Is there a detailed facility program available at this time?

A detailed facility program has not yet been developed. The key components include

  • Secure parking, including a squad garage-room for overflow secure evidence storage, SWAT area, animal impound capability and police canine area
  • Focus on site security (internal and external) (Police)
  • Evidence facility: separate intake for vehicle to bring evidence into a garage. Intake room for initial processing with pass-through lockers. Evidence storage with separate vaults for general property, firearms, narcotics, and cash. Separate ventilation system for narcotics vault.
  • Large open concept police lobby with separate interview rooms (hard versus soft interviews). One secure interview room with rear access to detention facility. Access to police conference room from public lobby with separate staff entrance.
  • Large open concept squad room with individual workspaces for patrol/CSOs. Sergeant offices on perimeter of squad room.
  • On-site training facilities (joint where appropriate)
    • Police training: room for simulator, mat room for use of force, small classroom for instruction
    • Multi-story tower
      • Ability to flow water from fire hoses, activate sprinkler heads, fire alarm systems, stand-pipes, forcible entry, etc.
      • Adjacent open-space for auto extrication
    • Gun range with 4 to 6 lanes
  • Community space for public events and meetings
    • Ideally, accessible from lobby without needing to enter access controlled spaces
  • Separate spaces for police and fire, yet flexible, shared spaces where appropriate
  • Publicly accessible lobby
    • FD History Center space in lobby
      • Place for historic trucks
      • FF memorial area
    • Secured access to FD from lobby
  • Fire office area
    • Offices for Chiefs and Fire Marshall (4-6)
    • Open larger flex office space
      • Multiple workstations
      • Supervisor spaces adjacent
  • Space for construction plan review with appropriate media and storage to support activity
  • Large Training Classroom (50 – 100 people)
    • Sub-dividable
    • Multi-media capable
    • Convert to Emergency Operations Center
    • Adjacent breakout conference space
  • Firefighter crew quarters
    • Full-Kitchen and Dining Space
    • Individual Sleeping Rooms (4 to 6)
      • Including Bathroom w/Shower (Open to Jack and Jill Concept)
    • Recreation/Lounge Area
    • Workstation (Study, Office, etc.)
    • Wellness Area
    • Adjacent to or quickly accessible to truck bays
  • Firefighter workout space and equipment
  • Apparatus Bays
    • Drive-thru truck bays
    • Exhaust Removal System
    • Adjacent FF Turnout Gear Locker Area
      • Includes FF PPE Wash area (extractor and dryer)
    • Adjacent SCBA Fill Station

View the Space Needs Analysis (PDF) for more information.

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1. Can I schedule a building or site tour?
2. What type of contract does the City intend to use to secure these services?
3. The RFP cites a max of 24 pages in the proposal. Do cover pages and dividing pages count?
4. Are you looking for hours, rates and cost broken down by each phase of design and construction? Are you also looking for hours and rates for consultants?
5. Is there a detailed facility program available at this time?
6. Will the city directly contract the site survey, geotechnical, asbestos testing, and commissioning services?
7. Has the City performed any community engagement activities for the project?
8. Are the original drawings for the existing fire station available?
9. Can the schedule requested (item g on page 2 of RFP) be integrated into project approach work plan section (item h on page 3)?
10. Would the city require the consultant to perform post-construction services? Example: warranty inspections, commission assistance, record drawings, etc.?
11. Was a facility condition assessment performed?
12. Since the project will have a construction manager, does the design team need to include a cost estimator as a 3rd party to verify estimates?
13. What is the typical review and approval process for new projects? How much time is needed for city council review?
14. What is the city's budget for this project?