Measure J Construction Projects Update

  • FOWLER UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

    2016 FUSD Facilities Bond1 – Updated Project List2

    Phase I    Estimated cost - $3 million

    • All-Weather Track Resurfacing

    • Painting of Sutter Middle School and Fowler High School

    • Malaga Elementary School Parking Lot Construction

    • New FHS Pool Construction      

           Projects listed above are all completed 

    Phase II     Estimated cost - $11 million

    • Modernize playground equipment at Malaga, Marshall, and Fremont         

    • Widening of Walter Avenue (between Sutter/FHS to Temperance Avenue)         

    • CTE / Ag Farm Refurbishment/ Upgrade - with CTE Classrooms/Labs

    • New Bus Transportation/Grounds/Maintenance/ Operations facility         

           Estimated construction timeline – Summer 2018 – Spring 2021

    Phase III    Estimated cost - $11 million

    • New Band/Performing Arts/Event Center/ Multi-Purpose facility – FHS (Including parking)

    • Electrical/Lighting/Plumbing/Roofing/Refurbishment-Repairs – All Sites         

           Estimated start of construction – 2021/2022

    Phase IV    Estimated cost - $7 million

    • Modernization of Classrooms/Labs (Malaga, Fremont, Marshall, Sutter, FHS)3         

    • Technology/Equipment/Infrastructure Upgrades/ Additions – All Sites         

    • Additional Solar Units         

           Estimated start of construction – 2023/2024

    Phase V           

    • Supplement New Elementary School Construction Costs (If needed)4

           Estimated start of construction – TBD

    1 = Funding for projects are not guaranteed beyond the local revenues generated by the bond measure. Completion of some projects depend also upon state and federal participation/ funds not within the control of the school district

    2 =The list is not exhaustive, but illustrative, of some of the projects being considered

    3 = If state funding is available

    4 = If state funding available and/or growth at elementary (grades TK-5) schools makes District eligible for state funding and enrollment capacity at each school site is reached during the next 4-8 years