The following is a partial list of projects currently under construction along with descriptions and renderings. These projects are being financed through Measure R, and/or Measure RR funding and state funding (as noted).
This ground-mounted system will generate 2.2 megawatts of electricity for the campus and will save the college a projected $480,000 in energy costs annually. This project, plus the college’s existing cogeneration plant, will move Mt. SAC closer to energy independence.
Location: This project will consist of the development of a solar power generation system on the area of campus commonly known as the "West Parcel," a triangular piece of land located west of Grand Avenue, south of Temple Avenue/Amar Road, south of what is referred to as the “Christmas tree lot.”
Project Status: A Request for Proposals/Request for Qualifications for the assessment, design, installation, and operation and maintenance of this photovoltaic system by a design-build vendor was advertised and bid from April through early May 2015. Evaluations and interviews took place. Borrego Solar Systems, Inc. of San Diego has been selected as the most responsive proposer/bidder.
Project Start Date: Engineering and design will commence after contracts are approved at the September 9, 2015 Board meeting. The engineering will take some time, but construction is estimated to begin late spring/early summer 2016.
Under separate contract, construction of an electrical duct bank from the solar site to the campus main switchgear is scheduled to occur concurrently with the design of the solar system. Site preparation and grading is planned for Winter 2015/2016.
Project Funding: Proposition 39 Clean Energy Funds, California Solar Incentive Funds, and California Energy Commission loans.
Project cost : Capital Costs $5,367,180
Allowance for unforeseen soil or $125,000 underground conditions at site
Annual Operation/Maintenance Costs $31,668 (plus 2% annual escalation)
Project Completion: To be determined. The successful bidder will be required to provide a schedule once under contract.
The five-level parking structure will resolve the present parking crunch and provide some capacity for future growth. This project should provide enough parking for students until at least 2025.
The new structure will have 2,085 parking spaces, with approximately 125 designated for staff and faculty.
Project Completion: 2017 Project cost: $48.5M
The Student Success Center will house the Disabled Student Programs and Services High Tech Center and classrooms, the Veterans Resource Center, the Bridge Program, and a Student Health Center.
Project Completion: 2016, Project cost: $16.5M
The project will construct a new building just south of the present Campus Café on the site where Building 5 once stood. The new 13,500-square-foot facility will seat approximately 90 people for interior dining and over 200 for outside dining on the east, west, and south terraces.
The new building will house several new food stations, including room for a deli, a pizza location, a grill station, Asian cuisine, and a coffee shop as well as self-serve cold display cases.
The Campus Café will be demolished after the new facility opens.
The new Food Services Building is expected to be completed by December 2015.
Project Completion: 2015, Project cost: $14.7M
This south campus grading project serves to create additional buildable area south of Temple Avenue for both the Athletics Complex East and potentially the future Fire Technology Academy (on the site of the old driving range). An additional 5.9 acres in area is being created for the Athletics Complex East and an additional 11.9 acres for the potential future Fire Technology Academy. The project includes a full range of construction services necessary to export/import approximately 400,000 cubic yards of earth from the Athletics Complex East site to the future Fire Technology site and to provide site improvements and paving for 1,081 temporary parking spaces.
Project Completion: 2014, Project cost: $5.7M