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June 2017 Construction Update:

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CCHfH construction team is hard at work!

This month we are swinging hammers, the construction team is hard at work on the home construction project for 2017 as well as the remodel of the second floor of the Habitat office. The build site is a half-acre lot that was donated to Habitat by the county commissioners. We sincerely thank them for this assistance as we have not been able to purchase any build sites within our budget constraints.
During the last month, the water well was drilled by American Drilling. In addition, Bugling Bull Excavating dug the hole for the foundation and in the future will do the installation of the Onsite Waste Treatment System. Mike Pelc and Mike Howlett owners of Bugling Bull Excavating are BV natives. This will be the first time they will be working with Habitat. Once there was a hole we volunteers moved in and built the form for the footers. By the time you read this the concrete will be poured. This provides us the foundation we need to build a wonderful home. Sangre De Cristo is scheduling installation of the permanent electrical power supply. Our plan is to start working on this site full-time by the end of the month. This will allow us to begin construction using all of you excited volunteers in late June.
Over the next two weeks, we will focus on completion of the intern housing project on the second floor of the Habitat office. Chaffee Habitat gets a tremendous amount of benefit from the interns and traveling groups that work with us. In order to always be able to provide them free housing for their services, we are converting the second floor of the Habitat office into a two bedroom two bath apartment with a full kitchen. We passed the rough-in electrical and plumbing inspections and are now working on final trim out. I expect this activity to take two weeks.
If you would like to assist in any way please contact the Habitat office at 395-0482. There is a wide variety of support that would be beneficial from providing meals to donating building material as well as volunteering at the build or other Habitat site.

Please contact the CCHfH office at 395-0482 to find out how you can get involved.


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Although we are not swinging hammers, the construction team is hard at work on the home construction project for 2017. The build site is a half-acre lot that was donated to Habitat by the Chaffee County commissioners. We sincerely thank them for this generous contribution as we have been unable to purchase build sites within our budget constraints.
The future homeowner has been selected and will be highlighted in an upcoming article. Architectural design is complete for the two bedroom/one bath home and the domestic well permit has been submitted. So far everything is progressing toward our target April start date.
Please contact the CCHfH office at 395-0482 to find out how you can get involved.

 

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