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File #: 22-1048    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Request Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/3/2022 In control: City Commission
On agenda: 9/6/2022 Final action:
Title: PRESENTATION AND ADOPTION OF THE FIRE RESCUE DEPARTMENT MASTER PLAN
Sponsors: Public Works Department, Fire Rescue Department
Attachments: 1. 2022 09 06 DBFR Masterplan_Bond Referendum 090222
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TO: Mayor and Commissioners
FROM: Missie Barletto, Director Public Works
THROUGH: Terrence R. Moore, ICMA-CM
DATE: September 6, 2022

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PRESENTATION AND ADOPTION OF THE FIRE RESCUE DEPARTMENT MASTER PLAN

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Recommended Action:
Recommendation
Recommend Adoption of the Fire Rescue Department Master Plan

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Background:
The Public Works Department and Delray Beach Fire Rescue (DBFR) have coordinated with WGI engineering firm to create a master plan for structural hardening of the five building facilities and envelopes to resist the design load generated from wind speed of 210 mph which is above and beyond the wind speed specified by Florida Building Code (wind speed of 186 mph) and ICC/NSSA 500 Standard for design and construction of storm shelters for inclement weather (wind speed of 200 mph):

Fire Station 111 HQ (501 W. Atlantic Avenue)
Fire Station 115 (4000 Old Germantown Road)
Fire Station 112 (35 N. Andrews Avenue)
Ocean Rescue (340 South Ocean Boulevard)
Fire Station 114 (4321 Lake Ida Road)

This design approach ensures that the building will be operational during and after the storm events. Building hardening will also require a significant reinforcement and modification to existing foundation, structural walls, and roof framings.

In addition to the improvement of these facilities to withstand major storms, the plan also addresses interior programming and space allocation requirements for these facilities to provide for adequate space and storage needs into the future. Site visits were conducted by WGI with all stakeholders to discuss the existing conditions, current needs, and future growth. It has been determined that all facilities are currently outgrown and will require significant upgrades to meet current demand and future growth, meet Florida Building Code requirements and improve overall operations of the DBFR facilities. All analyzed facilities have a developed building program for current and future needs to assist with eval...

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