Saving Stevens High School stage in Claremont could cost $100,000
There previously was no budget to renovate the stage as part of the renovation of Stevens High School. Original plans for the renovation included razing the old wooden stage and replacing it with a raised platform only a few inches high.
Several meetings with the construction company and architect were held to finalize the plans. Stevens High School staff and alumni representatives attended the meetings, Putnam said, reaching “consensus and agreement that is good for everyone.”
“It’s work that has to be done when there is no school,” he said.
Putnam said he believes the cost of purchasing a new lift would be around $30,000.
The first phase of the $12.5 million renovation project has already been completed. This phase focused on outdoor site work, including a bus drop-off lane and renovated parking lot.