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School Board Meetings of May 7, 2018

BOARD AGENDA

Ames Community School District, May 7, 2018

Joint Board Meeting 
Ames Community School District and the United Community School District 

Board members will assemble in the Boardroom, 2005 24th Street, on Monday,
May at 5:00 p.m. for a joint meeting.

Click here for a printable copy of the joint agenda 

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

 

Approx. time

Item No.

Item Description

5:00 p.m.

1.

Call to Order

 

2.

Approval of Agenda and Reading of Mission Statement.

 

3.

Introduction from both Districts. Board presidents 

 

Discussion Item(s)

  4.  Sharing Agreement. Exhibit D-1
  5. Facility and Infrastructure improvement plan Exhibit D-2
 6;00 pm  Adjournment 

 

BOARD AGENDA

 

Ames Community School District, May 7, 2018

Board members will assemble in the Boardroom, 2005 24th Street, on Monday,
May 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 May 7, 2018 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.

 6:35 p.m.

3.

Recognition of the Board of Directors for School Board Recognition Month.

     
 

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.

 6:40 p.m. 4.

Policies to Announce. Monic Behnken. Exhibit D-1.

401.6 Hazardous Chemicals Risks

405.2 Support Staff Substitutes

406.1 Student Teaching, Practicums, and Internships

802.5 Names on Building Plaques

806  Playground Specifications

Public Comments

6:45 p.m.  5.

Middle School Science Resources Early Announcement. Kari Smith. Exhibit D-2.

Public Comments

7:00 p.m. 6.

High School Health Resources Early Announcement. Kari Smith. Exhibit D-3.
Public Comments

7:15 p.m 7.

Board Committee Work. Alisa Frandsen. Exhibit D-4.

Public Comments

  8.

Filling Vacant Board Seat. Alisa Frandsen. Exhibit D-5.

Public Comments

7:35

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.

7:55 p.m. 9. Minutes from the meetings held April 19, 20 and 23, 2018. Chris Stensland.
  10. Personnel Reports. Lisa Negus. Exhibit C-1.
  11. Continuous Open Enrollment. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-2.
  12. Gift(s) to the District. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-3.
  13.

Contract(s)/Agreement(s). Exhibit C-4.

a.       Contract for Ken Williams for onsite workshop August 2, 2018. Lisa Clayberg. Exhibit C-4a.

b.       Agreement with Youth and Shelter Services for Student Assistance Programming. Anthony Jones. Exhibit C-4b.

    ACTION Item(s)
8:00 p.m.  14.

Policies for Action. Monic Behnken. Exhibit A-1.

501.3 Admission of Resident Students

501.4 Admission of Nonresident Students

501.6 Assignment of Students to Schools

501.7 Open Enrollment In

501.8 Open Enrollment Out

604.2 Student Use of Information Resources and Computer Networks

 

8:05 p.m. 15. Board Meeting schedule for 2018-19. Chris Stensland. Exhibit A-2.
8:10 p.m. 16. Superintendent’s Recommended General Fund Budget for 2018-19. Tim Taylor. Exhibit A-3.
 7:45 p.m. 17. Reappointment of Teaching Staff. Lisa Negus. Exhibit A-4.
 8:20 p.m. 18. Open Enrollment Applications. Tim Taylor. Exhibit A-5.
 8:25 p.m. 19. Resolution Directing the Advertisement for Sale of not to exceed $5,000,000 General Obligation Bonds, Series 2018, Approving Electronic Bidding Procedures and Approving Official Statement. Chris Stensland. Exhibit A-6.
8:30 pm 20. Updated Bond Counsel Services for a New High School and Elementary Expansion with Ahlers and Cooney. Chris Stensland. Exhibit A-7.
8:35 pm 21. Arbitrage Rebate Calculation Agreement with Berens-Tate Consulting Group. Chris Stensland. Exhibit A-8.
8:40 pm 22. 2017-2018 Proposed Budget Amendment. Chris Stensland.
Exhibit A-9.
   

Board and Staff Item(s)

8:45 p.m. 23.

Items from the Board

. 24.

Items from the Staff

  25. 

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

 8:355 p.m  

Adjourn

 

BOARD WORK SESSION AGENDA

Ames Community School District May 7, 2018 Board members will assemble in the Board Room of the District Offices Building, 2005 24th Street, Monday, May 7 following adjournment of 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.

Click here for a printable version of the May 7, 2018 Work Session 

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

Approx. time

Item No.

Item Description

TBD 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.
 

Discussion Item(s)

  4. Review of Board goals and responsibilities. Alisa Frandsen
 

Adjourn

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