December 6, 2021: The new fire station build documents were released for bid. The City received a great response from contractors. The bid opening took place on January 6, 2022. The construction management firm is currently meeting with the contractors regarding the scope of work. The construction management firm will be providing a recommendation to the City soon identifying the lowest responsible bidders. After receipt of the recommendation, City staff will review the recommendation. If accepted, the recommendation will be presented to City Council.
October 12, 2021: City Council approved contracts for the temporary fire station development. The work will include site leveling, the placement of utilities, and paving to accommodate a modular living quarter, a garage for equipment, and a construction trailer. Monday, October 18, 2021, a fence will be placed surrounding the site during the development of the temporary station for public safety and will be removed approximately 60 days after placement. The placement of the modular living quarters and garage are to occur in early December. The temporary fire station will be located in Brown Park across the street from the current Ravinia Fire Station to provide consistent service to the southern portion of the City.
Important upcoming dates regarding the new fire station development include:
- 10/21/2021 Bid Documents publicly issued
- 11/01/2021 A pre-bid meeting
- 11/15/2021 Bid opening
- 12/13/2021 City Council receives bid recommendations
All dates may be subject to change.June 30, 2021: City representatives hosted a community meeting about the building design and the construction timeline for this important public safety project.
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January 26, 2021: With the City anticipated to advance through the planning, design, and engineering phases of the Ravinia Fire Station redevelopment project during 2021, an update regarding the scope of the project was provided during the Committee of the Whole on Monday, January 25, 2021. Construction is anticipated to begin in 2022. City staff and the project architect presented information pertaining to the Ravinia Fire Station redevelopment. Video of the presentation is available here, and the accompanying PowerPoint is available here.
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Questions pertaining to the Ravinia Fire Department redevelopment may be directed to the City Manager's Office at 847.926.1000.