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Sanford Middle School Lighting Upgrade Project


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

3524 42nd Ave. S

Scope of Work

Upgrade existing florescent and incandescent lighting with energy efficient LED fixtures and lighting controls.  Alternate scope of work – update a lighting control system currently used where LED fixtures were previously added to the school.  

Project Updates

February- Project is completed.

January- Lighting and lighting controls upgrades are substantially complete.  Punch list items to wrap up by end of January.

December 2023:

    1. Installation of lights and lighting controls continues on second shift.

November 2023: 

    1. Installation of lights and lighting controls continues on second shift.

October 2023:

  1. Installation of lighting and lighting controls work continues on the second shift.

September 2023:

  1. Electrical contractor has moved to second shift – performing work each day after education hours.
  2. Work continues on the installation of lighting controls and new LED fixtures.


August 2023: (No changes from last month)

July 2023:

  1. Installation of new LED lighting and new lighting controls is underway.
  2. Current work is focused on updating outdated lighting controls during summer break.
  3. LED light fixture replacement has started in some areas.  Lighting replacement/upgrades will continue into the fall.  Installation will shift to evenings after staff and students return to school.

June 2023: Scheduled to begin work week of June 19th

May 2023: No updates at this time

March 2023: Contract awarded to NAC Mechanical and Electrical Services

January 2023: 

  • Pre-bid meeting January 24, 2023
  • Bids Opened February 7, 2023

Contact Us

Don Bielinski, Jr., Project Manager

Phone: 612-668-0700



Project Schedule*

Design: In progress

Design Contract Approval:  November 2023

Pre-Construction Start:  TBD

Construction:  Commences June 16, 2023

Architect: ATS&R

General Contractor: TBD

Completion:  Substantial Completion December 2023