JACKSON HOLE, WYO \u2013 On Monday, April 16, St. John\u2019s Medical Center (SJMC) facilities committee will interview three firms applying to be the construction manager at risk (CMAR) for the construction of St. John\u2019s new Living Center. The facilities committee will make a recommendation to the SJMC Board of Trustees, which will hold a special public meeting to vote on the committee\u2019s recommendation.\r\n\r\nThe public is invited to attend the interviews and the public meeting, both of which will be held in the boardroom.\r\n\r\n\u201cThe community has demonstrated tremendous interest in this project,\u201d said Cynthia Hogan, chair of the SJMC Board of Trustees. \u201cWe invite the public to remain engaged by attending this process.\u201d\r\n\r\nThe interviews will take place from 8:00 to 11:00 am. Each firm will have 30 minutes to make a presentation and 15 minutes to answer questions. The schedule will be as follows:\r\n\r\n \t8:00am:\u00a0Big-D Construction, headquartered in Salt Lake City, with offices in Jackson, WY\r\n \t9:00am:\u00a0GE Johnson Construction Company, based in Colorado and Wyoming, with offices in Jackson\r\n \t10:00am:\u00a0Haselden Construction, based in Colorado, with offices in Wyoming\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nAt 11:00am, the facilities committee will hold a closed session to discuss its findings and select the firm to recommend to the Board of Trustees.\r\n\r\nAt 11:45am, the Board of Trustees will have a public meeting to vote on the facility committee\u2019s recommendation for a CMAR and authorize SJMC administration to negotiate pricing.\r\n\r\nThe SJMC facilities committee is comprised of representatives of the SJMC staff, SJMC Board of Trustees, and the community. The facilities committee began the selection process for a CMAR in March with a review of statements of qualifications from interested firms.\r\n\r\nThe new facility will provide long-term residential nursing care, memory support, transitional care (short-term rehabilitation), and hospice and respite care services.