FPC Meeting 9/9

The materials sub-committee starts at 3:30 p.m., full Facilities Planning Committee at 6:30 p.m. Plans for the high school are being wrapped up. Then they will discuss Phase II, including floating ideas about consolidating some of the elementary schools. High school core for 3000 and initial classroom space for 2500, and they still think Phase … Continue reading FPC Meeting 9/9

FPC Meeting: No Report

I’d like to report on the FPC meeting but can’t. I missed too much. You see, for much of the meeting there were too many simultaneous “mini meetings” going on in the back between school board members and administrators and, at times, something almost akin to heckling. Now, I admit to having a moderate hearing … Continue reading FPC Meeting: No Report

FPC Meeting 7/22

The next meeting of the Facilities Planning Committee will be Tuesday, July 22 at 6:30 p.m. in the District 428 Admin building. Be there or…you know. Guessing they’ll be talking some more about the new high school projections and what they’re going to do about them.

FPC Meeting 7/1/08

Last night the Facilities Planning Committee were handed revised enrollment projections for the district. The growth outlook has changed so much since the referendum passed that it seemed logical to assume that they might consider shrinking the capacity of the high school a bit in order to ensure we don’t overbuild and to save a … Continue reading FPC Meeting 7/1/08

FPC Bombshell

The Facilities Planning Committee began planning “Phase II” of the school construction plan last night, but I could not concentrate. Part of it was brain-deadness because these meetings run too darn long, part of it was shock. Here’s why: No matter what we do to cut construction costs, we will still not come under the … Continue reading FPC Bombshell