IRON BELLE TRAILHEAD


Description:

The Iron Belle Trailhead will be built on the east side of the railroad tracks between Main and Mitchell streets.  The project is part of the Iron Belle Trail expansion and will include a pavilion with outdoor seating and restrooms, an area for parking, landscaping, and bike racks.  The preliminary design incorporates key design elements from both the City Streetscape Project and the County Lawn Project.  The entrance to the trailhead would be on Main and exit on Mitchell.  The project is estimated to start in Summer 2020, with a completion date of Fall 2020.

Plans & Renderings:

Iron Belle Trailhead Preliminary Drawing

Preliminary Pavilion Rendering

Rendered Trailhead Concept

Photos:

Funding Sources:

  • Michigan DNR Trust Fund:  $380,000.00
  • Michigan DNR Recreational Trails Program:  $320,000.00
  • MEDC CDBG Grant: $300,000.00
  • Local Match: $60,000.00

Newspaper Articles:

Gaylord Herald Times Article

9&10 News Article

 


COUNTY BUILDING WINDOWS, PAINT, AND ROOF


Description:

The Otsego County Building received an upgrade in the form of new windows, roof, and paint. The side and rear windows of the building were replaced, which completed the total window replacement project started in 2016. The existing asphalt shingles and EPDM rubber was replaced on the roof, with metal accents added to the clocktower and upper mansard on the front of the building. The color scheme of the building was also changed from an orange and brown to a red and grey scheme.

Plans & Renderings:

Architectural Plan

Building Rendering

Photos:

Funding Sources:

  • Otsego County: ~ $229,000.00

Newspaper Articles:

Gaylord Herald Times Article


FORMER ROYAL CREST MOTEL DEMOLITION


Description:

The former Royal Crest Motel located at 803 S Otsego Ave in Gaylord is slated to be demolished in Fall 2020. Demolition will commence following the completion of a Phase I and Phase II environmental investigation and the development of engineered demolition plans. 

Plans & Renderings:

N/A

Photos:

Funding Sources:

  • Otsego County: TBD

Newspaper Articles:

Gaylord Herald Times Article

        Gaylord Herald Times Article

 


BUS BUILDING ROOF REPLACEMENT


Description:

The Otsego County Bus Building located at 1254 Energy Dr, Gaylord, MI 49735 received a new roof. The existing metal roof was damaged and there were a considerable amount of leaks. The new roof was installed on the building in January 2020. 

Plans & Renderings:

  • N/A

Photos:

Funding Sources:

  • Michigan Department of Transportation: $168,210.00

Newspaper Articles:

  • N/A

 


COMMUNITY CENTER GYM FLOOR


Description:

The Otsego County Community Center gym floor was upgraded this spring. The existing gym floor which was installed in the early 80’s was replaced with a new “fixed resilent” first-grade maple wood gym floor. The gym floor paint markings were also replaced. 

Plans & Renderings:

  • N/A

Photos:

Funding Sources:

  • Otsego County Parks and Recreation: $79,300.00

Newspaper Articles:

  • N/A
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