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Videos of Delegations and Meetings

Here you will find our library of the delegations to the DSBN, NOTL Town Council and others.

All of the presentations are listed below by date. The School Board *permits* the recording of delegations and has made a statement to this fact.

Everyone in Niagara-on-the-Lake is concerned about the schooling situation. Unfortunately not everyone is able to attend these public meetings. The following videos allow everyone equal access to this public forum. To-date the various videos have been viewed thousands of times. Should you like your presentation considered for removal, please send an email to daniel [at] saveourschool [dot] ca.

New Virgil / Col John Butler Elementary School Ground Breaking
Part 01   Introduction
Part 02   Singing of O Canada
Part 03   Greetings!
Part 04   Kim Craitor
Part 05   Gary Burroughs
Part 06   Sue Marks and new school name
Part 07   Ground Breaking
Part 08   Song
Part 09   Closing Comments
     
DSBN Trustee / Delegations - May 11th, 2010
Part 01   Comments by Gary Atamanyk on NDSS/Eden
Part 02   Comments by Gary Atamanyk on NDSS/Eden
     
DSBN Trustee / Delegations - April 15th, 2010
 
Part 01   Delegation, Heather Albano - East Welland ARC
Part 02   Delegation, Gloria Book - East Welland ARC
Part 03   Questions asked of and by board members. Larry Lemelin NDSS feasibility study
Part 04   Questions asked of and by board members. Lynn Campbell, follow-up question
Part 05A
Part 05B
  Report of the East Welland Accommodation Review Committee
Part 06A
Part 06B
Part 06C
  Report of the Senior Administrative Staff
Part 07   Update on the Line 2 property
     
NOTL Council Meeting (NDSS Strategy Report) / Delegations - February 1st, 2010
Part 02   Letter from John Crocco, Niagara Catholic District School Baord
Part 03   Request for additional deputations
Part 04   Mr. Bill Morrison on behalf of the Friends of NDSS NDSS Strategy Committee Brief
Part 05   Ms. Janice Thomson on behalf of the Chamber of Commerce NDSS Strategy Committee Brief
Did Not Speak   Mr. Ray Guy on behalf of the Niagara-on-the-Lake Rotary Club
NDSS Strategy Committee Brief
Part 06   A representative from the Niagara-on-the-Lake Kinsmen Club
NDSS Strategy Committee Brief
Part 07   A representative from the Virgil Business Association
NDSS Strategy Committee Brief
Part 08   Mr. Jonathan Fast
In favour of the NDSS Strategy Committee Report and asking Council to endorse the recommended action
Part 09A
Part 09B
  Mrs. Austin Kirkby
Defer the decision until there has been consultation with all the parents of the children who are involved in this plan
Part 10   Mr. Kevin Ruddle
Free bussing not the reason students left NOTL
support for this proposal has not been determined by all NOTL residents
this proposal could possibly have an impact on far more families than just NDSS families
proposal was not communicated to all affected parties
Part 11   Ms. Trudy Schroeder
represents Parent Community of Eden
in report communication with Mennonite Brethren Council
School Uniforms, etc.
Parents do not want Mega School
Part 12   Ms. Christine Lett
Concerns with NDSS Strategy Report CAO-10-007
Part 13   Mr. Daniel Feuer
Speaking to Report CAO-10-007, supporting a High School in NOTL
Get the DSBN to give us more time, questioning the purpose of elementary students at a NDSS site
Part 14   Mrs. Marion Batersby
Part 15
Part 15b
  Discussion from Council
Part 16   Discussion from Council
Part 17
Part 17b
  Discussion from Council
Part 18
Part 18b
  Discussion from Council
Part 19
Part 19b
  Discussion from Council and Vote on Report
     
NOTL Council Meeting / Delegations - February 1st, 2010
Delegation   Delegation from the DSBN speaking about the historical designation of Laura Secord Public School
Delegation Part A
Delegation Part B
  Delegation from the Queenston Residence Association speaking about the historical designation of Laura Secord Public School
Delegation   Delegation from the Queenston Residence Association speaking about the historical designation of Laura Secord Public School
Delegation   Delegation from the Queenston Residence Association speaking about the historical designation of Laura Secord Public School
Announcement   Announcement of NDSS strategy meeting for Monday February 8th at 19:00
     
     
DSBN Trustee Meeting / Delegations - January 26th, 2010
 
DSBN Trustee Meeting Part 01   Request to review recorded votes from June 17, 2008 DSBN Board
DSBN Trustee Meeting Part 02   Transportation discussions
DSBN Trustee Meeting Part 03A   Transportation discussions
DSBN Trustee Meeting Part 03B   Transportation discussions
DSBN Trustee Meeting Part 04   Process and procedures of an Accommodation Review guidelines
     
