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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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