HINTON COMMUNITY SCHOOL BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

REGULAR MEETING - MONDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2001

7:00 p.m. - BOARD ROOM

 

 

The Board of Directors of the Hinton Community School District met in regular session, Monday, December 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, Sara Chinn, Monte and Madonna Hansen and Krista Nelson were also present.

 

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

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve the minutes of the November 19, 2001 board meeting and the December 5, 2001 work session.  Second was by Held and the motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Held to approve the list of bills, in the amount of $70,385.94, for payment.  Second was by Dittmer 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 Kramer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

Sara Chinn was introduced to the board.  Mrs. Chinn, after school program coordinator, reported on her duties in supervising the program.

 

Principal Martens reported on various activities involving students.

 

Monte Hansen requested a closed session.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to hold a closed session as authorized by section 21.5 (1)(e) of the open meetings law to review or discuss records which are required or authorized to be kept confidential.  Second was by Kramer and the roll call vote was as follows:

 

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

 

Motion carried.

 

The closed session began at 7:15 P.M.

 

The board came out of closed session at 7:35 P.M.

 

It was moved by Kramer to resume the open session.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.


 

A motion was made by Sohl to uphold the student's suspension and discipline sanctions as determined by the administration.  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 Sohl to approve the resignation, for the purpose of retirement, of Garie Rusk at the end of the 2001-2002 school year.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Held to approve a salary adjustment for the principals that would correspond with the average teacher adjustment in the Teacher Quality Program,  passed by the Iowa Legislation.  Second was by Sohl and the roll call vote was as follows:

 

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

 

Motion carried.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to waive the 2nd reading of Policy #403.5R1 (HARASSMENT INVESTIGATION PROCEDURES) and approve its adoption with the recommended administration name changes.  Second was by Kramer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

First reading was given to Policy #503.4R1 (GOOD CONDUCT RULES AND REGULATIONS). 

 

It was moved by Dittmer to appoint Michelle Rodgers as representative to the County Conference Board.  Second was by Sohl and the motion carried unanimously.

 

The forming of a citizens committee was discussed with names of possible people to contact, requesting they serve on it.  This committee would work with the community on facility needs.

 

Calendar changes for the 2001-2002 school year were discussed.

 

There was a discussion of a future PPEL vote (Physical Plant & Equipment Levy).

 

Legislators meetings were discussed.

 

It was moved by Dittmer that the meeting be adjourned.  Second was by Sohl and the motion carried unanimously.  The meeting adjourned at 8:21 P.M. and is recorded on Tape #01-27.

 

The next regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Hinton Community School will be January 14, 2002 at 6:00 P.M.

 

 

 

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PRESIDENT, BOARD OF DIRECTORS    SECRETARY, BOARD OF DIRECTORS