Rosemount Breaks Ground on New Dual Campus
Police Station and Public Works Facility Looks to the Future
Thursday afternoon, City of Rosemount staff, city council, and construction partners officially broke ground on a 160,000 square foot facility that will house the City’s Police and Public Works departments. The building will be centrally located at 14041 Biscayne Avenue in Rosemount.
The dual campus, expected to cost $58M, offers several key improvements to address current and future needs – focusing on operational efficiency and space requirements, as well as staff wellbeing. A land donation from Flint Hills and a land swap with the National Guard saved the city $2M in land acquisition costs and secured a centralized location relative to the city’s population density. The move will offer relief and consolidate current facilities which have been modified and pieced together over the past 20 years to accommodate the fast-growing community. Key features of the building include:
• Room for Police and Public Works staff and equipment growth expected over the next 25 years
• Improved access and mobility in relation to railroad crossings
• New Emergency Operations Center
• Focus on total wellness for all staff – with special focus on Police Officer wellness
• Onsite training opportunities including gun range and 100-person training room
• Innovative system using stormwater run-off for vehicle washing
“I’m a firm believer in taking care of the people who take care of the people,” stated Police Chief Mikael Dahlstrom. “That is what we have here - Police and Public Works staff have a lot thrown at them, so we are creating a space with wellness in mind. In addition, we work with a variety of advocates and the ability to have them onsite is critical to our staff and to our residents who are in need of support.”
“This move will be a huge relief for our Public Works Department, who currently work out of a half-dozen different locations around the city,” said Public Works Director Nick Egger. “The opportunity for improved synergy, collaboration, communication, and efficiencies will be a great benefit to our department and the community we serve.”
Construction on the facility is expected to take approximately 18 months, with staff expected to move in late in 2024. For updates on the project, follow our project website.
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