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Brunswick School Department

School Construction Application
Major Capital Improvement Program
Rating Cycle 2003-2004
Jordan Acres Elementary School
May 28, 2004

Table of Contents
Part I Summary of Project
Part II Educational Program Information
Part III Facility Information
Part IV Comprehensive Enrollment Analysis
Part V Maintenance and Capital Improvement Plan
Part VI Professional Facilities Studies
Part VII Instructions, Timeline & Site Location

Part I

Summary of Project

New Construction /
State of Maine Renovation Application
Department of Education Major Capital Improvement Program
School Facilities Services Rating Cycle 2003-2004

Application Submission Requirements

Part I: Application Information, Facilities Summary of Long-Range Facilities Plan............................... 1

Part II: Educational Program Information on Affected Facility(s) ........................................................... 6

Part III: Facility Information (provide attachment) .................................................................................. 13

Part IV: Comprehensive Enrollment Analysis (provide attachment) ...................................................... 18

Part V: Facility Maintenance and Capital Improvement Plan (provide attachment) ................................ 21

Part VI: Professional Facilities Studies/Asse ssment (not required) ....................................................... 27

Part VII: Instructions, Timeline & Location............................................................................................. 28

Part l: Applicant Information, Summary, & Requirements
A: Application Information
School Administrative Unit: Brunswick School Department________________

School Name & Address: JORDAN ACRES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL _______________
75 Jordan Avenue, Brunswick, ME 04011________________________

Superintendent: James Ashe_______________________________________________

Project Contact Person and Title: James Oikle, Business Manager_______________________________

Telephone Number: (207) 729-4148____________ Fax #: (207) 725-1700__________

E-mail Address:

An application for the Major Capital Improvement Program may only be submitted for a single school.
If the proposed construction or major renovation project affects other school(s), the affects need to be
addressed in Section II of this application. The School Facilities Services Team will take this into
consideration and will visit the other affected schools.

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Jordan Acres Elementary

After careful study of our school facility needs, the board of directors/school committee has agreed to proceed
with the attached application (please include a copy of the board action with this application).

Nov 13, 2002___________________________________________________________________
Date of Vote Superintendent’s Signature Date

Results of Vote: Unanimous of Board Members present__________________________________________

B. Facilities Summary of Long-Range Facilities Plan
1. Briefly describe your long-range plan for the uses of each of the facilities in your unit to meet the
goals of your Comprehensive Plan.

The Brunswick School Department’s application addresses district-wide needs in a single
coordinated plan that involves all four elementary schools, the junior high school, and the
proposed construction of a new elementary school. The current high school is not
affected by this plan. The application is based on a series of studies commissioned by
the school board over the last three years to look at the entire district’s educational and
facility needs. Copies of these studies prepared by Harriman Associates, the Brunswick
School Department, and Planning Decisions Inc. and Northeast Building Consultants Inc.
can be made available to the Department of Education. The following are goals
developed from the district’s studies and their impact on each facility:

District-Wide Project Goals
§ All portables to be removed and replaced with permanent space
§ Grades K-5 in all elementary schools
§ Equity of educational programs among all elementary schools (e.g. - Special Ed)
§ Reduce overcrowding in all elementary schools
§ Provide capacity for all-day kindergarten
§ Provide better opportunities for technology integration with the curriculum to meet the
Maine Learning Results (MLR)
§ Discontinue the use of an outdated facility, pending approval of the School Board, and
replace it with a new elementary school
§ Provide capacity for a pre-kindergarten program in the new school
§ Provide capacity for reduced class sizes
§ Provide flexibility to respond to potential enrollment increases
§ Develop a simple and cost effective solution to the district’s needs
1. Minimize construction costs
2. Reduce district-wide operations and maintenance costs
§ Upgrade education programs based on The Maine Learning Results and No Child
Left Behind (NCLB), apply minimum state standards and amenities for all program
§ Improve the educational environment
§ Provide the opportunity for community use of the school buildings now lacking in
some facilities
• Bring all schools up to code

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1983 fire damage reconstruction • Additional classroom space to address overcrowding. age of the building and systems. shortcomings in its programs due to lack of space. A New 500 Student Elementary School • Build a new 500 student elementary school to permit the reduction of student populations at Coffin. 1966. • Minor renovations and additions to address educational program space requirements. and site issues. 1987. The following summary is one option the Brunswick School Department has studied in detail to address its educational program and space needs for the whole district: Coffin Elementary School . 1976 additions. • The Jordan Acres School will continue to serve grades K-5. Jordan Acres Elementary School . • The Junior High School will continue to serve grades 6 -8. Hawthorne Elementary School .1893 • Discontinue use of Hawthorne as an elementary school because of its very small size. code and system upgrades. lack of space for Kindergarten. code and system upgrades. code and system upgrades. • The school could potentially be reused for other educational or municipal functions. and cost of operations. • Renovations and additions to address educational program space requirements.1955 • Reduce the student population from 450 to 350 to reduce overcrowding and shortcomings in educational program space.1972 • Reduce the student population from 490 to 350 to reduce overcrowding and shortcomings in educational program space. • The Longfellow School will continue to serve grades K-5. Brunswick Junior High School – 1959 original. Longfellow Elementary School – 1924 original. • Minor renovations and additions to address educational program space requirements. crowded site. It will also provide classroom space for the relocation of students from Hawthorne. and site issues. • Relocate its 129 students to other elementary schools in the district. • The Coffin School will continue to serve grades K-5. lack of expansion capability. • The new school would serve grades K-5 and would plan for space for all day kindergarten and a pre-kindergarten program pending approval of the School Board. Any change of use would require School Board approval. 1998 additions • Reduce the student population from 396 to 350 to reduce overcrowding and shortcomings in educational program space. 1943. and site issues. Major Capital Improvement Application 3 5/28/04 Jordan Acres Elementary . code and system upgrades. • Minor renovations and additions to address educational program space requirements. Jordan Acres and Longfellow schools to levels that will ease the severe strain on those facilities.

The current half day kindergarten would grow to full-day kindergarten. the list of rooms above would decrease. Grades 4 & 5) § Pre-K classroom With the proposed reduction in student population at each existing elementary school made possible by the construction of a new school. Jordan Acres Overview The long-range plan for Jordan Acres would be to replace the leased portable space with an addition to the main building. It is anticipated that the Hawthorne elementary school would be Major Capital Improvement Application 4 5/28/04 Jordan Acres Elementary . Brunswick High School . At its current student population there is a significant shortage of adequate educational program space at Jordan Acres as described below § Music Room § Speech Room § Art Room § OT/PT Room § Testing Room § Special Ed. Autistic Program § Two Large Storage Rooms § Gifted & Talented Classroom § Foreign Language Classroom § Tutoring Room § Computer Room and Tech space for Technology Integrator and mobile carts § Special Education Office Space § Custodial Room § Title I Room for four teachers § Three Amphitheaters renovated for storage/small classroom (Grade 1. Composite Resource Room § Special Ed. summarize the proposed project. The Brunswick School Department and school board have spent many hours reviewing current and future educational space needs and have concluded that the school district needs to construct a new elementary school of at least 500 pupils accompanying three remaining 350 student elementary schools. 2. and its relationship to the district’s Long Range Facilities Plan. District Overview The Brunswick School Board seeks to have a facilities project that will meet the long range space needs of the school district for up to fifty years.1995 • The high school was designed for 1200 students and currently has a population of 1137. Grades 2 & 3. There would be approximately 60 students at each grade level. If you know at this time. The overall student population would be reduced from 490 students to 350 students grades K-5. There would be code and system upgrades. No work to the high school is envisioned with this application. Site issues would be addressed such as a shortage of parking and a lack of separation between cars and busses. • The High School will continue to serve grades 9-12.

