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School Board Agenda of May 20, 2019

BOARD AGENDA 

Ames Community School District May 20, 2019

Board members will assemble in the Boardroom, 2005 24th Street, on Monday,
May 20 at 6:30 p.m. for a regular meeting.

(The Board respectfully requests that all cellular phones be turned off during the meeting.)

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.

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Approx. time

Item No.

Item Description

6:30 p.m.

1.

Call to Order

 

2.

Approval of Agenda and Reading of Purpose Statement

Purpose

The Ames Community School District commits to equity and access that empowers every individual to reach their full personal and educational potential.

Priorities

1.     Educational Equity and Improvement

2.     Transparent Financial Planning and Processes

3.     Recruitment, Retention, and Development of a High-Quality Staff

4.     Clear and Consistent Communication to Support Positive and Proactive Community Relationships

5.     A Safe and Responsive System that Promotes the Mental Health and Well-Being of Every Individual

 

3.

Celebrations and Recognitions: Retirees

 

4.

Public Hearing: 2018-19 Proposed Budget Amendment. Exhibit H-1.

 

 INFORMATION/DISCUSSION ITEM(S) Residents of the District, students attending the District, parents or guardians of students attending the District, and District staff members may address the Board about any topic relevant to the District whether on the current agenda or not. Those who wish to speak must sign up at the beginning of the meeting. Speaker participation is limited to three minutes once per item. The views and opinions of citizens addressing the Board do not necessarily reflect those of the Board, District administration, or staff. Speakers are to remember that Iowa law prohibits the Board from discussing specific employees, students or their performance. Student speakers will state their name and school. Others will state their name and address.

 

 5.

Board Committee Update. Alisa Frandsen. No Exhibit. (Priority 4)
  Public Forum
 

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. Minutes from the meeting held May 6, 2019. Chris Stensland. (Priority 4)
  7. Financial Report for April 2019. Chris Stensland. Exhibit C-1. (Priority 2)
  8. Claims and Payroll for April 2019. Chris Stensland. Exhibit C-2. (Priority 2)
  9. Personnel Report. Lisa Negus. Exhibit C-3. (Priority 3)
  10.

Contract(s)/Agreement(s). Exhibit C-4. (Priority 2)

a.     Agreement with John Kinley, Director of Story County Consortium. Chris Stensland. Exhibit C-4a. 

b.     28E Agreement with the City of Ames for School Resource Officer. Chris Stensland.Exhibit C-4b

  11, Open Enrollment Applications. Jenny Risner. Exhibit C-5. (Priority 4)
  12. Gift(s) to the District. Jenny Risner. Exhibit C-6. (Priority 2
    ACTION ITEM(s)
  13. Approval of 2019-20 Master Contract with Ames Education Association. Lisa Negus. Exhibit A-1.
  14. Addition of 6th grade intramurals. Yonas Michael and Spencer Esslinger. Exhibit A-2. (Priority 1)
  15. Proceedings to Approve the Sale of $45,000,000 General Obligation Bonds, Series 2019. Chris Stensland. Exhibit A-3. (Priority 2)
  Board and Staff Item(s)
  18. Items from the Board.
  19. Items from the Superintendent.
  20. Board Planning Calendar. Jenny Risner. Exhibit B-1.
  ADJOURN

 

BOARD WORK SESSION AGENDA

Ames Community School District , May 20, 2019

Board members will assemble in the Board Room of the District Offices Building, 2005 24th Street, Monday, May 20 following adjournment of the regular meeting for a work session.

The public is welcome to observe the work session, however, the audience will not participate in the discussion.

 

Approx. time

Item No.

Item Description

 

1.

Call to Order

 

2.

Approval of Agenda and Reading of Purpose Statement

Purpose

The Ames Community School District commits to equity and access that empowers every individual to reach their full personal and educational potential.

Priorities

1.     Educational Equity and Improvement

2.     Transparent Financial Planning and Processes

3.     Recruitment, Retention, and Development of a High-Quality Staff

4.     Clear and Consistent Communication to Support Positive and Proactive Community Relationships

5.     A Safe and Responsive System that Promotes the Mental Health and Well-Being of Every Individual

  DISCUSSION ITEM(S)
 

3.

SAVE Extension. Chris Stensland.

  ADJOURN
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