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January 24, 2023 School Board Meeting
Merritt Island High School - Additional Construction Management Services - Track
Meeting Date(s)
Consent w/o Information - 01/24/2023
Consent Type
Without Information

The School Board approved the Guaranteed Maximum Price submitted by Wharton Smith, Inc. (Wharton), under their continuing contract for construction management services, for the Merritt Island High School track renewal project in an amount not to exceed $744,149.  Additive alternates funded by others previously approved by the Board include up to $50,000 for other track amenities and field events. During construction, the school requested some additional improvements at a cost of $32,422 to be funded by the school. Change order #1 incorporates the previously approved alternates and the additional improvements requested by the school. The total change order is $78,361. The District is funding the track crossing mats at each school at a cost of $2,771. The District also funds conduit crossings ($3,501.34) to avoid damaging the track in the future. The balance is funded by Merritt Island High School. 

Board approval is required for change orders over $50,000 or over 10% of the contract amount. The standard form of the agreement has been used which does not require legal review.




Approve owner-directed change order #1 submitted by Wharton Smith, Inc. for additional improvements at the Merritt Island High School track renewal project in an amount of $78,361.

Authority for Action
F.S. 1001.42
Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
Source of Funding

Capital Projects
Other Sources
Financial Impact
FY Amount Budgeted Fund Cost Center Project Function Object Program
22-23 $6,272.34 Yes 372 4011 007956 7400 642/681 000
22-23 $72,088.66 Yes TBD 4011 007956 7400 681 000
Legal Counsel Review
MIHS track change order 1.pdf
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