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February – March 2013
Renew Vision 2020 (District Long-Range Plan).
October – March 2014
Hire Integrated Design Solutions (IDS) to complete an independent and comprehensive academic spaces, facilities and technology assessment.
Report IDS findings on to the community of approximately $120M in need. See full information and report here.
Hire SHW now Stantec as architectural and engineering firm. Review IDS report and historical facilities documents.
September – October 2014
Stakeholders Committee. District creates 70+ person committee of community members, students and staff. Stantec leads Stakeholders Committee through seven meetings over two months to create a plan for facility and technology improvements.
Hire McCarthy & Smith as construction management firm. McCarthy & Smith works with Stantec on Stakeholder Committee and refines costs for various suggested projects.
Superintendent Dennis McDavid presents recommendation from Stakeholder Committee and administration to the Board of Education.< /p>
District team takes PQA document to the Michigan Department of Treasury that includes a refinement of plans, dollar amount and application for ballot.
Board approves PQA (scope of work).
February 9, 2015
Board of Education officially approves ballot language for May 5, 2015 election.