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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
CONTACT:  Daisy Gonzalez-Diego
Miami-Dade County Public Schools
305-995-2060

School Board Approves $41 Million for GOB Projects

Small Business Enterprise (SBE) Goals Met or Exceeded


The Miami-Dade School Board approved nine General Obligation Bond (GOB) projects valued at $41 million at its regular monthly meeting today.  Voters overwhelmingly approved the GOB in 2012 to renovate, remodel and replace schools, expand student capacity, enhance safety, and provide technology upgrades. The projects awarded for design, pre-construction and construction were the following: 


Miami Edison Senior High School - Scope of work includes: re-coating and re-striping parking lot and basketball courts; re-surfacing and re-striping competition track; improvements to walkway columns; replacement of campus-wide HVAC; re-roofing; stairway repair; PA, fire and security alarms, lighting, electrical, and restrooms upgrades; auditorium moveable partitions; replacement of doors; and painting.

Total project allocation - $4.3 million Completion – December 2019

Total Sub-Consultant Small Business Enterprise Participation – 15 percent

Total Sub-Consultant Small Business Enterprise Participation for Pre-Construction – 14 percent


North Miami Middle School - Scope of work includes: new bus drop-off; resealing and recoating parking lot and paved play area; re-roofing; security cameras; fire alarm system improvements; selective replacement of acoustical ceiling tiles and carpet; restroom improvements; HVAC improvements, including kitchen; water and sewer line replacement as needed; electrical improvements; window replacement as needed; and painting.

Total project allocation - $4.2 million Completion – December 2019

Total Sub-Consultant Small Business Enterprise Participation – 16 percent

Total Sub-Consultant Small Business Enterprise Participation for Pre-Construction – 10 percent


Georgia Jones-Ayers Middle School - Scope of work includes: new P.E. shelter; re-coating and re-striping of basketball courts and replacement of goal standards; demolition of portables; replacement of HVAC system; renovation of selected group restrooms; replacement of  doors, aluminum windows, metal roof, stage curtains, electrical generator, transformers, panelboards and enclosures, water and sewer lines (as required); flooring improvement;  security camera installation; and painting.

Total project allocation - $3.5 million Completion – October 2019

Total Sub-Consultant Small Business Enterprise Participation – 15 percent

Total Sub-Consultant Small Business Enterprise Participation for Pre-Construction – 25 percent


Pinecrest Elementary School - Scope of work includes: parking enhancements; replacement of grease trap; window replacement; window improvements in media center; selective replacement of acoustical ceiling and flooring; HVAC improvements, including kitchen; restroom renovations; selective interior renovations and painting.

Total project allocation - $3.3 million Completion – October 2019

Total Sub-Consultant Small Business Enterprise Participation – 18.5 percent

Total Sub-Consultant Small Business Enterprise Participation for Pre-Construction – 10 percent


Dr. Henry W. Mack/West Little River K-8 Center - Scope of work includes: demolition of Mechanical Building, new +/-4,853 SF building to house science demo lab, multi-purpose room, PE locker rooms, group toilets and related support spaces; partial relocation of sanitary sewer lines and manholes; repair and re-striping of parking area; replacement of concrete walks and covered walkways; fencing; new entry plaza including an ADA-compliant ramp; new playground and play court improvements; interior and exterior renovation and remodeling including window and door replacement; improvements to the kitchen, dining and serving areas; replacement of stair railings; HVAC improvements; lighting, ceiling and flooring improvements; upgrade or replacement of PA, fire alarm and security systems; and painting.

Total project allocation - $10.6 million Completion – December 2019

Total Sub-Consultant Small Business Enterprise Participation for Pre-Construction – 15.5 percent


Kenwood K-8 Center - Scope of work includes: HVAC replacement, including kitchen; windows replacement; restroom renovations in select buildings; electrical and structural upgrades; interior renovations; playground improvements; and painting.

Total project allocation - $3.3 million Completion – February 2019

Total Sub-Consultant Small Business Enterprise Participation for Construction – 32.28 percent


Scott Lake Elementary School - Scope of work includes: demolition of select buildings and portables; new 10-classroom building; renovation of select buildings to include new windows and HVAC improvements; new parent drop-off and covered walkway; and painting. 

Total project allocation - $3.45 million Completion – October 2018

Total Sub-Contractor Small Business Enterprise Participation for Construction – 58.4 percent


Palm Springs Elementary School – Scope of work includes: new 10-classroom addition, new PE shelter and basketball courts, new covered walkway and other miscellaneous improvements.

Total project allocation - $3.8 million Completion – August 2018

Total Sub-Contractor Small Business Enterprise Participation for Construction – 47.22 percent


Coral Park Elementary School – Scope of work includes: new 12-classroom addition, new PE shelter, new parent drop-off, parking and covered walkway, demolition of select buildings and portables.

Total project allocation - $4.8 million Completion – September 2018

Total Sub-Contractor Small Business Enterprise Participation for Construction – 52.76 percent


The District-established S/MBE utilization goals were met or exceeded for both the architects and contractors, with highly diverse sub-consultant teams. This was further strengthened by a strong commitment to Local Workforce Utilization.


Continued fidelity to the implementation of the GOB program and the District’s steadfast commitment to inclusiveness and diversity in its procurement process are positively impacting the quality of the educational environment and the local economy.



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