Raymond Community Workshop FACILITY PLANNING October 1, 2013 6:00PM – Raymond School Tour 6:30PM – Interactive Workshop Raymond School Mission Raymond School District is dedicated to providing a child-centered learning environment expecting all students to learn and succeed. We commit to providing and utilizing a progressive, relevant curriculum, encouraging all students to become responsible citizens prepared to meet the challenges of the future. 2 Agenda ● Welcome ̶ Dawn Peterson, School Board President ● Informational Presentation 30 min ̶ Joe Dawidziak, District Administrator ̶ Questions & Answers ● Table Questions & Discussion ● Next Steps 60 min 15 min 3 Partnerships ● Raymond School District ● Raymond Community ● Professional Expertise ̶ Eppstein Uhen Architects • Fredericksen Engineering • Muermann Engineering ̶ Miron Construction ̶ Robert W. Baird & Co. ̶ School Perceptions ̶ Applied Population Lab 4 Raymond School: 1961 - 2013 5 Facility Planning Timeline 1961 East Cape, Raymond, DeRemer Schools consolidate, forming Raymond School District 2002 1966 Raymond School addition (Sept/Nov) 2 Failed Referenda 2007 Conceptual planning begins 2004 1963 Raymond School addition 1961 Raymond School constructed 2003 • April Referendum Passed • May Failed Referendum 2009 (Jan-May) • Temporary portable classrooms added • Master Plan Committee develops Phase I and Phase II options • School Board halts planning 6 2009 Master Plan Committee Work ● Phase I (2009 recommendation) ̶ New gym and locker rooms ̶ Removal of temporary classrooms; new library and band room ̶ Renovation/relocation of science and music classrooms ̶ New secure main entrance and reception office ● Future Phase (2009 recommendation) ̶ Long-term, multi-phased construction to include final build out for new Raymond School 7 2009 Master Plan Committee Work ● Outcome ̶ School Board decision to hold on project exploration due to economic factors in 2009 8 Facility Planning Timeline 1961 East Cape, Raymond, DeRemer formally consolidate to create Raymond School District 1966 Raymond School Addition 2002 (Sept/Nov) 2 Failed Referenda January 2013 November 2013 School Board surveys community on facility needs Community Survey on Facility Options 2007 Conceptual planning begins 1963 2004 Raymond School Addition • April Referendum Passed 1961 2003 Raymond School Constructed • May Failed Referendum • Temporary portable classrooms added June 2013 Facility Assessment April 2014 or November 2014 Potential Referendum 2009 (Jan-May) • Master Plan Committee develops Phase I and Phase II options • School Board halts planning October 1, 2013 Community Workshop on Facility Planning 9 School Board – Facility Vision ● Raymond School District is committed to preparing all students to learn and succeed in the future by providing a nurturing educational environment that is: ● Safe, secure, healthy and accessible for all students and the community; ● Well-maintained with energy and cost efficiency; ● Flexible, easily adapting to meet the evolving needs of students and community by providing multi-purpose, active learning areas. 10 What is a Facility Study? ● Objective analysis of present conditions and capabilities of Raymond School building and site ● Comprehensive assessment ̶ Site and building data: site and building size, building capacity and space utilization ̶ Building exterior: roof, walls, windows, doors ̶ Infrastructure systems assessment: mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire and safety ̶ Americans with Disabilities Act compliance (ADA) 11 Raymond Facility Study ● Key Findings: ̶ Aging building and major systems are inefficient and costly to maintain, some have failed ̶ Temporary portable classrooms and inflexible space to support instruction and teaching models for students and staff ̶ Inadequate multi-purpose space (e.g., gym, cafeteria and/or performance space) for student and community use ̶ Lack of secure main entry and controlled access to building for community use 12 Aging Building Systems ● Site drainage ● Roof patching 13 Aging Building Systems ● Sanitary waste piping below floors requires replacement ● Representative image on right illustrates the work required to replace sanitary piping below the building. 14 Aging Building Systems ● Inefficient building exterior ● Doors and windows not weather-tight ● Inefficient single-pane windows 15 Aging Building Systems ● Leaking water pipes damaging wood roof joists ● Failing wood roof joists 16 Educational Deficiencies ● Lack of dedicated space for cafeteria service line, impacting space for physical education instruction ● Inadequately sized competition gym 17 Educational Deficiencies ● Temporary portable classrooms installed in 2003 ● Lack of daylight, appropriate instructional space and acoustics 18 Safety and Security ● Lack secure main entry with visual sight lines and controlled access to building interior ● Recommended secure main entry 19 Question & Answer (10 Minutes) 20 Interactive Table Discussion • Three rounds of questions • Moving between #2 and #3 • Table leader’s role • Reporting to large group 21 Interactive Table Discussion - #1 are your initial from the facility study? ● What ● Did anything surprise you? there other identified? ● Are thoughts about the findings issues that were not specifically 22 Interactive Table Discussion - #2 solutions do you recommend that the district explore to address identified needs? ● What 23 Financial Perspective Lisa Voisin, Director Robert W. Baird & Co 24 Interest Rates - Why Now? 25 Example Financing Scenarios 26 Interactive Table Discussion - #3 ● Based on the preliminary financial impact of any potential project, what level of financial support do you feel the community would likely support in a future referendum? 27 Example Financing Scenarios 28 Facility Planning - Next Steps ● What are the next steps? ̶ Listen and respond to community feedback ̶ Establish priorities for potential project ̶ Explore options ̶ School Board Meeting – October 7 @ 7PM • Workshop Discussion • Direction for Community Survey ̶ Conduct community survey in November 2013 for communitywide feedback www.raymond.k12.wi.us (click on Facility Planning) 29 Thank You Raymond Community!