At its meeting on Thursday, June 18, the Miller-Driscoll Building Committee voted to approve the renovation project’s construction documents to present to the Board of Education tonight, June 25. The state considers the board the “owner” of the project and as such it must approve the documents before the project can be sent to the state for its approval.
Bruce Hampson, chair of the building committee, said “we will show them the drawings that have been completed and review the cost estimate, which is still on budget.”
A summary of the construction costs, presented at the June 18 meeting, shows a breakdown of expenses:
- Additions — $12.5 million (Pre-K addition is $2.7 million, "peach core" addition is $9.8 million);
- Renovations and Demo — $23.6 million;
- Sitework — $4.7 million;
- Temporary Classrooms — $748,000;
- “Soft” costs — $8.4 million.