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Phase 2

May 2022 - December 2024
Phase 2 construction began in May 2022 and is scheduled to be completed in April 2024.
Key Scope Items
Below are Phase 2 key scope items that are not yet in the construction stage. Click here to see the scope items that are currently underway.
Boynton Main Entrance Upgrades and Auditorium Renovations: Boynton will receive main entrance upgrades to improve security and create a welcome area. The auditorium will also be renovated to improve performance and educational use, as well as the audience experience. The new performance area will be "zoned" for after-hours security. Boynton construction is scheduled for 6/26/23 - 2/16/24.
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. Belle Sherman construction is scheduled for 6/26/23 - 8/25/23
Bathroom Renovations: Some of the bathrooms at Caroline Elementary School, DeWitt and Boynton middle schools, Lehman Alternative Community School, and Ithaca High School will be renovated. The new bathrooms at IHS and LACS will be gender-inclusive.
Installation of Electronic Signs: Boynton Middle School and Caroline and Enfield elementary schools will receive exterior electronic signs.

Phase 3a

It has been determined based on discussions with Tetra Tech, the district, and Campus that this phase should be separated into two parts (Phase 3a.1 and Phase 3a.2) to assist with the procurement of the roofing work/materials earlier in an attempt to try and get material deliveries in time for Summer 2023 installation. Anticipated SED submissions are June 2022 for Phase 3a.1 and August 2022 for Phase 3a.2.
Phase 3a.1 The Enfield roof project has been rebid, and there are four active proposals. Construction will begin in Summer 2023 depending on material availability.
Phase 3a.2 Exterior work at Beverly J. Martin work has been bid. NYSED approved the work at Enfield, and bids will go out in February 2023.
Key Scope Items
(subject to change)
Phase 3a.1 key scope items include:
  • Enfield roof replacement
Phase 3a.2 key scope items include:
  • The addition of canopy and additional seating at visitor entrance/student drop-off area, façade upgrades on cafeteria walls, installation of motorized shades for the cafetorium, and toilet room upgrades at Enfield Elementary
  • Window and precast stonework with a new, electronic sign at Beverly J. Martin Elementary

Phase 3b

This phase is also being split into two phases (Phase 3b.1 and Phase 3b.2) to align with max cost allowance (MCA) availability, primarily at IHS.
Phase 3b is currently in the design stage.
Key Scope Items
(subject to change)
Phase 3b.1 key scope items include:
  • STEM renovation/addition at Ithaca High School
  • HVAC upgrades (adding air conditioning) and new temperature controls at Ithaca High School
Phase 3b.2 key scope items include:
  • Remaining HVAC work and paving improvements at Ithaca High School
  • Additional cafeteria lighting at Beverly J. Martin Elementary
  • Additional cafeteria lighting, playground improvements, and floor abatement/replacement at Fall Creek Elementary

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