Public Safety Training Center

Proposed Bond Project Information

Project Budget: $10,400,000

Revised Project Budget: $15,350,218

Bond Issuance Date: August 2023
Project Start Date: May 2022
Construction Start Date: October 2023
Estimated Completion Date: December 2024
Architect: Moseley Architects
Construction Manager-At-Risk: Samet Corportation
Operating Impact: $136,965

Public Safety Training Center

Public Safety Center:
• 14,000 SF with 12 lanes
• 15,000 SF Classroom Building adjoining Fire Burn Building and Fire Tower
• Dedicated Shooting Simulator Space
• Basic Law Enforcement Training
• Driving Pad
• Emergency Medical Services (Future)

In addition to the debt-funded project approved for $12,400,000 to build the Public Safety Training Center, there is an additional Water and Sewer extension project for $500,000 funded with federal American Rescue Plan (ARP) funding. The lines are expected to benefit residential areas adjacent to the site as well as the Training Center.

Public Safety Training Center
Bond Project Updates

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Green Level Site:
At their October 16th meeting, County Commissioners approved the final bond sale and approved additional capital reserve funds for the remaining bond projects. The bond sale was also completed on October 31st. On October 26th, Samet held the pre-bid and outreach session for subcontractors interested in bidding on the project. Bid packages are due to Samet on November 14th. Construction is currently scheduled to begin in January 2024.

Burlington Site:
A draft lease/memorandum of understanding has been presented to the College for review. Mr. Longest has also reviewed the document provided his comments and recommended changes. We expect the City to review the agreement at their 11/20/23 work session and consider approval shortly thereafter. We also expect to present the agreement for approval in December to the Board of Trustees. Once approved, the lease will be sent to the NCCCS system office as required.