Board Minutes Special Meeting April 14 2021




April 14, 2021


The Clayton Ridge Board of Directors held a special meeting on April 14 2021 at 6:30 p.m. in the Elementary Library, Garnavillo.


Call to Order/Roll Call

President John Heying called the meeting to order at 6:30 PM.  Other members in attendance were Mike Finnegan, Alicia Helle, Kathy Ihde, Christine Aulwes, Ellen Johnson, and Jason Reimer.


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


Approval of Agenda

Motion by Finnegan and second by Reimer to approve the agenda, adding 4. Flexible Spending Agreement.  Motion carried unanimously.



Wahls reported on ESSER federal funding opportunities.


New Business

  1. Employment

Motion by Reimer and second by Johnson to approve the involuntary transfer of Sarah Cherne to Multi-Media Specialist/Teacher. Motion carried unanimously.


Motion by Helle and second by Finnegan to accept resignations of Business Education Teacher Tyler Kraus and Middle School Student Council Adviser Lynette Pritchard. Motion carried unanimously.


  1. Amend CREA Contract

Motion by Aulwes and second by Finnegan to amend the CREA Master Contract articles regarding PLC meetings on Fridays. Motion carried unanimously.


  1. Capital Projects

Motion by Finnegan and second by Ihde to approve alternate bid of $117,000 from Portzen Construction for HVAC work and a bid of $6806.80 from Multiple Ventures Duct Cleaning LLC to clean the high school duct work. Both projects to be funded by federal ESSER funds. Motion carried unanimously.


  1. Flexible Spending Agreement

Motion by Johnson and second by Finnegan to approve agreement with Health Choices for the Flexible Spending Plan. Motion carried unanimously.




Work Session

President Heying called the work session to order at 7:35 PM


Agenda – discuss non-organized personnel salaries and benefits.





Motion by Finnegan and second by Helle to adjourn. Motion carried unanimously.


Meeting Adjourned at 8:21 PM