Hinton Community School District

 

Monday, May 16, 2005

REGULAR MEETING

The May 2004-2005 regular board meeting of the Hinton Community School District Board of Directors was held in the school library on Monday, May 16, 2005 at 7:03 p.m.

 

 

BOARD MEMBERS

Members Present:

Robert Held

Kenny Hoefling

Lynette Blanchard

Michelle Rodgers

Members Absent:

Steve Eddy

 

 

SUPERVISORS

PRESENT

Al Steen, Superintendent

Sue Martens, MS/HS Principal

Peter Stuerman, Elementary Principal

Jane Krehbiel, Curriculum Director

Bruce Fey, Business Manager, Board Secretary/Treasurer

 

 

VISITORS PRESENT

Les Douma and Paula Schreck

 

 

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.

 

 

CONSENT ITEMS

Agenda: Motion by Hoefling, second by Blanchard, it was RESOLVED: To approve the agenda.

Motion carried 4 to 0

 

 

CONSENT ITEMS

Minutes: Motion by Held, second by Blanchard, it was RESOLVED: To approve the minutes of special meetings on April 11, 2005 and April 21, 2005 and the regular meeting on April 11, 2005.

Motion carried 4 to 0

 

CONSENT ITEMS

Monthly Claims: Motion by Hoefling, second by Blanchard, it was RESOLVED: To approve the following fund disbursements: General Fund $53,209.73,Before and After School Fund $803.77, Capital Projects Fund $15,692.00, Physical Plant and Equipment Fund $29,440.70 Nutrition Fund $20,223.94 and Activity Fund $23,815.80. The total of all funds $143,185.94.

Motion carried 4 to 0.

 

 

 

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

Motion carried 4 to 0.

 

 

REPORTS

Les Douma, Chief Administrator of AEA 4, gave the board an update on the progress being made toward merging AEA 12 and AEA 4 into the Northwest AEA.

 

Jane Krehbiel, Curriculum Director, reported on the process for evaluation and selection of the Math textbook series.

 

 

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: Motion by Held, second by Blanchard, it was RESOLVED: To approve the hiring of Jacquie Sitzmann as a half-time elementary teacher beginning with the 2005-2006 school year.

Motion carried 4 to 0.

 

 

 

Resignations: None at this time.

 

 

 

Budget Amendment: Motion by Blanchard, second by Hoefling, it was RESOLVED: To approve the 2004-2005 budget amendment as presented.

Motion carried 4 to 0.

 

 

 

Math Textbook Adoption: Motion by Hoefling, second by Blanchard, it was RESOLVED: To approve the purchase/adoption of the Prentice Hall Math series for grades 6-12 for $35,167.06.

Motion carried 4 to 0.

 

 

ACTION ITEMS

Second Reading Graduation Requirements: Motion by Blanchard, second by Hoefling, it was RESOLVED: To approve the second reading of policy 505.5 Graduation Requirements with corrections.

Motion carried 4 to 0.

 

 

 

Approve Auditor Contract: Motion by Hoefling, second by Blanchard, it was RESOLVED: To approve the corrected dates for the auditorís contract for fiscal years 2005-2007.

Motion carried 4 to 0.

 

 

 

Approve Resolution: Motion by Held, second by Hoefling, it was RESOLVED: I move that the governing body of Hinton Community School District hereby decides that it will not pay any assessment which the Iowa School Employees Benefit Association seeks to impose on Hinton Community School District.

Motion carried 4 to 0.

 

 

DISCUSSION ITEMS

The board discussed meeting times for the summer board meetings.

 

 

 

Dates to remember include May 17 awards day, May 22 Commencement and May 24 last day of school.

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

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

Motion carried 4 to 0.

 

 

 

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Board President††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Board Secretary