Florence

Florence

Project Status - Construction Complete

February 23, 2010
FLORENCE CENTER UPGRADES AND SCIENCE LAB ADDITION
Bineham construction will be working all next week to complete the final stages of the siding work and FMP bond crews have been sent to Florence to complete some minor repairs needed before painting the building can begin.  The minor repairs include replacing damaged vents on the outside of the building, removing and replacing an old damaged door, and other small items. Open house is scheduled for March 5, 2009 and a large number of visitors including the local media are expected to attend. Contact Mark Richardson, (541) 463-3456.

February 9, 2010
FLORENCE CENTER REMODEL AND SCIENCE LAB ADDITION
Lane's bond workforce will travel to the Florence Center several times over the next two weeks to complete minor repairs on the outside of the building. The crew will also work inside the new science classroom addition installing white boards and other small items. Contact Mark Richardson, (541) 463-3456.

February 2, 2010
FLORENCE CENTER REMODEL AND SCIENCE LAB ADDITION
Bineham construction is working on a list of corrections listed by the architect who inspected their work last week. Exterior painting is on hold awaiting better weather. Invitations have been extended to the public to attend an open house at the Florence Center campus scheduled on February 26, at 10:00 a.m. This community open house gives visitors an opportunity to view the upgrades that have been made to the facility. Contact Mark Richardson at (541) 463-3456.

January 26, 2010
FLORENCE CENTER REMODEL AND SCIENCE LAB ADDITION
Last week the remodel project reached substantial completion and the new science addition is now being used as a classroom. This week, Bineham Construction is working on a list of correction items brought forward by architects during the week of January 11; all corrections items listed are nearly complete and the classroom is ready for inspection preliminary siding and roof inspection was completed on January 17 and a list of correction items were noted. The architect will distribute the list for correction this week beginning January 25. Contact Mark Richardson, (541) 463-3456.

January 12, 2010
PROJECT 450 FIRE ALARM/MASS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM
The fire alarm contractor, SecureCom, is nearly finished with installing the fire alarm system at the Florence center. The upgrade to the main system in Florence is almost finished, but the classroom addition fire alarm system has been completely installed, tested, and approved by the fire marshal for use. On the Eugene main campus, fire alarm testing was completed over the winter break in the presence of the Oregon deputy state fire marshal. All systems passed. There is some additional work on two systems that will require testing at a later date. The FMP electricians are substantially complete with the infrastructure wiring and conduit rough in. All buildings are currently protected, and will continue to be, by existing fire alarm systems. Contact Dave Smith, (541) 463-3433.

December 8, 2009
BOND UPDATE: FLORENCE CENTER/SCIENCE LAB ADDITION
Completion of this project is expected January 4, 2010. Bineham Construction has pushed their crews and made up lost time encountered during the high winds. Roof installation is complete and siding installation will be completed late January 2010. Contact Mark Richardson, (541) 463-3456.

September 1, 2009
BOND UPDATE: FLORENCE CENTER
Contract is being finalized. Construction kick-off meeting scheduled for September 1. Addition scheduled to be complete for beginning of winter term. Contact Bob Mention, (541) 463-5747.

August 31, 2009
BOND UPDATE: FLORENCE CENTER
The construction contract is being finalized. All work is scheduled to be completed by the beginning of winter term. Contact Bob Mention, (541) 463-5747.

August 18, 2009
BOND UPDATE: FLORENCE CENTER
At a special meeting, the Board of Education awarded a contract to Bineham Construction Co. for the work on the Florence Center. Low bid was below estimate. Contact Bob Mention, (541) 463-5747.

August 17, 2009
FLORENCE CENTER
Good news: bids from contractors were opened last Thursday and low bid was less than the estimate. The contract is being prepared for signatures. Contact Bob Mention, (541) 463-5747.

August 10, 2009
BOND UPDATE
The bids for the work on the Florence Center are due August 6. Contact Bob Mention, (541) 463-5747.

July 21, 2009
FLORENCE CENTER PROJECT
Bid documents scheduled to go out for bids this Wednesday. Bids due on August 6. Contact Bob Mention, (541) 463-5747.

