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School repairs on schedule

March 9, 2012 Bobby Gutierrez 0

MEEKER I The Meeker Board of Education received a positive update on the repairs on the new elementary school, heard positive comments on their winter sports coaches from parents and accepted a $50,000 settlement agreement […]

Travis Huppert, the on-site superintendent for The Neenan Company, points out some of the preparations made at the school to Meeker superintendent of schools Susan Goettel and Meeker Elementary School principal Jason Hightower. The Neenan Company started the repair work Wednesday and expect them to be completed by July 2012. A presentation of the completed and approved reconstruction plans for the Meeker Elementary School will be given at the regular school board meeting Tuesday Feb. 7, in the high school cafeteria at 7 p.m.

Repairs begin on school

February 2, 2012 Bobby Gutierrez 0

MEEKER I A special meeting was called Monday, Jan. 30 for superintendent Susan Goettel to inform the board that the addendum had been negotiated and a draft budget prepared by Jim West of Vanir (the […]

Travis Huppert, who will be the superintendent on-site for The Neenan Company while repairs are under way at the elementary school; Mike Daley of The Neenan Company; Wayne Muir of SCI, Inc., the company who designed the repairs; Andy Stewart of Vanir, the school district’s owner’s representative; and school superintendent Susan Goettel were all in attendance at the school board meeting Tuesday. Demolition will begin on the first-floor ceiling but repairs will not begin until addenda to the contract have been agreed to by all parties, which should be by the Feb. 7 board meeting.

Plans ready but not numbers

January 20, 2012 Bobby Gutierrez 0

MEEKER I The plans are complete, calculations have been made and the state considers the permit in place to be valid but the cost of repairs and how much will be the responsibility of The […]

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Schools affected statewide

December 29, 2011 Niki Turner 0

MEEKER I One of Meeker’s biggest 2011 stories had a ripple effect on schools across the state. Built in 2010, the $18 million Meeker Elementary School was closed to students and staff in August 2011 […]

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Repairs on MES to start in 2012

December 15, 2011 Bobby Gutierrez 0

MEEKER I “All things considered, we feel this is good news,” Wayne Muir of Structural Consultants Inc. (SCI) said after he and Frank Bumgarner presented an engineering report to the Meeker School Board about the […]