Over the past few months, the Milford school board and administrators have been investigating options to run a bond issue in May 2019. This bond issue would replace the Junior High School and complete other construction work in the district. No decisions have been made yet – we are still researching and discussing – but in order to have the chance to run a bond next May, the board had to pass six resolutions at the November meeting. Continue reading
Last week was the annual Ohio School Board Association conference. One of the “hot topics” was whether or not the Ohio legislature would be passing “alternative pathways” for students in the Class of 2019 to graduate. Continue reading
Here are the highlights from the 10/18/18 school board meeting: Continue reading
A school district’s Five-Year Forecast is filed with the state twice a year – in April and October (the October filing is moving to November next year). The forecast is a planning tool to help districts understand financial trends. However, just like a home budget, a school district’s forecast is just that – a projection that will change over time. Nonetheless, the forecast is very helpful in giving us an idea of the financial health of our district. Continue reading
FC Cincinnati, the local professional soccer team that was recently awarded a franchise for Major League Soccer (MLS) beginning in 2019, has been working to approve a deal to build a world-class training facility and soccer academy in the City of Milford. At the August board meeting, the board voted to approve an agreement with FC Cincinnati. Continue reading
Other than the two articles linked above, the only other highlight item is the 2019-2020 school year calendar. The calendar is presented to the board and the public for two months before the final vote. This gives plenty of time for comments and questions. The board held a public hearing on the 2019-2020 school calendar at the August meeting. The calendar will have its first reading at the September 20 board meeting, then be approved at the October meeting.