Killam School Building Project Update

This week the project team has focused on completing a variety of project tasks, website updates and augmentations, preparing for Monday’s upcoming Traffic and Site Community Listening Session, and ensuring our communications are reaching as much of the community as possible.

Weekly update highlights include:

  • The Killam School Building Committee met Monday in a regularly scheduled meeting and reviewed Tasks Completed, Sustainability Goals, Educational Visioning Outcomes, and Next Steps.
    • At this time Educational Visioning, Space Program, Site Survey and Sustainability Goals are completed.
    • The Traffic Study analysis is underway. A community listening session will happen on MONDAY, March 18, from 7-8:30PM to present traffic study and listen to resident concerns. The results will be reported to the SBC on March 25 at the regularly scheduled meeting.
    • The Existing Conditions Assessments are complete and will be reported to the SBC at the March 25 meeting.
  • Owners Project Manager (OPM) Colliers reviewed project timeline and funding with the SBC. The Preliminary Design Program portion of the project remains on time and under budget! 
  • The Communications Subcommittee launched two short videos released on social media showing the community some of the work product from the educational visioning session and Principal Lindsay Fulton inviting the community to the March 18 meeting to discuss Traffic and Site conditions. More videos will be released in the coming weeks on the website detailing key project information.
  • The Communications subcommittee has also been working to reach residents across a variety of channels through school department newsletters, websites, social media, the Town Manager Minute, the DPW newsletter, and the Pleasantries newsletter for the Pleasant Street Center. We are always open to ideas on how to increase our reach.
  • Once again, the website is now live at  There you can find a meeting calendar, project updates, background documents, and more. On the website visitors can sign up for specialized CodeRED Community Notifications related to project work and meetings.
  • The project’s new Facebook page is also live. Please like and follow us and share with your friends and neighbors. Click here to visit the new Facebook page.
  • The committee’s next outreach meeting is MONDAY, March 18, at 7PM at the Killam School cafeteria (note, this is a change of venue from RMHS).
  • The next Killam School Building Committee meeting is Monday, March 25, at 7PM at Reading Town Hall.

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