Facilities Planning Committee

This committee is charged to develop a Long Range Facilities Master Plan to help transform an aging infrastructure and provide more innovative and equitable opportunities for all students. The committee was appointed by Superintendent Noss in January 2017. Progress of this committee will be provided on this page throughout the planning process.

Commitee Goals and Objectives

Develop a Long Range Facilities Master Plan recommendation for school board approval that:

  • Supports learning environments that are safe and accessible
  • Inspires innovative learning, accommodates evolving instructional practices, and promotes collaboration among students, staff and community
  • Is cost-effective for the taxpayer, energy efficient, and adaptable for future use by students, staff and the community
  • Complies with the requirements of ORS 195.110

Committee meetings will be held from 6:00 – 9:00 pm.
An optional building tour will be provided at 5:30 pm at all school locations. All meetings are open to the public.

January 31- Getting Started
District Administration Board Room, 1555 SW 35th Street

February 23- Demographics, Capacity, and Educational Impacts on Facilities
Hoover Elementary Gym, 3838 NW Walnut Boulevard

March 23- Brainstorming Big Ideas
Crescent Valley High School Library, 4444 NW Highland Drive

April 25- Finding Common Ground
Cheldelin Middle School Library, 987 NE Conifer Boulevard

May 10 (rescheduled from May 11)- Prioritizing and Creating the Draft Plan
Lincoln Elementary School Gym, 110 SE Alexander Avenue

June 6- Finalizing the Draft Plan
Franklin K-8 School Library, 750 NW 18th Street

See the full committee roster here.

Workshop #1 - Getting Started

Questions about the planning process and how to provide input may be directed to Kim Patten, Facilities and Transportation Director at 541-757-5877 or by email at kim.patten@corvallis.k12.or.us

Workshop #2 - Demographics, Capacity, and Educational Impacts

Committee members will discuss historic and projected enrollment figures and will discuss the effects of open enrollment (school choice) policies and practices. Educational adequacy assessments will also be presented and discussed.

Workshop #3 - Brainstorming Big Ideas

The committee will have an opportunity to review program capacity in our school buildings, a tiered project list, and possible financing for future projects. Half of the meeting will focus on brainstorming "big ideas" for our district.

Workshop #4 - Finding Common Ground

Financing and facilities plan scenarios will be presented. Committee members will discuss the draft scenarios, prioritize projects, and modify the scenarios to best meet the needs of Corvallis. The public is welcome to attend and observe all planning meetings. Please use the online form below to provide written input. Please include FACILITIES in the subject line. All comments will be shared with the planning committee.

Workshop #5 - Prioritizing and Creating the Draft Plan

This workshop will give committee members an opportunity to synthesize facility improvement priorities, costs, and educational program needs as they are tasked to review the first round of the draft plan.

Workshop #6 - Finalizing the Draft Plan

At the final meeting of the 2016-17 school year committee members had an opportunity to review proposed improvements at each school and provide a first draft proposal to be vetted with community stakeholders this summer.

Additional Resources

A number of reports were developed in preparation for the committee’s work. They are available using the links below.