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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education
Agenda Item

Meeting Date
September 13, 2016

Agenda Item Title
Recommend Approval of Capital Funding to Upfit Former Pawtuckett Elementary School, Former John T. Williams Middle School and Former Newell Elementary School

Staff Present

Ann B. Clark, Superintendent


Main Points
  • Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) would like to upfit the buildings listed below to better serve students.
  • The estimated cost to upfit the buildings is projected to be $7,190,000 for total project costs.
  • Funding for these projects will be from the proceeds of the sale of the former Education Center and Walton Plaza and sustainment plan funding from Mecklenburg County.
  • The estimated project costs for upfitting these sites are listed below:


SchoolEstimated Total CostFY 2016-2017 Sustainment PlanAdditional Funds Required*
Former Pawtuckett Elementary School$1,850,000 $910,000 $940,000
Former JT Williams Middle School$6,900,000 $2,500,000 $4,400,000
Former Newell Elementary School$2,800,000 $950,000 $1,850,000
Total Estimated Costs$11,550,000 $4,360,000 $7,190,000

*Capital Project Ordinance included in the report section of the agenda.

Fiscal Implications

Agenda Item Type
consent items

Recommend approval of capital funding to upfit former Pawtuckett Elementary School, former J.T. Williams Middle School and former Newell Elementary School