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Milestones & Accomplishments

Notification of need to relocate     Spring 2017   
Ongoing
search for existing structures or building sites     Summer 2017 – Spring 2019   
Initial lease for 2 acres in Cotati     April 2019
Architect selected     April 2019     
Original site falls through due to CEQA and grading expenses     June 2020    
Letter of Intent signed for 5 acres at new site     August 2020   
Design for new facility, outbuildings and aviaries     August 2020 – present     
Project Team Assembled     January 2021 – present   

  • Civil Engineer – Green Valley Consulting Engineers

  • Structural Engineer – Structural Design Group

  • Mechanical & Plumbing Engineer – TEP Associates

  • Electrical Engineer – O’Rourke Electric

  • Landscape Architect – Quadriga 

  • Drafting and CAD – Robert Funaro

  • Geotechnical Engineer – PJC Associates

  • Traffic Engineer – W-Trans

  • Permit & Planning Consultant –Kapolchok & Associates

  • Biologists & CEQA Mitigation Consultants – Sol Ecology


Formal Lease Agreement signed for 5 acres on Guerneville Rd    May 2022

HPAI requirements recognized    July 2022


HPAI Quarantine Facility designed and integrated    January 2023 – present 

  • Sourcing & design – January – June 2023

  • Repurpose new shipping containers

  • Electrical and structural engineering – August 2023 – present

  • Temporary permit for Chanate – December 2023 (estimated)

  • Order placed – estimate January 2024

  • Relocation to permanent site on Guerneville Rd – TBD    

 
Construction of Well    Fall 2022 – July 2023

  • Moratorium on new well applications – Fall 2022

  • Well permit application submitted – February 2023

  • Well permit approved – May 2023

  • Well completed – July 2023 


Biological Study Completed     December 2022 – July 2023    

Site mapping    December 2022 – present 

Design completion    June 2023

Landscape plan    May 2023 – present 

Grading plan    June 2023 – present 

Traffic study     June 2023 – present 

Use permit application documents generated    June 2023 – present

Required Cultural Resource Study completed    August 2023

Septic system upgraded    Fall 2023

Electrical grid upgraded    Fall 2023

Peer report on Biological findings    November 2023

Solar panels installed    Winter 2023

HPAI requirements recognized    July 2022


HPAI Quarantine Facility designed and integrated    January 2023 – present 

ESTIMATED TIMELINE & MILESTONES STILL TO COME

    Best Case    Worst Case
County Use Permit Application submitted    December 2023    January 2024
County Use Permit Application approved    September 2024    December 2024
Building Permit submitted    September 2024    December 2024
Building Permit approved    March 2025    July 2025
Contractor selected    April 2025     August 2025
Construction begins    September 2025    April 2026
Construction complete    September 2026    April 2027
Commence operations    October 2026    May 2027

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