House of Flags to begin renovation project

Published 4:23 pm Wednesday, December 1, 2010

The board of directors of the House of Flags Museum met Monday, November 22, to finalize plans to begin work on the museum to be located in the historic firehouse building in Columbus.

The board agreed to commence work as soon as possible on the remodeling project by approving the expenditure of $51,500 for front lobby and restroom facilities. Several other renovations of the old building will take place simultaneously. These include: reinforcing the walls of the structure, stripping out old plumbing and electrical lines and fixtures and framing doors.

Board member Frank Ortiz said he was happy work would soon begin. He said, Its been a long time in coming but the community has shown its generosity and support and has made it all possible. I am very happy we are moving forward.