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File #: EC-22-176   
Type: Executive Communication Status: Approved
File created: 11/7/2022 In control: City Council
Final action: 11/21/2022
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Mayor's Recommendation of Architectural Consultants RMKM Architecture for Brillante Explora Early Learning Center
Attachments: 1. EC-176


TO: Isaac Benton, President, City Council

FROM: Timothy M. Keller, Mayor

SUBJECT: title
Mayor's Recommendation of Architectural Consultants RMKM Architecture for Brillante Explora Early Learning Center

The Selection Advisory Committee corresponded via email on October 20, 2022 to consider the following project.

Project: Project No: 7011.95; Brillante Explora Early Learning Center

Agency: Department of Municipal Development

Project Description: Architectural design services for Phase 2 of Explora's Cradle through Career STEAM Learning Campus expansion project: Brillante Early Learning Center. This plan calls for a new stand-alone building approximately 20,000 square feet with 10-15 early childhood classrooms, offices and teacher work spaces, a kitchen, an art studio, a welcome plaza with space for hands-on exhibits, outdoor recreation areas, and additional parking spaces. This childcare and early education center must meet all licensing requirements and must reflect Explora's unique approach to science, technology, engineering, art, and math learning for children. The Center will include green space which will ultimately connect west to future development, Phase 3. Make sure to describe how you plan to achieve the outcomes including the performance metrics and targets against which your services should be evaluated. Additionally, we are interested in how you will include opportunities for innovation.

Per the SAC Committee meeting, the Committee made the following recommendation:

Baker A+D 261
RMKM Architecture 267
Studio SW 260

The Cover Analysis, Score-Sheet Compilation and Minutes of the SAC Meeting are attached.

Therefore, in accordance with Section 14-7-2-1 et seq, ROA 1994, the following is my consultant
selection recommendation concerning the procurement of professional services for the above
listed project:

RMKM Architecture 267

Mayor's Recommendation of RMKM Architecture f...

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