HINTON COMMUNITY SCHOOL BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

REGULAR MEETING - WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2002

7:00 P.M. - BOARD ROOM

 

 

The Board of Directors of the Hinton Community School met in regular session, Wednesday, September 18, 2002 in the board room.  Members Kramer, Held, Rodgers, Sohl and Dittmer responded "aye" to the roll call.  Superintendent Steen, Principals Stuerman and Martens, Jo Jurgensmeier, Jane Krehbiel, Dave Attrill, Craig Gerow, Kenny Hoefling, and Larry Hardersen were also present.

 

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

 

It was moved by Held to approve the minutes of the August 19th and September 10th, 2002 board meetings.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Kramer to approve the list of bills, in the amount of $53,563.82, for payment.  Second was by Held and the motion carried unanimously.

 

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

 

President Rodgers reported on the results of the board election and copies were distributed to the board.  The official election results were as follows:

 

               Doug Becker - 116                Robert Held - 224

               Kenneth Hoefling - 193         scattering - 9

 

Robert Held and Kenneth Hoefling were congratulated on their election to the board

 

On behalf of the Board of Directors, President Rodgers presented Dennis Sohl, the retiring board member, with a plaque, in recognition of his dedicated service as a board member.   Life-time passes to all home activities were also given to Mr. Sohl and his wife.

 

It was moved by Sohl to adjourn the old business part of the meeting.  Second was by Kramer and the motion carried unanimously.  The meeting adjourned at 7:10 P.M.

 

The Board of Directors of the Hinton Community School District reconvened at 7:11 P.M.  Board Secretary, Jo Jurgensmeier called the meeting to order.

 

In accordance with Iowa Code Section 277.28, Board Secretary, Jo Jurgensmeier, administered the oath of office to the newly elected board members, the incumbent Robert Held and newly elected Kenny Hoefling.

 

Roll call was taken with Kramer, Held, Rodgers, Hoefling and Dittmer responding "aye".

 

The Secretary opened the meeting up for nominations for President of the board.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to nominate Michelle Rodgers for President of the Board of Directors.  Second was by Held and the roll call vote was as follows:

 

           Kramer  -  aye                 Held  -  aye                 Rodgers  -  abstain  

           Hoefling   -  aye               Dittmer  - aye   

 

Motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Rodgers to nominate Barry Dittmer for Vice-President of the Board of Directors.  Second was by Held and the roll call vote was as follows:

 

          Kramer  -  aye                Held  -  aye                   Rodgers  -  aye

          Hoefling -  aye                Dittmer   -  abstain

 

Motion carried.

 

Craig Gerow addressed the board with questions concerning the procedure used for calling substitute teachers.

 

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

 

Jane Krehbiel, curriculum coordinator, reported on the Comprehensive School Improvement Plan (CSIP) and the standardized test scores.  A copy of the CSIP was distributed.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve the resignation of Warren Knapp, as bus driver, effective immediately.  Second was by Kramer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Dittmer to approve a contract for Kelana Groendyke, as junior high volleyball coach, for the 2002-2003 school year.  Second was by Held and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Held to approve a contract for Aaron Groendyke, as junior high football coach, for the 2002-2003 school year.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve a contract for Matt Allner, as assistant baseball coach, for the 2002-2003 school year.  Second was by Kramer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve a contract for Brenda Schindel, as special education aide, for the 2002-223 school year.  Second was by Kramer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Held to approve a contract for Dawn Stansbury, as basketball cheerleader sponsor, for the 2002-2003 school year.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Dittmer to approve a contract for Jack Flannery, as bus driver, for the 2002-2003 school year.  Second was by Kramer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Dittmer to approve the written rules and procedures, as outlined in the school board's policy book, to be followed in conducting board meetings.  Second was by Hoefling and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve the third Monday of each month, at 7:00 P.M. in the board room, as the official time for regular board meetings.  Second was by Kramer and the motion carried unanimously. 

 

It was moved by Kramer to designate The Hinton Times as the official newspaper of record.  Second was by Held and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve the Certified Annual Financial Report (CAR), as submitted.  Second was by Held and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve Board Policy #507.2 (Administration of Medication to Students), and to waive the 2nd reading as recommended by Superintendent Steen.  Second was by Kramer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Held to appoint Michelle Rodgers as the delegate and Barry Dittmer as alternate delegate, with full authority to cast weighted elector votes for district director at the elector district convention number 7 of the Area Education Agency Number 12 on September 24, 2002.  Second was by Kramer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve the Teacher Quality Act Agreement, as established by the Hinton Community Education Association and the Hinton School Board.  Second was by Kramer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve a boy's basketball fundraiser, as presented by Coach Menke.  Second was by Hoefling and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Kramer to approve the 2002-2003 Phase III Budget, as submitted.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

A board worksession was scheduled for Oct. 9th at 6:00 P.M.

 

It was moved by Kramer that the meeting be adjourned.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.  The meeting adjourned at 7:50 P.M. and is recorded on Tape #02-11.

 

The next regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Hinton Community School will be Wednesday, October 23, 2002, at 7:00 P.M.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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PRESIDENT, BOARD OF DIRECTORS          SECRETARY, BOARD OF DIRECTORS