The new city hall would house the following departments: Administration and Finance, Human Resources, Planning and Inspections, Mayor’s Office, City Manager’s Office and City Clerk, IT, and Public Relations and Tourism. Council Chambers and a public meeting room would be constructed at the new city hall building. The building will be two stories to accommodate the number of offices and departments and underground parking beneath the building will be designated for city employee parking.

Yes. As is required by the city’s procurement policy for projects of a certain expense, a request for proposals would be disseminated.

If the bond is approved by voters on May 22, the acquisition of additional property needed to construct the new city hall would need to be finalized. Next, documents for a design build proposal bid documents would be drawn up and proposals accepted for the projects. The earliest construction would begin is the spring of 2019.

The new city hall’s proposed location is on O’Kelly Street at the end of Travis Street and opposite the existing fountain.