Councilmember Winters attended the groundbreaking for Surprise Farms Park improvements on February 28. When improvements are complete, by the end of 2015, residents can enjoy a new skate park, splash pad, basketball courts and more!
This summer, Fire Station 304 moved into a new 1,500 square-foot temporary, modular, station at the intersection of 163rd Avenue and Happy Valley Road. Accompanying the new modular station is a new garage for the storage of the fire apparatus and equipment. Although these improvements are not the permanent solution, these temporary improvements are a significant upgrade for the Fire-Medical Department.
The council voted unanimously for the upgraded facility last year. The new station includes a living room, kitchen, training room, four dorms and an office.
The timing of the permanent fire station is dependent upon the growth patterns in the immediate region. When the time comes to construct the permanent facility, the temporary station is situated on the 3-acre site in a manner that will not disturb the current Fire-Medical service operation.