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School Board Meeting of February 5, 2018

BOARD AGENDA

Ames Community School District, February 5, 2018

Board members will assemble in the Boardroom, 2005 24th Street, on Monday, February 5 at 6:30 p.m. for a regular meeting.
(The Board respectfully requests that all cellular phones be turned off during the meeting.)

Mission Statement: 

The mission of the Ames Community Schools is to ensure that all learners develop the knowledge, skills, attitudes, values, and personal esteem necessary to grow in and shape a changing society.

 Click for a Printable Version of the February 5, 2018 meeting agenda 

Discussion Item(s)

Approx. time

Item No.

Item Description

6:30 p.m.

1.

Call to Order

 

2.

Approval of Agenda and Reading of Mission Statement.

 

Discussion Item(s)

Residents of the District, students attending the District, parents or guardians of students attending the District, and District staff members may address the Board about any topic relevant to the District whether on the current agenda or not. Those who wish to speak must sign up at the beginning of the meeting. Speaker participation is limited to three minutes once per item. The views and opinions of citizens addressing the Board do not necessarily reflect those of the Board, District administration, or staff. Speakers are to remember that Iowa law prohibits the Board from discussing specific employees, students or their performance. Student speakers will state their name and school. Others will state their name and address.

6:35 p.m.  3. Committee Work. Alisa Frandsen. Exhibit D-1.
Public Comments
6:45 p.m.  4. Revised 2018-19 Calendar and Draft 2019-20 Calendar. Tim Taylor. Exhibit D-2.
Public Comments
6:55 p.m.  5.

Policy for Discussion. Monic Behnken and Rodney Briggs.
Exhibit D-3.610 Teacher Lesson Plans
Public Comments.

7:00 p.m.  6.

Policies to Announce. Rodney Briggs and Monic Behnken.
Exhibit D-4.

402.8 Administrative Staff Reductions
403.6 Certified Staff Resignations
505 Student Records
705.4 Outstanding Checks
Public Comments.

7:05

Public Forum
( See Discussion Item Guidelines )

 

Consent Item(s)

All items listed under Consent will be enacted by one motion.  There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a motion is made and approved, prior to the time Board members vote on the consent items, to remove the item from the Consent Items for further discussion.

8:00 p.m. 7. Minutes from the meetings held January 22, 24 and 29, 2018. Chris Stensland.
  8. Personnel Reports. Lisa Negus. Exhibit C-1.
  9. Gift(s) to the District. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-2.
  10.

Contract(s)/Agreement(s). Exhibit C-3.

  11. Continuous Open Enrollment Applications. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-4.
    ACTION Item(s)
8:05 p.m. 12. Resolution Ordering a Special Election on the Issuance of $110,000,000 General Obligation School Bonds. Chris Stensland. Exhibit A-1.
7:35 13 PPEL Projects/Budget. Gerry Peters. Exhibit A-2.
7:40  14. Eighth Grade Health Standards and Text Resources. Kari Smith. Exhibit A-3.
  15. Policies for Action. Rodney Briggs and Monic Behnken. Exhibit A-4
  16. Modified Allowable Growth Request to the School Budget Review Committee (SBRC) – Woodward Academy Day School Consortium Special Education Administration Costs. Chris Stensland. Exhibit A-5.
  17. Open Enrollment Applications. Tim Taylor. Exhibit A-6.
  18. Superintendent Search Timeline. Alisa Frandsen. Exhibit A-7.
   

Board and Staff Item(s)

8:05 p.m. 19.

Items from the Board

  20.

Items from the Staff

  21. 

Board Planning Calendar. Tim Taylor. Exhibit B-1.

8:15 p.m.  

Adjourn

   

BOARD WORK SESSION AGENDA
Ames Community School District
February 5, 2018

Board members will assemble in the Board Room of the District Offices Building, 2005 24th Street, Monday, February 5 following the regular meeting for a work session.

 
The public is welcome to observe the work session,
however, the audience will not participate in the discussion.

(The Board respectfully requests that all cellular phones be turned off during the meeting.)

Click here for a printable version of the Work Session Agenda 

   

Call to Order.

   

Approval of Agenda.

   

Reading of the Mission Statement.

The mission of the Ames Community Schools is to ensure that all learners develop the knowledge, skills, attitudes, values, and personal esteem necessary to grow in and shape a changing society.

   Discussion Item(s)
     Architect Interview Process. Alisa Frandsen.
 

Adjourn

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