Every decision a Fire Chief makes is temporary.

The next Mayor, City Manager or Chief can change them.

Whether it is about policy, procedure, personnel, tactics, strategy, or the budget, none of the Chief’s decisions are permanent; except one.

Decisions made about the design and functionality of a firehouse are permanent. You only get one chance on this one.

You need to get it right.



This building replaces old #24, circa 1970

10350 square feet, 2 bays, two company

Tight, challenging site with elevation changes

Firetruck path of travel reversed

Tallest Building in inventory

Public meeting room

Five bedrooms finished

Five bedrooms roughed in

Can expand by two additional bedrooms totaling 12

HVAC in interstitial space with maintenance catwalk

On all our other projects we would carry the design architect through construction as the Project Manager. This is the only project that the design architect was not kept on the job during the Construction phase. I'll just use the same phrase they in Hollywood, Creative Differences.

Old #24