Board Meetings

The 49ͼ meets on the fourth Tuesday of every month during the regular school year, except for March and December when meetings are scheduled to avoid school closures. Meetings begin at 7:00 pm and are held in the Brentwood Room at the District Administration Office, 4054 Norfolk Street. In July and August, meetings are held at the call of the Chairperson. Members of the public are encouraged to join the meeting online (see below) and are also welcome to attend in person.

To join the meeting online please email board@burnabyschools.ca for access details.

If you require an American Sign Language interpreter please include this in your access request. If you would like to submit a question, please email your question to board@burnabyschools.ca by 8:00 am on the Monday prior to the meeting. For more information about asking a question see Asking Questions at a Board Meeting below.

Scheduled Board Meetings

2023

  • Tuesday, September 26
  • Monday, October 23
  • Tuesday, November 28
  • Tuesday, December 19

2024

  • Tuesday, January 30
  • Tuesday, February 27
  • Tuesday, March 12
  • Tuesday, April 23
  • Tuesday, May 28
  • Tuesday, June 25

 

Board Correspondence

The Secretary-Treasurer’s department is the official office of communications for the Board. Communications addressed to the Board will be included on the agenda of the next meeting. The deadline for submissions is 9:00 am on the Wednesday prior to the meeting. Communications should be forwarded to:

board@burnabyschools.ca

Secretary-Treasurer
49ͼ
4054 Norfolk Street
Burnaby, BC V5G 0C3

Fax: 604-296-6910

Delegations

Individuals or groups wishing to make a presentation to the Board should submit a written request to the Secretary-Treasurer no later than 9:00 am on the Wednesday prior to the meeting they wish to attend. The request should outline the matter to be presented and provide the name and contact details of the spokesperson. Requests should be forwarded to the Secretary-Treasurer, as noted above.

Presentations must not exceed 10 minutes. Lengthier written briefings will be accepted for the Board’s consideration.

If the presentation is supported with any written (electronic or paper-based) material and information, please ensure that the Secretary-Treasurer’s office (board@burnabyschools.ca) receives a copy of all materials by the Thursday morning prior to the meeting.

Asking Questions at a Board Meeting

The Board welcomes questions regarding its decisions, practices, or agenda items. There is a designated question period at the end of each public meeting and anyone who would like to ask a question is asked to submit the question to board@burnabyschools.ca by 8:00 am on the Monday prior to the meeting. Questions or comments about personal issues, individuals, or property acquisitions are not appropriate for public meetings. Anyone who has questions on such issues should contact the office of the Secretary-Treasurer, as noted above.

Contacting Trustees

Trustees can be contacted directly or through the office of the Secretary-Treasurer: 604-296-6900, extension 661004.