June 23, 2010 - Letter from Minister of Education to Patti Bacchus, Board Chairperson.
June 17, 2010 - Vancouver school trustees today sent Education Minister Margaret MacDiarmid the Vancouver Board of Education's draft 2010-11 preliminary operating budget for her review.
The submission is in response to the Ministerial Directive Dr. MacDiarmid issued to the board June 10. MacDiarmid instructed trustees to have its senior management team develop a balanced budget and submit it to the ministry for review on or before June 18, 2010, and prior to the budget being voted on by the Vancouver Board of Education.
The budget package sent to the ministry today also includes a letter to the minister from VBE Chairperson Patti Bacchus.
Vancouver trustees will be holding a budget consultation meeting tonight (June 17) starting at 7 p.m. at Mount Pleasant Elementary School. Trustees are scheduled to vote on the budget June 23.
Letter to Hon. Dr. Margaret MacDiarmid, Minister of Education
VBE draft 2010-11 preliminary operating budget
June 10, 2010 -- Letter to Hon. Dr. Margaret MacDiarmid re: Special Advisor's report
June 10, 2010 -- Letter to Patti Bacchus re: Ministerial directive
June 10, 2010 -- Letter to Hon. Dr. Margaret MacDiarmid re: Ministerial directive
June 15, 2010 -- Letter to Hon. Dr. Margaret MacDiarmid re: Clarification sought concerning ministeria directive
June 16, 2010 -- Letter to Patti Bacchus re: Response to clarification request