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School Board Meeting of October 23, 2017


Ames Community School District, October 23, 2017

Board members will assemble in the Boardroom, 2005 24th Street, on Monday, October 23 at 6:30 p.m. for a regular meeting. The Board respectfully requests that all cellular phones be turned off during the meeting.

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.

 Click for a Printable Revised Version of the  October 23 , 2017 meeting agenda 

Approx. time

Item No.

Item Description

6:30 p.m.


Call to Order



Approval of Agenda and Reading of Mission Statement



Residents of the District, students attending the District, parents or guardians of students attending the District, and District staff members may address the Board about any topic relevant to the District whether on the current agenda or not. Those who wish to speak must sign up at the beginning of the meeting. Speaker participation is limited to three minutes once per item. The views and opinions of citizens addressing the Board do not necessarily reflect those of the Board, District administration, or staff. Speakers are to remember that Iowa law prohibits the Board from discussing specific employees, students or their performance. Student speakers will state their name and school. Others will state their name and address.

6:35 p.m. 3.

Information Technology. Vonda Junck and Spence Evans.
Exhibit D-1.
Public Comments

6:45 4.

Implementation of Science Courses at Ames High School. Kari Smith, Aileen Sullivan, and Samantha Edster. Exhibit D-2.
Public Comments

6:55 5.

Title I Budget. Anthony Jones. Exhibit D-3.
Public Comments



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 6. Minutes from the meeting held October 9, 2017. Chris Stensland.
  7. Claims and Payroll for August 2017. Chris Stensland. Exhibit C-1
  8. Financial Report for August 2017. Chris Stensland. Exhibit C-2.
  9. Personnel Reports. Lisa Negus. Exhibit C-3.

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



7:30 p.m. 11.

Final Acceptance: Electrical Construction Package on 24th Street Project. Steve Lang, TOK. Exhibit A-1

 7:35 p.m. 12.

Final Acceptance: Mechanical Construction Package on 24th Street Project. Steve Lang, TOK. Exhibit A-2.

 7;40 p.m. 13. Set Public Hearing Date (November 6, 2017) Conveyance of the portions of the Old Edwards property at 3622 Woodland. Chris Stensland. Exhibit A-3.

Board and Staff Item(s)

7:45 p.m. 14.

Items from the Board


Items from the Staff


Board Planning Calendar. Tim Taylor. Exhibit B-1.

7:55 p.m.  




Ames Community School District
October 23, 2017

Board members will assemble in the Board Room of the District Offices Building, 2005 24th Street, Monday, October 23 following the regular meeting for a work session. 

 Click for a Printable Version of the  October 23 , 2017 work session meeting agenda 

The public is welcome to observe the work session,however, the audience will not participate in the discussion.

   1.  Call to Order.
   2.  Approval of Agenda.
   3.  Reading of the Mission Statement

Discussion Item(s)

  4. Ames High School Swimming Pool. Tim Taylor.
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