HINTON COMMUNITY SCHOOL BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

REGULAR MEETING - MONDAY, APRIL 23, 2001

7:00 P.M. - BOARD ROOM

 

 

The Board of Directors of the Hinton Community School District met in regular session, Monday, April 23, 2001 in the board room.  Members Kramer, Held, Rodgers, Sohl and Dittmer responded "aye" to the roll call.  Superintendent Steen, Principals' Stuerman and Hart, Jo Jurgensmeier, Dave Attrill, Janet, Lisa and Amy Held, Mary Ruger, and Dave Milbrodt were also present.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve the agenda and second was by Sohl.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Held to approve the minutes of the March 19 and March 26, 2001 board meetings.  Second was by Kramer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve the list of bills, including late claims, in the amount of $182,623.60, for payment.  Second was by Kramer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

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

 

Mary Ruger, FCCLA (Family Community Career Leaders of America) Sponsor reported on the State Competition where some of the students received gold and silver medals and Lisa and Amy Held qualified for the National Convention in July.  Amy and Lisa presented their report for the board.  President Rodgers congratulated the girls and all the other participants. 

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve the recommended staff reductions with the termination of one 6th grade position, one second grade position, one-fourth time junior high position, and three-fourths time junior high aide position, effective at the end of the 2000-2001 school year.  Second was by Held and the roll call vote was as follows:

 

                           Kramer   -   aye                      Held    -    aye                 Rodgers    -    aye

                           Sohl        -   aye                      Dittmer -  aye

Motion carried.


 

A motion was made by Kramer to approve the following  resolution to participate in ISCAP "Supplemental Resolution authorizing and providing for the issuance, and authorizing and directing the final terms and conditions of sale and delivery of Warrants evidenced by Warrant Certificates for the Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2002, and amending the Master Resolution".  Second was by Dittmer and the roll call vote was as follows:

                         Kramer     -    aye                     Held    -   aye                Rodgers    -    aye

                         Sohl          -   aye                      Dittmer -   aye

 

Whereupon, the President declared the resolution duly adopted.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve the sharing agreement with Sioux City North for soccer, swimming and tennis, for the 2001-2002 school year.  Second was by Kramer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Sohl to approve Policy #506.1 (Student Records Access) with the recommended revision and to waive the second reading.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve Policies #503.4R1 & 503.4E1 (Good Conduct Rules and Regulations) with the recommended correction and to waive the second reading.  Second was by Sohl and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Held to approve the list of 2001 graduates, presented by Principal Hart, with the stipulation that they fulfill all of the requirements set by the Hinton Community School Board and the State of Iowa Department of Education.  Second was by Kramer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Sohl to approve the annual list of fundraisers, presented by Superintendent Steen, including some added ones for the FCCLA.   Second was by Held and the motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Kramer to approve paying $250.00 to the ICN teachers this year.  Second was by Sohl and the motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Held to approve a  2 hour early dismissal each month (except Dec.), for the 2001-2002 school year, to allow time for staff to work directly on curriculum issues   

 

The number of kindergarten students signed up for the 2001-2002 school year was discussed.  It will be determined next fall whether there be two or three sections for kindergarten, at that time the number of students will be more definite.


 

A music trip that includes educational exposure, such as a concert, without performing was discussed.

 

Granting credit towards the salary schedule based on contact hours achieved for training, for Dave Attrill, was discussed.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to adjourn the meeting.  Second was by Kramer and the motion carried unanimously.  The meeting adjourned at 8:05 P.M. and is recorded on Tape #01-20.

 

The next regular meeting of the Board of Directors will be May 21, 2001, at 7:00 P.M.