Hinton Community School District
Monday, November 10, 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, November 10, 2008.
CALL TO ORDER The meeting was called to order at 7:54 p.m. by
President, Rob Held.
QUORUM Roll call was conducted by Board Secretary, Melissa Sanders.
Members Present:  Lynette Blanchard, Kenny Hoefling, Rob Held,
Ed Vondrak, Steve Eddy.
Secretary Sanders stated that a quorum was present.
OTHERS PRESENT Also in attendance were:  Al Steen, Superintendent; 
Jane Krehbiel, Elementary Principal; Pete Stuerman, Middle School Principal;
Sue Martens, High School Principal.
Numerous members of the public were also present.
WELCOME VISITORS Visitors were welcomed and invited to address the Board on any items
not on the agenda.
CONSENT ITEMS Amended Agenda:  Motion by Vondrak, Second by Eddy,
it was RESOLVED:  To approve the amended agenda.
Motion carried 5-0.
Minutes:  Motion by Eddy, Second by Riediger,
it was RESOLVED:  To approve the minutes.
Motion carried 5-0.
Monthly claims:  Motion by Blanchard, Second by Riediger, it was
RESOLVED:  To approve the following fund disbursements:
General Fund, $49,385.48; Management Levy Fund, $5,896.04; Physical
Plant & Equipment Fund, $8,608.50; Capital Projects Fund, $3,220.00;
Nutrition Fund, $16,151.78; Before & After School Program, $58.97;
Preschool Fund, $396.37.
Student Activity Fund, $26,775.85.
The total of all fund disbursements $110,492.99.
Motion carried 5-0.
Monthly financial reports:  Motion by Vondrak,  Second by Eddy, 
it was RESOLVED:  To approve the monthly financial reports.
Motion carried 5-0.
ACTION ITEMS Approve Resolution Authorizing Public Improvement which may require Acquisition
of Agricultural Land and Use of Powers of Eminent Domain:  Motion by Vondrak, Second 
by Blanchard, it was RESOLVED:  To approve Resolution No. 3 Authorizing Public Improvement
Which May Require Acquisition of Agricultural Land and use of Powers of Eminent Domain
as prepared by the school attorney and presented by the superintendent.  This resolution is for the
8.016 acres plus 12 acres running to the southern border of the eight acres and the quiet title area.
Roll call vote:  Blanchard, aye; Held, aye; Vondrak, aye; Eddy, aye; Riediger, nay
4 ayes, 1 nay
Motion carried 4-1.
RESOLUTION RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT WHICH MAY REQUIRE
ACQUISITION OF AGRICULTURAL LAND
WHEREAS, Iowa Code Chapter 6B requires a governmental body which proposes to
acquire agricultural land for a public improvement project to hold a public hearing at which
interested parties may express their views regarding the project and regarding the proposed
acquisition of property, and
WHEREAS, Board of Directors of the Hinton Community School District has given due
notice of said hearing in accord with and as required by law in regard to the project, tentatively
identify as 2009 Elementary School and Performing/Community Expansion Project (Aproject@)
consisting of construction of pre-school and elementary building, gymnasium, recreational and
other related facilities, and to quiet title to certain disputed tracts, and has heard the comments
for and against said proposal, and
WHEREAS, said hearing has been duly closed and the Board of Directors has considered
all comments for and against the proposed project and use of eminent domain in regard thereto,
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE
HINTON COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT as follows:
Section 1.  The project is hereby approved as a public improvement in the best 
interest of the Hinton Community School District.