• The possibility of adding additional locally or federally funded teachers to lower class size. Currently. The new school would allow for: • A pre-school program to provide student readiness skills for children. • Additional programming such as gifted and talented. particularly in our military families. thereby reducing the number of military families at just one school. closed due to ADA issues. large numbers of students begin school at the Early Childhood Center at Jordan Acres School and then are required to transfer to either the Hawthorne School or the Coffin School after kindergarten. health education. The reorganization of the elementary schools should be designed to bring about greater equity and cause these concerns to dissipate throughout the school district and the community. After attending both grades K and 1 at the Jordan Acres School. For example. the small number of students the school serves and its high yearly operational costs. Students from our military families would be able to be assigned to either the Coffin School or the new elementary school if it is located o n Spring Street. Each renovation and addition plan outlined in this document will enhance the Coffin School. Grade 1 students transfer to the Hawthorne School after attending the kindergarten program at Jordan Acres School. Jordan Acres School. and career preparation. The annual transition of over 50% of their students adds stress to this naval community. a nger and concern by parents. Military students are required to change schools every two to three years. and the Brunswick Junior High School. many students are required to transfer to the Coffin School for grades 2 -5. • All day kindergarten that many Brunswick parents strongly endorse and continually request of the administration and the school board. Longfellow School. foreign language. yet the space is not available at the present time. so Brunswick tries to eliminate as much transition for them as possible. Our proposed building project envisions a K-5 500 student elementary school that provides the necessary space to allow for many programs not currently possible. This causes great anxiety. due to our many space needs problems. A K-5 elementary school organizational structure is well established in Brunswick and reflects the unique situation of a military community. Major Capital Improvement Application 5 5/28/04 Jordan Acres Elementary .









Part II Educational Program Information .

Vision. In order to reach their potentials. physical. The Board discussed such issues as the most appropriate size and grade configuration for Brunswick schools. to the best of their ability. with more modest renovations at the remaining schools. we worked through several scenarios through which we might attempt to meet current and future space needs simply through renovations at each of the existing elementary schools. Philosophy of the Brunswick Public Schools Our primary purpose is to educate students with an emphasis on the mastery of basic skills and expansion of knowledge. led by two Board members and including administrators. and we also talked at length about the difficulty of maintaining the Hawthorne School in its current form. We examined the particular challenges posed by and for our large Navy population. We envision students striving towards significant accomplishments and the attainment of their full potential. Preliminary cost estimates for any of these proposed plans suggested that it might make far more sense. to utilize and adapt technology. and to become responsible individuals. acquire and apply the skills necessary to effectively communicate. Towards this end. other than to submit this application for State assistance in helping us meet the current and future educational needs of Brunswick Major Capital Improvement Application 6 5/28/04 Jordan Acres Elementary . to make choices. students will be encouraged to explore ideas. we conducted a school-by-school assessment of the adequacy of our existing elementary schools to support current programming and to provide appropriate space for future program initiatives.Part II: Educational Program Information on Affected Facility(s) 1. in terms of both cost and the quality of our education program. teachers and parents. social and emotional development. and Goals and relate them to the proposed project. and how to ensure that every Brunswick student has an equal opportunity to receive a quality education. The process began in 1999 with the creation of an Elementary Space Needs Task Force. In addition. to think critically and creatively. Aware that the State was moving to end its financial support for portable classrooms. The worth and dignity of the individual students are recognized in order to provide for maximum intellectual. After the Task Force issued its report in 2000. The Brunswick School Board has been at work for nearly five years to assess our elementary space needs and to develop a process and a plan to ensure that any facility changes enhance our educational mission. to appreciate aesthetics of life and to understand their responsibilities as individuals in a democratic society. With the help of Harriman Associates. students shall. to focus our efforts on building a new school. State the School Administrative Unit’s (SAU) Educational Mission. The Board has made no formal decision on any of these matters. the full Board began a series of workshops examining our educational goals as they relate to the development of additional elementary space and outlining the objectives we intend to pursue as we make these proposed changes. School Board Vision The vision of the Brunswick School Board is a community of life -long learners able to contribute positively to society. our initial emphasis was on replacing these spaces (found at two of our elementary schools and the junior high school) with permanent classroom space.

Students need to go outside to reach the Early Childhood Center from the main building. Life Skills. 4. matched to curricular goals. Lack of classroom space for elementary foreign language instruction. inhibit. Describe the extent to which the Learning Results have been integrated into the educational program in the facilities and any limitations the current facilities presents in their further implementation. house. Limitations on instructional practices of individual teachers due to the inability to use space flexibility for different instructional purposes at different times. There are no walls between classrooms and bookcases are used as dividers. How are the buildings organized for program delivery? (Ex. meeting the content standards of the Maine Learning Results. Some examples are: 1. OT/PT Room. This produces an inherent barrier to providing the same educational experience for all Brunswick students in meeting the standards of the Maine Major Capital Improvement Application 7 5/28/04 Jordan Acres Elementary . The Brunswick School Department is committed to ensuring that all students achieve. 2. or discourage individual teacher creativity in providing a wide variety of uses of classroom space for instructional or learning purposes. The portable classrooms were projected to be used for only five years and have been utilized as classrooms for sixteen years. Art. The space limitations faced by many of Brunswick’s elementary teachers limit. Composite Resource Room. teacher’s room. At this time we have a half-day kindergarten program. department) Jordan Acres Elementary School is an open plan school organized in grade level teams. The stage doubles as a storage room for building supplies. Music. The open concept is not ideal for students with special needs or those who have a difficult time focusing. the teacher may want to use the space for a large circle around the perimeter of the room for large classroom discussion and eye contact. the space available or not available depending on the specific school limits the learning experience. This limitation on classroom instructional strategies and programmatic needs pose real limits on the school department’s long-term ability to comply with the requirements of the Maine Learning Results. Lack of space for all day kindergarten classes (if desired). by grade. Our teachers do the best they can to provide a quality learning experience within our classrooms although they are limited in implementing various instructional practices and programs due to space constraints. 3. Still later on. The cafeteria is used as a gym and performing arts center with no storage space for chairs and tables. teachers may want desks in a row for recitation and presentation lessons. For example – on some days or points in the instructional day. They may next want the desks arranged in a cluster of six to do “committee work” or cooperative team work. Weather conditions are a problem for students. 5. These inherent space needs limitations have been so ingrained over the years with our veteran teachers that they are resigned to the fact that when they design their lessons they design them based on the enduring reality of limited space. The varied architectural designs and sizes of each of our schools make it unlikely that every student will experience the same educational experience across the district. Although the curriculum and assessments may be the same at each grade level.2. Lack of classroom space for Career Education or Health classes. of three teachers per grade level. Lack of space for Gifted and Talented education classes. 3. The Early Childhood Center (in the portable classrooms) houses our Kindergarten (3 classrooms). Classroom space is utilized in a rational manner by the skillful teacher. office area and small storage room. K-5. There is limited space for storage in both buildings. Some students have transferred to other schools because of this distraction.

