October 23, 2021

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The Education Specialists

District 7 updating buildings, fields, parking plenty this summer months

District 7 is tough at function this summer season, and assistant superintendent David Courtney assures that all jobs are correct on routine, despite the abnormal rain these past couple months.

Attending video games this yr will be a new working experience, as replacement and updates to the Edwardsville Superior Faculty gymnasium scoreboard and scorer’s table are underway. The new health and fitness center scoreboard, which is presently put in, will include video clip. The installation of the scorer’s table is scheduled for completion this thirty day period. The expense of the upgrades is believed at $97,238 which will be taken out of the Spending budget/Surplus Operations and Routine maintenance Money. The job was contracted to Nevco.

The EHS “B” fitness center is scheduled to have new LED lights right before the commence of the school year. The full value ought to be $4,583.45 soon after the Ameren rebate with resources coming from the Budgeted/Surplus Operations and Maintenance Funds. The installation was contracted to Lil Rock Electrical Development.


The EHS Band Room is undergoing a significant renovation, with demolition and a new concrete ground finished a couple of months back. The overall value of the band area renovations will be about $243,000. The venture has been contracted out to R&W Builders and is becoming funded from the school’s Budgeted/Surplus Operations and Maintenance Cash.

Outside the house of the properties, various updates to loads throughout the district are having place. The District 7 Sporting activities Intricate parking large amount is staying torn out and resurfaced by Charles E. Mahoney, Inc. at a whole price of $735,765.27, also coming out of the district’s Budgeted/Surplus Functions and Upkeep Money.

The Woodland Elementary playground great deal is also being torn out and resurfaced, which will be completed in late July soon after the Summer Zone program ends on July 23. The ton will price tag $80,000 from the exact same fund and is contracted to Rickey Brothers.

There are asphalt paving repairs underway at the drop-off regions of Edwardsville Higher School and Liberty Center College as nicely as in an area of Cassens Elementary School that has begun to sink in. The full price of these repairs is $44,150, from the exact same fund, and Rickey Brothers ended up contracted for the project.

All parking good deal parts in the district, excluding the sports activities complicated, are getting sealed and re-stripped above the summer time by Heck’s Concrete and Asphalt. The whole cost is $182,360 from the exact funding resource. As of Friday, parking tons at Nelson, EHS South, the Wrestling/Aquatic Center, Glen Carbon, Hamel, Midway and Worden have been completed.

Out on the fields, a substitution scoreboard at the Liberty Center College soccer/soccer subject was projected to be set up past month. The new scoreboard and set up price tag $12,563 and were contracted to Nevco. There will also be a substitute and improve of the sporting activities advanced stadium scoreboard in the very first 7 days of August. The total price will be $127,497 and is contracted to Nevco as properly.

About $25,000 will go into changing or incorporating storage sheds at the tennis, track and discipline and football places in the district. As of publication, the concrete pads for the storage sheds had been poured and delivery was scheduled for June 30.

By the start out of university, EHS will have new exterior LED lighting, much too, at a charge of $8,397.30 right after the Ameren rebate. The contractor is Lil Rock Electrical Design.

The HVAC controls method will be replaced at Liberty Center School for $53,975 from the identical fund, contracted to Trane. The continued changeover from the non-steam boiler method working with four place HVAC pod sets at Lincoln Center Faculty will cost $105,250 for two pods, sourced from the very same fund, and is scheduled for completion later on this thirty day period. The contractor for the transition task is ICON Mechanical.

Finished assignments include the alternative of the Columbus Elementary School boiler at a whole price tag of $54,754, contracted to GRP Mechanical, and the substitute of the Lincoln Middle University freezer at a expense of $62,212 by the very same contractor. Both equally projects have been from the Budgeted/Surplus Functions and Upkeep Cash.