Item Coversheet

Action Item - 22.

Title: Contract with Various Vendors - Furniture and Equipment for Anne Frank Elementary School ($1,500,000)

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 a contract, subject to funding, as follows: 


B&H Photo & Electronics Corp. 

BSN Sports

Global Industries, Inc.

H & H Interiors, Inc.

Hertz Furniture

Home Depot

Jacobs Music Co. Inc. 

KayTwelve, LLC

Lakeshore Learning Materials 

Reed Associates, Inc. 

School Health Corporation

School Specialty, Inc.

Volkwein's Music

Wenger, Inc.

West Music Company

William P Corbett, Inc. 


To purchase furniture and equipment for the major renovation and new addition at Anne Frank Elementary School 

 Start date: 3/26/2021

 End date: 12/30/2022
 Compensation not to exceed: $1,500,000 
 Separate Compensation by Vendor:
All enities will be paid out of the aggregate amount not to exceed $1,500,000.
Frank, Anne School

 Renewal Options:  No

The adopted Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) includes the renovation and  new construction of an addition at the Anne Frank Elementary School. The project budget includes the purchase of new furniture for 37 classrooms (regular and special education), five small group instruction spaces (special education and english language learners), gym, art, computer/technology, music, instructional material center (IMC) and  cafeteria spaces.  Furniture will be procured from vendors who are a part of the PA Commonwealth Cooperative Programs. By using the identified vendors we are guaranteed the lowest, most competitive price. The Office of Capital Programs has established delivery dates to ensure all spaces are furnished in a timely manner. This work is in support of the Operations goal to provide safe and healthy learning environments for all students. 


Goal and Guardrails

Guardrail 1; Welcoming and Supportive Schools - Every school will be safe, welcoming and healthy place where our students, staff  and community want to be and learn each day. 

 Funding Source(s): 

FY21 Capital Budget


 Office Originating Request: Operations - Capital Programs