Medford Fire DepartmentFacility Condition Assessment
City of Medford - 1 - Maguire Group Inc.June 20, 2011 Project No. 19119
Maguire Group Inc. performed a detailed building conditions assessment of all 6Medford Fire Stations from March to May 2011. The intent of this report is todocument existing conditions; to provide an analysis of the facility and site; and to makerecommendations for improvements with the ultimate goal to provide a framework forwhich the City can make informed decisions to improve the longevity and functionalityof the six fire stations which will enhance firefighting operations throughout the City of Medford.In order provide information to City leaders who will ultimately fund the requiredrepairs we have categorized the work by priority, to determine the urgency and timeframe in which the work needs to be undertaken. We have used the followingclassification system, which is elaborated upon in the Introduction:
Priority 1: Currently Critical - requires immediate action
Priority 2: Potentially Critical - likely to become Priority 1 within year
Priority 3: Necessary, Not Yet Critical - requires appropriate attention
Priority 4: Recommended - sensible but not required
Priority 5: “Grandfathered” - no action required
The following is a summary of anticipated construction costs for all proposedrenovations. Maguire Group recommends that prompt action be taken to enact therequired repairs within the time frames given.
Summary of Anticipated Construction CostsPriority Implement repairs by Estimated Construction Cost*1 Within 1 year $1,018,7002 Within 1-3 years $ 751,0003 Within 1-5 years $ 436,6504 Within 1-7 years $ 370,1005 No specific time frame $ 91,400Total:
See page 6 for an explanation of what is included in these costs
Items identified within our report include apparatus bay slab repairs at several stations,roof replacements, mechanical system repair and replacement, the need for upgrade tothe fire alarm systems at all stations. Our findings are detailed by station and then bybuilding system. Each recommendation is prioritized and includes an estimatedconstruction cost for use by the City in developing a long-term plan to address thesevital public buildings.