Elementary 18 updates

  • Jun. 12, 2018

    Posted by Communications on 6/12/2018

    The groundbreaking ceremony took place on Monday, June 11 in the spot where the library will be located.  Children from Cedar Wood & Forest View elementary schools, who will be attending the new school when it opens, took a shovel and helped dig the scoops of dirt.  Tiger Construction, the general contractor for the project, provided Tiger baseball caps for the students.  Dykeman Architects provided illustration boards of the site and the building layout.  

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  • Jun. 7, 2018

    Posted by Communications on 6/7/2018

    Tiger Construction has cleared the building area and has begun earthwork, which includes stripping the topsoil and cutting the site to grade for the new building pad. Excavation will begin this week for the new building foundations. A groundbreaking ceremony is planned for June 11.

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  • May 09, 2018

    Posted by Communications on 5/9/2018

    Tiger Construction has cleared about 80% of the elementary school’s area.  They are working on the main entrance off of 180th St. SE.  Next few weeks will be focused on Phase 1 topsoil stripping, excavation/structural fill to subgrade.  The construction office will be mobilized by May 15.

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  • May 01, 2018

    Posted by Communications on 5/1/2018

    Tiger Construction received their Notice to Proceed on April 17, 2018.  They are clearing the property for the new elementary school.

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  • Apr. 10, 2018

    Posted by Communications on 4/10/2018

    On March 20, the board approved the bid award to Tiger Construction, Ltd. for the amount of $33,504,000.  The district is waiting for final permits from the county to start construction.

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  • Mar. 8, 2018

    Posted by Communications on 3/8/2018

    Bids were received on March 6 at 2 p.m. at the Community Resource Center.  On March 20, the board will be asked to award the bid to Tiger Construction, Ltd. for the amount of $33,504,000, which includes the base bid and two alternates. Alternate one includes a new overflow parking lot and alternate two includes a four classroom addition.

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  • Feb. 12, 2018

    Posted by Communications on 2/12/2018

    The Snohomish County hearing examiner held a hearing for elementary no. 18 Conditional Use Permit on Jan. 3, 2018. The permit was issued in late January. 

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  • Feb. 9, 2018

    Posted by Communications on 2/9/2018 3:00:00 PM

    At its Jan 23, 2018, meeting the school board authorized staff to solicit bids from contractors for building Elementary No. 18. 

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  • Jan. 9, 2018

    Posted by Communications on 1/9/2018

    On Jan. 23, 2018, during its regular board meeting, staff will ask the board to approve soliciting bids for new elementary school #18. The yet-to-be-named school will be the learning home for 550 students.


    The school includes 78,000 square feet and 26 classrooms, in two stories on the north side of 180th St. SE, east of Sunset Road.  The project includes a private road through the site connecting 180th St. SE and 174th St. SE . Frontage improvements are also included in the project.


    Construction costs are estimated at $34,039,000, made possible by voter approval of the 2016 Capital Bond.


    The bid packet will include alternate bids for four additional classrooms and an overflow parking lot.

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  • Dec. 15, 2017

    Posted by Communications on 12/15/2017

    Dykeman architects and consultants are finalizing the 100% drawings and bid documents for the district to review before the end of the month. 


    Staff will ask the school board to approve solicitation for bids at the regular January 23, 2018 board meeting. 


    On Dec. 10, the county published a notice of open record hearing, concurrency and traffic impact fee determinations regarding the Conditional Use Permit. The hearing is scheduled for Jan. 3, 2018. 


    The constructability review was received on Dec. 1, 2018, and the architect and consultants are reviewing all comments.  December is dedicated to finalizing all drawings and specifications for final review and cost estimates.





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