Home » Featured Stories, News » College Station City Council Not Ready To Approve Design Of New Police Headquarters

College Station City Council Not Ready To Approve Design Of New Police Headquarters

The process of designing of College Station’s new police headquarters will take longer.

The $28 million dollar project is financed by bonds as part of a two cent increase in College Station property taxes in the fiscal year 2018 budget.

At a special meeting this week, the council directed staff to make changes to the exterior design of what will be built at Dartmouth and Krenek Tap, west of Central Park.

A council majority was also interested in forming a committee to ensure the exterior of new city buildings follow a common theme.

Mayor Karl Mooney’s concern was not further delaying the start of construction due the rising cost of materials following three hurricanes in the last six weeks.



Mooney was supported by councilman James Benham, who proposed the committee.



Blanche Brick was also part of the council majority to form a committee to approve how all new city buildings look on the outside.



Since the council’s first approved moving forward with the new police headquarters, the size has been reduced by about five percent…or 4,000 square feet…to remain within the $28 million dollar budget.

A total of $1.86 million has been spent or committed to project design so far.

City of College Station New Police Headquarters from City of College Station

Short URL:

Posted by on Oct 6 2017. Filed under Featured Stories, News.
Listen Live to WTAW 1620

Unable to display Facebook posts.
Show error

Error: (#4) Application request limit reached
Type: OAuthException
Code: 4
Please refer to our Error Message Reference.

© 2018 WTAW. All Rights Reserved. Log in -