The Board of Trustees of the Dayton Metro Library on Wednesday approved agreements for architectural, design and related services for six upcoming building renovation and construction projects, and also approved contracts related to the Miami Township Branch Library construction.
John Poe Architects becomes the fourth local architectural firm under agreement with the Dayton Metro Library for its major, systemwide facilities improvement project. They will handle the architectural, design and related services for the construction of new branch libraries in Brookville and New Lebanon.
Ruetschle Architects was approved for architectural, design and related services for the renovation of the Kettering-Moraine Branch and construction of a new Vandalia Branch Library.
Levin-Porter Associates was approved for architectural, design and related services for construction of a new Miamisburg Branch Library.
LWC, Inc. was approved for the architectural, design and related services for the construction of a new West Branch Library.
The Board of Library Trustees also approved the following contracts for the Miami Township Branch Library construction project:
The Board of Library Trustees also approved an administrative agreement with Dayton Design Collaborative for the coordination of fee payment related to projects under contract with LWC, Inc.; Ruetschle Architects, Inc.; Levin-Porter Associates, Inc. and John Poe Architects, including services of G4 Architects and other consultants for Segment 2 of the facilities improvement project.
Design work will begin this summer and continue through spring of 2015. Construction is anticipated to begin next year and be completed in 2016. Some locations for the new libraries are still pending. The community will be invited to participate in sessions related the design of these facilities.