Fort Mill School Trustees unanimously approved $4.25 million in new capital expenses this week for maintenance and related projects. 

   The district approved an 8 percent bond, allowing them to borrow money to keep the schools in tip-top shape and fund some other needs unrelated to its operational budget.

   For example, Banks Trail Middle School is installing a shot-put & discus practice area for $15,000. Fort Mill High is wrapping the baseball dugouts with brick for $20,000 and replacing the old football scoreboard for $25,000. And Dobey’s Bridge Elementary School is getting $2,500 to soundproof its music room.

   Other schools are getting new carpet, bathroom renovations, kindergarten swings, and parking-lot resurfacing.

   So what’s your child’s school getting? Here’s the list and the cost:

   Banks Trail Middle School

 • Install Shot Put & Discus Practice area – $15,000

Fort Mill Middle School

   • Replace Classroom Carpet/Guidance Area – $75,000  

• Replace sidewalk and stair to stadium – $35,000

   • Replace Cabinetry in Home Economics – $25,000

Gold Hill Middle School

   • Student & Staff bathrooms renovations – Complete Renovation – $100,000 

   • Add Discus/Shotput and Long Pit – $25,000

   • Room 115 Special Needs – Add Cabinetry – $15,000  

Springfield Middle School

   • Replace Intercom System – $75,000

Fort Mill High School

   • Replace HVAC in Annex ($2.3MM Budget – less $700K Left on New Equip & $500K Bond 2018) – $250,000 

   • Resurface, restripe and add numbers to parking spaces – $850,000  

   • Wrap Baseball Dugouts with Brick – $20,000 

   • Reskin / Resod / Irrigation Baseball Field – $20,000  

   • Replace Stadium Scoreboard – 26 years old and multiple problems – $25,000  

   • Retro Fit side goals in main gym to be motorized – $7,500

   • Replace Exterior Doors on A B D & E Halls – $60,000  

   • Room 108 Renovate for PLTW  $30,000  

   • Refurbish all interior door frames and paint (Total of 524) – $20,000  

   • Multiple locations of terrazzo replacement – $125,000  

   • All Admin Areas – Carpet- HS Proper / R Wing / Annex – $70,000  

Nation Ford High School

   • Intercom System Replacement – Ronco – $150,000  

   • Mill, Repave, and Restripe Parking Lots – $100,000  

   • Convert front walkway to Special Ed Bus Lane – use signage etc – $60,000  

   • Resurface Running Track – $100,000 

   • B&K Audio & Lighting Upgrades Auditorium – $100,000  

   • Add ground coverage (probably gravel) around bus loop – $50,000

   • Convert Storage Room into AD Conference Room – $40,000 

   • Replace Carpet in Rooms D113, D115, D117 and B109 – $15,000

   • Remove Wall in TV Studio – $7,500  

Dobey’s Bridge Elementary School

   • Asphalt Parking Area at back of school -$80,000

   • Music Room Soundproofing – $2,500 

   • Tinting for K Wing and Music Room and Media Center – $15,000

Fort Mill Elementary School

   • Mill, Repave, and Restripe Parking Lots – $125,000 

   • Add bathroom to mobile classroom – $35,000

   • Replace reseal gutters around building – $15,000

   • Install LVT in Staff Bathrooms and Gym – $20,000

   • Entrance Doors & Framework Replacement – $20,000

   • Update/refresh Student Restrooms – New flooring/replace sinks / dryers/seats – $10,000

   • Cafeteria Divider Wall – $55,000

Gold Hill Elementary School

   • Replace Exterior Doors Around Building – $105,000

   • Install LVT in Staff Bathrooms Only  $10,000  

Orchard Park Elementary School

   • Cafeteria Divider Wall – $55,000 

   • Re-seal front lot – $50,000

   • Replace reseal gutters around building – $15,000

   • Entrance Doors & Framework Replacement – $20,000

   • Install LVT in Staff Bathrooms Only – $10,000  

Pleasant Knoll Elementary School

   • Install LVT in Staff Bathrooms and Gym – $25,000

   • Kindergarten Equipment including Swings – $15,000

   • Electrical Work next to media center to make comp lab – $15,000  

Riverview Elementary School

   • Music Room Soundproofing – $2,500 

   • Tinting for K Wing and Music Room and Media Center – $15,000  

Sugar Creek Elementary School

   • Re-Carpet Entire School – $110,000

   • Mill, Repave, and Restripe Parking Lots – $100,000  

   • Install LVT in Staff Bathrooms and Gym  $25,000

   • Replace reseal gutters around building  $15,000 

   • Install LVT in Staff Bathrooms and Gym – $25,000  

Springfield Elementary School

   • Replace reseal gutters around building – $15,000

   • Entrance Doors & Framework Replacement – $20,000  

Tega Cay Elementary School

   • Correct Drainage at Front of School – $20,000

   • Tinting for K Wing and Music Room and Media Center – $15,000

   • Music Room Soundproofing – $2,500  

District 

   • Equip In House, 5 Each – Z Trak Mowers (Z970R) – $57,000  

  • Maintenance – Equip In House – New Grounds Equipment Truck – $45,000  

   • Maintenance – new employees, 2 Trucks for two new staff members – $50,000  

   • Maintenance – Bldg Automation, Need monies for upgrade to building automation and controls – $100,000  

• CAP, Retaining Walls at Fields 1 & 3 – issues with drainage – $25,000

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