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School Board Agenda : November 7, 2016

Ames Community School District
November 7, 2016

 Board members will assemble in the Board Room, 2005 24th Street, on Monday,
November 7 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 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)
6:55 pm  4.

Entrepreneurial Program. Vicki Hales. Exhibit D-1.

7:10 pm  5.

Fixed Assets Inventory Services Proposal. Chris Stensland. Exhibit D-2.

7:20 pm  6.

Cell Tower. Gerry Peters. Exhibit D-3.

7:25 pm  7.  Policies for Discussion. Rodney Briggs and Tim Rasmussen. Exhibit D-4.

ABD/KCA, Parent Involvement

IGAC, Teaching About Religion

INB, Teaching About Controversial Issues

JFG, Inspections and Searches

KT, Volunteering in Our Schools

  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.)
7:35 pm  8.  Minutes of the regular Board meetings held October 24, 2016. Chris Stensland.  

Personnel Report. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-1.


Gift(s) to the District. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-2.


Use of Market Factor Funds. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-3.


Receive and File: 504 Report. Darcy Cosens. Exhibit C-4.

  Action  Item(s)
7:40 pm  13. PPEL Budgets. Gerry Peters. Exhibit A-1.  
7:55 pm 14. Open Enrollment Applications for 2016-17. Tim Taylor. Exhibit A-2.  
8:00 pm 15. Change Order(s): 24th Street. Steve Lang, TOK. Exhibit A-3.  
8:05 pm pm  16. Change Order(s): Sawyer Project. Steve Lang, TOK. Exhibit A-4.  
  Board and Staff Item(s)
8:10 pm 17. Items from the Board.  
  18. Items from the Staff.  
  19. Board Planning Calendar. Tim Taylor. Exhibit B-1.  
  20. 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.  
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