New Building Updates

Water quality device installed

October 12, 2019

This week the crew completed installation of the CrystalStream Water Quality Vault, bringing us to near completion of the stormwater management facility!   Stormwater management is a complex and costly necessity in modern construction. Our new parking lot will have surface drains that route stormwater runoff from impervious surfaces to an underground pipe, which will…

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Pouring concrete for the pond

September 27, 2019

This week the crew poured the concrete for the detention pond walls, and today the forms came off!   These forms were erected to the pond’s engineered specifications, encompassing the rebar that went in as a first step. The crew then poured concrete into the forms and allowed it to cure. Today the forms were…

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Detention pond taking shape

September 21, 2019

The walls for the detention pond are going up! The rebar and forms are mostly in place, and concrete should be flowing soon. This stormwater management facility is required by the City of Marietta and is being built per the prescribed specifications.   After construction is complete, stormwater runoff from impervious surfaces (buildings, parking lots,…

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Preparing for concrete

September 18, 2019

After a slight delay in site work while we secured the building permit, we are now rocking and rolling again!   The construction crew is building out the forms for the slab, and it’s so exciting to see the footprint for our new shelter emerging from the earth. After the forms are complete, it will…

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Future Welcome Center renovation underway

September 16, 2019

After our campus improvements are complete, the existing house on the Waterman lot will serve as our new reception hub and community outreach center. The renovation work that will make the structure suitable for our purposes has now kicked into gear!   We’ll be installing some new flooring, creating an open reception area, hanging new…

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HSCC hosts groundbreaking celebration

August 3, 2019

To celebrate the kickoff of the construction phase of our project, we hosted an on-site event that included HSCC Board members, staff, and volunteers, as well as invited guests Cheryl Richardson (Councilwoman, Ward 1), Joseph R. Goldstein (Councilman, Ward 7), and Ken Morton (Morton Construction).   The highlight of the event was Board Chair and…

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Earth is moving!

August 1, 2019

Morton’s construction team has begun grading the Waterman Street site. Our new shelter facility will sit behind the existing house on the lot, which we’ll be using as a reception hub and public outreach center. The entire lot is situated on a slope, so there’s a fair amount of site grading to be done.  …

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Site work begins

July 30, 2019

We have officially entered the construction phase of our new building project! The first step of this journey was tree removal. The removal crew worked hard over a period of days to get this done, and it was quite the undertaking. There were several difficult trees and a couple of particularly large old specimens.  …

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HSCC announces new building and campus improvement project

July 2, 2019

We have announced plans to build a new one-level 2,500-square-foot shelter custom-designed to house and care for cats. The new shelter will feature a cageless, low-stress environment with four free-roam adult cat rooms, a free-roam kitten room, a bonding room, and suites dedicated to cats with special needs. Groundbreaking is slated for July 2019, and…

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148 S. Fairground St. SE
Marietta, GA 30060

We are open Monday – Saturday, 12 pm – 5 pm, by appointment only.

Please call 770-428-LOST (5678) to set up an appointment.


Phone: 770-428-LOST (5678)
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