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Help Us Build Our New Library

The New Library

Based on the City’s state grant application and available funds on 12/31/22:
  • 6,845 Square Foot (SF) library – based on size of existing library in City Hall
  • At least 20 parking spaces
  • Outdoor meeting space
  • LEED Silver Design
  • The new facility will be fully compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and will be Age-Friendly.

Schedule

  • Council Discussions and Votes Q422
  • Design 2023
  • Construction 2024-6
  • Opening 2026

Funding:

  • 12/31/22 Total Funds for City’s Design-Build RFP
    • $5M TCF Goal (Cash and Pledges)
    • Plus $5.2M State Grant
    • Plus $232,582 City funds
  • $10.4 M Project not including $1 M Assembly Member Levine Grant. The Assembly Member Levine State grant received in 2021 will be used for site infrastructure (parking lot, underground utilities, and site preparation).
  • TCF funds that arrive after 12/31/22 will not be included in the Request For Proposals (RFP). They can be used for the building, furnishings and other needs within the new library or exterior areas.
  • Note: The final grant request translates to more than $1,500 per square foot.  City staff is of the opinion that the project can be designed within a cost range of $1,000 to $1,300 per square foot. *Source: City of Larkspur