School Board Special Meeting Minutes May 18 2021




May 18, 2021


The Clayton Ridge Board of Directors held a special meeting on May 18, 2021 at 7:00 a.m. in the Elementary Library, Garnavillo.


Call to Order/Roll Call

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


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


Approval of Agenda

Motion by Aulwes and second by Reimer to approve the agenda.  Motion carried unanimously.


New Business

  1. Employment

Motion by Aulwes and second by Ihde to approve the hiring of Ashley Funk as Varsity Coach Girls Basketball. Motion carried unanimously.


Motion by Reimer and second by Helle to accept resignations of Assistant Maintenance Manager Tom Hyde and Assistant Coach Girls Track Vincent Schmelzer. Motion carried unanimously.


  1. Amend Return To Learn Plan

Motion to amend the Return To Learn Plan by allowing the usage of face masks to be optional. Ayes: Heying, Aulwes, Reimer, Helle. Nays: Ihde, Johnson. Motion carried 4-2.



Discussion was held regarding property disposal; grant opportunities for lower playground in Garnavillo; business education teacher applicants.



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


Meeting Adjourned at 7:38 a.m.



David Schlueter, Board Secretary


Approved this 10th day of June, 2021


__________________________________________                                                John Heying, Board President