Presented to the Ottawa Public Library Board November 18, 2011 Presented by Denise Vaillancourt City Librarian and CEO
Presentation Agenda Quick recap of events so far Site selection update New Building Project Proposal Objective Budget Scope Milestones RFP elements Closing Remarks
The Project VisionAn Extraordinary Building – Uniting a Vibrant Community!
The Journey So Far City of Ottawa’s Long Range Plan in 2006 includes the new central library as an unfunded project In 2007 the OPL board approves the New Central Library Detailed Functional Program City approves $26M in 2009 for land acquisition for new library site In 2010, the city begins to acquire land on selected site and continues into 2011
Site Selection Update In 2010 the city is able to purchase 2 of the lots Beginning of 2011 the third lot is purchased In October of 2011 the fourth and final lot is purchased Site is secured and final occupancy date for negotiated purchases is Dec 31 2011
Objective of the Project Build a new City of Ottawa Library that incorporates the key planning concepts and functional programs elaborated in the New Central Library Project.
New Building Project ProposalKey planning conceptsCreate an Urban Focal Point Include a Community ForumDevelopment Create a Destination forAnticipate a Highly Active Children and one for TeensBuilding Include Unique Interior SpacesEstablish a Major CulturalDestination Include Sustainable Building Systems and OperationsUser Friendly Services Build in Flexibility
Highlights of Functional Program Spaces Functions Learning Centres• Concourse, Meeting • Community Library • Languages and Rooms, and Ancillary • Technology, Literacy Services Communications • Business and Careers• City of Ottawa and Digital Services • Local History and Heritage Gateway • Administrative Genealogy• Welcome Centre Services• Children’s Services • Materials Handling• Teen Zone and Operations• Fiction, Newspapers and Magazines • Leasable Space
Detailed Numbers Building Gross Area: 325,000 square feet Future Expansion: 22,500 square feet Number of Levels: one sub-grade, ground floor and four additional Parking Area On-Site: 300 underground spaces Exterior Space Area: 12,500 square feet extensively developed
Project Budget $27.4M Land Acquisition $135M New Library Building Construction Costs Program Areas Building Gross up Building Shell Allowance for Leeds (silver) (3%) General Requirements and Profit (10%) Design and Pricing allowance (10%) Construction allowance Ancillaries and Soft Costs (20%) Art Component (1%)
Project Budget (cont.) Site Development and Site Services Parking Hardscape Area with Café/Outdoor patio Service Area Softscape Total Library Building Project Budget: $180M
Cost Breakdown Description Cost—Program Areas $31,880,891—Building Gross up $3,566,624—Building Shell $46,603,675—Allowance for Leeds (silver) (3%) $8,205,118—Design and Pricing allowance (10%) $8,205,118—Construction allowance $4,102,560—Ancillaries and Soft Costs (20%) $16,410,237— Component (1%)Art $820,512—Parking $14,842,800—Hardscape Area with Café/Outdoor patio $306,900—Service Area $78,120—Softscape $27,900Total Construction $135,050,456HST 13% $17,556,559Land Acquisition $27,392,985Total Project Cost $180,000,000
New City of Ottawa Central Library Project TimelinesNov 30, 2011 July 30, 2012 Project May 15, 2012 Spring 2013 Fall 2014 Construction Approval Design RF S Library Opens Drawings Presentation Public Art Dec Mar Jun Sep Dec Mar Jun Sep Dec Mar Jun Se p 2012 2013 2014 March, 2012 Architectural Aug 15, 2012 Sept, 2014 Design Services Ground Building Breaking Completion May 15, 2012 Design Presentation