04-09-2013 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #57


Title
Structured Cabling Infrastructure Upgrade Project for Challenger 7 Elementary School

Discussion

The funding is earmarked for structured cabling upgrades which will upgrade the school's computer network and telephone infrastructure to support the Sunrise Standard initiative.

The Educational Technology Division recommends balanced contractor assignment to Heard Construction, Inc. utilizing Construction Management RFQ # 0802/LH.  The guaranteed maximum price (GMP) contract amendment is attached specifying contact terms and conformance to the competitive processes.



Recommendation
Recommendation is made to renovate Challenger 7 Elementary School with a not to exceed construction budget of $388,494.09  Recommendation is based on age, condition and available budget relative to the nine remaining schools requiring structured cabling upgrades specific to Strategic Plan 2.1.2 (Sunrise Standard Plan).

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 4/9/2013
Consent after Information4/23/2013

Authority for Action
Florida Statue #1001.42

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
Yes

Source of Funding
Other Sources

FY
Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program
12/13$388,494.09YES37201910059207400681000

Contact

Tom Fitzgerald, District Network Engineer, Technology Coordinator, Educational Technology

Gino Butto, Assistant Superintendent, Educational Technology




Attachment:  GMP Amendment #1.pdf