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Bainbridge Police & Fire Facilities Assessment

The Bainbridge Island Fire Department in collaboration with City of Bainbridge Island hired Mackenzie to conduct a study to evaluate their three existing fire stations and police station to determine what projects would be required to better meet the goals and future needs of the Fire and Police Departments. Mackenzie started the process by individually evaluating the four existing stations, noting items not in compliance with current building code (NFPA standards, WAC requirements, ADA accessibility, and energy code, structural). The design team closely examined systems and materials damaged...Learn more

Stevens County Fire Needs Assessment

Stevens County Fire Protection District No. 1, looking to evaluate current and future needs for the Loon Lake, Suncrest and Clayton areas, hired Mackenzie to develop a needs assessment to evaluate the current stations within these communities. The needs assessment report enabled the Fire District to understand its current and future needs by defining the spatial requirements for equipment, supplies and staff for the three stations under consideration. Mackenzie started the process of evaluating the existing stations, noting items not in compliance with current building code (ADA accessibility...Learn more

Sandy Police Station

The exterior of this two-story facility was developed to meet the City of Sandy’s stringent design standards. Exterior elements consist of fiber cement lap siding, board and batten, a concrete masonry unit base, gabled roofing and architectural aluminum clad windows. Exterior site improvements included stormwater retention and treatment, secure covered parking, and pervious asphalt. The completed facility houses the Sandy Police Department with space designed to allow use by visiting law enforcement agencies. Interior program elements include: a public lobby; private offices; a large briefing...Learn more

Hood River Fire Station

Mackenzie was hired by the City of Hood River to develop a needs assessment, investigate options for remodeling and expanding their existing headquarter station, and forecast remodel/expansion costs vs. options developed to construct a new station. Following the completion of the needs assessment phase of the project, Mackenzie was retained to complete the design and engineering of the project, assist the City with public bidding process and participate with the City in the construction administration phase of the project. Construction of the 21,500 SF facility commenced in May 2011 and was...Learn more

Buckley Fire Station

Mackenzie was selected to develop a needs assessment and conceptual design, forecast project costs, and create materials to aid in the bond campaign efforts for the development of a new 20,000 SF station for the City of Buckley. The project team, including the design team and key staff from the Buckley Fire Department, worked together to develop a conceptual design that fit in well with the surrounding community and met the needs of the expanding volunteer department. A series of site and floor plan studies was developed and a visioning session was held with the Department and community...Learn more
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