Section 2.  The Superintendent is directed to undertake any and all lawful acts to
accomplish the project in accordance with the laws of the State of Iowa, and to acquire the
necessary property, including agricultural property, necessary thereto, to wit:
A parcel of land located in the NE 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of Section 8; Township 90
North, Range 46 West of the 5th P.M., Hinton, Plymouth County, Iowa described
as follows:
Beginning at the Southwest Corner of the NE 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of said Section 8;
thence North 89<12'57" East 852.47 feet along the South line of the NE 14 of the
SE 1/4 to the West R.O.W. line of First Street; thence North 00<12'00" East
351.21 Feet along said R.O.W. line; thence North 87<39'49" West 124.38 feet;
thence North 01<12'44" East 158.88 feet to the South R.O.W. line of Grover
Street; thence South 89<32'40" West 225.43 feet along said R.O.W. line to the
West R.O.W. line of Second Street; thence North 01<04'10" East 80.00 feet along
said R.O.W. line; thence 89<39'59" West 162.37 feet; thence South
00<15'53" East 330.68 feet; thence South 89<59'50" West 349.19 feet to the West
line of the NE 1/4 of SE 1/4; thence South 00<15'53" East 273.34 feet along
said line to the point of beginning, containing 8.016 acres.
and
A parcel of land located in the Northwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of
Section 8, Township 90 North, Range 46 West of the 5th P.M., Hinton, Plymouth
County, Iowa, described as follows:
Beginning at the Northeast Corner of the Northwest Quarter of the Southeast
Quarter of said Section 8; thence South 00 degrees 15'53" East 1352.53 feet; thence South
89 degrees 59'50" West 386.48 feet; thence North 00 degrees 15'53" West 1352.53 feet; thence
North 89 degrees 59'50" East 386.48 feet to the point of beginning, containing 12.00
acres.
and
A parcel of land located in the NE 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of Section 8, Township 90
North, Range 46 West of the 5th P.M., Hinton, Plymouth County, Iowa, described
as follows:
Commencing at the Southwest Corner NE 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of said Section 8; thence
North 00 degrees 15'53" West 273.34 feet along the West line of the NE 1/4 of the SE 1/4 to
the point of beginning; thence continuing North 00 degrees 15'53" West 57.28 feet;
thence North 87 degrees 14'13" East 349.52 feet; thence South 00 degrees 15'53" East 74.11 feet;
thence South 89 degrees 59'50" West 349.149 feet to the point of beginning, containing
0.53 acres.
Section 3.  That if necessary, the Hinton Community School District's powers of
eminent domain shall be used to assure the completion of the project; accordingly, shall secure
appraisal of all lands which may need to be acquired through use of powers of eminent domain.
Section 4.  The Board of Directors finds the project to be in the public interest, that there  
is a reasonable expectation that the project will achieve its public purpose, will be completed,
will comply with all applicable standards and obtain all necessary permits.
PASSED AND APPROVED this date: ____________________________________________
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PRESIDENT, Board of Directors
Hinton Community School District
(SEAL)
ATTEST:
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Secretary
APPROVED AS TO FORM:
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Attorney for Hinton Community School District
Approve appraiser:  Motion by Eddy, Second by Blanchard, it was RESOLVED:
To approve Coffman Farm Agency to conduct an appraisal of the agricultural land
the school wishes to acquire for a future public improvement project.
Blanchard, aye; Riediger, nay; Held, aye; Vondrak, aye; Eddy, aye
4 ayes, 1 nay
Motion carried 4-1.
Approve policy revision:  Motion by Vondrak, Second by Eddy, it was RESOLVED:  To approve
the minor policy revision to policies 200.1, 201, 202.2, 202.3, 202.4, 206.1, and 206.2 as
recommended by the Iowa Association of School Boards, presented by the superintendent, and 
to waive the second reading.
Motion carried 5-0.
DISCUSSION ITEMS Superintendent goals
Staff Christmas Breakfast
Future agenda topics
Key Communicator Program
DATES TO REMEMBER November 20-21--State School Board Convention
December 2--Revenue Purpose Statement Vote--noon-8:00 p.m.
December 4--4-8 Christmas Concert--7:00 p.m.
December 11--9-12 Christmas Concert--7:00 p.m.
December 15--Regular Board Meeting--7:00 p.m.
ADJOURN Motion by Blanchard, Second by Riediger, it was
RESOLVED:  To adjourn the meeting at 8:58 p.m.
Motion carried 5-0.
       
BOARD PRESIDENT BOARD SECRETARY