NOTL Council Meeting / Delegations - December 14th, 2009
 
Delegation  
Delegation by Christine Wormwell on Col John Butler School
Delegation  
Delegation by Charlie Burland on the proposed boundary changes to St. Michael school
Discussion  
Discussions by Niagara-on-the-Lake Town Council on the land use by the DSBN for the new elementary school
Discussion  
More school discussions by Niagara-on-the-Lake Town Council
Historical Designation  
Discussions by Niagara-on-the-Lake Town Council on Heritage designation of Laura Secord school
Motion  
Motion by Niagara-on-the-Lake Town Council to speak with the DSBN on land selection for the new elementary school
Motion  
Motion by Niagara-on-the-Lake Town Council to speak with the Niagara Catholic District School Board about the proposed boundary changes to St. Michael School
     
DSBN Delegations - October 27th, 2009
Part 01a
Part 01b
  Jamie King Delegation
Part 02a
Part 02b
  Ray Guy Delegation
Part 03   Ray Guy Delegation, Part II
Part 04   General discussions. Comments about Community School Alliance
Part 05   General discussions. Photo copying expenses
Part 07   Preamble on the proposed motion by Lynn Campbell
Part 08a
Part 08b
  Discussion on the point of order raised by Gary Atamanyk
Part 09a
Part 09b
  Discussion of motion by Lynn Campbell
Part 10   Discussion of motion by Lynn Campbell (Lemelin/Heit)
Part 11   Discussion of motion by Lynn Campbell (Clark)
Part 12   Discussion of motion by Lynn Campbell (Lynn Campbell)
Part 13   Recorded Vote of Lynn Campbell's motion
Part 14   Second Motion by Lynn Campbell and motion from Gary Atamanyk
Part 15   Comments by Chair Maves on the voting
Part 16   Notice of Motion by Gary Atamanyk
     
DSBN Delegations - October 13th, 2009
     
Part 01   Delegation by Lord Mayor Gary Burroughs
     
NOTL Town Council Speakers - July 20th, 2009
     
Part 01   Jamie King speaking to the comprehensive town by-laws
Part 02   Speaker representing the DSBN speaking to the comprehensive town by-laws, part 01
Part 03   Speaker representing the DSBN speaking to the comprehensive town by-laws, part 02
Part 04   Paolo Miele speaking to the comprehensive town by-laws, part 01
     
DSBN Delegations - June 22th, 2009
Part 01   DSBN Partnership with the Shaw Festival clarification
Part 02   Catholic vs DSBN declining enrollment
Part 03   NDSS Prohibitive to repair
Part 04   DSBN's definition of a "year"
Part 05   Proposed Virgil property for new elementary school
Part 06   Paolo Miele Delegation on Eden School
Part 07   Finance Report Part 01
Part 08   Finance Report Part 02
Part 09   Finance Report Part 03
Part 10   Finance Report Part 04
Part 11   Finance Report Part 05
Part 12   DSBN Municipal partnerships
Part 13   DSBN's communication with the Town of NOTL
Part 14   The Year in Review Part 01
Part 15   The Year in Review Part 02
     
DSBN Delegations - June 9th, 2009
Part 01   New Name for St. Davids School
Part 02   Delegation from Gary Borroughs
Part 03   Report from Don Love
Part 04   Report from Don Love
Part 05   Report from Don Love
Part 06   Why hasn't the Shaw Partnered with NDSS?
Part 07   Motions 01
Part 08   Motions 02
Part 09   Motions 03
Part 10   Motions 04
Part 11   Motions 05
Part 12   Motion for the new St. David's School name
Part 13   Lynn Campbell
     
DSBN Delegations - May 12th, 2009
Part One   Clarification of items from the previous Trustee meeting
Part Two   Delegation of Paolo Miele to the DSBN - Virgil Property purchase and GPL
Part Three   Gary Atamanyk questions about NDSS periods
Part Four   General Discussions that include NDSS
Part Five   Clarification of items from Paolo Miele's delegation
Part Six   Proposed motion by Gary Atamanyk
     
