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School Board Agenda : August 22, 2016

Ames Community School District
August 22 , 2016

 Board members will assemble in the Board Room, 2005 24th Street, on Monday, August 22 at 6:30 p.m. for a regular meeting..

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Approx. Time   Item  
6:30:pm 1. Call to Order.  
  2. Approval of Agenda 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 3. 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  
  Discussion / Information  Item(s)
6:55 pm  4.

K-2 Word Study Team Update. Erin Miller and Mary Morton. Exhibit D-1.

7:05 pm 5.

Response to Des Moines Register article. Mandy Ross and Dan Andrews. Exhibit D-2.

7:25 pm 6.

Technology Update. Karl Hehr. Exhibit D-3.

7:40 pm 7.

Business/Education Relations Update. Tim Taylor. Exhibit D-4

7:50 pm 8. Real Estate Liquidation. Luke Deardorff and Tim Taylor. Exhibit D-5.  
8:00 pm 9. Board Committee Work. Luke Deardorff. Exhibit D-6  
  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.)
8:10 p.m 10.

Minutes of the regular Board meeting held August 8, 2016. Chris Stensland.


Claims and Payroll for July 2016. Chris Stensland. Exhibit C-1.


Personnel Report. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-2.


Gift(s) to the District. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-3.


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

a.    Agreement with Youth & Shelter Services to operate the 2016-17 Title I Project. Yonas Michael. Exhibit C-4a. 

b.Meeker Backpack Partner Agreement. Steve Flynn. Exhibit C-4b

c.28E Agreement with the Woodward-Granger Community School District for the Grandwood Consortium. Chris Stensland. Exhibit C-4c. 

d.28E Agreement with the Woodward-Granger Community School District for the Woodward Academy Consortium for the 16-17 school year. Chris Stensland. Exhibit C-4d. 

  15. Continuous Open Enrollment Applications. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-5.  

Receive and File: Research Requests Report. Mandy Ross. Exhibit C-6.

  Action  Item(s)
8:15 pm 17. Superintendent’s Contract. Luke Deardorff. Exhibit A-1  
8:20 pm 18. Snack Program at Northwood Preschool Center. Chris Stensland. Exhibit A-2.  
8:25 pm  19. Open Enrollment Applications for 2016-17. Tim Taylor. Exhibit A-3  
8:30 pm 20. Change Order(s): Sawyer Project. Steve Lang, TOK. Exhibit A-4  
8:35 pm 21. Change Order(s): 24th Street Project. Steve Lang, TOK. Exhibit A-5  
8:40 22. Comprehensive Assessment Plan. Dan Andrews. Exhibit A-6.  
  Board and Staff Item(s)
8:45 pm 18. Items from the Board.  
  19. Items from the Staff.  
  20. Board Planning Calendar. Tim Taylor. Exhibit B-1.  
8:55 pm   Adjourn
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