Courthouse Project

May 14, 2015 - County Courthouse, Southwest Side

Schedule of Project Meetings or Milestones

  • July 17, 2013 at 5:30 pm; Community Meeting; Gunnison County Fairgrounds. (Slideshow)
    • The public is welcome to attend this meeting to learn more about the project's process, schedule, site analysis, needs analysis, and more! Light refreshments will be served.
  • August 12, 2013; Schematic Design Development.
  • August 15, 2013 at 2:00 pm MST; Deadline for Responses to the Advertisement and Notice of Invitation Request for Qualifications for Construction Manager/General Contractor Services for the New Gunnison County, Colorado Courthouse Project. (Full Notice)
  • August 28, 2013 at 5:30 pm; Community Meeting; Gunnison County Fairgrounds.  (Slideshow)
    • The public is welcome to attend this meeting to provide input on design alternatives. Light refreshments will be served.
  • September 20, 2013; Begin Design Development Refinement.
  • October 2, 2013 at 5:30 pm; Community Meeting; Gunnison County Fairgrounds.  (Slideshow)
    • The public is welcome to attend this meeting to learn more about the project's process, schedule, and more! Light refreshments will be served.
  • November 27, 2013; Begin Construction Document Production.
  • December 27, 2013; Move All Offices Out of Existing Building.
  • January 8, 2014 at 5:30 pm; Gunnison County Courthouse Contractor Outreach Meeting; Gunnison County Fairgrounds.  Gunnison County and GE Johnson Construction Company are interested in local participation by qualified Gunnison County contractors for performing work on the Gunnison County Courthouse. This meeting will be a general presentation of the project, the schedule, the bid items, the bid process and the subcontracting process and documents. Please attend this meeting if you are interested.  (Flyer)
  • February 3, 2014; Abatement.
  • March 3, 2014; Demolition of Existing Building.
  • April 7, 2014; Start New Construction.
  • April 22, 2014 at 4:00 pm; Groundbreaking Ceremony.  
  • May 15 2015; Issuance of Temporary Certificate of Occupancy (TCO).
  • May 18-31, 2015; Phased occupancy for all relative County and Court offices.  Please note that some offices may be able to provide only basic service during this transition.
  • May 29, 2015, 5:00 - 7:00 pm; Public Open House and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. (5/15/15 News Release)

Local Economic Impact

Throughout the term of the project, over 30% of the direct costs (representing $4,088,297) have been injected back into the local economy as a result of utilizing over 30 local subcontractors and many other non-local subcontractors (see below) for various aspects of the project who, in turn, hired local workers and spent money at local hotels, restaurants and suppliers.

Accurate Insulation
All County Survey
Alpine Street Sweeping
Blue Mesa Lumber
Buckhorn Geotech
C & C Building & Design
CB Faux Finishing
Centennial State Roofing Company
Colorado Hazard Control, LLC
Concrete Systems, Inc.
Cowboy Steel
Crystal Clear Window Washing
GE Johnson Construction Company (to the following subcontractors):
-----David Neff, Design & Service
-----Golden Eagle Trash Service
-----Gunnison Construction and Septic Services
-----KD Construction
-----KSL Enterprises
Grant Frerich Painting
Hearne Excavating
High Mountain Concepts
Jim Thomas Construction
MJM Project Consulting, LLC
Morrison Tile
Mountain Surfaces
Rivers Edge Studio
Rocky Mountain Masonry
Sign Guys and Gal
Spallone Construction
T & A, Inc.
United Company
Western Slope Connection
Western Slope Fire & Safety
NON-LOCAL SUBCONTRACTORS (Note:  This is not the full list of subcontractors who worked on the project.  This is only the list of subcontractors who are calculated into the local-spend figure of $4,088,297.)
2H Mechanical
Allman Drywall
ASCO Construction
Can-America Drilling
CML RW Security
Concepts in Millwork 
Douglass Colony Group
EC Electric
Lu-Tek Incorporated
Midwest Steel Works, Inc./Pinnacle Constructors
National Coatings, Inc.
Otis Elevator Company
Pavement Maintenance Services
Pinnacle Glass Company
Quality Garage Doors
Timberline Specialties

Historical Project Documents