School Board minutes July 19, 2021

CLAYTON RIDGE COMMUNITY SCHOOL

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

REGULAR MEETING

July 19, 2021

 

The Clayton Ridge Board of Directors held their regular monthly meeting on July 19, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. in the High School Library, Guttenberg.

 

Call to Order/Roll Call

President Heying called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.  Other members in attendance were Mike Finnegan, Ellen Johnson, Kathy Ihde, Christine Aulwes, Alicia Helle, and Jason Reimer

 

Also in attendance were Superintendent Shane Wahls, Board Secretary David Schlueter, staff members Lori Bunting and Stephanie Thomas.

 

Guests present were Amy Speed and Kathy Lansing.

 

Approval of Agenda

Motion by Finnegan and second by Aulwes to approve the agenda, adding 14. Approve Volunteer Coach.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Reports/Communications

Kathy Lansing and Amy Speed from Foundation of Cornerstone Communities presented background information, mission, and goals for the foundation.

 

Stephanie Thomas presented an update on training and policies regarding a therapy dog.

 

Lori Bunting presented an update on handbooks created for paraprofessionals and special education teachers.

 

Wahls discussed updates on the Garnavillo gym floor and the Guttenberg MP Room/Kitchen projects; and the shared baseball program.

 

Consent Agenda

Motion by Johnson and second by Helle to approve minutes of the June 10 regular meeting, and the June 17 special meeting; the June 2021 financial statements; the listing of invoices; and payroll requests of $5,917.58. Motion carried unanimously.

 

New Business

  1. Employment

Motion by Reimer and second by Helle to accept resignation of Junior High Football Coach Collin Arndt and to approve the following hires:

Bus Driver – Shelby Landt

Shuttle Driver – Shelby Landt

Assistant Coach-Boys Basketball – Ben Backes

Junior High Football Coach – Ben Backes

Teacher Associate – Taylor Chase

Teacher Associate – Nicole Tayek

Teacher Associate – LuAnn Kahle

Interpreter – Jessica Penn

Motion carried unanimously.

 

  1. IASB Legislative Priorities

Motion by Reimer and second by Finnegan approve the following legislative priorities for 2022: Preschool, Mental Health, School Funding Policy, Supplemental State Aid. Motion carried unanimously.

 

  1. JAMF Software Purchase

Motion by Finnegan and second by Aulwes to approve the purchase of Casper Suite software at a cost of $11,912. Motion carried unanimously.

 

  1. Open Enrollments

Motion by Helle and second by Johnson to deny 7 open enrollment applications to the Iowa Virtual Academy. Motion carried unanimously.

 

  1. Disposal of Inventory/Equipment

Motion by Aulwes and second by Ihde to authorize Superintendent Wahls to dispose of obsolete or unused equipment and inventory at a garage sale. Motion carried unanimously.

 

  1. Food Service Agreements with Garnavillo Day Care and Northeast Iowa Community Action Corp

Motion by Finnegan and second by Aulwes to approve agreements with the Garnavillo Day Care and Northeast Iowa Community Action Corp to provide food service to their organizations. Motion carried unanimously.

 

  1. Resolution to Transfer Funds – Apple Lease

Motion by Helle and second by Finnegan to adopt a Resolution to Transfer Funds from Sales Tax Fund to Debt Service Fund for $64,559.55. Motion carried unanimously.

 

  1. Resolution to Transfer Funds – 2021 Building Project

Motion by Finnegan and second by Ihde to adopt a Resolution to Transfer Funds from Sales Tax Fund and PPEL Fund to the Capital Projects-2021 Building Project Fund. Funds from Sales Tax $150,000 and Funds from PPEL $300,000. Motion carried unanimously.

 

  1. Amend Technology Agreement with Keystone AEA

Motion by Ihde and second by Aulwes to amend the agreement for technology services with Keystone AEA by increasing cost to $50,930.77. Motion carried unanimously.

 

  1. Approve Building Handbooks

Motion by Helle and second by Reimer to approve Elementary, Middle School, and High School Handbooks for 2021-22. Motion carried unanimously.

 

 

  1. Second Reading Board Policies 405.9-414.3

Motion by Reimer and second by Finnegan to approve the second reading of board policies 405.9-414.3 per listed changes. Motion carried unanimously.

 

  1. Resolution of Intent to Sell Property and set Public Hearing

Motion by Finnegan and second by Helle to adopt a Resolution of Intent to Sell Property and set the Public Hearing for August 12, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.

 

  1. First Reading Wellness Policy

A first reading of Wellness Policy 507.9 was held.

 

  1. Volunteer Football Coach

Motion by Finnegan and second by Ihde to approve Brandon Wahls as Volunteer Football Coach, pending completion of requirements. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Adjournment

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

 

Meeting Adjourned at 9:51 PM