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School Board Agenda : December 19, 2016

 
BOARD AGENDA
Ames Community School District
December 19 , 2016

 Board members will assemble in the Board Room, 2005 24th Street, on Monday,
December 19  at 6:30 p.m. for a regular meeting.
(The Board respectfully requests that all cellular phones be turned off during the meeting.)

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Approx. Time   Item  
6:30:pm 1. Call to Order.  
  2. Approval of Agenda Reading of 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.
 
6:35 pm 3. Public forum. District residents, students, parents/guardians of students, and staff members may address the Board about any topic relevant to the District. Speakers must sign up at the beginning of the meeting and each speaker is limited to three minutes per board meeting.  If necessary, the Board President may need to reduce the three-minute time limit to accommodate more speakers in the 20 minutes allotted. The Board may approve an extension of the 20-minute time allocation to allow all speakers up to three-minutes. We ask speakers to remember that Iowa law prohibits the Board from discussing specific employees or students or their performance. Student speakers will state their name and school. Others will state their name and address  
  Discussion / Information  Item(s)
6:55 pm  4.

Homeless Program Update. Haley Losoff. Exhibit D-1

 
7:10 pm  5.

Board Committee Reports. Luke Deardorff. Exhibit D-2.

 
7:20 pm  6.

Board Committee Reports. Luke Deardorff. Exhibit D-3.

 
  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.)
7:40 pm  7. Minutes of the special meeting held December 2, 2016 and the regular meeting held December 5, 2016. Chris Stensland.  
  8.

Claims and Payroll for November 2016. Chris Stensland. Exhibit C-1.

 
  9.

Financial Reports for November 2016. Chris Stensland. Exhibit C-2.

 
  10.

Personnel Report. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-3

 
  11.

Personnel Report. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-4

 
  12.

Contract(s)/Agreement(s). Exhibit C-5.

a.     Design Services for demolition of Old Edwards. Gerry Peters.
Exhibit C-5a.

b.     Design Services for furniture liquidation from Crawford and Old Edwards. Gerry Peters.Exhibit C-5b.

 
  13  Continuous Open Enrollment Applications. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-6.   
  Action  Item(s)
7:45 pm  14.

Policies for Approval. Rodney Briggs and Tim Rasmussen. Exhibit A1.

Suggested motion. I move the Board approve the policy revisions as presented.
BCE, Board Committees
GCI, Certified & Administrative Staff Assignments and Transfers
GDI, Support Staff Assignments and Transfers
GDL, Support Staff Professional Development Opportunities
KG, Community Use of School Facilities

 
7:50 pm 15. Agreement with Snyder & Associates, Inc., for engineering services on the Middle School Athletic Facilities Project Agreement. Gerry Peters. Exhibit A-2.  
7:55 pm 16. Agreement with Snyder & Associates, Inc., for engineering services on the Northwood Preschool Center Site Improvements Project. Gerry Peters. Exhibit A-3  
8:00 pm 17. Resolution to Participate in a New Investment Program from The Education Liquidity Fund. Chris Stensland. Exhibit A-4.  
  Board and Staff Item(s)
8:05 pm 18. Items from the Board.  
  19. Items from the Staff.  
  20. Board Planning Calendar. Tim Taylor. Exhibit B-1.  
  21. Closed session as provided in 21.5(1)(j) of the open meetings law to discuss the purchase or sale of particular real estate only where premature disclosure could be reasonably expected to increase the price the governmental body would have to pay for that property or reduce the price the governmental body would receive for that property.   
  22, Closed session as provided in section 21.5(1)(i) of the open meetings law to evaluate the professional competency of an individual whose appointment, hiring, performance, or discharge is being considered when necessary to prevent needless and irreparable injury to that individual’s reputation and that individual has requested a closed session.  
  Adjourn
 
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