Ellsworth School Department
As the winter season is fast approaching, please be reminded that in the event of inclement weather on a Friday that results in the need to delay the start of school, the day will be a full-length student day and not an early dismissal PLC day.
9 days ago, Ellsworth School Department
ESD
Notice to Architectural & Engineering Firms Request for Qualifications The City of Ellsworth and the Ellsworth School Department wishes to procure architectural/engineering services to conduct a feasibility and planning study for the renovation/expansion or replacement of the Hancock County Technical Center. The selected form will work closely with the Hancock County Technical Center Facility Feasibility (HCTCFF) Steering Committee, on behalf of the City of Ellsworth and Ellsworth School Department, to review and incorporate identified current future programming needs and the connection of current and future programming as it relates to the region’s workforce development needs into a study of options to renovate/expand, or replace the existing Hancock County Technical Center. Analyses will include but not be limited to: • Reviewing previously completed studies of the physical plant conditions; • Determining options for more efficient and effective utilization of current space, possible building expansion options to satisfy classroom and laboratory space needs, flexibility for short and long term programmatic additions and modifications to meet workforce needs as determined by user interest surveys, identified and emerging local, regional, and state workforce needs, and labor force data trends. • Evaluating renovation/expansion of the existing facility vs. replacement of the existing facility Interested firms should submit 15 (fifteen) copies of a Letter of Interest and Qualifications which includes the firm’s: • qualifications to undertake this project • list of Career and Technology Education and /or other similar school projects completed in the last 10 years that demonstrate the firm’s capabilities, with client contact information for each project; • list of current projects, present workload, availability, and ability to absorb the project; • profiles of key personnel who will be involved with this project; • experience with incorporating standards developed by the USGBC’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED); and • list of business references other than those listed above, including contact information. The firm chosen for this project must be capable of starting immediately following the conclusion of the selection process and may, at the owner’s option, be retained to design and oversee the construction of a major renovation or replacement of the existing Hancock County Technical Center. The Letter of Interest and Qualifications should be sent to Daniel Higgins, Superintendent of Schools, Ellsworth School Department, 66 Main Street, Suite 201, Ellsworth, Maine so as to be received not later than 2:00 p.m. on November 8, 2019. Firms responding will be screened and interviewed on the basis of qualifications only. Project fees and specific design solutions for this project will not be discussed at the interview. Specific program information will not be available before the screening of qualification packages. The Screening Committee will rank all firms and negotiate fees with the highest ranked firm. Please do not contact the City, School Department, or any member of the Steering Committee.
23 days ago, ESD
ESD
INVITATION TO BID ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DEPARTMENT 2019-20 SNOW REMOVAL CONTRACTS AND SALTING/SANDING CONTRACTS ELLSWORTH ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE SCHOOL ELLSWORTH HIGH SCHOOL HANCOCK COUNTY TECHNICAL CENTER ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DEPARTMENT BUS GARAGE The Ellsworth School Department is accepting bids for snow plowing and removal services at the above facilities. Required plowing must be completed in the early morning prior to the first scheduled bus departure from the bus garage. Each school must be plowed prior to scheduled student and/or bus arrival times and on an as needed basis. The Ellsworth School Department is also accepting bids for salting and sanding services at the above facilities. Required salting/sanding must be completed in the early morning prior to the first scheduled bus departure from the bus garage. Each school must be salted/sanded prior to scheduled student and/or bus arrival times. Salt/sand must also be available on an as needed basis. The contract period is for one (1) season and bids must be expressed in terms of price per season. However, bids for a multiple year contract will be considered. Payment will be made in two (2) installments, one (1) in December and one (1) in April. For the snow removal bid, prospective contractors may bid on an individual location, all locations, or any combination of locations. However, the bid must provide separate quotes for each location and all locations will be awarded individually. For the salting/sanding bid, prospective contractors may bid on an individual location, all locations, or any combination of locations. However the bid must provide separate quotes for each location and all locations will be awarded individually. Bids must clearly distinguish between snow removal and salting/sanding. All equipment needed to complete the work must be provided by the bidder and be reflected in the bid price. Bidders must indicate in writing the type of equipment that they propose to use and provide assurances that they have sufficient contingencies in the case of equipment malfunction or breakdown or to deal with heavy snowfall. Bidders must have access to front end loaders or other sufficient equipment to move/remove excessive snow as/when required. Prospective bidders should contact Charles Turnbull, Facilities Director, at 266-4964 for specific instructions before preparing quotes. Sealed bids clearly marked “Ellsworth School Department Snow Removal and Salting/Sanding” will be opened and read aloud at 3:00 P.M. on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at: Ellsworth School Department Superintendent’s Office, 66 Main Street, Suite 201, Ellsworth, ME 04605 Proposals must be received by 3:00 P.M. on October 9, 2019 and may be mailed or delivered to: Ellsworth School Department, ATTN: Business Manager, 66 Main Street, Suite 201 Ellsworth, ME 04605 Bidders must provide proof of Worker Compensation and General Liability Insurance coverage of not less than $1,000,000 / each occurrence with the bid. Ellsworth School Department reserves the right, at its’ sole discretion, to accept and/or reject any and all bids. To be considered, bids must include all requested information and be in the format requested.
about 1 month ago, ESD
Ellsworth School Department
The test call has been triggered. We discovered that the caller ID for the call was from Little Rock, AR I am working with technical support to update the caller ID. Please contact the school office if you did not receive the call or would like to change or update contact information.
