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School Board Agenda : January 16, 2016

Ames Community School District
January 16 , 2017

 Board members will assemble in the Board Room, 2005 24th Street, on Monday,
January 16  at 5:30 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  
5:30: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.
5:35 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)
5:55 pm  4.

Iowa School Report Card. Mandy Ross & Dan Andrews. Exhibit D-1.

6:15 pm  5. 2017-18 and 2018-19 District Calendars. Tim Taylor. Exhibit D-2.  
6:25 pm  6.

Time Clocks. Chris Stensland & Karl Hehr. Exhibit D-3.    

  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.)
6:30 pm 7. Minutes of the joint meeting with United Community School District and the regular Board meeting held November 21, 2016. Chris Stensland.  

Personnel Report. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-1.


Gift(s) to the District. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-2.


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

  1. Agreement with Northwestern for Student Teacher Placement. Mandy Ross.  Exhibit C-3a.
  2. Agreement with Iowa State Center for use of Scheman Building for AHS Prom on April 8, 2017. Jeff Anderson.  Exhibit C-3b
  3. Agreement with Frontline Education for VeriTime Time Clock Startup. Chris Stensland and Karl Hehr.  Exhibit C-3c

Continuous Open Enrollment Applications. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-4.

  Action  Item(s)
6:35 pm  12. Agreement with Haila Architecture for Phase I Services on Ames High School Project. Tim Taylor. Exhibit A-1.  
6:40 pm 13. Change Order(s): Mitchell Project. Gerry Peters and Steve Lang. Exhibit A-2.  
6:45 pm 14. New Open Enrollment Applications. Tim Taylor. Exhibit A-3.  
  Board and Staff Item(s)
6:50 pm 15. Items from the Board.  
  16. Items from the Staff.  
  17. Board Planning Calendar. Tim Taylor. Exhibit B-1.  
7:00 pm Adjourn
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