Author: Jayme Trott

Capital Campaign Project News

by Jayme Trott, Captial Campaign

Our UUCWC family has stepped up for Phase 3 of our Capital Campaign! As of December 1, the total pledged and/or donated is almost $195,000! This amount is two-thirds of the way toward our goal of $300,000. Thank you to everyone … read more.

The Latest on the Capital Campaign

by Jayme Trott, Co-chair, Capital Campaign

Status: The Hopewell Township Planning Board memorialized the approved UUCWC site plan. There remained a few minor contingencies that have been addressed and documentation has been submitted back to the Township. We have signed a contract with BuildPro to be … read more.

Capital Project Is About to Begin

by Jayme Trott, Co-chair, Capital Campaign

It’s REALLY HAPPENING! The Hopewell Township Planning Board memorialized the approved UUCWC site plan and we are in the process of signing the contract with BuildPro to be our general contractor for this project!

Next, the contractor will present Hopewell Township … read more.

March 2023 Capital Campaign Update

by Jayme Trott, Co-chair, Capital Campaign

Status: We have MORE great news! The Hopewell Township Planning Board approved our proposed site plan and we now can move forward with hiring the general contractor for our project. Hopewell Township will now review the architectural plans for building … read more.

Capital Campaign Good News!

by Jayme Trott, Co-chair, Capital Campaign

We have great news this month! First, after several delays, we are finally on the Hopewell Township Planning Board agenda for February 23. Since the “larger footprint” plans we presented were already approved, we don’t anticipate any problem receiving … read more.

Capital Campaign Project Update

by Jayme Trott, Co-chair, Capital Campaign

On October 16, the congregation voted to move forward with the Capital Project, including incurring mortgage debt up to $400,000, should it be necessary. The Steering Committee will notify the selected contractor and ascertain when construction can begin.

In the meantime, … read more.

Capital Campaign Update – June 2022

Status: Contractor bids for the smaller-scale architectural plans for the UUCWC renovations came back surprisingly higher than expected, and in some cases, higher than the original, larger plans. We have negotiated with the bidders and have selected a contractor. An announcement will be made once … read more.

Capital Campaign – April 2022 Update

Status: Architectural drawings have been provided to 5 potential contractors who have expressed interest in working on the project. Due date for bids was April 4.

We have reached out to Hopewell Township to see if a full review will be required and are awaiting a … read more.

Capital Campaign Update – March 2022

Status: Architectural drawings were provided to MEP (mechanical, electrical, plumbing) engineers in December, but their review was initially delayed by several weeks due to COVID. Since then, we have been informed that due to a backlog of work and personnel shortage, additional delays are likely. … read more.

Capital Campaign Update – January 2022

Status: Architectural drawings are under review by engineers (structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing) at this time. This review was delayed by several weeks due to COVID. Key updates to the plans include kitchen upgrades, an enclosed lift-type elevator, and an increase in the height of the … read more.