A total of 13 tender submissions were received in response to Tender RC01-2020 for the arena addition and renovation project. The project has been awarded by staff, under delegated authority, to the low bidder, Tal-Co Building Innovations Ltd., in the amount of $1,986,990.00.
The project will see a two (2) storey addition added to the south side of the building adjacent to Begley Street. The first floor will encompass four (4) new change rooms for Arena No. 1 along with a new meeting room. The second storey will encompass staff offices. As well, the lobby area will be renovated as part of the project. The work will be performed in two (2) phases to allow the Arena and the lobby area to be utilized during the 2020-2021 ice season (September 2020 – March 31, 2021):
- Phase 1 – Addition and Second Floor Renovations – complete by no later than March 15th, 2021;
- Phase 2 – Ground Floor Renovations (lobby area) - complete by no later than July 31st, 2021.
“This was a project that the community really championed for and I hope they are as excited as staff and Council to see it moving forward,” says Mayor Doug Black.