For some time now we’ve been exploring the possibility of building a new facility for FISH on ORLC’s property. The process has taken quite some time but we’ve now arrived at a place where FISH is ready to move forward.
On June 30th, seven members of ORLC met with the FISH building committee members (14 of them!) to begin again to explore the possibility of building a new home for FISH on our campus. There was much discussion of possible impediments to moving forward, including traffic concerns, septic considerations, and county planning and zoning issues to name a few. Grant possibilities as well as other fundraising options were discussed and subcommittee volunteers were linedup so that we can begin to go forward on several fronts.
Richard Higgins of DLR Architects in Portland will meet with us Monday, August 1 to begin the task of formatting a conceptual design. Chuck Bugge suggested that we could possibly have a design and financial commitment in place in one year and an actual building up within two years.
Please join us at this meeting, tentatively scheduled for 6pm August 1 at ORLC. It is open to all and we need to be well informed as ORLC may need to decide within the next few months whether to actually proceed with this project beyond the exploration phase. ~ Larry DenisShare on Facebook