HINTON COMMUNITY SCHOOL BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING REGULAR MEETING

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 1999 7:00 P.M. -BOARD ROOM

 

The Board of Directors of the Hinton Community School District met in regular session, Monday, February 8, 1999 in the Board Room. Members Howe, Dittmer, Rodgers, Bogue and Hardersen responded "aye" to the roll call. Superintendent Scott, Principal Hart, Jo Jurgensmeier, Sue Petty, Lisa Brown, Brandon Bollmeyer, Susan Knop, Dennis and Eileen Sohl, Sharon Fischer, Jimmy Mahaney, Joel Bertrand, Jeremy Weber, Jeremy Henrich, Marcus Dittmer, Robert and Janet Held and Donna Bertrand were also present.

Eileen Sohl addressed the board to inquire if physics was going to be offered next year. Superintendent Scott informed her that he and Mr. Hudek were in the process of checking options.

It was moved by Hardersen to approve the minutes of the January 11, 27 & 28,1999 board meetings. Second was by Bogue and the motion carried unanimously.

It was moved by Howe to approve the list of bills, in the amount of $146,416.06, for payment. Second was by Bogue 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 Hardersen and the motion carried unanimously.

First reading was given to Policies #6025 (HIGH SCHOOL ATTENDANCE) AND #6050 (TARDY ATTENDANCE POLICY). Principal Hart presented the suggested revised changes in these policies.

A motion was made by Bogue to hire the consulting firm of Ray and Associates, Inc. to assist in the Superintendent search. Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously. 

It was moved by Hardersen to approve two open enrollment applications out of the district for the current year and six into the district for the 2000-2001 school year. Second was by Bogue and the motion carried unanimously.

It was moved by Bogue to approve the offering of a contract to Doug Lacey for assistant softball coach. Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Hardersen to approve the offering of a contract to Taylor Hood for junior high boys track coach. Second was by Howe and the motion carried unanimously.

It was moved by Hardersen to approve the hiring of a part time cook after further reference checks are made on the applicants. Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

Jim Martin requested the board consider having a program of our own for high school wrestling, instead of a shared program with North High School. He believes the numbers are high enough to warrant a junior high and high school program. Mr. Martin outlined the additional costs involved in adding the high school wrestling. No decision was made but the board agreed to discuss it again at next months meeting.

It was moved by Bogue to set the 1998-99 budget amendment hearing date for March 8, 1999. Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

It was moved by Bogue to set the 2000-2001 budget hearing date to March 8, 1999. Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

In accordance with lowa Code, Chapter 21.5(1 )(a), it was moved by Hardersen to adjourn to closed session. Second was by Howe and the motion carried unanimously. The closed session began at 8:10 P.M.

It was moved by Hardersen to come out of closed session at 10:16 P.M. Second was by Dittmer and motion carried. 

It was moved by Dittmer that the meeting be adjourned. Second was by Bogue and the motion carried unanimously. The meeting adjourned at 10:17 P.M. and is recorded on Tapes #99-6A & 99-6B.

The Budget Hearing and the next regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Hinton Community School will be Monday, March 8, 1999 at 7:00 P.M.

 

Michelle Rodgers

Jo Jurgensmeier

PRESIDENT, BOARD OF DIRECTORS

SECRETARY, BOARD OF DIRECTORS