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Major Capital Improvement Projects Nearing Completion at Territory's Public Schools

May 30, 2017

 

ST. THOMAS, USVI – Under the direction of Education Commissioner Sharon Ann McCollum, Ph.D., the Virgin Islands Department of Education (VIDE) now directly leads and regulates, within the Governor’s prioritizations, the management and delivery of all VIDE Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) that were previously administered through the V.I. Department of Public Works. Funded largely through the Virgin Islands Public Finance Authority (PFA), CIP comprise major renovations to or new construction of Department of Education facilities in excess of $100K per project, and with a minimum lifespan of 15 years. While CIP projects are ongoing, a number of projects have been successfully completed or are nearing completion.

 

CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (CIP) PROJECTS’ STATUSES:

  1. Kean Track Phase III Construction Project:
    1. Construction Commenced on 1/30/17 and will conclude on 11/30/17.
    2. Project is now 5% Completed.
    3. PFA Bonds: $1,848,849.61

 

  1. SCEC Track Construction Project:
    1. Construction Commenced on 10/24/16 and will conclude on 8/24/17.
    2. Project is now 60% Completed.
    3. PFA Bonds: $1,738,775.88

 

  1. Cancryn PE Building Construction Project:
    1. Bid Evaluations were completed on 3/6/17
    2. Construction will commence on 6/26/17
    3. The Pre-Construction & Stakeholders’ Project Meeting is now scheduled for 6/12/17.
    4. PFA Bonds: $326,502.82

 

  1. Larsen Roofing Construction Project:
    1. Construction Commenced on 11/28/16 and will conclude on 6/25/17.
    2. Project is now 90% Completed.
    3. DOI-OIA Grant: $275,000.00

 

  1. Gardine Roofing Construction Project:
    1. Construction Commenced on 10/24/16 and will conclude on 7/5/17.
    2. Project is now 90% Completed.
    3. DOI-OIA Grant: $125,000.00

 

  1. CAHS Track Project:
    1. Construction Reinstatement arrived 5/1/17 at DOJ for further processing.
    2. PFA Bonds: $2,094,246.50

 

  1. EBO Kitchen Renovation Project:
    1. Construction was completed on 12/27/16.
    2. Final Payment is now being processed via DOF.
    3. Purchase Order #21716: $120,000.00

 

  1. Gomez Fencing Construction Project:
    1. Construction Commenced on 1/30/17 and will conclude on 6/1/17.
    2. Project is now 90% Completed.
    3. Purchase Order #48080: $290,500.00 & Purchase Order #14203: $1,000.00.

 

  1. Julius E. Sprauve STJ Playground Construction Project:
    1. Construction Commenced on 3/5/16 and will conclude on ~10/30/17.
    2. Project is now 37% Completed.
    3. Remained Dormant from 9/16/16 until approx. May 2017 due to DOF.
    4. Purchase Order 37030: $130,000.00 & Purchase Order 27200: $16,000.00.
    5. With full payment on 5/25/17 of Pay Request #2 dated 9/16/16, Remobilization is now being established through negotiations of an anticipated Change Order and, additional funding, via a newly required Purchase Order, will have to be established by VIDE for said Remobilization Change Order to recommence this specific CIP Project.

 

  1. CHS Music Building Partial Renovation Project:
    1. OMB released the funding as detailed within Act #7972 for this CIP Project on 5/23/17 and the Engineering Office now awaits DOF’s establishment of the Account in order to process the previously approved Justification Letter for Project’s Architectural Engineering (A/E) Professional Services in order to secure a Purchase Order (PO) to commence said Professional Services.
    2. A/E Services will take 45 Working Days after which procurement for construction services will be pursued through P&P for this partial renovation Project.
    3. Funding under Act #7972 will expire on September 30, 2017.

 

 

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