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Public Hearing on Proposed Closure of Allegheny 1 Elementary School. Wednesday, February 15, 2012 Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School Auditorium 7 p.m. Moderator: David Andrews, E squire. Allegheny 1. Built in 1954 Enrollment when opened was 190 Addition added in 1968

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public hearing on proposed closure of allegheny 1 elementary school

Public Hearing on Proposed Closure of Allegheny 1 Elementary School

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School Auditorium

7 p.m.

Moderator: David Andrews, Esquire

allegheny 1
Allegheny 1

Built in 1954

  • Enrollment when opened was 190

Addition added in 1968

  • Seven classrooms
  • Library
  • Bathroom
reasons for recommending school closure
Reasons for Recommending School Closure
  • Cost prohibitive repairs and renovations

Substantial renovations are necessary to comply with building codes and to adequately address electrical, site and potential structural concerns.

allegheny 1 elementary school condition assessment report
Allegheny 1 Elementary SchoolCondition Assessment Report

By Gwin, Dobson & Foreman, Inc. Consulting EngineersW. Andrew Arnold, P.E.

topics of review
Topics of Review

Site – drainage, parking requirementsArchitectural and structural – roofing, windows, asbestos abatement, terrazzo flooring, space requirementsHeating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning – boiler system, unit ventilators, steam pipingPlumbing – domestic water piping, sanitary waste and vent system, storm drainage system, fuel gas system, fixtures, fire suppressionElectrical– transformer, switchboard and branch panels, emergency generator, receptacles, interior and exterior lighting, technology, fire alarm, security

estimated costs associated with addressing current functional issues and to become code compliant
Estimated costs associated with addressing current functional issues and to become code compliant:
  • Site: $230,000 minimum
  • Architectural and structural: $855,000 to $1.06
  • Heating, Ventilation, and

Air Conditioning: $750,000 to $800,000

  • Plumbing: $330,000 to $345,000
  • Electrical: $630,00 to $685,000

TOTAL: $2.8 to $3.2 million

reasons for recommending school closure1
Reasons for Recommending School Closure

Budget Constraints

  • Spending limits
  • Taxing limits
  • State budget
reasons for recommending school closure2
Reasons for Recommending School Closure
  • District-wide Declining Enrollment
    • In 2002 there were 3858 students today we have 3490
estimated savings
Estimated Savings
  • Building Operational Costs: $90,000
  • Salaries and Benefits: $600,000
  • Repairs & Renovations: $2.8 to $3.2 mil
attendance areas
Attendance Areas
  • Students

in the Evergreen,

Carson Valley,

Fox Hollow and

Hixton Areas will

attend CWL (highlighted

in green).

  • Students along Mill Rd

and in the Willowbrook

area will attend FOT

(highlighted in yellow).

transportation
Transportation
  • Five buses currently service Allegheny 1
    • (11, 12, 18, 19, 40)
  • Most students who currently ride bus 12 will go to Foot of Ten
  • Students who currently ride buses 11, 18, 19, or 40 will go to Charles W. Longer
  • Students may have 5 to 10 minute longer ride times.
proposed transition plan
Proposed Transition Plan
  • Charles W. Longer
    • 163 will move from A1 to CWL
  • Foot of Ten Elementary
      • 57 students will move to FOT
timeline
Timeline
  • The board of education vote regarding Allegheny 1 will be held no earlier than May 16, 2012.
  • If the board votes to close the school, several orientations will be held in the spring to acclimate students, parents, and teachers with their new school.
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