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School Board Meeting of December 18, 2017

BOARD AGENDA

Ames Community School District, December 18 , 2017

Board members will assemble in the Boardroom, 2005 24th Street, on Monday, December 18  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 December 18, 2017 meeting agenda 

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 pm  3.

Committee Work. Alisa Frandsen. Exhibit D-1.
Public Comments

 6:45 p.m  4.

Policies to Announce. Rodney Briggs and Monic Behnken.
Exhibit D-2.

(Written comments will be accepted in the Superintendent’s Office through January 10, 2018).

204.3 Public Participation at Board Meetings

602.1 District Summer School

610 Teacher Plan Books

903.1 Public Conduct on School Premises

903.4 Sales Calls

910.1 PTA/PTO Activities

Public Comments

 6:50 pm   5.

Update from the AHS Committee. Duane Reeves. (No Exhibit)
Public Comments

 7:10 pm   6.

Superintendent Search Process and Procedure. Alisa Frandsen. (No Exhibit) Public Comments

7:20   PUBLIC FORUM
   

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 p.m. 7. Minutes from the meetings held November 27 and December 4, 2017. Chris Stensland
  8. Claims and Payroll. Chris Stensland. Exhibit C-1
  9. Financial Reports for November 2017. Chris Stensland. Exhibit C-2.
  10. Personnel Reports. Lisa Negus. Exhibit C-3.
  11. Gift(s) to the District. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-4.
  12. Continuous Open Enrollment Applications. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-5.
  13. Receive & File: Update on CTE offerings from the October 23 meeting. Vonda Junck. Exhibit C-6.
   

Action Items 

 7:45 pm   14.

Policies for Approval. Rodney Briggs and Monic Behnken. Exhibit A-1.

Suggested motion: I move the Board approve the policies as presented.

201.3       Traits of Effective Board Members

202.1       Board Committees

205          Board Minutes

207          Gifts to Board Members

401.12     Employee Travel Compensation

401.13     Employee Use of District Credit Cards

 705.1       Bidding Requirements

 705.2       Purchasing Procedures  

 706.3       Payday Schedules

 803.2    Emergency School Closings

 

 7:55 p.m.  15. Vote for Area 5 District Director to the Heartland Area Education Association Board.
Tim Taylor. Exhibit A-2
8:00 pm    16.  Pursue a 28E Joint Use Agreement with Ames Cyclone Aquatics Club (ACAC) relative to operating costs of a new AHS Pool. Tim Taylor. Exhibit A-3
 8:05 pm   17.  

Pursue a one-year extension of the contract with Durham Student Services. Chris Stensland. Exhibit A-4.

8:10 pm  18, Final Acceptance: Facilities/Bus Storage Building. Gerry Peters. Exhibit A-5.
8:15 pm 19. Open Enrollment Applications. Tim Taylor. Exhibit A-6.
   

Board and Staff Item(s)

7:25 p.m. 20.

Items from the Board

  21.

Items from the Staff

  22. 

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

8:30 p.m.  

Adjourn

     

BOARD  AGENDA ( Work Session )
Ames Community School District
December 18, 2017

Board members will assemble in the Board Room of the District Offices Building, 2005 24th Street,  Monday, December 18 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 for a Printable version of the Dec.18, 2017 work session agenda

Approx. time Item No.

Item Description

  1. Call to Order
  2. Approval of Agenda.
  3.

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 ITEMS 
  4.  Ames High School Swimming Pool. 
Adjourn   
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