Heavy machinery is gobbling up chunks of dirt at the site where the city of Novato will debut its administrative offices in the fall of 2013.
This video shows the scene at Machin Avenue, just across the street from the Novato Police Department and a few feet away from Novato City Hall and the Novato Community House. Ground was broken during a July 17.
The $14.5 million project was approved unanimously by the Novato City Council after about 30 years of debate about new city offices. It will be home to more than 60 city employees and be the key cog in the city's renovated civic center complex in Old Town.
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