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Building Project Update – May 19, 2019

The new addition was opened between services on May 12 for those who wished to take a look. Even with just the steel structures, the shapes and sizes of the new spaces can now be seen. Since that time the electrical, plumbing, and HVAC have been roughed in. Following their...

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Building Project Update – May 3, 2019

The latest progress to report: The city of Mankato has approved the directional bore plan proposed by WEB for the necessary sewer modification needed for the project to move forward. All the interior concrete floors have been poured in the new addition. What’s coming up next? Interior framing began the...

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Building Committee Congregation Update 4/14/19

Update given by Building Committee Chair, Bill Bohning at Bi-Annual Information Meeting – April 14, 2019 Publicity Sub-Committee Regular updates to the congregation continue to be provided via church bulletin, Mt. Olive Website, and Facebook Construction Sub-Committee Juel Merseth continues to spend time on-site for any questions and concerns that...

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Building Project Update – March 26, 2019

Construction status: The new construction area is now enclosed and the ground has been thawed to a depth of about 3 feet. Work on the roof drainage system continues. Clean-up continues in the new construction area in preparation for upcoming work there. Construction Schedule timeline through April 20:  Work will...

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Building Project Update – March 10, 2019

Progress continues on our new construction in spite of a lack of cooperation from the winter weather. Here’s the latest: Roofing is completed except for some detail work. The new construction is “dried in” meaning that the roof is tight and all door and window openings have been covered by...

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Building Project Update – February 25, 2019

Despite the unfavorable weather in February, WEB construction project manager Josh Williams, reports that he is not concerned about the construction timeline at this point. The WEB construction crew has been removing snow from the roof after each snowfall and have continue installing roofing whenever and wherever possible. Weather permitting,...

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Building Project Update – January 28, 2019

A couple of unforeseen issues were discovered during the site preparation phase that added additional expense to the project. The good news is that we have been blessed with some additional funding from grants and congregational gifts that have covered that additional expense and allowed us to stay within the...

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Building Project Update – January 12, 2019

Construction of the new addition is on schedule, thanks in large part to the favorable winter weather. Floor slabs from the various rooms previously at the back of the sanctuary have been removed in preparation for new floors that will match current aggregate floor in finished construction. By the end...

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Building Project Update – December 17, 2018

The steel deliveries have begun and columns and beams are beginning to be set with bar joists and roof deck to follow. The plan is to have all of the steel up before January 1. With the cooperation of deliveries and weather, framing the exterior walls will begin January 2...

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