Athol-Royalston Regional School District Athol Elementary School School Committee Presentation

August 21, 2013

Millers River, Athol

Schematic Design Submission – Site Plan
New Building at Campus Site 545 (+70 PK) students Grades PK-4

Pleasant Street School

Athol-Royalston Middle School

Schematic Design Submission – First Floor Plan
New Building at Campus Site 545 (+70 PK) students Grades PK-4

Schematic Design Submission – Second Floor Plan
New Building at Campus Site 545 (+70 PK) students Grades PK-4

Schematic Design Submission Main Entrance Perspective

Schematic Design Submission Community Entrance Perspective

Schematic Design Submission Central Courtyard Perspective

Schematic Design - Project Cost Development
ESTIMATE DATE
FEBRUARY 2013

PROJECT COST
$42,606,250

COST TO ATHOL
$14,991,556

REASON
Corrected to correspond with MSBA Eligible Cost requirements*

JUNE 2013

$43,663,880

$15,868,880

Reduced building cost; Increased site costs for ledge and related earthwork Displacement Ventilation 17% less fuel 8.3 year payback

JULY 2013

$43,931,363

$16,113,243

*MSBA Eligible Cost Requirements: • $275/SF for Building Construction Cost • Site Development Cap – 8% of Building Construction Cost

Schematic Design – Estimated Utility Cost Savings

Estimated Utility Costs From Consolidation Of Three Existing Elementary Schools . Utility Electricity Heating Oil Propane Current $41,986. $141,497. $2,033. Utility Electricity Biomass Boiler Propane (Kitchen only) Projected $57,000. $60,000. $ 7,000.

Subtotal

$185, 516.
Estimated Utility Cost Savings:

$124,000.
$61,516.

The Cost of No Action

Existing Building System Maintenance, Repair, and Replacement Riverbend School Sanders Street School Pleasant Street School $14,492,500. $5,812,500. $9,273,750. $30,261,250.

Next Steps

• October 2, 2013 – MSBA Board of Directors Vote • October 2013/January 2014 - Local Funding Votes • August 2014 – Complete Bidding Documents • August 2016 – Complete Construction

Thank You
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