35: Headquarters, Fire Station 1, Apparatus & Maintenance Shop

Project Description from submission form

This new 28,375 square foot Fire Department facility located in the downtown area will replace the current facility. This new facility will house:

  •  Fire Department Headquarters
  • Fire station
  • Apparatus repair shop facility
  • Fueling facility for ACCGOV vehicles
  • Backup emergency operations center in HQ
  • Community/Training Room


The facility will be built/designed with adequate space for current and future expansion. The following functions will be housed at this facility:  Administration, Operations, Fire Marshal's Office, Emergency Management, Community Room, Ham Radio space,  the Apparatus Shop, and a fueling island for Fire Department vehicles and other Athens-Clarke County Government vehicles. The facility will address needs for a community room, exercise room, two meeting/training rooms, an adequate size break room/kitchen, file storage, plan review space/storage, and interview rooms for fire investigators.

Estimated Cost:  
SPLOST 2020 Budget
$14,679,000
Estimated Annual Operating Impact
$55,500

Project Presentation Video

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