July 21,2 011 SBC meeting

July 21,2 011 SBC meeting

Postby Mary Wright » Mon Jun 27, 2016 7:04 pm

SCHOOL BUILDING COMMITTEE MEETING
JULY 21, 2011

A meeting of the School Building Committee was held on Thursday, July 21, 2011 at the Municipal Center. Mr. Cohen called the meeting to order at 7:20 PM. He noted that the meeting is being videotaped.

ATTENDANCE
PRESENT:
Voting: Mitch Cohen (Chairman), Paula Brouillette (Vice Chairman), Leslie Breault and Shirley Mosczynski.
Non-Voting: William Cundiff (Town Engineer).
Project staff: Sam Bird, Tom Ellis.
ABSENT:
Voting: Sarah McConnell, and Nancy Lane.
Non-Voting: Michael Guzinski (Town Administrator), Beverly Bachelder and Dean Iacobucci.

VOUCHERS
Three vouchers for DiNisco were reviewed and signed.

HEERY AMENDMENT
Mr. Cohen noted the purpose of the meeting is to review the Heery amendment for the rest of the project for OPM services. Mr. Ellis discussed the amendment to the previous contract. Some discussion held regarding the invoicing process. Ms. Mosczynski made a motion to approve the Heery contract as presented. Ms. Breault seconded the motion. Vote unanimous.

TRAFFIC STUDY
Mr. Bird discussed the traffic study. He reviewed the proposed scope and cost involved. Some discussion held regarding the process moving forward. Concern was noted regarding having a solid process for moving forward with such issues. Emphasis given to the necessity of having all materials distributed on the Friday prior to a Thursday meeting. Mr. Cundiff will check with the Safety Committee. This will be brought up at the next meeting.

SITE PACKAGE
Mr. Bird reviewed the draft site package with respect to the phasing process. Ms. Breault noted the need to determine a time line for the relocation of the cross-country trail. Mr. Cohen noted that the Conservation Commission had some question regarding the wetlands that would be impacted by Hall Road. Mr. Bird indicated a culvert might be needed on a temporary basis. He discussed the process of addressing on a permanent basis. Mr. Ellis noted the potential for additional costs with regard to the site package that will need to be vetted out.
Discussion was held regarding the process of moving forward with the Hall Road design, the responsibility of taking on the bidding process, the timing of the design and construction of the road, and the process of seeking reimbursement. It was noted that the Prequalification Subcommittee has issued the advertising. A copy of the ad will be given to Mr. Bird.

OTHER BUSINESS
Mr. Cohen noted that the Conservation Commission had a site walk. A memo regarding this will be forwarded to the Committee. Mr. Cundiff will advise the Committee of the next Conservation Commission Hearing. The School Committee will be meeting to discuss the phasing plan and how it affects the students. These will be posted as School Building Committee Meetings.
Mr. Bird noted the result of the review of the capacity of the wells has been received. The recommendation is that sites be investigated for new wells. Mr. Cundiff questioned if there was some way to segment with the current wells. Mr. Bird will follow up, however, it is felt that the new wells would be to supplement the old ones. Further review will take place and information will be brought to the Committee.
Mr. Ellis noted that he received a letter today from MSBA indicating that the executed project funding agreements for both schools have been sent back to the Town. In addition, he noted that he has contacted MSBA to clarify the anticipated deliverables for the 50% CD submission. Some discussion held.
The next regularly scheduled meeting will be August 4, 2011.

ADJOURNMENT
Ms. Mosczynski made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:37Pm. Ms. Brouillette seconded the motion. Vote unanimous.

Respectfully submitted,


Lisa Lannon
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