The City of Belleville Planning Commission’s Sept. 14th unanimous vote for site plan approval for the new Belleville Area District Library (BADL) building is deeply appreciated by the entire library community. On behalf of the BADL, I continue to shout HOORAY! This is not only a big step for the new library process, but also an important expression of partnership within the library district. The BADL Board, along with our design team of Daniels and Zermack Architects, O’Neal Construction and … Read MoreRead More »
“So, when is groundbreaking?” Well…… The two months since our last building update has consisted mostly of meetings, meetings, and more meetings: meetings with the architect, meetings with the Building Committee, meetings with utility companies, and meetings with library vendors. We are working on finalizing the floorplan and footprint for the new building. The geotechnical engineers have done soil borings. The environmental engineers have been out to test for lead and asbestos. The project engineers have drawn up plans for … Read MoreRead More »
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