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Wednesday, February 12, 2020
CONTACT:  Daisy Gonzalez-Diego
Miami-Dade County Public Schools

School Board Approves Contracts for Three GOB Projects Valued at $20.1 Million, Small Business Enterprise Goals Met or Exceeded

The Miami-Dade School Board approved the commissioning of an architect and two construction awards related to General Obligation Bond (GOB) projects valued at approximately $20.1 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 following are details of the projects:

 Coral Gables Senior High School – the proposed scope of work includes: replacement of exterior windows, security cameras, covered walkways, HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) systems, Energy Management system, and acoustical ceiling; campus-wide ADA improvements throughout; upgrades to restrooms, existing fire alarm, utilities and infrastructure throughout; replacement of all water fountains; and other miscellaneous improvements throughout.


Total project allocation - $15.1 million                                                            Completion – January 2023


Total Sub-Consultant S/MBE Participation: 27.8 percent

Total Sub-Consultant M/WBE Participation: 8 percent


North County K-8 Center - the proposed scope of work includes: replacement of exterior windows, storefronts and campus-wide fire alarm; new HVAC system and ADA water coolers; selective ceiling/flooring/lighting/electrical upgrades, restroom renovations; milling and resurfacing of basketball court area, restriping of playing courts, selective painting throughout and miscellaneous upgrades.


Total project allocation - $ 3.7 million                                                             Completion – March 2021


Total Sub-Consultant S/MBE Participation: 18.5 percent

Total Sub- Consultant M/WBE Participation: 20.2 percent


 Gulfstream Elementary – the proposed scope of work includes: a new bus drop off with covered walkways, repairs to the existing parking area, expansion of the parking area with the addition of 36 new spaces for a combined total of 82 spaces, new basketball court for the existing ESE building, new fitness area, and miscellaneous improvements.


 Total project allocation - $ 1.3 million                                                          Completion – December 2020


Total Sub-Consultant S/MBE Participation: 68.8 percent

Total Sub- Consultant M/WBE Participation: 2.9 percent


All scope shall include related repairs to civil, structural, plumbing, mechanical, electrical and finishes as required and in compliance with Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) Design Standards.

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