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Capital Projects 200809 Revised


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Capital Projects 200809 Revised

  1. 1. Meeting Growing Needs
  2. 2. GROWING ENROLLMENTS PRESENT BIG CHALLENGES <ul><li>Puyallup is the ninth largest district in Washington </li></ul><ul><li>21,500 students and growing </li></ul>
  3. 3. 2004 SCHOOL BOND PROJECTS <ul><li>Constructed Glacier View Junior High and rebuilt Aylen and Kalles junior high schools </li></ul><ul><li>Built Carson and Edgerton elementary schools </li></ul><ul><li>Provided for a classroom wing at Puyallup High School East Campus, Phase 1 </li></ul>
  4. 4. 2004 SCHOOL BOND PROJECTS <ul><li>Relocated Information Technology Center/ added South Hill Transportation Satellite </li></ul><ul><li>Provided computers for students and staff </li></ul><ul><li>Remodeled portions of schools and classrooms </li></ul><ul><li>Completed infrastructure and lifecycle projects </li></ul>
  5. 5. 2009 SCHOOL BOND AND CAPITAL LEVY <ul><li>Schools are continuing to grow and change </li></ul><ul><li>Enrollments are outpacing classroom capacity </li></ul><ul><li>Aging schools are in need of replacement </li></ul><ul><li>Outdated technology must be upgraded </li></ul>
  6. 6. 2009 SCHOOL BOND PROJECTS <ul><li>Eight Projects Total </li></ul><ul><li>Timeline: Five Years </li></ul><ul><li>Construction projects include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- One new elementary school </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- Three rebuilt elementary schools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- Major additions at three high schools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- Upgrades to seven elementary lunch areas </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Six Projects Total </li></ul><ul><li>Timeline: Six Years </li></ul>2009 CAPITAL LEVY PROJECTS <ul><li>Projects list: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- Increased computer bandwidth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- Student and staff computer replacements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- Bus rider check-in and GPS routing systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- Seismic upgrades </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- Accessibility improvements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- Building lifecycle improvements </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. NEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL <ul><li>750-student elementary school near 144 th Street East and 80 th Avenue East </li></ul><ul><li>Eases overcrowding at neighboring schools </li></ul><ul><li>Ready for 2012-2013 school year </li></ul>
  10. 10. REPLACE FIRGROVE ELEMENTARY <ul><li>550-student replacement school built further from road to increase safety </li></ul><ul><li>Outdated school needs improved student learning upgrades </li></ul><ul><li>Ready for 2012-13 school year </li></ul>
  11. 11. REPLACE SPINNING ELEMENTARY <ul><li>550-student replacement school built further from road to increase safety </li></ul><ul><li>Old building needs technology improvements </li></ul><ul><li>Ready for 2013-2014 school year </li></ul>
  12. 12. REPLACE WALLER ROAD ELEMENTARY <ul><li>550-student replacement school built further from road to increase safety </li></ul><ul><li>Outdated school needs modern classroom improvements </li></ul><ul><li>Ready for 2013-2014 school year </li></ul>
  13. 13. EMERALD RIDGE HIGH CLASSROOMS <ul><li>400-student classroom addition </li></ul><ul><li>Major remodel of the commons, library and science areas </li></ul><ul><li>Ready for 2011-12 school year </li></ul>
  14. 14. PUYALLUP HIGH PHASE TWO <ul><li>200-student classroom addition </li></ul><ul><li>Includes general classrooms, arts, and science lab space </li></ul><ul><li>Ready for 2011-12 school year </li></ul>
  15. 15. ROGERS HIGH EXPANSION <ul><li>Practice gymnasium and performing arts equipment storage </li></ul><ul><li>Ready for 2012-13 school year </li></ul>
  16. 16. UPGRADE LUNCH SERVICE AREAS <ul><li>Create dedicated food service space at Fruitland, Karshner, Mt. View, Northwood, Pope, Ridgecrest, and Sunrise elementary schools </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminate need to serve meals in temporary spaces such as libraries and hallways </li></ul>
  18. 18. REPLACE AGING COMPUTERS <ul><li>Replace outdated computers for students and staff </li></ul><ul><li>Increase capacity to meet advanced technology requirements </li></ul>
  19. 19. DISTRICTWIDE COMPUTER BANDWIDTH UPGRADE <ul><li>Significantly increase amount of computer data that can be shared at one time </li></ul><ul><li>Meet ever-increasing technology demands </li></ul>
  20. 20. DISTRICTWIDE COMPUTER BANDWIDTH UPGRADE <ul><li>Create districtwide connected library system </li></ul><ul><li>Improve efficiency and reduce costs </li></ul>
  21. 21. SCHOOL BUS RIDER CHECK-IN AND GPS ROUTING SYSTEM <ul><li>Create student check-in system to improve safety and security </li></ul><ul><li>Install Global Positioning System (GPS) devices on all buses </li></ul><ul><li>Use route analysis software to improve fuel efficiency and reduce costs </li></ul>
  22. 22. LIFECYCLE, ACCESSIBILITY, AND SEISMIC IMPROVEMENTS <ul><li>Upgrade roofs, heating and cooling systems, flooring, plumbing, and fields at several schools </li></ul><ul><li>Improve wheelchair access to parking lots, buildings, and fields throughout the district </li></ul><ul><li>Improve the ability of buildings to absorb the effects of earthquakes </li></ul>
  23. 23. WHAT IS THE COST? <ul><li>$2.45 per $1,000 of assessed valuation </li></ul><ul><li>Increase of 58 cents over the 2008 tax rate </li></ul>
  24. 24. OVERSIGHT & PARTNERSHIP <ul><li>Bond Oversight Committee helps District assure funds are spent wisely </li></ul><ul><li>District and community are partners in meeting growing needs </li></ul>BOND OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE
  25. 25. CONTINUED PARTNERSHIP <ul><li>Look ahead to future needs </li></ul><ul><li>Community continues to grow </li></ul>
  26. 26. YOUR INVOLVEMENT IS CRITICAL <ul><li>Stay informed about capital projects and future needs </li></ul><ul><li>Join in celebrations as new facilities are completed </li></ul><ul><li>Work with us to meet future challenges together </li></ul>
  27. 27. SCHOOL BOND AND CAPITAL LEVY ELECTION <ul><li>March 10, 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Register to vote </li></ul>
  28. 28. Visit online at: For More Information Call (253) 841-8703