Solano Community College

Measure Q Project Updates

The Measure Q Bond was passed in November 2012.  The Citizens of Solano County invested in their futures by voting to improve and expand the facilities of the Solano Community College District with the passage of the Measure Q Bond.  The projects listed below are the currently active projects and their status.

September 2022

Fairfield Campus Active Project Updates

Library Learning Resource Center

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Project Site Camera

Library/Learning Resource Center – Fairfield Campus

Description: Replacement of existing Building 100 Library with new 59,252sf Library/LRC, demo of old Library and old portable buildings.

Budget:  $45,948,000 ($24,300,000 Measure Q; $20,148,000 State; $1,500,000 Redevelopment pass-through funds)

Status: Exterior and interior punchlists, CxA (commissioning), and new building document close-out are nearing completion.  Existing Building 100:  The demolition, walk paths, landscape, site lighting and furnishings are complete.

Completion Target: September 2022

Pedestrain and Vehicle Signs 

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Pedestrian & Vehicle Wayfinding Signs - Fairfield Campus

Description: Design/installation of new exterior vehicle wayfinding signs and the procurement of pedestrian signs to provide necessary wayfinding information.  

Budget:  $170,767

Status: Pending installation of Pedestrian Signs near the new Library Building.

Completion Target: October 2022

  FF Baseball Softball Clubhouse

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Baseball and Softball Clubhouse Replacement - Fairfield Campus

Description: Replacement of the existing clubhouses used by the Baseball and Softball programs with DSA approved modular buildings.  

Budget:  $860,000

Status: Fire alarm system install and testing this month. Preparing for occupancy upon functional system testing.

Completion Target: September - October 2022

Solar Energy

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Solar PV & BESS Project (5 Megawatt Solar Installation (Solar Energy)) - Fairfield Campus

Description: Work done under this project is to add solar production to the District's Fairfield Campus with the application of solar photovoltaic arrays.  The project goal is to completely offset current energy consumption with the potential of over production (up to 5 megawatts) for the Fairfield Campus.  The project includes the following components:  feasibility study, assessment, planning, design, construction, and operation/maintenance.

Budget:  $14,000,000

Status: Received 30% design documents from Holt. Currently under review.

Completion Target: November 2023

On Campus Housing

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On-Campus Housing - Fairfield Campus

Description: Work done under this project is to evaluate and assess the need for and feasibility of on-campus housing at the Fairfield Campus. The project begins with needs assessment and a feasibility analysis.  If housing is deemed viable, a likely P3 (Public-Private Partnership) Project will proceed.

Budget:  $850,000

Status: In Pre-Design Phase.

Completion Target: December 2022

ADA Improvements

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ADA Improvements (ADA Transition Plan) - All Campuses and Centers

Description: Update the existing ADA Transition Plan to ensure that buildings; infrastructure improvements; programs, services, and activities are accessible under current ADA requirements.

Budget:  $240,795

Status: ADA barrier removal surveying complete; reports all in draft format.  Self-Evaluation of Policies and Procedures report in draft format and being reviewed.  Mapping of Fairfield Campus complete and research on way-finding applications underway.

Completion Target: October 2022

B300 Renovation

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Building 300 Renovation - Fairfield Campus

Description: Work done under this project will be to renovate existing Building 300 on the Fairfield Campus.  The project goal is to modernize the aging building in order to meet current standards. The project includes the following components:  feasibility study, assessment, planning, design and construction.

Budget:  $3,000,000

Status: Design Development Phase ongoing.

Completion Target: February 2024

Early Learning Center Expansion

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Early Learning Center Expansion - Fairfield Campus

Description: Expansion of the Early Learning Center to serve approximately forty (40) children. This will require the addition of a new building to the Early Learning Center location. This project will also include upgrades to the exterior play areas as determined by regulations/code. This project is anticipated to require DSA review and approval.

Budget:  $2,500,000

Status: Received DSA approval. The District is currently soliciting bids from General Contractors.

Completion Target: January 2023

Early Learning Center Expansion

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Substations 3 and 4 Replacement (Infrastructure Improvements) - Fairfield Campus

Description: Replace and/or modernization of existing aging Substation 3 and Substation 4.

Budget:  $9,250,000

Status: Project currently out to Design Build Entities for proposal submissions. Due date for Design Build Entities is September 28th. Construction proposed to begin next summber. 

Completion Target: September 2024

FF Swimming Pool Deck Replacement

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Swimming Pool Deck Replacement (Infrastructure Improvements) - Fairfield Campus

Description: Removal and replacement of the existing pool deck and tile surrounding the swimming pool. 

Budget:  $1,293,900

Status: In Design Phase.

Completion Target: November 2023

Early Learning Center Expansion

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Central Plant Replacement (Infrastructure Improvements) - Fairfield Campus

Description: Modernization of the Fairfield Campus' Central Plant and partial electrication of the heating system.

Budget:  $12,500,000

Status: In Design Phase.

Completion Target: July 2024

Early Learning Center Expansion

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Building 1400 Lighting Upgrade - Fairfield Campus

Description: Replacement of existing lighting system for Building 1400, including all devices, equipment, and replacement of fluorescent lighting fixtures with LED to reduce energy consumption and improve controls.

Budget:  $300,000

Status: In Design Phase.

Completion Target: January 2023

Vacaville Center Active Project Updates

VV Aero Sewer Connection 

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Aeronuatics - Sewer Connection and Parking Expansion Project - Vacaville

Description: Remove septic system and connect to City/County sewer line.  Add 16 spaces adjacent to existing parking lot.  

Budget:  $735,000

Status: Currently completing punch list items. On target to closeout project in September.

Completion Target: September 2022

VV Annex HVAC Roof Replacement

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Vacaville Center Annex Building - Cares Act Upgrade (HVAC/Roof Replacement) Project - Vacaville

Description: Upgrading the indoor ventiliation by replacing HVAC Equipment controls. The existing roof will also be removed and replaced.  

Budget:  $2,700,000

Status: Bids received on 8/11/22. Preparing to take contractor to the Board with anticipated construction to begin in May 2023.

Completion Target: September 2023

Vallejo Center Active Project Updates

Early Learning Center Expansion 

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Vallejo Auto Tech Vehicle Security Project - Vallejo

Description: Enhance the perimeter barriers surrounding the automotive vehicle storage yard to increase security and better protect vehicles that are used for class instruction.  

Budget:  $850,000

Status: Bidding Phase.

Completion Target: February 2023