Wendt was informed of the sexual harassment claim through the employee's lawyer Suzanne Clark on March 14, according to a statement from Wendt's attorney, Elizabeth Robben Murray at the law firm Friday, Eldredge & Clark.According to an attorney representing the woman, a district staffer, who lodged the complaint, Wendt made unwanted sexual advances and she experienced a hostile work environment. The allegations include stalking her home and threatening to withhold a raise if she did not have sex with him.
"Further, since March 14, I have fully cooperated with the school district's general counsel who is conducting the district's investigation into these allegations," Wendt said. "I have and will continue to make myself available to the school district to answer questions concerning the allegations."
Wendt gave no further comment regarding the complaint. Neither Clark nor the district provided a copy of the complaint.