Library Building Committee

11/15 Update. In the past two months the committee has kept to its alternate Tuesday schedule.  

In November the Selectboard signed a contract with Construction Monitoring Services (CMS) to be our Owner’s Project Manager (OPM).  We now have a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) advertised for our Designer.  Qualifications are due on November 22nd.  We will review all submitted qualifications first in subcommittee meetings (Dec 1 and Dec 5) and then in full committee on December 6th.  We will interview up to four candidates the following week.  Our goal is to have a Designer under contract by the first of the year.  

Environmental testing, under the guidance of the Department of Environmental Protection and Fuss and O’Neill, the Licensed Site Professional hired by the Town, continues. The Abbreviated Notice of Resource Area Delineation (ANRAD) process is also continuing. In response to comments from the peer reviewer hired by the Conservation Commission, Fuss and O’Neill completed additional wetland delineation investigations and is preparing a report.  

We are planning to hold a Community Forum for residents to meet our OPM and Designer and get a full update on our progress in February.   


9/26/22 update:  The committee is committed to keeping the town informed of our activities and progress.  We plan to meet every other Tuesday at 7PM on Zoom.  We post our agenda and the zoom link on the town website.

We will continue to update this page, write periodic email blasts, post on NextDoor Shutesbury, and hold public listening sessions. 

Our first task is to hire an Owner's Project Manager (OPM). The RFQ has been posted.  We have a timeline that should have this task completed by November 1.


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