HINTON COMMUNITY SCHOOL BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

REGULAR MEETING - WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2002

7:00 P.M. - BOARD ROOM

 

 

The Board of Directors of the Hinton Community School District met in regular session, Wednesday, October 23, 2002 in the board room.  Members Held, Rodgers and Dittmer responded "aye" to the roll call.  Superintendent Steen, Principal Martens, Jo Jurgensmeier, Bryan VanHolland, Craig Gerow, Mike Arndt and Dave Attrill were also present.

 

On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Hinton Summer Ball Program, Mike Arndt, President, presented the board with a check for $850.00.  Mr. Arndt expressed the appreciation of the Board of Directors for the use of the baseball field and stated the money was to be used for the recent improvements that were made.

 

Director Hoefling entered the meeting at 7:05 P.M.

 

Craig Gerow addressed the board with questions relating to the hiring of substitute teachers.  President Rodgers requested Mr. Gerow follow the chain of command as outlined in board policy by taking his concerns to the principals, who do the hiring of subs.  Then if he is not satisfied with the answers the next step would be their immediate supervisor, the superintendent.  If he still was not satisfied then he could bring his concerns before the board.

 

A motion was made by Dittmer to approve the agenda.  Second was by Held and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Held to approve the minutes of the September 18th board meeting and October 9th board work session.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Held to approve the list of bills, in the amount of $160,266.71, for payment.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

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

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve the following volunteer resolution:

 

Whereas, the board of education appreciates community/parent volunteers within the Hinton Community School District.

 

Whereas, it is important to maintain and upgrade school physical facilities.

 

Whereas, Bryan VanHolland has donated above and beyond normal volunteer hours towards the upgrade of the baseball/softball complex.

 

Be it resolved, the board of education wishes to recognize and proclaim their appreciation to Bryan VanHolland by providing him and his family free admission to all school activities for the 2002-2003 school year.

 

Second was by Held and the motion carried unanimously.

 

Bryan thanked the board and stated his family enjoyed the use of the complex.

 

It was moved by Held to approve the following members for the School Improvement Advisory Committee:  Leisa Burke, Lynette Blanchard, Esther Coffman, Kathy Coffin, Terry Dahlquist, Barry Dittmer, Ray Edgington, Loren Field, Kadrian Hardersen, Diane Hay, Dan Hudek, Diane Joanning, Lori Lorenzen, Sara Meis, Tammie Milbrodt, Stephanie Sherwood, Lynn Steckelberg and Al Steen.

 

Second was by Hoefling and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve applying to the School Budget Review Committee for modified allowable growth of $58,656, for 13 students open enrolled out and not on last years certified count  Second was by Held and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve board priorities, as presented.  These  were discussed and developed at the board work session on Oct. 9th.  Second was by Hoefling and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Held to approve the superintendent priorities, as presented.  These were discussed and developed at the board work session on Oct. 9th.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Dittmer to approve the list of fundraisers for the 2002-2203 school year, as presented.  Second was by Hoefling and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Held to approve the Curriculum Coordinator Job Description (Policy #602.1E1) and to waive the second reading of the policy.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Held to approve the evaluation instrument, as presented for Curriculum Coordinator (Code No.602.1E2) and to waive the second reading.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve the evaluation instrument, as presented for Board/Superintendent Secretary (Code No.206.3E2) and to waive the second reading.  Second was by Hoefling and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve the evaluation instrument, as presented for Business Manager (Code No.206.4E2) and to waive the second reading.  Second was by Held and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve the Homeless Children and Youth Policy, as presented (Code No.502.16) and to waive the second reading.  Second was by Hoefling and the motion carried unanimously.

 

After some discussion, it was moved by Dittmer to approve gym time for voluntary drill team practice on Sunday's, as requested by the drill team sponsor, subject to guidelines expressed to the superintendent by the board.  Second was by Hoefling and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve the draft copy of the audit report, with the knowledge that the necessary corrections will be made by the auditor's and given to us in reprintable condition.  Second was by Hoefling and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Dittmer that the meeting be adjourned.  Second was by Hoefling and the motion carried unanimously.  The meeting adjourned at 7:48 P.M. and is recorded on Tape #02-12.

 

The next regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Hinton Community School District will be Monday, November 18, 2002, at 6:00 P.M., with a board work session following.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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PRESIDENT, BOARD OF DIRECTORS         SECRETARY, BOARD OF DIRECTORS