Hinton Community School District
Thursday August 16, 2007
REGULAR BOARD A regular board meeting of the Hinton Community School
MEETING District Board of Directors was held in the library on Thursday,
August 16, 2007.
BOARD MEMBERS Members Present:
Lynette Blanchard
Steve Eddy
Robert Held
Ed Vondrak
Members Absent:
Kenny Hoefling
SUPERVISORS Members Present:
PRESENT Al Steen, Superintendent
Melissa Sanders, Board Secretary
Jane Krehbiel, DK-3rd grade Principal/Curriculum Director
Pete Stuerman, 4th-8th grade Principal
Sue Martens, 9th-12th grade Principal
CALL TO ORDER Having Determined a quorum was present,  President
Rob Held called the meeting to order.
WELCOME VISITORS Chris Conlon
Joel Bertrand
Paula Schreck
CONSENT ITEMS Amended Agenda:  Motion by Vondrak, Second by Blanchard,
it was RESOLVED:  To approve the amended agenda.
Motion carried 4-0.
Minutes:  Motion by Steve Eddy, Second by Blanchard, it was
RESOLVED:  To approve the minutes.  
Motion carried 4-0.
Monthly claims:  Motion by Vondrak, Second by Eddy, it was
RESOLVED:  To approve the following fund disbursements:  
General Fund:  $53,408.02, Preschool Fund $1,200.47,  Management
Fund $3,043.09, Nutrition Fund $166.16, Activity Fund $6,606.95,
Physical Plant & Equipment Fund $17,251.53.  
Capital Project Funds $103,489.54.
The total of all fund disbursements $185,165.76.
Motion carried 4-0.
Monthly financial reports:  Motion by Vondrak, Second by Blanchard, 
it was RESOLVED:  To approve the monthly financial reports.
Motion carried 4-0.
REPORTS/INFORMATION Police Chief Chris Conlon discussed with the school board safety and
security issues related to the school district.  It was noted the school and police
department have an outstanding working relationship and continually stay in
contact discussing ways to ensure the safety of students, staff, and visitors.
The police department and school board both emphasized the need to 
collaborate and to be proactive regarding school safety issues.
ACTION ITEMS Approve contract:  Motion by Blanchard, Second by Vondrak, it was
RESOLVED:  To approve the issuing of a teaching
contract for Amy Schorg with the stipulation an acceptable State
of Iowa Background Check is completed.
Motion carried 4-0.
Approve contract:  Motion by Eddy, Second by Vondrak, it was
RESOLVED:  To approve a contract for Barb Emmick
as a Special Education Aide for the 2007-2008 school year.
Motion carried 4-0.
Approve contract:  Motion by Vondrak, Second by Blanchard, it was
RESOLVED:  To approve the issuing of a teaching 
contract for Klaire Pearson with the stipulation an acceptable State
of Iowa Background Check is completed.
Motion carried 4-0.
Approve contract:  Motion by Eddy, Second by Vondrak, it was
RESOLVED:  To approve a full time teaching contract 
contract for Diane Culver.
Motion carried 4-0.
Approve Policy Code No.711.9-District Vehicle Idling. Motion by
Blanchard, Second by Vondrak, it was RESOLVED:  To approve the second
reading of policy 711.9 - District Vehicle Idling.
Motion carried 4-0.
Approve IASB legislative procedures  
Motion by Vondrak, Second by Eddy, it was RESOLVED:  To approve the same
IASB legislative priorities as last year with the addition of item number 1.
Motion carried 4-0.
Approve Legislative Action Network Representative  
Motion by Eddy, Second byVondrak, it was RESOLVED:  To approve 
Rob Held as our Legislative Action Network Representative.
Motion carried 4-0.
Approve Delegate to IASB Delegate Assembly.  
Motion by Blanchard, Second by Eddy, it was RESOLVED:  To approve 
Rob Held as our Delegate to Delegate Assembly.
Motion carried 4-0.
Approve adult breakfast/lunch prices
Motion by Eddy, Second by Blanchard, it was RESOLVED:  To approve adult breakfast fee 
of $1.35 and adult lunch fee of $2.45 as required by state mandates.
Motion carried 4-0.
Approve purchase of Special Ed car
Motion by Eddy, Second by Blanchard, it was RESOLVED:  To approve purchase of Special Ed  
car from Knoepfler Chevrolet in the amount of $19,998.00.
Motion carried 4-0.
DISCUSSION  Future agenda topics
ITEMS Priority Maintenance List
Key communicator program
DATES TO REMEMBER August 22-Teacher In-Service
August 27-Open House-6:30 p.m.-8:00p.m.
August 28-First day of school
School Board Election-Tuesday, September 11
Regular Board Meeting-Tuesday, September 18,2007-7:00 p.m.
ADJOURNMENT Motion by Eddy, Second by Blanchard, it was
RESOLVED:  to adjourn the meeting at 8:04 pm. 
Motion carried 4-0.
       
BOARD PRESIDENT BOARD SECRETARY