HINTON COMMUNITY SCHOOL BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

MONDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2002

7:00 P.M. - BOARD ROOM

 

 

The Board of Directors of the Hinton Community School District met in regular session, Monday, December 16, 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, Peg Larsen, Sharon Ryan and Lisa Schindler were also present. 

 

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

 

A motion was made by Held to approve the minutes of the October 9, work session, November 18, board meeting & work session, November 19, and December 4 and December 11, 2002 work sessions.  Second was by Kramer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve the list of bills, in the amount of $28,813.46, for payment.  Second was by Held 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 Hoefling and the motion carried unanimously,

 

Principal Stuerman introduced Sharon Ryan and Lisa Schindler, as HPA presenters.  Lisa Schindler, spokesperson for the Hinton Parents Association thanked the board, on behalf of the HPA, for agreeing to let them do a fundraiser.  Lisa reported the proceeds were to be spent in the following ways;  $2,400 to the library for K-12 reference books and elementary non-fiction books; $2,500 for the playground project, with another $2,500 payment in the spring; and $4,100 divided up between the classroom teachers for educational items.  The board and Principal thanked the HPA members for all they do for the kids and our school.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve the resignation of Mary DeGoei, as Elementary Resource Room Instructor, according to Policy #407.2, which states a licensed employee may be released from their contract at the discretion of the board for unusual and extreme circumstances.  Second was by Hoefling and the motion carried unanimously.  Mrs. DeGoei's husband has been transferred to Springdale, Arkansas and has already moved there.  Second was by Hoefling and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve a contract for Chet Verschoor as Co-Head H.S. Wresting Coach.  Second was by Kramer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve the issuance of contracts for Dan Sitzmann and Doug Davis as Co-Head J.H. Wrestling Coaches.  Second was by Kramer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve the second reading of Board Policy #503.1 (Student Conduct).  Second was by Kramer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve the second reading of Board Policy #505.4 (Testing Program).  Second was by Held and the motion carried unanimously.

 

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

 

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

 

A motion was made by Hoefling to approve a before/after school basketball game with one of the local TV stations, as a fundraiser.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Held to approve a baseball water softener salt sales fundraiser.  Second was by Kramer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Hoefling to approve candle sales for the wrestling team, as a fundraiser.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

The Physical Plant and Equipment Levy was discussed.

 

It was moved by Dittmer that the regular meeting be adjourned and the board move to an exempt meeting, in accordance with Iowa Code 20.17 (3) for a collective bargaining strategy session.  Second was by Kramer and the motion carried unanimously.  The Meeting adjourned at 7:20 P.M. and is recorded on Tape #02-15.

 

The next regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Hinton Community School District will be January 13, 2003 at 7:00 P.M.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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PRESIDENT, BOARD OF DIRECTORS       SECRETARY, BOARD OF DIRECTORS