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School board approves maintenance plan

Livingstone Range School Division has adopted a plan to spend $1.7-million in infrastructure maintenance and renewal money from the provincial government.
The decision came Oct. 11 after the plan was presented by school division co-ordinator for facilities services Mike Mahaffy.
The plan outlines the following projects:

  • G.R. Davis school in Fort Macleod — $65,000 for structured cabling upgrades.
  • W.A. Day school in Fort Macleod — $28,000 for washroom upgrades to comply with health regulations; and $135,000 for structured cabling upgrades.
  • A.B. Daley school in Nanton — $20,000 for site drainage; and $125,000 for a parking lot upgrade.
  • Canyon school in Pincher Creek — $140,000 for structured cabling upgrades; $55,000 for elevator replacement; and $215,000 for boiler replacement.
  • Crowsnest Consolidated school in the Crowsnest Pass — $50,000 for Career and Technology Studies storage; $30,000 for a gym lighting upgrade, and $145,000 for a CTS shop upgrade.
  • Horace Allen school in the Crowsnest Pass — $20,000 for structured cabling upgrades; and $230,000 for a roof replacement.
  • Isabelle Sellon school in the Crowsnest Pass — $45,000 for concrete landing and step replacement.
  • J.T. Foster school of Nanton — $50,000 for CTS program storage; and $45,000 for gym canopy replacement.
  • Livingstone school in Lundbreck — $190,000 for boiler replacement.
  • Matthew Halton high school in Pincher Creek — $50,000 for CTS‚Äąprogram storage.
  • Stavely elementary school — $55,000 for structured cabling upgrades.
  • West Meadow elementary school in Claresholm — $20,000 for structured cabling upgrades; and $15,000 for sidewalk replacement to comply with health and safety regulations.

Structured cabling upgrades were recommended in a recent technology review to increase the capacity in schools for on-line services.

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