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Field Elementary School


Field Elementary School is scheduled to undergo a renovation and is outlined below.  To receive periodic updates on project milestones and other news, please sign up to receive e-alerts.

4645 Fourth Ave. S

Scope of Work

The safe and welcoming entrance work includes renovating the existing entry corridor and office area to provide a secure vestibule adjacent at the entrance to the school.  Work will also include kitchen and lunchroom upgrades, updates to electrical, mechanical, and plumbing systems, and finishes throughout the school. 

A community stakeholder meeting was held on December 2, 2021.  View the presentation here:  Field Community Stakeholder Presentation.


Project Updates

December 2023:

  • TAB in process
  • Commissioning in process

September 2023:

  • Punchlist
  • ERU’s – PEND Start up, TAB & Commissioning
  • Close out

September 2023:

  • Shaw Lundquist substantially complete on 1Sept23.
  • There is some spill over Energy Recovery Unit work on the roof that will go until late September.
  • There is some electrical lighting and ceiling work that is ongoing.
  • Punchlist work occurring during the day in non-public area.
  • Shaw Lundquist should be complete by Mid-October.

August 2023:

  • Designer:  LHB   Contractor:  Shaw Lundquist
  • Shaw Lundquist in Demo mode
  • Work progressing according to schedule
  • Currently see no issues that should affect school opening.

June 2023:  

  • Project in Pre-Construction Phase
  • Shaw Lundquist is starting early in the Kitchen w/ barrier walls separating the construction from the public
  • Staff/Principal “in the loop” as far as school expectations & preparation for summer construction
  • Staff is coordinated with for move out/in activities and Asbestos abatement

April 2023:  Going through pre-construction shops/submittals and pre-mob activities.

March 2023:  Preconstruction activities are ongoing.  Construction is expected to begin in June 2023.

February 2023:  Preconstruction activities are underway.  Construction is expected to begin in June 2023.

Januart 2023:  We will begin pre-construction activities soon.  Construction is expected to begin in June 2023. 

December 2022:  We are awaiting final execution of the construction contract and will begin pre-construction activities soon.  Construction is expected to begin in June 2023.

November 2022:  A Notice of Award was sent to Shaw-Lundquist Construction.  The contract will be reviewed for approval at the December 13, 2022 BOE meeting.

October 2022:  Bids were received and are being evaluated.

September 2022:  The project was is being solicited for bids for Summer 2023 construction.

April 2022:  The bid received exceeded the project budget.  This project will be reevaluated and rebid in the Fall for Summer 2023 work.

March 2022:  Documents have been solicited for bidding.  Bids are due on 3/22/2022.

February 2022:  Construction Documents are being developed.

January 4, 2022:  Design Development is complete.  Construction Documents will be developed in the next month.

Contact Us

Jeff Helstrom, Project Manager

Phone: 612-668-0305



Project Schedule*

Design: Fall 2021

Consultant: LHB

Bidding: Fall 2022

Construction Start: June 2023

Substantial Completion: August 2023 

Architect:  LHB Architects

General Contractor: Shaw-Lundquist Construction


Additional Information

Field Community Stakeholder Presentation.