HINTON COMMUNITY SCHOOL BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

REGULAR MEETING - MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2001

7:00 P.M. - BOARD ROOM

 

 

The Board of Directors of the Hinton Community School District met in regular session, Monday, November 19, 2001, in the board room.  Members Held, Rodgers, Sohl and Dittmer responded "aye" to the roll call.  Superintendent Steen, Principal Stuerman, Jo Jurgensmeier, Terry Dahlquist, and Monte and Madonna Hansen were also present.

 

It was moved by Sohl to approve amending the agenda to add a closed session for "good cause".  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Held to approve the minutes of the October 15, 2001 board meeting and the November 12, 2001 work session.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Dittmer to approve the list of bills, in the amount of $46,183.78, for payment.  Second was by Sohl and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve the monthly Activity, Lunch, General and Special Revenue Financial Reports.  Second was by Held and the motion carried unanimously.

 

Terry Dahlquist  presented the board with proposed social studies curriculum changes for the 2002-2003 school year.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to go into closed session to review and discuss confidential records relating to student suspension as out lined in Iowa Code 21.5 (1)(e).  Second was by Sohl and the roll call vote was as follows:

 

                 Held  -  aye       Rodgers  -  aye      Sohl  - aye     Dittmer  -  aye

 

Motion carried,

 

The closed session began at 7:17 P.M.

 

The closed session ended at 7:45 P.M. and is recorded on Tape #01-27.

 

It was moved by Held to resume the open session and second was by Sohl.  The roll call vote was as follows:

 

               Held  -  aye    Rodgers  -  aye     Sohl  -  aye      Dittmer  -  aye

 

Motion carried.

 

It was moved by Held to uphold the student's suspension and discipline sanctions as determined by the administration.  Second was by Dittmer and the roll call vote was as follows:

 

               Held  -  aye        Rodgers  -  aye      Sohl  -  aye       Dittmer  aye

 

Motion carried.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve a contract for Susan Geddes, as a special needs student aide, effectively immediately.  Second was by Sohl and the motion carried unanimously

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve a contract for Rich Kallsen, as a special needs program aide, effectively immediately.  Second was by Sohl and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve the 2002-2003 school calendar, as presented by Superintendent Steen and voted on by the staff.  Second was by Sohl and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Held to approve the 2000-2001 audit report as presented.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Held to approve an early graduation for Sara Smith, with the stipulation that all of the necessary requirements for graduation are met, as recommended by Principal Marten.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Sohl to approve the social studies curriculum changes for the 2002-2003 school year, as recommended by Mr. Dahlquist and the social studies committee.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Dittmer to approve the use of categorical funds for general fund purposes.  Second was by Held and the motion carried unanimously.

 

December 5, 2001, at 6:30 A.M. was scheduled for the next board work session.

 

It was moved by Dittmer that the meeting be adjourned.  Second was by Held and the motion carried unanimously.  The meeting adjourned at 8:10 P.M.

 

The next regular meeting of the Board of Directors will be December 17, 2001, at 7:00 P.M.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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PRESIDENT, BOARD OF DIRECTORS          SECRETARY, BOARD OF DIRECTORS