Renovation Project

Renovation Project will address safety, security & infrastructure
At its meeting on March 15, the New Lebanon Board of Education approved an $11,855,000 Renovation Project. The proposed renovation project is expected to have no impact on local taxes. Community members will vote on Tuesday, May 16 from 12 noon to 9 p.m. in the Walter B. Howard Elementary School Gymnasium.

If approved by the community, the project will address security, efficiency and outdated or obsolete facilities at both Walter B. Howard Elementary and the Jr/Sr High facilities. If community members have additional questions about the Renovation Project, they are encouraged to contact Superintendent Leslie Whitcomb at 518.794.7600 Option 3 to schedule a tour of school buildings. A District Renovation Project newsletter will be mailed in April. Watch the video below to learn more about the project.

Areas for renovation

Jr/Sr High School

Seal existing fire rated walls – where found (Allowance)
Renovate locker rooms. Provide separate ADA compliant toilet with exterior access.
Renovate toilet rooms; faucets, dryers, fixtures etc.
Add tactile signage throughout the Building – To meet ADA Requirements (Corridor Only).
Replace water fountains. – 7 locations
Provide FinTube radiation at principal’s conference room (RM 005).
Replace exterior doors. -20 leafs
Add lockdown hardware system at corridor doors – Building Wide
Provide AC at server room (RM 003)
Replace Fire Alarm System panel only, provide carbon monoxide detectors in spaces with fuel source.
Remove glass wall and fire shutter and replace with fire rated masonry wall.
Relocate electrical panel in Room 105 closet to corridor side.
Renovate toilet rooms; faucets, dryers, fixtures etc.
Install expansion joint at cracked floor (RMs 131-133).
Replace outdated kitchen equipment and related work.
Remove and Replace casework in 1929 building (RM 105, 111, 202, 204, 206, 218).
Replace classroom doors and frames in 1929 building. Provide Fire Rated Door and Frames (20 Locations).
Replace flooring in corridors and nurse’s office.
Replace pool spectator windows in 1st floor lobby.
Renovate Home & Careers Classroom (RM 141-142)
Replace exterior doors. – 20 leafs
Repair exterior cornice at courtyard.
Kiln to be relocated to a new rated/code compliant location
Replace existing Maintenance Building with new metal building.
Replace pavement North & South parking lots
Pave parking lot at demolished building site and provide entrance according to state highway regulations.
Athletic improvements (replace baseball backstop, provide paved ADA access to ball field)
Resurface long jump event area at existing track
Install lighting at lower parking lot. (@ Old Bus Garage)
Update and Improve Exterior building Lighting and Add exterior emergency lighting system for Code Compliance
Exterior brick restoration allowance (repointing, cleaning, etc.)
Repair cracks in foundation walls. – Front of Building (South Side)

Walter B. Howard Elementary School

Infill Louvers above classroom corridor doors.
Renovate faculty and public toilets.
Provide climate control in Mechanical B, RM 46, and RM 25
Provide climate control in wiring closet in faculty room – RM 28.
Kitchen Renovation – including grease trap
Kitchen Equipment Allowance – DW, Stove, Warming Oven
Replace exterior building lights and provide new exterior emergency lights for Code Compliance.
Add tactile signage throughout the Building – ADA Requirements.
Gym addition and renovation
Secure entrance addition and main office renovation
Add Additional Fire Alarm Devices, provide Carbon Monoxide Detectors in Spaces with Gas Fuel Source
Remove all plumbing fixtures and cap pipes in RM 64 and 37. Modify finishes as required.
Provide canopy cover between gym addition and existing building
Provide portable stage in new Gym
Provide 2 backflow preventers
Add lockdown hardware system at corridor doors – 50 locations

Renovation Project News
NLCSD Facilities Committee Establish Scope of Work for Renovation Project