Hamden Schools Get State Grant
The State Bond Commission approved funding Friday Jan. 29, totaling $1,615,000 for renovations and upgrades for a number of Hamden schools.
"The Alliance Grant will go a long way to providing our facilities with infrastructure upgrades needed pursuant to the NEASC accreditation process," Rep. Michael D’Agostino (D-Hamden) said. "In addition we anticipate the projects supported through this grant will help us manage energy costs ensuring a larger portion of our budget can be allocated to supporting overall instruction, providing a wider range of interventions, and developing programs that support innovation and post High School opportunities for all students."
Specifically, the grants will go toward the following work:
|Bear Path||parking lighting & energy improvements||$105,000|
|Church Street||rest room renovations||$60,000|
|High School||HVAC controls upgrade||$175,000|
|High School||security camera upgrade||$400,000|
|District-Wide||time/attendance system replacement||$100,000|
|Middle School||energy efficiency water system upgrade||$150,000|
|Helen Street||boiler replacement||$250,000|
|Helen Street||replace classroom carpeting||$200,000|
|Ridge Hill||replace obsolete drinking fountains||$150,000|
|Spring Glen||install safety padding in gymnasium||$25,000|