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Redmond, Wash. – On April 30, 2020, Lake Washington School District (LWSD) sold a total of $118.85 million of tax-exempt refunding bonds, which will refinance $134 million of its existing debt, to take advantage of lower market interest rates. The refinancing will save the District’s taxpayers more than $18.6 million over the next nine years.

Redmond, Wash. – The State Board of Education (SBE), the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI), and the Educational Opportunity Gap Oversight and Accountability Committee (EOGOAC) have identified 391 schools statewide to receive recognition. Schools in Washington stand out for closing gaps, showing growth, and demonstrating achievement according to new data released by the state.

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    Construction Contracts and Change Orders

    File: 6950

    For each project involving site development, new building construction, or remodeling of existing buildings, the contract documents shall include general conditions, which are patterned after those published by the American Institute of Architects and which shall include all of the articles in the AIA Index

    which are applicable to the project. All approved projects shall be constructed so to be readily accessible to and usable by individuals with disabilities. The superintendent or designee shall review the general conditions for each project when submitted by the architect and shall assume responsibility for these conditions being proper and sufficient to protect the Lake Washington School District.

    The superintendent or designee with assistance from the architect shall be responsible to the superintendent and the board in seeing that all articles of the general conditions are observed during the construction period.

    Change orders shall be approved by the architect and the superintendent or designee and whenever possible shall be recommended for board approval prior to proceeding with the work. In cases where approval is needed immediately in order to avoid a project delay, the superintendent or designee may approve change orders up to the amount of the contingency in the project budget. Such change orders shall be presented to the board for confirmation at the next regular meeting.

    Adopted:
    09/01/19