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School Board Agenda : February 13, 2017

Ames Community School District
February 13, 2017

 Board members will assemble in the Board Room, 2005 24th Street, on Monday,
February 13  at 6:30 p.m. for a regular meeting.
(The Board respectfully requests that all cellular phones be turned off during the 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. The Northwood Experience: The Project Approach In Action. Northwood Staff. Exhibit D-1.  
7:10 pm  5. Committee Reports. Luke Deardorff. Exhibit D-2.  
7:20 pm  6.

Policies to Announce. Tim Rasmussen and Rodney Briggs. Exhibit D-3.

BDDH/KG, Public Participation at Board Meetings
DIE, Audits
DJH, Targeted Small Business Procurement
DLCB, Cell Phones
ED, Hazardous Materials Management
EDA, Receiving and Warehousing
EDC, Authorized Use of School-Owned Materials and Equipment
FEF, Construction Contracts Bidding and Awards
GBM, Staff Complaints

(Written comments will be accepted in the Superintendent’s Office through February 22.)

  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.)
7:25 pm  7. Minutes of the regular meeting held January 30, 2017. Chris Stensland  
  8. Personnel Reports. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-1.  
  9. Gift(s) to the District. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-2.  

Contract(s)/Agreement(s). Exhibit C-3.

a.     Agreement with Lifetouch for AHS Senior Class Panoramic Photograph on October 11, 2017. Spence Evans. Exhibit C-3a.

  11. Continuous Open Enrollment Applications. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-4.  
  Action  Item(s)
7:30 pm 12. 2017-18 and 2018-19 District Calendars. Tim Taylor Exhibit A-1.  
7:35 pm 13. New Open Enrollment Applications. Tim Taylor. Exhibit A-2      
7:40 pm 14. Approve Drawings and Specifications to Bid, Set Date of Public Hearing on Middle School Stadium Improvements. Gerry Peters. Exhibit A-3.  
7:45 pm 15. Change Order(s): Fellows Project. Steve Lang, TOK. Exhibit A-4.  
7:50 pm 16. Final Acceptance and Release of Retainage on Fellows General Construction Bid Package. Gerry Peters. Exhibit A-5  
7:55 pm 17. Property Disposal Request. Gerry Peters. Exhibit A-6.  
  Board and Staff Item(s)
8:00 pm 18. Items from the Board.  
  19. Items from the Staff.  
  20. Board Planning Calendar. Tim Taylor. Exhibit B-1.  
8:10 pm



Closed Session
The Board will hold a closed session to discuss negotiations strategy. This closed session is exempt from the open meetings law.

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