Rivendell is getting excited for our upcoming exterior improvement project. We expect construction to begin early November. We will keep you updated on this page as details unfold!
In late October, Rivendell closed on a $1.5 Million loan to refinance our debt with a local bank at a better rate. We were also able to borrow new funds needed for the exterior building improvements and some of the parking lot improvements. Due to bank delays and city processes, construction is slated for Spring 2018.
The Board approved the addition of the ADA ramp on the east entrance of the building.
We are working with the City of Fort Collins on revisions to proposed plan, and received a preliminary cost analysis of parking lot improvements.
Plans adjusted for right-of-way requirements for the City of Fort Collins and environmental report completed.
Submitted application and first set of plans to the City of Fort Collins. Negotiations conducted with several local banks on funding and addressed environmental study needs.
As the scope of the project increased, engaged with architectural and engineering firms to help us through the municipal regulations and planning a path toward project completion.
Hired an architect, analyzed the school's financials and began investigating a sound financial plan to complete the project.
Fundraising for exterior project began with the Spring Soiree. Money raised went to immediate needs of new, safer stairs from the dock to the playground and parking lot.
Parent surveys from the previous spring and fall showed the exterior facade was the most desired/popular capital improvement.