Option 2a involves the distribution of major components of the Archives.
||Distribution of operations between a downtown site (storefront) and an offsite location to store the majority of the collection.
Includes climate-controlled vault for 25% of holdings onsite (remaining 75% at separate facility).
Supports current and improved program needs.
||Smaller storefront easier and quicker to secure; includes 20-year growth horizon.
||Assumes two new builds needed.
Most costly of all 4 options.
Space/equipment/staffing duplication over two sites.
Clients may need to request records 1-3 days in advance.
Risk of loss and damage to records due to frequent transport
Significant work needed to transition to this model of service delivery.
||Availability of site for both downtown and offsite locations.