Wethersfield High School Renovation Project

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Architect's Presentation to the Board of Education on November 13, 2012  

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Architect's Presentation to the Wethersfield Town Council on October 15, 2012 - Click to launch the PDF

Wethersfield HS Renovation Plans Evolving

October 16, 2012
By CHRISTOPHER HOFFMAN, Special to The Courant
The Hartford Courant

WETHERSFIELD – The town council this week got a detailed look at evolving plans for the $75 million high school renovation project, including numerous design images of the building's interior and exterior.

Architect Rusty Malik and pre-construction manager Lorel H. Purcell walked the council through the project's various pieces, including parking, a media center, a music wing, science labs, an auditorium and two gymnasiums.

Click here for the full story at www.courant.com

WHAT IS THE PROJECT TIMELINE FROM REFERENDUM APPROVAL TO A COMPLETED & OCCUPIED SCHOOL?

The following dates define the Project Milestones:

Referendum ApprovalApril 24th, 2012
State Grant ApplicationMay through June 29th, 2012
Design DocumentationJune through February 2013
State Review & ApprovalMarch through June 2013
Construction Start - Multiple PhasesJuly 2013
Construction - Final CompletionAugust 2016

Source(s):  Building Committee; Board of Education; Architectural Design Team

Architect's Conceptual Drawing of the New Wethersfield High School

Educational Program Enhancements Included in this Project 


 
Wethersfield High School Referendum Vote Passes

Posted 04/24/12 08:58PM

Referendum Results:
3812 'Yes' Votes
2059 'No' Votes

Wethersfield High School Referendum

A Referendum to renovate Wethersfield High School 'As-New' was held on Tuesday

April 24, 2012

 

Click here for the Questions & Answers

Click here to find your election polling place in Wethersfield


VIDEO (above): Mayor & Town Manager Explain the Financial Impact for Wethersfield Taxpayers

Town Hearing Regarding the High School Referendum - January 17, 2012

Town Hearing Part 1

Town Hearing Part 2

Town Hearing Part 3

Town Hearing Part 4

30 Residents Tour Wethersfield High School to Assess Condition - Hartford Courant, February 21, 2012

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WHS Building Project "Look Ahead" Activities

New Gym:

Mason: Installing main perimeter CMU walls. Complete this week.

Site Contractor: Begin to grade for concrete floor slab.

Electrical: Under slab electrical conduits.

New Locker Rooms:

Plumber: Under slab Plumbing.

Electrical: Misc. Demo.

HVAC: Demo.

Mason: Misc. Infill’s.

Band/Choral & Media Center

Plumber: Under slab Plumbing.

Electrical: Demo and CMU in wall rough in.

HVAC :.Demo.

Fire Protection: Safe off and demo (2nd shift)

Site work: Site Improvements West, Slab Prep in Gym.

Looking ahead:

New Gym Floor Slab Concrete: week of 4/21.

Metal Framing (Higher Elevations Gym) & Band/Media Additions.

Gym, A: Remove bleachers, and gym divider during the spring holiday.

Questions & Answers about the Renovation Referendum

Wethersfield High School Renovations and Additions - "As New"  

The Source of the Response is Indicated in red and abbreviations represent the following groups:

BC - Building Committee
AE - Architectural Design Team
BOE - Board of Education
TM - Town Manager
TC - Town Council
TS - Town Staff

Click here for the Questions & Answers - UPDATED 1-31-12

Click here for the Project Timeline

Information Presented at Public Hearing - January 17, 2012

Town Officials Discuss Financial Impact of School Project

Video - January 9, 2012

Wethersfield Mayor Donna Hemmann and Town Manager Jeff Bridges explain the financial impact of the high school renovation project in a collaborative presentation with town, school, and Building Committee officials held on January 9, 2012. 

Click the following link to launch the video: 

http://www.wethersfield.k12.ct.us/cf_media/index.cfm?obj=73 

Conceptual Design Estimate - Order of Magnitude

PDF - 2 pages

Architect Presentation to Board of Education - September 27, 2011

Video

PDF - 25 pages

Educational Specifications Published on October 7, 2011

Images of Renovation


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