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County awards contract to build new Wildwood Fire Station



by Mikaela Kuefler fire engine, in a special display area.
Land for the station was acquired
Yellowhead County Council in 2016 and environmental studies, a
awarded the tender for the site survey, and design have all been
construction of the new Wildwood completed with the project going out
Fire Station to OML Construction for tender in late March 2017. BR2
Blind View Services in the amount of Architecture was commissioned.
BR2 Architecture is recommending
Window Fashions $3,361,000.000 on April 25. a construction contingency of
In addition to contingency and
furniture, the amount is within the $300,000.00 coupled with
2017 budget of $4,072,355.00 for the $230,000.00 allowed for furniture
Fire Station Project. and equipment, bringing the total for
"The bidding process was very the project to $4,063,355.00.
Custom Window Treatments competitive," said Mayor Gerald In addition to the tender, council
since 1988 Soroka. also agreed to provide a letter of
Wildwood Fire Station was the support for the Connect to Innovate
next fire station selected based on funding application.
780.723.5734 Julie Van Ember research and available land as per the Yellowhead County, 3CIS, and CCI
780.542.0898 blindvw@gmail.com fire station replacement program that Wireless have partnered on the The aging Wildwood Fire Station will soon be replaced with a new
started in 2011. application for the areas of Cadomin, $3.3M Station. photo Dana McArthur
Wildwood's building is over 40 Brule/Entrance Pinedale Estates, and
years old and has a sinking floor, Mayburn Mountain. deployment of high-speed internet
blind view asbestos in the walls, plumbing will bring high-speed internet to infrastructure; related purchases of contribution limit for new backbone
The Connect to Innovate program
projects can be up to 90%.
insulation, drywall, and a significant
Canadians in rural and remote
hardware and software or upgrades
In order for the application to be
roof issue. The amount of space
window fashions available in the old building was an communities. Project funding will of equipment; and leases of satellite considered, Council must be made
focus on building a new backbone
capacity and other costs directly
aware of the projects and provide a
issue as was the poor ventilation.
infrastructure in communities to
related to the program's eligible
Ongoing research and deployment
letter of support for the application.
provide connections to institutions
It was noted that there will be
activities, including rental of
models have been developed based
2017 Ads on lessons learned from the Robb like schools, hospitals, and libraries. equipment. It also includes fees for financial implications for the 2018
associated contracted services, such
In addition, eligibility will include
budget process with project kick off
station and the designation of CORE
backbone capacity upgrades and
as environmental assessment
in January 2018 if the application is
Stations in Yellowhead County.
So far, the Robb Fire Station has resiliency, as well as last-mile consultants or professional approved.
been completed, with the Evansburg infrastructure projects to households engineers. "This project allows for better
station currently in construction. and businesses where there are The program will operate on a cost competition and service. It is almost
The proposed new Wildwood persistent connectivity gaps and a sharing basis. fiber optic speed," said Chief
station will be smaller than the demonstrated need. Typically, the maximum amount of Administrative Officer Jack Ramme.
January 23 Evansburg station as it was not time, non-repayable contributions to funding that an applicant can request Councilor Williams inquired if this
The program will provide one-
for new backbone and new last-mile
will help the lack of cellular service
identified as a CORE station but will
eligible and approved applications.
is up to 75% of the total eligible
in Cadomin.
have a special feature incorporated.
Costs supported include direct
February 13 The Wildwood Station will be home labour and capital costs for the costs. For satellite dependent and "We're currently working with other
cellular providers," said Ramme.
remote communities, the program
to Yellowhead County's 1949 antique
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