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Design and Construction Advisory Committee

Purpose of Design and Construction Advisory Committee:
To provide industry expert advice on new school design and construction to ensure alignment with district design standards and the district’s goal of making school buildings and sites effective and efficient in design, construction and operation.

Connection to Strategic Goal:
Goal 2: Safe and Innovative Learning Environments

Responsibilities:
The committee will provide advice on each major school construction (new, rebuild or modernization) project during concept design, schematic design, and design development. They will review designs for alignment with the district design principles outlined by the Long-Term Facilities Planning Task Force. Feedback will also be sought on schedules, budgets, materials, phasing, site layout, risk mitigation, construction and constructability, value engineering and project delivery methods.

Meetings:
Three times during the design phase of each project: concept design, schematic design, and design development.

Members:

  • Eric Campbell – Main Street Property Group: Residential developer, Long Term Facilities Planning Task Force member and Bond Advisory Committee member
  • Gid Palmer – Microsoft Real Estate and Facilities: Commercial construction manager for Microsoft, former general contractor. 30 years+ experience.
  • Jay Halleran – Lease Crutcher Lewis, Executive Vice President: Commercial Architect. Retired managing partner. NBBJ: 36 years of experience in the design profession on all project types.
  • Lee Kilcup – GLY Construction. Commercial General Contractor. Retired president. 40 years of experience in commercial general contracting in the greater Seattle market.
  • Dale Cote – Lake Washington School District. Director of School Support for the Juanita Learning Community. 30 years of experience as an educator, principal and administrator.
Meeting Agendas:
  • January 27, 2017
    • Project Status Update
      • Rebuild and Enlarge Mead Elementary School
      • Rebuild and Enlarge Peter Kirk Elementary School
      • Rebuild and Enlarge Juanita High School
    • Presentation of Initial Concept Design
      • Rebuild and Enlarge Mead Elementary School
      • Rebuild and Enlarge Peter Kirk Elementary School
    • Presentation of Schematic Design Options
      • Juanita High School
    • Committee Feedback
  • September 30, 2016
    • Project Status Update:
      • Rebuild and Enlarge Juanita High School
      • New Middle School at Redmond Ridge
      • New Elementary School at Redmond Ridge East
      • New Elementary School at North Redmond
    • Presentation of Schematic Design:
      • Rebuild and Enlarge Juanita High School
    • Presentation of Design Development:
      • New Middle School at Redmond Ridge
      • New Elementary Schools at Redmond Ridge East
      • New Elementary Schools at North Redmond
    • Committee Feedback on Schematic Designs and Design Development
    • Meeting Minutes
  • June 27, 2016
    • Second Presentation of Concept Design Options:
      • Rebuild and Enlarge Juanita High School
    • Presentation of Schedule Options:
      • Rebuild and Enlarge Juanita High School
    • Committee Feedback on Schematic Designs and Schedule Options
    • Meeting Minutes
  • June 6, 2016
    • Tour of Juanita High School
    • Presentation of Concept Design Options:
      • Rebuild and Enlarge Juanita High School
    • Committee Feedback on Concept Options
    • Meeting Minutes
  • May 9, 2016
    • Tour of Rose Hill Middle School
    • Presentation of Schematic Design:
      • New Middle School at Redmond Ridge
    • Committee Feedback on Schematic Designs
    • Meeting Minutes
  • April 19, 2016
    • Tour of Bell Elementary
    • Presentation of Schematic Designs:
      • New Elementary School at Redmond Ridge East
      • New Elementary School at North Redmond
    • Committee Feedback on Schematic Designs
    • Meeting Minutes
  • April 5, 2016
    • Introduction of Team Members
    • Review of Committee Charter
    • Committee Roles & Responsibilities
    • Meeting Schedule

Design and Construction Advisory Committee Project Review

Project

Concept Design*

Schematic Design

Design Development

Project Progress Updates

New Elementary in Redmond Ridge East

*

April 19, 2016

Sept. 30, 2016

Sept. 30, 2016

New Elementary in North Redmond

*

April 19, 2016

Sept. 30, 2016

Sept. 30, 2016

New Middle School in Redmond Ridge

*

May 9, 2016

Sept. 30, 2016

Sept. 30, 2016

Juanita High School Rebuild & Enlarge

June 6, 2016

June 27, 2016

Sept. 30, 2016


January 27, 2017

Mead Elementary Rebuild & Enlarge

January 27, 2017




Kirk Elementary Rebuild & Enlarge

January 27, 2017




* - Completed prior to committee being established