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Many Wellington-side neighbors of Glenview’s upper yard have met with a representative of OUSD’s facilities department to discuss the status and plans for the fence between neighbors and the Glenview Elementary campus. A fact sheet outlining the concerns and planned response is now available. The project architects will be attending the next community meeting (6:30, July 13th at Edna Brewer) to share detailed designs and answer any remaining questions. Please plan to attend! If you are a Wellington-side neighbor of the Glenview upper yard and have not yet scheduled a meeting and would like to do so, please contact Edy Crawford by email or phone (510-535-2731).
The 2016-17 school year is coming to a close. With work continuing on campus, and contracting for increment 3 (construction of Glenview Elementary’s new building) under way, it’s time for a quick look at project status. Click to download for the June newsletter and a quick summary of progress on the project.
A small group of Glenview neighbors came together on March 2nd for the bimonthly community meeting. Topics of discussion included:
- An update on the DSA process: The project is now undergoing final review. The architects will report on final outcome when the review is complete.
- An update on contracting for increment 3: An RFP for the final increment has been released. Bidding and contracting is expected to continue through the spring.
- An updated project schedule, which now reflects the rain delay for increment 2 (grading and retaining walls) as well as the new contracting schedule. OUSD continues to be committed to an August 2019 project completion, as reflected in this updated schedule (available for download here).
- Community concerns including the need for a claims procedure if neighbors experience project-related damage and the resolution of vegetation and fenceline responsibilities. The District continues to work on both of these issues. Neighbors also expressed concern that an accelerated timeline for increment 3 (to ensure August 2019 completion) might impact project hours and days of work. OUSD is exploring ways to increase work on campus without adding to the hours/days on site for crews.
The next community meeting will be Thursday, May 4th from 6:30-8:00 pm at Edna Brewer Middle School.