Author: FirstUniversalist

December 2020

The site plan drawings have been re-submitted to the NYSDOT (driveway exit to Rte. 25) and the Suffolk County Health Dept. (septic system).  Additional miscellaneous info, that was requested, was sent to Southold Town Planning Department.

After the Health Dept. and NYSDOT send final approvals and … read more.

November 2020

We’re getting closer and closer…to groundbreaking (early in 2021).

The latest update from Burger Construction and Stacy Paetzel explains the delay:

Once we have the SCDHS (Suffolk County Dept. of Health Services) revised septic system variance and the NYSDOT (New York State Dept. of Transportation) curb cut variance, … read more.

October 2020

Burger Construction is making progress soliciting pricing from subcontractors and vendors/ suppliers.  [Then, it goes to the Board for the final decision-making.]

Burger and Marren delivered landscape, civil, structural and architectural drawings to the Southold Building Department (end of Sept.).  Mike Verity (Chief Inspector) agreed to provide a pre-filing review of those documents … read more.

September 2020

Eugene Burger has drawings and has started the pricing process.

John Condon is dealing with Health Department variance paperwork.

Peter Marren has asked Condon to provide additional technical (mechanical, electrical & plumbing) engineering pieces for Burger.

Marren and Burger are meeting this week with Michael Verity, Chief Building … read more.

August 2020

Peter Marren is tying up loose ends.  He hopes to have the necessary reports / information to Eugene Burger by the end of July.  It should take 4 to 6 weeks for the subcontractors to send their costs to Burger, who will send them to the … read more.

July 2020

On June 25th, there was a Zoom status-report call (set up by Peter Marren) with all the key people on our project.  At the meeting, the group reviewed the status of the architectural drawings, the various permits that are in process or to be applied for, and … read more.

June 2020

It is rumored that the Town of Southold offices/Building Department will reopen on June 15th.  (We do not know when our turn will come, after that?)  But, as I wrote in the Building Team Annual Meeting Report, if all goes as planned (and all the needed documents/reports are completed, … read more.

May 2020

Town of Southold Building Dept.:  All construction is temporarily on hold due to COVID-19.  We have not been told when building will begin again.

Here are a few of the small, and not-so-small, important things Peter Marren is conferring on:

Stacy Paetzel is working directly with Town … read more.

April 2020

We are moving toward completion of the final aspects of the Construction Documents. 

Getting in touch with people has slowed down, due to circumstances of the COVID-19 virus.  Nevertheless, Peter Marren and his team are working hard – on our behalf.

We will keep everyone posted on … read more.

March 2020

Peter Marren met with Mike Verity (Chief Building Inspector, Town of Southold Building Department).  Peter was told we must make the basement space (of the Parish Hall building) usable (people) space, not just storage space.  That change necessitated adding a wheel-chair-accessible elevator in the lobby (between the PH … read more.