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Our entire team is deeply committed to the students, families and community members of the City of Richfield and the Richfield Public Schools. I am proud and humbled to lead this next chapter in Richfield’s future. On behalf of the entire Richfield Public Schools community, thank you for supporting your hometown district and the successful future of our students.

Superintendent Steven Unowsky

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ICS Weekly Report: June 26, 2020

Each week, we will share the latest construction updates provided by ICS. If you would like to view past updates or learn more about our capital facilities plan, please visit the Facilities page. 


*This report is submitted from ICS on a weekly basis.

Centennial Elementary

Completed week ending Friday, June 26, 2020:

  • Nearing completion of all concrete slab infills, only the Kitchen area remains.
  • Completed the installation of the added roof bar joists to support mechanical equipment.
  • Continued mechanical and electrical rough-in in the Media Center.
  • Completed concrete slab floor leveling and moisture mitigation.
  • Continue mechanical and electrical rough-in down the corridors. 

Planned week ending Friday, July 3, 2020:

  • Complete underground plumbing rough-in in the Kitchen Area and place the concrete slab.
  • Begin setting roof top curbs and mechanical equipment.
  • Xcel to bore in underground primary electrical feeder from the power pole to the building.
  • Continued mechanical and electrical rough-in in the Media Center.
  • Continue above ceiling mechanical and electrical rough-in in the Front Admin Office and begin framing metal stud walls. 

Richfield Middle School

Completed week ending Friday, June 26, 2020:

  • Finished concrete walls for new ramp for stage
  • Finished framing walls in health and art room on main level
  • Continued roof removal for new HVAC unit at link
  • Finished framing second level stairwell entrances soffits and ceilings
  • Mechanical and electrical rough ins on third level classrooms
  • Continued installation of unit ventilators
  • Finished wall framing and rough in plumbing for staff bathroom on all levels 

Planned week ending Friday, July 3, 2020:

  • Framing and in wall mechanical inspections throughout
  • Start drywalling framed walls throughout
  • Continued installation of unit ventilators 

Sheridan Hills Elementary

Completed week ending Friday, June 26, 2020:

  • Abatement contractor completed the removal of an existing underground fuel storage tank.
  • Completed the Front Entry addition excavation and began formwork for footings and foundation.
  • Continued above ceiling mechanical and electrical rough-in in the new Admin Office.
  • Completed underground plumbing in the Area A restrooms.
  • Completed hydronic piping main lines in Area C Level 2.
  • Completed the demolition of the masonry walls at the existing Admin Office / corridor. 

Planned week ending Friday, July 3, 2020:

  • Complete all remaining abatement scope.
  • Begin domestic water piping in Area A.
  • Continue above ceiling rough-in in the new Admin Office.
  • Continue hydronic piping branch lines in Area C Level 2.
  • Begin concrete slab saw-cutting and removals in the classrooms.
  • Begin pulling electrical wire in Areas A & C.  

Richfield High School

Completed week ending Friday, June 26, 2020:

  • Boiler Room
    • Roof work and piping penetrations
    • Continued piping of boilers
  • Area P Link
    • Roofing work commenced
  • Area D and E Bathrooms
    • Continue plumbing fixtures and partitions in area D
    • Floor and wall tiling in area E
  • Lower Level Area F (Old locker rooms, new weight room)
    • Continue masonry walls
    • Mechanical and electrical rough ins
    • Prep for weight room flooring 
  • 2nd and 3rd level science rooms
    • Continued wall framing and mechanical/electrical rough ins
  • New Athletics Commons and concessions
    • Drywall work and finishes
  • New Athletic Corridor/Elevator
    • Above grade masonry on west portion
    • Footing and foundations for east portion
    • Continued tiling floors and walls in bathrooms
    • Started installing plumbing fixtures in bathrooms
  • Main Gym
    • Abatement
  • Area A & B Art, FACS and Shop Classes
    • Finish wall framing
    • Mechanical and electrical rough ins.
  • Loading Dock
    • Demolition and excavation
  • Exterior Work
    • Main entry irrigation
    • Poured concrete slab for mechanical unit in courtyard 

Planned week ending Friday, July 3, 2020:

  • Boiler Room
    • Continue connecting boilers
  • Area P Link
    • Pour concrete decks and floors
    • Continue roofing
    • Start exterior finish system
  • Area D and E Bathrooms
    • Install toilet partitions
  • Lower Level Area F (Old locker rooms, new weight room)
    • Weight room flooring
    • Wall framing
  • 2nd and 3rd level science rooms
    • Continue wall framing and mechanical/electrical rough ins
  • New Athletics Commons and concessions 
    • Finish mudding and taping walls
  • New Athletic Corridor/Elevator
    • Finish tiling floors and walls in bathrooms
    • Continue installing plumbing fixtures in bathrooms
    • Continue above grade masonry
  • Main Gym
    • Finish abatement
    • Delivery of wood flooring
    • Start installing fin tube radiation
  • Area A & B Art, FACS and Shop Classes
    • Drywall finishes on wall framing
    • Epoxy floor patching
  • Loading Dock
    • Footings and foundation
  • Exterior Work
    • Pavers and planter work in courtyard
    • District office parking demolition and soil corrections
    • Main entry irrigation

R-STEM Elementary

Completed week ending Friday, June 26, 2020:

  • Installed toilet fixtures in Pre-k classroom restroom
  • Hydronic piping and HVAC insulation along with heating unit ventilator installation in vestibule and lobby
  • Drywall finishes and paint in old reception office
  • Floor and wall tile in showers and bathrooms in main level Special Education Suite
  • Started painting walls and door frames in Special Education Suite
  • Low voltage wiring and conduit along with speaker installation throughout main level
  • Infill kitchen dishwasher floo

Planned week ending Friday, July 3, 2020:

  • Finish installing ceiling grid in the Special Education Suite
  • Install lights, fire strobes, and speakers in Special Education Suite
  • Start installing casework in Special Ed., Pre-kindergarten and kindergarten classrooms 
  • Install doors and interior window glazing in Special Education Suite
  • Drywall finishes and start tiling in dishwasher area
  • Start installing ceiling grid in lobby area
  • Demolition in boiler room

Richfield Dual Language School

Completed week ending Friday, June 26, 2020:

  • Punch list items continue to be addressed.
  • Continued testing and balancing of the mechanical and HVAC systems.
  • Contractors worked to address action items on the Commissioning Corrective Action Log

Planned week ending Friday, July 3, 2020:

  • Continue to address punch list items.
  • Complete testing and balancing of the mechanical and HVAC systems.
  • ICS commissioning continued commissioning of the mechanical and HVAC systems. 
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