Audit and $afety…at a price

June 15, 2018

Here is the new Chippewa Valley audit for 2016/17.Scroll to the last page: http://www.chippewavalleyschools.org/downloads/business-audit/financial_report_with_supp_-_chippewa_valley_schools-0617-final.pdf Still 424 million dollars in debt. There’s a new twist on the “How can we get the voters on board for millions more”. Scare tactics: A telephone town hall will be held to tell us what millions more are need to be […]

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Playground Merry-Go-Round

May 22, 2018

Time for  new topic: playgrounds. I’ll leave these 2 documents here until I can add the supporting documents and more commentary at a later date. This one is a compilation of some change orders relating to the co-operative with the MISD and Chippewa Valley’s Sequoyah Elementary school:     Yellow Highlighted were paid by the MISD; […]

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It’s Going to Be an Epic [MRA] year.

April 3, 2018

An Epic year. November 2017 something interesting happened. I received a phone call from a research firm inviting me to an event. It was to test if voters would support a bond (or repackaged as a sinking fund) if placed on the November 2018 ballot.       I scoured the meeting minutes looking for any discussions […]

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Out of Order Change Orders Part II ~Fire pumps Plural

January 22, 2018

More spread sheets arranged by Company and Site[ Again, Not alleging any wrongdoing by any named Companies; just asking questions] This company has many change orders out of sequence ; duplicate numbers: 2 –#6’s, 2-7’s,2- 8’s, 2-9’s           The  electrical company in the following spread sheet has one major change order out of […]

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Seneca Middle School Storm Piping [ Drain Commission Vs DPW ]

January 11, 2018

  Back in late 2008 after spotting this Change order in the December 2005  summary, a change ordered by the “Drain Commission” for the sum of $ 55,470.00, I submitted a standard FOIA to the DPW (AKA drain commission) looking for the name of the inspector and any other info on this.   I received […]

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