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.

January 2023

Fairfield Campus Active Project Updates

Library Learning Resource Center

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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:  $43,869,000 ($23,300,000 Measure Q; $19,691,000 State; $801,859 CARES Act; $76,141 State Schedule Maintenance)

Status: Exterior punchlist, CxA (commissioning), and new building document close-out are complete.  Existing Building 100:  The demolition, walk paths, landscape, site lighting and furnishings, and interior punchlist  are complete.  The warranty review is also complete and the warranty issues in process by subcontractors.  DSA Closeout in progress.

Completion Target: January 2023

  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: Punchlist 95% complete. Working through concrete repairs that are impacted by weather at this time.

Completion Target: March 2023

Solar Energy

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Solar Energy - Fairfield Campus

Description: Installation of additional Photovoltaic Arrays on the Fairfield Campus and the installation of a Battery Energy Storage System and Electric Vehicle Charging Stations.  The project goal is to offset current energy consumption of the Fairfield Campus. The project includes the following components:  feasibility study, asssessment, planning, design, construction, and operation/maintenance.

Budget:  $14,000,000

Status: Photovoltaic Array (PV) and Electric Vehicle (EV) design package submitted to DSA for review. Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) design in progress.

Completion Target: November 2023

On Campus Housing

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On-Campus Housing - Fairfield Campus

Description: The project began with needs assessment and a feasibility analysis, which have been completed. Based upon the results of those, we have begun developing the facilities program for a potential multi-phased housing project on the Fairfield Campus and are preparing a grant application for State (SB169/AB183) funds to support a portion of the housing project. We are exploring options for possible partners for potential P3 (Public-Private Partnership) components of the housing program.

Budget:  $850,000

Status: In Pre-Design Phase.

Completion Target: July 2023

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: March 2023

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:  $2,000,000

Status: Project Design submitted to the Division of the State Architect (DSA) for review. Pending DSA Approval.

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:  $5,000,000

Status: Contractor mobilization complete. Site demolition complete. Site excavation and building pad work underway.

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: PB Electric, Inc. was recommended to Board of Trustees as Design-Build Entity for the project. Currently in discovery phase to determine existing conditions of electrical system. Campus shutdown was completed over the winter break. 

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 ($700,000 Measure Q; $593,900 State Schedule Maintenance)

Status: Project Design submitted to the Division of the State Architect (DSA) for review. Pending DSA Approval.

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: Project Design submitted to the Division of the State Architect (DSA) for review. Pending DSA Approval.

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 ($137,500 Measure Q; $162,000 State Schedule Maintenance)

Status: In Design Phase.

Completion Target: January 2023

Vacaville Center Active Project Updates

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:  $3,811,037 ($2,700,000 Measure Q; $1,111,037 CARES Act)

Status: Contract was awarded to Arntz Builders. Currently working through submittal process and procuring long lead equipment. Construction to begin in May of 2023.

Completion Target: September 2023

Vallejo Center Active Project Updates

Vallejo Autotech Security 

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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: Existing iron fence has been demolished. New footing excavations are underway. Project is currently stalled from weather impacts. Contractor continues to pump out footings as necessary.

Completion Target: February 2023