Section 3 Participation
Low-Moderate income Chatham County residents. Subcontractors on site continue to employ local residents of Chatham County. As of December ’08
and January ’09 monthly reporting, a total of 137 local residents (45%) worked on Phase I.
Construction Apprentice Participants
Several Sustainable Fellwood Subcontractors continue to provide employment opportunities and training to CAP* program participants. 11 CAP students have been hired to work & develop their skills on Phase I.
*CAP is a collaborative effort between Step Up Savannah, Chatham County, and Savannah Technical College and the Home Builders Association of Savannah
In December/January, a total of 67 individuals were hired to work on Phase I, resulting in many persons becoming gainfully employed during a down economy. There have been numerous ‘success’ stories of persons being employed on site who are financially contributing to the local Savannah economy, while providing for the needs of their families.
(All workers on site are required to be photographed and badged) As of March 10, 2009 – the development has badged 359 workers. Estimated Average number of workers on-site daily: 80.