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IHS Roofing Phase | MS Temperature ControlsPhase 2 | Phase 3 and Beyond

IHS Roofing Phase

Summer 2021 and Summer 2022
The IHS Roofing Phase of the 2019 Capital Project has been approved by the SED and construction is scheduled for summer 2021 and summer 2022. Contractors are working on submittals.
Key Scope Items
Roofing Replacement: Areas of roofing at Ithaca High School that are failing and out of warranty or are reaching warranty expiration by 2020 will be replaced.

MS Temperature Controls

Fall 2021
Tetra Tech submitted plans to the SED; work is tentatively scheduled for the fall of 2021.
Key Scope Items
Temperature Controls: Improvements to the temperature control settings in Boynton and DeWitt middle schools' HVAC systems.

Phase 2

April 2022 - December 2024
Design development of Phase 2 of the 2019 Capital Project is complete. Construction is currently scheduled for April 2022 through December 2024.
Key Scope Items
(subject to change)
Main Entrance Upgrades: South Hill, Boynton, DeWitt, and Lehman Alternative Community School will receive main entrance upgrades to improve security and create a welcome center area.
Middle School Auditorium Renovations: The auditoriums at DeWitt and Boynton middle schools will be renovated to improve performance and educational use, as well as the audience experience. The new performance areas will be "zoned" for after-hours security.
Secondary School Bathroom Renovations: Some bathrooms in DeWitt and Boynton middle schools, Lehman Alternative Community School, and Ithaca High will be renovated and made fully accessible. The new bathrooms in DeWitt, Boynton, and LACS will also be gender-neutral.
Enfield Boiler Plant Replacement: The entire hot water boiler plant at Enfield Elementary, which has reached the end of its useful life and represents an inefficient and outdated system, will be replaced.
South Hill Parking Lot Reconfiguration and Main Office Relocation: The west side parking lot and pick-up/drop-off areas will be reconfigured to improve circulation and safety. The main office will be relocated to the west side of the building.
Installation of Reverse Osmosis System at Caroline: A new reverse osmosis system, including infrastructure to convey wastewater, will be installed at Caroline Elementary to address chloride levels in well water.
Outdoor Area Improvements at DeWitt and LACS: Outdoor areas at DeWitt Middle School and Lehman Alternative Community School will be improved for student use, including the replacement/addition of play equipment.
Belle Sherman Drainage Improvements: Work will be done at both Belle Sherman Elementary and the Belle Sherman Annex to improve drainage and playground/playing field surfaces.
Security Upgrades to Belle Sherman Annex Library: Classrooms adjacent to the library in the Belle Sherman Annex will be enclosed to improve security. Glass will be used to retain visual openness.

Phase 3 and Beyond

General discussions of work to be included in Phase 3 of the 2019 Capital Project have begun. Scope highlights for future phases of the 2019 Capital Project are listed below.
Future Scope Highlights
Building Exterior Improvements: Classrooms and corridors that support best practices and 21st-century learning environments via improved program spaces
Athletic Program ImprovementsIndoor and outdoor physical education program spaces and locker rooms
Kitchen and Cafeteria Improvements: Equipment upgrades
Accessibility, IT, and Communications Upgrades: Accessibility requirements, communication, and IT infrastructure
Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, and HVAC Systems: Replace systems that have reached the end of serviceable life; energy efficiency upgrades
Site Work: Parking and circulation improvements, playground improvements, paving and walkways