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.

Capital Project Update – Sept 2020

Jayme Trott and Susan Vigilante, Co-Chairs, Capital Campaign/Project

The Capital Project Steering Committee (Jayme Trott, Susan Vigilante, George Faulkner, Mary Acciani, Steve Saddlemire, Farzad Shadzik, and Susan Irgang) have been extremely busy this month! We received final drawings from the architect and MEP (Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing) engineer. Although … read more.

Capital Project Update – August 2020

By Jayme Trott and Susan Vigilante, Co-Chairs, Capital Campaign /Project

We have little to provide in the way of an update this month, as we continue to WAIT for a number of things.

First, we are waiting for the municipal township to sign off on the UUCWC … read more.

Capital Project Update – July 2020

The Capital Campaign Steering Committee is happy to report that the Hopewell Township Planning Board memorialized the Resolution of Approval at their June meeting. The drawings are being submitted to the township and, along with obtaining formal approval (already received verbally) from two other governing … read more.

Capital Campaign/Project Update – April 2020

Good news (we hope) – the Hopewell Township Planning Board meeting, where the application for approval of our Site Plan will be considered, will be held virtually on Thursday, April 23.

We expect to have nearly final architectural plans that include Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing (MEP) in the next … read more.

Capital Campaign/Project Update – March 2020

The Capital Campaign Steering Committee met with architect David B. Singer on Tuesday, March 10 to review and discuss the current detailed architectural plans for our expansion. Discussion included the following topics:

Heat/airflow needs including a plan to use variable refrigerant flow (VRF) to … read more.