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 - 3:30 p.m. REGULAR MEETING - 7:00 p.m.
October 15, 2009 Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #30

Item Title
C-30 Keystone Heights Elementary School Administration Building Architect Contract Award


The selection was conducted in accordance with Florida Statute 287.055.  The project was advertised for three consecutive weeks with The Clay Today.  Selection Committee members were Jim Connell – Director of Facility Planning and Construction, John Merrill, Director of Maintenance, and Charles E. Van Zant, Jr. – 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.  Paul Stresing Associates, Alachua, FL

2.  Bhide & Hall Architects, P.A. – Orange Park, FL

3.  Rollan, DelValle & Bradley – Jacksonville, FL

4.  Rink Design Partnership, Inc. – Jacksonville, FL

Recommended Action
Appoint the top ranked firm, Paul Stresing Associates, at a fee of 6% of the construction cost for Keystone Heights Elementary School Administration Building Architectural Services.

Financial Impact
All funding necessary for the Architectural fees resulting from this contract are budgeted within the Educational Facilities Plan.  The exact amount of fees cannot be determined at this time.

Submitted By

James A. Connell, Director of Facility Planning and Construction