City Council hires contractor for new police station, other buildings | The Calhoun Times

The Calhoun City Council unanimously approved the recommendation of architect Gregg Sims to hire Felker Construction Co. Inc., with a low bid of $4.8 million, to build the new police station, vehicle service building and recreation parks maintenance building at McDaniel Station Road and Recreation Drive.

City Manager Paul Worley said 11 bids from across the state were received for the 2018 Special Purpose, Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) project, and that Felker not only had the lowest bid but also the confidence of the architect.

The project includes a 13,754-square-feet police station, a 5,000-square-feet vehicle service building and a 4,000-square-feet maintenance building for the parks department. Worley said the new buildings will allow the police department to be housed under the same roof for the first time in a long time, will create a dedicated location for working and cleaning city vehicles, will included a dedicated kennel and related

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