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Are you interested in serving on one of the 6 subcommittees for the New ELHS building project?

posted Jul 26, 2019, 6:41 AM by Roz Walton
Work is being done from now until the end of December in collaboration with Harriman Architects to prepare for the New ELHS. Would you like to be a part of this exciting project?

Decisions are being made to bring the approved Concept Design through the Design Development phase, followed by preparation of construction documents.The project will go out to bid in October 2020.

The subcommittees will be meeting from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on the second floor of Auburn’s City Hall on the following dates:

            August 13     September 17     October 15     November 19     December 17

Please contact the subcommittee Chair(s) if you are interested in serving or if you have questions concerning the subcommittee’s work. 

Athletics and Site Subcommittee

Chairs: Scott Annear, sannear@auburnschl.edu, Todd Sampson, tsampson@auburnschl.edu

  1. Concessions / Boosters: How will the concession serve the athletic events and the performing arts center? How can those who work in the concession be able to view the athletic competitions? What will be the design of the concession? What equipment will be needed?

  2. Concessions Building Layout: How will the concession stand best serve the stadium and the other fields? What equipment will be needed? What will be available for storage?

  3. Grandstand Features such as Bleachers, Press Box, Lighting,Turf Field: How will fans have access to the different areas? How will we fence and secure the areas? What will the seating capacities be and how will seating be positioned at the venues to support events?

Performing Arts Subcommittee

Chairs: Bill Buzza, bbuzza@auburnschl.edu, Jon Bausman, jonbausman@gmail.com

  1. Information from comparable facilities (design issues, equipment, systems, etc.): What information has been collected? Who else still needs to be consulted? Consider setting up tours to view comparable facilities.

  2. Review the theater design in light of the intended functions:

    • Identify 9th -12th grade uses and other school district uses
    • Identify activities, performances, public events, educational programs, etc. 
       3. Work with architect to develop design and function of the theater.

Sustainability and Building Systems Subcommittee

Chair: Tom Kendall, teambart@aol.com

  1. Identify ways to make the building a teaching tool for Sustainability

  2. Commissioning and Building controls: Hearing from experts on the different options.

  3. Exterior and Interior Materials: Harriman to make a presentation regarding interior and exterior materials (Flooring, Finishes, Cladding, Glazing, etc.)

Community Use and Partnerships Subcommittee

Chair: Michelle McClellan, mmcclellan@auburnschl.edu

  1. Identify groups that may want access to the building: How is it ensured that the priority is school use to enhance programming and curriculum? Discuss the proposed MOU between the School Department and the City.

  2. Access requirements / time of use: What access are those groups hoping to have or how might they use the spaces? If groups are using the space, what may be the timeframe of those uses?

  3. Program partnerships / CTE advisory groups: Ask Rob Callahan, LRTC Director, the demands of the satellite program on the building use. When does the building need to be accessible?

Communication Subcommittee

Chairs: Adam Hanson, ahanson@auburnschl.edu and Beth Favreau, Beth.Favreau@rmsmortgage.com

  1. Plan the continuous release of information through a variety of media sources.
  2. Define roles, responsibilities and opportunities for communication to stakeholder groups.
  3. Maintain and update the newelhs.org website. 

Fundraising Subcommittee

Chair: Katy Grondin, kgrondin@auburnschl.edu

  1. Identify a co-chair and members for the committee

  2. Develop a fundraising plan, which will include timeline.

  3. Draft policy and procedures for soliciting and accepting contributions to the ELHS Legacy Fund.

Roz Walton,
Jul 26, 2019, 6:41 AM