School District of Clay County
Green Cove Springs, Florida
Teacher Inservice Center - Fleming Island High School 2233 Village Square Parkway Hearings for Special Actions regarding Students - 4:30 p.m. Regular Meeting - 7:00 p.m.
August 21, 2008 Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #40

Item Title
C-39 Appoint County-Wide Architect


According to School Board Policy, State Requirements for Educational Facilities and Florida Statutes, an architect is required to be appointed for this project.


The project was advertised for three consecutive weeks with The Clay County Leader, Inc.  The process for screening and selection was in full accordance with School Board policy.  Selection Committee Members were Jim Connell – Director of Facility Planning and Construction, Tom Smith – Director of Maintenance, and Carol Vallencourt – School Board Member.


As a result of interviews and after due consideration, the Selection Committee recommends the following firms as listed in priority order:


1.  McCullar & Boatright Architects, P.A.

2.  Bhide & Hall Architects

3.  Rolland, DelValle & Bradley

Recommended Action
Appoint the top ranked firm, McCullar & Boatright Architects, P.A. as County-Wide Architect on projects not exceeding $500,000.00 per project at a 6% fee rate.

Financial Impact
The architect fees will be on projects not exceeding $500,000.00 per project at a 6.0% fee rate.  Individual projects will be approved by the Board in the Educational Facilities Plan.

Submitted By

James A. Connell, Director of Facility Planning and Construction