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Trustees move to cut paper

Trustees move to cut paper

Nanaimo school trustees want to investigate whether it is feasible to make board and committee meetings paperless.

Trustee Bill Bard brought up the idea at Wednesday’s business committee meeting.

“We only need to look at this table right now,” he said, pointing to printed reports in front of trustees and stacks of printed agendas available for the public.

“When I think about cuts to office supplies in recent years, it’s disturbing that we’re still using this much paper,

Trustees are issued laptop computers for use during their term of office, although most do not bring them to board meetings on a regular basis.

The committee recommended an ad hoc committee be formed to investigate the viability of having paperless meetings.

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