June Construction Update
Woodland Hills Elementary School – 1120 S 95th Street, West Des Moines, IA 50266-9020
- Painting, carpet, VCT and millwork installation are on-going throughout the building. Locker installation is complete. MEP (mechanical, electrical and plumbing) finishes are ongoing.
Vince Meyer Learning Center (1917 Facility) –430 Ashworth Drive, Waukee, IA 50263
The Board approved the schematic design and improvements to the 1917 facility, now named Vince Meyer Learning Center, at the September 10 Board of Education meeting. These improvements include new windows (respecting the architectural integrity of the existing building), an elevator, new lockers, and some minor HVAC adjustments. Fifth graders from Waukee Elementary will attend the Vince Meyer Learning Center in fall of 2013.
- Window replacement is approximately 40% complete. Exterior brickwork has started on gymnasium. Main entrance masonry work and roof are underway.
- New address – 430 Ashworth Drive, Waukee, IA 50263
The design process for school buildings consists of three (3) stages of development. (1) Schematic Design (2) Design Development and (3) Construction Documents. The estimated cost for this project is approximately $25 million and will be paid for using SILO funds. Firmer cost estimates will be provided as we continue to move through the planning phase. The work is slated for a July 2015 completion date.
- Bid date has been set for June 11 at 2 p.m. Board will be asked to approve successful bidder at the June 24 meeting. Coordination continues with VSA on the soccer fields. Dr. David Wilkerson discussed details of the Development Agreement for LA Grant improvements. Board will be asked to take action at a future meeting.