11-17-2009 Organization of the Board-Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #51


Title
Structured Cabling Infrastructure Upgrade Project for Three Schools

Discussion

The Educational Technology Division recommends to utilize RFQ #0802/LH and contract with the following contractor project assignments:

Hoover Middle School, Heard Construction

Ocean Breeze Elementary, Construction Management Assoc, Inc.

West Melbourne Elementary, Construction Management Assoc., Inc.



Recommendation

The Sunrise Standard Plan assessment revealed 13 of the 86 schools require structured cabling renovations.  Hoover Middle, Ocean Breeze, and West Melbourne Elementary schools have been identified as requiring immediate cabling upgrades.  The renovations will upgrade each school's computer network and telephone infrastructure to support the Sunrise Standard initiative.  The total construction project budget will not exceed the following budget allocations:

Hoover Middle School             $644,000

Ocean Breeze Elementary         $425,000

West Melbourne Elementary   $339,000



Meeting Date(s)
Information - 11/17/2009
Consent after Information12/8/2009

Authority for Action
Board Policy #6320, Florida Statue #287.057

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
Partial

Source of Funding
Capital Projects

FY
Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program
09/10$644,000Yes37060820059207400681000
09/10$425,000Yes37060710059207400681000
09/10$339,000Yes37020420059207400681000

Contact

Thomas E. Fitzgerald, Network Engineer, District Coord, ext. 760

Stephen B. Muzzy, Assist. Superintendent, ext. 700