HINTON COMMUNITY SCHOOL BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

REGULAR MEETING - MONDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 1999

5:00 P.M. - BOARD ROOM

The Board of Directors of the Hinton Community School District met in regular session Monday, November 15, 1999 in the board room. Members Howe, Held, Rodgers, Sohl and Dittmer responded "aye" to the roll call. Principal Hart, Principal Stuerman, Jo Jurgensmeier, Bruce Fey, Janet Held, Peg Larsen, Terry Dahlquist, Dave Attrill and Ray Edgington were also present.

In recognition of National Education Week, Peg Larsen and Terry Dahlquist presented the board with small gifts showing their appreciation for all their time and hard work in making a pleasant and positive place to work.

It was moved by Sohl to approve the agenda as presented. Second was by Held and the motion carried unanimously.

It was moved by Howe to approve the minutes of the October 11, 1999 board meeting. Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Dittmer to approve the list of bills, in the amount of $158,271.51, for payment. Second was by Sohl and the motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Howe to approve the monthly Activity, Lunch, General and Schoolhouse Fund Financial Reports. Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

It was moved by Held to approve the 1998-1999 Audit Report, as presented by Mike Prosser, from King, Reinsch, Prosser & Co. Second was by Howe and the motion carried unanimously.

It was moved by Dittmer to approve the 2nd reading of Board Policies Series 200. This series deals with the Board of Directors. Second was by Sohl and the motion carried unanimously.

The track resurfacing project was discussed. It was moved by Sohl to table further discussion of this project until the December board meeting. Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Howe to approve the Hinton Community School Mission Statement, as recommended by the Advisory Committee. Second was by Sohl and the motion carried unanimously. The Mission Statement reads as follows: "A Community Dedicated To Developing Responsible Life Long Learners Prepared for Future Challenges" The Board of Directors wanted to express their thanks to the Advisory Committee for all their time and hard work in developing this Mission Statement.

A motion was made by Howe to approve the purchasing of a new software accounting system for the central office, from Software Unlimited. Second was by Held and the motion carried unanimously. Bruce Fey, Business Manager and Jo Jurgensmeier, Board Secretary, will attend classes in Sioux Falls, SD, for training.

It was moved by Dittmer to approve a modified contract for Delmer Carroll. This contract would be for 6 hours per day instead of a full day of driving. Second was by Sohl and the motion carried unanimously.

It was moved by Dittmer to approve a contract for Ryan Stusse, for the position of"C" Team Girls' Basketball Coach, for the 1998-2000 school year. Second was by Howe and the motion carried unanimously.

It was moved by Held to approve a contract for Dan Stizmann for the position of Assistant High School Wrestling Coach and J.V. Coach. Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Howe to approve the SBRC allowable growth application. Second was by Sohl and the motion carried unanimously.

It was moved by Sohl to approve the Board Priorities as established in a board work shop with Jim Blietz. Second was by Held and the motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Dittmer to approve the superintendent performance goals as established in the board work shop with Jim Blietz. Second was by Sohl and the motion carried unanimously.

It was moved by Howe to approve the 1999-2000 school calendar as presented by Superintendent Steen. This calendar has an early start date with the semester ending before Christmas and was recommended by the staff. Second was by Sohl and the motion carried unanimously.

It was moved by Dittmer to waive the second reading of the new 100 Series Board Policies and adopt as presented. Second was by Howe and the motion carried unanimously.

First reading was given to Board Policy Series 300, Administration.

The Board of Directors wanted to express their thanks to Principal Hart for all his effort in writing the article published in the Hinton Times for National Education Week.

Superintendent Steen suggested a master list be prepared in the spring for all the fund raisers planned throughout the year and all having board approval.

It was moved by Dittmer that the meeting be adjourned. Second was by Held and the motion carried unanimously. The meeting adjourned at 6:15 P.M. and is recorded on Tape #99-27.

The next regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Hinton Community School will be December 13, 1999 at 7:00 P.M.

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PRESIDENT, BOARD OF DIRECTORS SECRETARY, BOARD OF DIRECTORS