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September 27, 2021 at 6:30 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
1. Call to Order
Description:  This is a meeting of the Board of Education in public for the purpose of conducting the School District's business and is not to be considered a public community meeting.
2. Roll Call
3. Public Notice
Description:  The meeting was noticed by way of publication in the Waterford Post on Friday, September 24, 2021, and by posting in the District Office, at Entrances #1 and #19, and on the District's website. Minutes from the July26, 2021 board meeting were published in the Waterford Post on Friday, September 3, 2021. These minutes were also published on the District's website.
4. Pledge of Allegiance
5. Consent Agenda
5.A. Treasurer's Report
5.B. Minutes of August 23, 2021 regular meeting
5.C. Minutes of September 15, 2021 special meeting
5.D. Resignation
Description:  Lori Flintrop, Custodian (1.0 FTE) has submitted her resignation for purposes of retirement. 
5.E. Overnight Field Trip Requests
5.F. Spring 2022 Early College Credit/Start College Now Participants
Description:  Attached is the spreadsheet listing students who have submitted letters of intent for the Early College Credit and Start College Now programs. Once the Board has reviewed and approved the list of students, the school counselors will begin working with them to start the application and registration process.
6. Resident Comments
Description:  At this time the board would like to invite any member of the audience to stand with comments about items of interest or concern that do or do not appear on the agenda this evening. Please begin by stating your name and address. It would be appreciated if you would limit your comments to three minutes so that we can keep the meeting moving in a timely fashion and allow others an opportunity to speak. We ask that you remember that Wisconsin law prohibits us from discussing specific employees or their job performance. Thank you for your support of our school district.
7. Information Items
7.A. Student Council Report
Description:  The Student Council Sergeant at Arms will provide an update on the recent activities of various student co-curricular clubs. 
7.B. IT Director Report
Presenter:  Joe Ruskey
Description:  Joe Ruskey, IT Director, will join the meeting virtually to share with the board his annual report.
  1. Summer projects
    1. New Chromebooks for 9th grade
    2. Updated all computers
    3. Rolled out remaining Smartboards
    4. Assisted in roll out of new signage TVs
    5. Provided tech for Modern Classroom(ipads and misc)
    6. Prepared for all in/all out/hybrid scenarios  
  2. Grants and funds
    1. Worked on ECF Funding - $84k request
  3. Building report and Study
    1. Due to the board's commitment to technology, the teaching staff’s willingness to adopt - Rated Excellent!
  4. MFA and other security options
    1. Looking into security to avoid Hacks/Ransomeware/Etc.
  5. 21/22 plans for rest of year
    1. Continued support of staff/students
    2. Work on Accountability/Efficiencies/Processes for continual improvement
    3. Monitor other grant and funding opportunities  
  6. Plans for next year
    1. Chromebooks
    2. Continued 5 year update rotations
    3. Work with admin/staff to make sure tech is providing the needed tools
7.C. Comprehensive Facility Study
Description:  Waterford Union partnered with Nexus Solutions to develop a comprehensive study of the facility and grounds.  The District will share a summary of the report and, in action, ask the board to consider surveying the community to present facility challenges and gather feedback to finalize a facility master plan to extend the service life of our school another 20 to 30 years.
Attachments: (1)
8. Items For Board Action
8.A. Graduation Request
Description:  Over the past several weeks, Adison Tyma completed a summer school course which enabled him to meet the requirements for earning his high school diploma. A letter from his counselor is enclosed. Recommendation: The Board approves granting a Waterford Union High School diploma to Adison Tyma.
8.B. HVAC System in the Main Gym
Description:  The main gym is not able to be dehumidified without upgrading the system.  The District recommends expensing $7,500 for a VSD and $98K to add coiling coils after the heat returns.  The funding sources are a reduction to the operating budget, excess funds at the fiscal year-end, or utilization of fund balance.
8.C. Community Survey
Description:  The purpose of a survey is to present our facility challenges and gather feedback to finalize a facility master plan to extend the service life of our school another 20 to 30 years.  This plan must reflect the priorities of our taxpayers,
Attachments: (1)
9. Superintendent's Report
10. President's Report
11. Adjourn from Open Meeting
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