Item Coversheet

Action Item - 37.

Title: Ratification Amendment of the Plumbing Construction Contract for the Penn Treaty High School, Science Lab – No Cost Time Extension

Board of Education Meeting Date:

Action under consideration


The Administration recommends the Board of Education ratify and authorize the execution and performance of the amended contract by The School District of Philadelphia, through the Superintendent or his designee, subject to funding, as follows:

Board of Education Meeting Date:  



Five Star, Inc.


To ratify the expired contract and provide a time adjustment to it for the provision of general construction services at the Penn Treaty High School.

Original Start Date:


Current End Date: 


New End Date:



Original Compensation: $163,000

Prior Authorized Change Order Compensation: $30,228

Total Authorized Compensation: $193,228

Additional Compensation Requested: $0

Total Compensation through Extension: $193,228


Treaty, Penn High School

Renewal Options:




The Office of Capital Programs has identified a need to extend the period of time for this project, to successfully close out the above referenced contract, due to the following needing to be finalized:


  1. As-Built drawing review and acceptance

  2. Operation, maintenance and warranty  manual review and acceptance

  3. Commissioning and training for facilities and maintenance personnel

  4. Punch list items

  5. Retainage and payments

Success will be measured by the ability to close the project by December 31, 2023.



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Funding Source:

FY23-FY24 Capital Budget

Office Originating Request: Operations - Capital Programs

Related resolution(s)/approval(s):

October 22, 2020; No. 11

Charge Account(s):


 Office Originating Request: Operations - Capital Programs