HINTON COMMUNITY SCHOOL BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING REGULAR MEETING

MONDAY, OCTOBER 12, 1998, 7:00 P.M. - BOARD ROOM

The Board of Directors of the Hinton Community School District met in regular session, Monday, October 12, 1998 in the board room. Members Rodgers, Howe, Hardersen, Dittmer and Bogue responded "aye" to the roll call. Superintendent Scott, Principal Hart, Jo Jurgensmeier, Sue Petty, Janet Held, Sherry Vogel, Tony Stoik, Judy Kenealy, Ron Lorenzen, Craig Gerow, Leslie Schindel, Jeff and Sharon Ryan, Dave Turman, Ray Edgington and Ellen Daniels were also present.

It was moved by Hardersen to approve the issuance of deeds and adopt the following Resolution for the land exchange with the city of Hinton and to approve the signing of the documents to finalize the exchange:

WHEREAS the Hinton Community School District (the "District") has determined to exchange certain real estate in the City of Hinton, Plymouth County, Iowa with the City of Hinton, Iowa; and

WHEREAS the Board of Directors of the District wishes to provide for the execution and delivery of a deed for such real estate;

NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS RESOLVED as follows:

1. The President of the Board of Directors is hereby expressly authorized to execute the deeds attached to this Resolution.

2. The Secretary of the Board of Directors is hereby expressly authorized to affix the seal of the District to such deeds and to attest to the authenticity thereof.

3. The deeds may be delivered to the City of Hinton, Iowa as provided in that one certain agreement between the District and the City of Hinton, Iowa dated August 6, 1998, a true and correct copy of which is also attached to this Resolution.

Second was by Bogue and the roll call vote was as follows:

Hardersen - aye Rodgers - aye Rodgers - aye Howe - aye Bogue - aye Bogue - aye Dittmer - aye

It was moved by Bogue to close the public hearing for the land exchange. Second was by Dittmer and motion carried unanimously.

It was moved by Howe to approve the drafting of a letter to the Department of Education requesting an early start date for the 1999-2000 school year. Second was by Bogue and motion carried unanimously.

President Rodgers declared the public hearing for an early start as closed.

Ron Lorenzen addressed the board concerning children crossing Main Street to and from school. Mr. Lorenzen requested the board consider putting a temporary stop sign out or having a crossing guard. The board listened to his concerns and stated they would talk to the city council about the situation since this is the city's jurisdiction.

Dave Turman informed the board the Hoop Shoot committee wanted to buy the girls new basketball uniforms with the profits from the Girls Basketball Shootout. The board requested that these matters be cleared through the Superintendent.

Judy Johnson, from Area 12, spoke to the board about success4 and explained the principles behind the new approach to school improvement. She also congratulated the school and community for their participation in this program which was initiated by Superintendent Scott.

It was moved by Hardersen to approve the minutes of the September 21, 1998 board meeting. Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

It was moved by Howe to approve the list of bills, in the amount of $250,551.57 for payment. Second was by Hardersen and the motion carried unanimously. 

It was moved by Howe to approve the monthly Activity, Lunch, General and Schoolhouse Fund Financial Reports. Second was by Bogue and the motion carried unanimously.

Les Schindel, bus supervisor, reported on the condition of the bus fleet.

Coaching assignments were discussed and it was moved by Howe to authorize Superintendent Scott to hire for the necessary positions before November 1 st. Second was by Hardersen and the motion carried unanimously.

Ray Edgington addressed the board with wrestling room concerns. Several possibilities were discussed. A motion was made by Hardersen to allow them to use the same room as last year with improvements, such as, the radiators being taken out and padding put on the walls. Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

Director Howe left to attend another meeting.

 It was moved by Bogue to approve the Title Vl grant in the amount of $2,893. Second was by Hardersen and the motion carried unanimously.

It was moved by Hardersen to approve the TAG application in the amount of $24,371. Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

It was moved by Dittmer to approve the drug & alcohol testing program, in the amount of $880, to meet the requirements of the Federal CDL law. Second was by Bogue and the motion carried unanimously.

It was moved by Bogue to approve 4 open enrollment applications into the district. Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

First reading of Policy #6100 (DISCIPLINE PROCEDURES) was given.

First reading of Policy #2400 (USE OF SCHOOL FACILITIES)

In conducting business within the School District, we are required to follow certain rules and regulations set forth by the State Code in conjunction with local Board policies. Please keep in mind that when doing business with the school, for the school or as representative for the school only the Board through their duly appointed representative (Superintendent) in day-to-day operations may authorize purchases and deliveries using the school's name and/or address. All business not directly associated with the daily operations of the school district are not allowed to use the school's name, accounts, tax exempt status or have the school act as a delivery agent. By following these simple guidelines, we will make sure that all our business practices are in compliance with all State Codes and our own District Policies. Should you have any questions relative to these guidelines, please contact the School Office (947-4328).

Painting and repair of the track was discussed.

First reading of Policy #1050 (CONFLICT OF INTEREST/NEPOTISM) was given.

It was moved by Dittmer that the meeting be adjourned. Second was by Bogue and the motion carried unanimously. The meeting adjourned at 9:40 P.M. and is recorded on Tape # 98-17A & B.

The next regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Hinton Community School District will be Monday, November 9, 1998 at 7:00 P.M.

 

Michelle Rodgers

Jo Jurgensmeier

PRESIDENT, BOARD OF DIRECTORS

SECRETARY, BOARD OF DIRECTORS