The Rockford School Board tonight approved a $2.7 million addition for Carlson Elementary School. The work includes a 5,850 square-foot gymnasium addition, kitchen remodel and expansion, and site paving improvements at the K-5 elementary school. Construction will begin later this month.
RPS 205 uses a blind bid process and awards work to the lowest responsible bidder. Ten companies attended a pre-bid meeting, and seven companies submitted bids:
Stenstrom General Contractors $2,728,000
Scandroli Construction $2,749,692
Cord Construction $2,756,600
Rockford Structures $2,789,100
Poulos Inc. $2,975,000
Larson and Larson Builders $3,081,135
Sjostrom & Sons Inc. $3,122,000
The project was awarded under budget to Stenstrom General Contractors, the lowest responsible bidder. The awarded amount of $2,728,000 has been captured in the facilities master plan budget and in the deferred maintenance budget. Additions and renovations should be completed in summer 2018.