PROJECT 447 CARPET REPLACEMENT/FLOOR COVERING
Carpet and linoleum installation in four classrooms in building 12 is expected to be completed the week of July 20. Next, carpet will be installed in classrooms on the Center fourth floor. Carpet replacement is also scheduled for building 6 rooms 140 and 126 the week of July 27. Beginning the second week of August, another large shipment of carpet will be delivered for buildings 19, 3, and 15 and Florence. Contact Mark Richardson, (541) 463-3426.

July 14, 2009
FLORENCE CENTER PROJECT
Contract documents are scheduled to go out for bids next week to re-side, re-roof and add to the original building. Contact Bob Mention, (541) 463-5747.

PROJECT 456 CLASSROOM UPGRADES
Building 16 classrooms 161 and 271 are scheduled to be painted in the next two weeks. The first 10 smart classroom podiums are expected to be completed the week of July 20. A large order of carpet is expected to be shipped next week from the factory and should arrive on site the same week the first group of podiums is being installed. A smart classroom upgrade and flooring replacement will be done for a classroom at the Florence Center this summer also. All of the rooms are expected to be completed by September 1. Mark Richardson, (541) 463-3426.

July 7, 2009
PROJECT 447 CARPET REPLACEMENT
Carpet replacement for Building 12 is scheduled to start on July 13, 2009 and is expected to take about two weeks to complete the upper floor offices and classrooms. The carpet contractor has measured for carpet replacement at the Florence campus and Building 19 so they can be added to the list of areas that need new carpet. The next shipment of carpet is schedule to arrive on site the third week of July and is scheduled to be installed in some of the classrooms in Center and Building 16. The large order of carpet is expected to arrive the first week of August and that order is for the remaining smart classrooms. Contact Mark Richardson at (541) 463-3426.

June 16, 2009
BOND UPDATE

Building 2 and Performance Hall elevator project starts with a kick-off meeting with the architect June 18. This meeting has to do with the "mechanics" of the project. PUG members will not be needed at this meeting. Performance Hall seats have been ordered and the architect working on drawings for ADA platforms. Center building re-roof project is scheduled to start this week. Asbestos abatement work scheduled to be done this week in the Center first floor classroom project. New siding is scheduled to be purchased this week for the Florence project. Thirty-five design firms requested copies of the request for proposals for the Track and Soccer Bowl upgrades project. A pre-proposal conference scheduled for Wednesday, June 17 and proposals are due June 24. The architect for the remodel of room 19/270 for Foundation offices is planning to go out for bids by the end of June. Space assignment request is being prepared for the renewable energy project. Bond project manager hire committee has made a recommendation and reference checks will be done as soon as time permits. Contact Bob Mention, (541) 463-5747.

June 9, 2009
BOND UPDATE
An agreement between the college and architect is expected to be completed this week for the building 2 remodel and Performance Hall elevator project. Bids for the Performance Hall replacement seats came in under budget and the lowest bid was the preferred seat. Work on the Center building re-roof project is expected to begin after spring term finals. Center building first floor classroom project demolition of existing rooms will be done by college workers starting June 15. Architects are continuing work on the Florence Center and the bond office has requested a conditional use permit from the city of Florence. Request For Proposals from landscape architects and/or architects in connection with design services for the Track & Soccer Bowl Upgrades project will be distributed early this week. Deadline for submittal of proposals is June 24. Design work is continuing for the remodel of building 19 room 270 for Foundation offices. A space assignment request is being prepared for two photo-voltaic arrays for the renewable energy project. The arrays are proposed to feed energy into the campus grid and electric car charging stations. A grant from EWEB will help fund this project. The Bond Project Manager hiring committee plans to make a recommendation by June 12. Contact Bob Mention, (541) 463-5747.

June 2, 2009
BOND UPDATE
The Owner-Architect Agreement for design of Building 2 & Performance Hall elevator remodels is expected to be completed this week and Project User Group (PUG) meetings will be scheduled for the following week. Bids to reroof the Center building were opened and the low bid was below estimate. A PUG will review the schematic drawing of remodel of building 19, room 270 to accommodate the Foundation. A PUG will review a schematic drawing of Center building first floor classroom this week. The Bond Management office is scheduled to begin preparing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for design services in connection with the Track & Soccer bowl improvements. A request for quotes from theater seat manufacturers has gone out and the deadline to receive quotes is Wednesday, June 3. Architectural work on the Florence Center is continuing. Contact Bob Mention, (541) 463-5747.

