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School Board Agenda, September 14 , 2015

A reception for Director Teresa Simpson and Director Jane Acker will be held near the multipurpose room at approximately 6:15 p.m. The public is invited to join in thanking the Directors for their service on the Board.
RETIRING BOARD AGENDA
Ames Community School District
September 14, 2015Board members will assemble in the Multipurpose Room at Ames High School, 1921 Ames High Drive, on Monday, September 14 at 6:30 p.m. for a regular meeting.(The Board respectfully requests that all cellular phones be turned off during the meeting.)
Approx. Time Item
6:30:pm 1. Call to Order.
2. Approval of Agenda
3. 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 4. Public Hearing: Public Trail Easement and Conservation Easement an the Ames Middle School site.
6:40 pm 5. 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
Information  Item(s)
7:00 pm 5. Grant Application: To Greater Iowa Credit Union in the amount of $1,000 submitted by Teresa Green, Edwards Technology Teacher Librarian. Dave Peterson.
Exhibit I-1.
Discussion Item(s) 
7:05 pm 6. Activities and Athletic Budget Update for 2015-16. Spence Evans. Exhibit D-1
7:20 pm 7. Board Committee Reports. Luke Deardorff. Exhibit D-2.
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.)
7:25 pm 8. Minutes of Meeting held August 31, 2015.  Chris Stensland.
9. Claims and Payroll for August 2015. Chris Stensland. Exhibit C-1.
10. Personnel Report. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-2
11. Gift(s) to the District. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-3.
12. Contract(s)/Agreement(s).C-4
a.   Memorandum of Understanding with DMACC for Gateway to College program. Yonas Michael. C-4a
b. Renewal of Shout Point Contract (Infinite Campus messenger). Karl Hehr. C-4b
c.  Integrated Capstone Seminar Agreements. Mike Todd, Joe Brekke, and Chad Zmolek. C-4c
d. Event Services Agreements with BCP Live, Inc. for DJ services FOR AMS school events on October 6 and 23, December 11 and 22, 2015, and
April 22, 2016. Pam Stangeland.C-4d
13. Continuous Open Enrollment Applications. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-5.
Action Item(s)
7:30 pm 14. Change Order(s): 24th Street Project. Steve Lang, TOK. Exhibit A-1.
7:35 pm 15. Change Order(s): Sawyer Project. Steve Lang, TOK. Exhibit A-2.
7:40 pm 16. Change Order(s): Meeker Project. Steve Lang, TOK. Exhibit A-3.
7:45 pm 17. Open Enrollment Application(s) for 2015-16. Tim Taylor. Exhibit A-4
Board and Staff Item(s)
7:50 pm 18. Items from the Board. Retiring Board Member Remarks. Teresa Simpson and Jane Acker.
19. Items from the Staff.
8:00 pm Adjourn sine die
NEW BOARD AGENDA
Ames Community School District
September 14, 2015Board members will assemble in the Multipurpose Room at Ames High School, 1921 Ames High Drive, on Monday, September 14 following the adjournment of the regular meeting.
(The Board respectfully requests that all cellular phones be turned off during the meeting.)
Approx. Time Item
1. Call to Order. Chris Stensland.
2. Oath of Office to Newly Elected Directors. Chris Stensland
3. Approval of Agenda. Chris Stensland.
4. Election of President. Chris Stensland. The President will assume the chair.
5. Election of Vice President. President
6. Appoint Board Secretary/Treasurer. President.
Discussion/Information Item(s)
7. Board Organization and Structure.
8. Items from the Board.
9. Items from the Staff.
10. Board Planning Calendar. Tim Taylor. Exhibit B-1.
CLOSED SESSION
11. 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.
Adjournment

 

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