Fulton moves ahead on school projects

An artist rendering of the planned North Fulton Stem campus opening in 2020. School board members approved an architect to design the counterpart south campus at its most recent meeting.

The Fulton County Board of Education took action moving forward on a number of pending capital projects at its Jan. 22 meeting.

Board members gave final approval to a $2.36 million architectural agreement with Cooper Carry Inc. for design and construction management services for the district’s planned south STEM campus. The new science and technology-focused facility is set to open in August of 2021. A similar north STEM campus is in the works for 2020 for students wishing to pursue careers in such areas as health care, engineering and computer science.

The board also finalized appointment of Stevens and Wilkinson as the architect to design a replacement for Crabapple Middle School in North Fulton at a base fee of some $1.6 million. And the board OKd a $2.32 million architectural service agreement with Chapman Griffin Lanier Sussenbach Architechts Inc. for design of the Riverwood High School replacement phases 2-7. The first phase was opened for the 2017-1018 school year.

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