Southeast Galt Elementary Schools Accommodation Review

This review officially concluded on October 26, 2009

SCHOOLS INVOLVED:

  • Alison Park P.S. (JK-6)
  • Avenue Road P.S. (JK-6)
  • Chalmers Street P.S. (JK-6)
  • Central P.S. (JK-6)
  • Lincoln Avenue P.S. (7-8)
  • Manchester P.S. (JK-6)
  • Stewart Avenue P.S. (JK-8)

APPROVED SEPTEMBER 2012 BOUNDARIES

 


 

 

UPDATE: MONDAY OCTOBER 26, 2009, RECOMMENDATIONS APPROVED BY BOARD

The following recommendations, moved and carried at the Monday October 19, 2009 Committee of the Whole Meeting regarding the Southeast Galt Elementary Schools Pupil Accommodation Review, received formal approval by the Waterloo Region District School Board meeting held on Monday October 26, 2009:

Moved by A. Mitchell, seconded by C. Watson,

That the Waterloo Region District School Board formally close Alison Park Public School (MIDENT #012688) effective August 31, 2012, and advise the Ministry of Education;

And that the Waterloo Region District School Board declare the Alison Park Public School property surplus immediately;

And that the Waterloo Region District School Board close Lincoln Avenue Public School (MIDENT #312851) effective August 31, 2013, and advise the Ministry of Education;

And that the Waterloo Region District School Board declare the Lincoln Avenue Public School building and property surplus, effective August 31, 2013;

And that the Waterloo Region District School Board approve an addition of approximately 200 pupil places and renovations, including a child care, at Avenue Road Public School at an estimated amount of $5.8M, to tentatively be completed for September 2012, subject to Ministry approval;

And that $3.6M of the estimated total cost for this addition be funded from New Pupil Place grants, $1.45M be funded from the Proceeds of Disposition reserve and $750,000 be funded by the child care operator;

And that the Waterloo Region District School Board approve the conversion of Avenue Road Public School to a Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8 elementary program, offering Junior Kindergarten to Grade 7 classes, to coincide with the planned new construction completion, effective September 2012, and Grade 8 classes effective September 2013;

And that the Waterloo Region District School Board approve the construction of a new Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8 school, of approximately 640 pupil places, including a child care, at an estimated amount of $12.4M, on a site to be acquired on the north side of Myers Road, west of Dundas Street, to tentatively open September 2012, subject to land acquisition and Ministry approval;

And that $8.85M of the estimated total cost of this new school be funded from New Pupil Place grants, $2.8M be funded from the Proceeds of Disposition reserve, which represents the insurance claim amount from the Alison Park Public School fire, and $750,000 be funded by the child care operator;

And that the Waterloo Region District School Board seek non-profit child care operators to partner in the new construction at Avenue Road Public School and the new Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8 school on the north side of Myers Road;

And in the event the child care operator(s) are unable to provide a capital contribution, the initial capital funding for the child care facility(ies) estimated at $750,000 per facility, will come from the Proceeds of Disposition reserve to be repaid by the operator(s) over the term of their agreement;

And that the Waterloo Region District School Board approve the Junior Kindergarten to Grade 6 boundaries for Avenue Road P.S., Chalmers Street P.S., Stewart Avenue P.S. and the new Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8 school on the north side of Myers Road, as illustrated on Appendix ‘C’attached to this report, dated October 19, 2009, to coincide with the planned new facility openings, tentatively effective September 2012;

And that the Waterloo Region District School Board approve boundaries for Avenue Road P.S., Stewart Avenue P.S. and the new Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8 school on the north side of Myers Road, as illustrated on Appendix ‘D’ attached to this report, dated October 19, 2009, to coincide with the planned new facility openings, tentatively effective September 2012 for Grade 7 students and September 2013 for Grade 8 students;

And that the Waterloo Region District School Board refer facility upgrades, including accessibility, at all the remaining schools to the Accommodation Steering Committee for consideration and prioritization;

And that Facility Space Templates for the construction of the new Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8 school on the north side of Myers Road and Avenue Road Public School be submitted to the Ministry of Education for approval.

– Motion Carried –

 

Click here to view the full staff report

Click here for the minutes of the October 19, 2009 meeting

 

 


SCHOOL VALUATION REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS

 

 

 

ARC School Valuation Report Transmittal
ARC School Valuation Report Executive Summary

The ARC’s School Valuation Report and Recommendations were submitted to Senior Administration and presented to Trustees and the public at the June 3, 2009 Committee of the Whole Meeting. Click here to view the agenda from this meeting. The report was presented for information only.

 


 

 

 

ACCOMMODATION REVIEW COMMITTEE MEETING AGENDAS PRESENTATIONS AND MINUTES

 

 

ARC Meeting # 13 – Thursday May 21, 2009 – ARC Meeting

Minutes
Agenda

ARC Meeting # 12 – Thursday April 30, 2009

Minutes
Presentation
Agenda with attachment

ARC Meeting # 11 – Tuesday April 7, 2009

Minutes
Presentation
Agenda

ARC Meeting # 10 – Tuesday February 24, 2009

Minutes
Presentation
Agenda

ARC Meeting # 9 – Thursday February 5, 2009
Minutes
Agenda
Presentation

ARC Meeting #8 – Tuesday January 20, 2009
Minutes
Presentation
Agenda

ARC Meeting #7 -Tuesday December 9, 2008
Minutes
Presentation
Agenda

ARC Meeting #6 – Thursday January 8, 2009
Minutes
Agenda
Presentation

ARC Meeting #5 – Tuesday November 25, 2008
Minutes
Agenda
Presentation

ARC Meeting # 4 – Tuesday November 11, 2008
Minutes
Presentation
Agenda

ARC Meeting # 3 – Tuesday October 28, 2008
Minutes
Agenda

ARC Meeting #2 – Tuesday September 30, 2008
Minutes
Presentation
Agenda

ARC Meeting #1 – Tuesday September 23, 2008
Minutes
Agenda
Presentation


PUBLIC MEETING ANNOUNCEMENTS, AGENDAS AND MINUTES

Public Meeting # 4 – Tuesday May 26, 2009

Public Meeting # 3 – Tuesday April 21, 2009

Public Meeting #2 – Wednesday January 28, 2009

Public Meeting #1 – Tuesday November 4, 2008


RESOURCE MATERIALS AND MAPS

Scenario A
Scenario B
Scenario C
Scenario D
Scenario E
Scenario F
Alison Park P.S. Valuation Framework
Avenue Road P.S. Valuation Framework
Central P.S. Valuation Framework
Chalmers Street P.S. Valuation Framework
Lincoln Avenue P.S. Valuation Framework
Manchester P.S. Valuation Framework
Stewart Avenue P.S. Valuation Framework
SE Galt School Valuation Framework
Southeast Galt Pupil Accommodation Review Study Area Map

 

HOW YOU CAN BE INVOLVED AND/OR PROVIDE COMMENTS

Email: boundaryfeedback@wrdsb.on.ca
Phone: 519-570-0003 ext. 4419 Fax: 519-570-2172 Mail: 51 Ardelt Ave., Kitchener, ON N2C 2R5 attn: Planning Department