April 20, 2018

Wilder Building Study Committee 1-3-2017 Meeting Minutes


Meeting was called to order at 5:00. Present were: Doug Heavisides, Kristen Haney, Jessica Poludin, Rhett Darak, David Harris, Peter Merrill, Tom DeBalsi and Byron Baribeau

Meeting was convened at the Wilder School Building on Norwich Avenue in Wilder. Participant introductions were completed. 

Byron Baribeau, the Hartford school District Director of Buildings and Grounds was present to provide a tour and history of the Wilder School site. Byron discussed the last 100 years of use of the Wilder School Building. He also reviewed major work that has been completed on the building and any asbestos or lead abatement. 

Brief discussion occurred about the current state of the building. Byron proceeded with a tour beginning at the top floor and working his way to the basement. Every major and most minor systems were reviewed.

It was decided that our next meeting should focus on the reports that have been completed and the next steps the committee should take to complete its' charge.

Next meeting is 1/17/2018 at 5:00 at the Superintendent of Schools Office on Highland Avenue. 
Meetings will be held the 1st and 3rd Wednesday's of each month and were scheduled for January, February and March. All meetings will start at 5:00 and plan to conclude at 6:00.