HINTON COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

 MONDAY, MAY 17, 2004

 

The regular board meeting of the Hinton Community School District Board of Directors was held in the board room on Monday, May 17, 2004 at 7:00 p.m.

 

Members Present:

Michelle Rodgers, President

Barry Dittmer

Steve Eddy

Robert Held

Kenny Hoefling

 

Members Absent: None

 

Supervisors:

AI Steen, Superintendent

Sue Martens, 7-12 Principal

Pete Stuerman, 0-6 Principal

Jo Jurgensmeier, Board Secretary

Bruce Fey, Business Manager

 

Visitors:

Amy Brighton, Sara Baldwin, Megan Uhl, Sylvia Uhl, Brenda Baldwin, Doug Baldwin, Terry Dahlquist, and Marv Roster

 

The meeting was called to order by President Rodgers

 

WELCOME VISITORS

 

Public Input

Terry Dahlquist, representing the HCEA and in recognition of National School Board Appreciation Week, thanked the board for setting the tone for a positive

attitude in the school and for their dedication to the students and staff. A token gift was given to each board member.

 

BUS BIDS

President Rodgers opened the four bus bids that were received, no action was taken.

 

CONSENT ITEMS

 

Agenda: motion by Hoefling, second by Dittmer, it was RESOLVED: to approve the amended agenda.

Aye: Eddy, Rodgers, Held, Dittmer, Hoefling Nay: None

 

Minutes: motion by Dittmer, second by Hoefling, it was RESOLVED: to approve the minutes of the April 19, 2004 board meeting. Aye: Eddy, Held, Rodgers, Hoefling, Dittmer Nay: None

 

Monthly Claims: motion by Dittmer, second by Hoefling, it was RESOLVED:

to approve $37,948.53 for the General Fund, $62.90 for the Before/After School Fund, $15,087.50 for the Activity Fund, $15,625.14 for the Nutrition Fund, and $1,550.00 for the Capitol Project Fund, for a total of $70,274.07. Aye: Eddy, Held, Rodgers, Hoefling, Dittmer Nay: None

REPORTS! INFORMATION

 

ACTION ITEMS

 

Monthly Financial Reports: motion by Dittmer, second by Held, it was RESOLVED: to approve the monthly Activity, Lunch, General and Special Revenue Financial Reports

Aye: Eddy, Held, Rodgers, Hoefling, Dittmer Nay: None

 

Reports/Information:

Amy Brighton, DECA Advisor, reported on the awards her students had received in the State and National competitions. Students Megan Uhl and Sara Baldwin discussed their involvement in DECA.

 

Public Input:

Patrons were given time to comment on agenda items.

 

Marv Roster, from Karr Tuckpointing Go. presented the board with a proposal for repair of the 1922 school building.

 

Action Items

Motion by Hoefling, second by Held, it was RESOLVED: to approve the Karr Tuckpointing proposal in the amount of $24,250. Aye: Eddy, Held, Rodgers, Hoefling, Dittmer Nay: None

 

Resignation: motion by Held, second by Dittmer, it was RESOLVED: to approve the resignation of Matt Allner as high school science instructor, with the stipulation Mr. Allner pay any advertising expenses, as stipulated in board policy. Aye: Eddy, Held, Rodgers, Hoefling, Dittmer Nay: None

 

Contracts: motion by Dittmer, second by Hoefling, it was RESOLVED: to approve a contract for Kyle Lewis, as Varsity Wrestling Coach Aye: Eddy, Held, Rodgers, Hoefling, Dittmer Nay: None

 

Motion by Held, second by Eddy, it was RESOLVED: to approve a contract for Paula Schreck, as Administrative Assistant. Aye: Eddy, Held, Rodgers, Hoefling, Dittmer Nay: None

 

Motion by Dittmer, second by Hoefling, it was RESOLVED: to approve the resolution directing the advertisement for sale and electronic bidding procedures of Local Option Sales and Service Tax Revenue Bonds not to exceed $1.3 million. Aye: Eddy, Held, Rodgers, Hoefling, Dittmer Nay; None

 

Motion by Dittmer, second by Eddy, it was RESOLVED: to approve Piper Jaffray participating in the bond bidding process.

Aye: Eddy, Held, Rodgers, Hoefling, Dittmer Nay: None

 

Motion by Dittmer, second by Hoefling, it was RESOLVED: to approve Buell Winter Mousel and Associates p .C. as consulting engineers for the blacktop replacement project.

Aye: Eddy, Held, Rodgers, Hoefling, Dittmer Nay: None

 

Board Policy: motion by Dittmer, second by Held, it was RESOLVED: to approve Policy #505.5 (Graduation Requirement), as presented, and to waive the second reading.

Aye: Eddy, Held, Rodgers, Hoefling, Dittmer Nay: None

 

Handbooks: motion by Hoefling, second by Eddy, it was RESOLVED: to approve the draft version of the 2004-2005 student handbooks as presented. Aye: Eddy, Held, Hoefling, Dittmer, Rodgers Nay: None

 

G.P.A. Schedule: motion by Held, second by Eddy, it was RESOLVED: to approve the G.P.A. Schedule as presented by the administration, beginning the the 2004-2005 academic year .

Aye: Eddy, Held, Rodgers, Dittmer, Hoefling Nay: None

 

2004-2005 Fees: motion by Held, second by Eddy, it was RESOLVED: to approve

the 2004-2205 fees, with the only change being an increase from $30 to $40 for book rent, to help offset the increase in textbook replacement. Aye: Eddy, Held, Rodgers, Hoefling, Dittmer Nay: None

 

Discussion:

Special Board Meeting -Budget Amendment -May 27, 2004 -7:30 a.m.

Special Board Meeting -SILO Bonds -june 7, 2004 -5:00 p.m.

Summer Meeting Times -june/july -7:00 a.m.

 Parking Lot Replacement

 

Closed Session:

Superintendent's Evaluation: motion by Held, second by Dittmer, it was RESOLVED: to go into closed session for superintendent evaluation.

 

Open Session:

President Rodgers thanked Board Secretary Jo Jurgensmeier for her years of service.

 

Adjourn:

Motion by Dittmer, second by Hoefling, it was RESOLVED: to adjourn at 8:55 p.m. Aye: Eddy, Held, Rodgers, Hoefling, Dittmer Nay: None