Hinton Community School District

 

Monday, April 11, 2005

REGULAR  MEETING

The April 2004-2005 regular board meeting of the Hinton Community School District Board of Directors was held in the school library on Monday, April 11, 2005 at 7:07 p.m.

 

 

BOARD MEMBERS

Members Present:

Steve Eddy

Robert Held

Kenny Hoefling

Lynette Blanchard

Michelle Rodgers

 

 

SUPERVISORS

PRESENT

Al Steen, Superintendent

Sue Martens, MS/HS Principal

Pete Stuerman, Elementary Principal

Bruce Fey, Business Manager, Board Secretary/Treasurer

 

 

VISITORS PRESENT

Lisa Held, Nicole Rolling, Alison Hertenstein, Ben Hertenstein, Janet Held, Dave Atrill, Brenda Baldwin, Rick Hansen, Patty Hansen, Craig Thoreson, Renee Thoreson, Gary Blanchard, Joy Beaver, Dennis Beaver, Suzan Kovarna

 

 

CALL TO ORDER

Having determined a quorum was present, the meeting was called to order by Board President Rodgers.

 

 

WELCOME VISITORS

PUBLIC INPUT

Visitors were welcomed and input solicited on any non agenda items. Rick Hansen urged the board consider reinstating the drill team as a school sponsored activity. Brenda Baldwin, Joy Beaver and Suzan Kovarna provided input with regard to the school’s policy on awarding scholastic honors.

 

 

CONSENT ITEMS

Agenda: Motion by Hoefling, second by Eddy, it was RESOLVED: To approve the amended agenda to include action item h, consideration of the low quote for preschool playground equipment and notice of an exempt session of the board to discuss negotiation strategies to be convened following this regular board meeting.

Motion carried 5 to 0

 

 

CONSENT ITEMS

Minutes: Motion by Held, second by Hoefling, it was RESOLVED: To approve the minutes, as amended,  of the March 17, 2005, March 21, 2005( noting Stuart and Lori Christians as visitors), March 23, 2005 and March 29, 2005 board meetings.

Motion carried 5 to 0

 

CONSENT ITEMS

Monthly Claims: Motion by Eddy, second by Blanchard, it was RESOLVED: To approve the following fund disbursements: General Fund $65,174.34, Management Fund $3,343.53, Before and After School Fund $81.10, Capital Projects Fund $6,170.00, Debt Service Fund $117,648.00, Nutrition Fund $13,835.50 and Activity Fund $17,287.53. The total of all funds $223,540.00

Motion carried 5 to 0.

 

 

 

Financial Reports: Motion by Held, second by Hoefling, it was RESOLVED: To approve the monthly financial reports as presented.

Motion carried 5 to 0.

 

 

REPORTS

Alison Hertenstein, Family Career and Community Leaders of America sponsor, introduced Lisa Held and Nicole Rolling, Hinton School delegates to the 2005 National FCCLA Convention. Lisa and Nicole presented, “Color Farm”, the presentation that earned them state honors and a trip to nationals.

 

 

PUBLIC INPUT

Board President Rodgers invited public input on any reports or action items. Hearing none the meeting proceeded to the action items.

 

 

ACTION ITEMS

Approve Contracts: None to present.

 

 

 

Resignation: Motion by Blanchard, second by Eddy, it was RESOLVED: to approve Jodi Cook’s resignation from varsity volleyball with the stipulation that a suitable replacement be found.

Motion carried 5 to 0.

 

 

 

Resignation: Motion by Eddy, second by Hoefling, it was RESOLVED: To approve the resignation of Lori Minnard effective at the end of the school year.

Motion carried 5 to 0.

 

 

 

Resignation: Motion by Hoefling, second by Eddy, it was RESOLVED: To approve the retirement and resignation of Peg Larsen effective at the end of the 2004-2005 school year.

Motion carried 5 to 0.

 

 

ACTION ITEMS

Approve 2005-2006 School Budget: Motion by Eddy, second by Blanchard, it was RESOLVED: To approve the 2005-2006 school budget as presented by the superintendent.

Motion carried 5 to 0.

 

 

 

Approve Auditor Contract: Motion by Held, second by Hoefling, it was RESOLVED: To approve King, Reinsch, Prosser & Co. to conduct the school audit from 2006 to 2009.

Motion carried 5 to 0.

 

 

 

Approve Graduates: Motion by Hoefling, second by Eddy, it was RESOLVED: To approve the enclosed list of graduates, with the stipulation that they meet all graduation requirements.

Motion carried 5 to 0.

 

 

 

Approve Policy 505.5 Graduation Requirements: Motion by Held, second by Blanchard, it was RESOLVED: to approve adding a technology course to our graduation requirements as noted in policy 505.5 Graduation Requirements.

Motion carried 5 to 0.

 

 

 

Approve Fundraiser: Motion by Hoefling, second by Blanchard, it was RESOLVED: To approve the FCCLA to conduct various fundraisers, to help offset the cost of attending the National Convention.

Motion carried 5 to 0.

 

 

 

Approve Purchase of Playground Equipment and Surfacing: Motion by Blanchard, second by Hoefling, it was RESOLVED:  To accept the low quote of Nebraska Rubber Innovations Inc. for playground equipment and resurfacing.

Motion carried 5 to 0.

 

 

DISCUSSION ITEMS

The board discussed the observance of teacher appreciation week May 2nd through May 6th .

 

 

 

Dates to remember include April 18th no school, teacher in service and May 16th regular board meeting 7:00 pm

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

Motion by Eddy, second by Blanchard, it was RESOLVED: To adjourn the meeting as of 7:44 pm.

Motion carried 5 to 0.

 

 

 

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Board President                            Board Secretary