RVC approves $2 million in funding to the Aquatic Centre and $200,000 to the Curling Rink with eligibility to apply for more funding once RVC Recreation Master Plan completed, and new Operating and Lease Agreement completed.
Tango Management engaged as project manager.
Third-party costings for Aquatic Centre construction (based on the most up-to-date Schematic Design): $30-32 million. Council directs Administration to engage a project manager and proceed with design development.
Town Council was presented a schematic design report for the new Aquatic Centre and Curling Club on June 10, 2013. Final design scheduled to be completed by late fall, 2014.
Council approves Aquatic Centre and Curling Club Schematic design: order of magnitude estimates $32 million (Aquatic Centre) and $12.5 million (Curling Club). Project estimates include an extra $10 million in site works and fees.
Spring 2013 Strategic Planning
Council increases municipal contribution to $19.7 million for Aquatic Centre.
Request made to Rocky View County (RVC) for funding contribution of $5 million for Aquatic Centre. Separate funding requested for Curling Club.
Major Facilities Fundraising Campaign and Schematic Design for the Curling Club to be funded from MSI Operating Grant.
Aquatic Centre Schematic Design adopted; project approved in principle with a maximum of $9.7 million from the municipality.
Funding Feasibility Study estimates we could raise $6-9 million.
Cost estimate based on Feasibility Study: $23.5 million. Council approves proceeding based on order of magnitude estimate of $26 — maximum municipal contribution: $10 million. Funding Feasibility Study ordered.
Aquatic Feasibility Study conducted, including comparisons to similar municipalities, focus groups with local stakeholders and phone survey. Order of magnitude estimate of $29.1 million.
Need identified for a larger aquatic centre (part of Parks, Recreation and Culture Facilities Master Plan).