Project Schedule

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Youth Center Project Schedule

*Subject to change

Youth Center Brochure

Project Kick-Off

Key Township Staff and Stakeholders meet the various architectural firm staff to determine the initial project scope

September 4, 2018


Schematic Design Completion

Using input gathered at community meetings, focus groups, online and in-person surveys the architects and engineers begin initial work onsite plans and building drawings.

September  to October 2018


Photos of Community Meetings


Design Development

Architectural firm begins to refine the draft plans to include building materials, electrical and HVAC plans. Stakeholder input is ongoing. Site plan work continues with engineering firm after final geotechnical study is received for environmental and storm water compliance.

October to December 2018


Click here to view the Architecture Draft Images

Construction Documentation

Reviews begin with regulatory authorities. Construction plans are created and documentation is organized for compliance with building process and for the bidding process.

January to March 2019


Click here to view the construction plans parking lot

Click here for the updated Architecture Planning Board Submission 03/08/19

Click here for the Site plan

Updated Color Option (Earthtones)



Utilizing work and documentation from previous phases the construction of the youth center is put out for public bid according to the local public contracts law.

April to May 2019



Contract Award

July 2019

Franklin Township Youth Center contract awarded to H&S Construction & Mechanical, Inc. 721 Bayway Avenue, Elizabeth, NJ 07202

The selection of a general contractor is completed in accordance with the local public contracts law.

July 2019 Mayor Kramer signs contract approving construction

Phil Kramer signs YC Contract


July 2019 Clearing of the future Youth Center/parking lot sites commence

Photos of the clearing of the future YC/parking lot

July 2019 Pre-construction meeting with architect, engineering, construction firm, and Township staff

Photos of the pre-construction meeting

August 2019 Groundbreaking

August 2019 Pre-construction leveling of site

Photos of the leveling of the site

Completion and Occupancy

End of 2020