At its regular board meeting on October 16, 2018, the SUSD Governing Board voted unanimously to redevelop Cherokee Elementary School.
This project's goals were determined by the first two Community Forum meetings.
No new meetings scheduled at this time.
December 3, 2019 —SUSD Governing Board Special Meeting: Agenda Item V.A.
Board approved Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) of $23,040,730 for CORE Construction Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) contract to rebuild Cherokee Elementary School. Construction phases presented.
August 20, 2019 — SUSD Governing Board Regular Monthly meeting: Agenda Item VII.A.
Orcutt Winslow architects presented the same proposed design concept that was shown to the community on Aug. 12 and that is still being developed in conjunction with CORE Construction. They reported that they expect to submit a GMP (Guaranteed Maximum Price) proposal for the Cherokee rebuild in December 2019.
August 12, 2019 — Community Forum #6: Cherokee Design Concept Presentation
July 24, 2019 — Visioning Committee Meeting #7
June 26, 2019 — Visioning Committee Meeting #6
May 14, 2019 — SUSD Governing Board Regular Monthly Meeting:
The Board approved a Construction Manager @ Risk (CMAR) form of contract for Cherokee's construction if it approves a Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) for the work that CORE Construction will submit in the future.
April 29, 2019 — Community Forum #5
April 16, 2019 — SUSD Governing Board Regular Monthly Meeting:
The Board voted to rebuild Cherokee Elementary School.
April 11, 2019 —SUSD Governing Board Study Session:
Orcutt Winslow architects and CORE Construction, Inc. recommended that Cherokee Elementary School be rebuilt, rather than renovated.
March 25, 2019 — Community Forum #4
March 19, 2019 — SUSD Governing Board Regular Monthly Meeting:
The Board awarded CORE Construction, Inc., Phoenix, a contract for pre-construction services for the Cherokee Elementary School project from five companies that submitted bids. A pre-construction fee not to exceed 0.7% of the final construction costs was negotiated with CORE.
March 7, 2019 — Governing Board Study Session (Project Update)
March 6, 2019 — Visioning Meeting #5
March 1, 2019 — 'Alternative' Community Forum #3
February 20, 2019 — Visioning Meeting #4
February 6, 2019 — Visioning Meeting #3
January 28, 2019 — Cherokee Project Community Forum #3
January 23, 2019 — Visioning Committee #2
January 16, 2019 — Cherokee Visioning Committee #1
January 7, 2019 — Cherokee Project Community Forum #2
December 17, 2018 — Cherokee Project Community Forum #1 [Flyer]
December 11, 2018 — SUSD Governing Board selects Phoenix-based Orcutt Winslow as project architect.
October 16, 2018 — SUSD Governing Board voted to redevelop Cherokee Elementary School with voter-approved bonds.
This committee, appointed by the Cherokee principal, will work between Community Forum meetings on the details of the Cherokee project. It is comprised of Cherokee parents, neighbors, teachers and staff.
Chief Peter Wingert
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