Park Rapids High School construction documents complete
The building additions and improvements are on track for a bid opening in late January 2023, according to project engineer Austin May.
The Park Rapids School Board on Monday received a quick update on “Project 309,” the school district’s ongoing suite of facility improvement projects.
ICS Project Engineer Austin May reported construction documents for the high school additions and improvements are complete, and ICS is working on a cost estimate and front-end specifications for the project.
Also, May said, construction documents are 75% complete for the parking, pickup and drop-off area at Century School and in progress for the new bus garage, while design development documents are 75% done for the Century School renovations.
He reminded the school board that bid openings are scheduled Jan. 24, 2023 for the high school project, Feb. 7 for the bus garage and Feb. 14 for the Century pickup and drop-off zone, with construction to start in the summer.
In consent items and general business, the school board:
- Hired Denise Smith as a Century School custodian.
- Accepted the resignations of Ellie Kirchner as a paraprofessional, Eva Gruis as a food service worker and Catherine Meyer as a fifth grade teacher.
- Approved a first reading of an updated policy regarding unpaid meal charges, to include information about the District Angel Fund.
- Approved a “Pick a Date” fundraiser for the gymnastics team.
The school board’s next meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 19 at the Frank White Education Center.