School Board Agenda of February 11, 2019
Ames Community School District February 11, 2019
Board members will assemble in the Board Room of the District Offices Building, 2005 24th Street, Febraury 11 at 6:30 p.m.
(The Board respectfully requests that all cellular phones be turned off during the meeting.)
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.
Call to Order
Approval of Agenda and Reading of Purpose Statement.
The Ames Community School District commits to equity and access that empowers every individual to reach their full personal and educational potential.
Educational Equity and Improvement
Transparent Financial Planning and Processes
Recruitment, Retention, and Development of a High-Quality Staff
Clear and Consistent Communication to Support Positive and Proactive Community Relationships
A Safe and Responsive System that Promotes the Mental Health and Well-Being of Every Individual
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.
|3.|| 2019-20 District Calendar. Yonas Michael and Spence Evans.
Exhibit D-1. (Priority 3 & 4)
|4.||Snow Make-up Days. Jenny Risner. Exhibit D-2. (Priority 3)|
Policies for Discussion. Allen Bierbaum and Monic Behnken.
302.6 Superintendent Professional Development
303.5 Administrator Duties
304.1 Development and Enforcement of Administrative Regulations
304.2 Monitoring of Administrative Regulations
401.10 Credit/Procurement Cards
700 Purpose of Noninstructional and Business Services
701.2 Transfer of Funds
701.3 Financial Records
701.4 Governmental Accounting Practices and Regulations
703.1 Budget Planning
703.2 Spending Plan
704.1 Local – State – Federal – Miscellaneous Revenue
704.2 Debt Management
704.4 Gifts – Grants – Bequests
704.5 Student Activities Fund
Board Committee Update. Alisa Frandsen. Exhibit D-4. (Priority 4)
|7.||Minutes from the meetings held January 23 and 29, 2019. Chris Stensland. (Priority 4)|
|8.||Personnel Report. Lisa Negus. Exhibit C-1. (Priority 3)|
|9.||Gift(s) to the District. Jenny Risner. Exhibit C-2. (Priority 2)|
|10.||Open Enrollment Requests. Jenny Risner. Exhibit C-3. (Priority 4)|
|BOARD AND SUPERINTENDENT ITEM(S)|
|12.||Items from the Board.|
|13.||Items from the Superintendent|
|14.||Board Planning Calendar. Jenny Risner. Exhibit B-1.|
February 21 – Work Session with OPN/Story Construction
February 25 – Regular Board Meeting