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Measure A 2002 Project Overview

The District has identified repair and renovation projects to be completed as needed, based on evaluation of existing facilities. Projects include: upgrade of fire/life and building safety systems; seismic retrofit for safety; removal of asbestos/hazardous materials; improvement of exterior lighting for safety and security; energy efficiency projects; replacement or repair of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems; upgrade or replace aged electrical systems; improvement of site and building accessibility for disabled users; repair/replacement of roofing; upgrade of wiring for technology and networking; renovation of restrooms; repair and painting of building exteriors and interiors; replace dry rot and wood siding; repair and replacement of pathways, roadways and asphalt/concrete surfaces and directional signs; and repair of grounds and fields for safety.

In addition, the following modernization and construction projects will be carried out at the District's individual college sites:

CONTRA COSTA COLLEGE

MODERNIZATION/CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

  • New addition to house student support services center; renovation of existing spaces
  • Removal of humanities building for safety, to be replaced by new student services center
  • Modernize vocational technology building for training programs in computer information services (CIS) and computer network technology (CNT)
  • Remodel to applied arts building for math programs, and addition for culinary arts instruction
  • Modernize/upgrade library/learning resource center
  • Seismic retrofit/stabilize art building for safety
  • Remodel music building, and addition for electronic instruction

FURNISHINGS AND EQUIPMENT

  • Science laboratory equipment as needed to replace outdated and broken equipment and to furnish new science labs
  • Furnishings for newly constructed/refurbished classrooms and buildings
  • Upgrade or replace instructional fixtures and equipment (e.g., desks, chairs, workstations, screens, marker boards, tack boards, audio/visual media, electronic presentation equipment)
  • Upgrade or replace vocational and occupational lab/instructional equipment
  • Upgrade or replace instructional computer/network equipment

LOS MEDANOS COLLEGE

MODERNIZATION/CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

  • Construct new math/science building
  • Remodel college complex building areas to improve student support services and efficiency

FURNISHINGS AND EQUIPMENT

  • Science laboratory equipment as needed to replace outdated and broken equipment and to furnish new science labs
  • Replace planetarium equipment
  • Furnishings for newly constructed/refurbished classrooms and buildings
  • Replace or upgrade instructional fixtures and equipment (e.g., desks, chairs, workstations, screens, marker boards, tack boards, audio visual/media, electronic presentation equipment)
  • Upgrade or replace vocational and occupational lab/instructional equipment
  • Upgrade or replace instructional computer/network equipment

DIABLO VALLEY COLLEGE

MODERNIZATION/CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

  • Remodel/modernize business education building to improve student support service
  • Remove student personnel buildings and construct bookstore
  • Remodel hotel/restaurant management instructional areas
  • Renovation of physical science building for life sciences and dental programs

FURNISHINGS AND EQUIPMENT

  • Science laboratory equipment as needed to replace outdated and broken equipment and to furnish new science labs
  • Replace planetarium equipment
  • Furnishings for newly constructed/refurbished classrooms and buildings
  • Replace or upgrade instructional fixtures and equipment (e.g., desks, chairs, workstations, screens, marker boards, tack boards, audio visual/media, electronic presentation equipment)
  • Upgrade or replace vocational and occupational lab/instructional equipment
  • Upgrade or replace instructional computer/network equipment

SAN RAMON CAMPUS

MODERNIZATION/CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

  • Site development, preparation, and infrastructure for permanent 15-acre campus for San Ramon Valley Campus

FURNISHINGS AND EQUIPMENT

  • Science laboratory equipment as needed to replace outdated and broken equipment and to furnish new science labs
  • Furnishings for newly constructed/refurbished classrooms and buildings
  • Replace or upgrade instructional fixtures and equipment (e.g., desks, chairs, workstations, screens, marker boards, tack boards, audio visual/media, electronic presentation equipment)
  • Upgrade or replace vocational and occupational lab/instructional equipment
  • Upgrade or replace instructional computer/network equipment

BRENTWOOD CENTER and DELTA SCIENCE CENTER

MODERNIZATION AND CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

  • Construct science classrooms and labs

FURNISHINGS AND EQUIPMENT

  • Science laboratory equipment as needed to replace outdated and broken equipment and to furnish new science labs
  • Furnishings for newly constructed/refurbished classrooms and buildings
  • Replace or upgrade instructional fixtures and equipment (e.g., desks, chairs, workstations, screens, marker boards, tack boards, audio visual/media, electronic presentation equipment)
  • Upgrade or replace vocational and occupational lab/instructional equipment
  • Upgrade or replace instructional computer/network equipment