Hinton Community School District
Monday, December 15, 2008.
REGULAR BOARD A regular board meeting of the Hinton Community School
MEETING District Board of Directors was held in the school library on 
Monday, December 15, 2008.
CALL TO ORDER The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by
President, Rob Held.
QUORUM Roll call was conducted by Board Secretary, Melissa Sanders.
Members Present:  Lynette Blanchard, Randy Riediger, Rob Held,
Ed Vondrak, Steve Eddy.
Secretary Sanders stated that a quorum was present.
OTHERS PRESENT Also in attendance were:  Al Steen, Superintendent 
WELCOME VISITORS No visitors were present.
CONSENT ITEMS Amended Agenda:  Motion by Riediger, Second by Vondrak,
it was RESOLVED:  To approve the amended agenda.
Motion carried 5-0.
Minutes:  Motion by Blanchard, Second by Riediger,
it was RESOLVED:  To approve the minutes.
Motion carried 5-0.
Monthly claims:  Motion by Eddy, Second by Vondrak, it was
RESOLVED:  To approve the following fund disbursements:
General Fund, $124,845.18;  Management Levy Fund, $7,420.99; Physical
Plant & Equipment Fund, $1,456.60; Capital Projects Fund, $850.00;
Nutrition Fund, $17,644.59; Before & After School Program, $252.39;
Preschool Fund, $649.66.
Student Activity Fund, $40,660.74.
The total of all fund disbursements $193,780.15.
Motion carried 5-0.
Monthly financial reports:  Motion by Vondrak,  Second by Blanchard, 
it was RESOLVED:  To approve the monthly financial reports.
Motion carried 5-0.
ACTION ITEMS Approve resignation:  Motion by Blanchard, Second by Riediger, it was
RESOLVED:  To approve Ben Hertenstein's resignation as Junior High
football coach pending a suitable replacement.
Motion carried 5-0.
Approve Summer Driver Education Fee-$300/student:  Motion by Vondrak
Second by Eddy, it was RESOLVED:  To approve the 2009 summer driver's
education fee at $300/student.
Motion carried 5-0.
Approve 2009-2010 school calendar:  Motion by Eddy, Second by Blanchard,
it was RESOLVED:  To approve the 2009-2010 school calendar as presented.
Motion carried 5-0.
Approve superintendent goals:  Motion by Riediger, Second by Blanchard,
it was RESOLVED:  To approve the 2008-09 superintendent goals as presented.
Motion carried 5-0.
Approve special education deficit allowable growth application:   Motion by Vondrak,
Second by Eddy, it was RESOLVED:  To approve the allowable growth and supplement
aid payment for our negative special education balance in the amount of $25,533 for the
2007-08 school year as presented.
Motion carried 5-0.
Approve At Risk Application:  Motion by Eddy, Second by Riediger, it was 
RESOLVED:  To approve our At Risk Application to the Department of Education
as presented and recommended by the superintendent.
Motion carried 5-0.
Approve purchase of special education car:  Motion by Blanchard, Second by Riediger,
it was RESOLVED:  To approve the trade in and purchase of a new special education car
from Knoepfler Chevrolet at the low bid price of $12,400 as recommended by the superintendent.
Motion carried 5-0.
Approve Security Cameras purchase:  Motion by Riediger, Second by Vondrak,
it was RESOLVED:  To approve the security cameras purchase from Electronic Systems, Inc.
up to the amount of $12,000 as presented by the superintendent.
Motion carried 5-0.
Approve football bleacher purchase for the visitor's site:  Motion by Vondrak, Second by Eddy,
it was RESOLVED:  To approve the football bleacher purchase for the visitor's side from 
Seating & Athletic Facility Enterprises of Grinnell, IA at the low bid cost of $40,000.
Motion carried 5-0.
Approve Amy Jurrens, board member from the George-Little Rock Community School
District, as our District 1 representative on IASB's Board of Directors:  Motion by Eddy,
Second by Riediger, it was RESOLVED:  To approve Amy Jurrens as our District 1 representative
on IASB's Board of Directors.
Motion carried 5-0.
Approve Steven Kramer's request for early graduation:  Motion by Blanchard, Second by
Vondrak, it was RESOLVED:  To approve Steven Kramer's early graduation request.
Motion carried 5-0.
DISCUSSION ITEMS Future agenda topics
Key Communicator Program
DATES TO REMEMBER December 18-PK-3 Christmas Concert-7:00 p.m.
December 22-Special School Board Meeting-6:00 p.m.
December 23-Staff Christmas Breakfast-7:45 a.m.
January 5-School Resumes
January 19-Regular Board Meeting-7:00 p.m.
ADJOURN Motion by Blanchard, Second by Riediger, it was
RESOLVED:  To adjourn the meeting at 8:00 p.m.
Motion carried 5-0.
       
BOARD PRESIDENT BOARD SECRETARY