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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

Building Committee Documents | Planning Committee Documents

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Library Building Committee:  
Derek Converse Contractor  
Frank Governali At-Large  
Kathy Ray Town Council  
Molly MacAuslan Town Council  
Martha Palmer Thomas Memorial Library Board of Trustees  
Mary-Kate Williams Hewitt

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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

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Committee Charge

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