PEMBROKE PINES, Fla., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pembroke Pines City Commissioners have contracted with Fort Lauderdale-based Calvin, Giordano & Associates, Inc. (CGA) to provide management for the operation and maintenance of all city-owned facilities and grounds, including Charter Schools.
By outsourcing to CGA as a private contract provider, the city estimates saving an annual $504,405. The five-year contract is in the amount of $5.9 million per year. CGA will staff the operation with 86 employees. Through an earlier contract, CGA administrates the city's building and zoning department, which employs approximately 30.
The second largest city in Broward County with nearly 160,000 residents and one of the fastest growing cities in America, Pembroke Pines, like many American cities, has opted to outsource select services to private contractors such as CGA over the past several years. CGA, which has provided services to the public sector for decades as a core business, has gained considerable recognition for delivering a wide scope of services for three dozen municipalities and public agencies, including Weston, Pompano Beach, West Park, Surfside, Sunny Isles Beach and Loxahatchee Groves in South Florida and in Dunwoody, an Atlanta commuter city. As a contract services provider, CGA offers engineering, traffic engineering, surveying, construction management, inspection, planning and zoning, landscape architecture, emergency management, and geographic information system services.
Based in Fort Lauderdale, CGA, is a multi-disciplinary consulting firm that offers a comprehensive approach to engineering, land planning, government regulatory compliance, public sector contract services, data technologies, emergency management and development issues. CGA employs more than 300 professionals and has additional Florida offices located in Jacksonville, Clearwater, Port St. Lucie West Palm Beach and Homestead and an office Atlanta, Georgia. For more information go to CGA's website at www.cgasolutions.com.
SOURCE Calvin, Giordano & Associates, Inc.