Hinton Community School District

 

Monday December 19, 2005

REGULAR  MEETING

The December 2005-2006 regular board meeting of the Hinton Community School District Board of Directors was held in the school library on Monday December 19, 2005 at 7:00 p.m.

 

 

BOARD MEMBERS

Members Present:

Lynette Blanchard

Steve Eddy

Michelle Rodgers

Ed Vondrak

Kenny Hoefling

 

 

SUPERVISORS

PRESENT

Al Steen, Superintendent

Bruce Fey, Business Manager, Board Secretary/Treasurer

Sue Martens, MS/HS Principal

 

 

VISITORS PRESENT

None present.

 

 

 

CALL TO ORDER

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

 

 

WELCOME VISITORS

PUBLIC INPUT

None

 

 

CONSENT ITEMS

Agenda: Motion by Eddy, second by Hoefling, it was RESOLVED: To approve the  agenda as presented.

Motion carried 5 to 0

 

 

 

Minutes: Motion by Blanchard, second by Hoefling, it was RESOLVED: To approve the minutes of the November 21st regular meeting.

Motion carried 5 to 0.

 

 

 

Monthly Claims: Motion by Eddy, second by Blanchard, it was RESOLVED: To approve the following fund disbursements: General Fund $33,267.48,Before and After School Fund $82.77, Pre-School Fund $603.92, Agency Funds $2,407.00 Capital Projects Fund $9,215.93, Nutrition Fund $20,683.92 and Activity Fund $45,598.14. The total of all fund disbursements $111,859.16.

Motion carried 5 to 0.

 

 

 

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

Motion carried 5 to 0.

 

 

REPORTS

Sue Martens, MS/HS Principal, reported on the Vocational Agriculture Survey given to students in grades 8-11 and updated the board on curriculum issues related to Vocational Agriculture class offerings. She also informed the board of planning being done by staff to encourage and facilitate students pursuing more rigorous course work.

 

 

PUBLIC INPUT

None

 

 

ACTION ITEMS

Approve Resignations: None

 

 

 

Approve Contracts: None.

 

 

 

Demonstration Construction Grant: Motion by Blanchard, second by Vondrak, it was RESOLVED: To approve the Demonstration Construction Grant Application as presented.

Motion carried 5 to 0.

 

 

 

Policy Revision: Motion by Hoefling, second by Vondrak, it was RESOLVED: To approve policy regulation 404.R1 “Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics” and to waive the second reading.

Motion carried 5 to 0.

 

 

 

New Policy: Motion by Eddy, second by Hoefling, it was RESOLVED: To approve policy regulation 404.R2 “Code of Rights and Responsibilities” and to waive the second reading.

Motion carried 5 to 0.

 

 

 

Policy Revision: Motion by Vondrak, second by Blanchard, it was RESOLVED: To approve the policy revision in policy 403.1 Employee Physical Examinations and to waive the second reading.

Motion carried 5 to 0.

 

 

 

Driver Education Fees: Motion by Eddy, second by Vondrak, it was RESOLVED: To approve the 2006 summer drivers education fee of $275/Student.

Motion carried 5 to 0.

 

 

 

Bud Bid: Motion by Hoefling, second by Eddy, it was RESOLVED: To approve the purchase of one bus from School Bus Sales of Waterloo, IA at the low bid price of $56,921.

Motion carried 5 to 0.

 

 

 

Computer Bid: Motion by Blanchard, second by Vondrak, it was RESOLVED:  To approve the purchase of the wireless computer lab equipment from Midwest Computers of Hinton, IA at the low bid price of $29,980.

Motion carried 5 to 0.

 

 

 

English Language Learner: Motion by Eddy, second by Hoefling, it was RESOLVED: To approve the English Language Learners Handbook/Program as presented.

Motion carried 5 to 0.

 

 

DISCUSSION ITEMS

The board discussed the upcoming PPEL vote.

 

 

FUTURE AGENDA TOPICS

No future agenda items were advanced by the board members.

 

 

DATES TO REMEMBER

December 22 - Staff Breakfast  7:45am to 8:30am Library

Christmas Vacation – December 24 to January 1  

January 9 – Board Work Session with IASB 5:30 p.m.

January 16 – Regular Board Meeting – 7:00 p.m.

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

Motion by Blanchard, second by Eddy, it was RESOLVED: To adjourn the meeting at 7:56 p.m.

Motion carried 5 to 0.

 

 

 

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Board President                            Board Secretary