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Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto School Board Minutes — November 9, 2020


Date: Monday, November 9, 2020
Time: 7:00 PM
Place: Board Room, Mapleton, IA
Present: Wimmer, Kennedy, Schram, and Mead.  Streck via Zoom.  Absent:  none
Others: one guest.  Due to technical difficulties we were unable to stream live on Facebook.

I. Opening of Meeting
A. Call to Order
B. Roll Call and Declaration of Quorum
President Wimmer called the meeting to order and declared a quorum at 7:09 PM

II. Communications
A. Public Forum – none
B. Correspondence – a special congratulations to our students selected for NW Iowa Honor Band, All state band, and all conference cross country.

III. Consent Agenda
A. Approval of Agenda
B. Minutes:  10/12/20
C. Financial Reports:  10/31/20
D. General and Schoolhouse Bills:  General $205,555.94; Management $6,252.12; PPEL $3,912; Infrastructure $14,234.41; Extra & Hourly Pay $88,435.72.
E. Activity Account:  $20,179.23
F. School Meal Program:  $24,944.96
Mead moved and Schram seconded to approve the consent agenda.  5 ayes.  Motion carried.

IV. Action Items
A. Employee Resignations/Contract Modifications/Hiring
Kennedy moved and Mead seconded to approve the teacher aide contracts for Nicole VanderPlas and Justice Cruz.  5 ayes.  Motion carried.
B. SBRC Allowable Growth – Schram moved and Mead seconded to approve the SBRC application for Modified allowable growth in the amount of $86,688 for open enrolled out students who were not on the district’s enrollment count in the prior year.   5 ayes.  Motion carried.
C. Student Teaching Agreements – none at this time.
D. Approval of Sharing Guidance Counselor with Charter Oak-Ute – Kennedy moved and Schram seconded to approve the sharing of a guidance counselor with COU.  5 ayes.  Motion carried.
E. Approval of Winter Coaches 2020-2021 – Schram moved and Mead seconded to approve the 20-21 winter coaches as presented.  5 ayes.  Motion carried.
F. District Beverage Contract – tabled until the December meeting.
G. Review of Board Policy 100 Series – Mead moved and Schram seconded to approve the changes as presented to the 100 series policies.  5 ayes.  Motion carried.

III. Discussion Items
A. Dropout Prevention Report

IV. Reports
A. Administrator Reports
B. Parent-Teacher Conference Report
C. Certified Enrollment
D. ACT Report

V. Announcements
A. Next meeting – Monday, December 14, 2020 in Anthon at 7:00 PM

VI. Adjourn – President Wimmer adjourned the meeting at 8:25 PM.

MVAO Board President — Wimmer
MVAO Board Secretary — Klingensmith

Published in The Record
Thursday, November 19, 2020

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