Renovation planned in 2023

The lengthy assortment prepare for the recent City Hall in Platte City is to use the framework as a multi-objective local community building.

To renovate the present Metropolis Corridor constructing at Fourth and Key from its latest use to a local community middle, the town thinks it will take $400,000 for the venture. To fund it, the Town of Platte Metropolis is hoping to obtain a partnership grant.

The existing City Hall building has served in that ability considering the fact that 1989. Prior to that, the developing housed the Platte City Publish Workplace.

As solely described in The Landmark in December, the city has procured the assets/buildings at 224-228 Marshall Street for the construction of a merged police station City Hall creating. The city anticipates relocating into its new facility in the summer time of 2022.

So the renovation of the existing Metropolis Corridor is penciled in as a 2022-23 job, with development having area in mid-to-late 2023, about one particular calendar year soon after the prepared opening of the new law enforcement station/City Corridor.

For the renovation of the present City Hall, the town will be trying to find a Platte County Parks and Recreation Partnership Grant.

DJ Gehrt, city administrator, suggests the proposed grant requests $320,000 from the county program. The town would set in $80,000 in matching money, he reported.

The renovation of the present 3,500 sq. ft. Metropolis Hall would switch the building into a facility that would supplement and ultimately switch the city-owned Civic Centre Community Room and town-owned Lions Club Group Making.

The undertaking would incorporate:

*Renovating the interior to make one particular or additional larger assembly/group use spaces

*Make the constructing thoroughly ADA accessible.

*Change the roof, which was mounted in 1993.

*Make improvements to insulation and vitality performance.

*Renovating the exterior to contain introducing home windows and enhanced normal light.

*Increase loos and the kitchen area.

*Strengthen vitality effectiveness with these types of products as lower flow plumbing, sensible lights and environmental controls and significant effectiveness appliances and devices.

*Swap/enhance properties programs which includes HVAC (a single of the furnaces is malfunctioning this week, see related story), air filtration, electrical wiring, exterior lighting and security devices.

The eventual closure of the present Lions Club structure would outcome in the Lions Club staying granted the correct to perform two meetings for each month in the new community constructing by way of 2044 at no price to the club, Gehrt stated.

“The other present-day community buyers will be supplied an option to use the new local community creating at a lessened expense,” Gehrt additional.

Resources donated to the metropolis by the Platte County Memorial Park Affiliation are offered to aid in covering construction or renovation expenditures of a metropolis community creating, Gehrt pointed out.

“The initial price range for the challenge assigns these donated resources to invest in furniture, appliances, kitchen area utensils and audio visual machines,” the city administrator remarked.

The Platte County Parks and Recreation Partnership Grant is a new method, and information of the funding, assessment and awards course of action is not totally regarded at this time.

“If the grant is awarded, the town will independently fund closing design, undertaking guide and bid requirements in 2022-23,” Gehrt mentioned.

This grant software is just one of two the city is sending to the county. The city’s other grant application to the county software is a ask for for funding to complete Phase 1-B of the Increasing Star Park, which is staying formulated as a splash park spot.

New Town Corridor, law enforcement station prepared