To give an idea of what will happen and when:
January-February 2015: Building Committee meetings with architect to finalize Phase One schematic design
January 30: closing on 525 E. 13th Street house purchase. Some renovations will be made before Fr. Major moves in and it becomes the parish rectory.
April: seek City of Crete’s final approval of vacating Ivy Street. Light salvage of items from rectory before demolition.
May: prepare to move equipment of Alexa Foster Memorial Playground west into fenced playground area. Construction documents are released by architect for Phase One bids.
June: demolish rectory
July: award bid for Phase One construction.
August-September: site preparation, footings, foundation and storm water retention work.
October 2015-July 2016: remainder of new construction.
August 2016: move in to new offices, classrooms, parish hall.
August 2016: move school annex building off property (possibly put it up for sale?)