Mayor Thomas Koch, City Solicitor James Timmins, Superintendent Richard DeCristofaro, Public Buildings Director Walter MacDonald, and Principal John Franceschini attended the Massachusetts School Building Authority Board Meeting held on November 18, 2015. At the meeting, it was confirmed that the City of Quincy’s Sterling Middle School project had successfully completed the requirements of the Feasibility Study phase in collaboration with Quincy’s Owner’s Project Manager Joslin Lesser and Designer Ai3. At the recommendation of the Feasibility Study, the Sterling Middle School project will move ahead in the design and construction of a new building.
On a unanimous vote, the MSBA Board moved the Sterling Middle School into the Preferred Schematic Design phase, where the project team will develop a final design program in sufficient detail to establish the scope, budget and schedule for the new Sterling Middle School building in the next phase of the project. The Preferred Schematic Design phase of the project is expected to take four to six months, and will begin this week with meetings with Sterling staff and Superintendent’s Leadership Team members from each grade, curriculum, and program area. The Preferred Schematic Design phase will culminate in a presentation at an MSBA Board meeting in Spring 2016.