Written November 17th, 2015 by Hasso Hering
Well, if there ever are problems with access to the highway from Albany’s new police headquarters, they can always try this as Plan B. Not really, but the issue caught the satirical eye of Darrell Pepper, the retired chief of police who dabbles as a cartoonist.
Written December 22nd, 2014 by Hasso Hering
One of the reasons Albany hired the Mackenzie firm of Portland to design new police and fire stations was the company’s commitment to and experience with a public process in moving the projects ahead. The firm is wasting no time following through.
Written November 6th, 2014 by Hasso Hering
Albany is getting close to picking the designs for its proposed new police headquarters and downtown fire station. Two separate plan-review committees are to make their recommendations to the city council on Nov. 12. And the following night, a special citizens task force on public safety facilities will discuss financing options, including a $20 million […]
Written October 29th, 2014 by Hasso Hering
The combined costs of Albany’s proposed new police headquarters and main fire station would range from a low of $21.3 million to a high of $25.6 million, according to the preliminary designs and cost estimates presented by five companies.