Facilities & Maintenance
Facilities Planning Committee
2015 – 2025 Facilities Master Plan
A Citizens Planning Team convened in 2012 and met four times throughout the year, engaging in a comprehensive analysis of district facilities and capital needs. This team of 10 citizens toured all school buildings and district facilities and engaged in conversations with the principal or general supervisor of each facility, in order to better understand the needs of th respective facility. Related topics included district-wide infrastructure and technology needs, safety and security, and any deferred maintenance in need of attention.
The work of the committee was characterized by three basic tasks:
evaluate the current condition of the facility
review of functional adequacy reports and score sheets
tour of facilities
What Should Be?
create a vision for district facilities
development of both short (5 yrs.) and long (10 yrs.) range facilities plans
address any changes to the needs of the academic programs
analyze maintenance needs/building inadequacies
What Can Be?
engage in feasibility study to shape vision (consider financial and political realities)
develop priorities and strategies to achieve facilities plan
Additionally, the committee considered general growth and development factors, cohort projection data from the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI), and also consulted with officials from both the City of Deer Park and Spokane County.
2015 Update: Many of the original members of the Facilities Committee reconvened in 2015 to re-visit/re-evaluate the findings and recommendations from 2012. A number of the “smallish” projects had been completed the district sought to clarify long-term facilities priorities. The document below lays out a tentative plan for addressing facilities needs from 2016 – 2021 and then from 2021 – 2025.