General Assembly Agenda

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
F216-3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Food & drinks at 5:00 pm

  1. Approval of Agenda
  2. Approval of Minutes March 27, 2017 & April 25, 2017
  3. Business Arising:
    1. GA scheduling for 2017-2018
    2. Teacher representatives on committees for 2017-2018
  4. Reports & Announcements
  5. New Business
    1. Audit Committee Report
    2. Financials
      1. Strike Fund
      2. Executive Release Time
      3. VCTA Budget 2017-2018
    3. Post-Mortem of Negotiations
  6. Varia


Association Council Recommendations:

5) a) Audit Committee Report
That Association Council recommend that the VCTA General Assembly accept the Audit Report for 2015-2016 with minor spelling and name change.

5) b) i Strike Fund
That Association Council recommend to the GA that a portion of the accumulated surplus be used to pay the projected deficit from the 2016-17 budget and that the rest be kept in reserve until we have the Audit Committee report from 2016-17.

 5) b) ii Executive Release 17-18
-Whereas the VCTA General Assembly mandated, on March 27, 2017, its faculty representatives at CRT to request that the College give the VCTA Executive a total of 3 FTEs for union release;
-Whereas the College has declared its intention to maintain the VCTA Executive’s union release for the 2017-2018 academic year at 2 FTE
-Whereas Association Council recommends that Executive members should teach only one section per semester
-Whereas Executive release needed for 2017-2018  is approximately 2.92 FTE if each Executive member teachers one section per semester
That Association Council recommend to the VCTA General Assembly that the VCTA pay up to 0.95 FTE for Executive release for 2017-2018.

5) b) iii Budget 2017-2018
That Association Council recommend that the VCTA General Assembly adopt the budget projections for 2017-2018.

5) c) FNEEQ Nego Post-Mortem
That Association Council recommend to the VCTA General Assembly that the mandate for VCTA delegates to vote on the adoption of the Bilan de la négociation 2015-2020 at the June 1 & 2, 2017 Regroupement be given at a special meeting of Association Council on May 24th, 2017.