accommodation Review will be held on Thursday, March 9, 2017, 7:00 p.m. at the Bluewater District School Board Education Centre, Chesley.

Accommodation Review Meetings - Minutes and Documentation

October 17, 2016

A meeting was held at the Bluewater District School Board Education on October 17, 2016 with invited upper and lower tier municipalities, those who attended the Community Planning and Partnership Meeting in June 2016, and other community partners that expressed an interest in being part of the process.

To review the presentation provided at the meeting, click here.

To review the minutes of the meeting, click here.

To review the projected Grey County forecast by age and gender, click here.

October 24, 2016

A pre-public orientation meeting was held at Beavercrest Community School for members of the Accommodation Review Committee (ARC). The purpose of the meeting was to review Board Policy BP3101-D "Accommodation Review - School Program and Facility Efficiency", and to discuss organizational tasks and the norms and responsibilities of the ARC.

To review the presentation provided at the meeting, click here.

To review the minutes of the meeting, click here.

November 3, 2016


The first public meeting to receive community feedback for the Markdale and Area Group of Schools accommodation review was held on Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the Beavercrest Community School gymnasium.  This meeting commences the 40 day Public Consultation Period.

To review the presentation provided at the meeting, click here.

To review the minutes of the meeting, click here.

November 16, 2016

A working meeting of the Accommodation Review Committee was held on November 16, 2016. Members of the public are welcome to attend working meetings however, participation is reserved for ARC members only.

At the meeting, this document was shared on behalf of the Macphail ARC Committee.

To review the minutes of the meeting, click here.

December 7, 2016

A working meeting of the Accommodation Review Committee was held on December 7, 2016. Members of the public are welcome to attend working meetings however, participation is reserved for ARC members only.

At the meeting, the Beavercrest ARC Handout and Holland - Chatsworth ARC Handout were presented and discussed.

To review the boundary map for Sullivan Community School, click here.

To review the minutes of the meeting, click here.

January 16, 2017

The second public meeting to receive community feedback for the Markdale and Area Group of Schools accommodation review was held on Monday, January 16, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at Grey Highlands Secondary School, Flesherton.  

To review the presentation provided at the meeting, click here

To review the minutes of the meeting, click here.

Submissions


Presentations






Consultation

Click here for Public Submission Guidelines.


Mailbox

A dedicated email address has been provided for communication regarding the accommodation review. Please email AR.MarkdaleArea@bwdsb.on.ca for additional communication requests.   





































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