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School Board Meetings of August 27, 2018


Ames Community School District August 27, 2018

Board members will assemble in the Boardroom, 2005 24th Street, on Monday,
August 27, 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 Version of the August 27, 2018 meeting agenda 

Approx. time

Item No.

Item Description

5:30 p.m.


Call to Order



Approval of Agenda and Reading of Mission Statement.


 INFORMATION/DISCUSSION ITEM(S) 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.




AHS and Pool Construction Steering Committee Update. Alisa Frandsen. (no Exhibit)

Public Comments.


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.

  4. Minutes from the meetings held August 13, 2018. Chris Stensland.
  5. Claims and Payroll for July 2018. Chris Stensland. Exhibit C-1
  6. Personnel Report. Lisa Negus. Exhibit C-2.
  7. Open Enrollment. Jenny Risner. Exhibit C-3.
  8. Gift(s) to the District. Jenny Risner. Exhibit C-4.

Contract(s)/Agreement(s). Exhibit C-5.       

a.            Agreement with Lutheran Services of Iowa for lease of classroom space at Beloit. Darcy Cosens. Exhibit C-5a

b.            Purchase of Services Agreement with ChildServe for one-to-one nursing services. Darcy Cosens. Exhibit C-5b

   10. Retirement Incentives for Employees. Chris Stensland. Exhibit A-1
  11. Closing Open Enrollment for 2018-19 in Specific Grades/Buildings. Jenny Risner. Exhibit A-2.
  Board and Staff Item(s)
  12. Items from the Board.
  13. Items from the Superintedent 
  14. Board Planning Calendar. Jenny Risner. Exhibit B-1.


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