HINTON COMMUNITY SCHOOL BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

REGULAR MEETING - MONDAY, JULY 16, 2001

7:00 A.M. - BOARD ROOM

 

 

The Board of Directors of the Hinton Community School District met in regular session, Monday, July 16, 2001 in the board room.  Members Held, Rodgers and Dittmer responded "aye" to the roll call.  Superintendent Steen, Jo Jurgensmeier, Bruce Held and Krista Nelson were also present.

 

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

 

It was moved by Held to approve the minutes of the June 18, 2001 board meeting.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Dittmer to approve the list of bills, including late claims, in the amount of $132,643.89, for payment.  Second was by Held and the motion carried unanimously.

 

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

 

Bruce Held, in the capacity of Athletic Director, reported to the board information relating to a committee being formed to conduct a capital fund campaign for purchasing baseball lights.  It was the consensus of the board to move forward on this project.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve the resignation of Trisha Wheelock, as English teacher and cheerleading sponsor, with the stipulation a suitable replacement is found.  Second was by Held and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Held to approve a one-year, long-term substitute contract for Noreen Harvey, as Family and Consumer Science Instructor, for the 2001-2002 school year.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve the adoption of Board Policy #502.6R1 (Weapons Rules & Regulations).  Second was by Held and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve the adoption of Board Policy #503.1R2 (Student Conduct - Threats).  Second was by Held and the motion carried unanimously.

 

After some discussion, six legislative areas of importance were identified.  A motion was made by Held to communicate these to IASB for the 2001 Legislative Platform.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Held to appoint Jo Jurgensmeier as Board Secretary, for the 2001-2002 school year.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.  The oath of office was read by Jo Jurgensmeier.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to appoint Bruce Fey as Treasurer, for the 2001-2002 school year.  Second was by Held and the motion carried unanimously.  The oath office was read by Bruce Fey following the meeting.

 

It was moved by Held to designate Prairie State Bank of Hinton as the depository bank for the Hinton Community School.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to appoint the law firm of Ahlers, Cooney, Dorweiler, Haynie, Smith & Allbee, P.C., with Jim Hanks being our main attorney, as legal council for the Hinton Community School District.  Second was by Held and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve the free and reduced lunch policy, for the 2001-2002 school year.  Second was by Held and the motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Dittmer to adjourn the meeting.  Second was by Held and the motion carried unanimously.  The meeting adjourned at 7:45 A.M. and is recorded on Tape #01-23.

 

The next regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Hinton Community School District will be August 20, 2001, at 7:00 A.M.

 

 

 

 

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PRESIDENT, BOARD OF DIRECTORS     SECRETARY, BOARD OF DIRECTORS