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School Board Agenda : January 30, 2017

 
BOARD AGENDA
Ames Community School District
January 30 , 2017

 Board members will assemble in the Boardroom, 2005 24th Street, on Monday, January 30 at 6:30 p.m. for a regular meeting. (The January 16 meeting was cancelled due to an ice storm. All items from that agenda have been moved to the January 30 agenda.)

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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.

Career and Technical Education Course Changes at AHS to Align with New DE Requirements. Vonda Junck & AHS Teachers. Exhibit D-1.

 
7:10 pm  5.

Iowa School Report Card. Mandy Ross & Dan Andrews. Exhibit D-2

 
7:30 pm  6.

Smarter Balanced. Mandy Ross and Dan Andrews. Exhibit D-3.

 
 7:40 pm  7.  2017-18 and 2018-19 District Calendars. Tim Taylor. Exhibit D-4.  
 7:50 pm   8.  Time Clocks. Chris Stensland & Karl Hehr. Exhibit D-5.  
  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.)
10:00 pm  9. Minutes of the regular meeting held December 19, 2016. Chris Stensland.  
  10.

Financial Reports for December 2016. Chris Stensland. Exhibit C-1.

 
  11.

Claims and Payroll for December 2016. Chris Stensland. Exhibit C-2

 
  12.

Personnel Reports. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-3

 
  13.

Gift(s) to the District. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-4.

 
  14.

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

a.  Agreement with Northwestern College for Student Teacher Placement.
Mandy Ross. Exhibit C-5a.

b.  Agreement with Iowa State Center for use of Scheman Building for AHS Prom on April 8, 2017. Jeff Anderson. Exhibit C-5b.

c.  Agreement with Frontline Education for VeriTime Time Clock Startup. Chris Stensland and Karl Hehr. Exhibit C-5c .

d. Memorandum of Understanding with United Way, Ames Reads, and Raising Readers. Mandy Ross. Exhibit C-5d

e.  Memorandum of Understanding with United Ways of Iowa Foster Grandparents Program. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-5e.

f. Memorandum of Understanding with Volunteer Center of Story County. Yonas Michael. Exhibit C-5f.

g. Agreement with Camp Marketing for Super Summer Online Registration. Chris Stensland. Exhibit C-5g. 

h. Sales Agreement with DeMoulin Bros & Co. for New Band Uniforms. Chris Stensland.  Exhibit C-5h.

 
  15.  Continuous Open Enrollment Applications. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-6  
  Action  Item(s)
8:05 pm  16.

Agreement with Haila Architecture for Phase I Services on Ames High School Project. Tim Taylor. Exhibit A-1.

 
8:10 pm 17. Change Order(s): Mitchell Project. Gerry Peters and Steve Lang, TOK. Exhibit A-2.  
8:15 pm 18. New Open Enrollment Applications. Tim Taylor. Exhibit A-3.  
8:20 pm 19. Approve Plans, Specifications, and Form of Contract for Competitive Quotations for the Edwards Elementary Play Area Project. Gerry Peters. Exhibit A-4.  
8:25 pm  20. Approve the Notice of Public Hearing (February 27, 2017), Plans, Specifications, Form of Contract, and estimated total cost of the Ames Middle School Auditorium Lighting Project. Gerry Peters. Exhibit A-5.  
8:30 pm  21. Approve the Notice of Public Hearing (February 27, 2017), Plans, Specifications, Form of Contract, and estimated total cost of the Sawyer Elementary Fascia & Soffit Project. Gerry Peters. Exhibit A-6.  
8:35 pm  22. Change Order(s): Fellows Project. Gerry Peters and Steve Lang, TOK. Exhibit A-7.  
8:40 pm  23.

Final Acceptance and Release of Retainage on Mitchell Project Bid Package #10.Steve Lang, TOK. Exhibit A-8

 
8:45 pm  24. Final Acceptance and Release of Retainage on Mitchell Bid Packages #2 and #3. Steve Lang, TOK. Exhibit A-9.  
8:50 pm 25. Final Acceptance and Release of Retainage on the General Construction Package on the Fellows Project. Steve Lang, TOK. Exhibit A-10.  
8:55 pm  26. Final Acceptance and Release of Retainage on the Masonry Construction Contract on the Fellows Project. Steve Lang, TOK. Exhibit A-11.  
9:00 pm  27. Final Acceptance and Release of Retainage on the Mechanical Construction Contract on the Fellows Project. Steve Lang, TOK. Exhibit A-12.  
  Board and Staff Item(s)
8:05 pm 28. Items from the Board.  
  29. Items from the Staff.  
  30. Board Planning Calendar. Tim Taylor. Exhibit B-1.  
9:15 pm  Adjourn  
  31. 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.   
 
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