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December 2020 – TBA
November 2020 – TBA
October 2020 -TBA
September 2020 – TBA
August 2020 – Drilling tests occur. Calculations are sent to our Engineering team. Site plan updated accordingly. Updated package submitted to the City of Elk Grove Planning Department!
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July 2020 – Drilling test scheduled for next month. Landscaping and lighting plans are completed which incorporate the new site of the storm pond.
June 2020 – Engineering team continues to work on revisions to be submitted with the site plan. With the storm pond location being changed, we have had to make major changes.
May 2020 – Updated drainage drawings submitted to the City of Elk Grove Planning Department for review by our engineering team.
April 2020 – Our engineering team continues to work on revisions; finalizing calculations and drawings for our drainage plan.
February 2020 – Our engineering team continues to work on revisions to the site plan to comply with the feedback from the City Planning Department.
January 2020 – The Elk Grove Planning Department responds to our completed package with more comments. Our engineering team begins work on their responses.
December 2019 – Landscaping drawings completed and final edits to the site plan are made. Completed Package Submitted to the City of Elk Grove!The EGACC Board of Directors holds a general membership meeting to update community members on this project and other items related to the Masjid.
November 2019 – Final site plan updates are made based on feedback from the City.
October 2019 – No updates this month. More behind the scenes work continues with our Engineering team and further follow up with the City Planning department.
September 2019 – Wetland investigation report completed for our overall package.
August 2019 – Completed Arborist report for our package. Scheduled follow up meetings with the City regarding our project. Tree species on our property are identified, tagged and marked in the full report.
July 2019 – Second community outreach meeting held. At this meeting we provided information to our community members about changes to the site plan, mainly based on their comments from our meeting in January.
June 2019 – Arborist Report completed for our completed package. Other engineering teams that are involved with the overall site plan also continue to update their drawings for the completed package based on the latest set of modifications.
May 2019 – Traffic study is completed, wielding positive results for our Masjid project. Modifications to our site plan are also completed.
April 2019 – The EGACC Board of Directors meets with Engineer Amin Mahmood to discuss some slight changes to our site plan after a meeting with the City Planning Department. Meanwhile, the traffic study by TJKM continues as planned.
March 2019 – A first draft of the 3D Renderings for the new Masjid are completed and presented to the EGACC Board of Directors. After some modifications the photos are completed, detailing the exterior of the Masjid.
February 2019 – After hosting a Community Outreach meeting, our engineering team meets with planners from the City of Elk Grove regarding our site plan and some of the concerns raised at the meeting. As a result, a traffic study is ordered by the Elk Grove Planning Department. the EGACC Board of Directors contracts with TJKM to perform the traffic study at our site, a process that will take nearly 2 months.
January 2019 – The EGACC Board of Directors hosts a Community Outreach Meeting for our neighbors to discuss our proposed site plan and to hear feedback from our neighbors.
December 2018 – Project Manager Eng. Amin Mahmood presents updates to the community at the Masjid Tawheed General Membership meeting.
November 2018 – Our engineering team continues to work on responses and edits for the requested revisions from the City of Elk Grove.
October 2018 – The City of Elk Grove responds with several items that need to be addressed in our site plan package. Our engineering team begins work on making the requested revisions.
September 2018 – Site plan package is submitted to the City of Elk Grove Planning Department.
August 2018 – Finalized package of our site plan from AM Structrual Design is reviewed by the EGACC Board of Directors and approved to be submitted to the City of Elk Grove.
July 2018 – The EGACC Board of Directors and the Oversight Committee meet with AM Structural Design to review the updates site plan. Also, after receiving a request for changes, the septic system design is updated and resent to Sacramento Counties Department of Environmental Management for review.
June 2018 – Further changes to the overall site plan are made in response to test results so far. The Geotechnical report is completed and also the designs for the future Masjid septic system is sent to the Sacramento County officials for review.
May 2018 – Seven test holes are drilled and soil samples are collected. 2 percolation tests are also conducted for design of a retention basin. Lab work on the soil samples are underway and are sent to our Civil Engineer to complete his drainage system plan.
April 2018 – Percolation tests are complete as weather allows for better working conditions. Soil tests are ordered but ground is still too soft (due to wetness) for drilling to begin.
March 2018 – Due to heavy rain, the percolation tests are unable to be completed as scheduled.
February 2018 – Information is requested by and provided to the City of Elk Grove regarding how our Masjid will function. An Environmental Review/Biological Assessment of our land is ordered by the City of Elk Grove. The City of Elk Grove Planning Department is provided with further information regarding the exterior elevations, septic tank design and overall site plan.
January 2018 – The EGACC Construction Committee along with our engineers from AM Structural Design Inc hold a pre-Submittal meeting with representatives from the City of Elk Grove Planning Department. Feedback is provided on the specifics of what the City of Elk Grove Planning Department will be looking for in our application package. Our engineers will take this feedback with them to continue working on our design and application package.
December 2017 – The Masjid al Tawheed Board holds a community meeting to unveil the designs for the new Masjid. Close to 50 members of the community participated in the unveiling.
November 2017 – The Masjid al Tawheed Board creates a Construction Committee to manage the future masjid project and appoints Br. Haroon Rahmani, Br. Dawud Alekozay, Br. Farzan Farzad and Haji Farid Farzad to the EGACC Construction Committee.
October 2017 – AM Structural Designs continues discussions with FEMA and the City of Elk Grove seeking resolution to several obstacles regarding our land use.
September 2017 – Masjid al Tawheed Board meets with AM Structural Design Inc to discuss preliminary plans for the future Masjid project. AM Structural Design Inc. begins its work with the City of Elk Grove and other relevant agencies.
August 2017 – Masjid al Tawheed Board begins preliminary discussions with architects. After receiving architect bids, the Masjid Board selects AM Structural Design Inc, headed by Engineer Amin Mahmood.
May 2015 – Adjacent lot purchased at the corner of Elk Grove Florin Blvd and Campbell Road.