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CLAYTON RIDGE COMMUNITY SCHOOL

BOARD OF DIRECTORS REGULAR MEETING

January 10, 2019

The Clayton Ridge Board of Directors held a work session on January 10, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. in the Clayton Ridge Elementary Collaboration Room.Members present: Kathy Ihde, John Heying, Mike Finnegan, Jason Reimer, Alicia Helle, Ellen Johnson, and Christine Aulwes.Also attending were Shane Wahls and David Schlueter

Work session discussion was led by Mr. Wahls regarding 2019-20 budget plans.

Call to Order/Roll Call

The Clayton Ridge Board of Directors held their regular meeting January 10, 2019 in the Clayton Ridge Elementary Collaboration Room, Garnavillo.  President John Heying called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.  Other members in attendance were Kathy Ihde, John Heying, Mike Finnegan, Jason Reimer, Alicia Helle, Ellen Johnson, and Christine Aulwes.Also in attendance: Shane Wahls, Steve Hoff, David Schlueter, Wade Marlow, Bill Leonhart, Kirk Lundberg, and Matt Larson.

Approval of Agenda

Motion by Ihde and second by Helle to approve the agenda with additional item number 10 Consider out-of-state travel for FFA judging contest.  Motion carried unanimously.

Reports / Communcation

Kirk Lundberg and Matt Larson of Estes Construction presented the Project Summary of the High School Addition and Renovations.Bill Leonhart reported on the history of the Grid Iron Club and its community contributions, meeting procedures, membership drives, and corporate sponsors.

Dean of Students Wade Marlow reported on the statistical analysis of behavior data of the students and the duties of the Dean of Students.

IAVA Head of Schools Steve Hoff reported on number of teachers, retention rate, enrollment procedures for 2019-20, status of the registrar position, state testing plans, and advertising of IAVA.

Superintendent Shane Wahls reported on the reading team’s work on a new reading curriculum, the plan for the January 14 TQ day for teachers, and invited board members to the IASB “Day on the Hill” to meet state legislators.

Board members’ discussion included security at main entry and safety concerns regarding the northwest gym doors..

Consent Agenda

Motion by Finnegan and second by Aulwes to approve the minutes of the December 13 regular board meeting; December financial statements; listing of invoices; and additional pay requests totaling $265.53. Motion carried unanimously.

New Business

1. Employment

Motion by Finnegan and second by Reimer to approve hiring of Erin Bries as Teacher Associate. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Reimer and second by Aulwes to approve hiring of Ann Steele as Cook. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Aulwes and second by Ihde to approve hiring of Jason Bittner as Driver. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Finnegan and second by Helle to modify Sharon Keehner’s resignation date from the end of first semester to the end of the 2018-19 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

2. Modified Supplemental Amount – At-Risk and Drop Out Prevention

Motion by Helle and second by Aulwes to request modified supplemental amount of $148,304 associated with the at-risk and dropout prevention program. Motion carried unanimously.

3. Open Enrollments

Motion by Helle and second by Finnegan to deny an open enrollment request of Alejandra Ramirez to attend the Iowa Virtual Academy. Motion carried unanimously.

4. Facility Use Requests

Motion by Reimer and second by Johnson to approve facility use agreements with Gospel Hall and with the Garnavillo Hawks 4-H Club. Motion carried unanimously.

5. Bus Leases

Motion by Ihde and second by Johnson to approve a bus leases for gas buses from School Bus Sales for 2 Blue Bird buses. Motion carried unanimously.

6. Music room air conditioning

Motion by Finnegan and second by Helle to approve the bid from Winona Controls for $12,071 to replace the air conditioning system in the music room.  Motion carried unanimously.

7. Board policy updates

Motion by Reimer and second by Finnegan to approve the second reading of board policies 405.5, 414.2, and 414.6. Motion carried unanimously.

8. Gundersen Health Service Agreement

Motion by Ihde and second by Aulwes to approve agreement with Gundersen Health Services to continue DOT drug testing of bus drivers. Motion carried unanimously.

9. Fund Transfer

Motion by Finnegan and second by Ihde to approve fund transfer of $77,000 from Sales Tax Fund to Capital Projects-2018 Building Fund. Motion carried unanimously.

10. Out of State Travel

Motion by Reimer and second by Finnegan to approve out of state travel for the FFA to participate in a judging contest.

Adjournment

Motion by Aulwes and second by Helle to adjourn the meeting at 10:03 PM. 

 

 

 

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