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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.
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.