Park Ridge officials move towards new building to house future fire truck
By Joe Bachman
PARK RIDGE — Park Ridge officials have moved forward with plans to construct a new building to house a future fire truck.
Whether or not the building will act as a heated storage shed, or a fire station complete with an office, is still left open for discussion. What is known is that officials approved to create a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a 50×70 building to potential contractors. Once a bid is accepted, the cost would eventually be hammered out.
Village President Randy Busch pointed out that the decision whether to build a storage shed or a full station would require further discussion. Plans are also in place to purchase a used fire truck, though no further updates were given on the process at Monday’s board meeting.
Whichever new structure comes about wouldn’t be expected to be completed until sometime in 2020.