HINTON COMMUNITY SCHOOL BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING REGULAR MEETING

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

 The Board of Directors of the Hinton Community School District met in regular session, Monday, March 8,1999 in the board room. Members Howe, Dittmer, Hardersen, Bogue and Rodgers responded "aye" to the roll call. Superintendent Scott, Principal Hart, Jo Jurgensmeier, Sue Petty, Joel Bertrand, Steve & Gloria Eddy, Dennis & Eileen Sohl, Gary & Sharon Fischer, Jeremy Fischer, Kyle Fischer, Donna Bertrand, Craig Gerow, Dave Attrill, Ray Edgington, Marcus Dittmer, Diane Held, Jim Martin, Gregg & Mary Gesche and Bruce Held were also present.

 A motion was made by Bogue to open the Public Hearing to amend the current budget. Second was by Dittmer and motion carried unanimously.

 It was moved by Hardersen to amend the 1998-99 budget. Second was by Howe and the motion carried unanimously.

 It was moved by Hardersen to adjourn the Budget Amendment Meeting. Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously. The meeting adjourned at 7:05 P.M.

 Members Howe, Bogue, Rodgers, Hardersen and Dittmer responded "aye" to the roll call for the Budget Hearing Meeting.

 It was moved by Howe to establish 10.5 % for the proposed property tax rate for the 1999-2000 budget. Second was by Hardersen and the motion carried unanimously.

 A motion was made by Dittmer to adjourn the 1999-2000 Budget Hearing Meeting. Second was by Bogue and the motion carried unanimously. The meeting adjourned at 7:15 P.M.

 Members Rodgers, Howe, Dittmer, Bogue and Hardersen responded "aye" to the roll call for the Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors of the Hinton Community School District.

 It was moved by Bogue to approve the minutes of the January 21, February 4, 8 and March 1, 1999 board meetings. Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Hardersen to approve the list of bills, in the amount of $279,240.08, for payment. Second was by Howe and the motion carried unanimously.

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

It was moved by Bogue to approve the second reading of Policy #6025 (HIGH SCHOOL ATTENDANCE) and Policy #6050 (TARDY ATTENDANCE), effective July 1, 1999, with the understanding to revisit #6050 next year at this time. Second was by Dittmer and the roll call vote was as follows

Bogue - aye

Hardersen - nay

Dittmer - aye

Howe - nay

Rodgers- aye

In view of the present concerns of the wrestling program it was the consensus of the board to recess to the wrestling room before discussing what action to take After considerable discussion it was moved by Dittmer to include high school wrestling in our program instead of having a shared agreement with North High. Second was by Bogue and motion carried. It was determined before improvements on the current room could be discussed recommendations and estimated costs would have to be gathered.

 Following a brief discussion it was agreed to have Les Schindel spray paint the lines on the track.

 Vacancies in the kitchen were discussed and it was determined to allow substitutes to help until the end of the year, as requested by Sue Knop, in stead of hiring full time help.

 A motion was made by Bogue to approve the cost of printing the brochures for the superintendent search as submitted. Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried.

 It was moved by Hardersen to approve one open enrollment application into the district for the 1999-2000 school year. Second was by Bogue and motion carried unanimously.

 Dennis Sohl addressed the board with a request to have Physics offered here instead of the students having to travel to North High to take it. Principal Hart pointed out there was no one on staff qualified to teach Physics. After extensive discussion it was agreed to explore other options and table until next month.

 It was moved by Hardersen to renew our sharing agreement with North High for Boys & Girls Soccer and Swimming. Second was by Howe and the motion carried unanimously.

 It was moved by Hardersen to accept the resignation of Diane Held, as varsity Volleyball Coach, with the understanding that a suitable replacement is found. Second was by Howe and the motion carried unanimously.

 It was moved by Howe to approve the cost of insulating a steam pipe on the second floor, which is causing high temperatures in that area; to replace old showers in the junior high girls shower room; and to purchase shelving for the library. Second was by Hardersen and the motion carried unanimously.

 In accordance with Iowa Code 21.5(1 ) (i) it was moved by Hardersen to go into closed session for Superintendent Evaluation. Second was by Bogue and the roll call vote was as follows:

 

Hardersen - aye Bogue - aye

Rodgers - aye Dittmer - aye

Howe - nay

The closed session began at 8:45 P.M.

 It was moved by Hardersen to come out of closed session at 10:20 P.M.. Second was by Dittmer and motion carried.

It was moved by Hardersen to adjourn the meeting. Second was by Bogue and the motion carried unanimously. The meeting adjourned at 10:21 P.M. and is recorded on Tapes #99-9A & B.

The next regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Hinton Community School District will be April 12, 1999 at 6:00 P.M.

 

 Michelle Rodgers

Jo Jurgensmeier

PRESIDENT, BOARD OF DIRECTORS

SECRETARY, BOARD OF DIRECTORS