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                                                 MINUTES OF CLAYTON RIDGE BOARD OF DIRECTOR’S               

                                                                     REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING

                                                                                 July 13, 2017 

Call to Order/Roll Call

The regular monthly meeting of the Clayton Ridge Board was held Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 7:00 PM in the High School Library.  Members in attendance were Heying, Helle, Finnegan, Aulwes, Reimer, Johnson and Ihde.  Also in attendance were Shane Wahls, David Schlueter, Mary Seifert, Bob Bodish, Matthew Shless, Susan Bodish, Shirley Seitz, Lanette Pritchard and Brenda Bodish.

Welcome & Public Forum

Bob Bodish addressed the board regarding Iowa code 724.4B – Carrying Weapons on School Grounds.  Comments were also heard from Susan Bodish, Matthew Shless and Brenda Bodish supporting his concerns.

Approval of Agenda

Motion by Finnegan and second by Aulwes to amend the agenda as follows:  Add item 13 – Open Enrollment Denials.  Motion carried unanimously.

Reports/Communications

Administrator Reports

Superintendent Wahls reported on the contract settlement between Clayton Ridge and K12 (Iowa Virtual Academy), the ALICE training held on July 8th, code of conduct, a donation from the gospel hall for the use of the school facilities, asbestos removal from middle school water heaters, the assistant boys basketball position, and a letter to parents regarding in-town bus routes.

Through Board Members

Comments were heard regarding activity bus drivers leaving the activity event, senior banners for softball and baseball players and no social media coverage for softball senior night.

Consent Agenda Items

Motion by Reimer and second by Helle to amend the minutes of the June 8, 2017 meeting with the following revision:  change 7-12 registration costs from $100 to $110.  Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Ihde and second by Johnson to approve the financials presented by David Schlueter, listing of invoices and additional pay voucher requests totaling $8,237.28.  Motion carried unanimously.

New Business

1.  Sale of Used Bus

Motion by Finnegan and second by Helle to approve the sale of bus #16 to Blue Bird for a price of $1,300.00.  Motion carried unanimously.

2.  Purchase of Bus Cameras

Motion by Helle and second by Aulwes to approve the purchase of two bus cameras at $1,595.00 each from Blue Bird.  Motion carried unanimously.

3.  Code of Conduct Revisions

Motion by Reimer and second by Ihde to approve the recommended revisions to the Code of Conduct.  Motion carried unanimously.

4.  Legislative Priorities

Motion by Ihde and second by Aulwes to select the following legislative items as the district’s top four priorities:  #3-Preschool, #4-Early Literacy, #19-School Funding Policy and #20-Supplemental State Aid.  Motion carried unanimously.

5.  Bread/Milk Bids

Motion by Finnegan and second by Johnson to accept the 2017-2018 bread bid from Bimbo Bakery and the milk bid from Prairie Farms.  Motion carried unanimously.

6.  2017-2018 Handbook Revisions

Motion by Reimer and second by Helle to approve the recommended revisions to the student handbooks.  Motion carried unanimously.

7.  Policy Revision – 102.R1 Grievance Procedure

Motion by Ihde and second by Reimer to approve the recommended revisions to policy addendum 102.R1.  Motion carried unanimously.

8.  Policy Revision – 412.2R1 Classified Employee Wages, Drivers

Motion by Reimer and second by Finnegan to approve the recommended revisions to addendum policy 412.2R1 by increasing the hourly rate for additional hours after one hour from $9.50 to $10, and increase the stipend for  required annual in-service meetings from $25 to $30.  Motion carried unanimously.

9.  Garnavillo Daycare Agreement

Motion by Helle and second by Aulwes to approve the Garnavillo 2017-2018 Daycare Agreement as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.

10. Second Reading Wellness Policy

Motion by Finnegan and second by Reimer to approve the recommended changes to the district’s wellness policy.  Motion carried unanimously.

11. Inter-fund Transfer

Motion by Finnegan and second by Aulwes to approve an inter-fund resolution to transfer $72,420.07 from the Capital Projects-Sales Tax Fund and $35,669.59 from the Physical Plant Equipment Levy Fund to the Debt Service Fund to pay the annual apple lease.  Motion carried unanimously.

12. Preschool Tuition

Motion by Reimer and second by Helle to set the 2017-2018 pre-school rate for 5-year olds at $150 per month.  Motion carried unanimously.

13. Open Enrollment Denials

Motion by Ihde and second by Aulwes to deny four open enrollments into the Iowa Virtual Academy due to the resident district’s diversity plan.  Motion carried unanimously.

Closed Session

Motion by Finnegan and second by Helle to enter into closed session at 9:39 PM per Iowa Code No. 21.5 to discuss the superintendent’s evaluation as he chose to hold discussion in closed session and to hear an update on a legal matter.

Motion by Aulwes and second by Ihde to return to open session at 10:20 PM.  Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment

Motion by Reimer and second by Aulwes to adjourn the meeting at 10:21 PM.

 

 

 

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Mary Seifert, Board Secretary

 

                                                Approved this _____ day of August, 2017

 

 

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                                                John Heying, Board President

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