Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 12/16/2019 - 6:00 PM
Category: New Business
Type: Action
Subject: Extending the Ingalls Field Agreement with Ripon College which includes replacing the field turf and assisting Ripon College with financing their portion of the field replacement.
District Goals:
Objective #5:Service & Partnerships
Strengthen district service, stakeholder satisfaction, and partnerships by embedding a continuous improvement system (including monitoring of progress and critical results) throughout the district. * Board Governance * Parent Engagement (attendance at events) * Satisfaction (recommend district to others and communication) * Post Secondary Partnerships
Objective #6: Finance & Operations
Address ongoing financial challenges by re-examining system processes for efficiencies that can drive resources into our core purpose of student learning. * Fund Balance and Bond Rating * Balanced Budget * Efficient Operations
Enclosure: The agreement between RASD and Ripon College which includes terms of the 10 years of financing the district is recommending the Board extend to Ripon College for their portion of the project. A memo explaining the district recommended turf vendors is attached with costs from three vendors and details about the project as outlined from the recommended vendor.
File Attachment:
Memo for New Artificial Turf at Ingalls Field.pdf
Brock SP14XL Quote - 78K- Ripon High School - Ripon WI 11.13.19.pdf
SP- Series-Warranty-with-GMax-guarantee 3-pg5-22-18.pdf
Summary: The district recommends partnering with Ripon College for the use of Ingalls Field for the next 20 years; replacing the artificial turf at Ingalls Field in June 2020 (the project with a shock pad is expected to cost up to $515,000); and extending 10 years of financing at 3% to Ripon College for their portion of the project.
Budgetary Impact: The majority of the funds ($313,000) for the project are in a Fund 21 endowment established by a voter-approved referendum in 2006. The remaining funds will come from Fund 10.
Recommendation: Approve
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Mary Whitrock - Administrator
Signed By:
Mary Whitrock (SUPT) - Superintendent
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Nicole Dash Moved, Member Andy Lyke seconded to approve the Original motion 'Approve'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 6 Nay: 0 Abstain: 1.
The motion Carried 6 - 0
Andy Lyke     Yes
Gary Rodman     Abstain
John Sperger     Yes
Josh Rieder     Yes
Nicole Dash     Yes
Nate Zimdars     Yes
Betsy Heffernan     Yes