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CLAYTON RIDGE COMMUNITY SCHOOL

BOARD OF DIRECTORS REGULAR MEETING

July 11, 2019

 

The Clayton Ridge Board of Directors held their monthly meeting on June 11, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. in the Clayton Ridge High School Library, Guttenberg.

Call to Order/Roll Call

Vice-President Christine Aulwes called the meeting to order at 1:00 PM.  Other members in attendance were Mike Finnegan, Kathy Ihde, Ellen Johnson, and Alicia Helle. John Heying and Jason Reimer were absent.

Also in attendance were Superintendent Shane Wahls and Board Secretary Dave Schlueter.

Approval of Agenda

Motion by Finnegan and second by Ihde to approve the agenda, striking 5. Approve Bread/Milk Bids.  Motion carried unanimously.

Reports / Communication

Superintendent Wahls reported on meeting with the new principal, Laura Bilden, setting district goals, upcoming PLC Institute, and summer school.

Board members discussed policy regarding information from anonymous sources and activity fund line items.

Consent Agenda

Motion by Johnson and second by Helle to approve the minutes of the June 10, 2019 regular board meeting; minutes of the May 15 special board meeting; minutes of the June 24, 2019 special board meeting; minutes of the June 27, 2019 special board meeting; June  financial statements; listing of invoices; and additional pay requests totaling $5,175.46. Motion carried unanimously.

New Business

1. Employment: Associate/Activites Director, Bus Driver, MS FB Coach

Motion by Finnegan and second by Johnson to approve the hiring of Ty Troutman as Teacher Associate/Activities Director, Tom Kraus as Bus Driver and Steve Hoff as Junior High Football Coach. Motion carried unanimously.

2. Safety Plan

Motion by Ihde and second by Helle to approve the revised School Safety Plan. Motion carried unanimously.

3. Handbooks

Motion by Finnegan and second by Johnson to approve the revisions to the building handbooks. Motion carried unanimously.

4. Legislative Priorities

Motion by Ihde and second by Finnegan to submit the following legislative priorities to IASB: 3. Preschools, 10. AEAs, 19. School Funding Policy, and 20. Supplemental State Aid. Motion carried unanimously.

5. Sidewalk Project

Motion by Finnegan and second by Johnson to accept the bid of $16,405 from Wille Construction for a sidewalk project at the Elementary. Motion carried unanimously.

6. Second Reading: Activity Bus Driver Pay

Motion by Ihde and second by Johnson to approve changes to Policy 412.2R1, increasing the pay for activity drivers.  Motion carried unanimously.

7. JAMF Software Purchase

Motion by Johnson and second by Helle to approve purchase of software from JAMF for $11,272. Motion carried unanimously.

8. Bus Lease Documents

Motion by Finnegan and second by Johnson to approve bus leasing documents as provided by Farmers State Bank for the lease agreement of 2 Blue Bird Buses. Motion carried unanimously.

9. Interfund Loan Resolution

Motion by Helle and second by Ihde to adopt a resolution to loan $25,000 from the Management Fund to the Capital Projects-SAVE Tax Fund. Motion carried unanimously.

10. Open Enrollments

Motion by Finnegan and second by Ihde to deny 13 open enrollment applications to the Iowa Virtual Academy. Motion carried unanimously.

11. Interfund Transfer Resolution

Motion by Johnson and second by Finnegan to adopt a resolution to transfer $64,559.55 from the Capital Projects-SAVE Tax Fund to the Debt Service Fund for the annual payment of the technology lease. Motion carried unanimously.

Closed Session: Superintendent Evaluation

Motion by Helle and second by Ihde to enter closed session per Iowa Code 21.5(i), To evaluate the professional competency of an individual whose appointment, hiring, performance, or discharge is being considered when necessary to prevent needless and irreparable injury to that individual’s reputation and that individual requests a closed session. Motion carried unanimously.

Closed session entered at 2:35 PM.

Motion by Ihde and second by Finnegan to enter open session and to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried unanimously.

Open session entered at 3:04 PM.

Meeting Adjourned at 3:04 PM

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