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Discovery Elementary Expansion/Remodel

DIS Front
Expansion project at Discovery will improve safety and security and increase permanent capacity to accommodate growing school population.
The Discovery Expansion Project includes relocation of the Administration and Special Services spaces, improving office location and security at the building. An additional 6 classrooms, activity space and an expanded Commons will meet growing space needs.
Project Information
Original Project Estimate: $9,000,000
Project Budget: $9,000,000
Budget: $9,000,000
Explanation:
Funding source: 2016 Bond
Project status: Under Construction
Architect: Bassetti Architects
Contractor: Kassel & Associates, Inc.
Estimated completion: September 2019

October 2018

  • District has received a permit from Sammamish Plateau to start underground sewer system work.
  • District has received a building permit from the City of Sammamish.

TENANT IMPROVMENT (TI)

  • The interior walls have been demolished.
  • Under slab utilities have begun for sewer and electrical.

CLASSROOM WING

  • The old play structure has been removed.
  • Site has been graded in preparation for the new classroom wing
  • Footings have been poured.
  • Concrete workers have started forming the stem wall portion of the footings
  • Plumber has installed the main under slab waste line and branch lines.

 


September 2018

  • District has received a building permit for Discovery.
  • Kassel and Associates have started mobilization and placement of temporary fencing.
  • Interior temporary walls in the hallways and kitchen have been installed.
  • Temporary administration trailers are in place and operational.

July/August 2018

Notice to Proceed issued to Kassel Construction.

May 2018

  • Bassetti is proceeding with final contract documents.
  • Bid date is scheduled for June 19, 2018.

April 2018

  • Bassetti is proceeding with final contract documents.
  • District has advertised in local publications for SEPA. End date was December 15, 2017. No public comments were received.
  • Planned out-to-bid date is May 8th.

December 2017

  • Bassetti is proceeding with schematic design. Capital Projects has met with the school Principal to review the project.
  • Bassetti has submitted to the City of Sammamish for Commercial Site Development Permit and Building Permit.
  • Site survey is completed.
  • Geotechnical survey is completed.
  • Traffic Report is completed.
  • District is advertising in local publications for SEPA. End date is December 15, 2017.

January 2018

  • Bassetti is proceeding with schematic design.
  • District has adverted in local publications for SEPA. End date was December 15, 2017.No public comments were received.

October 2017

  • Bassetti is proceeding with schematic design. Capital Projects will schedule a meeting with the school Principal to review in the next couple of weeks.
  • Site survey is completed.
  • Geotechnical survey scheduled for early November.
  • Capital Projects has received a preliminary Traffic Report.

September 2017

  • Capital Projects and Bassetti Architects held a pre-application meeting with the City of Sammamish Building Department.
  • Surveyor will have updated survey including the new wetlands boundary the week of September 4th.

July/August 2017

  • Delineation of the existing wetland is underway.
  • Pace Engineering has begun surveying the site.
  • Bassetti is proceeding with early schematic design.
  • Bassetti and the Capital Projects Dept. held a pre-application meeting with the City of Sammamish to discuss the procedural process and schedule.