or in facilities use problems. § There is no space available for the gifted and talented program. Building limitations have resulted in scheduling problems for physical education because the gym is also used for the cafeteria. The Physical Therapist. Equipment necessary to support those services is crammed into shelves. is compromised. Occupational Therapist and Speech Therapist share a small and noisy room. § The portable classrooms cause problems with regards to teachers being able to communicate with each other. There is also no classroom for students with emotional disabilities so a room has been divided with portable screens and desks so that both the teachers and students with learning disabilities and emotional needs get services provided by the IEP. including related services to the many students that attend those programs. § Storage space is at a critical shortage. § Space does not exist for a computer lab. § There is no foreign language classroom in the school. There is a full time Resource Class. These different populations require very different instructional models. distraction free environments. Jordan Acres is sadly lacking the space to provide services. The school has an open plan layout with no separation by walls between classrooms or the library. There is no available class space for these students so staff has divided the room with portable screens. Jordan Acres has three students with Autism. These students need quiet. This is not possible within the current leased structure. § Safety issues are a concern with numerous access doors to the building and limited security. Have building limitations resulted in unusual or difficult scheduling. Specific issues for Jordan Acres are: § Physical Education must shut down programming for a significant part of the day in order for the gym to be used as a cafeteria. Learning Results. and in corners scattered around the room. Programs include a self-contained class for students with severe learning disabilities and one for functional skills needs. Speech Therapist and half time Behavior Resource Teacher. The goal is to provide modifications and/or accommodations to students identified with special instructional needs so that they can demonstrate compliance to NCLB and MLR. or classes in unsuitable areas? General Notes The square foot per student ratio is 99 sq. Two of three special education programs are in the portables which house all the Major Capital Improvement Application 8 5/28/04 Jordan Acres Elementary . which unfortunately. 4. extended day. Students in all grades have opportunities to make progress on content standards and performance indicators of the Maine Learning Results. There is no storage space creating clutter and safety concerns. There is very little storage in the building. The stage is used for paper and equipment storage. ft. It poses a scheduling problem for plays and musical performances because the gym is also used as a performing arts center and the stage is located in the gym. such as double sessions. Special Education Issues Jordan Acres School houses many of the specialized programs necessary to address the needs of youngsters with identified special education handicaps. Noise is a factor all day long.

Major Capital Improvement Application 9 5/28/04 Jordan Acres Elementary . decreasing the local budget for this costly expense. Supplies could be shared by the various staff that need specialized equipment. What specific program changes. she must carry all materials with her since no space exists that she can call her own. or new programs. This fits the construction of the school. This project will help us to house our entire K-5 grade programs in one building by replacing the outdated portable classrooms. A project addressing the space needs would also include wiring needs. the room was divided. This can probably be done without any major re-wiring of the building network cables. will this project allow you to implement? How do these specific program changes related to the Learning Results? We will be able to implement a Gifted and Talented Program as well as having adequate space for our Foreign Language Program which addresses state mandates and district goals. We would like to have the space to offer a full day kindergarten program. kindergarten students. This will allow for flexibility in scheduling and greater student access to computer technology. It would be more efficient if services could be provided in a central area. Currently. We will be able to offer whole class instruction in the new computer lab and house our computer hub in a room and not the hallway. This is a violation by placing students with age typical peers. There is no space designated for evaluators to do the extensive assessment necessary to diagnose and identify students requiring specialized instruction. We will continue to utilize the two wireless carts and add more as funds become available. the open concept makes it the least appropriate for many students with Attention Deficit Disorders and students with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Jordan Acres would be better served by having a learning center environment within the building. It is not unusual for a student to have to move from their home school to a different school in the district due to need for a more traditionally structured classroom Technology Issues The long range goals for Jordan Acres include the continued use of wireless laptops on mobile charging / security carts to expand the use of computers beyond the traditional fixed lab environment. printers and laptops that are awaiting repair. But due to lack of space and increased need for speech services. Students must go from one building to another in order to get from their classes to the special education classrooms. The Learning Center could address the needs of the whole school by combining all support services for Jordan Acres students. They are now stored in classroom spaces or out in the open in the library. There is a space in the main building for Special Education Resource Services and Speech Therapy. We will also have much needed storage for our new and existing programs. This space should also function as a temporary holding facility for desktops. Although Jordan Acres is the newest of the elementary schools. It also sends a negative message to students with academic challenges who are housed with kindergarteners. Students lose valuable time getting dressed just to go from building to building. Jordan Acres has requested space for a fixed lab and space for the wiring closet which is currently in an exposed hallway. making one adequate space into two inadequate spaces. Additional space is required for storage of the mobile charging / security carts. The room was original designated for the Resource Room. It should also serve as a space for the Technology Integrator to store materials used in the classroom. 5. We will be able to reclaim our stage as a drama and music space instead of as a part time storage room.

We are a member of the I-95 Consortium for Administrator Certification (with MSAD 51. We are a member of Merrymeeting Adult Education operated by MSAD 75. the nature and intensity of these conversations has resulted in a proposal to regionalize specific functions of both regular and special education. Some functions of special education and general education that could be supported and enhanced through regionalized activities include programs and services. We accept tuition students from surrounding towns. 6. professional development and assessment. there is no space that can be used to have private conversations with parents or other professionals. We participate in Merrymeeting Child Development Services. Those conversations have led to nascent regionalized activities in transportation and professional development. Given the expanding expenses associated with special education and the new demands placed on school districts by No Child Left Behind. we are a member of Maine Vocational Region TEN and contribute approximately 43. Other than the principal’s office which can be closed off by a vinyl folding door. Describe any studies or consideration of consolidation with other school administrative units. MSAD 75. Major Capital Improvement Application 10 5/28/04 Jordan Acres Elementary . We are a member (with Bath and MSAD 75) of the Midcoast Regional Gifted and Talented Program.5% of their budget. Ideally there would be a conference room with smaller offices close by so that examiners and other service providers would have adequate space. We share some procurement functions with the Town of Brunswick. Brunswick School Department has for the past five years been in an ongoing process of reviewing and evaluating space needs. Many of the students use assistive techno logy which requires designated outlets. For example. We are a member of the Cumberland County Superintendent’s and Special Education Directors’ collaborative team to address Essential Programs and Services. We have also actively sought and currently participate in collaboration with other school districts and municipalities. (See question 1). and Freeport). The superintendents and directors of special education in Cumberland County have already initiated a number of conversations concerning regionalized services. We join with the Town of Brunswick and MSAD 75 to collectively purchase heating fuel. Due to the open nature of the school there are serious concerns about confidentiality issues. Describe any consideration given to consolidation within your school administrative unit. We share transportation services with other towns where possible for out of district placement special education students. A wide range of options were considered and it was determined that consolidation within the school district is not practicable and that maintaining elementary schools in the 350 to 500 student range best meets the needs of Brunswick. There is no designated space for any evaluator to do the extensive evaluation required by la w to identify a student who may require services. Falmouth. 7.

