: This project will double the existing banquet room by extending the building to the north into the area now occupied by a City Hall employee parking lot. The design kick-off meeting was conducted on July 27. The city has determined that the best manner for construction of this project is the construction manager at risk approach. Proposals were received from seven firms; the selection process is underway. Staff recommendations should be made at the December 19 City Commission meeting. The design firm of Rhodes + Brito has generated the 60% plan set; further design work will be delayed until the construction firm is selected. Once hired, the construction manager at risk will work with city staff and the architect to develop the final construction plans.
The Lakeshore Center Expansion will cost an estimated $2,275,000 of which all comes from the general bond funds. An additional 200-seat expansion will be added to the existing facility extending North where the current employee parking lot exists. Interior spaces such as the rest rooms, bride and groom ready rooms, and other spaces will change with the new expansion. When the expansion is complete the Lakeshore Center will be able to support multiple events, or large events up to 450 people spread across multiple configured spaces.
General Fund Capital Bond Construction Schedule
Using the "design-build" method with bridging the design criteria package will include detailed drawings from the design-build firm to decide most structural elements.