Poway Unified School District votes to install security cameras on campuses
The Poway Unified School District is moving forward with upgrading and installing security cameras at its campuses.
Board members made the decision at a special meeting last night.
The Board awarded a contract to “Standard Electronics” for the upgrade and installation of security cameras at multiple District sites. In phase 1, District staff will work with Standard Electronics to upgrade/install and maintain existing security video systems at multiple District sites:
- Del Norte
- Mt. Carmel
- Poway High
- Rancho Bernardo
- Bernardo Heights
- Black Mountain
- Twin Peaks
- Design39 Campus
- District Office
The work will occur over the summer and be completed before the new school year begins.
Security camera Phase 1 will cost $482,016 from Fund 17, a special reserve fund.
Meanwhile the security facilities assessment of all District sites currently being done by Guidepost Solutions should be complete next week.
Other plans that are part of next year’s proposed budget include adding more counselors, psychologists and hiring a campus supervisor at each middle school.
If parents want to get involved in what the district is planning to do, they’re encouraged to apply to be on a safety committee.
For more information: www.powayusd.com