• Unapproved minutes of the Novmeber 10 meeting
  • MOC-FLOYD VALLEY COMMUNITY SCHOOLS - - - - - November 10, 2014
  • The MOC-Floyd Valley Board of Education met on the above date at the Central Administration Office for its regular monthly meeting with all board members present. Also in attendance were Superintendent Adams, Secretary Dykstra and Brian Wede, Northwestern baseball coach.
  • The meeting was called to order at 5:00 p.m. by President Van Roekel.
  • Motion was made by Kleinhesselink and supported by Schutt to approve the amendment of the agenda to discuss the Legislative Forum. Motion carried unanimously.
  • The board was advised of several coaches and students who are recognized for achievement in the following areas:
    • Football - Qualifiers for State Playoffs
    • Cross Country - Girls Team 5th Place State Meet
    • Cross Country - Boys Team participants in the State meet
    • All State Musicians
  • Motion was made by Schutt, supported by Jager and carried unanimously to approve the following consent items:
    • October 13 and October 16 school board minutes
    • Bills
    • Financial Statements
    • Resignation from Dawn Derochie as a special education aide at Orange City Elementary.
    • Contract for Jack Bonnecroy as network administrator at an annual salary of $50,083
    • Contract for Ryan Strom as 1.0 FTE instructor at a salary of $17,630, based upon step 0 of the BA lane of the 2014-15 salary schedule
    • Open enrollment of Silas and Ceara Schwacke out of the MOC-Floyd Valley Community School District into the Iowa Career Academy for the next eight and three years, beginning with the 2014-15 school year.
  • A food service report was given by Jenna White, district food service director. She discussed the government regulations that are taking place with school meals.
  • The building reports from Principal Mulder and Smith focused on celebrations and events, professional development, and an update on district goals. Jaycee Vander Berg presented to the board about the Project Design and Development I class she is taking at the NCC Career Academy.
  • Motion was made by Kleinhesselink, seconded by Koerselman and carried unanimously to approve the following board policies as revised.
    • Board Polity Title: Certified Personnel Contract Release           Code No. 403.2
    • Board Polity Title: Discharge/Dismissal of Certified Personnel     Code No. 403.3
    • Board Polity Title: Suspension of Certificated Personnel           Code No. 403.5
    • Board Polity Title: Allergy Management Policy                      Code No. 504.17
  • Information was presented on the certified enrollment, showing an increase from the prior year.
  • Superintendent Adams discussed the results of the safety and belonging surveys that were conducted in each building.
  • Discussion was held on the district building projects, such as the baseball and softball field project and the science addition at the high school.
  • Superintendent Adams reported that a Legislative Forum will be held by the AEA in Sioux Center on December 1st. Area State congressmen will be in attendance.
  • The first reading of Board Policies 404.1 - 404.8 was made.
  • Motion was made by Kleinhesselink and supported by Jager to approve the SBRC Application for Increasing Enrollment in the amount of $171,681 and LEP Instruction Beyond 5 years in the amount of $25,368 for a grand total of $197,049. Motion carried unanimously.
  • Adjournment at 7:07 p.m.