Purpose of the Project:
· Extend the building life of both schools for 20 +years
· Increase efficiency of all systems.
· Provide the students with a safe, secure, environment to learn in
· Modify space to align with educational program
· Town Meeting to vote on project budget est. $22 million- November 14, 2011
· Town vote January 24th, 2012
What is Included in the Project?
· Existing space converted into 4 classrooms
· Increased medium-sized instructional spaces
· Locate administration at the building entrance to control building access
· Renovated administrative offices, conference rooms, staff workroom, small instructional spaces
· Increased storage capacity
· Hi Efficiency condensing boilers with a central acid neutralization system
· HVAC system with partial cooling (decrease noise and moisture)
· New roof (Bowman)
· Replace wiring for technology (CAT 6)
· Telephone and PA system (security/safety)
· New fire protection system
· Accessible stage
· Accessible bathrooms
What will Happen if the Vote Does Not Pass?
· Bridge and Bowman will function in the current capacity.
· Bridge and Bowman will not receive necessary fire sprinkler system and alarm upgrades, needed instructional space, security upgrades, clean air filtration, and will lack capacity to support new technology.
· Bridge and Bowman systems will continue to deteriorate.
· April Vacation: Boiler room construction begins, ceiling removal begins in hallways
· May-June 2012: work conducted between 4pm-12am (hallways, ceilings, wiring)
· June-August 2012: ½ of the building renovated
· August -November 2012: Finish ½ of the administrative offices and small group instructional space in main hallway (4pm-12pm)
· November 2012-February 2013: Complete renovations on ½ of the administrative offices, small group instructional space, and new classroom adjacent to main hallway
· February-June 2013: Minor renovations to ceilings, (4pm-12am)
· June-August 2013-1/2 of the building renovated
· August-November 2013: Removal of old boiler, completion of two new classrooms