Winnisquam Future 2022
WRSD Capital Improvement Committee (CIC)
Evaluate all existing/new information carefully.
Recognize that there is a strong community connection to USS.
Ensure alterations or new construction contains space for future programming and enrollment.
Clarify the financial implications and cost effective utilization of the district's physical facilities.
Be sure that the decisions made today will be reflected on as sound in 30 years.
Ensure modern day security and efficiency standards are implemented.
Projects must support increased community engagement and student performance inline with 21st century learning.
The committee will present a conceptual plan for action by the full board, to be presented at the annual district meeting in March, 2020.
Full presentation including Bond, working drawings, plans, etc. for the Alternative Plan by March 2022.
History of Work:
June 2014—Assessment of educational facility needs completed.
2016-17—Conducted an internal cost/benefit analysis to reduction of buildings and personnel.
2017—Committee cleared up property title restrictions related to USS.
Spring 2017—School Board tours all buildings.
Sept 2017—Committee gave presentation to full board and addressed public concerns.
Nov 2017—Committee recommended an updated demographic study.
Winter/Spring 2018—Public Forum on possible options, questions, and concerns.
Aug 2018 - March 2019—Committee recommended conducting a facility analysis of USS.
May 2019—Committee reconvened to review work to date and begin the year long process for preparing for the annual meeting 2020.
May 2020 - Annual meeting vote was Option B by a sizable margin.
June 2020 - Recommended and the school board approved moving forward with Option B.
Fall 2020 - Continue working on plan for January presentation/approval by the school board.
1/21- 3/22 - The School Board voted to move forward with an alternate option, developing plans and a bond for the renovation of all buildings. Program called Winnisquam Future 2022.
Waiting on Bond related matters
Engineering work for Winnisquam Futures 2022
Monthly meetings of the CIC
Preparing for change in elementary leadership
Several capital projects this summer including roof scans