Council Bluffs Law Enforcement Center Project

 City Council Update 4.10.17
On Monday, April 10, 2017 at the City Council Study Session members of the project team, including Mr. Ken Henton - Managing Partner with Hoefer Wysocki Architecture, Mr. Radd Way - Principal from Project Advocates, and Chief Tim Carmody provided an update on the project to the City Council and Mayor Walsh.  Take a few minutes to review the slide show above.   

Building A Safer Future for Council Bluffs
In a special election that was held on May 3, 2016, Council Bluffs voters approved a $20 million bond to fund the new police station. The City Council will decide on where the new police station will be built and will approve the hiring of architects to create plans for the facility.

The Need

Current Facility

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Facility Comparison

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  • The police department has exceeded the lifespan and space of its current headquarters.
  • The police department has outgrown its current headquarters.
  • The current headquarters limits the police department’s ability to effectively and efficiently serve the community.

Recommended Site

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For the average Council Bluffs homeowner of a $103,000 property, you will pay $2.47 a month.

  • Cost effectiveness can be achieved by properly balancing land acquisition costs with facility construction costs.
  • Careful consideration of construction materials and building features can provide a return on investment over time.
  • Having a long-term vision for design can help achieve cost efficiencies.


Presntation Presentations are being scheduled for groups that would like to learn more about new Law Enforcement Center Project.

To request a presentation for a group click here.
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