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Construction of the new Kingston Secondary School (KSS) is under way and the shell of the 171,000-square-foot facility is taking shape. Construction was to have been completed in late spring/early summer of 2020 with students and staff taking occupancy in September 2020.

Construction to resume following amended provincial directives
 
May 1, 2020 - The Limestone District School Board learned late today (May 1, 2020), that construction of the new Kingston Secondary School site can resume beginning next week following a government announcement that will permit certain workplaces and construction projects to resume operations in compliance with strict public health and safety measures during the COVID-19 outbreak. 

This is positive news for the major construction project which was at 93-per-cent-completion before work was halted on April 4, 2020 due to a provincial emergency order. The new school site was set to open in September 2020 but was further delayed due to the mandatory suspension of construction by the province.

General contractor Bondfield Construction will begin to remobilize operations next week in order to resume construction as soon as possible. This will include the addition of additional protocols to ensure safe operations, including strict adherence to health and safety requirements.

“This is wonderful news and we are pleased the province has now identified our new school construction as an essential project,” says Director of Education Debra Rantz. “We are confident our contractor will do its best to remobilize tradespeople as quickly as it can to resume the final stages of work. We appreciate everyone’s patience and understanding as we adapt to this constantly changing environment.”

The board will share a revised timeline with the school community in the coming weeks.

April 30, 2020 Letter to families re COVID-19 delay

The Limestone District School Board of Trustees has approved the reassignment of the remainder of the Kingston Secondary School contract to Corebuild Construction Ltd. effective May 2020. 

Corebuild accepts all rights, liabilities and obligations under the original contract for the project. The project managers, site supervisors and sub-contractors remain the same providing continuity for the project which is nearing completion.

The KSS project is bonded and insured in its entirety.
  
The reassignment is a result of the previous general contractor, Bondfield Construction Company Ltd., winding down its current business operations.













The Limestone District School Board is situated on traditional territories of the Anishinaabe & Haudenosaunee.