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10/11/2016

THE FAIRMONT CITY COUNCIL AT MONDAY'S MEETING ACCEPTED THE FEASIBILITY STUDY OF FOR A NEW COMMUNITY WELLNESS CENTER. THE STUDY WAS PRESENTED BY WES BROWN FROM BOLTON AND MENK AND ANDREW COOPER FROM OERTEL ARCHITECTS LTD. TO CUT TO THE CHASE THE STICKER SHOCK WAS FOR TOTAL CONSTRUCTION AT 2016 COSTS PROJECTED TO BE JUST UNDER 40 MILLION DOLLARS AT 39,935,804 DOLLARS. THE STUDY INCLUDED A FACILITY FEATURING A NATATORIUM FEATURING A LAP POOL, ZERO ENTRY KIDS POOL, AND THERAPY POOL. A FIELD HOUSE GYMNASIUM WITH FOUR MULTISPORT COURTS,WALKING TRACK AND AUXILIARY ATHLETIC USE. A FITNESS CENTER, COMMUNMITY CENTER,ICE ARENA FACILITY AND ADMINSTRATIVE OFFICE AND ADEQUATE RESTROOM AND LOCKER ROOM SPACE FOR ALL ENTITIES.

BESIDES THE PROJECTED CONSTRUCTION COST WILL BE YEARLY OPERATIONAL COST FOR A STAFF OF 17 FULL TIME EMPLOYEES,JANITORIAL,ROADS AND GROUNDS,BUILDING MAINTENANCE AND UTILITIES TOTALING OVER 1,840,000 DOLLARS. SOME FINANCING POSSIBILITIES INCLUDE GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS,LEASE REVENUE BONDS, PRIVATE DONATIONS AND PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS. REVENUE GNERATION COULD COME FROM FACILITY RENTALS ,MEMBERSHIP DUES,SPECIFIC USAGE FEES AND SPONSORSHIPS.

ACCORDING TO WES BROWN THE THE MOST IMPORTANT FINANCIAL PIECE IS PASSAGE OF THE 1/2 CENT LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX UP FOR VOTE IN THE NOV. 8TH GENERAL ELECTION..

WES BROWN SAID THAT IF THAT LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX VOTE DOES NOT PASS THERE WILL BE A WHOLE DIFFERENT DISCUSSION. THE STUDY HAS PLACED THEIR CHOICE FOR THE SITE FOR THE COMMUNITY WELLNESS CENTER WOULD BE THE AREA JUST WEST OF THE MAYO CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM PROPERTY WITH ACCESS OFF BOTH JOHNSON AND STATE STREETS.

THE STUDY SUMMARY CONCLUDES BY SAYING THE REALITY OF THE COSTS AT THIS STAGE OF THE DESIGN PROCESS IS THAT THEY ARE VERY EARLY AND ON A LARGE SCALE.


ROD HALVORSEN
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