Lincoln Elementary

Lincoln Elementary is a dual language immersion school that prioritizes developing an increased cultural awareness while learning a second language.

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Project Information

What's Happening Now

Final Bond Report – January 2024

Project Highlights

October, 2019: CM/GC Contractor procurement process is underway

Design Development is approaching 100%. The District, Wenaha, JLD Estimating and DLR are reviewing estimates and designs to reconcile with the budget.

Initial land use submission has been made and we are waiting for Planning Department feedback prior to final submission.

The CM/GC contractor procurement process is underway with award targeted for mid-November.

The Benton County Health Clinic project continues in the design process with estimating about to start.

August, 2019: Design Development Near Completion

Two neighborhood meetings were held including a meeting on August 29 as part of the City of Corvallis Land Use approval process. Both meetings were well attended with positive comments and input provided.

Design Development is at 90%. The bond team is reviewing these documents and JLD Estimating is preparing cost estimates.

The Benton County Health Clinic project, which is being developed through an Intergovernmental Agreement, is in design and will be submitted to the Planning Department with the school project. At present, the County has committed funding through the design process. By the end of the calendar year, they are to notify the District if they are committed to building the facility.

A package is being prepared by Willamette Valley Planning and will be submitted to the City of Corvallis Planning Department for consideration.

July, 2019: Summer Design Work

Design Development is in process. Focus groups with teachers, administrators and specialists took place in June to inform the design team’s summer work. This input was used as designs were developed and will be reported back to the Focus Groups after the summer break. The Lincoln site plan is fairly solid, with design work starting on the County Health Clinic, in coordination with Benton County. This design work is being done utilizing the district’s design team, with reimbursement from the county. Approval of final design is expected this fall, with construction cost approval pending bid in early 2020.

May, 2019: Design Advisory Committee meeting #3

The core team meets regularly and includes the architects, Principal Hale, Kim Patten, and Amy Lesan. The core team develops the designs that are brought to the DAC meetings for feedback.

  • The current site concept includes a parking and parent drop-off area adjacent to 99W and a private drive on the east side of the site for bus drop-off (only). This would require the relocation of the tennis courts.
  • The new building includes collaboration spaces adjacent to classrooms. There are a variety of collaboration space designs.
  • Primary grades will be located on the first floor, the library, learning resource center and grade 2-5 classrooms will be upstairs.

View the site concept here.

February, 2019: Design Advisory Committee meeting and design process

The first Design Advisory Committee meeting is February 20 at 6 pm at Lincoln Elementary. Additionally, a civil engineer has toured the site. Design is in progress and first Core Team meetings are underway.

Activities scheduled for next quarter include City of Corvallis land use and permitting meetings, as well as site observation for wetlands on the site.

January, 2019: Lincoln Design Advisory Committee

The Design Advisory Committee will begin meeting in January and will be facilitated by project architects.

November – December, 2018: Architect Review and Site Surveying

Pre-design work at Lincoln is taking place including a site walk-through by the architect team. The site is also being surveyed as part of the pre-design process.

November, 2018: Design Advisory Committee

The Design Advisory Committee has been selected. Members include Sonya Bacheller, Patricia Cabeza, Aliesje King, Thom King, Aaron Lesan, Denna Melton, Araceli Mendez, Dana Monroe, Alison Ocampo Maria Rosas, Shahnaz Sahnow, De Nyago Tafen, Cecelia Tellez, Rebecka Weinsteiger, Julie Wilborn, Principal Hale, and a representative from district staff.

This committee will ensure that the values of the school community are represented in the design and that the school community will be kept informed throughout the design and construction process.

Bond Projects at Lincoln

Lincoln Elementary was built in 1949. Lincoln’s current enrollment is 387, with its capacity at 489.

Construction icon transparent background Replace School on Current Property

  • Construct on the southeast corner of the current property
  • Students would continue to attend Lincoln Elementary during construction
  • Public tennis courts would remain at the current location UPDATED spring 2019: courts will need to be relocated to a new site
  • Lincoln Health Clinic will continue to be located on the school campus
  • Design process would begin immediately and include collaboration with community and staff

Security camera icon transparent background Safety & Security Improvements

  • New emergency communications system
  • Built to current seismic safety codes
  • Well-designed parking and site circulation

Light bulb icon transparent background Sustainability

  • Sustainable design
  • Maximize daylighting
  • Install energy efficient building systems

Computer icon transparent background Modern Educational Spaces

  • Learning spaces for small group, collaboration, and project based learning
  • Outdoor learning including school garden and outdoor play areas
  • Separate multi-purpose dining commons and gymnasium
  • Planned spaces for student support services

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