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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools’ proposed capital plan

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Here are highlights of the capital plan unveiled to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board on Tuesday:

Expanded educational programs

• Turn Starmount to elementary school, and convert Oakhurst to K-5 Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) magnet: $5,940,000.

• New Albemarle Road-area K-8 school and dual-language magnet: $29,376,000.

• CPCC Middle College expansion: $5,940,000.

• Career and Technical Education expansion: $8,610,000.

• Convert Davidson Elementary to K-8: $7,560,000.

• New South Mecklenburg K-8 school and STEAM magnet: $29,376,000.

• New Smith Academy math and science magnet high school: $43,200,000.

• Expand E.E. Waddell Language Academy to add high school grades: $7,560,000.

• Convert Mountain Island Elementary to K-8 school: $5,450,000.

Capital Improvement Plan

• Olympic High School addition/renovations: $8,964,000.

• J.M. Alexander Middle School replacement: $30,672,000

• Northwest School of the Arts renovations: $12,420,000.

• Berryhill/Reid Park Elementary School relief: $29,376,000.

• Nations Ford Elementary replacement: $19,440,000.

• Myers Park High School addition/renovation: $22,248,000.

• East Mecklenburg High School addition/renovation: $12,744,000.

• Pre K-8 additions/renovations (Ashley Park; Bruns Avenue; Walter G. Byers; Druid Hills; Reid Park; Westerly Hills): $24,732,000.

• South Mecklenburg High School renovations/additions: $18,360,000.

• Berryhill Pre K-8 replacement school: $29,376,000.

• Statesville Road Elementary replacement: $19,440,000.

• Selwyn Elementary School: $2,592,000.

• New Elementary School (Relieve JH Gunn/Lebanon Road schools): $19,440,000.

• Northridge Middle School addition: $6,048,000.

Remainder of Top 40 Priorities

• Operable wall replacement: $540,000.

• Fire alarm upgrades: $270,000.

• University Park renovation: $5,832,000.

• Americans with Disabilities Act compliance: $1,080,000.

• Site acquisition: $4,320,000.

• Food service upgrades: $2,430,000.

• Lansdowne Elementary School replacement: $19,440,000.

• Security upgrades: $1,404,000.

• Providence High School additions/renovations: $26,302,401.

• New Pre K-8 relief (Bain ES/Mint Hill MS): $29,376,000.

• Plumbing restroom upgrades: $2,111,400.

• Heating, Ventilation and Air conditioning/Indoor air quality: $30,888,000.

• Electrical upgrades: $697,000.

• Lebanon Road Elementary School additions/renovations: $11,446,067.

• Briarwood PreK-8 replacement: $29,648,000.

• High school athletic facilities and swimming pool repairs: $19,075,000.

• Roofing: $2,642,160.

• Paving and site work: $3,035,650.

Next steps

• April 9: Public hearing on 2013 Capital Improvement Plan.

• April 23: School board approves capital plan.

• May 7: Presentation of 2013 bond request to Mecklenburg County. commissioners.

• May 21: County commissioners vote on 2013 bond request.

• June - November: CMS engagement with the public.

• Nov. 5: General Election.

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