School Committee Votes to Approve CCT Project and Signs Election WarrantPosted by Robert Sanborn at 8/24/2017
At their regularly scheduled meeting this evening, the Cape Cod Regional Technical High School District School Committee authorized the $128,062,881 school building project for a NEW Cape Cod Tech. At the same meeting, an election warrant was signed which will be sent to the town clerks of the twelve member towns. A district-wide election will be held to authorize the debt for the project on OCTOBER 24th with the polls open from 12 noon until 8PM.
MSBA Approves Budget for Cape Cod Regional Technical High School ProjectPosted by Robert Sanborn at 8/23/2017
The Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) board of Directors approved the project scope and budget for a NEW Cape Cod Regional Technical High School. The total project cost estimate is $128,062,881, a fourteen million dollar ($14 M) decrease from estimates during the feasibility study. The district (Barnstable, Brewster, Chatham, Dennis, Eastham, Harwich, Mashpee, Orleans, Provincetown, Truro, Wellfleet and Yarmouth) will be responsible for approximately eighty-six million dollars ($86 M) of these costs. The district will now seek approval of this project with a district-wide vote on OCTOBER 24TH with the polls open from 12 noon unitl 8PM.
District Team Meets with MSBA on Final Cost EstimatesPosted by Robert Sanborn at 7/25/2017
Superintendent/Director Bob Sanborn and Business Administrator Erin Orcutt along with Owner's Project Manager and Architectural representatives Ken Guyette, Mel Overmoyer, Carl Franceschi and Vladimir Lyubetsky met with MSBA officials about the cost estimates for the construction of a NEW Cape Cod Regional Technical High School. The meeting reviewed each major cost category associated with the project. Over the next several weeks, district and MSBA officials will come to agreement on a consensus cost estimate for the project.
School Building Committee hears presentation on: Preliminary Site Design, Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing and Front Entrance RenderingsPosted by Robert Sanborn at 4/26/2017
At the April 26th School Building Committee meeting, the committee heard a joint presentation from Landscape Architect David Warner, Mechanical, Plumbing & Electrical consultants Garcia, Galuska and DeSousa and from Architect Vladimir Lyubetsky. The following is a link to the Presentation PDF
CCT hosts follow-up meeting with District Town Clerks for October 24, 2017 VotePosted by Robert Sanborn at 4/11/2017
The district town clerks attended an informational meeting hosted by Superintendent Bob Sanborn along with Business Administrator Erin Orcutt and the Culinary Arts program. The purpose of the meeting was to review the mechanics of the district-wide vote on October 24, 2017. School officials were joined by their bond council, Richard Manley. Mr. Manley provided a sample warrant that will be the basis for the October 24, 2017 ballot. The luncheon provided the opportunity for a vibrant question and answer period with bond council and the school. The vote will take place in all twelve district towns on October 24, 2017 with the polls open from 12PM - 8PM. The ballot election seeks to authorize Cape Cod Tech to borrow for the construction of a new facility. The election is governed by the district's regional agreement and Massachusetts General Law Chapter 71 Section 16 (n).
MSBA Invites Cape Cod Regional Technical High School into Schematic DesignPosted by Robert Sanborn at 2/15/2017
At the February 15, 2017 Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) Board Meeting chaired by State Treasurer Goldberg, Cape Cod Regional Technical High School was unanimously voted into the Schematic Design phase. Schematic Design continues the process of fine-tuning cost estimates and design features that will culminate with the establishment of a final project scope and budget that will go before the voters on October 24, 2017. The board commented on the positive, collaborative relationship the district has established with the MSBA. Meaghan Callaghan from Senator Julian Cyr's office and the district's architect, Carl Francheschi from Drummmey, Rosane and Anderson joined Business Administrator Erin Orcutt and Superintendent/Director Robert P. Sanborn for this exciting announcement. If approved, the proposed facility would be located to the east of the current facility with the cost estimate for the entire project currently at $141 million dollars.
CCT District Team presents to MSBA Facilities Assessment SubcommitteePosted by Robert Sanborn at 1/18/2017
The district team consisting of Ken Guyette from the Owner's Project Manager firm of Collier's International, Carl Franceschi from the architectural firm of Drummey, Rosane and Anderson, Business Administrator, Erin Orcutt and Superintendent/Director Robert P. Sanborn made a presentation to the MSBA's Facilities Assessment Subcommittee detailing the preferred solution chosen for Cape Cod Regional Technical High School. As stated previously, the school building committee unanimously voted for a new building located on the current property east of the existing facility. The fifteen minute presentation was followed by a question and answer period. In advance of this presentation, the team had submmitted a Preferred Schematic Report (PSR) to the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA). The district team was asked to respond to a few comments and concerns of the subcommiittee regarding the PSR submission, in writing, before moving into Schematic Design which is scheduled for February 15, 2017.
School Building Committee chooses a NEW facility as the CCT preferred solutionPosted by Robert Sanborn at 11/30/2016
At the November 30, 2016 School Building Committee Meeting, committee members unanimously voted to choose a new facility as the preferred solution for Cape Cod Regional Technical High School. The proposed facility would be located to the east of the current facility with a preliminary cost estimate for the entire project of $144 million dollars. By clicking the image below, you can see the location of the facility as well as PRELIMINARY floor plans and drawings. Upon MSBA approval in February 2017, the district will move into schematic design (MSBA Module #4) where designs and floor plans will be finalized in consultation with the district and the MSBA. Schematic design will culminate with a final project scope and budget for the entire project.
School Building Committee determines criteria for preferred building solutionPosted by Robert Sanborn at 11/9/2016
At the November 9, 2016 School Building Committee Meeting, committee members came to consensus on criteria they will utilize to assess the renovation and new preferred solution alternatives presented at the October meeting by the designer Drummey, Rosane and Anderson. The following criteria are listed in order of importance:
- Educational Opportunities/ Compliance with Vision/ Program Accommodation
- Construction Cost/Project Cost
- Impact on Students & Staff / Impact on Student Enrollment/ Disruption/ Phasing/ Construction Duration
- Reimbursable Cost / Operating Cost/Temporary Costs / Cost Certainty / Predictability
- Safety/ Access Control /Traffic Impacts / Vehicle and Pedestrian Circulation
- Contextual Fit/ Aesthetics/ Flexibility/ Potential for Expansion
- Impact on Abutters / Environmental Impacts
The committee will assess the seven alternatives under consideration with these criteria at their meeting on November 30, 2016 which will culminate in the selction of a preferred building solution for Cape Cod Tech.
Drummey, Rosane and Anderson presents Building Solution AlternativesPosted by Robert Sanborn at 10/14/2016
At the October 12, 2016 School Building Committee Meeting, Drummey, Rosane and Anderson (DRA), the district's chosen designer, presented a summary of the Preliminary Design Program (PDP) for the school. Along with the educational program, existing conditions and educational space analysis, DRA presented SEVEN alternatives for the committee to consider as project solutions. The committee will be choosing the preferred solution based on several agreed upon factors in late November or early December. The presentation can be viewed at the following link: CCT Preliminary Design Program.