2020 Summer Bond Projects
Construction and school improvement work will continue across the Five Star District in Spring/Summer 2020 as part of the 2016 Bond Program with projects at 19 different schools and facilities.
Some examples of the repair and renovation work that will take place at schools includes:
- Critical building systems improvements including plumbing repairs and mechanical systems such as building HVAC
- Safety and security improvements such as replacement and installation of digital security cameras, new building electronic card reader access and security improvements to building front entrances
- Improvements to high school athletic play surfaces
- Renovations and upgrades to buildings and school specials programs as outlined by school Design Advisory Groups
Continuation of construction on FutureForward at Washington Square campus (anticipated completion: Fall 2020)
FutureForward at Bollman (Phase II)
School/Facility Renovation Work
Educational Support Center (parking lot improvements)
North Stadium (turf field replacement) - Completed
The process for bond building improvements at a school or facility generally involves the selection of a project architect to lead the design process, a contractor to handle the physical implementation of improvements and the creation of a school-appointed Design Advisory Group (DAG). A Design Advisory Group is a committee of school stakeholders, which can include school staff, parents and community members, who work with the project design team to identify priorities especially when it comes to less defined aspects of a school's bond improvements such as money set aside for building renovations, specials programs upgrades (elementary) and art, theater and music improvements (secondary level).
Construction of the building near 126th Avenue and Washington Street in Thornton, remains on schedule for an early August completion. Some exterior site work, including the extension of 126th Avenue through to the site and landscaping work, will continue into the fall.
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