Schools view 20 years out

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By Carol A. Clark

Members of the Los Alamos School Board’s Facilities Strategic Planning Committee presented its findings on a 20-year Facilities Renewal Plan during Thursday’s school board work session at Chamisa Elementary School. The school board last year approved the need for long-term strategic planning to make best use of available funds and provide a blueprint for future general obligation bonding programs. It chartered the Strategic Planning Committee to investigate the situation and report back with their findings.Five appointees comprise the Strategic Planning Committee. Grant Stewart and Larry Goen from facilities engineering at Los Alamos National Laboratory, former school board member/county councilor Morrie Pongratz, local civil engineer and licensed general contractor Al Mollenback, and Stan Primak, a former high school teacher and local developer/homebuilder have worked for months on the 20-year plan.Several key district personnel also served on the committee: Superintendent James Anderson, LAPS Business Manager John Wolfe, facilities coordinator Tom Littleton, contract administrator Herb McLean, and school board members Joan Ahlers and Steve Girrens.“I want to express my sincerest thanks to our five appointees,” Girrens said during an interview Tuesday. “The committee met numerous times since their formation several months ago.

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