Calling All Artists! We Need You for a Public Project

An artist will be selected to create a site-specific public art component for a new library in Felton, California. The proposed site-specific artwork should enhance the visitors’ experience and should also help create a unique identity for the library.  In particular,...
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FLF Steering Committee Minutes: June 8, 2017

The FLF Steering Committee met on June 7th, 2017, and discussed the Fantastic Figures Festival results and more progress on the new library and park.

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Fantastic Figures Festival a Huge Success!

Our Fantastic Figures Festival was a huge success. We excited to share the progress of the library and park with the community, and after all the hard work so far, it was great just to have some fun. We'll have more information on the fundraising after the online...
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New Library Timeline

Jun 2016
Mar 2017
Spring 2017
Sep 2017
Jan 2018
Mar 2018
Apr 2018
Spring 2019
Summer 2019

Jun 2016

Measure S passes! Santa Cruz Public Libraries sought approval of Measure S, a $67 million revenue measure to fund repairs and upgrades at all 10 neighborhood branches. The Felton Branch was allocated $10 million for the new library located on Gushee Street.

Mar 2017

The County will host a community meeting presenting the conceptual site plan for the 2 acre site. Staff will answer questions and listen to feedback from community members.

Spring 2017

Submittal of development permit application to Planning Department. Staff will prepare reports based on information submitted. A CEQA (California Environmental Quality Act) Initial Study is prepared about 3-4 months following submission of a complete application, and is completed once certified by the Planning Commission. The Planning Commission holds a public hearing at the end of the development permit process which takes approximately 6-7 months from submission date.

Sep 2017

This is the projected date for County approval of development permit including a Riparian Exception and Habitat Restoration Plan.

Jan 2018

The final design and construction approvals planned to go before the Board of Supervisors.

Mar 2018

Building bidding and award will be completed this month.

Apr 2018

Construction begins.

Spring 2019

Construction complete. Move furniture, books, computers and complete interior.

Summer 2019

CELEBRATE OPENING!
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