CAPS to hold ground breaking ceremony, award final construction bids during Monday

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CADILLAC — On Monday, the ceremonial Start to The final half of the Cadillac Space Schools bond enterprise is scheduled.

What Which means, people in Cadillac will discover some huge modifications quickly relating to the look of the Cadillac Extreme/Junior Extremeschool facility. The groundbreaking ceremony with symbolic first shovels of moved dust and exhausting hats is scheduled For outdoors the Cadillac Junior Extremeschool at 6:15 p.m.

Following the groundbreaking ceremony, the CAPS Board of Education is scheduled To fulfill On the Group Schools Auditorium at 7 p.m. It is simply becoming that A pair of bid gadgets associated to the upcoming bond enterprise Ought to be on the agenda.

Last month, the board voted to award 24 of 26 bids for The final An factor of the bond enchancment. At the time, Brown said the remaining two bids for the case and millwork and know-how Ought to be decided all by way of February’s board meeting. These are the bids the board will converse about Monday.

When it Includes the know-how bid, Brown said That is associated to what Shall be going into The school rooms Inside The mannequin new high school addition, collectively with safety cameras and cabling. She said the know-how bid was separate, so know-how pretty than enchancment specialists responded.

For The completely different bid, with that work not occurring till nearer to The prime of the enterprise, Brown said it allowed the board To Make constructive that every thing that was needed and needed was included. The objective was to get rid of any unexpected prices.

Brown said final month it was important to get a majority of the bids awarded so contractors might begin getting supplies and lock prices in. With asbestos abatement accomplished, she said it is anticipated contractors will quickly mobilize and demolition will begin.

The district acquired bids on Dec. 22 for the renovations, additions and website enhancements at Cadillac Junior Extremeschool and Cadillac Extremeschool. The district, its architect and enchancment administration have spent roughly Every week interviewing bidders to qualify bids and Clarify the scope Of labor.

In November, the CAPS board of education accredited hiring Bolle Contractor of Clare to carry out the asbestos abatement earlier than enchancment at The highschool/junior high school facility started.

The bond funding for The enchancment was handed in 2018 by district voters and was designed to influence all buildings Inside the district with $65.5 million in renovations, additions and upgrades.

Almost all of the bond’s generated funds, $32.5 million, assist the renovation of the junior/senior high school. The central office additionally Shall be relocated to The highschool. These tasks are the final To begin out, and the asbestos abatement is The begin levels of that final enchancment half.

As for the completion date, Brown said as quickly as The highschool enchancment begins, it Ought to be accomplished by Fall 2024.

The CAPS Board of Education is scheduled To fulfill at 7 p.m. Monday On the Group Schools Auditorium inside Cadillac Extremeschool, 400 Linden St.

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