Timeline Activity
2000 Land purchased by Detroit Telugu Association for a sum of $548,000.  Purchase agreement was signed by Saikumar Lingam, Veeraswamy Channamsetty and Ramachandra Reddy
October 29, 2007 Articles of Incorporation filed (ID#70236Y) by Saikumar Lingam, Sarada Gullapalli and Rao Guthikonda.
November 7, 2007 Received Tax ID (26-1347364) from IRS
November 7, 2007 Organized the first fund raising event under the banner of SV Temple & Cultural Center
December 17, 2007 Approved the Bylaws of SV Temple & Cultural Center (Saikumar Lingam, Srinivas Koneru, Sarada Gullapalli, Rao Guthikonda and Vaninath Uppalapati)
December 24, 2007 Detroit Telugu Association transferred land/warranty deed for 1$ valued at 553,558 dollars
December 2007 & January 2008 Funds transferred from Detroit Telugu Association to SV Temple & Cultural Center (approx. $300,000)
August 12, 2008

IRS approval as tax exempt organization 501 C-3

September 24, 2008

1st hearing by City of Novi planning council

October 22, 2008

2nd hearing by City of Novi

November 1, 2008

2nd Fund Raising Event held at St Toma

November 22, 2008 Hearing by Zoning board of appeal
March 18, 2009 Applied for wetland permit from DEQ 
July 21, 2009 DEQ Public Hearing
July 29, 2009 MSF Inducement application for Private bond inducement for $5.25M approved
August 10, 2009

August 10, 2009DEQ storm water discharge approved on 10-6-09 and expires 10-1-2010

Right of way/ Easement permit application with city

Soil Erosion and sediment control permit application

August/September, 2009

Bids for site work and temple were requested and Oliver/ Hatcher selected by point system as best bid

September 8, 2009

Wetland permit issued by the state

September 28, 2009

Vijaya Dasami; Bhoomipuja / Ground  breaking / Sankusthapanam

October 2, 2009 Final site plan approved SP 08-08 effective for 2 years
October, 2009 Site work started by Oliver Hatcher construction company
October 26, 2009 Filed Domestic Nonprofit corporation information update
November 21, 2009 Srinivasa Kalyanam
December, 2009 Launched new website; coordinmated by Srinivas Koneru
December 11 – 13, 2009 Balalayam open with Balaprathistapana