HINTON COMMUNITY SCHOOL BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

BUDGET HEARING MEETING, MONDAY, MARCH 19, 2001

BOARD ROOM - 7:00 P.M.

 

 

The Board of Directors of the Hinton Community School District met in Special session for a Budget Hearing, Monday, March 19, 2001, at 7:00 p.m.  Members Kramer, Held, Rodgers, Sohl and Dittmer responded "aye" to the roll call.  Superintendent Steen, Principal Stuerman, Jo Jurgensmeier, Madonna and Monty Hansen, Dave Attrill and Peg Larsen were also present.

 

Superintendent Steen gave a brief power point presentation of the 2001-2001 proposed budget.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to close the Budget Hearing.  Second was by Sohl and the motion carried unanimously.  The meeting adjourned at 7:15 p.m.

 

The Board of Directors reconvened in regular session with Kramer, Held, Rodgers, Sohl and Dittmer responding "aye" to the roll call.

 

President Rodgers welcomed the visitors to the meeting and asked if anyone would like to speak in the public forum.

 

Monty Hansen addressed the board with concerns of someone coming into school, other than parents, and taking students out of class.   Superintendent informed Mr. Hansen that the school requests all visitors to check in at the office and state their reasons for being in the school.  Superintendent Steen also requested Mr. & Mrs. Hansen call and make an appointment with him to discuss the matter.

 

A motion was made by Dittmer to approve the amended agenda, as recommended by Superintendent Steen.  Second was by Kramer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Sohl to approve the minutes of the February 12 and February 26, 2001 board meetings.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Held to approve the list of bills, including late claims, in the amount of $60,333.16, for payment.  Second was by Kramer 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.

 

Principal Stuerman informed the board of an after school and summer Juvenile Crime Prevention mini-grants program.  This class would meet after school for a couple of hours and twice a week in the summer for one to two hours.  These classes would begin in a few weeks.

 

A motion was made by Sohl to approve the resignation of Janell Heimgartner, as Junior High Track Coach, effective immediately.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Kramer to approve the issuing of contracts for the following coaching positions:        Spring of 2001  -   Junior High Boys Track  -  Dan Sitzmann

                       

                        Beginning 2001-2002 school year:

                       

                        Assistant Varsity Football  -  Joel Small

                        Junior High Co-Football Coaches  -  Dan Sitzmann, Dirk Bak

                        Junior High Boys Basketball  - Joel Small, Bruce Held

                        Junior Varsity Boys Basketball  -  John Spies

                        "C' Team Boys Basketball (if numbers warrant it)  -  John Spies

                        Weight Coach  -  Joel Small

 

Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Held to approve a contract for Joel Small, as 7-8 Social Studies instructor, beginning the 2001-2001 school year.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve a contract for Sue Martens, as MH/HS Principal, for the 2001-2002 school year.  Second was by Sohl and the motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Held to receive and file the superintendent's recommendation to terminate three contracts, at the end of the current school year.  Second was by Kramer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve the joining of the local option sales and service tax coalition.  Second was by Held and the motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Kramer to approve participating in the American Play Systems Fundraiser.  Second was by Held and the motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Dittmer to approve the following teacher transfers for the 2001-2002 school year:   Janell Heimgartner - transfer from TAG instructor to 5th grade instructor and Gary Dehoff - transfer from 5th grade instructor to TAG instructor

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve the 2001-2002 proposed budget.  Second was by Kramer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

There was discussion on extra compensation given to instructors teaching on the ICN.  It was determined Superintendent Steen would put this on the agenda at the April board meeting and also make a recommendation.

 

 

 

 

After some discussion it was determined to follow the original scheduled spring vacation, with vacation being April 12-16.   The five remaining make-up days will be added on the end of the year, with May 25th being the last day of school.  However, if any more make-up days are needed the Thursday before Easter will be used as a school day.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to adjourn the meeting.  Second was by Sohl and the motion carried unanimously.  The meeting adjourned at 8:15 P.M. and is recorded on Tape #00-19.

 

The next regular meeting of the Board of Directors will be April 23, 2001, at 7:00 P.M.

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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PRESIDENT, BOARD OF DIRECTORS          SECRETARY, BOARD OF DIRECTORS