Potsdam Central School residents invited to tour buildings tonight to view repairs in proposed $18 million capital project
Monday, November 26, 2012 - 11:36 am

POTSDAM -- Potsdam School District residents are invited to attend a building tour tonight at 6 p.m. at the elementary office.

The tour will be an opportunity to see the condition of the school and learn about the proposed $18 million capital project. Residents will vote on the project Dec. 12.

A public hearing on the proposal will be held Dec. 3 in the Potsdam High School Library.

A summary list of the improvements follows:

Elementary School -- $3.1 million:

• Roof replacement

• Interior lighting replacement

• Replace food service equipment

• Replace carpeting in main office and second grade wing

• Fix ceiling by gym

Middle School -- $3 million:

• Interior lighting replacement

• Electrical distribution upgrades

• Reconstruct back parking lot, sidewalks and loading dock area

• Replace food service equipment

• Replace four exterior doors

• Minor re-roofing

High School -- $10.6 million:

• Siding and window replacement on 1929 wing from library to auditorium

• Roof replacement

• Heating distribution system replacement—convert steam to hot water

• Auditorium renovations to ceiling, flooring, and stage

• Interior lighting replacement

• Exterior door replacement

Other -- $1.3 million

• Bus Garage fuel tank replacement:

• Storm water management

• Parking lot improvements

• Roof replacement

• Fire Alarm System