Officials say the Princeton (MA) fire station, built in 1890, has outlived its useful life, reports spectrumnews1.com, and the town is looking to build a new public safety building for both the police and fire departments at the site of the old Center school.
Residents will vote Saturday whether to transfer money from other town accounts and go ahead with spending $850,000 on the design plan. There will be another vote in the future to go ahead with construction on a new building. Town officials say they’re hoping to receive grants to help pay for the estimated $11.8 million project.
Officials say that the station is not compliant with certain standards, the building’s ceilings are failing, and space is tight.