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Archived: Timeline of Construction

1995 - Library Strategic Plan identified need for additional space
1997 - Alice Meister hired as Director
1998 - Library Building Committee formed and consulting librarian hired to study space needs
1999 - Library Foundation conducted survey of citizens' views toward public library
2001 - June $4 million city bond issue passed
2001 - October 14.3 acres on East Main Street purchased for new library
2001 - December Environmental Firm and Capital Campaign Consultant hired
2002 - May Architect selected: Overland Partners and Johnston Architects
2002 - July The Voluntary Cleanup and Remediation Act Plan submitted to MT Dept. of Environmental Quality
2002 - October Martel Construction selected as Construction Manager At Risk
2003 - May Envirocon (Missoula, MT) selected as Remediation Contractor
2003 - July Clean up of property begins
2003 - October Clean up concludes with 25,000 tons of contaminated soil removed
2004 - April Bids opened but rejected due to increase in costs of building materials
2004 - September New library design presented by Mark Headley of StudioFORMA Architects
2004 - November City Commission votes to provide bridge financing
2005 - April Groundbreaking!
2006 - November Grand Opening!

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