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IVCCD Board handles personnel matters

The Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board of Directors approved voluntary early retirement applications for 12 employees, bringing the total number of retirees to 19 for this year, when it met this month in Marshalltown. The Board approved voluntary early retirement applications for Shirley Clement, Iowa Valley Continuing Education (IVCE) Office Associate; Richard (Dick)…

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IVCCD Board approves tax levy continuations

IOWA FALLS – The Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board of Directors approved resolutions authorizing the 10-year continuation of both the IVCCD Plant Fund Tax Levy and the IVCCD Equipment Levy when it met in regular session this month at Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls. The 20 ¼-cent Plant Fund Levy, which was…

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Iowa Valley Board approves 2016-17 certified budget

The Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board of Directors received no comments or questions at its public hearing, so it approved the District’s 2016-2017 certified budget as published when it met in Marshalltown this week. The budget sets the level of allowed expenditures for fiscal year 2016-17 at $47.9 million and also sets the…

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IVCCD Board approves FY17 estimated budget

The Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board of Directors approved the FY2017 estimated budget, approved a bid for renovations of the Marshalltown Community College student union, and heard a report on MCC’s International Program when it met in regular session this month. The Board approved the FY2017 IVCCD budget estimate as presented by Kathy…

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IVCCD Board delays MCC renovation

The Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board of Directors opened bids for the Marshalltown Community College student union renovation project prior to its Board meeting, but could not take action on bid approval as planned because the bids were over budget. MCC Provost Dr. Robin Lilienthal said the eight bids received for the project…

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IVCCD Board sets MCC student union renovation in motion

The Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board of Directors’ held a public hearing to approve the plans, specifications, form of contract and $1.12 million estimated cost for the student union renovation project at Marshalltown Community College when it met this week. Construction bids will be opened Jan. 12 and approved at the Jan. 13…

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IVCCD Board considers early retirement incentive policy

The Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board of Directors’ gave first reading to a voluntary early retirement incentive plan when it met last week in Iowa Falls. There are 59 eligible employees who will receive the offer of this early retirement package if approved at the Dec. 9 board meeting in Marshalltown.  Qualified employees…

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IVCCD Board approves job training funds

The Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board of Directors’ met in special session this week to approve the issuance of not to exceed $1 million in Industrial New Jobs Training Certificates. With assistance from Speer Financial, the Board approved the sale and delivery of $815,000 through Banker’s Bank of Madison, WI. Larry Burger of…

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Dejardin retires, Mallory is new IVCCD Board President

It was an emotional and action-packed Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board of Directors’ meeting this month as retiring Board President Conrad Dejardin bade farewell to his colleagues, new and re-elected Board members took the oath of office, and a moment of silence was observed for the victims of last week’s shootings at Umpqua…

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IVCCD reports enrollment declines

The Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board of Directors discussed fall enrollment numbers for Ellsworth Community College (ECC) and Marshalltown Community College (MCC) and learned about a learning-centered success model at ECC when it met this month in Iowa Falls. IVCCD Chancellor Dr. Chris Duree reported a significant drop in fall term enrollments for…

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IVCCD Board nomination papers due July 30