HINTON COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

PUBLIC HEARING - MONDAY, JANUARY 15, 2001

7:00 P.M. - BOARD ROOM

 

 

The Board of Directors of the Hinton Community School District met in Special Session for a Public Hearing , Monday, January 15, 2001 in the board room.  Members Kramer, Held, Rodgers, Sohl and Dittmer responded "aye" to the roll call.  Superintendent Steen, Principals Hart and Stuerman, Jo Jurgensmeier, Dave Attrill, Peg Larsen, Harry and Nadine Binneboese,  Mike Cranny and Chris Beach were also present.

 

A motion was made by Sohl to approve the agenda and second was by Dittmer.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

The Public Hearing to participate in the Proposed Instructional Support Program was opened for discussion.

 

Nadine Binneboese addressed the board with questions concerning the proposed Instructional Support Program. 

 

It was moved by Held to close the Public Hearing.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

The Board of Directors reconvened in regular session with Kramer, Held, Rodgers, Sohl and Dittmer responding "aye" to the roll call.

 

President Rodgers welcomed the visitors and asked if anyone would like to speak in the public forum.

 

A motion was made by Dittmer to approve the amended agenda, as recommended by Superintendent Steen.  Second was by Kramer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Sohl to approve the minutes of the December 18, 2000 and January 4, 2001 board meetings.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve the list of bills, including the late claims, in the amount of $37,781.57, for payment.  Second was by Held and the motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Held to approve the monthly Activity, Lunch, General, and special revenue financial reports.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

Mike Cranny and Chris Beach of Lunchtime Solutions, Inc. addressed the board with information regarding how the school might benefit by outsourcing the nutrition program.  Lunchtime Solutions is a Food Service Management Company that manages the operations of the school's food service department.  After some discussion is was determined by the board to have them get back to us with some specific costs of lunches before any decision would be made.

 

It was moved by Sohl to approve a contract for Amy Brighton, as Business Education Instructor and JH Athletic Director, for the 2001-2002 school year.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Kramer to approve the resolution to participate in the instructional support program.  Second was by Held and the roll call vote was as follows:

 

                        Kramer      -       aye                           Held            -          aye

                        Rodgers     -       aye                           Sohl             -         aye

                        Dittmer     -       aye

 

Motion carried.

 

It was moved by Held to approve the second reading of job descriptions as presented.  Second was by Kramer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to appoint Ahlers, Cooney, Dorweiler, Haynie, Smith & Allbee Law Firm as legal council.  Second was by Sohl and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Held to approve a 5% increase for Driver's Education Instructors, for both class time and driving time.  Second was by Kramer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Kramer to increase the fee for Driver's Education to $200.00, per student, for the summer program.  The increase would make this a self-supporting program.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Kramer to approve the board secretary notifying a spectator of the exclusion from the next two varsity basketball games and if there is any additional problems this individual will be excluded from athletic events for the remainder of the school year.  Second was by Sohl and the motion carried unanimously.

 

Superintendent Steen informed the board that Jerry McCall, our educational consultant, will be in the building Wednesday, visiting with staff and facility committee.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to adjourn the meeting.  Second was by Kramer and the motion carried unanimously.  The meeting adjourned at 8:10 P.M. and is recorded on Tape #00-16.

 

The next meeting of the Board of Directors of the Hinton Community School District will be February 12, 2001, at 7:00 P.M.