Improvements to the parking lot and playground, bleacher repairs and a remodel of the high school faculty work area were among the $1.1 million in capital projects approved for the 2012-13 school year.
The school board designates about $1.2 million to capital projects each year and prioritizes each one after an extensive review of school district facilities is completed. Projects addressing safety issues are given the highest priority.
Here were the 18 capital projects, in order (costs could change as bids are submitted to the district).1. West Middle School replacement of T12 to T8 lamps/ballasts $150,000 2. Edgewood window replacement $240,000 3. High School boys' pool locker room ceiling/fire suppression repairs $18,000 4. District Office sidewalks $5,200 5. District-wide vehicle(s) replacement $38,400 6. Shepard Hills carpet replacement $219,600 7. Meadowview east side lower entrance drainage issue $50,000 8. Cedar Hills exterior windows $66,000 9. Carollton parking lot and playground $119,900 10. Cedar Hills brick truck pointing $40,000 11. Edgewood lower level entrance canopy roof and door replacement $15,000 12. Edgewood library/kindergarten rooms carpet replacement $18,000 13. Deerfield drop ceiling or ceiling fan for main office $1,000 14. High School stadium fencing repairs or replacement as needed $31,200 15. Meadowview downspout replacement and/or extension $14,400 16. District-wide bleacher repairs $36,000 17. Carollton Caulk replacement around exterior window $17,300 18. High School remodel faculty work area and traveling teacher area $87,000