New Nelson Place School Project

The City of Worcester, in conjunction with the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA), is in the process of developing a feasibility study with architects Lamoureux Pagano Associates for the Nelson Place School, an existing K-6 elementary school. The following information documents a three part exploratory process to determine the best solution to improve the Nelson Place School.

Please direct questions regarding the Nelson Place School Feasibility Study to:

Chuck Burritt
City of Worcester
Architectural Services
50 Skyline Drive
Worcester, MA 01605


 September 16, 2014
Nelson Place School Project Draft Landscape Elevation Plan and Site Grading Plan from the meeting held on Monday, September 15, 2014.

 May 1, 2014
The Wednesday, June 4th SCHOOL BUILDING COMMITTEE MEETING and VOTE on the PSR has been RESCHEDULED for Monday, June 2, 2014 7:00 to 8:30pm at the Nelson Place School.

 March 28, 2014
The Thursday, April 10th SCHOOL BUILDING COMMITTEE MEETING and VOTE on the PSR has been RESCHEDULED for Wednesday, June 4, 2014 7:00 to 8:30pm at the Nelson Place School.

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The Thursday, April 17th PUBLIC HEARING to review the PSR has been RESCHEDULED for Monday, May 19, 2014 7:00 to 8:30pm at the Nelson Place School.

 February 11, 2014

Timeline:

Nelson Place Building Committee Members

Mayor Joseph Petty, Co-Chair
Paul Moosey, Commissioner DPW&P, Co-Chair
 
Worcester Public Schools
John Foley, School Committee Member
Melinda Boone, Superintendent
Marco Rodrigues, Chief Academic Officer
Brian Allen, Chief Financial and Operations Officer
Jeffery Martin, Acting Facilities Director
Monica Poitras, Building Principal
Bethany Emery, Nelson Place Staff
Elizabeth O’Connell, Nelson Place Staff
 
City of Worcester
Tony Economou, City Councilor
Edward Augustus, City Manager
Thomas Zidelis, Chief Financial Officer
Chuck Burritt, DPW&P Architect, MCPPO
 
Community Members
Phil Giarusso, Neighbor
Pam Landry, Parent
Jessica McGuire, Neighbor
Palmira Padiha, Parent
Alison Vigeant, Parent
Peter Wells, VP Finance & Administration, Assumption College
 
Owner’s Project Manager:
Tishman Construction Corporation
66 Long Wharf, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02110
www.tishmanconstruction.com
 
Project Architect:
Lamoureux Pagano & Associates, Inc.
108 Grove Street, Worcester, MA 01605
http://lamoureuxpagano.com

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at 7:00 – 8:30pm
Pre-Construction Meeting, Nelson Place School cafeteria

Monday, June 1, 2015 at 7:00 – 8:30pm
NPS Building Committee Meeting and VOTE, Nelson Place School cafeteria
Topic Review and Vote of Approval for Design Development by NPS Building Committee.
View meeting minutes

Monday, March 30th from 7:00 to 8:30pm
Public Hearing, Nelson Place School cafeteria
Topic: Design Development, Construction Schedule Update and introduction of Fontaine Brothers, Construction Manager at Risk.
View meeting minutes

Monday, December 8, 2014 at 7:00 – 8:30pm
NPS Building Committee Meeting and VOTE, Nelson Place School
Topic: Review and Vote of Approval for Schematic Design by NPS Building Committee.

Monday, October 27, 2014 at 7:00 – 8:30pm
NPS School Building Committee Update, Nelson Place School
Topic: Schematic Design Review.

Monday, September 15, 2014 at 7:00 – 9:00pm
Public Hearing, Nelson Place School
Topic: This meeting is an opportunity for the School Building Committee and the Public to review and comment on Schematic Design development. This is not a required meeting for the School Building Committee.

Monday, June 2, 2014 at 7:00 – 8:30pm (Rescheduled from Wednesday, June 4th)
NPS Building Committee Meeting and VOTE, Nelson Place School
Topic: Approval VOTES of the modified Preliminary Design Program (PDP) and Preferred Schematic Report (PSR).
View meeting minutes

Monday, May 19, 2014 at 7:00 – 8:30pm (Rescheduled from Thursday, April 17th)
Public Hearing, Nelson Place School
Topic: Preferred Schematic Report (PSR) review.
View meeting minutes

Monday, March 31, 2014 at 7:00 – 8:30pm
Public Hearing, Nelson Place School
Topic: Project update.
View meeting minutes

Monday, March 3, 2014 at 7:00 – 8:00pm
Public Hearing, Nelson Place School
Topic: Project Overview including schedule, Preliminary Design Program, and site selection process.
View meeting minutes

Monday, February 24, 2014 at 7:00
NPS Building Committee Meeting, Nelson Place School
View meeting minutes

Instructional Focus

All students will increase and use new vocabulary, read to understand, and share our understanding of what we have read. View School Accountability Plan for more details about our school.

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