Gifted & Talented Room No Space does not exist. Music No Portable Classroom. Foreign Language Room No Space does not exist. too small. Testing Room No Space does not exist. Composite Resource Room No Portable Classroom. too small. walls need to be added to help with acoustics in the building. too small. too small. Special Ed Autistic No Space does not exist. In the table below please indicate all of the major spaces in your building and briefly describe what. Classroom K No Portable Classroom. Include core and education spaces as well as community use spaces. Speech Room No Space is shared with Resource Room. Needs refurbishing and storage added to meet program needs. Amphitheater No Renovate to storage room and small tutorial room. OT/PT Room No Portable Classroom.2 No “ “ (Primary Pod) Classroom Multi level 1.2 No “ “ (Primary Pod) Classroom Multi level 1. Major Capital Improvement Application 11 5/28/04 Jordan Acres Elementary . if any. too small. Classroom 1 (Pod 1) No “ “ Classroom 1 (Pod 1) No “ “ Classroom Multi level 1. Office Room No Portable Classroom.2 No “ “ (Primary Pod) Classroom 2 (Pod 2) No “ “ Classroom 2 (Pod 2) No “ “ Classroom 2 (Pod 2) No “ “ Classroom 3 (Pod 3) No “ “ Classroom 3 (Pod 3) No “ “ Classroom 3 (Pod 3) No “ “ Classroom 4 (Pod 4) No “ “ Classroom 4 (Pod 4) No “ “ Classroom 4 (Pod 4) No “ “ Classroom 5 (Pod 5) No “ “ Classroom 5 (Pod 5) No “ “ Classroom 5 (Pod 5) No “ “ Amphitheater No Renovate to storage room and small tutorial room. Computer Lab No Space does not exist. too small. limitations or impact the space has on each specific program. Amphitheater No Renovate to storage room and small tutorial room. Tutorial Room No Space does not exist. Special Ed. Table 1 Facility Appropriateness for Program Needs Exten t to W hich Spac e M eet s Exi sting Progr am Ne ed s Space A ccept able Facility D eficie ncy or Lim ita tion s (ye s/ no) Space Acceptable Facility Deficiency/Limitations Pre-K classroom No Space does not exist. too small. Art No Portable Classroom/cannot install kiln. Life Skills Room No Portable Classroom. Classroom 1 (Pod 1) No Classroom space too small. Classroom K No Portable Classroom. Classroom K No Portable Classroom. too small. too small.

Principal Room Yes Space exists. Main Office Yes Space exists. Guidance Yes Space exists. Ed. Lib/Equipment/Storage No Not adequate. Stage No Shared with school paper supply/Classroom supplies. too small. Teacher Work Room No Not adequate. Conference Room Yes Space exists. Office Storage No Inadequate space. Title I No Needs refurbishing for computer hub. Major Capital Improvement Application 12 5/28/04 Jordan Acres Elementary . Phy. Custodian Room Yes Space exists. Workstation No Shared with art kiln and supplies. too small. Custodial Storage No Space does not exist. very noisy. Teacher Lounge Yes Space exists. too small. Kitchen Storage Yes Space exists. Library circulation Yes Space exists. Tutorial No Space does not exists.Amphitheater No Renovate to storage room and small tutorial room. Library Stacks No No acoustic separation between library and classroom. Kitchen Yes Space exists. Cafeteria (Multipurpose) No Space is shared with gym. Reading Recovery No Space exists/shared with classroom. Library Office/Workstation Yes Space exists. Computer Tech Room No Space does not exist. Clinic/Nurse Yes Space exists. Gym (Multipurpose) No Space is shared with cafeteria. Multi/Media Storage No Shared with Library Office. Computer Tech Storage No Inadequate space. Amphitheater No Renovate to storage room and small tutorial room.

Part III Facility Information .

List all available off-site athletic fields. Describe any significant site issues (accessibility. laminated wood 1. List all available on-site athletic fields. Sewer: (septic/public): _______Public_________ Water: (well/public): _______Public____________ 3. drainage. and playgrounds. Type of Construction: joists. This facility is extensively used by various organizations and can often be difficult to schedule. Traffic Flow: Tight constriction at bus dropoff/pickup area at front entrance to school building.Part III: Facility Information Is this a historic building or site? No. A: Site Characteristics T Urban o Rural 1. northeast. B: Building Characteristics Masonry bearing walls. Several playgrounds are located around the school periphery on the southeast.) – used for annual Civil War Reenactment. 5. Significant interference between bus/car pickup zone and adjacent parking spots. with an approximately 3-acre playfield on the east side of the building. practice areas. or parking. Approximately how many acres are classified as wetlands? None. 6. There is inadequate clearance for buses to maneuver between the parking spaces and an average backlog of 15-20 vehicles at the pickup/dropoff point. Number of Parking Spaces: ______35_________ 2. sewer & water. practice areas. and playgrounds. 7. 8. etc) that present a current or long range Health & Safety issue to the building occupants. size. playfield. safety/traffic. Tectum roof deck___________ Number of Stories:______1_________ Major Capital Improvement Application 13 5/28/04 Jordan Acres Elementary . Site Size: ______9_______(acres) Est. Removal of the portable classroom complex would free up another acre. Describe any difficulties that these off-site facilities create for the program. How many acres at this site are unused but developable for educational purposes? Approximately 2 acres are developable without encroaching on existing playgrounds. Extreme shortage of parking for school events. 4. Crossing of busy street (Jordan Avenue). and northwest sides of the building. EPA considerations. Parking: Barely adequate availability of parking for staff and parents during the normal school day. Edwards Field (operated by Town of Brunswick Parks and Recreation Dept.

and between the kitchen and the Multi-Purpose Room are not adequately fire-rated. and egress from. Where in the building is the furnace room located? Southwest corner of the building adjacent to the custodial office and Multi-Purpose Room. Only heated storage for outside equipment (snow blower. installed in 1979. 4. between the Multi-Purpose Room and the egress corridor. 7. describe:__________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ 3. Below Grade Classrooms (yes/no)_____No________ If yes. Wet system. etc. 6. Are any of the following safety issues? o Exit Locations T Fire Doors T Emergency Egress o Dead End Corridors T Storage Locations o Boiler Room o Open Stairwells T Other (Kiln) Explain: Fire Doors: Doors between pod area and egress corridors. Emergency Egress/Storage Locations: Inadequate storage for Multi-Purpose Room chairs. 5. Office door is lacking a door closer and electromagnetic hold-open. Inadequate flammable storage in building. Custodial equipment and food racks must be stored in receiving room behind kitchen limiting access to.) is in boiler room. Stage used for storage as only other large storage areas (lofts built in existing storerooms) are not conducive for ready-access storage of large items. Major Capital Improvement Application 14 5/28/04 Jordan Acres Elementary . Storage issues impacting egress are listed in Part IIIB4. Sprinkler System: o Full Sprinkled o % Sprinkled T Partial Sprinkled o Custodial Closets COMMENTS: Kitchen only. Chair racks must often be stored in rear egress hallway. Kiln: Only viable location for Art Department kiln that provides ventilation access to outside is in storeroom doubling as workspace for Physical Education teacher. main electrical panels for school building. explain: Yes. and portable food racks for cafeteria. Are there storage issues in this building? If yes. When was the present boiler installed? One cast-iron 30 psi hot water Weil-McLain boiler. large custodial equipment. 2.

