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Special Voters’ Meeting Called for Sunday, July 29

On July 18 the Building Committee met with representatives from ISG Architects and WEB Construction and were informed of additional requirements by the city of Mankato, as well as some cost increases to various line items, which have resulted in our building project now being over-budget. A special voters’ meeting...

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Building Committee Update: Summary of 2018 Activity

January The loan was secured for financing the building project Schematic Design phase of the project was completed The building committee met with ISG to review a tentative/preliminary project schedule The Design Development phase began, which involved the research and selection of building systems/materials and floor/wall coverings that would be...

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Building Committee Update – May 20

The Building Committee met on Tuesday, May 15. The interior designer from ISG brought samples of many of the finishes and colors that had been selected by the user groups for various areas of new construction. The committee discussed and provided input on the various choices and approved the items...

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Schematic Design Phase moving along

On Tuesday, May 1, the Building Committee met with representatives from ISG and WEB Construction for an update on the progress that has been made in the “Schematic Design Phase” of our building project. During this phase the architects and designers from ISG have been meeting with user groups to...

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Building Committee Update – April 22

Contracts have been signed between Mt. Olive and ISG as architects for the project and with WEB as Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR). A loan agreement has been signed with the bank to cover our current mortgage, the amount approved by the voters for the building project when construction begins,...

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We are off and running to reach the goal

Members of Mount Olive – Fundraising has begun for the Building On Our Mission expansion project! For all those who have made ‘pledges of intent’ towards the Building on Our Mission campaign, or wish to support the project, NOW is the time to begin making your gifts! Through March 31,...

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Building program moves into Phase II – Design Development

The “Building on our Mission” program has moved into Phase II – Design Development. As noted in our last update, “This phase will involve the engineering, interior design, and architectural teams at ISG working together to research building system and material options to ensure that everything can be integrated easily...

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Meeting with architect and target dates for new construction

The Mt. Olive Building Committee met with architect Bryan Paulsen on Thursday, January 25 and can now report the following to the congregation: 1. The loan commitment papers have been signed securing today’s desirable interest rate. 2. Bryan Paulsen (ISG architects) provided a TARGET (not definitive) timeline for the project...

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Vote is to Proceed with Building Project

BUILDING PROGRAM UPDATE: The voting members of Mt. Olive passed the revised plan for expansion and renovation of our building at the semi-annual voters’ meeting on January 14. Details of the revised plan are available on the Mt. Olive website and architectural renderings are on display in the narthex. Work...

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Informational Meeting Presentation

Below are the presentation slides from the Informational Meeting held between services on January 7, 2018. The Voter’s Meeting to decide whether or not to move forward with the project will be on Sunday, January 14, 2018, after the second service (approximately 12 p.m.). A list of questions and answers...

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