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• Main Parking Lot Renovation & Student Plaza
New bike trails, heated pedestrian walkways for improved building access, new asphalt, curbs and sidewalks, underground irrigation piping and electrical and technology conduits installed. Student Plaza will provide additional outdoor student space and improve campus life.
   •  Main Building Commons
Bought new furniture and wall finishes to the first floor area of the Commons, along with upgrades to technology, including video displays for information sharing. New carpet was installed in 2016.
   • South Mechanical Building Phase 2
New stand-alone boiler plant to provide hydronic snow melting of pathways in the main parking lot, in front of Physical Education building, and library.
   •  Main Gas Line Upsize
Replaced 1,186 feet of 2-inch main gas line with upsized 4-inch gas line along College Way as required for future expansion on the north side of campus.
   •  ADA Transition Plan
An assessment was conducted, recommendations made and a plan developed to meet the latest Americans with Disabilities Act requirements, maintaining the college's compliance.
   •  Soccer Field Renovation
New playfield, synthetic turf surface, athlete seating, additional spectator space, for college and community use.
   • Gymnasium Renovation
New flooring, bleachers, scoreboard.
   • Flooring Replacement and Paint
New carpeting and paint in the Commons area and instruction offices.
   • One Stop Office
One convenient location for all basic college services (registration, counseling, payment, financial aid, transcripts) with additional counseling offices to better serve students seeking academic and career guidance.
    • Main Building New Boilers Installation
26-year-old boilers replaced with efficient, modern boilers.
   •  Siding Replacement, Phases 1 and 2
Replacement of exterior wood siding, underlayment and associated materials at various locations on campus facilities.
   •  D-Wing Water Intrusion
 Inspect and repair damage to structural columns in the D-Wing.
   •  Maintenance and Operations Warehouse Floor Repair
Demolition and removal of damaged pan deck in the warehouse floor and surrounding areas, installation of pan deck reinforcement and new structural pan deck, and installation of concrete reinforcement and new concrete flooring.
   •  Middle School Field Lighting and Land Acquisition
Agreement with LTUSD to provide Middle School field lighting improvements in consideration of acquisition of the "floating acre" and use of the Middle School field for the duration of its useful life.
    • Wireless System Upgrade, Phase 1 and 2
Commercial-grade, campus-wide improvements to wireless system for improved WiFi reception.
    • Network Upgrade, Phase 1 and Firewall
Campus-wide high-speed cabling, enhancements to improve network and internet connectivity, along with improved security of private student information.
    • Energy Management System Upgrade, Phase 1
Provides the "backbone" to a smart energy building, phase 1 focused on the main building.
    • Energy Management System Upgrade, Phase 3
Installation of energy management systems in Fine Arts building, main building boiler, new South Mechanical building and capacity for future construction projects.
    •  Centralized Clock System
 Campus-wide centralized wireless clock system.
    • Classroom Phone Installation
Campus-wide classroom phones to improve safety of students, faculty, and staff.
    • Three Classroom Upgrades and Enhancements
Three classrooms will be upgraded based on outcomes of an Educational Specifications process. These classrooms will be monitored and evaluated, and lessons learned will be incorporated into the design of future classroom modernizations.
    • Mobility Hub
A centralized mobility hub that provides covered bicycle parking and connecting pathways to correlate with existing and/or new public transportation pick-up and drop-off locations.
    • Educational Specifications
Development of Educational Specifications for non-lab classrooms and learning environments. Educational Specifications are interrelated statements that communicate to the architect, the public, and other interested parties what educators, support staff, and students believe is required of an educational facility to support a specific educational program.
• Lisa Maloff University Center and North Site Improvements
Stand-alone center to house offices and classrooms, allowing bachelor's degree options to come to the South Shore community. Building costs are primarily covered by a generous private donation. Bond funding will cover costs of additional site work such as adjacent parking and heated connector pathways.
 Learning Resource Center Renovations

Incorporation of the Math Center, Writing Center, Testing Center and tutoring services into the L-wing.

 Landscape Improvements
Landscape improvements as designed for the LRC plaza and as required by TRPA for close out of the Soccer Field Renovatioin, Main Parking Lot, and South Mechanical Building projects.
• Wireless System Upgrade Phase 3 and Cellular Connectivity
Additional wireless access points added to improve WiFi reception, upgrades also made to cellular connectivity in particular areas on campus
 Environmental Impact Report
The college will complete its environmental impact report and study, which supports the entire build-out of the master planned projects for the bond program. The study looks at all environmental impacts on the campus, addressing any environmental-related concerns.