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Coldwater Building Expenses

Below you will find a table detailing the major capital expenditures that BDL has incurred for the upkeep of the Coldwater Branch Library. This is the only branch that BDL is required by contract to maintain completely, and the only branch which receives no regular financial support from its host municipality. The building maintenance of all other BDL branches is provided for by their city, village, or township.

These are just the major capital costs. There are significant outlays each year for the Coldwater Branch from our operating budget as well for ongoing maintenance.

Coldwater Branch Capital Expenditures on Building Repairs and Maintenance
Year Description Cost
2004 - 2006 Renovation of reading room, circulation area, reference area, including carpet replacement and painting $112,423.73
2006 Replacement of east exterior and south exterior doors $3,054.56
2007 Air conditioning unit for server room $7,635.00
2008 Exterior: Roof replacement $60,824.00
2009 Exterior: Additional roof costs, Fence around air condensers, Exterior masonry repair, New downspouts
Interior: Renovation of Kids' Place and replacement of carpeting and painting in remainder of building
2010 Exterior: Replacement of pavement, Chicago Street to Courthouse drive and parking lot $30,000.00
2011 Interior: Installed insulating blinds throughout building, dumbwaiter repair. $12,873.00
2012 Exterior: Replacement of HVAC system, replacement of gutters, brick and mortar repair, and painting of northeast face of 1886 portion of building $156,936.97
2013 no major Coldwater Capital expenses -
2014 no major Coldwater Capital expenses -
2015 Interior: elevator replacement, toilet replacement
Exterior: roof repairs
2016 Interior: fire exit locks, fire detection system
Exterior: roof repairs, gutter replacement, and exterior lighting
2017 Interior: staff entrance locks, toilet replacement, basement renovation
Exterior: repair of foundations and front porch
2018 Interior: TBD
Exterior: TBD
2019 Interior: TBD
Exterior: TBD
2020 Interior: TBD
Exterior: TBD
2021 Interior: TBD
Exterior: TBD
TOTAL: $757,070.02