Glendale Unified School District, Measure S Bond Program, Glendale, CA
Cumming is providing overall program management for the District’s ongoing $270 million, 30-school program, as well as construction management for six of the District’s 10 Overcrowded Relief Grant (ORG) projects. Overall services include program management, project/construction management, master planning, program controls, ADA transition planning, educational specifications development, sustainability/LEED/CHPS and Proposition 39 consulting (including ASHRAE audits), information technology consulting, value engineering, schedule management, constructability reviews, and cost management and estimating. Cumming assisted the District in creating a comprehensive needs assessment, which involved the creation of templates and reporting standards utilized by three architectural firms at more than 30 school sites. Cumming has also provided services or managed the contracting in the areas of ADA accessibility, energy efficiency, technology, and educational specifications. Our team helped successfully budget and plan for the construction of the College View School replacement campus, a $20+ million, two-story, 54,000-sq.-ft. special needs classroom and administration facility that replaces a facility that had never been modernized under previous bond programs.