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Tenders Sought For Fire Stations

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Kilkivan Fire Station … a $1.8 million upgrade of this facility has been announced three times in the past three years by the State Government, tenders have now be sought

August 29, 2019

The State Government has opened tenders to build new fire stations at Yarraman and Kilkivan.

The Yarraman project, at 7 Toomey Street, has been bundled together in the tender process with the construction of a new fire station at Esk.

The tenders opened on August 22 and will close on September 12.

Money was allocated for the projects in the 2019-20 State Budget.

The promised new complex at Kilkivan has been a long time coming: $900,000 was set aside in the 2017-18 State Budget; followed by $900,000 in 2018-19 and $1.6 million in 2019-20.

Budget papers put the total cost of the facility at $1.8 million.

The fire station at Yarraman had $800,000 allocated in the 2018-19 Budget followed by $1.4 million in 2019-20 out of a projected total cost of $1.5 million.

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