Monday, June 11, 2012
Paramount Plan Milestone
Day 81, deadline June 20 for proposal submission
Submitted by Friends of the Paramount/Voice file photo
fter several weeks of hard work, strategic planning, and fundraising, the deadline to submit our plan to revitalize the Paramount is quickly approaching.
However, we have recently been informed by the City that the submission process is very different than what we had expected.
After Council granted our group 90 days to submit an application, the initial Request For Proposals (RFP) process was reinstated to any interested organization.
To avoid bias or an unfair advantage, we are no longer allowed to present our application to Council. Instead we must submit our application as a document by June 20th, 2012.
City staff will then review all of the
proposals received and then make a recommendation to the Downtown
Implementation Committee. If they agree with our belief that the
proposal has merit, the Committee may then make a recommendation to
If you were thinking of submitting a Save-A-Seat pledge, please do so now! Together, we have demonstrated that there is a will in our community to restore this historic building, and see it thrive once more as a cultural hub in the center of our downtown.*
In the final 12 days, our group will be
raising awareness at various locations in the community. If you can
help at an outreach event, please e-mail for information. We need
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