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School Board Agenda June 15, 2015

Ames Community School District
June 15 , 2014 Board members will assemble in the Multipurpose Room at Ames High School, 1921 Ames High Drive, on Monday, June 15 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 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 Item(s)
6:55 pm 5. Elementary School Change Order Analysis. Steve Lang, TOK. Exhibit D-1.
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.)
7:05 pm 6. Minutes of meeting held June 1, 2015. Karen Shimp
7. Claims and Payroll for May 2015. Karen Shimp. Exhibit C-1.
8. Financial Reports for May 2015. Karen Shimp. Exhibit C-2
9. Personnel Report. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-3.
10. Contract(s)/Agreement(s). Exhibit C-4a.  Renewal of Agreement with Grant Wood. Karen Shimp. Exhibit C-4ab. Agreements with Scholastic Book Fairs for Mitchell School. Justin Jeffs.    Exhibit C-4b 
11. Gift(s) to the District. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-5.
Action Item(s)
7:10 p.m. 12.  Policies for Discussion. Rodney Briggs and Tim Rasmussen. Exhibit A-1.
DA, Fiscal ManagementDAB, Debt ManagementFEA, Educational Specifications and Construction Plans
7:15 p.m. 13. Policy GCPC/GDPC, Retirement (2015-16). Tim Taylor. Exhibit A-2.
7:20 p.m. 14. 2015-16 Substitute Pay Rates. Tim Taylor. Exhibit A-3.
7:25 p.m. 15. Authorize the issuance of Bonds and pledging of the tax revenues. Karen Shimp. Exhibit A-4.
7:30 p.m. 16. Change Order #2 to AHS Main Office Project. Gerry Peters. Exhibit A-5.
7:35 p.m. 17. Change Order #1 to AHS Water Heater Replacement Project. Gerry Peters. Exhibit A-6.
7:40 p.m. 18. Change Order #1 to AHS Scoreboard Project. Gerry Peters. Exhibit A-7.
7:45 p.m. 19. Annual District Vehicle Purchase(s). Gerry Peters. Exhibit A-8.
7:50 p.m. 20. Annual District Equipment Purchase(s). Gerry Peters. Exhibit A-9.
7:55 p.m. 21. Sale of 5 outside storage sheds (from Mitchell, Meeker, and Sawyer). Gerry Peters. Exhibit A-10.
8:00 p.m. 22. Transfer of ownership and responsibility of Dotson Drive traffic signal. Gerry Peters. Exhibit A-11.
8:05 p.m. 23. Set the Public Hearing (July 13, 2015) for a swap of District-owned land west of Dotson Drive for land on S. Bell Avenue. Luke Deardorff. Exhibit A-12.
Board and Staff Item(s)
8:30 p.m. 24. Items from the Board.
25. Items from the Staff.
26. Board Planning Calendar. Tim Taylor. Exhibit B-1
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