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A district with heart... developing minds

Bond program

This bond ensures students have the opportunity to learn in a safe, up-to-date environment, and preserve school facilities as long term assets.

Dayton is a growing community that values a strong educational system with a rural sense of caring and teamwork, and therefore has been supportive of their schools which have an enrollment of about 1,015 students. The buildings were built in 1936, 1950, 1969, and 2010. Bonds approved for infrastructure improvements in 1999 and 2009 increased capacity, which improved the educational offerings. 

While District staff prioritize maintaining current facilities so that they are safe and productive learning environments, many structures are in need of significant repairs and maintenance that cannot be accomplished within the regular operating budget. The District will use the bond funds and grants to finance basic large-scale repairs, remove safety hazards, and make schools more energy efficient which will reduce facility operating expenses and allow more funds to be spent on education.

Program Update

Projects

Info and updates

  • Seismic upgrades
  • Accessibility
  • Fire Alarm
  • Remove, dispose of asbestos
    • Repair, replace damaged flooring, ceilings, and roofs
  • Safety and security enhancements
    • Technology connectivity, Security cameras, re-configuring offices and entry, fencing, gates, key card access
  • HVAC and mechanical/electrical/plumbing upgrades
  • Replace inefficient windows, insulation, and lighting with energy efficient alternative
  • Renovate, reconfigure, and construct additions to libraries and classrooms 

Current Activities
During the month of November, the abatement of all asbestos-containing loose debris and asbestos-containing pipe insulation was removed from the Grade School attic area. G2 Consultants, the Districts  Hazardous Materials Consultant, monitored the process for quality control and provided oversight inspection services. Following removal was the re-insulation of the attic area by Insulpro Projects, Inc. This process added 15” of blown-in-insulation  increasing the insulation value to a minimum of R38. In combination with the new windows that are planned for the Grade School, this should provide energy cost savings and a more comfortable learning environment.

Activities Scheduled for Next Period
Next period, the Construction Documents design phase will near completion with a target date of December 22, 2020 for completion.

  • Accessibility
  • Fire Alarm
  • Remove, dispose of asbestos
    • Repair, replace damaged flooring, ceilings, and roofs
  • Safety and security enhancements
    • Technology connectivity, Security cameras, re-configuring offices and entry, fencing, gates, key card access
  • HVAC and mechanical/electrical/plumbing upgrades
  • Replace inefficient windows, insulation, and lighting with energy efficient alternative
  • Renovate, reconfigure, and construct additions to libraries and classrooms
  • Replace JH/HS old gym bleachers, track surface, and add parking to JH/HS gymnasium
  • Replace JH/HS science building roof

Current Activities
During this period, the 50% Construction Document estimates by Triplett Wellman Contractors and Construction Focus, Inc. were compared and reconciled to an acceptable margin of the construction budget. Carlson Viet Junge Architects have continued to develop the  Construction Documents with a target date of December 22, 2020 for completion.

Activities Scheduled for Next Period
For next period, Construction Documents will be completed to be published for bid in January.

Highlights
The highlight for this period was that the estimates were within the construction budget.