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New Police Facility
History -- City Council Presentations
The idea of a new police facility was discussed at 9 regular City Council meetings. To view the information presented, click on the meeting date listed below.

March 20, 2012               February 5, 2013            January 6, 2015

September 18, 2012         May 7, 2013

October 16, 2012             May 21, 2013

October 30, 2012             September 17, 2013

December 18, 2012         June 17, 2014    

After new information is presented to City Council, it will be added to this page.



Background Information
The history of the current facility and space needs assessments for a policy facility can be found here.

A volunteer Police Facility Committee was appointed to assist with the process of identifying a preferred location for the new Police Facility.  A list of committee members, minutes from each of the Police Facility Committee meetings, and public comment provided to the committee can be found here.



Location Criteria

Over the past two years, numerous properties have been investigated as possible locations for the police facility.  Features for an optimal site include:

  • Centrally located from a service and response perspective
  • 1 to 3 acres of land
  • Ability to contain costs within the proposed $8.9 million budget
  • Site analysis also takes into consideration:
    • Site work costs
    • Utility locations
    • Capacity for two access points
    • Topography and soil conditions
    • Ready access to US Highway 40
    • Neighborhood characteristics



Location Analysis and Map
Each of the 29 sites were evaluated based on the criteria listed above.  Below is a link to the location map identifying all the sites.  Click on the site number to view the information specific to location, size and how the site was evaluated.  The Pros, Cons and Deal Breakers for each site are listed.  

Police Sites Location Map



Public Comment
Input from our community is an important part of this process.  Please feel free to leave your comments by clicking HERE.



Public Comment from Police Station Tours
The Police Department conducted tours of the Yampa Street facility every Thursday in March of 2013.  Participants were invited to leave their comments at the conclusion of their tour. To view a summary of those comments, click HERE