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School Board Agenda : October 10, 2016

Ames Community School District
October 10 , 2016

 Board members will assemble in the Board Room, 2005 24th Street, on Monday,
October 10 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.

Literacy Word Study Team Update.
Deborah Reed and Mandy Ross. Exhibit D-1.

7:15 pm  5.  World Languages Update. Vonda Junck. Exhibit D-2.  
7:30 pm  6.  Update on Site Construction Work on Fellows School Site. Gerry Peters  
7:40 pm  7.  Update on Site Construction Work on 24th Street Site. Don Marner, Snyder & Associates.   
7:50 pm  8.  Board Committee Work. Luke Deardorff. Exhibit D-3.  
  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.)
8:00 p.m 9.

Minutes of the regular Board meeting held September 26, 2016. Chris Stensland.


Personnel Report. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-1.


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


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

a.     Cooperative agreement with Morningside College for placement of student teachers for the 2016-17 school year. Exhibit C-3a.

b.     Agreement with Steve’s Mobile Music DJ services for 6th, 7th and 8th grade dances on November 11, 2016; January 27 and April 7, 2017.
 Exhibit C-3b.

c.     Agreement with Steve’s Mobile Music for the 8th grade Spring Fling activities on May 5, 2017. Exhibit C-3c.


Continuous Open Enrollment Applications. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-4.

  Action  Item(s)
8:05 pm 14. Open Enrollment Applications for 2016-17. Tim Taylor. Exhibit A-1.  
8:10 pm 15. Substantial Completion for Sawyer Project. Steve Lang, TOK. Exhibit A-2.  
8:15 pm pm  16. Request for Early Release of Retainage from Woodruff Construction. Steve Lang, TOK. Exhibit A-3.  
  Board and Staff Item(s)
8:20 pm 17. Items from the Board.  
  18. Items from the Staff.  
  19. Board Planning Calendar. Tim Taylor. Exhibit B-1.  
8:30 pm   Adjourn
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