The Building Conditions and Issues report was prepared by the engineering firm of Heritage Standing Inc. (HSI). The report contains a total of 36 recommendations, and classifies each recommendation as one of;
- High Priority
- Medium Priority
- Low Priority
- Operational consideration
For each recommendation the report details the scope of the recommended work, the necessity for it, and the consequences of inaction.
A summary of the recommendations by category, with the current available funding, is included as an appendix.
To successfully complete this task will require developing partnerships with donors who share our interest in maintaining a historic heritage property.
Successfully raising the $8.5 to $9.0 million for restoration of the Cathedral is only a partial solution. In addition, we need to develop revenue sources that will support the annual maintenance at its required levels.
Currently, Bishop and Chapter are discussing with Archbishop David on the possibility of engaging an experienced fundraising firm to assist this in this significant challenge.