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Action Item
DATE: Tuesday, May 2, 2017
TO: School Board Members
FROM: Jeff Eakins, Superintendent
Approve Acceptance of Project for Transportation Maintenance Facility Upgrades at Two Sites (East Bay, Airport Road)
To improve Transportation Department operations and staff working conditions, remodeling and expansion of Transportation maintenance facilities at East Bay and Airport Road in Plant City was required.  District staff combined the requirements at the two sites into a single project and appointed Wilder Architecture, Inc. and The A. D. Morgan Corporation from the approved Continuing Services Consultants list to provide design and construction management services. The scope of work provided for additional maintenance bays and parts storage within a new pre-engineered metal building at each site. The scope also included a covered quick-service area at the East Bay site; a new employee break area at the Airport Road site; and paving and drainage improvements at both sites.  Additional detail is provided in an attachment.

The design professional has certified that the work is complete in accordance with the plans and specifications and other contract documents and recommends Board Acceptance.
• Establish a strong foundation of financial stewardship • Demonstrate "best practices" in all aspects of safety: student, employee, visitor, facility, transportation, and health • Construct and maintain facilities that create an environment conducive to teaching and learning
Funds in the amount of $2,442,099.50 will be available in the Local Millage fund. For tracking purposes, the project number specific to this agenda item is 8590. As of Thursday, April 13, 2017, the remaining balance less encumbrances for this line item equaled $118,785.35.

Guaranteed Maximum Price:  $2,074,932.00
Approved Change Orders:  $329,247.33 Credit (See Attached)
Revised Guaranteed Maximum Price:  $1,745,684.67
Payments to Date:  $1,671,000.67
Balance Due: $74,684.00
Revised Construction Cost:  $1,974,921.80
SUBMITTED BY:  Chuck Plante, Project Administrator
Christopher Farkas   Dr. Alberto Vázquez
Chief Operating Officer
(813) 272-4004
  Chief of Staff
(813) 272-4986
    C 7.09
Hillsborough County Public Schools (Florida) * Mtg.#20170502_811 (Board Meeting) * Section C Item# 7.09