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School Board Agenda, October 12, 2015

Ames Community School District
October 12 , 2014
Board members will assemble in the Multipurpose Room at Ames High School, 1921 Ames High Drive, on Monday, October 12 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  Item(s)
6:55 pm 4. 504 Report. Darcy Cosens. Exhibit D-1.
7:05 pm 5. Title 1 Budget. Yonas Michael. Exhibit D-2.
7:15 pm 6.  Instructional Support Levy. Chris Stensland. 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.)
7:25 pm 7. Minutes of the regular meeting held September 28, 2015. Chris Stensland.
8. Claims & Payroll for September 2015. Chris Stensland. Exhibit C-1.
9. Personnel Report. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-2.
10. Gift(s) to the District. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-3.
11. Contract(s)/Agreement(s). Exhibit C-4.a. . Agreement with Momentus to publish the 2015-16 Edwards School yearbook. Dave Peterson. Exhibit C-4a.
12. Continuous Open Enrollment Applications. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-5.
13. Receive and File: Home School Assistance Report. Shelly Larson. Exhibit C-6.
Action Item(s)
7:30 pm 14. Request to go before School Budget Review Committee for modified allowable growth. Stensland. Exhibit A-1.
7:35 pm 15. Haila Contract Amendment for Maintenance/Bus Storage Building. Tim Taylor. Exhibit A-2.
7:40 pm 16. Amendment to the contract with Storey Kenworthy for the administration building and the facilities/bus storage building FF&E. Tim Taylor. Exhibit A-3.
7:45 pm 17. Change Order(s): AHS Scoreboard Project. Gerry Peters. Exhibit A-4.
7:50 pm 18. Change Order(s): Meeker Project. Steve Lang, TOK. Exhibit A-5.
7:55 pm 19. Final Completion for Meeker Project. Steve Lang, TOK. Exhibit A-6.
Board and Staff Item(s)
8:00 pm 20. Items from the Board.
21. Items from the Staff.
22. Board Planning Calendar. Tim Taylor. Exhibit B-1
 8:10pm Adjournment
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