Secure Entrances - Progress as Promised

  • On April 2, 2019 voters approved adding secure entrances to 31 sites. Secure entrances mean entry into the building includes access control points that are layered into the path of entry, supplemented with a series of intercom, cameras, and electronic locking controls. Office staff will be positioned to allow for unobstructed surveillance of lobby doors and other spaces. The estimated cost is $7.8 million.

News and Information

  • Board approves secure entrance bid packages 2 and 3

    June 4, 2019

    Package 2

    • Architect:  Dake Wells
    • Sites:  Pleasant View, Reed, Jarrett, Pipkin Phelps, Pershing, Carver,  and Wilson's Creek
    • Contractor:  Dewitt & Associates, Inc.
    • Estimated Cost:  $1.5 million

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    Package 3

    • Architect:  Paragon/Sapp
    • Entrances:  Bingham, Bissett, Robberson, Rountree, York, and former Sherwood
    • Contractor:  R.E. Smith
    • Estimated Cost:  $1.2 million

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    Construction contracts for secure entrances at Parkview, Central and Study

    May 21, 2019

    The Board of Education approved the construction contacts for package 1 of secure entrances.

    • Architect:  Buxton Kubik Dodd
    • Entrances:  Parkview (2), Central (2), and Study
    • Contractor:  Nesbitt Construction Inc.
    • Low Bid Received:  $363,000
    • Estimated Cost:  $554, 886

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Bid Release Timeline

  • April 12:  Parkview (2), Central (2), Study

    April 22:  Pershing, Carver, Wilson's Creek, Phelps, Jarrett, Pipkin, Pleasant View and Reed

    May 2:  Bingham, Bissett, Robberson, Rountree, York, former Sherwood

    May 13:  Pittman, Disney, Holland, Mann, McBride

    May 23:  McGregor, Shady Dell, Truman, Watkins, Wilder

    June 3:  Weller, Cowden, Field, Twain