News and Updates

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The Facilities Department was busy this summer improving our campus:

  • Sealed & restriped asphalt parking areas
  • Installed Emergency Notification System (Banners/Lights) at Lions & EEC
  • Changing Lions into the Blind & Deaf School Media/Library Center
  • Repaired the Gym floor
  • Made mechanical system improvements in Brown Hall and the Steam Plant
  • Orientation & Mobility improvements at multiple crosswalks
  • Made landscaping improvements and removed a few unsafe trees
  • Completed Adams & Stone braille signage/reprogramed fire alarms
  • Made Gottlieb AV system repairs and Adams lighting repairs
  • Made Gottlieb & Industrial roof repairs
  • Installed new dishwasher in Argo
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Facilities employee installing new carpet

Facilities employee unwrapping new refrigerator
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Controlled maintenance and capital construction

  • In June, we requested FY23 funding: $1.9M for an ADA accessible playground, $572K for security improvements and $17.4M for the West Hall Renovation/Addition for the Blind School and Early Education Program
  • We are currently working on the following designs for Summer 2023 construction
    • Gymnasium Phase I & II (fire suppression, ADA bathrooms, asbestos abatement, new flooring, perimeter fencing and HVAC)
    • West Hall Roof Replacement & Industrial Roof Repair
    • Argo Roof Replacement