Donation of Labor – Phase II The Western Elmore County Recreation District invites you to provide a donation of labor bid for Phase II of the Indoor Pool project. The scope of work includes HVAC, plumbing, electrical, building erection, civil, exterior improvements, CMU, doors, frames, and windows at the WECRD property located at 480 South 18th East in Mountain Home, Idaho. Sealed bids will be received at the WECRD office, located at 245 East 6th South, Mountain Home, Idaho until […]
WECRD has been busy over the past couple months. The Board and Foundation continue working together to raise funds to build the indoor pool, so far the Foundation has raised $42,000 through donations and small grants. The Board has been working closely with the design team to find other ways to cut costs and one avenue they are exploring is through an Innovative Readiness Training through Gowen. The Board approved Sunroc to begin construction on the site to include utilities, […]
September 10, 2019 – WECRD along with Wright Brothers and LCA hosted an on-site pre-bid meeting and invited over 20 contractors, local and from the Boise area, to attend. Bideganeta Construction, Dodge Boys Excavation, Sunroc, and Western Construction were in attendance. This phase of the project going to bid is for sitework, which includes, clear and grub of site, extend utilities into site, scrape and rough grade of site, sidewalk prep and concrete for sidewalk. The WECRD will accept sealed […]
The WECRD held a budget hearing before the regular scheduled board meeting and there were no changes to the published budget. See the budget here. The Board invited Wright Brothers and LCA to attend the board meeting to update them on where to go from here. Wright Brothers provided the Board with a budget analysis and after much discussion the Board, LCA, and Wright Brothers felt it would be beneficial to get started on the site-work. The Board approved Wright […]
We want to thank Walmart for donating $1,000 towards the WECRD pool project. The WECRD staff, Board Members (spouses), and the Foundation Board have been busy applying for grants and talking to community members, that support our efforts, for donations. The WECRD is ready to start construction but is short on the projected budget. If you, or someone you know is interested in donating or helping in any way please contact us at 208-580-2377.
We hope everyone had a safe and happy 4th of July! The WECRD and Recreation Foundation have been working on informational brochures and flyers to hand out when talking to members of the community about the indoor pool facility. They have also been applying for numerous grants, hopefully a few of those will be awarded. The construction documents are 99% complete, so once we have the funds we can start building! Here is a breakdown of the costs to build […]