Kane County Multi-Use Groundbreaking Set For Sept. 8

Kane County Multi-Use Groundbreaking Set For Sept. 8

A groundbreaking ceremony for the Kane County Multi-Use building is set to take place Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020.

There ceremony is open to the public and expected to begin around noon, or immediately after the Kane County Board meeting, which starts at 9:45 a.m.

The groundbreaking will be held at the construction site, located on the south side of the Kane County Judicial Center campus, 37 W 777 IL Route 38 in St. Charles Township.

The $13.1 million multi-use facility will include the new Kane County Coroner’s Office, as well as storage space for the Kane County Sheriff’s Office’s SWAT team and the Kane County Facilities Maintenance Department.

Preliminary construction work has been under way since spring. The facility is expected to open early in 2021.

The ceremony is expected to include a welcoming from Kane County Board Administrative Committee Chair Deborah Allan and Kane County Board Chairman Chris Lauzen, followed by remarks from Kane County Board member Drew Frasz, Building Maintenance Director Rickey Sparks, Kane County Sheriff Ron Hain and Kane County Coroner Rob Russell.

Water, cookies and face coverings will be provided to attendees, who will be asked to observe social distancing guidelines.

The traditional shovel ceremony will include Lauzen, Allan, Frasz and County Board members Myrna Molina,Theresa Barreiro, Anita Lewis, Angela Thomas, Bill Lenert, Matt Hanson, Barbara Hernandez, Thomas Koppie, Monica Silva, Susan Starrett, John Martin, John Hoscheit, Steve Weber, Mark Davoust, Barbara Wojnicki, Michael Kenyon. Mohammad “Mo”Iqbal, Penny Wegman, Clifford Surges, Douglas Scheflow, Chris Kious and Jarett Sanchez.

The Project Team includes Sparks, Frasz, Rick Griffith, Chris Allen, Brian Kronewitter, Alex Lopez, Perry Wegman, Jeff Chidester, Lisa Garcia and Terry Bohr.

SOURCE: Kane County Department of Building Maintenance news release

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