Porter Memorial Library Construction Timeline

Completed In Process


  1. 2005
      • Acquire Land for Branch (Transfer of Title)
  1. 2006
    1. March
      • Submit Preapplication to State
    2. March
    3. April
      • Develop Draft Building Program for Branch Library
    4. May
      • Submit Draft Building Program To State
    5. June
      • Submit Draft Grant Application to State
    6. July
      • Submit Site Application to State
      • Submit Attorney's Certificate of Clear Title in Fee Simple To State
    7. September
      • Submit Final Grant Application to State
    8. October
      • State Office Submits Construction Package to Governor
  1. 2007
    1. January
    2. February
    3. March
      • Legislature Approves Construction Grant
    4. April
      • Governor Signs Construction Grant Legislation
    5. November
      • State Library Final Project Approval and Grant Award
    6. December
      • State Bonds Sold for Construction Project
  1. 2008
    1. May
      • Advertise Bids for Architect and Interior Designer
    2. June
    3. July
      • Select Architect and Interior Designer
    4. December
  1. 2009
    1. January
      • Architect Prepares Schematic Design Plans
      • Soil Engineering and Topographical Survey Due to State
      • State Library Approves Schematic Design Plans
    2. February
    3. March
      • Architect Prepares Design Development Plans
    4. April
      • State Library Approves Design Development Plans
    5. May
    6. June
    7. July
      • Architect Prepares Working Drawings and Finish Plans
      • Finalize Project Approvals and Fire Marshal Approval
      • Architect Prepares Documents, Plans and Advertises for Construction Contractor
      • State Library Approval of Working Drawings and Finish Plans
    8. August
      • Architect Bids Out General Construction Contract
    9. September
      • Construction Bid Award
    10. November
      • Formal Groundbreaking Ceremony
    11. December
      • Construction Start on Site
  1. 2010
    1. April
      • Begin Selection of Books for Branch Library
    2. June
      • Architect Bids Out Furnishings and Equipment Contract
    3. July
      • Furniture and Equipment Bid Award
    4. September
      • Substantial Completion of Building
    5. October
      • Construction Complete
    6. November
      • Order Supplies
      • Install Furnishings and Equipment
    7. December
      • Hire Remaining Staff for Branch Library
      • Receive Books and materials for Collection
      • Receive Supplies
  1. 2011
    1. January
      • Formal Opening and Dedication of Branch Library