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School Board Meetings of September 24, 2018

BOARD AGENDA 

Ames Community School District September 24, 2018

Board members will assemble in the Boardroom, 2005 24th Street, on Tuesday, September 24, 2018, 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 September 24, 2018 Regular 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.

 

3.

Gift Presentation by Ames Home Builders Association. Stacy Woodward.

 

 INFORMATION/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.

 

4.

Rebranding Presentation. Eric Smidt. Exhibit D-1.

Public Comments

 

5.

June, July and August Financial Reports.
Chris Stensland. Exhibit D-2.

Public Comments

  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.

  6. Minutes from the meeting held September 11, 2018. Chris Stensland.
  7. Personnel Report. Lisa Negus. Exhibit C-1
  8. Claims and Payroll for August 2018. Chris Stensland. Exhibit C-2.
  9.

June, July, and August Financial Reports. Chris Stensland. (See Exhibit D-2.)

  10.

Gift(s) to the District. Jenny Risner. Exhibit C-3.

  11.

Open Enrollment Requests. Jenny Risner. Exhibit C-4.

   12.

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

a.            Agreement with Children’s Theater for two performances during the 2018-19 school year. Jenny Risner. Exhibit C-5a

  ACTION ITEM(S)
   13.

Request for Modified Allowable Growth and Supplemental Aid for Special Education Deficit.

Chris Stensland. Exhibit A-1

  14.

Request to School Budget Review Committee (SBRC) for Modified Allowable Growth for Limited English Proficiency. Chris Stensland. Exhibit A-2.

  15.

Approval of New Ames High School Schematic Designs. OPN.
Exhibit A-3.   Schematic Files 

  Board and Staff Item(s)
  16. Items from the Board.
  17. Items from the Superintedent 
  18. Board Planning Calendar. Jenny Risner. Exhibit B-1.
  ADJOURN

ANNUAL BOARD MEETING AGENDA
Ames Community School District
September 24, 2018

Board members will assemble in the Multipurpose Room at the District Offices, 2005 24th Street, on Monday, September 24 following the adjournment of the regular meeting.

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

  1.  Call to Order. Chris Stensland.
  2.  Approval of Agenda. Chris Stensland.
  3.  *Election of President. Chris Stensland. 
  4.  *Election of Vice President. Chris Stensland. 
  5.  Oath of Office to newly elected President and Vice-President. Chris Stensland.
   Discussion/Information Item(s)
   6.  Board Organization and Structure. 
  7. Items from the Board.
  8. Items from the Staff.
  ADJOURN

*Iowa School Board elections have been moved to the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November of odd-numbered years. The term for President and Vice President will continue until the Organizational Meeting following the election in November 2019.

BOARD WORK SESSION AGENDA
Ames Community School District
September 24, 2018

Board members will assemble in the Board Room of the District Offices Building, 2005 24th Street,
Monday, September 24 following the Regular Meeting and the Annual 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 here for a Printable Copy of the Sept. 24, 2018 work Session 


  1. Call to Order
  2. Approval of Agenda
  3. Reading of the Mission Statement 
 
Discussion/Information Item(s)
  4. Transportation Study. Chris Stensland.
 
ADJOURN

There will be  Work Session Wednesday Sept. 26, 2018 at 4:30 pm in the Boad Room of the Administration Building the Agenda will be posted By Tuesday. 

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