The new City Hall is Phase II of the city's Civic Center Master Plan.The current City Hall is over 40 years old, and lacks the resources, safety infrastructure and proper space for employees to efficiently provide services to the community.
Live View of the Construction Site
- The south entrance to the Civic Center is now closed until the opening of the new City Hall. You must use Memorial Parkway or park in the old rec center lot to access the area. Note: Some of the old recreation center parking lot may need to be used for material storage for construction of the new City Hall.
- The south parking lot for the current City Hall, which has the post box and utility drop-off, is still accessible. To reach it, you need to take Memorial Parkway to the rec center, then make two lefts.
Latest rendition of the new Northglenn City Hall
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- Be an inspiring civic resource for residents
- Serve as a gathering place and anchor of the Civic Center
- Foster a sense of pride, camaraderie and community
“The Northglenn City Hall will be a healthy, safe, and progressive place of work for city staff; and an inspiring civic resource for residents, serving as a gathering place and anchor of the Civic Center Campus that fosters a sense of pride, camaraderie, and community.”Features
- 32,600 square feet of space
- The new City Hall will house the same divisions, departments and services as the current facility, along with City Council Chambers.
- The facility will be Net Zero, meaning it will generate as much energy as it uses
- CORE Green Building Rating - the first municipal building in Colorado to achieve that certification
- Two large public lobbies
- Two community rooms
- Rooftop solar
The new City Hall is off Community Center Drive next to the Northglenn Veterans Memorial, where the old City Hall police parking was.
The cost for the new City Hall is estimated at $33.78 million – and the city already has the money to pay for it. No new taxes will be necessary. The funds were generated by the ½% sales tax and the 4% Special Marijuana Tax, both of which can only be used for capital projects. Staff is also pursuing grants to help cover the costs.Timeline
- Late Fall 2024 - anticipated completion
- Nov. 13, 2023 -- Topping Out Ceremony (marking last beam placed)
- June 5, 2023 - Groundbreaking for new facility
- April 2022 - Staff consulted on what they would like to see in new facility
- March 2022 - Location for facility moved to southwest corner of Community Center Drive and Memorial Parkway
- Early 2022 - Public invited to comment on what they would like to see in new facility
- September 2021 - Anderson Mason Dale selected as architect
- 2017 - Civic Center Master Plan approved by City Council
- Public Resident Engagement Boards from Anderson Mason Dale
- Environmental attributes of the new City Hall
- Anderson Mason Dale Architects (consultant, architect)
- The Cumming Group (consultant, project administration and management)
- FCI Constructors (general contractor)
There’s a reason why construction timelines include the caveat “weather permitting.” On Sept. 14, a downpour forced the replacement of a large portion of the recently-placed foundation of the new City Hall. Thankfully, crews focused on other areas of the project, and construction is still on track to be substantially complete by Q3 2024. October saw the completion of the foundation, along with the installation of structural steel and wood framing.
Crews have started pouring the foundation and preparing the ground for the future Civic Way and Northglenn Way streets. In October, vertical construction will begin.
The footprint for the new City Hall has taken root. After installing utilities and caissons in July, crews moved onto foundation walls and crawl spaces in August. This foundation work will continue into September.
In July the project saw the installation of two 10,000-gallon and one 5,000-gallon underground water tanks that will capture rain and snow run-off for irrigation of the landscaping material on the site once it is planted.
Also, the foundation area for the building has been graded and the foundation caissons have been poured. There are 144 total caissons being drilled at a depth between 20 and 30 feet in order to anchor to the underlying bedrock for structural support. The foundation slab will be tied to those caissons.
The skeleton for the new City Hall is now in place, as the pillars and roof have been installed. The combination of the roof and plastic wrapping that is now covering the building will help prevent any moisture damage from precipitation. Attention has turned to the framing of both the exterior and interior walls of the structure.
The structure of the new Northglenn City Hall has been completed, just in time to deal with Colorado’s late winter/early spring wet weather.
Roofing and temporary plastic sheathing were installed to prevent damage from the elements to the structural frame. The construction team has been working on both interior and exterior framing.
As the exterior framing is completed, the team has begun exterior sheathing, which is the yellow material that can be seen on the outside of the building. Sheathing functions as a protective layer to keep heat in the building and wind and water out. Staff anticipates the installation of window framing in February.