2 months ago, Ellsworth School Department
Ellsworth School Department
The test call has been triggered. We discovered that the caller ID for the call was from Little Rock, AR I am working with technical support to update the caller ID. Please contact the school office if you did not receive the call or would like to change or update contact information.
2 months ago, Ellsworth School Department
Ellsworth School Department
Reminder, ESD is testing the emergency notification system today at 12:30 pm. If you are not notified by voice call, text or email, please contact the front office of the school your child attends.
2 months ago, Ellsworth School Department
ESD
3 months ago, ESD
ESD
OPPORTUNITY TO SERVE ON HCTC FACILITY FEASIBILITY STUDY STEERING COMMITTEE The City of Ellsworth, in conjunction with the Ellsworth School Department, is seeking an Ellsworth citizen to participate on the Hancock County Technical Center (HCTC) Facility Feasibility Steering Committee. The purpose of the study is to guide the development of a facilities plan, assess the workforce development needs of the City of Ellsworth and Hancock County Region, to support current and projected programming at the School Department’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) Center, and determine the adequacy of current facilities to meet those needs. Any Ellsworth resident interested in serving on this committee should provide an expression of interest by Friday, September 6, 2019, to: Heidi Grindle at hgrindle@ellsworthmaine.gov or (207) 667-2563 Teresa Austin at taustin@ellsworthschools.org or (207) 664-7100
3 months ago, ESD
ESD
BID NOTICE: ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DEPARTMENT Invitation to Bid The Ellsworth school dept. is accepting bids on the following project: Roof Shingle Replacement at the Hancock County Technical Center We are looking to replace old shingles with new shingles. Project specifications can be acquired by contacting: Superintendent of Schools Office 66 Main Street, Suite 201 Ellsworth, ME 04605 207-664-7100 For access to HCTC Center to inspect the scope of work, please contact Chuck Turnbull, at 266-4964. Bids should be placed in a sealed envelope and marked “Ellsworth School Dept”. and submitted by: July 22, 2019 The Ellsworth School Dept. reserves the right to reject any or all bids, and encourages local contractors to bid. All labor, equipment, and materials must be supplied by the bidder and must be included in the project cost. Each bidder must provide proof of liability and workers compensation insurance and must submit 2 references from similar jobs. All work will be closely inspected before payment is made.
4 months ago, ESD
Ellsworth School Department
The City of Ellsworth, with help from the Hancock County Technical Center Multimedia Design students, will be broadcasting the 2019 Ellsworth High School Graduation Ceremony. Watch LIVE Friday, June 14th, at 7PM on the City of Ellsworth's Youtube Channel, City of Ellsworth's Facebook Page or Spectrum Cable channels 1302 / 1303. Congratulations to the Class of 2019! YouTube Channel (Look for the "City of Ellsworth, Maine - Local Government Channel" Live Video) https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAoSufogSQbl5N5AtUIid4Q Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/ellsworthme/
5 months ago, Ellsworth School Department
Ellsworth School Department
School Budget Validation Referendum Please Remember to Vote Today We remind you that the 2019-20 ESD budget has been approved unanimously by the Ellsworth School Board on May 14, 2019 and unanimously by the City Council on May 20, 2018. We would like to remind you that the final step in the budget approval process, the Budget Validation Referendum, is scheduled for today, Tuesday June 11, 2019. Polls are open until 8:00 p.m. We encourage all of you to exercise your civic right and responsibility and vote.
5 months ago, Ellsworth School Department
ESD
Now accepting Requests for Proposal - EEMS Softball Dugouts. Due date is May 6, 2019 (Click on EVENTS for full details).
7 months ago, ESD
Ellsworth School Department
Due to pending inclement weather there is no school today, Monday April 8th.
7 months ago, Ellsworth School Department
Ellsworth School Department
All Adult Education Classes for this evening have been cancelled, Wednesday, April 3rd.
8 months ago, Ellsworth School Department
Ellsworth School Department
All afterschool activities have been cancelled for today, Wednesday, April 3rd.
8 months ago, Ellsworth School Department
Ellsworth School Department
REMINDER: Community Presentation on Suicide Prevention and Response tonight at EEMS at 6:00 pm
8 months ago, Ellsworth School Department
Ellsworth School Department
No School for Ellsworth students tomorrow, March 15th due to teacher workshop day.
8 months ago, Ellsworth School Department
Ellsworth School Department
Due to pending inclement weather there is no school today, Monday, March 4th.
9 months ago, Ellsworth School Department
Ellsworth School Department
Due to pending inclement weather there is no school on Wednesday, February 13, 2019
9 months ago, Ellsworth School Department
Ellsworth School Department
Two Hour Delay - Wednesday, January 30
10 months ago, Ellsworth School Department
Ellsworth School Department
All Afterschool Activities at EEMS are Cancelled Today, Wednesday, January 9th All Afterschool Activities at EHS are cancelled after 4:00 pm.
10 months ago, Ellsworth School Department
Ellsworth School Department
There will be a 2 hour delay, today, Tuesday, November 27th
12 months ago, Ellsworth School Department
Ellsworth School Department
Test of the Emergency System Triggered
about 1 year ago, Ellsworth School Department
Ellsworth School Department
Emergency Test Call on Wednesday, October 10th at 4:00 pm.
about 1 year ago, Ellsworth School Department