Students Served Classroom 1 Art 400 Classroom 2 Special Ed 7 Classroom 3 OT-PT 20 Classroom 4 Kindergarten 30 Classroom 5 Music 490 Classroom 6 Kindergarten 32 Classroom 7 Kindergarten 28 Classroom 8 Special Ed 8 3. Will this facility need additional program space through the Leased Space Program in the near future? If so. Special Ed Lease/Purchase 0 0 0 N/A District Owned 0 0 0 N/A Other (specify) 0 0 0 N/A Totals 1 8 8. and if the student population remains steady.960 Temporary Kindergarten. Music. Art. Table 2 Temporary Classroom Space Analysis # of Total Permanent Leasing # of Class. In the table below please list all temporary classroom spaces that support this facility’s educational program. use of leased space will remain a necessity. Classroom Function No. please explain the rationale and describe any plans and timelines that have been developed to meet the need. Leased Space Information 1. Do not include administrative or transportation leases. Create and attach a chart listing the educational function(s) that take place in each of the temporary classrooms.C.Square or Use as it Relates to Program Status Units Rooms Footage Temporary Leased Space 1 8 8. How many additional spaces will be needed in each of the next five years? If this project does not move forward. Major Capital Improvement Application 15 5/28/04 Jordan Acres Elementary .960 Temporary 2.

kitchen receiving room. square footages. Describe in detail all health & safety. Items provided in Parts III. 4. Major Capital Improvement Application 16 5/28/04 Jordan Acres Elementary . Stage curtains are not adequately fire-rated. The intake louvers for these units are located at ground level and are easily blocked in the winter by snow drifts and buildup. the temperature and humidity of the incoming air is artificially high due to radiant heating around the intake by the dark roofing material around the rooftop unit. ventilation. see Part III. or other significant facility deficiencies that impacts the educational program including any hazardous material issues.D. While air quality parameters in the school building remain within acceptable parameters. Ventilation: Ventilation system is inadequate. The office areas and library do not have any alternate sources of fresh air. While air quality parameters in the portable classroom complex also remain within acceptable parameters. Are there air quality issues in the school? If yes. AHERA: Known asbestos floor tile in the Multi-Purpose Room. Include an 8. older unit air exchangers in the individual classrooms.D. Additional Information on Facilities 1. While the central office area and library receive fresh air from a rooftop unit.B. Asbestos pipe insulation present in boiler room. air movement and volumetric change in the building is inadequate. 2. code compliance. and electrical. with the exception of the kitchen area. Shutters for office and kitchen serving line are not adequately fire-rated. and office storeroom. Fresh air for the classroom areas is provided by the original unit ventilators located around the periphery of the main school building. Has this facility received Revolving Renovation Fund monies in the past? Please explain: No.5 x 11 floor plan. such as operable windows or doors. All are monitored/maintained under the school’s AHERA Operation & Maintenance Plan. Fire Safety: Building has no sprinkler system. Please complete the table below. and additions to the original facility.6 and III.4 below (installation of a new ventilation system scheduled for Summer 2004 pending budget approval). Please describe any deficiencies related to mechanical or other building systems such as heating. Submit any drawings or diagrams that may be helpful in understanding the current building configuration.4 plus: ADA: Numerous interior doors do not have ADA-compliant hardware. air movement and volumetric change is provided by small. 3. plumbing. please describe in detail.A.

Table 3 Existing Building Space Analysis NOTE: Complete one Table for each school in the administrative unit. special education.960 490 Kindergarten.960 400 Building administration. Building Name_Jordan Acres Elementary School__ Town__Brunswick______________ Total Grade Date of Total Building Square Uses as they Relate to Program Level Construction Enrollment Footage Original Grades 1-5 educational programs. health services. OT-PT Other None 39. library.960 (Port) Major Capital Improvement Application 17 5/28/04 Jordan Acres Elementary . art. food services Additions None Portables K-5 1990 (Lease) 8.960 (Main) Totals 490 8. music. school 1-5 1972 39.



Jordan Acres Elementary School Brunswick School Department approach receiving from hallway .

Jordan Acres Elementary School Brunswick School Department kiln rear egress .

Part IV Comprehensive Enrollment Analysis .

Inc . For example. This Comprehensive Enrollment Analysis should include: School enrollment projections that estimate future enrollments in each grade on a year-by-year basis for the next ten years. it is a matter of public record that the U. The same district would not need to do school by school elementary projections if it is proposing a project at the high school. enrollment projections obtained from the State Planning Office are attached. to develop enrollment projections for this application. the addition of a pre-school program or the opening. Although we are not aware of any specific changes being contemplated by any major employer. The grade-to-grade progression of a class as it moves through the system. The commission’s initial report is expected to be released sometime in 2005. a district with three K-5 elementary schools that is proposing a project at an elementary school should do district -wide K-5 projections and projections for each of the three elementary schools. Major Capital Improvement Application 18 5/28/04 Jordan Acres Elementary . expansion. thereby minimizing the effect on the school system’s student load. the government-owned housing now occupied by military families will be leased to a private contractor for a fifty year term. to develop enrollment projections for this application. or remain the same. Inc. contracted. Any changes in administrative policy or external factors that may have influenced historical enrollments or that may influence future enrollments should be documented. For example. including changes in the size of the class resulting from in or out migration should be stated. In communities with significant residential development. this should include a review of residential and business development trends and the relationship of development to changes in the entering class size. The anticipated size of the future K and first grade classes based upon birth levels and the pattern of migration of preschool aged children should be articulated. or closing of a major local employer should be considered in the projection. Their report is attached. Beginning next year.Part IV: Comprehensive Enrollment Analysis Please attach a copy of the district’s current enrollment data and projections. Naval Air Station at Brunswick. The Brunswick School Board commissioned Planning Decisions. The enrollment projections should be done on a district-wide basis and a school-by- school basis if there is more than one school serving a grade grouping that is affected by the building project. it is highly probable that the housing now occupied by military families with school age children will be rented to civilian families looking for rental and any type of affordable housing in our area. Also.S. 2. 3. Their report is attached. Maine will be evaluated by the Department of Defense Base Realignment and Closure Commission as part of the next round of nationwide evaluation of military facilities. In the “worst-case” speculative scenario that the Naval Air Station is closed. and they could recommend that the mission of the Naval Air Station be expanded. In communities with significant levels of residential development. The Brunswick School Board commissioned Planning Decisions. Also. The enrollment projections should address the following areas: 1. this should include a review of the relationship of the new residential development to changes in class size. enrollment projections obtained from the State Planning Office are attached.

