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School Board Agenda July 13, 2015

Ames Community School District
July 13 , 2014 Board members will assemble in the Multipurpose Room at Ames High School, 1921 Ames High Drive, on Monday, July13 at 6:30 p.m. for a regular meeting.
(The Board respectfully requests that all cellular phones be turned off during the meeting.) Click for a Printable Version of the June 15 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: Conveyance of Existing Right-of-Way.Exhibit H-1
6:45:pm 5. 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  Item(s)
7:05 pm 6.  Technology Update. Karl Hehr. Exhibit I-1.
7:20 pm 7.  2014-15 Comprehensive Assessment Plan (CAP) Results Summary. Mandy Ross and others. Exhibit I-2.
7:40 pm 8. Final 2015-16 tax levy rate for Ames. Karen (Shimp) Shinn. Exhibit I-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.)
7:45 pm 9. Minutes of meeting held June 15, 2015. Karen Shimp Shinn
10. Claims and Payroll for June 2015. Karen (Shimp) Shinn. Exhibit C-1.
11. Personnel Report. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-2.
12. Contract(s)/Agreement(s).
a.  Agreement with ChildServe for Health Services. Darcy Cosens.
Exhibit C-3a.b.  Facility Use Agreement with ISU for 2015 Cross Country. Judge Johnston.Exhibit C-3b.c.  Athletic Trainer Agreement with McFarland Clinic. Judge Johnston. Exhibit C-3cd.  Athletic Trainer Agreement with Iowa State University. Judge Johnston.Exhibit C-3de.   Cooperative Student Teacher Placement Agreement with Buena Vista University. Mandy Ross.Exhibit C-3e

f.    Agreement with John Kinley to serve as Director of the Story County Consortium. Karen (Shimp) Shinn. Exhibit C-3f

g.   Forecast5 Analytics Software Agreement. Karen (Shimp) Shinn. Exhibit C-3g

h.   Chartwells Food Service Contract-Addendum for 2016 Summer Feeding Program. Karen (Shimp) Shinn.Exhibit C-3h

i.   Agreement with Kathy Collins, J.D., School Investigations. Tim Taylor.Exhibit C-3i

j.            Facility Use Agreement with ISU for use of Veenker Golf Course for Boys and Girls Golf for the 2015-16 seasons. Judge Johnston.
Exhibit C-3j

13. Gift(s) to the District. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-4.
14. Continuous Open Enrollment Applications. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-5
15. Acceptance of $2,000 Grant from Voya Financial for robotics programming for kindergarten and first graders at Edwards. Mandy Ross. Exhibit C-6
Action Item(s)
7:50 pm 16. Change Order(s): 24th Street Project. Gerry Peters. Exhibit A-1.
7:55 pm 17. Change Order(s): Fellow Project. Gerry Peters. Exhibit A-2.
8:00 pm 18. Change Order(s): Mitchell Project. Gerry Peters. Exhibit A-3.
8:05 pm 19. Open Enrollment Applications for 2015-16. Tim Taylor. Exhibit A-4.
Board and Staff Item(s)
8:10 pm 20. Items from the Board.
21. Items from the Staff.
22. Board Planning Calendar. Tim Taylor. Exhibit B-1
 8:20 pm Adjournment
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