HINTON COMMUNITY SCHOOL BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

REGULAR MEETING - MONDAY,  MARCH 17, 2003

7:00 P.M. - BOARD ROOM

 

 

The Board of Directors of the Hinton Community School District met in regular session, Monday, March 17, 2003 in the board room.  Members Held, Rodgers and Hoefling responded "aye" to the roll call.  Director's Kramer and Dittmer were absent.  Superintendent Steen, Principals Martens and Stuerman, Jo Jurgensmeier and Dave Attrill were also present.

 

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

 

A motion was made by Held to approve the February 10, 2003 board meeting, the February 17, 2003 special work session, and the March 4, 2003 special board meeting and work session.   Second was by Hoefling and the motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Held to approve the list of bills, in the amount of $85,660.50, for payment.  Second was by Hoefling and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Held to approve the monthly Activity, Lunch, General and Special Revenue financial reports.  Second was by Hoefling and the motion carried unanimously

 

Principal Stuerman presented the board with a proposal from the playground committee recommending removal of some old playground equipment, and replacing with new equipment as funding becomes available.

 

A motion was made by Held to approve the resignation of Lisa Christoffel, school nurse, effective March 21, 2003.  Second was by Hoefling and the motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Hoefling to approve a contract for Sue Popken, as school nurse.  Second was by Held and the motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Hoefling to approve a contract for Jason VandeHoef, for junior high boys track coach.  Second was by Held and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Held to approve the following resolution: " BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Directors of the Hinton Community School District, consistent with Iowa Code section 257.14, will levy property tax for the fiscal year in order that the district's 2003-2004 regular program district cost will be 100% of the 2002-2003 regular program district cost plus any moneys received under section 257.14 as budget adjustment of 2002-2003."

 

It was moved by Hoefling to approve the 28E agreements with Western Iowa Tech Community College, for the 2003-2004 school year.  Second was by Held and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Held to approve the tentative two-year certified staff salary agreement for the 2003-2005 contract years, with a 7% increase over the two years.  The 2002-2003 school year is a 3.75% increase and a 3.25% for 2003-2004.  Second was by Hoefling and the motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Hoefling to approve the same negotiated amount of a 7% increase over a two-year period for the non-certified staff.  Second was by Held and the roll call vote was as follows:

                     

                        Held  -  abstain - due to possible conflict of interest 

                        Rodgers  -  aye        Hoefling  -  aye

 

Motion carried.

 

It was moved by Held to approve the same salary increase of 3.75% and 3.25% for the administrators as the certified and non-certified staff.  Second was by Hoefling and the roll call vote was as follows:

 

                        Held  -  aye      Rodgers  -  aye         Hoefling  - aye

 

Motion carried.

 

It was moved by Held that the meeting be adjourned.  Second was by Hoefling and the motion carried unanimously.  The meeting adjourned at 7:34 p.m. and is recorded on Tape #03-3.

 

The next regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Hinton Community School District will be April 14, 2003, at 7:00 p.m.