New Schools Construction & Renovation

Project Summary and Scope

This project is currently funded for the design and construction for the following new schools: E.S.H. Greene Elementary, George Mason Elementary, and Hull Street Middle (formerly Elkhardt‐Thompson Middle).  Projects funds will also be used for the demolition of the existing E.S.H. Greene and George Mason Elementary Schools, as well as furniture, fixtures and equipment (FF&E) for the new schools

Part of the Project Written Studies, Reports, Presentation

Project Milestones

Feb 12, 2018 - Ordinance 2018-017 adopted increasing the meals tax to provide additional funds for renovation and replacment of public school facilities

May 15, 2018 - Advertised RFPs for Architectural Design Services

July 11, 2018 - Advertised Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for CM at Risk construction contractors

Sep 5, 2018 - Awarded design contracts to RRMM Architects PC

Sep 17, 2018 - Notices of Pre-Qualified CM at Risk contractors

Oct 21, 2018 - Advertied RFPs for CM at Risk Construction Contracts

Jan 15, 2019 - Published Notices of Intent to Award for CM at Risk Construction Contracts

Jan 25, 2019 - Awarded construction contracts to Howard Shockey & Sons for new Hull Street Middle School, S.B. Ballard Construction Co. for E.S.H. Greene ES, and Branch Builds, Inc for George Mason ES

Feb 14, 2019 - Issued Notice to Proceed (NTP) to Howard Shockey & Sons

Feb 19, 2019 - Issued Notice to Proceed (NTP) to S.B. Ballard Construction Co.

Feb 27, 2019 - Issued Notice to Proceed (NTP) to Branch Builds

August 2020 - Schools ready for RPS occuapancy

Fall 2020 - Demolition of old ESH Greene ES and George Mason ES followed by construction of playground and athletic facilities




Project Funding

FY 19 CIP Budget - $150,000,000

RAPIDS Award # 500846



Project Status Updates

All three new schools are under construction and on-schedule for August 2020 completion for RPS occupancy.

Permit, information is listed below. For details please call the Department of Planning, Development and Review at 804-646-4169.

Hull Street Middle School Building Permit # BLDC-054390-2019

ESH Greene ES Building Permit # BLDC-052486-2019

George Mason ES Building Permit # BLDC-052406-2019 (under review as of 6/27/19)

Expenses (costs are reported quarterly)

Expenditures as of 12/31/2019:

Hull Street MS (RAPIDS Project # 105758):  $16,114,277

E.S.H. Greene ES (RAPIDS Project # 105757):  $11,589,344

George Mason ES (RAPIDS Project # 105739):  $11,387,583

Project Contact Information, if you have questions about this project please contact this individual.

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Project Overall Status (Active, Pending or Complete)


Ordinance Information

Ord. 2018-017 - Meals Tax Proceeds



Contract Information

Project Architect:  RRMM Architects, Contract # 19000003903 (Hull St Middle School), Contract # 19000003887 (ESH Greene ES) and Contract # 19000003900 (George Mason ES)

Program Management:  AECOM Technical Services, Contract # 16000016618

CM at Risk Construction Contracts:

Hull Street MS - Howard Shockey & Sons, Contract # 19000012473

ESH Greene ES - S.B. Ballard Construction Co., Contract # 19000012627

George Mason ES - Branch Builds, Contract # 19000012468



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