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School Board Agenda November 3, 2014


Ames Community School District

November 3 , 2014

Board members will assemble in the Multipurpose Room at Ames High School, 1921 Ames High Drive, on Monday, November 3 at 6:30 p.m. for a regular meeting.

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

Approx. Time  
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 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
  Information Item(s) 
6:55 pm 5. Ames High School “Shout.” Tim Taylor. Exhibit I-1
7:05:pm 6.

Policies for Discussion. Tim Rasmussen and Rodney Briggs. Exhibit D-1.ABC/JFB, Student Involvement in Decision-Making

ACA/JBA, Section 504 of Rehabilitation Act

AE, School District Goals and Objectives

BF, Board Policy Development, Revision and Waiver

DH, Bonded Employees and Officers

DID, Inventories

DJB, Petty Cash Accounts

DJC, Bidding Requirements

DJI, Contracts

ECD, Traffic and Parking Controls

EFC, Vending Machines

EIB, Liability Insurance

KB, School and Community Information Program

  Decussion Item(s) 
7:15 pm 7. Reports of Board Work on Committees. Directors. Exhibit D-2.

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.) 


7:25:pm 8. Minutes of Meeting(s) held October 20, 2014. Karen Shimp.
  9. Personnel Report. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-1.
  10. Gift(s) to the District. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-2.

Contract(s)/Agreement(s). Exhibit C-3.

  1. Cooperative Agreement with Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ, for field experience/internship placement.Exhibit C-3a


  Action Item(s)
7:30 p.m. 12. Discussion and Approval of PPEL Budget. Gerry Peters. Exhibit A-1
7:45 p.m. 13. Approve schematic designs for 24th Street project. Tim Taylor. Exhibit A-2.Haila Board Presentation
7:50 p.m. 14. Approve Drawings, Specifications, Advertisement for Bids, and Notice of Public Hearing (December 15, 2014), for the Fellows Elementary School Project. Karen Shimp and RDG Planning and Design. Exhibit A-3
  Board and Staff Item(s)
8:00 p.m. 15. Items from the Board.
  16. Items from the Staff.
  17. Board Planning Calendar. Tim Taylor. Exhibit B-1
8:10 p.m. Adjournment
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