DSBN Delegations - April 28th, 2009
Kevin Maves   Announcement of the new elementary school in Virgil
John Stainsby   Clarification of information presented at last week's meeting
Garry Burroughs   Delegation to the DSBN - Discussions with the Town of NOTL and the DSBN
Jim Collard   Delegation to the DSBN - The efforts of NDSS to retain and attract new students
DSBN Trustee Discussions   General discussions my trustees about NOTL
Gary Atanamyk   Notice of proposed motion to keep NDSS open providing that the enrollment is 350 by October 31, 2010.
DSBN Trustee Discussions   Additional discussions from DSBN Trustees
     
DSBN Delegations - April 14th, 2009
Warren Hoshizaki   Clarification of statements made by Paolo Miele at the March 10th Board meeting
Austin Kirkby   Speaking in support of Eden High School
Paolo Miele   Speaking to GPL funding and Surplus land/schools
Jamie King - Part I, Part II   Speaking to Trustee Atamanyk’s motion
Bill Morrison Speaking on behalf on an absent Butch Rive   Speaking to Trustee Atamanyk’s motion
Gary Atamanyk's Motion, Vote   Motion to require all grade nine and ten DSBN students in NOTL to attend NDSS
Motions by Lynn Campbell (voting is at 19:38) and Larry Lemelin (motion is at 20:26 and voting is at 30:00) and the resulting discussions and votes.   Motion to recind DSBN decision to close NDSS; Motion to send letter to Ontario Minister of Education for funds to build a new 1,000 student high school in NOTL
     
DSBN Delegations - March 10th, 2009
Paolo Miele   Delegation on spending "Good Place To Learn"
Trustee Discussions   Trustees discuss courtesy busing
Trustee Discussions   Trustees talk about NDSS open house and curtesy busing
Trustee Discussions   Gary Atamanyk makes his intentions known about introducing a motion that would require all grade 9-10 DSBN students living in Niagara-on-the-Lake to attend NDSS (with some exceptions)
Trustee Discussions   Enrollment Numbers at NDSS
     
DSBN Delegations - February 10th, 2009
Paolo Miele    
Chris Wormwell   fast forward to time index 7m 00s
Melissa Hellwig   fast forward to time index 11m 50s
Rick Reid   fast forward to time index 22m 40s
Melanie Janzen   fast forward to time index 28m 00s
Ron Heuving   fast forward to time index 34m 10s
     
DSBN Delegations - January 13th, 2009
Joanne Hicks

DSBN Delegations - December 9th, 2008
Marian Dunn    
Sue Rumsey    
Ken Rive    
Paolo Miele    
Jamie King    
Marian Bannerman    
     
DSBN Delegations - November 25th, 2008
Garry Burroughs   Read summary as provided by the DSBN
Jim Walker    
David Eadie    
Bud Wilding    
     
Presentations made to ARC Process Review Facilitator Joan Green - November 18th, 2008
Introduction to Joan Green
Joan Green
Joan Green II
Theresa Rive
Sue Rumsey
Karen Telford
Mark Hicks
Joanne Hicks
Gary Zalepa Jr.
Ken Rive
Sandy Cowan
Sandy Cowan II
Garry Burroughs
Lew Holloway
Butch Rive
Elizabeth Lamb
Mike Dunn
Ken Eden
Jamie King
Jamie King II
Toby Simmons
Paolo Miele
Martin Mazza
Janice Thompson


DSBN Delegations - November 11th, 2008
Presentation - Dave Dyck, Virgil Business Association    
Presentation - Rebecca Cayman, Friends of NDSS   Read summary as provided by the DSBN
Presentation - Paolo Miele, Friends of NDSS    
Presentation - Bryan Moncion, Save Our School    
Presentation - Christine Lett, Save Our School    
Presentation - Toby_Simmons, Save Our School    
     
Delegations to the DSBN
DSBN Meeting on ARC Recommendation - Trustee Discussions, Part 1
DSBN Meeting on ARC Recommendation - Trustee Discussions, Part 2
DSBN Meeting on ARC Recommendation - Trustee Discussions, Part 3
DSBN Meeting on ARC Recommendation - Trustee Discussions, Part 4
DSBN Meeting on ARC Recommendation - Trustee Discussions, Part 5
DSBN Meeting on ARC Recommendation - Trustee Discussions, Part 6
DSBN Meeting on ARC Recommendation - Trustee Discussions, Part 7
DSBN Meeting on ARC Recommendation - Trustee Discussions, Part 8
DSBN Meeting on ARC Recommendation - Trustee Discussions, Part 9

