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Board Meeting Highlights for April 2019

For Immediate Release
April 24, 2019

GUELPH, Ontario – The April meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board was held on April 23, 2019. The following provides highlights from the meeting.

Energy Management Team Goals and Action Plan

The board’s Energy Management Team presented its goals and action plan for promoting energy efficiency in the board. The goal of the team is to promote efficient use of energy at the UGDSB in order to ensure maximum dollars are available to classrooms by reducing energy costs, increase public confidence in the board’s ability to efficiently operate its schools, and demonstrate leadership in the area of environmental stewardship while reducing the board’s carbon footprint.

In order to achieve this goal, the Energy Management Team outlined several objectives. As outlined in the action plan, the team will:

Policy Updates

Trustees approved the following revised board policies: Policy 103 Trustee Code of Conduct, and Policy 318 Responsible Use of Digital Technologies. Protocol P02 Home Use of Technology was rescinded.

To view all UGDSB policies and procedures, and to provide feedback on draft policies, visit

The next regular monthly meeting will be held on Tues. May 28, 2019, at the Guelph Board Office, 500 Victoria Road North. Everyone is welcome to attend. The meeting begins at 7 p.m.


Media contact:
Heather Loney, Communications and Community Engagement Officer
Upper Grand District School Board
519-822-4420 ext.725
[email protected]

Megan Sicoli, Administrative Officer, Communications
Upper Grand District School Board
519-822-4420 ext.764
[email protected]

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