Expenditures under $25,000 can be signed at the Parish level. Capital improvements and repairs over $25,000 require a signature from The Archdiocese. Since the Archdiocese is a Non-profit corporation a signature from an officer of the corporation required.
Usually our properties are Tax Exempt. IF your parish is getting assessed property taxes contact Dan Himmelberg email@example.com or our General Counsel, Chris Arth firstname.lastname@example.org to see if they can be appealed.
Not all projects require the services. Architects will help plan, estimate and develop master plans; Large scale building projects, $500,000 require Sealed architectural or engineering plans. We can help with names of qualified firms to contact.
YES sometimes this is the answer to a specific project can be constructed and managed by your parish. When you start getting 3 or 4 or more subs it’s a lot to manage and there is potential for gaps in Scope, so a general contractor or profession project manager is your best option. Give Dan a a call and discuss your project.
Contrary to the myth the Archdiocese does not have an APPROVED list of contractors. We have relationships and experience with many types of subs and contractor in the area and can help you with a list to contact with your specific project type or region in the archdiocese. Contact Dan Himmelberg email@example.com
The Burgundy Binder WAS the hard copy document that was developed to help with the building process and guidelines. (Which used to be bound and distributed in burgundy colored 3-ring binders)., NOW have an electronic version of the these procedures and guidelines.
The ADA has been around for over 30 years. It is commonly thought that churches do not have to meet these requirements. We no longer have the option to not accommodate people. We need to strive to make all our facility’s assessable to everyone. Contact Dan Himmelberg firstname.lastname@example.org for help.
We do have many towers and equipment on Archdiocesan properties and most create added revenue for the Parish. All proposal and contracts will need to be reviewed by the Archdiocese. Contact Dan Himmelberg email@example.com