The City’s Master Plan for Lebanon Cemetery includes plans for a covered ceremony shelter structure near the center of the Cemetery. The shelter is meant as a covered area, out of the elements, for funeral & burial services to occur. The master plan for the cemetery can be found here. The City was approached in 2019 by an individual who was interested in donating funds toward the design and construction of the ceremonial structure. The City entered into an agreement with the individual in late 2019 and began planning/design work on the shelter. After rejecting the initial bids due to high cost, the City Council awarded the construction of the project to Met-Con Construction in March 2021.
A rendered depiction of the project is shown on the link found here. The project includes:
Construction on the project is beginning in early May 2021 with final completion planned for late fall of 2021.