The Town Council on Dec. 9, 2013 established a five-member Library Building Committee to develop a building plan for a renovating the Thomas Memorial Library within the $4 million budget limit recommended by the Library Planning Committee [news article]
Cape Elizabeth voters on Nov. 6, 2012 rejected a referendum to borrow up to $6 million for construction of a new Thomas Memorial Library. The vote was 2,696 for and 3,566 against. The Library Planning Committee worked throughout 2013 to develop a less-extensive plan for building and renovation.
Staff contact: Kyle Neugebauer, Library Director
Other staff support: Greg Marles, Facilities Director
Kelly Hasson, Pond Cove School Principal/Jeff Shedd, High School Principal
Find links to documents related to the work of the Library Building Committee
|Library Building Committee:|
|Kathy Ray||Town Council|
|Molly MacAuslan||Town Council|
|Martha Palmer||Thomas Memorial Library Board of Trustees|
|Mary-Kate Williams Hewitt||
Voters approved a $4 million bond for renovations; a $200,000 contingency; and $150,000 to construct temporary library facilities at the former Spurwink School for use during the renovation on Nov. 4, 2014.
The Town Council approved the Library Building Committee's plan for renovation on Aug. 11.
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Thomas Memorial Library Building Project Video
Architect's Site Plan Presentation
Agendas, minutes, supporting documents and video if available