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School Board Agenda : September 26, 2016

Ames Community School District
September 26 , 2016

 Board members will assemble in the Board Room, 2005 24th Street, on Monday,
September 26  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  
 6:55 pm   4.

Election of President. Chris Stensland. The President will assume the chair.

7:00 pm  5.

Election of Vice President. President

7:05 6.

Appoint Board Secretary/Treasurer. President.

  Discussion / Information  Item(s)
7:10 pm  7.

Financial update. Chris Stensland. Exhibit D-1.
Approval of Financial Reports under Consent Item(s) Exhibit C-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 p.m 8.

Minutes of the regular Board meeting held September 12, 2016. Chris Stensland.


Claims and Payroll for August 2010. Chris Stensland. Exhibit C-1.


Financial Reports for June, July and August 2016. Chris Stensland.
Exhibit C-2.


Personnel Report. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-3.



Gift(s) to the District. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-4


Continuous Open Enrollment Applications. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-5.

  Action  Item(s)
8:15 pm 14. Resolution Appointing Paying Agent, Bond Registrar, and Transfer Agent. Chris Stensland. Exhibit A-1.  
8:20 pm 15. Approval of Tax Exempt Certificate. Chris Stensland. Exhibit A-2.  
7:40 pm  16. Resolution authorizing the terms of issuance and securing payment for $5,000,000 School Infrastructure Sales, Services and Use Tax Revenue Bonds, Series 2016. Chris Stensalnd. Exhibit A-3.  
7:45 pm 17. Request for Modified Allowable Growth and Supplemental Aid. Chris Stensland. Exhibit A-4.  
7:50 pm 18. Open Enrollment Applications for 2016-17. Tim Taylor. Exhibit A-5.  
7:55 pm 19. Change Order(s): Fellows Project. TOK. Exhibit A-6  
8:00 p.m 20. Change Order(s): 24th Street Project. TOK. Exhibit A-7.  
8:05 p.m 21. Change Order(s): Mitchell Project. TOK. Exhibit A-8.  
8:10p.m 22. Change Order(s): Sawyer Project. TOK. Exhibit A-9.  
  Board and Staff Item(s)
8:15 pm 23. Items from the Board.  
  24. Items from the Staff.  
  25. Board Planning Calendar. Tim Taylor. Exhibit B-1.  
8:25 pm   Adjourn
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