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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, September 06, 2017
CONTACT:  Daisy Gonzalez-Diego
Miami-Dade County Public Schools
305-995-2060

School Board Approves $33.3 Million for GOB Projects, Small Business Enterprise (SBE) Goals Met or Exceeded

The Miami-Dade School Board approved four General Obligation Bond (GOB) projects at its regular monthly meeting today with a total project investment valued at $33.3 million. 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: 


Greynolds Park Elementary – Scope of work includes: portable demolition and site restoration; drop-off restoration; HVAC improvements; selective reroofing; restroom renovations; lighting improvements; and exterior painting.

Total project allocation - $3.17 million Completion – August 2019

Total Sub-Consultant Small Business Enterprise Participation – 53 percent


Hialeah-Miami Lakes Senior High School - Scope of work includes: portable demolition and site restoration; new bus drop-off including related walks and covered walkways; resurfacing and restriping of basketball courts; selective replacement of exterior doors, flooring, ceiling tiles and grid; selective HVAC system replacement; group restrooms renovation; electrical upgrades; gymnasium bleacher restoration and selective exterior painting.

Total project allocation - $6.36 million Completion – March 2019

Total Sub-Contractor Small Business Enterprise Participation – 43.3 percent


Air Base K-8 Center- Scope of work includes: addition of a new 23,699 square foot building containing 436 student stations, including foreign language, science, computer and general classrooms; an art and music suite; demolition of existing portable; new bus drop-off and parking; new playground and basketball courts; fire alarm and public address system upgrades; and exterior painting. 

Total project allocation - $8 million Completion – November 2018

Total Sub-Contractor Small Business Enterprise Participation – 30 percent


New K-8 Center, located at S.W. 167th Avenue & 95th Street - Scope of work includes: new two-story elementary school building comprised of classrooms, labs, media center, administration area, student and staff toilets rooms, food services, interior dining room, music lab, physical education shelter, primary and kindergarten play areas, two hard courts for grades Pre-K to 5, parent and bus drop offs, covered walkways, staff and visitor parking, service yard, landscaping, drainage and irrigation systems, all mechanical, electrical, life-safety, security, PA systems, controls and a marquee sign.  The school is designed for a capacity of 750 student stations upon completion of the first Phase.

Total project allocation - $15.8 million Completion – October 2018

Total Sub-Contractor Small Business Enterprise Participation –37.8 percent


The District-established Small/Micro Business Enterprise utilization goals were met or exceeded by the 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 steady 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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