School Board Agenda September 22 , 2014
Ames Community School District
September 22, 2014
Board members will assemble in the Multipurpose Room at Ames High School, 1921 Ames High Drive, on Monday, September 22 at 6:30 p.m. for a regular meeting.
|6:30:pm||1.||Call to Order.|
|2.||Approval of Agenda|
|3.||Reading of Mission Statement.
|6:35:pm||4.||Public Hearing, Acceptance of Bids, and Award of Contract for Fellows Site Work. Gerry Peters. Exhibit H-1.|
|6:40:pm||5.||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|
|7:00:pm||6.||State Mandated Reports. Mandy Ross and Dan Andrews. Directors. Exhibit I-1.|
|7:20:pm||7.||Update on Community Focus Groups and Family Ambassadors. Kathy Hanson.
|7:30:pm||8.||Update on Transportation. Tim Taylor and Karen Shimp. Exhibit I-3.|
|7:40:pm||9.||Policies to be Announced: AGA, Recognition for Accomplishment; BDDH/KD, Public Participation at Board Meetings; CF, School Governance; ICA, School Calendar; ID, School Day; IIAA, Textbook Selection, Adoption, Maintenance, and Control; IICA, Field Trips and Excursions; IKEB, Acceleration/Retention/ Deceleration; and JHF, Student Safety. Rodney Briggs and Tim Rasmussen. Exhibit I-4.
(Written comments will be accepted in the Superintendent’s Office until September 30.)
|7:45 pm||10.||Reports of Board Work on Committees. Directors. Exhibit D-1.|
|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.)
|7:55:pm||11.||Minutes of Meeting(s) held September 8, 2014. Karen Shimp.|
|12.||Claims and Payroll for August 2014. Karen Shimp. Exhibit C-1.|
|13.||Personnel Report. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-2.|
|14.||Gift(s) to the District. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-3.|
|15.||Contract(s)/Agreement(s). Exhibit C-4.
|16.||Continuous Open Enrollment. Tim Taylor Exhibit C-5.|
|8:00 pm||17.||Approve contract with Haila Architecture/Structure/Planning, Ltd. for 24th Street and Maintenance Building projects. Karen Shimp. Exhibit A-1.|
|8:05 pm||18.||Approve Change Orders for Mitchell construction. Gerry Peters. Exhibit A-2.|
|8:10 pm||19.||Approve Change Order #1 to the Acoustical and Lighting Project at Meeker School. Gerry Peters. Exhibit A-3.|
|8:15 pm||20.||Approve completion of contract with Kruck Plumbing and Heating for the Edwards Project and release of retainage funds. Gerry Peters. Exhibit A-4.|
|8:20 pm||21.||Approve completion of contract with DeVries Electric for the Edwards Project and release of retainage funds. Gerry Peters. Exhibit A-5.|
|8:25 pm||22.||Approve early release of partial retainage to Woodruff Construction for Edwards Project. Gerry Peters. Exhibit A-6|
|8:30 pm||23.||Approval Request for modified allowable growth and supplemental aid for Special Education Deficit. Karen Shimp. Exhibit A-7.|
|8:35 pm||24.||Approve Certified Annual Report, Special Education Supplement and Annual Transportation Report. Karen Shimp. Exhibit A-8.|
|8:40 pm||25.||Approve contract amendment with Storey Kenworthy for Fellows, Sawyer and Meeker projects. Karen Shimp. Exhibit A-9.|
|8:45 pm||26.||Approve RDG Design Development Plans for the new Sawyer Elementary School. Tim Taylor. Exhibit A-10.|
|8:50 pm||27.||New Open Enrollment Application(s) for 2014-15. Tim Taylor. Exhibit A-11.|
|Board and Staff Item(s)|
|8:55 p.m.||28.||Items from the Board.|
|29.||Items from the Staff.|
|30.||Board Planning Calendar. Tim Taylor. Exhibit B-1.|
|Organizational meeting of the Board will begin following adjournment.|
Board members will assemble in the Multipurpose Room at Ames High School, 1921 Ames High Drive, on Monday, September 22 following the adjournment sine die of the regular meeting.
|1.||Call to Order.|
|2.||Approval of Agenda|
|3.||Election of President. Karen Shimp. The President will assume the chair
Exhibit for Orginizational Meeting
|4.||Election of Vice President. President|
|5.||Reappoint Board Secretary/Treasurer. Board President. Exhibit NA-1.|
|6.||Board Organization and Structure.|
|7.||Items from the Board.|
|8.||Items from the Staff.|