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School Board Agenda January 12, 2015

BOARD AGENDAAmes Community School DistrictJanuary 12, 2015Board members will assemble in the Multipurpose Room at Ames High School, 1921 Ames High Drive, on Monday, January 12 at 6:30 p.m. for a regular meeting.(The Board respectfully requests that all cellular phones be turned off during the meeting.
Approx. Time Item
6:30:pm 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.
6:35:pm 4. Public Hearing and Award of Contract for Sawyer Asbestos Abatement Project. Gerry Peters. Exhibit H-1.
6:40:pm 5. Public Hearing and Award of Contract for Mitchell Asbestos Abatement Project. Gerry Peters. Exhibit H-2.
6:45:pm 6. 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
Information Items
7:05 pm 7. Teacher Leadership Grant. Mandy Ross. Exhibit I-1.
7:25 pm 8. Tableau demonstration using student attendance. Dan Andrews. Exhibit I-2.
7:45 pm 9. Logistics of moving Sawyer to Old Edwards. Tim Taylor. Exhibit I-3.
Decussion Item(s)
8:05:pm 10. Policies to Discussion. Rodney Briggs and Tim Rasmussen. Exhibit D-1.GBN, SearchesGBOA, Drug and Alcohol Testing ProgramGCB, Certified and Administrative Staff Contracts and Compensations PlansGCBC, Certified and Administrative Staff Fringe BenefitsGDBC, Support Staff Fringe Benefits

JHCE, Injury and Illness at School

JHCF, Special Health Services

JHFA, Supervision of Students

JN, Fees/Fines/Charges

8:10:pm 11. Reports of Board Work on Committees. Directors. Exhibit D-2.
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.)
820:pm 12. Minutes of Meeting held December 15, 2014. Karen Shimp.
13. Personnel Report. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-1.
14. Gift(s) to the District. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-2.
15. Contract(s)/Agreement(s). Exhibit C-3.

  1. Agreement with ISU for use of Veenker Memorial Golf Course for 2015 Girls Golf. Judge Johnston. Exhibit C-3a.


16. Continuous Open Enrollment. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-4.
Action Item(s)
8:25 p.m. 17. Policies for Action. Rodney Briggs and Tim Rasmussen. Exhibit A-1.AH, WellnessGBCA, Conflicts of InterestGBL, Personnel RecordsJHFE, Identifying and Reporting Child Abuse
8:30 p.m. 18. Set Public Hearing for Tech FF&E. Karl Hehr. Exhibit A-2.
8:35 p.m. 19. Change Order #1 for Fellows Site Prep. Gerry Peters. Exhibit A-3.
8:40 p.m. 20. Change Orders for Mitchell Construction/Remodel Project. Gerry Peters.Exhibit A-4.
Board and Staff Item(s)
8:45 p.m. 21. Items from the Board.
22. Items from the Staff.
23. Board Planning Calendar. Tim Taylor. Exhibit B-1
8:55 p.m. Adjournment
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