Item Coversheet

Action Item - 21.

Title: Capital Award for Mann School - C and B General Contractors, Inc. (MBE) - ($949,000)

Board of Education Meeting Date:

Action under consideration

 The Administration recommends that the Board of Education authorize The School District of Philadelphia, through the Superintendent or his designee, to execute and perform separate contracts with the lowest responsible bidders, subject to funding, as follows:


C and B General Contractors, Inc.


General contract for the Mann School

 Start date: 3/27/2020

 End date: 6/24/2022
 Compensation not to exceed: $949,000 
Mann Elementary School 

 Renewal Options:  No

The Office of Capital Programs has identified various capital projects at multiple school locations based on the capital budget call and the facilities assessment report. The project recommended for contract award was identified in the approved FY20 capital budget. The project scope includes the removal and replacement of stormwater sewer and replacement of the retaining wall. The existing fencing atop the retaining wall shall be replaced with new chain-link fencing. The project was publicly advertised and the lowest responsible bidder is recommended for contract award. The work will be monitored daily by an inspector, project manager and construction manager to ensure the contractors meet the established budget and schedule.

 Anchor Goal(s) Supported: Other   Provide 100% of students with a safe, healthy, and welcoming learning environment

 Funding Source(s): 
FY 20-22 Capital Budget

 Office Originating Request: Operations - Capital Programs