HINTON COMMUNITY SCHOOL BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
REGULAR MEETING - MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2001
7:00 P.M. - BOARD ROOM
 

The Board of Directors of the Hinton Community School District met in regular session, Monday, September 17, 2001 in the board room.  Members Kramer, Held, Rodgers, Sohl and Dittmer responded "aye" to the roll call.  Superintendent Steen, Principals Stuerman and Martens, Jo Jurgensmeier and Jane Krehbiel were also present.

It was moved by Dittmer to approve the agenda.  Second was by Sohl and the motion carried unanimously. 

It was moved by Sohl to approve the minutes of the August 20, 2001 board meeting.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously. 

A motion was made by Held to approve the list of bills, in the amount of $44,125.64, for payment.  Second was by Kramer and the motion carried unanimously. 

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

Copies of the official report of the school board election results were presented to the board.  The results were as follows: 

                    Barry Dittmer   -    40               Scattering   -   

President Rodgers congratulated Director Dittmer on his re-election to the board. 

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

The Board of Directors of the Hinton Community School District reconvened at 7:06 P.M.   Board Secretary, Jo Jurgensmeier called the meeting to order. 

In accordance with Iowa Code Section 277.28, Board Secretary, Jo Jurgensmeier, administered the oath of office to the newly elected board member, Barry Dittmer. 

Roll call was taken with Kramer, Held, Rodgers, Sohl and Dittmer responding "aye". 

The Secretary of the Board opened the meeting up for nominations for President.  

It was moved by Held to nominate Michelle Rodgers for President of the Board of Directors.  Second was by Dittmer.  A motion was made by Sohl that nominations cease and a unanimous ballot be cast.  Motion carried. 

In accordance with Iowa Code Section 277.28, Board Secretary, Jo Jurgensmeier, administered the oath of office to the newly elected President. 

The Secretary turned the meeting over to the President. 

President Rodgers opened the meeting up for nominations for Vice-President. 

A motion was made by Sohl to nominate Barry Dittmer for Vice-President of the Board.  Second was by Held and the motion carried unanimously. 

In accordance with Iowa Code Section 277.28, Board Secretary, Jo Jurgensmeier, administered the oath of office to the newly elected Vice-President. 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve the agenda, as amended by Superintendent Steen.  Second was by Kramer and the motion carried unanimously. 

Jane Krehbiel, curriculum director, reported on the results of the standardized test scores, effective school surveys and curriculum teams. 

Principal Martens reported to the board on a very successful homecoming. 

As recommended by Superintendent Steen, it was moved by Held to add a marketing club (DECA) to the supplemental pay schedule.  Second was by Kramer and the motion carried unanimously. 

As recommended by Superintendent Steen, it was moved by Dittmer to add the FCCLA club to the supplemental pay schedule.  Second was by Kramer and the motion carried unanimously. 

A motion was made by Dittmer to approve a contract for Amy Brighton as DECA Sponsor.  Second was by Held and the motion carried unanimously. 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve contracts for Rich Kallsen as JH Wrestling coach and JH Boys Track coach.  Second was by Sohl and the motion carried unanimously. 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve a contract for Holly Becker as Basketball Cheerleader Sponsor.  Second was by Held and the motion carried unanimously. 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve a contract for Mindy Ruhland as a student aide.  Second was by Sohl and the motion carried unanimously. 

A motion was made by Sohl to approve the resignation of Kathy Meisner, JH Girls Basketball Coach.  Second was by Kramer and the motion carried unanimously 

A motion was made by Sohl to approve the written rules and procedures, as outlined in the school's board policy book, to be followed in conducting board meetings.  Second was by Kramer and the motion carried unanimously.

 It was moved by Dittmer to approve the third Monday of each month as the official time for regular board meetings.  Second was by Kramer and the motion carried unanimously.

 It was moved by Sohl to designate The Hinton Times as the official newspaper of records.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 It was moved by Dittmer to approve the Certified Annual Financial Report as submitted.  Second was by Kramer and the motion carried unanimously. 

It was moved by Sohl to nominate Barry Dittmer as the LAN (legislative action network) contact.  Second was by Held and the motion carried unanimously. 

A motion was made by Held to nominate Barry Dittmer as the IASB delegate to the delegate assembly.   Second was by Kramer and the motion carried unanimously. 

It was moved by Kramer to approve the updated priority maintenance list as presented by Superintendent Steen.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously. 

After some discussion it was determined by the board to schedule a work session for October 8th, to discuss board priorities, superintendent priorities and facilities. 

Baseball lights were discussed. 

An after Prom fundraiser was discussed. 

A busing issue with the Sioux City School District was discussed. 

The IASB District meeting in Cherokee was discussed. 

The IASB Board Convention was discussed. 

It was moved by Dittmer that the meeting be adjourned.  Second was by Kramer and the motion carried unanimously.  The meeting adjourned at 7:55 P.M. and is recorded on Tape #01-25.

 The next regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Hinton Community School District will be October 15, 2001, at 7:00 P.M.

 

 

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PRESIDENT, BOARD OF DIRECTORS           SECRETARY, BOARD OF DIRECTORS