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Critical Facility Upgrades at Existing Schools

Critical Facility Upgrades are projects that will improve safety, security, and extend the life of the building. Projects are planned for every school in the district and include repairs or replacement of roofs, HVAC systems, plumbing, and flooring. There are also mechanical and technology upgrades occurring in many schools, as well as restroom modernization. All bond-funded projects are scheduled for completion by December 2021.

Technology Bond Project Overview, Click HERE.

See the project list for each school:

Elementary Schools
Middle Schools
High Schools


Elementary Schools

Central Elementary 

ADA Elevator - July

ADA Elevator, July

PROJECT DESCRIPTION
Installation of an elevator for ADA access to all 3 floors. Design and replacement of the old fire alarm systems with new digital fire alarm panels and devices.

CURRENT ACTIVITIES
Elevator: Final closeout documents provided, reviewed and accepted. Project closed. Fire Alarms: Bidding has concluded. Results provided to Facilities and Bond Oversight Committee for discussion and possible approval.

Fairmount Elementary

PROJECT DESCRIPTION
Roofing restoration or replacement

CURRENT ACTIVITIES
Final change order complete and processed. Our last
regular pay applications have been processed. Receipt of
partial closeout documents.

Lafayette Elementary

PROJECT DESCRIPTION
Remodel Restrooms for ADA, Remodel Cafeteria, Mechanical Replacement and Domestic Water Lines. Fire Door replacement.

CURRENT ACTIVITIES
Restrooms, Mechanical, and Water: Complete. Fire Doors: Construction started a couple of days before Spring Break on Lafayette due to COVID-19 Pandemic. Our general contractor worked and prepared the framed and sheetrocked openings that
contain the fire doors. The fire door subcontractor stopped work before hanging the doors due to concerns over the COVID-19 virus. The door contractor is evaluating how to finish the work but has not yet resolved their issue. We are respectful of their position and will wait until they resolve it to continue the project as school is closed until the end of April. The Fire Marshal has been contacted about the projects being delayed and will be flexible with our timeline.

Liberty Elementary

PROJECT DESCRIPTION
Construction of a parent loop, additional parking spaces and sidewalks, along with repaving the old lot and sidewalks. Domestic water piping replacement throughout the school, as well as ADA upgrades of the existing facilities. This includes new fixtures, partitions, epoxy floors, lighting and the addition of new ceramic tile wainscots. Roofing replacement. Mechanical upgrades. Fire door replacement. 

CURRENT ACTIVITIES
Paving: We have received most of our final closeout documents from River Bend and are in the process of reviewing the final pay application. Restrooms: This month we issued a Notice to Proceed, and held our Pre-construction Meeting with First Cascade Corporation, the General Contractor and Anderson Shirley Architects. This meeting confirmed that all parties are on the same page as we prepare for the start of construction. Roofing: Spring Break allowed for our Contractor to begin pea gravel removal. They swept and removed all the loose gravel from the roofs in preparation for roofing material removal. Our contractor has been doing just that, the gravel removal is complete. Mechanical: Final design review was completed on March 06, 2020. Project Bid Advertisement was March 23, 2020. Pre-bid conference and site visit were held on March 31, 2020. Fire doors: The Liberty Elementary School fire door is scheduled for replacement during Summer 2020. Fire Alarm: The Pre-bid meeting was held onsite March 18, 2020, with two contractors present. Additional requests for past drawings accommodated.

North Albany Elementary

PROJECT DESCRIPTION
Full replacement of fire alarm system.

CURRENT ACTIVITIES
Project COMPLETE.

Oak Grove Elementary

Oak Grove has it’s own web page HERE.

Oak Elementary

PROJECT DESCRIPTION
Roofing restoration or replacement

CURRENT ACTIVITIES
Design reviews with GAPS Facilities. Bid document production. Defining the sections of each school roof that will receive restoration or complete reroofing.

Periwinkle Elementary

PROJECT DESCRIPTION
Replace (19) Trane units (2) 1-1/2 Ton, (7) 3 Ton, (3) 4 Ton, (3) 5 Ton, (4) 7-1/2 Ton) and (1) makeup air unit with new package rooftop units. Mixing boxes and duct work for heating two classrooms with one RTU. Restroom modernization. Roofing.