DSBN Decision on the ARC Review, June 17th, 2008
DSBN Meeting on ARC Recommendation - Trustee Discussions, Part 1A
DSBN Meeting on ARC Recommendation - Trustee Discussions, Part 1B
DSBN Meeting on ARC Recommendation - Trustee Discussions, Part 1C
DSBN Meeting on ARC Recommendation - Trustee Discussions, Part 1D
DSBN Meeting on ARC Recommendation - Trustee Discussions, Part 1E
DSBN Meeting on ARC Recommendation - Trustee Discussions, Part 2
DSBN Meeting on ARC Recommendation - Trustee Discussions, Part 3A
DSBN Meeting on ARC Recommendation - Trustee Discussions, Part 3B
DSBN Meeting on ARC Recommendation - Trustee Discussions, Part 3C
DSBN Meeting on ARC Recommendation - Trustee Discussions, Part 3D
DSBN Meeting on ARC Recommendation - Trustee Discussions, Part 3E
DSBN Meeting on ARC Recommendation - Trustee Discussions, Part 4
DSBN Meeting on ARC Recommendation - Trustee Discussions, Part 5A
DSBN Meeting on ARC Recommendation - Trustee Discussions, Part 5B
DSBN Meeting on ARC Recommendation - Trustee Discussions, Part 6A
DSBN Meeting on ARC Recommendation - Trustee Discussions, Part 6B
DSBN Meeting on ARC Recommendation - Trustee Discussions, Part 6C

DSBN Discussion Decision on the ARC Review, June 10th, 2008
Various options were discussed
DSBN Delegations on the ARC Review, Monday May 26th, 2008
Andrea Kaiser-Nelson - NOTL Town Councillor    
Mark and Deste Lepp - Part I (not available)- Friends of NDSS
Part II
Part III
   
Erica Moncion - Save Our Schools    
Butch Rive - Friends of NDSS   Read summary as provided by the DSBN
Melissa Hellwig - Save Our Schools    
Daniel Feuer - Save Our Schools    
Bill Morrison Jr. - Friends of NDSS    
John Hawley - Friends of NDSS    
Ric Reid - Save Our Schools    
Hailey Rumsey - Elementary Student, Friends of NDSS   Tech problems - video is unavailable
Holly Marcynuk - NDSS Student, Friends of NDSS   Tech problems - video is unavailable
Jody Lemoine - Save Our Schools    
Dave Eadie - Save Our Schools    
Sandra Cowan - Friends of NDSS    
Pam Mortley - Save Our Schools    
Paolo Miele - Friends of NDSS    
Jim Reynolds - Former DSBN administrator, concerned resident of NOTL    
Sheila Gayman - Part I - Friends of NDSS
Part II
   
Martin Mazza - NOTL Town Councillor    
Ken Eden    
William Lang - Friends of NDSS    
Carrie Debon - Friends of NDSS    
Ray Guy - Past President of NOTL Chamber of Commerce    
Rainer Hummel - Virgil Businessman's Association    
Stephen Bedford - Part I - NOTL Town Planner, ARC Member
Peter Normand - Part II
Peter Normand - Part III
   
 
DSBN Delegations on the ARC Review, Tuesday May 13th, 2008
Ken Leithwood    
Bill Morrison Sr.   Read summary as provided by the DSBN
Dorothy Wiens, Bonnie Heuving and Nancy Shulman    
Heather Cochrane    
Elizabeth Lamb    
Linda Hunter-Hope spoke for an absent Wilma Thompson   Read summary as provided by the DSBN
Sue Rumsey   Read summary as provided by the DSBN
Karen Telford spoke for an absent Chris Wormwell   Read summary as provided by the DSBN
 
DSBN Delegations on the ARC Review, Tuesday April 22nd, 2008
Joanne Hicks spoke for an absent Mark Neufeld, representing NOTL4R Schools    
Bernie Slepkov (Part I)- Friends of Niagara District Secondary
Part II
   
Gary Zalepa, NOTL Resident    
Jamie King, Virgil Parent    
Bryan Moncion, on behalf of Save Our Schools, a community group of parents of elementary school children.    
Janice Thomson, Executive Director, NOTL Chamber of Commerce    
Jim Walker, on behalf of Save our Schools, a community group of parents of elementary school children.    
Mary Towndrow, on behalf of Save our Schools, a community group of parents of elementary school children.    
Lord Mayor Gary Burroughs, Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake    
 
DSBN Delegations on the ARC Review, Tuesday April 8th, 2008
Therese Rive (Friends of NDSS)   Read transcript
Taysha Palmer (Friends of NDSS)   Read transcript
Ken Rive (Friends of NDSS)   Permission was given to allocate his time to Taysha Palmer for her presentation.
Erika Klassen   Was unable to attend meeting
Johnathan Fast    
 
     

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