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KCSD deferred maintenance list sent to committee
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Kershaw County School District (KCSD) officials offered a list of deferred maintenance projects to the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees’ finance/facilities committee Tuesday. KCSD Director of Operations Billy Smith said the list is based on safety, security, health energy efficiency and other factors. The list, in alphabetical order by schools, includes the following recommendations: • ATEC -- paint the old machine shop before it is transformed into a new mechatronics lab, and replace carpeting in the childcare lab with tile. • Baron DeKalb Elementary -- install fencing in the back area of the school, and clean and re-stripe the drive and parking areas. • Bethune Elementary -- replace unsafe playground equipment; demolish unused areas, including a greenhouse and shop; and clean and re-stripe the drive and parking areas, which Smith listed as possibly needing repaving in some areas. • Blaney Elementary -- address stormwater drain issues, address sewer smell issues, add walls to create extra teaching and administrative space, upgrade outside lighting, and clean and re-stripe the drive and parking areas. • Camden Elementary -- add lighting to the front parking lot, repair the parking and drive areas, and replace doors and hardware as needed. • Camden High -- replace the security alarm system, upgrade lighting in the lecture theater, paint the outside of the two-story building, clean and re-stripe the drive and parking areas, add seating (1,000 seats) and press box to the athletic complex, and add a storage building for the aquaponics lab. • Camden Middle -- extend the awning in the bus rider area, and clean and re-stripe the drive and parking areas. • Continuous Learning Center -- replace HVAC systems, address leaks down the walls in the multi-purpose room, upgrade lighting in the multi-purpose room, add a security system, add a security camera system, and add parking. • Doby’s Mill Elementary - replace HVAC systems, address storm water drain issues on the playground, replace carpet with tile in all classrooms, add adaptive playground equipment for special needs students, and clean and re-stripe the drive and parking areas. • Jackson Elementary -- address bus/delivery drive where asphalt is failing, paint throughout the building, and clean and re-stripe the drive and parking areas. • Lugoff Elementary -- address storm water issues, add news classroom desks and chairs, make the entrance into the cafeteria from the front parking lot secure, and paint in the school as needed. • Lugoff-Elgin High -- replace/repair roof areas as needed; address storm water drain issues in commons area; replace/repair lighting system, sound system and seating in auditorium; clean, recoat and re-stripe all existing parking lots; painting inside and out (walkways); and pave and stripe parking area at stadium. • Lugoff-Elgin High Annex -- repair gutters and repave the student parking lot. • Lugoff-Elgin Middle - painting as needed, add storage cabinets in teacher work room, and clean and re-stripe the drive and parking areas. • Midway Elementary -- make improvements to the parking lot and front entrance, expand the pre-K playground area fencing, add a wall in the teacher work room, and replace roof areas as needed. • Mt.

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