Hillsborough County Public Schools, Florida
Tuesday, 07/07/2020
School Board Meeting

B7.06 - Approve Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) for a Classroom Addition at Spoto High School (Operations Division)


The addition of classroom space at Spoto High School is proposed to alleviate overcrowding.  District staff commenced negotiations with Long & Associates Architects/Engineers, Inc. on November 11, 2019, and Ajax Building Company, LLC on December 8, 2020, to provide design and construction management services, respectively, as recommended by a selection committee.  Award was made based upon the score granted by the selection committee.   The scope of work provides for a 20 classroom addition at the existing campus.

Approval of the GMP will establish the cost for the project.

Project Substantial Completion is scheduled for June 4, 2021.

Gap Analysis


Previous Outcomes


Expected Outcomes


Strategic Plan Goal

* 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


Approval of the GMP as prepared by Ajax Building Company, LLC.


Chuck Plante, Sr. Project Administrator, chuck.plante@hcps.net, (813) 272-4112

Financial Impact

The GMP recommended for approval is $10,653,375, which is available in the Impact Fees fund.

Review Comments

Christopher Farkas , Chief Operating Officer (813) 272-4004