Community Center Building Committee

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Welcome to the Town of Dover Community Center Building Committee. This site is designed to provide you with as much information as possible related to our committee’s work. It is a site that, hopefully, will allow you to engage with us as we solicit your input and participation. Please click our History tab for a full welcome message and some background information on this important community initiative. 

Community Center Catch Up - Next meeting on Tuesday, April 20th at 6pm


If you have missed any of the Community Center Building Committee meetings and want to bring yourself up to date on the designs there is another chance on Tuesday April 20th at 6pm on Zoom (link below)

Members of the Building Committee will take you through the designs, both the internal layout and the external look and will welcome any questions that you may have on any aspect of this project.

Please join us and let others know about this meeting, as well. Our aim for this project is to talk to as many people as possible before the Special Town Meeting (Saturday, June 12th at 10am) when we will vote on this project. Don’t forget to mark your calendars for this Special Town Meeting and come out and vote.

The entire Committee passes on its thanks to all of you who have continued to stay in touch with this project.

Topic: Community Center Building Committee Forum

Time: Apr 20, 2021 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Meetings

  • 2nd & 4th Mondays of the month
  • Check Town Calendar

Survey Results 2/19/21

Please read February 19, 2021 Press Release

Survey 2/10/21

Survey Results 12/1/20

Please read December 8, 2020 Press Release "Dover Citizens Prefer the $13m 18,000 sq ft Community Center"

Community Center 2020.12.07 BC Mtg-Initial Alts-Final SURVEY

YouTube Channel

Watch the Community Center Building Committee meetings and public forums here 

Screenshot (29) Opens in new windowCommunity Forums

The Dover Community Center Building Committee hosted 
two community forums on Tuesday, March 30 at 1pm and
7:30pm via Zoom. Both forums were with the Parks & Recreation Community.

Watch both Citizen Forums on the Town's YouTube Channel here



The Dover Community Center Building Committee hosted
CommunityCenterforum32321 Opens in new window a Community Forum with the Theatre Groups on 

Tuesday, March 23 at 7pm via Zoom



Watch the Citizen Forum on the Town's YouTube Channel here




The Dover Community Center Building Committee hosted its 
third community forum on Wednesday, February 10 at 7pm 
via Zoom. Public Forum 2/10/21 Opens in new windowIt’s an important point in the process when the committee will be considering which designs to progress to the schematic design stage and ask for your input and feedback. The two designs (one new build/ one renovate) that are put forward will be the two which the town will vote on when this project goes to Town Meeting.

Watch the Citizen Forum on the Town's YouTube Channel here



The Dover Community Center Building Committee hosted its Screenshot (11) Opens in new windowsecond community forum on Tuesday, December 1 at 7pm via Zoom. One option was chosen by the Committee. This selection is important as the architects will design both the New & Renovation schemes based on the selected option at its projected cost. For each option the architects will present rooms of varying sizes that will host a wide variety of activities. The key to a successful design will be flexible, multi-use space. Your opinions and suggestions will help the Committee with its decisions. This is all about building a community center for the entire Dover Community. 

Watch the Citizen Forum on the Town's YouTube Channel here


The Future of Dover’s Caryl Community Center
aerial view of Dover with heart drawn over a building Opens in new windowCitizen Forum by Zoom on Tuesday, September 29 @ 7:00PM
Sponsored by the Community Center Building Committee and led by the architect firm of Fennick McCredie Architecture.  The purpose of this citizen forum was  to bring the Dover community up to date with our progress AND to hear from you what activities and community opportunities you would like to see offered in a Renovated or New Dover Community Center.

Watch the Citizen Forum on the Town's YouTube Channel here

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Members

  • Ford Spalding, Chairperson
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  • David Billings, Member
  • Luciana Burdi. Member
  • Sam Cole, Member
  • Barry Goldman, Member
  • Terry Sobolewski, Member
  • Ruth Townsend, Member


Ex Officio Attendees

  • Chris Dwelley, Dover Town Administrator
  • Bob Springett, Selectmen
  • Cam Hudson, Warrant Committee

Project Update

  1. 2021 Community Center Building Committee April 5 Meeting
  2. 2021 Community Center Building Committee March 29 Meeting
  3. 2021 Community Center Building Committee March 22 Committee Meeting
  4. 2021 Community Center Building Committee March 18 Committee Meeting
  5. Community Center Building Committee March 9 Committee Meeting-HVAC-Planning-COA
  6. Community Center Building Committee February 19, 2021 Press Release
  7. 2021 Community Center Building Committee February 15 Meeting & Survey Results
  8. 2021 Community Center 3rd Citizen Forum February 10 2021
  9. 2021 Community Center Building Committee February 1 Committee Meeting
  10. 2021 Community Center Building Committee February 1 CBA Matrix Selecting Two Building Options
  11. 2021 Community Center Building Committee January 25 Committee Meeting
  12. Notes on Meeting with Full Gym Proponents 01.25.2021
  13. Pathway to a Separate Warrant Article to expand the Scope of the Project 01.23.2021
  14. 2021 Community Center Building Committee January 18 Committee Meeting
  15. 2021 Community Center Building Committee January 11 Committee Meeting
  16. 2020 Community Center Building Committee December 22 Committee Meeting
  17. 2020 Community Center Building Committee December 14 Committee Meeting
  18. Community Center Building Committee - December 8, 2020 Press Release
  19. 2020 Community Center Building Committee December 7 Committee Meeting
  20. 2020 Community Center Building Committee December 1 Citizen Forum
  21. 2020 Community Center Building Committee November 16 Committee Meeting
  22. 2020 Community Center Building Committee November 8 Committee Meeting
  23. 2020 Community Center Building Committee October 26 Committee Meeting
  24. Community Center Presentation_Fennick McCredie_July 23 2020

Caryl Current Floor Plans

Committee Charge

Please view our Current Committee Charge.

Project Professionals

Colliers International – Owners Project Management; Ken Guyette - Project Director | Phil Palumbo - Project Manager
FMArchitecture;  Deborah Fennick - Principal Architect | Jon Richardson - Project Architect | Melissa Vaillancourt - Project Manager.