new Fire Station is officially open and was dedicated at 2pm on
September 18, 2004 with many community, former fire deparment members,
as well as surrounding fire dept members present. A great time of
fellowship and the chicken barbecue followed.
building came in close to budget, although the final bill has not
been paid yet.
Simonson Builders, Inc. out of Ashland was awarded the bid as General
Contractor in the amount of $794,612.00.
The HVAC, Plumbing, and Electrical Trades Contract was awarded to
Gene's Refrigeration in a combination bid of $166,600.00.
split face, 11,500 square foot building has 4 generous truck/squad
bays and offices, as well as a dispatch room, gear room, and meeting
majority of the funds came from the Fire Levy, with the balance
from the General Fund.