HINTON COMMUNITY SCHOOL BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING REGULAR MEETING

MONDAY, November 9, 1998 BOARD ROOM - 7:00 P.M.

 

The Board of Directors of the Hinton Communtiy School District met in regular session, Monday, November 9, 1998 in the board room. Members Hardersen, Howe, Bogue, Rodgers and Dittmer responded "aye" to the roll call. Superintendent Scott, Principal Hart, Jo Jurgensmeier, Sue Petty, Peg Larsen, Julie Johnson, Allison Quandt, Sherry Vogel, Barb Junck, Betty Bollmeyer, Peg Hageman, Jeff and Sharon Ryan, Deb Wilson, Sarah Geddes, Susan Geddes, Tammy Elgert and Nick Barkley were also present.

 Tammy Elgert addressed the board with a request for the bus to go into Merrill to pick up her children. The board denied the request stating they did not want to start going out of our district to pick up open enrollment students.

Barb Junck requested to speak to the board in closed session.

In accordance with Iowa Code 21.5 (1 ) (i) it was moved by Hardersen to adjourn to closed session. Second was by Howe and the board went into closed session at 7:05 P.M.

It was moved by Bogue to come out of closed session and second was by Howe. The closed session ended at 7:25 P.M. and the Board directed Superintendent Scott to make a mutual agreement with Mrs. Junck concerning her resignation.

Nick Barkley requested the board allow him to drive on school property, as his privilege had been terminated by Principal Hart. The board stated this was not a board decision and to discuss it with Superintendent Scott.

Julie Johnson, representing the Hinton Teacher's Association, presented the board with treats, honoring American Education Week. Julie thanked the board for donating their time and effort.

As part of the board goal: School Pride/Attitude - Sherry Vogel, F.H.A. Advisor, introduced Sarah Geddes and Allison Quandt who spoke to the board concerning their achievements in F.H.A.. Sarah received a gold medal at the National Meeting in New Orleans this past summer for her STAR Project, with the focus on children. Allison was elected as District 12 President and received a silver medal at the State Meeting in Des Moines. Sherry Vogel has been named Master Advisor for the F.H.A.

It was moved by Bogue to approve the minutes of the October 12, 1998 board meeting. Second was by Hardersen and the motion carried unanimously.

 It was moved by Howe to approve the list of bills, in the amount of $147,175.48, for payment. Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

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

 It was moved by Hardersen to approve the 1997-98 Audit Report, as presented by Mike Prosser, an auditor with King, Reinsch, Prosser & Co. Second was by Howe and the motion carried unanimously.

It was moved by Howe to approve the Second reading of Policy #6100 (DISCIPLINE PROCEDURES). Second was by Bogue and the motion carried unanimously.

It was determined by the board to have First reading on Policies #2400 (USE OF SCHOOL FACILITIES) #1050 (CONFLICT OF INTEREST/NEPOTISM).

It was moved by Hardersen to approve three early graduation requests, if all the requirements are met. Second was by Bogue and the motion carried unanimously.

It was moved by Hardersen to direct Superintendent Scott to purchase a bus already assembled, that he feels best fits our needs. Second was by Bogue and the motion carried unanimously.

It was moved by Bogue to approve 5 open enrollment applications into the district. Second was by Hardersen and the motion carried unanimously.

There was discussion on transporting students for our shared programs with the city schools. The board determined a board policy should be drafted to address this with the school not being responsible for the transportation.

It was moved by Howe to approve the advertising of a cook. Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

It was determined by the board to request the offering of bids for auditors for the1998-99 school audit. 

The board wanted to thank the people who worked on the football field, parked cars, took tickets and other responsibilities for the playoff game. They stated the field looked great and everything was well organized.

It was moved by Bogue that the meeting be adjourned. Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously. The meeting adjourned at 9:00 P.M. and is recorded on Tapes #98-1 8A & B.

The next regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Hinton Community School District will be Monday, December 14, 1998 at 7:00 P.M.

 

 Michelle Rodgers 

 Jo Jurgensmeier

PRESIDENT, BOARD OF DIRECTORS

SECRETIARY, BOARD OF DIRECTORS