State will help with Marietta High funding

The Georgia Board of Education will provide $4,478,192 of construction assistance to Marietta High School.

This month the Marietta Board of Education approved the Marietta City Schools Capital Outlay Contractual Agreement for two projects with the state.

They are:

  • Marietta High School new construction: $1,478,192
  • Marietta High School mechanical renovation (HVAC): $2,814,170

MCS Superintendent Grant Rivera’s recommendation was approved by the Marietta Board for contracts with R. K. Redding Construction, Inc. for the College and Career Academy construction, renovations and modifications projects at Marietta High School.

The Guaranteed Maximum Price with R. K. Redding Construction is $13,756,110.

In August 2017, R. K. Redding Construction was approved to perform Construction Manager at-risk services for this project.

The project is eligible for capital outlay entitlement of $1,478,192.00 from the state and the Georgia College and Career Academy Program Grant of $3 million for a combined total $4,478,192 of construction assistance.

The remaining $9,277,918 will come from a 2018 revenue bond and E-SPLOST V.

New construction totals $12,323,950 and renovations $1,432,160.