CLAYTON RIDGE COMMUNITY SCHOOL
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
August 12, 2021
The Clayton Ridge Board of Directors held a Work Session on August 12, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. in the High School Library, Guttenberg.
Members in attendance were Mike Finnegan, Kathy Ihde, Ellen Johnson, John Heying, Jason Reimer, Christine Aulwes, and Alicia Helle.
Staff members present were Baseball Coach Zach Mueller (via Zoom), Principal Laura Bilden, Superintendent Shane Wahls, and Board Secretary David Schlueter.
Guest present was Central CSD Board President Jered Finley.
Agenda – Baseball Sharing Agreement
August 12, 2021
The Clayton Ridge Board of Directors held their regular monthly meeting on August 12, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. in the High School Library, Guttenberg.
Public Hearing – Disposal of District Property
There were no comments from the public.
Call to Order/Roll Call
President Heying called the meeting to order at 7:02 PM. Other members in attendance were Finnegan, Ihde, Johnson, Reimer, Aulwes, and Helle.
Also in attendance were Zach Mueller, Laura Bilden, Shane Wahls, David Schlueter, and Jered Finley.
Approval of Agenda
Motion by Helle and second by Finnegan to approve the agenda, striking items 10 and 11. Motion carried unanimously.
Keystone AEA Board member Dr. Bill Withers spoke to the board regarding COVID challenges and the upcoming leadership change at the AEA on June 30, 2022.
Keystone AEA Administrator Pat Heiderscheit spoke about the upcoming election for Dr. Withers and the transition plan for his position.
Principal Bilden presented the middle school and high school ISASP results.
Superintendent Wahls discussed TLC team building activities; this year’s theme “Building Championship Culture”; upcoming professional development activities; coaches banquet; and preparations for the new school year.
Board members discussed discrepancies in an internet article and COVID concerns.
Motion by Finnegan and second by Reimer to approve minutes of the July 19 regular meeting, and the July 27 special meeting; the July 2021 financial statements; the listing of invoices; and payroll requests of $377.16. Motion carried unanimously.
- Resolution Regarding Disposal of District Property
Motion by Ihde and second by Johnson to adopt a Resolution Regarding Disposal of District Property to sell land to the Garnavillo Community Day Care. Motion carried unanimously.
- Baseball Sharing Agreement
Motion by Finnegan and second by Johnson to approve the 2022 baseball sharing agreement. Ayes: Heying, Finnegan, Aulwes, Johnson. Nays: Reimer, Ihde, Helle. Motion carried 4-3.
- Wellness Policy 507.9
Motion by Aulwes and second by Ihde to approve the Board Policy 507.9 Wellness. Motion carried unanimously.
- Open Enrollments
Motion by Reimer and second by Helle to approve open enrollment applications of Kale Doeppke to attend Central; for Ethan Weber to attend Oelwein; and to deny 8 open enrollment applications to the Iowa Virtual Academy. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Finnegan and second by Reimer to hire Ashley Funk as Assistant Coach-Cross Country, to hire Lindsay Hatcher as Teacher Associate, and to accept the resignation of Erik Sarazua as Assistant Coach – Soccer. Motion carried unanimously.
- Head Start Agreements
Motion by Finnegan and second by Helle to renew the agreement with Northeast Iowa Community Action Corp to provide classroom and playground space for Head Start in Guttenberg. Motion carried unanimously.
- Northeast Iowa Health Occupations Academy
Motion by Ihde and second by Aulwes to renew agreement to participate in the Northeast Iowa Health Occupations Academy. Motion carried unanimously.
- NICC Concurrent Enrollment Agreement
Motion by Finnegan and second by Johnson to renew agreement with NICC for concurrent enrollment classes. Motion carried unanimously.
- First Reading Board Policies – Social Media and 500 series
A first reading of board policy for Social Media and the 500 series was held.
- Resolution to Transfer Funds
- Inter-Fund Loan Resolution
- Volunteer Coach – Drill Team
Motion by Reimer and second by Ihde to approve Julie Rastetter as a volunteer coach for drill team. Motion carried unanimously.
- First Reading Policy – Therapy Dog
A first reading of board policy pertaining to Therapy Dogs was held.
Motion by Johnson and second by Finnegan to adjourn. Motion carried unanimously.
Meeting Adjourned at 9:03 PM
David Schlueter, Board Secretary
Approved this 9th day of September, 2021
__________________________________________ John Heying, Board President