The building will be opened for the community !!
County has raised few more points before the final approval. Engineers will submit replies by next week. We are hoping to get final approval by Mid-March Insha'Allah. We will do the groundbreaking with-in days of the final approval
October 26,2017 AES Engineers have re-submitted the site plan and other paperwork to Henrico county with changes that were requested by county. Henrico county usually responds back to AES Engineers in 3 weeks and issues site work permit if no further modifications are needed. During this time the finalization of Site work contractors is being selected by the Project manager.
Earlier in September, Henrico County has sent back some Changes and adjustments to the initial site plan submitted by AES last month. AES engineers are working on the adjustments and some modifications required by the county and are estimating to resubmit the plan in next few weeks since they want to ensure that it gets approved on the second submittal. Also during this time the project manager is looking at multiple quotes from site contractors and is going to select one in the next few weeks.
We received final plans from architects. These plans submitted to county for approval. County has 30 days to respond back on the decision. We should recieve their decision by end of August.
We formed the fundraising committee to reachout to the community.
County Informed us that new POD is not required for downsizing - This saved us lot of time and administrative resources.
Army Corps of Engineers completed and approved wetland survey.
Downsized design submitted to Architectural team and site planning company - AES Engineering.
After the townhall community meeting, We decided to downsize from 33,000 sq ft to 12,500 sq ft.