SDMF Superintendent of Schools, James Heiden, Ph.D., is the designated legal custodian of all public records maintained at the School District of Menomonee Falls. Requests to inspect records or to receive copies of records should be made directly to the designated custodian by telephone, email or in person at the SDMF District Office, W156N8480 Pilgrim Road, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051, 262-255-8440. Requests will be processed as soon as practicable and without delay.
James Heiden Ph.D.
If a search is necessary to locate records, the requesting party will be so advised and may be charged the actual, necessary and direct cost of location, if the cost exceeds $50. Prepayment of all charges is required.
Please refer to Policy 824 and Procedure 824 for information regarding access to public records. Public Record Compliance is guided by the Wisconsin Public Records Law Compliance Guide (link https://www.doj.state.wi.us/sites/default/files/office-open-government/Resources/PRL-GUIDE.pdf)
Notice is hereby provided of the following information required by the Wisconsin Open Records Law:
Section 19.34(3), Wis. Stats
., requires the School District of Menomonee Falls to adopt, prominently display, and make available for inspection and copying at its offices, for the guidance of the public, a notice containing a description of its organization and the established times and places at which, the legal custodian from whom, and the methods whereby, the public may obtain information and access to records in its custody, make requests for records, or obtain copies of records and the costs thereof. Section 19.34(1), Wis. Stats., also requires the district separately identify each position in the district that constitutes a local public office.
Preservation of Interactive Media
To the extent feasible, the School District of Menomonee Falls will preserve District sanctioned social media channel records. All interactive media (websites, social media channels) may not be preserved in all forms.
The public can access both District and school Facebook and Twitter accounts at any time, at no charge. Currently both Facebook and Twitter allow access to all public posts since the creation of the specific account. The SDMF cannot control third-party comments, deletions or edits.
The District recommends utilizing tools such as the Internet Archive Wayback Machine for previous versions of SDMF websites.