Hinton Community School District
Wednesday September 20, 2006
REGULAR BOARD A regular board meeting of the Hinton Community School
MEETING District Board of Directors was held in the library on Wednesday
September 20, 2006 at 7:10 pm.
BOARD MEMBERS Members Present:
Lynette Blanchard
Steve Eddy
Robert Held
Ed Vondrak
Members Absent:
Kenny Hoefling
SUPERVISORS Al Steen, Superintendent
PRESENT Paula Schreck, Board Secretary
Sue Martens, Principal
Peter Stuerman, Principal
Jane Krehbiel, Curriculum Director
David Attrill, Technology Coordinator
VISITORS PRESENT Brenda Baldwin
CALL TO ORDER Having Determined a quorum was present, Superintendent
Steen, speaking on behave of Secretary Schreck, called the
meeting to order.
OATH OF OFFICE Superintendent Steen, speaking of behave of Secretary,
Schreck, administered the oath of office to Steve Eddy and
Robert Held.
ELECT PRESIDENT Elect President: Motion by Vondrak, Second by Blanchard to
elect Rob Held as president for the 2006-2007 year.
Motion by Vondrak to cease nominations, second by Blanchard.
Motions carried 4-0.
ELECT VICE-PRESIDENT Elect Vice-President:  Motion by Vondrak, second by Eddy
to elect Kenny Hoefling as Vice-president for the 2006-2007 year.
Motion by Vondrak to cease nominations, second to Blanchard.
Motions carried 4-0.
WELCOME VISITORS President Held welcomed visitors to the meeting and asked if anyone
would like to address the board on any matter not on the agenda.  
Brenda Baldwin addressed the board asking them to  re-visit the idea of
adding Vocational Agriculture/FFA to the curriculum by sharing with another
district or through the ICN.  Mrs. Baldwin also asked that every senior have
an individual conference with someone helping them to become aware
of career opportunities, colleges, and scholarships available.  President Held
thanked her for her comments and stated it may be possible to re-visit the
vocational agriculture issue.
CONSENT ITEMS Agenda:  Motion by Vondrak, second by Eddy, it was 
RESOLVED:  To approve the amended agenda.
Motion carried 4-0.
Minutes:  None to approve
REPORTS/ Jane Krehbiel addressed the board regarding our Reading Recovery program.
INFORMATION  
National School Board Convention material was presented to the board.
A copy of the letter from the school's attorney, Jim Hanks, to Eugene and
Annette Held regarding property line issues was presented to the board.
The letter had informed the Held's that the district's desire is to have the 
current fence become the legal property lines.  This arrangement would
add approximately ten thousand square feet to the Held's property and
remove it from the School's property.  The letter also informed the Held's
the school did not intent to re-slope the bank just south of the front 
parking lot as the Held's requested.  The district also offered to pay for
all expenses associated with the changing of the property lines.  A copy
of a response from the Held's attorney, Patrick Sealey, was presented to
the board.  The Held's stated they agreed to accept the fences as
legal property lines, if the school board would agree to re-slope the
bank just south of the front parking lot.  The Held's requested the 
re-sloping bring the toe of the slope to the property line.  Superintendent
Steen commented that future discussion on the matter will need to take
place in closed session as it deals with potential litigation.
PUBLIC INPUT None
CONSENT ITEMS Resignations:  none
 
Contract:  Motion by Blanchard, second by Vondrak, it was
RESOLVED to approve educational aide:  Holli Davis.
Motion carried 4-0.
 
Contract:  Motion by Vondrak, second by Blanchard, it was
RESOLVED to approve educational aide:  Dawn Lafave 
Motion carried 4-0.
Contract:  Motion by Vondrak, second by Eddy, it was
RESOLVED to approve special education bus driver:
Everett Bollmeyer.
Motion carried 4-0.
Contract:  Motion by Eddy second by Blanchard, it was
RESOLVED to approve special education bus driver:
Connie Kounkel.
Motion carried 4-0.
Contract:  Motion by Blanchard second by Vondrak, it was
RESOLVED to approve Business Manager/Treasurer:
Karmen Betsworth.
Motion carried 4-0.
Contract:  Motion by Vondrak, second by Eddy, it was
RESOLVED to approve special education aide:  Joey Hill.
Motion carried 4-0.
Time and Place of regular meeting:  Motion by Eddy, second
by Vondrak, is was RESOLVED to approve holding regular board
meeting the third Monday of each month at 7:00 pm in the school
library.
Delegate to delegate assembly and LAN:  motion by Vondrak, 
second by Eddy, is was RESOLVED to table.
Motion carried 4-0.
Official Newspaper:  Motion by Eddy, second by Blanchard, it was
RESOLVED to approve the Hinton Times as the school's official
paper of record.
Motion carried 4-0.
Policy revision 901 - Public Examination of School District Records:
Motion by Vondrak, second by Blanchard, it was RESOLVED to
approve the policy revision 901 and waive the second reading.
Motion carried 4-0.
Soccer Sharing with Sgt. Bluff:  Motion by Eddy, second by Blanchard,
it was resolved to share soccer with Sgt. Bluff Luton school distric, with
the understanding that participants are responsible for getting to and
from all practices and games on their own.
Motion carried 4-0.
ACTION ITEMS None
DISCUSSION  Board work session on Wednesday, September 27, 2006 at 5:30 pm.
ITEMS
IASB District meeting to be held on Tuesday, October 3 in Sheldon.
IASB ABLE Ι meeting to be held on Wednesday, October 11 in Sioux Center.
ADJOURNMENT Motion by Blanchard, Second by Eddy, it was
RESOLVED:  to adjourn the meeting at 7:55 pm. 
Motion carried 4-0.
       
BOARD PRESIDENT BOARD SECRETARY