Wednesday, 06 October 2010 13:09
The Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital is pleased to
announce the official ribbon cutting celebration of the newly renovated
Perth Medical Centre. The event will take place on Friday, Oct. 1 at
11:30 a.m. at the Perth Medical Centre (39 Drummond St., GWM Site),
"The renovated space will enable the recruitment of
additional family physicians in the future by offering office space that
is of showcase quality," noted Larry Sparks, Chair, Board of Directors.
site has undergone extensive interior renovations. The scope of the
work is quite extensive including: demolition, new lighting, new
flooring, new paint, new millwork, new casework, upgrade to the HVAC
system, new roof, etc. The redesigned complex features additional
examining and consulting rooms. The renovation project also involves
making better use of existing space.
Frecon Construction was awarded the contract and construction took place over a period of approximately four months.
project represents our ongoing effort to recruit and improve access to
family physicians," said Todd Stepanuik, President & CEO. "The
tenants are eager to return to their new space."
renovation cost of approximately $600,000, the hospital fundraised over
the past year with tremendous support coming from the communities. The
Perth and District Community Foundation and Town of Perth have worked
with the hospital representatives and are pleased to have been able to
assist in this important project. The centre will have the capacity to
house up to eight physicians.
Credit: EMC News
Thursday, 26 November 2009 19:00
RUSSELL ON - Project Manager Confirmed for Russell Arena Re-Fit
One more step taken on plans for the Russell Arena renovation project.
Frecon Construction Ltd. will serve as project manager for the job Russell Township council approved a recommendation from Jacques Lortie, public works, parks and recreation director, to accept the company's bid of $50,000 as the lowest of several for the assignment.
Frecon Construction will now look after issuing a tender call for bids for the actual construction work involved on [the] million dollar project. The township also has to assign an architect and engineer to draft the final plans for the additions and renovations to the existing arena structure.
Start for the actual reconstruction work on the facility is planned for the beginning of April next year with an estimated deadline for completion over spring and summer by the start of September.
The township has received approval for a federal-provincial Recreational Infrastructure Canada (RINC) grant of $660,000 for the project. The municipality's $376,000 share of the project will come out of the working funds reserve until money is available from the 2010 municipal infrastructure tax.
Credit: Russell Villager Newsroom