At their June 20 meeting, the Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees received an update on the timelines of several projects approved by voters in the 2015 Bond Election.
Elementary School 14
Elementary School 14 is currently in the design phase with Stantec architects. Construction is anticipated to begin in August with completion targeted for August of 2017.
Dobbs Elementary Replacement
Abatement of the Dobbs annex building is complete. Demolition began the week of June 13th and is anticipated to be complete by start of 2016-2017 school year.
The architects, VLK, presented a Schematic Design presentation to the Board of Trustees during the June 20 meeting. The decision was made to save some of the old gym floor and exterior brick to re-purpose in the new building.
Construction is set to begin in February 2017 and be completed by June of 2018.
College and Career Academy
Huckabee Architects presented a Schematic Design presentation to the Board of Trustees during the June 20 meeting. Anticipation for construction is to begin in January 2017. Construction is set to finish in June of 2018 with the campus opening for students in August 2018.
Turf and Track Installations
Cain Middle School and Williams Middle School will have turf installed at their football fields and their tracks replaced by the end of August or September.
Rockwall High School and Rockwall-Heath High School will have their on-campus track replacement completed in August or September.
Turf and track construction is underway at all sites.
Rockwall High School and Rockwall-Heath High School will also have their on-campus baseball/softball fields turf replaced. Construction documents are completed and the District is currently soliciting bids. The architects are scheduled to present bid recommendations to the Board of Trustees in July.
Architects anticipate the start of construction to begin in August/September of 2016 and the completion by the end of January 2017.
Marching Band Surface and Parking Lot
Construction on the Rockwall High School marching band hard surface and parking lot is underway and is scheduled to be completed by the start of school in August/September.
Cain Middle School, Utley Middle School and Pullen Elementary School are scheduled to have their roofs replaced over the summer. Construction is scheduled to begin in August and will be completed during the fall semester.
Safety and Security
Shatter resistant film will be installed on the front entrances of all campuses by 2017. Construction is anticipated to begin in June of 2017 and completed by August of 2017.
In addition, access control upgrades will be added at Rockwall High School, Rockwall-Heath High School, Utley Middle School and Williams Middle School beginning in the fall of 2016 and completed by spring/summer of 2017.
Williams Middle School will have its security cameras upgraded by the spring/summer of 2017.