Sunset Hills Elementary

 

FACILITY IMPROVEMENTS/RECOMMENDATIONS

    Phase I: Construct new two-section school on same site.

    • Optimize site size and layout
    • Improve drop-off and pick up safety
    • Improve convenience for ADA access
    • Relocate office/administration area at the main entrance for security
    • Right-size classrooms
    • Introduce project-based learning areas
    • Improve security
    • Add special education spaces
    • Add separate gym and cafeteria
    • Add dedicated art and music/world language space
    • Provide storm shelters as required per building code​
 

BUILDING INFORMATION AND FACTS

    Year Constructed: 1956
    Additions/Renovations: 1982, 1997
    Gross Building Area: 26,862 GSF
    Site Area: 11.5 Acres
    Temporary Structures: 0 SF
    Phase I Project Value: $13,824,000
 
 

RECENT UPDATES

     Community Comments
   
 
  • A community information session scheduled to be held at the end of June for traffic study review.
  • ​A meeting with the Arbor Street neighbors will be scheduled for the end of June to update them on schematic design.
  • A community information session was held on Jul 6, 2016 for traffic study review.
     Community Engagement
   
 
  • ​The first Community Input session was held on March 24, 2016. The meeting had a very good turnout and the Design Team received great feedback from the community on the new Sunset Hills project.
  • ​TACKarchitects held a student engagement session on March 23, 2016.
  • ​A Community Input session has been scheduled for March 26, 2016 at Sunset Hills. This meeting will provide updates on the Concept Design that was approved by the Board of Education.
     Concept Design
   
 
  • The first Project Design Advisory Committee meeting was held on March 10, 2016.  This was the kick off meeting for the team.
  • The Project Design Advisory Committee meet for their second meeting on March 22, 2016. ​  The team conducted visual listening exercises and interior room adjacency review.
  • LRA will conduct traffic study for Sunset Hills the week of April 4, 2016.
  • Community Input Session to be held at Sunset Hills on  March 24, 2016
  • The next Community Information meet tentatively​ scheduled for April 26, 2016.  This meeting will provide an update on the concept design approved by Board of Education.
  • ​TACKarchitects continues to work on concept design.
  • ​The next Project Design Advisory Committee will be held on April 6, 2016.
  • ​TACKarchitects will present Concept Design to the Board of Education for approval on April 25, 2016.
  • Traffic study for Sunset Hills was completed.
  • ​PA/Tackarchitects meet with the neighbors along Walnut Street o​n April 15, 2016 to review concept design prior to BOE approval.
  • The Board of Education approved the Concept Design on April 25, 2016.
       
    2016-04-25 Sunset Board Presentation
     Design
   
 
  • Project Design Advisory Committee meeting was held on June 2, 2016. The committee reviewed and commented on schematic design.
  • TACKarchitects working on design development stage.
  • Project Design Advisory Committee meeting was held on June 26, 2016. The committee reviewed and commented on interior finishes.
  • Schematic Design was formally presented to the Board of Education on June 13, 2016.
  • Lamp Rynearson calculated fill needed for the Sunset Hills site. Excess fill from Oakdale Elementary project will be utilized for Sunset Hills. Hauling and SWPP plan has been completed. This scope of work is currently being bid in conjunction with Oakdal
  • Project Design Advisory Committee meeting scheduled July 14 and July 28, 2016. Continue to review finishes.
     Preconstruction
   
 
  • Project Design Advisory Committee meetings were held on April 6, 2016 and April 21, 2016.
  • PA/TACKarchitects meet with City of Omaha on April 27, 2016 regarding traffic study.
  • Lamp Rynearson calculated fill needed for the Sunset Hills site. Excess fill from Oakdale Elementary project will be utilized for Sunset Hills. Hauling and SWPP plan is being created.
     RFQ Architectural Design
   
 
  • The selection committee chose TACKarchitecture to design the new Sunset Hills Elementary School.
  • PA conductted a kickoff meeting with TACK and the project consultants on February 25, 2016.
     Schematic Design
   
 
  • ​Traffic study is scheduled for April 7, 2016.
  • TACKarchitects continue to work on schematic design.
  • TACKarchitects completed schematic design.
  • Schematic design was presented to the Board of Education on June 6, 2016 at the board luncheon.
  • Schematic design formally being presented to the Board of Education on June 13, 2016. This will be information only, no action required.
       
    2016-06-13 Board SD Presentation
 

RECENT PHOTOS

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