The Pasco County Commission has approved spending $1,650,000 to purchase 3.25 acres from SR 54 Land Associates for Fire Station No. 45.
The land is located on State Road 54. The new fire station is intended to service Trinity, Starkey Ranch, Asturia, Bexley and surrounding communities within a 5-mile radius.
The purchase will support the needs of future growth in the area.
The anticipated start date for construction is April 2023, with completion expected in April 2024.
A market value appraisal was completed on Nov. 12, using a sales comparison approach. The appraisal valued the land at $1,840,000. The property is vacant and is zoned for commercial use.
Funding for the land purchase and all closing costs is budgeted and available in the Public Safety General Obligation Bond Series 2020 Fund, Fire Rescue, Station 45.
Published March 31, 2021
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