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School Board Agenda : March 27, 2017

Ames Community School District
March 27, 2017

 Board members will assemble in the Boardroom, 2005 24th Street, on Monday, March 27  
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 Hearing: Middle School Stadium Improvements. Gerry Peters. Exhibit H-1.  
6:40 pm 4. Public Hearing:  Northwood Site Improvement. Gerry Peters. Exhibit H-2.  
 6:45 pm 5. Public Hearing:Demolition of Old Edwards Building at 3622 Woodland Street. CANCELLED  
6:50 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  
  Discussion / Information  Item(s)
7:20 pm  7. C.A.R.E. Initiative. Meeker Staff. Exhibit D-1.  
7:35 pm  8. Board Policy BDDH/KD, Public Participation at Board Meetings. Tim Rasmussen and Rodney Briggs. Exhibit D-2  
7:45 pm  9. Sale of Maintenance Building. Tim Taylor. Exhibit D-3  
 7:55 pm  10. Committee Reports. Luke Deardorff. Exhibit D-4.  
8:00 pm   11. 2017-18 Certified Budget. Chris Stensland. Exhibit D-5  
  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.)
8:10 pm  12. Minutes of the regular meeting held February 27, 2017. Chris Stensland  
  13. Claims and Payroll for February 2017. Chris Stensland. Exhibit C-1  
  14. Financial Reports for February 2017. Chris Stensland. Exhibit C-2  
  15. Personnel Reports. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-3.  
  16. Gift(s) to the District. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-4.  

Contract(s)/Agreement(s). Exhibit C-5.

a. Agreement with Princesses & Pirates for face painter for 6th grade party on April 7. Pam Stangeland. Exhibit C-5a.

b. Agreement with J&M Productions for DJ Services for Prom on April 8. Haley Losoff. Exhibit C-5b.

c. Cooperative Agreement with Buena Vista University for teacher placements for 2016-17. Mandy Ross. Exhibit C-5c.

  18.  Continuous Open Enrollment Applications. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-6  
  Action  Item(s)
8:15 pm  19.

Policies for Approval. Tim Rasmussen and Rodney Briggs. Exhibit A-1.

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

8:20 pm 20. 2017-18 District Fees. Tim Taylor. Exhibit A-2.  
8:25 pm 21. Set Public Hearing on 2017-18 Certified Budget for April 10, 2017. Chris Stansland. Exhibit A-3  
8:30 pm 22. Set Public Hearing for Sale of Maintenance Building, 1621 Wilson Avenue. Chris Stensland. Exhibit A-4.  
8:35  pm 23. New Open Enrollment Applications. Tim Taylor. Exhibit A-5.  
8:40 pm  24. Demolition of the Old Edwards School at 3622 Woodland Street Bids. Gerry Peters. Exhibit A-6  
8:45 pm  25. Demolition of the Old Edwards School at 3622 Woodland Street. Gerry Peters. Exhibit A-7.  
8:55 pm  26. Change Order(s): Fellows Project. Steve Lang, TOK. Exhibit A-8.  
  Board and Staff Item(s)
9:00 pm 27. Items from the Board.  
  28. Items from the Staff.  
  29. Board Planning Calendar. Tim Taylor. Exhibit B-1.  
9:10 pm 30. Closed Session as provided in 21.5(1)(j) of the open meetings law to discuss the purchase or sale of particular real estate only where premature disclosure could be reasonably expected to increase the price the governmental body would have to pay for that property or reduce the price the governmental body would receive for that property. A roll call vote is required  
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