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File #: 2020-1242    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Preliminary Item
File created: 10/7/2020 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 10/27/2020 Final action:
Title: Commission District(s): 4 & 7 Approval and authorization for the Administration with assistance from the SPLOST Program Management Team to negotiate the purchase of property on behalf of DeKalb County, land identified by the Fire Rescue Department for the proposed new location of Fire Station No. 27, to be located in unincorporated DeKalb County. The SPLOST Program Management Team will follow all negotiation procedures as identified by DeKalb County. Approval to use SPLOST funds identified in Category 2A, Replace Existing Fire Station(s) and Construct New Fire Station(s) and Related Capital Equipment.

                                    

Public Hearing:  YES      NO                                                   Department: Fire & Rescue Services                                     

 

SUBJECT:

Title

Commission District(s): 4 & 7

Approval and authorization for the Administration with assistance from the SPLOST Program Management Team to negotiate the purchase of property on behalf of DeKalb County, land identified by the Fire Rescue Department for the proposed new location of Fire Station No. 27, to be located in unincorporated DeKalb County. The SPLOST Program Management Team will follow all negotiation procedures as identified by DeKalb County.  Approval to use SPLOST funds identified in Category 2A, Replace Existing Fire Station(s) and Construct New Fire Station(s) and Related Capital Equipment.                 

 

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Information Contact: Darnell Fullum

Phone Number: 678-406-7731

 

PURPOSE:

To consider purchasing land to construct a new fire station as identified in SPLOST Program Category 2A, Replace Existing Fire Station(s) and Construct New Fire Station(s) and Related Capital Equipment.

 

NEED/IMPACT:

The Fire Rescue Department has identified Fire Station No. 27 as one of the New Fire Stations needed to adequately serve the county; it will also improve the ISO rating for this area of the county.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

Funding for all cost related to the purchase of land acquisition is identified in the SPLOST Program Category 2A.

 

RECOMMENDATION:

Recommended Action

To approve and authorize the Administration and SPLOST Program Team to negotiate the purchase of property on behalf of DeKalb County Board of Commissioners, land identify by Fire Chief Fullum of the Fire Rescue Department for the purpose of constructing a New Fire Station No. 27 located in unincorporated DeKalb County.