[Change of title, minor reworking completed about 9:40 a.m.]
From the Daily Chronicle yesterday:
DeKALB – Some members of the DeKalb City Council raised concerns Monday about the lack of a basement in the new DeKalb police station.
The issue surfaced while a representative from PSA Dewberry, the architecture firm in charge of designing the $12 million building, as well as a construction manager and city officials, gave the council an update on the building’s design phase.
“The lowest level was the most expensive real estate on the entire project,” [Public Works director T.J.] Moore said. “… We could get everything we absolutely needed to have by giving up something we wanted to have.”
Apparently, there are costs associated with the necessity of moving a sewer line on the proposed police station property. Continue reading Basement-less Police Station, Costs of Moving a Sewer Line: Related?