Capital Projects & Facilities 

  • Options: Progress

    • Board approves recommendation to establish an Options Advisory Committee on March 30th


    • Board presentation May 11, 2017 - update.
    • Mission Statement, Guiding Principles & Beliefs are established for the Options Educational Specifications process, committee structure and framework
    • An Options Advisory Committee is being created to explore and develop configuration scenarios with the goal of generating a work plan and timeline to present to the BISD board in fall 2017.  They will also represent the needs and goals of individual programs.  Each program will have staff and parent representation on the Advisory Committee but will separately inform the larger group with their individual identities, concerns and opportunities
    • The district will inform the Advisory Committee regarding critical constraints such as cost, space availability and funding.  The initial goal is to formulate a foundation on which Educational Specifications can be established
    • The critical path of the Options Advisory Committee is to embark on the Educational Specification process by fall 2017
    • Options Advisory Committee's first meeting May 24, 5:30 PM in the Boardroom
    • Committee meetings outline committee tasks, timeline, learning styles, assumptions and communication plan
    • Mahlum coordinates classroom visits with Options program teachers for Educational Specifications research
    • Options Advisory Committee meets June 5th and 26th in the Boardroom

    July - September

    • Mahlum and district administration work on conceptual program diagrams and present the to Options Advisory Committee for comment and review
    • Preliminary cost estimates are being prepared by Robinson Co.
    • Code requirements under review
    • Options Advisory Committee meets September 11th and 25th in the Boardroom


    • Options Advisory Committee meets October 16th in the Boardroom to discuss most recent program location scenarios
    • Cost estimates currently in progress
    • BISD Board work study session to discuss BISD options programs held on October 19th, at 5:30 in the Commodore Commons Presentation 10.19.17


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    June 5, 6:00 PM Boardroom ::  Presentation 06.05.17  Minutes 06.05.17
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    June 26, 5:30 PM Boardroom :: Presentation 06.26.17  Minutes 06.26.17
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    September 11, 5:30 PM Boardroom :: Agenda 09.11.17  Presentation 09.11.17  
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    September 25, 4:00 PM Boardroom :: Agenda 09.25.17  Presentation 09.25.17 
    October 16, 5:30 PM Boardroom :: Presentation 10.16.17