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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Question

I have a church with an attached parish center that is approximately 9000 sq. feet. We are wondering what the standard amount of time is to maintain this area. The church is used daily, but the parish center is used infrequently with 2 offices that are used 5 days a week. The person would have to clean and do small maintenance projects as they arise. Thank you!


Answer

There is no standard time for such an undefined responsibility. You have unknowns all over the place.
Daily use by how many people? Doing what?
What does infrequently mean in connection with the parish center? What sort of activity is involved there?
What type of maintenance projects? Maintenance of what?
I suspect you need to offer an hourly rate to cover whatever may show up. Or, at least, define better what is expected.

Lynn E. Krafft, ICAN/ATEX Editor
lekrafft@juno.com