Spotlight March 7


March 7, 2017

Committee of the Whole Approves Policies

During the March 7 Committee of the Whole Meeting, Trustees recommended two policies be sent to the Board for approval.

Accessibility Standards Policy (800.8) and Catholic School Councils Policy (800.1) will be considered by the Board at the March 28 Board Meeting.


Capital Projects Progress Update

Each month during the Committee of the Whole Meeting, Trustees are presented with an overview of capital projects in progress throughout the System.

Construction is near completion at St. Martin Catholic Elementary School in Smithville. The storm sewer work is complete, and water service has been installed. The electrical ducts are installed and roofing is nearing completion. The parking lot curbing and asphalt base coat is also in place. Masonry veneer is nearly completed, and window installation is in progress. Students and staff are expected to make the move to the new $10-million St. Martin Catholic Elementary School this spring. A blessing and dedication will take place later this year.

The tender for a nine-room addition to Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Elementary School in Grimsby has been issued. The $4.4-million project to add six classrooms and three child care rooms will provide room for an additional 138 students is being designed by Svedas Architects Inc. The project is scheduled to be completed by December 2017, and an Official Blessing and Opening is scheduled for January 2018.


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