Bond Projects-- Update
Indoor Athletic Facility/Track/Turf
Soccer, baseball, softball, football and track teams will utilize new indoor space for locker rooms and training programs. Artificial turf and a new track will provide safe surfaces for our student-athletes.
**Update** Project is nearing completion and looking great! Final punch lists are being completed.
Initial Estimated Cost: $3,480,365
Accepted Bid: $3,509,841
The award-winning band students will have all band uniforms replaced.
**Update** Project complete. Band students will debut the new uniforms Fall of 2018.
Initial Estimated Cost: $100,000
Accepted Bid: $105,390
12 new school buses will be purchased to update existing fleet.
**Update** Project complete. Twelve buses were purchased.
Initial Estimated Cost: $1,000,000
Accepted Bid: $1,000,000
New air conditioners will be purchased to replace existing units.
**Update** 20 air-conditioners were purchased to replace existing units at three school campuses.
Initial Estimated Cost: $200,000
Accepted Bid: $190,439.60
Early Childhood Center
To accommodate the growth of our pre-kindergarten and kindergarten programs, a new Early Childhood Education Center, located at the intersection of Memorial Road and Mustang Road, will provide 36 classrooms and FEMA certified safe rooms. All district pre-k and kindergarten students will attend this state of the art center created especially for our youngest Wildcats!
**Update** The Early Childhood Education Center is moving forward. Block work continues. The electricians are beginning their rough in and the roof decking will soon be put down on the east section of the building.
Initial Estimated Cost: $14,573,560
Accepted Bid: $12,918,000
High School Renovation & Addition
The renovation and expansion of our high school will provide 38 additional classrooms (10 of them being Science labs), a Home Economics classroom, new Special Education classroom, new and expanded cafeteria, media center, computer lab, video recording studio, concurrent lounge, weight room, Pom and Cheer practice room, FEMA certified safe rooms, additional parking, offices and hallway space. Students will enjoy a technology-rich learning environment.
**Update** High School dirt work is underway. We are hoping to have building permit soon and will be starting the interior remodel. Temporary classrooms are in place and we will be transitioning to them soon.
Initial Estimated Cost: $18,644,500
Accepted Bid: $17,670,500
Northwood Elementary Addition
Six new classrooms will replace modular temporary classrooms. Classrooms will be FEMA certified safe rooms.
**Update** The Northwood addition has started, footings are currently being poured.
Initial Estimated Cost: $2,250,000
Accepted Bid: $1,631,000
Piedmont Elementary Gym & Cafeteria
A new gymnasium, concession area, and music room will replace the dilapidated and unsafe Simpson gym. The new cafeteria will provide daily breakfast and lunch to our Piedmont Elementary students. Students and the community will benefit from the FEMA certified shelter.
**Update** Bids were opened March 8th. See BOE Agenda Item for March 12, 2018.
Initial Estimated Cost: $4,037,500
Accepted Bid: $
Baseball & Softball Complex
A new baseball and softball complex will be located behind the Piedmont High School. Current fields will be used for middle school programs.
Initial Estimated Cost: $3,865,000
Accepted Bid: $
Additional Construction Costs
Additional construction costs expected to be incurred include design and construction contingencies, site development, architectural and engineering fees, permits, furniture and equipment, soil testing, fees, etc.