Clayton Ridge Board

By: KCTN News
Oct 11th, 2018

The Clayton Ridge School Board re-elected John Heying as Board President and Christine Aulwes as Vice-President.
David Schlueter was named Board Secretary/Treasurer.
The Board approved the FFA trip to Indianapolis and the Spanish Club trip to Elgin, Illinois.

Call to Order/Roll Call

The Clayton Ridge Board held a special meeting October 10, 2018 in the Clayton Ridge High School Study Hall, Guttenberg. President Heying called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM. Other members in attendance were Aulwes, Finnegan, Reimer, Johnson and Ihde. Helle arrived later.

Also in attendance were Shane Wahls, David Schlueter, Andy Peterson, Carolyn Ihde, Hayley Kann, and Kristen Willenborg.

Approval of Agenda

Motion by Finnegan and second by Ihde to approve the agenda. Motion carried unanimously.

A presentation was made by FFA president Hayley Kann and vice-president Kristen Willenborg requesting permission to attend the national FFA convention to be held in Indianapolis.

Annual Organizational Meeting

1. Election of President

Nomination by Ihde and second by Aulwes for John Heying as President.

Motion by Finnegan and second by Ihde that nominations cease. Motion carried unanimously.

Vote to approve John Heying as President carried unanimously.

2. Election of Vice-President

Nomination by Reimer and second by Johnson for Christine Aulwes as Vice-President.

Motion by Ihde and second by Johnson that nominations cease. Motion carried unanimously.

Vote to approve Christine Aulwes as Vice-President carried unanimously.

Oath of office administered to both Heying and Aulwes.

3. Appoint Board Secretary/Treasurer

Motion by Finnegan and second by Ihde to appoint David Schlueter as Board Secretary/Treasurer. Motion carried unanimously.

4. Approve Board Secretary pay

Motion by Finnegan and second by Reimer to set pay at $500 per year for Board Secretary. Motion carried unanimously.

5. Regular Meeting Time and Place

Motion by Ihde and second by Aulwes to hold regular meetings in Garnavillo from January through June and in Guttenberg from July through December on the second Tuesday each month at 7:00 PM. Motion carried unanimously.

6. Official Newspaper for legal notices & announcements

Motion by Finnegan and second by Aulwes for The Guttenberg Press to be the official newspaper. Motion carried unanimously.

7. Establish depositories for school funds; set maximum limits

Motion by Finnegan and second by Reimer to establish Community Savings Bank, Peoples State Bank, and Fidelity Bank & Trust as the official depositories not to exceed $5,000,000 per bank. Motion carried unanimously.

8. Appoint Legal Counsel

Motion by Ihde and second by Aulwes appointing Brett Nitschke of the Lynch Dallas Law Firm as legal counsel. Motion carried unanimously.

9. Appoint Negotiations Committee

Motion by Reimer and second by Aulwes appointing Heying, Ihde, and Finnegan to negotiations committee with Aulwes serving as alternate. Motion carried unanimously.

10. Appoint Clayton County Conference representative

Motion by Aulwes and second by Ihde appointing Finnegan as representative to Clayton County Conference board. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Ihde and second by Aulwes to approve New Business agenda. Motion carried unanimously.

[Helle arrived at 5:55 PM.]

New Business

1. Open Enrollments

Motion by Johnson and second by Aulwes to approve open enrollment applications of Ashton, Landon, and Emma Phillips from Clayton Ridge to MFL Mar Mac. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Ihde and second by Finnegan to approve open enrollment applications of Kayden Williams and Jaxson Bolsinger from Clayton Ridge to Ed-Co. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Aulwes and second by Finnegan to approve open enrollment application of Elyzah Bries from Western Dubuque to Clayton Ridge. Motion carried unanimously.

2. Out of State Field Trips

Motion by Finnegan and second by Reimer to approve FFA trip to Indianapolis. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Johnson and second by Reimer to approve Spanish Club trip to Elgin, Illinois. Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment

Motion by Aulwes and second by Ihde to adjourn the meeting at 6:02 PM.

WORK SESSION

The Clayton Ridge Board immediately entered into a work session. All members were in attendance. Also attending were Shane Wahls, Andy Peterson and David Schlueter.

Discussion regarding the following open positions: bus driver, part-time special education teacher associate, and part-time Title I teacher.

Capital projects budgets were reviewed.

Discussed IASB convention.

Adjourned 7:10 PM



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