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BOARD AGENDA 

BOARD WORK SESSION AGENDA

Ames Community School District June 17, 2019

Board members will assemble in the Board Room of the District Offices Building, 2005 24th Street,  Monday, June 17 at 5:00 p.m. 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.)

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.

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Approx. time

Item No.

Item Description

5:00 p.m.

1.

Call to Order

 

2.

Approval of Agenda and Reading of Purpose Statement.

Purpose

The Ames Community School District commits to equity and access that empowers every individual to reach their full personal and educational potential.

Priorities

1.     Educational Equity and Improvement

2.     Transparent Financial Planning and Processes

3.     Recruitment, Retention, and Development of a High-Quality Staff

4.     Clear and Consistent Communication to Support Positive and Proactive Community Relationships

5.     A Safe and Responsive System that Promotes the Mental Health and Well-Being of Every Individual

 

DISCUSSION ITEM(S)

  3.

New Ames High School Construction Project.

 

 ADJOURN

   

 


 

BOARD AGENDA 

Ames Community School District June 17 , 2019

Board members will assemble in the Boardroom, 2005 24th Street, on Monday,
June 17, 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 June 17, 2019 meeting 

Approx. time

Item No.

Item Description

6:30 p.m.

1.

Call to Order

 

2.

Approval of Agenda and Reading of Purpose Statement

Purpose

The Ames Community School District commits to equity and access that empowers every individual to reach their full personal and educational potential.

Priorities

1.     Educational Equity and Improvement

2.     Transparent Financial Planning and Processes

3.     Recruitment, Retention, and Development of a High-Quality Staff

4.     Clear and Consistent Communication to Support Positive and Proactive Community Relationships

5.     A Safe and Responsive System that Promotes the Mental Health and Well-Being of Every Individual

 

3.

Celebrations and Recognition: Tennis Teams.

 

4.

Public Hearing: Sale of Old Edwards to the City of Ames. Chris Stensland. Exhibits H-1 and Exhibit H-2. (Priority 4)

 

 

INFORMATION  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.

   5. Food Service Update. Chris Stensland, Paul Kendall and Jacque Janning. No Exhibit.  (Priority 1)

Public Comments

 

  6. Policy for Discussion. Allen Bierbaum and Monic Behnken. Exhibit D-1. (Priority 1)

208.2   Board Committees

Public Comments.

   7. Schedule Changes at Ames Middle School. Yonas Michael and Jeremie Knutson. Exhibit D-2. (Priority 1)

Public Comments.

  8.

Concussion Protocol at Ames High Athletics. Judge Johnston and Lindsey Struck. Exhibits D-3, Exhibit D-4 and Exhibit D-5. (Priority 5)

Public Comments.

  9.

Ames High Logo Refresh. Eric Smidt. No Exhibit. (Priority 4)

   10.

Board Committee Update. Alisa Frandsen. Exhibit D-6. (Priority 4)

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.

  11. Minutes from the meeting held June 3, 2019. Chris Stensland. (Priority 4)
  12.  Financial Reports for May 2019. Chris Stensland. Exhibit C-1. (Priority 2)
  13. Claims and Payroll for May 2019. Chris Stensland. Exhibit C-2. (Priority 2)
  14.  Personnel Report. Lisa Negus. Exhibit C-3. (Priority 3)
  15.  Reappointments for 2019-20. Lisa Negus. Exhibit C-4. (Priority 3)
  16.

Contract(s)/Agreement(s). Exhibit C-5. (Priority 2)

a.     Facility Use Agreement with CPMI Event Center for 2019-20 Prom venue. Jessica Cakrasenjaya. Exhibit C-5a.

b.     Contract for Veenker Memorial Golf Course for the 2019-20 School Year. Judge Johnston. Exhibit C-5b.

c.     Contract for Facility Use with Iowa State University for the 2019 Cross Country Season. Judge Johnston. Exhibit C-5c.

d.     Contract with Iowa State University for Athletic Trainer Services. Judge Johnston. Exhibit C-5d.

e.     Athletic Training Agreement McFarland Clinic. Judge Johnston.Exhibit C-5e.

f.      Financial Management Software Access Agreement with Grant Wood Area Education Agency. Chris Stensland.  Exhibit C-5f.

g.     Hoggatt School Improvement by Ames Historical Society. Gerry Peters.  Exhibit C-5g.

h.           Contract for Anonymous Alerts for 2019-20. Karl Hehr.
Exhibit C-5h.

  17.

Gift(s) to the District. Jenny Risner. Exhibit C-6. (Priority 2)

    ACTION ITEM(s)
  18.  

Policies for Action. Allen Bierbaum and Monic Behnken. Exhibit A-1. (Priority 1)

414.1   Classified Employee Vacations, Holidays, Personal Leave

601.1   School Calendar (Mandatory Policy)

601.2   School Day

604.5   Religious-Based Exclusion from a School Program

605.5   School Library (Mandatory Policy)

606.4   Student Production of Materials and Services

  19. Contract with Chartwells for 2019-20. Chris Stensland. Exhibit A-2. (Priority 2)
  20. Story County Multi-Jurisdictional Local Hazard Mitigation Plan. Gerry Peters. Exhibit A-3. (Priority 4)
  21. Emergency Operations Plan. Karl Hehr, Eric Smidt and Gerry Peters. Exhibit A-4.
  Board and Staff Item(s)
  22. Items from the Board.
  23. Items from the Superintendent.
  24. Board Planning Calendar. Jenny Risner. Exhibit B-1.
  ADJOURN

 

Next Regularly Schedule Board Meeting is Monday
July 8, 2019

 

 

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