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All Bowden Academy Additions and Renovations have been completed, with several outstanding items nearing the final stages, including:
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Programming of HVAC controls
-Programming of the Access Control Card Readers
-Installation of Roofing tie-in from the low roof to the rooftop screenwall next to the Chillers (RFI clarification response just received).
-Miscellaneous punch list items
-Fabrication and installation of a Project Dedication Plaque

Recent project milestones include:
-The Parking Lot and Basketball Court sealcoating and re-striping were completed and turned over on January 2nd.
-The remaining 2nd Floor classrooms in the SW corner of the building were completed and turned over on February 14th.
- The Kitchen was completed and turned over on March 13th.
-The 2nd Floor Science and Art Labs were completed and turned over on March 30th.
-Full Temporary Certificate of Occupancy was issued when the Administration Offices and Main Entry areas were completed and turned over on April 13th.
-Additionally, Landscaping installation has been completed.

01.29.19: Bond project kickoff event, highlighting all of the District's projects


10.16.18: A Community Meeting took place in the Library. Click here for the presentation.

3.22.18: A Project Advisory Team meeting, consisting of school leadership, faculty and several members from the community met.

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Total Funds

$11,078,573

Total Spend to date
$8,833,304

Architect: VLK Architects
Contractor: Morganti/Casias
Project Status: Construction

The Academy conversion will require additional instructional spaces to accommodate the program expansion to include middle school grades and bilingual program. There will be a 13,700 square foot addition at the covered area south of the existing library, which would allow cost savings as no roof is required. A new security vestibule will be also integrated at the main entrance to increase student safety.

Renovations and upgrades to include:

  • Classroom spaces (general learning, science, art, music, special education)
  • Restrooms
  • Cafeteria/kitchen
  • Stage
  • Heating, ventilation and air conditioning
  • Plumbing and electrical
  • Technology infrastructure for new and renovated spaces
  • Lighting
  • Fire sprinkler systems
  • Special needs accessibility in entryways, restrooms, and other areas
  • Front-entry modifications to improve security
  • Roofing, building exterior and site improvements

Bowden Academy Summary Bond Expenditures
Budget Description Budget Committed Costs Cost to Date Uncommitted Costs
Construction $8,308,930 $8,308,930 $8,170,700 $0
Soft Costs $1,772,572 $768,500 $638,678 $1,004,071
FFE $332,357     $332,357
Technology $110,786 $23,926 $23,926 $86,860
Contingency $478,076 $320,534 $233,395
Project Total $11,002,720 $9,421,890 $8,833,304 $1,656,683


Legend:

Construction:  New construction and renovation costs, contractor and design contingency
Soft Costs:  Architect design fees, Construction Manager fees, Design Consultants, QA/QC Services, fees, temporary facilities, abatement
Furniture, Fixtures & Equipment (FFE):  Classroom furniture, owner provided equipment
Technology:  Technology hardware & infrastructure
Contingency:  Owner's contingency, inflation, project reserves





  • Category
    School Year
    Vendor Name
    Total Expenditures
    Construction
    2018-2019
    MORGANTI TEXAS/CASIAS JOINT VE
    $1,828,144.95
    Construction
    2019-2020
    MORGANTI TEXAS/CASIAS JOINT VE
    $6,132,522.60
    Construction
    2019-2020
    RIDGWAY'S LLC
    $54.94
    Construction
    2019-2020
    SYSNET, LLC
    $2,470.00
    Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment
    2019-2020
    TARI INC.
    $11,652.96
    Soft Costs
    2017-2018
    PROTECTION DEVELOPMENT, INC.
    $375.00
    Soft Costs
    2017-2018
    VLK ARCHITECTS, INC.
    $90,571.05
    Soft Costs
    2018-2019
    MISSION RESTAURANT SUPPLY CO.
    $4,220.00
    Soft Costs
    2018-2019
    RABA-KISTNER CONSULTANTS, INC.
    $26,158.63
    Soft Costs
    2018-2019
    TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF STATE
    $387.00
    Soft Costs
    2018-2019
    TTL, INC.
    $13,200.00
    Soft Costs
    2018-2019
    $14,832.00
    Soft Costs
    2018-2019
    VALLA CONSTRUCTION, INC
    $17,701.26
    Soft Costs
    2018-2019
    VLK ARCHITECTS, INC.
    $277,707.15
    Soft Costs
    2019-2020
    ALPHA TESTING INC.
    $19,533.50
    Soft Costs
    2019-2020
    B & M LIMITED PARTNERSHIP
    $29,125.86
    Soft Costs
    2019-2020
    PRESIDIO NETWK. SOLUTIONS INC.
    $23,926.00
    Soft Costs
    2019-2020
    RABA-KISTNER CONSULTANTS, INC.
    $22,433.62
    Soft Costs
    2019-2020
    TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
    $387.00
    Soft Costs
    2019-2020
    VLK ARCHITECTS, INC.
    $200,421.05
    Technology
    2019-2020
    PIRAINO CONSULTING, INC.
    $50,259.24
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