|The School Board of Miami-Dade County|
|Bylaws & Policies|
|Unless a specific policy has been amended and the date the policy was revised is noted at the bottom of that policy, the Bylaws and Policies of the Miami-Dade County Public Schools were adopted on May 11, 2011 and were in effect beginning July 1, 2011.|
6345 - CHANGE ORDERS
The Superintendent may approve and execute any construction contract Change Order item that will increase the construction contract amount by $50,000.00 or less, or that will decrease the construction contract amount, if approval is in the best interest of the School Board. These change orders shall be binding upon execution by the Superintendent. The Superintendent shall report each approved change order to the Board at the Board meeting following approval. The Superintendentís approval of the change order shall be entered into the official minutes of the Board.
The Superintendent shall recommend to the Board for its review and approval any change order item to a construction contract that will increase the construction contract amount by more than $50,000.00. The change order shall not be binding unless and until it is approved by the Board.
A proposed change to the construction contract shall not be split so that the resulting change order item does not exceed the $50,000.00 limit established by this policy.
The Superintendent shall recommend to the Board for its review and approval any change order to a construction contract that will change the construction contract time. The change order shall not be binding unless and until it is approved by the Board.
The Technical Review Committee (TRC) shall review and recommend to the Superintendent any construction change orders which exceed the total appropriation for the particular project.
The TRC shall review and recommend to the Superintendent and to the Board construction change orders if funds are available in project contingency, except that change orders of less than $50,000 may be approved administratively by the Superintendent and subsequently confirmed by the TRC.
All change orders to construction contracts shall comply with Florida statutes and the State Requirements for Educational Facilities both in form and content.