The San Dieguito Union High School District board unanimously supported the renovation of its district office building at a special meeting on Aug. 19.
After exploring all of its options, including selling the property or purchasing a new office building, and reviewing other district facilities’ needs, the board gave direction to move forward with the enhanced $7.8 million update of the building at 710 Encinitas Boulevard.
“Thank you on behalf of everyone that works in that office,” said Assistant Superintendent of Business Services Tina Douglas, tearfully.
About 75 district employees work in the building that is over 40 years old and Douglas was emotional in describing some of the conditions that the employees experience.
She said the elevators and bathrooms are not ADA compliant, portions of the upstairs offices can reach 87 degrees due to the heating ventilation and air…