CURRENT ACTIVITIES
Restrooms: COMPLETE. Roofing: Final change order complete and processed. Our last regular pay applications have been processed. Receipt of partial closeout documents.

South Shore Elementary

PROJECT DESCRIPTION
Paving and concrete upgrades throughout the District. Replacement, Coatings, New areas, Striping. Roofing restoration or replacement

CURRENT ACTIVITIES
Paving: COMPLETE. Roofing: Design reviews with GAPS Facilities. Bid document production. Defining the sections of each school roof that will receive restoration or complete reroofing.

Sunrise Elementary

PROJECT DESCRIPTION
Remodel Restrooms for ADA and Replace Old Drinking Water Pipes. Roofing. Mechanical upgrades.

CURRENT ACTIVITIES
Restroom: COMPLETE. Roofing: Final change order complete and processed. Our last regular pay applications have been processed. Receipt of partial closeout documents. . Mechanical: Design Request for Proposal is being reviewed.

Takena Elementary

PROJECT DESCRIPTION
Roofing restoration or replacement

CURRENT ACTIVITIES
Design reviews with GAPS Facilities. Bid document production. Defining the sections of each school roof that will receive restoration or complete reroofing.

Tangent Elementary

PROJECT DESCRIPTION
Roofing restoration or replacement. Restroom Remodel.

CURRENT ACTIVITIES
Restrooms: COMPLETE. Roofing: Final change order complete and processed. Our last regular pay applications have been processed. Receipt of partial closeout documents.

Timber Ridge

PROJECT DESCRIPTION
The project includes the modification of two Computer Labs on the first floor into Food Science lab and Paxton Patterson lab. A concrete slab outside of the Maker Lab will also be added. Two bond premium alternates are included in the project, renovation of the existing Computer Lab on the second floor into a Classroom and an adjacent Classroom will be renovated to a Science Lab.

CURRENT ACTIVITIES
Project COMPLETE.

Initial Design Drawings HERE.

Waverly Elementary

PROJECT DESCRIPTION
Remodel Restrooms for ADA Compliance and Replace Domestic Drinking Water Pipes. Design and replacement of the old fire alarm systems with new digital fire alarm panels and devices. Roofing replacement

CURRENT ACTIVITIES
Restrooms: COMPLETE. Fire Alarm: Contract being processed with our contractor Certified Systems. Roofing: Spring Break allowed for our Contractor to begin pea gravel removal. They
swept and removed all the loose gravel from the roofs in preparation for roofing material removal. Our contractor has been doing just that, the gravel removal is complete.


Middle Schools

Calapooia Middle 

PROJECT DESCRIPTION
Renovation of five spaces to include Woodshop, Maker Lab, Digital Lab, Classroom 15 and Food Science. Renovation of library to connect with an Applied Learning space is shown as a Bond Premium Additive Alternate as well as renovation work to the Clothing Lab. Misc. CFU projects include seismic upgrades, Locker Room and Restroom Updates, Food Science upgrades, and replacing plumbing fixtures and piping.

CURRENT ACTIVITIES
Project COMPLETE.

Initial Design Drawings HERE.

Memorial Middle 

PROJECT DESCRIPTION
Modification of the existing Science Classroom, Leadership Classroom, Food Science & Communications Classroom into a new Science Lab, Fabrication Lab, Maker Space, and Digital Lab; CFU projects include seismic upgrades, Locker Room and Restroom Updates, Food Science upgrades, roof replacement and replacing plumbing fixtures and piping.

CURRENT ACTIVITIES
Commissioning, Testing and Balancing (TAB), and some repairs to the mechanical systems from issues found during commissioning are in progress. Closeout documents are in review, and we are working with Andy Medcalf Construction Company to finish up and close out the project.

Initial Design Drawings HERE.

North Albany Middle

PROJECT DESCRIPTION
Modify existing Art Classroom, Four Classrooms into CTE Labs and Classroom; Critical Facility Upgrades.

CURRENT ACTIVITIES
Closeout documents are currently being reviewed. The final pay app is also being processed by DLR Architects.


High Schools

South Albany High 

South Albany High School has it’s own bond page HERE.

West Albany High

West Albany High School has it’s own bond page HERE.