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School Board Agenda March 28, 2016

Ames Community School District
March 28 , 2016
Board members will assemble in the Multipurpose Room at Ames High School, 1921 Ames High Drive, on Monday, March 28  at 6:30 p.m. for a regular 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: Fellows Playground. Chris Stensland. Exhibit H-1.
 6:40: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 / Information  Item(s)
7:00 pm 5. Presentation by Ames Education Foundation. Annie Arbuckle. Exhibit D-1.
7:05 pm 6. Teacher Leadership Grant Update. Mandy Ross and Lisa Clayberg.
Exhibit D-2.
7. Eighth Grade Technology Course. Karl Hehr and Pam Stangeland.
Exhibit D-3.
7:40 p.m 8. Board Committee Reports. Luke Deardorff. Exhibit D-4.
 7:50 p.m 9. Policies for Discussion. Tim Rasmussen and Rodney Briggs. Exhibit D-5.AC/JB, Nondiscrimination
GBA, Equal Opportunity Employment
JECBA, Admission of International and Exchange Students
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.)
 7:55 p.m 10. Minutes of the regular meeting held March 7, 2016. Chris Stensland.
11. Claims and Payroll for February 2016. Chris Stensland. Exhibit C-1.
12. Financial Reports for February 2016. Chris Stensland. Exhibit C-2.
13. Personnel Report. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-3.
14. Gift(s) to the District. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-4.
15. .Contract(s)/Agreement(s). Exhibit C-5.a.     Agreement with ISU for 2016-17 Student Teacher Placements. Mandy Ross.Exhibit C-5ab.     Agreement with UNI for 2016-17 Student Teacher Placements. Mandy Ross.Exhibit C-5b.c.     Agreement with Credit Bureau Services for Collection Services. Chris Stensland. Exhibit C-5c.

d.     Contract with Computer Information Concepts, Inc. Karl Hehr.
Exhibit C-5d

Action  Item(s)
8:00 pm 16. Approval for Eighth Grade Technology Course. Karl Hehr and Pam Stangeland. Exhibit A-1.
8:05 pm 17. 2016-17 Budget Guarantee Resolution. Chris Stensland. Exhibit A-2.
8:10 pm  18. Approve Proposal for 2016-17 Budget for Publication. Chris Stensland. Exhibit A-3.
8:15 pm 19. 2016-17 School Fees. Tim Taylor. Exhibit A-4.
8:20pm 20. Open Enrollment Applications for 2016-17. Tim Taylor. Exhibit A-5.
 8:25pm 21. Fellows Playground Equipment Drawings, Specifications, Advertisement to Bid and Set the Public Hearing Date. Gerry Peters. Exhibit A-6.
 8:30 pm 22. Donation of Current Fellows Playground Equipment to City of Ames Parks and Recreation. Gerry Peters. Exhibit A-7.
 8:35 pm 23. Disposal of Property: Garage sale for classroom furniture, cabinets, desks, chairs, cafeteria tables, and other miscellaneous furniture and interior building items and the portable classroom at Fellows Elementary. Gerry Peters. Exhibit A-8.
Board and Staff Item(s)
8:40 pm 27. Items from the Board.
28. Items from the Staff.
29. Board Planning Calendar. Tim Taylor. Exhibit B-1.
 8:45 pm Adjourn
 Following adjournment, the Board will hold a closed session to discuss negotiations strategy.  This closed session is exempt from the open meetings law.
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