Author: Jayme Trott

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.

Capital Campaign Update

Status: Architectural drawings are being reviewed by engineers (structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing) at this time. Key updates to the plans include kitchen upgrades, an enclosed lift-type elevator, and an increase in the height of the second floor roof to accommodate HVAC upgrades.

We received confirmation that … read more.

Capital Campaign Update

Since our last update, we have made some progress toward finalizing drawings and selecting a contractor. We reviewed two sets of preliminary drawings and agreed that one was clearly preferable as it allows direct access to the sanctuary lobby from the elevator.

Farzad Shadzik is currently … read more.

Capital Campaign Project Update

To date, the Steering Committee has twice revised and sent out architectural plans for bids that have come back in the $1.4 – $1.7 million range. In order to move forward with the project without incurring additional income requirements, we have worked with the architect … read more.

Capital Campaign Update

by Jayme Trott and Susan Vigilante, Co-Chairs, Capital Campaign

The Capital Project Steering Committee received bids from 4 contractors ranging from $1.5 million to $1.8 million, not including the trellis. We are investigating different scenarios with the engineers, architect, and contractors to alter the … read more.

Capital Project Update – November 2020

The Capital Project Steering Committee is thrilled to report that we reached another milestone this week with the issuance of the civil, structural, architectural and mechanical/electrical/plumbing bid documents to five general contractors. Bids will be due on December 16 and a site walk through with … read more.

Capital Project Update – October 2020

The Capital Project Steering Committee (Jayme Trott, Susan Vigilante, George Faulkner, Mary Acciani, Steve Saddlemire, Farzad Shadzik, and Susan Irgang) has spent the past month working closely with the new MEP (Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing) engineer to modify the building plans to better meet our needs. The contract … read more.