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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, February 22, 2018
CONTACT:  Daisy Gonzalez-Diego
Miami-Dade County Public Schools
305-995-2060

School Board Approves Some $48.2 Million for GOB Projects - SBE Goals Met or Exceeded

The Miami-Dade School Board approved the commissioning of architects and contractors for three General Obligation Bond (GOB) projects and the award of construction contracts for five other GOB projects collectively valued at approximately $48.2 million, at its regular monthly meeting yesterday.  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 or construction, were the following: 


North Hialeah Elementary School - Scope of work includes: new drop-offs and covered walkways; additional parking; replacement of playground and play court improvements; selective window replacement; flooring improvements; group restroom renovation; water and sanitary sewer system improvements; heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) improvements in two buildings; selective upgrades to security, fire alarm and electrical systems; and exterior paint.

 

Total project allocation - $ 4 million Completion – September 2020

Total Sub-Consultant Small Business Enterprise Participation (for architect’s team) – 28 Percent

Total Sub-Consultant Small Business Enterprise Participation (for contractor’s team): 11.5 Percent


Dr. Gilbert L. Porter Elementary School - Scope of work includes: portable demolition and site restoration; replacement of playground equipment and impact surfaces at Primary Learning Center; re-coating and re-surfacing of play courts; parking lot improvements; selective replacement of concrete walkways; replacement of generator, backflow preventer and PA system; HVAC system improvements; security alarm system; renovation of restrooms; miscellaneous electrical upgrades; and selective interior and exterior paint.

 

Total project allocation - $ 4 million Completion – September 2020

Total Sub-Consultant Small Business Enterprise Participation (for architect’s team) – 50.54 Percent

Total Sub-Consultant Small Business Enterprise Participation (for contractor’s team): 23 Percent


Palmetto Middle School (Phase I) - Scope of work includes: new covered walkways; full renovation of auditorium; remodeling of shower area to storage and new lockers; roof repairs; selective replacement of windows and exterior steel doors; removal of old exterior lockers along exterior corridors; repair/replacement of metal lockers at male and female locker rooms; replacement of boiler with new hot water heater and complete HVAC system installation; restroom renovations; selective interior/exterior paint.

Total project allocation - $ 4 million Completion – September 2020

Total Sub-Consultant Small Business Enterprise Participation (for architect’s team) – 42.58 Percent

Total Sub-Consultant Small Business Enterprise Participation (for contractor’s team): 11 Percent


Miami Arts Studio 6-12 at Zelda Glazer - Scope of work includes: new 700-seat auditorium to include a full working stage; orchestra pit; dressing rooms; storage and green room; lobby; ticket booth  and concessions; CCTV suite (with production studio, control room, workshop, production classroom, distribution and editing rooms); vocal music classrooms (one middle and one senior high level) with practice rooms; ensemble and dance rooms, and related support spaces for each area; related onsite and offsite improvements including new parking lot; demolition of three hardcourts and installation of one hard court; and miscellaneous upgrades throughout.

 

Total project allocation - $ 11.5 million Completion – March 2019

Total Sub-Consultant Small Business Enterprise Participation (for contractor’s team): 22.08 Percent


Miami Beach Senior High School - Scope of work includes: construction of a new, 200-student station, one-story classroom school building comprising three math classrooms, four general science classrooms, one science lab with associated storage spaces, restrooms, covered walkway connections, landscaping, drainage and irrigation systems; renovation of existing storage room into a usable room for teachers; and miscellaneous upgrades throughout.

 

Total project allocation - $ 4.13 million Completion – December 2018

Total Sub-Consultant Small Business Enterprise Participation (for contractor’s team): 36.89 Percent

 

Miami Springs Middle School - Scope of work includes: portable demolition; resurfacing and restriping of parking areas; selective replacement of exterior walls, doors and windows; selective HVAC system replacement including energy management system and controls; group restrooms renovation including ADA upgrades; electrical upgrades; selective interior and exterior painting and miscellaneous upgrades throughout.

 

Total project allocation - $ 5.35 million Completion – April 2019

Total Sub-Consultant Small Business Enterprise Participation (for contractor’s team): 60.2 Percent

 

Benjamin Franklin K-8 Center - Scope of work includes: portable demolition and site restoration; new nine-classroom building addition with group restrooms; new P.E. shelter; new bus drop-off including all related walks and covered walkways; additional parking;  two new playgrounds;  selective replacement of exterior windows and doors in existing buildings; stage flooring improvements; selective HVAC system replacement, including energy management system and controls; group restrooms renovation, including ADA upgrades; water coolers replacement; electrical panel upgrades; new PA system; new security camera system; exterior lighting upgrade; exterior painting and other miscellaneous upgrades throughout.

 

Total project allocation - $ 9 million Completion – March 2020

Total Sub-Consultant Small Business Enterprise Participation (for contractor’s team): 42.63 Percent

Ethel Koger Beckham Elementary School - Scope of work includes: construction of a new 378-student station, one-story classroom building comprising 13 classrooms, one general science classroom, one science lab with associated storage spaces, one computer lab, one foreign language lab, an administration area, one multipurpose room with two student changing rooms, two student toilet rooms, two staff toilet rooms, attached dining shelter, and ancillary spaces; covered walkway connections; new hard court; additional parking; landscaping, drainage and irrigation systems.

 

Total project allocation - $ 6.22 million Completion – March 2019

Total Sub-Consultant Small Business Enterprise Participation (for contractor’s team): 29.64 Percent


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


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.


To learn more about School Board referendum project progress, visit http://gobprogress.com.  


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