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Action Item - 16.

Title: Capital Award for Duckrey - Smith Construction (WBE), Devine Brothers, Inc. and Madden Electric Inc..- ($4,108,104)

Board of Education Meeting Date:
  5/28/2020

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:

 With:

Smith Construction

Devine Brothers, Inc.

Madden Electric Inc.



 Purpose:

General, Mechanical, Plumbing and Electrical Contracts

 Start date: 5/29/2020

 End date: 12/15/2020
 Compensation not to exceed: $4,108,104 
 Separate Compensation by Vendor:

Smith Construction - General Contract Flood Remediation at Duckrey - $874,000

Devine Brothers, Inc. - Mechanical Contract Flood Remediation at Duckrey - $1,217,760

Devine Brothers, Inc. - Plumbing Contract Flood Remediation at Duckrey - $427,500

Madden Electric - Electrical Contract Flood Remediation at Duckrey - $1,588,880


 Location: 
Duckrey, Tanner G. School


 Renewal Options:  No

 Description:

The Office of Capital Programs has identified a need to prepare the design, advertisement and construction for the replacement of the mechanical and electrical equipment damaged in a flood at the Duckrey Elementary School. The funding for this project will be paid with the proceeds from the School District’s insurance settlement. 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. This work is in support of the Operations Division goal of providing a safe and healthy learning environment for all students. 



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

 Funding Source(s): 

FY 20-22 Capital Budget


 Office Originating Request: Operations - Capital Programs