HINTON COMMUNITY SCHOOL BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

REGULAR MEETING - MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2002

6:00 P.M. - BOARD ROOM

 

 

The Board of Directors of the Hinton Community School District met in regular session, Monday, November 18, 2002 in the board room.  Members Kramer, Held, Rodgers, Hoefling and Dittmer responded "aye" to the roll call.  Superintendent Steen, Principals Martens and Stuerman, Jo Jurgensmeier, Jan Heimgartner, Jane Krehbiel and Dave Attrill were also present.

 

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

 

In recognition of American Education Week, Jan Heimgartner, representing the Hinton Community School Education Association, presented the board with a token gift in appreciation of all their time and effort to improve the quality of education in our school.

 

It was moved by Held to approve the minutes of the October 23, 2002 board meeting.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Hoefling to approve the list of bills, in the amount of $33,191.10, 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 Kramer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

Sue Martens, High School Principal, reported on the TAP (Transition Alliance Program).  Ms Martens explained the program is designed to assist students with disabilities in the transition from school to adult life.  TAP is a joint project of the Iowa Department of Education, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services and Local Iowa School Districts.

 

The 2003-2004 early start calendar was discussed.

 

It was moved by Held to approve a contract for Jay Menke, as a special needs aide, effective immediately.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Dittmer to approve the option #2 school calendar for the 2003-2004 school year, subject to change for addition staff development day.  This was the staff's preference when reviewed.  Second was by Hoefling and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve the first reading of board policy #503.1 (Student Conduct).  Second was by Hoefling and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve the first reading of board policy #505.4 (Testing Program).  Second was by Kramer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve the first reading of board policy #506.1 (Student Records Access).   Second was by Hoefling and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Held to approve the first reading of board policy #607.2 (Student Health Services).  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Dittmer to approve board policy #505.8 (Parental Involvement) waiving the second reading.  Second was by Hoefling and the motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Dittmer to approve board policy #506.1E7 (Letter to Parent Regarding Receipt of a Subpoena), waiving the second reading.  Second was by Hoefling and the motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Dittmer to approve board policy #506.1E8 (Juvenile Justice Agency Information Sharing Agreement), waiving the second reading.  Second was by Kramer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Dittmer to approve board policy #506.1E9 (Annual Notice), waiving the second reading.  Second was by Kramer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Held to approve a salary adjustment for all administrators equitable to the amount teachers receive from the Teacher Quality Act.  Motion died for lack of a second.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve a salary adjustment for all administrators equal to the amount teachers receive from the Teacher Quality Act, as long as the legislators' fund the Teacher Quality Act.  Second was by Hoefling and the roll call vote was as follows:

          Kramer - aye     Held - aye    Rodgers  -  aye    Hoefling  - aye     Dittmer  -  aye

 

Motion carried.

 

It was moved by Held to approve participating in the Special Education Transitional Alliance Program by becoming a member of the LRSH Consortium.  Hinton will be in the Consortium with Lawton, Remsen and Sergeant Bluff schools.  Second was by Kramer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Held to appoint the high school principal as the Hinton Community School's representative on the LRSH Consortium Board.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Held to approve obtaining specs from our architects and soliciting bids for baseball lights.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve a baseball lights committee fundraiser with a baseball glove raffle.  Second was by Kramer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was determined by the board to continue with the tradition of the board providing the staff with a breakfast the day before Christmas break.

 

The board discussed the before school/after school fundraiser, as recommended by Principal Stuerman.  

 

It was moved by Dittmer that the regular meeting be adjourned with a board work session following.  Second was by Kramer and the motion carried unanimously.  The meeting adjourned at 7:00 P.M. and is recorded on Tape #02-13.

 

The next regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Hinton Community School District will be Monday, December 16, 2002, at 7:00 P.M.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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PRESIDENT, BOARD OF DIRECTORS        SECRETARY, BOARD OF DIRECTORS