Re: [wccusdtalk] measure j bond schools slashed.
- Charley this is not a report. This is on next Wednesday Board meeting as an
action item according to Bill Savidge with staff recommendations.
The CBOC requested that this be a discussion only item so the public could
become more aware of how the bond money is now being reallocated by the
The scope of work for Pinole VHS and Kennedy HS according to the document
passed out at the CBOC meeting is as follows: Phase I: Infrastructure & New
That's it no other description.
As far as the CBOC floating a new bond that is not in our purview to
discuss. But presented the other night at the CBOC was a budget that shows
Measure J (J) currently running a $20,999,042
deficit with the new state allocation projections built in from the state
construction bond just passed this election which would lead one to believe
someone has to be thinking of another campaign soon.
Therefore anyone viewing this information can plainly see without another
bond successfully passed in the next two years or so any building on the
sites will only continue until the current bond monies run out.
Then Pinole Valley and Kennedy would have only partially renovated schools
and hopefully those parts will have walls on all four sides and a roof that
Meanwhile De Anza will have a swimming pool filled with water and no
maintenance funds to put the cleaning agents into the water to keep it
Good forward thinking.
>From: "Charley Cowens" <charley.cowens@...>_________________________________________________________________
>Subject: Re: [wccusdtalk] measure j bond schools slashed.
>Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2006 23:09:24 -0800
>This is all just a report on what my favorite sub-committee, the
>Facilities Sub-Committee, has decided, right?
>For the increases, how much is a change of scope and how much is an
>underestimation of cost? What are the more egregious changes in scope,
>For PVHS and KHS what exactly is a partial start? Did either of these
>schools ever need a total teardown?
>You mentioned the "next bond". Is this already being floated at CBOC?
>On 11/29/06, Kevin Rivard <kfrivard@...> wrote:
> > Cost increases and overruns have slashed the school to be renovated.
> > the news.
> > De Anza goes from 100,000,000 to 179,589,302 for rebuild at the expense
> > Pinole Valley cut from 65 mil to 25 mil will get only a partial start
> > Kennedy Cut from 61 mil to 25 mil will only get a partial start
> > Funds to complete Measure D projects that went undone due to lack of
> > previous bond costs overruns will go from 25 mil to 75 mil
> > at the expense of 8 elementary schools.
> > Here are the five lucky elementary schools still on the short list and
> > is how their budgets have escalated causing 8 school to be cut.
> > Dover 11mil to 27 mil
> > Castro 9 mil to 17 mil
> > Ford 10 mil to 22mil
> > King from 15 mil to 22 mil
> > Nystrom 19 mil to 33 mil
> > The eight elementary schools that were on the to do list that were cut
> > Coronado
> > Fairmont
> > Grant
> > Highland
> > Lake
> > Ohlone
> > Valley View
> > Wilson
> > One of these dropped schools might get a reprieve but only if there is
> > extra money found and that one school gets the blessing from the board
> > next Wednesdays board meeting.
> > You better get your people in gear or you will have to wait until the
> > bond is passed.
> > This information was given out at the CBOC (Citizens Bond Oversight
> > Committee) meeting tonight Wednesday the 29th of November and will be
> > approved or denied at the next school board meeting.
> > Kevin
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