During 03-04 and 02-03 we have had only one elementary tuition student and for each of the two years preceding. Presently the Superintendent and School Board leadership are reviewing the possibility of signing some sort of agreement concerning 9 -12 students. The Brunswick School Board is pursuing the objective of all day kindergarten and has included the capacity for it in this application. Westport and Woolwich. There are no current plans to expand this program into the local budget due to the cost of staff and additional portable units. West Bath. we have historically accepted secondary tuition students from Durham. Georgetown. What is the status of pre-school programs in your system? Brunswick schools currently offer very limited preschool programs to the extent that federal funds permit. What is the length of term of the tuition contract? The Brunswick School Department is currently accepting most of Durham’s high school students. we had five students. What number of tuition students are under a tuition contract with your school administrative unit? Brunswick School Department does not have any written contracts for tuition students at this time. However. Major Capital Improvement Application 19 5/28/04 Jordan Acres Elementary . 6.4. Although no formal signed tuition contract exists. as well as an occasional student from Arrowsic. what are your future plans for your kindergarten program? Brunswick schools currently have half-day kindergarten. rarely are any students accepted as tuition students in those grades. Brunswick has always accepted any Durham student wishing to attend Brunswick High School. 7. Does your school administrative unit have full day or half-day kindergarten? If half day. Phippsburg. it is not possible to offer all day kindergarten without leasing additional portable units. Due to space constraints. 5. Due to the current crowded K-8 situation.

High- John Paige 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Brunswick High- Bruce Cook 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 60 47 50 43 200 Totals 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 60 47 50 43 201 Major Capital Improvement Application 20 5/28/04 Jordan Acres Elementary .- Gregory Scott 0 56 65 64 71 68 72 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 396 Brunswick Jr. The State Planning Office has enrollment projections by school. Table 4 Current Enrollment (Resident Students) Complete the following two charts for each school in your district. please indicate current enrollment data on all buildings. however.138 33 Current Enrollment (Tuition Students) Current Enrollment by Grade – Tuition Students School Name and Principal Other K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Totals Coffin Elementary- Walter Wallace 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 Hawthorne Elem. Current Enrollment by Grade – Resident Students School Name and Principal Other K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Totals Coffin Elementary- Walter Wallace 0 74 82 80 72 54 87 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 449 Hawthorne Elem.- Michael Galarneau 0 0 23 31 23 22 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 129 Jordan Acres Elem. a more comprehensive enrollment projection should also be included in the application. The final enrollment projections should provide year-by-year estimates for both individual grades and for the grade groupings that are in use within the district.- Scott Snedden 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Longfellow Elem. In the tables that follow. High- John Paige 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 254 243 240 0 0 0 0 737 Brunswick High- Bruce Cook 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 247 266 213 211 937 TOTAL 0 220 268 25 241 212 270 254 243 240 247 266 213 211 3.- Gregory Scott 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Brunswick Jr.- Scott Snedden 0 90 98 78 75 68 81 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 490 Longfellow Elem.- Michael Galarneau 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Jordan Acres Elem.




Part V Maintenance and Capital Improvement Plan .

and more frequently if required. have individual kerosene monitor heating units and air exchangers serviced under a service and maintenance agreement with the installing vendor. Capital Renewal Plans (MRSA Title 20-A. data.). All suspected roof leaks are immediately addressed with our roofing service provider. etc. The program includes routine. Heating oil and trash pickup are contracted by the Town of Brunswick. Enhancement of this capability to an active on-line mode. Minor routine preventive maintenance actions (local adjustments. 1 . Utilities: a. sprinklers. c. and routine preventive maintenance service during the summer vacation period. preventive. building. Air Quality: Air quality testing is conducted on an as-required basis by either the HVAC service provider or a local environmental service vendor. This program entails full planned restoration of the roof system.). and renovation of all roof drains. foundations. The vendor provides annual inspection. filter replacement) are conducted by custodial personnel. General Services: Water and sewer service is provided by the Brunswick-Topsham Water District and Brunswick Sewer District respectively. Local telephone service is contracted with Verizon. monitoring. Appendices No. HVAC (heating. structural system (interior and exterior walls. boiler. with access in each custodial office and in the Facilities Director’s office.BRUNSWICK SCHOOL DEPARTMENT – FACILITIES MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM This plan delineates regular actions and responsibilities for preventive and periodic maintenance/inspections of key systems and equipment in Brunswick School Department facilities. is planned for the near future. etc. utilities (electric. indicator monitoring. III. and predictive maintenance and planned capital improvements (replacements/upgrades). etc. All suspected air quality issues are immediately investigated and testing conducted once identified. ventilating. Portable Classrooms: All portable classrooms. Water: Annual backflow preventer inspection and seasonal activation/shut-off of irrigation systems are provided by the Brunswick-Topsham Water District. Main Buildings: HVAC systems in all buildings are covered by a service and maintenance contract with one of two providers. water. Electrical power is provided by Central Maine Power.). Submit a copy of your administrative unit’s Maintenance and Capital Improvement Plan. Section 15918 and Section 4001). All RLE projects and non-immediate remediate repairs are incorporated into subsequent facilities with phasing as recommended by our roofing inspectors. asbestos management plan. by a local contractor. as well as year-round repair service on an on-call basis. The Department of Education has made available Capital Management Asset software and MeSFMP (Maine School Facilities Maintenance Plan) to assist districts with the development of Maintenance Plans. and code compliance and inspections (ADA. 1 and 2 below summarize the Brunswick School Department’s capital improvement procedures: APPENDIX NO. II. Propane and propane system service is provided by a local vendor on an on-call basis. roof system. and repaired with no more than a 1-2 day turnaround. I. Sewer: The on-site pump station at Brunswick High School is cleaned and serviced annually. This inspection evaluates both small-scale remedial repair requirements and condition trend-based requirements for Roof Life Extension (RLE). cleaning.Part V: Facility Maintenance and Capital Improvement Plan Maine law and Chapter 125 (Comprehensive Plan) require school administrative units to maintain a Maintenance and Capital Improvement Plan for all school facilities. Emergent internal plumbing issues are immediately addressed with local licensed plumbing service providers. septic. b. The areas addressed shall include (but not be limited to): Site and site improvements. safety systems (fire alarms. restoration of all flashing details. Roof Systems: All roofs are formally inspected by our roofing service provider every October. b. The service providers have remote system monitoring and diagnostic capability via modem connection with each building control system. air conditioning). investigated.). c. both owned and leased. access and evacuation. including resealing of all splices. trusses. gas. Major Capital Improvement Application 21 5/28/04 Jordan Acres Elementary . HVAC and Air Quality: a. etc.

