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File #: AM No. 19-196   
Type: Staff Report Status: Presented
File created: 11/26/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/3/2019 Final action: 12/3/2019
Title: Redmond Senior Center
Attachments: 1. Agenda Memo No. 19-196, 2. Attachment A: PowerPoint Presentation, 3. Attachment B: Building Investigation Report, HDR, November 2019, 4. Attachment C: Building Investigation Report, SSF, August 2019, 5. Attachment D: Community Priorities, 6. Attachment E: Facilities Strategic Management Plan
MEMO TO: Mayor and Members of the City Council
FROM: Mayor John Marchione

Redmond Senior Center


Informational update only.


Carrie Hite Director, Parks and Recreation 425-556-2326
Dave Juarez Director, Public Works 425-556-2733
Rachel Van Winkle Deputy Director of Parks and Recreation 425-556-2334
Eric Dawson Senior Engineer 425-556-2867


The Redmond Senior Center mid-life improvements project was identified in the Facilities Strategic Management Plan that was adopted by Council in January 2019, and additionally through the Future of Redmond's Community Centers stakeholder involvement process. Based on these recommendations, the City has identified the Redmond Senior Center in the 6-year Capital Investment Program for renovation (mid-life repairs and maintenance). The City has set aside $15M for this work which includes the exterior envelope and mechanical systems.

The Redmond Senior Center recently underwent an exterior building evaluation in August 2019 in preparation for long term maintenance and repairs outlined in the City's Capital Improvement Plan (CIP). This evaluation conducted by a contracted structural engineering firm confirmed extensive structural damage to the exterior walls and substantial impact to both the lateral and gravity systems. As a result of this evaluation, and at the recommendation of the consultant (Swenson Say Faget), the City closed and vacated the Redmond Senior Center on September 5, 2019, to allow for the ongoing investigation of the building interior, exterior, and roof. Only limited entry for building inspectors and engineers has been permitted to conduct further assessment.

Parks staff have relocated programs, rentals, and events to alternate locations with the goal to minimize impact to customers and visitors. Senior activities are held at City Hall in various rooms, the Public S...

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