Mull & Weithman Architects, Inc. was hired by the Jackson Township Trustee’s to assist in the preparation of the design for a new Satellite Station as well as the associated Statement of Probable Cost for Construction. This information was used in the preparation and ultimately the securing of a Federal Stimulus Grant. (ARRA Assistance to Firefighters – Fire Station Construction Grants) The new facility, encompassing slightly over 10,000 s.f., with interior spaces including 2 apparatus bays with adjacent ancillary spaces, EMS treatment / triage room, watch room, and living quarters for 7 fire fighters. In addition to a classroom for training and a physical fitness room, many training opportunities were incorporated into the design, at a minimal additional expense. Exterior features include a 911 Memorial, designed around a piece of steel from the “World Trade Center terrorist attack”, with a time capsule incorporated into its base, a grilling area, covered patio, and a screened whole house generator / electric transformer enclosure, not visible from the street. This project received LEED Gold Certification with the USGBC.
“We could not be happier with the final product. They have designed and executed a unique, innovative, energy efficient and neighborhood appropriate building. …Joe and B.J. worked with our department and the neighbors to ensure everyone’s concerns were met and the Station was completed within budget. They were aggressive in resolving issues and worked to find the right answers to the problems.”
Chief Rick Dawson