d. VI. Grounds Maintenance: Grounds maintenance on all school sites. Monthly inspections of this equipment. General Inspection: All school buildings are inspected annually by the Town Fire Marshal and by a loss control representative of the School Department’s Workers’ Compensation insurance carrier for fire and general safety. and master clock systems are covered under vendor service agreements providing service on an on-call basis. Boilers: All boilers and pressure vessels are inspected annually by a licensed boiler inspector. and. Gross snow removal is arranged with a local vendor on an as-required basis. all head custodians. Site: a. V. inspection. are covered in the HVAC repair and maintenance contracts. b. Safety Systems: a. b. and turf management at Brunswick High School is accomplished under a service agreement with a local landscape contractor. Security: Security systems at Brunswick Junior High School. Electrical: Planned and emergent electrical repairs and service are addressed with local licensed electricians. Pest Management: Monthly inspection and monitoring in accordance with the Brunswick School Department Integrated Pest Management Policy is performed under an annual contract with a certified vendor. under a service agreement with an outside vendor. with the exception of Brunswick High School. e. Bleachers/Backboards: All motorized retractable bleacher and backboard installations are inspected annually for safety and proper operation by the installer. Miscellaneous: a. and sidewalks is generally performed by custodial/groundskeeping personnel and bus drivers. Plowing of parking lots and roads at Brunswick High School is contracted annually with a local vendor. and at least one night custodian at each school are licensed low-pressure boiler operators. Fire Alarms: All building fire alarm systems are inspected and serviced annually under a service agreement with the equipment provider. b. Crooker Theater: All stage rigging and support equipment at the Crooker Theater (Brunswick High School) is inspected annually for safety and operability by the original installer. Fire Protection/Emergency Equipment: All fire extinguishers and emergency lighting systems are tested and serviced annually by a licensed vendor. Playgrounds: All school playgrounds and playground equipment are visually inspected semi-annually by groundskeeping personnel for safety and operability. and abatement support. The night security guard. d. e. under AHERA are provided under a services contract with a licensed environmental service provider. Underground Storage Tanks: All underground fuel storage tanks and monitoring systems are inspected annually by a licensed tank inspector. as well as eye wash stations and deluge showers are conducted monthly by custodial personnel. c. Sprinkler Systems: All installed sprinkler systems are inspected annually. AHERA: Designated Person services. ADA Compliance: All vertical/inclined lifts and elevators are serviced and annually inspected by a licensed inspector. d. IV. is performed by groundskeeping personnel. and Superintendent’s Office are monitored 24 hours a day. Interior Communication: Internal phone switching systems. This program is being considered Major Capital Improvement Application 22 5/28/04 Jordan Acres Elementary . staff training. along with their control systems. and are licensed by the State Board of Elevator and Tramway Safety. parking lots. All school building alarm systems are continuously monitored. Brunswick High School. The Facilities Director maintains all AHERA documentation and initiates all required public and contractor notifications required by AHERA. Snow Clearance: Plowing/snowblowing of roadways. garden maintenance/upkeep. c. intercom. Annual weeding. with an internal inspection of dry systems every five years. VII. Code Compliance: a. and serviced on an as-required basis. c. d. Routine quarterly elevator lubrication is likewise performed under a service contract. b. including survey. by the equipment installer.

In November.000 or greater.000 are considered individually by the School Board. building component. Jordan Acres (proj. II. Background. Performance to Date. Since 1969. Junior High School (proj. Items with estimates between $25. was included in the Town Capital Improvement Plan along with those from all other Town departments for consideration and approval by the Town Council. Longfellow (proj. Requirements have been most commonly generated from the results of the School Department’s 1995 Facilities Study and. 2002. and stage curtains are deep-cleaned semi-annually by a local cleaning contractor. 2005). that structure. from the results of periodic and one-time inspections and surveys (i. Hawthorne. Longfellow. and to present a unified. but are combined into a single summary line item by the Town Capital Improvement Committee. for expansion to all schools with proscenium-style stages. 2 .. Junior High School (1998) Ceiling and lighting upgrades-All schools (1997-2002) ADA lift installations-Coffin. or add required functionality to. Individual items with estimates of $150. or vehicle. Repairs and maintenance are conducted by the groundskeeping staff.). c. 2008) Major Capital Improvement Application 23 5/28/04 Jordan Acres Elementary . to a lesser extent. etc. All seats. renewal. integrated Capital Improvement Plan for the Town Council.000 or greater are considered as separate line items by both the School Board and the Town Capital Improvement Committee. Junior High School (1997-2003) Gym window replacements-Coffin. The criteria for inclusion of an item into the School Department Plan is: (1) a non-recurring upgrade. Longfellow. the Brunswick School Department has maintained and annually updated a Five-Year Capital Improvement Plan for its buildings.000 and $150. “ROPES” Challenge Course: The ROPES Course at Brunswick Junior High School is inspected annually for safety and operability by the designer/installer. the Town of Brunswick established a Capital Improvement Plan Committee to gather. and vehicles in accordance with the Town Charter. evaluate. ADA compliance survey. I. component. Junior High School (2000-2001) Air quality improvement upgrades-Coffin (2003). grounds. Jordan Acres. energy conservation survey. or replacement of a structure. performance. 2004). or vehicle that would increase the life of. and consolidate the various capital needs requests for the Town departments. APPENDIX NO. once approved. 2006-2008) Second access/egress road-High School (proj.e. single-year projects estimated at less than $25. with (2) an estimated total cost of $25. carpeting. Significant past and projected capital improvement projects for Brunswick school facilities since 1996-97 have included: New roofs-Hawthorne.BRUNSWICK SCHOOL DEPARTMENT – CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT/ RENEWAL PROGRAM This section outlines the history. Individual phases of a multi-year project less than $25.000 are not included in the Plan. this plan was presented to the Brunswick School Board for approval and. School Department capital improvement proposals now undergo parallel approval processes with the School Board and Capital Improvement Plan Committee prior to inclusion in the proposed Town budget.000 are included if the total cost of the project is over that amount. and current guidance for capital improvement/renewal efforts for Brunswick School Department facilities. Junior High School (1996) New boilers-Hawthorne and Bus Garage (1996) Classroom window replacements-Coffin. Until 2003. status.

