Fees & Conditions for Rental
On Friday and Saturday nights, music and liquor service shall conclude no later than 10:30 p.m. The building must be completely vacated by the catering staff and all vendors by 12:00 a.m. On Sunday through Thursday nights, music shall conclude no later than 9:30 p.m., and catering staff and all other vendors vacating the building by 11:00 p.m. The building will be opened for set-up by prearrangement.
Please contact the Rental Coordinator for the current fee schedule. A deposit of half of the total fee (hereinafter "Deposit") is due and payable by the Renter at the time the Rental Contract is submitted for approval to the Rental Committee. If this rental is not approved, the Deposit will be returned promptly to the Renter. The balance of the fee (hereinafter "Balance") shall be paid one (1) month in advance of the event. The fee includes:
- the use of the Facility;
- all reasonable janitorial costs;
- usual School designated interior House Manager and exterior security guards on the day of the event;
the use, if desired, of the Baby Grand Piano;
- does not include catering or catering equipment, including tables, chairs, cutlery, or linens.
Only those service contractors included on the Schools' "approved" list may work in this facility. No rental event can take place unless one of these organizations is involved. A representative from one of these organizations must sign these Conditions as a statement that they will ensure that said Conditions will be maintained. All event contractors are requested to contact the Rental Coordinator to schedule set-up, delivery, and pick-up times. Schools of the Sacred Heart are not responsible for any items left (including food and beverages) after the premises have been vacated by the renting party.
All contractors must assume responsibility for a quiet and smooth clean-up and removal of equipment. Garbage must be double-bagged, tied, and taken off premises. Large items or items that could not be removed by the mandatory time of 11:00 p.m. Sunday through Thursday or 12:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday must be picked up by prearrangement the following day. Excessive noise will result in the service contractors being removed from the "approved" list.
The Flood Mansion is located in a residential area. The Trustees and Administration of the Schools are very concerned that unreasonable noise from rental events does not disrupt the neighborhood. This facility is an appropriate venue only for events of reasonable decorum. Noise levels at any time during the event, including but not limited to guest departure, must be non-disruptive for the neighborhood. A complaint of noise levels may result in police involvement and a reasonable fine. Although amplified music is permitted, the decibel level of all music is monitored by a meter to keep it within a predetermined range. Pianos are available for use in the Reception Room and Grand Hall by prearrangement with the Rental Coordinator. All music must cease at 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 9:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday.
Valet parking is required and must be arranged for by the Renter using a list of approved valet companies. All valet parking must be off street.
Rice, rose petals, etc., may not be thrown during wedding receptions. Schools of the Sacred Heart retain the right to preview and approve all publicity and invitations used for any event.