McAuliffe Elementary

McAuliffe Elementary

Facility Needs Summary

1. Needs Identified in Prior Assessments
   1. Differed Maintenance Schedule
2. Site Development
   1. Parking, Drop-off, Service & Delivery
       1. Trash cans on campus should be replaced with permanent ones. The plastic bins get blown around with the winds, a frequent issue.
       2. Due to COVID a segregated Drop-Off system was implemented and is working well.
       3. Second and fourth grades dismiss to pick-up zones through the park.
       4. Site lack adequate parking. A parking expansion could be located along street, taken from field areas.
   2. Parking spaces in the drop-off lanes should be removed.
   3. Site Security & Access Control
       1. Some gates with Panic hardware are not useful for securing campus from students leaving.
       2. Existing gates are too narrow, not ADA compliant.
       3. Gates to the adjacent park need to be lockable. Zig-Zag configuration does not meet ADA, must be replaced.
       4. Chain Link gate can close off parking lot.
       5. Campus is relatively secure, some graffiti issues.
   4. Utility Services, Grading, Drainage, & Landscaping
       1. Area surrounding new library needs landscaping and irrigation. Is just dirt at present.
       2. Irrigation system needs overhaul. Not working at all in K-Play Area.
       3. Site has a functioning well, not used for irrigation or anything else.
   5. PE Fields, hardcourts and Grounds
       1. Lunch shelter is too small for number of students served. Seating is limited, needs to be expanded.
       2. Wood chips at playground are a nuisance should be replaced with resilient surface.
       3. AC hardcourt areas recently resurfaced.
       4. Field areas has ongoing Ant infestation. Worst from MAY-Oct.
3. Facilities
   1. Building Envelope
       1. Many windows have had glazing replaced with plexi-glass panels. All should be replaced with vision glass.
       2. Consistent problem with Mice beneath the portables.
   2. Building Systems & Equipment
       1. Ongoing roof leak issues from roof penetrations of HVAC remodel. District is aware.
       2. Access Control systems exist on all exterior doors. Outages are frequent, apparently due to ongoing battery issues.
   3. Interior FF&E
       1. All spaces require modernization to finishes. 

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Sources: Demographic/enrollment data provided by Davis Demographics Student Population Forecasts document for Fall 2021/22 Enrollment. Publish date 2/25/2022.
Additional Sources: Student need and demographic data provided by the CA Department of Education.

Scope of Work

The scope of work identified for the renovation/expansion of each campus is categorized and budgeted based on the following descriptions:

Minor Modernization

General modernization of existing buildings and spaces is based on the ongoing use of spaces consistent with their current uses and includes the following areas of work:

  • Replace interior finishes including floors, walls and ceilings.
  • Repair, refinish or replace casework.
  • Up-grade building systems including power, lighting, HVAC, plumbing, fire protection, and educational technology.
  • Repair or replace communication and emergency notification systems including public address and fire alarm systems.
  • Up-grades to site security systems including intrusion alarms, surveillance cameras and security lighting.
  • Replace door hardware as needed.
  • Minor remodeling of spaces including signage for wayfinding and compliance with ADA.
  • Patch and repair exterior wall finishes and roofs.
Major Modernization

More extensive renovation of spaces to include all minor modernization work with additional renovation/reconfiguration or adaptive reuse of spaces to accommodate new/different uses. The additional level of work beyond minor modernization may include the following:

  • Demolition of interior spaces, systems, equipment.
  • Reconstruction of interior spaces to accommodate new program needs.
  • Replacement of doors and windows as necessary.
  • Up-grade of building structural systems impacted by the reconfiguration of spaces (excluding AB300 reconstruction or building-wide seismic up-grades).
  • Reconstruction or replacement of building systems.
New Construction

Scope addresses all construction that increases the building SF of the campus.  These include the following:

  • Construction of stand-alone buildings, shade structures or other major structures not otherwise listed in Site Improvements.
  • Expansion of existing buildings.
Site Improvements

Scope addresses renovation and expansion of playgrounds, fields, parking lots, and site entry enhancements including the following general areas of work:

  • Demolition of existing site improvements, surface and subsurface materials.
  • Repair/replacement of utility infrastructure.
  • Regrading and drainage improvements
  • Repair or replacement of landscaping and irrigation
  • Repair or replacement of paving, flatwork, and play surfacing.
  • Access and path of travel improvements for ADA compliance.
  • Exterior lighting where appropriate.
  • Playground apparatus and fixed physical education/sports equipment.
  • Security fencing and gates.
  • New or repair of electronic marquees as needed.
Soft Costs (Non-Construction)

These are project development costs that are beyond those associated with direct construction. These include the following:

  • Architectural/Engineering
  • Boundary/topographic site surveys and geotechnical investigations.
  • Hazardous materials assessment and mitigation.
  • Environmental reporting documents (CEQA compliance)
  • Agency review and approval fees such as DSA, CDE, City/County, Dept. of Health, DTSC, Public Utilities, etc.
  • Construction period testing and inspection services.
  • Legal and accounting services.
  • Program management, citizens oversight reporting, and other bond program services.
  • Movable furniture, fixtures and equipment (FF&E).
  • Insurance.
  • Phasing allowance for Interim housing.
  • Construction contingency for unforeseen field conditions.