The Miami-Dade School Board approved the commissioning of architects and contractors for two General Obligation Bond (GOB) projects and the construction award for an additional project collectively valued at approximately $21.6 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:
Everglades K-8 Center – Scope of work includes: new parent drop-off, covered walkways; additional parking (as required); new PE Shelter; basketball court improvements; fire alarm, security and PA system improvements; window replacement where needed; heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) improvements; restroom renovations; miscellaneous electrical upgrades; and painting.
Total project allocation - $4.22 million Completion – June 2021
Total Sub-Consultant Small Business Enterprise Participation (architect) – 51.24 Percent
Total Sub-Consultant Small Business Enterprise Participation (contractor) – 12.5 Percent
Coral Way K-8 Center – Scope of work includes: site improvements, including perimeter fencing replacement; basketball court improvements; window and select door replacement; HVAC improvements; flooring, ceiling and lighting improvements; restroom renovations; electrical upgrades; roof improvements; and painting.
Total project allocation - $3.181 million Completion – July 2020
Total Sub-Consultant Small Business Enterprise Participation – 27.5 Percent
Southwest Miami Senior High School - Scope of work includes: portable demolition; new bus drop-off including all related walks and covered walkways; additional parking; renovation of running track and basketball courts; replacement of exterior windows and doors throughout; auditorium lighting; HVAC system improvements; restroom renovations including ADA upgrades; electrical upgrades; and painting.
Total project allocation - $14.155 million Completion – August 2020
Total Sub-Contractor Small Business Enterprise Participation – 57.47 Percent
To learn more about School Board referendum project progress, visit http://gobprogress.com.
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