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Action Item
DATE: Tuesday, November 13, 2012
TO: School Board Members
FROM: MaryEllen Elia, Superintendent
SUBJECT / RECOMMENDATIONS
Approve Schematic Design for Elementary A
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A new elementary school is included in the approved 2011-2012 District Facilities Five Year Work Program to support recent and future growth impacting Ruskin and Cypress Creek Elementary Schools. The school will be built on property owned by the School Board adjacent to Lennard High School. The school will be designed to achieve LEED Silver certification, and will open in August 2014 for the 2014-2015 school year.  As currently proposed, the new school provides capacity for 940 students.

On July 17, 2012, the Board appointed Wilder Architecture Inc., and Batson-Cook Company to provide design and construction management services. 

Approval of the schematic design will allow the architect to proceed with the design development phase.

STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES
•┬áConstruct and maintain facilities that create an environment conducive to teaching and learning
FINANCIAL IMPACT (Budgeted:  Yes)

Construction budget is currently funded at $13,600,000.  The estimate of probable cost is $13,597,946.  This item is included in the District Capital Outlay: Impact Fees.

EVALUATION
SUBMITTED BY:  Jill Edwards, Project Coordinator
Rory Salimbene   Cathy L. Valdes
General Manager of Construction
(813) 272-4112
  Chief Facilities Officer
(813) 272-4004
    A 6.06
Hillsborough County Public Schools (Florida) * Mtg.#20121113_517 (Board Meeting) * Section A Item# 6.06