HINTON COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Monday,  March 15,  2004
REGULAR BOARD  The regular board meeting of the Hinton Community School District Board
MEETING of Directors was held in the board room on Monday, March 15, 2004
at 6:30 p.m.
BOARD MEMBERS Members Present:                                           Members Absent:
Michelle Rodgers, President                            None
Barry Dittmer                         
Steve Eddy
Robert Held
Kenny Hoefling
SUPERVISORS Al Steen, Superintendent
PRESENT Sue Martens, 7-12 Principal
Pete Stuerman, D-6 Principal
Jo Jurgensmeier, Board Secretary
VISITORS PRESENT Kurt Sparkman
CALL TO ORDER The meeting was called to order by President Rodgers
CONSENT ITEMS Agenda: motion by Dittmer, second by Hoefling, it was RESOLVED: to
approve the amended agenda.
Aye: Eddy, Held, Rodgers, Hoefling, Dittmer
Nay: None
Minutes: motion by Dittmer, second by Held, it was RESOLVED: to approve
the minutes of the February 16, 2004 board meeting.
Aye: Eddy, Held, Rodgers, Hoefling, Dittmer
Nay: None
Monthly Claims: motion by Held, second by Dittmer, it was RESOLVED:
to approve $147,006.89 for the General Fund, $15,272.65 for the Activity Fund,
and $14,310.61 for the Nutrition Fund, for a total of $176.590.15.
Aye: Eddy, Held, Rodgers, Hoefling, Dittmer
Nay: None
Monthly Financial Reports: motion by Dittmer, second by Eddy, it was
RESOLVED: to approve the monthly Activity, Lunch, General and Special 
Revenue Financial Reports
Aye: Eddy, Held, Rodgers, Hoefling, Dittmer
Nay: None
REPORTS/ Ruble Mamura Moss Brygger Architects
INFORMATION FEH Associates
Neumann Monson Wicter Architects
PUBLIC INPUT Patrons were given time to comment on agenda items.
ACTION ITEMS Contract: motion by Held, second by Hoefling, it was RESOLVED: to approve a 
contract for Adam Ball, D-12 Art Instructor, for the 2004-2005 school year, as
recommended by Principals Martens and Stuerman.
Aye: Eddy, Held, Rodgers, Dittmer, Hoefling
Nay: None
Approval of an Architect was tabled to a special board meeting on March 22, 2004,
at 5:30 p.m.
Budget Guarantee Resolution: motion by Dittmer, second  by Eddy, it was
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 2004-2005 regular program district cost will 
be 101% of the 2003-2004 regular program district cost or the district's 2004-2005
regular program district cost will be increased by 90% of the difference between the
2003-2004 regular program district cost plus any moneys received under section 
257.14 as a budget adjustment for the 2003-2004 minus 2004-2005 regular 
program cost, whichever is greater.
Aye: Eddy, Held, Rodgers, Dittmer, Hoefling
Nay: None
Revenue Bond Hearing Date and Bond Sales Date Resolution: motion by Eddy,
second by Hoefling, it was RESOLVED: to approve the Revenue Bond Hearing
Date and Bond Sales Date Resolution as presented.
Aye: Eddy, Held, Rodgers, Hoefling, Dittmer
Nay: None
Contract Termination: motion by Hoefling, second by Held, it was RESOLVED:
to approve that the two (2) Contract Termination Recommendations of the 
Superintendent be received and filed.
Aye: Eddy, Held, Rodgers, Hoefling, Dittmer
Nay: None
Master Contract Addendum: motion by Held, second by Hoefling, it was
RESOLVED: to approve the Master Contract Addendums, as presented by 
the Superintendent.
Aye: Eddy, Held, Rodgers, Hoefling, Dittmer
Nay: None
Policy Review: motion by Dittmer, second by Hoefling, it was RESOLVED: to 
approve  the review of the 800 (Building & Sites) series board policies.
Aye: Eddy, Held, Rodgers, Dittmer, Hoefling
Nay: None
Iowa Demonstration Construction Grant: motion by Dittmer, second by Eddy,
it was RESOLVED: to approve the  Iowa Demonstration Construction Grant of 
$223,775
project as outlined in the application, with the intent of reapplying next year 
Aye: Eddy, Held, Rodgers, Dittmer, Hoefling
Nay: None
DISCUSSION ITEMS Budget Hearing: April 13, 2004 at 7:30 a.m.
ADJOURN Motion by Dittmer, second by Hoefling, it was RESOLVED: to adjourn at 9:21 p.m.
Aye: Eddy, Held, Rodgers, Hoefling, Dittmer
Nay: None
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BOARD PRESIDENT                                   BOARD SECRETARY