2009 Basic Needs Referendum
Current condition of CMS lockers
A sample of some of the molding that needs to be replaced building wide at CMS

What will this cost me?

Cudahy High School Sign - Placement of sign makes it difficult to get updates as you pass the high school.

Cudahy High School North Parking lot

Cudahy High School North Parking Lot

Interior condition of windows on the west side of CHS

Interior condtion of the windows on the west side of CHS

CHS Courtyard doors need replacement to minimize energy loss.

Another view of the courtyard doors at CHS

Exterior view of CHS courtyard doors.

Current condition of CMS lockers

CMS lockers that need to be replaced.

This is how the CMS lockers could look after they are replaced or refurbished

A sample of some of the molding that needs to be replaced building wide at CMS

More molding that needs replacement at CMS

CMS gym floor to be refinished.

Ceiling tiles to be replaced throughout CMS

What will this cost me?

CMS locker rooms to be refurbished.

CMS locker room to be refurbished

CMS locker rooms to be refurbished

Bathroom stalls will be refurbished or replaced district wide.

CMS lockers in locker rooms to be replaced.

CMS ceiling tile to be replaced throughout the facility.

Cafeteria carpet to be replaced at CMS.

One of the CMS classroom carpets that needs to be replaced.

General Mitchell Elementary hallway carpet that needs to be replaced.

General Mitchell windows that need to be replaced.  These are the original windows.

After a rainshower the buckets and pails come out at General Mitchell

Custodian Norm helps direct the water into the pails.

General Mitchell Elementary after a rain shower.

What will this cost me?

General Mitchell hallway carpeting that needs replacement.

Successful passage of the referendum will allow us to replace windows at General Mitchell and the Ad Bldg.  The windows need to be replaced to prevent energy loss and further water damage to the building.

Carpeting in multi-purpose room at Lincoln

Loading dock area at Lincoln Elementary

Lincoln loading dock area to be configured looking south.

Brick work in the front of Lincoln to be replaced with stamped concrete.

Park View roof that needs replacement.  All three roofs (GM, Jones and PV) are in similar condition.

Tile replacement that needs to be done at Park View.

Insulation that needs to be replaced at PV to prevent energy loss.

On February 2, 2009 the Board of Directors for the School District of Cudahy voted to place a referendum for capital and deferred maintenance projects on the April 7, 2009 election ballot.  The referendum question seeks authority to borrow up to $3,775,000 for the purpose of completing a list of capital project repairs or improvements to our facilities including but not limited to projects that will keep our children warm, safe and dry.

2009 Capital Projects List

This page contains links to the projects, detailed drawings of proposed facility changes, calendar of events, a Q & A section and other pertinent informational items about the referendum.

The administration will host a variety of meetings and open houses to provide information on the scope of the projects, the rationale for the projects as well as the financial impact of the projects.  Please use the calendar feature at the right side of the page to locate when and where we will host an open house as well as time and locations of district wide forums.

If you would like further information on the project, please contact either Jim Heiden, Superintendent at heidenj@cudahy.k12.wi.us or Jim Papala, Director of Business Services at papalaj@cudahy.k12.wi.us

We look forward to seeing you at the informational meetings.


Shall the following Initial Resolution be approved?

BE IT RESOLVED, by the School Board of the School District of Cudahy, Milwaukee

County, Wisconsin that there shall be issued, pursuant to Chapter 67 of the Wisconsin Statutes,
general obligation bonds and/or Qualified Zone Academy Bonds ("QZABs") in an amount not to exceed $3,775,000 for the public purpose of paying the cost of (i) remodeling, renovating and improving school facility and grounds and (ii) acquiring equipment, furnishings and fixtures.


Subscribe To This Feed
Resolution 2009-1
The official resolution adopted by the Cudahy School Board of Directors on February 2, 2009.
Resolution 2009-2
The official resoution 2009-2 as adopted by the Cudahy School Board of Directors on February 2, 2009.
2009 Capital Projects Referendum List
This list contains the projects that the Board of Education approved to seek funding through a referendum on April 7, 2009.
Financial Impact
The attached chart prepared by our financial advisors shows that this referendum will have a $.10 per thousand dollar impact on taxes.
Cudahy High School Proposed Student Drop/Visitor's Parking
Kosciuszko Elementary proposed visitor's parking
This is one of two concepts for parking area. This one details parking on Kirkwood. The second plan details parking on Morris.
Press Release - February 9, 2009


Frequently Asked Questions & Answers



Do you have a question on the referendum?:


What is your question?

* Enter Your Email Address:

Type in the text that you see above:


Adjust Font Size: A   A   A   A   A   A