May 27, 2009
BOND UPDATE
Florence Center design work is going forward on two options for the biology lab and specifications are being prepared for the new siding, roof insulation and finish roof. Quotes will be solicited for the Performance Hall seating and the board of education awarded the contract for the elevator upgrade to Solarc Architecture and Engineering. Solarc will also do the elevator upgrade for building 2. The Center building re-roof bids for construction are due May 27 with work scheduled for the summer. A Project User Group will be formed for the Track & Soccer Bowl Improvements project so a scope of work statement can be prepared and the design team selection process can begin. Bob Mention, (541) 463-5747.

May 19, 2009
BOND UPDATE
Design work is progressing on the Florence Center, Performance Hall seat replacement and Center building first floor classroom projects. The Board of Education is expected to name an architect for the remodel of the Business building and for installing an elevator in the Performance Hall at a special meeting on May 20. Submitted by Bob Mention, (541) 463-5747.

May 12, 2009
BOND PROJECT UPDATE

  • Florence Center: Project orientation and mobilization is occurring for siding and the classroom addition.
  • Performance Hall seat replacement: Seat layout plan and new seat criteria being prepared by the architect.
  • Building 2 Business and Performance Hall remodels: The architect selection committee interviewed two firms and made a recommendation.
  • Center Building first floor classroom: Construction documents are being prepared.
  • Downtown: Nothing new to report.
  • Contact: Bob Mention, bond project manager, (541) 463-5747.

May 5, 2009
ARCHITECTS CHOSEN FOR FIRST BOND PROJECTS
The firm of Affolter, West and Jones Architects has been chosen to design the Florence Center project. They have met with the Florence project user group (PUG) and are starting work. The firm of Gerald McDonnell & Associates has been chosen to design the Performance Hall seat replacement project and they have started working with the seat replacement PUG. The next meeting of seat replacement PUG is scheduled for May 7, 11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m., in the Performance Hall theater. The architect for the building 2 and Performance Hall remodels has not been chosen yet. The selection committee is scheduled to arrive at a short list of firms to interview by May 8. The projects are the first to be funded by Lane's $83 million construction bond approved by voters in November 2008. For more information contact Senior Bond Project Manager Bob Mention at (541) 463-5747.

April 28, 2009
ARCHITECT BEGINS WORK ON FLORENCE, THEATER, AND CLASSROOM PROJECTS
David Amundson, a local architect, was hired as a bond project coordinator and began work April 28. He will start with the Florence Center, Performance Hall seat replacement, and Center building classroom projects. He will meet with the respective project user groups (PUGs) this week.

The architect selection process for the Business building and Performance Hall remodel projects continues.

The design of the Center building classroom continues.
Contact: Bob Mention, (541) 463-5747.

April 21, 2009
BOND UPDATE: ARCHITECTURAL SELECTION UNDERWAY; STAFF USER GROUPS FORMED
The process for selecting architectural firms for the first group of projects to be funded by Lane's $83 million capital construction bond is moving forward. The deadline for submitting proposals for the business building and performance hall remodels was Monday, April 20. Architectural firms for the Florence Center and the performance hall seat replacement projects are scheduled to be on the job by the end of this week.

The Project User Group for the business building and performance hall remodels has been established and a subgroup (architectural selection committee) will start its work this week.

The Project User Group for the performance hall seat replacement project has been formed and will start work shortly.

The Project User Group for the Florence Center project has been formed and has met several times. They will be scheduled to meet with the architect as soon as possible after the architect is under contract. Contact: Bob Mention, (541) 463-5747.

March 24, 2009
BOND UPDATE
The first group of bond architectural projects consists of Florence Center improvements, Performance Hall improvements, Business building remodel, and the Downtown Center. A Project User Group (PUG) has been formed for the Florence Center project and PUGs are being formed for the remaining projects. The design team selection process for these projects will commence shortly. Contact: Bob Mention, (541) 463-5747.

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