2006-07 (projected) $321.405 1997-98 $321.800 Does not include cost of Coffin IAQ Project ($400.000).000).000 beyond 2004-05.000) or any renovations/construction resulting from this application. Based on the initial field survey information provided by Northeast Building Consultants in May 2004. High School Tennis Courts ($130.000 Does not include cost of Jordan Acres IAQ Project ($375.500 Does not include Phase 1 cost of Junior High IAQ Project ($200. These out-year funding requirements have been modeled based on the following parameters: a.14 once these efforts are completed. or any renovations/construction resulting from this application. have not yet been formally planned and estimated. and is awaiting approval by the Brunswick Town Council.000). and all renewal items beyond 2008-09. The spending projections for capital renewal items with a value of $25. 2008-09 (projected) $331.000). 2004-05 (projected) $317. the composite Facility Condition Index (FCI) for the Brunswick School Department K-8 facilities is 0.000 and $150. New Planning Process.000 Does not include Phase 3 cost of Junior High IAQ Project ($200. Capital Improvement Expenditures to Date Year Amount Comments 1996-97 $156. This value will most likely increase as the initial survey data is currently being refined and lower-value requirements are being added. III.000 or greater beyond 2008-09 are based on the average yearly planned expenditure for these items over the period of the current Five-Year Capital Improvement Plan (2004-05 through 2008-09) adjusted for inflation each year. the Brunswick School Department contracted with Northeast Building Consultants for facility assessment and database startup services to support future long-range facilities planning using the DOE-provided VFA Capital Asset Management software system.000). 2004.000 Does not include cost of Longfellow IAQ Project ($375.000 or greater for the K-8 facilities through 2008-09. Table 1 shows the annual budget allocations toward the School Department Capital Improvement Plan since 1996-97. Major Capital Improvement Application 24 5/28/04 Jordan Acres Elementary .000 1998-99 $384.000 2002-03 $291.000) 2001-02 $300. On January 28.100 2003-04 $303. While this change in the facilities planning process cannot influence the 2004-05 Five-Year Capital Improvement Plan currently in the approval pipeline.000) or any renovations/construction resulting from this application. 2007-08 (projected) $329.000. The Brunswick School Department has been committed to continual reinvestment in its facilities. Renewal items of value less than $25. however. 2005-06 (projected) $325. NOTE: Amounts only include those projects with estimated cost between $25. Overarching Ten-Year Capital Renewal/Improvement Guidance for K-8 Facilities. High School Egress Road ($315.400 1999-00 $332. nor have funding levels for these items been determined. Table 1.500 Does not include Phase 2 cost of Junior High IAQ Project ($200. The School Department Capital Improvement Plan for 2004-05 has been approved by the Brunswick School Board and Town Capital Improvement Plan Committee.500 2000-01 $359. the FCI is not expected to exceed 0. The current School Department Five-Year Capital Improvement Plan delineates the projected expenditures for capital renewal items with a value of $25.12. it will drive the proposed Plan input from 2005-06 onward.000). IV.700 Does not include the cost of system wide energy conservation projects ($330.

Historically.000 0. approximately 15% of expenditures for “Supplies and Materials” have been used for capital renewal work items with value less than $25. Out-year capital renewal spending projections include 55% of the proposed 2004-05 budget for contracted repairs adjusted for inflation each year. b.08 Funding $500.000 0. Historically.000 0. approximately 55% of expenditures for “Contracted Repairs” have been for capital renewal work items with value less than $25.10 $600.02 $100.000 0.000 FCI $400.06 $300.14 Brunswick K-8 Composite $800. Out-year capital renewal spending projections include 15% of the proposed 2004-05 budget for supplies and materials adjusted for inflation each year.000 0.12 $700. and will actually lower the projected FCI in the out-years by renewing these large systems earlier than would otherwise be indicated by their respective service lives.00 2004-052005-06 2006-07 2007-082008-092009-10 2010-11 2011-122012-132013-14 Funding to Maintain FCI Funding Projection FCI Maintained FCI from Projection It is expected that the high-value renewal projects planned for the first five years of this projection – ventilation upgrades at three schools. Major Capital Improvement Application 25 5/28/04 Jordan Acres Elementary .04 $200.000.000 performed in-house as “self-help projects”. The cumulative capital renewal projections for the next ten years are shown in the following chart along with their impact on the School Department’s composite K-8 FCI based on the initial field survey data: $900. and roof life extensions at five schools – will reduce the out-year funding requirements to maintain current composite FCI.000 0.000 0. four boiler replacements. c.000 $0 0.

the FCI is not expected to exceed 0.000 0.000 0. 2006.000 0.000 in 2005-06 Roof life extension work for 8 of 9 roof sections: $22. This value will most likely increase as the initial survey dat a is currently being refined and lower-value requirements are being added. Specific Capital Renewal/Improvement Guidance for Jordan Acres Elementary School. $44. and as-yet-unplanned projects for 2009-10 and beyond. it is expected that the high-value. Based on the initial field survey information provided by Northeast Building Consultants in May 2004. 2008. 2012. 2007. the FCI for Jordan Acres Elementary School is 0.16.000 0.18 Jordan Acres Elementary School $400. 2009. $41.000 in 2004-05 Telephone system installation: $30.V. Using the methodology described above. Major Capital Improvement Application 26 5/28/04 Jordan Acres Elementary .000 0.000 0.02 $0 0.06 $100.000 in 2007-08 As stated previously.14 $300.000 0.500 in 2007-08 Upgrade of front and rear entryways: $28.000 0. 2010. however.000 in 2006-07 Carpet replacement: $41.16 $350.000 0.04 $50. 2013- 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 Funding to Maintain FCI Funding Projection FCI Maintained FCI from Projection Specific capital renewal projects listed in the current Five -Year Capital Improvement Plan (over $25.00 2004. 2011.000 in 2005-06. 2005.18 once these efforts are completed.10 FCI $200.08 $150.500 in 2006-07. will drive the actual out-year FCI even lower. the capital renewal projections for the next ten years for Coffin Elementary School are shown in the following chart along with the impact on FCI based on the initial field survey data: $450.12 Funding $250.000 in value) include the following: Ventilation system upgrade: $375.

Part VI Professional Facilities Studies .

studied all five schools in this application and did space allocation workbooks and concept design options with cost estimates to solve their space and program needs) 2004 – Capital Asset Management Facilities Survey (Northeast Building Consultants) See Part V for summaries of the annual facilities maintenance plans. Please contact Jim Oikle. inventoried the physical condition of the systems and code status of all schools in the district to support their capital improvements plans) 2002 – Elementary Schools Space Needs Feasibility Study (Harriman Associates. Major Capital Improvement Application 27 5/28/04 Jordan Acres Elementary . Business Manager.Part VI: Professional Facilities Studies/Assessment Attach any professional facility study/assessment of the building that may have been completed within the last five years (the absence of a study/assessment will not adversely affect your rating). 729-4148. The Brunswick School Department will make copies of all studies available to the Department of Education upon request. Previous studies include: 1995 – Brunswick Schools Facilities Study (Harriman Associates. Brunswick School Department.

Part VII Instructions. Timeline & Site Location .

1 and take the Maine Street exit.Gov B. Turn left and proceed to parking lot in front of the school. From I-295 exit 28.Gov E-Mail: Karen. Telephone number for school: (207) 729-3981. and proceed to Federal Street. Director OR Karen Bossie. Administrative Secretary School Facilities Services School Facilities Services Phone: (207) 624-6883 Phone: (207) 624-6848 E-Mail: scott. Immediately get into left-turn lane. ME 04333-0023 If you have further questions regarding the application or the application process please contact: Scott Brown. Turn right onto Federal Street and proceed to Jordan Avenue. Please summit the original application and one copy.bossie@Maine. AIA. SPIRAL BINDERS ARE REQUIRED. Major Capital Improvement Application 28 5/28/04 Jordan Acres Elementary . Timeline. turn left onto Mason Street.Part VII: Instructions.S. 2003-2004 Rating Cycle Timeline Applications made available: September 2002 – Revised December 2003 Applications accepted at Department of Education through June 1. follow Route U. All forms must be filled out completely. Turn left on Jordan Avenue and proceed to entrance to Jordan Acres Elementary School on left. & Site Location A. Site Location Please see the attached map to the schools in these applications. 2004 Department of Education rating period: July 2004 through completion C. Use additional sheets where necessary. Submit applications to: School Facilities Services Team Department of Education 23 State House Station Augusta. Application Instructions APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IF PRESENTED IN A 3-RING BINDER.l.brown@Maine.